Tag Archives: e3 2016

PS4 Neo is purely about keeping users on-side, House explains

4K? VR? The actual motivation behind Sony’s PS4 Neo may actually be more straightforward than you think. That’s according to PlayStation boss Andrew House, at least, who has told The Guardian that the main thinking behind the upgrade is simply to keep people engaged with the PS4 platform for longer …

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House ‘surprised’ by Scorpio announcement, explains Neo no-show

PlayStation boss Andrew House has questioned the wisdom of Microsoft’s decision to bring the Xbox Scorpio to its E3 conference some year and a half before release. I was surprised by the step of announcing something over a year ahead of time,” he told The Guardian. The dynamics of the …

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Mouse and keyboard support headed to Xbox One in coming months

Xbox One players may have a new means of controlling games in the very near future. When asked by PCGamesN about the need to close the gap between PC and Microsoft’s consoles thanks to its Play Anywhere cross-buy scheme, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said that mouse and keyboard support on …

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PlayStation dismisses VR quality concerns and explains Neo absence

Every demo of PlayStation VR has been conducted on an everyday PS4, Sony confirms. The platform holder has dismissed concerns that the PS4 is not capable of running a high quality VR experience, and that the Neo – Sony’s upcoming improved PS4 system – would be needed to run VR …

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4K won’t be mandatory for Xbox Scorpio games

It seems that while Xbox Scorpio has been built specifically for 4K gaming, developers will not be forced to make their titles output in 4K. Scorpio is a 6 teraflop gaming machine, which will be a great gaming machine for true 4K gaming, giving you a native 4K frame buffer …

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HTC Vive: Fallout 4 could be our killer app

HTC says the upcoming Fallout 4 game for Vive could be the headset’s system seller. Although the firm doesn’t believe in exclusivity in VR – and encourages developers to create games for Oculus and PlayStation VR as well – it is excited about the impact Fallout 4 may have on …

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Ubisoft: We believe NX will recapture the Wii audience

Ubisoft is confident that the Nintendo NX will recapture the lost Wii audience, Ubisoft has told MCV. The Wii was one of the most successful games consoles in history, with over 101m consoles sold. By comparison its successor, Wii U, has been a failure, shifting just shy of 13m units. …

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OPINION: Of course Link can be female, Nintendo

The annoying thing isn’t so much that there isn’t an option for Link to be female in Zelda: Breath of the Wild, it’s more the weakness of the excuse given for that decision. Speculation about either a female Link or the option to choose the character’s gender in the new …

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Elder Scrolls 6 is in development, but a long way from launch

Bethesda has confirmed that a sequel to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is in the works, but that we won’t be seeing it for some time. As reported by IGN, Bethesda’s Games Studios boss Todd Howard said on YouTube’s Live at E3 stream that The Elder Scrolls 6 is one …

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