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PlayStation 4 Auto-Update, Video Streaming Won't Require PS+

Jun
19

In the midst of all of the bad PR Microsoft was buried under during E3, Sony managed to slip in the fact that PlayStation Plus will now be required to play multiplayer games on the PS4. Well luckily for anyone buying a PS4, but not planning on using the online feature, you'll still be able to use the auto-update functionality of the console.

'Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara' Available Today for PSN, PC, and XBLA

Jun
19

Capcom's Dungeons and Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara is now available on the PC, PSN, and XBLA. The title includes remakes of both 1993's D&D: Tower of Doom as well as 1996's D&D: Shadows Over Mystara. The game also features achievments and trophies (depending on your platform), unlockables, and a "Character Visualizer" which will track which characters you use most often.

Cover of the Next 'Magic: The Gathering' Comic Series Revealed

Jun
19

IDW has revealed the cover for the next installment of the Magic: The Gathering comic series. The new arc takes place in Theros, setting of the upcoming card game block. It doesn't tell us much about the region (or even what the promo card will be), but it does confirm the return of Planeswalker Dack Fayden and a boat.

New Details Revealed For 'Kingdom Hearts III'

Jun
19

After being announced at E3 last week, more details have now been released in regards to Kingdom Hearts III.  Speaking to Polygon, director Tetsuya Nomura touched upon aspects of the game and what we can expect to experience.

Steam to Introduce Game Sharing?

Jun
19

The Xbox One controversy has reminded a lot of us of a really strange paradox in gaming. On one hand, even the notion that Microsoft would impose any sort of restrictions on used games prompted a massive outcry, and rightly so, from the gaming community. On the other, many of us seem to have no such problem purchasing digital games, knowing full well that we don't actual "own" anything after the transaction is completed.

'The War Z' Renamed to Avoid Trademark Dispute

Jun
19

The zombie MMO/DayZ knock-off The War Z has been renamed to Infestation: Survivor Stories, in order to avoid a potential trademark dispute.

'Titanfall' Will Not be a Windows 8 Exclusive on the PC

Jun
19

There's some good news for PC gamers who don't want to make the jump to Windows 8. Titanfall, the upcoming game from Respawn Entertainment, will not be exclusive to the latest version of Windows.

New 'Hotline Miami 2' Teaser Shows Very Little, Still Somehow Super Violent

Jun
19

Good news for fans of Hotline Maimi, the 2012 blood-soaked top-down shooter dripping with 80s synth and colors, because a sequel is on it's way. More good news: There's a strange and disturbing teaser trailer!

Microsoft Is Removing Xbox One DRM [Updated]

Jun
19

Microsoft has just announced a complete reversal of its DRM and always online policies for the Xbox One. The company is dropping the mandatory 24-hour check-in, as well as just about every restriction on used games. Read on for an official statement.

Humble Bundle with Android 6 Released

Jun
18

There's a new Humble Bundle out. You know the drill, give them your money, get some awesome games. This particular pack includes Aquaria, Fractal, Organ Trail: Director’s Cut, Stealth Bastard Deluxe, and Pulse. Beat the average (currently sitting at around $4.50), and you'll also get Frozen Synapse and Broken Sword: Director's Cut. All of these games are available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android.

Half Hour of 'Thief 4' Gameplay Revealed

Jun
18

Eidos Montreal has released a 33-minute preview of Thief, showcasing a ton of in-game footage running on the PlayStation 4. Producer Stefane Roy presents the footage, which highlights the stealth and combat mechanics, as well as the story and setting of the game. Check that out below, Thief is currently slated for a tentative 2014 launch window on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' DLC Trailer Confirms July Release Date

Jun
18

Incoming DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops II has been confirmed for a July 2 release date. Due to Activision's deal with Microsoft, the content will launch first on the Xbox 360, with PS3 and PC versions to follow in the future.

The Super Circuitcast! E3! Again!

Jun
18

Yes, the last Circuitcast was about E3, but it's just such a big event it needed two podcasts! Also, that other one was recorded while E3 was going on, and this one wasn't recorded until afterwards! Also, some other people are on this one. Yeah! Check it out below!

Playstation 3 Firmware Update Turning Consoles Into Bricks

Jun
18

Yikes. Those looking to do some PS3 gaming tonight, take warning. It looks like a number of users on the Playstation forums have reported that downloading the latest firmware update, released earlier today, is bricking their consoles.

Valve Leak Reveals Half-Life 3, Left 4 Dead 3, Source 2, Steambox, and More

Jun
18

If ValveTime's sources are to be trusted (and they usually are), the statuses of a huge number of Valve projects (many with the number "3" in the title) have been inadvertently leaked. Like many companies, including DreamWorks Animation, Valve utilizes a software system called Jira to manage its projects. Recently, an issue with the program allowed for a brief window of time where anyone, even those outside of the company, could access the database.

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