Showing posts with label PlayStation 3. Show all posts
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Sunday, August 4, 2019

GTA Online Breaks All-Time Biggest Day and Week Records

Rockstar Games broke records with "Diamond Casino & Resort" update for biggest day and biggest week for GTA Online.

Even five years after launch, developer/publisher Rockstar Games are still releasing regular content updates for Grand Theft Auto Online, multiplayer mode for their controversial action-adventure title Grand Theft Auto V.

On July 23, heavily anticipated "Diamond Casino & Resort" free update arrived for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One that added a casino and Rockstar saw all-time records for biggest day and biggest week of player count.

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GTA Online Breaks All-Time Biggest Day and Week Records

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With inclusion of Diamond casino, in-game gambling using real money is finally introduced and GTA Online has seen an increasing number of players joining in across all available platforms after rolling out this latest update.

Aside from casino and resort, there are new story-based missions, expensive cars, various collectibles and much more for players. Anyone logging in between now and August 7 will get some more free in-game merchandise.

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During this period, people are also encouraged to try out their luck on Lucky Wheel at the lobby to win some extra GTA currency or even luxuriously sleek Grotti Turismo Classic sports car, which is a top prize for this week.

Subscribers of Twitch Prime will receive Master Penthouse and special discounts on all sale items for linking their account to Rockstar Social Club. Mammoth Thruster jet pack and TM-02 Khanjali tank offers another 70% off on total price.

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Win Grotti Turismo Classic This Week

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Last year, Rockstar Games revealed that GTA V has become most money-making entertainment product of all time and part of what made that possible was its online multiplayer mode GTA Online, which kept players engaged for so long.

Despite making tons of profits on a five-year old title, it was recently revealed in a report by TaxWatch UK that the company paid no UK corporation tax in past ten years and an urgent investigation over their tax history is required.

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Now that they have allowed players to spend real-world money via in-game gambling, developers will surely make more profit than ever even though more than 50 countries have already banned casino features of latest update.

A casino in Los Santos has been a long-time request from GTA Online player community and adding Diamond Casino & Resort has helped Rockstar to break their very own records of biggest player count day and week in past five years.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

PlayStation Now Adds Doom, Fallout 4 and More

A heavy-hitting new selection of PS4 titles are added to PS Now, ahead of August 2019 for game streaming and downloading.

Summer season is nearing end and a new lineup of games is coming in August for members of PlayStation Now, game-streaming service Sony Entertainment that already has more than 800 games into their ever expanding library.

There are over 300 titles within their collection that PS Now subscribers can download on their PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 2 consoles. By August 6, more fan-favorite PS4 games will be added for players to enjoy on their console and PC.

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PlayStation Now Adds Doom, Fallout 4 and More

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Step into the boots of a badass space marine, only known as Doomslayer to purge demonic forces of Hell from futuristic colonized planet Mars with extreme prejudice in 2016 reboot of brutal first-person shooter title Doom.

Then play as a sole survivor of Vault 111 in a post-apocalyptic, nuclear war-ridden world and head over to "The Commonwealth" in Boston area for an adventurous experience of open-world action role-playing in Fallout 4 up next.

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Motorcycle racing title Monster Energy Supercross and MotoGP 17, iconic fighting game Tekken 7, point-and-click adventure The Raven: Remastered and alternate history shooter Wolfenstein: The New Order joins PS4 games list.

PS Now also includes rebooted Castlevania series from Kojima Productions and Konami, notably Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and its two sequels; Lords of Shadow 2 and Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate on PlayStation 3.

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PlayStation Now Hit Games in July 2019

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For past month of July 2019, Batman: Arkham Knight, Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, LEGO CITY: Undercover, Metal Gear Solid V, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 and Rocket League remain most played by members.

Surprisingly, games like Civilization Revolution, For Honor, Mafia III, Mortal Kombat X, NBA 2K18 and WWE 2K18 has made it to the list as well even though many of them were added to PlayStation Now library quite a few months ago.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

GTA Online: Diamond Casino & Resort Release Date

Test your luck, win big and live a lavishing life in Los Santos when Diamond Casino & Resort debuts in GTA Online on July 23.

Aside from keeping players busy with updates for Red Dead Online, developer/publisher Rockstar Games have planned out something new for GTA Online, online multiplayer mode of action-adventure game Grand Theft Auto V.

After introducing vehicular gladiatorial combat with new rides in "Arena War", upcoming free content update titled Diamond Casino & Resort is currently heading over to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One soon on July 23, 2019.

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GTA Online: Diamond Casino & Resort Release Date

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Los Santos will see a radical change in skylines when construction project near Vinewood Park Drive and Mirror Park Boulevard is finally over. Brand-new Diamond Casino & Resort will be opening its doors for business to everyone.

People are welcome to visit and play, or just to take residence in its luxurious suits for a good time. Any entertainment you are looking for are here for high-end living and one might almost completely lost track of time when being here.

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Most Luxurious Residence

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The Diamond offers unique experiences nowhere to be found within entire state, which is why it is one-stop destination for all things fun. One of the main attractions of this place is a casino where you can engage in various different activities.

Pick your chips and get straight into action by start playing Blackjack, Roulette or Three Card Poker. If you are lucky enough, you may win prizes at Slot Machines or watch virtual horse races with friends at Inside Track lounge if you will.

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Truffade Thrax Supercar

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While you are in the lobby, take a spin of Lucky Wheel to win cash, chips, clothing or even Truffade Thrax supercar during its opening week. Those who are willing to pick their own fashionable accessories and clothing can visit Casino Store.

VIP members can chill atop of Master Penthouse that offers infinity pool and stunning view of the city with their friends. Access to bar, high-limit tables, retro arcade, VIP lounges and other special services are all open for them.

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VIP Membership Perks

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Diamond casino comes with a couple of story-based cooperative missions revolving around it as well. You are a member of Diamond family when you own a Master Penthouse and their family business can surely use some of your attention.

To protect investment of property owner Tao Cheng from a corrupt family of Texan business family, players would have to get involved and you take jobs from Agatha Baker, Diamond's head of operations for cash and vehicle rewards.

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Twitch Prime Benefits

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Players linking their Rockstar social club account with Twitch Prime can enjoy special perks by July 19 and will be able to own Master Penthouse at Diamond on top of $1.25M in-game currency and 15% extra on Shark Cash Cards purchase.

Majority of Grand Theft Auto Online players has been asking for a casino in Los Santos for a long time and with inclusion of Diamond Casino & Resort, they are eventually getting a long-awaited feature added to their favorite game.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Naughty Dog to Shutdown Last of Us and Uncharted PS3 Online Server

Multiplayer servers of PS3 games like Last of Us and Uncharted will be taken down by Naughty Dog later this year.

Santa Monica based video game developer studio Naughty Dog has been around industry for more than three decades and launched a couple of successful franchise over time for PlayStation platform that became fan-favorite.

As all good things come to an end, they have announced this Wednesday, to take down online multiplayer servers for some of their prominent PlayStation 3 games after serving for nearly 10 years on their official developer Blog.

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Naughty Dog to Shutdown Last of Us and Uncharted PS3 Online Server

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Games that are included in the list are Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, The Last of Us and The Last of Us: Left Behind for PS3 consoles but you need not to worry about enjoying story mode though.

Naughty Dog has decided to offer free download for all multiplayer DLC of aforementioned games including every gameplay and vanity items until they are going offline later this year to say thanks to their dedicated fan community.

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Both Uncharted 2 and 3 are top tier games for enjoying in multiplayer, deserving of getting another shot. The Last of Us is simply a masterpiece and unparallel in uniqueness that comes with a must-play prequel story titled Left Behind.

Of course shutdown is not immediate and Naughty Dog servers will be active until September 3, 2019, which gives players enough time to plug in their consoles and say goodbye to Ellie, Joel and Nathan Drake on PS3 before it all goes down.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

PlayStation Now Adds Arkham Knight, Metal Gear Rising and More

Sony added Batman: Arkham Knight, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and more to their game-streaming service PS Now in May 2019.

Having already a vast library of over 750 games, game-streaming service Sony Entertainment has added nine more new games to their game-streaming service PlayStation Now for its valued monthly subscribers to enjoy.

More than 300 games are available to download on PlayStation 4 right away while many other are to stream. Even if some of you don't own a PS console, players on PS2 or PS3 have still have a lot of options to pick from that they like.

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PlayStation Now Adds Arkham Knight, Metal Gear Rising and More

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Newest PS Now lineup for May 2019 will be kicking off with a certain Dark Knight in superhero action-adventure game Batman: Arkham Knight of 2015 from developer Rocksteady Studios and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

Drawing an epic conclusion to fan-favorite Arkham series, the game rallies up villains like Harley Quinn, Penguin, Scarecrow, The Riddler, Two-Face and mysterious Arkham Knight in their latest effort in taking over Gotham City by defeating Batman.

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Witness a Rogues Gallery assembled in Gotham for gunning down The Dark Knight, in "Gotham is Mine" trailer.




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PS Now also brings on 8-Bit Armies, Brawlout, Dangerous Golf, LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game, Miko Gakkout Monogatari: Kaede Episode and Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter to download on PS4 and PC or stream instantly.

Games that newly joined line to PS3 platform this month are action-adventure title Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom, action hack and slash Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Ultimate Edition and a PS3 to PS4 upgrade, Tales of Zestiria.

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PlayStation Now Hit Games in April 2019

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Throughout April 2019, members of PS Now have mostly played BloodborneCivilization RevolutionElder Scrolls OnlineFor Honor, Mafia III, MGS V: The Phantom Pain, Mortal Kombat X, NBA 2K18, Red Dead Redemption, Saint's Row IV, WWE 2K18 and more.

Apparently, people were looking forward to MGSV joining PlayStation Now for some time and everyone jumped on board as soon as it was added last month. MKX, NBA 2K18, RDR and TSO has constantly been on top favorite pick by many subscribes for months.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

PlayStation Now Adds Metal Gear Solid V and More

PS Now has added DiRT 4, Metal Gear Solid V and more titles to Sony's game-streaming service in April 2019.

Members of PlayStation Now game-streaming service can currently enjoy a vast library of over 750 games on their beloved PS consoles and Sony Entertainment keeps introducing exciting new titles to their monthly subscribers.

Aside from streaming from a huge collection of more than 275 games, PlayStation 4 owners can now also download those titles to their devices and choose to play later. Even players on PS2 or PS3 have so many games to enjoy within the service.

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PlayStation Now Adds Metal Gear Solid V and More

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As April 2019 kicks in, a new PS Now lineup of games headed straight to pick up with some action-adventure stealth experience in overhead military fiction of Metal Gear Solid franchise from Japanese developer/publisher Konami.

Subscribers can now get their hands on Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and its epic follow-up Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Both of these titles from Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience bundle is now available to stream.

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Below is the official launch trailer for MGS V: The Phantom Pain that briefly showcase the journey of Venom Snake.




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Also dropping on PS4 is simulation game Clouds & Sheep 2, rally-themed racing title DiRT 4 and platform-adventure Shadow Complex Remastered. Players on PS3 can have some fun with racing game Bang Bang Racing from developer/publisher Digital Reality.

PS2 console will see a whole lot of action from Star Wars universe in Star Wars: Bounty Hunter, Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter and Star Wars: Racer Revenge. First two games are mostly action-focused whereas the third one offers high-speed podracing.

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PlayStation Now Hit Games in March 2019

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Most recently, Bethesda Softworks celebrated 25th Anniversary of The Elder Scrolls and therefore, Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited has effortlessly managed to come on top of other most played PS Now games for the month of March 2019.

Fallout: New Vegas, For Honor, Mafia III, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Mortal Kombat X, NBA 2K18, Red Dead Redemption, Saints Row IV Re-Elected, Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution, Sniper Elite 4 and WWE 2K18 has also made it to the list.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Beyond: Two Souls, Detroit: Become Human and Heavy Rain Comes to Epic Games Store

Three acclaimed games from developer Quantic Dream are coming to PC later this year on Epic Games Store.

Players on PlayStation platform may or may not recognize developer Quantic Dream for action-adventure games like Beyond: Two Souls and Heavy Rain on both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 but they sure have heard of Detroit: Become Human from 2018.

Though they are not one of those ground-breaking successful titles, they sure are beloved by fans and sort of exclusive to PS consoles. Recently, the French studio has decided to release PC version of these three games on Epic Games Store later this year.

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Quantic Dream Trilogy Comes to Epic Games Store

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It was announced during Game Developers Conference 2019 lately that all three of these acclaimed titles are heading to Epic Games' digital distribution platform in 2019 for PC and will be sold as timed exclusives for a whole year.

Whether Epic has just partnered up with Quantic Dream by funding their development phase for PC ports or did they simply paid a good chunk of cash to gain exclusive distribution rights for a certain time is still not revealed to everyone curious.

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Back in January 2019, Chinese internet giant NetEase has taken an interest and invested into the developers with a plan of releasing future projects on multiple platforms in order to reach global audience on a larger scale.

Following this new deal with Epic Games, their twelve years of exclusive partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment has now come to an end. Other than working on exclusives, the company will now focus on several projects at a time from now on.

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Founded in 1997 by co-CEO and game director David Cage, Paris-based developer studio Quantic Dream made a name for themselves in making action-adventure game with an engaging narrative driven plots that gives players a unique experience.

Epic Games Store snatches another victory over their market competitor Steam by bagging up Beyond: Two Souls, Detroit: Become Human and Heavy Rain a year earlier, which could definitely be a big-game changer for them.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

PlayStation Now Adds NBA 2K18, WWE 2K18 and More

PS Now has added Battlefield 4, Dead Space 3, NBA 2K18 and more titles to Sony's game-streaming service in March 2019.

So far, Sony Interactive Entertainment is doing well with their cloud-based monthly gaming service PlayStation Now and stepping into March, a load of new games are being added to their already extended library of more than 750 games.

Their impressive collection of games are ready to stream and over 275 games are available to play on or even download to PlayStation 4. If you still own a PlayStation 2 or PlayStation 3, you can still enjoy a lot of great titles they are offering.

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PlayStation Now Adds NBA 2K18, WWE 2K18 and More

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Our pick for recent PS Now lineup starts with basketball simulation title NBA 2K18 from developer Visual Concepts. The experience of playing as NBA stars with improved animation and try out different in-game modes were never been better than this.

Wrestling fans can get excited to see the next game in line, which is WWE 2K18 and the latest in WWE game series. Superstar roster of the game has been improved over years and you can now fight your way to WrestleMania if you always had a dream of.

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We invite you to take a dive at the launch trailer of WWE 2K18, showcasing a brief glimpse of all the competitive challenges it pits you against.




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Other notable titles joining the fray this month on PS4 are A Bastard's Tale, Black Mirror and Pac-Man Championship Edition 2. All of these games mentioned above are open to download to your devices or simply stream right away.

Battlefield 4, Black Knight Sword, Dead Space 3, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriot, Mirror's Edge and Pool Nation heads over to PS3 platform. Players on PS2 get to enjoy first-person shooter Red Faction from developer Volition and publisher THQ.

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Whereas Battlefield 4 takes players to 2020 for an intense FPS action, Dead Space 3 will offer a new depth in survival horror genre and lastly, MGS 4: Guns of the Patriots sets you up for an action-adventure stealth experience with a battle-worn Solid Snake.

To celebrate 25th anniversary of The Elder Scrolls franchise, PS Now can get on board with The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion or enter the MMORPG world of Elder Scrolls Online in preparation of upcoming Elsweyr expansion upgrade in June or next week's Wrathstone DLC.

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PlayStation Now Hit Games in February 2019

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Games that were most played on PS Now throughout the month of February are ESO: Tamriel UnlimitedFor Honor, Mafia III, Mortal Kombat X, NBA 2K16, Prey, Red Dead Redemption, Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution, Sniper Elite 4 and WWE 2K16.

Considering so many great titles the service is offering now, signing up for a PlayStation Now membership would probably be worth it and there is always a 7-Day Free Trial to give it a test run to see if it excites you to be a new subscriber or not.