Tuesday, September 9, 2014

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Our Xbox One Messaging Was Bad, Admits Microsoft


In an interview with IGN, Microsoft’s Xbox One chief product officer Marc Whitten has contended that it wasn’t necessarily that DRM was bad, but rather the company’s messaging. He also insisted that they need to talk more about the console and its features, not less, as many gamers would like them to. Read More »

Microsoft Is Destroying The Games Industry With Xbox One


There’s something that we never really notice about us humans, and it’s that we’re extremely patient. No, it’s true, we are! We are patient with governments who, for decades and sometimes even centuries, abuse human rights, steal from their people and rule with iron fists. Just look around the world and you’ll see what I’m talking about. We often times ... Read More »

Microsoft Working To Address Xbox One DRM Concerns


Microsoft’s Xbox Live director of programming Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hyrb jumped in the comments section of a post on his blog to address Xbox One’s DRM issue, after someone brought to his attention the #PS4NoDRM and #PS4UsedGames campaigns that’s exploded on twitter in recent days. Hyrb said that they are “fully aware” of the situation and are currently working on a few ... Read More »

Now, Xbox One Requires Constant Internet Connection To Authenticate Used Games


It’s baffling that even after Microsoft has revealed the Xbox One that we’re here listening to rumors about the software giant’s strategy for used games and the console’s apparent always-online status. But that’s where we are, sadly, and the latest talk, courtesy Polygon, is that Xbox One will require a constant internet connection to “authenticate” games to make sure it’s ... Read More »

GameStop Stock In Downward Spiral Since Xbox One Reveal (Update)


[UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, GameStop shares continued to fall. At press time, the retailer’s stock value is down 13.36 percent to $31.19. Original Story: Since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One and it was confirmed that the new console would implement some form of used-game blocking technology, GameStop stock has dropped by 7%, a disastrous occurrence for the ... Read More »