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THE WALKING DEAD-400 DAYS: DLC Worth Dying For

PlayStation 4 gets spooky with Zombie Studios’ DayLight

I can’t think of a scarier place than an abandoned hospital. Emergency rooms give me the goose pimples, so I don’t need anything to do with a dark, rundown version of one.<p>That’s exactly what developer Zombie Studios plans to offer in its upcoming psychological-horror game, Daylight. Now the company …

Publishers undecided on blocking Xbox One preowned sales

Microsoft announced yesterday that decisions about allowing used Xbox One games would be left up to publishers. Though the power is in their hands, the companies behind Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto, among others, aren't yet ready to discuss what plans they have for the secondhand …

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The Xbox One Might Let Sony's PS4 Win By Default

Last night, Microsoft dumped a pile of information into our laps about some of the more controversial specifics of the Xbox One. We heard confirmation about its practices for always on, used game resale, and game ownership in general. Some of the highlights:<p>- Your Xbox must check in via the …

Xbox One: The Internet shows us how we are all Xbone’d

Microsoft came out yesterday and explained how games “licensing” works on its new Xbox One console. It was another confusing mess that left us with a ton of burning questions. You can lend games to your family but not to strangers? If evolution is real, aren’t we all technically family? I can trade …

GameStop shares rise after Xbox One reports

[UPDATE] GameStop shares closed today up 6.15 percent (+2.13) to $36.75<p><i>The original story follows below</i><p>Microsoft's recent announcement that decisions about secondhand Xbox One games will be left up to publishers has not hurt GameStop's share value. Instead, the opposite has proven true.<p>In morning …

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Puzzle & Dragons, Clash of Clans and Hay Day crossover brings in-game features to each game

GungHo Entertainment and Supercell have teamed up to bring in-game crossover features to <i>Puzzle & Dragons,</i> <i>Clash of Clans</i> and <i>Hay Day</i> beginning June 24, the companies announced today in a joint press release.<p>The two-week promotion will bring a <i>Clash of Clans</i>-themed dungeon filled with "exclusive …

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Xbox One, The Walking Dead, Murdered: Soul Suspect, E3: Speed Run

Microsoft shared more details on its online and used games policies for the Xbox One. Our latest opinion piece discusses these policies and what they mean for companies and consumers. An update to the Steam database lists DLC for Telltale Games' <i>The Walking Dead,</i> titled <i>400 Days</i>. We got a closer look …

Mad Catz announces Project Mojo Android gaming console, will go on sale later this year

The Ouya console may not have been all that everyone had hoped for, but that's not stopping other companies from getting in on the game: peripheral designer Mad Catz has its own Android-based gaming console it's calling Project Mojo. Aesthetically, it's a small black slab with an HDMI output and …

Xbox One: The saga of always-on internet connectivity

The collective trepidation about always-on games and consoles has been growing for some time, and frustrations have boiled over with the news that the Xbox One will require a previously unknown level of internet connectivity to operate.

Mandatory Kinect on Xbox One raises privacy concerns

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Activision previews its Call of Duty: Ghosts demo for E3

Activision’s long striptease for Call of Duty: Ghosts began last month, and now IGN has pulled off a few more veils with additional details about the single-player campaign that will make fans salivate.<p>These revelations will continue until the game debuts in November, but they’re critical to …

Throw Trucks With Your Mind demonstrates the power of calm and focus

<i>Throw Trucks With Your Mind</i> is a game that requires you to flex muscles you didn't know you had.<p>Creator Lat Ware demoed to the game to Polygon at this year's Indie Press Day, which took place in San Francisco. Labeled a "first-person thinker," <i>Throw Trucks With Your Mind</i> works by using an EEG …

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Microsoft's Xbox One policy answers raise even more questions

Earlier this week, Microsoft finally clarified some of its policies regarding the Xbox One — specifically, privacy concerns surrounding the always-listening Kinect; whether the console is an always-on device; and the ability to play used games on it. The company had dodged questions about those …

Dekko Debuts An Augmented Reality Racing Game Playable From The iPad

Dekko, a San Francisco-based startup that just closed extra funding to build a platform for augmented reality apps, just brought its first title to market with a racing game that has players drive virtual cars across tabletops.<p>OK, so augmented reality, which overlays virtual items or information …

Call of Duty: Ghosts review

I'm the kind of Call of Duty player that pops open the game case, gathers up my buddies, and jumps right into the fantastic, addictive multiplayer …

Follow along with our Call of Duty: Ghosts livestream live blog

Activision is putting out a half-hour <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> presentation today, including gameplay footage of the upcoming shooter. We're liveblogging the stream — check out our commentary below!<p>You can watch the presentation itself here.

Former SOCOM developer unveils new shooter

Former <i>SOCOM</i> and <i>Rainbow Six: Patriots</i> creative lead David Sears is planning a new tactical shooter game, <i>H-Hour: World's Elite.</i><p>Sears took to Kickstarter to raise $200,000 to partly-fund development of the game, published by Special Operations Forces Studios (SOFS). Sears worked on the first two …

Call of Duty: Ghosts dog Riley takes commands through headset

<i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>' furriest squad member, Riley, will be able to take commands via in-game headset and two vibrating devices and allow players to spy through his camera vest.<p>Riley's abilities were announced by Infinity Ward executive producer Mark Rubin during the <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> livestream. …

Haswell Highlights: 6 New And Noteworthy Gaming Laptops

Intel‘s 4th-generation processor is here, and laptop manufactures around the globe have been assaulting inboxes with press releases and impressive specs. MSI’s GT70 was first to launch, but the powerful combination of Haswell and NVIDIA’s new 700M series of mobile GPUs is proliferating quickly, …

Redbox opens forum to discuss next-gen used games policies

Media rental service Redbox launched a website encouraging users to discuss Sony and Microsoft's next-gen used games policies. The site appeared just days after Microsoft announced game rentals would not be supported by the Xbox One.<p>Late last week, Microsoft stated publishers will get to decide …

Call of Duty: Ghost’s underwater guns actually work in real life

I know exactly what you’re thinking. I thought it, too.<p>Activision showed us the underwater firefight sequence from their incoming first-person shooter/blockbuster, Call of Duty: Ghosts, at a special pre-E3 event last month. After watching a half-dozen frogmen gunned down with assault rifles in open …

Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer features next-generation footage and remote torpedoes

The latest trailer for <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> features more than five minutes of watery gameplay of "Into The Deep" level, revealing in-game abilities such as piloting a camera-equippped torpedo.<p>The trailer premiered during Activision's <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> livestream and consisted of in-game footage …

Blacklight: Retribution E3 trailer shows rapid fire and customizable guns

The latest trailer for Zombie Studios' <i>Blacklight Retribution</i> offers a brief glimpse at in-game footage for the free-to-play first person shooter's upcoming PlayStation 4 version.<p>The video posted above says players will have access to "millions of weapon combinations" to use in rapid-fire fast-paced …

Dive into the deep in the latest 'Call of Duty: Ghosts' trailer

We've already seen what the next generation of dogs will look like in <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>, and the latest trailer shows what we can expect from the game's underwater environments. At a pre-E3 livestream event, developer Infinity Ward revealed a new level for the upcoming blockbuster, dubbed "Into …