June 13, 2013 |
The Electronic Entertainment Expo, the gaming industry's annual trade show, ends Thursday in Los Angeles. Studios have introduced several new titles this week: Developers are looking to impress with a big portfolio of games that are all-new — many of the biggest titles at this year's show are original and not just the next chapter in a blockbuster series, as they have been in past years . . . [Microsoft's] include Quantum Break, a title that will also have a tie-in with an Xbox TV show, the...
June 10, 2013 |
LOS ANGELES — Sony broke out the heavy ammunition Monday against Microsoft, announcing its forthcoming PlayStation 4 will cost $399 — $100 less than the competing Xbox One. "The gaming landscape is changing with new business models and new ways to play," said Andrew House, president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment. The price announcement wasn't the only shot fired at Microsoft during Sony's presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the gaming industry's annual U.S....
May 22, 2013 |
Gamers did get a first peek this week at the Xbox One at Microsoft's recent announcement. But it would be understandable if they felt, well, a little left out. Most of the top-line features of the splashy event were for features such as the ability to stream live television or make Skype calls. Those are interesting, compelling features, but hardly the kind that truly light up a gamer's heart. The company made it pretty clear that the real gaming news is coming next month at the game industry's big Electronic...
January 11, 2013 |
As the Consumer Electronics Show winds down, technology innovators gave a glimpse into the world they are creating. Hayley Tsukayama wrote : The gadgetry world gathered in Las Vegas this week to show off their best ideas for how technology can solve problems, improve daily life and basically make the world more efficient. There's always a deluge of products coming out of the International CES show, so it can be hard to see how adopting all of this tech could actually change your daily...
June 13, 2013 |
LOS ANGELES — Vince Zampella is back at E3. After spending the past three years engaged in both legal battles and work on a new game, the "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" co-creator has returned to the Electronic Entertainment Expo to debut "Titanfall," the first title from Respawn Entertainment, the studio he launched with partner Jason West after they were fired by Activision-Blizzard Inc. in 2010. "This development for ‘Titanfall' has been rough," he acknowledged...
June 4, 2012 |
Microsoft is reportedly getting ready to unveil "Smart Glass," which reports indicate could be the company's answer to Apple's Air Play. According to a report from PC Magazine , the service may let Xbox 360 owners stream content from their smartphones and tablets to their televisions through the gaming console. Smart Glass may also let users access and control their Xbox apps through their smartphones or Windows PCs, according to the Examiner . Microsoft declined to comment on the reports.