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Phantom Pain Getting Special Gamescom Event, Surprises Promised

thephantompain_690x388 Konami have announced that they've organized a special "preview night" dedicated to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The show will be hosted by Geoff Keighley and will feature an exclusive demonstration by Hideo Kojima of "the impressive capabilities of Kojima Productions’ breathtaking FOX Engine." The evening will coincide with Gamescom and will take place in Cologne, Germany.

 

PlayStation App Updated

PlayStation4-app Regular users of the Official PlayStation App will be happy to know that it has received a brand new update on both iOS and Android. Although the update doesn't seem to contain any new features, it's nice to see that Sony are managing to keep up with managing both devices simultaneously, and alongside updates for the PlayStation 4.

 

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Hands-on Preview

WiiU_CaptainToad Nintendo has a new character. Well, they actually have a new variation of an old character. If you've been a lifetime Nintendo fan, you might remember Toad as that annoying guy who was always scared in Super Mario RPG on the SNES, or the fellow who just stood around in the castle offering up stars and advice in Super Mario 64 on the N64. Toad has come a long way over the years, and despite maintaining his reputation for being frightened, he's even been given his own title to gloat about.

 
 

PlayStation Plus Leaked, Includes Crysis 3, Road Not Taken

ps+-august leak Three games from this month's PlayStation Plus have leaked. It's not the big AAA games that some might have hoped for from August's lineup, but there's still some good titles there for those that don't already have them. The ad, which was published on the official PlayStation website, doesn't contain every single game, but since these are the ones Sony have chosen to "headline," it probably means this is the best that's coming.

 

Grand Theft Auto V’s script was 3500 pages Long

gta5-6-thumb We all know Grand Theft Auto V had a bunch of dialogue, but how much paper does it actually take to contain all those cutscenes, asides, one liners and phone calls? The answer will be enough to give up your dream of ever working at Rockstar, just in case you end up having to do the photocopies.

 

The Last of Us Remastered Pre-Load Available Now

thelastofus-preload2 The Last of Us Remastered is now available to download in EU territories. Although you'll have to wait a few days to play it, you'll be able to install both the single player and multiplayer seperately, ahead of this Friday's release. If you're outside the EU, you'll have only a few hours to wait, as it'll unlock at midnight tonight.

 
 

NES Remix Physical Game Coming to North America

2510851-nes+remix+2+footage+266_900x506 Nintendo announced last week that we will be getting a physical copy of NES Remix and NES Remix 2. Both games should be hitting shelves later this year, although no price or exact date were given.

 

PS3 Games Won’t Carry Over to PS Now

playstation-now-pricing A verified Sony employee has taken to Reddit, and has given out some bad news about PlayStation Now. Many have complained that the streaming service is too expensive, a problem softened by a rumour that current PlayStation Network purchases might "go over" to the PS Now. This Sony employee has said that that won't be happening.

 

5 Ways to make the Uncharted Movie not Completely Suck

Uncharted4_A_Thiefs_End_PS Earlier this week, Sony sneakily announced that it was still developing the Uncharted movie, and even gave us a release date. The reaction was muted to say the least, not because the prospect of an awesome Uncharted movie is a bad thing, but because we've had so few good video game films that it's safe to assume Nathan Drake's big screen adventure will be equally crummy. That doesn't have to be inevitable though. Here are five ways Sony could adapt Uncharted to make it not totally suck.

 
 

Will Activision Cancel Shipments of Skylanders Trap Team for Wii U?

Skylanders-Trap-Team The Wii U is struggling sales wise, and despite a resurgence with the latest Mario Kart release and the upcoming Super Smash Bros U release, the reality is still the same: the Wii U console sales have been slow, and at times, stagnant. Third party developers are shying away from making games for the Wii U because the cost of development and packaging will net them little-to-no return, and even the potential of a loss. Activision, the company behind the incredibly popular Skylanders series, ...