So, E3 2013 has come and gone. Games for both XBOX ONE and PS4 were shown. Some of them more exciting than others but it is now very clear that Microsoft wishes to shackle us to the Internet by simply refusing to allow us to play XBOX ONE games without connecting to the Internet at least once every 24 hours. Don Mattrick even said that those of us who cannot or will not abide by this restriction can still enjoy XBOX gaming… with our XBOX 360’s!
So, Microsoft turns out to be the bad guy and SONY in the meantime are the awesome company that listens to what gamers want and will not restrict our freedom to truly own the game disc we bought and may want to trade-in in the future? Really? Well, no… the future of the PS4 may have some dark clouds and storms coming. Here’s what’s going on in SONY-land. Continue reading
OK, I’m feeling a bit silly today so this post may not make the most sense but after waiting for both SONY and Microsoft to reveal their consoles and being mostly disappointed by both companies, I can’t wait any longer to rant yet again!
The Show & Tell spiels were disappointing from both companies and the hardware presented isn’t as mind-blowing as either company would like me to believe. I probably will however find myself buying both, you heard me right… both, consoles if only for one thing: Exclusives! Continue reading
TLDR: The human tendency to want more for less exists both in game developers and gamers alike and eventually causes games to become beautiful yet empty husks that leave some gamers unsatisfied no matter how realistic the graphics are or how social the game experience is. Interested? Read on then… Continue reading
First off, I’d like to say I’ve got no affiliation with any of the companies creating any of the products I may mention in this post, or any of my future posts.
Now that I got that out-of-the-way… I can move on to something that’s been bugging me ever since I watched the SONY PS4 carnival of announcements and discussions. Where are the games I’ve asked myself, what impact would all this sharing and social features have on the actual games we’d play on the PS4?