Articles from Advent

  1. EA to halt Battlefield 4 Expansions and 'Future Projects' until "all issues are resolved"

    Since the launch of Battlefield 4, players have been dealing with numerous amounts of bugs, glitches and crashes that have left them very annoyed at the game and its developer - DICE. Now with the release of the next-gen consoles and the two new expansions, Second Assault and China Rising, we'd hope to see the complications cease, but things have been getting worse and players are wondering when things will get fixed. DICE and EA have been monitoring these reports from users for a while...
  2. UK gets PS4 and PS Vita Bundle & Sony announces December Line Up

    With the release of the PS4 finally worldwide, Sony has released a few extras to make sure fellow gamers get the best PlayStation experience possible. Alongside the release of the PS4 in Europe, it is now confirmed that the PS4+PS Vita Ultimate Edition bundle has been shipped out to selected retailers as well. To accommodate this release, Sony has also released details into its line-up of free titles for PlayStation Plus subscribers. First off, the PS4 and PS Vita Bundle will only be...
  3. Games with Gold - December's Line Up

    Well would you look at that, another month has ended! Now it's time for a fresh batch of titles to be released for Xbox Live's "Games with Gold" promotion. So what will we be able to get are hands on this time around? We will be seeing Gears of War and Shoot Many Robots. Epic's gruesome third-person shooter, Gears of War will be rearing its head on December 1st. This is the first-installment of an amazing series that has set a course for success and helped the Xbox 360 gain popularity...
  4. Microsoft banning users for "excessive language" on Upload Studio

    Microsoft has announced that Xbox One users, who use "excessive profanity" in games that are shared through Upload Studio, could face the possibility of being banned from Xbox Live. For the past few days, users have been complaining that they were not able to gain access to certain apps such as Skype and Upload Studio. The message "Choose something else to play" would appear on the screen when trying to enter said apps. Shortly after these complaints were received, Microsoft confirmed...
  5. Twitch broadcasting for Xbox One delayed until 2014

    Well it appears that there have been a few setbacks for the Twitch app, one of the new predominant features for the Xbox One. Today, Microsoft announced that you are only able to watch streams that are currently available. They have said live streaming will not be available until an undisclosed time in 2014. "We know the ability to instantly broadcast gameplay is something the gaming community is excited about, and we are too. We are working to ensure the initial Twitch on Xbox One...
  6. Payday 2: Armored Transport DLC coming soon to consoles

    If you really enjoying the crime-spree FPS Payday 2, then you will be pleased to know that a new DLC has been released on PC and has also been planned for console launch. The new DLC dubbed "Armored Transport" will add two brand new heists, weapons, masks and achievements. Armored Transport will allow players to choose between 5 different locations to rob an Armored Truck in which carries a good amount of loot for you and your partners. The goal will be to hit the trucks as fast as...
  7. Rockstar teases Grand Theft Auto V Story DLC

    If you are like me, then you most likely beat the campaign of GTA V and did everything you could too make the most out of its story experience. Certainly after that you should have pondered the question of when the next drop of story DLC would be. Well now we have a little snippet of what might come next in terms of that. Rockstar has said that they will release new information about "exciting story mode updates" coming soon. The tease came from Rockstar during their release date...
  8. Bioshock Infinite: Burial At Sea Episode 1 drops November 12th

    BioShock fans rejoice! Irrational Games has finally given a release date for the new BioShock Infinite DLC "Burial At Sea". This DLC will mark the players return to Rapture before the start of the original two games. Here we will see how the gleaming underwater city of Rapture was before its fateful decent into madness. You will again be joining Booker and Elizabeth as they roam the city in search of a mysterious little sister. Rapture has now been completely redesigned under Infinite's...
  9. Nintendo stops Wii Production

    Nintendo has given us some bad, but not all surprising, news. They have announced that the production of the original Wii console has ceased. The once "next big thing in gaming" has now seen its unfortunate end after a seven-year long campaign. The Wii has brought intuitive motion control aspects to the array of console gaming that, in turn, has given it an impressive total of 100 million sales around the world. The New Super Mario Brothers, The Legend of Zelda and Wii Sports are just a...
  10. Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition coming November 12th

    I have good news for all you hardcore Injustice fans out there. Warner Bros and NetherRealm have announced that they will be releasing the "Ultimate Edition" of the super-charged fighter. This version will bag you numerous goodies along with offering everything the game has to offer in terms of characters and DLC. So, what does it include? Let's take a look. The DLC in Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition will include favourites such as Lobo, Batgirl, General Zod, Martian...
  11. Destiny beta coming early 2014

    Destiny has the potential to be 'huge' when it comes out next year. Bungie's take on MMOFPS will offer a unique experience to players who pick up the game. But for a massively online-centered game, a beta test will be in order to make sure that not only are all bugs, glitches and kinks removed, but also that it shines its brightest on launch day. If you are interested in playing it first, then here is how you can join. If you pre-order at "participating retailers," you will obtain early...
  12. Games with Gold - October's Line Up

    Well, another month has passed us by. So what does that mean? If you guessed a fresh start to your love life then no, but if guess two new free games for Xbox Live Gold members, then you are correct. This month we will be seeing Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes and Halo 3 as the two games up for grabs. On October 1st, Gold members will be able to acquire Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes. This RPG/puzzle game takes players on a journey to save the world of Ashan from the brink of chaos. You...
  13. Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass detailed

    The season pass trend has always been popular with most games, offering a variety of content over time for a reduced price. It seems that Batman will be no exception to the heritage. Today, Warner Brothers announced that the Batman: Arkham Origins will be receiving a season pass of its own. The Season Pass will include a decent amount of goodies to get your hands on. This includes The Gotham by Gaslight and Brightest Day skins, as well as New Millennium pack and Infinite Earths pack....
  14. GTA Online launches with limited modes and microtransactions

    In a few days GTA Online will be released, offering millions of gamers the chance to explore the enormous city of Los Santos with 15 other players. As many people are claiming that multiplayer is the predominant feature of GTA V, gamers can only hope that GTA Online lives up to expectations. However, the multiplayer will go live with only a limited number of game modes, with more coming in the future. When GTA Online starts, you will be able to participate in various missions and jobs,...
  15. Xbox One will not support vertical orientation

    Whether you prefer your Xbox 360 stood up straight or laying face down, users have always have the ability to decide how to position their console. Now with the Xbox One on the way, that trait will be narrowed down to one option; laying face down. Microsoft has warned that the Xbox One will not support vertical orientation; meaning it will not be able to stand on its sides without risking serious damage to the console. "We don't support vertical orientation; do it at your own risk," said...
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