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Assassin's Creed Unity Trailer Features New Combat, Parkour Mechanics
Ubisoft recently released a new trailer to demonstrate the new capabilities of the game engine powering Assassin's Creed Unity. We learn a little more about the improved combat mechanics, the upgraded parkour abilities, as well as the game's day and night cycle that has been upscaled to fit the needs of new generation hardware.
Batman: Arkham Knight DLC Lets You Become Red Hood
Batman: Arkham Knight has more than one playable vigilante. A leaked GameStop ad reveals that players can take on the role of the infamous Red Hood in a DLC pack.
Destiny Beta Returns, Xbox One And Xbox 360 Owners Finally Get Access
Destiny's beta is back online. Bungie finished the maintenance earlier than expected so gamers on PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 can check out the shared-world shooter.
Dragon Age: Inquisition Delayed
Battlefield Hardline isn't the only EA holiday release getting a delay. BioWare revealed today that medieval fantasy RPG Dragon Age: Inquisition is being pushed back as well.
Battlefield Hardline Delayed To 2015
Battlefield Hardline won't be launching this fall. DICE VP and Group GM Karl Magnus Troedsson revealed this evening that the cops-and-robbers shooter will be arriving in early 2015 instead.
Wii U's Consumer Interest Skyrockets By 50% Thanks To E3
A new survey report commissioned by IHS and GamesIndustry.biz measured purchasing intent and interest for the current generation consoles, the Xbox One, the PlayStation 4 and the Wii U. What the report uncovered was rather fascinating.
Halo 5's Mystery Character Agent Locke Detailed
Agent Locke, a pivotal new character in Halo 5, became a little less mysterious today. A new report about live-action series Halo: Nightfall revealed some crucial details about him.
Destiny Footage Shows 1080p Version For Xbox One
There have been a lot of talk about whether or not Bungie would be able to hit native 1920 x 1080p for the Xbox One with Destiny, the first-person sci-fi shooter due out this September. The beta will be relegated to 900p for the Xbox One, but Bungie wanted to prove that they can, in fact, get the game to manage at 1080p for the final release, as indicated with the footage above.
Destiny Beta Going Down For Maintenance, Special Rewards Incoming
Bungie shared the full schedule for Destiny's beta today. The schedule reveals that the PS4 and PS3 test will be shutting down for several days for maintenance.
Xbox One's August Update Detailed By Microsoft
The Xbox One will receive another major system update in August. Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb outlined the patch's major features in a new blog post this weekend.
Frame-Rate Is King On Xbox One, PS4, Says OlliOlli Dev
If the mechanics are pretty cool but get hampered by constant frame-drops or stuttering, such as Bayonetta on the PlayStation 3 or GTA IV on both the Xbox 360 and PS3, it can ruin the experience. Well, one developer explains why it's important to put gameplay and gameplay performance ahead of everything else.
Mass Effect 4 Will Be Discussed By BioWare This Week
Mass Effect fans will get more details on the series' fourth chapter this week. BioWare is holding a panel discussion this week about Mass Effect 4's development.
The Crew Developer Explains How They Managed 1080p On Xbox One
One of the big things that has plagued the Xbox One throughout its tenure on the market is that it can't regularly hit native 1080p. Well, the developers for Ubisoft's upcoming open-world racing game, The Crew, explain how they managed to accomplish the often hard to hit target of 1080p on the Xbox One.
Microsoft Aiming For Japanese Indies On Xbox One
In a new interview, the head of the ID@Xbox program spoke about how Microsoft has plans to attack regions outside of the U.S., when it comes to accommodating indie titles.
PS4 Wins June Sales; Wii U Up 233% Over Last Year; Xbox One Still A Mystery
The NPD results for June have come in and the PlayStation 4 continues to dominate the sales charts. While numbers are hard to come by for the hardware figures, we do know a few things based on stats made available from a collection of sources.