Fully Charged: Rock Band 4's drum pedal and LG Pay service confirmed

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LG Pay announced

LG Pay announcement

As rumoured last month, LG has announced its own mobile payments program for its smartphones. Dubbed LG Pay - surprise! - the service will premiere first in the company's home country of South Korea, with partners Shinhan Card and KB Kookmin Card onboard.

No word yet on when to expect an international launch to compete with the likes of Android Pay, Samsung Pay, and Apple Pay, but an LG spokesperson told TechCrunch to expect more details in the weeks to come.

[Source: TechCrunch]

Rock Band 4 making drum pedal optional

Rock Band 4

Harmonix has a big game update coming for Rock Band 4 on 8 December, which will add some features - and optionally remove one, too. After the update, players will be able to experience drums without the kick pedal, which will be automated in the songs.

Why can the kick pedal? It's all about accessibility: people who struggle with coordination or a disability will be better able to enjoy the game, and Harmonix worked with the AbleGamers foundation to finally bring this option to the series. Kudos, all.

[Source: Ars Technica]

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Read Only Memories for PS4 and Vita

Read Only Memories is a super-cool cyberpunk adventure that recently hit PC and Mac, and now the indie team at MidBoss has announced plans to bring it to PlayStation 4 and Vita. There's no word yet on a release target, but you can catch the trailer above.

[Source: PlayStation.Blog]