Sony, amongst news and previews of games galore and the upcoming white version of the PlayStation 4, has announced news that the console will be getting YouTube in the near future. Such an announcement was made during the company's E3 2014 conference, and includes sharing perks for gamers.
Remember the PS Vita TV Sony launched in Japan? There was high demand for the tiny console, so much so that by September of last year the maker was considering launching the device in the United States and Europe, as well. That dream has come true, with Sony revealing at E3 today that it'll arrive in the US this fall.
Amongst the PS4 news rolling out right now at the Sony E3 press conference is good news for Far Cry fans -- particularly those who enjoy it but don't necessarily plan on investing in the game. The co-op mode in Far Cry 4 will be opened up to PlayStation Network users who don't own the game but have a friend who does.
This morning at the start of the Xbox One presentation at E3 2015, Xbox head Phil Spencer suggested something crazy. "Today we are dedicating our entire briefing to games," said Spencer, suggesting that there’d be no chatter about TV programming, audio systems, or in-car entertainment. Nay, said he, it was time to reveal more games than you’d know what to do with.
It’s clear already that E3 2014 is all about the games - everything from the newest in new oddities to the most tried-and-true franchises are coming in with heat. Today DICE have revealed their next hero title: Star Wars Battlefront 3. This game keeps the classic form of Star Wars, Battlefront fun, and makes with the next-generation excellence while they’re at it.
To demonstrate the high-definition revamp Halo 2 multiplayer has gotten in the Halo Master Chief Collection this week, E3 2014 delivered action onstage. What you’ll see is a basic match - the same as you’d be playing back with the original version of Halo 2, only here it’s far, far prettier. If you like big flat slabs of color, you’ll want to pull out the older console - this version is being played on Xbox One.
The game Tom Clancy’s The Division has suddenly appeared as one of the most "next-gen" looking games in the whole Xbox One universe. What we’re seeing this week is a bit of gameplay from the folks that’ve developed the title, complete with multiplayer (or some extremely realistic single-player) action. Coordination here is a must - just so you don’t get lost in the lovely visuals of the environment.
Microsoft has started off E3 2014 with a bang with Halo: Master Chief Collection, readying the world for Halo 5. This title will include all previous Halo games and will being on Halo, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 4, each of them with higher-definition graphics and gameplay than ever before.