Microsoft defends Xbox One $500 price point–“We’re over-delivering value”

By:  Eddie Makuch Microsoft’s Xbox boss Don Mattrick has spoken out to defend the Xbox One’s $500 price point , saying the company is in fact over-delivering value with the next-generation system. “It’s a lower number than some of the analysts had forecasted,” Mattrick said on Bloomberg TV . “We’re over-delivering value against other choices I think consumers can get. Any modern product these days you look … Continue reading Microsoft defends Xbox One $500 price point–“We’re over-delivering value”

Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster: PS2 vs. PS3 comparison

By:  Erren Van Duine The gloves are off – Square Enix has lifted the veil on Final Fantasy X HD and it’s simply stunning, but how does it compare to the classic PlayStation 2 release? While previous rumors had made tell about a possible visual upgrade for the game, I don’t think anyone expected what we received today. A lot of hard work has gone into … Continue reading Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster: PS2 vs. PS3 comparison

PlayStation 4—When is it gonna happen?

To the left is the concept contest winning model.  Now I think it’s a pretty cool concept.  But the question remains, will be ever get to play this game?  Personally, I think I would have liked a black and silver finish versus his red and silver, but that’s just me. The PlayStation 4 or PS4, will be the 8th generation video game console developed by … Continue reading PlayStation 4—When is it gonna happen?

Sony’s game division loses $45 million

BLOGGERS NOTE: Sony is a bunch of dummies, they aren’t covering their costs, and in this economy, and after taking backwards capabilities and memory card ports away from the PS3, they have dug themselves into a whole.  And the PS Vita, graphics aren’t that much better than PSP.  They should have done what Nintendo did: 3D special effects.  Come on Sony, use your heads! By: … Continue reading Sony’s game division loses $45 million

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time hitting PS Vita

Developer Sanzaru Games has announced today that the new game, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, will not be exclusively available on the PlayStation 3.  According to the statement released on the PlayStation Blog, there will be a version available for the PlayStation Vita.  The game will launch at the same time as the PS3 version later this fall. According to a recent article I read … Continue reading Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time hitting PS Vita

Nintendo 3DS Continues Japanese Domination

Despite sales falling this week, Nintendo has continued their domination of the Japanese market, with the Nintendo 3DS selling 72,115 units this week. Sony held the next three spots, with the PS3, PSP and PS Vita selling 43,105 units combined – someway short of Nintendo’s single-platform total. The PS Vita itself is also still struggling to pick-up any momentum. The Xbox 360 was the only … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS Continues Japanese Domination

Are JRPGs dead? Final Fantasy XIII creates a rift in fan opinion. JRPGs suffer an identity crisis

By PSM3 UK Over ten million people own a copy of FFVII. Released in 1997, Square’s iconic RPG is still regarded with reverence by RPG die hards and casual players alike. FFVII sold 2.3 million copies in its first three days on sale in Japan alone. To put this in perspective, Metal Gear Solid 4 sold 77,000 copies in its first week, growing to 5 … Continue reading Are JRPGs dead? Final Fantasy XIII creates a rift in fan opinion. JRPGs suffer an identity crisis