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Call of Duty: Ghosts: why the hate?

Call of Duty: Ghosts: why the hate?

This week we're taking a look at the bigger picture when it comes to reviews of the game Call of Duty: Ghosts. When we first published our (still in progress) review of Call of Duty: Ghosts earlier this year, it was shocking to see how big of a backlash was issued at the hands of gamers that'd purchased the title and disagreed with our (mostly positive) assessment on a level so great that we were accused of publishing a paid review (which, for the record, we never, ever do.) Here we're taking a peek at some of the biggest complaints users have with the game.

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Norwegian prisoner demands PS3 and computer

Norwegian prisoner demands PS3 and computer

Though prison seems an unlikely place for (relatively) modern gaming consoles, petitions for devices have grown in recent time. Last year, an Australian inmate took legal action in an attempt to score a computer and an in-cell PlayStation 3. Now Norwegian Anders Breivik has done similar, kicking up a ruckus and threatening to hunger strike if his PS2 isn't upgraded.

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South Park Stick of Truth gameplay trailer dropped: 13 minutes of it

South Park Stick of Truth gameplay trailer dropped: 13 minutes of it

This afternoon the folks at Ubisoft have shared 13 minutes of gameplay from the game South Park: The Stick of Truth. While we've seen our fair share of comments on how this game would be stuck in developmental heck for extended periods of time, all signs now point toward a scheduled release, believe it or not. Today we get to meet the New Kid - aka you, the player of the game - as he meets the guys and starts his journey in this very episode-like game.

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Bound by Flame gameplay trailer unveiled: PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, PC this Spring

Bound by Flame gameplay trailer unveiled: PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, PC this Spring

This week the game Bound by Flame has been introduced to the public by its developers at Spiders Studio. This game is set to inflict a bit of classic RPG storytelling on the current generation of gaming consoles and the PC, complete with the Dark Fantasy genre at the helm. This game will be coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, gaming PCs, and PlayStation 4 inside of the second quarter of 2014.

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2K and Bethesda Softworks Legendary Bundles include two top games each

2K and Bethesda Softworks Legendary Bundles include two top games each

Gamers that are looking for a bargain on some older, but top tier games will want to check out the 2K and Bethesda Softworks Legendary Bundles. There are a pair of Legendary Bundles and each of them has two older, but top-notch video games inside. The Legendary Bundles are offered for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.

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PlayStation 3 has “2-4 years” left in it according to Sony

PlayStation 3 has “2-4 years” left in it according to Sony

This week at the media event where Sony announced the PlayStation Vita Slim, hardware marketing executive John Koller spoke up on the future of the PlayStation 3. For those of you out there already rolling with this console, not planning on upgrading to a PlayStation 4 any time soon - there's good news. In Koller's chat with Gamespot, the PlayStation 3 was said to have two, three, or four years of life left in it, with plenty of games to come.

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ALIEN: Isolation: Ripley’s daughter hits Xbox One, 360, PS3, PS4, PC in 2014

ALIEN: Isolation: Ripley’s daughter hits Xbox One, 360, PS3, PS4, PC in 2014

This week it's become clear that the next Alien franchise game will be not only a multi-console, multi-tiered release, it'll also be as much the terror-infused survival game as the original Alien movie made us wish for. Of course we've got a long way to go before the game actually hits stores, but for now it's looking like the controversial inclusion of Ellen Ripley's daughter in the script is taking a back seat to the idea that this will be everything but a straight-up translation of Alien to a first-person game.

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Far Cry Classic lands today as Far Cry: The Wild Expedition gets delayed

Far Cry Classic lands today as Far Cry: The Wild Expedition gets delayed

If you have been a PC gamer for long, you might have played the original Far Cry game from Crytek. Far Cry is ten years old now and Crytek has a new version of the game that is now officially available. The new version is called Far Cry Classic.

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Microsoft targets next-gen console pricing difference with PS3 trade-in promo

Microsoft targets next-gen console pricing difference with PS3 trade-in promo

When one chooses which next-generation console to purchase, one oft-cited factor is the price: the Xbox One is going to run you an extra $100 over the PS4. Microsoft seems to be targeting that particular issue with its new trade-in promotion, which offers gamers $100 in store credit towards an Xbox One in exchange for their old Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.

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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments game heads to PS3 and PS4

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments game heads to PS3 and PS4

Sherlock Holmes is very popular of late with a show on TV in the US called Elementary focusing on a modern day Holmes and his sidekick. There is also a popular show in the UK on BBC focusing on Sherlock Holmes. Frogwares is a game developer that has just announced a Sherlock Holmes game is heading to Sony game consoles.

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Unity 4.3 PS Vita build live: time for cross-platform gaming

Unity 4.3 PS Vita build live: time for cross-platform gaming

This week the folks at Unity have let it be known that their Unity 4.3 build is out for the PlayStation Vita, a device that will now be able to work with a number of abilities in cross-platform gaming. There's a new PS Vita devkit being released for developers for this platform, allowing them to quickly integrate the games they've already made - or are making - into the Unity universe, therefor allowing them to be played on the PS Vita easily.

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WWE Network steps into the ring on Xbox and PlayStation

WWE Network steps into the ring on Xbox and PlayStation

All around the country one of the most popular sporting events that comes to arenas, stadiums and pay per view is World Wrestling Entertainment or WWE. During CES, WWE announced a new live streaming network that would be coming to game consoles giving fans of wrestling more access to the sport. The network will be called the WWE Network.

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