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 very early listing on GameStop has revealed the release date for a game we didn’t know until now would certainly exist. This game is The Walking Dead: Game of the Year Edition (GOTY), ready for PlayStation 4. This game has been released in this edition on a couple of other platforms before, and will head to the newest in new Sony hardware by June 17th.
Making certain the presentation of their game is left up to their own crew, Bethesda Softworks have released a 30-minute gameplay video of Wolfenstein. This game goes by the full name Wolfenstein: The New Order, and it’s only otherwise had 5-minute clips or less. This is the first full-fledged gameplay video unveiled.
Sony has announced that it will be holding the next season of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy in 2014. The new season of the racing program is the sixth season for the show and for the first time Canadians will get to participate. The official start of the online qualifying for the new season starts on April 21.
Final Fantasy XIV has been on the PS3 game console for a while now. Square Enix started talking about a PS4 version that would be coming to the next gen console and not too long ago the beta for that PS4 version of the game started up. One of the cool things that Square Enix is allowing for gamers that upgraded from the PS3 to the PS4 console is the ability to take the progress you made in your PS3 version with you.
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.
The Last of Us was one of the most popular games ever made for the PS3 game console. Naughty Dog's apocalyptic thriller of a game racked up over 200 game of the year awards from reviewers and sold by the boatloads. Last month a Eurasian software manager for Sony named Sercan Sulun said that The Last of Us would be coming to the PS4 this summer.
Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano lent his talents tot he game Child of Light this year, and this week we’re being given a behind-the-scenes look at this master’s work. Ubisoft has pushed a video of this man in his workshop - his drafting table, that is - showing how he went about making one masterpiece of a cover image for the game Child of Light.
There’s a brand called GameSpy out there in the gaming technology universe that runs multiplayer and CD key authentication for a wide variety of games. While part of GameSpy was a video game news site, there was also an online matchmaking service - now owned by Glu Mobile - which will be shut down on May 31st, 2014. There are a number of games that will be affected by this shutdown.