The game Watch Dogs begins with a quote: "secrets and lies floating in a cloud of data." From there you’re shoved into a world where you’re using the environment around you as a weapon. Earlier this month we were given the opportunity to take a 4-hour-long hands-on look at Watch Dogs for the PlayStation 4 with Ubisoft, and we’ve walked away suitably impressed.
To be clear before we begin, no amount of finesse is going to make you cheating in a game "right." Instead whilst reviewing the KeyMander here today, we’re going to go ahead and assume you’re OK with breaking the rules, or at least bending them a little bit.
One of what we must assume will be a series of meetings around the world with developers and prospective collaborators has been tapped in London for Sony’s Project Morpheus. Morpheus is a device that allows eye and ear immersion in a PlayStation 4-based virtual reality, this system shown off for the first time this year at GDC, the Game Developers Conference in California. This first meeting will be held with the Develop group in Soho, London.
Microsoft's console ambitions continue to lag behind Sony's PlayStation 4, with concerns that the gulf in sales between the Xbox One and its key rival could be a trend of things to come. Sony announced earlier this week that it had sold seven million PS4s, prompting Microsoft to confirm it had shipped five million Xbox One consoles since launch.
The final release in The Last of Us season pass has been shown this week with a whole new mode of difficulty. Just for those of you that’ve beaten the game and want it to be so extremely difficult to play again that you’ll throw your keyboard through a window, there’s Grounded Mode.
Apple has well over $100 billion in cash, which is making many people across the globe wonder what the company should do with all that money. Investors would like to see it come back in larger dividends, while analysts believe it’s time for Apple to make some major moves and buy up smaller companies. Still others say Apple should do nothing with the cash and be content just holding on to it for security’s sake.
The team at Sony Online Entertainment has let it be known that they’re going in to the zombie business, massively multiplayer online gaming style. This game will be coming out in the vein of DayZ and Rust, appearing at first to have more of a "Wild West" nature than the overly-structured bits of Dead Rising 3. This MMO was originally called "H1Z1 Apocalypse", shortened to H1Z1 for the final release, ready to dump you into an open world full to the hilt with zombies galore.
In their note on bringing The Last of Us back to the world with a Remastered edition for PlayStation 4, it was such a big deal that pre-release, pre-leak notes were dropped. After 200 Game of the Year awards were laid bare, The Last of Us Remastered - in 1080p, no less - was certainly a big release for 2014.
One month after the Xbox One release of Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Devastation DLC arrival, this downloadable content pack will be arriving for the PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3. Those users with a Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC Season Pack are allowed to use the Ripper 2-in-1 weapon immediately, while all maps and alien gameplay must wait.