Entries in 'Next-gen' (201)

VIDEO: The Division looks to put the 'next' in 'next-gen'

VIDEO: The Division looks to put the 'next' in 'next-gen'

A new video demonstrating the tech powering Ubisoft’s The Division points to a very exciting looking next-gen release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 1:45PM in News
"The reason Sony beats Microsoft is solely the price", Pachter believes

"The reason Sony beats Microsoft is solely the price", Pachter believes

PS4’s early advantage over Xbox One is purely because it retails for £80 less.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 12:20PM in News
EA's next-gen launch games "were better quality" than on PS3/Xbox 360

EA's next-gen launch games "were better quality" than on PS3/Xbox 360

The simplified architecture of PS4 and Xbox One allowed EA to reach a higher quality benchmark with its launch titles than it managed last time out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:58PM in News
PS4 generated 4% more social media buzz than Xbox One in first 72 hours

PS4 generated 4% more social media buzz than Xbox One in first 72 hours

New research from Way To Blue has suggested that PS4 put in a stronger social media performance than Xbox One in their respective 72 hour launch periods.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 3:12PM in News

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Xbox One and PS4 fetching sky-high prices on eBay

Xbox One and PS4 fetching sky-high prices on eBay

Shoppers are currently paying through the nose to secure Xbox One and PS4 consoles on eBay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 10:50AM in News
Nvidia: 'PC far superior to next-gen consoles'

Nvidia: 'PC far superior to next-gen consoles'

Nvidia insists players shouldn’t limit their decision between the PS4 and Xbox One when choosing their next gaming device.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 29th 2013 at 11:29AM in News
3DS, Wii U and Vita games better than
anything on PS4 or Xbox One, say critics

3DS, Wii U and Vita games better than anything on PS4 or Xbox One, say critics

The PS4 and Xbox One launch line-up has been overshadowed by games for Wii U, Vita and 3DS.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
PS4 is beating Xbox One in social media war - report

PS4 is beating Xbox One in social media war - report

Sony’s PS4 arrives in the UK and Europe today and a new report has found that the machine currently has the advantage over its rival Xbox One on social media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2013 at 10:19AM in News

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Activision claims Call of Duty next-gen dominance

Activision claims Call of Duty next-gen dominance

Call of Duty: Ghosts has emerged as the big winner in the next-gen games race, Activision has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 1:13PM in News
'Sony has captured the hearts of indie retail'

'Sony has captured the hearts of indie retail'

Top independent chains have told MCV that PS4 is already ‘winning the war’ against Xbox One.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 25th 2013 at 12:12PM in News
Countdown to Xbox One: The truth behind next-gen demand

Countdown to Xbox One: The truth behind next-gen demand

Pre-orders are sky high, but the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel reveals that the number of consumers eyeing Xbox One and PS4 is significantly higher.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 20th 2013 at 2:27PM in News
Ubisoft expects next-gen to double previous generation uptake

Ubisoft expects next-gen to double previous generation uptake

The pace at which consumers will buy PS4 and Xbox One will vastly outperform what was seen with the current generation of machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 9:23AM in News

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Trade-ins rocket at GameStop as next-gen fever arrives

Trade-ins rocket at GameStop as next-gen fever arrives

GameStop has said that software and hardware trade-ins increased by a factor of four the weekend before PS4 launched in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 3:59PM in News
Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Publisher EA has dismissed concerns over falling sales of this year’s biggest games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 15th 2013 at 1:00PM in News
Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

The UK arm of online retailer Amazon cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery of either next-gen console for those who have yet to order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 9:30AM in News
New research claims PS4 in pole position for next-gen

New research claims PS4 in pole position for next-gen

A new report states that PS4 is narrowly ahead of Xbox One as the new consoles hit shelves.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 14th 2013 at 12:50PM in News

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Next-gen consoles "too limited" for Oculus Rift

Next-gen consoles "too limited" for Oculus Rift

Hopes of Oculus Rift being compatible with PS4 and Xbox One appears to have vanished.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 1:03PM in News
Xbox's next-generation of storytelling

Xbox's next-generation of storytelling

Emmy award-winning storyteller Elan Lee was hired by Microsoft this summer to help shape the future of storytelling.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 12th 2013 at 11:41AM in News
VIDEO: Next-gen FIFA 14 in action again

VIDEO: Next-gen FIFA 14 in action again

EA is certainly keen to press home the advantages that its next-gen version of FIFA 14 will offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 2:14PM in News
Read how the next-gen is damaging sales of this year's blockbusters in this week's MCV

Read how the next-gen is damaging sales of this year's blockbusters in this week's MCV

This week's issue of MCV analyses how the next-gen transition is damaging the sales of the year's biggest Q4 releases.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 7th 2013 at 11:44AM in News
Rough waters: The next-generation transition

Rough waters: The next-generation transition

We all expected sales of Assassin’s Creed IV and Battlefield 4 to be down.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2013 at 10:07AM in News
UFC to run at 30fps on next-gen, dev says 60fps "not hugely beneficial"

UFC to run at 30fps on next-gen, dev says 60fps "not hugely beneficial"

EA Canada has confirmed that next year’s Xbox One and PS4 release UFC will not run at 60 frames per second.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 12:59PM in News
Man stages Blockbuster megaphone protest to get PS4 refund

Man stages Blockbuster megaphone protest to get PS4 refund

One disgruntled Blockbuster customer took matters into his own hands when told he could not receive a refund for his PS4 pre-order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 11:22AM in News
Next-gen won't recapture last-gen's highs, analyst predicts

Next-gen won't recapture last-gen's highs, analyst predicts

Strategy Analytics thinks the upcoming console generation will fall well short of the financial success enjoyed by our current machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 1:50PM in News
GAME offers chance to pay for Xbox One and PS4 early, jump the queue on launch night

GAME offers chance to pay for Xbox One and PS4 early, jump the queue on launch night

Consumers are being offered the chance to jump straight to the front of the queue when buying either Xbox One or PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:54AM in News