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Destiny causes PS4 sales to spike in UK, becomes fastest selling new IP

Destiny hit some big milestones over this past week, even though no solid figures have been produced. According to MCV, Bungie’s new shooter crossed with an MMO is responsible for tripling PS4 hardware sales, outselling the Xbox One 2:1. PS4 sales in north America have seen a similar spike. Microsoft also benefited in sales for the Xbox One with the game’s release, even though it lagged behind Sony’s console. Even the PS3 got a boost, outselling the Xbox 360 over the same time period. The exclusive content for PlayStation was the obvious factor, though Microsoft will have its turn with Activision’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare later this fall.

Activision had announced earlier this week that Destiny had become the best- selling new game franchise of all time, making more than $325 million...

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Bloodborne TGS 2014 gameplay trailer

From Software’s Bloodborne released a new trailer for TGS 2014. Check it out below.

Bloodborne comes out exclusively for the PS4 on February 6, 2015.

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Destiny- Combined Arms live this weekend, Queen’s Wrath coming Tuesday

Bungie has unveiled details on the remaining events for September. Live now and running to September 21 is the Crucible mode Combined Arms, which features some vehicular combat and more frequent heavy ammo drops. Bungie’s update describes Combined Arms as “all out war on a massive scale. Guardians fight to survive in vehicular combat. Form up into Fireteams of six. Drive toward supremacy and glory.” The mode offers rewards including Crucible Gear, Marks, and Reputation.

Beginning Tuesday, September 23 and running to October 6 is The Queen’s Wrath. From Bungie: “The Queen’s emissary is prepared to reward Guardians who extinguish enemies of the Reef. New Bounties will be available, and challenging mission modes await those who prove themselves...

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Alien: Isolation- “Hear you scream” trailer

Here’s another look at Alien: Isolation coming October 7 from Creative Assembly and SEGA. Looks like we need to get used to dying.

Guess waiting to see if a flashbang is effective may not be the best strategy.

Alien: Isolation is coming for the PS3, PS4, PC, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.

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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments location trailer

On September 30 players can dive into six different cases as Sherlock Holmes in the new game from Focus Interactive and Frogwares, Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments. Take a look at the trailer below showing off the locations in the game.

The game is the third in the series, and is coming out for the PS3, PS4, PC, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.



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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain- TGS Quiet trailer

Take a look below at the TGS 2014 trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, featuring the character of Quiet (trailer courtesy of MKIceAndFire).

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is scheduled for release sometime in 2015 for the PS3, PS4, PC, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.

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Silent Hills TGS 2014 trailer

A new creepy trailer has been released at the Tokyo Game Show for Konami’s upcoming horror game Silent Hills. Take a look below (trailer courtesy of GamersPrey HD).

Silent Hills is coming for the PS4, possibly in 2015.

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A Year of Crime and Debauchery: Grand Theft Auto V, One Year Later- A Retrospective

*The following contains spoilers for Grand Theft Auto V. If you haven’t played it yet, what are you even doing here? Go play it! Unless you’re on current-gen consoles, then wait. Or PC, wait longer.*

Crime and murder never gets old, which is immediately apparent from all the gruesome, ultra-violent shooters and hack-and-slashes coming in left and right. We get our fix of ultimate violent voyeurism pretty regularly, and we’re never left jonesing for too long. Yet, every generation, we’re all eagerly awaiting the next action-packed comic crime-drama farce from the British developers Rockstar North (formerly DMA Productions), Grand Theft Auto. Last year today, Rockstar’s debatably greatest game ever, Grand Theft Auto V, was released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. That’s the good news...

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Final Fantasy XV TGS 2014 trailer

A new Japanese trailer for Final Fantasy XV has surfaced for TGS 2014. Take a look below (trailer courtesy of GamesHQMedia).

Final Fantasy XV is being developed for the PS4 and Xbox One. Originally it was titled Final Fantasy XIII Versus, and was to come to the PS3. The game still has no firm release date, though Square Enix is shooting for sometime in 2015.

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Alien: Isolation Survivor Mode getting long term DLC support

The survivor Mode for SEGA’s upcoming horror title Alien: Isolation will be getting six months worth of DLC support. Survivor Mode pits the player against the clock as well as the Alien. Check out the trailer below (trailer courtesy of GamesHQMedia).

One playable map for the mode (Basement) will be included with the game at launch, with the next map pack being released on October 28. That pack will include three additional maps and a new playable character along with new objects and challenges. Four more packs will be released in the months after that, each containing new maps, a new character, and new challenges. No price has been given yet, but players can pick up a Season Pass which grants access to all five expansion packs for a 25% discount...

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