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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.

 

Snoop Dogg Announces your Kills in new Call of Duty DLC

Xbox360_SnoopDogg Have you ever felt that Call of Duty could do with a little more street cred? Perhaps all those fat little suburban teenagers need balancing out, and Activision has just the solution. Very soon they'll be releasing a brand new piece of DLC that allows you to alter your announcer's voice so that it sounds less soldier and more Snoop.

 
 

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.

 

Microsoft Working on Official 360 Emulator?

gears-of-war-judgment_690x388 It appears Microsoft are looking into ways of getting Xbox 360 titles back onto the Xbox One. How far along they are through that process is unknown, and many doubt it's even possible in the first place, but the console manufacturer is, at the very least, trying to work things out.

 

Five Year Old Figured Xbox Security Flaw

xbox one pic A five year old boy found a gap in the Xbox Live security and has been rewarded by Microsoft for his part in fixing the flaw. When Kristoffer Von Hassel's parents found he was managing to sneak into his father's account to access games he wasn't supposed to, they questioned how he was doing it. Turned out that, instead of inputting the correct password, he was instead fixing the entry form with spaces. This was enough to allow him access.

 
 

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.

 

Predator Leaping into Call of Duty

predator A short teaser video from the official Call of Duty Instagram page shows a distinctly Predator-esque level, with a distinctly invisible threat hunting the player. Although it's not expressly said that Predator will be making an appearance in the next set of DLC maps, which the video is a teaser for, it's pretty obvious. The description even has the quote "If it bleeds..." in it.

 

GameStop Says New Generation Doing Better than Expected

titanfall 12 Retailer GameStop reckons the new generation has been better than anybody could have expected, going so far as to outsell the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in store in their first 15 months on the market. Hardware sales were actually higher than anybody had hoped over the Christmas period, although software sales dropped. That's perhaps to be expected, if people are going out and buying new hardware.

 
 

PS4 up 50.00 for Canadian Retailer

PS4cover_129x129 Many years ago when there was a huge discrepancy between the value of the Canadian and US dollar, games and consoles in Canada were significantly more expensive then the United States. However, over the last generation, the Canadian-US dollar has almost been at par because of a failing US economy coupled with a strong Canadian economy.