Gaming

No, Microsoft Won’t Be Upgrading the Xbox One

During Microsoft’s Xbox Spring Showcase, Xbox boss Phil Spencer made a few statements implying that the company is planning to have add-ons to the Xbox One akin to the Nintendo 64’s memory upgrade pack or peripherals like the Sega 32X. To many it seemed that the Xbox One’s hardware roadmap might mimic what you’d expect when you put together a ... Read More »

Microsoft Teases Xbox Spring Sale

Microsoft has announced another Xbox game sale in celebration of Spring. In the recent past we saw two major sales. One was around Black Friday and another closer to the end of the year. These allowed Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners to snag massive discounts up to 60 percent off, with an additional 10 percent for Xbox Live Gold ... Read More »

Microsoft to End PC Gaming as We Know It: Gears of War Developer

Universal Windows Platform (UWP) is a programming application for Windows 10 developers that lets them create a single version of software to run across all Windows devices including PCs, smartphones, tablets, and the Xbox One. The company is slated to unveil more UWP details at its Build event this month. However UWP has also gained the ire of Tim Sweeney, ... Read More »

A New Paper Mario Game Will Arrive This Year

A new Paper Mario game – Paper Mario: Color Splash – was announced by Nintendo during one of its Nintendo Direct presentations on Thursday. “In the Paper Mario series, we always challenge ourselves to bring something fresh to the action adventure genre,” Bill Trinen, senior product marketing manager at Nintendo of America, Inc explained in the video. “And this time ... Read More »

Valve Finally Sends Apology Emails for Christmas User Data Leak

Steam’s Winter Sale wasn’t just home to some great deals, it also resulted in the service being offline for awhile. Reason being, there was a security flaw that exposed the personal information of its users. Since then we’ve heard precious little from the company. There was a much delayed statement citing this as a ‘caching issue’ and this was followed ... Read More »

Super Mario World and Other SNES Classics Headed to New 3DS

Nintendo is bringing some SNES classics to the Virtual Console, the company announced in one of its Nintendo Direct videos on Thursday. “Virtual Console is about to receive an upgrade, exclusively on new Nintendo 3DS systems,” said Bill Trinen, senior product marketing manager at Nintendo of America, Inc. “We will begin releasing Super NES virtual console titles, complete with new ... Read More »

No Man’s Sky Release Date, Price, Limited Editions Revealed for PS4 and PC

Highly anticipated PC and PS4 adventure survival game No Man’s Sky finally has a release date. Sony has also confirmed that the physical and digital editions of the game will be available for pre-order right away, incidentally the date coincides with a leak on the US PlayStation Blog a couple of days ago. The game will be available from June ... Read More »

Halo 5 Not Coming to Windows 10 PC, but Scalebound Is: Report

Days after Xbox boss Phil Spencer voiced his thoughts on Microsoft’s consoles mimicking PC hardware evolution, a list of games making it to the Windows 10 Store has been leaked. “Package.StoreAssociation.xml file was found in Gears of War Ultimate Edition on the Windows Store. It housed a list of Game ID’s (sic) which are for the Windows Store,” said Redditor ... Read More »

Steam Bundles May Soon Be Priced Flexibly

Valve’s digital distribution platform Steam will soon introduce dynamic pricing for bundles, if reports are to be believed. The amount you pay will reflect what you already have in your library. “With Steam Bundles, if a customer already [owns] some items in the Bundle, they will pay for and receive only the items not already in their account,” the company ... Read More »

EA’s Ultimate Team Worth $650 Million; Half of All Digital Extras

We know Ultimate Team is crucial to the success of EA Sports’ long-running football sim FIFA franchise, and on Tuesday, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen revealed how important it is for the company’s bank statement in a presentation at a Morgan Stanley investor conference. “We’ve been a leader in driving digital extra content for games, which really drives the profitability of ... Read More »