A surprise at E3 2015, id Software showed off DOOM, the latest revival of the cult classic shooter. id has been known for games that have pushed PCs to the breakpoint like DOOM 3 which forced half a nation to upgrade to the latest ATI Radeon cards. Now id has its eyes on consoles with DOOM and wants the
highest resolution possible
After the jump, more thoughts from Executive Producer Marty Stratton.
DriveClub, the exclusive PS4 arcade racer by Evolution Studios started with a troubled life on PS4. After a long delay, the game launched with completely broken servers which hampered the game’s experience, seeing how it is built around a connected world. This eventually led to layoffs at the studio yet despite all of this, the Evolution Studios stood by their game and addressed all connectivity issues, but has also brought an extensive list of DLC, many free, which include new tracks and cars.
Now comes news that DriveClub has raced past (couldn’t help myself) the 2 million units sold mark, prior to the release of their free PlayStation Plus Edition. And you know what? They deserve that milestone, seeing how DriveClub is one of the most fun games on PS4. More details after the jump.
As I wrote earlier today, Sony Mobile is not doing well with declining sales that are dragging down the company. One saving grace for Sony continues to be PlayStation which, if it wasn’t for their mobile arm, would catapult Sony even higher.
That’s because earlier today, Sony reported Q1 FY15 earnings and PlayStation once again led the pack and in doing so, even beat Sony’s own expectations for the powerful console. Those details after the jump.
Some members of the community are reporting issues with PSN today. At this time, it doesn’t appear to be a widespread issue and personally, I haven’t had a problem logging onto PSN and getting games like Destiny up and running. Still, Sony seems aware of the matter and is looking into it.
Prior to Destiny update 2.0, which will usher in with it big changes to the game’s weapon system and prepare us all for The Taken King DLC, Bungie will release Destiny update 22.214.171.124. As the numbering scheme indicates, it won’t be a large update.
So what can we expect from the update? Those details after the jump.
Over at the official Destiny forums, Community Manager Chris “Cozmo23″ Shannon has put together a list of features most requested by Destiny players. While not giving them in the specific order of most requested to least, the community wish list is an interesting hodge podge of features that could either enhance the game or completely cripple it.
That list after the jump.
DriveClub is the game that continues to give. While Evolution Studios, the developers behind the title might be hit with layoffs, it hasn’t hampered their support behind the addicting exclusive racer on PS4. With DriveClub update 1.20, Evolution Studios is bring a host of new features to the game like
- ELITE Driver Levels are now available above Level 60
- New Club Leaderboards for every Tour event
The new update also preps DriveClub for the upcoming Horsepower Expansion Pack and UniteInSpeed Tour Pack. The full DriveClub update 1.20 details after the jump.
Just a quick heads up, the PS4 system update 2.57 is now live and ready for your consuming pleasure. The optional update weighs in at 250MB and is a fairly quick download and install. From Sony
System software stability during use of some features has been improved.
After the jump, instructions on how to manually download the update.
Along side the heavily anticipated The Taken King DLC will be Destiny update 2.0 and with it will come some major changes to weapons and in turn, likely change the way you play the game. Bungie has heard our complaints loud and clear and auto rifles will once again become more powerful and finally useful again.
- Increase base damage
- Start damage falloff closer to the player to emphasize its role as a close to medium range weapon
- Small reduction in base stability. Landing shots at optimal range is unaffected, but repeated precision hits require more weapon control to land consistently
- Boost damage by 10% against AI combatants
Along side tweaks to the auto rifle and other normal weapons in your arsenal, Bungie is making major tweaks to exotic weapons like Gjallarhorn, Thorn, and Ice Breaker. After the jump, the full break down of weapons in Destiny Update 2.0.
We might not be getting Uncharted 4 until 2016, but that doesn’t mean Nathan Drake isn’t coming to PS4 sooner. In fact, Uncharted is coming to PS4 via Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection which features all three previous titles that will run at 1080p/60fps with better lighting, textures, and models. Besides better visuals, all three games will include ‘Photo Mode’ and new trophies.
After the jump, a look at Uncharted 2: Among Thieves running at 1080p/60fps.