According to an update on the ThreeA Production Blog, their highly detailed figures of Atlas and P-body from the Portal franchise will be up for pre-order on May 25th, 9 AM Hong Kong time at www.bambalandstore.com.
Activision is continuing its partnership with Microsoft, and has officially announced that all future Call of Duty DLC will launch on the Xbox One first, offering the system a small exclusive window.
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343 Industries and Steven Spielberg were on hand to announce that Halo will be turned into a TV series. After the success of the webseries Forward Unto Dawn, it seems like the next logical step. It wasn't quite clear what role Spielberg would play, but if he's throwing his support behind it, it seems like a pretty promising project.
So it looks like the Xbox One does actually play games! Not just that, but Microsoft has decided to show of some new titles, including Remedy's Quantum Break. Although, I'm not really sure what this game is about.
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Microsoft seems to think that exclusives still matter, and their Xbox One launch strategy sounds pretty aggressive. During the reveal presentation, the company revealed that the One will feature 15 exclusive titles in the first year alone, with a 8 of those being new IPs. One of those will be Quantum Break. New IPs are always a good thing, even more so on a next-gen platform. Color me intrigued.
Yay, cars! We'll learn more at E3. That's the entire news story. Go away.
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EA has revealed their next-gen sports game initiative, titled EA Sports Ignite. With Ignite, EA is looking to deliver "true player motion" in their upcoming NBA, NFL, FIFA, and UFC games. The new system will feature 4x more calculations per second, hopefully resulting in smarter decisions and "ten times more animation depth and detail."
The Xbox One tech specs were presented during the reveal event today. They include the familiar: 8GB of RAM, an 8-Core CPU, WiFi Direct, USB 3.0, and a Blu-ray drive; and the weird fact that the new console runs on not one, not two, but three operating systems.
Ever wanted to watch TV on your Xbox? Well, apparently the guys at Microsoft have thought of that. At today's Xbox Reveal event, Yusuf Mehdi showed off how the new Xbox One will not only be (somehow) connected to your TV provider to allow you to watch live TV, but will also let you watch TV alongside other features.
It's not the 720, it's not the Infinity it's the... One? Xbox's Yusuf Mehdi has also revealed that you'll be able to login to the console and navigate the menus using just your voice. The dashboard will remember what you were doing last, including what game you were playing or what music track you were listening to.
After ten episodes of exploring the lives of the Bates family, the finale to season one of Bates Motel is here. While it didn’t have a proper set up with last week’s episode, the first half of this episode does a lot of making up for that. The latter half is filled with answers and many pay offs. The biggest payoff of them all, the one which this whole series is based around, was also done with great care, really showing off the strengths of the show.
Robert Rodriguez has a vision when it comes to making movies. He gives a creative flair for telling a story and creating the characters that drive it. From Dusk Til Dawn is one film that combined colorful criminals with vampires.
After much teasing, the full length trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins has been released. Walking in the footsteps of Arkham City, the preview doesn't include any gameplay, but is fortunately still a pretty stunning introduction to the game. As featured in the teaser, the new video mainly focuses on an awesome showdown between Batman and Deathstroke. Give it a watch below.
Do you have any plans for Memorial Day weekend? Well if you're in Arizona…cancel them. The 2013 Phoenix Comicon is coming to the Phoenix Convention Center this weekend, May 23 through May 26. This convention is the self proclaimed "signature pop culture experience of the southwest."
Sony has released a short 30 second trailer for the Playstation 4, teasing, but never revealing the device in full. The ad shows off a few blurry and super close-up images. From this quick look though, the PS4 does not look much different from any other PlayStation console. In fact, it looks like the PS4 may be surprisingly similar to the look of the PS3.