EGM Weekly: February 8, 2014 Edition
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EGM Weekly: February 8, 2014 Edition

This is EGM Weekly, a round up of the top news, reviews, and features from the past seven days. This week, Ubiosft’s Watch Dogs trademark gets fraudulently filed for express abandonment, Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann reveals the team has ideas for a Last of Us sequel as well as new IPs, Sledgehammer Games is confirmed as the ... Read More»
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PlayStation Blogcast 108: The Brave and the Gold
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PlayStation Blogcast 108: The Brave and the Gold

Subscribe via iTunes or RSS, or download here On this week's show, we highlight next week's massive PlayStation Store bounty, running through Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and Danganronpa to TxK on PS Vita, as well as more Dark Souls and Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition talk... Read More»
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The Last of Us sequel and brand new IP ideas all on the table for Naughty Dog
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The Last of Us sequel and brand new IP ideas all on the table for Naughty Dog

The Naughty team responsible for The Last of Us and its Left Behind DLC are ready for a break, but their future plans haven’t ruled out a sequel or even a brand new IP, according to creative director Neil Druckmann. “We just wrapped up Left Behind, and Bruce Straley, the game director, and I have ... Read More»
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Far Cry Classic launching on PSN and XBLA February 11 in North America
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Far Cry Classic launching on PSN and XBLA February 11 in North America

A high-def update of the Far Cry that started it all is coming to North America February 11 as Far Cry Classic, Ubisoft announced today. Far Cry Classic was originally announced for Europe in January. Until today’s announcement, there was no confirmation that it would make its way stateside. Far Cry itself first debuted on ... Read More»
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DICE Awards 2014 sees sweep by The Last of Us, gaming pioneers honored
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DICE Awards 2014 sees sweep by The Last of Us, gaming pioneers honored

At last night’s 17th Annual DICE Awards ceremony, Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic epic took home a truckload of trophies. Joel and Ellie, however, were nice enough to share the stage with a few other titles and special guests. Indeed, both Naughty Dog and Sony Computer Entertainment have to be nothing but smiles today, as The Last ... Read More»
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Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends coming to PlayStation family next month
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Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends coming to PlayStation family next month

Two versions of Dynasty Warriors 8: Extreme Legends are coming to the PlayStation family March 25, publisher Tecmo Koei announced today. Dynasty Warriors 8: Extreme Legends is a standalone expansion to Dynasty Warriors 8 that adds new costumes for Zhao Yun, Wang Yuanji, and Xu Shu. Xtreme Legends also adds a second EX attack to ... Read More»
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The Last of Us 2 Is A Possibility
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The Last of Us 2 Is A Possibility

The Last of Us writer and creative director Neil Druckmann has revealed that Naughty Dog is already contemplating a sequel for its critical hit... Read More»
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SoulCalibur: Lost Swords releasing this spring in Europe
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SoulCalibur: Lost Swords releasing this spring in Europe

SoulCalibur: Lost Swords, Namco Bandai’s free-to-play fighting game, will release this spring for PlayStation 3, the publisher has announced. This seasonal release window is for Europe and Australasia, with no word on a North American release at the moment. The game should be available in Japan from today. “SoulCalibur: Lost Swords reinvents the world-renowned weapons-based fighting franchise with ... Read More»
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New Velocity 2X Trailer and Update: So Far, So Good!
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New Velocity 2X Trailer and Update: So Far, So Good!

Hi folks. Today I’m here to reveal a brand new video showing alpha footage of Velocity 2X; to talk through some of the things we’ve been working towards; and to outline what we’re going to be adding next!... Read More»
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Destiny beta set to begin this summer
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Destiny beta set to begin this summer

Bungie will begin the beta for its highly anticipated shooter Destiny this summer, Activision Publishing president and CEO Eric Hirshberg revealed during the latest earnings call. The beta originally had a “early 2014″ release window attached to it. ”We believe Destiny could be Activision Publishing’s third billion-dollar franchise, and we’re working hard to make it the biggest new ... Read More»
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Enjoy double XP in Battlefield 4 this weekend
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Enjoy double XP in Battlefield 4 this weekend

DICE is offering double XP in Battlefield 4 across all platforms this weekend as part of its player appreciation month. The event will run from February 8 at 3 a.m. PST until February 10 at 3 a.m. PST. “DICE is saying THANK YOU to all players by hosting a month filled with fun community missions ... Read More»
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Call of Duty switches to a three-year dev cycle, Sledgehammer Games added
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Call of Duty switches to a three-year dev cycle, Sledgehammer Games added

Activision has announced that Call of Duty will be switching to a three-year development cycle, starting with this year’s release. The move sees Sledgehammer Games join the rotation as one of Activison’s primary developers alongside Infinity Ward and Treyarch. Sledgehammer Games will be first up to the block with their debut Call of Duty title ... Read More»
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No Multiplayer In The Order 1886 And How This Makes Sense – @AggroGamer News
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No Multiplayer In The Order 1886 And How This Makes Sense – @AggroGamer News

AggroGamer: “It seems to be a slow news day here so we are going to make a deal about the news that The Order 1886 will have no multiplayer mode and stay strictly a single player, action, 3rd person title. That is directly what the co-founder and CTO Andrea Pessino of Ready at Dawn has ... Read More»
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New Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 trailer highlights the Void Sword
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New Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 trailer highlights the Void Sword

Konami today released a short, new trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow that highlights the Void Sword, one of Dracula’s three primary weapons. In addition to dealing damage, the Void Sword is useful in that each strike drains the life of enemies and replenishes a little of Dracula’s health bar. But like the Chaos Claws, ... Read More»
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Watch Dogs trademark reinstated
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Watch Dogs trademark reinstated

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs trademark has been successfully reinstated following the mysterious and fraudulent filing for express abandonment earlier this week, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced. “Here, the circumstances are extraordinary,” reads the Petition to Director Granted document. “An unknown party who lacked authority executed the purported abandonment of the application. Although the ... Read More»
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