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Star Trek Online Season 12 launching 26th January

Perfect world has taken to arc games to announce that they are kicking off their 7th anniversary of Star Trek Online by releasing the Season 12 content update. Unfortunately, this will only be on PC with the Xbox and Playstation versions coming at a later date, Season 12 continues where the previous content update Agents Of Yesterday left off in the story arc of the game while bringing new PvE que...[Read More]

Latest Xbox One update finally lets you leverage your higher-speed internet connection

If you own an Xbox One and have long been frustrated by the download speeds achieved on your supposedly-high-speed home internet connection, the latest Xbox One OS update will definitely make your day better. Released on December 14, Xbox One OS version 10.0.14393.2152 brings with it the usual slew of stability- and performance-improvement remarks as well as one major bonus: download speed increas...[Read More]

Major Nelson Hints At An All Digital Future For Xbox Games

In a small interview with GameSpot, Larry Hryb, aka Major Nelson, hinted that the future of Xbox could be all-digital purchases. “I think the world is—with every passing year and month, every passing moment—the world is more and more comfortable with digital purchases, and frankly that’s what consumers are demanding. They want to have that flexibility of content unlocking and being available...[Read More]

Steam Update Adds PS4 Controller Support

Steam launched an update today that allows players to use PlayStation 4 controllers with Steam games. The feature was announced last month and has added support for the controller’s touchpad and gyro features. “Believe it or not, when you use the PS4 Controller through the Steam API, it’s exactly the same as a Steam Controller. You make the exact same API calls, you only get acti...[Read More]

Gears Of War Crossplay Test Coming This Friday

This Friday Gears of War 4 is running a Crossplay trial to gather as much data and information on Crossplay as they can. Xbox One and Windows 10 players should be able to play with each other. “This test is being conducted to evaluate the potential of a more permanent Crossplay solution in the future to allow Windows 10 and Xbox One gamers to play together in Versus outside of Private Matche...[Read More]

Sling TV App For Xbox One Gets Performance Update

The Sling TV app on Xbox One got an update recently, and according to a thread on Reddit, while no obvious changes were made, the long buffering times have been greatly reduced. Many users are reporting that they are no longer experiencing any buffer times, and those that are find them few and far between. The developers of the app have also indicated that another, bigger update is on the way, imp...[Read More]

Titanfall 2 DLC and Multiplayer Trial Coming In December

Tomorrow, November 30th, players who pre-ordered Titanfall 2 will receive early access to the remastered version of a fan favorite map from the first game; Angel City! “When the IMC instituted martial law in Angel City, massive walls were built and a system of security checkpoints was created to divide the city into many smaller districts. The unfortunate residents of the Harbor District, no...[Read More]

PlayStation 4 Leads Cyber Monday Sales

After months of trailing behind the Xbox One in sales in North America, the PlayStation 4 takes the lead once again. $3.39 billion was spent in the USA alone on Cyber Monday, and Sony’s console was the highest selling electronics item. The PlayStation 4 has been the highest selling console in November, and with the month coming to a close, they are sure to remain on top. Were sales driven by...[Read More]

Skyrim Sold 30 Million Copies

It may come as no surprise that Skyrim, the fifth game in the Elder Scrolls series, has sold 30 million copies, putting it in the same sales realm as games like Call of Duty and Mario. In an interview with Glixel, Todd Howard, Director and Executive Producer at Bethesda Game Studios, what this kind of success meant for him as a creator. “Each of our games has found a larger and larger audien...[Read More]

Josh Holmes Leaves 343 Industries

Josh Holmes, Studio Head of Halo 5 at 343 Industries, announced in the latest Halo Community Update on Halo Waypoint that he will be leaving the company to work on independent game development. Holmes worked for years on AAA titles such as Halo 4 and 5, Turok, and Def Jam. After working as the Creative Director for Halo 4 he was promoted to Studio Head during the development of Halo 5: Guardians. ...[Read More]

Backwards Compatible Xbox 360 Games Get New Cases

One of the Xbox One’s best features is backwards compatibility, and now Xbox 360 games are even getting new boxes! Microsoft is re-releasing backwards compatible games in new cases that look like the ones Xbox One games come in, with a label that says “Plays on Xbox One & Xbox 360”. Backwards compatibility has been a huge marketing point for the Xbox One, especially when comp...[Read More]

The Game Awards Nominees Announced

With the end of the year approaching, its that time again! The Game Awards take place on December 1st! A team of leading gaming industry members have reviewed and rated every game that released in 2016 prior to November 24th, and here are their nominations! The award ceremony can be watched via live stream on http://thegameawards.com! GAME OF THE YEAR DOOM Inside Overwatch Titanfall 2 Uncharted 4:...[Read More]

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