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Call of Duty: Black Ops III drops story campaign from PS3, Xbox 360

Call of Duty: Black Ops III drops story campaign from PS3, Xbox 360

Activision has said that this year's Call of Duty: Black Ops III release will only feature competitive multiplayer modes on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game. This news is bound to sting for those playing on the previous-generation consoles, as it was announced back in June that Black Ops III would still come to the PS3 and Xbox 360, albeit with a few content cuts, alongside the PS4, Xbox One, and PC versions.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III Limited Edition 1TB PS4 launches in November

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Limited Edition 1TB PS4 launches in November

Sony has introduced a new PlayStation 4 bundle for Call of Duty fans, but with a design that, we suspect, won’t bring the game franchise to the minds of most gamers. It is called the Call of Duty: Black Ops III Limited Edition PlayStation 4 bundle, and it’ll be shipping on November 6. Ahead of that, though, you can pre-order the bundle through Amazon to ensure you're not left out.

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Dungeon Defenders 2 arrives on PlayStation 4 next week

Dungeon Defenders 2 arrives on PlayStation 4 next week

On Monday, Sony announced that Dungeon Defender II will be arriving on the PlayStation 4 console on September 29…as a pre-alpha. Which you’ll need to pay for. This is a sequel to the previously released Dungeon Defenders, a game that is described as an action tower defense title with traditional role playing actions like leveling and looting. We’ve a video showing some game play after the jump!

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HITMAN delayed until March

HITMAN delayed until March

While the next HITMAN game was until recently set for release on December 8th, it's been delayed. The creators of the game at Io-Interactive suggest that this game is the "biggest venture [they've] ever undertaken" and that the playable area and density of the game is beyond any game they've created before. This release date change is suggested to be allowing for more content to be added to the game's initial content set. The creators will then "follow with a tighter frequency of updates" than they'd originally planned.

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Limited edition gold PS4 bundle brings the bling via Taco Bell

Limited edition gold PS4 bundle brings the bling via Taco Bell

Jealous of the new colored PlayStation 4 accessories announced at the Tokyo Game Show this week? Well, Sony hasn't forgotten about US gamers, as they've just announced a special limited edition PS4 bundle that bundle that includes a gold console and controller. Along with the special colored hardware, the bundle includes a one-year subscription to PlayStation Plus, needed for online multiplayer gaming and other special features, along with a copy of the new Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection game.

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Dark Souls III to crush spirits on PS4, Xbox One in April 2016

Dark Souls III to crush spirits on PS4, Xbox One in April 2016

As the Tokyo Game Show has now kicked off in full, a few announcements about upcoming big games are starting to be made. Today it was revealed that Dark Souls III, the latest entry in one of the most punishingly difficult series of all time, will be seeing release in April 2016 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. That date applies to the North and South American, along with European release, while Japanese players can get their hands on Dark Souls III a few weeks earlier, on March 24th.

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Minecraft: Story Mode hits PS4, Xbox One on October 13

Minecraft: Story Mode hits PS4, Xbox One on October 13

Good news for fans of either Minecraft or the excellent narrative titles from developer Telltale Games, as the latter's Minecraft: Story Mode is now confirmed to see release on Tuesday, October 13th. While Mojang's Minecraft proper is well-known around the world, its sandbox-style gameplay means there's no real narrative for players. Telltale Games changes that, adding a detailed storyline to the universe across five episodes, much like how the developer released the critically acclaimed Walking Dead and Wolf Among Us games.

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New PS4 controllers, hard drive covers come in plenty of colors

New PS4 controllers, hard drive covers come in plenty of colors

Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference was fairly low-key, but they still managed to make several hardware-related announcements. Along with PlayStation VR becoming the official name of the virtual reality gaming headset, and a new lower price for the PlayStation 4 console in Japan, Sony also revealed a handful of new colors for the Dualshock 4 controllers, along with an entirely new accessory: replaceable covers for the PS4's hard drive bay.

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PlayStation 4 gets price drop in Japan

PlayStation 4 gets price drop in Japan

In addition to revealing PlayStation VR as the official name for their virtual reality gaming headset, Sony used its pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference to announce a new price for the PS4 console in Japan. The console currently sells for 39,980 yen (about $334) in the region, but starting on October 1st its price will be 34,980 yen ($292). This is the first official price reduction on the PS4 from Sony since the console launched, and it could mean similar price drops in other parts of the world in the near future.

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PlayStation VR: Sony’s Project Morpheus gets official at Tokyo Game Show

PlayStation VR: Sony’s Project Morpheus gets official at Tokyo Game Show

Just a short time ago, Sony held its pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference, where it formally announced its PS4-compatible virtual reality headset as the PlayStation VR. Previously known by the codename Project Morpheus, Sony's headset is still said to be scheduled for release sometime in "early 2016," however the Tokyo Game Show announcement didn't narrow that timeframe down. The most exciting part of the press conference, other than revealing the official name, is that PlayStation VR will be on the show floor later this week to try out.

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Backwards Compatibility imminent on PS4

Backwards Compatibility imminent on PS4

Several PlayStation 2 games have turned up on the PEGI ratings site as of this afternoon suggesting they're coming soon to PS4. Release on PlayStation 4 for these games will come almost certainly in the form of digital downloads. While similar titles are available for streaming play through Sony's PlayStation Now program, this will be the first set of made-for-PS2 games made available for download and local play for the PlayStation 4 gaming system.

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Destiny year 2 update begins

Destiny year 2 update begins

Today the Destiny 2.0 update will begin arriving on your gaming devices. This update will bring a swath of new features to the game for all users, including higher level caps, attack power adjustments, and a set of adjustments for the new Light system. A new set of weapon changes is appearing as well, including higher base damage for Auto Rifles - for example. Year Two weapon lethality is being taken into account with Year One stat perks - the amount these perks buff your weapon stat has been reduced - meaningful trade-offs can commence.

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