Blizzard in discussions with Xbox and Sony regarding Overwatch cross-play
by Lewis White
Xbox has been quite vocal about their new stance on cross-play between consoles this generation. Sony hasn’t. With more games starting to allow cross-platform play, this generation has been less restrictive than what has co...
Microsoft and Sony working together to improve gaming experience
Sony and Microsoft are fierce competitors in the gaming sphere, and with Sony having a definitive lead the company has not been very gracious in cooperating with Microsoft recently. It is therefore unusual to have news of the two ...
Microsoft’s recent 10-K filing lists Nintendo before Sony as competitor for the first time since 2013
It’s no secret that Nintendo has had an incredible comeback story this generation. After the disastrous reception to the Wii U, the company followed it up with one the most the beloved and successful consoles ever, the Ninte...
Sony announces new smartphone camera sensor featuring 48 effective megapixels
Sony today announced the new IMX586 stacked CMOS image sensor for flagship smartphone cameras. The new sensor features 48 effective megapixels, the highest pixel count in the industry. Thanks to the ultra-compact pixel size of 0.8...
Sony is working on a solution for its cross-play nightmare
Sony’s cross-play nightmare could be ending. The company caught a lot of flack in recent weeks for locking Fortnite accounts associated with a PS4 to that system. Essentially meaning if you ever played Fortnite on a PlaySta...
EA suggests that Microsoft sold around 30 million Xbox One consoles by the end of 2017
Update: Microsoft has responded to these estimated sales figures in a statement sent to Variety. According to a spokesperson from the company, these numbers are inaccurate, though they did not specify by what margins or how they w...
FTC gives Microsoft and other companies 30 days to get rid of ‘warranty void if removed’ stickers
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) found last month that stickers stating “warranty void if removed” were illegal. As such, the FTC has sent out notices to several companies that they have 30 days to remove these stick...
Sony launches Xperia XZ2 Premium with dual camera and 4K HDR Movie recording
Sony today launched a new device for their Xperia lineup. Called the XZ2 Premium, it’s Sony’s first device with Dual Camara and 4K HDR Movie recording. Apart from this the phone also features a 4K HDR screen, Snapdrag...
Microsoft is open to Fortnite Xbox One vs PS4 cross-play but Sony appears to be blocking it
When Fortnite was revealed for mobile devices a few days ago, there was a brief outcry from the Xbox community when the console was left out of Epic’s original announcement regarding cross-play between platforms. A day later...
IHS Markit predicts spending on Nintendo products and services to surpass that of Microsoft in 2018
It’s no secret that the Nintendo Switch is doing immensely better than the Wii U did, but it appears that its popularity could propel it ahead of Microsoft’s Xbox One in 2018. According to a report from Gameindustry.bi...
Sony finally unveils a flagship mobile device with a revamped design
At MWC 2018 today, Sony finally unveiled their revamped design of their smartphones with the new Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact. As you expect from a 2018 Android flagship device, this device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon...