Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) on Monday announced plans to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, one of the largest, privately held game developers and publishers in the world. Creators of critically acclaimed and best-selling gaming franchises including The Elder Scrolls and Fallout among many others, Bethesda brings an impressive portfolio of games, technology, talent, as well as a track record of blockbuster commercial success, to Xbox. Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion in cash. With unique investments in content, community, and the cloud, Microsoft’s gaming strategy differs from others by … Continue reading Microsoft Buying ZeniMax and Bethesda Softworks for $7.5 Billion
Due to many circumstances beyond his control, Neal missed out on most of the current generation of consoles and the war between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. He instead settled for a Switch. But now, he’ll be able to get one of the new consoles when they launch. The question is, which one?
The date is still not 100% sure, but successive leaks have been speculating on the release date of the new Sony console. After a “Holiday 2020” announcement, further rumors have suggested that the Play Station on steroids could be on sale quite a bit earlier, in November 2020, in time for Black Friday. Bookmakers could soon start accepting bets on the exact day, perhaps we might find a chance with Parx Casino promo code if the matter is accepted as a sort of sports betting topic. What will the line-up of next-gen games for both Play Station 5 and Xbox … Continue reading Next-gen games for PS5 and Xbox Scarlett: 5+1 CONFIRMED titles
One thing is for sure: Matt Booty, head of Xbox Studios, knows how to tease the public. He showed up at the X019 Microsoft event in London with an array of new titles and hints that more are coming, some even before Christmas and some others early in 2020. “Xbox currently has “more [unannounced] games than we know what to do with” and 2020 will be “one of the most exciting line-ups we’ve had”, Booty told the press. Xbox has now as many as 15 first-party studios. Eight of them presented new content at X019. This surely made Xbox fans … Continue reading Xbox Studios has more new games than they know what to do with
With his missing PlayStation 4 finally back in place, longtime Xbox player Todd Hargosh tries out some PlayStation gaming services like PlayStation Now. With all the improvements Sony has made recently, he’s shockingly impressed.
The big event of the year for gamers around the world has come to an end, and one of the biggest surprises comes from the Microsoft E3 press conference.
Faced with a more subdued show this year, Todd still finds several amazing moments where gamers can rightly rejoice. Here are his picks for the best and worst moments of a very different kind of E3 Expo show.
Microsoft and their Xbox console kicked off E3 Expo 2019 with the first major press conference of the show. And what a show it was. We learned about new hardware in the works, a new gaming service and over 60 new games. It was quite an adventure to begin the show!
Todd interrupts his long summer vacation to bring us his E3 2019 predictions for the show this year. Even without Sony in attendance, there still should be some great game announcements from various publishers, and perhaps a few surprises from Microsoft.
There has been lots of news out of Nintendo lately, with the Regginator retiring and big rumors that Switch players will soon be able to stream Xbox games. Hargosh breaks down all the rumors, and what they might mean for gamers this week.