Sony's European Playstation division has launched its "12 Deals to Christmas" annual sales campaign and will take place every two days until Christmas Eve. Select games will be getting discounts for the Playstation 4, Playstation 3, and PS Vita. The sale starts today until 11:59 am GMT on Dec. 3.
The sale starts off with "The Last of Us Remastered" for the Playstation 4. The title is originally sold at £39.99 but is being offered at half price at £19.99. For PS Plus members, the discount further extends by 10 percent.
For the Playstation 3, Sony is offering "F1 2014" at less than half price. Originally, the title is £39.99 and is now only priced at £15.99. For the PS Vita "Dynasty Warriors Next" is being offered also at less than half price. From £29.99 to £11.99 with an additional 20-percent discount for PS Plus members. more >>
Sales records on the Monday after Thanksgiving recorded an estimated $2.04 billion which was up 17 percent compared to last year and was also the first time sales passed the $2 billion mark.
The National Retail Federation claimed that estimated retail sales were at a low during the Black Friday weekend, but statics that came from analytics firm comScore are showing that online sales are at an all-time high.
Other than soaring past $2 billion, comScore also added that the sales accumulated during the five period was 24 percent more than last year, disproving the claims that Cyber Monday is a bust. more >>
A Spanish Playstation blog has released a trailer for a game title called "Emagon" and points to a world premier game which is set to be released on Sony's Playstation Experience event in a few days. Apparently, the title is in celebration of Sony's Playstation brand reaching 20 years.
"20 years. It's a lot of time. Look around you and see everything you have achieved. You have reigned on infinite places, you have conquered and freed, you have built and destroyed. You have been the light before the darkness," a translation of the voice-over in the trailer says.
"However, this time is different. This time, it is real. For the first time your actions have real consequences. They need your help. The power to change things is in your hands." more >>
Bungie had introduced a major patch into the game Monday this week which brings a lot of additional content alongside changes and fixes in preparation for the coming of the expansion, "The Dark Below" on Dec. 9. Patch 1.1 details were jotted down on the dev's official blog.
One of the major changes included in the patch is that Exotic weapons have received a buff in stats.
Ascendant Energy and Ascendant Shards are no longer required when upgrading Exotic weapons and armor and will only now require the new Exotic Shards. more >>
BioWare's "Dragon Age: Inquisition" is no doubt one of the best games of 2014 with its huge, expansive world, wonderful cast of characters, and engaging combat. The title has garnered mostly positive reviews, leaving very little for gamers to complain about.
The game was released on November 18 for the PC, Xbox One, and Playstation 4 platforms.
Vince Ingenito from IGN had reviewed the game and gave it a score of 8.8 out of 10. Good points of the game include "beautiful, massive world," "tons of content," "true RPG depth," and "strong combat." more >>
Google's Glass tech could safely be considered as "almost dead" tech but for its creators, it's far from it. The company is about to release a new and upgraded version of the tech-glasses, fitting it with an all-new chip and with improved battery life. It has been reported that Intel will be making the chip, replacing the one manufactured by Texas Instruments.
The Glass was first introduced as a consumer gadget but Intel has revealed that it will help Google introduce the device to businesses instead. The Glass will now be used as a workplace-computing device for use in hospitals and manufacturing sites.
Support for the Google Glass had dipped steeply over the past few months, Developers for one had stopped developing any apps for the device, with Twitter as an example. The social networking company had pulled out its app from the Google Play Store as well as ceasing development. more >>