Games

XBox One and Playstation 4 sales figures revealed

XBox One and Playstation 4 sales figures revealed

It’s been quite a few years since we’ve had a real ‘console war’ leading up to Christmas, but that’s exactly what was happening last year with Microsoft’s XBox One and Sony’s Playstation 4 released within a week of each other in November. Both consoles reported good pre-order sales success, however for those who hadn’t pre-ordered PS4 stock was scarce with[Read More…]

XBox One launches in Australia at Midnight events across the country

XBox One launches in Australia at Midnight events across the country

At video games stores across Australia last those keen to be the first in the world to play Microsoft’s new Xbox One console queued up for its midnight release. At the Knox EB Games store in Melbourne I spoke to a number of people in the line, some of who had been waiting outside the store since early afternoon.  One[Read More…]

Need for Speed: Rivals – Interview with the developer

Need for Speed: Rivals – Interview with the developer

The Need for Speed franchise is among the most successful video game franchise in history and next week the latest installment Need for Speed: Rivals will hit stores. So what’s inside the game that will set it apart from other games in the series?  Last week I spoke with James Mouat, lead designer from Ghost Games to find out.  Listen below.[Read More…]

Sony Vs Microsoft with November console launches

Sony Vs Microsoft with November console launches

November is traditionally a big month for video games with many of the year’s biggest titles launching around this time, but this year November will also see the launch of new games consoles. On November 22 the XBox One from Microsoft arrives, now using the Blu-Ray disc format for games.  This new system will set you back $599, but be[Read More…]