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Microsoft sells over a million Xbox Ones in 24 hours

Microsoft on Friday said that more than a million Xbox One consoles were snapped up within 24 hours in 13 countries after hitting shelves for the first time in the morning. The US-based technology titan described it as the biggest launch in Xbox history, setting a new sales record at the company. Xbox One consoles were sold out at most retail shops, according to Microsoft. “We are humbled and grateful for the excitement of Xbox fans around the world,” said Xbox corporate vice president of marketing Yusuf Mehdi. “Seeing thousands of excited fans lined up to get their Xbox One and their love for gaming was truly a special moment for everyone on the Xbox team,” he continued. “We are working hard to create more Xbox One consoles.” Sale of the keenly-awaited ...

Telltale Games working on a Game of Thrones game

Telltale Games, the creators of distinctive and well-received games like The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us, is reportedly working on a game based on George R. R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, aka Game of Thrones. Which parts of the Westerosi universe and what timeframe the game might follow are unclear, but the prospect isn’t coming completely out of the blue. Telltale’s most successful work has been with licensed properties like Fables and The Walking Dead, and Telltale’s founder has been vocal in the past about the studio’s pursuit of new licenses. “Yeah, we consider ourselves, like, scripted drama of games, and that stuff comes up around us as well,” Telltale Founder President Kevin Bruner. IGN was the first to report the rumor, though a Telltale vice president de...

Assassins Creed: Black Flag Contest

[The Contest is now officially over, the Winner is Shreyans! Congratulations!!! ] Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag released late last month for consoles and now its time for PC gamers to get in on all the action. The game comes out on PC’s on the 22nd of this month, so in lieu of that we wanted to hold this Assassin’s Creed Contest and now there’s a chance you could win this insanely exclusive merchandise. Answer these simple questions and you could be the one lucky winner who wins an exclusive AC4: Black Flag Poster Take a look at the EXCLUSIVE AC4: Black flag Poster  The Poster has been signed by the development team of Assassins Creed 4: Black Flag which makes it one of few posters available all over. Signatures on the posters are: · CP Game Design: Éric Baptizat ...

Revealed: The Last of Us: Left Behind DLC

This has been an incredible week for Naughty Dog as they had two major reveals The first teaser trailer is for The Last of Us: Left Behind, a single-player DLC campaign coming early next year. The Last of Us: Left Behind is Naughty Dog’s first ever single-player DLC. In this prequel of sorts Ashley Johnson reprises her role as Ellie in The Last of Us: Left Behind single-player DLC. Left Behind takes place while Ellie is attending a military boarding school in the Boston quarantine zone, prior to meeting Joel and the events in the main campaign of The Last of Us. In just a few short months since the release of The Last of Us, gamers have made it clear that Ellie has become one of their favorite characters in games. This DLC will help gamers to play as Ellie throughout the entirety of Left B...

The amazing Fifa 2014 trailer

With the next gen Xbox One releasing next week, Experience Next-Gen Lionel Messi in the FIFA 14 TV commercial. For the newest generation of video games, the game showcases a new engine, Ignite, which allows not only for graphical enhancements, like shifting weather conditions and dynamic stadium environment, but also for changes in gameplay, with features like Human Intelligence (which brings the AI closer to real player behavior) and True Player Motion (which gives the players more realistic animations). Also, all versions have an all-new Co-op Seasons online mode, in which two players can play a season for the same team. As for the team selection, the game features, for the first time, the top leagues from Argentina, Chile and Colombia, the first time South American leagues other than th...

Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea episode to release tomorrow

For all of you who’ve played & enjoyed Bioshock Infinite here is some awesome news 🙂 the  first chunk of story DLC, set in that fragile underwater utopia/horrorshow, Rapture will be out tomorrow.  Episode One throws Booker and Elizibeth back to a time to a point before Rapture transitioned from endless parties to mutant massacre. Ken Levine mentioned on Twitter that there will be new weapons, plasmids and gear, including an “old man winter” plasmid. I’m more excited about wandering around a still-living Rapture, as captured in this splendid piece of concept art for Bioshock 1. Part one of the DLC will be Booker-centric, while you might get to  as Elizabeth in part two. Till then you can check out the awesome trailer.  

Dead Rising 3 story shows different characters

Dead Rising 3 hosting city Los Perdidos has a lot of inhabitants, but they aren’t all the same. Some just want to live, others just want to kill things, and some of them just want to eat everything in sight while wearing a cold, dead stare. Here’s a trailer to sort it all out! Dead Rising 3 takes place ten years after the events of Fortune City in Dead Rising 2. The story follows a young mechanic named Nick Ramos and his attempt to survive a massive zombie outbreak in the fictional city of Los Perdidos, California. Ramos must team up with other survivors and find a way to escape Los Perdidos before an impending military strike wipes out the city and its inhabitants.  Dead Rising is slated for release on November 22, 2013 as a launch title for the Xbox One Source: Capcom Vancouv...

Battlefield 4 has stunning graphics

There’s no denying that DICE’s Frostbite engine has consistently impressed over the years. Recently the developers posted a feature video to brag about all the amazing things their latest engine, Frostbite 3, can do with Battlefield 4. Let’s marvel at some of the highlights, destruction and all. Don’t forget to share your opinion on the game in the comments. Image Credit: Gergo Vas

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag trailer character showcase

Get clued up on all the characters you’ll meet in the sequel. Ubisoft has released a new trailer for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag. The trailer has Ubisoft’s Matt Ryan playing the lead character for the game—Edward Kenway. The trailer focuses on the different characters that will be making appearances in Assassin’s Creed 4. The trailer shows Edward being a brash and hot-tempered guy who wouldn’t let something like common sense get in the way of his goals. His companion is the Jackdaw’s quartermaster Adewale, who escaped slavery. He basically plays the role of Yin to Edward’s Yang. Ubisoft has confirmed a current-gen and Wii U Assassin’s Creed 4 release date of October 29 in the US and November 1 in UK. PC, Xbox One and PS4 versi...

GTA Online launches tonight

Hey Folks! We know you must be having a lot of fun with GTA V, here is all that you need to know about GTA Online 🙂 Access to GTA Online Access to Grand Theft Auto Online is free with your copy of Grand Theft Auto V. On October 1st there will be a small downloadable Title Update released on PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE. Upon installation of that Title Update, direct access to begin GTA Online will be unlocked in your GTAV game menu. You will be able to jump right into GTA Online via the 4th (bottom) slot in your GTAV character wheel. We’ve received many questions asking for a specific confirmation of what exact time GTA Online will be available but of course this is contingent on both Title Updates becoming available on each console’s network. As a general timeframe, we do expect the ...

Batman: Arkham Origins Has A Permadeath Mode

Batman: Arkham Origins producer, Guillaume Voghel, has revealed an extra hard “I Am the Night” mode for the game. “We have a new difficulty level, New Game Plus is coming pack, that’s really difficult,” he told Eurogamer, “And when you’re done with that there’s I Am the Night mode, which is no saves and one life.” He also explained the first piece of DLC for the game which will see you playing as Bruce Wayne, not Batman. “That’s a really cool one,” he said, “Narratively there’s some added content that will give players a little more background story.” According to Voghel, I Am the Night mode unlocks when players complete the main game and New Game Plus. “The main narrative arc and side missions last about 12 hours and then you have all the collectibles,” he told Eurogamer. R...

Strong Link Between Gaming And Playing Real Sports

Your endless hours of playing Fifa has finally come good 🙂 New research from ESSEC, one of France’s leading business schools, has found that playing sports videogames can increase participation in real sports, especially among young men and boys. 38 per cent of boys under the age of 21 who play sports games on “active” game consoles practice their favourite virtual sport in real life, while 75 per cent of gamers participate in some kind of real sport, according to the study. “Videogames are frequently demonised. We now know that these fears are unfounded,” said Thierry Lardinoit, ESSEC’s marketing head. “There is a strong correlation between playing video games and participating in real sports. Watching television is a threat to physical activity. Videogames are not, however,” he add...


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