PlayStation 4 Online Multiplayer is free for 5 days starting November 15

If you are a PlayStation 4 owner and don't have PlayStation Plus membership, you can play ANY online multiplayer game starting from November 15th 10am GMT, through to Monday 20th, 10am GMT. This would help with the release of Star Wars: Battlefront 2  and Call of Duty: WW2 for any players who may want to buy memberships during the Holiday season. A … Continue reading PlayStation 4 Online Multiplayer is free for 5 days starting November 15

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EA is buying Respawn Entertainment

EA (Electronic Arts) has recently put a bid to purchase Respawn Entertainment. They would have to pay $151 million in cash for Respawn, up to $164 million in long-term equity, and a maximum of $140 million in performance milestone payments. The deal is worth $455 million. EA outbid the South Korean publisher: Nexon. Respawn is known … Continue reading EA is buying Respawn Entertainment

Should Companies give Players more for Achievements/Trophies?

Since the Xbox, in-game rewards/achievements have become integrated parts of games. Players can earn them by beating portions of the video games, finding secrets, or completing the entire game. The main appeal is the ability to share your "score" on your game profile and compare it with others. Whether it be Xbox Live, PlayStation Network … Continue reading Should Companies give Players more for Achievements/Trophies?

Monster Hunter: World adds Quality of Life Changes for New and Old Players

Monster Hunter: World is finally an mainstream console game for PS4, and Xbox One for the Monster Hunter series since the Nintendo Wii. Many fans have been hoping for a main console version since the recent trends of 3DS releases. Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto is changing the controller layout and adding new game functions to appeal to potential new … Continue reading Monster Hunter: World adds Quality of Life Changes for New and Old Players

ResetEra is born from NeoGaf’s Failures

ResetEra is a new Gaming Forum website that has been developed after the sexual harassment claims against Tyler "Evilore" Malka, the owner of NeoGaf. Many of NeoGaf's olde moderators and admins have left to create ResetEra. The site has similar boards to NeoGaf. It allows a user to post topics and other users to respond. … Continue reading ResetEra is born from NeoGaf’s Failures

Nintendo Switch 4.00 Updates adds Wireless Headset and GameCube Controller Support

The new Nintendo Switch Updated 4.00 added new features 30-second video capture abilities and save data transfer into other Nintendo Switches. An unannounced feature that was recently added was wireless headset support. Currently, it is USB-C only. Simply plug the USB into the Nintendo Switch and it'll work. You can even adjust the audio on … Continue reading Nintendo Switch 4.00 Updates adds Wireless Headset and GameCube Controller Support

Patent shows Activision uses Matchmaking to coerce players into Microtransaction

Recently, more and more games have begun adding microtransaction items in AAA games. Games such as MiddleEarth: Shadow of Mordor, Forza Motorsport 7, and Star Wars Battlefront 2 are recent video games that contain loot boxes. Most prizes within usually have cosmetic items that don't influence the game but their multiplayer games such as Star Wars … Continue reading Patent shows Activision uses Matchmaking to coerce players into Microtransaction