August: Sony and Microsoft Remain Silent on Console Pricing

Both companies have had tech showcases, and game reveals. Sony stirred a bit of controversy with the unveil of its massive (in size) PlayStation 5 system (due to said size). Microsoft stirred a lot of ill will after showcasing a Halo Infinite demo that looks decidedly current generation (with pop up and all), and is… Continue reading August: Sony and Microsoft Remain Silent on Console Pricing

PS3’s Struggles Placed Sony in a Must Win Scenario With the PS4

  According to former Sony Executive Shahid Ahmad, who worked in the role of director for strategic content for the company until his departure in 2015. PlayStation 4 had to succeed for the company to survive the struggles brought by its PlayStation 3 and Vita platforms. In an interview that is part of the documentary… Continue reading PS3’s Struggles Placed Sony in a Must Win Scenario With the PS4

Sony Will Sell 120 Million PS5 Consoles in Just Five Years

      An early estimate of the next wave of home console sales states that Sony will go on to sale 120 million Playstation 5s to Microsoft Xbox Series X’s 60 million units. What’s outstanding about this estimate, is that it states that these sales will take place within a 5-year home console lifecycle. While… Continue reading Sony Will Sell 120 Million PS5 Consoles in Just Five Years

Half Year Video Game Sales Reach A 10-Year High Milestone

  As it has been  the trend since the global pandemic hit, more people are staying indoors, and more people are buying videogame software and hardware, driving video game sales revenues to $6.6 billion. The number is the highest sum of revenue that has been achieved since 2010. All three major Console Hardware companies have… Continue reading Half Year Video Game Sales Reach A 10-Year High Milestone

The Last of Us: Part II’s Actors, and Staff Receive Death Threats *Spoilers*

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As the fastest selling PS4 Exclusive, The Last of Us: Part II has encountered well deserved commercial success. As with most things that gain incredible prominence and acclaim, the game also has gained its share of detractors, and ‘haters’ across social media. In a strange case of nerdish outrage (or maybe not so strange), the… Continue reading The Last of Us: Part II’s Actors, and Staff Receive Death Threats *Spoilers*

Next Gen Games Will Match Movie “Photo Realistic” Results in Terms of Graphics

Halo Infinite's disastrous showcase seemed like a huge blow to the Xbox Series X' prospects at launch.

We might finally have reached the point in history in which computer rendering technology blurs the line to deliver graphics that resemble ‘reality’, as Epic Games’ Chief Technology Officer, Kim Liberi mentioned in a statement with UK’s PlayStation Official Magazine.   “For many years, the movie industry has been experimenting with Unreal Engine for previsualization… Continue reading Next Gen Games Will Match Movie “Photo Realistic” Results in Terms of Graphics

NBA 2K21 Will Cost $69.99 on Next Gen Possibly Setting a Precedent

Video Game prices might increase from a standard $59.99  price point to a $69.99 price tag during the next generation as “NBA 2k21” will cost $70 for the PS5, and the Xbox Series X as opposed to the standard $60 price tag that will accompany the game for the current consoles. Visual Concepts President Greg… Continue reading NBA 2K21 Will Cost $69.99 on Next Gen Possibly Setting a Precedent

Is The End of the 30+ Plus Hour Single Player Games Near? A Former Sony Executive Claims Such Games Will Become “Unsustainable”

The ‘Death’ of the single player AAA game has long been preached by some industry insiders. From the moment that Call of Duty, and other multiplayer games became  smash commercial hits many have wondered if those games will eventually replace the Triple AAA games that feature strong single player story driven campaigns like the Uncharted… Continue reading Is The End of the 30+ Plus Hour Single Player Games Near? A Former Sony Executive Claims Such Games Will Become “Unsustainable”

Former Rockstar Dev Explains GTA VI’s Absence is due to GTA V

When Grand Theft Auto V was announced during the PS5’s game reveal it was a surprising thing to many who were left wondering if we had ever seen a Remaster of a Remaster before. At the same time, Rockstar’s move to bring its popular (some would say “Too” popular) game to, yet another generation of… Continue reading Former Rockstar Dev Explains GTA VI’s Absence is due to GTA V

Series X vs PS5: An Unresolved Question of Pricing

The PS5’s games unveil last Thursday added to the growing of hype of the next generation machines. We have now seen games running on both machines, and the expectations for each console will only grow as Sony and Microsoft continue to showcase their games and plans for their respective launches. The one thing that remains… Continue reading Series X vs PS5: An Unresolved Question of Pricing