PlayStation 4 Update 2.0 Rolling Out Next Week

PlayStation 4 Update 2

PlayStation 4 owners patiently waiting for the highly anticipated release of the recently announced PS4 update 2.0 codenamed ‘Masamune’, will be please to know that Sony will be rolling out the update to PS4 consoles worldwide next week on October 28th 2014.

The new PS4 update 2.0 includes a wealth of new features including enhancements to live broadcasting enabling PS4 owners to install a dedicated YouTube application offering the ability to upload your gameplay footage directly to it.

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Updated Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is coming for Xbox 360

san andCan you believe that 10 years have passed since Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas was first released? It seems like yesterday. If you enjoyed that game back in the day, you might have felt a bit nostalgic yesterday when rumors started circulating that this title was going to be re-released on the Xbox 360.

Would they really release it again? Well yes. Yes they would. Rockstar has confirmed the updated Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for Xbox 360 and it brings full Achievements support and improved 720p graphics. Sounds awesome.
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Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition Launches On Mac, Linux And PC Next Week (video)

Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition

Game developers Beamdog that this week announced that their new Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition will be launching next week and will be available for Windows, Linux and Mac systems to enjoy it from October 30th, 2014.

The Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition old school RPG game which has now received plenty of enhancements both graphically and functional will be available to purchase from both the Steam and GOG online game stores and will be priced at $20.

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Alien Isolation Corporate Lockdown DLC Content Launches Next Week

Alien-Isolation Corporate Lockdown DLC

Gamers enjoying playing the space survival horror game Alien Isolation, that launched earlier this month to rave reviews, may be interested in the new DLC which will be launching next week in the form of the Alien: Isolation Corporate Lockdown pack.

The Corporate Lockdown DLC will be available to purchase for $7.99 or £5.59 and is available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC from October 28th 2014.

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Halo: Nightfall Official Trailer

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You may have heard that Microsoft is making a Halo TV show called Halo: Nightfall. Fans are going to love this show and it has been a long time coming. Earlier this year, they released a first look trailer, but now you can view something with a bit more substance.

Good news. Microsoft has released the full official trailer for the TV series. It’s longer than the first trailer we saw and if you look closely enough, you can even spot the Halo energy sword being wielded by a Covenant soldier. The TV series will center around agent Jameson Locke as he investigates a biological weapon that apparently only affects humans.
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New $50 Kinect Adapter Enables Xbox One Kinect To Work With Windows 8.1

Kinect Adapter

Microsoft has today announced that they have made available a new Kinect adapter that is available for $50 and provides the ability to use a Kinect for Xbox One gesture control sensor and attach it to Windows 8 PCs and tablets.

Using the new $50 Kinect adapter all Kinect v2 sensors, Kinect for Windows v2 and Kinect for Xbox One will perform identically explains Microsoft and can be used with the SDK 2.0 to create apps.

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Xbox One Screenshot Support Not Arriving Until Next Year

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Microsoft Xbox One console owners that were hoping to be able to use the newly announced Xbox One screenshot feature that was unveiled earlier this month.

Might be a little disappointed to learn that Microsoft’s Xbox head Phil Spencer who announced the incoming release of the new screenshot feature, has today clarified that unfortunately it will not be ready until sometime in 2015.

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Titanfall gets a new co-op game mode

titanfall updateAre you still playing Titanfall? If so, this is some good news. Respawn Entertainment has announced the release of the eighth update for Titanfall. This is the biggest update ever released for Titanfall in fact and it brings with it a brand new co-operative game mode called Frontier Defense. In this mode players team up with three other players to defend an objective from increasingly intense waves of AI enemies.

This update is rolling out right now and should be available in all regions. So what other things can we expect from this update? Well, aside from adding a new co-operative mode this update also brings several fixes as well. Those fixes will improve the overall gameplay experience. There are also several fixes for online play as well.
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Civilization Beyond Earth Launching On Mac And Linux Before The Holidays (video)

Civilization Beyond Earth

Gamers patiently waiting for the launch of the new Sid Meier’s Civilization Beyond Earth game on PC might also be interested to learn that it will be launching on both Mac and Linux systems before the holiday season begins.

The new science-fiction-themed addition to the award-winning Civilization series allows players to take part of an expedition sent to find a home beyond Earth. Watch the official cinematic trailer and gameplay after the jump.

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Hearthstone Launching On Android Tablets Later This Year

Hearthstone

Android tablet owners that enjoy playing the free to play card game from developers Blizzard in the form of Hearthstone. Might be pleased to know that Blizzard has today confirmed that an Android version of the Hearthstone game will be launching on Android tablets before the end of the year.

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a free to play digital collectable card game or CCG that was officially launched by Blizzard back in March 2014 and is currently available on PC and Mac, as well as Apple’s iPad tablets and Windows 8 attached devices, unfortunately Android tablets have been left out in the cold for some time.

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Razer Nabu Smartband Arrives At The FCC (video)

Razer Nabu

Originally unveiled at the beginning of this year during the CES 2014 technology show in January, very little has been heard about the new Razer Nabu smartband since, and it now seems that Razer has been busy finalising the design for a consumer launch.

This week the Razer Nabu smartband has been spotted making its way through the FCC and indicates that the Nabu might soon be available to purchase, directly from Razer and its stockists.

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Candy Crush Soda Saga hits Facebook

Candy CrushIt’s a mystery to me as to why, but Candy Crush is considered to be one of the most popular mobile games in the world. Don’t believe me? The developers of the game are said to be making over $600,000 a day on this game. You and I are clearly in the wrong profession.

Well, if you are tired of playing Candy Crush Saga, King has launched Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook. The game is meant to be a companion game to the Candy Crush Saga title. The game was in testing for a while, but now it is ready for prime time.
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