Xbox One voice commands not available in all regions at launch

By: Eddie Makuch [UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, Microsoft issued a statement on the matter. Voice control will be available in 10 of the Xbox One’s 13 launch markets, though the specific “Xbox On” voice command will be available in only five regions. “Our vision is to bring conversational voice control and voice search to every country where we sell Xbox,” a Microsoft … Continue reading Xbox One voice commands not available in all regions at launch

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PlayStation 4 to cost $400+ and feature cloud streaming – Report

By: Dan Chiappini With two weeks left until a Sony event that is being widely tipped as the official announcement of a new PlayStation console, more rumours have today emerged on the estimated launch window and price of the company’s next home device. Citing Japanese-language newspaper Asahi Shimbun, The Verge reported that the PlayStation 4 will release in the US and Japan during 2013, and … Continue reading PlayStation 4 to cost $400+ and feature cloud streaming – Report

Sam Worthington Tests The Waters In Trailer For Surf Drama Drift

By: Sean O’Connell Surfboards. Beer. Babes. Drift seems to have all of the ingredients of a bitchin’ surf lark, with Sam Worthington and his Aussie buds opening a surf shack as a means of putting life on hold for a few more years. Those tasty waves don’t last forever, after all. But the latest trailer for Morgan O’Neill and Ben Nott’s sport-drama suggests a darker turn that suddenly … Continue reading Sam Worthington Tests The Waters In Trailer For Surf Drama Drift

Capcom envisions ‘unique’ Resident Evil game for Wii U

By: Eddie Makuch Resident Evil 6 skipped a launch for the Wii U, but a future entry in the series could land on Nintendo‘s upcoming high-definition console. Resident Evil Revelations director Koushi Nakanishi told the Official Nintendo Magazine that the Wii U offers numerous untapped possibilities for the franchise. “The Wii U certainly looks like it will enable creators to come up with all kinds of never-before-seen gameplay ideas,” Nakanishi said. … Continue reading Capcom envisions ‘unique’ Resident Evil game for Wii U

PAX Australia confirmed for Melbourne

By: Laura Parker The previously-announced Penny Arcade Expo Australia will be coming to Melbourne in 2013 and 2014 with the support of the Victorian government. The news was announced today by Victorian Minister for Innovation, Services and Small Business Louise Asher andPenny Arcade president Robert Khoo. Next year’s PAX Australia will be held at the Melbourne Showgrounds from 19-21 July. The Victorian government will be … Continue reading PAX Australia confirmed for Melbourne

Nintendo: Miiverse is Wii U’s ‘killer app’

By: Eddie Makuch Nintendo has long touted the Wii U’s new tablet-like GamePad controller as a feature that will set the system apart from the competition. However, in a new interview with the Wall Street Journal‘s AllThingsD, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said the system’s new Miiverse social network stands to be the console’s “killer app.” “I think that [Miiverse] will pleasantly surprise people,” … Continue reading Nintendo: Miiverse is Wii U’s ‘killer app’

Dishonored golden

By: Eddie Makuch After three years of work, development on Arkane Studios’ new stealth-action game Dishonored has come to a close. Publisher Bethesda announced today that the game has gone gold ahead of its worldwide release early next month. Dishonored ships for the PlayStation 3, PC, and Xbox 360 in North America and France on October 9, with subsequent releases following in Australia and Spain … Continue reading Dishonored golden

Blizzard confirms Battle.net hacked

By: Connor Sheridan World of Warcraft and Diablo III maker says encrypted passwords, security question answers, email addresses from players on North American servers were compromised. Battle.net’s internal systems were illegally accessed on August 4 and account information including encrypted passwords and security question answers appear to have been taken. Blizzard said in a security update today that while no evidence so far suggests financial … Continue reading Blizzard confirms Battle.net hacked

Hugh Jackman’s New Look for THE WOLVERINE

Hmm, I love Hugh Jackman as Wolverine but at the same time I have some problems with it.  Wolverine is supposed to be stocky, Hugh Jackman is not.  I can only hope that to fix this he will put on some wait and muscle.  Don’t get me wrong, after all this time, I would hate to see another actor play as Wolverine, I mean I … Continue reading Hugh Jackman’s New Look for THE WOLVERINE