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PS4 Project Morpheus partners announced: Virtual Reality gaming amped up

PS4 Project Morpheus partners announced: Virtual Reality gaming amped up

Today amongst announcements of the first full-scale virtual reality headset - Project Morpheus for the PlayStation 4 - Sony announced a bevy of software partners. Amongst them were Wwise, Unity (for Unity Engine), Gigantic, and Epic Games. Both software engines and game developers are already onboard, meaning we’ll have both games from the outset and the skeletons of games ready for skin.

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KickBeat, CastleStorm hit PS4 2014 releases; Pinball FX2 for Xbox One

KickBeat, CastleStorm hit PS4 2014 releases; Pinball FX2 for Xbox One

This week the developers at Zen Studios have made clear their intent to bring their biggest games from the previous generation to the next. This includes KickBeat - Special Edition as well as CastleStorm - Definitive Edition for PlayStation 4 as well as both titles plus Pinball FX2 for the Xbox One. Each of these games are of the expandable type, so it’s just the beginning of Zen Studios push into both the PS4 and the Xbox One environment.

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PlayStation Store rental links test underway

PlayStation Store rental links test underway

There are few things worse for a gamer than buying a new game with your hard-earned money only to find out the game isn’t that good. One way to get around this is to play demo versions of the game or rent the title if it is available. Sony is reportedly testing some new rental links on the PlayStation store.

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ControllerMAX gaming controller converter Review

ControllerMAX gaming controller converter Review

The device known as ControllerMAX allows you to plug in and use essentially any gaming controller into any console or PC - it’s as simple as that at the baseline. This device is no larger than a USB dongle and just as light - and that’s what you get in the box - simple at the outset. NOTE: The brand formerly known as ChronusMAX has become ControllerMAX in the time it’s taken for us to review this device, believe it or not, so supposing you’re seeing the lead image in this review and are baffled by it, fear not - it’s the same device.

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PlayStation Home adds Trophies this week (but still no PS4 access)

PlayStation Home adds Trophies this week (but still no PS4 access)

Sony will update PlayStation Home with much-anticipated trophies on Wednesday, its been confirmed, though there's still no word on whether the virtual world for PS3 gamers will ever make it to the PlayStation 4. Launched all the way back in December 2008, PlayStation Home resembles Second Life and gave each PS3 owner a customizable avatar and a personal "apartment" in which they can live and decorate, as well as public spaces that could be themed around events, specific games, and more.

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Watch Dogs delay explained as multiplayer and PC requirements come into view

Watch Dogs delay explained as multiplayer and PC requirements come into view

It’s nearly time for the game Watch Dogs to hit the market - May 27th it’ll be out - and this week two relatively major revelations have appears in the wild. One comes from a mere tweet - Watch Dogs creative director Jonathan Morin has spoken up on multiplayer for the game, confirming a rumor that the title will work with 8-players at once in an "open world free roam" environment - that much is true. With games like Titanfall also rolling with 8 players - but with a massive amount of AI components besides - it’ll be interesting to see how the multiplayer / single-player split continues to develop.

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Watch Dogs release date and PS3/PS4 bundles set for May

Watch Dogs release date and PS3/PS4 bundles set for May

Today Ubisoft has set a solid release date for Watch Dogs, suggesting it’ll be out (for real this time) on May 27th, 2014. This release date includes all platforms save Wii U, which has been delayed once more. Included in this release date ushering is a new story trailer which will give prospective users greater insight into the workings of the final print of the game.

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