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What to expect from Microsoft’s Xbox One E3 press conference – CNET (blog)

Friday, June 12, 2015

Microsoft kicks off E3’s busiest day with an Xbox press conference on Monday. Josh Miller/CNET Microsoft’s super-soldier Master Chief, from the venerable Halo game series, will have a busy schedule on Monday. That’s because the software company and video game console maker will kick off Electronic Entertainment Expo, the game industry’s largest annual trade show, with a press conference dedicated to Xbox. The company will devote much of the show…

What to expect from Microsoft’s Xbox One E3 press conference – CNET (blog)

Friday, June 12, 2015

Microsoft kicks off E3’s busiest day with an Xbox press conference on Monday. Josh Miller/CNET Microsoft’s super-soldier Master Chief, from the venerable Halo game series, will have a busy schedule on Monday. That’s because the software company and video game console maker will kick off Electronic Entertainment Expo, the game industry’s largest annual trade show, with a press conference dedicated to Xbox. The company will devote much of the show…

What to expect from Microsoft’s Xbox One E3 press conference – CNET (blog)

Friday, June 12, 2015

Microsoft kicks off E3’s busiest day with an Xbox press conference on Monday. Josh Miller/CNET Microsoft’s super-soldier Master Chief, from the venerable Halo game series, will have a busy schedule on Monday. That’s because the software company and video game console maker will kick off Electronic Entertainment Expo, the game industry’s largest annual trade show, with a press conference dedicated to Xbox. The company will devote much of the show…

New hardware drives PC gaming at E3 2015 – CNET

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Dan Ackerman/CNET The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles is known for its over the top showcases and press events. Most of those are aimed at living room game consoles and the disc-based games that play on them, but for the past couple of years, PC gaming has been experiencing something of a renaissance at E3, as it’s known. That’s partly because the current generation of consoles, the Xbox…

How the Oculus Rift Could Help Xbox Crush PlayStation – TIME

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Oculus Rift Oculus Rift It’s all about Windows 10 No one expected this: Oculus VR said Thursday its Rift virtual reality headset will ship with Microsoft’s Xbox One controller as the Rift’s de facto way to play games. Yes, there’s a crazy new contraption called Oculus Touch, hyped by founder Palmer Luckey himself during Thursday’s Oculus VR presser. The Touch looks like a pair of left/right Fitbits glommed onto Wii…

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Ti G1 Gaming SOC Review – guru3d.com (press release)

Thursday, June 11, 2015

It’s a Stallion Baby!Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Ti G1 gaming Benchmarked & Reviewed In this review we take the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Ti G1 Gaming for a test-drive, the product is superb as it has awesome cooling, it’s silent, it’s factory overclocked (and not a little) and combined with the default variables like the 6 GB graphics memory this product oozes performance and awesomeness.  And then the GPU that resides…

One Year Later, Did Nintendo Keep Their E3 2014 Promises? – Kotaku

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Nintendo’s digital event at E3 was one of the best “press conferences” in history, not because it was full of particularly great announcements but because it was short, sweet, and bullshit-free, setting an example for what an E3 event should be. Since it was a pre-recorded 45-minute show with lots of gameplay trailers and very few executive speeches, Nintendo’s 2014 digital presentation was almost entirely spot on. They stuck to…

Logitech unveils racing wheels for PlayStation, Xbox One and PC – Polygon

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Logitech unveiled two force feedback-equipped racing wheels today, designed to work with PlayStation, Xbox and PC platforms. Both peripherals include dual-motor force feedback to simulate real driving and are expected to ship later this year. The G29 Driving Force is designed for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 and is slated for release in July at a suggested retail price of $399.99 — the same price as the PS4…

Nintendo 3DS Sells 15 Million Units in the US, 52 Million Worldwide – GameSpot

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Nintendo 3DS family of systems has now reached 15 million units sold in the United States, becoming the eighth Nintendo system to reach that mark in the country. Nintendo said in a statement that the success of the platform was made possible by the array of great games available for it. “’Software sells hardware’ has been Nintendo’s mantra for nearly 30 years. And, when you consistently make fun, unique,…

Unreal Engine 4 is (sort of) coming to Wii U and PS Vita – Engadget

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Long-time Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi is currently Kickstarting a spiritual sequel to the series called Bloodstained. Thanks to the overwhelming response to the campaign — it’s now the highest-grossing videogame Kickstarter ever — the game is coming to PS Vita and Wii U. While that’s great news for fans of the genre, the knock-on effect of the port could be huge. Bloodstained is being built using Unreal Engine 4 (UE4),…

Xbox One games are coming to the Oculus Rift – The Verge

Thursday, June 11, 2015

You’ll be able to play Xbox One games on the Oculus Rift, the companies said today. At an event in San Francisco, Xbox head Phil Spencer said you will be able to stream your Xbox One games to the Rift and play them using your Xbox One gamepad. (A gamepad will ship with the Rift.) No specific games were mentioned, and it wasn’t yet clear how many games would be…

Microsoft Announces Participation At E3 PC Gaming Show – Yibada (English Edition)

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Yen Palec | Jun 11, 2015 08:11 AM EDT Microsoft logo (Photo : Reuters)   Tech giant Microsoft recently announced that it will be taking part in the first-ever PC Gaming Show at the 2015 Electronic Entertainment Expo. Microsoft will be joining a lineup that includes Square Enix, Blizzard and AMD, among others. Since the PC Gaming Show, as the name suggests, is solely devoted to everything related…

Nvidia Downgraded As Weak PC Gaming Seen Hurting 2015 NVDA – Investor’s Business Daily

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) got downgraded Wednesday, as an analyst sees weakness in PC gaming hurting the chipmaker’s financial performance in the second half of the year. Nomura analyst Sanjay Chaurasia, in a research note Wednesday, cut his price target on Nvidia stock to 18 from 23 and downgraded the stock to neutral from buy. “We think Nvidia is one of the most innovative companies in our coverage universe,” Chaurasia wrote. “That…

Will ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’ Be Held Back By Xbox 360 And PS3? – Forbes

Thursday, June 11, 2015

We’re starting to leave the Xbox 360 and PS3 behind. We had good times with those machines, but the majority of current development is taking place on current-gen consoles only and, unlike last holiday season, 2015 isn’t likely to have a lot of blockbusters for those who haven’t taken the plunge.  But there’s one major franchise that’s not leaving older machines behind: Call of Duty. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3…

Xbox One v PS4: this time it’s about hard drives – The Guardian

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Barring big announcements about virtual or augmented reality headsets at this year’s vast E3 games conference in Los Angeles, hardware is unlikely to be the big story. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are now more than a year old and the focus has shifted to games. Meanwhile, Nintendo says it is far too early to talk about its NX console, revealed in March and rumoured to be based on…

Eight of the world’s best speedrunners have been drafted for the Nintendo … – Digital Trends

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The newly revived Nintendo World Championship is nearly upon us, and Nintendo has released a video sharing a few more juicy details in the quirky, low-budget, self-aware style that we have come to expect from Nintendo of America. Nintendo had already revealed that the original Legend of Zelda would be one of the eight games featured in the competition, spanning from retro classics to more recent titles. How recent? As recent…

Xbox One v PS4: this time it’s about hard drives – The Guardian

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Barring big announcements about virtual or augmented reality headsets at this year’s vast E3 games conference in Los Angeles, hardware is unlikely to be the big story. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are now more than a year old and the focus has shifted to games. Meanwhile, Nintendo says it is far too early to talk about its NX console, revealed in March and rumoured to be based on…

Eight of the world’s best speedrunners have been drafted for the Nintendo … – Digital Trends

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The newly revived Nintendo World Championship is nearly upon us, and Nintendo has released a video sharing a few more juicy details in the quirky, low-budget, self-aware style that we have come to expect from Nintendo of America. Nintendo had already revealed that the original Legend of Zelda would be one of the eight games featured in the competition, spanning from retro classics to more recent titles. How recent? As recent…