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Leap tall buildings in January’s PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection freebies

January's free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers include superpowered action like inFamous: First Light and Prototype 2, along with a few revitalized classics and indie treats.
Gaming

Here’s hoping culture clashes take a back seat to great games in 2015

Game culture wars defined 2014 as much as the games that arrived, but the coming year will bring calmer waters, new trends, and even better games.
Gaming

PlanetSide 2’s sprawling, intercontinental multiplayer comes to PS4 in January 2015

Free-to-play, massively multiplayer shooter PlanetSide 2 is confirmed to be entering a closed beta for the PlayStation 4 in the middle of January, 2015. Players can sign up now.
Gaming

PlayStation holiday sales extended following Christmas PSN outage

Sony extends the PlayStation Network's latest Flash Sale and Holiday Sale after online vandals brought down the online service through the Christmas break.
Gaming

You’ve definitely never seen Quake played like this before

A Finnish computer programmer has managed to run a playable version of id Software's seminal 1996 first person shooter, Quake, on an old, analog oscilloscope.
Gaming

Classic Game Boy Tetris is leaving the 3DS eShop by the end of 2014

The port of the classic Game Boy edition of Tetris along with the 3DS Tetris: Axis are being pulled from the Nintendo 3DS eShop at the end of 2014.
Gaming

This amazing lunatic soloed Destiny’s moon raid with the worst gun ever

A brave (or possibly crazy) Destiny fan ran through the Crota's End raid all alone, armed with the game's worst gun.
Gaming

Serious Sam dev Croteam lures pirates into a DRM honeypot with The Talos Principle

The Talos Principle, a philosophical, first person puzzler released earlier in December, punishes pirates by trapping them in a particular elevator at a key point of progression.
Gaming

There’s a new, free multiplayer mode for snipers in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Sledgehammer Games adds a new, sniper-focused mode called One Shot to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's multiplayer playlists.
Computing

Lizard Squad loses its anonymity to computer security journalist Brian Krebs

The infamous and anonymous group called Lizard Squad, best known for bringing the PSN and Xbox Live networks down on multiple occasions, has been unmasked by well-known computer security journalist Brian Krebs.
Gaming

Combat evolves: The multiplayer beta for Halo 5 Guardians is now live

Microsoft confirms that the multiplayer beta for 343 Industries' Halo 5 Guardians is now live for anyone that received access from Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
Gaming

Internet vandals didn’t ruin Christmas for gamers, Microsoft and Sony did

As much as nameless mischief-makers are at fault for the service outage that affected PSN and Xbox Live over Christmas, it's Microsoft and Sony's customer service fail that ruined Christmas.