Sony Debuts Inzone PC Gaming Headsets and Monitors

Sony Inzone headset and monitorPhoto: Michelle Ehrhardt/Gizmodo Sony is expanding its gaming footprint beyond the console with a family of monitors and headphones debuting under a new brand called “Inzone.” To be clear, these are not Playstation products. They are meant for both console and PC gamers, Sony’s “Pulse” headset, which was made exclusively for … Read more

Hideo Kojima Appears During Xbox Stream To Tease Announcement

Screenshot: Xbox / Kotaku Today, during Microsoft’s large Xbox and Bethesda video game showcase event, well-known game director and cinema lover Hideo Kojima appeared to announce he’s working with Xbox on his next game, and uh…hmmm… Microsoft spent nearly an hour today showcasing countless trailers and teasers for a laundry list of video games, most … Read more

Microsoft Claims 50 Games Coming To Xbox In 2022 And 2023

Microsoft aired this graphic during its annual Xbox press conference.Screenshot: Microsoft / Kotaku Six months into the year, Xbox’s release calendar is looking slim. Fresh off the heels of an absolutely banger 2021Microsoft hasn’t released a single first-party tentpole in 2022. But that’s all set to change, Microsoft assured viewers today during Its big splashy … Read more

Xbox Game Pass Subscribers Say They’re Unsubscribing, For Now

Image: Microsoft Typically, when Game Pass starts trending, it’s either because it scored a killer game or some influencers concocted a viral “joke” that ultimately does nothing other than hand a $2 trillion corporation two days of free marketing. Over the past few days, however, Microsoft’s games-on-demand program started trending for another reason: Players say … Read more

How To Legit Buy A Next-Gen Console

Photo: Charly Triballeau (Getty Images) Trying to get your hands on a PlayStation 5 remains a fool’s errand. Stock sells out as soon as it becomes available. When it pops up from unofficial retailers, it does so with a staggering markup. The scarcity is driven by a bunch of factors: by bots, which scoop up … Read more

Xbox’s Reputation Suffers Following Starfield, Redfall Delays

Image: Bethesda Riding the bus of video game fandom should come with a seatbelt warning. To wit: Last month, it seemed like everyone was losing their minds over Microsoft gobbling up half the industry. Now, in the wake of some major delays, it’s all “Dead console!!!” this and “Xbox has no exclusives!!!” that. Hope you’ve … Read more

Gamefly Still Offering (Some) PS2 And Xbox Games In 2022

A few days ago, I saw some folks posting online about the latest GameFly used games sale and decided to check it out while eating lunch. Now, I haven’t thought much about GameFly in a long time, so my curiosity about what GameFly is like in this day and age got the better of me … Read more

Developers Ditching Last-Gen To Focus On PS5, Xbox Series X/S

Image: Warner Bros. We’re now 18 months into the life of the PS5 and the Xbox Series X/S. The PS4 and the Xbox One are officially last-gen, a fact that’s become clear to anyone who’s tried to play Elden Ring on an old console whose fan sounds like a wind tunnel. Developers are also taking … Read more

New Xbox Patent Sounds Cool For People Buying Games On Disc

Photo: Luke Plunkett Microsoft have applied for a patent that, while not a perfect solution for every gripe you may have with modern consoles and digital ownershipmay nevertheless be a great step forward for anyone who has a catalog of games they own on disc but have bought (or are thinking of buying) a digital-only … Read more

Xbox Streaming Stick Could Soon Save Us From Series X Shortages

Photo: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo Microsoft could soon remove the biggest barrier standing between gamers and its popular Xbox Cloud gaming service. The company will reportedly release a streaming stick—described by VentureBeat as possibly resembling an Amazon Fire Stick or Roku-like Puck—that would remove the need to buy a console, a barrier to entry that has been … Read more