So you've tuned in to Ask the Experts and you've learned all about the features (or lack thereof) inside these next-generation consoles. But what about choosing the machine that's right for you? In this season finale, Jeff and Peter discuss the pros and cons of owning the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 to help you make a more educated decision for yourself.
So you had your fill of the best games 2013 had to offer and now you're itching for the other side of the fence. That's where this list of the most disappointing games of 2013 has you covered.
2013 was home to a handful of titles that didn't live up to the hype, but only a select few can really be labeled as the most disappointing.
Xbox Entertainment Studios has teamed with a documentary production team for a series of film-length documentaries that will air exclusively on the Xbox One and Xbox 360.
The production company, Lightbox, is helmed by two-time Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn ("Searching for Sugar Man" and "Man on Wire"), and Emmy-winning producer Jonathan Chinn (FX's "30 Days" and PBS' "American High").
According to the Chinns, the film series will revolve around "the extraordinary events and characters that have given rise to the Digital Age." … Read more
So you've got your shiny, brand-new PS4 and you're thinking about swapping out the system's built-in 500GB hard drive. Is it worth putting in a larger-capacity drive? How about a solid-state drive? Find out if it's really worth tweaking in this episode of Ask the Experts.
The first round of Ask the Experts wraps up tomorrow, so be sure to check back then!
2013 was a major year for video games. Some of the generation's most anticipated titles finally had their day in the sun. But alas, only a select few games can be mentioned in the "best of" conversation.
Sure, 2013 was a standout year for blockbuster titles, but it was also the stage for a smattering of independent games and their small development teams.
So which titles made this year's list? Check out the gallery for the top 15. Not seeing your favorite game of 2013? Yell at me about it in the comments section below.
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In Ryse: Son of Rome, you assume the character of Marius Titus, a Roman soldier who must seek revenge for the murder of his family. This God-of-War-esque, third-person hack-and-slash has fantastic graphics but monotonous gameplay, making Ryse a beautiful showcase of what a next-gen console can do but not all that it should do.
Broadway-caliber voice acting: The story may be unoriginal, but the voice acting is superb. The majority of the story is carried by the supporting characters, though, not Marius. The cast's performance lends some merit to an otherwise bland script.
Visually impressive: Graphically, Ryse is … Read more
How well do the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 work when it comes to voice recognition? How about motion control? If these details have you on the fence about a next-generation console purchase, you won't want to miss this episode of Ask the Experts.
Watch as Jeff and Peter compare the Xbox One's Kinect and the PlayStation 4's camera to find out which device does a better job at seeing and hearing you.
One of the Xbox One's most celebrated features is its cable box connectivity, allowing users to switch between television and gaming with a simple Kinect voice command. However, the interface is less than stellar, looking like...well, what most antiquated cable TV interfaces look like.
But the Verizon FiOS app, launching on Xbox One Tuesday and part of massive rollout of entertainment apps announced around launch, brings those cable benefits directly to the console, clean Xbox interface and all, by streaming television over the Internet.
What kind of support do the Xbox One and PS4 have for various media formats? It might not be what you expect. Find out if the new generation will leave you missing some key features of the PS3 and Xbox 360.
Last-generation consoles spoiled gamers with a versatile set of playback functionality. Those who upgrade to an Xbox One or PlayStation 4 will be surprised to find out that these consoles don't necessarily support the same robustness as their predecessors. Tune into this latest episode of Ask the Experts, where Jeff and Peter break down the incompatibilities and what … Read more
What do you give the gamer who plays Call of Duty with diamond-encrusted guns? How about a 24-karat gold-plated Xbox One? For a mere 6,000 British pounds -- that's approximately $9,785 -- you can get your hands on this decadent console for the holidays.
Spotted at the British luxury department store Harrods by Reddit user SirSyhn, this gold-plated Xbox One is the real deal and not a gamer urban legend.