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How The Newest Console Wars Shape Up

Now that all the pieces of the next generation console wars are in place, I figured it would be a good time to take a look at the overall market and make for a comparison of the various players in...

The Xbox One: What It Means For Gaming

And so, that was it. A whole bunch of sound and fury later and now, we have the last player in this the newest round of the grand console wars. The Xbox One has made its appearance, and it's time...

Twas The Night Before Microsoft's Big Debut

There are only a few hours left until the big event, where the console wars are joined in earnest by the newest launch from Microsoft. But what will show up at tomorrow's event? What won't? I know there are some...

Can New Consoles Bridge The Entertainment Gap?

It wasn't so long ago that, for entertainment, the idea that people would use game consoles only for gaming was pretty much etched in stone. Sure, some were using them to play DVDs and Blu-rays in some cases--this was half...

Nintendo's E3 Plans: Brilliance or a Dropped Ball?

Recently, new information has slipped out regarding Nintendo's plans for the upcoming E3 event, and the plans in question aren't what a lot of people were expecting. The plans in question are, in fact, rather innovative, but innovation almost always...

On May 21, The Console Wars Begin In Earnest

The big day is in readiness, folks, and with just a few days left to April, we now know when the next Xbox will be making its grand appearance. But before the big day arrives, it's worth taking a quick...

Xbox, The Living Room, And The Live Gold Paywall

Recently, some new reports emerged talking about the potential new role being filled by the new Xbox, still expected by many to make an appearance at a live event this May. But looking at the new reports leaves just one...

New Xbox Release Date, Pricing Suggested With New Reports

The next generation of console wars is about to shape up for good, folks, as a set of new reports came out concerning the new Xbox. The news isn't all good, nor is it all bad. But either way, the...

Xbox 720 Announcement May Come In, Well, May. Maybe.

A new report from Colin Sebastian, an analyst with Robert W. Baird, suggests that we may be seeing the last entry in the console wars' next generation in the next few weeks. While the report may not come off as...

Why More Games Need Special Events

I know that this sort of thing has been going on for a little while now, but I felt it was a good time to bring up the idea of special events in gaming. Several of them have happened recently,...

Old Games: Deserving Of Preserving

I've been playing "Bioshock" for the last few days now since I picked it up as part of that big sale Microsoft was running on Xbox Live Arcade. But what was worse was, by the time I was neck deep...

Trouble Ahead For Nintendo?

A disturbing piece of news emerged around the possible future for Nintendo, and it's bad, bad news indeed for everyone who recently bought a Wii U by the look of things. Specifically, it's news related to just how many developers...

How Microsoft Could Ditch Used Games And Still Keep Gamers

It's something of a line in the metaphorical sand by a lot of reports, but what if there were a way to keep gamers, and keep gamers happy, while still getting rid of the used and rental game markets? That...

Used Games In Play On PS4--Now What?

The report came down earlier today that one of the biggest concerns on the minds of gamers across the Web and then some out there was to be put to rest: used games would indeed be at least part of...

Game On For The Next Generation

The wait is over, folks. Nintendo is now officially in the next generation gaming fray, and with tonight, Sony's hat is now officially in the ring. Though it will be some time before anyone gets to play it, the next...

Used Games: Are They That Big A Deal?

So I was checking out the news over at Ars Technica's Opposable Thumbs gaming section when the two big posts of the day sat one beside the other. It was almost like a point-counterpoint, but the big point of both--one...

Xbox Makes More Moves To Television

The Xbox ambitions of making itself a full living room entertainment alternative get one step closer to fruition, but what does that mean for the gamer at large? It may well mean a lot more options in the near future.Reports...

What More Will The New Xbox Demand Of Gamers?

With E3 approaching a lot more rapidly than anyone would care to admit, plenty of word is coming out about the next generation in gaming console. Perhaps one of the strangest words in the mix, meanwhile, is the increasingly large...

PS4 Price--Has It Been Leaked?

With the upcoming Sony super-special meeting closing fast on us, it's already got more than a few wondering just what will be coming out. Since pretty much every other Sony super-special meeting has ended in a new product getting unveiled,...

Why Microsoft & Sony Should Be Afraid Of Ouya

Earlier today, an almost defiant statement emerged from Ouya's CEO, describing not only future launch plans but also running down one very important statement about the near-term future of gaming. In that statement was contained a whole world of possibilities,...

New Job Posting At Bethesda Suggests Sequel

Those out there who love their Fallout and Elder Scrolls games know that when one title comes to an end, it's time to start looking to the next. Now, with the newest one complete on its DLC run, it's time...

Sony Might Get The Drop On Microsoft After All....

A bizarre, disturbing, yet thoroughly plausible scenario popped up in my field of vision earlier today. It started as so many scenarios do, with a tweet. That tweet, meanwhile, kicked off a cascade effect that stands to alter the next...

Will Ultra HD Get A Big Boost From Gaming's Next Generation?

I was reading over at Ars Technica's gaming section--and that line alone likely surprised a lot of people--but they had an exciting bit of commentary that said that Ultra HD, or 4K as some are calling it, might be in...

Got An Indie Game? Guess Who May Want To Publish It.

Right now, there are probably several hundred firms and individuals developing indie games for various systems. While many of these games, no matter how good they are, will never see the light of day, more of them than normal might...

What's Killing Xbox 360 Sales?

It may not surprise too many to hear, but despite the fact that, not too long ago, the Xbox 360 was seeing some pretty impressive holiday sales, the overall sales of the device are down. It's a pretty safe bet...