OnlySP: Naughty Dogs Uncharted 4: A Thiefs End is arguably the PlayStation 4s biggest single player exclusive to date. Likewise, Remedys Quantum Break for Microsofts Xbox One has been a highly anticipated game since its announcement just prior to the 2013 E3 Expo.
During the Q&A Session of Electronic Arts Investor Day, Wedbush Securities Analyst Michael Pachter asked the publishers executive team a rather brutal question on how they can ensure that quality and execution of their games is going to improve, mentioning that they have blown it with the NBA brand, probably killed Medal of Honor, really didnt make a super-high rated Star Wars game.
EA Studios Executive Vice President Patrick Söderlund provided an answer on behalf of the company, briefly addressing the NBA brand and focusing on why Battlefront didn't have a single player campaign.
''The term rip off is often thrown around these days. When video games share similar traits, youll be damn sure to find someone calling one of them a rip off. Video games tend to follow trends that have resulted in high sales and success, its just how it is. Rip off is a strong term often misused, at least in some cases.''
NVIDIA unveiled their new range of graphics cards, the 1000 series, at a press event in Austin, Texas, last week. With the GeForce GTX 1080 due to launch later this month and the GeForce GTX 1070 cards arriving in June 2016, VRFocus has dived into the line-up to offer virtual reality (VR) enthusiasts a comparison guide for the specifications of each model, and how they compare to those currently on the market.
Sales of the original Call of Duty: Black Ops have soared by 13,400% on Amazon following the game's addition to Xbox One backward compatibility yesterday. Sales of the budget Classics version, meanwhile, had increased by 6,877% at the time of writing.
During the Q&A session of Electronic Arts Investor Day, the publishers executive team was asked if aligning Battlefield 1 with Xbox One with a marketing deal is going to hurt it, since the PS4 is doing so well, and how theyre going to make sure that the game does well on PlayStation as well.
Nathan Drake's swansong, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End makes its debut at No.1 in the UK Weekly All Format Charts, becoming the most successful launch in the series in the process. DOOM enters at No.2 with a strong debut despite only launching this past Friday.
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is by far the most successful launch ever, beating previous title, Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception first week sales by 66%.
IGN: For all of its problems, 2011s Homefront introduced an interesting Red Dawn-like concept, and revisiting post-invasion America in an open-world first-person shooter format sounded promising; but this fledgling FPS franchise has let me down again. There are some genuinely good ideas in Homefront: The Revolution, but nearly every one of them comes with a big fat but. While initially engaging, the stealth and shooter gameplay quickly becomes tedious, the story is terrible, and a general lack of polish means Homefront: The Revolution fails to make finishing its 20-hour campaign feel worthwhile.