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The console crushed all it’s competitors in terms of digital attention

GamesBeat has partnered with attention analytics company, which measures TV advertising in real-time, to bring you a monthly report on how gaming brands are spending their TV ad dollars and which commercials are generating the most digital response (iSpot measures actions across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and all major search engines).
Every year analytics firms look into how the top-brands push their marketing out to consumers via normal channels like TV Ads and Youtube, etc. and this year Microsoft with their Xbox One brand was the #1, spending the most, and pushing the most, compare to the others like Sony with its PlayStation ads, and Nintendo as usual was on the bottom of the list of the top five.
Focus Home Interactive Partners with White Wolf Publishing to get this New RPG Game out for both PC and Consoles!

Exciting news for World of Darkness fans! White Wolf, Focus, and Cyanide (Blood Bowl, Call of Cthulhu) are teaming up to adapt Werewolf into a video game for consoles and PC.
Paris-based video game publisher Focus Home Interactive is pleased to announce its partnership with White Wolf Publishing, license owner of the famous World of Darkness universe (Vampire The Masquerade, Werewolf, Mage Ascension).

Read on for full details about the brutal RPG:
Hello Hello! - This one is long, but it's not a bad read.

Today we've got a fun little informational release coming to you that covers the story and the characters of Sniper Ghost Warrior 3.
Most of this is informational for those really interested in learning more about this upcoming AAA shooter hitting PC, PS4 and Xbox One on April 4th.
In Call of Cthulhu's Depths of Madness Trailer

This game just keeps getting creepier and creepier. Watch as Pierce begins to doubt his own mind and slowly descend into madness in the new trailer.
Developed by seasoned studio Cyanide, Call of Cthulhu for consoles and PC is an RPG Investigation game blending psychological horror and stealth mechanics in a deeply immersive world with an oppressive atmosphere.
Is the PlayStation VR headset add-on for the PlayStation 4 console, dead already after only a few months out there?

Seems there's a growing number of PSVR titles that we have stopped hearing about for a very long time, some simply missed their initial deadlines and we haven't hear any explanation...
After the news that Sony closing down the Cambridge studio that designed the RIGS VR game, members over at NeoGAF looked into the list of previously announced Virtual Reality projects for Sony's new PSVR add-on that have already disappeared or been canned!
A fresh new title in the Warhammer 40K universe to keep an eye on!

With Necromunda: Underhive Wars, the beloved tabletop game turns into a turn-based tactical RPG full of anarchy, betrayal, and death.
Focus Home Interactive and Rogue Factor to Adapt Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000 Cult Classic into Necromunda: Underhive Wars, Read On for All The Details:
Read all about both plus all the latest bonuses and discounts to hit GTA Online below.

Today’s GTA Online update brings the luxurious and lightweight Dewbauchee Specter sports car and Collection Time, the new Adversary Mode where you'll pick your opponents' pockets to rack up wins.
As usual, we have a new week, and yet another update to the amazing ever expanding world of Grand Theft Auto Online.
Boston-based The Deep End Games announces partnership with Feardemic, a new publisher focused on unique psychological horrors

The independent studio making Perception, featuring a young, blind woman caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse, additionally reveals the game is coming to PlayStation 4

It's always a great day when I get to announce that we're working on an amazing game with a great team. Perception is being developed by the folks at Deep End Games--comprised of former Irrational vets--and published by Feardemic, a new label created by the team behind Layers of Fear. Not a bad combo, right? Aaaand now it's coming to PS4.
The Deep End Games is pleased to announce a partnership with Feardemic, a brand-new publishing label owned by Layers of Fear developer Bloober Team, which specializes in releasing independent horror games. Perception’s release will mark the label’s inauguration....
Arc System Works has announced Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2.

The new and updated version of their fighting game will release across PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and arcades in Japan. Arc System Works is planning to release the game in arcades first sometime this spring.
It has been a while, since we had a good Guilty Gear game to enjoy, which was back during the era of Sega's Dreamcast, but finally its coming back for us to enjoy again on our PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles, and if you live in Japan the local Arcade itself! :)
Xbox One Wins Second Half of 2016

The NPD Group today released its initial report for December US sales, revealing how hardware sold during the month and more. Sony's PlayStation 4 was the top-selling console in the US during the month, according to VentureBeat, while the Xbox One saw strong performance as well.
The console war between Sony and Microsoft with their PS4 and XB1 boxes is still raging over, but 2016 is finally over, and in the end PlayStation won the month of December, but overall Xbox won half of the year 2016, its still a total winner-take-all race going into '17.
#ConnectionGate is trending as VIRTUAL BLACKOUT is occurring more and more with PlayStation 4 PRO Consoles!

Sony faces tirade of angry gamers having issues with the company's virtual reality technology. SONY currently has no idea how to fix a terrifying issue that users are having with the new PlayStation VR headset.
Forgot about the famous Blue Screen of Death that Windows users have experienced from time to time over the last few decades, now Sony has its only reason, but this one pushes you into sudden total darkness which because of way VR controls all your senses it been making PlayStation 4 Pro users very terrified over the Virtual Blackout experience that been dubbed on Twitter as #ConnectionGate.
UK developer to close after 19 years as Sony “makes changes to European studios structure”

Sony is closing the Cambridge branch of Guerrilla Games, has learned. All employees will be laid off.
Sadly, another famous studio is biting the dust, this one most recently produced the Killzone for Vita, and even more recently, the Rigs game which was key launch title for PlayStation VR, and points to signs that Sony might have over invested into making VR games! :)
Continuing in 2017, KING Art will not cease to work on The Dwarves.

As we already announced in December with the release of the patch for Xbox One, The Dwarves has now received a performance patch on all platforms. Apart from performance improvements, it has also fixed one or two bugs.
Exact patch notes below:
Styx: Shards of Darkness is Cyanide Studio’s upcoming stealth adventure game arriving March 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Styx sure knows how to crash a party, that's all I can say. Watch him use all manner of stealth techniques and make off with the grand prize in today's trailer.
Today, watch Styx subvert Elven defenses in a stealthy attack that sees him using throwing daggers, knives, traps, and even chandeliers to distract and kill his enemies and steal the coveted Quartz, a source of magical power.
This week in GTA Online, Rockstar introduces the Progen Itali GTB Custom, now available from Benny's Original Motor Works.

Fast, highly maneuverable and endlessly customizable, the Progen Itali GTB Custom is a Benny’s Motor Works vehicle, with options to modify everything from engine performance to the finest interior details.
For Executives with access to the new garages featured in the Import/Export update, the Custom Auto Shop add-on allows for full Benny’s upgrades and customization without leaving the building.
London, Paris, Birmingham, and Sheffield will Feature Top Tier CWL Action

As part of the continued global growth of the CWL, four key European events have been added to the competitive Call of Duty® calendar.
The new events include: CWL London (Jan. 28-29) hosted by Gfinity, CWL Paris Open (Feb. 17-19) hosted by ESWC, followed by the CWL Birmingham Open (Apr. 14-16) hosted by Multiplay, and the CWL Sheffield Open (Jun. 24-25) hosted by EGL.
But Those Won't Come At Higher Prices

Talking about PlayStation business at CES 2017, Sony CEO Kaz Hirai has provided a couple interesting considerations about what's happening in the short and mid-term in the PlayStation family.
Sony always has an habit of improving their products over its lifetime, like releasing an SLIM PlayStation console, or more recently the PS4 PRO, but now rumors are suggesting that Sony is looking at improving their PSVR headset add-on, and recently at the CES 2017 show, that question was put to the test to Sony's CEO and here is what he said about future Virtual Reality improvements:
The best place to play (with yourself)

Popular adult website Porn Hub has posted its annual traffic statistics, revealing what we already know: PlayStation 4 owners are the biggest w*nkers in gaming. Sony's new-gen console drove the most traffic to the titillating hotspot in 2016, commanding over 50 per cent of the page views generated by games consoles. Its share was up 13 per cent year-over-year.
So you bought your teen a PlayStation 4 console this Xmas, and you hope he has decided to play GTA5 or DoA Beach Volleyball at worse, but nope he has discovered the Sony console has a nice 'Web Browser' and he not using it to update his Facebook page either, he is quickly typing in 'pornhub' web address and looking for something nice to watch and experience instead of playing a game! :)
Owlchemy Labs dubs its comic multiplatform VR game "the most popular VR title to date"

It turns out some people really like spending their time away from work pretending to work.
Well it seems Virtual Reality has their first smash-hit video game, that people are enjoying playing on their VR headsets.
You can’t buy these three licensed Activision games digitally anymore.

The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and TMNT Mutants in Manhattan have vanished from digital storefronts such as Steam as well as the Xbox, Nintendo eShop, and PlayStation stores.
The one problem with 'digital games', is that when 'licensing rights expire', the games disappear, unlike physical ones that still can be found online for sale via eBay or used video gaming stores.