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MySpace, a popular social network in the music industry, is the latest subject in a growing list of user information leaks. This latest pool of data includes email addresses, one or more passwords and a username. Over 427 million passwords are included in the data set, with 360 million email addresses. The discrepancy is caused by some accounts having a secondary password. Passwords were ...read more
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US retailer GameStop has said in the latest earnings report that it expects new console announcements to be made at E3 in June. Although the retailer wasn’t specific, for obvious reasons, it was at least comfortable enough to let investors know it’s happening. “We expect E3 to focus on key titles in the back half of the year and console announcements,” COO Tony Bartel said, as reported ...read more
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Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer has been working with the team to prepare the company’s E3 showing, and today he commented on Twitter Microsoft has certainly stepped out of its collective comfort zone with some of the latest initiatives it took to renew the Xbox brand. Whether that’ll prove to be a winning move, it might be early to say, but it can’t be said that they haven’t boldly ...read more
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Bethesda played around with some of the mods today in a livestream, and said at launch, mods will be limited to a 2GB download. This extends to all mods downloaded, even if they aren’t active. Bethesda said they may increase the download limit at some point. Here’s a few other nuggets of information from the stream:
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SMITE has left open beta on PlayStation 4 and to celebrate next week’s release, have a look at the launch trailer. The Hi-Rez Studios action-MOBA takes place from a third-person perspective and players take on the role of a mythological god. Gods span various cultures and include Ares, Loki, Chronos, Skadi, Bastet and many, many more. Since beta, the following changes have been applied ...read more
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Today Xbox game marketing head Aaron Greenberg posted an interesting picture on Twitter, showing himself, Xbox Division boss Phil Spencer and Xbox Live Director of Programming Larry Hyrb as they prepare for E3. The quite funny thing about this all, is the cheeky shirt Phil Spencer is wearing with “#creativechatter” on it. Spencer talked about “creative chatter” to define the day in ...read more
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GTA Online update, Finance and Felony, will launch June 7 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC, Rockstar Games has announced. The update, one of GTA Online’s biggest yet, will allow players to expand their criminal organization and become CEO of their very own criminal enterprise. Finance and Felony will feature new properties, vehicles, features and more. The official trailer for the update is ...read more
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The latest game to join the ever-growing list of backwards-compatible titles is SSX, the 2012 reboot of the classic snowboarding franchise. It didn’t exactly set the world on fire at release, but reviewed fairly well and was stacked with social features which seemed pretty fancy at the time. SSX joins a list of games added earlier in the week: Domino Master, DuckTales: Remastered, Hexic 2, ...read more
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PlayStation 4 has sold over 40 million units worldwide as of May 22, Sony announced today. Those figures are sold-through to customers, not sold-in to retail. In other words, there are over 40M PS4 consoles in homes across the world. PS4 games, both first and third-party titles, have sold 270.9 million copies at retail globally and through digital downloads on the PS Store. “We are ...read more
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Microsoft doesn’t want to repeat the same mistakes it did with Xbox One, specifically in terms of overall power against the competition. With yesterday’s reports of Microsoft working on not one, but two new Xbox SKUs, a lot have started wondering about the sort of power Microsoft wants to achieve with the Scorpio. In Polygon‘s report, the site’s sources revealed that Microsoft is ...read more
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