Entries in 'E3 2013' (125)

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Sony's E3 Victory

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Sony's E3 Victory

That video games lack recognisable stars is a criticism the industry often faces, but for one night in June PlayStation US CEO Jack Tretton certainly felt like rock royalty.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 25th 2013 at 9:00AM in News
A Tale of Two E3s - Xbox vs Sony vs Sega

A Tale of Two E3s - Xbox vs Sony vs Sega

E3 2013 harked back to the glory days of the trade show. We step back in time and discover striking similarities between E3 this year and the very first expo ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 11th 2013 at 12:14PM in News
VIDEO: Conan O'Brien rounds up E3

VIDEO: Conan O'Brien rounds up E3

American funnyman Conan O’Brien was at E3. And his experience was probably a little different to everyone else’s.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2013 at 3:21PM in News
The Sony Interview: Play to Win

The Sony Interview: Play to Win

Sony’s stinging attack on the Xbox One business model at E3 saw the PlayStation firm take pole position in the next generation console race.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 25th 2013 at 2:49PM in News

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OPINION: Xbox One strategy revamp was logical - but it might only accelerate Mattrick's digital vision

OPINION: Xbox One strategy revamp was logical - but it might only accelerate Mattrick's digital vision

One of the best bits of games industry scuttlebutt I have been told is about Xbox boss Don Mattrick.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 20th 2013 at 8:38AM in News
Fresh rumours say Xbox One will abandon controversial policies

Fresh rumours say Xbox One will abandon controversial policies

If the latest web rumours are true, Microsoft is poised to announce a revised agenda for second-hand games and online check-in.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 19th 2013 at 9:15PM in News
Sony: "We had one good day, but it's not over yet"

Sony: "We had one good day, but it's not over yet"

An aggressive Sony took E3 by storm last week, but says it was only ‘one good day’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 17th 2013 at 2:43PM in News
Sony: "If you buy it, you own it"

Sony: "If you buy it, you own it"

E3 may be over but Sony will do all it can to ride on the wave of goodwill that it generated in LA for as long as possible.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2013 at 10:01AM in News

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PS4-Vita Remote Play enabled at a system level

PS4-Vita Remote Play enabled at a system level

Every single PS4 game will be playable via Remote Play on PlayStation Vita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 3:43PM in News
Sony raises PS4 sales estimates, admits "demand may now outstrip supply"

Sony raises PS4 sales estimates, admits "demand may now outstrip supply"

The overwhelmingly positive response given to PS4 at E3 this week has led to the company raising its sales expectations for the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 1:21PM in News
Oddworld dev slams Microsoft over Xbox One indie games policy

Oddworld dev slams Microsoft over Xbox One indie games policy

Microsoft’s insistence on indie devs requiring a publishing partner has angered indie dev Lorne Lanning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 12:26PM in News
Nintendo: Want to block pre-owned? Then make better games

Nintendo: Want to block pre-owned? Then make better games

Spirited Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has said that there’s a very simply solution to the ‘problem’ of pre-owned – make better games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 11:04AM in News

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E3 2014 dated as expo records highest attendance figures since restructure

E3 2014 dated as expo records highest attendance figures since restructure

A whopping 48,200 people – encompassing journalists, retailers, analysts and other games industry professionals - visited the halls of E3 2013 in Los Angeles this week.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 14th 2013 at 10:38AM in News
Cliff Bleszinski defends Xbox One DRM, reckons Sony will do the same

Cliff Bleszinski defends Xbox One DRM, reckons Sony will do the same

Former Epic dev and the self-professed “Tony Stark of video games” Cliff Bleszinski has argued the case for Xbox One DRM.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 9:23AM in News
Download our E3 round-up issue now

Download our E3 round-up issue now

The first post-E3 issue of MCV is now available digitally and will start to arrive with subscribers from tomorrow.

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on Jun 14th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Yoshida confesses "love" for Oculus Rift as 1080p prototype is revealed

Yoshida confesses "love" for Oculus Rift as 1080p prototype is revealed

The arrival of virtual reality headset Oculus Rift on consoles is a step closer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 3:31PM in News

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Xbox One pre-owned and online policies are "definitive", unlikely to change in near-term

Xbox One pre-owned and online policies are "definitive", unlikely to change in near-term

Those hoping for a swift U-turn from Microsoft look set for disappointment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 3:20PM in News
VIDEO: Infamous Second Son gameplay footage

VIDEO: Infamous Second Son gameplay footage

With E3 now nearing an end we’re developing a firm appreciation of exactly the sort of graphical oomph we can expect from the machine’s range of launch titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 2:30PM in News
Titanfall Xbox exclusivity "a tactical opportunity" but PlayStation release "not out of the question"

Titanfall Xbox exclusivity "a tactical opportunity" but PlayStation release "not out of the question"

EA has insisted that it wants its games to reach as wide an audience as possible, but like any good rule there are always exceptions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 1:31PM in News
Microsoft confirms Xbox One's 21 launch countries; No Asian launch until 2014

Microsoft confirms Xbox One's 21 launch countries; No Asian launch until 2014

The 21 countries in which Xbox One is expected to launch this November have been confirmed by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 1:16PM in News
Top Gear's Clarkson, Hammond and May to feature in Forza 5

Top Gear's Clarkson, Hammond and May to feature in Forza 5

BBC’s Top Gear is returning to Microsoft’s Forza franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 11:46AM in News
New Mirror's Edge is "an open world action adventure game"

New Mirror's Edge is "an open world action adventure game"

EA’s freshly announced new entry in the Mirror’s Edge series will be a radical departure from the first.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Gamers seeking definitive confirmation regarding PS4 pre-owned

Gamers seeking definitive confirmation regarding PS4 pre-owned

Sony’s pro pre-owned stance is the talk of E3. But should we be holding back on the celebrations?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 10:05AM in News
Microsoft: Xbox One backlash was "kind of as we expected"

Microsoft: Xbox One backlash was "kind of as we expected"

The Xbox One is a market-changing system. And consumers don’t like change.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 9:31AM in News
Blockbuster: PS4 pre-orders "through the roof"

Blockbuster: PS4 pre-orders "through the roof"

Retailer Blockbuster has seen a sharp rise in PS4 orders following the events at E3 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 9:15AM in News