According to a new report, Google may be working on some kind of game streaming service that would allow a subscription model to be used, streaming content into gamers' homes via a Chromecast or Google-made gaming console.
Nintendo was already riding the crest of a wave with its Switch gaming console, but we didn't realize quite how big that wave was. We do now, with Nintendo announcing that the Switch is the fastest selling console ever, at least in the United States.
Valve's Steam Machine project is an interesting one as far as the age-old problem of making PC gaming mainstream goes. The reason people like console gaming has always been the plug-and-play nature of the systems, with no configuration or upgrading needed. Steam Machines are supposed to help close the gap between consoles and PCs by packaging machines in fancy boxes that won't look out of place next to a television, but what if you want to game on the go?
Fans of the work of Bungie, the people behind the Halo series of games, has announced that it expects to begin offering its new game for sale soon. Destiny will be available on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3 and PS4 and looks set to be quite the experience.
Being third to market with the PlayStation three behind Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Nintendo's Wii undoubtedly hurt Sony, at least in the early days. With gamers already having stumped up the money for the Xbox 360 in particular, Sony's expensive option struggled to gain traction for quite some time after its release. A hugely staggered worldwide release did not help, either.