For months we’ve been hearing rumours and reading reports that Sony was going to be launching some kind of new service. Allegedly codenamed “Spartacus” the new service was heavily speculated to be Sony’s answer to Microsoft’s Game Pass, a subscription service boasting an absurdly huge library of games, including first-party titles, for one very low price. However, numerous people have claimed that Game Pass is not profitable and that Microsoft is actually losing money by offering the service, begging a simple question; would Sony really attempt something similar, especially since they aren’t even in the same financial ballpark as Microsoft?
Nintendo dominate the hand-held market. While they technically do fight Microsoft and Sony, and battle against mobile gaming, they’re currently the only option for a proper hand-held console. That reign of power, though, is finally being challenged, not by Microsoft or a returning Sony but rather by Valve, the dominant force in PC gaming. A company with plenty of resources to throw at any project it fancies, stepping into the market and trying to expand PC gaming in a whole new way. Valve are aiming to do something dramatic, something big and something very exciting. Can it succeed?
Following a couple of teases Rockstar have officially announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 is real and will be coming fall 2017. Rockstar have confirmed Xbox One and PS4 versions so far, and hopefully will be mirroring their GTA launch with a PC version to come a few […]
Microsoft have lifted the lid on an upgraded Xbox One that they claim will support 4K gaming and VR. It is currently called Scorpio and will ship sometime next year. No pricing was announced. They’re promising 6-teraflops of performance thanks to a new GPU. Basically what they […]
During their official press conference before E3 gets underway (and I’m therefore counting it as part of E3) Bethesda unveiled a new Quake game titled Quake Champions. No actual gameplay was shown, but it seems fairly clear that it’s going to be a hero-based shooter in the same […]
Warner Bros. just made a pleasing announced: Injustice 2 is real. The big change we can expect to see is a loot system that lets players build up and customize their characters. here’s what the official blurb has to say about it: “As you gear up your characters, […]
Ubisoft have officially revealed the sequel we all knew was coming, Watch Dogs 2. So far all we have is a short teaser that may possibly contain some secrets. However, a countdown has appeared that ends today at 5pm. Imagery that has appeared on IGN shows a new […]
One of the interesting and divisive talking points about this latest generation of consoles has been Sony’s desire to release a more powerful version of their Playstation 4, upgrading the GPU to deliver a better experience for a higher price. Such an idea has been highly controversial as […]
EA and DICE have lifted the lid on the next entry in the popular Battlefield series, announcing Battlefield 1. A lot of gamers have expressed a desire to see one of the bigger FPS companies to attempt a World War 1 game, and DICE and EA have hopped […]
In an open letter on the official Respawn blog the company announced that alongside EA and Lucasfilm they’re working on a third-person Star Wars game. “I have been playing Star Wars games my whole life, now I get to make a Star Wars game. On top of that, […]