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Category Archives: Xbox One
Wii U has seen improving sales over the last week – selling upwards of 200,000 units globally. Anyone who’s seen the previous charts will know that that’s a great improvement, however are we on the brink of a reversal of roles where the Wii U is concerned?
Digital Foundry has done a massive comparison of Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag on Wii U, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, and PC. And once again, the Wii U version is suffering from frame rate performance when compared to all other versions. There are even times when the frame rate dips into the low twenties range. See some of the analysis below.
This trailer is old, but CD Project Red added a few things to it. First it shows off all the awards The Witcher 3 won at E3, then it shows a PS4 logo at the end of the it. There’s also a new gameplay trailer as well.
Battlefield 4 is having multiple issues right now accross all platforms. DICE knows this, and announced they will be holding off working on other projects to fix Battlefield 4. Investors didn’t take too kindly to this information, as EA’s stock dropped by 8.28%. More details here. My take past the link. Thanks Anti for the tip!
Takes some balls to blame the two big companies whos platforms you use to get your games out to the masses for why people aren’t buying up your new game. Or it takes a gutless bunch of excuses makers. AlphaOmegaSin discusses Call of Duty Ghosts’ reduced sales.
That’s why he wants Nintendo to go third party. He can get a PS4 and Xbox One for himself but a video game console for his kid? No Way! Seriously, how do you rob your daughter of an experience you enjoyed as a kid when you can more than afford to provide that for her!?!?!? Make sure to subscribe to TheRealAtomicToaster on YouTube. He makes excellent content.
Less than two years after opening up a video game design studio in downtown Victoria, Microsoft has shut down the studio. This leaves around thirty people without employment.
Ubisoft has uploaded a brand new teaser trailer for the reveal of The Division’s Snowdrop Engine. The reveal drops on Monday, December 9th.
This isn’t 100%, but I think it goes in line with all the reports i’ve been posting on Playeressence. VGChartz is reporting the Wii U sold 197,597 units in North America last week, outselling the PS4 in North America. Add in Europe and Japan, and the Wii U sold over 270,000K for the week. Nintendo still has a lot of work to do. But it seems like their marketing and big games like Super Mario 3D World and New Super Mario Bros are carrying the system.
Platinum Games director Hideki Kamiya doesn’t really work on sequels and he has s fantastic explanation why. He feels his calling is to bring new pieces of entertainment to fans. If he was to work on sequels, some of his most cherished IPs may have never been made.
Yahoo Games has detailed a wedding cake that plays games like Donkey Kong, Dig Dug, and Ice Climbers, no joke. Posh Entertainment makes cakes like this for people. Check out the video below.
This is why you don’t buy gaming consoles on Ebay, Craigslist, or other similar sites. A Nottingham teenager is blistering mad after mistakenly buying a photo of a Xbox One online.
Longtime character designer Akihiko Yoshida has left Square Enix after nearly two decades of amazing work.
Microsoft’s indie publishing policy asks developers to release games on Xbox One at the same time as the PS4.
We petition and nothing comes out of it most of the time. Operation Rainfall was an anomaly at best, but what is the solution for the division between Gamers and Developers/Companies? Money. Or at least, the lack of promise where it’s concerned.
You guys know how I do it at Playeressence, I try to be balanced. I just posted a video with Rich from ReviewTech blasting Nintendo and agreeing with Jason Rubin. Now I’ll post an article discussing some good news on Wii U. Check it out here. Thanks Ricard for the tip! Btw Ricard published a new article yesterday.
Despite NBA Live 14 being one of the worst reviewed games of the year, and Battlefield 4 having all sorts of issues. EA feels that they have reached a level of quality unlike last generation.
Rich from ReviewTechUSA actually agrees with Jason Rubin’s comments that the Wii U is irrelevant. And he feels that Nintendo’s management needs to be fired.
Over 50 indie developers have begun developing on the Xbox One, according to Microsoft. ID@Xbox allows small and large developers to self-publish their games on Xbox Live.
Call of Duty Ghosts didn’t lite up the review scores, but Activision feels that even the game’s critics like the game a lot.
Playeressence writer Jamie Butterworth has a YouTube channel, and it is awesome. In the video, Butterworth discusses how Ubisoft is kind of dropping the ball with their Wii U support.
Destiny has received an information blowout thanks to GameInformer’s January issue. Get the details below.
Convenient excuse after convenient excuse, broken promise after broken promise and no one is seeing the pattern. In the past, blame could well be placed on Nintendo’s shoulders and not a soul would argue against it. But now, there are no more excuses, as Nintendo fans we’ve seen it all, but we’ve finally hit the bottom of the barrel, I think.
You guys asked for him, and he has responded. Ricard Julianti is finally back with another interesting, amazing, and thoughtful opinion article. If you only have time to do one thing today, make sure it’s to read this article.
YouTuber brawlmaster012 has a brand new video giving his reasons why the console wars are pointless.