Xbox One is Officially One Year Old: Let’s Celebrate and Remember the Best Moments of its Launch

Xbox One is Officially One Year Old: Let’s Celebrate and Remember the Best Moments of its Launch

Last week we celebrated the birthday of the PS4. The first anniversary of the Xbox One is a little more difficult to pinpoint, as it happened ...Read More

Final Fantasy XV’s World Map Is Huge; Has Many Towns and Intriguing Features

Final Fantasy XV’s World Map Is Huge; Has Many Towns and Intriguing Features

A few days ago Square Enix released the high definition version of a tech demo for Final Fantasy XV showing, among other things, what seems to be a ...Read More

The PS4 Is Officially One Year Old Right Now: Let’s Remember the Best Moments of its Launch

The PS4 Is Officially One Year Old Right Now: Let’s Remember the Best Moments of its Launch

It’s midnight on the East Coast, and exactly 365 days ago the count down hit zero at the US launch event in New York, and the PlayStation 4 was unleashed on the world. ...Read More

Xbox One in Japan Two Months After: a Complete Disaster – But Microsoft Won’t Abandon the Japanese Ship

Xbox One in Japan Two Months After: a Complete Disaster – But Microsoft Won’t Abandon the Japanese Ship

It’s been two months since the Xbox One launched in Japan on Spetember 4th. I will freely admit that I hoped to see Microsoft’s new console break the ...Read More

I Have Call of Duty Fatigue, But This Is Why I’m Giving Advanced Warfare a Chance

I Have Call of Duty Fatigue, But This Is Why I’m Giving Advanced Warfare a Chance

Today it’s All Saints’ Day and we are about to venture forth into November, starting the descent into the madness of the winter shopping season that will likely ...Read More

PlayStation Experience: Here are The Studios Most Likely to Announce Brand New PS4 Exclusives

PlayStation Experience: Here are The Studios Most Likely to Announce Brand New PS4 Exclusives

Yesterday Sony Computer Entertainment announced the first batch of studios and games which will be showcased at PlayStation Experience between December 6th and 7th, but the ...Read More

The Best Japanese Indie Games You’ve Never Played – “Hello? Hell… o?” Edition

The Best Japanese Indie Games You’ve Never Played – “Hello? Hell… o?” Edition

Halloween is here and, for the occasion, I’ve decided to delve into a Japanese indie title that takes a rather different approach to presenting a horror tale. Hello? ...Read More

Don’t Choose Between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this Holiday; You Should Buy Both

Don’t Choose Between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this Holiday; You Should Buy Both

Oh, the joys of being an early adopter.

Last November when I plunked down 600 bucks on a PlayStation 4 and three launch games I knew exactly what ...Read More

PS4 Voice Controls Massively Improved by 2.0 Firmware; Here Are All the New Voice Commands

PS4 Voice Controls Massively Improved by 2.0 Firmware; Here Are All the New Voice Commands

The PS4 2.0 firmware update “Masamune” brought a massive improvement to a previously scarcely used feature of the console: voice controls. Not only new commands have been added, ...Read More

Here’s How To Solo Destiny’s Nightfall Strike This Week: Kill the Nexus All On Your Own

Here’s How To Solo Destiny’s Nightfall Strike This Week: Kill the Nexus All On Your Own

Finding a party to beat the weekly Nightfall Strike in Destiny may be a hassle for some. Luckily, if you’re good and equipped the right way, you can ...Read More

How You Can Solo Destiny’s Nightfall Strike For This Week: Face the Fury of the Hive on Your Own

How You Can Solo Destiny’s Nightfall Strike For This Week: Face the Fury of the Hive on Your Own

This week’s nightfall strike in Destiny is The Summoning Pits on the Moon. Some will tell you that it requires three brave Guardians to complete, but it can ...Read More

My Love/Hate Relationship With Stories in Open World Games

My Love/Hate Relationship With Stories in Open World Games

We’ve discussed linear vs. open world a bunch of times here on DualShockers. Whether it was in editorials we’ve published in the past or episodes of the ShockCast, ...Read More

Driveclub: How to Level Up Insanely Fast and Speed Up Your Race to 50 to Unlock All the Cars

Driveclub: How to Level Up Insanely Fast and Speed Up Your Race to 50 to Unlock All the Cars

Driveclub‘s progression slows down considerably around level 25, and getting to level 50 can be a little time consuming for those that can’t play several hours a day, ...Read More

Bayonetta 2′s “Over-Sexualization” Complaint: A Perfect Example of What’s Wrong with Modern Reviews

Bayonetta 2′s “Over-Sexualization” Complaint: A Perfect Example of What’s Wrong with Modern Reviews

Yesterday the first reviews for the Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 were published, and most were extremely positive, with Platinum Games’ latest labor of love soaring with

Driveclub: How To Get that Pesky “Cleanup” Trophy and Pave Your Way to an Easy Platinum

Driveclub: How To Get that Pesky “Cleanup” Trophy and Pave Your Way to an Easy Platinum

Most of Driveclub‘s trophies are easy, especially those dedicated to the main part of the game, which happen to be the only ones required for the Platinum trophy. ...Read More

Driveclub’s AI Analyzed; Is the PS4 Exclusive Racer Really Driven by a Band of Bloodthirsty Killers?

Driveclub’s AI Analyzed; Is the PS4 Exclusive Racer Really Driven by a Band of Bloodthirsty Killers?

Driveclub‘s AI-driven cars have been the target of harsh criticism from quite a few sources. It was defined abysmal, rigid, overly mechanic, abusive, hopelessly ignorant and more in ...Read More

How to Work Around Destiny’s Worst Flaw, Finding a Fireteam for Raids and Heroics Easily

How to Work Around Destiny’s Worst Flaw, Finding a Fireteam for Raids and Heroics Easily

I love Destiny. I really do. I’m actually irremediably addicted to it. Yet, it’s not free from flaws, and one, as I mentioned in my review, ...Read More

Driveclub’s Graphics Look a Ton Better in Motion on PS4 than in Gameplay Screenshots

Driveclub’s Graphics Look a Ton Better in Motion on PS4 than in Gameplay Screenshots

If you follow my news coverage, you probably noticed that I love screenshots. It’s part of the fact that I adore photography in general, and I normally spend ...Read More

Driveclub’s Jab Against Forza Shows that the Console War is Rubbing Off on Publishers the Wrong Way

Driveclub’s Jab Against Forza Shows that the Console War is Rubbing Off on Publishers the Wrong Way

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo have been alternating demonstration of respect and fair play with mild jabs for years, since the times of the legendary Crash Bandicoot ...Read More

Could Gran Turismo 7 on PS4 Be Open World Like Forza Horizon 2, but Closer to a Simulation?

Could Gran Turismo 7 on PS4 Be Open World Like Forza Horizon 2, but Closer to a Simulation?

One of the most widespread elements of the games of this new console generation is the open world. While graphics, bells and whistles evolved only up to a ...Read More

The Best Japanese Indie Games You’ve Never Played – “Ao Oni” Edition

The Best Japanese Indie Games You’ve Never Played – “Ao Oni” Edition

It’s been a while, but I’ve returned with a great new indie title from Japan. This month we will be exploring Ao Oni, a freeware game made by ...Read More

Destiny and Loot: Bungie Is Treading Dangerous Ground by Making Fun of Players’ Frustration

Destiny and Loot: Bungie Is Treading Dangerous Ground by Making Fun of Players’ Frustration

Bungie has done a great job with many aspects of Destiny, but they botched endgame loot. Developers said many times that its game isn’t a MMO, but they ...Read More

Destiny Engram Farming: What to Do After the Treasure Cave Nerf? Farm the Treasure Cave

Destiny Engram Farming: What to Do After the Treasure Cave Nerf? Farm the Treasure Cave

Yesterday Bungie nerfed the Cosmodrome’s “treasure cave” in Destiny, but if you’re one of the orphans of the beloved loot and engram cornucopia, fear not, as ...Read More

With Xbox One Dropping Under 1,500 Units Sold a Week, Can Microsoft Save the Console in Japan?

With Xbox One Dropping Under 1,500 Units Sold a Week, Can Microsoft Save the Console in Japan?

Microsoft’s Japanese Xbox branch is in trouble. To be fair, it has been in trouble for quite a while, but now it seems to be a little more serious about it. ...Read More

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Roundup – Everything You May Have Missed This Past Week

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Roundup – Everything You May Have Missed This Past Week

This past week has been quite hectic. First, with the release of Super Smash Bros. 3DS in Japan, then with the early release of the English demo for ...Read More

Terminally Ill Man Flies by Playing Destiny on PS4; Teaches Us All What it Means to Be Gamers

Terminally Ill Man Flies by Playing Destiny on PS4; Teaches Us All What it Means to Be Gamers

It all started on the official Bungie Forums. Just before the launch of the game I came across the message of a gamer just like me ...Read More

Sony & Microsoft: It’s Time to Allow PS4 and Xbox One Gamers to Play Together on the Same Servers

Sony & Microsoft: It’s Time to Allow PS4 and Xbox One Gamers to Play Together on the Same Servers

There are many elements to the life of a gamer that can prove annoying and inconvenient. But there is one that can easily be defined bloody hinderingly awkward, and it’s the following scenario: ...Read More

Sony Should Release a PlayStation Now Mobile Controller

Sony Should Release a PlayStation Now Mobile Controller

Following Sony’s acquisition of game streaming service Gaikai, it seemed as though the company had an idea as to where the industry was headed. They [Sony], and other ...Read More

One Year and a PS4 Version After, Final Fantasy XIV Is an Amazing Success Story that Makes Me Smile

One Year and a PS4 Version After, Final Fantasy XIV Is an Amazing Success Story that Makes Me Smile

Today marks the first anniversary of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, and it has been a hell of a ride. ...Read More

We Need to Stop Bitching at Microsoft For the Tomb Raider Xbox Exclusivity Deal

We Need to Stop Bitching at Microsoft For the Tomb Raider Xbox Exclusivity Deal

Crystal Dynamics’ Rise of the Tomb Raider is, at least temporarily, exclusive to Xbox platforms, and when that deal was announced on stage at Gamescom people were dumbfounded. ...Read More

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