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Phil Spencer: “I feel really good about our autumn launch.” Despite Pandemic Concerns

    Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has maintained his confidence in the Series X launch (both in meeting the deadlines, and its forthcoming success) throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic situation. An interview with BBC.com confirms that Spence, and Microsoft are ready for what promises to be a very interesting Next-Generation console launch for both Microsoft and hardware […]

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Xbox Series X: Backwards Compatibility Will Add HDR, Higher Resolutions and More to Original Xbox, and Xbox 360 Games

As if we needed more reasons to be excited about the Xbox Series X. Xbox partner director of program management Jason Ronald wrote about backwards compatibility support for the system in an Xbox Wire Blog post. The system will support games from every Xbox console generation at launch, but it doesn’t end there for said […]

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Devs More Excited About Next Gen Load Times Than Graphics

The first thing that the majority of people think – and ask – when a new generation of consoles is announced is: “How good will game graphics look on the new systems?” It is a normal question to ask, after all, the difference between console generations has always been marked by improvements in visual fidelity. […]

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Phil Spencer Says Gaming is Having a “Global Moment” But Not Under the Circumstances He Would Have Wanted To

The COVID-19 Pandemic has rampaged the world, and it has had an impact on the gaming industry. Millions of people forced indoors for prolonged periods of time has elevated video games sales to absurdly high numbers for the time period. Xbox’s head, the charismatic Phil Spencer in an interview with Business Insider couldn’t help but […]

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Sony Executive Replies: “Wait For PS5 Sales” To Criticism Aimed At Marketing Strategy

We have seen what the Xbox Series X will physically look like, and we have seen footage of some of its games running on the hardware. By contrast, the appearance of Sony’s Upcoming Playstation 5 unit remains a mystery, as are its games, and Sony’s executives are not worried about it. According to Business Insider, […]

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Minecraft Sells Over 200 million Units and Has About 126 Million Users Logging in Monthly

Mojang Studios is celebrating the extraordinary milestone of achieving 200 million units sold of their once in a generation hit Minecraft. The Microsoft owned studio ( Microsoft bought it for 2 billion in 2014) was very proactive during the ongoing quarantine period by offering their Minecraft: Education Edition free until June. Over 50 million downloads of […]

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Xbox Series X 3rd Party Games Reveal, Thoughts, and Pricing Analysis

This past week, Microsoft unveiled a few third party trailers for the upcoming Xbox Series X. Thus giving gamers a glimpse of – what we assume to be – Launch 3rdparty titles for the system. The reveal, which is much more than we have gotten from Sony in regards to the PS5, keeps Microsoft at […]

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The Top Ten Greatest Consoles of All-Time

Editor’s foreword: There are two separate rankings listed: The official ranking which is the ‘NER’ ranking, and the Personal Ranking. The entire list is mostly subjective, as quality of games and my experiences with said games are the biggest deciding factor in terms of ranking. However, the NER ranking takes many other things into consideration, […]