0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on January 30, 2013
Though last week's rumour about the next Xbox's apparent minimalist naming philosophy was proved to be nothing more than a hoax designed to expose the frailties of modern gaming journalism, it appears that Microsoft's next console might simply be named 'Xbox' after all. This screenshot shows the Xbox website as it appeared at approximately 3am GMT on Wednesday, 30th January. Note "The New Xbox"... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on September 26, 2012
The UK's biggest gaming exhibition kicks off at Earl's Court in London this weekend, and this year's show promises to be the biggest yet! With more than 80 games playable on the showfloor, including some of this year's (and next's) most anticipated titles, this is truly a massive event for the UK gaming community. Almost 35,000 people turned up over four days in 2011, and interest has remained ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on May 2, 2012
So, you live in the United Kingdom and you want to make plans for E3, but you're not very good with all this time zone malarkey. We're here to help. Below are the dates and times of the three main E3 press conferences in good old British Summer Time. Microsoft - Monday, 4th June @ 6pm Sony - Tuesday, 5th June @ 2am Nintendo - Tuesday, 5th June @ 5pm The list above is in chronological... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on November 17, 2011
The latest addition to the Elder Scrolls series has already received over 50 perfect scores, and critical acclaim has been met with retail success; Skyrim has shipped a staggering seven million copies during its first week at retail. Tens of thousands of fans worldwide attended midnight launch events, contributing to the game's 48hr sales of 3.5 million. Its prequel, Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion,... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on November 16, 2011
A report from French gaming website Xboxygen.com claims that Microsoft's next console, codenamed 'Xbox 10', will boast a hex-core CPU, 2GB of DDR3 RAM and an AMD dual-GPU prototype. The site, which claims to have sources 'very close' to Microsoft, states that the console is being developed by internally-titled Xbox division, Loop, whilst software is being handled by Infinity. Research and deve... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on November 15, 2011
The guys and girls over at EA Black Box seem to have taken the phrase 'cinematic gaming' a bit too literally, as their latest racer apparently struggles to match the running time of a typical film. According to GameTrailers' video review, Need for Speed: The Run's story mode will take little over two hours to beat. GameTrailers' co-founder and video-voiceover-guy, Brandon Jones, states that thi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on November 11, 2011
Despite the Battlefield franchise doing its best to eat into the FPS market share these past couple of years, the Call of Duty franchise has once again shown that it cannot be ignored, and is simply a powerhouse of the industry. Almost inevitably, Modern Warfare 3 has broken all pre-existing first-day sales records for any entertainment medium, with over 6.5 million sales in its first 24 hours of ... more.