Playstation 4 wins ‘Best Hardware’ Gamescom 2013

The Gamescom 2013 winners have been announced today and surprise… or not, the PlayStation 4 took ‘Best Hardware of show’ Bungie’s stunning-looking Destiny took the coveted ‘Best Console Game’ for Playstation while Titanfall took ‘Best Console Game’ for Microsoft. Destiny also picked up the ‘Best Online Multiplayer Game.’ Here’s the list of winners: Best Console Game Sony Playstation: Destiny (Activision…

Gaming News Wrap [22 Aug 2013]

Good morning all. Or at least those who read this… It’s all the news you can use in small little edible bites. Both Sony and Microsoft will be allowing indie developers control over their RRPs. However, Microsoft is a little tighter in this regard than Sony, and Chris Charla (from Microsoft) explained to CVG that while indies are free to…

Gaming News Wrap [19 Aug 2013]

Good morning gamers, and welcome to yet another M…uch loved edition of the gaming news wrap. The Xbox One release delay in eight countries is not due to “launch volumes”. According to Albert Penello of Microsoft on NeoGAF: “This was simply a software issue in terms of getting local language and voice support in the dash. It’s pretty straightforward, but disappointing I know for people…

Gaming News Wrap [16 Aug 2013]

Good morning gamers. Congratulations for navigating your way through another week. There are no plans to sell GTA Online separately from GTA V. While Rockstar may consider GTA Online as a “separate entity”, it will still only be available with a purchase of GTA V. GTA V launches 17 September, while GTA Online will follow two weeks later on 1…

Gaming News Wrap [15 Aug 2013]

Good morning gamers. Yes, we know Call of Duty Ghosts is big news today, but don’t forget later today Rockstar unveils their online component of GTA V. Just because you don’t need to connect the Kinect to the Xbox One anymore, doesn’t mean Microsoft plans to ship the console without one. Major Nelson said via Reddit that Microsoft are “100% all in on…

Gaming News Wrap [12 Aug 2013]

Good morning and welcome to the week after last. Yip, it’s just another in a repetitive cycle of torture… Deep Silver has revealed probably the most limited of limited editions in the history of gaming. The $1 million Saints Row IV Super Dangerous Wad Wad Edition includes a Lamborghini Gallardo along with some overly exuberant items to go along with a copy…

Gaming News Wrap [9 Aug 2013]

Good morning on this public holiday and first day of a long weekend. But that doesn’t stop us… While you will need Xbox Live Gold Membership to use the Xbox One’s DVR feature, Sony has confirmed you will not require PlayStation Plus for the PS4’s DVR feature. [via Eurogamer] Microsoft has said that they are “committed” to the Xbox 360…

Nintendo continues selling Wii U at a loss

Nintendo is reportedly continuing to sell the Wii U at a loss, reports GamesIndustry. Nin­ten­do recently disclosed a massive loss of $387 mi­llion in oper­at­ing costs for the year. Nin­ten­do pres­i­dent Satoru Iwata attributed the major loss to poor hard­ware sales, but did however claim that Nintendo would return to prof­itabil­i­ty in the near future. “Nin­ten­do post­ed an oper­at­ing loss…

Gaming News Wrap [8 Aug 2013]

South Africa, it’s the last day of the week. Enjoy the long weekend all. John Carmack joined Oculus VR as their chief technology officer. He does not appear to have left the firm he founded – id Software. [More on Eurogamer] If you pre-ordered your PS4 in the UK after 6 August, there is now no guarantee that you will even…