Activision has officially announced Call of Duty: Ghosts, powered by the next generation engine from Infinity Ward, will release for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, as well as next generation platforms (PlayStation 4,”Xbox 720“) on November 5, 2013. However, the press release from Activision made no mention of a Wii edition. And, no details were revealed about what next the generation versions of the game would offer beyond current console versions.
Some snobby tweets from a Microsoft leader stir up gamer rage.
Will Microsoft’s next Xbox (codenamed Durango) roll over Sony’s PlayStation 4 in terms of software development? Atari founder Nolan Bushnell seems to think so. In this new video (found on Gametrailers) Bushnell says Microsoft has a huge advantage over Sony in terms of ease-of-use for software developers, and superior online world experience. He goes on to talk about virtual reality and other new gaming technology, as well as the weaknesses of the Nintendo DS system. According to Bushnell “the days of the standalone portable game player are over,” citing iOS and Android platforms as the future.
GameStop president Tony Bartel says most consumers would stay away from the next gen if used games were banned.