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Hold on to your digital wallets! It’s the Steam Summer Sale and there is nowhere to hide. Buy cheap games. Play them. Be happy with your life choices. Probably the best two weeks of the gaming year, the Steam Summer Sale brings you daily discounts on top games and there are 12,845 titles on sale through the store. We’re going to be listing them all here and updating every day. You won’t ...read more
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More games have been added to the backwards compatibility list for Xbox One. Starting today, Xbox One players can get their hands on the popular Hello Games title Joe Danger, Ubisoft’s 2012 survival outing I Am Alive and Twisted Pixel’s Comic Jumper. And of course, Fallout: New Vegas. Other titles will also be added today, and the full list can be found below:
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All the way back in 2010, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sony after the ability to run Linux on the PS3 was removed. Last week, after six years of haggling, the company agreed to pay up. As Ars Technica report, the decision was made last Friday, and—provided the judge agrees to Sony’s terms—will see anyone who used Linux on their PS3 able to claim $55. Those who went out and ...read more
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Sony has announced the date and time for upcoming PlayStation Network maintenance. This routine maintenance will last for two hours and take place tomorrow, June 23. If you’re already signed by the time it starts, you’ll still be able to play games and use most apps. You won’t, however, be able to access Account Management, PlayStation Video, or the store.
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Shuhei Yoshida agrees the PlayStation Neo will complement the PS4, not surpass it. With Sony’s PlayStation Neo and Microsoft’s Project Scorpio underway, many are naturally asking if we’re seeing the end of traditional console generations. The answer from Sony is an emphatic no – in fact, the PlayStation 4 life cycle shouldn’t change at all. Speaking to Gamewelt.TV, Sony ...read more
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SEGA and the Humble Bundle are rolling out today a new Sonic Humble Bundle in celebration of the franchise turning 25. Pay what you want and it will help raise money for Unicef, SpecialEffect, Child’s Play and WWF. For $1 or more you can get: Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Adventure DX, Sonic 3D Blast, Sonic CD (moved from BTA), Sonic Comic sample), Beat the Average, Sonic the Hedgehog 4 ...read more
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Windows, Mac and Linux PC gamers can download the full version of Playdead's acclaimed platformer Limbo from now until June 22 at 1 p.m. EDT on Steam. The game was free to download for the last week on the Xbox One console. It normally costs $9.99 to get the PC version on Steam. The black-and-white 2D platformer-puzzle game comes from developer Playdead and is a must download if you haven't ...read more
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The latest round of Xbox Deals with Gold offer some great discounts on quite a few games worth playing. The deals, which were listed on Major Nelson’s blog, apply to the US region – check your local Xbox Store for availability and local discounts. There are some strong titles in here – King’s Quest has been fantastic so far, and This War of Mine looks very interesting. The free ...read more
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The DualShock 4 may be a very good controller – and it really is, it is Sony’s best controller yet – but Sony have consistently lagged behind Microsoft when it comes to controllers this generation. The Xbox One controller was rather great to begin with, and then, with the modular Xbox One Elite controller, Microsoft created what might be the best controller ever. So it’s good to see ...read more
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Humble Bundle today tightens its grip on our credit cards with this incredible Neo Geo deal. This is actually an encore bundle: the Neo Geo Humble Bundle was available last December as well, but if you missed it then you’ve got two and a half days to grab it again. As always, proceeds are split between the developers and a charity of your choice (it defaults to the American Red ...read more
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