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  • Red Dead Online beta will be playable tomorrow

    A month after Red Dead Redemption 2’s release, Rockstar Games has finally announced that Red Dead Online beta will go live tomorrow. “Built from the ground up for the latest hardware, Red Dead Online blends the classic multiplayer of the original Red Dead Redemption with the best of everything we have learned since then about creating deep multiplayer experiences,” revealed the game developers. According to Rockstar, Red Dead Online will be a “completely new and fun experience” that will constantly evolve. “Create and customize your character, tailor your abilities to suit your play style and head out into a new frontier full of...

  • Sony reveals PlayStation Black Friday deals

    Sony has revealed its official Black Friday deals for PlayStation, including discounts on PlayStation VR, PlayStation Plus and a number of games. PlayStation VR At participating online stores, PlayStation 4’s VR bundle, which usually sells for around US$300 is now available for US$220. The bundle includes the games PlayStation VR Worlds and Astro Bot, along with a VR headset and camera. The sale on PlayStation VR ends on 2 December 2018. Games Online deals for selected PS4 games include a range of discounts for both disc and digital download. Games such as Marvel’s Spider Man, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and FIFA 19 are...

  • Black Friday 2018: Microsoft details discounts for Xbox console and games

    Microsoft has announced upcoming Black Friday deals for its Xbox devices and services. “The holidays are almost here, and Xbox is back this year with our biggest Black Friday sale ever,” said Microsoft on its website. Selected consoles, games and Xbox memberships will go on sale. Consoles Microsoft will be offering a US$100 dollar discount on selected Xbox One bundles from 18 - 26 November. Though the company has not confirmed all qualifying bundles, the Xbox One S Minecraft bundle is included. The Xbox One X will be at its “lowest price ever”, going on sale for US$399.99 Get a digital Gears...

  • Diablo Immortal’s YouTube trailer has over 150k dislikes

    If the booing didn't get Blizzard's attention, the dislikes on its Diablo Immortal gameplay trailer surely will. The gaming giant this weekend announced a new Diablo title, that isn't coming to PC in any way, shape or form. And as a result, Diablo Immortal -- at least based on its gameplay trailer -- is now one of the most hated games on YouTube ever. At the time of writing, the trailer has been viewed just over 1.55-million times, racking up 10 000 likes and 151 000 dislikes. That's a dislike percentage of nearly 94%. Among the most hated YouTube videos of all time, only...

  • Fans boo Blizzard at Blizzcon over Diablo mobile game

    Talk about not understanding your own fanbase. If you attend an event like Blizzcon, which has historically been focused on PC and console gaming, you'd expect a PC and console gaming announcement. But Blizzard's premier reveal at its flagship event this weekend left it with boos from the crowd, rather than admiration. While Blizzard announced some excellent news for a number of its titles at the event, including the 29th hero for Overwatch, it's the Diablo Immortal announcement that left fans bitter and upset. When asked if the title will be ported to PC, the Diablo team lead by Wyatt Chang responded that...

  • PlayStation Plus’ free November games include Yakuza Kiwami, Bulletstorm

    PlayStation has revealed the free game line up for November on its online platform PlayStation Plus. The two games, Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition and Yakuza Kiwami will be available for members from 6 November. Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition This upgraded version of the 2011 game is a first person shooter style futuristic game. “Get the definitive Bulletstorm experience, which includes all existing Bulletstorm add-ons plus brand-new exclusive content! Play as Grayson Hunt, who crash lands on an abandoned resort planet. You have two choices: survival or revenge,” said PlayStation on its blog. Yakuza Kiwami Released back in 2006 on PS2 and remade for modern times,...

  • These are the 20 retro games launching on the PlayStation Classic

    PlayStation Classic’s release is just over a month away and Sony has finally revealed all 20 games that will feature on the miniature console. “PlayStation Classic offers these 20 amazing games and a virtual memory card to store your game saves,” the company explained in the announcement. The following classic games will be pre-loaded on the device: Battle Arena Toshinden Cool Boarders 2 Destruction Derby Final Fantasy VII Grand Theft Auto Intelligent Qube Jumping Flash! Metal Gear Solid Mr. Driller Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee Rayman Resident Evil Director’s Cut Revelations: Persona Ridge Racer Type 4 Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo Syphon Filter ...

  • Just Cause 4’s panoramic trailer teases Avalanche’s Apex engine’s tech

    Red Dead might be the only game your friends and granny are talking about this week, but it's not the only title to look forward to this year. In December, Rico Rodriquez will return with more disregard for his own life in Just Cause 4. Developed by Avalanche Studios, Just Cause 4 is set to include the explosions that made the third instalment so enjoyable, while also introducing a new government you can overthrow in a country called Solis. The title, which received its panoramic 4K 60fps trailer this week, is also set to include dynamic weather effects -- powered by Avalanche's...

  • Epic Games, Hasbro to release a Fortnite-inspired Nerf rifle

    Game developer Epic Games and American toy company Hasbro have teamed up to create a Fornite-style Nerf gun called the Nerf Fortnite AR-L. If you’re wondering, a Nerf gun is a toy made by Hasbro that fires foam ammunition in the form of darts. The toy gun “resembles that of the Legendary and Epic SCAR Assault Rifle in Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode,” according to game-specific publication Fornite Intel. The website also teased that more Fortnite weaponry might be in the works too. View this post on Instagram Introducing the Nerf Fortnite AR-L! Motorized blasting action to create your own NERF Fortnite battles! (Link in...

  • Here’s why I have serious Red Dead Redemption 2 FOMO right now

    The day has finally arrived: Red Dead Redemption 2 is being played on Xbox Ones and PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide. Unfortunately, I’m not one of the lucky ones who are busy shooting it up in the Wild Wild West. Instead, I have to read the reviews that have been trending all over the internet for the past 12 hours. Firstly, there’s Rockstar itself, which was quick to show off Red Dead Redemption 2’s excellent ratings by popular reviewers on Twitter. #RDR2 Reviews IGN: 10/10 - https://t.co/zZuU1iQoXj The Guardian: 5/5 - https://t.co/XRdADzT6lq Game Informer: 10/10 - https://t.co/eLGOImWJ5P The Telegraph: 5/5 - https://t.co/FCeP1LVoSn Gamereactor: 10/10 - https://t.co/5noYdPulVy And more at...