Saturday, April 19, 2014
It seems that ever since the new consoles were released, there's been frequent resolution disparity between the two, with many games running at higher resolutions on PS4. Titanfall producer Drew McCoy has a much less enthusiastic outlook about this rivalry, and says that “console wars” are unwinnable.
Friday, April 18, 2014
While the PS4 and Xbox One had a great March, according to the latest NPD Report, with Sony's new machine being the highest selling console in the US for the third month in a row. But what about the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS?
Xbox head and Microsoft Games Studios corporate VP Phil Spencer shared some interesting new snippets of information on Twitter and revealed that Microsoft is gearing up for E3.
Peter "Durante" Thoman, the modder who took it upon himself to vastly improve the visual quality of the Windows PC port of the original Dark Souls, has weighed in on the technical merits of the game's sequel at PC Gamer, calling it "a better experience and a more beautiful game."
Microsoft says it has sold more than 5 million Xbox One consoles to retailers since launch, according to an update from Yusuf Mehdi, Xbox corporate vice president of marketing, strategy and business.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The NPD Group has issued its March video game sales report, revealing a 28 percent drop in software sales (including PC) to $432 million. Hardware, however, soared 78 percent on the strength of the new consoles, totaling $395 million. Accessories were also up 4 percent to $224 million. Overall, total industry sales increased 3 percent to $1.03 billion.
Ubisoft fully expects Watch Dogs to be one of the best-selling titles of 2014, and one of the “best-selling new IPs in recent memory.”