Wedbrush Securities analyst and quintessential crystal ball holder Michael Patcher feels that Kinect was former Interactive Entertainment Busioness President Don Mattrick’s favorite child, and now Mattrick isn’t at Microsoft anymore. That’s why he thinks that the technologically advanced camera is going to be removed from the box of the Xbox One, as he explained during the latest episode of the Bonus Round webcast.
Xbox 360 and Xbox One fans received certain pleasant assurances at Microsoft boss Phil Spencer’s SXSW presentation this weekend.
pencer’s presentation hasn’t been widely reported, but one small snippet did escape thanks to Twitter user Todd Lutz.
“Phil Spencer says new Microsoft leadership “extremely committed” to Xbox going forward,” Lutz wrote ...read more
Betrayer's trial of Early Access will complete on March 24th when the final version of the adventure game officially launches on PC for $19.99. The title is set on a ghost-ridden piece of Virginia's coast during the 16th century. Gamers are tasked with piecing together a mystery while surviving Conquistadors and other nasty entities dead set on your destruction. If you want to snag Betrayer before the price goes up, you can grab the title on Early Access for $14.99 and you'll have access to the full version on the 24th.
Hidden Path Entertainment in the past had found funding for Defense Grid 2 via Kickstarter and a additional investor for release on PC, Mac, and Linux only but it appears that the studio has been able to broaden their horizons. They have announced publicly that due to a partnership between Hidden Path and 505 Games the title would also release on the PS4 and Xbox One. Neither company has specified if the console iterations of the game would release alongside the desktop versions, for now we just have to wait and speculate.
This maintenance is in addition to the service's regular weekly maintenance. The eShop is expected to go down at 1PM PT March 13th and last for four hours. The company gave no exact details to explain the additional downtime yet noted both the 3DS and Wii U eShop would be affected.
If you decided to purchase a physical copy of Titanfall, it is your lucky day you are the proud winner of a fantastic 840MB day one update. While this isn't too much of a patch compared to Dead Rising's mega 13GB update it will still delay you from experiencing Titanfall. Titanfall launches for Xbox One and PC this Tuesday, March 11th.
SoulCalibur II HD Online is a HD version of SoulCalibur II which was originally released in fall 2003 to the GameCube, PlayStation 2 and Xbox. The HD remake itself was launched to PSN and XBLA in November of 2013 as a downloadable title. A patch for the tile was released today, it should now be available for all players to download, the patch notes can be found below.
Bioware's Star Wars of the Old Republic has seen a rise and fall in favor with fans since the title's late 2011 launch. After lackluster subscriptions numbers forced the game into going free-to-play it has made a surprising financial comeback due to both subscription figures and additional cash shop revenue. Through all of this the game's developer, Bioware, has been steadily releasing new content for the playerbase remaining including new operations, flashpoints, an expansion, and new pvp maps/gametypes.
Currently all major US retailers are running some form of sale on Activision's latest mega release, Call of Duty: Ghosts today for a small window of time. Gamers will be able to pick up the latest Call of Duty on any platform it is released on for $39.99 via Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop. Target has only scraped ten dollars off the next gen variations of the title with Walmart only cutting ten as well off the current gen consoles. For Canadian gamers it appears Future Shop is offering the shooter for $39.99 as well.
GameStop, US game retailer, has recently added a $10 markup to its remaining supply of PlayStation 4 Camera as supposed demand outgrows supply. The product normally retails for $59.99 and has been honored by most outlets since the console's launch but it seems GameStop had different ideas when they listed the product for $69.99. Sony has avoided commenting with exact sales figures or even opening up to offer an explanation for the obvious supply shortage of PS4 Cameras.