Archives / 2013 / November

Internal Xbox One HDD Can Be Upgraded

It seems the guys over at Github have figured out a way to swap out the meagre 500GB Hard Drive provided with the Xbox One. If you are familiar with Linux, you may want to head over there as they have ousted their's for a 1TB drive with good results. Apparently the console will bitch and moan whilst it creates it's temporary files that are missing by sitting at the green Xbox One dash lo... »

Grand Theft Auto Online Hidden Audio Files Divulge Possible DLC

Buried in the Beach Bum DLC for Grand Theft Auto Online is a smattering of audio files that hint at possible future DLC packs, including mentions of spying, a camera phone upgrade, racing for pink slips and casinos. The audio files were picked up by YouTuber Franken Stein and shared with NeoGAF by Allenous. There's no word if these audio files are part of something larger, but listening to th... »

Code Redemption Down On Playstation Network

Manage to pick up a PlayStation 4 on Black Friday, or for the system's launch in Europe? Got some codes you need to redeem? Not so fast. Sony has ceased code redemption on the PlayStation Network, meaning game vouchers, money cards and the like are currently as useful as pretty words on pretty paper. Sony tweeted the news via its PlayStation Twitter account, linking to a post on the PlayStati... »

Call Of Duty Ghosts Now Double XP

To celebrate the launch of next gen consoles, Call of Duty: Ghosts will have a double XP weekend starting this evening. From now until 6pm Sunday all players on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be rewarded double points for their multiplayer exploits. Earlier this week Activision announced that Ghosts was the most-played next gen release and the best seller at many US retailers. »

Surprise Surprise – PSN buckling under pressure of EU PS4 launch

Now that the PS4 has finally launched in Europe, users are experiencing problems logging in to PSN – an especially big irritation as several of the console's features aren't available until it receives a day one update. “We are aware some users are experiencing issues logging into PSN on PS4 due to the heavy traffic we are receiving, we're investigating,” noted the... »

Stallion83 awarded a Lifetime Xbox Live Gold Membership card!

Ray Cox aka Stallion83 (Gamertag) is a fairly well known Gamer, who's main goal in Gaming is to reach the 1 Million Gamerscore milestone. At the moment, he currently holds the World Record for the most Gamerscore, this having been confirmed by the Guinness Company. Last Sunday, Stallion topped a whopping 953,000G! With the amount of time and commitment Cox has put into playing video games, th... »

Xbox Hackers Have Managed To Dump NAND of Xbox One

It’s closing in on to being nearly a week since the Xbox One was officially launched by Microsoft. Facing a lot of hiccups and bumpy roads leading to the launch, Microsoft still managed to sell one million units to the customers within 24hours but keep in mind that it is a total of selling units in 13 key countries. Piracy is a growing concern in the video games industry. With many accomplis... »

Sneak Peek: First look at Valve’s new ‘Steam Machine’

The clever bods at valve have finally released a prototype of their new ‘steam machine’ to the media, which carries Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 graphics and an i7 intel core processor. The machine, to be tested by 300 lucky gamers is Valve’s attempt to bring the steam gaming platform to the home console crowd, and uses their very own steam OS. According to testers, the OS runs very sm... »

Black Friday deals hit Xbox Games Store

It's not just Amazon offering a week of US holiday deals to us folks back in the UK – Microsoft has revealed its own range of discounted games and add-ons. A decent range of reductions is available from now until Monday 2nd December and includes Skyrim and Fallout 3 (both half price), Tomb Raider and Sleeping Dogs. A number of download-only games are cheap too – Ron Gilbert's... »

Psychonauts, Stacking, and Costume Quest to see retail release

Double Fine's downloadable adventures Stacking and Costume Quest may have been published by the now defunct THQ, but the boutique developer has just regained their publishing and distribution rights. Better yet, it's partnered with Nordic Games to release retail versions of Stacking, Costume Quest and Psychonauts, for PC and Mac in 2014. 1 The retail versions of these games will be avail... »

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