OUYA announced that it will begin shipping its Android gaming consoles to Kickstarter backers next month, on March 28. The consoles are already in production, so tens of thousands of early believers will get to enjoy OUYA three months before everyone else.
The retail launch of the OUYA gaming console is set for June. Game developers on the other hand, are testing out their creations on OUYA hardware since December of last year. Read more »
Ubisoft has just announced the fourth major installment of the Assassin’s Creed saga – it’s called the Black Flag. The game is currently in development but will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U, once it’s done. Update: Ubisoft has confirmed the game will also launch on the next generation consoles (PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720). It also announced the release date – October 29, 2013.
Since the controversial ending of the Assassin’s Creed III, as well as the uninspiring plot and repetitive gameplay, lots of fans considered the game to be the last of the series or at least the last one they would buy. Yet here is Ubisoft announcing Assassin’s Creed IV with pirates. Read more »
After curiously launching only in New Zealand on the App Store, EA has now finally released Real Racing 3 globally for both iOS and Android devices. The game is free to download and weighs in at 716MB on iOS.
For those who are not aware, Real Racing is a series of (fairly) realistic racing games that first debuted on iOS and then arrived on Android with Real Racing 2. In the latest iteration, EA is promising even more realism than before. Read more »
NVIDIA is primarily a GPU company and it utilizes its close relationship with game developers to promote its products. The new Tegra 4 chipset is no exception and the company already announced 5 more games that are specifically optimized for the chipset.
The Tegra Zone has been around since the Tegra 2 came to be and it is a platform for showcasing Tegra-optimized (Android) games. The Tegra 3 optimized games looked pretty good, but the newly announced chipset is massively more powerful than that – NVIDIA went from 12 cores @ 520MHz architecture in Tegra 3 to 72 cores @ 672MHz in Tegra4. So check out the first titles that will make the best use of the hardware update. Read more »
The much awaited next generation gaming console from Microsoft is rumored to be showcased in the month of April. According to a report from Computer and Video Games, Redmond is currently planning to hold a press event in the month of April and the successor of the Xbox 360, which is reportedly named Xbox 720, might be unveiled in the event.
Furthermore, users at NeoGAF have noticed a domain named XboxEvent.com, which has been registered by Eventcore. Read more »
In case you’ve never heard about Plants vs. Zombies or you’ve never thought it’s worth paying for, I have some good news.
The highly popular game is now free in the Apple’s App Store for both the iPhone and iPad. Read more »
So the PlayStation 4 has been announced but what about the games? Well, not to worry because Sony also announced a healthy roster of games for the new console, which should be good enough to get you going when the PS4 launches later this year.
One of the first major titles is the new ‘Killzone: Shadow Fall’. The new game is set thirty years after the events in ‘Killzone 3′ in a new world with a new hero. The Helghast and the Vektans have been living side by side peacefully in this new city, but not for long. Read more »
As was widely expected, Sony announced its upcoming PlayStation 4 gaming console at the February 20 event. While a lot was said about the console at the event, we still don’t know what it looks like or how much it would cost.
But let’s talk about what we do know, starting with the hardware. For the PS4, Sony is using an x86-64 AMD processor with an integrated 8-core ‘Jaguar’ CPU and GPU. The GPU is capable of delivering 1.84 TFLOPS of performance, which pegs it slightly above AMD’s Radeon HD 7870 desktop GPU announced last year. The PS4 will also have 8GB of GDDR5 memory with around 176GB/s of memory bandwidth. Read more »
NVIDIA has officially unveiled its GTX Titan, a powerful graphic card, which has the ability to power the world’s first gaming supercomputers and comes with 2,688 CUDA cores, 6 GB of GDDR5 RAM and 7.1 billion transistors. The 10.5″ powerhouse also has the ability to push 4,500 gigaflops of raw power.
The latest graphic card from the American company was in action, bootstrapped to two others running together and the GTX Titan powered the graphics from the Crysis 3, which was running at 5760×1080 pixel resolution across three monitors. Read more »
According to the latest report by The Wall Street Journal, Sony will be adding support for playing games streamed over the internet in the upcoming PlayStation 4 console, said to be unveiled during the February 20 event.
This shouldn’t come across as a big surprise as Sony recently acquired Gaikai, a cloud-based gaming service specializing in streaming games over the internet. However, it seems the streaming feature for the PS4 will be limited to streaming previous generation PS3 titles, at least initially. Read more »
The PS4 rumors are swirling thick and fast, with February 20 widely being regarded as the day Sony will finally unveil its next generation console. The latest news on that front is that someone managed to take a picture of a working PS4 controller prototype, which has got some new tricks up its sleeve compared to the PS3 controller.
As you’ll notice right off the bat, there is a sizable black strip above the joysticks, which is said to be a touchpad. Read more »
Infinity Blade, the popular sword fighting game developed exclusively for iDevices, is now available for free as a part of Apple’s app of the week promotion
The action blockbuster was the first game to be built on the Unreal 3 graphics engine and it really made a splash when it released. Read more »
The sales of Microsoft Xbox 360, the successor of the popular Xbox gaming console, have surpassed 76 million units, according to Larry Hryb, the director of programming for Xbox.
Larry Hryb announced the Xbox 360′s achievement through his Twitter page. The tweet also said that Kinect sales have reached the 24 million units and Xbox live now has 46 million paying subscribers. Read more »
This particular news surely caught me by surprise, folks! Firemonkey’s highly anticipated Real Racing 3 video game will be available for free when it launches on Android and iOS on February 28. The word was delivered by Nick Earl – Electronic Arts’ senior vice president for mobile and social game development.
Offering the third installment of the Real Racing franchise for free is a massive departure from the norm for Electronic Arts. Read more »
It’s not often that we come across exclusive game titles for Android. The only other Android exclusive title we have reviewed so far was Puddle THD, which is in fact so exclusive that it only runs on NVIDIA Tegra devices.
Today we have for you the review of Shapes & Sound: The Shape Shooter, a new 2D action game available only on Android. The game looks interesting and seems to be getting a lot of positive feedback. So let’s see how good it really is. Read more »