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  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Have You Played Any Last-Gen Ports Of New-Gen Games?

    Despite being well over a year into the lifespan of current-gen consoles, many ports are still releasing for the previous generation. Are you playing them? If you haven't purchased a new-gen console yet, are you waiting to play the better versions of these games? Or are the qualms of the last-gen... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Still Have Your Last-Gen Consoles Hooked Up?

    If you happen to own both last and current-gen consoles, do you still have your Xbox 360 and/or PlayStation 3 hooked up? I moved recently and it's time for the surprisingly enjoyable process of hooking up all my assorted consoles. Despite having all of my consoles hooked up at my previous home, I... More
  • Blog Post: 4A Games Teases Metro On PlayStation 4

    It's not much, but a Vine post from 4A Games shows a few seconds of Metro on PlayStation 4. After rumors of new-gen versions of the Metro games began appearing online last month, the developer issued a statement on its website writing , "Is Metro Redux real? Yes. We never made any secret of... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Are You Playing Over The Break?

    Maybe you're about to take a few days off for Thanksgiving. Maybe you're in the middle of it. We just want to know what you're playing with your non-work time. The Thanksgiving break has always been a time for me to dig into my backlog, or spend a huge amount of time on one recently released... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Is The Wii U A Next-Gen Console?

    Now that the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 have launched, we are officially in the next-generation of video gaming. The Wii U launched last year. Do you consider it a next-gen console? Technically, next-gen is no longer an applicable term. With the new consoles upon us, we are now in the current-gen... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Did You Go PlayStation 4 Or Xbox One? Or Neither?

    We have finally arrived in the next generation of video games. Our Xbox 360s and PlayStation 3 are resting comfortably in our trashcans as we forget the past and embrace what’s to come. As we move forward into the future of video games, there are four standout paths before us. There’s the... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: How Do You Like Your Xbox One?

    The Xbox One is out today. Some of you may have waited in line for Microsoft's new black box. Others may be just getting theirs in the mail. Maybe you're one of the lucky few who had their Xbox One delivered early. So how are you liking your new piece of next-gen hardware? What games did you... More
  • Blog Post: Gamers Nationwide Line Up For Xbox Ones

    All across America, people are anxiously anticipating the Xbox One launch. Many gamers are even lining up to pick up one of the consoles as soon as possible. Are you one of the lucky, soon-to-be sleep-deprived, individuals picking up an Xbox One at midnight? Did you choose a PlayStation 4 instead? We... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Have Any Rituals Or Habits In Advance Of Console Launches?

    The PlayStation 4 launch is just a few days away, and last week I compulsively started cleaning my office. Don’t get me wrong, it definitely needed to be straightened up a bit, but the timing was suspicious. I started thinking about past console launches and realized that I tidy up right before... More
  • Blog Post: Rayman Legends Makes The Leap To PS4 And Xbox One

    Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot announced today Rayman Legends’ upcoming arrival to next-gen hardware, stressing his confidence in Ubisoft to release the game in February 2014. Rayman Legends is available now on the Wii U, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC. The platformer received a glowing review from us back... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Which Non-Game, Next-Gen Features Are You Excited For?

    Deep down, both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are made to play games. Sony and Microsoft want their new boxes to be the center of the living room, though. That means building platforms designed for a diverse range of entertainment options. We want to know which of the other features you’re most... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Are You Waiting For New Hardware To Play Cross-Generation Titles?

    This week marks the first of the major (non-sports) cross-generation titles hitting current hardware. Battlefield 4 and Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag both arrive tomorrow, and Call of Duty: Ghosts hits in just one week. So, we want to know if you'll be diving right in, or if you are holding... More
  • Blog Post: CEO Talks About The Next Generation Of Ubisoft Games

    Amidst the madness of Gamescom 2013, we had a moment to catch our breath and sit down with Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot. In the video interview, we speak about his company's publishing strategy, how long he expects Ubisoft to support the current generation of consoles, ever-increasing development budgets... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Pledges To Support Xbox 360 For Three Years

    In the last console transition, Microsoft kicked the unprofitable Xbox to the curb in favor of the 360. According to an MS executive, things will be much different this time around. Microsoft chief marketing and strategy officer Yusuf Mehdi stresses that the company plans to keep supporting the Xbox... More
  • Blog Post: Five Big Changes Coming To Xbox One’s UI

    During Gamescom 2013 in Cologne Germany, Microsoft gave us a glimpse at a near-complete user interface for the Xbox One. The controller and Kinect-controlled UI comes with some exciting changes, from expanded friends list options to easy gameplay recording tools. Here are the five biggest changes coming... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Watch Dogs And Assassin's Creed Next-Gen Pre-Orders Outnumbering Current-Gen

    Ubisoft is reporting that despite the statistically larger player-base of current-gen consoles, more pre-order have been placed for the next-gen versions of Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. Speaking with MCV , Ubisoft Europe chief Alain Corre said that transitioning to the new consoles... More
  • Blog Post: It's Official, Next-Gen Games Holding Fast At $60 (At Least For First-Party)

    One more piece of the next-gen pricing puzzle has been clicked into place. Microsoft will be holding retail prices constant at $60. Publishers still have yet to disclose their own plans, though. This news, which comes by way of Gamespot , should come as a relief to consumers afraid that new hardware... More
  • Blog Post: Sources Say Next Xbox Requires Always-On Internet Connection

    [Update] Microsoft has released a new statement, which apologizes for the comments made on Twitter yesterday. This new statement was released by official Xbox blogger Major Nelson . Here is the statement in full: "We apologize for the inappropriate comments made by an employee on Twitter yesterday... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Must Microsoft Announce To Stay Competitive?

    Sony has planted its banner in the sand with a host of new games and features for the PS4. What does Microsoft need to share with gamers to capture the limelight? Sony took the stage last week to reveal the PlayStation 4 to the world, and while there may not have been too many giant surprises, most analysts... More
  • Blog Post: Top Developers React To PlayStation 4

    Every new console causes excitement among gamers with promises of better graphics, more complex gaming experiences, and new functionality. However, it's often the opinions of the developers who make the games we play that really matter. Any system must court the world's best development talent... More
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