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New Call of Duty to be revealed on May 4th

by Ryan Burgesson May 1, 2014
On the Call of Duty website a teaser has sprung up concluding rumours that were circling this week with supposed leaks by new COD developers Sledgehammer saying what the game could be about. The website can be found here. COD Ghosts really seemed to have one of the most tempered receptions of any Call of [...]

Playstation 4 is getting Sky Go and NOW TV this year

by Ryan Burgesson May 1, 2014
Sky announced via a press release that the Playstation 4 will be getting Sky Go and NOW TV by the end of the year this is pretty good news for people in the UK. Sony Computer Entertainment UK managing Director Fergal Gara spoke about the deal: NOW TV has been a great addition to the [...]


Techland releases some more info on Hellraid

by Ryan Burgesson May 1, 2014
Its taken a long time for Techland to release anymore information on their brand new IP Hellraid but finally we have gotten a trailer and a little more insight into what kind of game we are going to get. In an interview with VG247, Game Producer Marcin Kruczkiewicz spoke about last gen limitations: We’re constantly [...]
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LG G3 Smartphone Will Launch Worldwide on May 27; G Watch Expected

by Matthew Lucason April 30, 2014
LG has started sending out media invites for an event that will take place on May 27 in three cities – London, New York, San Francisco – followed by a May 28 launch in Singapore, Istanbul, and Seoul. The follow-up to the LG G2, the LG G3 is expected to come sporting a QHD display with a [...]


Valve working on another arcade game for Japan

by Ryan Burgesson April 30, 2014
So it seems that Valve will be working with Japanese arcade experts Taito to release an arcade version of Left 4 Dead dubbed Left 4 Dead: Survivors You can view the rather odd trailer here. This isn’t the first time that Valve has released an arcade game though and that surprised me, it turns out [...]

Bungie are trying to keep Destiny subscription free

by Ryan Burgesson April 29, 2014
At a Q&A session with Gamereactor when the issue of microtransactions were brought up Bungie spoke about what they are aiming for with Destiny. Investment Lead Tyson Green said: We don’t have anything to announce with micro-transactions at this point, We’re concentrating on the core sixty dollar experience; basically trying to keep the game away [...]


Star Citizen has now earned over $43,000,000

by Ryan Burgesson April 29, 2014
  Kickstarter darling, Star Citizen has finally hit and surpassed another milestone in their funding. The game hit over $43,000,000 funded and therefore has unlocked a new stretch goal: Omni Role Combat Armor (ORC) mk9 Manufacturer: CDS (Clark Defense Systems) The ‘standard’ Marine armor for almost twenty years, ORC armor is prohibitively more expensive than [...]

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare PC version to be release on June 24

by Ryan Burgesson April 29, 2014
PopCap announced today that PvZ: GW will be releasing on Origin in a couple of months time from now in June. EA first announced the game at E3 last year but at least for me it slowly faded into obscurity, I never played the ‘original’ PvZ but they were held in high regard by many [...]

Shahid Ahmad talks about big budget games on the PS Vita

by Ryan Burgesson April 28, 2014
In an interview with PSU.com Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Business Development Manager, Shahid Kamal Ahmad talked about AAA games on the PS Vita. Shahid said: First thing is, indie games are getting better and better all the time, The second thing is there are more top flight titles coming. Football Manager recently came out which [...]


FromSoftware acquired by Japanese firm Kadokawa

by Ryan Burgesson April 28, 2014
During Kadokawa Shoten’s latest earning report today, they announced the purchase of Dark Souls Developer FromSoftware. Kadokawa are a huge Japanese corporation whose publishing expertise span from manga to games. Kadokawa’s plan is to almost merge their own games division with the talent of FromSoftware to help improve both subsidiaries. They mentioned that they will [...]

Xbox say that their TV push won’t affect the gaming side

by Ryan Burgesson April 28, 2014
Xbox Entertainment Studios executive vice president Jordan Levin has tried to reaffirm those of us unsure of their intentions that the Xbox brand will always be gaming first and foremost. Levin Said: It’s also probably worth saying that none of the activity we’re pursuing is coming at the expense any of the investment that’s been [...]


Linux now supported by Unreal Engine 4

by Ryan Burgesson April 27, 2014
It was revealed today in Unreal Engine 4.1 update notes that Linux is now going to be supported by the engine. This is great news for those of us wanting to get off of Windows as the industry’s most popular engine is now able to play on Linux systems. This should mean if Unreal Engine [...]

Denmark created 1:1 in Minecraft

by Ryan Burgesson April 27, 2014
The Danish Geodata Agency has created a 1:1 scale replica of their country in Minecraft by porting their 3D elevation model into the game. It was employee Simon Kokkendorf idea to create the map and use it as an education tool. Kokkendorf and his colleague Thorbjørn Nielsen also added ‘smaller’ details lik houses, lakes, rivers, [...]


EVE: Online history book is funded in less than 8 hours

by Ryan Burgesson April 27, 2014
Andrew Groen a games industry journalist wants to tell the story of EVE: Online and has set up a kickstarter to help fund it. EVE: Online is an MMO that really is interesting to look at from the outside and to many is boring to take part of. EVE operates in a way like no [...]
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Top benefits of content management using Sharepoint

by Gizmoration April 26, 2014
Whatever the size of your business, it probably produces more and more information each day. This includes email correspondence, calendars, documents, blogs, wikis, business records, multimedia content and a whole lot more. In this form, information is unstructured which can present difficulties. Storage and retrieval becomes increasingly complex, as does the format of the information. [...]


Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes ships over one million copies

by Ryan Burgesson April 26, 2014
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has managed to ship over one million units even after the huge backlash at Konami for charging so much for what is essentially a demo. Though I guess it goes to show how desperate many people are at least on the next gen consoles for games, the length in [...]

PS4’s 8GB GDDR5 was only finalised in the final meeting

by Ryan Burgesson April 26, 2014
Mark Cerny in an interview with Game Informer has revealed that the decision to include 8GB GDDR5 in their new console was only made in the very last meeting. The PS4 was initially set to launch with just 4GB but Cerny had been pushing very hard for 8GB but he didn’t have all the evidence [...]

PC games have surpassed console games in revenue

by Ryan Burgesson April 26, 2014
Industry analysts DFC have claimed that PC games have no well and truly taken over console games in terms of revenue with the likes of DOTA and LoL dominating. DFC Intelligence owner David Cole said: Among core gamers there is a heavy overlap with most console gamers also playing on a PC. The big difference [...]


Dark Souls 2 PC hits some launch problems

by Ryan Burgesson April 25, 2014
Dark Souls 2 released today on Steam and maybe it was expected but a lot of users are having a torrid time getting to play their game. The most common seem to be a crash to desktop when the game starts leaving many people rather frustrated, another popular issue was the problem with pre-order DLC [...]

Battlefield 4 receives ‘superservers’ to help fight against latency

by Ryan Burgesson April 25, 2014
It was announced today that Battlefield 4 will be getting some ‘superservers’ in order to combat latency issues for players. DICE vice president Karl Magnus Troedsson said: We’ve found that the root cause of the issue was a configuration of certain hardware types dedicated to 64-player matches, We have invested in new hardware to resolve [...]