Xbox Scorpio is already beating PS4 Pro

Microsoft Scorpio is an impressive system, but could it be the next-gen console it has the timing to be?

We are in the middle of a big change to the console gaming space, and it is Sony that has suddenly become the big loser. With the big push toward 4K gaming, both Sony and Microsoft are releasing ‘more powerful’ versions of the PS4 and Xbox One.

Starting with the PS4 Pro, Sony will be the first to drop their upgrade this November, and yes, it will be more expensive than the existing consoles currently on the market. Continue reading Xbox Scorpio is already beating PS4 Pro

Crash Bandicoot returning to PS4 and Xbox One

Crash Bandicoot is set to make a comeback, with a fully remastered version of the original series releasing on PS4 and Xbox One this October.

Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2, and Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped Remastered has been redeveloped by Activision in full HD. The announcement was met with a loud applause during Sony’s E3 Conference on Monday, and as an extra special treat, Crash will also be available as a playable character in the upcoming release of Skylanders.

This marks the first time that Crash Bandicoot has been released in the over two generations of gaming.

What will Microsoft’s Xbox One Slim bring to the table?

With Microsoft expected to reveal the Xbox One Slim at E3 in June, just what will this console look like and will it be enough to bring in sales?

The Xbox One Slim will obviously be smaller in form factor, but how much smaller remains to be seen. No radical redesign to the VHS-like shape to the console is likely, but rather it will be much lighter and and smaller in all of its form factor. The touch-sensitive power button could be replaced, and the console’s operation will be much quieter.

A much larger HDD will be one of the expectations, presumably around the 2TB mark. It would be a surprise to see the power supply built into the console rather than be a standalone “power brick”, even despite the clear evidence that this is one of the big annoyances gamers have had with Xbox consoles over the years.  Continue reading What will Microsoft’s Xbox One Slim bring to the table?