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Turns out the PS4 port of Street Fighter IV isn't all that Ultra. Sony secured a next-gen exclusive for the fighting game and its sequel, but its release has been marred by complaints. The internet is awash with reports of severe slowdown in menus, moves not working as they're supposed to, sound glitches and bizarre visual bugs. Although we haven't noticed som ...read more
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Today Microsoft made a new system software update numbered xb_rel_1506.150526-2200 available to members of the preview program, but only to those included in the first wave. This month, in fact, updates will go out in two waves, so if you still didn’t get this one, it means you’re part of the second. That said, if you had trouble installing certain gam ...read more
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Today Microsoft announced its Games with Gold for the month of June, and they include two rather recent releases for Xbox One with Massive Chalice and Pool Nation FX. Massive Chalice ($19.99 ERP): Available from June 1-30 on Xbox One Pool Nation FX ($13.99 ERP): Available from June 1-30 on Xbox One Just Cause 2 ($14.99 ERP): Available from June 1-15 on Xbox 360 Thief ($29.99 ERP): Available from J ...read more
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Twitch will no longer allow “Adult Only” rated games on their streaming service, following an update to their rules of conduct. AO ratings come from the US-governed ESRB, which has included games such as Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, and Manhunt 2. However, streamers are still able to play ESRB Mature-rated versions of Adult Only games, without fearing any sort of penalty. Twitch made the new ...read more
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To celebrate the release of Minecraft Realms, Mojang are giving away a whopping 12,000 trial keys this weekend. Every hour, from 11am UTC on Saturday, to 11am UTC on Sunday, 500 keys will be doled out randomly to Minecrafters. The only thing need to do is to boot up the game, and click the “Minecraft Realms” option, and see if you ...read more
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PS plus members have enjoyed the benefit of a couple of free titles each month, but Sony has finally put together a new scheme to offer exclusive deals and discounts, similar to Microsoft’s Xbox Live promotions. In a blog post on Tuesday, Digital Distribution Manager Chieh Chen said “We’ve been listening to your feedback, and to ...read more
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Even though the Xbox One controller has earned many plaudits, one thing universally hated is the lack of a headphone port. So far the best solution has been to buy the $24.99 Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter, but even that's not without its problems. Although it won't be much consolation to gamers that already bought the adapter, Microsoft is going to release a refreshed controller this ...read more
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he Xbox store inadvertently listed details on the Need for Speed reboot before quickly taking down the info. But it was too late – we’d already seen everything. Including the November 3 release date. Reddit users spotted the page and took a screengrab before it disappeared. The reboot was announced last week and we already know it’ll use the same engine as S ...read more
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For the first time in franchise history, FIFA 16 players will be able to choose from 12 Women’s National Teams when playing the football title. You can compete in Match Day, an Offline Tournament, and Online Friendly Matches with the following teams: Germany, USA, France, Sweden, England, Brazil, Canada, Australia, Spain, China, Italy, Mexico. W ...read more
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It looks like Microsoft wasn't lying when it said it had a lot planned for E3. The company previously said that it will focus primarily on first-party games, and is planning a different approach with lots of surprises. Xbox studio head Phil Spencer said that the Microsoft conference, which takes place on June 15, will last for an ho ...read more
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