Grumpy Gurevitz: Hardware Iteration

Grumpy Gurevitz: Hardware Iteration

Nov 27, 2012

One of the greatest challenges console gaming faces is one of hardware iteration. Traditionally consoles have never had their internal hardware specs increased, as new functionality is added post-launch. We have seen smaller, slimmer and cheaper units released, and some of those have even lost features during the process (compare a PS3 today with one at launch...

Grumpy Gurevitz: PS Plus has stopped me buying games

Grumpy Gurevitz: PS Plus has stopped me buying games

Aug 9, 2012

At E3 this year, Sony rejigged their PS Plus offering. Until E3, their £40 a year package had offered a range of free games every month. It generally included a PSN title, some minis, and a PSOne title, with a different mix served up each month. In addition PS Plus users get discounts on other content from time to time. I had hoped that Sony would take this...

Xbox Live Gold price rising at the start of November

Xbox Live Gold price rising at the start of November

Aug 30, 2010

Do you hear that banging noise, just echoing in the distance? It’s an interesting phenomenon, but it could possibly be explained by the combination of heads and fists hitting desks as Microsoft announce that they are raising the price of Xbox Live. The news dropped today when it appeared on Major Nelson’s blog that the price for Xbox Live Gold subscriptions...