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Minecraft PS4 fails Sony certification

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Minecraft PS4 fails Sony certification

The PlayStation 4 version of Minecraft has failed its final certification, making an August release unlikely.

Developer 4J Studios – which is responsible for all of the game’s console ports – revealed yesterday that Sony found flaws in what was to be the build that shipped to retail.

The Xbox One version of Minecraft is also supposed to release in August, although a date has yet to be announced.

The Vita version of the game is expected around September.

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PvZ: Garden Warfare launches on PS3 and PS4 tomorrow

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PvZ: Garden Warfare launches on PS3 and PS4 tomorrow

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare is now available on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in Australia, and will launch tomorrow in New Zealand.

The third-person multiplayer online shooter is already available on Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Windows PC.

“We’ve been perfecting Garden Warfare and optimising it for PlayStation gamers.” said PopCap creative director Jeremy Vanhoozer.

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Exosuits are optional in some Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer modes

Exosuits are optional in some Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer modes

It will be possible to play some Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s multiplayer modes without the exosuit, developer Sledgehammer has confirmed.

The exosuit is the biggest addition to the FPS franchise in years, and allows players to double-jump, boost dodge, deploy a shield, and more.

“We understand that some players may want to go back to the more traditional style [of Call of Duty],” Sledgehammer studio co-founder Michael Condrey told YouTube personality DVLZStation.

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Rumour: Activision planning a Call of Duty movie, Marvel-style production house

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Rumour: Activision planning a Call of Duty movie, Marvel-style production house

Rumour has it Activision is planning on bringing Call of Duty to the silver screen through its own film and television production studio.

According to The Information sources (as reported by Engadget), Activision is tentatively planning to launch a studio that will produce movies and TV shows based on its brands.

Obviously, this would allow the company tighter control on any shows it produces as it wouldn’t have to rely on third parties.

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Advanced Warfare runs at 60 fps, but resolutions not yet known

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Advanced Warfare runs at 60 frames, but resolutions not yet known

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare runs at 60 frames a second, but it’s unclear at this stage what the game’s resolution will be on each supported platform.

Speaking with OXM, producer Mike Mejia said that Sledgehammer was happy with how the game was running, although he did hope that it would be further optimised before launch.

"So we're 60 frames a second all the way," said Mejia.

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Metal Gear Solid V is coming to PC

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Metal Gear Solid V is coming to PC

Metal Gear Solid V is getting a PC release, Hideo Kojima has confirmed.

The news leaked thanks early post on Konami’s website, and has subsequently been confirmed by Hideo Kojima on the MGS live stream.

"I'm really happy you guys are so excited with the cardboard boxes," he said.

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Xbox boss: We got Tomb Raider to battle Uncharted

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Xbox boss: We got Tomb Raider to battle Uncharted

Microsoft signed an exclusivity deal for Rise of the Tomb Raider because it needed an action-adventure title to pit against Sony’s next Uncharted game, says Xbox boss Phil Spencer.

Speaking with Eurogamer, Spencer freely admitted that his company needed a game to rival Naughty Dog’s treasure hunter epic.

“I'm a big fan of Uncharted and I wish we had an action adventure game of that ilk,” said Spencer.

“We've started some, and we've looked at them. But we don't have one today of that quality. This is an opportunity.

“People push me as the content guy, shouldn't it all be about the content you're building? I want to own all of the hits on our platform,” he added.

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Bethesda details three pieces of The Evil Within DLC

Bethesda details three pieces of The Evil Within DLC

Bethesda has outlined three pieces of DLC that will be available for upcoming survival horror title The Evil Within.

The first has players assume the role of The Keeper (aka Boxman) in a “sadistic” collection of mission-based maps.

The second and third take players further down a path of madness in a two-part, story-driven experience in the role of Juli Kidman – Sebastian Castellanos' mysterious partner.

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Xbox's Tomb Raider "exclusive" has an expiration date

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Xbox's Tomb Raider "exclusive" has an expiration date

Microsoft’s Rise of the Tomb Raider exclusivity deal “has a duration”, Xbox boss Phil Spencer has told Eurogamer.

In other words, it’s a timed exclusive – a detail both Microsoft and Crystal Dynamics neglected to mention when they batted the ‘e’ word around yesterday.

Spencer refused to say how long the timed exclusive window is, stating that such a thing wasn’t his job.

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Destiny beta Guardians have been deleted, Bungie confirms

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Destiny beta Guardians have been deleted, Bungie confirms

Destiny beta participants cannot keep their characters because the game will be too different come launch day, says Bungie.

In an update on the game’s official site, Bungie designer Tyson Green elaborated as to why all characters created in the game’s recent beta had to be wiped.

“Since the Beta, we’ve continued to tune and adjust the game,” he said.

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Diablo III console characters transferable across brands, generations

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Diablo III console characters transferable across brands, generations

Blizzard has outlined what it calls cross-brand and cross-generational character transfers for Diablo III on consoles. Using the system, players will be able to move characters around systems.

For example, if you created a Diablo III character on Xbox 360 when the original console edition came out last year, you can transfer that character to your new PlayStation 4 system when you start up Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition. Similarly, you can transfer a PlayStation 3 character to Xbox One. Characters can also be moved across PlayStation and Xbox generations.

Players will first need to save their original characters to the cloud. When turning on the Ultimate Evil Edition for Xbox One or PlayStation 4, players will be prompted to import that save. Full instructions can be found on Battle.net.

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No multiplayer in Assassin's Creed Rogue - rumour

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No multiplayer in Assassin's Creed Rogue - rumour

There will be no multiplayer component to last-gen exclusive Assassin's Creed Rogue, reports a NeoGAF user.

The user claims to have taken the information from the upcoming edition of Game Informer. Ubisoft has yet to comment.

Ubisoft announced Assassin's Creed Rogue earlier this week. In it, players will control an Assassin-turned-Templar named Shay Patrick Cormac who hunts down his former comrades for the Templar order.

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Play as a Templar in last-gen adventure Assassin's Creed Rogue

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Play as a Templar in last-gen adventure Assassin's Creed Rogue

Ubisoft has confirmed months of rumours and announced Assassin's Creed Rogue for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

In Assassin's Creed Rogue players will control an Assassin-turned-Templar named Shay Patrick Cormac who hunts down his former comrades for the Templar order.

The game is set during the Seven Years' War, which took place between 1754 and 1763, and spans from Alabama to New York and Quebec. Players will also range up the Appalachian River Valley, said Ubisoft.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox platform exclusive

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Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox platform exclusive

Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox exclusive, Microsoft has announced.

Crystal Dynamics head Darrell Gallagher confirmed on the game’s Tumbr that the exclusive was not timed.

"Our friends at Microsoft have always seen huge potential in Tomb Raider and have believed in our vision since our first unveil with them on their stage at E3 2011," he wrote.

"We know they will get behind this game more than any support we have had from them in the past – we believe this will be a step to really forging the Tomb Raider brand as one of the biggest in gaming, with the help, belief and backing of a major partner like Microsoft.

"This doesn't mean that we're walking away from our fans who only play on PlayStation or on PC,” Gallagher added.

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Minecraft PS4 fails Sony certification
Minecraft PS4 fails Sony certification
NEWS Issues found, delay likely.
PC, 360, XO, PS4
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PvZ: Garden Warfare launches on PS3 and PS4 tomorrow
PvZ: Garden Warfare launches on PS3 and PS4 tomorrow
NEWS Features PS App integration.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
7
Exosuits are optional in some Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer modes
Exosuits are optional in some Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer modes
NEWS Why wouldya though?
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
Rumour: Activision planning a Call of Duty movie, Marvel-style production house
Rumour: Activision planning a Call of Duty movie, Marvel-style production house
NEWS Skylanders could follow.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
1
Xbox boss: We got Tomb Raider to battle Uncharted
Xbox boss: We got Tomb Raider to battle Uncharted
NEWS Deal not "from an evil space".
360, XO
Action: Third-Person
11
Advanced Warfare runs at 60 frames, but resolutions not yet known
Advanced Warfare runs at 60 frames, but resolutions not yet known
NEWS Still optimising.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
2
Bethesda details three pieces of The Evil Within DLC
Bethesda details three pieces of The Evil Within DLC
NEWS Play as Boxman.
PC, 360, PS3
Metal Gear Solid V is coming to PC
Metal Gear Solid V is coming to PC
NEWS Prequel and main game.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
5
Xbox's Tomb Raider "exclusive" has an expiration date
Xbox's Tomb Raider "exclusive" has an expiration date
NEWS Could have mentioned that yesterday.
360, XO
Action: Third-Person
33
Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox platform exclusive
Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox platform exclusive
NEWS A huge coup.
360, XO
Action: Third-Person
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Destiny beta Guardians have been deleted, Bungie confirms
Destiny beta Guardians have been deleted, Bungie confirms
NEWS Goodnight, sweet princess.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
6
No multiplayer in Assassin's Creed Rogue - rumour
No multiplayer in Assassin's Creed Rogue - rumour
NEWS Franchise drops competitive versus?
360, PS3
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Diablo III console characters transferable across brands, generations
Diablo III console characters transferable across brands, generations
NEWS Infernal machines.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
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Play as a Templar in last-gen adventure Assassin's Creed Rogue
Play as a Templar in last-gen adventure Assassin's Creed Rogue
NEWS Return to the high seas.
360, PS3
6
Thai junta bans Tropico 5
Thai junta bans Tropico 5
NEWS Fears content might affect peace and order.
PC, 360, PS4, Mac
Dead Island movie reanimated
Dead Island movie reanimated
NEWS Lionsgate out, Occupant in.
PC, 360, PS3
Action: First-Person
Battlefield 4 glitch allows classes to be combined
Battlefield 4 glitch allows classes to be combined
NEWS A double major.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
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Zombie expansion coming to GTA V - rumour
Zombie expansion coming to GTA V - rumour
NEWS Hints lie in code.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
2
Gearbox lost millions developing Aliens: Colonial Marines
Gearbox lost millions developing Aliens: Colonial Marines
NEWS Developer prepares its defense in lawsuit.
PC, 360, PS3, WiiU, DS, PS2
Action: First-Person
4
Bungie details Destiny's six-player raids
Bungie details Destiny's six-player raids
NEWS For groups of friends only.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
2
Destiny beta was the largest of a generation
Destiny beta was the largest of a generation
NEWS More than 4 million players.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
3
Watch Dogs DLC will feature a new city
Watch Dogs DLC will feature a new city
NEWS In New Jersey.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4, WiiU
Action: Third-Person
4
Bungie addresses concerns over the size of Destiny
Bungie addresses concerns over the size of Destiny
NEWS Beta was just "water wings".
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
5
Battlefield Hardline's story involves a framed cop going rogue to clear his name
Battlefield Hardline's story involves a framed cop going rogue to clear his name
NEWS Good cop/bad cop.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
5
The Walking Dead will return for a third season
The Walking Dead will return for a third season
NEWS No surprise there.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4, Mac, iOS
3
Destiny beta now open to almost everyone
Destiny beta now open to almost everyone
NEWS All with PS+ or XBLG, that is.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
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Destiny beta is back online a day early
Destiny beta is back online a day early
NEWS Xbox gamers are now in.
360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
Forza Horizon 2's first 100 cars revealed
Forza Horizon 2's first 100 cars revealed
NEWS More than 100 still to come.
360, XO
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Dragon Age: Inquisition release delayed six weeks
Dragon Age: Inquisition release delayed six weeks
NEWS Needs polish.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
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Battlefield Hardline delayed to 2015
Battlefield Hardline delayed to 2015
NEWS Annual release schedule broken.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
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