As it currently stands the Xbox One X is currently priced around $499. However, when it comes down to the Xbox One S the average price for the last gen game console ranges between $229-$280. While the Xbox One S only has between 500 GB and 2TB the Xbox One X includes at least 1TB of storage space and has amazing 4K visuals.
Many electronic stores that sell video games such as Best Buy, Walmart, GameStop will have special deals on just about every console you can think of. But since the Xbox One X is backwards compatible with with older generation games like Xbox One it would probably make more since to buy a Xbox One S. while the Xbox One X is arguably more superior than the PS4 in quality the PS4 as far more games overall.
When it comes down to the console wars 2017 has been a very interesting year to say the very least. We saw the worldwide releases of the Nintendo Switch along with the SNES Classic which were both very successful in gaming markets around the world. In fact, 2017 was probably one of tg very few years where Nintendo outshines their competitors Sony and Microsoft depending on who you ask.
It also seems like the SNES has managed to exceed the expectations of many people as far as sales are concerned since its release in late September of 2017. While the Xbox One X has also gained a large amount of mainstream attention following its release in November 7th the PS4 has seen the release of some pretty cool games. Also, Virtual Reality are for the PS4 is starting to increase in popularity going in 2018 along with many RPG titles for that console going into 2018. It’s really to say whether or not Nintendo had the edge in the console wars this year or not; but its safe to say that the Switch console was probably the most talked about game system of 2017.
We saw so many cool RPG titles for the PlayStation 2 back in the 00’s such as Final Fantasy XII, Kingdom Hearts I & II and many others that were enjoyable classics during the 128 bit era of gaming. However, while Xenosaga Episodes I-III were great RPG titles for the PS2 they don’t get talked about as much as some people feel they should.
Xenosaga Episode I was first released back in 2002 in Japan and while it’s not considered to be the best game in the trilogy it had a pretty high replay value. When it comes down to in game mechanics Monolith Soft had managed to create a solid RPG title that allowed players gain access to mechas along with a system that allowed players to accumulate both experience and skill points to make the characters in the party stronger as the game progressed.
The fact that Xenosaga Episode I had managed to sell over one million units worldwide shows how great the game was as an RPG. Also, the fact that Xenosaga: Episode I was directed by Tetsuya Takahashi the same person who was involved in games such as Chrono Trigger, Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy IV, V, and VI was pretty cool as well.
Vampyr is another Action RPG title that many are looking forward to in the year 2018. The idea of having a doctor who is also a vampire make for an interesting plot; especially considering the fact that the game as multiple ending depending on how it’s completed. On top of that there are so many countless things that Vampyr allows players to do as the main character Johnathan Reid such as turning people into Vampires,utilize various types of weapons and more.
One of the coolest things about Vampyr is that it will be utilythe Inreal Engine 4 along with its availablity on both the PS4 and the Xbox One. Vampyr will be the third game that Dontnod Entertainment has developed along side Remember Me and Life is Strange. Since this game is an Action RPG it will be interesting to see how much of a success this game will be in countries like America.
The Last of Us: Part II is a game that many people have been waiting for Naughty Dog to release since 2013. This action adventure survival horror game has been in the works for years now and is expected to be released exclusively for the PlayStation 4 sometime in 2018. One of the many things we know about the Last of Us Part II: Is that the setting takes place five years after the first game and that four additional new characters will be introduced in this upcoming title. Along with being to control one the main characters Elle The Last of Us: Part II will see the introduction of Lev, Emily and Yara into the series.
When it comes down to upcoming releases the Last of Us: Part II has been seen as one of the most anticipated games for the PS4 for the year 2018. Since the Last of Us: Part I was released back in 2013 the game has managed to sell over 6 million units worldwide on the PlayStation 3. The remastered version of the game also did great in terms of sales as well since it managed to reach over one million units worldwide in sales shortly after its release in the summer of 2014. It will be interesting to see if the Last of Us: Part II will be able to top its predecessor in terms of sales next year on the PS4 as far first week sales are concerned.
The idea of having Nintendo 3DS games in the Switch is something that would appeal to many people. However, having games like Pokémon Sun and Moon, Kirby Battle Royale on the Switch would probably reduce the amount of value each game have if they are available for multiple gaming devices.
Making Nintendo 3DS games exclusive for the Nintendo 3DS is why people buy some of the most popular titles that we know and love on the handheld device to begin with.
When it comes down to video games for Nintendo Kirby games have generally been a success consoles such as the Wii, Nintendo 3DS, etc. As many of us know Kirby Battle Royale has already been released in countries such as Europe and Japan and is expected to be available in America in 2018.
If this upcoming Kirby game is similar to any other previous entries in the series the game should be able to sell at least three quarters of a million units worldwide.