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Watch Dogs Set for Spring, Wii U Version Delayed
In its latest financial report, Watch Dogs developer and publisher Ubisoft said the game will be released in 2014’s first fiscal quarter, or sometime between April and June.
Murdered: Soul Suspect Coming to Xbox One and PS4
Square Enix has gradually been revealing details on Murdered: Soul Suspects for over a year now. This week we learn that the supernatural mystery thriller will make its way to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in addition to Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.
Microsoft Acquires 'Gears of War' Franchise from Epic Games
Microsoft has reached a deal with North Carolina-based studio Epic Games to acquire its Gears of War franchise. Microsoft Studios has published the Gears of War series since its first entry back in 2006, but will own all existing and future games in their entirety henceforth.
Ubisoft Launches Game Development Graduate Program
Ubisoft has announced the launch of a two-year graduate program intended to fast-track aspirant game developers into industry positions.
The Shadow Sun Review | Strong Roots, Wilted Leaves
The Shadow Sun comes from a pedigree of BioWare-caliber production, but it’s not the innovative RPG you might think it is.
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Has a Japanese Demo
Last year Square Enix and Indieszero released Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, a Final Fantasy-based rhythm game for Nintendo 3DS and iOS. The sequel to that game, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, is now available as a demo in the Japanese 3DS eShop.
CES 2014 | Sony's 'Core' is a Wearable Life Tracker
At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week, Sony unveiled a small, lightweight sensor called a Core. The device is part of Sony’s new SmartWear line, a series of products dedicated to seamlessly integrating users’ physical and social activity.
CES 2014 | Galaxy S5 Could Use Eye-Scanning Technology
During CES this week, Samsung told a reporter from Bloomberg that the company is experimenting with iris-scanning technology, which may be incorporated into the upcoming Galaxy S5 smart phone.
CES 2014 | Origin PC Reveals Customizable Desktop Cases
At the Computer Electronics Show (CES) on Tuesday, custom PC company Origin PC revealed two redesigned entries to its customizable desktop tower series.
CES 2014 | Netgear Trek N300 Travel Router
At the Computer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on Monday, Netgear revealed its Trek N300 Travel Router and Range Extender, an outlet-powered device that allows users to route a single Wi-Fi connection to multiple devices.
Weekly Mobile Roundup — December 21
Let us at The Game Fanatics help you sift through a never-ending stream of mobile games.
A Realm Reborn Will Not Require PlayStation Plus on PS4
During a live video broadcast this weekend, Square Enix announced that the upcoming PlayStation 4 version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will not require a PlayStation Plus subscription to play.
NSA and CIA Turn to Online Gaming in Search of Terrorists
According to newly leaked documents, American and British intelligence agencies have been playing MMO’s in the hope of catching terrorists.