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After Math: Gaming the system

With Gamescom 2018 now wrapping up and IFA 2018 just getting started, there's more than enough video game news to go around. But the latest salvos in the console wars weren't the only things going on in the tech industry this week. VW announced that...

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Microsoft abandons VR plans for Xbox One

Fans of virtual or mixed reality who have been clinging to the hope of a headset for Xbox One will need to keep holding out -- Microsoft has confirmed it isn't focusing on either technology for the console -- for the time being, anyway.

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Microsoft acquires a whole bunch of game studios

Microsoft kept the gaming announcements coming at its Xbox E3 press conference where it announced a series of four studio acquisitions meant to bolster the original gaming content emerging from the console maker. Xbox head Phil Spencer announced Sunday, that they have acquired Ninja Theory, Playground Games, Undead Labs and Compulsion Games. The four studios will add to Microsoft’s considerable heft in first-party game development. The new studios will all be housed beneath the Microsoft Studios brand alongside a new venture called Initiative Games. Playground Games is the developer behind the Forza racing series, Ninja Theory has designed titles including Hellblade and Devil May Cry, Undead Labs has released the State of Decay series, and Compulsion Games is working on its new title We Happy Few. Updating

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SNK Officially Unveils The Neo Geo Mini Console – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo SNK Officially Unveils The Neo Geo Mini Console Ubergizmo Last month the folks at SNK teased that they were preparing the launch of a new mini console based on the Neo Geo. Shortly after alleged leaked images made their way online and for those wondering about it, wonder no more because SNK has officially ... and more »

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