Xbox Series X And Series S Box Design Has Been Revealed

After a long period of silence on Microsoft’s next-gen consoles, we’re finally getting to know the Xbox Series S and Series X–some of it officially, some of it through leaks. The latest info to have been revealed is the retail box art for both consoles, which was tweeted out by Wario64, a prominent source of […]

Take-Two CEO Doesn’t Think Cloud Gaming Is The Future

As the CEO of Take-Two Interactive Software, which publishes some of the biggest games out there (literally), Strauss Zelnick doesn’t see cloud gaming making a huge difference to his business. Zelnick explained his lack of enthusiasm in an in-depth interview with Protocol. Though he isn’t claiming cloud gaming is a bad thing, the gaming exec […]

Take-Two CEO Defends NBA 2K21’s Price Increase

NBA 2K21’s upcoming PS5 and Xbox Series X edition will cost $70 USD, which is $10 above the normal price of current-generation games. Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick has now defended the price increase to Protocol, pointing to the ballooning costs of game development. He remarked that he doesn’t expect consumers to care about rising development […]

EA Will Rebrand Origin As It Streamlines Services

EA is making moves to rebrand its desktop app, and the name “Origin” looks to be going away. VentureBeat and Gamesindustry.biz are both reporting that EA is planning to change Origin to simply be known as the EA desktop app, which is part of a wider strategy the company is employing to make their services […]

The Jackbox Party Pack 7, Featuring Quiplash 3, Reveals Release Date

The Jackbox Party Pack 7 has revealed a release date, and it’s not far off. The next collection of multiplayer party games from Jackbox will release on October 16, 2020, and all five games it contains have been revealed and detailed. The game is coming to PC, Switch, PS4, and Xbox One. Here’s everything you […]

Grand Theft Auto Company Boss Isn’t Sold On Video Game Subscription Services

The next generation of Xbox, including the Xbox Series X and Series S, is going all-in on subscriptions and payment plans, with both Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox All Access providing customers with over a hundred games, and potentially a whole new console, for a nominal fee each month. Xbox’s revenue is on the […]

PS5: The Launch Supply Of Consoles Has Been Reduced, Report Says

A new report from Bloomberg has shed some light on changes Sony is reportedly making to the production of the PlayStation 5 this year. The site states that Sony is cutting production by 4 million units due to issues related to the components–specifically the SoC (system on a chip). Sony was reportedly originally planning to […]

Minecraft Dungeons Will Support Touch Controls Through Cloud Gaming

Cloud Gaming with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is launching on September 15 in multiple markets, including the US, and it’ll let you stream your Game Pass titles to an Android phone or tablet. For most games, you’ll still want to sync up a controller with your phone for play, but if you’re deep into Minecraft […]

Nintendo Switch 10.2.0 Update (September 14) Out Now But It’s Not A Big One

The latest firmware update for the Nintendo Switch has landed, but as usual, you should not expect much from it. Version 10.2.0, which was released on September 14, is another general stability patch. The single-sentence patch notes state that the update provides “general system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience.” As usual, it’s possible […]

Why Xbox Series X Is Priced So Aggressively

Microsoft recently announced the prices of the Xbox Series S ($300) and Xbox Series X ($500), and they came in lower than some might have imagined, especially the lower-spec S model. The consoles were intentionally priced low, and Microsoft is launching the phone-style subscription plan, to make it easier to get people into the Xbox […]