Microsoft looks to ‘Titanfall’ to boost console sales

Sony titanfallmay have gained an early lead in the battle of the next generation consoles, but Microsoft is launching its counteroffensive—and it’s a big one.

“Titanfall,” a new game from the creators of the “Call of Duty” juggernaut, hits shelves on Tuesday. It’s expected to be one of the biggest games of 2014. And it’s exclusive to Microsoft systems.

Read more at CNBC.com

Do ‘Modern Warfare 2’ execs have an E3 surprise coming?

Jason West and Vince Zampella, whose abrupt dismissal from Activision earlier this year shocked the gaming world, are teasing an announcement next week – in the heart of E3 – that has both insiders and gamers buzzing. 

“Big time announcement at E3 next week. stay tuned, kiddies!” the pair said in a Facebook posting.

Read more at Variety’s The Cut Scene blog