New games, hardware and adding value: Which console "won" E3 2015?

With big press events from Sony, Microsoft and a raft of third party publishers, and with Nintendo's unique Direct broadcast approach, it's all too easy to get lost in the tidal wave of announcements that hit in the first few days of the E3. All three big console makers presented a vision of what consumers can expect from their systems in the coming year, but whose showing was the strongest, and whose left a bitter taste in the mouth? Read on as Gizmag assesses this year's E3 offerings, and provides musings on what the announcements might mean for the current and future landscape of console gaming.Read More

Sony brings exclusive games and The Last Guardian to E3 2015

While Microsoft used its E3 press event to make some big reveals, like backwards compatibility and an all new controller, Sony stuck firmly to the games. There were a lot of familiar faces on show, as well one or two new and intriguing titles. Read on as Gizmag picks out the biggest game reveals from Sony's E3 2015 press conference.Read More

You'll soon be able to play Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One

Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One will receive backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games, starting later this year. Owners of both physical and digital copies of last-generation console games will be able to play them on the current hardware, and there's no work required on the part of developers, meaning we'll likely see a whole lot of titles become compatible.Read More

FTC takes action against crowdfunding fraudster

Contributing to a crowdfunding campaign is inherently risky. Even when the intentions of those responsible for the projects are honorable, a project can easily fall over, potentially leaving contributors out of pocket. But in its first legal action against a crowdfunded project, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has gone after the project creator of a Kickstarter campaign who pocketed most of the money contributed by backers.Read More


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