10 Signs Microsofts About To Acquire More Big Name Video Game Studios

Satya Nadella in several interviews, since the intent to purchase Zenimax has been made known, that they intend to purchase more studios to expand their IP and content portfolio. Even as the Zenimax deal was being finalized, there were ongoing talks to purchase WB Game Studios from AT&T. Satya Nadella has a compensation incentive (reportedContinue reading “10 Signs Microsofts About To Acquire More Big Name Video Game Studios”

Remedy Entertainment Joining the F2P GaaS Market

New job listings reveal that Remedy Entertainment is working on a F2P GaaS title for one of their games for Epic. The listing, shown below gives the first hint about the next title from the traditionally single player focused studio. This should be quite the departure from that mold and it will be interesting toContinue reading “Remedy Entertainment Joining the F2P GaaS Market”

Why Microsofts Going To Buy More Publishers/Studios

If you take a look back at 2013 and the state of Xbox’s first party when Phil Spencer took over it was a sad state of affairs. The first party consisted of 343, The Coalition, Turn 10, Publishing and Rare. That’s it, 5 studios. Recently they had closed the studio that made their Fable titles,Continue reading “Why Microsofts Going To Buy More Publishers/Studios”

Why Xbox Acquired Bethesda and Will Make The Titles Exclusive

Everyone has been buzzing for days since Microsoft announced their intent and agreement to purchase the publisher Zenimax which included the famed Bethesda studio. This bold move aligns with the vision that Phil Spencer has developed with Sataya Nadala. They have the ambitious goal of reaching the more than 3 billion gamers worldwide. Those 3Continue reading “Why Xbox Acquired Bethesda and Will Make The Titles Exclusive”

Gaming: Why It’s Not Just A Hobby

There is absolutely no denying that gaming is a huge part of my life as it likely is for anyone reading this. I just wanted reflect on why and what gaming has brought me in life for a few minutes. As I think back, my first memories of video games are back when my ageContinue reading “Gaming: Why It’s Not Just A Hobby”

Unknown Worlds Part 5: Studio Acquisitions (Part 3)

As we close in on August and have not yet heard of any big game conference for Xbox this month other than their Gamescom presence, it is becoming less likely we’ll hear something this month on Studio Acquisitions. However, it does seem like there is going to be a bigger showing in September from someContinue reading “Unknown Worlds Part 5: Studio Acquisitions (Part 3)”

Best 25 Titles In Gamepass (XB1 Titles)

This best of games in Xbox Gamespass is as of 8/12/2020 and will fluctuate over time. New versions will be released throughout the year. These best of Xbox Gamepass will be broken down between generation. The Witcher 3 Red Dead Redemption Forza Horizon 4 Gears 5 The Outer Worlds Quantum Break Slay the Spire OriContinue reading “Best 25 Titles In Gamepass (XB1 Titles)”