The Tech Game: August 2013

Sony factories 'running flat out' to meet PS4 demand9714,6514.3
Microsoft: Xbox One is worth $100 more than PlayStation 416211,6264.5
Microsoft celebrates Skype's 10th birthday; 3D video calls in the works5910,1924.4
Xbox One ‘Day One’ pre-orders available at GAME once more, stock limit403,4444.6
Nintendo has 'no plans' for Wii U Ambassador program499,5974.4
Killzone: Shadow Fall PS4 bundle listed by retailer523,5274.5
Win a Xbox One via Doritos, Mountain Dew promotion online, PAX Prime716,9874.7
PS4 PS Plus trailer teases Destiny and Watch Dogs other content373,1334.7
Microsoft launches revamped Xbox Live Rewards program, details rewards555,9804.6
Sony forms Third Party team, exclusive content from 21 companies322,5134.6
Xbox One release date 'late November', hints PepsiCo promo625,8034.7
Call of Duty: Ghosts video shows Free Fall DLC map685,1244.4
Xbox Live Marketplace rebranded as Xbox Games Store664,3604.7
Magic 2013, Rainbow Six: Vegas join Games With Gold next month755,9084.7
Halo Xbox One is “the next chapter”, according to Microsoft Store725,3004.8
Sony: Microsoft adding FIFA 14 to European Xbox One is "kind of odd"676,1084.5
Wii U’s struggling sales have nothing to do with the console’s name6812,4224.6
Xbox One Vs. Xbox 360: Voice chat quality comparison10610,7404.5
Xbox One voice commands will work in 5 countries at launch434,1284.2
Grand Theft Auto V - The Official Trailer756,9584.6
PlayStation 4 will download remote purchases automatically684,5204.6
Killer Instinct 'season 2' planned for 2014483,5874.6
GAME runs out of Xbox One Day One Edition consoles677,3814.7
Wii U deluxe price cut to $299, Wind Waker HD coming to eShop Sept. 205810,4074.7
Nintendo 2DS out Oct. 12 for $130, plays all 3DS, DS games7812,0064.6
Xbox One DRM: Microsoft’s Penello doesn’t see it returning483,9204.6
Report: Xbox One regional delays due to Kinect localization issues524,2604.6
Official GTA V trailer coming August 29, says Rockstar968,2814.5
Call of Duty versus Battlefield 'is good for the industry', says EA945,6054.3
Rumor: Xbox One could launch in the US November 8th675,3024.6
FIFA 14 video shows 3 matches423,7474.5
White Xbox One could hit retail 'in the future'884,5614.5
Xbox One video spotlights the power of the cloud282,7884.7
Day One editions of Forza 5, Ryse and Dead Rising 3 detailed413,5084.7
Possible Leaked Minecraft Xbox 360 Texturepack & Mash-Up Pack Image4110,6694.4
GameStop managers to receive free Xbox One514,0444.7
Get a glimpse of Xbox One at your local Microsoft Store886,6004.5
Battlefield 4: launch game modes confirmed995,7004.4
GTA 5 Special & Collector’s Edition DLC detailed698,1164.4
New Black Ops 2: Apocalypse trailer features gameplay796,8284.5
Rumor: Microsoft giving away white Xbox Ones to some of its employees1068,1834.5
PS4 to get cross-platform party chat with PS Vita, Yoshida confirms502,9254.3
Microsoft Points are gone – Xbox Live now deals in real currency only11010,5284.7
Sony takes responsibility for GTA5 leaks, Rockstar responds999,0474.2
SPOILERS: GTA 5 pre-load files leak, suggest 18 GB download and Videos6718,4864.4
Sony to release “a supply of new titles with good pace”post PS4 launch352,5074.4
Microsoft video shows the inside of Xbox One controller1089,2104.5
Xbox One video shows off Kinect facial scanning1278,8544.7
Minecraft Xbox 360 Title Update 12 Officially Released12513,1364.6
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire 'within 12 months'724,7834.7
FIFA 14 Ultimate Team web app launches on September 15676,9984.5
Grand Theft Auto 5 area attractions updated, new screenshots released1009,2094.7
Microsoft announces Upload Outreach Program856,3394.8
Titanfall will not have microtransactions, says Respawn614,7174.6
GameStop predicts biggest console launch ever524,0114.7
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Apocalypse to premiere on MLG716,2124.6
Battlefield 4 video shows off 'Levolution'815,3084.7
Ryse multiplayer will have microtransactions423,0044.6
Microsoft: Xbox One and Kinect are not separate systems896,4864.8
More images of the Gold/Champagne iPhone 5S leak909,4844.6
Black Ops 2 update released for 360 and PS35912,2384.6
PS3 to PS4 game upgrade fee 'decided by publishers'443,4034.5
Sony 'looking at a PS4 sell-out situation'473,0544.7
Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer detailed, plus new screens1168,4944.7
Pirate Bay’s Anti-Censorship Browser Clocks 100,000 Downloads797,6244.5
EA's Origin service now allows returns402,8774.7
Elder Scrolls Online opting for subscription model over F2P655,7724.4
Sony partners with European ISPs to deliver broadband service for PS4392,1984.7
NSA can monitor 75% of internet traffic422,6584.8
PS4′s pre-orders outstrip those of PS2 and PS3502,1964.8
Harrison: Xbox One has best launch line-up 'in console history'785,1444.5
Microsoft exec dismisses Sony's Gamescom dig896,7314.7
Characters cost $5 in F2P version of Killer Instinct412,9634.7
Wal-Mart opening up pre-orders for Xbox One and PS4 on August 21514,0364.7
Call of Duty: Ghosts upgrade from PS3 to PS4 costs $10745,3144.7
Call of Duty: Ghosts' Blitz mode caffeinates Capture the Flag484,3564.7
4j Studios developing Minecraft PS3, PS4 & PS Vita Edition487,3044.7
DualShock 4 available in Magma Red, Wave Blue on November 29 in Europe885,0974.7
Sony executive takes dig at MS, highlights consistent 'fair' policies1025,7854.8
PS4 dated for November: over 1million pre-ordered, 33titles for launch452,5764.7
Gamescom 2013: PS4 launch date: November 15th754,5454.7
UPDATE Gamescom 2013: Minecraft coming to PlayStation 4 at launch.645,1434.6
Gamescom 2013: Twitch stream crosses to PlayStation 4272,0554.4
Gamescom 2013: Gran Turismo 6 launching December 6th301,3674.6
Gamescom 2013: Vita price cut to $199 in US, €199 in Europe331,5924.7
Battlefield 4 trailer reveals new multiplayer mode and map402,5224.8
Gamescom 2013: Xbox One launch day line-up867,8794.7
Gamescom 2013: Xbox One Software UI Screenshots Released736,0364.7
Gamescom 2013: Confirmed: Xbox One to come with free FIFA 14 in Europe695,1764.6
Gamescom 2013: Xbox One bundle with Call of Duty Ghosts announced for Europe655,9494.5
Gamescom 2013: Call of Duty has dedicated servers on Xbox One cloud724,3204.6
PlayStation Network downtime scheduled for Thursday night532,7754.7
GTA Online has around 700 missions, says Rockstar boss825,7854.7
Call of Duty: Ghosts executive producer discusses next-gen transition514,2564.7
New GTA 5 video shows in-game garage, car customization798,9914.5
UPDATE: Major “third-party title” to be bundled with Xbox One at launch11811,5624.7
Xbox One pre-orders placed beyond August 15 not guaranteed for launch624,3634.6
Xbox One trailer: 'the best games, the best exclusives'544,0824.6
Microsoft won't live stream Gamescom media briefing363,4854.6
Payday 2 tops UK chart, pushes Minecraft into second613,8814.8
Zune Marketplace to be retired in next Xbox 360 update584,1794.6
iPhone 5S will be available in gold, new 128GB option coming1087,9114.7
Grand Theft Auto 5 achievements show up969,7094.6
Call of Duty Ghosts limited edition headset design and price revealed927,6954.5
5-minute Google outage 40% drop in global website traffic8614,3364.6
Overkill adding 5 DLC packs to Payday 2, would 'love' to add mods7115,6944.7
Halo 4: New armor mods, playlists coming August 196413,5124.6
Sony to share 'release plans' for PS4 on August 20th6413,5724.5
MS: Xbox One delays in some European markets "simply a software issue"6713,1284.5
PS4 graphics comparison montage shows evolution of PlayStation visuals5512,7844.7
Call of Duty Ghosts PC enhanced beyond next-gen console version7515,8484.6
Dead Rising 2, Case Zero free through Games with Gold now8314,1324.7
Killer Instinct: Chief Thunder redesigned4813,5414.7
Sony will bring out some unannounced games at Tuesday’s Gamescom event7710,7004.4
Microsoft explains Xbox One delay, addresses importing questions584,8174.7
Call of Duty: Ghosts MP ‘In-game Lobby’ Load Screens and Odin Strike15314,8114.7
GTA Online could head to next-gen after PS3 & Xbox 360 launch8011,4484.8
Grand Theft Auto Online: Official Gameplay Video15714,0224.7
Sony suspends pre-orders for PS4, fearing Christmas stock shortages7713,5604.6
Call of Duty: Ghosts won’t have in-game livestreaming or theater mode927,3374.7
Call of Duty Ghosts multiplayer – trailer, gameplay and screenshots1189,4994.7
Xbox One 'Season Pass Guarantee' carries over supported 360 DLC654,9674.7
Battlefield 4 stats will also transfer from current-gen to next-gen624,2634.6
Xbox One: Still 'no plans' to release without Kinect, says Hryb764,1404.7
Call of Duty: Ghosts profiles transfer from current-gen to next-gen704,0574.6
Call of Duty: Ghosts features female soldiers in multiplayer775,1594.7
Xbox One scales back launch to 13 markets this November523,4604.6
Call of Duty Ghosts special editions seemingly leaked826,7404.7
Diablo 3 teaser site hints at possible Reaper of Souls expansion4710,2774.6
Xbox One can detect and prevent overheating1258,7814.6
Microsoft has “exciting news” to share at Gamescom1357,9994.8
New Grand Theft Auto 5 screenshots and details released1118,4384.6
Microsoft confirms no voice-chat between Xbox One and 3601238,2454.6
Xbox One controllers compatible with PC in 20148613,5924.8
Xbox One no longer requires plugged-in Kinect, Whitten says16510,8204.7
Video: Xbox One controller has 40 different improvements1178,1014.7
Xbox One DRM backlash was unfair, suggests Molyneux595,5504.6
GTA Online reveal confirmed for August 151098,4334.8
Splinter Cell Blacklist TV trailer sets the scene352,4144.7
Xbox Live Gold Family Pack will transition to individual accounts soon454,5624.6
Huge Xbox 360 software sale hits US Microsoft Store566,0624.6
New iPhone reveal reportedly set for September 106612,5824.7
Iwata: Wii U's price isn't the problem11513,7974.5
Minecraft Xbox 360 Official Change List + Cert Testing14516,7064.7
Xbox Live real-world currency rollout starts 'late 2013'1219,0454.5
Sony: PS4 losses will be nothing like those of the PS31106,4434.7
Battlefield 4 “Total War” trailer shows off gameplay886,3454.6
Microsoft will absorb cost to add headset to Xbox One; no price change1178,9944.6
Xbox One 12GB RAM upgrade debunked by Microsoft978,9324.7
Xbox One users can share Gold privileges via 'Home Gold'717,1054.7
CoD: Black Ops 2 'Apocalypse' DLC video shows new maps plus Ghosts868,8314.7
Microsoft will now allow sharing of digital games and apps for XboxOne494,3244.8
Xbox One videos show off controller, charge kit, headset12012,1784.7
Spencer on Xbox One line-up, 360 supported for “years”5911,0864.6
Here is a closer look at the Xbox One headset7912,8104.7
Black Ops 2: Apocalypse announced as final DLC11916,8364.7
PS Plus not required to record & stream PS4 games, says Yoshida10912,0154.7
Xbox One unboxing video reveals Chat headset now included13615,6744.8
Nintendo takes console hack site to court9321,1884.6
Xbox One to restrict Skype, OneGuide and Game DVR to Xbox Live Gold12016,5994.7
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Video - "Origins"13820,0504.7
Microsoft to reveal unannounced Xbox One title at gamescom – rumour8112,5744.8
PS4 dev kit interface shown during Blacklight: Retribution demo675,6334.7
New PS4 pre-orders not guaranteed for launch day554,0914.7
Take-Two seeking control of GTAV.com domain name777,4644.5
Xbox avatars going HD; 360 and One games to have separate Achievements1156,6394.7
Zynga shutting down four games, OMGPOP site785,1894.7
FIFA 14 dev video is all about shot physics543,4694.5
Nintendo boss 'strives' for return to form by March 2014589,1534.7
Current-gen CoD Ghosts 'benefitting' from next-gen development says IW663,9704.7
Destiny designed so that 'toxic players can't ruin your experience'625,6114.6
Wii U not on Bethesda's short-term radar589,1724.8
Call of Duty: Ghosts team invested in “emotional” aspect of the game793,9164.7
Minecraft Xbox 360 First Texturepack Released Image10011,2264.5
Nintendo Direct event taking place this Wednesday448,9164.6
Xbox One DVR will run at fixed framerate and resolution675,8484.6
Minecraft Xbox 360 Title Update 12 On The Horizon7110,9384.7
Left 4 Dead 3 Confirmed During Valve Office Tour?1107,4694.8
PS4 & Vita bundle in works, to cost about $500 – rumour1026,2974.4
Forza Horizon developer 'working on sequel'804,3444.6
PS4 game downloads can 'rearrange by popularity'633,6384.7
Schell: Microsoft should have held its nerve on Xbox One997,3394.7
Minecraft blocks top spot on UK charts, Pikmin 3 takes a dive594,3034.6
Battlefield 4 ultra settings footage shows environmental destruction1008,0814.6
Call of Duty: Ghosts dev teases 'Squads' mode10810,5844.5
Two videos claim to show shells of iPad 5 and plastic iPhone 5C776,6434.3
Payday 2: safehouse trailer865,6604.7
Destiny 'potentially a billion dollar franchise', says Activision boss1068,0904.5
Splinter Cell Blacklist gameplay video shows first 15 minutes562,9834.6
Battlefield 4: Chinese vehicles, shoot-while-swimming confirmed915,5584.5
Microsoft applies for glasses-based AR multiplayer gaming patent624,6164.7
Crytek takes websites down for 'suspicious activity'613,2944.7
Xbox One wireless controller to cost £44.99/$60.001418,5324.6
Microsoft 'improves' Xbox One GPU clock speed956,9164.6
PS4 and Xbox One are 'essentially the same', says John Carmack894,7504.6
Xbox One will allow external video capture917,0024.6
CoD: Ghosts pre-orders 'well below' BO2 due to platform uncertainty1248,2724.6
Codemasters drops online pass for F1 2013725,7964.6
Black Ops 2 Vengeance DLC hits PS3 & PC1014,8604.6
PS4 development costs eats into PlayStation profit734,8204.7
Next-gen Tomb Raider sequel announced683,2764.7
Xbox Enforcement United is Microsoft's new player-run police squad13812,2584.8
Microsoft: 'No more cheats or jerks' online for Xbox One18313,1414.7


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