Xbox games coming to every device possible

You've probably heard rumors about Xbox Game Pass coming to Nintendo Switch. I gotta say Microsoft does not fuck around, they are planning to bring Xbox Game Pass to every device possible - including PC, Android devices and PS4 as well. In a new interview with Geekwire, Phil Spencer (the head of Xbox) talked about the company’s big plans for the Xbox Game Pass. “We want to bring Game Pass…

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Video game actors go on strike!

It's official, the largest actors union in Hollywood called a strike this Friday against video game companies. Apparently they didn't agree on how to pay performers who do voice-overs and motion-capture work for the most popular video games. They have stopped working at 12:01 a.m. last Friday (21.10.2016). Creating games take a lot of time and money these days, large casts of actors take part in the development process. Union members…

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New Xbox to be announced at May event?

Microsoft may be announcing the new Xbox in May. According to The Verge, Microsoft is planning to hold an Xbox event on May 21 to announce its next console, and will unveil the device at the E3 in June. The tech blog cites "sources familiar with Microsoft's Xbox plans". The next Xbox may be based on Windows 8, The Verge reports. There are no other details on what the console…

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Poll Time: Next-gen consoles and more!

I like how Crytek just said what pretty much everyone knows: “It’s impossible to package $2,000-$3,000 worth of hardware into a mainstream—let’s say $500—console,” Yerli says. “I’m not saying they are $500 consoles. They may launch a console at $2,000, but the consumer pricing is usually much lower than that. So, given consumer pricing, and given the cost of production of a gamer PC and the amount of wattage and…

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Crytek: It Would Be ‘Awesome’ If Next-Gen Consoles Blocked Used Games

“Would an end to used game sales be good for developers? German developer Crytek sold 3 million copies of Crysis 2. Another 4 million copies were pirated, making it the most pirated game of 2011. “It’s very flattering and upsetting at the same time,” Crytek’s director of creative development, Rasmus Højengaard, told CVG. “Obviously you miss so much revenue, it’s so clear that a lot of people want to play…

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Origin to power Wii U online

Electronic Arts is helping Nintendo in development of the Wii Uonline service, according to reports, and is bidding to make its Origin service a key part of the upcoming console's online offering. According to an EA intern, speaking to WiiUGo, the console's online service will offer voice and video chat, leaderboards and friends lists. Nintendo has previously said its approach to Wii U online will be "much more flexible," which…

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