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PlayStation Beats Xbox on Quantity AND Quality, Although it’s Gamers That Win

ps4-hrdware-large19_900x470 When Neogaf user DeadPixel made a list of all the games released on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 since release, there was a lot of discussion about quality vs quantity. Is it better to have a lot of smaller releases, including re-releases of indie games from the previous generation, or bigger AAA titles like Titanfall? Your answer probably aligns somewhat with your console of choice. GamesReview's very own Steven Van Eekeran wasn't convinced that it was an issue of quality against quantity ...

 

First Image of Call of Duty 2014 Released

cod-2014-sledgehammer IGN and Sledgehammer have released an image of the next Call of Duty, supposedly from in-game footage. Call of Duty 2014 has yet to be fully revealed, although it was confirmed earlier this year that it would be made with a focus on new-gen consoles. Perhaps the release of this image, with its rather excellent texturing, is a continuation of that.

 

PlayStation 4 Update 1.7 Coming Soon, adds SHAREfactory

ps4-hrdware-large19_900x470 Sony announced their next major PlayStation 4 update a few weeks ago, and although that already feels like a lifetime, a little more patience will be required. It's not quite ready to go, but the House of Kratos has revealed a bit more about what you can expect in the next big set of firmware, including a little more information on the new video editing suite.

 
 

Sackboy’s First PS4 Appearance is in The Playroom

sackboy-Playroom The Playroom, for those of us who invested in the new PlayStation Camera, is a collection of bonus games that are fun to play in short bursts with friends and family. It's forced onto the console, so you can never delete it, but it's all but useless if you don't have the peripheral needed, and so a lot of people have managed not to see the moderate but very real fun offered. With that said, they've supported it well, with three free DLC packs now released. The latest update includes a very ...

 

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Available on PS4

RealmReborn3_690x388 If you've been waiting to play an MMO on the PlayStation 4 and you're not too keen on waiting for The Elder Scrolls Online to make the jump across, you might be happy to learn that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has been released. After trailers, screenshots, beta access and more, you'll finally be able to take your character out for a spin on Sony's latest platform.

 

Rock Band, Dance Central to Return in the Future

Rock-Band-3_690x388 While Guitar Hero went out tired and overstretched, Rock Band leapt like Townshend into wherever awesome music games go. The final piece of DLC, American Pie by Don McLean, successfully summed up the feelings of thousands of fans desperate for the party to continue. It turns out that it might just happen, on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

 
 

Sony Confirmed The Last of Us PS4

Last of Us Box Art Everybody has known about The Last of Us PS4 for, well, quite a while. It was turning up for pre-order in stores at the beginning of the year, and development was confirmed by a senior Sony employee last month. Stores were even accepting pre-orders and offering bonuses. The only part of the video game chain that couldn't accept its existence was Sony as a whole, but that changed today.

 

Bethesda Defends Elder Scrolls Subscription

The-Elder-Scrolls-Online_690x393 How many big publsihers have placed a subscription on their big AAA MMO, all the while spouting PR speak about it definitely being worth it? You can add one more - Pete Hines has defended the subscription for The Elder Scrolls Online by saying that a subscription only fails if you're not getting your money's worth.

 

Incoming Second Son Patch Adds Fan Requested Features

infamous ss 3 It's been less than two weeks since InFamous: Second Son and it's already seen its first two patches. Despite that, there's still more to come. Sucker Punch's Brian Fleming took to the PlayStation Blog to describe some of the new features you'll find in the upcoming patch.

 
 

Sony Hints at new PS4 Features in Online Survey

survey A PlayStation-focussed survey from Sony seems to hint at some future features that might end up appearing on the PlayStation 4. Many are options that fans have been asking for, so it's nice to see they're paying attention to reaction. There's no reason to think these will pop up in the near future, or at all, but positive replies from those invited to the survey might mean certain things appear sooner than others.