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  • inFamous: Second Son’s Paper Trail missions won’t result in paper power

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    inFamous: Second Son’s Paper Trail missions will come to a close this Friday, April 25, but developer Sucker Punch Productions has confirmed that Delsin won’t be receiving Celia’s paper power by the end. It comes from these Sucker Punch tweets: Paper Trail concludes this Friday! Finish ...

  • H1Z1 monetisation will sell wearables, but not ammo, guns or food, says Smedley

    published at VG247 - 8 readers

    H1Z1 developer Sony Online Entertainment has started internal discussions concerning the zombie sandbox game’s monetisation model. Company president John Smedley has posted minutes of the first meeting online, stressing that while wearable can be bought in-game, several items cannot. It fo...

  • Minecraft PS4 and Vita coming in the next few months

    VG247 - - 8 readers - Minecraft is expected to release on PlayStation 4 and Vita in the second or third quarter. The date comes via Mojang’s Owen Hill, commenting on the PlayStation Blog. “We’re aiming for Q2/Q3,” he wrote. Mojang and Son...
  • Minecraft 1.8 video previews world customization options

    VG247 - - 7 readers - Minecraft developers Mojang have been dangling its world customization in front of players like a digital carrot on string for a while, but finally, today, we’ve been given a look at the terrain generator coming with Minecraft...

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  • Minecraft Xbox 360 and PS3 worlds will transfer to Xbox One and PS4

    … It’s been confirmed on all sides that Minecraft game saves on Xbox 360 and PS3 will transfer to the upcoming Xbox One and PS4 editions, if you choose to upgrade. Sony users may also be able to transfer to their PS Vita. The news was first confirmed for Sony platforms via Mojang’s Owen Hill, in a blog post of the EU PlayStation blog…

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  • The Stream Team: Touring Landmark's landmarks and giving away codes

    … Filed under: Betas, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Video, New Titles, Free-to-Play, Giveaways, Livestream, Sandbox, The Stream Team, Player-Generated Content, Landmark There's so much creativity to experience thanks to Landmark's landmark contest, and Massively's MJ is trying to showcase as much as possible, which means she's adding plenty of obelisks…

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  • ArcheAge's founder packs will run you $49.99 to $149.99

    … Filed under: Betas, Fantasy, Video, Launches, Free-to-Play, Promotions, ArcheAge, Sandbox While Trion Worlds is still being coy about a release date for ArcheAge (the official line is still "2014"), the studio announced today during its livestream the details behind a trio of founder's packs for the upcoming fantasy sandbox. Here's what each…

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  • The Think Tank: Wistfully watching MMOs across the pond

    … Filed under: Business Models, MMO Industry, Opinion, Massively Meta, Miscellaneous, The Think Tank Black Desert has been filling our headlines lately because of its Korean beta, but over here in the US, we have no inkling as to when or whether we'll ever get our hands on the game. That leads us to this week's Think Tank question: Would you…

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  • John Smedley discusses H1Z1 monetization

    … Filed under: Business Models, Previews, News Items, Free-to-Play, Post-Apocalyptic, Sandbox, H1Z1 Player characters in H1Z1 won't be concerned with money, seeing as how they'll be busy trying to fortify themselves against hordes of shambling zombies. Sony Online Entertainment, however, does indeed want to make money off of the game. President…

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  • Minecraft Realms is now live in North America

    … Minecraft Realms is now available in North America, Mojang has announced. Realms makes it simple to host a Minecraft world online and play with friends, concoct various creations, and play some of the developer’s mini-games within. The servers are always available, and can be restored to an earlier point if something goes wrong. Realms…

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  • Landmark tester updated with new tool upgrading system, claim search

    … Landmark has been updated with a new tool upgrading system which comes with a new template interface. There’s also a claim gallery. The tool upgrade system allows users to increase tool stats and adds more options to crafting and the new system shows the differences between the original and the upgraded tool. More details are also provided…

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  • H1Z1 monetisation will sell wearables, but not ammo, guns or food, says Smedley

    … H1Z1 developer Sony Online Entertainment has started internal discussions concerning the zombie sandbox game’s monetisation model. Company president John Smedley has posted minutes of the first meeting online, stressing that while wearable can be bought in-game, several items cannot. It follows Smedley’s previous Reddit post, in which he…

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  • Watch Dogs 2 development wouldn’t take as long as original, says Morin

    … Watch Dogs 2 isn’t actually a thing yet, according to creative director Jonathan Morin, but if it was he feels it wouldn’t take as long to make as the original. It follows these brand new Watch Dogs screens, and Stace Harman’s Watch Dogs preview. We’ve even got a nine-minute video of the game’s multiplayer in action. Now, speaking…

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  • Minecraft PS4 and Vita coming in the next few months

    … Minecraft is expected to release on PlayStation 4 and Vita in the second or third quarter. The date comes via Mojang’s Owen Hill, commenting on the PlayStation Blog. “We’re aiming for Q2/Q3,” he wrote. Mojang and Sony aren’t yet able to confirm whether there’ll be cross-buy between the PS3, PS4 and Vita versions. “We’ll have more news…

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  • The Sims 4 on show at E3 2014

    … The Sims 4 will definitely be on show at E3 2014, executive producer Rachel Franklin confirmed on Twitter. The next entry from EA Maxis was revealed at gamescom 2013, so it’s not terribly surprising, but reassuring all the same. E3 2014 takes place in LA from June 10 through 12. We’re expecting The Sims 4 in northern Autumn, after a delay…

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  • Fortnite’s procedurally generated world, maps, building forts, more outlined

    … Fortnite’s procedurally generated world has been outlined over on GameInformer, as part of the site’s month-long coverage of the Epic Games sandbox title. Heading through the link, you can have a look at the Town Map, learn about harvesting materials, exploration, zones, the Home Base meta progression and building the fort of your dreams. It’s rather extensive and informative. Hit up the link to read all about it. You can sign up for the Fortnite Alpha through here. …

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  • inFamous: Second Son’s Paper Trail missions won’t result in paper power

    … inFamous: Second Son’s Paper Trail missions will come to a close this Friday, April 25, but developer Sucker Punch Productions has confirmed that Delsin won’t be receiving Celia’s paper power by the end. It comes from these Sucker Punch tweets: Paper Trail concludes this Friday! Finish all 6 episodes and get Celia's mask and 4 custom…

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  • H1Z1 – Temperature, Fishing, Air Drops, No Safe Zones

    … John Smedley is once again spreading many interesting little details on H1Z1, the newly announced zombie MMO by Sony Online Entertainment. Between Reddit and Twitter, we caught the following. For starters, you will have to fend off the cold in H1Z1: we will have temperature matter in this game, so although in theory they do provide warmth…

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  • Black Desert Looks Stunning In This World Trailer

    … It’s been some time since we featured Black Desert, the upcoming sandbox MMORPG by Korean software house Pearl Abyss. After the first Closed Beta Test, the team worked in silence to improve the game for a while. Today, we bring you a new amazing trailer which shows the huge, seamless world of Black Desert, detailed with stunning graphics…

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  • Minecraft 1.8 video previews world customization options

    … Minecraft developers Mojang have been dangling its world customization in front of players like a digital carrot on string for a while, but finally, today, we’ve been given a look at the terrain generator coming with Minecraft 1.8. There are 16 sliders which can be used to affect various aspects of Minecraft’s terrain generator, but you can…

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  • Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition players can now grab the delicious Candy Texture Pack

    … Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition players can now download the Candy Texture Pack. Just in time for Easter, what with it’s Cadbury Eggs, chocolate bunny rabbits, and all sorts of treats which ruin your waistline. The new texture pack comes complete with Ice-cream trees, ginger-bread Golems, soda seas, and chocolate cake stone. I just gained 20 pounds…

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  • GTA Online has 10 new Rockstar Verified Jobs

    … Grand Theft Auto Online has 10 new Rockstar Verified Jobs, one of which is the first Verified Air Race. Rockstar said the next batch will be announced soon and will include the first Verified Capture Jobs selected from its Capture Weekend submissions. Until then, here’s a list of new Jobs to participate in: Final Destination – Created…

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