Indie vs Next-Gen

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Has the current crop of next-gen games been overshadowed by a recent succession of outstanding indie games?

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The Potential of Microsoft Studios

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Whilst we contrast and compare the first party titles, the key exclusives, on each gaming platform, it is evident that, despite edging out the competition (not including Nintendo, of course) with the likes of Forza Motosport 5, Dead Rising 3, Ryse, Titanfall and Killer Instinct, Microsoft could actually have a lot more besides. Enough to perhaps not only prove once and for all that they have the superior first party offering over Sony, but potentially, even over the mighty Nintendo themselves.

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Bungie Parts Company With Composer, Marty O’Donnell

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Marty O’Donnell, composer of one the most iconic themes in the history of video games, has been fired by Bungie without cause, it was announced via Twitter. In a short statement on their website, Bungie have confirmed their parting but have stated that they will remain “friends”. This, however, seems a tad unlikely, but it does present Microsoft with a rather unique opportunity…

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