E3 Cancelled – The Path Forward Is Through Direct Presentations

Well, it was bound to happen. With the fears of the coronavirus spreading en masse, it was a matter of time before major events were either postponed or cancelled. E3 unfortunately, just happened to be the latest victim. Look, cancelling major events should never be viewed in a positive lens. They are financially damaging to…

No exclusives for the Xbox Series X at launch – A Bold Decision

A report was released that stated that the next generation of Xbox would not have console exclusives until around a year after launch. This would indicate that all upcoming titles would be cross gen, leaving consumers to trust Microsoft’s vision and ultimately decide if they want to purchase the Series X. On the surface, this…

Competition Drives Innovation – The Console Wars

Industries do not thrive if competition is non-existent. If monopolies were more prevalent, then that industry would stay stagnant and it would be disastrous for growth as a whole. As it relates to the video game industry, the console wars are actually beneficial. The optics are never good, especially considering how passionate a fanbase can…

EA Has a Public Image Problem, But It’s One of Their Own Doing

Recently, the EVP of Strategic Growth at EA – Mike Bibley – spoke to gamesindustry.biz regarding EA’s investment in independent title’s and their stance on streaming moving forward. During the interview Matt stated that, “I still struggle with the perception that we’re a bunch of bad guys.” This would indicate that executives at EA are…