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Microsoft reverse 24-hour online check-in and used games policies

Microsoft reverse 24-hour online check-in and used games policies

Jun 19, 2013

In a shocking – but not entirely unexpected…

Sony PS4 Gunning for Microsoft Xbox One: Let Battle Commence!

Sony PS4 Gunning for Microsoft Xbox One: Let Battle Commence!

Jun 11, 2013

Yesterday Microsoft and Sony both held press events ahead of the start of E3 today, in order to shed more light on their next generation consoles. Over the past fortnight, Microsoft has taken a lot of flak for their confusing and contradictory statements on pre-owned games and online check-in for the upcoming Xbox One. While Continue reading →

Assassin’s Creed Creator Sues Ubisoft for Rights to New Game

Assassin’s Creed Creator Sues Ubisoft for Rights to New Game

Jun 10, 2013

Patrice Desilets, former Assassin’s Creed Creative Director, is suing Ubisoft for the rights to his planned game, 1666: Amsterdam, GamesIndustry International reported over the weekend. Desilets is apparently seeking $400,000 in damages, his claim based upon a clause in his contract pertaining to his “turnaround rights”, which enable him to retain the rights in the Continue reading →

Interview with Paradox Interactive: Quality Assurance in Gaming

Interview with Paradox Interactive: Quality Assurance in Gaming

Jun 7, 2013

Ahead of the Game QA & Localisation Forum in London later this month, Gaming IQ caught up with forum speaker and professional Swede, Niklas Lundström of Paradox Interactive, to chat about the importance of QA in today’s industry, and a few of the challenges that Paradox have faced.   gIQ: So Niklas, why is QA Continue reading →

Details come to light on Xbox One plans for pre-owned games

Details come to light on Xbox One plans for pre-owned games

May 24, 2013

This afternoon details have emerged on the plans for pre-owned Xbox One games, MCV has reported. Microsoft have been reluctant to give away any specifics on how the secondary market will work, saying only that there will be a system of some description that allows for the trading of games at point of retail. New information Continue reading →