Author: David Quigley

Xbox Games With Gold for March 2017

March’s lineup of four games available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers has been revealed. On Xbox One, players can pick up Layers of Fear throughout all of March. From March 16 through April 15, the 4 vs 1 shooter Evolve will be free to download. Over on the Xbox 360 side, the first half of March sees Borderlands 2 added to the program, and the second half will substitute in Heavy Weapon. The Xbox 360 games are available on Xbox One via backwards...

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Rainbow 6 Siege is broken

Rainbow 6 Siege, mechanically, is one of the best tactical shooters released in a very long time, if not ever. Underneath this amazing game, however, is a broken mess of a backbone. Ubisoft has repeatedly touted the game’s increasing popularity, with more active players on Siege now than ever, and the game released over 14 months ago. That is a remarkable achievement, and must be especially true to outsiders looking in at those stats. They don’t share in the knowledge of the litany of problems that Siege is succeeding in spite of. For the unfamiliar, Rainbow 6 Siege is...

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Nintendo Switch game download sizes revealed, additional storage required

Nintendo has listed files sizes for upcoming Nintendo Switch downloadable games, one of which literally requires storage capacity greater than the yet-to-be-released console. Dragon Quest Heroes I & II will take 32 GB of storage. You may think that because the Switch comes with 32 GB on board, you could install just that one game, but the system itself eats up some of that space. The Switch’s usable storage is 25.9 GB, according to the recent leaks of the stolen console. You’ll need an SD card to download Dragon Quest Heroes, but none of the other games with published...

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Sony killing PlayStation Now on legacy devices in August

Today Sony announced an impending shutdown date, August 15, 2017, for PlayStation Now on all devices aside from PlayStation 4 and Windows PC. PlayStation Now is a game streaming service that gives subscribers unlimited access to a catalog of PlayStation 3 games. Devices affected by this shutdown include the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and PlayStation TV, Sony Bravia TV models from 2013-2015, Sony Blu-Ray players, and all Samsung TVs. 2016 Sony Bravia TVs will lose access to the service even sooner, April 1, 2017. Sony describes this move as a “shift of focus and resources” aimed to grow the...

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Rocket League receiving PS4 Pro support

When the next update for Rocket League hits, PlayStation 4 owners will receive a little extra attention. Rocket League will run at 1080p 60 frames per second on all arenas in both single player and local two-player split-screen. PS4 Pro owners will see 60 frames at 4K via checkerboard rendering. Three-player and four-player split-screen is said to offer the same fidelity on “most arenas.” The update isn’t just for PS4 players though. Everybody will have access to the new fan-voted Player’s Choice crate, Hot Wheels DLC, and various optimizations and bug fixes. The patch is scheduled for February...

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