“As an industry, we can price things whatever we want to price them, and the customer will decide what the right price is for them,” Spencer said. “I’m not negative on people setting a new price point for games because I know everybody’s going to drive their own decisions based on their own business needs. But gamers have more choice today than they ever have. In the end, I know the customer is in control of the price that they pay, and I trust that system.” … [Read more...] about Take-Two says next-generation game price hikes won’t be universal
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“In the case of interactive entertainment, consumers will play titles for many months, and they may devote their attention to one, two or three titles — and, in that event, it’s hard to imagine that a broad-based subscription offering at a high or moderate price is going to be all that interesting to the bulk of people,” Zelnick said. … [Read more...] about Take-Two’s CEO has his doubts about a Netflix pricing model for video games
Camera As usual, Samsung has made updates to its smartphone cameras this year, starting with the S20 series. The momentum is in full swing as the new Note 20 gets a spec bump in the camera department. It has a 12-megapixel main sensor, a 64-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide. The cameras come with a new hybrid laser autofocus system not found on the older Note 10, and you’ll also be able to snap some crisp shots with the telephoto lens capable of 3x zoom. That’s not to dismiss the Note 10’s camera, as it performed very well when reviewed last year. Pictures come out sharp and colorful, and you get the extra Samsung goodies like Zoom-In Audio, Hyperlapse, and AR Doodle. However, the Note 20 has taken everything great about the Note 10’s camera and ratcheted it up a level. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Note 20 vs. Galaxy Note 10: A noteworthy upgrade?
As far as 2019 offerings go, there are actually five 10th-generation Galaxy devices for buyers to choose from: The Galaxy S10, the larger S10 Plus, the budget-minded S10e, the Note 10, and the Note 10 Plus (the Galaxy Note 10 series are still the newest Notes you can buy at the moment, although we may see new Note models released sometime later this year). They’re all great, although the Galaxy S10e is the best value of the bunch while the Note 10 Plus could be our favorite overall. Your best bet when looking for a deal on new releases like these is to take advantage of the carrier offers below, but if you don’t mind last-gen stuff, you can also find great deals on carrier-unlocked models like the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8, Note 9, and similar 2017 and 2018 flagships. … [Read more...] about Best smartphone deals for August 2020: iPhone, Samsung, and Google Pixel