Four Reasons the Xbox Series X Will Be No Threat to the PlayStation 5

The PlayStation 5 must compete with the new Xbox Series X features. However, the PS5 will have some gimmicks of its own. Sony’s eventual reveal will be a can’t-miss event. The Xbox Series X is shaping up to be a killer platform. This week’s revelation of the Xbox sporting a smart delivery, multi-app suspension means this device will have every quality-of-life feature on the planet. However, even with the current lack of information, the PlayStation 5 (PS5) will surely deliver. Here are a few reasons why. 1. PlayStation has a…

Gaming’s Good Guys CD Projekt Truly Deserve All Their Successes

CD Projekt, the company behind Cyberpunk 2077, has been named the 2nd biggest European games company. They’ve done a great amount for older game preservation, as well as player-friendly company policies. No company currently in gaming deserves success as much as they do. If there’s a game company out there that deserves success, it’s CD Projekt. They run a great, DRM-free, game store. They make some really classic games, and they recently updated their refund policy to make it even better for consumers. In general, they tend to be one…

Is a PS5 Reveal Event Happening Next Week?

Teasers from Godfall developer Counterplay Games and Death Stranding developer Kojima Productions suggest that a PS5 reveal event could be happening next week. Counterplay said that fans should expect more Godfall news “really, really soon.” A Twitter post has also hinted that Kojima Productions will be making an announcement next week. PlayStation fans had a lot to be excited about today as two major developers teased big announcements. At PAX East, Counterplay Games said that it would reveal more about PS5 launch title Godfall “really, really soon.” Godfall was announced…

See Parents? Video Games are Good for Kids

New data may suggest a link between increased gaming and reduced underage drinking, drug use and sex. The data comes from the CDC via Twitter and Reddit. While the link is tenuous at best, it presents a positive outlook on the effects of gaming. It seems like every generation of video games has some sort of moral panic surrounding it. From Mortal Kombat to Hot Coffee, gaming is never safe from the moral guardians. Well, it might be time for those guardians to relax a bit. Data seem to suggest…

Dow Claws Back Huge Losses at Close as Trump & Fed Rumors Spook Bears

A massive recovery in the Dow Jones late on Friday helped lift the index to just a 350-point loss. A huge spike in trading volumes suggests a short covering lifted the U.S. stock market of an uncertain weekend. Trump is believed to be weighing tax cuts as part of his coronavirus stimulus package, and Wall Street can’t rule out an emergency intervention from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones pared losses by 600 points at the close Friday, as U.S. equity markets rebounded from intraday lows. News broke late in…

Shadow Legends Just Got Caught in the Stupidest Lie Imaginable

Raid: Shadow Legends is a mobile RPG with an infamously aggressive marketing strategy. The developers claimed on Twitter that they do not sponsor YouTubers… and that all of their shout-outs have been unpaid. This is easily one of the stupidest lies you’ve ever seen. It’s hard to find a gamer who hasn’t heard of Raid: Shadow Legends. The mobile game has been supported by a massive marketing push over the past year. Pretty much any YouTuber who’s even vaguely connected to the gaming industry has had a video sponsored by…

U.S. Media Accused of Hyping Coronavirus to Bring Down Donald Trump

White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has suggested the U.S. media is exaggerating the threat of coronavirus to “bring down” President Trump. Mulvaney implored Americans to ignore the media and turn off their televisions for 24 hours. “This is not Ebola, it’s not SARS, and it’s not MERS,” claims Mulvaney, despite not being a medical expert. Even the most hardcore Donald Trump supporters had to be rolling their eyes at what Mick Mulvaney had to say about coronavirus on Friday. The chief of staff was interviewed at the Conservative…

Why Gold Is Suddenly Crashing Along With Stocks

Gold’s price posted its biggest single-day slide since 2013. The yellow metal bottomed at $1,564.00/oz., wiping out more than two weeks’ worth of gains. The selloff was triggered by fears that coronavirus will impact demand for raw materials as economic growth grinds to a halt. Steep declines in stocks and other assets may have also forced traders to give up their gold positions to cover losses elsewhere. The price of gold plunged on Friday, selling off in lockstep with equities as the impact of coronavirus quickly spread to the commodities…

The Dow Is Plunging Because the Stock Market Didn’t Take the Fed’s Bait

The U.S. stock market fell again on Friday after the WHO raised its threat level on the coronavirus (COVID-19) to “very high” and flirted with “pandemic” terminology. Briefly boosting a shaky Dow Jones, Fed Chair Jerome Powell spoke this afternoon. A cataclysmic drop in Boeing shares did much of the damage to the Dow 30. The Dow Jones tumbled toward another ugly loss on Friday, even after a surprise message from Jerome Powell raised hopes that the Federal Reserve will intervene to support a fragile stock market. Powell’s comments sparked…

‘New’ PS5 Details Are Out – And Boy, Will They Disappoint You

Impatience is brewing as Sony maintains its PS5 radio silence. GameStop’s PS5 registration page features the latest morsel of news. While welcome, it doesn’t offer any new insights about the highly-anticipated next-generation console. It’s been nearly two months since Sony unveiled the PlayStation 5 logo at CES 2020. Since then, we’ve heard little else other than a vague promise of upcoming news via the freshly published PS5 website. Sony’s bare-bones PS5 website is the closest we’ve come to any real info on the new console. | Source: Sony Interactive Entertainment…