Oculus VR Exec Says Sony’s Virtual Reality Headset Not as High-End as Rift
Jan 11, 2016 As the world is beginning to enter the new world of virtual reality gaming, two tech companies are already battling it out against one another to gain the support of customers. And, in a recent interview, Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey explained why his company's headset, the Oculus Rift, is better than the Sony's PlayStation VR.
‘Final Fantasy XIV’ Voice Actress and Her Two Children Found Dead in London, Suspect Arrested in Ghana
Jan 11, 2016 Sian Blake, the voice actress who worked on 2013's "Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn," was found dead along with her two sons on London on January 6. According to reports from law enforcers, the three individuals died due to head and neck injuries.
Oculus VR’s Rift Headset Costs More than Today’s Next-Gen Gaming Consoles
Jan 07, 2016 Over the past few months, Facebook-owned tech company Oculus VR has been saying that virtual reality will be the next step in gaming evolution. But, given the recently announced price tag of the Oculus Rift headset, it's a bit hard to consider it as a practical replacement of traditional gaming consoles.
Microsoft Unveils this Week’s Deals with Gold Games for the Xbox One and Xbox 360
Jan 06, 2016 The official roster for this week's Deals with Gold program has been unveiled by Microsoft. Like in previous offerings, this week's discounted games for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles are only available for Xbox Live Gold members.
Director Says Upcoming ‘Final Fantasy’ Game’s Story was Inspired by ‘The Last of Us’
Jan 06, 2016 Hajime Tabata, the director of the upcoming "Final Fantasy XV," said that the narrative of the game is a bit similar to that of "The Last of Us" from Naughty Dog. According to the director, he took inspiration from this game in terms of the blending between the story and the gameplay.
Sony Announces 20 PS4 Exclusive Games for 2016
Jan 05, 2016 Sony has just unveiled the list of games that will come out exclusively for the PlayStation 4 console this year. Many of the games will only be available for the next-gen gaming system while the others will be released on a timed-exclusive deal.
Devs Delay Launch of ‘Scalebound’ for Xbox One to 2017
Jan 05, 2016 PlatinumGames has announced that the release date for the upcoming Xbox One exclusive title "Scalebound" has been delayed. According to the studio, the decision to push back the launch of the game was made in order to give developers enough time to ensure its quality.
Next ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Game to be Set in Egypt? Rumors Suggest no New Game This Years
Jan 05, 2016 New rumors in the gaming industry hint that Ubisoft might skip 2016 for the release of a new "Assassin's Creed" game. According to speculations, this could be the developer's way of building anticipation from consumers following the failed launch of 2014's "Assassin's Creed Unity."
Touch Controller for Oculus Rift VR Headset Delayed
Jan 04, 2016 Oculus VR has confirmed that the launch of the Touch controller for its upcoming Oculus Rift headset has been delayed. According to the tech firm, it needs more time to work on the circular controllers.
‘Final Fantasy XV’ Updates & Release Date: Square Enix Confirms Upcoming ‘Final Fantasy’ Game Coming This year
Jan 04, 2016 Development studio Square Enix celebrated the New Year by confirming that "Final Fantasy XV" will come out later this year. Although the studio mentioned that the game is not yet complete, it is still on track for its projected release.
‘Star Citizen’ Devs Looking into Incorporating Virtual Reality Gameplay in 2016
Jan 04, 2016 Chris Roberts, the director of the space simulation "Star Citizen," discussed his plans for including virtual reality support for the game. According to the director and CEO of Cloud Imperium Games, this gameplay feature could arrive sometime this year.
Free PlayStation Plus Games for January 2016 Unveiled
Dec 31, 2015 Sony has unveiled the official lineup of games that will be given away for free for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita platforms through its PlayStation Plus service. The free games will be available starting next month.
Lighter and Cheaper Xbox One Console Model Rumored to Arrive Next Year
Dec 31, 2015 New rumors suggest that Microsoft is planning on launching a new version of the Xbox One console next year. According to an insider, the upcoming model will be lighter than the current system and could possibly compete with a prime product from Apple.
Oculus VR Annnounces Upcoming Headset will Come with Free ‘Lucky’s Tale’ Game
Dec 31, 2015 Virtual reality tech company Oculus VR has confirmed that the upcoming Oculus Rift headset will ship out with a free copy of the game "Lucky's Tale" next year. According to the company, the game's developer Playful specifically designed the game for the VR platform.
Six New Tracks from Coldplay, Weezer, One Direction and More Released for Latest ‘Rock Band’ Game
Dec 30, 2015 Development studio Harmonix has just released a new DLC for "Rock Band 4." According to an announcement from the studio, the latest content update for the game contains six new tracks from various famous artists.