Tag Archives: Xbox One

Microsoft and Nintendo disagree about Wii U’s graphical clout

Opinions regarding the graphical power of Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U appear to be mixed. Speaking to investors, Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata asserted that the new console will not lag as far behind its upcoming rivals from Microsoft and Sony as Wii did compared to Xbox 360 and PS3. "We cannot …

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Microsoft fights for, wins Xbox8 domains

Xbox 8, or perhaps Xbox ∞ (Xbox Infinity) could be the name of the successor to Xbox 360. The speculation has arisen after Fusible reported that Microsoft had acquired two URLs – Xbox8.us and Xbox8.org. Not only has it acquired them, but it fought to do so, winning two disputes …

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Microsoft clamps down in "Xbox roadmap" leak

It’s often hard to distinguish between fact and faction. But luckily sometimes companies make it far easier for us to tell. Remember the leaked” Xbox 720 roadmap document that emerged online at the weekend? Even MCV treated it with a pinch of salt. Well, it now looks more or less …

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‘Leaked’ and dubious document claims to outline future Xbox roadmap

Microsoft’s Xbox roadmap includes the 2013 launch a $299 Xbox 360 successor and Kinect 2, convincing-looking (but dubious) documents posted online claim. Uncorroborated as genuine, presentation slides from a purported August 2010 meeting posted to Scribd suggest the format holder’s roadmap for its home console were once projected to include: …

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E3 2012: EA says E3’12 "is the opening act of next-gen cycle shift"

EA Labels president Frank Gibeau has said that E3 2012 is the first chapter in the next-gen story. The sentiments precisely echo those published by MCV earlier this week, which itself was a reaction to the strongly negative response to this year’s platform holder presentations. "It’s fairly natural, like with …

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GameStop: Next-gen consoles WON’T block pre-owned

Industry insight or wishful thinking? Global games retail giant GameStop believes that the PS4 and Xbox 720 won’t incorporate pre-owned blocking technology. Since the turn of the year separate rumours have suggested that both the Next Xbox and the PS4 would utilise methods to either prevent gamers from playing games …

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E3 2012: Watch Dogs could be next-gen, will use SmartGlass

Ubisoft has dropped the biggest hint yet that the Watch Dogs demo that blew away the E3 crowd on Monday was in fact based on next-gen console hardware. When asked to confirm which formats the game would appear on by GTTV, Ubisoft president Yves Guillemot replied PS3, 360, PC and… …

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Take-Two: Next-gen no show is no problem

Disappointed by the possibility of no new hardware from Sony or Microsoft at E3 next week?Don’t be, says Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick. The GTA publisher has told MCV that an extended console cycle is good for publishers of expensive, triple-A games. The biggest blockbusters are still selling in huge numbers, …

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Konami using Fox Engine in next-gen PES

Hideo Kojima’s Fox Engine will power the future of the Pro Evolution Soccer series on next-gen consoles. Fox is a multi-platform engine designed by the studio behind the Metal Gear Solid series. It went into development after the developer shipped Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots in 2008. …

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Activision’s Destiny timeline reveals Xbox 720 and PS4 launch dates

The transition between Xbox 360 and Xbox 720 will take place between 2013 and 2015, Activision anticipates. It does not expect to make titles for PS4 until 2016, however. As revealed by court documents detailing the publishing deal between Activision and Bungie, the title known as Destiny Games #1 IS …

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