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Saints Row 4 box art is very purple

Deep Silver acquired the rights to the Saints Row franchise in January, during the bankruptcy auction of now defunct publisher THQ. It has since confirmed a Saints Row 4 release date of August 20 in the US and August 23 in Europe and Australia. A 'Commander in Chief Edition' of Saints Row 4 has also been revealed. It grants buyers access to a limited-edition Uncle Sam uniform and a numbe... »

FOX Engine Showcased in PES 2014 Trailer

The battle for football supremacy in video games rages on. Konami has released a teaser video showcasing the modified FOX engine they’re using for Pro Evolution Soccer 2014. Back in March, it was revealed that Konami’s Winning Eleven would be utilising the engine, moving on from their previous one which was in use since the good ol’ days on PlayStation 2. As FIFA have a lot of th... »

Microsoft: 'Keep your 360 if you want to play XBLA games'

Speaking to GameSpot, Microsoft Game Studios VP Phil Spencer advised gamers to keep hold of their Xbox 360s if they want to play XBLA games. “Those games will continue to run on your Xbox 360 for as long as your Xbox 360 runs,” he said. “The box is not backward compatible and we think for somebody who invests in a large digital library that you want to keep your [Xbox 360].”... »

The Last of Us Trophies Revealed

Naughty Dog’s next title is one of the most anticipated of this year. Their emotional zombie effort The Last of Us is set to hit shelves on June 14, worldwide. Through IGN, we’ve learned of the single player trophies for the game. Trophy whores will be over the moon to see that the game includes a whopping six Gold trophies, nine Silver ones and seven Bronze trophies. Also, there is on... »

EA’s Previously Released Online Pass Content Now Free on Xbox 360

By now, everyone’s aware that EA discontinued online passes a few weeks back. Great, right? Well, the cynic in all of us knew there was going to be something to replace them and that could end up being the used games license on next-gen hardware. But, that story is still iffy at time of writing. However, we’re still in the age of Xbox 360, not Xbox One. A NeoGAF user has spotted that E... »

Xbox Lives Major Nelson is “Listening” to Xbox One DRM Feedback

The controversy surrounding Microsoft’s plans for next-gen DRM management continues at pace, with Xbox Lives Major Nelson responding to comments about the subject on one of his blog posts. “We are fully aware of what is going on,” Major Nelson writes in a comment on his blog. “I am working on a few things to address it. I can’t say much more right now. But we ARE list... »

Donkey Kong Country Returns! How much have U.S. Wii owners reported playing? Official U.S. Nintendo Channel data report.

Coffee Beans Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong have been platforming buddies since the 90s. Sometimes they work together, other times they work to help the other out. It just depends which adventure you play. Donkey Kong Country Returns was one of Nintendo's surprise Wii games at E3 2010, and the game released on November 21, 2010 that same year with a MSRP of $49.99. It was developed by Retro Games... »

The Last Of Us Will Have 3 DLC Packs

Naughty Dog have announced that their upcoming survival horror game The Last of Us will be supported with three DLC packs following its release. A season pass will also be available for Sony’s PlayStation 3 exclusive. The DLC will be comprised of two multiplayer packs and one single player expansion. Available from the game’s release on June 14 the season pass is listed at US$19.99 and... »

Ubisoft’s E3 2013 lineup

Ubisoft made its E3 2013 lineup official today. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Rayman Legends, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, and Watch Dogs have been confirmed for the expo. The company will host its E3 presentation on June 10 at 3 PM PT. Ubisoft will be giving “first looks at Ubisoft’s upcoming lineup, including exclusive next-gene... »

Grand Theft Auto V New Details from Live Demo: HUD Mockup, Graphics Comparison and Realistic Fish

A Reddit user, who attended the demonstration that Rockstar Games recently held in Warsaw, Poland for Grand Theft Auto V, recently held an AMA and answered any questions relating to the game that was showcased. Despite the user deleting his account and the replies, we managed to retrieve a saved version of the page with the details. The gore will reportedly be on the level of GTA IV, but other asp... »

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