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The PS5’s Hype is at an All-Time High But There Are Issues

Sony has done a great job in showcasing its games prior to the November 12th launch of its PlayStation 5 console. Buzz on social media, and the internet is at all time high levels, and the company is heading towards a total sell out of its Next Generation console over the Holidays. The company has […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Chrono Cross

Chrono Cross (2000) isn’t as widely beloved (or remembered), as its predecessor; the incomparable Chrono Trigger. This, despite being released at the climax of the JRPG golden era, and to stellar amounts of critical reception. The game still holds a 94 Metacritic rating, which is a higher rating than any FF game (only FFIX has […]

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PS5 Event: Launch Exclusives Revealed; Is the Xbox Series X in Trouble?

After watching the entire PlayStation 5 showcase (video above show case starts at the 1hr mark), one thing was resoundingly clear to me; the PS5’s launch lineup is the greatest launch line of any PlayStation Console to date. Before we all get massively excited about the statement that I just made, let us get back […]

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Next-Gen: The Xbox Series S/X Should Influence the PS5’s Pricing

A leak earlier this week, forced Microsoft to officially unveil both its Xbox Series S budget console, and the pricing for both of its devices before Sony did. Thus, they the delivered the first strike in what is sure to be an strategic pricing battle that will shape both brand’s fortunes over the next few […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy VI

Today’s throwback is none other than the legendary Final Fantasy VI. For about half a decade, the game was known as Final Fantasy III on the west, as Squaresoft had bypassed Final Fantasy II, III, and V in the US. Released in 1994, the Super Nintendo Japanese role-playing game has become one of the more […]

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Remembering the PlayStation (PSX) on its 25th Birthday

Today, is the PlayStation’s 25th anniversary (and the Dreamcast’s 21st), apart from feeling a little nostalgic and perhaps even a tinge of sadness (I am getting old); there is much to be excited about. Rumors have been floating around for a few weeks now that today is the day that Sony will announce both the […]

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Peter Moore Left Sega After a Heated Exchange With Sonic’s Creator

British-American Executive Peter Moore has a long storied history in the video games industry. His time at Sega, as president of Sega of America, and at Microsoft, as Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business division, make him an invaluable source of history, and information on the industry. What has always been more fascinating to me, […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Chrono Trigger

  If I was asked to mention, or better yet to make a list of the top ten greatest Japanese Role-playing games ever, the number one spot would spark some controversy. Lists of that particular “greatest of all time” kind are always mostly subjective affairs. If someone wants to stand their ground and say that […]

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Ubisoft: Not Possible to Play Pre-PS4 Titles on PS5

A post on a Ubisoft support site, might have revealed the extent of the PlayStation 5 backward compatibility’s capabilities. Needless to say, we are not impressed. The controversial post stated that: “Backwards compatibility will be available for supported PlayStation 4 titles, but will not be possible for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, or PlayStation games.” Ubisoft […]

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Current Generation Console Sales Could Predict Results of the Next Race

We are in the final months before the release of new Sony and Microsoft machines, and even Nintendo is rumored to be launching a new Switch next year. So, it is likely  that the latest sales numbers (and estimates) are probably close to what the final tally for this generation will be for at least […]