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News: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascends with New PS4, PS3 DLC from 30th April

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascends with New PS4, PS3 DLC from 30th April

The big grapple

Microsoft's period of timed exclusivity is almost over, which means that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's second expansion, Ascendance, will deploy imminently on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Due out on 30th April, the pack includes four new maps, the Infection episode of the spin-off Exo Zombies co-op sub-saga, and a brand...

Feature: What Do You Mean You've Never Played... Transformers: War for Cybertron?

What Do You Mean You've Never Played... Transformers: War for Cybertron?

Cullen your name

Video games are quite the unpredictable bunch. Dark horses like Batman: Arkham Asylum and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will come out of nowhere as surprising Game of the Year contenders, while shocking letdowns such as Assassin's Creed Unity and The Order: 1886 will leave gamers pondering where their promise and potential went...

News: Destiny's New Patch Detailed, Gets Suspend and Resume Improvements on PS4

Destiny's New Patch Detailed, Gets Suspend and Resume Improvements on PS4

That'll do nicely

You can say what you like about Destiny, but Bungie's been quite impressive with its post-release support. The title's next big patch will soon be live, and the developer's detailed exactly what's going to be in it. In addition to being able to wear helmets in the Tower and the ability to tweak colour blind and audio settings,...

News: That Terrible Teaser Trailer? That Is Guitar Hero Live

That Terrible Teaser Trailer? That Is Guitar Hero Live

Launching on PS4, PS3 this year

Well, this is all unexpected, isn't it? Activision released an atrocious teaser trailer for Guitar Hero Live yesterday, the next entry in its dormant shredding series – but we thought that it was just a mood piece. Actually, it turns out that British developer FreeStyleGames is making a full motion video game –...

Rumour: Guitar Hero Live Goes First-Person

Guitar Hero Live Goes First-Person

No, really

There's something funny about Call of Duty publisher Activision turning Guitar Hero Live – the next entry in the storied rhythm series – into a first-person rock-'em-up. However, a leaked report from Yahoo! France suggests that that's exactly what British studio Freestyle Games is about to reveal later today, as it attempts to put...

News: Hunt Down Your First Look at Destiny's House of Wolves With Its First Trailer

Hunt Down Your First Look at Destiny's House of Wolves With Its First Trailer

The will of the pack

As expected, Activision's gone ahead and revealed the teaser trailer for House of Wolves, Destiny's second slice of DLC. It's a decent little snippet that hints at a promising storyline, although after what the game's promised in the past, you'll have to excuse us for not getting our hopes up. The 'expansion', which has been...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Will Take Place in a 'Dark, Twisted' Future

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Will Take Place in a 'Dark, Twisted' Future

Will be the deepest and most ambitious entry yet

It sounds like Call of Duty: Black Ops III will freeze out the Cold War roots at the centre of Treyarch's sub-series, taking the futuristic elements of Call of Duty: Black Ops II and running with them. A leaked blurb discovered on the franchise's official website reveals that the forthcoming sequel...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Reveals What the Numbers Mean This Month

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Reveals What the Numbers Mean This Month

Activision announces next instalment

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is official, and will be fully revealed on 26th April. It looks like Activision has been working with YouTube user Drift0r, as after "organically" discovering the SnapChat links in Call of Duty: Black Ops II, he's now uploaded an official teaser video from Treyarch with the hashtag...

News: Activision's Getting Ready to Breach the Subject of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

Activision's Getting Ready to Breach the Subject of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

Woods you believe it?

Well, this has all of the subtlety of a Call of Duty campaign: Activision's started to sow the seeds for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. A recent update for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 added some SnapChat quick links to some of the game's assets, hinting at some kind of viral campaign. Scanning the curious QR code takes you to the...

News: Destiny's Getting Stripped Back on PS3 as Bungie Faces Memory Problems 

Destiny's Getting Stripped Back on PS3 as Bungie Faces Memory Problems 

Take 'em out back

If you've been enjoying Destiny on PlayStation 3, then you'll soon have to sacrifice the ability to compare items in your vault after the title's next update allows for more storage space. "In the case of the Vault expansion, it became clear that we would be pushing very limited memory constraints on older generation hardware,"...

Rumour: Guitar Hero PS4 to Rock the Boat from 1st April

Guitar Hero PS4 to Rock the Boat from 1st April

Activision's feeling plucky

Guitar Hero PlayStation 4 will plug in and practice a few power chords on 1st April, an invitation received by Gamereactor UK suggests. The site – which has since pulled its article – reported that Activision will be holding an event at "Hamburg Rock City" where it suggested that attendees should be ready to "rock...

News: Destiny's Next Update Could Give You More Space to Store Your Stuff

Destiny's Next Update Could Give You More Space to Store Your Stuff

Vault dweller

Destiny's next expansion, House of Wolves, may not be a here for a couple of months yet, but Guardians will be happy to know that Bungie's still busy working on tweaking the existing game. Update 1.1.2 will be deployed at some point between now and the DLC's release, and with it, the developer plans on giving you more space to store...