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Can you believe that Naughty Dog has been around for 30 years now? The popular studio may now be known as the Sony-owned developer in charge of games like Uncharted and The Last of Us, but their history stretched back decades before those days. Originally called "Jam Software," the studio developed games for Sega Genesis and even 3D0 before hitting it big with Crash Bandicoot on PlayStation, and eventually joining the PlayStation family as first-party studio. A documentary celebrating 30 years of Naughty Dog is currently in the works, and you can check out a promo video by clicking below!

With the official release of Grand Theft Auto V coming out on next-gen consoles and PC next year, many people can't wait to get their hands on it. This has led to some reports of an official, pre-release beta. Rockstar has heard these reports and has since stated that there will be no beta for Grand Theft Auto V. They further warn that any claim of a beta is most likely a scam. Do not fall for any claims otherwise!

A number of gaming journalists have been teasing a mystery title for the PlayStation 4 that is to be announced in December 2014. They say that it will "engulf the internet"and will "make a lot of noise".

Sony is keeping their cards close to their chests about the forthcoming announcement, so we are having to rely on tidbits from people who have been involved with it.

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Sony has launched a new commercial for PlayStation 4 focusing on one of the basic principles of gaming: getting together with a good friend for some friendly competition. In a video that blends reality and gaming worlds together, two friends compete against each other in various activities. With over 10 million units sold as of two months ago, there's sure to be plenty of competition happening on PlayStation 4 right now with more to come in the future! Click below to check it out!

Following the ongoing discourse surrounding Ubisoft's decision to lock its games to 30 fps on next-gen consoles, a reported Q&A with Ubisoft staff has unearthed some interesting claims. In the Q&A, that was posted on reddit a Game Architect, an Online Programmer and HR representative from Ubisoft spoke of Sony and Microsoft's interference with the PC version of the game. 

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While the PlayStation 4 is a great system, there are just certain functions the system can't do. While some of  these seem simple enough, already present in the PlayStation 3, they've finally made their way to Sony's newest console. The newest firmware is codenamed Masamune and brings some long awaited features such as music playback, custom dashboards, and more.

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So, you know how launch trailers usually come out at the time of a game's actual release date? Yeah, well Activision apparently isn't having any of that, as the launch day trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has been released two weeks ahead the game's Nov. 4 launch date.

As one might expect, the trailer is packed full of military grade weapons, Kevin Spacey, and enough testosterone to make a Jean Claude Van Damme film feel like child's play. Oh, and Double XP. Never forget Double XP. 

Make the jump to view the trailer in all of its pre-hyped glory.  

New Final Fantasy games are bound to spark many questions with the fans — Final Fantasy Type-0 and Final Fantasy XV are no exceptions. The video has been out for a while, but recently it was dubbed with English subtitles for those of us who are a bit rusty with our Japanese. A myriad of questions are given to the director, Hajime Tabata, and he answers them as well as reveals insights and thoughts on both of the games.

Click past the jump to check out the interview!

Bungie's latest weekly update outlines a variety of changes being made to Destiny this coming week, with a specific focus on Atheon, The Vault of Glass' final boss, and another update for the coveted Vex Mythoclast — a weapon only earned by completing Destiny's raid on hard mode.

Recently, videos have popped up on YouTube in which players demonstrate how to force Atheon to walk off the edge of the map (an exploit that Bungie isn't happy about). Thus, the developer will be adding in "baby bumpers" to prevent this tactic in the future, also noting that "Knocking a boss off a ledge is a bug. We will seek to address bugs like these as quickly as possible."


Although we don't necessarily like spreading bad news, the life of a talented member of the gaming industry has come to an end. John Roy, Associate Art Director of Sony Online Entertainment for 16 years, sadly passed away on Tuesday, October 14th. 

In condolence of his passing, we would like to outline his contributions to the gaming industry as well as the major projects he had worked on before his recent death. 

Read after the jump for John Roy's powerful legacy.