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Titanfall adds ‘Black Market’ and in-game currency system

Respawn Entertainment added a new in-game market to Titanfall known as the “Black Market,” which allows players to redeem credits in the game for burn card packs and insignias. For instance, the game’s standard burn card pack costs 5,000 credits and contains six random pilot and Titan burn cards. Players (Read more…) Read More…

FIFA 15 – emotion features explained

Not sure how emotion and intensity will effect a game in FIFA 15? This new developer video will hopefully give you an insight into how it all works out on the pitch. GA_googleFillSlot(“X360_MidPage_MPU1″); Read More…

Sigourney Weaver, other castmates reminisce in this video for Alien: Isolation

Sigourney Weaver and other cast members from the 1979 film Alien, are featured in the latest developer video for Alien: Isolation. The video contains the cast members who will lending their voices to the Creative Assembly-developed title. Alongside Sigourney Weaver (Ellen Ripley), is Veronica Cartwright (Lambert), Harry Dean Stanton (Brett), (Read more…) Read More…

The latest game to sell over 1 million copies is Trials Fusion

The RedLynx platformer Trials Fusion has sold more than 1 million units worldwide since it launched on April 16. If this isn’t enough good news, there’s also a new, free title update available from today. It includes improvements to Tournaments, Track Central and the Track Editor, as well as the (Read more…) Read More…

Dark Souls 2 ‘Crown of the Sunken King’ review: Lost and crowned

After losing days to just navigating Lordran, I understood the switch to more linear pathways in Dark Souls 2. Still, I missed getting truly lost in the first game’s open world. It was a labyrinthine mess that coiled in on itself in the most confusing ways, and it added another (Read more…) Read More…

Theory of everything: Destiny is the real next-gen

Destiny pulls together the best of gaming tradition to create something entirely new. Get used to it: you’re all going to be involved. Activision knows what’s required to succeed in the modern premium games space, and it’s leading with an adventure the likes of which we have never seen before. (Read more…) Read More…

Disney Infinity 2.0 hits North America on September 23.0

The Marvel-stuffed Disney Infinity 2.0 is officially hitting North America’s store shelves on September 23, a date that’s been rumored for a while. We’ve confirmed with Disney the release date applies to the PS4, Xbox One. Wii U, Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the sequel. Disney also confirmed (Read more…) Read More…

6 essential Xbox One video tips

Get your game clips on YouTube You can now upload your game clips directly to your YouTube channel from the Xbox One console! Navigate to the YouTube application and sign-in with your Google account, the app will prompt you to go to www.youtube.com/activate if you want to go (Read more…) Read More…

This is what GTA Online Heists could look like

While we wait for the fabled release of Heists in GTA Online, one crew is already putting together its own ideas of how to pull off the perfect robbery. Unsurprisingly, it involves shooting helicopters out of the sky with a Rhino, parachuting into a street sign, kicking a sports car (Read more…) Read More…

Turn Michael into Chop! How to mod GTA 5 characters via USB

Some clever chaps have come up with a method of modding GTA 5′s single-player characters using a USB stick and a bit of free software. You can now change Michael, Franklin and Trevor into apparently any other model from the game. Want to play as Nigel? Now you can. You (Read more…) Read More…

MLG suspends pro Call of Duty player over “repeated harassment”

Major League Gaming has suspended professional Call of Duty player Patrick “Aches” Price for 4 matches and 1 upcoming tournament. Price has been disciplined “due to repeated harassment of MLG employees and conduct detrimental to the league,” according to MLG. “Since the inception of MLG in 2002, we’ve abided by (Read more…) Read More…

GTA Online jobs hark back to GTA 3, GTA 4, Vice City and San Andreas

Rockstar’s rounded up a bunch of user-created GTA Online jobs which pay homage to GTA 3, GTA 4, Vice City and San Andreas. A few jobs themed around Chinatown Wars, set in the Far East of Los Santos around Textile City, have been thrown in for fun. Included are The (Read more…) Read More…

Will the dream of a new Tenchu game finally become reality?

It’s a bit of a reach, but From Software wants to expand its portfolio of games – could we finally get a Tenchu reboot? According to an interview with Famitsu, as detailed by Siliconera, president of From Software Hidetaka Miyazaki has said he wants to create more Japanese-style video (Read more…) Read More…

Why Destiny isn’t “just a generic shooter”

Destiny isn’t just a generic shooter. It isn’t. Brenna will fight anyone who says it is. Destiny: shared-worlds shooter In case you’ve been living under a rock, Destiny is a shared-worlds shooter from Bungie, the original creator of Halo. It’s currently in closed beta testing on PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox (Read more…) Read More…

Destiny Ghost Edition in such short supply that pre-orders are being cancelled

Destiny has two limited editions, and one of them is so hard to find that retailers have had to cancel pre-orders. Destiny’s Ghost Edition has been really hard to buy almost since it was first announced, and we’ve heard rumblings that it is completely sold out in most territories. That’s (Read more…) Read More…

Titanfall now has in-game currency – but microtransactions are not on the cards

Titanfall is getting in-game currency but Respawn Entertainment swears black and blue the shooter won’t end up with microtransactions. Titanfall is getting a Black Market where players can purchase Titan Insignia and Burn Card Packs. Players shop for these items using credits, a new in-game currency earned by completing or (Read more…) Read More…

Play Destiny’s Beta on Saturday, get a reward in the full version

Bungie is offering Destiny Beta participants an exclusive reward for the full version of the game as an incentive for logging in this weekend, according to an in-game message relayed to players today. “To earn your reward, play the Destiny Beta on Saturday, June 26th at 2pm PDT (9pm GMT),” (Read more…) Read More…

Relive classic Grand Theft Auto moments in GTA Online

In its latest newswire update, Rockstar Games highlights a handful of GTA Online jobs that revisit pivotal moments from past Grand Theft Auto entries courtesy of creative fans and the game’s powerful Creator tool. From the classic Grand Theft Auto 3 to the underloved GTA: Chinatown Wars, Rockstar’s selection (Read more…) Read More…

Dark Souls 2 and 41 other offerings discounted through Xbox Deals with Gold

There are 40 games listed in the Xbox 360 section of Deals with Gold this week, and those with Xbox One weren’t left out in the cold. Granted there are only two deal offerings for Xbox One: 25% off Killer Instinct Ultra and Powerstar Golf. The Xbox 360 list carries (Read more…) Read More…

Destiny Beta Google Hangout and Xbox One Stream Spectacular

At first, Joystiq said, “Sure, I’ll check out Destiny. Why not? Bungie’s made some good games. We like playing games.” Then we played it. A lot of it. Then the beta went offline for a couple of days and Joystiq said, “Whatever. I’ll wait three days to call Destiny (Read more…) Read More…