Tag: Xbox

All By Themselves: Does Sony Hate Cross-Platform Play?

If there is one thing that all #gamers can agree on, regardless of the platform, it is that they want #crossplatformplay to become an eventual reality. We all want to see a world in which #PC, #PlayStation, #Xbox and, at times, #Nintendo players are able to play games in a shared online universe together. The ...

A Brief Microsoft Xbox E3 Conference Review

Microsoft’s #Xbox #E3 showcase took place yesterday and there were a lot of exciting and disappointing aspects that can be discussed. Seeing as the actual conference is over an hour long, I decided to draft a brief overview that discusses both the positive and negative points of the three main aspects of the conference; the ...

Should Fighting Games Cost Less?

Tekken 7 was released last week; the second massive title within the fighting genre in the last 30 days (the other title being Injustice 2.) I’ve seen a lot of excitement surrounding these two games, but I’ve also found a lot of gamers saying that they don’t really believe fighting games to be worth the ...

Why Do Gamers Seemingly Hate Ubisoft?

Ubisoft has recently revealed that a few new titles in their biggest franchises are in production, particularly Far Cry 5, The Crew 2 and a new Assassin’s Creed title. From all accounts, this information has seemed to have divided the gaming community somewhat. Some gamers were very happy to hear that new installments in some ...

Bring On The Xbox Exclusives: What Do Gamers Want To See From Xbox’s E3 Showcase This Year?

When it comes to #exclusives within the #videogame industry, there isn’t really a single overarching opinion within the gaming community. Some #gamers absolutely hate the idea because part of the community will not be able to gain access to the title because they don’t have the correct hardware to play said title. Other gamers love ...

The Video Game Market Actually Isn’t Crashing?

If you frequently visit #gaming news websites, blogs or YouTube channels, there is a significant chance that you may have previously come across the opinion that the video game market is headed for a #crash based on the year-on-year decline of #videogame sales. The basis of such claims had been figures released by #NPD; one of ...

Xbox One’s Exclusive Crisis

Only ten days into the year and 2017 has already claimed its first victim in #Scalebound, an #XboxOne exclusive set to be released later this year, has been cancelled. Scalebound, originally unveiled at Microsoft’s 2014 and 2016 E3 conferences, was one of the most highly anticipated #console exclusives for 2017 and its cancellation has certainly ...

Confessions of a Trophy/Achievement Hunter: Why We Like Imaginary Rewards

There is one thing (two, technically) in gaming that is able turn any gamer into an obsessive-compulsive wreck with an obstinate desire to complete stupid challenges for rewards that are not only non-existent, but also do not offer one an in-game benefit: trophies/achievements. Trophies/achievements first appeared with the release of the seventh generation of consoles ...