EA Creates New eSports Division

It seems that the eSports industry is growing a bit today with the announcement of EA’s new Competitive Gaming division, which intends to bring the likes of Battlefield and FIFA to a more focused competitive circuit. While the company has made efforts towards more popular competitive events in the past, most notably with the FIFA World Cup, this marks theContinue reading “EA Creates New eSports Division”

Earth Defense Force 4.1 Released On PS4

Any day an Earth Defense Force title launches is a good day indeed, and those in the US are sure to be in for a treat as the newest iteration to the popular bug squashing simulator has hit store shelves. The fabulously named Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair isn’t exactly a completely new entry inContinue reading “Earth Defense Force 4.1 Released On PS4”

Cortana Beta Rolled Out Onto iOS

It seems that the popular Microsoft-made personal assistant is making its (her?) way to iOS devices today in the form of a closed beta. It was announced via a Windows Insider post that the rather popular PC and Android application is ready to take the next step in expanding onto other operating systems, with a lucky fewContinue reading “Cortana Beta Rolled Out Onto iOS”

Deadpool Remaster Releasing PS4, Xbox One Today

In a move that flew largely under the radar for most gamers, the action-adventure comedy Deadpool is rereleasing on current-generation consoles this coming Tuesday in what seems to be another double-dip from Activision. Originally announced back in September, there has been incredibly little information around the internet regarding the improvements made in this remaster, but it canContinue reading “Deadpool Remaster Releasing PS4, Xbox One Today”

Arkham Knight Returns to Steam Store

The PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight has made its return to the Steam storefront after a lengthy hiatus. Major launch issues caused publisher Warner Bros Interactive to pull the game from shelves back in June, shortly after release. Free copies of prior games in the Arkham franchise will be available for download to anybodyContinue reading “Arkham Knight Returns to Steam Store”

Street Fighter V Gears Up for Launch

At long last, CAPCOM has revealed the launch window for the much anticipated Street Fighter V, as well as detailing some post-launch plans. The title will launch in both North America and Europe on February 16 next year, for both PS4 and PC. In a simultaneous announcement, CAPCOM confirmed Dhalsim as another of the 16Continue reading “Street Fighter V Gears Up for Launch”

Battlefront’s Ultimate Edition Revealed

EA has taken the currently-running Star Wars Battlefront beta test as an opportunity to announce both the Season Pass, and an ‘Ultimate Edition’ for the upcoming release. The Season Pass gives players access to four separate expansion packs to be announced at a later date, including new maps, equipment and emotes. Additionally, the Season PassContinue reading “Battlefront’s Ultimate Edition Revealed”

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Flubs the Landing

Everybody is aware that skateboarding can lead to nasty mishaps, and the recent release of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 proves that digital skateboarding is no exception. The game launched with nothing but a tutorial and a level editor, accompanied by a day-one patch weighing in at a hefty 7.7 GB. The size of theContinue reading “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Flubs the Landing”

Interim Patch Online for Batman: Arkham Knight

For those among you eagerly awaiting a patch for the much-maligned PC release of Batman: Arkham Knight, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has some good news today. An interim patch has been released and is readily available for download through Steam, addressing many of the issues that plagued the release. The patch notes, available for yourContinue reading “Interim Patch Online for Batman: Arkham Knight”

Shaky Launch for Metal Gear Solid V

The release of the latest addition in the much-loved Metal Gear franchise has met a tepid response from the gaming community after some questionable missteps from Konami. The PC release of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain shipped on a standard DVD-Rom, containing nothing but a 9mb installation binary, with the remainder of theContinue reading “Shaky Launch for Metal Gear Solid V”