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DCUO and PlanetSide 2 devs deal with good and bad on PS4 ports

Sony Online Entertainment doesn't have any new games at this year's E3 conference. But the developers behind DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2 are hard at work anyway, and not just because they're running two live MMOs. Both games, which currently run on the PC (for both) or the PS3 (for DCUO)...

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PlayStation 4 incompatible with PS3 Mad Catz Tournament Edition FightSticks

Mad Catz's extensive line of PlayStation 3 Tournament Edition FightSticks will not function with Sony's new PlayStation 4, Joystiq confirmed today with Mad Catz senior product development manager Richard Neville. "Playstation 4 will require a whole new set of peripherals," Neville said. ...

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Activision bullish about Skylanders in face of Disney Infinity

Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, says the company isn't changing its sales projections on the Skylanders franchise, or this fall's Skylanders: Swap Force, in the face of Disney Infinity. "We're still bullish on our projections. We feel like it was only a matter of time, given the...

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Mad Max gets behind the wheel of Avalanche's open-world wasteland

Considering how many games trace their dystopian wasteland roots to it, it's interesting to see the E3 hands-off demo of the new Mad Max hone in something with plenty of room for exploration: vehicular combat. Just Cause dev Avalanche Studios promises 50 "authentic" Mad Max vehicles for players to...

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EA: Online Pass staying dead after PS4 reveal, program's expiration not tied to Xbox One

"It's dead, it's dead, it's deep-sixed, it's at the bottom of the Mariana Trench," Electronic Arts' President of EA Labels Frank Gibeau stated plainly yesterday about the company's Online Pass program to Joystiq. Following EA's announcement in late May that it was eliminating the Online Pass...

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Assassin's Creed 4's Game Lab creates custom multiplayer modes

In the video above Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag multiplayer game director, Damien Kieken, explains the benefits of Game Lab, a new tool allowing you to create and share their own custom multiplayer match types. Over 200 different parameters can be tweaked through Game Lab, allowing you to limit...

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Sony's Yoshida: We've got Oculus dev kits, 'I love it'

While the PlayStation 4 doesn't yet support the Oculus Rift, Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida is full of love for the VR device. Speaking to Engadget during a roundtable today, Yoshida said, "We've got a couple of the development kits, and I tried it out and I love it." While...

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Assassin's Creed 4 exclusive PlayStation content continues Aveline's story

We cornered (literally) Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag single-player game director Ashraf Ismail and asked him to detail the special Aveline content coming to PS3 and PS4 consoles. Ismail says the bonus PlayStation content will resume Aveline's story at the end of Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation...

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Twitch SDK could allow games to be streamed from any platform

Though one of Microsoft's biggest announcements to grow Xbox Live's social community was an exclusive partnership with video game broadcaster Twitch, the service could potentially be found on any platform, Twitch VP of Marketing Matthew DiPietro told Joystiq. "The strategy for Twitch is twofold...

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Boyes on PS4 Used Games video: 'We're having fun'

Arguably the defining point of Sony's E3 conference was the PS4 'Used Games Instructional' video, in which Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida simply handed a PS4 game to SCEA VP of Publisher and Developer Relations Adam Boyes. It was an unexpected jab at the Xbox One policy, and a...

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