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There are always people in comment sections claiming that a cross-platform triple-A game has had its graphics "dumbed down" for consoles, the PC version's fidelity apparently lowered to maintain some kind of parity, but it's not often you get confirmation of this actually happening. With The Division, we've just had that confirmation. YouTubers Team Epiphany were flown out to New York to see a ...read more
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Yesterday, it was discovered that not only is Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption coming to Xbox One via the system's backward compatibility feature, but that it was actually already playable. Though not officially announced or supported, Xbox LIVE users found that they could actually download the Xbox One version early and play it in certain instances. Similar to the Left 4 Dead situation, all you ...read more
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Ball game modes are coming back to Halo 5: Guardians in 343 Industries’ latest content update arriving later this month, including a fan-favorite and something a little new. Multiplayer Designer Max Grossman explains what’s in store in Halo 5’s next free update: “Our first ball-based mode is an upgraded version of the classic Neutral Bomb Assault mode, simply called: Assault (cue ...read more
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Red Dead Redemption was not supposed to go join Xbox One’s list of backwards compatible titles just yet. The magnificent Red Dead Redemption was among a number of titles which quietly became playable on Xbox One via backwards compatibility over the weekend. Although Microsoft made no announcements, the Rockstar classic was found to be playable on the newer console via the digital version ...read more
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Microsoft has released a brand new firmware update for all the Xbox One users who are a part of the preview program on the Xbox One. This latest firmware update includes fixes for Party Chat, Avatars and online multiplayer. You can read the full set of details including the changelog below. Microsoft also released a major firmware update for the Xbox One last November which completely revamps the ...read more
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Surprise! Red Dead Redemption is backward compatible on Xbox One now. And guess what? Halo Wars, Left 4 Dead and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night are on the way too it seems, and it appears Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is also playable. According to Xboxyen, the Rockstar Games western is now able to be played on Xbox One; however, the site notes their disc isn’t working with the feature just ...read more
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Destiny PvP will get a bit of a shakeup when patch 2.1.1 drops next week. Arekkz breaks it down in the video below, but for starters, players will no longer have special ammo at the start of 3v3 matches, but will have to search it out after kick off. This move is designed to end the death-within-seconds-of-match-starting thing, which can be really frustrating. 6v6 modes will continue as ...read more
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The Chinese New Year starts on Monday, and Valve is celebrating the Year of the Monkey by hosting a sale. From today through Friday, February 12, the Lunar New Year sale will offer various discounts and today’s highlighted deals include:
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A Double XP Weekend kicked off earlier this afternoon for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 players. Earlier this week, the Awakening DLC for the shooter released on PlayStation 4. It came with four new multiplayer maps: Gauntlet, Splash, Skyjacked and Rise along with the new Der Eisendrache Zombie experience. Along with the new DLC pack, a patch for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was released ...read more
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Next week is shaping up to be rather fun already, at least for GTA Online players. Starting today and running through next week to February 11, players who “invest time” in VIP Work and Challenges and the Featured Playlist will double their GTA$ & RP earnings – and in the Running Back Adversary Mode February 6-7. There will be plenty of discounts available on cars, helicopters and ...read more
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