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The Xbox division sees a sharp revenue decline

The writing was on the wall wasn’t it? It’s been reported that hardware sales for the Xbox brand plummeted by 24% year-on-year. The Xbox One not selling enough consoles is definitely part of the problem, but there’s more to that picture. In South Africa we’re still trailing behind the world in that the Xbox 360 is still outselling the Xbox One, as it’s a great entry-l...

Review: Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin (Xbox One)

Brutal, and unforgiving. It is the pinnacle of the Souls series, and there is nothing else like it.

Gears of War Creative Director leaves Epic for Black Tusk Studios

We recently reported on a the rumour that the Gears of War series was receiving a remastered update in 2015, and that the followup to the series will only make it to the Xbox One in 2016 if we’re lucky. Since then we’ve not heard too much as the folks over at Microsoft, we think, are now in E3 mode. Phil Spencer mentioned that their focus is on showing off first-party titles at E3: @Ma...

Destiny: House of Wolves will not include a Raid Activity at launch

Bad news to all you raiding fanatics, the upcoming House of Wolves expansion pack will not include a raid activity at launch. This is according to a news post by Bungie stating that instead of a post-game raid activity, there will be another mode known as The Prison of Elders. The Prison of Elders is a form of battle arena that lets players take down enemies to gain rewards. The mode is said to be...

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Release Window Revealed

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 will release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in Spring 2015 (South African Spring). This is according to an announcement made by Bandai Namco where they revealed some new in-game features. Some of the new features include Ultimate Jutsu, Awakening, and Drive Type battle systems, along with a new wall-run mechanic. The new Ultimate Jutsus combinations in...

Xbox One price drop starts price war in the UK

Right now it’s only official in the UK and we hope this trickles down to South Africa too. The Xbox One has seen a price drop from £429 (about R7600) to £399.99 (about R7000) for the console that comes bundled with Kinect. The version without Kinect comes in at £299.99 (about R5300).  So we’re looking at a drop of roughly R500.  It’s been having a tough time to keep up with the s...

Trine 3 Goes Three Dimensional

We all loved Trine 2 for its great 2 dimensional breath-taking fairy-tale visuals, and its side scrolling platforming gameplay. But it seems that Trine 3: Artifacts of Power will be moving into the third dimension. This is according to a 10 minute gameplay video that was been recently released, showing off some of its new features. Take a look: Expect even more refined physics-based puzzles, along...

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to Receive Two Expansions

Weighing in at around 30 hours of extra game time, CD Projekt RED have promised that their expansions for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be full of content, and not should not be considered as a cash grab. Hearts of Stone: This 10-hour campaign will take Geralt on an adventure into No Man’s Land and the alleys of Oxenfurt, where he will be instructed to complete a contract for the mysterious Man of...

Do you play old games on your new console?

Last night Nintendo announced that N64 and DS games will soon be on the Virtual Console on the Wii U. This following the announcement last year of Wii games coming to the VC. Both these announcements were met with great happiness because it meant the library of games playable would be extended. We also have PS One and PS2 games available on the PlayStation consoles (PS3, PS Vita, PSP) at insanely ...

Dying Light April Fools’ Joke Turns You Into Superman

Best you strap on your knee pads, grab a UV flashlight and a wrench, because it is April Fools’, and Techland have something special for you in Dying Light. “All undelivered Antizin crates have been destroyed, and we would like to assure the survivors that untainted drops will resume as of April 2nd. We urge all the survivors to use extreme care when exhibiting symptoms of the contaminated A...

Halo 5 will release on 27 October

Believe it or not, but Halo 5: Guardians will indeed be released in 2015. There have been one or two rumours floating around the internet that Halo 5: Guardians might slip to 2016, as is the trend of late, but it’s now confirmed as a 2015 game. Halo 5: Guardians will release on 27 October 2015. They’ve also launched two trailers which will have you questioning many aspects of the video...

Review: Battlefield Hardline – Multiplayer (Xbox One)

Battlefield Hardline's multiplayer let's you play cops and robbers, but is it as good as you might have imagined?

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