Tag: Video Games

The Greatest Generation

Ahhh, our gaming timeline. Let’s see what happened over the past few years shall we?

 

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GamesIndustry International looks back on the past eight years as a golden age of gaming

The Greatest Generation

The current generation of consoles started in the holiday season of 2005, with the launch of the Xbox 360. With apologies to the Wii U, the next generation will begin this holiday season when the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 arrive. The intervening years have been some of the most eventful in gaming history, changing and challenging our definitions as to what games are, who plays them, who makes them, and how. Whether or not these developments actually happened within the console space (and many of them did not), their impact has not been limited to one platform, or any corner of the industry specifically.

We may disagree about what we want out of games, what games should be, and what trends may be good or bad. Regardless of what our positions are on those…

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Sony’s PS4 Has Fifty Percent Lead Over Microsoft’s Xbox One

This is good news if you are on the PS4 side! Not if you are on the Xbox One side. Me, between, but let’s see in a few days, shall we? 🙂

 

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According to research by Strategy Analytic, Sony’s PS4 will have the edge over Microsoft’s Xbox One in the upcoming next generation console war.

According to the report, “Games Consoles: Purchase Intention Index Q2 2013″, 14.2% of consumers are very or somewhat likely to buy a PS4 within the next twelve months compared to 9.5% who will buy an Xbox One.

These figures  imply that sales of the PS4 will be nearly fifty percent higher than Xbox One. The survey was conducted across the US and Europe in June and  included a  representative population sample of more than 6000 people.

Jia Wu, Director, Connected Home Devices (CHD) commented “Our survey suggests that consumers believe the PS4 will win the early phase of the next generation console war. Sony’s performance at E3 was widely accepted as superior to Microsoft’s, and the survey evidence suggests this has already fed through to the wider consumer…

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