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Halo director calls The Master Chief Collection, “one of my lowest ebbs, professionally,” vows updates will make everyone “satisfied”

Halo: The Master Chief Collection's struggles have been well documented. O'Connor was upfront about his feelings on what happened, calling The Master Chief Collection's launch "one of my lowest ebbs, professionally." He described the development team having "the best intentions" with The Master Chief Collection, knowing that they had "a massive and ambitious project that almost read like a Halo fan’s wishlist" on their plate. Also, it's worth reiterating that the incoming fixes for The Master Ch

By | 2017-10-21T11:39:46+00:00 October 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The first round of backwards compatible OG Xbox games has leaked online

News on the backwards compatibility of Original Xbox games has been sparse, but if a recent leak is to be believed, we may not have to wait much longer. On top of that, the first wave of games will thankfully include more than just Crimson Skies and Fusion Frenzy and will encompass some rather big names. Obviously, since this is a leak and not a confirmation, the old grain of salt cliche applies here. Twitter user h0x0d, who is known for being a reliable Microsoft leaker, posted an image of the

By | 2017-10-21T10:24:01+00:00 October 21st, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shadow of War on Xbox One X is a “significant” jump over the PS4 Pro

Shadow of War is the latest game to get such a tech demo, and of course, the folks at Digital Foundry have gotten their hands on it. Check it out:For me, the most striking comparison was the draw distance shot they show off on both consoles. This one, to be exact:The big thing with the PS4 Pro is that it has a lot more low-quality textures that you just don't get at the highest levels of performance. Middle-Earth: Shadow of War is available now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. [Digital Foundry]

By | 2017-10-20T17:19:24+00:00 October 20th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shadow of War on Xbox One X is a “significant” jump over the PS4 Pro

Shadow of War is the latest game to get such a tech demo, and of course, the folks at Digital Foundry have gotten their hands on it. Check it out:For me, the most striking comparison was the draw distance shot they show off on both consoles. This one, to be exact:The big thing with the PS4 Pro is that it has a lot more low-quality textures that you just don't get at the highest levels of performance. Middle-Earth: Shadow of War is available now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. [Digital Foundry]

By | 2017-10-20T17:19:18+00:00 October 20th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Halo director spells out what went wrong in Master Chief Collection, why it can be fixed

Halo’s franchise development director has elaborated on what is in store for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, whose multiplayer 343 Industries will attempt to fix — three years after its launch — following the Xbox One X’s upcoming launch. O’Connor then gave an accounting for the Master Chief Collection’s manifold problems, particularly the broken matchmaking. The Master Chief Collection won early praise for how it compiled the singleplayer campaigns of the first four numbered games in the Hal

By | 2017-10-20T17:00:00+00:00 October 20th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Halo director spells out what went wrong in Master Chief Collection, why it can be fixed

Halo’s franchise development director has elaborated on what is in store for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, whose multiplayer 343 Industries will attempt to fix — three years after its launch — following the Xbox One X’s upcoming launch. O’Connor then gave an accounting for the Master Chief Collection’s manifold problems, particularly the broken matchmaking. The Master Chief Collection won early praise for how it compiled the singleplayer campaigns of the first four numbered games in the Hal

By | 2017-10-20T17:00:00+00:00 October 20th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s almost time for Original Xbox backward compatibility …

Some of the names that you may see when the Xbox One flips the switch on backward compatibility to the original Xbox include Dead to Rights, King of Fighters: Neowave and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. Leaks of Xbox 360 backward compatible titles were seen in the same places in 2015 as the Xbox One approached that feature’s debut. Spencer announced at E3 2017 that backward compatibility to the original Xbox would be coming to the console soon. The Xbox One X launches in November, and wh

By | 2017-10-20T17:00:00+00:00 October 20th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s almost time for Original Xbox backward compatibility …

Some of the names that you may see when the Xbox One flips the switch on backward compatibility to the original Xbox include Dead to Rights, King of Fighters: Neowave and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. Leaks of Xbox 360 backward compatible titles were seen in the same places in 2015 as the Xbox One approached that feature’s debut. Spencer announced at E3 2017 that backward compatibility to the original Xbox would be coming to the console soon. The Xbox One X launches in November, and wh

By | 2017-10-20T17:00:00+00:00 October 20th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ThinkGeek Halloween sale, Destiny 2 PS4 bundle, and more game deals

You can also score deals on Uncharted: The Lost Legacy for PS4 (now $29.99 on Amazon) and the The Art of Overwatch hardcover (now $31.44 on Amazon). Hardware & AccessoriesGamesMiscellaneousNew ReleasesSouth Park: The Fractured but Whole: Get it on Amazon for $59.96 for Xbox One and PS4. Polygon Deals is a weekly roundup of the best deals on the internet, curated by Vox Media's commerce editor, Chloe Reznikov, in collaboration with Polygon's editorial team. Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. T

By | 2017-10-20T17:00:00+00:00 October 20th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ThinkGeek Halloween sale, Destiny 2 PS4 bundle, and more game deals

You can also score deals on Uncharted: The Lost Legacy for PS4 (now $29.99 on Amazon) and the The Art of Overwatch hardcover (now $31.44 on Amazon). Hardware & AccessoriesGamesMiscellaneousNew ReleasesSouth Park: The Fractured but Whole: Get it on Amazon for $59.96 for Xbox One and PS4. Polygon Deals is a weekly roundup of the best deals on the internet, curated by Vox Media's commerce editor, Chloe Reznikov, in collaboration with Polygon's editorial team. Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. T

By | 2017-10-20T17:00:00+00:00 October 20th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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