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Titanfall Hits 10 Million Milestone

Respawn Entertainment's first game was a big success. The developer has now announced that the Xbox and PC game has crossed the 10-million mark. Writing on Twitter, Respawn boss Vince Zampella announced the figure, though he didn't say if it represents copies sold or total number of …

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Soon you'll be able to remap your Xbox One controller's buttons

Xbox One users will be able to transplant one button's function to another -- without having to stump up money for a fancy new Elite controller. While that controller costs $150 (with other reasons that might warrant a purchase), Mike Ybarra, Microsoft's Director of Program Management, replied to a …

This is Why Xbox One Exclusive Quantum Break Is Taking So Long to Release

Remedy Entertainment has spoken out to explain why the delay of time-bending Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break from 2015 to 2016 is in the game's best interest. In a new interview with <i>Edge</i> (via GamesRadar), creative director Sam Lake said the only way Quantum Break will live up to its potential of …

Info on Rise of the Tomb Raider's new fast travel, game is 30-40 hours at least

One of the most anticipated upcoming games is Rise of the Tomb Raider and despite the whole exclusivity issue, this game continues to look like an …

Tomb Raider

The esports craze will generate $1.8B a year by 2020

It’s no secret that esports, or competitive video gaming, has become big. The question is how big.<p>Colin Sebastian, analyst at R.W. Baird, estimates that esports will generate more than $1.8 billion in annual revenue by 2020, according to a research report dubbed “esports readying for prime time” …

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Ubisoft acquires the studio that made The Crew racing game

Ubisoft has purchased French game studio Ivory Tower, the maker of The Crew racing game.<p>The price of the deal wasn’t disclosed. The founders of Ivory Tower came up with the idea for the open-world racing game almost a decade ago. They created a studio in Lyon, France, and convinced Ubisoft to …

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Destiny will let you buy new dance moves with real money

An upcoming update to <i>Destiny</i> — Bungie's hybrid shooter-slash-MMORPG — is adding microtransactions so players can buy in-game items with real-world money. Players will be able to buy a new in-game currency, called "silver," with cash from either Xbox Live or PSN stores. That silver can then be taken …

Steam Hardware Getting Dedicated Section at GameStop

Valve has announced partnerships with major global retailers GameStop (US), GAME (UK), and EB Games (Canada) to create dedicated "Steam Sections" at physical stores later this fall. These sections will showcase all Steam Hardware devices launching on November 10, including the Steam Controller, …

Konami adds an insurance microtransaction to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Konami is taking inspiration from the world of free-to-play games by adding an new paid-for insurance scheme to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.<p>Konami is launching the Metal Gear Online multiplayer mode for The Phantom Pain in a major update today. It’s also launching an insurance scheme that …

Metal Gear

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beats Fallout 4 for Most Anticipated Holiday 2015 Game

Research group Nielsen has published the results of its annual Nielsen Game Rank, which lists the "most sought after games" for the ever-important holiday shopping season of October-December. For 2015, heavyweight franchises dominated the list. Call of Duty: Black Ops III tops the overall list, …

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The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone launch trailer has ghosts, dancing and a fun beheading

G-g-g-ghost party?!<p><i>Hearts of Stone</i>, the first of two planned expansions for <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i>, arrives next week on Oct. 13. For a look at what's coming in that add-on, CD Projekt Red offers the above launch trailer, which teases new adventures for Geralt of Rivia.<p>In <i>Hearts of Stone</i>, players …

Halo 5's Forge Mode Not Coming Until December, But It Looks Amazing

Ahead of the release of Halo 5: Guardians this month, Microsoft today published a new video and an in-depth blog post for the sci-fi shooter's map-editing Forge tools. Forge mode was originally introduced to Halo in 2007 with Halo 3, and, as you'll see in the video below, it's come a long way since …

Halo

343 Industries talks changes to Breakout and Ground Pound in Xbox One's Halo 5

Microsoft and 343 Industries have been working toward Oct. 27 for the past few years and with the lead that we've seen for the upcoming shooter Halo …

Halo

'Far Cry Primal' will take humanity back to the stone age

What would happen if you took the large, open-world chaos that defines the <i>Far Cry</i> series, removed the guns, vehicles, modern weapons and political character motivations? You'd have <i>Far Cry Primal</i> -- a survival epic staged in a re-imagined stone age. It's a different, but intriguing idea. The player …

Halo 5: Guardians will have a new Forge editor for user-created maps

You’re not just getting a new Halo this holiday. You’re getting a new Forge system, too.<p>Halo 5: Guardians will have a new Forge mode that will allow players to create their own multiplayer maps. This comes from Josh Holmes, the head of internal development at Microsoft’s 343 Industries game studio, …

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Cyberpunk 2077 Is "Far, Far Bigger Than The Witcher 3" Says Dev

Developer CD Projekt Red has described it's upcoming sci-fi role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 as much larger than it's recently released fantasy RPG, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Speaking to MCV UK in an interview, visual effects artist Jose Teixeira said, "Cyberpunk is far bigger than anything else …

Destiny May Be on Your PS4, Even if You Didn't Buy It

Numerous PlayStation 4 users reported this week that Bungie's Destiny appeared in their game library, even though they didn't put it there. Some worried that their account may have been compromised. But as it turns out, this is not a bug or anything nefarious, but rather a promotional effort from …

Halo 5 Goes Gold, Campaign Is 8-12 Hours

Microsoft's Halo 5: Guardians has "gone gold," meaning development on the sci-fi shooter is "finished." Discs are now heading to factories for mass production ahead of the Xbox One game's October 27 release date. Work began on the game more than three years ago, producer Josh Holmes said in a blog …

Halo

Rise of the Tomb Raider Has Microtransactions, DLC Details and Extra Modes Announced

Following leaks, Microsoft on Wednesday officially announced details about Rise of the Tomb Raider's DLC campaign, while it also revealed some new modes and confirmed the game will offer microtransactions.<p>First, the $30 Rise of the Tomb Raider DLC will include the following:<p><b>Endurance Mode</b> -- …

PS4's Price Drops $50, Star Wars Battlefront, Black Ops 3, NHL Bundle Prices Also Reduced

PlayStation 4 consoles will be available from $349.99 in the US and $449.99 in Canada from October 9, Sony has announced. This confirms earlier reports that a $50 price cut was on the way.<p>"Our goal at PlayStation has always been to provide the best gameplay experiences at the best value," Sony has …

Star Wars Battlefront

Watch Halo: Fall of Reach's Launch Trailer

Microsoft has released the launch trailer for <i>Halo: The Fall of Reach</i>, the upcoming animated series, which is based on the 2001 Erik Nylund novel of the same name. The animated show is a three-act series set both before and after the Covenant attack, showing the origins of Master Chief and the …

Halo

The Witcher 3 just got a huge update, requiring 13 pages of patch notes

CD Projekt Red released a new update for <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> today — version 1.10 — giving players a long, long list of tweaks, performance improvements, bug fixes and gameplay changes. The notes for the patch are so extensive that it's 13-pages long in PDF form and required a five-part …

Ark: Survival Evolved surpasses 2M copies sold

Multiplayer survival games are still a huge category on Steam and PC, and the latest darling of this genre has reached a new milestone.<p>Ark: Survival Evolved has reached 2 million copies sold, according to Studio Wildcard. This open-world online multiplayer game has players trying to scrape together …

Free Xbox 360 Online Multiplayer This Weekend

The Xbox Live Gold requirement for Xbox 360's online multiplayer is being dropped for the next few days, Microsoft has announced.<p>Beginning today, October 9, and running through October 11, Xbox 360 members worldwide can play their games online for free. You'll still need a free Xbox Live account in …

Xbox chief wants Xbox 360 games to work on PC

Microsoft has already done some magical work to get Xbox 360 games running on its Xbox One system, but now the company wants to bring those classics to another one of its primary platforms.<p>Xbox boss Phil Spencer said that he wants to play Xbox 360 games on PC. In an interview with Gizmodo Brazil, …

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Dark Souls 3's beta test is on the PlayStation Store, but it's not playable yet (update)

The chance to play <i>Dark Souls 3</i> a little early is coming soon, thanks to From Software's upcoming network stress test. PlayStation 4 owners can download the client that will give players access to the multiplayer beta — it's available from the North American PlayStation Store right now — though it's …

Xbox boss admits PlayStation 4 has a ‘huge lead’ — but gamers, not ‘beating Sony,’ is his focus

PlayStation 4 is one of the fastest-selling consoles of all time, and Microsoft knows it. But the person in charge of the Xbox division isn’t letting that hold him back.<p>Phil Spencer took the stage at the GeekWire summit earlier this week, and he admitted that the PlayStation 4 has an enormous lead …

Ubisoft says Ghost Recon Wildlands' nine environments will change how you think

When it comes to building an open-world, creating diversity in a universe's landscape, terrain and environments is an important part of keeping the …

PlayStation Network down for many on Monday morning

<i>Updated at 9:15 a.m.: PSN is running as normal once again.</i><p>Sony’s Internet gaming service isn’t working for everyone right now.<p>PlayStation Network is experiencing an intermittent outage, according to hundreds of gamer complaints on social media. PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 owners are noting that …

Rocket League

Sony executive wrongly blames mobile gaming for PlayStation Vita troubles

The best handheld gaming device isn't likely to get a follow-up anytime soon. At an EGX 2015 developer session, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida hinted that a new PlayStation Vita isn't likely.<p>"People have mobile phones," said Yoshida in the interview posted …

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