This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of the upcoming next generation.
Steam Machines are coming with a new OS powered by Linux, Microsoft talks about its new competition.
In an effort to make its Shield PC- and Android-gaming device more palatable to gamers’ wallets, Nvidia announced today that it’s dropping the price by $50 to $299.
With its Xbox 360 successor, Microsoft may just one-up Google for once.
Mobile gaming’s relationship to consoles will continue to evolve.
Forget the Xbox 720. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 successor may simply end up being called “Xbox,” and it could be the beginning of several “X” branded devices.
Nintendo just announced the Wii Mini, a budget console that offers fewer features than the original Wii but costs less.
At Nintendo’s Wii U launch event in NYC this week, we spoke with Nintendo’s executive vice president of sales Scott Moffitt, the man responsible for getting us pumped about the Wii U.
Editor’s Pick GamesBeat has learned that at least two free-to-play developers are currently in talks with Microsoft.
Jack Tretton, head of Sony’s U.S. game business, announced today that Sony will ship its PlayStation Vita handheld gaming device on Feb. 22 in the U.S.
Video game consoles have reached a point where they are so powerful that companies no longer need to focus on adding more horsepower to the devices, said game industry veteran and Harebrained Schemes founder Jordan Weisman.
Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime admitted Tuesday that the E3 highlight reel of third-party titles for the new Wii U console used footage from the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of games. In an interview with GameTrailers, Fils-Aime said it used footage from other consoles because the Wii U is a year from launch and games on its system would look at least as good as PS3 and 360 versions.
In a move aimed at disrupting the game console market, gaming startup OnLive announced that it is beginning pre-sales today for its MicroConsole, which allows you to play games-on-demand on a TV.
European game publisher Redspotgames may be the Sega Dreamcast’s final champion. After releasing several titles on the now-defunct console over the past few years, the company apparently has plans to bring even more games to the Dreamcast, according to gaming site Joystiq.
Overall U.S. console game sales shrank 1 percent in July, continuing a weak trend that has persisted for much of the year. But sales of StarCraft II, which went on sale on July 27, were so strong that PC game sales rose 103 percent during the month. That game helped push the overall console and PC game sales for July to 4 percent growth, according to market researcher NPD Group.