Earlier this year Sony announced that the PlayStation VR would be available in October, but the company did not specify when exactly in October that gamers can get their hands on it. During their E3 presentation, Sony finally revealed the date that we can look forward to, which is set for the 13th of October, 2016.
With virtual reality being such an immersive technology, it is important the controllers of the device are well-tuned, meaning that it should respond with relatively no lag and how you move in real-life should represent how you move in the game. Imagine a set of controllers where lifting your arm slightly results in you swinging your arms wildly in the game, probably not a good idea, right?
When Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare was first announced, it was met with a lot of negative response. So much so that the game’s trailer actually become one of the most disliked YouTube videos of all time, something that Activision seems to be taking in stride as they believe that the actual game will change everyone’s minds.
With virtual reality continuing its momentum, it isn’t surprising that this year’s E3 saw a lot of titles created with VR in mind, like Fallout 4 for example. Now the good news is that if you’re after more VR titles, Sony has officially announced Batman: Arkham VR which will allow gamers to stand in the shoes of the caped crusader.
The Xbox One S was officially announced yesterday and according to the announcement, the console will be pretty much the same as the Xbox One in terms of features, save for the fact that it comes with a 2TB version, is slimmer with a built-in power brick, and also the ability to support 4K playback and HDR.
With so many games to choose from in today’s market, we’re sure some of the younger gamers might be curious as to why Crash Bandicoot is still getting so much attention these days. It is because Crash Bandicoot was one of the classics of the original PlayStation, which we guess you could almost think of as it being Sony’s “Mario” equivalent.
There are many games that have managed to become classic staples over the years, and the God of War franchise is one of them. After all the game’s protagonist Kratos is pretty recognizable and he is also a favorite amongst cosplayers. Now we had heard rumors that a new God of War would be announced at E3, and sure enough Sony did not disappoint.
Ever since Hideo Kojima announced that he would be leaving Konami and essentially the Metal Gear franchise, many have wondered what he would be up to next. We know that he has launched his own development studio called Kojima Productions, and it looks like the studio’s first game has been officially announced.
Many gamers have no doubt been waiting for the next Resident Evil installment, and last we heard, Capcom had told gamers to “stay tuned”. However last month there were rumors that the game could be announced at E3 and sure enough the rumors did not disappoint as Resident Evil 7 biohazard has been officially announced.
Virtual reality is still a relatively new piece of technology, although admittedly it seems to be progressing rather nicely. Now for gamers who have bought the Oculus Rift and its Oculus Touch controllers, you’ll be pleased to learn that there will be more titles released this year that will support the controllers.
Trademark filings from last year seemed to hint that Ubisoft could be considering making a Watch Dogs movie. If you were wondering if the speculation was right on the money, turns out that it is because during E3, both Ubisoft and Sony have confirmed that a Watch Dogs movie is indeed in the works.
It is hardly a secret that Minecraft is probably one of the most popular games around. Last we checked, which was earlier this month, it was revealed that Minecraft had sold more than 100 million copies to date, meaning that there are a ton of gamers who are enjoying the game on their various devices.
Earlier today the Xbox One S was officially announced. For gamers who are interested in getting their hands on the console, you might be interested to learn that the console has gone up for pre-order on Amazon where you will be able to reserve yourself a copy of the console starting at $300.
Last year Bethesda’s VP of Marketing Pete Hines confirmed that gamers shouldn’t expect to see a new Elder Scrolls title for a very long time, and while his statement holds true, the good news is that Bethesda is working on it, although this is something that gamers probably shouldn’t expect to see for the next few years.