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Research firm DFC Intelligence has issues a sales forecast for Nintendo Switch, and according its estimates, the console hybrid is slated to out sell its predecessor by 26 million units by 2020. According to an analysis by DFC head David Cole (thanks, GI.biz), sales are expected to be limited at first due to the launch lineup and lack of stock. But by 2020, the firm expects Nintendo Switch to ...read more
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In a recent post to Twitter, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer hinted that an anticipated multiplayer game will be coming to the Xbox One in 2017. The post from the head of Xbox came in response to an article by IGN, listing the outlet’s 10 most anticipated multiplayer games for 2017. With titles like Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands and For Honor already on the list, it makes us wonder—what ...read more
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Apparently the idea of Titanfall 2 coming to Nintendo’s Switch is not only unlikely, it’s downright comical. In the latest episode of Drunk Tech Review, semi-inebriated Titanfall 2 developers discussed their thoughts on Nintendo’s newly unveiled console. When host Mischa Pollack asks at the end of the video if he will be able to play Titanfall 2 on the Switch, the responsive was fairly ...read more
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Even with problems here and there, like accidentally tagging innocent players as cheaters, the release and subsequent reign of Battlefield 1 has been a successful one. Of course, in this day and age, a game can’t enjoy success for long if it doesn’t adapt and change, and do so quickly. Earlier this week, the team behind Battlefield 1 seemed to be hinting that there is going to be a pretty ...read more
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The one big problem with the Nintendo Switch, the biggest problem with it, is the pricing– and I don’t just mean pricing in terms of the base console, which is something that can still be defended as pricing for a high end gaming handheld. No, the bigger issue is the pricing for everything else- the accessories are priced way too high for what they are, Nintendo are charging for online, and ...read more
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Microsoft released the Halo Wars 2 Blitz beta client overnight on the Xbox Store for PC as well as Xbox One. The download comes in at 10.1GB for Xbox One, and 11.96 for PC. To help everyone get acquainted with the new Blitz mode – the only mode available in the beta, 343 Industries released a tutorial video that goes over the main mechanics of what you’ll be playing. Alongside the ...read more
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EA has announced it that within the next three months, there will 40 games total available in the EA Access Vault thanks to a number of titles on the way. As you know from a previous post, Access members can start playing Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Battlefield 3 from today. Subscribers can expect even more titles, including the following, to arrive in The Vault this year:
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Ubisoft Massive’s The Division will receive some new content in the coming months thanks to the Last Stand expansion and update 1.6. Though update 1.6 has no release date, it will be out at the same time as Last Stand. The PTS for both is still up in the air but they will be available across all platforms at the same. During the State of the Game, the developer also announced new Dark Zone ...read more
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According to a page on Nintendo’s Japanese website, it takes 3 hours to fully charge the Nintendo Switch battery. The non-removable 4310mAh rechargeable 3.7V Lithium-ion battery can be charged via the dock or USB type-C adapter. While the battery in itself is rather formidable, the fact that the Switch will be running games at 1280 x 720 means that more labor intensive games are going to drain ...read more
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Three titles have joined the Xbox One backward compatibility program. Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb revealed on Twitter that three more games have been added to the massive list of Xbox 360 games that can be played on the Xbox One. The titles include Tekken 6, Midway Arcade Origins, and Mutant Storm Empire. So whether you like fighting, the classics, or mutant storms, there will be something ...read more
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