Nintendo President Says Cloud Gaming Not A "Top Priority" For Company

Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa, who took over as company head in June 2018, succeeding Tatsumi Kimishima, is currently reviewing Nintendo’s latest financial reports and developing long-term plans for Nintendo Switch. In a recent interview with Nikkei, he detailed Nintendo’s current strategy, which does not include cloud gaming. In the past, Furukawa has stated that cloud […]

PS CEO Jim Ryan Says Sony Will Continue To Support Japanese PS5 Game Development

PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan says the platform will continue to support Japanese developers following suggestions that the company was more focused on western game releases. In an interview with Famitsu, Ryan said that all of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) studios are important to the company. “We’re really happy and proud of the PlayStation Studios titles […]

Analogue says it’s making more Pockets — and going after bots and resellers

When high-end console maker Analogue opened up pre-orders for its beautiful Game Boy-inspired handheld, Pocket, the portable sold out almost instantly. The $199.99 device, which plays Neo Geo Pocket Color, Atari Lynx, and Sega Game Gear games in addition to multiple generations of Game Boy titles, was highly coveted but in short supply. People who […]

Vindex CEO Says Shift in Gaming Revenue Points Way Forward for Esports

As the founder of Major League Gaming and a veteran in the space, Vindex co-founder and CEO Mike Sepso has long been a believer in esports. Sepso told Sports Business Journal that a major shift in how game publishers generate revenue offers esports an opportunity to grow. “The most exciting trend last year that I […]

Analyst Says Nintendo Has "Practically Eradicated" PlayStation From Japan

Game sales in Japan suggest the PS5 isn’t performing all that well, and an analyst believes Nintendo has almost “eradicated” PlayStation. Even though the PS5 and Xbox Series X have been on the market for less than three months, in many ways the Nintendo Switch continues to dominate. That appears to be especially true in […]

Mikyx says he was one of G2's options for starting ADC in 2021 before Rekkles

We could have seen Mikyx in a new role this year. G2 Esports are coming into the 2021 Spring Split as the overwhelming favorite to win the LEC championship. But things could have looked a lot different if the League of Legends team hadn’t signed star AD carry Rekkles during the offseason. In an interview […]

David Vonderhaar says Black Ops Cold War lag issues are top priority

One of the larger complaints coming out of the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War open beta concerns the lag. For most of the player base, there has been an inconsistent connection issue present since the beginning of the beta. For others, the connection has been fine but this seems to be an outlier […]

Google says Pixel’s Hold for Me feature records and stores audio on-device

One of the just-announced Pixels’ most intriguing features is Hold for Me, a Google Assistant-powered service that waits on hold when you call a retailer, utility, airline, or other business’ toll-free support number. When a human comes on the line and is ready to talk, Hold for Me — which will launch in preview in […]

Sony's CEO Says "99 Percent" Of PS4 Games Can Be Played On PS5

A few weeks ago, a Ubisoft support page confirmed that PS1, PS2, and PS3 games would not be backwards compatible for PS5. In response to public outcry, the language supporting these claims was swiftly removed from the Ubisoft website. In a recent interview with The Washington Post, however, Sony CEO and President Jim Ryan stated that “99 percent” […]