Browsing tag: Next-Gen

Next-Gen Consoles on Track for Holiday 2020 According to AMD, PS5 RDNA 2 Hinted At News 0

News 0 AMD recently held its Financial Analyst Day presentation, stating that both next-gen console launches are on track for this Holiday all while hinting at PS5 RDNA 2 support. There isn’t much known about the PlayStation 5 besides a few tidbits of information that Sony dropped last year. And while we have yet to learn as […]

Ubisoft Says PS5 Backward Compatibility Could Run “Almost” All Previous Consoles Catalogue News 0

News 0 Although the company didn’t elaborate on how far back the PS5 Backward Compatibility would go. Speaking during their recent quarterly financial earnings call, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot discussed briefly about next-gen consoles, empathizing on the importance of backwards compatibility on the new systems. Those consoles will be running almost all the back catalog of the […]

E3 2019: Microsoft Officially Announces Next Xbox as “Project Scarlett,” First Specs Revealed News 21

News 21 During Microsoft’s E3 press conferences Phil Spencer, executive vice-president of Gaming at Microsoft took to the stage to unveil Xbox’s next-gen console Project Scarlet. Similar to the reveal of the Xbox One X at previous E3’s, Phil went on the detail some of the specs for the console, which can be found below. Will feature […]

Xbox One and PS4 Performance Difference – Microsoft Director ‘Not a Fan of the Mis-Information’ News 98

News 98 Microsoft Director of Product Planning Albert Panello doesn’t intend to belittle Sony amidst the ongoing battle between the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but he’s definitely “not a fan of the mis-information” being spread about the company’s “performance”. He recently said this in a lengthy entry spotted on NeoGAF by VideoGamer, in which he responded […]

List of Current Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Launch Titles, Exclusive and Multi-Platform News 83

News 83 Enjoy what’s left of the Summer while you still can. Fall is coming and, with it, the next generation of console gaming. Not only are the big boys like Microsoft and Sony debuting their brand new home consoles, but some of the year’s biggest titles from franchises like Call of Duty, Battlefield and Assassin’s Creed […]

Analyst Predicts Next-Gen Console Price Points: $399 Xbox One and $349 PlayStation 4 News 93

News 93 Michael Pachter, analyst for investment firm Wedbush Morgan, suggests $399 and $349 price points for Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4, respectively. In a note to investors, Pachtor estimated that the bill of materials for the Xbox One runs at around $325, while the PlayStation 4 runs at about $275, hence their retail price […]

List of Confirmed Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Games So Far News 88

News 88 We’ve got a list of next-generation games that are currently confirmed to launch on Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4. From Battlefield 4 to Call of Duty: Ghosts, and Destiny to Killzone: Shadow Fall, there are a number of titles to look forward to in the coming months. We’ve employed the help of IGN’s […]

Call of Duty: Ghosts – Next-Gen or Not? News 138

News 138 In recent articles here on MP1st, there seems to be a lot of controversy about what makes a new game engine and what doesn’t. Is the engine of Call of Duty: Ghosts new, or is it a copy/paste job from the last generation of console hardware? In a very strict sense, no. It is not […]

Are Consoles Holding Back The True Potential of Video Games? News 86

News 86 The one thing that held CGI in movies back for as long as it was is hardware.  Movies like Jurassic Park needed computers that filled warehouses to produce their effects.  Then, good hardware starting dropping in price and movies like The Matrix became possible.  But of course, though it still looks great, The Matrix’s CGI can hardly […]

Report – PlayStation 4 ‘Has 50 Per Cent More Raw Power Than The GPU In The Xbox One’ News 116

News 116 According to recent reports, Sony’s PlayStation 4 has 50% more graphical power than Microsoft’s Xbox One, based on current specs. Comparisons made by Eurogamer reveal the differences between both company’s next-generation hardware. “We know that both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are based on Radeon GCN architecture and we also know that each compute unit […]

EA Teases Next-Gen Need for Speed News 27

News 27 EA is teasing what looks like the next-generation of Need for Speed with some ‘hot’ looking imagery. The image below, posted on the publisher’s social media channels, teases a sports-car-turned-pursuit-vehicle, suggesting that you’ll once again be running from the police due to your uncontrollable need for speed in the next title. The picture was captioned, […]

Sony and the PlayStation 4, or Microsoft and the Xbox One: Who Had the Better Unveiling? News 114

News 114 The next-generation of console gaming is on the horizon. Both Sony and Microsoft have officially unveiled their respective, next-generation platforms: the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. We caught our first glimpse of the Xbox One only moments ago, during Microsoft’s unveiling earlier today, while Sony, on the other hand, showed us (sort of) the PlayStation […]

BF4 Announced For Xbox One and PlayStation 4, October 29 Release Date For Current-Gen, “China Rising” DLC Detailed News 60

News 60 Update 1 The press release only reads that the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC version of Battlefield 4 will release October 29. No date was mentioned for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 releases. “Battlefield 4 will be available October 29 for the Xbox 360® game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and […]

More Call of Duty: Ghosts Intel Teased – Video Footage, New Co-Ordinates, Notes, and More [Updated] News 33

News 33 The Ghosts are coming. Development studio Infinity Ward is all set to show off some of the first gameplay footage of their upcoming blockbuster FPS, Call of Duty: Ghosts, tomorrow, May 21, during Microsoft’s Xbox conference. Anxious to give fans their first look, the team has been updating the official Call of Duty website with […]

Infinity Ward Teases Call of Duty: Ghosts Intel Ahead of May 21 Reveal [Updated] News 77

News 77 Infinity Ward has just updated the official Call of Duty: Ghosts website with the following two sets of numbers, as you can see below. The first “message” is a set of coordinates that takes you to Caracas, Venezuela, if enter them on Google maps. Here are some screen captures from Google maps of the location: The […]

Activision Is Selecting Participants for a “Focus Group” to “Shape the Future of Call of Duty” News 50

News 50 It appears that Activision is in the midst of selecting participants for a “focus group” through Call of Duty ELITE for an upcoming special event in Los Angeles. This image reveals an invitation to join a focus group in Los Angeles that will “help improve and shape the future of Call of Duty.” No word as […]

Killzone: Shadow Fall PlayStation 4 Demo Technical Presentation Slides News 67

News 67 Last February, Sony unveiled the upcoming, next-gen title in the Killzone series, Killzone: Shadow Fall, running on the PlayStation 4, and it looked amazing As a quick reminder of how good the game actually looked, here’s the demo that was presented during Sony’s press conference. Developer Guerrilla Games has recently made a technical presentation of […]

War Thunder, Military MMO By Gaijin Entertainment, Launches on the PlayStation 4 This Holiday News 10

News 10 Developer and Publisher Gaijin Entertainment are launching War Thunder, a military MMO that will make its debut on the PlayStation 4 this Holiday season. The game is based on the World War II era and will allow players to take part in “action filled, highly explosive …battles from the air, mobilized on the ground or out […]

COD: Ghosts To Be Supported by ‘Largest Marketing Plan in Brand’s History,’ Call of Duty No. 2 Brand in NA + EU News 54

News 54 Activision has announced the Call of Duty franchise as the number two best selling franchise in North America and Europe combined during Q1 of FY ’13, coming in only second to Activision’s Skylanders brand. Similarly, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was the second best selling game in NA and EU combined during the same […]

Battlefield 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20 Domain Names Registered by EA News 31

News 31 EA is ‘preparing 4 battle’… for a long time. Securing the future of the Battlefield series, EA has recently registered dot-com domains for all the way through to Up to this point, EA already owned as well as to to, however, are currently owned by parties not associated […]

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