Category Archive: IndustryGamers

Valve: Biggest threat to the next generation?

Chris Morris argues that a Steam Box could make life difficult for Microsoft and Sony in the next couple years With Nintendo having launched its next generation system and Microsoft and Sony waiting… Continue reading

Ubisoft’s Guillemot on evolving audiences, Wii U, and possibly buying THQ

Among third-party publishers, you aren’t likely to find a bigger Wii U booster than Ubisoft chairman and CEO Yves Guillemot. That’s hardly surprising, given his company’s big bet on the system (it has… Continue reading

PS3 Super Slim Could Be A Super Stumble

Just a few short weeks ago, it seemed pretty clear how this holiday season was going to shake out for the video game industry – on a few fronts at least. The long… Continue reading

Sony Interview: Jack Tretton Defends Vita, Dedicated Consoles

The SCEA boss remains optimistic about consoles, says social and free-to-play are just “an additive diversion” There are a lot of people looking to bury the PS Vita these days. Sales haven’t exactly… Continue reading

Ouya: Panacea For Console Biz or The Next Phantom?

Veteran journalist Chris Morris tackles the major reasons why Ouya could be a revolution or a mere footnote Any time a start-up makes $4.5 million in four days through crowdsourcing, it’s bound to… Continue reading

Wii U: Dissecting Nintendo’s Biggest Quotes

Veteran journalist Chris Morris examines some key statements from Nintendo’s execs. There are good E3 performances and there are great E3 performances. In 2012, Nintendo had neither. While it will be a few… Continue reading

Xbox 360 at $99: How It Could Change The Industry, Or Fail Miserably

It’s hard to keep a secret in the video game world. Microsoft’s confirmation this week that it will offer the Xbox 360 for just $99 (with a $15 per month Xbox Live subscription)… Continue reading

PlayStation Orbis and Next Xbox: Why Used Games Aren’t Going Away

Veteran journalist Chris Morris tackles six reasons why the next-gen systems won’t kill used gaming There’s a lot of talk making the rounds these days about used games and the next generation. The… Continue reading

Next Xbox No-Show: Why Microsoft’s Keeping Durango Under Wraps

Veteran journalist Chris Morris explains what a no-show for the next Xbox at E3 means With Microsoft’s announcement that it has no plans to even mention its next generation console system at this… Continue reading

Wii U: What Nintendo Should and Shouldn’t Do

It might seem that there aren’t a lot of mysteries remaining about the Wii U, Nintendo’s first step into the high definition marketplace and the kickoff of the next generation console wars. But… Continue reading