Tag: Star Wars

Gaming News Wrap [29 Nov 2013]

Good morning. It’s the day US retailers go discount crazy. It’s the day Europe gets the PS4. For South Africa, it’s just another Friday. Hardware The mandatory PS4 update – version 1.51 – is now available in Europe. The 300MB update can be done when you hook your machine up to the internet or via Sony’s website and saved to a USB…

Gaming News Wrap [21 Nov 2013]

Good morning. We’re not about to flatter you with too many niceties this morning as there’s plenty to get through in this morning’s news wrap. So get to it you tasty human. Hardware A PS4 system update – version 1.51 – is expected soon. The update will improve system software stability and make small UI refinements “such as clearly indicating when…

Gaming News Wrap [30 July 2013]

Good morning, and welcome to a brand new day with brand new news, fresh from the gaming world. If you have a technical and need to grasp why the Xbox One is splitting its RAM and why it is beneficial, we’d suggest you read this interview on OXM. We got lost in the opening paragraph, but we’re sure it’s good.…

Gaming News Wrap [29 July 2013]

Good morning. Let’s fill those brains of yours with the kind of stuff that makes them really tasty… Both Sony and Microsoft have announced their Gamescom plans. You can read more on Polygon about the Microsoft press conference. Sony will host their press conference on 20 August at 7pm CET. More about the Sony press conference on MCV. A developer…

Gaming News Wrap [31 May 2013]

Yes. It’s that time of the week again. Friedbrainday. We can give you a pretty good recipe for it actually. EA has begun to waive the fees charged for their online pass, which charged second-hand games buyers when accessing multiplayer features. The publisher will “discontinue Online Pass for our new EA titles,” and are “in the process of eliminating it from all…

Dead Space studio developed next-gen Star Wars game in “earliest concepting phase” of development

Visceral Games, the EA studio that brought us Dead Space, is hiring a senior designer for a “next-generation” console Star Wars title. Superannuation spotted the listing that says the project is currently “in the earliest concepting phase of game development.” This news follows on the recent acquiring of the Star Wars games licencing by EA. The publisher acquired the licences earlier in the…

Gaming News Wrap [22 May 2013]

So it’s the day after the big reveal of the Xbox One.  How you feeling?  A little hungover – either from happiness or complete despair over Microsoft’s new console?  We’re feeling… we’ll let you see a little later with our article covering all the news on the matter. Crytek’s CryENGINE 3 is all raring to go on the new Microsoft…

Gaming News Wrap [9 May 2013]

Good morning all you wonderful, wonderful people.  Yes, we’re trying to better you up.  Happy brains are tasty brains. A report by LazyGamer – citing “numerous industry sources” – suggests that the South African branch of EA will be shut down.  While this may be directly related to EA’s decision internationally to cut its workforce by 10% to “to ‘reduce operating…

Gaming News Wrap [8 May 2013]

Ah.  The sweet smell of working brains in the morning.  What?!  No we’re not thinking evil thoughts about eating your delicious brains.  Not… at… all…  Here, read this news.  We need to distract you from what you just heard. You want some more GTA V?  Head to the official website and see 12 brand new screens.  Along with all the…