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EA taking a Batman Arkham-style approach to its Star Wars games – GameSpot


By Eddie Makuch Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson has said in a new interview that the challenge of working on a beloved IP like Star Wars is making sure you retain the spirit of the series. To that end, the publisher is looking to emulate the approach Warner Bros. took with its Batman Arkham games[…] http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ea-taking-a-batman-arkham-style-approach-to-its-star-wars-games/1100-6418499/

GDC: Sony Project Morpheus VR Headset for PS4 Hands-on – IGN


BY: SCOTT LOWE With the debut of Project Morpheus, Sony touted that virtual reality could play a critical role in the future of gaming. While the viability of VR as a mass market product remains unclear, a hands-on demo today proved that Project Morpheus is much more than just a gimmick for PlayStation. The  prototype, though certainly still rough around the edges, meets and in some ways exceeds the kind of VR experiences we’ve seen from Oculus[…] Read more here: http://m.ign.com/articles/2014/03/20/gdc-sony-project-morpheus-vr-headset-for-ps4-hands-on

PS4 system update 1.62 released, but what does it actually do? – GameSpot


By: Martin Gaston Sony has released PlayStation 4 system update 1.62 into the wild. It’s a 336MB patch, which will beam down the magical Internet pipes into your machine via a system update. What does update 1.62 do, then? “Operation quality during use of some PlayStation 4 format software has been improved,” says Sony. Just in time for inFamous: Second Son[…] http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4-system-update-1-62-released-but-what-does-it-actually-do/1100-6418380/

Moving Beyond Consoles: The Future of Metal Gear Solid – GameSpot


By Peter Brown There are many relevant video game series that began in the 1980s, but very few have retained their cachet as well as Metal Gear has. After 27 years, it seems as though interest in the legendary stealth series continues to grow, and though dozens of hands touch each game, including notable Metal Gear vets Yuji Korekado and Ken-ichiro Imaizumi, it’s director Hideo Kojima and art director Yoji Shinkawa who are widely regarded as the head chefs in the kitchen. []

Why are some games so buggy? – GameSpot


By: Eddie Makuch Technical issues–better known to gamers as “bugs”–are nothing new. Sometimes they are funny but other times they cause extreme frustration and can even lead to lawsuits. But why aren’t they weeded out in the development process? The Division developer Massive Entertainment lead gameplay programmer Anders Holmquist has offered up an answer to that question, saying it all comes down to what your specific expectations are for the project. “It depends on how big your game is and what your []

Advantage PS4: Why Sony is winning the console war – GameSpot


By: Justin Haywald Just in case you’re someone who’s inclined to read the title of this opinion piece, skim the first paragraph, and then jump straight to the comments section, this is not a doom-and-gloom message for Microsoft. The Xbox One is selling really well, the Microsoft games division isn’t about to go out of business, and the launch of the Xbox One has not been a complete disaster (though it’s been a small one). But the Xbox One is in second []

Report: Sony’s PS4 virtual reality headset to be announced in March – GameSpot


By: Eddie Makuch Sony will officially announce its PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset during the 2014 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, a source told TechRadar today. The show opens on March 17 and GameSpot will be in attendance. headset during the 2014 Game Developers Conference in San Fr[…] Read more here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/report-sony-s-ps4-virtual-reality-headset-to-be-announced-in-march/1100-6417875/

How to Fix Final Fantasy – GameSpot


By: Kevin VanOrd Final Fantasy is broken. With Lightning Returns, it has become clear that Square Enix is suffering from a crisis of imagination, caught between a desire to give players what we want while still searching for the creative energy to deliver something we’ve never seen before. I believe, however, that with Toriyama’s trilogy past us, Final Fantasy XV could become the great crystal hope we’ve been aching for. And to make that so, FFXV director Tetsuya Nomura sh[…] Read more []

Xbox, PS4, and PC game Evolve promises “evolution” of multiplayer – GameSpot


By: Eddie Makuch Turtle Rock Studios, creators of the original Left 4 Dead, today released the first gameplay trailer for the company’s upcoming Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC shooter Evolve. On top of that, we got a chance to play the 4v1 action game and you can read our in-depth coverage, courtesy of editor Mark Walton, right here…. Full story here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/xbox-ps4-and-pc-game-evolve-promises-evolution-of-multiplayer/1100-6417655/