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About Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot writes about technology, home entertainment, and digital media. You can also find him on HD Report.

Posts By Jeff Chabot

Ouya delays retail launch — fixing sticky controller

May 9, 2013 | | One Comment

ouya console & controllerFor those of you anxiously awaiting the Ouya’s arrival to stores on June 4th, you’ll have to wait another 21 days until Tuesday, June 25th. The original drop date has been delayed by the startup game company, giving Ouya a chance to manufacture more units but also to fix a sticky controller issue Kickstarter backers have complained about. The problem, apparently, was due to the size of the hole the button sits in under the faceplate (exactly which button(s) not specified). Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman told JoyStiq, “we’ve increased the size just a little bit, so now the buttons don’t stick under it.” Ouya backers can request replacement controllers from the company’s customer service. Read More

‘Battlefield 4’ new extended gameplay video, release date confirmed

March 27, 2013 |

DICE has just released a new gameplay video showing 17-minutes of Battlefield 4. With “Total Eclipse of the Heart” set as the background soundtrack, the new video shows the realistic nature of the single-player campaign. The video, titled “Fishing … Read More

‘SEGA Company of Heroes 2’ release date pushed

March 7, 2013 |

Sorry to disappoint anyone who has been waiting patiently, but SEGA has announced the official release date for Company of Heroes 2 has been pushed to June 25th, 2013. Company of Heroes 2 was originally scheduled for an earlier 2013 release, … Read More

God of War: Ascension single-player demo launched on PlayStation

February 27, 2013 |

PlayStation Network has announced the God of War: Ascension demo is now available to download and play in single-player mode. The 3740MB demo from Sony Computer Entertainment and SCE Santa Monica Studio is titled “Prison of the Damned.” You can … Read More

Activision & Bungie officially announce ‘Destiny’

February 18, 2013 |

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What do you get when you partner two monster game companies like Activision (Call of Duty) and Bungie (Halo)? You get a sci-fi epic called Destiny. According to a joint press release today, Destiny is a first-person story that takes place in an “unfolding, cinematic universe.” There’s also a social element to the game, in which you may encounter other players on their own adventures while you’re in story mode. The epic takes place in the distant future where gamers play as Guardians of the last city on Earth, traveling the ruins of our solar system. Gameplay includes cooperative, competitive, public, and social activities that are all connected. Read More

Dead Space 3 Demo drops on PS3 & Xbox 360

January 23, 2013 |

EA/Visceral Games have officially launched the Dead Space 3 demo for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. In the demo you can play alone or in co-op mode as Isaac Clarke and John Carver. Features of the demo include Weapons Crafting … Read More

‘Assassin’s Creed III: The Battle Hardened Pack’ now available for PS3 & Xbox

January 9, 2013 |

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Craving some more Assassin’s Creed? Ubisoft has officially announced the DLC Assassin’s Creed III: The Battle Hardened Pack is available for PS3 and Xbox 360. The 1-player add-on lets you explore as either of three new characters with new maps and bonus items. Play as the influential Governor, the resilient Highlander or the fearsome Coyote Man. In ‘Hardened,’ you’ll journey through Charlestown, Fort St-Mathieu and Saint Pierre. Assassin’s Creed III: The Battle Hardened Pack costs $10 (or 800 MS Points) but free for Season Pass owners. The DLC is rated “M” (17+) for intense violence, sexual themes, and strong language. Read More

Dead Space 3 Voice Kinect integration, Co-op, & weapons crafting

December 20, 2012 |

Want to know what Dead Space 3 has in store for us? Major Nelson has posted a video showing Dead Space 3 Co-op, Kinect Voice Integration, and a new weapons crafting system. Is Co-op the best improvement? Or voice … Read More

EA ‘Fuse’ Single Player Trailer released

December 19, 2012 |

EA has released a trailer for Fuse in Single Player mode. The 2-minute trailer suggests pre-ordering the game for  PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 to get exclusive team extras. Bonus exclusives include uniform upgrades, customizing weapons and increased damage. … Read More

$33 for Assassin’s Creed III plus three $3 credits

December 11, 2012 |

If you haven’t picked up Assassin’s Creed III yet you can get it for almost 50% off today. Amazon has got AC3 for just $33 plus three $3 Amazon Credits. The Gold Box deal from Amazon is good for either … Read More