All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘next-gen games’

PS4 Game Upgrades Detailed by Sony

For some time now, gamers have known that $10 upgrades are coming for cross-generation console games. Players will be able to buy games on current-gen consoles and switch to next-gen versions later on. Publishers don’t want gamers to have to wait until console launch day to make their Call of Duty: Ghosts or Watch Dogs purchases. Though individual games (such …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Next-Gen Upgrade Plans Detailed

On November 5, Call of Duty: Ghosts will hit store shelves in North America – but only for current-generation consoles. The release of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will still be weeks away at that point. The last thing Activision wants is for gamers to hold off their purchases for console launch, so the publisher has teamed with console …

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‘Infamous: Second Son’ Gets Pre-Order Bonuses

Infamous: Second Son is, so far, one of the most technically impressive PlayStation 4-exclusive games (or next-gen games in general) to be previewed. Developer Sucker Punch have used the upgraded hardware in the next PlayStation to provide some good-looking character models, animations, and tons of particle effects. Unfortunately, Sucker Punch couldn’t quite get Second Son finished in time to make …

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‘Watch Dogs’ Mobile Multiplayer Previewed

Despite a exclusive PlayStation 4 and Xbox One offerings from Sony and Microsoft, the cross-gen third-party game Watch Dogs is one of the most-hyped launch titles for upcoming next-gen consoles. The game will combine Grand Theft Auto-style open-city gameplay with a near-future cyberpunk twist. Publisher Ubisoft has already previewed just about every aspect of Watch Dogs. The “hacking” mechanic that …

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‘Ryse: Son of Rome’ Combat Video Released

Ever since Ryse: Son of Rome was unveiled as a launch title during Microsoft’s big E3 presentation, impressions of the game have called the game’s fun factor into question. Though the game’s graphics are clearly next-gen and intricate, the numerous quicktime events seen in the game’s early gameplay trailer made it seem easy or on-rails. Subsequent trailers have revealed that …

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‘Bound by Flame’ Announced For PlayStation 4

Earlier this year Spiders studios released Mars: War Logs to mediocre reviews. The downloadable RPG contained an ambitious mix of cyberpunk and western RPG elements, but was limited by its low budget. Spiders tried to fix the game for consoles with some better voice acting, but the game ultimately did not catch on. Now, Spiders is trying once again with …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Dynamic Multiplayer Map Previewed in New Video

Earlier this month, Activision and Infinity Ward finally revealed the multiplayer gameplay in the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts. The title will have the yearly team-based shooter action that fans of the series know and love, with a few twists such as leaning, sliding, and dogs. A month before the gameplay reveal, though, Activision was already announcing multiplayer pre-order bonuses …

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Xbox One Launch Title Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

November is less than three months away, and the smell of the coming console war is in the air. Despite rumors of lowered shipment numbers for the year, hundreds of thousands of gamers in the U.S. and U.K. will have shiny new Xbox One consoles on launch day – and they’re going to need games. Microsoft and its publishing partners …

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New Destiny Details Revealed in Developer Video

Not much has been learned about Destiny, developer Bungie’s upcoming mmo open-world shooter, since its gameplay reveal during Sony’s big E3 presentation. A commentary video for the game’s E3 gameplay demo let slip a few details, but nothing on the scale that gamers are looking for with a game as hyped as Destiny. Today, Bungie has released a new developer …

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New ‘The Order: 1886′ Details Revealed

The Order: 1886 was one of the few new PlayStation 4 exclusives that Sony announced during its big E3 conference. The game features monster hunters fighting un-revealed supernatural creatures in a Victorian London. With futuristic weapons. The anachronism made for a very interesting teaser trailer, but many details about the game are still missing. Though The Order was missing from …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Gets $10 Next-Gen Upgrades

As Sony announced during its Gamescom presentation yesterday, some next-gen launch titles this fall can be purchased for discounts, if current-gen versions of those same games are traded it. Today, Activision revealed that upgrading Call of Duty:Ghosts to next-gen will cost only $10 (£10/10€). When the PlayStation 4 launches on November 15, gamers who purchased Ghosts on PlayStation 3 will …

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‘Fighter Within’ Kinect Game Revealed at Gamescom

In the midst of all the FIFA-related news at Microsoft’s Gamescom, Ubisoft slipped in the announcement of a new Kinect game for the Xbox One. A game that isn’t a Just Dance title. Titled Fighter Within, the game will use the new Kinect to pit players against each other in virtual fights. Players can use punches and kicks against opponents, …

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