Category Archives: hardware
Sat, Apr 06, 2013 | 16:03 BST
Those in the market for a new video card may wish to hold out a while, as AMD plans to bundle one of its upcoming cards with Battlefield 4.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 20:59 BST
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell is of the opinion that Microsoft will win the next-gen console war.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 18:47 BST
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 15:36 BST
Luigi’s Mansion was still the number one title on the Media Create charts for the week, moving 111,000 units extra. Fate/Extra CCC debuted in second place for PSP, moving 73,000 units. On the hardware side of things, Wii and Wii U were the only offerings to show an increase over the prior week with 1,858 and 22,829 units moved, respectively. All other hardware units saw a decline in sales.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 08:48 BST
PlayJam brought Android console Gamestick to an offsite event at GDC last week. If you’ve ever wanted to play your favorite smartphone games in your living room, this may just be the device for you. Stephany Nunneley reports.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 20:50 BST
OUYA has been hitting mailboxes of Kickstarter backers, and while the rest of the world won’t be able to pick up the Android console until June 4, potential customers should start saving up: there will be 104 titles at launch.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 19:23 BST
Keiji Inafune has a theory on why Xbox 360 hasn’t been much of a hit in Japan.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 18:33 BST
Epic Games showed off its gorgeous Unreal Engine 4 during GDC. VG247′s technologically inept Stephany Nunneley witnessed and felt the hotness in the standing-room only mini-theater.
Sat, Mar 30, 2013 | 01:29 GMT
Sat, Mar 30, 2013 | 00:54 GMT
Well, they explained the premise in a more clinical manner. Says company president Tony Bartel about the prospects of the PlayStation 4 on a conference call, as reported by GamesIndustry International: “We do believe demand will far outpace supply within the launch window, although we have been given no official numbers by Sony,”
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 16:19 GMT
Wii Mini is of little interest to UK gamers, according to one of GAME’s flagship stores.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 14:10 GMT
Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment and Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix went head-to-head on Media Create’s charts for the week of March 11-17, with Namco’s debut besting Square’s by only 9,766 units.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 16:00 GMT
Wii U moved 66,000 units in the US last month according to NPD data released in a Macquarie Capital analyst note. According to the note, the system came in last place in sales, with Xbox 360 moving 302,000 units and PS3 263,000 units. The firm felt Wii U showed well with 45% growth month-over-month, with the Deluxe model showing an 70% increase in consumer demand. Thanks GI International.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 14:54 GMT
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F and Soul Sacrifice took the top spots in the Media Create charts for the period of March 4-10, with the former moving 110,229 units on PS3 and Comcept’s debut moving 92,396 units on Vita. The handheld also took the top spot on the hardware charts, thanks to last month’s price drop. While sales were only up 1,038 units over the week prior, it still moved 63,581 units which is considerably better than its recent sales history.
Sat, Mar 09, 2013 | 14:46 GMT
Piston, Xi3′s Valve-backed micro PC expected to be the first of a number of Steam boxes, will be available for pre-order at SXSW.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 18:00 GMT
Microsoft’s president of Interactive Entertainment Business Don Mattrick, has said the firm’s doesn’t consider Valve a competitor despite the firm readying a living room system of its own.
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 | 18:32 GMT
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 17:04 GMT
The general consensus is that future consoles will be digital only, and something Eidos life president Ian Livingstone agrees with fully.
Sun, Feb 24, 2013 | 23:04 GMT
In a lengthy and involved blog post, legendary engineer John Carmack has gone into detail on the problems he and the Oculus Rift team face trying to achieve the virtual reality dream. The headset-tech requires a maximum latency of about 20 milliseconds to feel like genuine head movement, Carmack said, but current systems only achieve average response times of 100 milliseconds. Carmack’s discussion of how he’s tackling this issue is technical but fascinating. Valve’s Michael Abrash has shared similar thoughts in the past.
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | 12:44 GMT
NEOGEO X will receive a collection of 15 additional game cards in America from late April, SNK Playmore has confirmed. The games will come as part of NEOGEO X Classics: Volume I pack, and can be used with all versions of the handheld.