By CAMERON WARU.
Paris attackers allegedly communicated through PS4 messaging
The terrorists responsible for the horrific attack in Paris on Nov. 13 may have been using the PlayStation 4 system as a way to communicate because it’s “more secure than Whatsapp” reports suggest.
Jan Jambon, the interior minister of Belgium, says that messages between gamers from gaming consoles are almost impossible to monitor, making them ideal for those wanting to plan for their horrific attacks.
Sony’s response to the allegations were this, – “PlayStation 4 allows for communication amongst friends and fellow gamers and, in common with all modern connected devices, this has the potential to be abused. However, we take our responsibilities to protect our users extremely seriously and we urge our users and partners to report activities that may be offensive, suspicious or illegal. When we identify or are notified of such conduct, we are committed to taking appropriate actions in conjunction with the appropriate authorities and will continue to do so.”
It’s unfortunate that Sony have had to take such a bad wrap for these people’s disgusting behaviour, but I assume that they are working on a remedy to the situation.
New Horror Game for PS4 and Xbox One
A single-player psychological horror game The Park is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, thanks to developer, Funcom. The game was released for PC at the end of October, in time for Halloween, and is now scheduled to arrive for both console platforms in 2016.
“Encouraged by the positive reactions we have received on the Windows PC version, we are very excited about bringing it to consoles,” said Funcom CEO Rui Casais.
The plot of the game is a nightmare scenario for parents. You play as a mother, Lorraine, whose son has gone missing in a creepy, broken-down amusement park. Lorraine must then explore the park and face its horrors to locate her son with a whole lot of scares on the way!
A very intense, on-the-edge-of-your-seat type gaming experience for any person, parent or not!
After chilling upset, Rousey to remain face of EA’s UFC 2
She may have lost Saturday, but EA is sticking with its decision to put Ronda Rousey on the cover of its UFC 2 video game that’s available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Rousey, a former judo Olympian, was unbeaten through 12 UFC fights before Holm came along. Holm added the loss to Rousey’s professional fight record on Saturday night at UFC 200, with a clean kick to the head resulting in a second round KO.
EA’s UFC 2 is set to release in the second quarter of 2016.
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