It was three long years ago when we heard a remark made by Microsoft about the future of their Xbox One, they suggested that it was to be a game console that would encourage and foster creativity and development. They went further and said that any retail unit could be converted into a development kit, which got people thinking. Finally at its annual build conference in San Francisco, Microsoft is to make good on that promise.
The gaming world is excited by the rumours that Nintendo is shortly to unveil a new gaming console; the system is currently being called codenamed NX. Not a great deal is known about the rumoured console, but it is sure that it will delight core gamers, but what we can deduce is that it could be just what everyone has been looking for in a Nintendo console, but time will tell.
Great news for reality gamers is the news that Sony are retailing their VR headset and what is conceived to be a “knock down” price of $399 in the US which converts to around £282 here in the UK. This price is certainly cheaper than Facebook’s Oculist rift which costs $599 and a massive $400 less than HTC’s Vive.
It has been a source of frustration for many people when for example one person has an Xbox One and their best “buddy” has perhaps a PS4, they cannot challenge each other across the gaming consoles, which is until now, if Microsoft has anything to do with it.
The competition between Microsoft and Sony is great news for gamers as the two companies are constantly challenging each other with innovations, all of course to the benefit of the players. Microsoft have answered Sony’s new PS4 firmware beta test by introducing updated software that will see several big changes to their console.
E3 2015 was a great success and proved once again that game developers and coming up with exciting new games that are sure to wow us for many years to come.
Star Wars Battlefront was high up on our list of things we wanted to see at this year’s event, but there were also a lot of surprises too. Here are some of the games that caught our eye at E3 2015: (more…)
According to the Microsoft official support page it seems as though the new Xbox will have a headphone port that will take the standard 3.5mm jack and be on a par with its competitor PlayStation 4, which has a headphone port.
E3 2015 is but a few short weeks away and the rumours and hype are already at fever pitch around the internet. An array of AAA titles will be battling it out for column space at this year’s event and we’re sure some developers have something hidden up their sleeves too, but what are we looking forward to seeing at this year’s event?
It seems very strange that teachers at 15 primary schools as well as a secondary are becoming involved in telling parents that they could be reported to social services and the police if they allow their children to play violent or sexual video games.
With the latest game in the highly popular Battlefield series dropping this week, it seems that controversy isn’t far away when it comes to first person shooters.
Battlefield: Hardline shuns away from army warfare, instead opting for a cops vs robbers gameplay style; this has already caused a bit of a stir with some of the more conservative folk out there and does pose a question of the morality of law enforcement and militarisation, and ethics when it comes to shooting police officers with all manner of weapons and missiles. (more…)
The news that many fans have been waiting for seemingly for a long time has finally been announced, Nintendo is to bring its games to mobile devices after concluding a deal, which took the industry by surprise, after signing an alliance with Japanese mobile gaming firm DeNA.