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Surprise sales are always nice, especially when you've got a weekend to spend with whatever you pick up from them. The PlayStation Blog has detailed the PlayStation Store's latest Flash Sale, which offers a range of PSOne and digital-only titles at an impulse-friendly 99 cent pricepoint. Highlights from recent times include Papo & Yo, Machinarium, Double Dragon Neon a ...read more
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Xbox One now supports trial game downloads, letting players try a limited portion of a game then pay to unlock the rest. ID@Xbox director Chris Charla told Eurogamer that the system's online store previously supported demos and full games. It didn't support trial downloads, which bridge the gap on Xbox 360 by letting players skip downloading the game all over again if they decide to purchase the title. ...read more
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Destiny beta access comes with three download codes, so you can invite two buddies and jump into the game as a fireteam. Destiny beta codes are available either by pre-ordering or through competitions – like ours – and must then be redeemed on Bungie.net. As of today, you can access the redeemed codes section of your Bungie.net profile to choose your platform an ...read more
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Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment has announced a brand new batch of multiplayer maps coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC in the near future. The new map pack, called “Frontier’s Edge,” introduces three new multiplayer maps; an isolated mining outpost called “Dig Site,” an exclusive beach resort called “Haven, ...read more
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Sledgehammer Games has released a brand new behind the scenes video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare talking about the Sound Design for the game. The development and delivery of sound is a strong focus in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Sledgehammer Games Audio Director Don Veca details an audio intelligence system that makes virtually every impact and explosion sound unique.
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Ubisoft has shipped 8 million copies of Watch Dogs since the game's launch in May, the company announced in its Q1 2014 – 2015 financial report. Sales for the quarter were above expectations, hitting €360 million of an expected €310 million, and that's thanks in large part to Watch Dogs, Ubisoft says. In its first week at retail, Watch Dogs sales hit 4 million, making it Ubisoft's "best-selling gam ...read more
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Microsoft has responded to a report from earlier today stating that the company had abandoned its previously announced plans to make retail Xbox One consoles double as debug-oriented dev kits. "The comments today were inaccurate," a Microsoft spokesperson told Joystiq. "We remain committed to ensuring the best possible solutions for developers and h ...read more
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Sony's E3 2013 press conference was the definition of mic drop – Sony Computer Entertainment of America CEO Jack Tretton stepped on stage and devoted his finale speech to tearing down the contentious DRM, always-online and used-game restrictions that Microsoft had just announced for the Xbox One. He never mentioned Microsoft by name, but instead simply listed the things that t ...read more
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Microsoft is continuing its Xbox Live daily deals sale with discounts on Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, among other Xbox 360 titles. The latest discounts knock 33-77 per cent off the regular prices of select games for today, July 10 only, while a number of offers are running throughout July.
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Sales of the PC and Mac versions of Minecraft have surpassed 16 million copies, according to the game's official site. The figure is up from up from 15 million copies in April and 14 million copies in February. Minecraft Pocket Edition sales surpassed 21 million units in April, while 12 million copies of Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition had been sold as of February. Digital Minecraft PS3 ...read more
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