Archives / 2014 / November

Gfinity Announce New Halo Esports Competition

Halo 2 is back. At least that's what Gfinity say. With less than 700 viewers it was a meager response to a legend game which will hopefully grow. The prize money isn't that high either with one guy referring to there being more pounds in his gym. Ah well make your own mind up and go search out the details over Here if you need a bag of sand. »

The Crew open beta goes live next week

The Crew will receive an open beta on PS4 and Xbox One running from 25th-27th November, Ubisoft has announced. There have already been a couple of The Crew beta tests, with over a million players for Ubisoft's soon to be released “CarPG”, but these early trials were closed beta and required sign up to receive a code. This one, however, is open beta for all to enjoy. Similar to the... »

Xbox One and PS4 to receive day 1 patch

Rockstar plans to release a day one patch for Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox One and PS4. Along with the full game, the patch will be available to download ahead of next week's launch so that the “tweaks and optimisation fixes” included can be applied before the title unlocks. Rockstar said: “In order to experience the game properly, please make sure you install this update befo... »

GOG Autumn sale begins

Ubisoft released the PC specs for Far Cry 4. Below are the system requirements in full. MINIMUM Supported OS Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8/8.1 (64bit versions only) Processor Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.6 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 3.2 GHz Memory 4GB Video Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD5850 (1GB VRAM) Direct X Version 11 Hard Drive 30 GB available space Sound Card DirectX 9.0c compatible sou... »

Matchmaking on Halo improved by Hotfix says Microsoft

A member of the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare development team has listed some of the tweaks the team is currently working on post-launch. Studio head of development Michael Condrey took to Reddit yesterday to thank CoD fans for “a great day zero”, adding: “It's Day One, and we're actively listening for ways to make Advanced Warfare even better.” Condrey then lis... »

FarCry 4 PC Specs Released

The GOG autumn sale has started and straight away you can get sandbox action RPG 'Mount & Blade' for free (it will remain free for 48 hours). GOG also offers The Witcher 2 for free – a game made by the Dev arm of its parent company CD Projekt – but you have to collect stamps each day by visiting the site in order to claim it. 7 stamps across 7 days you can claim by click... »

CoD Advanced Warfare dev lists improvements being worked on

Microsoft says it has already applied updates to Halo: The Master Chief Collection to address certain teething problems with the game's matchmaking system. In a new statement on Tuesday afternoon, a Microsoft rep revealed that the firm has already applied a server-side update – sometimes known as a 'hotfix', which means no download is required on the player side – that h... »