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British gamers see what you’re missing: Watch a demo of Playstation Now

Today the beta version of Sony’s game streaming Playstation Now service goes live for players in North America – and whilst we British and European gamers are left out in the cold until next year, its interesting to see how the service will work. The streaming service will enable gamers to play potentially hundreds of PS3 titles on their PS4. …

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James O'MalleyBritish gamers see what you’re missing: Watch a demo of Playstation Now
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Destiny beta ends with 4.6 million players

If you blinked, you could have missed it. On Sunday evening the beta of forthcoming massively multiplayer online shooter Destiny drew to a close. Since then, developers Bungie has revealed that a staggering 4,638,937 – that’s just over 4.6 million players took part in the window between July 17th and last Sunday. This makes it the largest ever console beta …

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James O'MalleyDestiny beta ends with 4.6 million players
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Watch the Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare story trailer

Call of Duty is probably the biggest-selling game franchises on the market, after GTA. The latest version – Sledgehammer Games’ futuristic Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – is due out in November, and Activision has just released the new campaign story trailer. It’s set in the wake of “the first global terrorist attack in history”, in a future policed by …

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Stuart O'ConnorWatch the Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare story trailer
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The Last Of Us: Remastered. A remasterpiece?

The Last Of Us wasn’t just about the last remaining humans following a zombie-style infection, but was also the last hurrah for the last generation of games consoles. Less than a year later though and the game is one of the opening salvos in the PS4 generation’s console war. So does it still deserve the plaudits? So what’s new? The …

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James O'MalleyThe Last Of Us: Remastered. A remasterpiece?
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Destiny Beta opens to everyone

Good news if you missed out on a beta code for Destiny: the game is now open for all players to download on both PSN and Xbox Live. The update comes just a week after PSN players could play exclusively. Worry not though Xbox gamers, as when Call of Duty: Advanced warfare comes out the boot will be on the …

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James O'MalleyDestiny Beta opens to everyone
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GTA5 remastered coming on November 7th?

An online retailer is listing November 7th as the release date of the remastered versions of Grand Theft Auto 5 for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Check out this listing from GameSeek. It shows all three versions as listed for November 7th. This is in line with the most official thing we’ve heard, which is “fall” (What the Americans wrongly …

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James O'MalleyGTA5 remastered coming on November 7th?
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Sony bids to catch up with Microsoft on Blu-Ray playback

Sony has hastily announced PS4 support for 3D Blu-Rays just days after Microsoft promised the same on Xbox One. The other day we reported that in the next monthly Xbox One system update gamers will be able to watch Blu Ray films in 3D on their consoles. Great news for Xbox owners, but pretty awkward for Sony as the not …

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James O'MalleySony bids to catch up with Microsoft on Blu-Ray playback
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Sky’s Now TV comes to PS4

Good news for PS4 owners wanting more video on their box: Sky’s Now TV streaming service launches on the platform today. Whilst not a hugely surprising news, this is a nice addition to the PS4′s rather lacklustre selection of video providers. Now TV, which has been available on PS3, Xbox 360 and even as a separate Roku-style box for some …

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James O'MalleySky’s Now TV comes to PS4
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PS4 and WiiU both get system updates

Both Sony and Nintendo are preparing their latest system updates for their consoles – which both should hopefully bring some interesting new features. On the WiiU side, version 5.1 of the WiiU operating system is now available. The big addition this time is apparently a data transfer function, enabling you to transfer all of the data from one WiiU to …

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James O'MalleyPS4 and WiiU both get system updates
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Let’s admit it: Destiny isn’t wowing us so far.

Last Thursday at 6pm the switch was flipped and thousands of PS4 players were granted access to the playable beta of Destiny, the forthcoming massively-multiplayer shooter from Bungie. And here’s the thing… is it really that impressive? Obviously this puzzlement should be heavily caveated with the fact that it is called a game beta for a reason: Rather than wait …

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James O'MalleyLet’s admit it: Destiny isn’t wowing us so far.