Watch Dogs coming to ‘All Home Consoles’… whatever that really means

According to leaked marketing materials sent to Kotaku, the Ubisoft game Watch Dogs is expected this Holiday for “All Home Consoles”. Of course, the fact that no consoles are named means the rumour and speculation departments have kicked in to overdrive.  “All Home Consoles” must surely mean the PS4 and Xbox 720 right?  Or not.  It could be that even the Wii…

Morning News Wrap (13 Feb 2013)

Morning.  It’s been a while hasn’t it?  24 hours to be exact since we force fed you tiny bits of gaming news and watched you be the envy of your friends.  Let’s do it again shall we? Microsoft has opened a new LA-based studio called Xbox Entertainment Studios, which is headed by Nancy Tellem, president of entertainment and digital media at…

Morning News Wrap (8 Feb 2013)

Wow.  Made it.  Friday.  We’ll stop reminding you of what day it is now.  Enjoy your Friday morning news… The latest insider report doing the rounds regarding the next-Xbox comes via The Verge.  According to this source, the console will carry a big focus on “greatly improved” speech recognition.  The (let’s call it) Xbox 720 will support wake on voice, natural language controls, and speech-to-text.…

Morning News Wrap (6 Feb 2013)

It’s a new morning to a new day, and we’re feeling optimistic that today is the day that all the promised bribes for our current competition will arrive.  While we sit staring expectantly out the window for the postman, we’ll bring you the overnight news. An ‘Add-on Content Pack’ has been announced for Borderlands 2.  The retail pack will not…

Morning News Wrap (28 Jan 2013)

Everyone have a good weekend?  Everyone raring to get the week started with an enthusiastic adrenaline rush of excitement?  Neither are we.  Maybe a little gaming news will help kick start the day a little. At the moment it doesn’t appear that a day will go by without THQ being mentioned in the news.  Odd, considering they essentially don’t exist anymore.…

Ouya Kickstarter Closes on a Massive $ 8 Million

The Android-powered Ouya console’s Kickstarter campaign has been an enormous success and Gamasutra report that the campaign closed on $8 million. The campaign was originally asking for just under $1 million in backing to successfully launch. The Ouya wrangled not only a massive financial support, but also attracted key developers and services who showed a positive interest for the console.…

Ouya Nearing Target With One Week To Go

The android-based Ouya console is reportedly getting close to attaining the targeted $6m figure on crowd-funding portal Kickstarter. With one week to go until backing is closed, the Ouya project has received a total of $5,977,463 from 46,613 backers, making Ouya the biggest financial success story on Kickstarter to date. MCV note that the Ouya has already achieved three records with Kickstarter: The…

Square Enix Planning to Launch Final Fantasy III With Ouya

Square Enix Japan has revealed that it plans to launch Final Fantasy III with the launch of the Ouya which is expected to be in March 2013. CVG are reporting on Square Portal who translated the Japanese announcement, confirming that the legendary Final Fantasy installment was planned for the Android-based console. CVG also note that more industry studios have pledged support for the…