Tag Archives: current gen

EA’s Jorgensen thinks pre-Christmas current-gen price cut is unlikely

Don’t expect to see Sony and Microsoft dropping the price of PS3 and Xbox 360 this side of Christmas. That’s according to EA’s chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen, who as reported by GameSpot told the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media, & Technology conference that: "At some point [Microsoft and Sony] will …

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Next Call of Duty is leading on next-gen

PS4 and Xbox One are the lead platforms for this year’s as-of-yet unannounced Call of Duty. Sledgehammer is approaching this as a next-gen-first development,” Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg told IGN. Obviously in the console-transition year, anyone who developed a cross-generational game last year had to deal with the fact …

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Bluepoint is developing Titanfall on Xbox 360

Respawn Entertainment has confirmed that it is not handling development duties for the current-gen version of Titanfall. Boss Vince Zampella has confirmed that Bluepoint Games is handling the Xbox 360 version of the highly anticipated multiplayer shooter, which is release on Xbox One, PC and 360 on March 14th. Bluepoint …

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Capcom: Next-gen games require eight-to-ten times more development

The amount of work needed to produce a PS4 or Xbox One game is vastly more than was seen with the previous-gen machines. That’s according to Capcom’s senior manager of technology management at its consumer games department Masaru Ijuin, who said on the Capcom blog: It’s clear that heightened game …

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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. "I would say the Wii U version is pretty much in between what the current gen is and what the next gen is from a version standpoint," Jonathan Morin …

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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. A video comparison from Videogamer shows the same sections in both releases, including some side-by-side footage. The differences are actually fairly significant, …

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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. The chain will allow those who buy select titles on Xbox 360 or PS3 the chance to upgrade to the next-gen version for the discounted price of €14.99. The …

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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. Customers trading in PS3 or Xbox 360 copies of either Battlefield 4, FIFA 14 or Need for Speed Rivals against the purchase of the PS4 or Xbox One versions will receive both …

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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. The process is slightly different depending on which version you opt for you, according to Eurogamer. PS3 copies of the game, which is out on November 5th, …

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