Entries in 'Next-gen' (120)

PS4 has "slight momentum edge" over Xbox One in the US, analyst claims

PS4 has "slight momentum edge" over Xbox One in the US, analyst claims

Sony appears to have emerged as the narrow front-runner in the early days of the next-gen console war in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
REVIEW OF THE YEAR: The next-gen arrives

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: The next-gen arrives

2013 was a huge year for the market. Even the launch of the biggest entertainment product of all time will forever be overshadowed by the year’s biggest moments: the launch ...

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 31st 2013 at 9:00AM in News
Triple-A giants bounce back

Triple-A giants bounce back

The games industry's biggest blockbusters are recovering after disappointing opening week sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 20th 2013 at 9:40AM in News
PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

Sony’s PS4 has commanded a greater share of online web traffic across five leading retail websites in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 10:16AM in News

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Ubisoft: Watch Dogs could have been "best-rated next-gen launch game"

Ubisoft: Watch Dogs could have been "best-rated next-gen launch game"

“It’s a very intense decision” – that’s how North American Ubisoft president Laurent Detoc describes the process leading up to the delay of a game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 12:45PM in News
Carmack questions idea of console generation switch

Carmack questions idea of console generation switch

Id Software co-founder John Carmack has said he is dissatisfied with the industry abandoning aging console generations and the huge audiences that they have in favour of rising costs and ...

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:56AM in News
Rayman Legends coming to next-gen

Rayman Legends coming to next-gen

Ubisoft’s latest Rayman title, Legends, is getting a next-gen makeover and will be coming to stores early next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:48AM in News
DFC predicts PS4 dominance this generation

DFC predicts PS4 dominance this generation

PS4 won’t break all-time console sales records but will emerge as the next-gen console winner, analyst DFC Intelligence has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:12AM in News

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F2P: The next generation of free

F2P: The next generation of free

Last year one of the questions was whether free-to-play was really a legitimate business model or a temporary fad?

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 11th 2013 at 1:41PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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