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Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online teases changes in Season 8.5


Starships for everyone!
Jan 23
Did you know that Star Trek Online calls its major updates "Seasons"? It's as if the MMO were a TV show! That in mind, it's almost funny that it's also following TV trends with its latest update, which is called Season 8... read
LoL patch buggery

UK anti-porn filters are cocking up League of Legends


*whispers* 'sex'
Jan 21
The "for the children" UK internet restriction filters are going full bore this month. You remembered to opt out, right? If you didn't, not only are you going to be prevented from seeing my erotic Sonic fanfiction (which is u... read

Dead Rising 3 gets a 13GB update


Start all the downloadin'
Jan 20
I have family visiting this week, and I was going to boot up the Xbox One today to play some Dead Rising 3 with them. But after reading about the mandatory 13GB patch on The Escapist, I'll probably need to play something else... read
LoL

League of Legends kicks off Season 4


Also, a new patch
Jan 17
Riot Games has kicked off Season 4 of League of Legends, which will eventually lead to the massively large League Finals match. If you're interested, you can watch upcoming matches like the North American LCS Spring Spli... read
Battlefield

It's time for another Battlefield 4 update


This time, jets
Jan 14
As part of an ongoing attempt to fix its game as much as possible before pumping out any more DLC, DICE has launched another update for Battlefield 4 on PC, as well as updates for PS3 and PS4 intended to improve general ... read
Revengeance

Resolution cap on Metal Gear Revengeance circumvented


Durante strikes again, but Konami has the next move
Jan 09
The clever coder "Durante" who has been "fixing" the available resolutions of games like Dark Souls and Deadly Premonition following their release, has now turned his attention to the recent PC port of Metal Gear Ri... read

Here is yet another patch for Battlefield 4


Keep rollin', rollin', rollin'
Dec 21
DICE has rolled out a new Battlefield 4 update for the Xbox One, several days after pushing out another one for PC. Much like the latest one for PC, this Xbox One patch fixes the "kill-trading issue" where two ... read

Dragon's Crown updated with new difficulty and content


Level cap raised as well
Dec 20
Have you run out of things to hit in Dragon's Crown? Perhaps it's time to go back, as ATLUS has released an update for the game on PlayStation Network today which gives players a whole lot more to do.  A new difficulty l... read
Monaco

New Monaco update streamlines campaign, tweaks levels


The co-op heist game is currently 80% off in the Steam sale
Dec 19
Whilst it was well received by critics, sold over 275,000 copies and I did enjoy my first hands-on experience with the game, Monaco sadly never hooked me in. Maybe it was the lack of regular co-op buddies or some confusing le... read

Rogue Legacy now updated, more patch details


Streamlining, bug fixes and new content
Dec 18
Cellar Door games recently announced an update to Rogue Legacy, the procedurally generated platform game in which players explore an ever-changing castle, one familial generation at a time. It's a really great game, easy to l... read
Battlefield

Battlefield 4 PC patch puts an end to 'kill trading'


Oh, so that's what they're calling it...
Dec 16
If you see "Battlefield 4" or "DICE," it's likely the word "patch" is about to follow. I don't see that changing anytime soon, unfortunately. The latest patch for the PC version of the game, out now, addresses an issue with t... read
Warframe PS4

Warframe's first PS4 update is quite large


Gotta watch out for those elevators
Dec 13
Digital Extremes has rolled out the first update for Warframe on the PS4, addressing a multitude of issues ranging from missing sounds to players falling through elevators. On top of that, the update adds a whole bunch o... read
Sonic Lost World

Sonic Lost World gets a Wii U patch to make it easier


100 rings nets you extra lives
Dec 11
I never thought there was anything particularly difficult about Sonic Lost World on the Wii U, but apparently some people out there don't agree. As a result, SEGA has rolled out a fan-centric patch that allows you to ear... read
Battlefield 4

New Battlefield 4 patch launches on PC


Fixes client crashes among other things
Dec 10
With future DLC on hold, DICE have been busy trying to fix the many issues that Battlefield 4 has been suffering from since its launch. Part of that effort has been reflected in their latest PC patch, which aims to fix a... read
Minecraft 1.7.4

Minecraft 1.7.4 is out now with Twitch streaming support


Watch me stack blocks!
Dec 10
Minecraft version 1.7.4 is out today, and this update will let you stream to Twitch with a simple key press. To set this up, you'll need to link your Twitch and Mojang accounts together, which only takes a few minutes. Just h... read
3DS updte

That huge 3DS system update is live right now


Miiverse and eShop wallet unification
Dec 10
The Nintendo 3DS keeps getting better and better, and the newest system update is no exception. Version 7.0.0-13 adds the ability to connect to the Miiverse, and link your Nintendo Network ID to access a unified wallet for th... read
Look at dat fur!

Next-gen dog fur comes to Riley in Call of Duty: Ghosts


Patch provides Nvidia's PhysX and Fur
Dec 01
Just what you've been waiting for PC subjects, realistic fur technology is now available in Call of Duty Ghosts.  A recent patch has added -- not only dynamically-lighted, soft and oh-so pettable fur to Riley, NPC wolves... read
PS4

Killzone: Shadow Fall patch fixes things and adds stuff


Left-handed support among the additions
Nov 30
A new patch for Guerrilla Games' Killzone: Shadow Fall has been released, altering certain aspects of the game's campaign, fixing various issues, and adding controller support for left-handed players. Chapters seven... read
Killzone: Mercenary

Killzone: Mercenary gets patch so it can get more patches


Best. News. Ever.
Nov 26
A new patch for Killzone: Mercenary is coming in a few weeks. The patch will reduce the size of the previous patches so more patches can come along and patch the patches with more patches. Patches. After releasing a pair... read
Xbox One

Here's how to update an offline Xbox One (Update)


It's as easy as Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo
Nov 20
[Update: Microsoft has removed the file needed to update Xbox One in this manner. According to director of product planning Albert Penello, "...this file is not the day one update. It's a recovery file. It's much larger than... read
Call of Duty

CoD: Ghosts PC patch reduces required RAM amount


Further support for MLG also implemented
Nov 19
A new update for Call of Duty: Ghosts has been rolled out by Infinity Ward on PC, which intends to fix numerous stability issues and provide improved performance for Nvidia and AMD users. Ghosts' third update on PC has a... read
PS4 day-one update

Download the PS4 day-one update right now


Install it from a flash drive
Nov 13
Here is something awesome you can do if you are getting a PlayStation 4 on Friday. Kyle Orland, the senior gaming editor for Ars Technica, sent out a Tweet letting us know that we can download the PlayStation 4's day-one patc... read
Xbox One patch

Xbox One can do 'nothing' until patch is installed


Get ready to wait on Christmas morning
Nov 13
We already knew that the Xbox One was going to have a patch on day one, so will the PlayStation 4. While the PlayStation 4 will let you start playing games while the patch downloads, the Xbox One will be useless. The guys ove... read
Batman

Major Batman: Arkham Origins patch coming within the week


Where's WayneTech when you really need it?
Nov 01
I'm in no rush to play Batman: Arkham Origins, especially after hearing about the frustrating technical issues some players are encountering. WB Games has reached out to affected players and set up what's in the immediate pip... read

PS4's day-one patch is 300 MB, adds several features


Even online play requires patching!
Oct 25
I'll want to go nuts with my shiny, angular new PS4 right out of the box, but it looks like we'll have to get the launch day 300 megabyte patch (ver 1.50) out of the way first as it enables several key features. If you want t... read

The Stanley Parable dev to remove offensive images


Update incoming
Oct 25
I spent a fair bit of time with The Stanley Parable and didn't find anything offensive, but author Oliver Campbell and others did, and now developer Galactic Cafe plans to release an update to change out two images. Those tha... read
You are now free to save in Lumiose City
A short while after Pokemon X and Y launched, players uncovered a pretty nasty bug -- if you save outside in Lumiose City, your game may freeze, and you might be unable to load up your save. In a title like Pokemon where hund... read feature

Dota 6.78 Patch Analysis

Dota 2 6.79: Patch Analysis: Heroes


It's like playing a whole new game
Oct 21
Ok, so I tried to cram all of this information into a single post, but it hit the post character limit. So with the General and Item changes out of the way, here they are, the Hero balance changes from the recent Dota 2 6.79 patch. Did you unlearn what you knew about gold, day/night, the jungle, and lane equilibrium? Good, now prepare to do the same for just about ALL THE HEROES. read
Dota 2 Patch Analysis

Dota 2 6.79: Patch Analysis: General and Item Changes


Prepare to unlearn EVERYTHING!
Oct 20
So, ummm. The game of Dota 2 has changed in a BIG way. First of all, normally these giant patches hit the original DOTA first, then making their way over to Dota 2 about a week later. That didn't happen. This patch ... read
Killzone: Mercenary

Killzone: Mercenary gets another 1GB patch


I hope you have a big memory card
Oct 18
I'm really enjoying Killzone: Mercenary -- when I can find the space to fit it on my Vita. I obtained the game digitally, only to find out that there was a massive 1.1 GB launch patch, and even with a 32 GB memory card my cap... read
Naughty Dog

Naughty Dog rolls out first DLC for The Last of Us


New patch also aims to provide more balanced multiplayer experience
Oct 16
The Last of Us is now supplied with its first ration of downloadable content, Naughty Dog has announced. The Abandoned Territories Map Pack includes four fresh maps and a handful of new unlockable items for those that enjoy ... read
ATLUS

Dragon's Crown cross-platform multiplayer now live


New patch allows PS3 players to play with Vita owners
Oct 16
Dragon's Crown is now equipped with cross-platform multiplayer in North America, Atlus USA has announced. A new title update allows PlayStation 3 and Vita players to set aside their differences and band together in four-player co-op adventures. Happy hunting! read






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