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 »
Fahrenheit, which launched in the US as Indigo Prophecy, is a 2005 interactive action-adventure game. It’s the same studio that later went on to create the PS3 game Heavy Rain, which featured the innovative gameplay mechanism introduced in Fahrenheit.
A remastered version of the game is now being released on Windows, OS X, Linux, and iOS. Today we will be taking a look at the iOS version. Read more »
Sony announced that it sold more than 20 million Playstation 4 units as of March 1 (20.2 million to be more precise). The hefty number indicates units in customers’ hands, not ones that have been shipped to retailers.
Unsurprisingly, Sony Playstation 4 marks the fastest growth in the history of the gaming franchise. Read more »
The Project Morpheus VR headset for PlayStation 4 by Sony will launch in the first half of 2016. The Japanese tech giant unveiled a new prototype of the device today during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Sony first unveiled Project Morpheus last year. Read more »
You will soon be able to use your Android smartphone as an Android TV controller. An update to Google’s TV platform will allow the sweet functionality.
The search giant is about to launch an update to Google Play services, which will bring a Nearby Connections API. Read more »
Warner Bros Interactive announced that it will launch Mortal Kombat X for mobile devices. The latest installment of the legendary fighting game will land on iOS and Android in April.
Developed by NetherRealm Studios, the mobile version of Mortal Kombat X will mix fighting with card collecting. Read more »
Valve is preparing a VR demonstration for the Game Developers Conference in March, but the first hardware for it came out unexpectedly from HTC. The HTC Vive headset will work with PCs rather than phones, but the company claims it has what it takes to beat the Oculus Rift.
This could be a big win for HTC though as official figures have it that Valve has 125 million users, nearly 9 million of which are online at the same time. Read more »
The neverending saga of the release of GTA V for PCs continues. The title has been delayed again. It will only become available on April 14.
Last we heard anything about the matter, it was due to be out on March 24. That was after another delay, since the original release date was January 27. Read more »
AG Drive is a racing game featuring anti-gravity space ships that you race around a futuristic race track set in the year 2260. The game is a combination of Wipeout and F-Zero, and pretty much what you’d expect that to be like if you’ve played those games.
AG Drive is now available on the App Store for the iPhone and iPad and has been given the Apple’s Editor’s Choice, which, to be honest, doesn’t really mean much if you see the history of some of the previous games that got this honor. Let’s see if this one’s any good. Read more »
Alto’s Adventure is procedurally generated endless snowboarding game. You play as Alto and his friends, going down snow covered slopes on snowboards, catching llamas, grinding on rooftops, and pulling off stunts in mid-air.
The game is now available on the App Store and promises beautiful visuals and an exhilarating gameplay experience. Let’s see if it delivers. Read more »
NVIDIA has released an update to the Shield Portable device that improves the performance of emulators on the device. The update is small, at just over 3MB, and is optional.
This is good news as the Shield Portable is an ideal device for running emulators. For those not aware, emulators allow you to run games from other platforms, such as classic Nintendo games, which otherwise won’t run natively on Android. Since Shield Portable has built-in controls, it is great for playing classic games on the move and it is good to see NVIDIA acknowledge the typical use case of the device and work on improving that aspect. Read more »
The award-winning video game Limbo finally made its way to Android. Created by the developers from Playdead, the creepy title is available in Google Play for $4.99.
Limbo has been available for iOS for quite some time now. Read more »
Given the rate at which mobile processing power is growing, handheld devices like tablets could soon overtake consoles to become an integral part of gaming, according to EA chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen.
Speaking at the 2015 Technology, Internet & Media Conference, Jorgensen said, “what that might mean is that a tablet, three or four years from now, has more power than what a typical console has. And that will open up a whole new set of people to console-style games that are much more immersive, much deeper, much more character-driven than simply a static mobile game that you might play for a small burst of time while you’re waiting for the bus.” Read more »