you had one job: microsoft blows a dud as it unveils xbox one

On the plus side, NEXT-GEN DOGGIES! Is Microsoft showing the early symptons of third console syndrome? No. But it sure felt like it last night. The Redmond outfit last night finally unveiled its next-generation machine, called Xbox One (not Infinity, not 720, not just plain and simple Xbox), but while it may have pitched itself …

it’s go time: microsoft gets set to unveil the next xbox tonight – full coverage on @project_boom

And here… we… go. By 7pm BST tonight, the next-gen picture will finally (at least partially) will all become clear. Microsoft will unveil the next Xbox to press from around the world and to a worldwide audience through online streams, Xbox Live and Spike TV in the US. IEB EVP Don Mattrick and the Xbox …

the last of us: naughty dog’s matureness continues

Naughty Dog’s evolution continues to sprout excellent results. Let me begin this with a silly story. Two days before posting this, I went to the local chippy for a bite. One of the chippy ladies, who knew I wrote about games, told me about how her son played games like Call of Duty and Grand …

discovery mk2: daft punk’s random access memories doesn’t just get lucky — it succeeds

Hng. I’ve always maintained that Radiohead’s Kid A is my favorite album ever. But the album behind it is Daft Punk’s 2001 opus Discovery. 12 years on from that album’s release, it seems fitting that Random Access Memories, the first album from the pair more officially known as Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (not …

feeling the force: star wars ip licensed to ea from disney – oh the possibilities

The dark side of games gets one of pop culture’s biggest IPs. How will that play out? E3 season has well and truly begun today. The Sims 4 announced for 2014 (and playable offline), rumours of the next Xbox now no longer being always-on, Sony set to drop a few announcements of its own this …