Hello dear readers, you have entered a world of magic, of love, of unending beauty, of…uh, stuff. Yes, it’s time for a another Weekend Whammy that isn’t remotely near a weekend! YEAH! This week, there’s no damn games! But there is some stuff to talk about in regards to the next-gen consoles, their costs and their power Oh, and the Coronavirus. That as well.
Years ago I used to get excited about E3 and the myriad of game announcements that would flood from out of it. But these days it’s a little harder to get excited about the event for a variety of reasons. The strange way in which its ran has resulted in a lot of companies holding their own conferences and events outside of E3. Over the years its become more and more commercial with more and more stilted speeches.
You have to admit that as names go Void Bastards is a pretty good one. It captures your attention, just like the striking graphical style does. Once you’ve been successfully reeled in by the cool name and pretty pictures, though, what exactly does Void Bastards offer up? British accents, spaceships, tourists and lots of stuff to craft. That’s what.
One of my favorite franchises is back with a new developer at the helm. Can Coalition do Gears of War justice?
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 […]
Microsoft have kicked off their conference in strong fashion with the announcement of a much smaller Xbox One and a demo of the new Gears of War. They also revealed plans for a cross-buy scheme named Play Anywhere, so that if you buy any game with the logo […]
Microsoft have just revealed their worst kept secret; the Xbox One Slim, named the Xbox One S. According to Microsoft it’ll be 40% smaller and includes an internal powerbrick, plus it’ll boast 4k Blu-ray support. In terms of storage you’ll be able to get up to 2TB. […]
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 […]
After 10 years and 5 months Microsoft have officially announced that they will cease production of their incredibly successful Xbox 360. Naturally any remaining stock in stores or online will be available for purchase, but once that ruins out the Xbox 360 will no longer purchasable without heading […]
Following on from the company’s somewhat shocking announcement that it was going to allow cross-platform play Microsoft have surprised me yet again by shoving out a survey asking if gamers would be willing to sell back their digital games. “If the console digital games store for the console […]