Tag Archive: e3

Microsoft to gamers: No internet? Buy a 360

Microsoft seems to be making a habit out of shooting itself in the foot. With gamers still smarting over the company’s $499 pricing announcement for the Xbox One, the head of the Xbox… Continue reading

Did Microsoft Blow the Xbox One Pricing?

Microsoft spent over an hour and a half showcasing the Xbox One and the many games that will launch with the new console—but only one moment made the entire crowd gasp. Phil Spencer, general… Continue reading

E3: Frequent Gamers Watch Less TV, Go to Fewer Movies

Video games are beginning to have a more significant impact — both positive and negative — on other parts of the entertainment industry. An annual study by the Entertainment Software Assn finds that… Continue reading

Nintendo Puts Focus On Franchises At Pre-E3 Event

While Sony and Microsoft are positioning their consoles as all inclusive entertainment devices, at Nintendo – it’s all about the games. The House that Mario Built focused on power franchises at an intimate… Continue reading

Sony wins fans, regains cred at memorable E3 press conference

Game. Set. Match? Sony did something very un-Sony like at its E3 press conference this year: it went into ferocious attack mode, identifying every one of the Xbox One’s perceived weaknesses and exploiting… Continue reading

2013’s Best Selling Games—So Far

While video game sales totals have been anyone’s guess for the past few years, the rankings on the video game industry’s sales charts have been fairly predictable. Megafranchises like “Call of Duty” and… Continue reading

EA Launches 11 New Games at E3 — but None for Nintendo

Electronic Arts showed off 11 games at its annual pre-E3 press conference – but none, it appears, will appear on the Nintendo Wii U. Reflecting the focus of this year’s show, EA instead spotlighted… Continue reading

Sony to Offer PlayStation 4 for $399

The next generation consoles won’t be out for another five months – but a price war is already brewing. Sony announced a $399 price point for the PlayStation 4 at a pre-E3 press… Continue reading

E3: Vidgame Biz to Struggle for Relevance at Annual Tech Meet

For many companies, the next-generation consoles being shown off at E3 beginning June 11 can’t come fast enough. While the back half of 2013 is expected to boast breakout hits, the first part… Continue reading

Sony takes aim at Microsoft with PlayStation 4 pricing, policies

The next generation isn’t going to be cheap — but it’s going to be cheaper on the PlayStation 4. On the heels of Microsoft’s announcement that the Xbox One would be priced at $499,… Continue reading