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Sony: PS4s Are Going To Be Hard To Find For A While

Three months out of release, Sony's PS4 remains a rare beast in the world of retail. I’ve never seen a physical unit for sale in a store despite making a point to look wherever I go, and I’ve only seen a couple anywhere else. This doesn’t mean they don’t exist — 5.3 million have been sold so far — …

Who Has The Edge Between 'Titanfall' And 'Call of Duty'?

The Titanfall beta wrapped up rather abruptly yesterday (I thought it was running until Friday), and so with no more mechs to ride, I popped in Call of Duty: Ghosts instead. It’s an odd experience going from one game to the other, and it really served to highlight the major and minor differences …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Battlefield 4's multiplayer modes, player counts detailed by DICE

In a new post on the official Battlefield blog, developer DICE has revealed the seven game modes that will be available in <i>Battlefield 4</i> later this year, detailing which modes will be feature in the game's beta test and how many players each mode should support on different platforms.<p>In addition to …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Battlefield 4 review

The Battlefield series has built its reputation on memorable moments. Some epic, some intimate, some barely believable--YouTube is filled with clips …

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Dead Island: Riptide free weekend on Steam, 66 percent off price

The Windows PC version of <i>Dead Island: Riptide</i> is discounted by 66 percent on Steam right now, with Steam players invited try out the game for free this weekend, according to an announcement on Steam<p>The full game is marked down to $13.59 from its original price of $39.99 until Sept. 30. Fashion …

Gaming in 2018: A retrospective

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>You get home from a long day at work, and you take off your shoes and your belt. Next, you grab your universal remote and switch on your LED 4KTV and the …

6 trends we noticed from Tokyo Game Show 2013

The future, or the past?<p>Tokyo Game Show used to be the biggest event of the year for gamers, but as Japanese development found itself being overtaken …

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Capcom's Deep Down will be free-to-play on PS4

PlayStation 4 dungeon crawler <i>Deep Down</i> will be a free-to-play title, Capcom producer Yoshinori Ono announced during a stage presentation at Tokyo Game Show today.<p>Capcom plans to have an open beta ready for the online game near the launch of the PS4 in Japan, Sony's Shuhei Yoshida said on Twitter. …

Esports web series visits Red Bull's StarCraft 2 training grounds

The latest installment of "This is eSports" visits Red Bull's National Headquarters, where <i>StarCraft 2</i> players are training for a chance at entering a major tournament.<p>Eight pro players from Europe, North America and Korea are here training and practicing, says the event coordinator Rob Simpson. …

Top Ten Things To Do In GTA V (Part One)

'Grand Theft Auto V' Torture Scene Is Satire

<i>Far from promoting torture, Rockstar has effectively satirized it.</i><p><i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> is a blend of power fantasy and social commentary. It’s actually a very odd mix.<p>Note: There will be spoilers in this post.<p>The game gives you the freedom to drive like a madman, mow down pedestrians, and engage in …

Good Deal: All three 'Bioshock' games for Windows are only $19.99 at Amazon

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>If you've somehow never gotten around to playing the <i>Bioshock</i> series, Amazon's making it …

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Total War: Rome 2's third patch increases unit health and more

The third patch for The Creative Assembly's latest real-time strategy game, <i>Total War: Rome 2</i>, will introduce a long list of gameplay improvements, balance changes and more.<p>Included in those changes are multiplayer campaign speed upgrades, increased capture time for Victory Points and AI fixes. …

Battlefield 4 Battlelog features explained

A new post on <i>Battlefield 4</i>'s official site fully details the game's second-screen application, the Battlelog.<p>Announced in July, Battlelog allows players to use a PC or mobile device for maps, leaderboards and more. As detailed by the lengthy post, Battlelog will also enable players to track how …

Microsoft on Xbox One vertical orientation: "Do it at your own risk"

The Xbox One won't support vertical orientation, and could damage the console, according to Albert Panello, senior director of product management and planning at Xbox.<p>Panello revealed to GameSpot at the Tokyo Game Show, "We don't support vertical orientation; do it at your own risk." He clarified …

Call of Duty: Ghosts producer on "scary" cost of AAA development

The rise in cost of AAA game development is "kind of a bummer," Infinity Ward executive producer Mark Rubin told <i>Game Informer</i> in a new interview. He explained that while Activision is a big enough publisher to endure amidst ballooning budgets, not all are so fortunate.<p>"It's a scary thing, and I'll …

Freeplay Awards 2013 finalists revealed, include Framed, Wander, The Paper Fox

The list of finalists for the 2013 Freeplay Independent Games Festival's Freeplay Awards have been announced, focusing solely on Australian developers and games for the first time.<p>Loveshack's narrative-based panel shifting game, <i>Framed</i>, has been nominated for four awards, including Technical …

Multiplayer gameplay shown in Assassin's Creed 4 trailer

Ubisoft has released a new Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag trailer focused on the title’s multiplayer component, which shows a number of ways players …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts achievements apparently leak, offer gameplay details

A list of achievements for <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> apparently leaked on Exophase, offering players a spoiler-filled peak at what is in store from the upcoming first-person shooter.<p>(Spoiler warning) The achievements confirm several North American city locations for the game and reveal more about …

Report: Colin Farrell offered World of Warcraft film lead

Actor Colin Farrell has apparently been offered a lead role in the <i>World of Warcraft</i> film adaption, according to a report by Deadline, with Paula Patton is currently negotiating a lead role.<p>According to Deadline, who cites sources, Farrell accepting the deal is "50/50." Patton has previously starred …

Rockstar working on GTA 5 fix for vanishing vehicles (update)

Rockstar advises <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> players to steer clear of garages for the time being while the developer looks into a fix for vanishing vehicles and upgrades, according to a post on the Rockstar support website.<p>The post states that the issues have been cropping up after customizing a vehicle and …