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Infamous: Second Son patch adds Photo Mode, subtracts bugs

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Infamous: Second Son lead Delsin Rowe might be able to shoot burst of smoke from his hands and run up walls as a streak of light, but he’s not perfect. Hence, developer Sucker Punch has outlined plans for a patch that it hopes to release as soon as… … Read entire article »

PlayStation 4 sales exceed 7 million so far

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation 4 have exceeded 7 million worldwide, the manufacturer announced today. Games are going along with them, according to internal estimates from Sony Computer Entertainment, selling to the tune of over 20.5 million copies as… … Read entire article »

Obsidian gives your ears a taste of the Pillars of Eternity soundtrack

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Just because we can’t play old school-inspired, Kickstarter success Pillars of Eternity right now doesn’t mean we can’t experience it. Developer Obsidian has released a score from the game’s soundtrack to give anxious adventurers a taste of what to… … Read entire article »

Pre-order Wolfenstein: The New Order, earn Team Fortress 2 hats

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Alternate history Nazi shooter Wolfenstein: The New Order is now available for pre-order via Steam, and Valve has opted to sweeten the deal by offering free Team Fortress 2 hats to anyone who plunks down early cash for the PC game. Though Valve’s… … Read entire article »

Zenimax Media files trademark for ‘Nuka Cola’

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Bethesda Softworks parent company Zenimax Media recently filed three separate trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the term “Nuka Cola,” a phrase that should be very familiar to Fallout fans. Not just the… … Read entire article »

Tackle ‘Son of the Crawmerax’ in final Borderlands 2 DLC

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Developer Gearbox Software has released its final piece of Borderlands 2 DLC. Headhunter 5: Sir Hammerlock Versus the Son of the Crawmerax is available now via Steam, PlayStation Network and the Xbox Live Marketplace for $2.99. The content sends… … Read entire article »

Naughty Dog announces final season pass DLC for The Last of Us

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Naughty Dog will finish out its planned season pass content for The Last of Us with new weapons, additional multiplayer maps, and a new single-player gameplay mode as part of the upcoming Grounded Bundle. Grounded Mode puts a new, difficult spin on… … Read entire article »

Hearthstone plays its cards on iPad today

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Blizzard’s collectible trading card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is now available for iPad. The free-to-play game was first announced at last year’s PAX East event in March 2013 as a cross-platform, multiplayer strategy game intended for PC,… … Read entire article »

The Blackwell Epiphany demo launches ahead of April 24 release

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

A demo for The Blackwell Epiphany is available now, just ahead of the independent adventure game’s April 24 release date. Developed by Wadjet Eye Games, Epiphany is the fifth and final game in the Blackwell series, which first began in 2006. As a… … Read entire article »

Trials Fusion review: Lean to live

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

We’ve all had our secret victories in the war against wobble: freely standing in the shower on one foot while washing the other, or rejecting the easy-mode handrails of a jostling train. Trials Fusion is about those quick, instinctual corrections you… … Read entire article »

Sony to sell all its Square Enix shares

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Sony announced it’s selling its entire stake of 9.52 million shares in Square Enix, with the PlayStation company booking a gain of 4.8 billion yen (around $47 million) in the current fiscal quarter. At the time of writing, Sony is the third-largest… … Read entire article »

Conception 2 coming to Europe in May

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

European role-playing game fans will be able to enjoy Spike Chunsoft’s Conception 2 in May, publisher Atlus has revealed. Though Atlus has yet to solidify dates, an email blast revealed both a demo for the game and the official release will come to… … Read entire article »

Minecraft PS3 boxes clever with a disc version in May

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Mojang is releasing Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition onto store shelves on May 16 in North America and May 14 in PAL regions, which is no surprise given how the Xbox 360 discs continue to strike gold. Mojang revealed the physical PS3 port includes… … Read entire article »

CoD: Ghosts DLC adds Snoop Dogg voice pack and other, less awesome, stuff

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Infinity Ward is launching DLC for Call of Duty: Ghosts on Xbox platforms that will add narration to multiplayer matches by the one and only Snoop Dogg. As you terrorize the battlefield, Snoop becomes your own personal hype man, which sounds like… … Read entire article »

GaymerX president on LGBT convention closing: ‘We’re still here’

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

LGBT-focused gaming convention GaymerX will be no more after this year’s GaymerX2, being held July 11-13 at the InterContinental San Francisco hotel. But Toni Rocca, president of GaymerX and organizer of the con, isn’t sad. Rocca told Joystiq she… … Read entire article »

PSN Store Update: Final Fantasy 14, Trials Fusion, FIFA World Cup

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

It’s football, fantasy, and FMX in this week’s line-up of PlayStation Store additions for North America, starting with the full launch of Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn. PS4 players can hook up with the subscription MMO for $40, or $60 if they… … Read entire article »

Humble Mobile Bundle 5 explores The Room 2, The Cave, and more

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Humble Bundle is back with another serving of high-profile Android games, featuring Double Fine’s The Cave, Fireproof Games’ The Room 2 and other standout apps in the newly launched Humble Mobile Bundle 5. Pay at least $1 and you’ll get Crescent… … Read entire article »

Halo, Destiny composer O’Donnell says he was fired ‘without cause’

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Halo series and Destiny composer Martin ‘Marty’ O’Donnell is no longer working for Bungie, and he claims the studio’s directors fired him “without cause” last Friday, April 11. O’Donnell tweeted the news this morning, and shortly after Bungie… … Read entire article »

Wasteland 2 beta update fleshes out Arizona

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

While “less than half” of Wasteland 2 is currently available in beta via Steam Early Access, an update coming next week will add another major area. After the update, Wasteland 2′s beta will feature “most of the Arizona portion of the… … Read entire article »

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut sneaks onto Mac

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

A Mac version of the Deus Ex: Human Revolution “Director’s Cut” is available now from developer Feral Interactive. The version is available exclusively through Steam. DX:HR – Director’s Cut overhauls the original RPG’s boss battles, tweaks enemy AI… … Read entire article »

Xbox 360 spring sale discounts Batman games, Saints Row 4

Source: Joystiq | Apr-16-2014 | Add a Comment

Microsoft is cleaning out its digital shelves with a sizable sale on Xbox 360 games and add-ons this week. Ending April 21, the sale spans 11 games and hundreds of pieces of DLC. Five of the games feature popular DC comics superhero Batman in some… … Read entire article »

MechRunner coming to PS4, Vita, PC, Mac in July

Source: Joystiq | Apr-15-2014 | Add a Comment

MechRunner, an endless runner/action game featuring mechs and a wonderfully suitable name, is coming to the PS4, Vita, PC and Mac in July, developer Spark Plug Games has announced. To help add additional polish to the game, Spark Plug is turning to… … Read entire article »

BurgerTime World Tour discounted ahead of delisting on April 30

Source: Joystiq | Apr-15-2014 | Add a Comment

Publisher MonkeyPaw Games is hosting a last-chance sale on BurgerTime: World Tour this month, discounting the game to just $5 before it disappears from digital storefronts forever on April 30. Starting today, amateur burger chefs can pick up the… … Read entire article »

Reprogram your surroundings in Glitchspace, now on Early Access

Source: Joystiq | Apr-15-2014 | Add a Comment

First-person puzzler Glitchspace is now available through Steam’s Early Access service for PC, Mac and Linux. The alpha version of the game from developer Space Budgie is available for $6.99 on Early Access and $6.49 through the game’s official… … Read entire article »

Half-Life world record speed run is fluid, frightening

Source: Joystiq | Apr-15-2014 | Add a Comment

I considered myself a pretty good Half-Life player, until now. This speed run video, which reportedly took four years of planning to execute correctly, proves I was completely wrong and should stop thinking so highly of myself. [Image: Valve]… … Read entire article »