Microsoft’s presentation at GamesCom seemed to do exactly what it needed to do: show off the good news for Xbox One owners and entice those on the fence.
In the leadup to the Xbox One’s launch in November, Microsoft made a number of crazy decisions. They were to require an online connection to use the console, with a check in to Microsoft HQ every 24 hours. Games were going to be tied to accounts, making it almost impossible to lend them to friends […]
The Forza series has always been home to some of my favorite racing games. I could never get into Grand Turismo, but I was able to jump right into Forza and hit the ground driving. Most gamers consider those two franchises to be bitter rivals, and for good reason; they are both system-selling exclusives that […]
Earlier today, Xbox VP Marc Whitten has reversed yet another policy about the upcoming Xbox One. Despite previous announcements at E3, it will now be possible to operate the console without a Kinect plugged in. The joyous news to every operator of a fighting tournament and resident of Japan comes just months after several other […]
One could compare Microsoft’s initial plan for the XBOX ONE to someone throwing buckets of feces at a ceiling fan, but I won’t. Their announcement was more like that one single neutron that crashed into the nucleus of video game culture and then proceeded to break down into shit, spawning more neutrons to perpetuate this […]
In light of Microsoft’s recent reveal of Xbox ONE, and the hate that it stirred up on the internet, Sony has officially stated that they will not have compulsory DRM on PS4. Publishers will be free to use their own proprietary DRM (just like they do now), which of course made the Xbox ONE look […]