On the 21st of May, Microsoft announced the much anticipated next entry in the Xbox line. With this reveal, all three major console manufacturers have drawn their lines in the sand as to what their idea of the next generation will look like. This current console generation has gone on now for the better part of a decade, and honestly games look great. We have a wide swath of titles out now, for various price points. While Triple A gaming seems to remain and brown and gray, shooter-filled hell by and large; one can look across the entirety of the gaming landscape to find a plethora of titles more just as diverse as any point in gaming history. So with this generation featuring such a range, why do we even need new gaming consoles? Can graphics really get better without driving the already high cost of game development into the stratosphere? What new features do we need on our consoles? Which ones need to be improved? Let’s take a look at each next generation offering and see what each company has put out there thus far, and what it needs to do going forward. Continue Reading
Just hanging out before work, where I will most likely continue to hang out, thought I would share a few great video game tracks that you should be listening to.
Overworld music from Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Time to Make History from Persona 4 Golden
Gothic Neclord from Suikoden 2