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PS Now Cloud Gaming: The Pros And Cons

PS Now cloud backwards compatibility

[Update: 1/8/14] Sony is rolling out the beta test in late January and releasing it worldwide this Summer. The PS Now cloud has been the subject of debate since its announcement yesterday at CES 2014. It was said to finally allow something that Microsoft frowned upon in the early days of the next gen console… Read more »

PlayStation Now makes PlayStation 4 Backwards Compatible Via Gaikai

PlayStation Backwards Compatible

Sony announced during its CES keynote the PlayStation Now service which makes the PlayStation 4 backwards compatible. In addition to the PlayStation 4, the PS Vita, PlayStation3, Sony televisions, tablets and smartphones will be able to access the back catalog of Sony video games through the new service. Based on a similar principal to Netflix,… Read more »

‘Battlefield 4’ Double XP Event Rescheduled For January 3-5

Battlefield 4 double XP event rescheduled for January 3

Battlefield 4‘s double XP event for Premium members has been rescheduled for January 3-5. The event was originally scheduled for December 30, but was postponed after DICE acknowledged that Battlefield 4 players across various platforms were experiencing “intermittent connectivity issues.” DICE didn’t say how widespread the issues were, but the developer has been releasing patches… Read more »

‘GTA 5’: Online Updates To Bring Back Abandoned Ideas

'GTA 5' online updates 'not static'

The GTA 5 online counterpart, according to Rockstar, is “no longer static,” and will evolve with player feedback. This means that some of Rockstar’s original ideas for the game will be making a comeback. It happens with every form of video media; original ideas get scrapped because the creators just don’t think they will work… Read more »

PC Games On Wii U? Hackers Prove It’s Possible

PC games Wii U hackers

PC games can now be played on Nintendo’s latest console, thanks to a discovery by Wii U hackers. Even though it probably violates several copyrights, the possibility could help boost sales of the console and bring Nintendo back as a contender. You might not be able to get the bigger games on the portable console,… Read more »

Internet Archive: Play Vintage Console Games Online For Free

Internet Archive Console Living Room

The Internet Archive has now opened the Console Living Room. The site allows gamers to play vintage console games from the 1970s and 1980s without additional plugins. The Console Living Room uses JSMESS, which allows simple access to all of the games. The collection of games is not yet complete, and they are presented without… Read more »

League Of Legends Snowdown Showdown Goes Live, Available Until January 2

The League of Legends Winter Showdown has gone live, giving players a chance to show off their battle skills against opponents in the Howling Abyss. The “Snowdown Showdown” details came out this week on the official League of Legends website, where it also was announced that Mystery Gifting is returning. This allows summoners to send… Read more »

EA Hit With ‘Battlefield 4’ Class Action Lawsuit

EA sued over Battlefield 4

Investors filed a class action lawsuit against EA over Battlefield 4, claiming that the company “issued materially false and misleading statements highlighting the purported strength of the Company’s rollout of version 4 of its all-important ‘Battlefield’ video game series.” Securities law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd filed the lawsuit on behalf of a Ryan… Read more »

‘South Park: The Stick Of Truth’ Censored In Australia

South Park The Stick of Truth censored in Australia

South Park: The Stick of Truth has been censored in Australia after being denied classification twice. The Australian Classification Board first refused to classify South Park: The Stick of Truth in September because of content that exceeded what can be accommodated in an R18+ level game. The game features an “interactive animated sequence” where male… Read more »

‘Assassin’s Creed 5’ Release Date Set For 2014

Assassins Creed

The Assassin’s Creed 5 release date is set to hit in 2014. The water has barely begun to dry on Captain Edward Kenway’s ship, and there are already plans to release the next adventure or two in the Animus next year. As Ubisoft stated a few years ago, there will be a new Assassin’s Creed… Read more »

Telltale’s ‘The Walking Dead’ Game Gets A Season 2 Trailer [Video]

The Walking Dead Video Game

Telltale Games recently dropped a trailer for The Walking Dead: Season 2. However, folks who haven’t worked their way through the original episodes of the company’s intense interactive experience should probably skip over this trailer. The clip gives away some of first season’s twists, which could seriously dilute the game’s surprises. If you haven’t played… Read more »

Lie Of The Year: Xbox One GPU Just As Fast As The PS4 Hardware?

Lie Of The Year: Xbox One Just As Fast As The PS4?

The lie of the year, at least in regards to gaming, probably has to be Microsoft claiming the Xbox One vs PS4 hardware battle isn’t that lopsided. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the actual lie of the year is related to President Obama and Obamacare… But that’s just boring! Microsoft has been playing damage… Read more »

Candy Crush Dreamworld Expansion Includes Massive Overhaul

Candy Crush Dreamworld

Candy Crush Saga remains one of the most popular and addictive games available for Android, Facebook, and iOS, and it’s showing no signs of stopping. Wednesday’s “Dreamworld” update includes a massive overhaul, which will allow fans to enjoy the game with a new perspective. Players who have completed the first 50 levels of the original… Read more »