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Did EA Lie About Battlefield 4? Now Under Investigation

Electronic Arts’ Battlefield 4 problems persist. After all sorts of server and connectivity issues crippled the game experience of one of the company’s biggest titles, EA put everything else on hold to try to fix the game. With no end in sight, the stock is falling and investigators are snooping …

New look at Tom Clancy's The Division from Ubisoft

Ubisoft wants you to know about all the work it did to make the world of Tom Clancy’s The Division feel as real and alive as possible.<p>The publisher released a new trailer today for the Spike TV <i>VGX</i> online awards show that reveals some of the technical tricks the shooter employs to make details pop …

Xbox One or PlayStation 4? The GamesBeat community chooses

Now that early adopters have had some time with both next-gen systems, we decided to ask our followers on Twitter and Facebook to pick an early winner between the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.<p>Sure, it’s a little soon to declare a champ, but everyone’s bound to have an early favorite. Or, like some of …

Fallout 4 REVEAL SOON?!? - Inside Gaming Daily

Watch a Ferrari F50 in slow motion

Tax The Rich replaces engine noise with stunning videography.<p>About the only thing better than seeing a supercar get hooned like crazy is seeing one get hooned like crazy in slow motion. It was only a couple of weeks ago when Tax The Rich thrashed a Ferrari 288 GTO through the countryside. Now, the …

Top Gear exclusive: How the Mazda Furai died

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Xbox One: Buy Now, Later, Or Never?

Outside of tablets, phones, and touch notebooks, it appears that some of the hottest electronics in the U.S. this holidays are the new game consoles, the Sony PS4 and the Microsoft Xbox One. I have used many consoles since playing Pong as a kid 1977, have planned and developed gaming PCs in a prior …

How PlayStation 4’s play-as-you-download feature works

You aren’t giving Sony $400 to wait. Well, you have to wait a few more days to get your hands on the PlayStation 4 this Friday, but after that, waiting is for suckers.<p>Instead of wasting your time, Sony wants the PlayStation 4 to serve gamers what they want instantly or with as little delay as …

Unity on Xbox One will be free for all ID@Xbox devs next year

Developers participating in the ID@Xbox indie program will receive the Unity add-on for Xbox One for free when it launches in 2014, as well as the opportunity to obtain a special Xbox One-only Unity Pro license, Microsoft announced today.<p>Microsoft's intentions with releasing Unity to developers for …

Watch Dogs: Retribution (Live Action Fan Film)

First European deliveries of the Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition

Battlefield 4 -- Multiplayer Launch Trailer

How Many Games Can You Fit On A PS4 or Xbox One Hard Drive?

Next-gen is nearly upon us, and games are about to get a whole lot bigger. Xbox One and PS4 games dwarf previous gen in size, and many need to be installed to be playable even with the disc. Add downloadable games on top of that and the hard drive becomes one of the central pieces of a next-gen …

Battlefield 4 Premium 15% off, with caveat (Update: now 20%)

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p><i>Update: Caveat removed! Grab BF4 Premium for 25% off. Use coupon 1WDO6K-KWDFJQ-U1E7AI. (expires soon)</i><p>The big release this week is <i>Battlefield 4</i>, and for those looking, a special deal has surfaced for <i>Battlefield 4</i> Premium Service Pack – with a caveat. If you …

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PlanetSide 2 on PS4 pushed to 2014

Sony Online Entertainment's free-to-play massively multiplayer online first-person shooter PlanetSide 2 will not be available at the PlayStation 4 launch next month, president John Smedley has revealed. In an interview with Bloomberg TV (via CVG), Smedley confirmed that the PS4 version of …

Sony’s PlayStation 4 can’t stream movies from a home PC

The PlayStation 4 is a next-gen gaming powerhouse. It will play gorgeous games like Battlefield 4 in stunning HD. It can also stream movies from services like Netflix or from Sony’s own PlayStation Network. But it won’t stream movies from users’ home PCs.<p>In a revelatory blog post, Sony covered many …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: Which Is The Fairest Console Of Them All?

<i>To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.</i><p><b>On Fanboyism (or Fandom)</b><p>As part of my ongoing Xbox One vs. PS4 series, I wrote recently that console games aren’t really about high-end graphics and that if that’s your priority you should just fork over the cash for a …

EA Predicts PS4 and Xbox One Launch Sales

10 million combined units before the end of March 2014.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Electronic Arts has revealed it expects combined PS4 and Xbox One sales to …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: If You Really Care About Video Game Resolution, Get A Gaming PC

The rumors are swirling. <i>Battlefield 4</i> will be 720p on Xbox One, and the rarely-seen 900p on PS4. <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> will be basically the same, but 1080p on PS4. The list of next-gen game rumors and speculation over frame rates and resolutions goes on and on. And nobody’s talking thanks to various …

Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Extinction is the shooter’s four-player co-op mode that looks like ‘Aliens’

We’re only a week away from another Call of Duty game from developer Infinity Ward. This time around, the studio is introducing a new four-player co-op mode that looks similar to Black Ops II developer Treyarch’s Zombies.<p>The mode is Extinction, and it takes place in a grim world where the military …

Why The Lego-Style 'Phonebloks' Concept Will Fall Apart

The idea of a modular smartphone with individually swappable pieces is genius. Too bad it's impossible.<p>The Phonebloks concept, an idea for a block-based "modular" smartphone, is a borderline-brilliant, environmentally conscious, I-should've-thought-of-that victory of design. If you aren't familiar, …

DualShock 4 buyers test old games to create compatibility list

With DualShock 4 controllers now appearing on retail shelves, gamers are getting to grips with figuring out which PlayStation 3 games work with the new controller.<p>A Reddit thread has been opened to handle the issue, offering an initial list of games. Users are being invited to add to the list.<p>"I …

PlayStation 4's digital game-sharing policies explained

The PlayStation 4's disc-based game-sharing policies are about as clear-cut as they come — something Sony boastingly revealed during its E3 2013 press conference — but the console's policy on digital games hasn't been especially clear until now.<p>In a FAQ posted to its official website, Sony …

Analyst Expects Xbox One To Outsell PS4

We’re now less than a month away from the highly anticipated releases of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PS4, and the hype is kicking into overdrive. Conventional wisdom in the gaming community says that Sony is still riding high on a massive wave of goodwill garnered by maintaining the status quo …

Star Citizen modding competition announced

Veteran PC game designer Chris Roberts and his company Cloud Imperium Games today announced a modding competition for the upcoming space simulator Star Citizen.<p>Called The Next Great Starship, the competition challenges teams of up to three people to design, model, and rig an in-game spaceship that …

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Microsoft Hints At Cross-Platform Opportunities Between Xbox One And PC

It’s a simple question. Why can’t PC and console players play against each other if both own the same game? The answer of course, is quite complex.<p>Despite being a requested feature by gamers for years, the technical side of making this happen is a lot of work, and the differences in control schemes …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top 10 Next-Gen Video Games

<i>A look at some of the most promising games next-gen has to offer.</i><p>The following games are all next-gen <i>only</i> releases (though some launch on the perennial next-gen platform we call PC.)<p>I’ll write up a separate post about the best-looking cross-generation games in the near future. Likewise, these are …