Stating that the backlash against the Xbox One’s lack of backwards-compatibility has been over-exaggerated, Microsoft’s Don Mattrick claims that only 5% of players play previous-generation titles on new systems anyway.
After the Xbox One reveal, many reputable gaming outlets reported that the console would be charging a fee for owners to play second-hand games. After Microsoft more-or-less dismissed this, we asked Xbox what their stance was on second-hand gaming and got a vague response.
Today’s indie game of the day is a musical experience with a cube — a simple-yet-complex and aesthetically beautiful memory game entered into the Ludum Dare 24 competition.
The big reveal is coming and it’s coming today, so we run down exactly what it is we believe to see at today’s Xbox reveal.
In celebration of indie game extraordinaire Banov’s birthday (developer of Assassin’s Blue, Dubloon), today’s indie game of the day is Wolf — a short, 2D Zelda-esque adventure game in which things get very odd after you hunt down a wolf.
It’s made of LEGO, it’s a mechanised carousel and it switches out your Xbox 360 discs for any one of the 32 discs that it can hold. Pointless, or perfect?
Nintendo have recently confirmed that they will be making a profit off of user-generated YouTube videos, forcing advertisements on to videos featuring their content.