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Mike Williams, Staff Writer

M.H. Williams has been writing in some form or another for ten years and has been a hardcore gamer since the NES first graced American shores. You can catch him on Twitter as @AutomaticZen.

Recent articles by Mike Williams

Rumor: Sony working on more powerful PlayStation 4

Sony may be working on an upgrade for the PS4, allowing developers access to improved graphics

By Mike Williams

Gone Home Dev: Look past "the best person for the job"

Steve Gaynor wants industry veterans to open the door to more talented women

By Mike Williams

Robert Yang: "The game industry needs to get laid"

Developer Robert Yang talks about the game industry's issues with sexual content

By Mike Williams

Pokemon franchise crosses 200 million units sold

With Sun and Moon on the way, Pokemon passes another milestone

By Mike Williams

Kickstarter payment problem holds up indie adventure game pledges

A Place for the Unwilling runs into a speed bump due to failed Kickstarter payments.

By Mike Williams

PlayStation VR: Sony is "probably going to reject" games under 60 fps

A Sony engineer stresses important benchmarks for PlayStation VR development

By Mike Williams

Microsoft, ESL, and FaceIt partner to bring tournaments to Xbox Live

Microsoft wants to natively support eSports from within Xbox Live

By Mike Williams

Sony responds to Microsoft's cross-platform play announcement

Sony is "happy to have the conversation" about cross-platform play on PlayStation 4.

By Mike Williams

AMD technology powers Sulon Q VR headset

The untethered Sulon Q is powered by AMD CPU and GPU technology.

By Mike Williams

Twitch wants to help developers build "Stream First" games

Twitch's Developer Success initiative wants devs making games built for the streaming service

By Mike Williams

Blizzard veteran building cloud service for Stardock

Former Blizzard systems engineer Adrian Luff moves to Stardock to launch the cloud-based Project Tachyon

By Mike Williams

"King copied our game" says indie dev

Matt Cox of Stolen Goose says King copied his game when publishing negotiations fell through

By Mike Williams

Microsoft: Xbox hardware "will be important for a long time"

Phil Spencer doesn't see a dedicated processing box for your gaming going away anytime soon

By Mike Williams

PlayStation UK Boss calls Vita "the iPod of handheld gaming"

Fergal Gara notes an increase in the number of Vita titles being bought digitally

By Mike Williams

2K Sports no longer releasing MLB games

There will be no MLB 2K14 as 2K parts ways with the sport

By Mike Williams

Zynga founder asks President to pardon Snowden

Tech leaders tell President Obama that NSA spying is hurting business

By Mike Williams

Samsung reveals GamePad and Mobile Console app

Samsung decides to take on consoles with its Galaxy device lineup

By Mike Williams

Nintendo 3DS surpasses 10 million sold in NA

Pokemon X and Y crosses 2.35 million units and Wii U sales are up 340 percent month-over-month

By Mike Williams

Leisure Suit Larry creator leaves Replay Games

Al Lowe has decided that it is time to return to retirement

By Mike Williams

Getting Emotional: Developing Sports Games for Next-Gen

Sports franchise devs discuss the challenge of splitting their focus between current-gen and next-gen

By Mike Williams

Harmonix lays off a "small number" of employees

The Rock Band and Fantasia developer lets go of an undisclosed number of employees

By Mike Williams

Fez sells over a million units

Polytron's indie puzzler crosses a big milestone

By Mike Williams

Sports Games: Tackling a Catch-22

We talk with several sports franchise devs about walking the tightrope between innovation and appeasing a core fan base every year

By Mike Williams

Bravely Default character designer leaves Square Enix

Yoshida decides to leave Square Enix, but will continue working with the company

By Mike Williams

Sony's House: PS4 could "significantly exceed" PS3 sales

Andrew House thinks the PS4 could beat the PS3 in lifetime sales numbers

By Mike Williams

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