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EA Will Unveil A New Game For This Year And Six Others At E3

by Bearded Gamer Tuesday, May 06, 2014 at 04:20 PM<p>They have so much to work with when it comes to Star Wars. One can hope we'll see a glimpse of …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Electronic Arts Revealing 6 New Projects at E3 2014

It's likely we'll see some big name games on the EA stage.<p>Electronic Arts will be revealing six new projects at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in …

Epic drastically drops the price of Unreal Engine game development

Epic Games, the company that created <i>Gears of War</i>, <i>Infinity Blade,</i> and the popular Unreal Engine for developing game titles, has been rather quiet as of late. The firm's most prominent recent announcements have been around selling off that <i>Gears of War</i> franchise to Microsoft, and delivering a fancy …

PlayStation VR is pretty damn cool

It looks like 2016 is living up to its billing as the "year of virtual reality," with products at the high end (HTC Vive and Oculus Rift) and in the …

Virtual Reality

Sony's Project Morpheus makes big bet on body tracking

Thanks to PlayStation Move, the newly minted virtual reality titan is pushing the boundaries of body tracking, but with a proprietary catch putting it at odds with Oculus.<p>There's one pivotal difference right now between the two most promising, best developed virtual reality headset prototypes, …

Virtual Reality

PlayStation Network's first original TV show is an adaptation of the 'Powers' comics

Sony executives have revealed the company's first entry into original content for the PlayStation, a TV show based on the <i>Powers</i> series of comics. Sony Pictures Television is producing the show, made up of ten one-hour episodes focusing on a detective who investigates cases involving people with …

Sony Project Morpheus virtual reality headset hands-on

Gritty Superhero Detective Comic ‘Powers’ Is PlayStation Network’s First Original TV Show

What happens when superheroes either commit or are the victims of violent crime? That’s the question Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming set out to answer with <i>Powers</i>, their original comic book series when it debuted in 2000. Now, 14 years later, the series is still going strong and will …

The new Oculus Rift costs $350 and this is what it's like

If you're still not paying attention to Oculus VR and the Rift headset -- the folks at the forefront of virtual reality's recent rebirth -- <i>what are you doing?</i> Okay, we'll forgive you. It's still just a development kit after all, and even the latest prototype ("Crystal Cove") is far from the …

Valve's latest Steam beta makes it even easier to go full VR

Despite the fact that most of us still don't have an HMD (head-mounted display) like the Oculus Rift, Valve is embracing VR gaming wholeheartedly. Its latest SteamBeta now has a "virtual reality mode" right in the view menu, negating any of the last version's command line futzing. Assuming you have …

Airbnb has plans to create an upscale hotel experience

Airbnb wants to make renting out someone else's home or apartment a lot more like the experience of booking and staying at a traditional hotel. In an extensive profile of the company's CEO, <i>Fast Company</i> reports that Airbnb is planning a number of new services, including room cleaning, airport …

GOG.com To Release Games On Linux This Fall

Some good old games are about to come to Linux. GOG.com just announced that it has been working on supporting Linux for sometime and expects to launch titles this Fall. Mint and Ubuntu will get the GOG.com treatment, says the press notice.<p>Details are still on the light side. The company hasn’t …

Warner Bros, Gree and Ubisoft Will Bring Title to GamePop

GamePop, the ‘Netflix for games’ service from Bluestacks that brings mobile games to your TV, has announced today that Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, Gree and Ubisoft will all make titles available for the platform.<p>Among the confirmed games that’ll be making their way across are Nutty …

Microsoft's Project Spark beta now open to all wannabe game makers (video)

If you haven't had the chance to make the <i>Flappy Bird</i> or <i>Minecraft</i> clone of your dreams just yet, Microsoft is removing the final barrier to <i>Project Spark's</i> entry. The game-creation title's been in open beta for a bit, but now you can download it directly from the Xbox One dashboard -- no waiting …

Titanfall for Xbox 360 Delayed Until April 8

Futuristic and kinetic first-person shooter Titanfall is an important title for the Xbox One, so it should come as no surprise that Microsoft wants to prioritize that version over the PC and Xbox 360 versions.<p>The latter has already been delayed once, but publisher Electronic Arts (EA) today …

PS4 Update Adds Rich Video Editor, HDCP Off and 720p Twitch Streaming

The Xbox One has already received a few firmware updates and it would seem the PlayStation 4 is about to follow suit.<p>Sony today detailed an upcoming patch for its new console that will allow players to turn HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) off at any time. At the moment, this …

Valve's revamped Steam Controller feels less traditional than it looks

Just a few short days after revealing its revamped Steam Controller, Valve is letting gamers and developers try it out for themselves on the GDC 2014 show floor. As Valve revealed last week, the new controller does away with the proposed touch screen and instead adds eight front-facing buttons, …

Why Sony's 'Project Morpheus' Is In The Right Place At The Right Time

Why, yes, Sony’s new virtual reality headset does bear a striking resemblance to the Oculus Rift, that scrappy upstart turned king of the virtual reality hill you’ve been hearing so much about.<p>After its fast ascension powered by a healthy run on Kickstarter, the Rift is currently synonymous with …