Nexon head believes mobile and console gap will diminish in the near future

Speaking at the GamesBeat 2013 conference, Nexon CFO Owen Mahoney told the audience that he isn’t particularly interested in going into the console business. He also believes the gap between mobile and console games will diminish in a few years. GamesIndustry are citing Mahoney who explained that the differences between mobile and consoles is comparative to the difference “between a…

Gaming News Wrap [25 Oct 2013]

Good morning and welcome to the weekend. Almost. The DualShock 4 controller has dropped pressure sensitive face buttons for digital buttons. The pressure sensitive analogue buttons were found on the DualShock 3 and allowed game designers to assign multiple functions to a button depending on the pressure applied by the player. These were rarely used by designers. [More on VentureBeat] The…

Gaming News Wrap [22 Oct 2013]

Good morning. Yes, it’s the most important day of the week in the zombie calendar… Chewsday. No, we told you that will never get old. Killzone Shadow Fall has gone gold, ensuring the PS4 exclusive shooter will launch alongside Sony’s new console. Guerrilla Games’ Steven Ter Heide has said via the PlayStation Blog that the game “should last well over ten…

Gaming News Wrap [2 Oct 2013]

Good morning. Just a few more sleeps until South Africa’s rAge expo kicks off. We’ll see some of you there we assume? The Xbox One day one update is expected to take between 15 and 20 minutes to download. We assume that Microsoft is basing that time on internet speeds in the US and not South Africa… The day one…

Gaming News Wrap [1 Aug 2013]

Good morning and welcome to the day that could rather be tomorrow. If I was president of the world we’d make it so. The high demand for the PS4 has meant that Sony may not actually fulfill any pre-orders placed after next Monday in the UK. [More on CVG] As if to emphasize this, former CEO of Electronic Arts John Riccitiello…