Entries in 'Next-gen' (120)

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

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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

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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
Analyst tips Xbox One to win launch window next-gen sales race

Analyst tips Xbox One to win launch window next-gen sales race

Baird Research analyst Colin Sebastian has predicted that Xbox One will enjoy slightly higher launch window unit sales than its rival PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2013 at 3:56PM in News
UK retail: Watch Dogs loss won't slow next-gen launch

UK retail: Watch Dogs loss won't slow next-gen launch

The delays to Watch Dogs and DriveClub will not derail the launch of PS4 and Xbox One, UK High Street stores have said.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 25th 2013 at 2:07PM in News
US retailer Target cancels some PS4 console pre-orders

US retailer Target cancels some PS4 console pre-orders

The delays of Watch Dogs and DriveClub have had an unfortunate consequence for a handful of gamers in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 12:01PM in News

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Watch Dogs will look better on Wii U than it does on PS3 or Xbox 360

Watch Dogs will look better on Wii U than it does on PS3 or Xbox 360

The creative director of Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs reckons the Wii U version will be graphically superior to its current-gen counterparts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Jump to next-gen has 'quadrupled' development requirements

Jump to next-gen has 'quadrupled' development requirements

Making a next-gen console time takes four times the development resources than a current-gen game, Sony studio Guerrilla has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 1:57PM in News
ANALYSIS: Next-gen crash recovery?

ANALYSIS: Next-gen crash recovery?

Jules Williams, consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel, discusses whether the next generation of consoles has what it takes to restore the games industry...

on Oct 2nd 2013 at 2:19PM in News
VIDEO: Battlefield 4 compared on current and next-gen

VIDEO: Battlefield 4 compared on current and next-gen

Thanks to yesterday’s release of the Battlefield 4 beta, we’ve now got a better idea than ever about how the next-gen and current-gen versions of Battlefield 4 compare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 9:42AM in News

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PS4 tops Xbox One in Reuters consumer poll

PS4 tops Xbox One in Reuters consumer poll

More US consumers intend to buy a PS4 this Christmas than an Xbox One, according to a poll conducted by Reuters and Ipsos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 9:56AM in News
GameStop reveals European next-gen game upgrade offer

GameStop reveals European next-gen game upgrade offer

Gamers on the continent intending to upgrade key games from current to next-gen have been given another option by retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 2:54PM in News
Amazon reveals EA next-gen upgrade deal

Amazon reveals EA next-gen upgrade deal

Another option has been offered for those hoping to upgrade to the next-gen versions of EA’s upcoming games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 4:06PM in News
ERA: PS4 ahead of Xbox One in consumer survey

ERA: PS4 ahead of Xbox One in consumer survey

The Entertainment Retailer’s Association has revealed the latest findings of its UK consumer survey, and it’s good news for PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2013 at 1:34PM in News
Here's how to upgrade to next-gen Call of Duty: Ghosts

Here's how to upgrade to next-gen Call of Duty: Ghosts

Those wanting to buy both the current and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts have a number of options open to them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 1:32PM in News
EA to release its next-gen games before next-gen hardware

EA to release its next-gen games before next-gen hardware

Battlefield 4, FIFA 14 and Madden NFL 25 will be available in their next-gen guises ahead of their respective hardware launches in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 11:43AM in News
VIDEO: How Assassin's Creed IV compares on current and next-gen

VIDEO: How Assassin's Creed IV compares on current and next-gen

Ubisoft has detailed the many visual additions that will feature in the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 10:22AM in News
Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Futuresource Consulting has predicted that PS4 will enjoy a decent sales advantage over Xbox One over the next five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 10:02AM in News
FIFA 14 is better on next-gen as current machines have "hit the limit"

FIFA 14 is better on next-gen as current machines have "hit the limit"

EA has made the FIFA series the very best it can be on Xbox 360 and PS3 and is relishing the technical advances afforded to it by the next-gen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2013 at 1:45PM in News