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Playstation Plus Free Games for Grabs – July 2014

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On July 1st,  Sony went live with free games available to members of Playstation Plus for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita announced via their blog.  This month’s collection features some solid multiplayer fun and kicks off with Towerfall: Ascension and Strider on PS4 while PS3 gets an awesome game from previous gen with Dead Space 3.  Vita gets Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes. 

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E3 2014 in Review – Part 3: Sony

 

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Sony has jumped out to a large lead in the video game market in this generation but we are not that far in yet. Did Sony capitalize on last year’s success and lay out the ground work for continued dominance? Some exclusives games, some co-marketed games, and a little hardware showed up for Sony at E3.

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Turtle Beach Announces Elite Series Headsets, Elite Membership

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On Friday, June 6th Turtle Beach announced an Elite membership program, to coincide with a new line of Elite headsets.  The headsets are to be officially unveiled during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) taking place from June 10th – 12th in Los Angeles.  The Elite headsets have advanced features for professional and competitive gamers.  Today, details of the new headsets and the Elite membership program have started to emerge.  More info can be found after the break.

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Behind The Scenes, Making Assassin’s Creed Unity Part 1

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We’re no strangers to video games here at Techaeris HQ. Some of us are casual gamers and others are a little more hardcore. Whatever level gamer you are there is one thing we all have in common. We are geeks. And as geeks, we love to understand and see how the things we love work and how they came into being. Check out the video after the break and see how developers made Assassin’s Creed Unity. There is some amazing technology and amazing talent at work in this video.

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Console Versions of Elder Scrolls Online Delayed 6 Months, Zenimax Promises Goodies

eso-xbox-one-playstation-4Playstation 4 and Xbox One owners will have to wait a little bit longer to explore the sprawling world of The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) on their TV screens. Zenimax Online confirmed rumors today in a blog post that the console release of their popular massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) has been delayed for 6 months.

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Digital Shadow: Watch Dog‘s Stunt Outs Shoddy Facebook Privacy Settings

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I’ve certainly complained about Facebook in the past, and my feelings have largely remained the same.  It’s no secret that Facebook doesn’t seem to respect your privacy, and really wants to pry open and inspect all aspects of your life.  For the most part we seem to let them.  They roll out changes to their privacy settings, making you opt-out of updates that increasingly open up your data – if you can even find where to opt-out in their giant mess of settings.

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Is A Free PS4 Worth Eating Taco Bell?

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Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC  and Taco Bell have teamed up to give away some PlayStation® 4s to hungry fans. This is not the first time Sony and The Bell have teamed up for a promotion like this, last year they did the same with PS Vita. This go around the duo has named the promotion “Play the Future First” and it runs in the U.S. only from September 26 to November 10.

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