Sony updated the controversially buggy PlayStation 4 media player quietly last night. The update does not seem to be too substantial- most of the known issues that cause crashes still remain, for instance. However, there are some notable improvements that the new update introduces.
Among these are an improvement of the closed captioning feature for videos, as well as support for Arabic. In general, the update also claims to have made the player more stable, although that remains to be put to the test over the next few days.
Just a quick PSA if you were thinking of picking anything up in the sales today.
The Square Enix Black Friday sale is now in full swing and in addition to the admirable bargains on offer the publisher has elected to throw in a free game.
For a limited time, you’ll score a copy of Hitman 2: Silent Assassin with any purchase, just by e ...read more
Team 17 is not only selling its games for next to nothing, it’s got a freebie for you even if you don’t buy in.
The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is the third time Worms developer Team 17 has offered a package of games.
This time, pay what you want for Worms (Linux, Mac, PC); Worms Crazy Golf plus soundtrack (Mac, PC); Alien Breed: Trilogy (PC); Li ...read more
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Destiny: The Taken King and Batman: Arkham Knight are among the first round of savings in Sony’s Black Friday sale.
There are currently 109 games, media and add-ons on sale through the US PlayStation Store, including:
The newest Humble Bundle is available and gets you a ton of Codemasters content for very little money. The pay want you want tier gets you GRID 2 and its Drift pack, DIRT Showdown, Overlord, Operation Flashpoint Complete, Hospital Tycoon, and Colin McCrae Rally. GRID 2 itself used to be a $60 game, so that’s a crazy deal. Beating the average of about $5 gets you GRID Autosport and its Road & T ...read more
The Steam Controller gets even closer to mimicking mouse movement 1:1 with a new update.
In the most recent Steam client beta update, released November 24, Valve added a new feature to the Steam Controller called ‘Mouse Region’. In short, this new trick makes it so you make touchpads behave more like a mouse.
Basically, it allow ...read more
The open beta for Rainbow six: Siege is live again on all platforms.
Ubisoft has restarted the open beta for Rainbow Six: Siege on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
The beta was meant to go live yesterday but was put on hold at the eleventh hour.
“We are happy to confirm we will be launching the Rainbow Six Siege open beta at 12pm EST,” said Ubisoft today.
“We want to thank everyone who is ...read more
Destiny: The Taken King has been utterly smashed; players skip through the Hard Mode of new raid King’s Fall like they’re taking a Sunday stroll.
Challenge Mode will change that; each week, one of the raid’s boss encounters will offer exclusive rewards – but tougher fights.
Bungie says this kicks off in early December. Here’s Arekkz with all the details:
It may be Thanksgiving time in the United States, but Psyonix is already looking ahead to Christmas. This morning, the developer announced some new holiday-themed changes coming to Rocket League for the month of December. This includes a big change from the game's soccer-inspired matches to something more resembling a different kind of sport.
Following last night's news that the Media Creation Tool and ISO's had been restored with the November Update, Microsoft has now rolled out an updated Cumulative Update (KB3120677) via Windows Update, replacing the previous one that rolled out a week ago, and now brings the OS version up to 10586.14.
As per usual, no details are available to view when ...read more