Anthony Ortiz

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Microsoft hammers away at April 5 Minecraft update

Prepare your pickaxe hand, because Microsoft and Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition developer 4J Studios have another update in the works for you.<p>The studio submitted the latest patch for the open-world block-building title to certification last week. Microsoft approved the update and scheduled it for an …

Next-gen mobile devices will be more powerful than consoles, says Nvidia exec

Graphics processors in the next generation of mobile devices will outperform those of consoles, according to Nvidia's senior vice president of content and technology Tony Tamasi.<p>According to Bit-Tech, Tamasi said the next model of chips, which will follow the Tegra 4 currently used in Nvidia's …

Nintendo Wii U update coming next week

We knew an update to the Wii U would be coming at some point this month, but Nintendo has finally announced that we should be seeing the update land …

Retrogaming

GTA V, PS4 and Xbox 720 will save the struggling games industry

A turnaround could be on the horizon for the game’s industry, and it will likely be because of the arrival of GTA V, the PS4, and Xbox 720. Analysts …

Smartphones & Tablets To Be Primary Screen For Gamers, Says Analyst, Powering 64BN+ Games Downloads By 2017 (3X 2012 Figure)

Games app downloads to smartphones and tablets are set to grow significantly over the next four years, according to a new report by analyst Juniper Research which projects there will be 64.1 billion such downloads in 2017 — more than three times the 21 billion downloaded in 2012. Key drivers …

Press Start: Sony reveals PS4 Dualshock details, next Xbox not quite always online and more

A selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.<p>PlayStation developers explain some of the key elements of the new Dualshock …