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Assassin’s Creed Is Ubisoft’s Best-Selling Franchise, But You Probably Already Figured

by David Sanchez on April 21, 2014 @ 9:12 am

Ubisoft’s corporate website is listing some pretty interesting numbers. Specifically, the page reveals the company’s top selling franchise. Yes, it’s Assassin’s Creed. Collectively, the series has managed to hit 73 million units — an impressive feat, no doubt. Second place […]

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Naughty Dog Art Director Nate Wells Leaves Studio to Join The Unfinished Swan Dev

by David Sanchez on April 21, 2014 @ 8:44 am

Former Naughty Dog Art Director Nate Wells has departed from the company to pursue other ventures with The Unfinished Swan developer Giant Sparrow. Wells confirmed the news on Twitter, saying that he joined the team on April 3. The art […]

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Minecraft Getting PS3 Retail Version Next Month

by David Sanchez on April 16, 2014 @ 11:26 am

The insanely popular voxel-based world builder Minecraft will soon be widely available in yet another format. Taking to the PlayStation Blog, Mojang announced that Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition will hit retail shelves beginning May 16. As expected, this version of […]

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InFamous: Second Son Is the Series’ Fastest Selling Installment

by David Sanchez on April 16, 2014 @ 10:53 am

Sony has revealed that InFamous: Second Son quickly became the fastest selling game in Sucker Punch Productions’ open world action-adventure series. As indicated by Destructoid, the PlayStation 4 title managed to hit 1 million sales within nine days. These are […]

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Watch Dogs Season Pass Detailed, Add-On Campaign Coming Post-Launch

by David Sanchez on April 11, 2014 @ 1:36 pm

Upcoming spy-and-hack title Watch Dogs is set to receive the season pass treatment when it launches next month. The listing for the downloadable pass is now up for pre-order on GameStop (Thanks, Joystiq!), where you can purchase it for $19.99. […]

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It’s Official: The Last of Us Remastered Heads to PS4 This Summer

by David Sanchez on April 11, 2014 @ 10:59 am

After months and months of speculation and rumors, it looks like The Last of Us is indeed coming to the PlayStation 4. Aptly titled The Last of Us Remastered, the game is now available for pre-order through the Sony Entertainment […]

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The Evil Within PAX East Trailer Is Terrifyingly Surreal

by David Sanchez on April 11, 2014 @ 9:37 am

The upcoming Bethesda-published survival horror game from Shinji Mikami and developer Tango Gameworks recently got a new trailer in time for PAX East. As expected, it’s quite horrific and super creepy. More than anything, though, it’s incredibly surreal. The whole […]

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King Oddball Drops a Load of Rocks on PS4

by David Sanchez on April 7, 2014 @ 10:56 am

After initially making its rounds on iOS platforms and PC and most recently popping up on the Vita, King Oddball from 10tons is set to brings its offbeat physics-based destruction to the PlayStation 4. In King Oddball, you must swing […]

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The Last of Us PS4 Confirmed by Sony Eurasia, Denied by SCEE

by David Sanchez on March 27, 2014 @ 4:02 pm

It’s no secret that PlayStation 4 owners have been clamoring for The Last of Us. Having found major success on the PlayStation 3, Naughty Dog’s latest award-winning endeavor has garnered a massive fan base. Well, if recent reports are any […]

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Aztez Bringing Brawling and Strategy Together on Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U and PC

by David Sanchez on March 18, 2014 @ 10:56 am

The two-man studio at Team Colorblind is currently toiling away on a brand new game for (inhale) the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Vita, Wii U, PC, Mac, and Linux (exhale). Titled Aztez, the game features a combination of fast-paced beat […]

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Indie Horror Story Home Heading to PS4, PS Vita, Possibly with New Content

by David Sanchez on March 18, 2014 @ 10:31 am

Developer Benjamin Rivers’ pixelated psychological horror experience Home will soon be making its way to the PlayStation 4 and Vita. The announcement was made yesterday on the PlayStation Blog by Rivers. The upcoming PlayStation Network version of Home will feature […]

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Costume Quest 2 Goes on the Hunt for Even More Candy on Consoles, PC

by David Sanchez on March 13, 2014 @ 5:35 pm

As someone who fell in love with the original Costume Quest, it brings me great joy to report that publisher Midnight City has announced the return of the series with Costume Quest 2. Double Fine is bringing back the first […]

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Ubisoft Montreal Explains Watch Dogs Delay

by David Sanchez on March 11, 2014 @ 2:20 pm

Following an unexpected delay, Ubisoft’s latest franchise Watch Dogs is now set to debut on May 27. Speaking on the Ubisoft blog, Senior Producer Dominic Guay explained exactly what the reason was for pushing the debut game back. As it turns […]

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Kojima Wonders if Players Will Be Able to Finish MGS V: The Phantom Pain

by David Sanchez on March 11, 2014 @ 10:01 am

After revealing at the end of 2013 that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain would be “hundreds of times larger” than Ground Zeroes, series creator Hideo Kojima has followed up on his previous statements. Specifically, Phantom Pain will be […]

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Naughty Dog Says Last of Us Directors Not Involved in Uncharter Writer Amy Hennig’s Departure

by David Sanchez on March 11, 2014 @ 9:11 am

Shortly following last week’s big news story surrounding the departure of Uncharted Creative Director and Writer Amy Hennig from Naughty Dog, the studio addressed the situation. According to sources close to IGN, The Last of Us Directors Neil Druckmann and […]

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Galak-Z to Blast Its Way Through Space on PS Vita

by David Sanchez on March 10, 2014 @ 10:02 am

Having previously been confirmed for the PlayStation 4 and PC, space shooter Galak-Z will now also make its way to the Vita. Developer 17-Bit made the official announcement on the PlayStation Blog. The studio expressed its adulation of both Spelunky […]

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Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition Announced for Xbox One, 360, PS4, Wii U

by David Sanchez on March 6, 2014 @ 11:05 am

Developer Drinkbox Studios is prepping its acclaimed 2013 brawler Guacamelee for release on a handful of new platforms after finding initial success on the PlayStation 3, Vita, and Steam. Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition is headed to the Xbox One, […]

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MGS V: The Phantom Pain on PC Is Something Kojima ‘Would Like to Do’

by David Sanchez on March 6, 2014 @ 10:04 am

If you’re looking forward to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain on the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, or PlayStation 3, you’re set. The game’s been long confirmed for those platforms, so there’s no worrying for those particularly […]

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Watch Dogs Gets May Launch Date

by David Sanchez on March 6, 2014 @ 6:48 am

Following leaked info surrounding the launch for Watch Dogs courtesy of GAME (Man, those guys are getting into the habit of doing that, eh?), Ubisoft has made it official by confirming the rumored May 27 release date. A post on […]

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Uncharted Writer Amy Hennig Reportedly ‘Forced’ to Leave Naughty Dog

by David Sanchez on March 5, 2014 @ 9:20 am

After having just celebrated her 10-year anniversary with Naughty Dog, writer Amy Hennig has left the company. Sources close to IGN claim that she was “forced out” by The Last of Us directors Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley. Hennig previously […]

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Over 6 Million PS4s Sold Worldwide

by David Sanchez on March 4, 2014 @ 11:22 pm

Sony sent out word that the PlayStation 4 had managed to surpass 6 million sales across the world as of March 2. This news comes following a previous report that the PlayStation 4 had sold over 300,000 units in Japan. […]

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Rocksteady Developing Batman: Arkham Knight, Due Out This October on Xbox One, PS4, PC

by David Sanchez on March 4, 2014 @ 10:39 pm

The fourth entry in the Arkham series of Batman games is coming. Batman: Arkham Knight is scheduled to launch for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on October 14. Now, if you were bummed out by Batman: Arkham Origins […]

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PSN Spring Fever 2014 Sale Cuts Prices on Awesomenauts, Fez, and More

by David Sanchez on March 4, 2014 @ 9:50 pm

Earlier today, Sony kicked off its Spring Fever 2014 sale, in the process offering up rad discounts on new and upcoming titles. If you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber with a keen interest in a number of indie games, be sure […]

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Fez Twists and Turns PS4, PS3, PS Vita Later This Month

by David Sanchez on March 3, 2014 @ 11:24 am

Phil Fish’s wonderful brainchild Fez will soon make its debut on the PlayStation Network. In a post on the PlayStation Blog, Polytron Producer Marie-Christine Bourdua announced that the charming puzzle-platformer will arrive on March 25. Having originally launched on Xbox […]

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Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, Tomb Raider Are March’s PS Plus Freebies

by David Sanchez on February 28, 2014 @ 9:24 am

March is just a day away, and Sony has released the list of free titles on hand for PlayStation Plus subscribers. At the top of that list is Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, which was outed on the Hong Kong PlayStation […]

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The Swapper to Multiply on PS4, PS3, PS Vita

by David Sanchez on February 27, 2014 @ 10:54 am

The critically acclaimed puzzle-platformer The Swapper will soon be moving on from its PC exclusivity. According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, the game will hit the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita in May. Gameplay in The Swapper […]

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Awesomenauts Assemble! Brings 2D MOBA Mayhem to PS4 March 4

by David Sanchez on February 26, 2014 @ 12:14 pm

Awesomenauts Assemble! from developer Ronimo Games in conjunction with Abstraction Games is headed to the PlayStation 4 next week. The game, which is a remake of the studio’s popular PC 2D MOBA Awesomenauts, will land on the PlayStation Network on […]

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PS4 Sells Over 300K in Japan in First Two Days

by David Sanchez on February 26, 2014 @ 11:45 am

The PlayStation 4 has gotten off to a solid start in Japan. According to a report on Famitsu (which was shared by Destructoid), Sony’s latest platform hit 322,083 sales in two days. Two put things in perspective, that’s four times […]

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Report from Hong Kong: PS4 Getting Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition

by David Sanchez on February 26, 2014 @ 11:32 am

Developer Housemarque is porting its hit twin-stick zombie shoot ‘em up Dead Nation to the PlayStation 4. The report first surfaced in a post on the Hong Kong PlayStation Blog. Dubbed Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, the game will land on […]

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PSN Back to 2013 Sale Kicks Off: Diablo III, Walking Dead, Rayman, and More

by David Sanchez on February 25, 2014 @ 8:44 pm

As if the Vita’s two-year anniversary sale wasn’t already quite awesome, Sony has decided to commemorate 2013 in a big way. The Back to 2013 Sale has officially started, and you can snag a number of hit titles for relatively […]

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Bomberman-esque Multiplayer Title Basement Crawl Out Now on PS4

by David Sanchez on February 25, 2014 @ 7:49 pm

Developer Bloober Team has officially launched its PlayStation 4 multiplayer title Basement Crawl. The game hit the PlayStation Network today in North America, and it’s set to land in Europe tomorrow. Basement Crawl is inspired by the classic Bomberman games […]

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The Last of Us Sequel Could Happen … Maybe

by David Sanchez on February 25, 2014 @ 7:21 pm

For those of you who are desperately clamoring for a sequel to Naughty Dog’s hit 2013 release The Last of Us, there’s definitely hope, though nothing is set in stone. Speaking on Reddit, Creative Director Neil Druckmann said the chances […]

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch Could Land on PS4 in April, News on Other Platforms

by David Sanchez on February 23, 2014 @ 10:41 pm

Octodad: Dadliest Catch may hit the PlayStation 4 sooner rather than later. According to a tweet from developer Young Horses, April is the studio’s goal, though nothing is set in stone. Additionally, Young Horses is looking into releasing Dadliest Catch […]

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Daylight PS4, PC Release Date Revealed, Will Include Twitch Features

by David Sanchez on February 23, 2014 @ 5:57 pm

After previously sharing that survival horror game Daylight would hit the PlayStation 4 and PC in April, developer Zombie Studios has announced an official launch date. Speaking to Joystiq, Studio Director Jared Gerritzen confirmed that the procedurally generated game would […]

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Basement Crawl Explodes Exclusively on PS4 This Week

by David Sanchez on February 23, 2014 @ 1:09 pm

Developer Bloober Team has revealed that its upcoming PlayStation 4-exclusive party game Basement Crawl will be available this week. The game is due out on the PlayStation Network beginning February 25 in North America and February 26 in Europe. Influenced […]

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Sega Details Plans Following Atlus Acquisition

by David Sanchez on February 19, 2014 @ 7:07 pm

Sega has been pretty quiet about its plans surrounding Atlus parent company Index Corporation. In a recent press release (translated by Gematsu), the company finally revealed what appear to be major long-term plans regarding the buyout. First, Index Corporation as […]

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Horror Game Daylight Enters the Darkness on PS4, PC in April

by David Sanchez on February 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm

A new horror game is on the horizon, hopefully primed to scare the crap out of those who dare play it. As indicated in a video feature on IGN, Daylight from developer Zombie Studios will hit the PlayStation 4 and […]

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MGS: Ground Zeroes on PS4 Runs at 1080p, Xbox One Runs at 720p

by David Sanchez on February 18, 2014 @ 5:44 pm

In news that’s sure to please PlayStation 4 owners, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will appear on your TV sets at a nice resolution of 1080p when played on Sony’s latest platform. Also, in news that may not exactly […]

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PS4 Finally Hits Japan Next Week, Trailer Is All Kinds of Fun

by David Sanchez on February 13, 2014 @ 7:07 am

The PlayStation 4 is finally set to launch in Japan, and the big event is being celebrated with an entertaining trailer. It’s not exactly a high level of crazy like we’ve come to expect from the country, but it’s still […]

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Kojima Responds to Criticisms of MGS: Ground Zeroes Over Two-Hour Campaign

by David Sanchez on February 6, 2014 @ 11:28 am

In a recent report in the latest issue of Game Informer, it was revealed that Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes could be finished in two hours. Even despite the game’s fairly low price, that’s a considerably short amount of […]