McGregor Joins Rousey in Upcoming UFC Game’s Cover After KO Win Against Aldo
Dec 14, 2015 As promised, development studio Electronic Arts has named current UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor as the second cover athlete for the upcoming "EA Sports UFC 2" fighting game. The studio made the decision based on the results of the UFC 194 held on December 12 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Akuma of ‘Street Fighter’ Joins Latest ‘Tekken’ Game’s Roster
Dec 14, 2015 Developer Bandai Namco has unveiled some of the major details of the upcoming arcade update for the fighting game "Tekken 7." Interestingly, the first fighter unveiled for the "Tekken 7 Fated Retribution" update is Akuma from Capcom's "Street Fighter" franchise.
‘Executives and Other Criminals’ Expansion Pack for PS4, PC and Xbox One Announced
Dec 12, 2015 Rockstar Games has announced that a new expansion pack for the GTA Online multiplayer mode of "Grand Theft Auto 5" will arrive next week. However, due to the developers' decision to only support PC and next-gen platforms, the content update will not arrive for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the game.
Game Producers Addresses Concerns about FF7 Reboot’s Multi-Part Release
Dec 12, 2015 Yoshinori Kitase, the producer and director of various "Final Fantasy" games, released a letter addressing the gamers' concerns regarding the announcement that the "Final Fantasy VII" Remake will have an episodic release. According to Kitase, launching the game in this manner is the only way the developers will be able to provide a full gameplay experience.
Sony’s Buy-One-Take-One Promo for PS4 Includes ‘The Order: 1886,’ ‘EA Sports UFC,’ ‘Watch Dogs'; Microsoft Extends Black Friday Bundle Sale
Dec 12, 2015 The European division of Sony is currently offering a new discount promo exclusively for PlayStation 4 console owners. As part of the deal, gamers are entitled to receive one free game if they purchase a title using Sony's special discount code.
Fourth Episode of ‘Minecraft: Story Mode’ to Arrive on December 22
Dec 12, 2015 Development studio Telltale Games has announced that the fourth episode for "Minecraft: Story Mode" will arrive later this month. Although the studio noted that the upcoming installment will conclude the story of the game, a fifth episode will still come out sometime next year.
Microsoft Unveils This Week’s Deals with Gold Discounted Games for the Cbox One and Xbox 360
Dec 11, 2015 Microsoft has officially unveiled the complete list of games for this week's Deals with Gold program. As noted by the company, some of the discounted games can only be purchased by Xbox Live Gold and Silver subscribers.
Pre-Orders for Oculus Rift Comes with ‘EVE Valkyrie’ Space Combat VR Game
Dec 11, 2015 Through a partnership between Oculus VR and development studio CCP Games, those who pre-order the Oculus VR head-mounted display will also receive a free copy of the sci-fi flight simulation shooter "EVE: Valkyrie." Aside from the virtual reality headset, the space combat title is also expected to come out for traditional gaming consoles and platforms.
New Xbox in the Works? Microsoft Says Xbox One will Not be Company’s Last Console
Dec 11, 2015 An executive from Microsoft assured gamers that the company is still dedicated to releasing a successor to the Xbox One console. Although it is still not yet clear when this new device will be unveiled, the executive noted that it will have more features than the current system.
New Mod Turns GTA V into ‘Mario Kart’
Dec 11, 2015 A couple of modders have recreated the N64 Yoshi Valley map from "Mario Kart 8" for the "Grand Theft Auto 5." Although the modded race track cannot be played on multiplayer, it can be downloaded for the single-player mode of GTA V.
Steam Beefs up Security Measures After Learning that 77,000 Accounts are Hacked Monthly
Dec 11, 2015 In a startling report by Steam, the online digital distribution platform admitted that about 77,000 accounts get hacked every month. As a precaution, Valve, the developer of Steam, has implemented a new security measure to protect its users.
‘Get Together’ Expansion Pack Now Available for Mac and PC Versions of ‘Sims 4’
Dec 10, 2015 Development studio Maxis has just released a brand new expansion pack for "The Sims 4" titled "Get Together." Probably the biggest feature of the latest major content update is the addition of a whole new world to explore.
‘Final Fantasy VI’ to Launch for the PC for the First Time Next Week
Dec 10, 2015 A recent listing on Steam has revealed that "Final Fantasy VI" will be released for the PC within the next few days. However, as noted by various sources, gamers might end up feeling disappointed with the upcoming PC version of the game.
Exclusive Xbox One Alpha Test for ‘The Division’ Kicks Off This Week
Dec 09, 2015 Development firm Ubisoft has announced that that closed apha test for Xbox One owners for the upcoming RPG shooter "Tom Clancy's The Division" will begin this week. In addition, the company also noted that the game's closed beta, which was schedule to happen this month, has been delayed.