Microsoft clarifies Xbox One used game stance

By:  Eddie Makuch Microsoft has clarified its stance on used games as it relates to the Xbox One, the company’s next-generation platform. Writing on his blog, Microsoft director of Xbox Live programming Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb acknowledged that some “confusion” over used games on the next-gen platform has arisen today. “We know there is some confusion around used games on Xbox One and wanted to provide … Continue reading Microsoft clarifies Xbox One used game stance

How Even Steven Soderbergh And David Fincher Failed To Get A Dream Project Made

By:  Katey Rich After a hugely heralded premiere at Sundance in January, Shane Carruth‘s Upstream Color is finally making its way toward theaters on April 5– and with it, a man who’s been shrouded in mystery for almost a decade is making his way back toward the light. Carruth’s no recluse or even Malick-style introvert, participating in post-screening Q&As and a handful of interviews to promote Upstream, but the cult that’s … Continue reading How Even Steven Soderbergh And David Fincher Failed To Get A Dream Project Made

Epic Games pushing for ‘quantum leap’ in next-gen hardware power

By: Eddie Makuch, News Editor Epic Games is calling on Microsoft and Sony to offer bleeding-edge visuals with the next wave of consoles, and it believes the Unreal Engine 4 can spur such an advancement in fidelity. In an interview published today at Wired, Epic Games design director Cliff Bleszinski said the company’s proprietary Unreal Engine 4 needs to be at the forefront of next-generation … Continue reading Epic Games pushing for ‘quantum leap’ in next-gen hardware power