The Microsoft-Sony relationship is the real show, while epic losses spring from Epic's war chest.
Sony is shutting down some online stores, Microsoft could turn Discord into a store, and Reggie leaves Gamestop stores
Microsoft says there will be exclusive Bethesda games, and is it time to defend Bobby Kotick amongst the Activision-Blizzard layoffs?
Microsoft attempts to raise the price of XBox Live, Vicarious Visions is absorbed into Blizzard, Resident Evil multiplayer, and still no Half-Life 3?
Sony debuts the new Playstation 5 UI which is bad for parties but good for recording, while Microsoft parties with Gamestop. Also, don't mess with trademarks.
Microsoft buys Bethesda while Sony finally reveals the PS5 price and Amazon is getting into cloud gaming.
Jaa, Mikey, and Kurabara give their thoughts on the latest Gears of War. This GoW has the biggest changes since the series inception, but is it enough to keep players engaged?
A look at Digital Distribution and we engage in the HZD vs BoTW debate!
Nick, Jorge, and Joel got together to discuss E3 2017 and the Year of Mario.
Mash Those Buttons wraps up last year and bring in the new year.
Konami vs Kojima, Nintendo NX rumors, and more.
YouTube Red, Harmonix reviewing their own games, Konami in denial, Ubisoft on the defensive, and more on this episode.
Pokemon GO, diversity in eSports commentary, Apple TV's gaming bust, Kickstarter Justice, and more.
We talk Lawbreakers, Windows 10 Store exclusives, Kojima worship, Rockband 4, and more on Mashcast #156.
The Mashcast returns with plenty to talk about!
Jarret and Nick discuss the deets from E3 2015.
OnLive's shutdown is a perfect example of why you don't put your eggs in one basket. Especially when you don't have that basket in hand.
Microsoft has a chance to win gamers back with cross-buy between Windows and XBox One, but can Valve's cheap in home streaming nullify that opportunity?
It was a slow news week, but just enough surveys popped up to give us something to talk about. We discuss those in addition to anti-cheat hardware, racist NPCs, baller editions of games, and more.
On this weeks Mashcast we discuss promising Windows 10 announcments, more trouble with H1Z1, CS:GO match fixing, and more.
2.8 Million sales for The War Z, H1Z1 botched launch, out of touch video game executives, the GDC State of the Industry, and more.
Some important things we've missed over the past few weeks, promising job openings at Microsoft, Playstation Now going live, Farcry 4 temporarily stripped from users, and more.
We discuss the Playstation Experience, Street Fighter's exclusivity, the so called Destiny expansion "The Dark Below", Microsoft making gains with the XBox One in November, and more.
Free AC: Unity DLC, Sony going hard in China, and a CS:GO hacking scandal.
Buggy games, XBox One price drop, obsolete Metacritic, and more.
PC market is looking good again, XBox Entertainment Studio shuts down while XBox One sells double, DOTA 2 on ESPN, and a little honesty about DLC.
Microsoft challenges gamers to spot resolution difference, EA didn't learn the right lesson from Dungeon Keeper, Shooter Publisher greed pushing gamers away, and Hearthstone's pricing model.
Covering all the major media briefings and then some.
Microsoft is unbundling the Kinect, offering a cheaper XBox One in June.
Free-2-Play whales, XBox new boss, Metacritic scores on Amazon, Square Enix returning to its roots, and more.
Phil Spencer is now the head of all XBox divisions and wants you to know that XBox is a gaming brand.
PSN rentals, Project Morpheus, PS4 Camera, Walmart used games, and more.
Ken Levine's leaving Irrational Games, Wii U getting the cold should from devs, Deep Down leaving out female heroes, and XBox One's new remote.
Microsoft still has a lot of work to do to repair it's relationship with gamers.
According to Microsoft, Japan is a tier 2 region.
I guess alien anal probes aren't for everyone...
The journey for the next great Mirror's Edge may be coming to an end.
Out of all the reasons not to get an XBox One, I only need one not to buy it.
Someone in Microsoft's PR department thought I would want an Xbox One after seeing this mess. Right.
If you're having patent problems I feel bad for you, son. I got 99 problems and a ban ain't one...yet.
Fortunately, Microsoft has stepped up with a solution to the problem.
Halo 4 is upcoming and we, as accepting fans, must keep in mind that it may end up being terrible.
For Microsoft's sake, I hope the rumors aren't true.
Someone tell Nintendo to get with the program.
Gaming on a budget that you'll over-pay for.
No more busting out a calculator for space dollars.
Taking "death before dishonor" to modern times.
A roundup of the gaming news from last night's Microsoft and Sony keynotes.
And those Wii U launch details? They're coming then, too.
If you haven't picked up Halo: Reach yet, now may be a good time.
Guns don't kill people, avatars do.
The guess list includes: Xbox Live, FIFA 12, and an overwhelming group of disappointment.
Stripping away your consumer rights, one EULA at a time.
Not a robot. A Kinect 2. A cybernetic organism.
Gamers in 35 countries fall victim to scam.
Clouds and discs together at last!
Sony and Microsoft next-generation rumors gone wild.
We love the smell of contradicting rumors in the morning.
Rumors from round the web. AKA: "let's all say hyperbolic things and immediately believe they're true."
Gamers in the U.S. played more year-over-year according to Nielsen.
So it begins.
The latest update to the 360's Dashboard is coming soon, but MS wants you to test it out before it's officially deployed.
Hey look! A Value! Well, maybe not.
Work on the 360's successor is officially underway.
Browse the 360 dashboard and control videos from your phone.
For some reason, barnyard animals seem to make the best Easter eggs.
The well-known analyst sees trouble ahead for Microsoft if they don't introduce a lower MSRP for the Xbox.
One sweet, chainsaw-filled, package of savings!
Microsoft has secured a month long lead for the first couple of Elder Scrolls V DLC packs.
Microsoft wants third party downloadable games first or not at all.
Is the Xbox dead in Japan?
Available in any color you want; so long as it's black.
These actually ARE the droids you're looking for.
You got your Xbox in my Windows.
An early build of an early part of Gears of War 3 has been leaked to the masses.
Microsoft has announced it's latest addition to the Kinect Hub..
Microsoft: Somebody set us up the bomb.
Microsoft will be replacing any unit that breaks as a result of the new firmware.
...but it's not Alan Wake 2. What is it? Excellent question.
Is a sequel to Remedy's captivating horror game in the works?
The publisher has signed a licensing agreement with Microsoft.
A rumor from a supposedly trusted source claims Microsoft could be adding microtransaction-based games to its console.
Defiant Map Pack announced as DLC for March