Tag Archives: gamescom 2014

SONY: Alienation is the latest PlayStation-exclusive IP from Housemarque

Housemarque is returning to the PS4 with new IP Alienation. The developer previously released the digital-only game Resogun as a PlayStation 4 launch title, as well as a series of Super Stardust titles on the PS3 and PSP. Like those titles, Alienation, which was announced on-stage at Sony’s conference by …

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SONY: Tearaway is coming to PS4

Vita exclusive Tearaway is making the move to PS4. As the game was so heavily reliant on the Vita’s controls, Media Molecule has started again by building a new title based on the DualShock 4. For instance, the audience was shown the player shining a light into the game using …

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SONY: PS4 System Software Update 2.0 to introduce Share Play

The next big update for PS4 is to introduce the ability to take over other players’ games remotely. Detailing the big software update on-stage at Sony’s Gamescom presentation, Jim Ryan, CEO and president for SCE Europe, said that PlayStation Plus members could invite their friends to take control of a …

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SONY: PS Now hitting Europe in 2015, PS TV this year

Streaming games service PlayStation Now will be released in Europe in 2015. A beta trial of the service will hit the UK first. PS Now is currently in beta in North America. Sony has also dated its PlayStation TV microconsole for the region – it will be launched on November …

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SONY: Far Cry 4 gets friends free trials exclusive on PS4

Far Cry 4 will come with an interesting bit of exclusive content on PS4. The Ubisoft shooter will come with what is being called ‘Keys to Kyrat’ – ten free codes that can be given out to friends so they can play an online section of the game with you …

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SONY: Ninja Theory announces new IP Hellblade

The maker of DmC has teased a brand new IP. A trailer for Hellblade, the latest from DmC, Heavenly Sword and Enslaved developer Ninja Theory, was shown during Sony’s Gamescom presentation. The video showed a young woman wielding a sword inscribed with symbols, sat among some pillars. A spirit-like darkness …

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SONY: PixelJunk creator returns to 3D games with The Tomorrow Children

The studio behind the successful PixelJunk games has announced a new IP. The Tomorrow Children breaks away from the indie games’ 2D art style to embrace 3D visuals. The game tells the tale of a human race trapped and force to mine fallen giants, and seems to adopt a Soviet …

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MICROSOFT: Expanded video streaming functionality confirmed for Xbox One

DLNA network video streaming, including support for formats such as .mkv, will begin rolling out to Xbox One next month. A new app will enable streaming from USB and, at an unspecified later date, networked media server devices. More or less every video format available will be supported. There are …

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MICROSOFT: 26 ID@Xbox games shown off in new video

26 of the games confirmed as coming first on console to Xbox One are named in a new video from Microsoft. Titles include Coffee Stain’s delightfully absurd Goat Simulator, Team 17’s The Escapists, crowdfunding hit Superhot, successive iOS puzzler Threes and new MOBA title Smite. Here’s the list (courtesy of …

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MICROSOFT: Gamescom 2014 roundup

It’s almost 20 years since Lara Croft made her video games debut yet the star of Tomb Raider has today proved she’s more relevant than ever. Microsoft’s announcement that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an Xbox One exclusive – or to put it another way, that it has …

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