Evolving the PS4 - and the Console Business

The launch of PS4 Pro was muted - Sony is walking cautiously on unfamiliar territory. How this plays out will decide the future of the console business

By Rob Fahey

Roundtable: Did Sony just steal Xbox Scorpio's thunder?

The staff examines the impact of the new, more powerful PS4 Pro set for this November

By GamesIndustry Staff

Xbox: Scorpio's extra power will be "obvious"

Microsoft talks up Xbox Scorpio's technical superiority over PS4 Pro

By Matthew Handrahan

PS4 Pro coming November 10 for $399

Slim becomes new default PS4 model next week, Pro to offer boosted graphics of existing games as well as 4K and HDR support

By James Brightman

Watch the NY PlayStation conference here

Are you ready for some new PlayStation hardware?

By James Brightman

NX' first task is to avoid Wii U's pitfalls

Reggie Fils-Aime's diagnosis of Wii U's failures is accurate, but these mistakes reflect deep problems with Nintendo's approach

By Rob Fahey

Neo, Scorpio "absolutely" good for the industry - Moore

EA's competitive gaming head says publisher is supporting both new systems, developers "love what they're seeing"

By Brendan Sinclair

What Nintendo needs to do better with NX

Reggie Fils-Aime identifies "traditional lessons" the company took from the Wii U's struggles

By Brendan Sinclair

PS4 Slim is real

Following leaked images, our colleagues at Eurogamer have verified that the slimmed down console is legit

By James Brightman

This is the last console generation - Greenberg

Head of Xbox marketing stresses company's commitment to compatibility, backtracks on pledge of no exclusives for Scorpio

By Brendan Sinclair

PlayStation Neo to be unveiled on September 7 - report

Sony has confirmed a "PlayStation Meeting" will take place in NY City on that date, and rumours suggest it will be Neo's official unveiling

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo NX is a portable console powered by a mobile processor - report

Handheld component has detachable controllers, can be hooked up to a TV, with cartridges used for games

By Matthew Handrahan

Gaming revenues down 9% at Microsoft as hardware sales slow

Update: Xbox One price cut to $249 in the US for a "limited time" as new consoles loom

By Dan Pearson

Microsoft rolls the dice in a huge Xbox gamble

A slump in Xbox hardware sales is to be expected before the One S arrives, but the company's next results will show whether Scorpio has taken a longer-term toll

By Rob Fahey

Xbox One S "launch edition" to ship August 2 for $399

Release dates for the smaller hard drive versions have not been provided yet

By James Brightman

Nintendo faces its biggest test yet

Weekly roundup: Nintendo talks Wii U and NX, CS:GO gambling site owner comes under fire, Ubi continues to fight for independence

By James Brightman

Wii U was expected to sell 100 million units

Nintendo talks about the failed console, and it now expects any new games to sell 2m units worldwide

By James Brightman

Nintendo NX may capitalize on "largely ignored" kids market - DFC

"Someone is going to come along and take advantage of the opportunity to make games simple again"

By James Brightman

Xbox Scorpio, PlayStation Neo an "incredibly positive evolution"

EA, Ubisoft and Take-Two discuss why Microsoft and Sony launching new consoles more quickly is a big win

By James Brightman

Sony settling PS3 Other OS suit

Six-year court battle over removal of Linux installation option to end with payouts of up to $55 per affected owner

By Brendan Sinclair

Scorpio is a beast, but Microsoft needs to explain it better

The company needs to find a coherent party line about Scorpio, One S and Windows 10, and stick to it

By Rob Fahey

Sony's House surprised by Project Scorpio

President of gaming group didn't expect reveal so early, says tech industry has shifted to more immediate gratification

By Brendan Sinclair

PlayStation VR likely to be in short supply - Sony

With big questions about consumer uptake of VR, expect conservative shipments of new headset

By Brendan Sinclair

Why Scorpio and Xbox One S sales don't actually matter

Phil Spencer explains why you shouldn't think "that everything we're doing is about selling you an Xbox console"

By James Brightman

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