Microsoft’s First-Party Lineup

My concerns going forward. If you watched E3 this year (or have been reading my blog), then you know that Microsoft surprised everyone with a slate of studio acquisitions. Playground Games, Undead Labs, Ninja Theory, and Compulsion Games are all a part of Microsoft’s first-party studio lineup now. Additionally, Microsoft has founded a completely new … Continue reading Microsoft’s First-Party Lineup

Sony and the Crossplay Conundrum

Why won’t Sony just play ball? Much has been said in recent months about Sony’s unwillingness to allow crossplay with Microsoft and Nintendo’s consoles. Indeed, the fervor over its stance reached a peak during E3 this year when Fortnite players discovered that their accounts made on their PS4’s couldn’t be used on the Switch. Although … Continue reading Sony and the Crossplay Conundrum

Console Wars: The Next Generation

Let us pull out our crystal balls and inevitably get everything wrong about the next consoles. This will serve as an informal discussion about what I think will happen during the imminent next generation of consoles and what each console manufacturer is currently doing that will carry over into the next gen. What challenges will … Continue reading Console Wars: The Next Generation