Phil Spencer defends Halo’s future amid budget cuts and criticism

Image: 343 Industries / Microsoft Things haven’t been going well for Xbox lately. Microsoft is facing fierce resistance in its bid to acquire Activision Blizzard. It hardly released major exclusive blockbusters last year. And last week more than 10,000 jobs were cut, including many senior developers Bee Halo infinity studio 343 Industries. Phil Spencer, CEO … Read more

Accessibility in gaming: How Sony’s new PS5 controller empowers gamers with disabilities

How do you ensure that a video game is accessible to people with disabilities? Sony believes it has the answer, unveiling a customizable “controller kit” for its PlayStation 5, designed to help players with disabilities. Introduced this week as “Project Leonardo” at CES 2023 in Las Vegas, the controller is round in shape and designed … Read more

Inflation hits gaming hard, with global gaming revenue falling by more than $8 billion by 2022

2022 wasn’t the best year for video game revenue, a new report from analyst firm Newzoo suggests. 3 VIEW GALLERY – 3 IMAGES From 2020-2021, pandemic spending led to record earnings among the Big 3 of gaming (Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo) and several publishers such as Activision-Blizzard, Take-Two Interactive, and Electronic Arts. Now, in 2022, the … Read more

Sony INZONE M3 gaming monitor with 27-inch screen, refresh rate up to 240 Hz launched

Sony has unveiled a new gaming monitor under the INZONE brand name: the INZONE M3. The monitor is a more affordable variant of the INZONE M9 that was introduced a few months ago. The recently launched Sony INZONE M3 gaming monitor is priced at $529.99 (approx Rs 43,600) while the INZONE M9 launched at $899.99 … Read more

10 best things from 2022 we can’t live without

What do you mean you don’t know what this is? Is not it clear?Image: Impact Acoustics / Kotaku / LUMIKK555 (Shutterstock) 2022 was the year I decided to take my retrogaming setup seriously. I was tired of having a 104lb CRT dominating half my computer desk and a PlayStation 2, Sir, and all the other … Read more

Free PlayStation Plus Games For January 2023 Leaked With Star Wars Title Headlining

Again, the leaker known as car only car has revealed what the free PlayStation Plus games will be for the next month. For January 2023, it seems Sony has opted for the selection of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Fallout 76and Axiom Verge 2 to satisfy subscribers of its service. That last title, developed by … Read more

Sony permanently blocks Final Fantasy VII Remake, Final Fantasy XVI and two other games coming to Xbox, Microsoft is making three Bethesda games exclusively for Xbox and PC

Microsoft’s $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard is not well received by regulators as the Redmond giant must respond to both the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the UK’s CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) over the need for the deal to go through. Back in October, Microsoft confirmed to the UK CMA that Sony, … Read more

Our Favorite Christmas Gifts for Kids, Video Game Edition

Space Quest IV: Carolyn Petit and the Time RippersScreenshot: Sierra Entertainment It must have been Christmas of 1991 that I found Space Quest IV: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers under the tree, and got the gift of seeing exciting new possibilities in games. I was definitely an adventure game fan, having played a few … Read more

Microsoft Gaming CEO Says Sony Just Wants To Hurt Xbox

Image: Diego Thomazini / Kotaku (Shutterstock) The public bickering between two of the biggest console gaming companies has intensified. On a recent podcast appearance, Phil Spencer, CEO of Microsoft Gaming cursed Sony for wanting to grow by “making Xbox smaller”. The accusation comes after the Federal Trade Commission decided to file a lawsuit to block … Read more