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Watch Dogs Review: Not Quite The Hacker We Hoped

• <b>Developer/Publisher:</b> Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft• <b><br>Platform:</b> PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, WiiU• <i><br>Xbox One version tested. Review code</i> …

Get Titanfall PC for 40% discount in Origin Flash Sale

If you’re not one of the people who already bought Titanfall and helped it become the top selling game for the second month in a row, you can now get the PC version of the game from Origin for a 40 percent discount, bringing its price down from the normal $60 to $36.<p>The Flash Sale, which ends on …

Titan Fall

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'Game of Thrones' intro gets the 8-bit treatment

A YouTube user by the name of NicksplosionFX just released a mashup in which he renders the entire "Game of Thrones" intro video in the world of Super Mario. Looking at the Mario version and the original intro side by side, you get a real appreciation for how closely the Mario version matches that …

The Best Video Game Publishers Of 2013

Video game publishers are often seen as the Big Bad Wolves of the industry.<p>That can be the case: Some publishers have been known to rush game releases, pumping out less-than-finished games, and over-charging for downloadable content (DLC) among other questionable practices. This has been kindling …

Best of 2013: System of the year

<i>Check here for more from GamesBeat’s 12 Days of the Best and Worst of 2013</i><p>Originally, I was ready to crown GamesBeat’s best system of the year all by myself. Then my boss politely reminded me that we should probably do a staff vote for that sort of thing. So vote we did, choosing our favorite …

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Americans will spend $20.5B on games in 2013, with 65% of that via digital channels

Americans will spend $20.5 billion on games this year, with about 65 percent of that amount spend via digital means through online downloads for consoles, PCs, smartphones, and tablets.<p>About 31 percent of the business, or $6.4 billion, flows through retail sales of boxed games, according to …

Marvel's Avengers coming to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

<i>Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition</i> players will soon be able to play as their favorite Marvel characters by picking up the Avengers Skin Pack, publisher Microsoft Studios announced today.<p>The add-on, which is "coming soon," according to Microsoft Studios, will contain 35 different Marvel icons. The …

Killer Instinct tournament derailed by Xbox One DRM check (update)

Xbox One's DRM check feature derailed a recent <i>Killer Instinct</i> tournament when it booted competitors out of the game to check the title's ownership, as shown in the video posted above.<p>The video, captured and posted by Team Spooky After Hours, shows gamers at Queens College in New York battling it …

App Store Update: December 18

Clementine's story continues in the App Store while the price of Deus Ex: The Fall has fallen to 99 cents.<p>Every day hundreds of new apps make their …

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EA hit with lawsuit alleging SEC violations for Battlefield 4

Electronic Arts is the target of a class-action lawsuit that charges the company violated U.S. securities laws by allegedly misleading stockholders as to the quality of <i>Battlefield 4</i> and the publisher's PlayStation 4 titles.<p>The complaint was filed yesterday in U.S. District Court for the Northern …

Nvidia Now Selling Asus G-Sync Monitors Via Select System Builders

Following hands-on demos last week, Nvidia's G-Sync technology seems to be a unanimous hit with the tech press. Now, in a move we weren’t expecting until CES in January, the company has hand-picked four boutique PC builders to sell an ASUS monitor modded with G-Sync.<p>G-Sync Explained In Plain English<p>…

Xbox One and Xbox 360 getting original TV shows by early 2014

Microsoft will begin introducing its planned original TV shows to Xbox One and Xbox 360 come the first quarter of 2014, the company's televsion executive Nancy Tellem told Variety.<p>According to Tellem, as of yet unspecified programming will begin airing through Xbox Live during "the first quarter, …

Metal Gear Rising PC edition coming 'sooner than you anticipate'

<i>Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance</i> will launch for Windows PC "very soon," according to a recent episode of <i>Kojima Productions Alert</i> podcast.<p>In response to a fan question about the port (at the 35-minute mark), Kojima Productions staff members assured listeners that <i>Rising</i> is not canceled.<p>"Yes, it's …

Huge spike in hacking attempts following Xbox One, PS4 launch

Since the launch of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in November, cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab has detected a huge spike in hacking attempts across numerous platforms, the company has said.<p>Hackers have launched an average of 34,000 attacks per day across the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and other …

Cybersecurity

Xbox One indie games coming at the end of Q1 2014

The first round of Xbox One indie titles from Microsoft's ID@Xbox program could arrive as soon as March, program director Chris Charla recently told Edge.<p>Games are expected "early in the New Year," with likely launch dates in March, Charla said. Indie games have apparently been in development for …

Minecraft creeps to PlayStation 3 on December 17th

The extensive console exclusivity period Microsoft enjoyed with <i>Minecaft</i> on Xbox 360 is coming to a close, as the first-person world-building game digs in on PlayStation 3 tomorrow. Like its 360 brethren, <i>Minecraft</i> on PS3 is limited by the console's minuscule RAM -- the procedurally-generated worlds …

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Wii U Sales Surge 340% In November, Still Down From Launch

<i>The Wii U saw a boost in sales this November, thanks to the release of the critically acclaimed ‘Super Mario 3D World.’</i><p>Nintendo had a strong November. The 3DS handheld system sold 770,000 units, breaking 10 million lifetime units sold.<p>The Wii U had a relatively good month as well. Sales of the home …

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 leaving PSN and XBLA (update)

<i>Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3</i> and <i>Marvel vs. Capcom 2</i> will no longer be available to buy on the PlayStation Network or Xbox Live Arcade in the coming days, Capcom announced today on its blog.<p>In the lead-up to the games being removed from the store, Capcom is holding a sale where customers can get 50 …

Here’s the first unofficial Steam Box unboxing

Steam Box tester and YouTube user Corey Nelson released a video of himself unboxing the console prototype.<p>The system, packaged in a simple brown crate, comes with the beta controller, manuals, HDMI and USB cables, a power cord, a wi-fi antenna and a recovery USB key. You can watch the video above …

Gran Turismo 6 lets you drive the 2014 BMW M4 Coupe first

<i>Gran Turismo 6</i> players can now drive the 2014 BMW M4 Coupe before its planned 2014 sale in the physical world, according to a post on the PlayStation Blog Europe.<p>Developer Polyphony Digital collaborated with BMW in order to access the car during its development. <i>Gran Turismo 6</i> is featuring a …

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Alexander Gustafsson revealed as EA Sports UFC co-cover athlete

Swedish UFC fighter Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson will appear on the cover of <i>EA Sports UFC</i> after being selected in a fan vote, EA Sports recently announced.<p>Gustafsson will appear alongside Jon "Bones" Jones after emerging ahead of fighters such as Georges St-Pierre, Anthony Pettis and Jose …

The Xbox One could be huge if Microsoft stopped fooling itself

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Back before Microsoft announced the Xbox One, everyone assumed that the next Xbox was going to be the first choice among gamers. With the Xbox 360, Microsoft …

Everything you need to know about the YouTube copyright crisis and why you should care

At the center of this week's confusing thicket of news and outrage surrounding YouTube video game copyright sweep is a very simple issue.<p>It's about freedom-of expression and the ability of critics, commentators and journalists to speak to large numbers of people without fear of reprisals or …