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Hotline Miami 2 Developer Responds To The Game’s Banning In Australia

Hotline-Miami-2- Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been banned for sale in Australia after the Australian Classification Board refused the game due to an implied rape scene. The scene in question is optional, and it can be skipped by a notice that warns of the content alluding to sexual violence which the user must choose yes or no to continue. Yet according to the classification report of Hotline Miami 2 it is still being refused classification:

 

Sony Announce PlayStation Now Subscription

Now-Sub Since the launch of PlayStation Now in the US, fans have been calling for a subscription to be added to the service. Rather than paying for one Cloud-based game - sometimes paying more than you would for a physical copy of the title - fans wanted to be able to access every title at a single price.

 

Life is Strange Trailer Released, Date and Price Announced

LiS_Bathroom_01_1418812958 Episodic time shifter Life is Strange has received a new trailer, as well as information on when it will be available and how much it will cost.

 
 

PS+ Leak – PS3 may be losing its AAA Title

PS-Plus-logo 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.

 

Nintendo as a Brand is in Decline

nintendo_cover_129x129 It's not an opinion. It is a fact. Nintendo's brand has taken series blows over the years, and the company now sits in spot 100 out of 100 when it comes to the worlds most valuable brands. Many analysts predict that Nintendo won't even make the list in 2015.

 

The Problems with DLC Evident in Forza Horizon 2; Nintendo does it Right

ForzaHorizon2 DLC is definitely a hot topic since it began being a thing. Nntendo was always on record saying DLC was not something they would be interested in doing. Their philosophy was that they were giving consumers what they paid for: the game, the COMPLETE game, that was developed. That philosophy has gone straight into the garbage can, however, as Nintendo realizes the benefits of having DLC: Mario Golf: World Tour, Pikmin 3, Mario Kart, Hyrule Warriors, and more are going to nickle and dime you ...

 
 

The Success of Forza Horizon 2 is Good for Racing Genre

Forza Horizon Forza Horizon 2 is one of the best games on the Xbox One to date, and it is getting universal praise from almost every major gaming website on the web, aside from Polygon. The success of Horizon 2 is really great news for ALL racing genre fans, regardless of platform preferences.

 

Buying Games on Launch Day: Do you do it?

KidsPlayingVideoGames_full_690x384 When I was younger and lacked any real responsibilities, I was fairly free with my money. When the Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker came out on GameCube, I bought it on day one. When Halo and Halo 2 launched, I bought both those games on launch day. Things have changed, at least for myself, but I'm not sure if it's because I'm getting older, or if in general, people are not buying games on launch day like they use to.

 

Ex-Dice Employee: “Don’t Buy Battlefield Hardline at Launch!”

battle-13_690x343 It's not uncommon for ex-employees to voice opinions about their previous employer and the projects they are working on. Via an As Me Anything (AMA) on Reddit this week, we were able to hear what ex-Dice designer Tim Kjell had to say about the Battlefield franchise. His opinion: don't buy Battlefield Hardline at launch.

 
 

Godzilla PS3 TGS Gameplay Released

godzilla Other than a fairly decent web-based shooter (with no shooting), Godzilla hasn't been in a video game for an awfully long time. That is about to change, with a PS3 title coming out in Japan later this year, and likely worldwide. This week the publisher, Bandai Namco, released some gameplay footage to show exactly what we can expect from the title.