OnLive, the cloud-based game streaming service was introduced six years ago and was way ahead of its time. Today, the cloud gaming company posted a message on its website stating that the gaming services will shut down on April 30.
Apparently, Sony has acquired important parts of OnLive and won’t continue the support of the game streaming service. Read more »
The 1996 video game smash hit Tomb Raider finally made its way to the Android ecosystem. The title has been available for iOS since December 2013.
Square Enix has priced the Android version of the game at a sweet 99 cents. Read more »
Sony took the wraps off a Limited Edition Batman: Arkham Knight PlayStation 4. The console is currently available for pre-order for $449.99.
The hot PS4 bundle includes a Steel Gray PS4 chassis with Batman: Arkham Knight faceplate and DualShock 4 wireless controller. Read more »
Back in January, after phasing out Music Unlimited for PlayStation, Sony announced a new music service called PlayStation Music in partnership with Spotify. Now Spotify music is available to Sony PlayStation users located in 41 different regions across the world.
Ad-supported Spotify app is available for free on the PlayStation network. Read more »
Halo 5 is coming to Xbox One this fall. Microsoft announced the arrival of the hotly anticipated video game via the official Xbox Twitter feed.
Microsoft also released a rather dramatic trailer for the upcoming video game. Read more »
It looks like the Nvidia Shield Portable gaming console is about to get a replacement. The likely successor of the device appeared in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certification filings.
The model number of the Nvidia Shield Portable suggests that it might pack the monstrous Tegra X1 chipset. Read more »
Microsoft is about to make it easy for Xbox One gamers to never leave their precious controllers. An update to the popular gaming console is about to bring a heavily requested feature – Voice Messaging.
The new functionality will allow users to compose and play voice messages via the device’s messaging app. Read more »
Sony promised several interesting features at the launch of the PlayStation 4 gaming console but not all of them were available out of the box. But now the company plans to correct that by rolling out the 2.50 system update for the PlayStation 4 gaming console.
The new PS4 2.50 system packs several new features and enhancements like the option to Suspend/Resume the games by using the PS button. Quite a nifty feature to switch from Rest mode and then continue enjoying the game where you left off. Read more »
The God of War franchise is having it’s tenth anniversary and Sony is celebrating it with the God of War III Remaster announcement for the PlayStation 4.
Fans of the series will be able to relive (or live) the third major installment in the series on their new PlayStation 4 in glorious 1080p. Along with updated graphics, the remaster also brings with it the photo-mode, that lets you freeze the game and adjust the camera angle and add filters to create photos, which you can then share online. Read more »
Gameloft has decided to make Modern Combat 5: Blackout free in its next update on iOS and Android. The game was priced at $7 at launched and didn’t have any in-app purchases, but that’s about to change now.
In the next update, Gameloft is adding a couple of other things just making the game free. There is now controller support (I could have sworn it was there before too), new soldier class, and a new weapons class. But if you’re someone who paid for the game, you receive Veteran Status, which gets you unlimited energy for life, veteran exclusive kill sign and camo, and 200 credits. Read more »
For years, Nintendo has been adamantly avoiding the mobile platform, refusing to bring its much loved collection of games from its own consoles to the massive mobile market despite all the demand.
But it seems that the company has changed its mind. Nintendo has partnered with DeNA to make new games for the mobile platform. This means these will be new properties and not existing games such as Super Mario Bros. or Legend of Zelda ported from existing Nintendo consoles, but will feature Nintendo’s characters. These games will be designed and developed specifically for smartphones. Read more »
Borderlands is a series of first person shooters with a role playing element for consoles and PC. The original game spawned a sequel and then a pre-sequel, that fit between the first two games.
Tales from the Borderlands is nothing like those games. It is made by Telltale Games, the same studio that made games like The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, and most recently, the Game of Thrones. Tales from the Borderlands uses characters from the Borderlands universe but places them in a new setting. Let’s take a closer look at it. Read more »
Sony has announced that it will be shutting down its PlayStation Mobile division. Starting July 15, no further content will be published to the store and from September 10 onwards users won’t be able to re-download previously purchased titles.
PlayStation Mobile was a platform running on select PlayStation certified Android devices along with Sony’s PlayStation Vita and PlayStation TV consoles. A game on PlayStation Mobile could be purchased and played on any of these certified devices. Read more »
Rockstar Games released the much awaited DLC – GTA Online Heists to nest under its umbrella of Grand Theft Auto Online. In the highly-anticipated DLC, the gamers get to hack in to computers and security cameras for a successful heist across Los Santos and Blaine County.
GTA Online Heists is available for free for those who are already part of the GTA Online universe. Read more »
Microsoft has announced a new Xbox One gaming console bundle that is expected to go on sale later this year. This new Xbox One Halo: The Master Chief Collection bundle features four premium titles from the Halo series for free.
Priced at $349 for US, the new Xbox One Halo bundle includes Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3 and Halo 4 games. Read more »