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PS Plus: buy a year’s subscription, get three months free

Monday, 28 January 2013 17:10 GMT By Dave Cook

PlayStation Plus just got a rather sweet list of deals for February today, but Sony has piled on the generosity further in a new subscription package.

Shacknews reports that if you buy a year’s subscription to PS Plus between now and March 4th, Sony will give you an extra three months on top at no additional cost. None to shabby no?

That’s it. Short, but sweet. What do you make of today’s PS Plus announcements? Let us know below.

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38 Comments

  1. monkeygourmet

    All this makes me wonder if Sony’s PS4 will be purely subscription based.

    It would enable them to put out a more expensive console and not lose as much in the long run.

    It really looks like they are going that way. Or, next gen they will charge for online and they are just making it more attractive for people to have or sign up to plus so they don’t realise or care.

    What’s the rough percentage of PS3 owners who don’t have plus for those that do I wonder?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. monkeygourmet

    Also, what do devs get back from this, apart for maybe reaching a bigger audience?

    Do Sony pay them off or a percentage of overall plus sales?

    #2 2 years ago
  3. DrDamn

    I would guess Sony give them a predetermined fee. A lot of games realistically aren’t going to earn much more and participating in PS+ gives them new income and a chance to sell more DLC. In fact releases on PS+ are often tied to related DLC specials. So its all low cost to the pub/dev and high value to the consumer. Its a great little model and one others should pick up.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. ManuOtaku

    Monkey like in the previous related topic prior today, i hope they keep the two options available, one with subscription and one without it, so we can have a choice, and also to keep everybody happy, and this goes for sony and microsoft, if they do it, i mean only susbscritions while cesing physical media, i think for the first time, i will not own all the consoles in the same gen, i will do it with just the WiiU, i hope this will not be the case at all.

    And this lead me to other question, how a subscription model will work in other regions, like latin/south america, or the middle east?

    #4 2 years ago
  5. monkeygourmet

    @3

    It is good, I was just wondering if it can scare off devs.

    What with this AND cross play on Vita, it’s very good for the customer but thought it may have hurt the dev from a profit perspective, greedy people are greedy.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Dragon246

    Best sub in existence for gaming. Great value for consumers, what more can you ask for?
    Unlike a sub service that provides nothing and another one that doesn’t even exist properly.

    @3,
    I agree, it works like that most probably. But really, who cares? Awesome games at dirt cheap sub for an entire year, it just cant get better than this.

    @Manu,
    Sub only is just not happening. Some wisecracks have crooked views here, and are always wrong, you don’t need to listen to that. Eve in my country, sub based hardware don’t exist. As an alternative, it may happen, but not at the expense of current selling methods.
    Or, just wait till E3. :)
    Why hear nobodies who only predict doom?

    #6 2 years ago
  7. monkeygourmet

    @4

    That depends if your wife lets you buy a next gen console?! :D (joke!)

    #7 2 years ago
  8. monkeygourmet

    @6

    ‘Unlike a sub service that provides nothing and another one that doesn’t even exist properly’…

    You obviously don’t follow your own advice troll boy

    #8 2 years ago
  9. monkeygourmet

    @6

    The reason it matters is if Sony are trying to make out games are selling x amount of games when in actual fact it’s split between x play and real sales.

    No one answered that properly in the PSA thread yesterday?

    Not saying they do, but things like that can scare devs off if they feel they can make more money on a rival system.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. theevilaires

    Sign me up! If SONY’s selling I’m buying baby :D

    #10 2 years ago
  11. DrDamn

    @9
    For PS+ devs are actually making money they wouldn’t of otherwise. How many PS+ subs were realistically going to buy Sleeping Dogs still? With PS+ they can get a nice lump sum plus some renewed DLC sales to people who don’t mind the cost considering how much they paid for the main game. Its all low cost to them too, no cost to manufacture and distribute and what they are hoovering up more is money from people who may have bought second hand otherwise.

    With Cross Buy I would guess Sony would offer marketing and promotion incentives, and maybe make developing for both platforms simultaneously cheaper through common tools.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Deacon

    I like that I get to try some stuff that I otherwise would’ve ignored. We all need a varied diet.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. polygem

    @ Dragon: RIGHT NOW. let´s stop it here:

    Monkey is trying to have a discussion here. he´s all polite. pointing out positives and negatives…his opinion…what this site should be all about.

    now look at your comment:

    “Best sub in existence for gaming. Great value for consumers, what more can you ask for?”

    sony marketing.
    then you go on:

    “Some wisecracks have crooked views here, and are always wrong, you don’t need to listen to that.”

    “smart ass” attacking.

    then you will end up saying: look at those nintendogs they derail EVERY Sony thread..

    No kid, it´s always you who starts this shit.

    back on topic: i just checked the + offers for febuary. i am tempted. it is a great deal but i think it´s really worth it if you own a vita as well.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Dragon246

    ^Nintendog needs to bark, even on Sony articles. So much for ignoring my comments kid. You are clearly incapable of following your own words.

    Oh, and I have stopped responding to trolls who cant even sum up their views in 3 consecutive comments.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. PEYJ

    when clicking at the 12 month sub it doesn’t say anything about 3 extra months ?

    #15 2 years ago
  16. polygem

    i never said that i will always ignore you. i said it´s sad that it seems like it´s the only solution to deal with you.
    but you are ignoring like a champ here as well. now. did you read what i just said? does it make sense to you or do you just want to play namecalling again. woof woof. *waiting for the quote – the evidence – the dragontruth*

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Dragon246

    @15,
    Check ps blog.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. monkeygourmet

    @14

    Better than with 3 separate accounts.

    It’s easy to ignore people when you talk to yourself I guess.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. monkeygourmet

    The PSP Go was Sony’s first attempt at trying an all digital gaming model.

    The PS Vita even offered a phone like contract service with the 3G version.

    Sony has just purchased GaiKai and is obviously trying to make its plus service more attractive by offering these deals plus features like cross play.

    Microsoft have started subscriptions with the 360.

    Only an idiot wouldn’t see this is a potential for next gen, it would enable a more powerful launch console and would potentially stop companies having to offer costly price drops every year or so on hardware.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. ManuOtaku

    #7 monkey thats not even funny, it is quite the opposite so sad, although i can do a WiiU move, i mean buy one in secrecy ;).

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Dragon246

    @18
    Since you like to gloat, take a bet. Ask the mods to check the ip addresses and find out if I use an alt account. If I am guilty, I will leave this lovely site, if not you will pack your packs out of here.
    Although I know you won’t have the balls to accept this since like trolls, you like to hypothesize a lot of gibberish.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. PEYJ

    vg247 should have stated that this offer only applies to the US PSN. There is nothing about it on the EU blog.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Dragon246

    @22
    Eu has discounted the sub too.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. monkeygourmet

    @21

    Let’s do it, I’m almost out anyway. As I’m on the verge of leaving due to the same idiots recycling the same bullshit, I’m due to move onto fresh pastures anyway.

    Need mods to know your not doing any bullshit tricks or have deleted accounts etc…

    Go for it, place has become polluted with trolls .

    #24 2 years ago
  25. ManuOtaku

    Monkey yes the PSP go was a first attempt, but in the case of the PSP go for what i do understand is that the device let you have the games saved on a memory card, therefore you have access to the games without the restrain of an subscription or an account, you can play the games in and out, which is very different to PSN plus or the steam box for example, something that they might enhance in the future, i dont mind right now PSN and XBLA because thats the way it works too, you have the games installed on your device, and you can play them in or out / on and off, not always connected or tie to an account always connected thing, thats what i dont like.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. DrDamn

    @MG
    Gaikai could well be used to get over the issue of PS4 not having a nice back catalog to push and likely not supporting backward compatibility. Not sure they can afford to support the infrastructure costs though.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. DrDamn

    @25
    You don’t need to be always connected for PS+ you know. Get a years sub and games are marked as expiring when your sub does, so you can play them off line, on line whatever.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. polygem

    “Let’s do it, I’m almost out anyway. As I’m on the verge of leaving due to the same idiots recycling the same bullshit, I’m due to move onto fresh pastures anyway.
    (…) place has become polluted with trolls .”

    i couldn´t agree more. as much as i love this site, i am thinking about just leaving it more and more recently. it´s kind of sad. any alternative tips?

    #28 2 years ago
  29. PEYJ

    @ Dragon

    It doesn’t indicate so on Plus side on the store.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. monkeygourmet

    @28

    Not really, gaming wise.

    My girlfriend writes for Lasertime, will spend more time on there! :)

    And Miiverse! Especially when they launch the custom forum creation system! ;)

    @26

    I think that’s where their going with Gaikai, I can’t see them putting a separate CELL into PS4 for b/c.

    One thing I would like to see that was my favourite feature of ONLIVE was the 30 second game capture.

    If you pressed a button on the controller it would automatically upload the last 30 seconds of gameplay that you could share for bragging rights or if you did something weird or cool! Was an awesome feature IMO and the Wii U has got closest so far with the screenshot upload.

    Rumours suggest MS will adopt this as the reported specs include some kind of recording hardware in the console, could be a killer feature especially combined with Call of Duty.

    I did an interview with the ONLIVE guy at Eurogamer and in the closed system demo, this feature really stood out.

    Also interviewed Chet Faliszek from Valve about Counter Strike, was really funny as I didn’t know who he was lol, he looked miffed I wasn’t star struck! ;)

    #30 2 years ago
  31. gomersoul

    why are people threatening to leave this site because of the community that comment in articles? don’t read them, just read the gaming news that this site puts together well.. on topic, ps plus is excellent for me, can’t see ps4 being much different… psn being free is a massive selling point for the ps3

    #31 2 years ago
  32. monkeygourmet

    @31

    Not threatening, just believe Dragon is using an alt account based on a few threads recently.

    If I’m wrong ill happily move along. Still waiting for him to run and get a mod to verify it.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. daytripper

    @31 or print out a particular comment section and use it as toilet paper :-)

    #33 2 years ago
  34. DrDamn

    @30
    I did try onlive once. Due to server location it was a fairly poor experience, but the best bit about it was the capture stuff. I spent longer looking at peoples clips than I did playing. This sort of feature has been implemented in a fair few games, from Halos theatre mode to CoD and Just Cause 2 on PS3 supporting YouTube uploads (that was via Sony libraries). Bringing it into a central OS forum cross game (ala Miiverse) is where it will shine though.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. monkeygourmet

    @34

    I spent far too long trying to capture people’s limbs flying off in Ninja Gaiden 3 on Wii U last night! :)

    The screenshot capture is genius!

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Dragon246

    @29,
    The discount will start from feb 6th.

    @24,
    Your prerogative, since you stated I used alt accounts. Prove it now.
    Unless you just like to bark nonsense without proof.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. monkeygourmet

    @36

    How do I go about doing that, sounds like your backtracking my friend.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Da Man

    Typical Sony: buy a year of their useless renting service, get even more of the shitty offerings.

    #38 2 years ago

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    The 3D Realms Anthology, announced back in October, is now available on Steam for PC and Mac for a limited-time price of $29.99. After the introductory period has ended, it will run you $39.99. The collection contains 32 games, which if purchased individually would you run more than $120. Here’s the list in case you […]

  • A Portal-themed pinball table is coming to Zen Pinball later this month

    Valve and Zen Studios have announced a Portal-themed pinball table is coming to Zen Pinball. The table will be made available on all pinball platforms, including Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2, from May 25. Called the “Aperture Science Heuristic Portal Pinball Device”, it contains the characters Chell, Wheatley and of course GLaDOS. Portal Pinball […]

  • Star Wars characters coming with release of Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits

    Star Wars characters are coming to Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits. Disney says it will contain “many favorite characters and include more gameplay content and variety than ever before.” There will be three Star Wars Play sets: Twilight of the Republic set in the Episodes 1-3 timeline, Rise Against the Empire set during the […]

  • Hearthstone has been played by 30 million people

    Blizzard’s strategy game Hearthstone has 30 million players, the developer announced on Twitter. The figure doesn’t breakdown players numbers by platform, but Activision will release its recent financial report tomorrow, so maybe more information will be forthcoming. Hearthstone was releases on PC March 14, 2014 followed by Mac, phones, and tablets. Blackrock Mountain, the latest […]

  • Tomorrow’s Destiny livestream focuses on Prison of Elders – here’s a teaser

    Another Destiny: House of Wolves livestream takes place tomorrow, and it will focus on Prison of the Elders. The Prison of Elders is a prison facility in The Reef which is watched over by Variks and is part of the new Arena game mode which is limited to three players. The livestream will be hosted […]

  • Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced for current and last-gen

    Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced by Activision, which isn’t shocking in the slightest. Correction: My stupid brain has EA on it due to the financials release later today. The game is being published by Activision. Not EA and I previously stated. I apologize, and have reprimanded myself in a most sever manner. […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector’s Edition is sold out in the UK

    Hopefully, you pre-ordered the Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector’s Edition in the UK already. If not, you are likely out of luck. According to GAME, the pack which contains the Half Scale Replica of Snake’s Bionic Arm has sold out in the UK. The retailer confirmed the news to Videogamer this morning. […]

  • Far Cry 4 Complete Edition coming June 19 for PC, PS4 to the UK

    A Far Cry 4 Complete Edition has been announced and it includes the full game as well as the Season Pass. This is the sku which popped up on Amazon Germany earlier in the week. The Season Pass provides access to five separate pieces of DLC. Here’s a refresher on the DLC content: The Syringe: […]

  • The Witcher 3: live Q&A stream with CDP, new monster dev diary inside

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is out in just two weeks, and if you want to know more about Geralt’s latest adventure, CD Projekt is hosting a live Q&A now on Twitch. There’s also a new developer diary below which focuses on monster in the game. The Witcher 3 is out on May 19. Huzzah! […]

  • Forza Horizon 2′s Alpinestars Car Pack has five cars and is ready for download

    The Alpinestars Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 is out now on Xbox One and its the only way you will ever be able to afford a 1992 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport. Unless, of course, you win the lottery or are left in some rich person’s will. In that case, I’ll take the ’53 Corvette, […]

  • Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition is now available in North America

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition has been released in North America. It will be made available in the Europe on May 7 and in the UK May 8 for £49.99 on consoles and £34.99 on PC. As previously announced, this edition contains all previously released DLC content as well as […]

  • Two GAME exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians now available for pre-order

    GAME has announced two exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians, and both are now available for pre-order exclusively through one of the retail chain’s 318 stores or online. The £79.99 Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians, which delivers new digital content wrapped in a steel book. There’s also the £199.99 Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition […]

  • Deals with Gold: Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Bioshock Infinite, more

    Microsoft has announced its latest Deals with Gold discounts for Xbox Live Gold members. Franchises on sale include Far Cry, Call of Duty, along with individual titles Assassin’s Creed Unity and Bioshock Infinite. The full list is below. Bioshock Infinite discounts are available for both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members. Xbox One Far Cry […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has released, watch the launch trailer here

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has launched on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. You can watch the launch trailer for it below. Boxed copies in Europe arrive from May 15, and in Australia/New Zealand on May 14. You can grab digital copies from the following online services: Steam, PlayStation Network, Xbox Store.

  • GOG’s online service GOG Galaxy is now in open beta

    GOG Galaxy, the DRM-free online gaming platform from the folks at GOG, has left Alpha and is now in open beta for all to try. As previously announced, the online service, similar to Steam, is option. Players do not need to play online as all games are stored by the service and can be played […]

  • DayZ-inspired Goat Simulator DLC GoatZ is out this week on Steam

    Goat Simulator players can download DayZ-inspired DLC this week called GoatZ. According to Coffee Stain Studios, GoatZ is “the only survival game on Steam that isn’t in Early Access.” Jokingly of course. The DLC features: Mandatory crafting system because everyone else is doing it. Zombies that bug out. There’s a pun here about actual living […]

  • No, Far Cry 4 is not currently free on PSN

    You may have seen a few Tweets from people saying that the PS4 version of Far Cry 4 is available to download from PSN for free. This is not true. A few readers have tipped us off to what looked like a glitch on PSN that allowed players to download the full version of Far […]

  • Metal Gear Solid: The 1984 Collection confirmed to be a clothing line

    Konami is teasing a Metal Gear Solid thing called “The 1984 Collection.” The Metal Gear Solid Facebook page posted this image about an hour ago: The caption reads, “Step back into the 80′s with our new MGS collection coming very soon! Stay tuned!” This is supposedly in reference to the clothing line that was announced […]

  • Portal, The Simpsons, Jurassic World & Scooby Doo packs listed for Lego Dimensions

    Lego Dimensions is likely getting a few unannounced content packs. One of which is themed around Valve’s Portal. A set of unannounced content packs for the upcoming Lego Dimensions have been revealed by US retailer Walmart. The listings include packs for The Simpsons, Scooby Doo and Jurassic World, and most interestingly, Portal. The listings have […]

  • This is the most authentic recreation of GTA 2 in real life ever

    Affordable drones have many uses. Most of them are not nearly as exciting as recreating GTA 2 in real life. I am surprised it took us this long, but someone has finally captured footage using a drone that resembles the protagonist’s experience in the classic GTA 2. These aren’t just shots of cars from a […]

  • PlayStation 4 sales reach 2m in the UK

    Sony has sold 2 million PlayStation 4 consoles in the UK, faster than it did with the PlayStation 2 – the company’s best-selling machine in the country. MCVUK is reporting that as of last weekend, 2 million PlayStation 4s have been sold in the UK. The data is based on GfK Chart-Track estimates. This makes […]

  • H1Z1 gets female characters, skin colour options planned

    In an effort to improve diversity in the game, H1Z1 developer has added female characters. Female survivors can now be found throughout the world of H1Z1. Developer Daybreak added the new feature in a patch released last Friday. You will be able to choose a female avatar in the main game and in Battle Royale. […]

  • Possible teaser site for Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi’s new game opens

    Either Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi is working on a soon-to-be-launched Kickstarter for his new game, or someone is pulling an elaborate prank. At PAX Prime last year, during Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 panel, a flyer was handed out to attendees that showed what appeared to be a 2D game of some sort with […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for May 5: Heroic and Nightfall strikes detailed

    Tuesday is here and Destiny’s weekly reset is also here. Bungie announced that your weekly Destiny grind has now begun. The Nightfall and Heroic strikes are now live too. This week’s strike is Winter’s Run. Rainbow burn is back for the Nightfall, which means you do more damage with all elemental weapons, but also receive […]

  • PC version of Project Cars delayed in Australia due to severe weather

    Recent weather conditions in Sydney, Australia are responsible for a slight delay of the PC version of Project Cars in the country. Sydney recently suffered from storms that caused flooding in some areas. One of those is the place where publisher Namco Bandai was storing PC copies of Project Cars. The stock was “severely damaged,” […]

  • Twitch’s new process makes it easier for streamers to appeal flagged content

    Twitch has updated its appeals process concerning videos that have been flagged by the audio ID system. Towards the end of last year, Twitch introduced a new audio recognition system that scans archived streams and automatically mutes the audio whenever copyright music is identified. The system has been in-use ever since and Twitch has today […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a day one patch, but it’s not a major one

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will indeed have a day one patch, to make the first-time experience as smooth as possible. Like many modern games, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will have its day one patch. According to the developer however, it wasn’t born out of necessity. Miles Tost, level designer at developer CD Projekt […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare owners get free pistol today

    Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games is adding a new pistol to the game, free to all players. The M1 Irons is a new pistol that comes to Advanced Warfare starting today. The weapon is offered as a thank you gift from the developer. Sledgehammer says the Irons is good at range and packs a punch. […]

  • Fall down the Skullgirls Big Band music video rabbit hole with me

    Skullgirls is a pretty amazing fighting game, but did you know it’s also a passable music creation suite? Earlier today I was idly perusing an episode of PlayStation Underground showing off Skullgirls 2nd Encore, a re-release of the indie fighter packing in loads of new features and coming to PS4 – with full cross-play! – […]

  • The many uses of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’s pipe weapon

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]