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EA accused of secretly paying YouTubers for coverage

Electronic Arts has reportedly been offering to pay YouTube video posters up to $10 per 1,000 views for coverage on certain games, and the agreement calls for the poster to not disclose it.
Gaming

The Fantastic Four reboot moves ahead, casting to begin this month

Fox’s long gestating Fantastic Four reboot that is scheduled for July 2015 release, has a completed script, and the filmmakers will begin to meet with actors to test for the lead roles.
Gaming

Sony releases patch to fix corrupted PlayStation 4 game data, but issues remain

Some PlayStation 4 owners are reporting the error CE-34878-0, which is causing save data corruption, and in some cases more serious problems. Sony claims it now has a fix, but not everyone agrees.
Gaming

Alienware’s Steam Machines will be just like a console … you won’t be able to upgrade it

Alienware general manager Frank Azor confirms that the company's small form factor Steam Machines that were revealed at CES 2014 won't support part upgrades, but they'll evolve every year with new hardware releases.
Gaming

Two more free PlayStation Plus games added as PS Vita Play promo kicks off

Sony adds two more games to the Instant Game Collection that PlayStation Plus subscribers receive on the same day that a month-long PS Vita Play promotion kicks off, offering bonus store credit in exchange for game purchases.
Gaming

Microsoft accused of paying YouTube users to post positive videos of Xbox One

A recent promotion sponsored by Microsoft and Machinima that offers extra click dollars for non-negative Xbox One videos on YouTube raises a number of legal questions relating to the need for disclosure.
Home Theater

Xbox One will provide live NFL games at a blazing 60fps

Microsoft has announced a partnership with Neulion to allow the Xbox One to stream NFL games at up to 60 frames per second -- twice the speed of cable -- through its NFL network app next year. Find out what you'll need to get live NFL games…
Gaming

League of Legends earns $600m in 2013, still comes in second in online revenue

League of Legends had a good year in 2013 – a very good year. Riot Games’ multiplayer online battle arena title earned an impressive $624 million in revenue, and yet it still came in a distant second to the South Korean online shooter…
Gaming

The Call of Duty: Ghost MLG Winter Invitational begins

Eight of the world’s top Call of Duty: Ghosts teams will compete for the next three weeks in the Major League Gaming Winter Invitational. All games will be streamed via MLG.TV.
Gaming

A lapsed trademark signals the end of Star Wars 1313

After a triumphant debut at E3 2012, Star Wars 1313 disappeared along with its developer LucasArts following Lucasfilms' sale to Disney. Now the property seems to officially be dead.
Gaming

To get the Dead Rising 3 DLC, you’ll first need to get a 13GB update

Capcom drops a massive 13GB title update for Dead Rising 3 on the eve of the game's first downloadable content add-on pack, Operation Broken Eagle.
Gaming

Star Wars: Episode VII script is done and other tidbits from JJ Abrams

JJ Abrams confirms that the script for Star Wars: Episode VII is complete and that he meet with Breaking Bad actor Jesse Plemons about a role. He also confirms plans to shoot the movie using film.