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

New Assassin’s Creed game confirmed for Xbox One, PS4, and PC – GameSpot

By Eddie Makuch A new video posted today on Ubisoft’s French YouTube account reveals Assassin’s Creed: Unity, the next game in the action series. According to the video, it is in development for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. There’s no mention of a Wii U version[….] Full article here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/new-assassin-s-creed-game-confirmed-for-xbox-one-ps4-and-pc/1100-6418460/ Continue reading New Assassin’s Creed game confirmed for Xbox One, PS4, and PC – GameSpot

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

Xbox Live struggling and it’s not Titanfall’s fault [UPDATE] – GameSpot

By: Eddie Makuch [UPDATE 2] Titanfall and Forza 5 matchmaking on Xbox One are now back in working order, according to the Xbox Live Service Status page. However, the page points out that Xbox Live itself is still inaccessible for some users[…] Full article here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/xbox-live-struggling-and-it-s-not-titanfall-s-fault-update/1100-6418246/ Continue reading Xbox Live struggling and it’s not Titanfall’s fault [UPDATE] – GameSpot

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

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 … Continue reading Why are some games so buggy? – GameSpot

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

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

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 … Continue reading How to Fix Final Fantasy – GameSpot

Halo 5 coming to Xbox in 2015 according to Master Chief voice actor [UPDATE] – GameSpot

By: Zorine Te [UDPATE] Following the publication of this story, Halo voice actor Steve Downes and Microsoft issued new statements to GameZone. “It sounds like I was ‘confirming’ [an] H2A edition, which I most certainly was not,” Downes said. “I’m in no position to do that as I have no knowledge of it. I was only mentioning what I had seen on line about it.” … Continue reading Halo 5 coming to Xbox in 2015 according to Master Chief voice actor [UPDATE] – GameSpot