Activision’s Call of Duty series heads in to the near future and promises to re-invent the series in Advanced Warfare.
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If you’ve been on the internet today you might be forgiven for thinking that the announcement of Microsoft’s buyout of Minecraft developer Mojang was akin to the announcement over Scotland’s independence. Such is the feeling over the block building game that many fans took to forums and social networks to either bemoan the death of the series (or, indeed, gaming in general) or praise Microsoft …
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Mojang’s excellent block building game is finally appearing on Xbox One this Friday, according to Major Nelson (aka Larry Hryb) with a discount for those who own the 360 version. Edit: and the PS4 version has now been made available with a similar upgrade price to those who already own the disc and digital versions.
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Microsoft have just released the news that Forza Horizon 2 will have an Xbox One demo on 16th September.
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Nintendo have revealed two DLC packs arriving in November for Mario Kart 8 on their site. The two £7 packs are split into a Zelda themed pack and an Animal Crossing themed pack, with a character and stage based on each game.
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It was a no-go for some gamers on Sunday as DDoS (Denial of Service) attacks brought down PSN and some Xbox Live services as well as Diablo III.
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Sony, in conjunction with Notch, have released a new trailer for Minecraft on PS Vita. The game is still slated for an August release, though no firm release dates for either the Vita or PS4/Xbox One versions have been announced.
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The biggest surprise of Gamescom 2014 came from the Microsoft show, where Square Enix and Microsoft’s exclusive deal on the new Tomb Raider game was announced. Rise of the Tomb Raider, sequel to the well received multi-platform Tomb Raider game, will be an exclusive on both Xbox Platforms in 2015.
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Bungie’s Destiny Beta was certainly a success, both for Bungie’s testing and as a PR tool to increase the popularity of the game in advance of its release. Over 4.6 million players is pretty good by Beta standards. So the news that all progress made in the Beta will not carry over to the full game has obviously a blow to some, especially those who …
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