Home / Tag Archives: consoles

Tag Archives: consoles

AMD talks ‘three design wins’, hints at new consoles

Right now, AMD hardware can be found in the Xbox One, PS4 and Wii U. However, the company could see more than $1.5 billion in revenue over the next few years thanks to “three design wins” from the company’s console-focussed chip making business, coinciding with rumours that Nintendo, Sony and …

Read More »

PS4 and Xbox One combined sales 40% higher over last gen

We knew that the current generation of consoles from Sony and Microsoft have been doing pretty well in terms of sales but it seems that things are going significantly better than even last generation. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 went on for eight and seven years respectively before being …

Read More »

China announces an end to console sale ban in country

Considering the buzz that’s generated in Western countries when a new games console is launched, it seems strange to imagine a country as vast as China not joining in on that hype, but since the turn of the century, China has banned the sale and production of video game consoles …

Read More »

Guitar Hero is officially coming back

Just a few weeks after the announcement of Rock Band’s return on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, it has been announced that the Guitar Hero franchise will also be making a comeback for the new generation of consoles. Work on the game started two years ago and the end …

Read More »

Amazon reveals how Gamescom affected pre-orders

Amazon has revealed how the announcements made at Gamescom affected pre-orders, revealing some interesting statistics. Overall, Wii U games rose the most despite Nintendo not holding a major press conference at the event, while one of the biggest games there, Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, doesn’t even make an appearance on …

Read More »

The UK gaming market rose by 20% last year

The UK gaming market generated £3.48 billion in 2013, which is a notable 20 per cent more than the year before. According to the latest statistics, almost every gaming industry sector grew dramatically throughout last year, with the exception of boxed software as well as music and film, which had …

Read More »

There’s a $499 NES console remake coming out

If you fancy buying an old console for the price of an Xbox One then retro hardware manufacturer,  Analogue Interactive, has something for you. The company is known for releasing expensive editions of old consoles having released a wooden Neo Geo system in the past for $649. Now the company is …

Read More »

Round one of the console wars officially goes to Sony

Gaming on a budget involves a couple of pretty important decisions, the first decision you’re going to have to make is usually which platform your going to dedicate your money to and while PC gaming has grown, consoles still remain the more popular choice for mainstream buyers. While both the …

Read More »

Nintendo has a plan to let home consoles live on

Iwata

Head at Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, has expressed his confusion over the current trend of interest in cloud and mobile gaming and has suggested that going into the future, his company has plans to maintain the current setup of dominant home consoles. The big idea, is to universalise Nintendo software across …

Read More »

AMD fighting hard to get Fusion into consoles

AMD are working hard in the efforts to get Fusion involved in the next generation console platforms. Neal Robinson, AMD’s Senior Director of Content and Application Support said that Fusion systems make sense for consoles. Fusion should give the Xbox more headroom and a good balance between CPU and GPU …

Read More »