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Payday: The Heist gets its pricetag stolen on October 18

By , July 29, 2014 0 News

Remember, everyone: Crime doesn’t pay, but that won’t matter on October 18, when Payday: The Heist will be available to download for free. Developer Overkill is growing its community in preparation for the Payday franchise’s third anniversary, and… [Joystiq RSS… Read More »

EA unveils Xbox One subscription service, EA Access

By , July 29, 2014 0 News

Following the success of Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus, EA has unveiled its own Xbox One-exclusive subscription service dubbed EA Access. Those who spend $5 per month (or $30 per year) on an EA Access subscription will be granted… Read More »

20 Million People Watched The International Dota 2 Championships

By , July 29, 2014 0 News

Valve’s Dota 2 tournament, The International 4, reached more than 20 million viewers online and in the game client. During the Grand Finals, The International peaked at more than 2 million simultaneous viewers. This “does not include ESPN, MTG Europe, or… Read More »

Devolver Digital and indie devs help finance failing GaymerX convention

By , July 29, 2014 0 News

Earlier this month LGBT-focused gaming convention GaymerX was held in San Francisco, but the event’s future was looking grim. Organiser Matt Conn stated as recently as Sunday that there wouldn’t be a third GaymerX convention as the bill for this… Read More »

Assassin’s Creed Unity trailer introduces Elise

By , July 29, 2014 0 News

With Assasssin’s Creed Unity set to touch down in three months, Ubisoft is ready to reveal another of the game’s central characters. With that in mind, it’s time to meet Elise, a young woman seeking to rise through the Templar… Read More »

Gust Co. To Be Absorbed by Parent Company Koei Tecmo

By , July 29, 2014 0 News

Atelier developer Gust Co. will be absorbed into its parent company, Koei Tecmo, and renamed "Gust Nagano Development Group." The developer behind the popular JRPG series was acquired in December of 2011, but was allowed to operate as a separate… Read More »

FCC Opens Public Comments On State Laws Banning Municipal Broadband Operations

By , July 29, 2014 0 News

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said last month that, given the chance, he would take the opportunity to closely examine state laws that prevent communities from own their own broadband. Now with two complaints filed with the FCC from North Carolina… Read More »

3D Blu-ray support arrives in latest PlayStation 4 update

By , July 29, 2014 0 News

PlayStation 4′s latest firmware is available to download and install now, bringing 3D Blu-ray support to the system as promised. If you’re hoping for the same feature on Xbox One, it’s due to hit in next month’s system update. Today’s… Read More »

Crytek addresses financial troubles, will focus on free-to-play games

By , July 29, 2014 0 News

Times have been tough for Crytek, with studio sources citing financial difficulties back in June. The makers of Crysis have now stepped forward to assert their studio’s stability. However, they added that they will begin shifting their focus towards self-published… Read More »

Watch the trailer for ET documentary Atari: Game Over

By , July 29, 2014 0 News

Last year Microsoft announced that it would be producing a documentary about the excavation of ET and other rubbish Atari products buried in a New Mexico landfill. Now, that film has a trailer. Dubbed Atari: Game Over, the film examines… Read More »