This early afternoon the PlayStation Network was knocked out by Destiny Beta traffic. Now in the later afternoon, Microsoft has notified the world that Xbox Live is down as well. As of 12:23:39 PM CST, Purchase and Content Usage was down for the count. As of 3:39:42 PM CST, Xbox Live Core Services were Limited.
Growing up with Magic: The Gathering, the card game gathers many enthusiasts and collectors; myself included. Wizards of the Coast have made the Magic 2015 very enjoyable on the iPad and now it is also available today on XBOX 360, Android, and PC (Steam). Sadly for Playstation owners, no release is planned this year or on the roadmap.
Rumor has it, Activision has a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game up its sleeve, which wouldn't be surprising given the upcoming movie launch. The game has cropped up online, where details can be ascertained from its cover and achievements list, hinting at what gamers can expect.
Gamers transitioning from the Xbox 360 to Microsoft's current gen console might have been feeling the painful loss of one of the Xbox 360 store's killer features, but now they need not pine any longer. Microsoft has flipped the switch and now gamers will be able to try a demo of a game and then just pay later for access to the full game. Now if only there were Xbox One games that took advantage of that.
The Beta for Destiny will begin on the 17th of July, 2014, at 10AM PDT. This is a Thursday, and the first wave of openings will begin for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 only. The Xbox One and Xbox 360 opening will be beginning the following Wednesday.
Behind the scenes videos with the folks creating the Call of Duty series are always interesting to behold, even if you’re not a player of the games themselves. This is because Activision, and now SledgeHammer Games, are all about showing as much as they possibly can before a game release. In this case, this means seeing actors being captured in as much detail as possible - body and face included.
This week the GTA Online Independence Day Special begins with a bang. If you’re not all about the illustrations of gameplay you’re about to witness, we’ve got to worry about your love of monster trucks, shotguns, beer hats, and the American flag itself.
This afternoon Titanfall is nabbing an update for both its Xbox One and PC iterations, this update bringing about some major changes for all players. This is not a DLC pack that costs cash - instead it’s one of many free updates that’ll be coming to Titanfall players around the world through the lifespan of the game.
Sledgehammer games are about to change the way Call of Duty functions in our modern flooded-with-FPS gaming universe. General Manager and Co-Founder of Sledgehammer Games Glen Schofield speaks this week in a demonstration trailer of Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, making clear that though this game still has to be believable, it will be a new generation in the franchise.