Gaming

  • Uncharted 4 Wins Game Of The Year At SXSW Awards

    The winners for the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards have been announced. Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End took home the coveted Game of the Year award, earning it because voters decided the game “exemplifies overall excellence and creates a distinct gaming experience across all platforms and genres.” Dishonored 2, Doom, Overwatch,and Titanfall 2 were […]

  • 6 gaming console flops that gave gaming a bad name

    We’ve all heard about consoles like the Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Xbox, and there’s a good chance you have one of these – or more – secreted beneath your television set right now. A successful games system can sell hundreds of millions of units, generating an incredible amount of revenue for its manufacturer […]

  • Steam Greenlight is about to be dumped

    Valve plans new system along with fee increase Valve is set to drop its Steam Greenlight system — which allows customers to vote on small-scale and fledgling projects — in favor of a more streamlined system. Greenlight will be canned this spring and replaced with Steam Direct. Greenlight was launched in 2012 as a way […]

  • GameStop employees are not your friends

    Selling used games is very profitable for GameStop. GameStop exists to make money. GameStop is going to do everything it can to sell more used games than new games, and it’s the job of the people who work there to get you to buy more used games than new games. That’s where the money comes […]

  • This year’s Call of Duty will return ‘back to its roots’, according to Activision

    Since the release of Advanced Warfare in 2014, Call of Duty has gradually morphed into a fantastical sci-fi shooter, straying far from its heritage as a series (vaguely) rooted in history. But after three sci-fi instalments, it looks like Activision is finally done with the setting. Which makes sense, since Infinite Warfare seemed to trigger […]

  • Fallout Shelter is coming to Windows 10 as a ‘Play Anywhere’ game

    The vault overseer sim Fallout Shelter was released for the PC last summer, following its original launch as a mobile game a year earlier. And now it’s coming to us again, this time on the Windows 10 store as an Xbox Play Anywhere game. There’s no indication of any new content in the Windows 10 […]

  • 2.5 million Xbox and PlayStation gamers’ details hacked

    Uh-oh, Xbox and PSP gamers — a lot of you may have had your personal details hacked. A data breach of two popular gaming forums has exposed the account details of 2.5 million users, potentially opening up their other online accounts to attack by hackers. The Xbox 360 and PSP ISOs, which host game download files, were hacked in […]

  • E3 2017: Everything you need to know about this year’s gaming extravaganza

    E3 is the world’s biggest gaming show. Every June, the video game development community and press gather in Los Angeles to learn about what the next year has in store for the world of video games. It’s an exciting show. The big players in the industry, from Sony to Microsoft and Nintendo to Ubisoft, all […]

  • The Top Upcoming Video Games Of 2017

    There are tons of great-looking video games coming out in 2017. Many of these are western releases, but a huge number of fantastic titles are coming out of Japan also. In fact, many of my most hotly-anticipated games are Japanese this year. In any case, here’s a list of all the best (or at least […]

  • New Windows 10 preview build focuses on PC gaming with Game Mode, Beam, Game Settings

    Beginning Thursday, gamers on both Windows 10 PCs and the Xbox One will start receiving a boatload of new gaming features that will roll out over the coming days as part of their respective Insider programs. PC gamers arguably have the most to get excited about. A Game Mode to custom-configure your PC for games, […]