Tag Archive: sony

The Last of Us live performance may be better than the game

The numerous Game of the Year honors that Sony’s post-apocalyptic adventure The Last of Us took home in 2013 (including one from us) weren’t just because of the game’s tense gameplay. The story… Continue reading

E3: Scenes from the video game circus

E3 is a hydra. There’s so much going on at any given moment that it’s hard to keep up with everything being shown, talked about and hinted at. While the show is closed… Continue reading

E3 gaming show: What investors may have missed

The E3 after a console hardware launch is always an awkward one for investors. The excitement that surrounds new game systems often has a sweeping effect on share prices of companies in the… Continue reading

10 exciting video games to look out for

The worst part about E3 is the waiting. After ingesting a flood of information for hundreds of titles and watching their excitement levels rise to critical peaks, players now must sit back and… Continue reading

Xbox still more about games than shows

Microsoft has long painted the Xbox One as a system that’s about more than just video games, saying home entertainment is equally important. To underline that, a year ago it announced a live-action “Halo”-themed… Continue reading

Gaming’s new superstars are independent developers

Independent games don’t rule the sales charts. Their fan base is dwarfed by that of even a mid-level game put out by a major publisher. And the money they make is just a… Continue reading

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ races to next gen platforms

“Grand Theft Auto V,” which last September set entertainment industry sales records, is speeding toward the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Rockstar Games and Take-Two Interactive Software broke the news late Monday night at Sony’s… Continue reading

E3 may pull the plug on Los Angeles

The video game industry has held its annual trade show in its backyard of Los Angeles for 17 of the past 19 years. But the president of the Entertainment Software Association, which organizes the annual… Continue reading

Nintendo at the crossroads

Just seven years ago, Nintendo was the undisputed king of the video game world. The Wii was impossible to find, as people who had never considered themselves gamers couldn’t get enough of the company’s products.… Continue reading

Disappointing Zynga primes for a comeback

Zynga, to many investors, is a cautionary tale. In the months preceding its 2011 IPO, some analysts estimated the company to have a market cap of $15 billion to $20 billion. At the… Continue reading