Entries in 'Next-gen' (151)

EA: Next-gen FIFA hasn't hurt PS3, 360 SKUs

EA: Next-gen FIFA hasn't hurt PS3, 360 SKUs

FIFA 14 for Xbox One and PS4 may be looking impressive, but that hasn’t impacted the current-gen games, says EA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 30th 2013 at 2:10PM in News
Xbox One self-publishing "not the equivalent to what other platforms offer"

Xbox One self-publishing "not the equivalent to what other platforms offer"

One notable indie dev has urged caution to those welcoming Microsoft’s decision to allow self-publishing on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2013 at 9:24AM in News
EA: Current-gen sports games pre-orders are "soft" owing to nearing next-gen

EA: Current-gen sports games pre-orders are "soft" owing to nearing next-gen

Publisher EA has predicted a slight dip in annual sales of its key sports IPs thanks to the upcoming transition to next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 2:19PM in News
FIFA Ultimate Team data CAN be carried from current to next-gen

FIFA Ultimate Team data CAN be carried from current to next-gen

EA has announced that those who buy into the current-gen FIFA 14 launch in September will not lose their Ultimate Team progress if they go next-gen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 11:34AM in News

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Xbox One could outnumber PS4 3-to-1 at launch, Xbox One price cut incoming?

Xbox One could outnumber PS4 3-to-1 at launch, Xbox One price cut incoming?

Microsoft could win the first round of the next-gen battle through raw numbers, one analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
Analyst predicts Xbox One and PS4 shortages

Analyst predicts Xbox One and PS4 shortages

Both the Xbox One and PS4 are likely to be in short supply upon their release later this year, one US analyst has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 10:48AM in News
Xbox One pre-orders "trending ahead" of Xbox 360; PS4 also beating PS3 pre-launch performance

Xbox One pre-orders "trending ahead" of Xbox 360; PS4 also beating PS3 pre-launch performance

Microsoft has said that pre-orders for the Xbox One are “trending ahead” of those enjoyed by the Xbox 360 at the same stage in its pre-release cycle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 11:48AM in News
Poll suggests little next-gen interest in Japan

Poll suggests little next-gen interest in Japan

Although there are indications that there’s a decent appetite for Xbox One and PS4 in the West, the same can’t necessarily be said of Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 10:41AM in News

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Capcom resurrecting Strider franchise

Capcom resurrecting Strider franchise

The Strider franchise is being lined up for a return in 2014 publisher Capcom has announced as Comic-Con in San Diego.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Ubisoft promises increased focus on open-world gaming

Ubisoft promises increased focus on open-world gaming

Yves Guillemot has said that his company must increase its open-world gaming output as it looks to capitalise on the upcoming arrival of the next-generation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
The Mark of greatness: Profiling Mark Cerny, the man who made the PS4

The Mark of greatness: Profiling Mark Cerny, the man who made the PS4

He built arcade classic Marble Madness. He produced Sonic 2. He brought Crash and Spyro to market. Oh, and his PS4 design reignited passions for Sony. MCV meets Mark Cerny ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 18th 2013 at 8:20AM in News
Xbox One, PS4 sell out at Amazon

Xbox One, PS4 sell out at Amazon

Online retail giant Amazon has sold its entire launch day allocation for both next-generation consoles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 12th 2013 at 11:06AM in News

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OPINION: What's the upside to this strange generation change?

OPINION: What's the upside to this strange generation change?

Are publishers like EA, Ubisoft and Activision being smart by releasing their games as cross-generation titles this Christmas?

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 5th 2013 at 1:15PM in News
Why Grand Theft Auto V is the biggest threat to PS4 and Xbox One

Why Grand Theft Auto V is the biggest threat to PS4 and Xbox One

UK retailers have warned that consumers may hold-off buying PS4 or Xbox One in order to play GTA V.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 5th 2013 at 12:52PM in News
Next-generation consoles to star at biggest Gamescom to date

Next-generation consoles to star at biggest Gamescom to date

This year's Gamescom in Cologne will be the biggest event in the show's five-year history, thanks in no small part to Xbox One and PS4.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 4th 2013 at 11:57AM in News
Xbox One and PS4 break records at Amazon.com

Xbox One and PS4 break records at Amazon.com

The excitement surrounding the next generation of consoles has led to a record-breaking performance on Amazon.com.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2013 at 3:01PM in News

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EA Sports: 'We must not screw up our next-gen titles'

EA Sports: 'We must not screw up our next-gen titles'

The boss of EA Sports has warned his teams not to ‘screw up’ its next gen games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 21st 2013 at 9:33AM in News
Call of Duty Ghosts development held up by lack of final next-gen hardware

Call of Duty Ghosts development held up by lack of final next-gen hardware

Developer Infinity Ward cannot finish work on key elements of Call of Duty: Ghosts as it is yet to receive final next-gen hardware samples.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2013 at 3:15PM in News
PS4 and Xbox One are a "distraction" from gaming's biggest growth areas

PS4 and Xbox One are a "distraction" from gaming's biggest growth areas

All the noise surrounding the next-generation of consoles is a fantastic opportunity for investors to make big money from gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 3:42PM in News
EA: No next-gen FIFA 14 on PC because users have low-spec machines

EA: No next-gen FIFA 14 on PC because users have low-spec machines

It sounds like PC gamers may face a bit of a wait for true next-gen FIFA to be released on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 11:03AM in News
Microsoft pledges to keep new game RRPs static for Xbox One

Microsoft pledges to keep new game RRPs static for Xbox One

Xbox One games will not cost more than Xbox 360 titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
Watch Dogs dev: Platform holders need to "listen to players"

Watch Dogs dev: Platform holders need to "listen to players"

A subtle dig at proposed next-gen restrictions or a casual observation about market strategy?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 2:04PM in News
EA: See the first next-gen FIFA 14 gameplay footage

EA: See the first next-gen FIFA 14 gameplay footage

The first ever next-gen gameplay footage for EA's FIFA 14 has been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2013 at 9:58PM in News
Xbox One beating PS4 on Amazon, tracking ahead of Xbox 360 pre-orders

Xbox One beating PS4 on Amazon, tracking ahead of Xbox 360 pre-orders

Microsoft appears to have grabbed an early advantage in the next-gen sales war.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2013 at 11:38AM in News