Microsoft’s console strategy could make it tough for Xbox
Microsoft’s console strategy out of E3 2016 has prompted fierce debate about the company’s future in gaming, and how it plans to transition into the “next generation” after a disappointing commercial performance by Xbox One. It’s strategy for that console, which is currently stretched out between a redesigned “slim” console,... Read more
The Xbox One S makes perfect sense if you’re ‘outside the Xbox family’
I’ve been as baffled as anyone as to Microsoft’s decision to announce the Xbox Scorpio during the same event that it announced the Xbox One S, but if you dig a little deeper you can find a philosophy hellbent on attracting newcomers to the Xbox family. The response has been... Read more
Ditching the numbers: How Sony came to own E3 in the eighth generation
The PlayStation 4’s success since launching in late 2013 coincides with Sony’s remarkable ability to work a crowd and build up hype during gaming’s annual gaming extravaganza. After a long stretch of domination at the hands of Microsoft — which certainly coincided with the 360’s success — Sony’s confidence... Read more
Every trailer from Nintendo’s E3 2016 Treehouse event
Nintendo held its Treehouse live event over night and revealed stacks of new information about the new The Legend of Zelda, Pokemon and Amiibos. Here’s everything from the event. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild We now have a name for the new Zelda: Breath of the Wild.... Read more
Tell us: Who had the better E3 2016 press conference?
E3 2016 hasn’t even officially started yet and we already have a plethora of exciting new games and tech to talk about over the course of the next few days. Xbox at E3 discussion forum As is always the case at the annual gaming extravaganza, major publishers EA, Bethesda... Read more
God Of War’s stunning evolution is a testament to the PS4’s success
Santa Monica Studio’s stunning reinvention of God of War demonstrates an application of risk afforded by developers of successful consoles. MORE E3 2016 Forza Horizon 3’s Australia setting: Here are the gorgeous locations, and some places we’d like to see 5 ways Titanfall 2 can better its predecessor With Titanfall... Read more
Every trailer from Ubisoft’s E3 2016 press conference
Ubisoft hit the stage ahead of E3 2016 and showed off a number of its exciting new games, including For Honor, Ghost Recon, and South Park: The Fractured But Whole. Here’s everything you missed. Just Dance 2017 It’s coming to all platforms including Nintendo’s NX. https://youtu.be/Qzs33aHz5tI   Ghost Recon:... Read more
Every trailer from the Xbox E3 2016 press conference
Microsoft took to the stage for its E3 2016 press conference with a host of explosive new looks and exciting new exclusives, as well as a few hardware surprises thrown in for good measure. Here’s what you may have missed. Xbox One S https://youtu.be/XuTwtOo88r8   The Xbox One S... Read more
5 ways Titanfall 2 can better its predecessor
Titanfall 2 is already looking to be a pretty major leap over its predecessor, which in its own right was a solid if a little shallow multiplayer experience on Xbox One and PC. The most important news is that PlayStation gamers will get their hands at the explosive action... Read more
Every trailer from Bethesda’s E3 2016 press conference
Bethesda hit the stage to showcase its massive lineup of iconic franchises, and what it has planned over the next 12 months. Here’s everything from its E3 2016 press conference. Quake Champions The fast, skill-based arena-style competition that turned the original Quake games into multiplayer legends is making a... Read more