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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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    A new Halo novel will explore the backstory of Gunnery Sergeant Edward Buck. Halo: New Blood is a digital-first short novel launching on March 2. The 60,000 word novel was penned by Matt Forbeck, an award-winning author of many licensed fantasy and sci-fi publications. It’s an all-new story, but fans of Halo 3: ODST will […]

  • Destiny players purchased 1.1 million Ice Breakers last week

    Destiny players know what’s hot, and Exotic sniper rifle Ice Breaker is definitely warm. Destiny vendor Xur offered Ice Breaker for sale last weekend, much to the delight of everyone yet to find this terrific bit of gear. According to the latest Bungle Weekly Update, Xur sold 1,143,320 Ice Breakers. He left the tower with […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition nets GLAAD special recognition award

    Dragon Age: Inquisition has been honoured for its diverse representation by LGBT advocacy body GLAAD. Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a special recognition award for “the many complex and unique LGBT characters prominently integrated throughout the game”. GLAAD doesn’t normally honour video games (maybe one day, if we ever have enough that deserve it), but […]

  • The Order: 1886 AR game is full of puzzles

    The Order: 1886 has spawned a new promotional website with lots of info to ferret out. Called The Order Exposed, the new site pertains to be the blog of a missing researcher, who had been hoping to uncover the secrets of the alternate history. This on its own is quite interesting but it’s also full […]

  • Grow Home is the next game to follow Child of Light, Valiant Hearts

    Ubisoft has announced another small passion project in the wake of the success of recent releases. Child of Light, Valiant Hearts: The Great War and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon are all the products of a new initiative at Ubisoft where the publisher lets key developers rest after big triple-A projects by working on something […]

  • What mysterious reveal is Xbox teasing for May 4?

    Xbox is teasing something we’ll be waiting quite a while to learn more about. Xbox community manager Raj Patel tweeted the following earlier today: Hmm… pic.twitter.com/4wBGu6xsDc — Raj Patel (@Rajio) January 22, 2015 NeoGAF users spotted the morse code in the background of the image, which translates as follows: “Presented by Xbox, 10am PDT, 1pm […]

  • 2011 PSN hack class action settlement claim forms available

    PlayStation Network members affected by the 2011 hack and downtime can now claim part of a $15 million settlement. The PSN was down for months on end in 2011 following a major hack, which resulted in user details being compromised. Sony apologised and provided free games as compensation, but unhappy gamers banded together in a […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has a true open world

    Final Fantasy 15 doesn’t just have “open world gameplay”, it has a true open world – one continuous stretch of environment. “The world is connected by continuous land,” director Hajime Tabata told Gamespot. “If those areas were disconnected, it would feel distant from reality. You’ll find that you’ll be able to walk or drive or […]

  • Suikoden, Suikoden 2 EU PSN release date locked down

    Suikoden and its first sequel will be available via the European PlayStation Network soon. Suikoden publisher Konami has confirmed a February 4 release date for the two RPG classics. CONFIRMED! #Suikoden I & II EU #PSN release date is FEB 4TH! http://t.co/ObOIvZDJAK pic.twitter.com/aM760R2Gez — Konami UK (@KonamiUK) January 22, 2015 It’s been a long wait […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 20, says Gamestop Italy

    Dying Light’s physical release has been delayed, but at least one European retailer thinks it knows what’s going on. Dying Light’s physical release date is February 20, according to Gamestop Italy. According to Tmag (Italian, via Google Translate), there’s been no response from local representatives of publisher Warner Bros. Although the digital release will take […]

  • Free online multiplayer update now available for Trials Fusion

    Online multiplayer is now available as a free update to Trials Fusion. The online component includes three new four to eight player multiplayer modes on PC, PS4 and Xbox One and up to four players on Xbox 360. These are the three new gameplay modes included with the update can be found through a previous […]

  • This video for indie survival horror Monstrum features all in-game footage

    Monstrum launches on Steam Early Access January 29 and today, you can have a look at a video for it featuring all in-game footage. Developed by Team Junkfish the survival horror game set on a derelict cargo ship which combines roguelike elements, such as procedurally generated levels and permadeath thanks to AI driven predators. Monstrum […]

  • Here’s quick look at Dead Rising: Watchtower starring Rob Riggle

    A short look at the film adaptation of Dead Rising has surfaced. Transformers director Lorenzo di Bonaventura headed the project and it was directed by Zach Lipovsky. It stars comedy actor Rob Riggle as Frank West, along with Academy Awards nominated actress Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways), Dennis Haysbert (24), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and […]

  • A Kickstarter for Underworld Ascendant will launch next month

    OtherSide Entertainment, an independent games studio fronted by Paul Neurath, has announced it’s developing Underworld Ascendant. Neurath is the founder and CEO of the new studio ad his resume includes franchises such as Thief, System Shock and 1992′s Underworld Underworld. The studio hopes Underworld Ascendant will “innovate and revitalize” the fantasy genre. More details will […]

  • APB Reloaded heading to PS4 and Xbox One during Q2 2015

    APB Reloaded will indeed be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during late Q2 this year, which puts its release sometime around the end of June. Reloaded Productions announced in September 2014 it was working on bringing the free-to-play PC title to consoles during the Digital Media Wire event in New York City. The […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 2 -The Lost Lords arrives in February – video

    Release dates for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series have been announced. A new video offering a “first look” has also appeared. Below is the story synopsis, which you may want to skip if you haven’t played Episode One. House Forrester is in disarray. Their liege lord and his heir are dead, and Ironrath […]

  • The open beta for Nosgoth has gone live

    Consider this a friendly reminder: the Nosgoth open beta has started. Announced last week, the open beta can be accessed through the official website. Once you link your Steam account, just log into the service and start downloading the client. Everyone that plays the tester will receive double XP through January 28. More information is […]

  • First gameplay footage of Homeworld Remastered Collection being shown this weekend

    Homeworld Remastered Collection news and the first gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake will be revealed at PAX South this weekend. The news and video will be shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel at 10.30am CST on Sunday. It will also be streamed on Twitch. Gearbox is hoping to have Homeworld Remastered released by […]

  • Latest Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video delves more into combat

    Square Enix has released its latest Orience News video for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and it provides insight into character combat styles and techniques. In the video you will see the elite combat force of Class Zero going deeper into battle to improve their skills. Combat is party-based and each of the three characters in […]

  • Something really cool happens when you finish Resident Evil HD *spoiler*

    Those who finish Resident Evil HD will be met with a really nice surprise at the end. If you wish to find out what it is on your own, DO NOT head below the break. You have been warned. According to images posted by Reddit user omeganemesis28, a thank you message from Resident Evil creator […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date “should be” announced soon

    A release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain “should be able” to be announced soon, according to the latest Kojima Station webcast. New information on the game will also be announced at the Taipei Game Show on January 31, per Game Spark (thanks, Gemtasu). “I know you’ve all been eagerly await for […]

  • Punch-Out!!, more Throwback offerings arrive on Nintendo US eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Punch-Out!!, Citizens of Earth and Part Two of the Throwback Sale. Here’s the entire update: Nintendo eShop releases Punch-Out!! (originally for Wii) – also 50% off until January 29 Citizens of Earth – introductory price of $11.99 until January 27 Breezeblox (Wii) Midnight (Wii […]

  • The Witcher Battle Arena has arrived on the App Store and Google Play

    The Witcher Battle Arena, CD Projekt RED and Fuero Games’ mobile MOBA, has been released. In Battle Arena, two three-hero teams fight it out as they try to capture and hold conquest points. The game features “no pay-to-win elements”, instead it contains a “player-friendly monetization system.” Every item and functionality can be unlocked entirely through […]

  • Second wave of Star Wars titles arrive on GOG, third wave next week

    The second wave of Star Wars titles will arrive on GOG.com today with more coming January 27. Today you can pick up the following: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Rebellion (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack On January 27, the final three games of this wave […]

  • If Microsoft is serious about PC games, Xbox One should be the real Steam Machine

    Forget the magic space goggles. Maybe Valve doesn’t have the wherewithal to realise PC gaming’s TV dream, but Microsoft holds all the keys. If Microsoft really wants to get into PC gaming full-time, it needs to get around the table with Mr Newell and its platinum chequebook. “It’s time for us to talk about gaming […]

  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 releases on Steam next week

    Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 will be released on Steam for PC next week. The PC version of the was announced earlier this month and contains upgraded graphics, runs in 1080p, and has both Japanese and English audio. It will release on January 28 for $14.99. Fairy Fencer F and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 also coming […]

  • Take a look at the controls and special abilities in The Order: 1886

    The Order: 1886 has a new trailer available that highlights the game’s controls and reveals the two special abilities the main protagonist has at his disposal. The game uses a similar control scheme to other shooters, but just in case you wanted to see more gameplay, we’ve got just the thing. The most interesting parts […]

  • These elderly people are better at GTA 5 than you’d expect

    Do old people get video games? Namely something known for its violence like GTA? Well, you’re about to find out. The latest REACT production sits a few elderly men and women in a room and lets them play GTA 5. The results are not what you’d expect, they start off getting a feel for the […]

  • More major Microsoft titles will be coming to PC

    Microsoft will bring more of its franchises to PC. Following on from yesterday’s big Windows stream, Microsoft has released a full recap on Xbox Wire. In the blog post, the firm hid a small bit of news revealing that Fable Legends will not be the only title to come to PC. “Today we announced that […]

  • Someone is attempting to recreate Dark Souls’ Lordran in Minecraft

    Lordran, the land of the ancient lords will soon be explorable in Minecraft thanks to a passionate modder. Davweed is a talented modder attempting to recreate the entire world of Lordran in Minecraft. Lordran is the land where the entire Dark Souls game is set. The goal is to make it a 1:1 scale of […]

  • Elite: Dangerous is getting Community Goals with update 1.1 – all the details

    Patch 1.1 is Elite: Dangerous’ first major update. Developer Frontier has detailed Community Goals, the big change coming with the patch, and more. We were told last week that big additions are coming with patch 1.1, due in February. Today, we learn in more detail what those features are. Namely, what the developer is calling […]

  • Sunset Overdrive, Skyrim and Dead Rising 3 highlight this week’s Deals with Gold

    A new week, a new set of deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers and we’ve got the full list. Major Nelson posted the deals which are live now and run through Monday, January 26. Highlights include Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, Final Fantasy 13-2 and more. Check the full list below. Xbox One Dead […]

  • Survarium: 10,000 FREE Premium account keys to give away

    We have 10,000 codes to give away for MMOFPS Survarium, granting the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver coins. Each key gives the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver in-game currency. A Premium account gives you 50 percent more experience, income and reputation for 24 […]

  • “I don’t like people thinking we’re doing underhanded, dirty shit,” says Evolve dev

    Despite what it looks like, Evolve developers did not intend to give out the wrong signals when it comes to the game’s DLC plan. Evolve creative director Phil Robb spoke to Destructoid in an interview that was conducted late last year about the studio’s approach to DLC, map packs and more. Robb’s idea is that […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry gets first screens

    Night Cry is coming along nicely and today we get our first look at it. Ever since the announcement of Project Scissors (at the time) last September, and then the name change to Night Cry, we’ve been waiting to see what the game looks like, especially since it’s developed with mobile platforms in mind. Today, […]

  • Tekken X Street Fighter is still happening, 40 people working on it

    Tekken X Street Fighter is definitely not vaporware. A team of 40 developers is currently working on it, according to director Katushiro Harada. Harada was interviewed by Polygon. In the interview, he touched on many topics, one of which is the status of the seemingly-never-coming-out Tekken X Street Fighter. “It’s very difficult to talk about,” […]

  • From Game of Thrones to Borderlands: all of Telltale’s adventure games rated

    Telltale Games has an impressive back catalogue of licensed adventure games to its name, and we have opinions about all of them. Note that this rundown doesn’t include bundles, the non-adventure games or games published by Telltale but created by other developers. It’s also got a fair bit of speculation in it, since at least […]

  • There is probably a new Battletoads game coming

    If you’ve watched last night’s Windows presentation you knew you recognised that logo on Phil Spencer’s t-shirt. Wearing a t-shirt with a logo of an upcoming game is an antic we’ve come to expect from Xbox boss Phil Spencer now. Based on that, we wouldn’t be alone in predicting that a new Battletoads game is […]

  • Here’s a short, 60fps trailer for DmC: Definitive Edition

    DmC: Definitive Edition has a new video available that shows the game running at 60 frames-per-second. Capcom has put out a short new trailer for the Definitive Edition of DmC: Devil May Cry that takes a look at different stages and boss fights. The video begs to watched in 1080p60 quality, if your connection can […]

  • Xbox One to PC streaming targeting 1080p, 60fps

    Microsoft has revealed that it’s looking to achieve 1080p resolution at 60 frames-per-second when the Xbox One game streaming launches later this year. The question of what final resolution and framerate Xbox One game streaming will operate at was on a lot of people’s minds when the demo was shown. Thankfully, Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra has […]

  • Microsoft is looking at offering PC to Xbox streaming

    Having announced Xbox One to PC streaming as part of its Windows event last night, Microsoft said that making the process a two-way street is on the cards. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer sat down to do a group interview following the Windows event and talked a little bit about the firm’s plans for streaming, including a […]

  • Watch John Romero play Doom

    John Romero made DOOM, and now you can watch him play it, dropping many a delightful gem of insight regarding one of the most important shooters of all time. This video was organised by Double Fine as part of its Devs Play series, a thing I only just discovered and now want to marathon all […]

  • World of Speed has gotten fairly pretty over the past year

    World of Speed has produced a new trailer, showing off the racing MMO’s progress over the past year. Announced one year ago, World of Speed is looking pretty damn shiny now. Check it out in this trailer, which introduces the Mountain Spiral Road location and teases several yet to be revealed. World of Speed comes […]

  • Minecraft user data leaked in plain text – change your passwords

    Minecraft users should change their passwords and those of any accounts using the same log-in details. Minecraft’s user data servers have apparently been compromised, with user names and passwords leaked online in plain text. 1,800 Mojang accounts were affected. The news comes via German source Heise and The Guardian and has been treated quite seriously […]

  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will commence filming in August

    The sixth Resident Evil movie is back on track. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will begin filming in August, having been delayed to accomodate star Milla Jovovich’s pregnancy. In a Facebook post, Jovovich said she’s currently being very mindful of gaining enough weight to ensure a healthy birth for her second child, without the risk […]

  • Nintendo bosses “do not really understand modern gaming”, says former executive

    Former Nintendo executive Dan Adelman has provided frank insight into the Japanese platform holder’s inner workings. Adelman, who was one of Nintendo’s most important developer liaisons, left in August 2014. One of the first things he did was say that Nintendo had issued a gag order on his social media use, and shortly thereafter called […]

  • Sony’s 10% apology discount doesn’t apply to pre-orders

    Sony has updated the terms and conditions of its apology discount to exclude pre-orders. PSN members have been offered a 10% discount voucher as an apology for downtime over the holidays due to DDoS attacks. In an update to the PlayStation Blog announcement post, Sony clarified that you can’t use this for pre-orders. So. That […]

  • 343 to beta test Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still broken, believe it or not. The next Halo: The Master Chief Collection update is, like most of the others so far, designed to resolve the shooter collection’s ongoing matchmaking woes. 343 Industries is determined to get it right, apparently, as it’s gone so far as to elect to […]