Sony has revealed the free games that PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to play around with on PS3, PS4 and PS Vita in the month of July.
Starting on August 4, a total of six new games will be made available to PlayStation Plus monthly subscribers, with God of War: Ascension for PS3 and Limbo for PS4 serving as headliners for the month.
PS Plus members who have not downloaded Rocket League should probably do so before August 4th rolls around because it will soon be replaced by another game…Read more
Northern Ireland's government, has recreated its region in Minecraft. The recreation of Northern Ireland was initially commissioned by Finance minister Arlene Foster and is a free download for PC and Mac versions of Mojang and Microsoft's popular game.
The mod was developed using Land & Property Service's Ordnance Survey NI (OSNI) digital mapping data. It spans across nearly 14,000 square kilometers.Read more
Cambridge, Massachusetts - based startup Myomo is using the cult-hit "soda drinking simulation" Soda Drinker Pro to help people with partial paralysis to regain movement in their limbs. Read more
Nintendo has recorded the best financial results it has had since 2012 thanks to sales of the Wii U hit Splatoon and brisk sales of its amiibo figurines.
The Wii U maker saw net income of ¥8.3 billion ($67.2 million). In the same period a year ago, Nintendo posted a loss of ¥9.9 billion. The weak yen also helped drive company profits. Operating income for the quarter landed at around 1.1 billion yen ($9.3 million).Read more
Nexon announced a deal this morning with Electronic Arts to develop and deploy an online PC version of Titanfall for the Asian gaming market.
This is not the first time the two companies have collaborated on bringing key franchises from Electron Arts' catalog to the online gaming space; EA and Nexon worked together on EA Sports FIFA 3 Online.Read more
War Commander and Vega Conflict developer Kixeye have laid off an undetermined number of employees from its San Francisco, California offices, according to a Gamasutra report. The exact number of employees let go and how these layoffs will affect the company's ongoing development of game project is unknown as of this writing.
The news came to light after employees at other online game companies began posting condolences and job offers on Twitter.Read more
Dundee, Scotland-based indie developer Serious Parody has issued a public apology for the state of its PS3 wrestling game 5 Star Wrestling and has promised customers who bought the game free downloadable content to make up for it. 5 Star Wrestling was released on PlayStation Network for PlayStation 3 on March 19, and has suffered from a number of technical issues and bugs since then.Read more
German developer Yager announced today that the studio it spun off to develop Dead Island 2 - Yager Productions - has filed for bankruptcy (or as they call it in Europe, "insolvency"). Earlier this month Dead Island series publisher Deep Silver announced that Yager Productions would no longer be working on Dead Island 2.Read more
After Life Empire has been "greenlit" by the Steam community, according to the game's Steam Greenlight page. The game is being published by The Fine Young Capitalists (TFYC), and developed by Danielle Maiorino and Bogota, Colombia-based developer Autobotika. The game's development was funded by a TFYC Indiegogo campaign last year.Read more
The end is nigh... for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1! But only if you want it to be. The free upgrade to Windows 10 for Windows 7 and 8 can be downloaded from Windows Update for those that reserved it and have been taunted by that little Windows 10 icon in your system tray. The release is being rolled out in stages so it may not yet be available in your area at this very moment, so if you don't see it yet don't freak out.Read more
In a new interview with Edge Magazine, Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer took some time to talk about gender and racial diversity in the games industry and what his company is doing about it in its own backyard.
The talk of gender and race came up after Spencer said that the traditional videogame image has been "all sports, broad shoulders and guns."
When asked how that can be changed, he said:Read more
Microsoft has announced the free games Xbox Live Gold subscribers can get in the month of August through its Xbox Live Games with Gold free game giveaway program.
Xbox One users who have an active Xbox Live Gold account can get their grubby little hands on Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes for free during the month of August. Xbox One users will also get How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition beginning August 16th and up until September 15.Read more
The latest Humble Bundle has added three more games today. The Humble Jumbo Bundle 4 lets you pay whatever you want for Mercenary Kings, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes, and Outland - Special Edition.
Pay more than the average price to also get The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, The Stanley Parable, Endless Space - Emperor Edition, and a Humble Store 25 percent off Medieval Engineers coupon (expires August 18, 2015).
Added into the mix at this tier are Screencheat, Freedom Planet, and Coin Crypt…Read more
If you haven't secured a Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition through a pre-order somewhere, then you are officially out of luck. According to Fallout 4 maker Bethesda.
Pete Hines of Bethesda Softworks tells GameSpot that the company has hit its limit on the number of Pip-Boys it can manufacture. The facility that makes it says it ran out of capacity.Read more