Playstation exec over in Europe Jim Ryan, doesn’t think Backwards Compatibility is all that its cracked up to be. That its a feature everyone wants till they actually have it. But, is that right? What is the real reason as to why the PS4 lack of backwards compatibility? Because, its more then just a cell processor thats in the way of gamers playing their old PS3 collection. [Source: thepolin...
Microsoft have trademarked a new gaming related logo that could very well be the logo of the upcoming Project Scorpio. [Source: xboxtavern.com ]
Pokken Tournament DX is coming to Switch, its been announced. The news was just shared during todays Pokemon Direct. A debut trailer for the game showcased using split Joy-Con for local multiplayer. New characters will be included, such as Decidueye. Pokken Tournament DX launches on September 22. [Source: nintendoeverything.com ]
Perhaps the best thing about Xbox has been its backwards compatibility feature , and it is without a doubt a standout of the Xbox platform [Source: thewolfhall.com ]
GitHyp: “3 months after Ubisofts biggest launch of 2017, For Honor has surpassed one of 2016s biggest bombs by losing 95% of its playerbase on Steam.” [Source: githyp.com ]
Sean @ FG: Thieves are using the Deactivate All function to hijack your primary PSN and you might not even know about it [Source: fingerguns.net ]
In an interview with Time Magazine, Sonys Shawn Layden was asked what he thought about the Nintendo Switch. He had this to say. [Source: dpadjoy.com ]
“On this weeks episode of The1099 Podcast, Giant Bomb co-founder and former GameSpot mainstay, Jeff Gerstmann, joins host Josiah Renaudin to talk about the past, present, and future of the games industry. The two discuss Giant Bombs focus on video over written content, what the company would look like if it started in the age of Patreon, the possible storylines to come out of next weeks E3 c...
In an interview with We Write Things, gaming analyst Michael Goodman gave his thoughts on whether or not Sony will launch PS5 next year. [Source: wewritethings.co ]
The PlayStation 4 Pro launched a full year ahead of Microsoft’s release of the Xbox Scorpio later this year. On the one hand, that means that Sony was unable to make the Pro as powerful as the Scorpio, because of costs and tech available. On the other, however, it means that Sony is in a position to cut the price of the Pro and undercut the Scorpio when it launches. [Source: gamingbolt.com ]
E3 might prove to be Scorpio’s best chance for success. [Source: twinfinite.net ]
Horizon: Zero Dawn sold almost one million digital copies, according to Sony’s Shawn Layden, who highlighted the important shift in the publishing model towards digital sales. He also admitted that Sony’s work with indies is slowing down a bit, with the exception of VR titles. [Source: wccftech.com ]