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Sony Gaming Sales Nearly Double As PlayStation Outsells Xbox 3 To 1

Written by Neil Soutter on 31 July 2014 at 11:30

Sony has had a hugely successful quarter finally putting its PlayStation business back into profit, as the cost of manufacturing the PlayStation 4 consoles plummets.

Revenue for its PlayStation consoles climbed nearly 96 per cent, with combined sales of PlayStation consoles now outstripping Microsoft’s Xbox by a ratio of 3 to 1. The figures comes as positive news for Sony, who in May posted massive losses of $1.25 billion during the previous year… [More]

Watch Dogs DLC Set In Camden, New Jersey Teased By Ubisoft

Written by Stuart Thomas on 31 July 2014 at 10:13

Watch Dogs is getting its first major piece of downloadable content later in the Fall, and the action’s moving out of Chicago to the city of Camden, New Jersey. This locale was evidently chosen because it had the highest crime rate in the US in 2012, making it ripe for Aiden Pearce to flex his hacking skills.

The official Watch Dogs Twitter account tweeted out a cryptic message alluding to the possibility of more content coming to Watch Dogs later this year, something which it later confirmed… [More]

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Nvidia Release GeForce 340.52 WHQL Drivers With Shield Tablet Support

Written by Jon Sutton on 30 July 2014 at 17:25

It’s been quiet for months in both the Nvidia and AMD camps, but team green has at last released its latest set of GeForce drivers, bringing them up to version 340.52 WHQL.

This latest game ready driver should provide the optimum gaming performance for the upcoming Metro: Redux release, as well as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. The GeForce 340.52 drivers are also timed to bring the first official support for the new Nvidia Shield Tablet, which we went hands-on with last week… [More]

Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer Looks At Advanced Combat Techniques

Written by Neil Soutter on 30 July 2014 at 16:10

BioWare has unleashed a new Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer, demonstrating the new combat system and techniques added to the series’ third outing.

Dragon Age 2 was oft-criticised for its oversimplified approach to fighting, but BioWare promise Dragon Age: Inquisition will return to tactical fights with planning and party layouts becoming crucial. [More]

EA Announces All Access Subscription Gaming Pass For Xbox One

Written by Stuart Thomas on 30 July 2014 at 15:10

EA has unveiled a new subscription gaming service for Xbox One, dubbed EA Access. Clearly inspired by the success of Microsoft’s Games with Gold program and Sony’s PlayStation Plus service, EA Access will be a subscription service costing $5 a month that will gain access to some of the publisher’s biggest games.

When the service arrives Xbox One owners will get unlimited access to Battlefield 4, Peggle 2, FIFA 14, and Madden NFL 25, as well as discounts on digital content and access to new games five days before release. It’s currently unclear whether EA intends to roll this service out to PC gamers, although Sony has gone on record to claim it isn't allowing the service on PlayStation 4 as it doesn’t represent “good value...” [More]

Amazon Invests 2 Billion USD To Expand In India And Boost Hardware Offerings

Written by Jon Sutton on 30 July 2014 at 14:44

Amazon is investing a whopping $2 billion into its Indian marketplace as competition between it and the dominant Flipkart online store continues to escalate.

The worldwide retail giant only open its stores in India just last year, but chief executive of Amazon Jeff Bezos said in a recent statement that Amazon India is on track to become the fastest country ever to hit $1 billion in sales… [More]

The Walking Dead: Season 2 - Episode 4: Amid The Ruins Review : Wrack and Ruin

Written by Chris Barraclough on 30 July 2014 at 14:05

Warning: contains spoilers for previous episodes of the Walking Dead Season Two.

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Assassins Creed Unity Arno Trailer Introduces Unlikely Templar Ally Elise

Written by Jon Sutton on 30 July 2014 at 12:55

Ubisoft has published a new Assassin’s Creed Unity trailer, depicting a chaotic and bloodthirsty plunge through the Parisian streets as protagonist Arno is chased relentlessly by the city militia. His course takes him to a packed square, where he must prevent the beheading of Elise, an all-new member of the Assassin’s Creed Unity cast.

Elise is reportedly a key figure central to AC Unity’s story, a young Templar noblewoman who establishes an unlikely bond with Arno, despite fighting for the opposite side of the cause in the eternal battle between the Assassins and the Templars… [More]

Nintendo Posts Huge Losses Despite Mario Kart 8 Shifting Nearly 3 Million Copies

Written by Neil Soutter on 30 July 2014 at 11:40

Nintendo has once again posted massive losses for the past quarter despite the hugely successful launch of Mario Kart 8, which shifted an impressive 2.82 million copies during its first month on sale - coming in at nearly 50% attach rate. 

The runaway success of Mario Kart 8 wasn’t enough to help the flailing Wii U though, with just 510,000 units sold worldwide during the three months from April -June, a period during which Nintendo endured a $97.2 million loss… [More]

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