Microsoft shipped 1.1 million Xbox consoles last quarter

xoneWe heard last week that Microsoft had seen Xbox One sales double since they reduced its price. It seems like many gamers now feel the price is justified and they are buying. While we don’t know how many units they managed to sell, we know based on NPD’s figures, that it wasn’t enough to beat out Sony in sales for the month of June in the US market.

And now Microsoft has released their latest earnings for the fourth quarter fiscal year 2014 and based on the numbers provided in the report, it looks like Microsoft shipped 1.1 million Xbox consoles in Q4 FY 2014. Things are going better for the company.
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Guardians Of The Galaxy Play Set Headed To Disney Infinity (Video)

Guardians Of The Galaxy Play Set

Marvel has announced that Guardians of the Galaxy Play Set, which is based on the new Guardians of the Galaxy movie is headed to Disney Infinity.

The video below shows the gameplay of this new Guardians of the Galaxy Game, which will come with a range of playable characters, including Rocket Raccoon, Drax, Gamora and Groot, plus crossover characters from Iron Man and more.

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Destiny Beta For Xbox One Now Available

Destiny Beta

Destiny Beta recently launched in the PS4 and PS3, and now Bungie has announced that you can get your hands on Destiny Beta on Microsoft’s Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles.

In order to play Destiny Beta on your Xbox 360 or Xbox One console, you will need to have pre-ordered the game, once you have done this you can get a beta code to play the game.

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Nintendo will offer Super Smash Bros. 3DS demos at SDCC

sdccHere’s some good news for anyone attending SDCC who wants to also check out Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS. We already knew that Nintendo was expected to bring Super Smash Bros. to the Nintendo 3DS this summer, but then we were bummed to hear that the game had been delayed to October.

Well, we have some good news at least. If you wanted to try out the 3DS version of the game before you buy it or the Wii U version, Nintendo will be providing demos of the game at SDCC.
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Extra The Last Of Us DLCs confirmed

lastIf you thought that Naughty Dog was finished developing additional DLCs for The Last Of Us, think again. The game was a huge hit and was very well received by gamers, so no, they are not done yet. Many gamers are awaiting its launch on the PlayStation 4 right now.

The developer had already confirmed that new DLCs will be released, but no details were given. However, it has now been confirmed that the downloadable content packs will be multiplayer focused and will “definitely not” include any new chapters for the campaign. In other words they won’t extend the story.
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Xbox One Update to Add 3D Blu-ray Support and More


The next big update for the Microsoft Xbox One game console will land in August. Some details about what that update will bring to the tablet have now surfaced. One of the biggest things added to the console via the update will be support for 3D Blu-ray playback. As with any 3D Blu-ray player, you will need a 3D TV to enjoy those films.

If you already own a 3D TV and have an Xbox One, this is great news. Support for 3D movies isn’t all that will be gained with the August update. The console will also get some tweaks to the Activity Feed and Friends section. One of the other nice updates is the ability to automatically download new games and apps.

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Activision sued by former dictator Manuel Noriega

codnorI can’t believe this bit of craziness is actually news, but it is, so here goes. Activision has been sued by Manuel Noriega, former dictator of Panama. At issue is Activision’s portrayal of him in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The lawsuit was filed early this past week in the LA County Superior Court.

Noriega, who is now 80 years old, says that Activision presented him as “a kidnapper, murderer and enemy of the state,” according to the LA Times. He sees the purpose behind this as a cheap way to increase game sales, and so he wants damages and lost profits. Uh, okay.
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