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Heads up, Destiny level-cappers -- you've got a new challenge waiting for you. Bungie is reintroducing Iron Banner challenges in a series of special Crucible events throughout this weekend, giving Beta veterans an incentive to take on new competition. To unlock the Iron Banner challenges, players must first visit Lord Saladin in Destiny's Tower hub area. Afterward, the Iron Banner ...read more
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In an interview with the Official Xbox Magazine (OXM), Sledgehammer Games discussed a few details surrounding Advanced Warfare’s Multiplayer. Advanced Warfare MP introduces lots of new features and innovations that we’ve never seen before in a Call of Duty title, ranging from new classes of weapons, to new player movements.
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A new report claims that Google is to purchase video game streaming service Twitch as part of a $1 billion deal. GameBeat cites "sources familiar with the matter" as claiming the deal has been agreed upon and is to be headed up by Google's YouTube division. This backs up a previous report in May which, also citing anonymous sources, suggested that th ...read more
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Respawn Entertainment added a new in-game market to Titanfall known as the "Black Market," which allows players to redeem credits in the game for burn card packs and insignias. For instance, the game's standard burn card pack costs 5,000 credits and contains six random pilot and Titan burn cards. Players will have access to the Black Market once they reach level ...read more
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The private beta for LittleBigPlanet 3 begins in August, a community manager writes on the LittleBigPlanet fansite. Media Molecule has hand-picked a small number of members from that site to receive beta invites, set to be distributed via private message in the "next couple of weeks." Sony announced LittleBigPlanet 3 during its E3 conference this year, and it's due t ...read more
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The Destiny beta will be opened up to anyone who wants to play on Thursday afternoon, Bungie has confirmed. As of 4pm PST, July 24 (12am GMT, July 25), the Destiny beta will be made available to everyone with a compatible console (PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360) and an applicable PSN/Xbox Live account. Xbox players will of course need an Xbox Live Gold subscription, and PS4 players will need to be PS Plus members.
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Most of the ongoing work for the latest version of Minecraft, which is being readied for release on the Xbox One and PS4, revolves around bug fixes. This was the response given by developer 4J Studios when asked for updates by a fan on social networking site, Twitter. Aside from the bugs, they’re also working on a file transfer module between pr ...read more
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Sony Computer Entertainment America has agreed to give $15 million worth of digital content to those affected by the PlayStation Network data breach in 2011. Sony admitted in April 2011 that the PSN had been hacked and user details compromised.
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August's Xbox One update reportedly alters the console's existing boot screen. According to preview testers with early access to some features, the dots in the image below will be added to the current boot up screen, which is blank apart from the Xbox logo. "We finally have a way to know our Xbox isn't frozen on bootup screen," said one Reddit user. "I believe the green 'X' in the logo pulsed, but it was an extremely subtle effect," said another
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Sky's Now TV app has launched on PS4, according to PlayStation Europe's English community manager Chris Owen. Sony confirmed in May that it had partnered with Sky to introduce PS4 support for Now TV this summer and Sky Go later this year. Now TV offers on-demand access to some of Sky's most popular content including films and sports, while Sky Go lets users watch Sky TV on a range of devices in line with their exis ...read more
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