Twitch CEO expects phone-style upgrade cycles for home consoles

Emmet Smear, the CEO of game streaming service Twitch has been speculating on the future of the home games console - and has come up with a rather interesting prediction of where consoles could be going in the future. Speaking to The Guardian, Smear suggests consoles could go the way of phones - with new…

Nintendo Wii U sales slump to just 160,000 worldwide for Q1

There's still no silver lining on the cloud that is Nintendo's Wii U console, as the company's Q1 2013/2014 financial results, revealed today, show that the company have managed to shift just 160,000 Wii U machines over the past three…

Union Jack Xbox 360 leaked by Amazon

A limited edition Xbox 360 console emblazoned with the Union Jack has been leaked inadvertently by Amazon. The online retailer had the "Xbox 360 Celebration Pack" listed on the site earlier today for £249.99, with a release date of May…

Wii U release date revealed as Nintendo announce profit drops

Nintendo have revealed they are still struggling after the rough launch of their Nintendo 3DS console. Posting shoddy financial results for October to December 2011, the veteran gaming company have now admitted to predicting annual losses 3 times higher than…

Mass Effect 3 exec: RPGs are now "less relevant"

BioWare may have cut their gaming teeth with RPG titles like Baldur's Gate, but even the veritable role-playing maestros are noting a sea-change in the genre industry wide. Gearing up for two massive launches (Mass Effect 3 and Star Wars:…

Kinect accuracy to improve to finger-tracking levels?

A firmware update may be on the way that could see the accuracy of Microsoft's Kinect motion-control sensor improve dramatically, according to EuroGamer. Though the Kinect's sensor was initially only believed to be capable of understanding images at 320 x…

3D gaming headed to the Xbox 360 with LG

Microsoft and LG are preparing to team up to bring 3D gaming to the Xbox 360. Microsoft have been until now very quiet about 3D gaming on the Xbox 360, but this new partnership now confirms that they aim to…