The Tech Game: January 2014

Forza 5 'Smoking Tire' car pack set for Feb 4 release885,3414.5
Toy Soldiers: Cold War, Dead Island free for Xbox Live Gold members11710,5114.5
Killer Instinct introduces Jail system to punish quitters645,6944.6
Cheaper Xbox One set for 2014 release, report claims878,5414.5
Microsoft seeks legal action against Xbox One leaker – report686,4054.8
Humble Weekly Codemasters sale: Overlord, Operation Flashpoint443,9284.3
Next Car Game earns $1 million from Steam Early Access474,6784.7
Xbox One disc-free console – analyst weighs in on rumor896,9574.8
Wii U price cut 'not an option', says Iwata876,6823.7
Forza Horizon 2 could hit Xbox One in September at 1080p614,9444.7
PlayStation Vita slim model unveiled634,9064.3
Killzone Shadow Fall sales pass 2.1 million502,6984.3
Mario Kart 8 starts its engines on Wii U this May675,2484.3
Xbox One: first major system update due March – rumour454,3994.7
Xbox One plans reportedly leak, White Xbox One and cheaper models inbound12515,4464.7
DICE details upcoming Battlefield 4 weapon tweaks584,1104.6
PS Vita Slim to be Revealed in Europe Tomorrow342,4214.7
Xbox One: “New IP is critical,” says MS, comments about Gears of War454,9594.5
Grand Theft Auto 5 PC pre-orders start Friday, according to retailer695,4184.5
Respawn: Titanfall server-side updates won't cause downtime242,9484.8
Gears of War for Xbox One just one week into development484,2664.6
Biggest battle in EVE Online's history leads to an estimated $500,000304,0244.6
EA prepping Titanfall DLC, to 'evolve' depending on player base464,4704.8
Report: PlayStation Now closed beta invites rolling out443,8074.6
Rumor: PS4 to run PS1 and PS2 games via local software emulation585,2824.6
Microsoft brand swap: Skydrive to become OneDrive363,9174.7
Elder Scrolls Online requires Xbox Gold, but not PS Plus898,3574.5
Call of Duty: Ghosts title update docks alongside Onslaught DLC536,2764.8
Tour the new maps in Call of Duty: Ghosts 'Onslaught' DLC667,3954.7
Titanfall for Xbox 360 outsourced, Vince Zampella confirms464,8184.5
Report: Nintendo planning free smartphone 'mini-games'576,5884.4
BioShock Infinite on sale for $10 on PC and Mac, $20 on PS3313,1854.5
Next major Battlefield 4 update due for release by early February523,8564.6
Grand Theft Auto 5 PS3 mod turns Los Santos into a waterworld899,9054.6
Retailer advertises Titanfall beta for February454,7274.6
NSA targeted Angry Birds for user data collection, claims report353,2674.7
Respawn boss teases Titanfall beta announcement 'soon'333,1404.7
Smedley confirms EverQuest Next will arrive on PlayStation 4191,8864.8
Microsoft Studios acquires rights to Gears of War series533,8954.7
League of Legends boasts 27 million daily players422,6224.7
World of Tanks: 360 servers going down “for a few days” starting 29th515,1774.6
Microsoft "Turning Xbox One 10% Reserved GPU For OS To 2%"727,3234.6
DayZ's next six months to bring vehicles, bases and more646,2964.7
Minecraft sales exceed 1 million in first month on PS3876,2954.4
Xbox One and PS4 difference isn't "all that great", insists Microsoft14310,4354.8
Titanfall critics are "assuming things" based on older shooters796,3794.7
No more single-player DLC planned for The Last of Us664,3184.6
Killer Instinct's next free-to-play fighter is Thunder453,4254.6
Battlefield 4 double XP weekend for Premium users535,3694.6
Xbox One: competitive digital pricing is “on the agenda”, says Nelson504,3344.6
Sony teases new ‘slim’ announcement483,7364.6
Console homebrew may not be illegal, European Court of Justice rules557,3214.6
Realistic sim The Golf Club tees off on PS4, Xbox One and PC585,6664.7
New Apple TV rumoured to support games564,7674.5
XboxIE brings HTML5 games to Xbox One10028,8974.6
Microsoft: 3.9 million Xbox One units sold to retail stores605,7324.8
PSN will be offline for maintenance on Monday for six hours554,6054.7
Call of Duty: Ghosts video provides insight into Extinction: Episode 1645,5494.7
Clans gang up on Killzone: Shadow Fall next month362,8624.6
Xbox Live: Xbox One sign in issues Microsoft Investigating12311,7044.6
GTA Online 10 new Rockstar verified jobs now available during Freemode895,1754.5
Call of Duty Ghosts artist reveals artwork of new Onslaught DLC weapon755,5944.6
Call of Duty: Ghosts live-action video preps you for Onslaught492,8194.6
Xbox One to get 60 frames per second live sports channels925,6284.7
FIFA 14 Xbox One patch fixes stability and online issues464,0854.7
Dead Rising 3 ships 1 million793,9964.7
Grand Theft Auto 5 listed for PC on Amazon Germany, Amazon France725,5424.6
New Alienware Steam Machines will be released annually805,6734.3
Xbox Live sale discounts Dark Souls, Call of Duty: Ghosts & more1078,6834.8
Kinect to blame for delay to BBC iPlayer for Xbox One, insider claims463,8254.6
Thief PC specs slip out504,7434.7
Users report PlayStation 4 error corrupting save files675,6334.8
Iwata clarifies: Nintendo is not done with consoles676,0134.7
Microsoft recognizes YouTubers as influential but wants rules634,9274.7
10 minutes of Titanfall alpha footage696,2324.6
Microsoft explored 75 Xbox One prototypes665,8034.7
Nintendo shares hit following loss warning905,4894.6
Dead Rising 3 update weighs in at 13GB16513,5054.7
Titanfall open beta 'possible', says community manager907,0894.5
'No plans' for a Halo movie, says Microsoft1677,9254.7
70 Leaked Titanfall screenshots escape 'closed alpha' test17423,4634.7
Sony readying updated PS3 hardware to better support PlayStation Now694,1054.6
Titanfall undergoing 'limited technical test', says Respawn856,4374.6
Killer Instinct DLC screenshots show Spinal714,6654.5
Nintendo 'thinking about a new business structure'824,6074.6
Steam delivers free weekend for Saints Row 4, Company of Heroes 2905,2114.7
GTA Online's war on "unfair" money: how Rockstar's protecting users14512,9794.7
New Nintendo eShop releases: Unepic, Castlevania 2, F1 Race Stars383,0564.6
Nintendo slashes forecasts, projects 2.8M Wii U shipments332,2914.7
HBO Go app coming to PS3 soon, PS4 to follow553,5074.5
Xbox One led December's U.S. console hardware sales with 908,000 units976,3704.7
Valve wants SteamOS to feature music and video services533,0204.5
Sony won't offer option to disable PS4 DualShock 4 light bar1298,0864.6
Call of Duty: Ghosts updated on Xbox 360776,1534.5
Titanfall alpha invites going out to Battlefield 4 players454,3884.7
Battlefield 4 stability update hits Xbox 360, patch notes inside775,0054.7
Rockstar cracking down on GTA Online cheaters17312,1684.7
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light free now on Xbox Live Gold684,1604.3
Grand Theft Auto Online down for maintenance tonight1117,6424.6
Xbox One Titanfall limited edition wireless controller $64.9918011,8114.6
Xbox One version of Diablo 3 listed by retailers614,4864.6
Flatout dev's Next Car Game comes to Steam Early Access493,4394.8
PS4 vs Xbox One: console specs are “fairly marginal,” says Microsoft734,7704.7
Battlefield 4 update released on Xbox One574,7434.7
Call of Duty:Ghosts – Onslaught screenshots1246,8994.5
Maxis explains difficulties of removing SimCity's online requirement373,3444.7
Sledgehammer staffing up for 'next-gen Call of Duty game'14012,0054.7
Battlefield 4 updates released on PS3 and PS4695,4034.6
Minecraft PS3 patch 1.03 detailed617,2884.5
DayZ standalone sells over one million in four weeks964,7544.6
Pro Halo player hired by 343 Industries797,0264.8
Microsoft releases new Xbox One commercials showcasing critic praise685,1234.8
CoD: Ghosts Onslaught lets you play as Halloween’s Michael Myers12010,9524.6
BioShock Infinite free for PS Plus members tomorrow1055,8414.7
SimCity to update with much-requested offline mode462,8304.6
Codemasters teases Dirt 4 release in 2014634,6474.8
Xbox One shouldn’t be last Microsoft console, says Spencer966,1024.7
Titanfall has been tough to market due to lack of single-player714,6474.5
PlayStation Plus February: free games supposedly leaked535,2354.7
GTA Online update adds anti-cheat measures625,3064.6
Call of Duty Ghosts: Onslaught DLC dated595,3884.6
Windows 9 'Threshold' reportedly coming in April 20151126,4844.4
Leaked GameStop poster reveals content of first DLC pack for Ghosts22114,9754.6
Pizza Hut Xbox 360 app made over $1 million in first four months1758,3554.7
State of Decay dev extends relationship with Microsoft Studios864,2164.7
Microsoft Xbox exec is 'not sweating it' about Steam Machines936,0004.6
Xbox One beta for Project Spark pushed back to next month615,3974.7
Titanfall:freedom of movement makes higher player count uncomfortable544,1664.5
3DS sales top 11.5 million in the US1165,0924.8
UK PS4 sales narrowly beat Xbox 360 in 2013934,4944.6
WWE Network coming to consoles & mobile next month1367,9194.6
Robert Bowling chases robbers from Robotski office1189,7834.7
Second official Call of Duty Championship set for March1647,5104.6
Xbox One update 'will improve the Live experience'1108,4644.6
PS Now: Sony recommends 5Mbps connection895,7434.6
Skyrim may be coming to Xbox One and PS41228,8304.5
Xbox One direct Twitch streaming still a few months away604,1314.5
DayZ devs taking time, beta not planned until close of 2014624,4654.7
App Store sales topped $10 billion across 2013913,6514.8
PlayStation Now will benefit content creators, says Sony594,1564.7
Titanfall multiplayer has a 6v6 limit1509,9874.5
The Last of Us on Vita via PlayStation Now674,0774.5
Sony announces PlayStation Now for streaming older games795,7474.4
Sony announces PlayStation 4 sales reached 4.2 million by end of 2013724,6244.7
New PS4 stock hits UK retail462,6034.8
Gabe Newell shrugs off Xbox One momentum807,5064.7
New weapon camos found within Call of Duty Ghosts:game files8414,0234.5
Call of Duty Ghosts: Onslaught DLC Release Dates5511,5034.4
Steam Machine: 13 models prices and detailed938,2554.6
Halo 5 reaffirmed for 2014 release1218,2374.8
Don't Starve, DmC: Devil May Cry free on PS Plus this week302,4664.8
MLB 2K baseball series canceled816,2834.7
Microsoft announces 3 million Xbox One consoles sold1016,0744.7
Titanfall will support multiple controller layouts505,3464.7
Xbox One console delays: “it never feels good,” says Spencer373,5334.7
DayZ sales have passed 800,000 in under one month755,1654.7
World of Warcraft add-on trojan steals account, authenticator info585,8854.8
Rockstar: GTA5's multi-character approach was a 'leap of faith'1058,7874.7
Metal Gear Solid 5 map 'hundreds of times larger' than Ground Zeroes'846,5054.5
Sony has "done a nice job with PS4", says Xbox One's Phil Spencer1167,6464.7
Sony patent covers adding new content to classic cloud based games695,2354.5
Incoming Xbox One updates shaped by fan feedback, says Hryb858,4454.5
No mods for Titanfall on PC, studio to 'evaluate' after launch443,7204.6
Battlefield 4 Premium double XP event today613,6124.7
PS4 sales to hit 38 million by 2017, analyst forecasts794,9224.5
Killer Instinct patch replaces free character Jago with Sabrewulf595,5274.7
EA Origin servers down, hacker group claims responsibility746,9844.5
Xbox One Driver Update - "Expect Great Things"899,4644.5
Why a realistic Los Santos in GTA 5 would be unconvincing948,9404.5
Titanfall: quick-scoping & no-scoping are ‘ineffective’, says Respawn1317,7444.6
GTA Online no longer ‘static’, will evolve with fan feedback1037,9444.4
Xbox One coined as ‘disc-less’ console for some time, Spencer reveals634,4624.7
The Last of Us not ruled out for PS4613,2044.4
UK: PS4 sold 45% faster than Xbox One in 2013523,0354.6
GTA V surpasses 3.6m sales across the UK602,5144.7
Microsoft considering interactive game shows for Xbox One463,1284.8
DayZ alpha sells over 400,000 on Steam834,5854.5
4.6 million Snapchat accounts exposed via known exploit947,8744.6
Double XP event delayed for Battlefield 4 Premium members994,3054.7
Report: Wii U Outsold Xbox One Last Week23512,9764.6


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