Epic Games Won’t Let Up On Locking Down Exclusives

Epic Games are making headlines for the wrong reasons again this month as they lock more games to their online store. This won’t mean much to console gamers but many PC gamers are left frustrated by this emerging trend. Exclusivity is an important cornerstone of a competitive game market though so are Epic really doing anything wrong? Epic Games Epic Games are one of the leading conglomerates within the gaming industry. They aren’t one of the most recognisable game developers but they are the parent company for several industry leaders. Perhaps their most significant contribution to the industry in the […]

Cloud Gaming: The Replacement?

With Google, Microsoft and Electronic Arts all pushing for cloud-based game streaming, the competition is hotter than ever, which in turn will advance the technology faster. Is cloud gaming finally a viable alternative to local gaming systems? What hurdles have game streaming yet to face? The premise and appeal of game streaming is simple: play games at maximum settings using a device that never would be able to run the game in the first place. Why spend 1500 pounds upgrading your PC when you can play the latest games already with your five-year-old laptop? However, in practice, it has had […]