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Killing Floor 2 Will Ban Racist, Sexist, and Other Abusive Players

We're all used to skipping right through end-user license agreements (EULA) when we install new games, but you should take a moment to read Killing Floor 2's EULA, especially if you're planning on being a jerk in the game.<p>In part six, titled "Cheats, Cheating and Abusive Behaviors," developer …

PlayStation 4

Guitar Hero Live reveals 10 songs in its library, promises hundreds at launch

<i>Guitar Hero Live</i>, the full-motion video reboot of Activision's music franchise coming from FreeStyleGames, revealed 10 songs from its catalog yesterday.<p>The image below, from Guitar Hero's Facebook page, lists them. Four are easy difficulty, three are medium, three are hard.<p>For those having trouble …

Guitar

Gameloft Releases Its First Batch of Apple Watch Apps

Enhancing your mobile game experience.<p>Mobile publisher Gameloft has announced the release of four new apps for Apple's smartwatch.<p>While the …

Apple Watch

Two New RPGs Headed to PSP (Yes, PSP) in North America and Europe

Although the PlayStation Portable software market in the West dried up years ago for most developers, not everyone has abandoned the pursuit of bringing niche RPGs to the US, Canada, and Europe. Gaijinworks and MonkeyPaw revealed their latest efforts this week, which will see two new games brought …

PlayStation Portable

Grand Theft Auto V mods weekly: FOV and superpowers in slow motion

You don’t have to live with the Grand Theft Auto V that Rockstar made for you. We can make it better.<p>Here’s the first installment in our weekly look into Grand Theft Auto V mods for PC. The community hasn’t delivered a ton yet, but we’ve found a pair of early modifications for this week. One will …

Grand Theft Auto

Is There A Way To Make Valve's Paid 'Skyrim' Mod Store Work For Everyone?

If there’s one sentiment I saw repeatedly in reaction to my piece yesterday about how Valve’s new Skyrim mod store is a disaster in many ways, it’s that fans and modders can all agree on one thing: The idea of paying good modders for good mods is just fine.<p>The problem? Everything else.<p>Fans took …

Apple Store

Xbox One Gamers Want Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Ported to Microsoft's Console

When Microsoft launched the Xbox Feedback page, they opened the floodgates to a whole lot of ideas from the community. There are some rather silly …

Retracted: Conflicting Reports on the State of The Last Guardian

Team ICO’s eight-year development project may be at an end.<p>Update 3: This story has been retracted with our apologies. Read more here.<p><b>Update 2:</b> …

Richard Sherman wins 'Madden NFL 15' cover vote

The Seahawk cornerback will be on the cover of the popular NFL video game after winning a fan vote.<p>Richard Sherman touts himself as the best cornerback in the game and now, after winning a fan vote, he will be on the cover of a game. Sherman beat out Cam Newton in the Madden cover vote finals and …

Even more Mario Kart 8 track comparisons

Mario Kart

2014’s Upcoming Wii U Games

With major titles like Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. coming this year to Wii U, we decided to pull together everything that we know of that's …

This Week on the PSN (May 06, 2014)

New games. Lots and lots of new games.<p>Every Tuesday, Sony drops a bunch of new stuff onto the PlayStation Network. Those with a PlayStation 4, …

Star Wars: Battlefront to be shown at E3 2014, EA says

Publisher Electronic Arts plans to show more from <i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i>, the DICE-developed game set in the Star Wars universe, at this year's E3, EA CEO Andrew Wilson said during an investor call today.<p>In response to a request for an update on EA's slate of Star Wars titles, Wilson said it expects …

Podcast Beyond: God of War or Borderlands 2?

Which makes the better Vita bundle?<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>PlayStation. Does the word send a chill down your spine? Does it caress your senses with wave …

EA holding E3 2014 press briefing on June 9

Electronic Arts will give its E3 2014 press briefing starting at 3 p.m. ET on Monday, June 9, at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles, the company announced today.<p>Called "EA World Premiere: E3 2014 Preview," the one-hour event will include information on EA's announced titles along with …

Rockstar teaches GTA 5 players how to design Capture Jobs

<i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> players looking to design successful Capture Jobs should keep several things in mind, according to a post today on developer Rockstar Games' official site.<p>Released through a recent update, the Capture Creator allows players to create their own missions in <i>Grand Theft Auto Online</i>. …

Wildstar heads into limited-time open beta May 8

Massively multiplayer online role-playing game, <i>WildStar</i>, will enter a 10-day open beta from May 8 to May 18, developer Carbine Studios announced today.<p>With the beta, the game's level cap increases to 30. Once there, players can explore Farside, a place for players to "go to the moon and float while …

Need for Speed Spends Some Time in the Garage as Series Skips 2014

Those looking for some fast and furious fun may have to make do with this year’s <i>Need for Speed</i> movie, as EA Games has announced that it’s put the …

NBA 2K15's cover star is newly crowned MVP Kevin Durant

Named the NBA's most valuable player this morning, Kevin Durant is taking home another honor this evening: star of <i>NBA 2K15</i>'s cover when the acclaimed basketball series returns in October.<p>Sports stars on multiple covers<p>Kevin Durant's appearance on the cover of <i>NBA 2K15</i> will be his fourth on the box …

Super Mario 3D World concept art

Super Mario 3D World concept art

Titanfall Sells Nearly 1 Million in First 3 Weeks

In its first three weeks, Titanfall did pretty well.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Respawn Entertainment's Titanfall has sold 925,000 units in its first quarter, …

The Honest Trailer For ‘Skyrim’ Reminds Us To Play A Lot More ‘Skyrim’

Smosh Games and Screen Junkies teamed up to create another Honest Trailer about a video game instead of a movie or TV show. As with their honest trailers for <i>Mario Kart</i> and <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>, they’ve picked another awesome game to joke about: <i>The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim</i>.<p>“From the developers of <i>The</i> …

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Will Feature Brand-New Engine

Anyone who thought that the Call of Duty game engine has started to show its age will finally, at long last, be getting a reprieve. The series ran the same (albeit improved) engine throughout the entirety of the Xbox 360/ PS3 generation, and those fans that notice this sort of thing took that as …

Activision is spending $500 million to make 'Destiny' the next 'Halo'

Activision Blizzard will spend $500 million to launch the upcoming <i>Destiny</i>, the next sci-fi epic from the studio behind <i>Halo</i>. According to Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick, who revealed the sum at the Milken conference in Los Angeles last week, the number includes both development and marketing …

The Top Video Games Of May 2014 [Updated]

<i>Update: I will be adding links to reviews for each of these as they come out. Check each game below for links to the pertinent reviews.</i><p>We’re almost a week into May, and that means we’re quickly approaching some of the biggest, most-anticipated video game releases of 2014.<p>This month has a handful of …