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Why customer service at video game companies seems so bad

Every industry has its critics, but few are quite as vocal as an enraged video gamer whose game has just inexplicably stopped working—especially when a new console or game is involved. With consumer… Continue reading

Video game brain drain: Top execs leave industry

As the video game industry says goodbye to one generation of hardware, it’s also saying goodbye to a number of high-profile names. In the past several weeks, well-known, high-ranking executives at Microsoft’s Xbox division… Continue reading

‘The Last of Us’ wins big at GDC Awards

There’s an upside to fighting off Clickers in a post-apocalyptic world. You win a LOT of awards. The Last of Us, Naughty Dog’s critically-adored survival game, captured top honors at the Game Developers… Continue reading

Sony unveils its own virtual reality headset for PlayStation 4

Virtual reality just got a lot more real. After months of whispers, Sony confirmed Tuesday evening that it’s working on a virtual reality headset for the PS4. And while it didn’t give any… Continue reading

Virtual reality, indie gaming to dominate Game Developer’s Conference 2014

Middleware, post-mortems on game design, and discussions on ways to improve monetization in free-to-play titles generally aren’t the sorts of things that rev up players. And, on paper, the annual Game Developer’s Conference… Continue reading

Sony raises – yes, raises – the price of the PlayStation 4 in Canada

Typically, console prices obey the rules of gravity: they fall. But in Canada, things are just plain loony. Er, loonie. Sony is reportedly raising the price of the PlayStation 4 by $50 in the country. DualShock… Continue reading

Report details biggest problems with next generation consoles

Everyone’s a critic. And when the subject is next generation consoles, they’re especially ferocious. Sometimes that’s legitimate. Sometimes, it’s user error. (And sometimes, it’s an odd mix of both.) Fixya has dug through… Continue reading

Microsoft looks to ‘Titanfall’ to boost console sales

Sony may 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… Continue reading

Is the Xbox One in trouble?

Roughly three months after the Xbox One hit stores, its price was cut. On February 24, Microsoft lowered the retail price of its next generation console in the UK from £429.99 to £399.99, the equivalent… Continue reading

Report: Sony to unveil its VR gaming headset next month

Rumors have been swirling since last September that Sony plans to introduce a virtual-reality headset for the PlayStation 4. Now it appears the company is preparing to open up about it. TechRadar, citing… Continue reading