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For Honor - Dedicated Servers Testing Announced

Ubisoft has released the above image announcing a test for the upcoming dedicated servers. As you can see, the test itself will begin on December 14th, and those that participate will be eligible for prizes! Those interested should take a look at the infographic to get all the details!

The Last Guardian VR Demo Now Available For Download

Grab it at the source link!

Square Enix CEO comments on micro transactions

In an interview with MCV, Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda was asked about micro transactions, and why we don't see them in Square's console titles. Here is what he said:

“The way that console games are made, the volume of content, and how much effort goes into them, there’s something in that which doesn’t fit in the mind with microtransactions.”

This is nice to see for sure. Some have pointed out that Deus Ex did have them, so perhaps Matsuda is only talking about Square developed games? Either way, at least we don't have to worry about micro transactions in Final Fantasy any time soon.

Monster Hunter: World - Bounties Detailed

This week's issue of Famitsu has gone live with new information on Monster Hunter: World. Specifically, the magazine detailed bounties. Here's the new info:

  • Tasks assigned by researchers.
  • You can earn things such as Armor Spheres and Research Points for completing bounties via quests or hunts.
  • The types of bounties are as follows:
  • Registered Bounty: Can be registered from the list at any time.
  • Essential Bounty: Affects the unlocking of facilities and such.
  • Distributed Bounty: Distributed online at fixed intervals.
  • Bounties requirements include raw material collection, monster hunting, and so on.
  • Since you can complete quests while progressing through the game, it might be a good idea to register bounties before departing.
  • You cannot choose the registered content of Distributed Bounties, but they have better rewards than Registered Bounties.
  • There are some bounties which are difficult to complete alone。
  • Essential Bounties are extremely high priority. There are also things such as the subjugation of Kulu-Ya-Ku and expansion of the Ancient Forest camp.
  • You can take on up to six bounties at one time.

Famitsu also revealed that post-launch DLC is planned, including paid DLC for things like NPC costumes.

Sharefactory 3.0 Detailed

Sony is launching a new update today for the PS4's Sharefactory, bringing the software version up to 3.0.

Keep reading to see everything added:

  • 2 new themes, comic book style, and an Uncharted theme
  • 7 new camera effects including quake, bounce, stomp and pulse
  • Custom text and sticker animations
  • Improved video USB import feature to support more videos
  • Over 20 new transitions and two new filters
  • Audio ducking to automatically lower game clip volume when Commentary is present on Track 2
  • Improved load times
  • New Project view options including Zoom for easier editing
  • UX improvements