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Sep
05
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...through the cloud, of course.

According to Microsoft, Xbox One may be backwards compatible one day, thanks to its Azure cloud servers.


In an interview with Gamespot, Microsoft's senior director Albert Penello stated that the Xbox One could eventually offer backwards compatibility using the company's Azure cloud servers, much like what Sony is planning to do with Gaikai.

According to him, the cloud has a multitude of functions that Microsoft is still exploring...

Sep
05
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Beta pushed back a week...

You can sign-up now for access to next month's closed beta of Dark Souls 2 on the PlayStation 3, Namco Bandai has announced.


The beta will offers players the chance to take an early look at From Software's action-RPG and "contribute to the game's optimisation by providing valuable feedback".

The first round of the Dark Souls 2 PS3 beta begins on October 12 (it was originally billed for October 5), followed by another round on October 27.

You can sign-up HERE or by downloading the Dark Souls 2 Beta Registration Ticket directly from the PS Store, found in the Games section under "Latest Releases".

Remember, Dark Souls 2 hits PS3, Xbox 360...
Sep
05
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Plus, third entry of the four-part 'Making Of' video series released.

Sony will release a demo of Quantic Dream's Beyond: Two Souls on October 1 in North America and the following day in Europe.


It looks like the demo will include two playable chapters. Here's the official description from the PS Blog:

"This will be the first chance for most to go hands-on and experience the improvements Quantic Dream...
Sep
05
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It's Wii-U controller shaped!

A true Hi-Definition wireless video interface to play streaming games from your favorite platform


So, what is this Cross Plane artifact?

Basically, a wireless HDMI receiver with an screen and attached controls all in form of a portable console that allows you to play titles of a variety of platforms such as PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Ouya and more.

And yes, it has a Wii-U controller shape resemblance.

Sep
05
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It's Wii-U controller shaped!

A true Hi-Definition wireless video interface to play streaming games from your favorite platform


So, what is this Cross Plane artifact?

Basically, a wireless HDMI receiver with an screen and attached controls all in form of a portable console that allows you to play titles of a variety of platforms such as PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Ouya and more.

And yes, it has a Wii-U controller shape resemblance.

Sep
05
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Meet the alternate characters!

A new Killer Instinct video has been released showing the alternate Jago, Glacius, Sabrewulf and Thunder colours


Killer Instinct has received a new trailer that shows some of the characters alternate colour options and more of the gameplay. It also features commentary from Double Helix producer Michael Willette.

And remember, the game is coming exclusively for Xbox One at launch.


Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news item!
Sep
05
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Update on Kickstarter

Finally, the crowdfunded game will make it to PS4 and Vita after long negotiations and discussions


In their last Kickstarter update, Creative Intelligence Arts, Inc, have revealed that their indie RPG game Project Phoenix will reach PS4 and Vita platforms, thanks to the long and hard negotiations (And probably the extra money they've got in Kickstarter).

Sep
05
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For standard and Day One editions

Microsoft has officially confirmed that Australia will benefit for the FIFA 14 offer in both standard and Day One pre-orders


Confirmed, Australian past and present pre-orders of the Xbox One (Both standard or Day One editions) will come with a digital download of FIFA 14 for free.

According to CVG:

So, you Aussies are lucky ;)

NEWS SOURCE: Xbox One Australian pre-orders will recieve digital-copy of FIFA 14 (via) CVG...
Sep
05
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Rockstar Games and West Coast Customs Present the 2013 GTAV Bravado Banshee

Rockstar Games and West Coast Customs when to extreme work turning a virtual in-game car featured in GTAV into an one-of-kind real-life actual drivable custom car, and now you have a chance to win it!


Are you an extreme Grand Theft Auto fan? -- Always dreamed of doing your very own getaway in an real-life Bravado Banshee...

Well now is your chance, West Coast Customs along with the help of Rockstar Games artists, have done the impossible turned a custom virtual car into the real-life version, and now they are setting up a contest to giveaway the only one-of-kind 2013 GTAV Bravado Banshee ever build, so you too can now spin your wheels, do a 180 and complete your getaway in style, live in real-life on your city streets...

Sep
05
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Space Hulk: Deathwing is...SPACE HULK SPACE HULK SPACE HULK

If I may borrow a headline from Rock Paper Shotgun, SPACE HULK SPACE HULK SPACE HULK.
Don't worry, I licensed it from them in exchange for a pile of Farm Simulator codes.



Don't know much more about this game, then what is pasted below from their PR, along with a teaser video, and currently the platforms this new FPS is aimed for as not been released, so it is anyone guess if this will be 360 or XB1 or PS3 or PS4, in the meantime enjoy SPACE HULK SPACE HULK SPACE HULK, and remember no one can hear you scream in space...

Sep
05
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More accurate than Oculus Rift

Anonymous sources talk about the release of the Sony's VR headset for late 2014 with the device still in prototype from as of now.


More info on the mysterious VR device that Sony is preparing specifically for the PS4. It seems that it may come in autumn 2014 and to be more accurate than Oculus Rift.

According to Gamesindustry:

Sep
05
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The game is now on Steam for just $20

The indie horror title receives its official launch trailer just in time for you to enjoy before buy


The impressive indie game, Outlast that is now available on Steam and exclusively for PC, has launched a new trailer that will allow you to experience the immersive horror atmosphere of the title.

Sep
05
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Feng, Nina , Kuma and Miguel

Namco Bandai releases a new video of Tekken Revolution showing a few of the new characters


The free.to-play fighting game for PS3 will be receiving new characters on September 11th update . This video shows the attributes of Nina Williams, Feng Wei, Kuma and Miguel Caballero Rojo.

Sep
05
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Xbox 360 version now available

This fourth expansion for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 brings four maps and a new Zombies level


While Xbox 360 users are now enjoying the 1.99GB DLC, Playstation 3 and PC ones will have to wait until September 26th to do the same.

Apocalypse includes two new multiplayer maps, two "completely re-imagined" ones, plus a fresh Zombies level called 'Origins'. It will be prices around $15£10/13€.

You have a trailer below after the PR from Activision they sent us regarding the great news:

Sep
05
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Everyone grab your gamepad, it's harvesting time!

The launch trailer for Farm Simulator on consoles has been released, and the game is coming to Europe and Japan later on today, with a North America release shortly thereafter.


If you spend your life stuck in a city, and always dream of living on a farm like your great-grandpa did, but you don't want to leave the comfort of your armchair, now you can finally virtually explore your farm-life dream while still in the busy, dirty city, thanks to Farming Simulator has now been released for you to start plowing your fields, planting your corn, and watering your crops all on your PS3 or 360.