Rage Quitters

Is Rage Quitting Ruining Online Gaming?

Online gaming has become a huge phenomenal in recent years due to the introduction of next generation consoles such as the PS3 and Xbox360. For those who are reading and are unfamiliar with the term, “rage quitting” More »

Sony's Smash Bros Competitor Leaked!?

Sony’s Smash Bros Competitor Leaked!?

Rumors have been swirling as of late that Sony will soon be unveiling a new fighting title that will see some similarities to Nintendo’s Smash Bros. franchise. In particular, it seems that More »

EA Comment On BF3 Boycott

EA Comment On BF3 Boycott

The main cause of the boycott was the exclusive weapons deal which could cause an imbalance against players who do not pay for the game in advance and those who do not More »

PlayStation Vita Priced At $249 & £229 In UK

PlayStation Vita Priced At $249 & £229 In UK

Details about Sony’s new handheld have been trickling out for months in the form of spec sheets and fantastic footage of its quad core capabilities. All that, and we still didn’t know More »

Microsoft's E3 Conference Review: 4/10

Microsoft’s E3 Conference Review: 4/10

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E3, is an annual trade show for the computer and video games industry presented by the Entertainment Software Association and every year gamersoutlook reviews the More »

Category: PS3

Are Microsoft The Kings Of Advertising This Generation?

PS3, 360 & Wii

Microsoft is relatively new to the gaming industry in comparison to Sony and Nintendo, who have been developing games and creating consoles for a much longer period of time, however Microsofts advertising of the Xbox 360 has been great for many games in particular Halo and Gears Of War.

Many people argue Microsoft advertising ability is simply down to the revenue created from their Windows division, however choosing the correct advertising partners is another important factor. Although the Xbox was not in the limelight during the PlayStation 2 era, Microsoft has managed to propel the Xbox 360 into a household name. Sony who arguably had the better console specs wise, fell behind partly due to the year head start by the 360 but also due to the use of abstract adverts. Heres an example of a early PlayStation advert.

Is Rage Quitting Ruining Online Gaming?

Rage Quitters

Online gaming has become a huge phenomenal in recent years due to the introduction of next generation consoles such as the PS3 and Xbox360.

For those who are reading and are unfamiliar with the term, “rage quitting” has been kindly defined on urban dictionary:

To stop, cease, or discontinue a game due to aggravation from being constantly bested in any type of challenge within the game.

UK Charts: Modern Warfare 3 #1, Battlefield 3 Slips to #9

UK Charts: Modern Warfare 3 #1, Battlefield 3 Slips to #9

Sales are down 41 per cent, but Activision’s shooter is still comfortably ahead of second place entrant Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, which itself fell 61 per cent. Call of Duty’s big rival Battlefield 3 lost only four per cent, but has to settle for ninth place.

Sony’s Smash Bros Competitor Leaked!?

Sony's Smash Bros Competitor Leaked!?

Rumors have been swirling as of late that Sony will soon be unveiling a new fighting title that will see some similarities to Nintendo’s Smash Bros. franchise. In particular, it seems that characters from Sony’s various game franchises will be gathering for this upcoming project.

New content has been discovered that all but confirms this speculated title. Chris Molina, a senior level designer at SuperBot Entertainment, has posted the images above to his Twitter account and has left messages that essentially confirm its existence. One image even indicates that Kratos and Sweet Tooth will be making an appearance.

Matthew Reynolds From SCEE On The Getaway

Matthew Reynolds From SCEE On The Getaway

While I was attending a Computing Careers Taster Course at City University London, Tuesday 19 July 2011, 9.30am – 4pm. I met Matthew Reynolds of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and managed to talk to him about the future of The GetawayThe taster course allowed people who wanted an insight on a computing or an ICT related course the chance to see what kind of modules the course would contain, and the job prospects available.