Saturday, April 19, 2014

PS4 vs. Xbox One Resolution Debate Is Unwinnable, Says TitanFall Developer

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.

Sony Introduces Brand New 99 Cents Flash Sale On The PSN Store

Sony has started a new sale on the PSN store in which most of the games are being sold for as low as 99 cents.   Check out the deals below.  

Destiny “pretty close to shipping,” O’Donnell’s departure won’t impact development

Bungie has said Destiny development is on track as planned despite the departure of series composer Marty O’Donnell.

Octodad: Dadliest Catch launches on PS4 next week

Octodad: Dadliest Catch will be released on PlayStation 4 next week, Young Horses has announced.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Wii U March 2014 Sales at 70K Units, 3DS at 159K Units

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 Boss on Bringing Games to E3, State of Decay MMO, Winning Console War

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.

Watch Dogs Features Over 13,000 Unique Animations, Resolutions Yet to be Finalized

Ubisoft has claimed that you won’t see the same thing happen twice in Watch Dogs, its open world hacking adventure due to arrive next month for current and last-gen platforms. To help aid that uniqueness, the team has created more than 13,000 unique animations to help bring the game to life.  

Popular Modder who fixed Dark Souls' PC port scrutinizes Dark Souls 2

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."

Xbox One surpasses 5 million units sold-in worldwide

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

March NPD: Titanfall tops software chart, but PS4 leads hardware again

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.

Watch Dogs will be one of the “best-selling new IPs in recent memory,” says Ubisoft

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.”