We are now used to the film industry bringing out new film that may have cost a huge amount of money but now the same can be said for the very realistic video games industry. Here too the cost of producing these picture perfect games can run into many millions of pounds and quite rightly, they are being honoured with awards by the same organisation, the Baftas.
Today we can reveal the first updates for the Xbox One for 2015 and some interesting improvements have been added, together with one or two tips to enhance your enjoyment using your Xbox.
First off are some eye catching ways in which they have improved the controller, first up is Quick Connect where the time has been speeded up to power on, now it only takes a couple of seconds. They have acted on feedback and fixed some of the controller disconnect issues, along with stability issues that have been fixed.
Rockstar has finally released its re-mastered version of Grand Theft Auto V for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, so we thought we’d tell you why you need this game.
Grand Theft Auto V was the biggest selling game of 2013, selling more than 30 million copies worldwide. The games huge open-world map allows players to roam free and create all kinds of chaos as you follow three criminals as they plan out and attempt a range of heists.
Microsoft yesterday announced that the Xbox One game console will no longer be sold with the Kinect bundle worldwide from the 9th June. Not only will this decision give gamers more options, it will also lower the price of the console to £350, the same price as the Sony Playstation 4 and $399 in the US.
This is project Christine! Razer’s new modular PC concept that could change the way people customise their computers in the future. For more than 30 years only advanced users have been able to customise their PC, knowing where to put the parts, knowing what does what, but now with Project Christine its easy all you have to do it plug the component you want in and there you go. Yes it is that easy!
Here is our list of the top 5 Xbox One games (so far): Dead Rising 3
It would be easy to choose dead rising 3 on Xbox if you’re in to lots of blood and gore. Dead rising 3 starts off in the walled it version of Los Perdidos. A thinly covered Los Angeles that has been overrun by the undead. The whole map isn’t as big as you would think but the variety of what you can have and do makes up for that and just makes it easy to explore for hours on end. You can craft up and make 100’s of weapons and hardly ever get you to the point where you don’t want to play anymore you can always find something to do.
This week has been a big week for Xbox One news, from admission, they made ‘wrong decisions’ to possibility of backwards compatibility and new TV shows in-between. The main news was that Microsoft has a new head of Xbox, Phil Spencer and his first job? Apologise and admit that the company did make some mistakes of their new console:
The incredibly popular zombie thriller The Last of Us took the accolade at this year’s BAFTA video game awards, winning Best Game. It was one of five awards the game was awarded at the event including Best Story, Best action and adventure game and best performance for voice-actor Ashley Johnson.
Despite facing strong competition from other younger games companies recently, Zynga has decided to go back to the drawing board under the leadership of new CEO Don Mattrick and rerelease three of its biggest games.
Controversial computer game Grand Theft Auto has picked up a few headlines since its release including; 2013’s Best Selling Video Game and GTA V Makes $800m in One Day. However the makers of the game Rockstar Games are now being awarded a Bafta fellowship. It is the highest accolade given by the Academy with recognition of an “outstanding contribution to film, television or games”. Rockstar Games has been lauded for ‘revolutionary approach to games’ and commended for ‘bringing the medium to the masses’.
Microsoft has announced that it is dropping the price of its Xbox One console in the UK to £399 on Friday. The console will now include one of the most anticipated next gen games of the year Titanfall in the package.