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November 1, 2017 10:31 AM Two Reasons Nintendo Switch Is Such A Grand Success

More than six months after its launch, Nintendo’s hybrid console is still flying off the shelves. The Japanese company said in its latest six-month (Apr-Sept) earnings report that it sold roughly 2.9 million Switch units during the July-Sept quarter. It means Nintendo has shipped more than 7.6 million Switch consoles since its launch in March. The massive 216

October 31, 2017 9:33 PM Mario’s big smartphone debut wasn’t really worth it for Nintendo

For years, Nintendo held off on bringing its most successful franchises to Android and iOS devices, choosing to save them for first-party consoles. Last year, in its first smartphone push, Nintendo finally relented and announced Super Mario Run for iPhone, and then Android a few months later. While the game has been a huge success in terms of downloads 197

October 31, 2017 6:58 PM PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds launches December 12 on Xbox One

One of PC gaming’s biggest hits is finally making the leap to consoles when PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (read my early access review) goes live on Xbox One on December 12 for $30. The unfinished battle royal shooter will launch as part of the Xbox Games Preview program, which is similar to the Early Access portal that PUBG is available through on Steam 179

October 30, 2017 5:12 PM The 10 biggest announcements from PlayStation’s Paris Games Week 2017 keynote

Sony kicked off the 2017 edition of Paris Games Week with a slew of new announcements for both PS4 and PlayStation VR games. For the most part, the reveals were focused on 2018 and beyond. Alongside trailers for big games like Spider-man and God of War, Sony showed a solid range of new titles, from the melancholic The Gardens Between to sequels for games 149

October 29, 2017 4:28 PM Xbox One X release update, LA Noire 4K reveal and PS4 Pro games news

UPDATE ONE: More developers have spoken on the subject of console power when taking in the Xbox One X, PS4 Pro and Nintendo Switch. Speaking to Gamingbolt, Mike Dai from the Project Code: SHIFT development team explained that while all three are pushing their consoles in different ways to get the best visuals, one is certainly above the others 157

October 28, 2017 3:01 PM Final Fantasy 15's minimum PC specs are surprisingly accessible

Final Fantasy 15 will look fantastic if you've got a high-end rig (as Joe found out in his hands-on back in August) but there was concern that less powerful PCs might have trouble running it smoothly. Not so, according to the system requirements that came out yesterday on the game's Microsoft Store page. The minimum recommended specs are a GTX 760 or equivalent 133

October 27, 2017 3:00 PM Assassin's Creed Origins PC Performance Review

While our Assassin’s Creed Origins review touched on the PS4 Pro performance of the game, we’ve also spent some quality time with the retail PC release. Past Assassin’s Creed games were a mixed bag on PC, and some like Assassin’s Creed Unity were so poorly optimised that the series had to take a hiatus. Is Assassin’s Creed Origins a welcome return to form or more of the same on PC? We tell you. Assassin’s 166

October 26, 2017 11:05 PM Microsoft’s profit beats estimates on gains from cloud services

Microsoft Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as demand for its cloud computing services for companies rose and personal computer software business stabilized. Shares of the technology giant were up 1.76 percent at $80.15 in trading after the bell. Microsoft’s focus on fast-growing cloud applications and platforms is helping 153

October 25, 2017 8:14 PM Microsoft has stopped making the Kinect, and that makes me sad

Robbing the Xbox of its eyes and ears makes it a lesser platform. Microsoft is no longer building any Kinect devices for consoles or PCs, writes Fast Co. Design. Since their 2010 introduction on the Xbox 360 and through major updates for Xbox One and PC, the sensors combined a depth-sensing camera, a regular video camera, and a microphone array into a device 162

October 24, 2017 6:46 PM Xbox One X Performs Like High-End PC, Dev Says

The Xbox One X is set to launches on November 7. Releasing alongside it is Super Lucky's Tale, which is one of the first games designed to take full advantage of Microsoft's upcoming console. We had a chance to speak with Playful Corp CEO Paul Bettner to get the game developer's take on just how powerful the system is. In our in-depth hardware-focused 465