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E3 2017: Why isn’t Sony allowing cross-network play?

At E3 2017, Microsoft announced cross-network play for PC, Switch, and Xbox One was coming to Minecraft. Soon afterwards, Nintendo announced that Rocket League will be coming to the Switch, once more bringing cross-network play between PC, Switch, and Xbox One.

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E3 2017 Impressions: Microsoft Press Conference

For the last few years, Microsoft has been struggling to recover from the let down that was the Xbox One launch. Phil Spencer’s team has been working hard to repair the brand’s image in the eyes of fans. The Xbox team brought us a game-heavy conference, a promised commitment to giving gamers the best experience from their Xbox One, and the new most powerful console on the market While not quite perfect, Microsoft came out swinging. Continue reading E3 2017 Impressions: Microsoft Press Conference

Liveblog: Xbox at E3 2017

Join us here for a live feed of all the major announcements and games showcased at Xbox’s press conference for E3! You can have a look at the liveblog for last night’s EA conference here. Additionally, later tonight, after the conference finishes, we’ll be wrapping up a first impressions piece on everything Xbox showcase. Continue reading Liveblog: Xbox at E3 2017

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Pay-to-Win Microtransactions

There are few features of modern gaming more reviled by gamers than microtransactions. But as they have become more common place, a large part of the gaming community has softened their stance to accept cosmetic purchases that don’t affect the overall balance of the game. In fact, this method (as seen with Blizzard’s Overwatch) is used to help fund the continued development of the game with the release of new heroes and maps that are periodically released without any additional charge. Continue reading Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Pay-to-Win Microtransactions

Respawn Promises Free Maps & Modes, No Season Pass for Titanfall 2

Where most developers have moved to a paid DLC or Season Pass model to ensure their player-base continues to pay well after purchase, Respawn Entertainment have announced that Titanfall 2 will provide free maps, modes and more to players to ensure that the player base does not get separated by content walls. Continue reading Respawn Promises Free Maps & Modes, No Season Pass for Titanfall 2