The esteemed Call of Duty franchise is returning to its roots in Call of Duty: WWII. Gone are the bells and whistles of futuristic warfare, replaced with the grit and realism of the largest world war in our history. Developer Sledgehammer Games has employed a clear vision in an effort to create an authentic World War II experience, and the results have been impressive so far.
Microsoft continually strives to be at the forefront of the console gaming market, and with the new Xbox One X the company’s seat at the top is firmly reinforced. The high-end home device is the most powerful console ever made, offering unprecedented visual quality and processing power in the smallest Xbox ever assembled. Simply put, the Xbox One X is a powerhouse.
Well, let’s start with what I thought was the sexiest tech item at the show I have seen so far: the new Sony XBR series with a screen so thin, it looks like it is floating 0n air. Yes, the on screen image is beautiful. Yes, the bezel is an example of minimalist design. Sony has done such a fine job over the years on producing great TV’s, such features are no longer surprising. However, when you check out how incredibly thin this TV is, you’d be amazed.
It’s art. It’s engineering. It’s both.
Arriving at Las Vegas.
Between Comdex and Consumer Electronics Show, this is my 31st year of electronics or computer trade shows in Vegas. If the first day is any indication, it could be a banner vintage.
OK, there is the usual share of weird stuff that leaves you scratching your head, so let’s get that out of the way. Sketchers is going to launch their kids shoe line that features a version of the “Simon Says” game on the shoe itself. Why? I have no idea. But just in case there are some kids out there that still lack stimulation and distraction, they can now play with their shoes.