Are “Freemium” games killing mobile gaming?

Are “Freemium” games killing mobile gaming?

As phones and tablets began to get better processors and more powerful internals, mobile gaming began its ascent as an actual platform that was actually beginning to make its mark in the gaming market. Mobile gaming was in its infancy, but developers saw potential in mobile gaming, and began to make games that (at the time) were pushing the boundaries of what to expect on a mobile platform. Developers like […]

The Xbox One Isn’t Selling as Badly as you Think

The Xbox One Isn’t Selling as Badly as you Think

It is worth noting that this article discusses NPD figures, which are based on hardware sales in the US, and are only estimates.   After June’s NPD figures leaked last week, many gamers are under the impression that the Xbox One is underselling. While this is true next to the PlayStation 4, which blitzed the leaderboard for the sixth month in a row, some seem to think that the Xbox One […]

No Matter What Microsoft does, the Xbox One is Doomed to Fail

No Matter What Microsoft does, the Xbox One is Doomed to Fail

Ever since their Xbox One reveal in May 2013, Microsoft has tried to remedy their slew of unpopular design decisions plaguing the console. From DRM to Kinect, millions of gamers demanded Microsoft remove these features and focus on games. Now, more than a year later, Microsoft is finally doing just that; and yet, the gaming community offers no respite. When Microsoft first announced that the Xbox One requires an internet […]

Xbox One Sales “More Than Double” in June

Xbox One Sales “More Than Double” in June

Microsoft announced today that sales of the Xbox One in the United States more than doubled in June compared to May. The article, which was posted to Xbox’s official news page, attributes the increase in sales to the new $399 Xbox One option. The Xbox One originally came bundled with the Kinect motion-sensing peripheral forcing the total price to $499, a whole $100 over its main competitor, Sony’s PlayStation 4. […]

Sony’s PS4 Is Failing In Japan

Sony’s PS4 Is Failing In Japan

New gaming market details made available by Enterbrain have revealed that during the first half of 2014 Japan swept in ¥70.63 billion. It’s only a small increase compared to the first half of 2013, caused by the under performance in sales delivered by Sony’s PS4. The PlayStation 4 launched in Japan mid-late February, several months behind North America and Europe but still early enough in the year to make an impact on […]

Mario Kart 8 Sales Push Two Million In A Matter Of Weeks

Mario Kart 8 Sales Push Two Million In A Matter Of Weeks

Mario Kart 8 sales figures have already reached two million global copies according to Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata. This news comes to us straight from yesterday’s Nintendo Annual Meeting of Shareholders, and is a huge sign of success for the struggling Wii U. Mario Kart 8′s stellar performance has also allowed Wii U adoption to “pick up” according to the executive. However, no new sales stats were revealed for the […]

Rumor: Mario Kart 8 sales hit 2 Million Copies

Rumor: Mario Kart 8 sales hit 2 Million Copies

Nintendo is having their annual General Meeting of Shareholders and reports say that Mario Kart 8 has gone on to sell over 2 million copies since its release nearly a month ago. There have been live tweets from the meeting but there has been no known official confirmation on the exact sales. If this turns out to be true, that could be an amazing push for Nintendo as their current sales […]

Should Indie Devs Give Up On Making Quality Games?

Should Indie Devs Give Up On Making Quality Games?

In the past few months and years, we’ve seen a golden age of independently developed games, there are more than I could list in a single article. From the wildly successful titles (such as Minecraft and Papers Please) to the secret gems that may have passed you by (like Lifeless Planet and Proteus) there is no denying that indie devs are getting their fair share of the market on all […]

Review: Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 vs Galaxy Grand 2 – Battle of Hardware, Sound and Prices Comparison

Review: Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 vs Galaxy Grand 2 – Battle of Hardware, Sound and Prices Comparison

When comparing smart devices it’s always smart to do your research first and reading up on the latest news. Today we go over certain hardware features such as processor speeds, ram and what operating system the smart devices run on. Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 Design & Specifications Featuring a design that is seemingly a hybrid between the Galaxy S II and S III phones, the Samsung Galaxy Duos 2 […]

Sony Xperia C vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 – Battle of Hardware, Sound and Prices Comparison

Sony Xperia C vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 – Battle of Hardware, Sound and Prices Comparison

When comparing smart devices it’s always smart to do your research first and reading up on the latest news. Today we go over certain hardware features such as processor speeds, ram and what operating system the smart devices run on. Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Released a few months earlier, in January this year, the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 has been praised as one of the best smartphones with dual SIM […]