Xbox One Lands In China 23rd September

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console will launch in China on the 223rd of September, the console will retail for 3,699 yuan, which is around $600 at the current exchange rate.

The $600 price tag is for the Xbox One without the Kinect, the Kinect model will retail for 4,299 yuan which is around $700. In the US the non Kinect model costs $399 and the Kinect Model $499.

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Latest Dragon Age Inquisition Trailer Demonstrates New Combat System (video)

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RPG gamers looking forward to the launch later this year of the new Dragon Age Inquisition game on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC are sure to enjoy this new demonstration of the multi-faceted combat system they will be able to enjoy within the game.

The games developers have created the new Dragon Age combat system to use both real-time action and the strategic tactical camera, and has been built using a custom games engine which is based on the Frostbite 3, check it out after the jump.

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PlayStation 4 Last of Us Remastered Now Available (video)

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PlayStation 4 owners that have been patiently waiting for the launch of the enhanced Last of Us Remastered game to be available for Sony’s next-generation PS4 games console.

It will be pleased to know that it is now available to purchase for the PS4 from retail stores and digitally via the PlayStation Store. Offering the ability to enjoy the award-winning game in 1080p high definition.

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EA Access Offers Xbox One Owners Netflix Style Game Service for $5 A Month

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Electronic Arts (EA) has today announced the launch of a new games service exclusively for Xbox One gamers to enjoy called EA Access, that provides a Netflix style service for EA games.

The new EA Access game service will soon be launching on the next-generation Xbox One games console and will be available via a subscription package for $4.99 per month or $29.99 annually.

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Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Will Offer The Equivalent Of 4 Hollywood Movies (video)

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare

Activision has today released a new Call of Duty Advanced Warfare trailer for their upcoming game that is currently in development by Sledgehammer Games and team of up to 225 skilled developers, designers and video game creators.

The Call of Duty Advanced Warfare game is the 11th major instalment in the COD series and after the disappointment of the Call of Duty: Ghosts, the studio has pulled out all the stops to create a sequel that will provide “the equivalent of four Hollywood movies”.

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NVIDIA Shield Tablet Starts Shipping

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The new NVIDIA Shield Tablet was announced last week, and now NVIDIA has started shipping the device, this is for the 16GB version of the tablet that retails for $299.

The NVIDIA Shield tablet comes with some impressive specifications, which include an 8 inch full high definition display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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August Games With Gold announced

gamesgoldWe learned late last year that Microsoft will be extending their Games with Gold program indefinitely. If you missed the news, Microsoft’s “Games with Gold” program will offer free games to anyone who subscribes to Microsoft’s Xbox Live Gold tier for the Xbox One and the Xbox 360. So it is similar to Playstation Plus from Sony.

In August of this year, the Games with Gold program will get you Strike Suit Zero: Directors Cut and Crimson Dragon on the Xbox One, and if you are still enjoying your XBox 360 and have not upgraded to the XBox One yet, you are not left out. If you are still using your previous generation console, you will get Dishonored and Motocross Madness. Not bad at all for August.
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Xbox One pre-orders have started in China

xbox oneFolks in China have been waiting to get their hands on the Xbox One and I’m sure that many Chinese are happy that Microsoft’s next generation console is now available for pre-order in the country. Yesterday some alleged Xbox One promotional materials for China leaked out, and already the Xbox One pre-order has gone official in the world’s most populated country.

It is sure to sell like crazy. We can expect some big numbers from Microsoft when it launches. The Xbox One will go on sale starting in September thanks to a partnership with China Telecom. However, major online retailer JD.com is already taking pre-orders from today onward.
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X-Men iOS game gets an update and a discount

xmeniosBy now you’ve probably played Uncanny X-Men: Days of Future Past. The game was released back in May to coincide with the X-men: Days of Future Past movie. It’s not really a movie tie-in. This game takes from the comic book’s original storyline and then retells the story so that it will spin off enough playable levels for the player to explore.

Folks seem to like what it offers. The game is available for iOS and it just received an update that gives you two more playable characters: Storm and Polaris. The other bit of good news for those who have not played it yet is that it has also received a discount: from $3.99 down to $0.99.
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Battlefield Hardline Single Player Story Details

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The Battlefield Hardline title is one that players are looking forward to and now the developer Visceral Games has shed some light on the title’s single player story mode. The title is based on a cops vs bad guys theme. We know that. We also know that despite the fact that Battlefield Hardline has been delayed until next year, the single player story mode has been locked in and now we get details.

Visceral Games revealed the details at the San Diego Comic-Con panel this weekend. It is the story of a cop named Nick who gets framed after a drug bust goes wrong. The game’s creative director Ian Milham described it as “desert, Breaking Bad meth country.” The idea is that Nick has to go undercover to clear his name and players will get to have perspective from both sides of the story. Sounds promising so far, don’t you think?
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