Posts By Mat Growcott


PS+ Leak – PS3 may be losing its AAA Title

November's PlayStation Plus is getting closer and Sony will be about to announce the firm details of it. Instead of posting about it on the blog, they accidentally released a video which was quickly grabbed by fans. This is for the American version of PS+, but EU users may want to start hoping for something a little meatier.

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Star Wars Battlefront is EA’s Big Shooter of 2015

With a new Star Wars film of the horizon and the Battlefront series well on its way to a revival, it's a good time to be a fan of George Lucas's sci-fi classics. Even better news is that it will be getting full support from publisher EA, who have said that it'll be their big first-person shooter of 2015.

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Gabe Newell on How he Responds to all those Emails

Gabe Newell is the¬†billionaire head of the company behind PC distribution platform Steam, and is likely working hard overseeing projects that will very literally define the future of the gaming industry.¬†He also manages to reply to emails sent to him by fans. It doesn’t take a team of secretaries and it doesn’t mean Half-Life 3 is knocked back for each message sent. In an email, Newell explains how he stays in touch with fans. It usually means ...

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Nintendo Store Wii Us Sold Out for the First Time

The power of Mario Kart and the upcoming Super Smash Brothers actually does seem to have had an affect on Wii U sales. For the first time since they've started selling refurbished Wii Us on their website, Nintendo have had to post a notice saying they're completely sold out of consoles.

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Nintendo Working on Next-Gen Console

Nintendo's Wii U is almost two years old now, and while the gaming community is perhaps split on how successful it has been, there's no doubt that the Mario makers will be trying again in the future. That's become a little more tangible today, with the discovery of a rather specific job posting hinting at what could be in the future.

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Grand Theft Auto V Michael

New-Gen GTA V Blow Out on its Way

If you're interested in the new-gen re-release of GTA V, you'll want to keep your eyes peeled over the next week or so. The next issue of the Official PlayStation Magazine in the UK will have a 10 page feature dedicated to showcasing some of the brand new features of the uprezzed crime spree outing.

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Dark Souls: Prepare to Die to get Steam Achievements

Do you enjoy the painful masochistic nature of Dark Souls? Reckon you're a big fan? Now, if you're a PC player, you'll get to prove it, with steam achievements set to be added to the public version in the coming weeks.

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Current AC: Unity Build Suffers from Slowdown

Early reports indicate that the current demo build of Assassin's Creed: Unity suffers from frame rate issues on Xbox One.

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GTA is the Biggest PS4 Game to Date

GTA V is made up of a massive explorable world and larger than life characters, but even then you probably wouldn't expect it to weigh in at over 50GB. The EU PlayStation Store has revealed that that'll be the size of the download, however, so digital purchasers will want to take a few hours ahead of time to download, and not expect to just play.

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Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy XIII PC Pre-load available, File Size Revealed

Final Fantasy XIII is going to be released on Steam tomorrow, and Square Enix are helping out those that have already bought it by allowing them to download the files ahead of time. This can be done now. It's also had the added effect of letting us know just how much you're going to need to download - and it's absolutely huge.

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