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IQ Talk Podcast #1: Weak XBOX, Strong Peripherals?

IQ Talk Podcast #1: Weak XBOX, Strong Peripherals?

Oct 4, 2013

In the first episode of IQ Talk, Sumit Dutta, Arran Oakes and Adam Barsby from Gaming IQ assemble to talk about the latest stories in gaming. IN THIS EPISODE: Is the PS4 faster than XBOX One and will it matter to third parties? Are the next-gen systems “next-gen” enough? How strong is the appeal of Continue reading →

Hiroshi Yamauchi Nintendo’s Legendary President Dies Aged 85

Hiroshi Yamauchi Nintendo’s Legendary President Dies Aged 85

Sep 19, 2013

The world of video games lost one of its founding fathers today as news broke of the death of Nintendo’s iconic leader Hiroshi Yamauchi at the age of 90 following complications with Pneumonia. He is survived by his son Katsuhito Yamauchi. Nintendo issued this statement: “Nintendo is in mourning today from the sad loss of Continue reading →

Sony PS4: Everything You Need To Know From Gamescom 2013

Sony PS4: Everything You Need To Know From Gamescom 2013

Aug 21, 2013

Last night SCEE delivered their conference at gamescom in Germany. A lot of interesting news emerged including the final piece of the PS4 puzzle, the much-anticipated launch date. Here’s you everything you need to know from the show: The Release Date The big one, the Sony PlayStation 4 releases in the US and Canada on 15th November and Europe on 29th November. PS4 Is Already A Hit Group CEO Continue reading →

Microsoft Launches ID@Xbox Self Publishing For Indies

Microsoft Launches ID@Xbox Self Publishing For Indies

Aug 20, 2013

Microsoft have been on the back foot for the past few months following the disastrous Xbox One launch back in May. Among the many criticisms it faced was the perceived lack of support for independent developers. Sony had talked up their commitment to indie developers at both their February launch presentation and their E3 media Continue reading →

The PlayStation 4 Announcement: An in–Depth Analysis – Part 2

The PlayStation 4 Announcement: An in–Depth Analysis – Part 2

May 31, 2013

Continued from Part 1, before the Xbox One announcement – click here to read Part 1 (opens in a new page) In the first installment I looked at the PS4 presentation, the branding, the games, PSN and the new Dual Shock 4 controller. This time I take adetailed look at the hardware and UI and ask Continue reading →