Bloodforge isn’t a great game or even a good one in some respects. It’s not very polished, and it’s not very deep. For some of us, though, it’ll dish out 15 bucks worth of violent lunacy. And let’s be honest with ourselves. Sometimes we just want to hit some buttons and watch some heads explode.
Editor’s Pick GamesBeat has learned that at least two free-to-play developers are currently in talks with Microsoft.
In the year 2018, an alien spaceship breaks in two and crashes on Earth. Terrible invading machines emerge from the wreckage and assemble treacherous gauntlets in the middle of Baghdad and Tokyo. Good thing they know how to implement gamification in their invasion….
Kinect Star Wars has been in the works for a long time.
1991 was a good year for The Simpsons. Some all-time classic episodes aired, the series won a couple of Emmy awards, Bart Simpson t-shirts were still in fashion, and the family starred in an A-list arcade game. It was a better year than 2011, where the series closed in on its 500th episode while a few fans kept up the old argument over when the exact shark-jumping moment happened.
A flurry of news about the next-generation console coming from Sony and Microsoft has hit the internet in the last couple of days.
Microsoft reported a solid performance for its video game business in the most recent quarter. The growth was possible because the Xbox 360 is enjoying huge popularity in the U.S. market, where both Sony and Nintendo have been weak in the past year.
Work is underway on a successor to the Xbox 360, and rumors have been flying about who is working on it.
According to reports, dozens of workers at a Chinese factory that assembles Xbox 360 consoles threatened to jump off a dormitory roof. The rooftop protest began on Jan 2, following plans to close the Xbox assembly line, with workers saying that Foxconn reneged on a promise to compensate anyone wanting to leave.
The next generation of Sony’s PlayStation console will not be seen at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, according to Sony Representative CEO and Executive Deputy President Kazuo Hirai.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said tonight that the Xbox 360 video game console has sold more than 66 million units since it was launched in 2005. In his final keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show, Ballmer said that the Xbox Live online gaming and entertainment service now has more than 40 million users, and he said Microsoft has sold more than 18 million Kinect motion-sensing systems.
Despite a troubled European economy, and a major attack by hackers in April, Sony has revealed it is still on track to sell 15 million Playstation 3 consoles worldwide, in the financial year to end-March.
It’s no secret that Microsoft is designing the successor to the Xbox 360, as it needs to keep pace with Nintendo, which is introducing a new console next year. But now it will evidently take on that task without the help of one of the veteran marketing and design experts.
Now, you can surf for cute cat videos from the comfort of your couch. Microsoft has added a YouTube app to its Xbox 360 console.