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Mike Bithell’s minimalist game about jumping rectangles, Thomas Was Alone, is getting the next-gen treatment. The Wii U, PS4, and Xbox One port of Thomas Was Alone will feature stunning 1080p / 60 fps visuals, more polygons, and more emotions than ever before. Check out the hilarious announcement trailer below.
Glitch Vegas studio Obsidian is hiring for a new “Unique next generation game,”. In order to be considered for he open positions, you have to have a passion for RPG and action games. My money is on Fallout 4.
Holy smokes if this is true! Grand Theft Auto 5 has only been announced for the Xbox 360 and PS3, however, a new rumor has sprouted online that says otherwise.
Watch Dogs will be on just about every platform you can think of this fall: PS3, 360, Wii U, PC, Xbox 720, and PS4. Creative director on Watch Dogs, Jonathan Morin, discusses how the PS4 version differs from the other console versions.
Hideo Kojima, the creator of Metal Gear, one of the most innovative franchises of all time, has discussed his feelings on Killzone Shadow Fall for the PS4. He also talked about broadening the scope of story telling for next generation.
Climax Studios, the team that previously worked on Silent Hill Shattered Memories for Wii, has announced they are working on a mystery game for the Wii U, PS4, and Xbox 720.
Sony’s worldwide studios President Shuhei Yoshida has discussed how he wants more than First person shooting games on the PS4.
The more I hear about the next generation Xbox, or the Xbox 720, the more I think this device is going to fail. New information, from a guy that is usually spot on with Xbox information, provided some interesting news about Microsoft’s newest console. This includes an ‘always online’ connection, and a $500 price tag on the high end model. More details through the link .
Check out this rant on the Xbox 720 having an always online connection. His rant is actually very factual, and brings up many concerns for many people requiring an always online connection. This video was in response to a MS rep defending an always online
connection. By the end of the video, this guy takes axe to his Xbox 360.
The Xbox 720 is shrouded in mystery right now. The technical specs of the system are out in the wild, but there are multiple rumors floating around the system will require an online connection to play games and to run apps. This is essentially DRM on a system wide level.
Brayden Cole from A Critical Hit Production is back with another video discusses the PS4 specs more in depth. Make sure to subscribe to his channel on Youtube.
Now Gamer has broken the news that the PS4 will be releasing this October, and will run you 300 Euros. This information comes from Sony Gaming CEO Andrew House.
Sony announced the PS4 in February, and many seemed pleased with the system specs, features, and games. Microsoft has yet to announce the Xbox 720, but a Ubisoft design developer has said the system will be “similar to the PS4″.
GameStop’s executive, Paul Raines, believes the Xbox 720 will be a very compelling device. And added the console does some “really cool stuff”.
Activision showed off some of it’s ‘next-gen’ rendering technology at GDC this year, and like most tech demos, it’s not that exciting. Take a look for yourself past the link.
Diablo 3 is getting a console port, check out some footage of the game running on the PS3 in the video below. The game was also announced for the PS4 as well. No details have been shared about the PS4 version of the game.
Even though we have heard it before, the newest/old rumor is that the next Xbox, or the Xbox 720, will require an always on internet connection. Basically DRM for the entire console, and that games will have to be installed to the systems harddrive, like the PS3.
Yoshinori Ono took the stage during the PS4 event last week and showed off a trailer for the upcoming action game Deep Down. Ono has now explained why Capcom is focusing on the PS4 for this new IP, rather than making a sequel to Dragon’s Dogma.
By Furious Francis, editor in chief
Despite having some solid franchises like WWE, Darksiders, and Saints Row. THQ still bit the bullet in 2012, filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy. THQ still has some awesome IP’s that could be awesome next generation games. Which THQ franchises will we next generation systems and which THQ franchises do you guys want to see on the next generation systems?
Multiple Anonymous sources have said the next Xbox console will be releasing next year, during the holiday rush. Hit the link to here the rumors of the Xbox 720.
By Furious Francis Owner and editor-in-chief
I’m a huge Mass Effect fan. I have all the games across the Xbox 360 and PS3, and I intend on buying Mass Effect 3 Special Edition on the Wii U. However, Mass Effect 3 misfired on a few key points, but what really leaves a sour taste in my mouth with Mass Effect 3. Is the blatant laziness of copying Gears of War’s hoard mode, the annoying fetch quests that were useless, and the utter laziness of making all the original endings the same. Now that we know Mass Effect 4 is in development, here are some major features the game needs to have in order to return to its former ‘Mass Effect 2′ glory and innovate all together.
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