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Sony investigating reported PS4 issues, Yoshida says they are “isolated incidents”

Thursday, 14 November 2013 14:58 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Reports of PlayStation 4 users experiencing issues such as when updating to firmware 1.50 are “isolated incidents,” according to Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida.

According to Yoshida, Sony is “investigating reported PS4 issues,” and the “number is very small compared to shipped.”

Sony has also issued an official statement on the matter:

“A handful of people have reported issues with their PlayStation 4 systems. This is within our expectations for a new product introduction, and the vast majority of PS4 feedback has been overwhelmingly positive,” said a representative to IGN. “We are closely monitoring for additional reports, but we think these are isolated incidents and are on track for a great launch.

“There have been several problems reported, which leads us to believe there isn’t a singular problem that could impact a broader percentage of systems. The number of affected systems represents less than .4% of shipped units to date, which is within our expectations for a new product introduction.”

Reports surfaced overnight and this morning regarding PS4 issues ranging from broken displays, HDMI output issues and “bricking” after updating to the latest firmware.

The issues have been reported by those who won a PS4 early through Taco Bell, the “Play the Future First” contest, and press outlets such as IGN and Kotaku.

PS4 releases in North America this Friday and in Europe on November 29.

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49 Comments

  1. G1GAHURTZ

    Revenge of the slaves!

    #1 1 year ago
  2. redwood

    ^^ haha that cracked me up…

    #2 1 year ago
  3. Fin

    At least one of the guys who bricked his unit pulled the power during a firmware update.

    Hopefully it’s isolated overall though.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Lapalk

    It’s concerning at the least, but I doubt it will stop any pre-orders. Everyone will watch in anticipation when they turn it on for the 1st time.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. OlderGamer

    Glad I am waiting till post launch to buy my systems.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. Djoenz

    I read somewhere that Taco Bell handed out like 4000 units. At least these ppl got one for free. I pity the fools that pre ordered muwhahahahaahahahaha.

    Evil grin.

    @3
    and one guy pulled out his hdd while it was still on. :P
    He will be famous on twitch after this fiasco.

    #6 1 year ago
  7. Dragon

    I am sure someone conveniently forgot that Wii U had similar issues ;)

    Oh well, as I said during Wii U launch, these isolated hardware issues happen with every hardware launch, so not surprising in the least.

    @6,
    “one guy pulled out his hdd while it was still on.”
    Not sure if stupid or funny.

    #7 1 year ago
  8. monkeygourmet

    My Wii U bricked very soon after launch, horrible, horrible times…

    Posting a new console off for repair around Christmas time is a bad experience… Postage is crazy around this time and it was annoying as hell waiting to play all those new games! :/

    The firmware thing, while annoying can easily be solved. It’s the hardware im more intrigued by.

    Packing so much potential heat into a small space.

    Edit:

    lol @Dragon.

    Wah wah please ignore me while I continue to bait…

    Post could have read:

    “The Wii U had similar issues etc…”

    it read:

    “Im sure someone conveniently forgot…”

    “Someone…”

    Hmmm… Who is someone? bait, bait, bait that hook…

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Legion

    Likely the issue is minimal and not as prolific as suggested by reports.

    But to say that “number is very small compared to shipped.” is not really a good observation when we are not talking about shipped systems and only talking about already received systems.

    They best turn the talk around before Black Friday!

    And @3… hopefully that is not the case. If a simple power interruption during update can brick a system then that is devastating.

    UPDATE: Just noticed this link: http://us.playstation.com/support/systemupdates/ps4/index.htm

    And this portion seems very worrisome.

    “- Do not install system software soon before or soon after a power outage.

    - Do not turn off your system during the installation. Interrupting the installation can cause your system to be damaged.

    - You might not be able to use some applications or content without first updating the system software.”

    Wow… I am hoping they are just being overly cautious with their concerns? The thought of your system being actually damaged because of loss of power during an update is just terrible. And not many people know when they are going to expect a power outage.. so the “soon before… a power outage” portion is a bit omniscient isn’t it?

    #9 1 year ago
  10. Djoenz

    @8
    You could have ignored him dumbass. You didnt fall for it though you are just being a smartass. You are not the bigger man in this particular instance. Tag along sir.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. monkeygourmet

    @10

    Your sentences seem at odds with one another.

    #11 1 year ago
  12. Dragon

    @10,
    Lawl :D

    _________________
    Also, someone just had a sarcasm detector fail.
    Ooooops.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. Nephilimator

    a bricked PS4 is still 360 times more enjoyable then a shitbox 361 motion control garbage shit no games scrub dvr tv watching fable magical horse ride crapbox.

    #13 1 year ago
  14. Djoenz

    @11
    I know that your internet persona is fake as hell and inconsistent as fuck dude.

    @12
    Job well done man. I honestly was waiting till he or Polygem would reply to you whahahaha sooooo predictable. Touché.

    @13
    GTFO, the last few days were lovely on VG247, all the bad trolls seemed to have left and now one is back. :(

    #14 1 year ago
  15. Lloytron

    @13, take a deep breath there mate.

    #15 1 year ago
  16. monkeygourmet

    @Dragon

    Stealth edit ‘wink face’ for the win…

    It would have helped if that was there originally when mentioning sarcasm detectors failing…

    That was very lame.

    #16 1 year ago
  17. Zackslacky

    @13 Enjoy your brick s4. From what i am hearing smoke comes out of some systems…seems we got the steam box early;)

    #17 1 year ago
  18. monkeygourmet

    @14

    “Job well done man”

    &

    “all the bad trolls seemed to have left”

    Ha! Classic. And you are worried about inconsistancies?! :)

    I guess you only like the sneaky trolls.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. Dragon

    @14,
    http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Jennifer-Lawrence-ok-thumbs-up.gif

    #19 1 year ago
  20. Legion

    @14 You do realize #11 appeared to just be identifying that in one sentence you refer to him as a dumbass and in the next as a smartass. Thus the being at odds with each other.

    #20 1 year ago
  21. Djoenz

    @18
    There are no sneaky trolls imo those people are just stubborn as hell.

    @20
    I thought I mentioned he was “trying” to be a smartass and in the case if I didnt a smartass is still negative in my book and last but not least it might have gone over my head.

    His reply is the same though again being a smartass. No need to worry ever since Ive joined vg247 I dont like MonkeyGourmet for some of the things he post. For all I know he is a very cool dude IRL but his internet persona nahhhhhh.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. monkeygourmet

    @20

    Exactly…

    #22 1 year ago
  23. monkeygourmet

    @21

    Sneaky troll 101:

    Bait the trap (as seen in @7)

    Wait…

    Get called out on aforementioned ‘trap’… (As seen in @7: Add smiley, then @12)

    Quick stealth edit reaction then try to laugh it off…

    If all else fails cry: “Why don’t you just ignore me?!”

    Repeat ad nauseum.

    #23 1 year ago
  24. Djoenz

    Oh boy just drop it already :P

    #24 1 year ago
  25. polygem

    i wish some rats would finally leave the ship and hire at ign where they belong. beyond!

    #25 1 year ago
  26. Playmaker

    @13 there goes the biggest troll of them all necrophiliac spouting off while Shu’s D is in his A

    These are most likely isolated incidents but bc its at launch getting blown out of proportion. Expect same in a week for XBO.

    #26 1 year ago
  27. _LarZen_

    Isolated fast becomes wide spread. Let’s hope it is just a small batch of machines effected.

    #27 1 year ago
  28. KineticCalvaria

    @27, it’s not bird flu haha.

    #28 1 year ago
  29. bradk825

    Hopefully most of them are stupidity errors like the guy who unplugged it while updating (fuck). Considering how many will be sold tomorrow, even having several out of the first 4000 not working would be a very bad omen. Nobody wants to see that (except trolls).

    #29 1 year ago
  30. sebastien rivas

    haaa updates…
    Safe as sound heh?!?!?

    But don’t laugh too hard anyone, this could very easily happen to any other manufacturers then what would you say?

    WEll certainly you have to be a butt fuck to unplug while updating but still, The update itself should only occur with a fail safe…. such as keep old version as back up until the new version is installed and run at least 1 time then delete the old version backup.

    Just saying, not everyone on hearth know what an update is and how to proceed.

    #30 1 year ago
  31. gamereck36

    Got mines yesterday and its working fine.

    #31 1 year ago
  32. Legendaryboss

    I don’t wanna know whats going on in this thread and this is the problem for day one buyers.

    #32 1 year ago
  33. Super Girevik

    If the Playstation 4 does indeed suffer from faulty hardware and the Xbox One launches with little to no problems, then Microsoft’s botched Xbox One reveal will take a back seat to Sony’s botched Playstation 4 launch. Hardware issues accompanied by above average exclusive games will hurt Sony. This weekend should prove to be quite revealing.

    I’m glad I didn’t fall for PR launch hype. My instincts told me not to take the risk of buying a launch console.

    #33 1 year ago
  34. zoopdeloop

    ^
    you know that’s a little to no problem right here.As always over exaggeration on the internet

    #34 1 year ago
  35. Phoenixblight

    I got my system today and so far I have had no issues as far as getting the patch and it bricking the system. I really like the new UI it is less confusing than the cross bar and as far as games installing and downloading it puts the Ps3 in the dust. Now to game on next gen :P

    #35 1 year ago
  36. monkeygourmet

    @34

    Congrats! Post impressions! :)

    #36 1 year ago
  37. fearmonkey

    @34 -Glad to hear it, I should be getting my system tommorrow, hopefully no issues. Out of curiosity, Did you download the update beforehand and run off of USB or did you just do it online?

    #37 1 year ago
  38. Phoenixblight

    @36

    I did it through online. Wanted to test out its speed over wifi which as I stated is much faster than PS3.

    @35

    I was only able to put in maybe 30 mins before I had go out(stupid groceries) but The only thing that is weird is the controller not in the sense of it being awful but how much weight it has compared to the Ps3 controller and how much bigger it seems to be but it feels nice. I like the heft the controller has now and is more comfortable in my hands.

    As far as gaming goes I played AC4 for a bit and it has a nice face lift compared to the PS3 version which I had rented from redbox to see if I would enjoy that on the PS4 and I do. I really like that you can use the touch screen to navigate through the map even though it seems to be extremely sensitive but even then better than the analog sticks.

    I am hoping to have some time later on today to play but I had planned tomorrow to be my day off and to get used to the system and play games.

    #38 1 year ago
  39. Stephany Nunneley

    Official statement from Sony added.

    #39 1 year ago
  40. Super Girevik

    @33

    Hard to predict the scope of an issue if the systems have not even reached the masses yet.

    At this point, we can only wait and see how things turn out. Hopefully it will not be a real issue and people can enjoy Battlefield 4 ;)

    #40 1 year ago
  41. Dragon

    @PB,
    Looks good.
    Seems Sony has upped their infrastructure for PS4, which is a must since now plus is really necessary for users.

    Oh, and new PS4 announcements incoming very soon in a few hours!

    #41 1 year ago
  42. Lloytron

    Welcome to the next gen!

    There’s no excuse for firmware bricks these days to be totally unrecoverable.

    #42 1 year ago
  43. Phoenixblight

    @40

    You mean in 8 hours as in a few? :P

    #43 1 year ago
  44. Nephilimator

    hahah shitbox 368 fans are here. p00r bitches have to play DVR instead of games.

    #44 1 year ago
  45. xxJPRACERxx

    “number is very small compared to shipped.”

    Considering it’s not even officially launched yet (at least in NA) I think there’s reason for concern.

    #45 1 year ago
  46. Brenna Hillier

    Update: Just leaving a comment here regarding the deleted report suggesting the figure was as high as 4%. Our report here is as it was originally published, with the figure of 0.4%. Game Informer is now reporting that the figure is actually .4%. I mistakenly reported this as 4%, but given the error and in the absence of further collaborating reports, I’ve deleted that second report altogether and will await word from Sony.

    #46 1 year ago
  47. Dragon

    @PB,
    Now only 2 !

    #47 1 year ago
  48. Arcnail

    IGN is reporting 0.4% of those shipped so far.. so 4 of every 1000 (right?). Doesn’t sound too bad, but I guess we’ll see tomorrow when the full release is.

    #48 1 year ago
  49. Phoenixblight

    @47

    It was also those that had won that contest from Taco Bell

    #49 1 year ago

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    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

    Watch Dogs outsold GTA 5, and FIFA 15, at retail in Australia last year. According to data obtained by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) from the NPD Group Australia, last year’s year retail sales charts look a bit different in Australia. The top-selling game was Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, followed by Watch […]

  • Watch PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from GDC 2015

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new gameplay video available that shows a bit of action from the PC version. The video below was captured from Nvidia’s GDC conference live-stream. Developer CD Projekt RED was on hand to show off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s graphical prowess running on a PC. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • Dying Light: Hard Mode and Ultimate Survivor Bundle out March 10

    Dying Light’s second DLC drop, the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, and the free Hard Mode, have been given a solid release date alongside a new trailer. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, the game’s second DLC drop, will release March 10. The DLC is part of the season pass, but will […]

  • Exploration puzzler Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4

    Ether One, the first-person exploration game that puts you in the minds of other people to help change events of their past is coming to PlayStation 4 this year. Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4 this year, developer White Paper Games announced at GDC 2015. A retail version will also be available alongside the […]

  • Larian “murdered” Divinity: Dragon Commander to focus on Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian talked very candidly about the business side of development and the many unfortunate events that took place for the game to come out as it did. Larian Studios founder Swen Vincke gave a post-mortem on the troubled development of Divinity: Original Sin, and how it managed to overcome all of […]

  • Firewatch probably has the most natural dialogue of any game to date

    Firewatch developer Campo Santo has revealed the first ever gameplay footage of the upcoming exploration game. Firewatch is the first game from super indie studio Campo Santo. The game is set in the Wyoming forests where the player will be exploring the environment and act as a fire lookout. The game features extensive voice-acting as […]

  • White Night launch trailer is a noir thriller trip

    White Night is here, not long after it was revealed and with a mysterious launch trailer. White Night, the black-and-white survival horror set in 1930s Boston, has revealed its launch trailer. White Night is mix of old-school horror, exploration and puzzling solving in an eerie, noir setting. The game’s main mechanic is light. any object […]

  • Free-to-play is “a significant part” of PlayStation’s digital future

    Free-to-play games on PlayStation 4 have seen enough growth that Sony is now considering the model a major part of its future digital business. Sarah Thompson, senior account executive for PlayStation’s free-to-play business said at a GDC panel that Sony has witnessed impressive growth in the free-to-play sector. “We’re really looking at this as a […]

  • Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter documentary releasing free on YouTube

    Broken Age making of documentary Double Fine Adventure will be made available to all. When Double Fine turned to crowdfunding, changing the industry forever, it promised to give an unprecedented look behind the scenes with a professional documentary of the whole development process of Broken Age. That documentary was initially restricted to Kickstarter backers, but […]

  • Gone Home console ports cancelled following Midnight City difficulties

    Gone Home won’t be made available to the console masses after all. Indie hit Gone Home was announced for console release almost exactly one year ago, and we’ve heard absolutely nothing since then. Turns out, that’s because it’s not happening: developer the Fullbright Company confirmed to Eurogamer that the ports have been cancelled. “Our publishing […]

  • Microsoft rang Mojang the day Notch joked about selling

    Minecraft developer Mojang was sold because founder Markus “Notch” Persson made a joke on Twitter. Ever wondered how Minecraft came to be a Microsoft property? It’s actually a pretty great story. Remember when Notch tweeted this? Anyone want to buy my share of Mojang so I can move on with my life? Getting hate for […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking update rolling out

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been updated to help fix its tragic matchmaking. Again. Now almost four months old, Halo: The Master Chief Collection was still pretty broken as of this morning, with rubbish matchmaking and plenty of other issues to go around. 343 Industries is still trying to fix it, and has today […]

  • Nvidia unveils Shield, an Android 4K Smart TV set top box

    Nvidia has named yet another product “Shield” in an attempt to render us all hopelessly confused. The heart of Nvidia’s GDC 2015 press conference was the Shield, a $200 Android set top box launching in May. Apparently the “world’s first 4K Android TV”, the Shield supports 4K content encoded with h.265. The box runs on […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront footage shown behind closed doors

    Star Wars Battlefront is being shown to retailers. Now we want EA to show it to us. Star Wars Battlefront is expected sometime this year, so it’s about time EA gave us a look at DICE’s latest. It turns out that while press and gamers have had to twiddle their thumbs, EA is showing it […]

  • Dragon Age lead creative moves onto mysterious new BioWare project

    Dragon Age creator David Gaider is leaving his baby behind. Dragon Age is a team effort, but Gaider was one of the key creatives behind the franchise, creating the setting of Thedas (which, I was recently amused to learn, is an acronym: “THE Dragon Age Setting”). He was lead writer on all three games and […]

  • Unity 5 available for free with “no fucking around”

    Unity 5 looks amazing, and you can download and faff about with it for free right now. “We’re not nickel-and-diming people. When we say it’s free, it’s free. We’re not charging a royalty, which I think is akin to looking for whales.” Unity Technologies announced the release of the fifth version of its popular, simple, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 may be the end of the series

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 released yesterday, and many fans theorise that it marks the end of the series. Five Nights at Freddy’s developer Scott Cawthon has released a new teaser image on his website, but rather than pointing to a new game, many fans believe the teaser signals the end of the series. The […]

  • Source 2 announced, will also be free

    Valve has formally unveiled Source Engine 2, the third major engine to go free to developers at GDC 2015. Source 2 is the successor to the engine Valve has been using since Counter-Strike: Source and Half-Life 2. Valve didn’t have much to say about the technicalities of this long-awaited release. It is apparently focused on […]

  • SteamVR: Valve’s Lighthouse tech allows you to walk around while playing

    SteamVR’s key differentiator is a piece of tech allowing headsets to connect with other devices for extra accurate, room-scale tracking. Valve has announced a new bit of technology called Lighthouse, which it is making freely available to any hardware manufacturer. Like the extra tracking LEDs on Sony’s updated Project Morpheus, Lighthouse improves the headset’s accuracy, […]

  • Steam Machines, Controller, streaming box to launch in November

    Steam Machines will finally become a reality before the end of the year. Valve’s living room PC systems will release in November, the company announced today. Well, I say Valve’s – the idea behind Steam Machines is that a number of manufacturers will offer variously priced systems. Alienware and Falcon Northwest are among the dozen […]

  • Telltale veterans form new team, announce teen thriller Oxenfree

    Oxenfree is a supernatural teen thriller from some of the team behind Telltale Games’ award-winning adventures. New indie Night School Studios unveiled Oxenfree at GDC 2015. It tells the story of a group of friends who accidentally open a “ghostly rift” at an overnight party on the coast. Night School, which is made up of […]

  • PS4 global sales now stand at over 20.2 million

    The PS4 has sold 20.2 million units worldwide. Sony announced the new PS4 sales milestone at GDC 2015 today. It’s a hell of an achievement and salt in the wounds for Microsoft, which hasn’t updated us on Xbox One sales since it shipped “almost” 10 million back in November last year, and has fallen back […]

  • PS4 VR headset Morpheus out in 2016, capable of 120 FPS – video

    Sony’s VR headset Project Morpheus has some impressive grunt. Virtual reality and Morpheus were the heart of Sony’s GDC 2015 presentation today, ahead of its newly announced first-half 2016 comemrcial launch. SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida detailed the headset’s impressive capabilities, notably the fact that it can handle 120 FPS VR games. The PS4 […]

  • Papo & Yo developer making a VR game about dinosaurs

    Some days you write a headline and it makes you so happy that that you have to do a little chair dance, you know what I mean? Papo & Yo developer Minority Media, whom I would personally go to the wall for after they cut out my heart and stomped on it via the medium […]

  • Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight and more in big ole bunch of indies coming to Xbox One

    Xbox One owners are about to receive a pile of great new indie games. At GDC 2015, Microsoft revealed a list of new indie games headed to Xbox One. Some of these titles have already released on other platforms, so it looks like Microsoft has really relaxed the parity clause of ID@Xbox – or perhaps […]

  • Here’s an indie VR game made with Unreal Engine 4

    GDC 2015 is blowing up with indie games, VR and Unreal Engine 4, so here’s a video combining all three. Loading Human is a virtual reality adventure from indie developer Untold Games. It’s in the works for Mac and PC, and Sony has given an early green light for Project Morpheus, too, so expect it […]

  • GTA Online: Daily Objectives and Adversary Mode coming next week

    Heists aren’t the only thing coming to GTA Online next week: players can also expect Adversary Modes, new Daily Objectives and other Freemode activities. GTA Online’s Adversary Modes are new PvP modes which feature a range of competitive challenges and will unlock as players progress through Heists. Here’s a rundown straight from Rockstar: Come Out […]

  • Syndicate is the latest free game download on Origin

    The latest free title to be added to EA’s Origin service is 1993′s Syndicate. For a limited time, you can download the game for free and keep it, much like previous titles such as Theme Hospital. The isometric, real-time, tactical-action game was developed by Bullfrog Productions and released in June 1993. It is a favorite […]

  • Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen now available

    The Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen is now available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It will run you $7.99 and builds upon the existing lore, characters, and storyline. Have a look at some new screenshots in the gallery below.

  • Shadowrun Online gets a name change and release date

    Shadowrun Online developer Cliffhanger Productions has announced the game’s name has been changed to Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown and a release date for April has been set. The new title was formed via the developer and its Kickstarter backers, with the goal being to let those unfamiliar with the game know by the title alone […]

  • Amazon hosting Rockstar and 2K Games sale

    Amazon is hosting a Rockstar Games and 2K Games sale with discounts Max Payne titles, Bully and more. Here’s just some of the offerings listed: Manhunt 2 PC Download $3.00 Max Payne 3 PC Download $4.00 Bully: Scholarship Edition PC Download $3.00 LA Noire Xbox 360 $2.95 L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition PC Download $6.00 […]

  • Destiny weekly reset video shows off Inferno Crucible gameplay

    We have a gameplay video featuring Inferno Crucible gameplay featured in the Destiny weekly reset for you. In it, Arekkz Gaming gives you a look at Inferno Crucible and goes over the various intricacies. You can read up on the weekly reset through the links.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 2 available from today

    Episode 2 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is now available. If you’ve purchased the Complete Season, you’ll be able to download Episode 2 on PS3, PS4 and Xbox One. Steam players should see the episode go live around 9-10pm PST, and Xbox 360 owners should be able to download very early tomorrow morning, per Capcom […]

  • Here’s a sneak peek video for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]