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Biomutant for Nintendo Switch pre-orders now live (Source: Biomutant)

Biomutant coming to Nintendo Switch in May

Released in late May 2021 on PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One, Biomutant became available for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S consoles one year later, in early September 2022. Nintendo Switch gamers can already pre-order t...
Codrut Nistor, 01 Mar 2024 14:05
Nintendo Switch has sold 139 million units to date. (Source: Image generated with AI)

Nintendo Switch 2 could pack some RTX 40 efficiency improvements as leak confirms previously rumored specifications

Serial leaker Moore’s Law Is Dead has added to the ever-growing library of Nintendo Switch 2 leaks by confirming previously revealed specifications and divulging the possible reason for the Switch 2 delay. Interestingly, the leake...
Fawad Murtaza, 29 Feb 2024 22:21
EmulationStation Desktop Edition was pulled from the Amazon App Store. (Image: Emulation Station logo)

EmulationStation emulator frontend delisted from Amazon App Store, other emulators still available

EmulationStation Desktop Edition, or ES-DE, was recently made available on the Amazon App Store. However, Amazon has now delisted the application. Interestingly, several emulators are still available on the Amazon App Store, and h...
Sam Medley, 29 Feb 2024 17:46
PS Plus subscribers can play the listed games for free until April 1. (Source: PlayStation)

PlayStation Plus: These 4 games are free to play in March

Sony has announced which games can be played for free by PS Plus subscribers in March. All games are available for both PS4 and PS5.
Marius Müller, 29 Feb 2024 14:27
Samsung's superfast microSD cards would be a huge boon for a console like the Nintendo Switch 2. (Image source: DALL-E 3/Samsung - edited)

Potential massive Nintendo Switch 2 storage buff could be on the Samsung SD Express microSD cards

Samsung has announced a considerable development in the world of microSD cards that could cheer up Nintendo fans who had been expecting to see the so-called Switch 2 console in the first half of 2024. Samsung’s new SD Express micr...
Daniel R Deakin, 28 Feb 2024 23:35
Just like Pokémon Legends: Arceus, Legends Z-A is being developed by Gamefreak. (Source: X / formerly Twitter)

Attention Pokémon fans: Reveal trailer of the new Pokémon game Legends Z-A unveiled

In yesterday's Pokémon Presents, Nintendo revealed the first information about the latest 9th generation game. First insights are already available in the reveal trailer.
Marius Müller, 28 Feb 2024 13:40
Nintendo has sued the makers of Switch emulator Yuzu (image via Yuzu)

Nintendo files lawsuit against popular Switch emulator Yuzu

Yuzu, an open-source Nintendo Switch emulator, has been sued by Nintendo. The company claims it encourages piracy by allowing users to "circumvent the technological measures on the Nintendo Switch console" and cites the recent The...
Anil Ganti, 28 Feb 2024 10:40
PlayStation fired 8% of its global workforce today. (Image via PlayStation)

PlayStation shutters London studio, fires 8% of global workforce

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced it has laid off 900 people from its global workforce, or 8% of all employees worldwide. This includes the entirety of its London studio, which was largely focused on virtual reality titles....
Sam Medley, 27 Feb 2024 17:47
A new Virtual Boy emulator was recently released for the 3DS by a modder known as Floogle. (Image via @Skyfloogle on Twitter)

New Virtual Boy emulator available for Nintendo 3DS

A new emulator that mimics the Nintendo Virtual Boy is now available for software modded 3DS handhelds. The emulator includes support for the 3DS's 3D function, mimicking the faux-VR of the Virtual Boy.
Sam Medley, 27 Feb 2024 17:03
As is custom for Warframe, the game's eleventh anniversary will be celebrated with tons of free loot for players. (Image source: Digital Extremes)

Warframe 11-year anniversary: new character, special in-game gear, special events kick off month of celebrations

11 years of Warframe: space ninjas get special login rewards, in-game gear via special events in March Online free-to-play, third-person shooter MMO is celebrating its 11-year anniversary. To mark the occasion, Warframe players c...
Julian van der Merwe, 26 Feb 2024 17:03
The next console from Nintendo may not see the light of day until March 2025. (Image via Nintendo)

Nintendo Switch successor aiming for March 2025 release

Nintendo's next console will supposedly launch in March of next year, corroborating earlier reports that the console would be delayed until Q1 2025. The delay is apparently to ensure ample supply upon release.
Sam Medley, 26 Feb 2024 15:22
The competition is not sponsored by Palworld publisher Pocketpair, but by Microsoft itself. (Source: Xbox)

Microsoft competition: Win Xbox in Palworld design and more

X (formerly Twitter) is currently running a competition with an Xbox Series S in Palworld design and several small prizes up for grabs. The conditions of participation are limited to following and retweeting.
Marius Müller, 26 Feb 2024 13:20
The high-end Alienware AW920H gaming headphones have received a substantial discount (image via Dell)

Deal | Alienware AW920H: Wireless gaming headphones drop to lowest price ever on Amazon and Best Buy

Alienware's AW920H headphone is now the cheapest it has ever been on Amazon and Best Buy. You can buy its"Dark Side of the Moon" colour variant on both platforms for $90.99.
Anil Ganti, 25 Feb 2024 23:28
Kingmakers is developed by Redemption Road Games and published by TinyBuild. (Source: Steam)

With modern weapons against knights: Kingmakers could be epic

Massacre a medieval army of knights with a shotgun or simply roll over them in a truck? Anyone who has always wanted to know how knights fare against modern weapons can finally find out in the action-strategy hybrid Kingmakers, pl...
Marius Müller, 24 Feb 2024 14:16
The GPD Win Max 2 is a unique clamshell handheld gaming laptop that shows impressive performance in modern titles.

Refreshed GPD Win Max 2 with AMD Ryzen 7 8840U sacrifices low-TDP efficiency for impressive performance bump

The GPD Win Max 2 gaming handheld sacrifices efficiency in the name of performance in a recent in-depth test, achieving marginally less battery life than its predecessor but performing better in games and synthetic benchmarks, lar...
Julian van der Merwe, 24 Feb 2024 01:19
The new Xbox Series X could launch without a disk drive (image via Microsoft)

Xbox Series X: New variant without disk drive reportedly in the works

An upcoming Xbox Series X variant could finally ditch the disk drive. It is said to come with a larger heatsink and launch in a white colourway. Microsoft plans to unveil the console sometime in June this year.
Anil Ganti, 24 Feb 2024 00:26
The Sony PlayStation 5 now supports account logins via passkeys. (Image: Sony)

Enough of passwords: Sony PS4 and PlayStation 5 now support passkeys

Anyone logging into the PlayStation Network on a Sony PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 no longer needs a password, as Sony now supports passkeys. This is intended to provide better protection for accounts and make the login process ...
Hannes Brecher, 23 Feb 2024 23:58
Sony announced a few new PS VR 2 titles and teased PC functionality (image via Sony)

Wanderer: The Fragments of Fate, Little Cities: Bigger, Zombie Army VR announced for PS VR 2; PC functionality to come later this year

Sony has announced four new games for the PS VR 2, which will launch separately in the coming weeks. It has also confirmed gamers will be able to use their headsets on PC later in 2024.
Anil Ganti, 22 Feb 2024 18:14
The next AAA game, Diabolo 4, will be added to the Xbox Game Pass on March 28 at the latest. (Source: Xbox)

Xbox Game Pass: 6 new games until the beginning of March

Six new games will be added to the Xbox Game Pass until March 5. Not many AAA titles are included this time, but a diverse range of genres - from sports and RPGs to retro shooters.
Marius Müller, 22 Feb 2024 16:03
A handful of Rare games are now playable on Nintendo's Switch Online service. (Image via Rare and Nintendo w/ edits)

Nintendo unveils Rare games now available on Nintendo Switch Online service

During the Nintendo Direct today, the gaming giant announced a handful of retro games from developer Rare that landed on the Switch Online service today. They include classics for the NES, SNES, and the Nintendo 64.
Sam Medley, 22 Feb 2024 03:09
Four previously exclusive Xbox titles will be playable on other platforms soon (image via Xbox)

Hi-Fi Rush, Pentiment, Sea of Thieves and Grounded announced as Xbox's four multi-platform games

Microsoft has revealed the four titles it planned to make multi-platform earlier last week. Hi-Fi Rush, Pentiment and Grounded will be playable on the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation on varying dates. On the other hand, Sea of Thi...
Anil Ganti, 21 Feb 2024 22:31
Delta 1.5 brings some quality improvements to the iOS emulator. (Image via Delta w/ edits)

Delta v1.5 brings local multiplayer and more to popular iOS emulator

Delta is a fan favorite emulator for iOS that allows gamers to play classic Nintendo games. The newest update, available today, brings local multiplayer, AirPlay support, and other improvements and features.
Sam Medley, 21 Feb 2024 17:54
Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree is slated to launch with a load of new content (image via Bandai Namco)

Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree trailer confirms new areas, bosses, weapons and a late-June launch date

FromSoftware has shown off what Elden Ring's first (and likely only) DLC, Shadow of the Erdtree has in store. It includes a mix of old and new bosses set in an area called the "Shadow Realm". Pre-orders are live for PC, PlayStatio...
Anil Ganti, 21 Feb 2024 17:16
The Sony PS5 Pro launch is expected in a few months. (Image: Mahtab Mashuq)

Sony PlayStation 5 Pro to get DLSS alternative for 4K gaming at 120 Hz, analyst confirms launch in 2024

An analyst confirms rumors of the upcoming launch of the Sony PlayStation 5 Pro later this year, while recent rumors suggest that the console will be able to display games in 4K at 120 frames per second, thanks to Nvidia DLSS-styl...
Hannes Brecher, 21 Feb 2024 13:17
Souls fans will finally get a glmpse at Elden Ring's Shadow of the Erdtree DLC soon (image via FromSoftware)

Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree trailer confirmed for a February 21 release

FromSoftware has stated it will show off what Elden Ring's first DLC, Shadow of the Erdtree, has in store for us via a trailer. It will be broadcast on the company's YouTube channel on 21/02/2024 15:00 UTC.
Anil Ganti, 21 Feb 2024 00:46
Sony set to launch the PlayStation 5 Pro by the second half of this year, claim analysts. (Source: Sony)

Sony reportedly preparing for PlayStation 5 Pro release in the second half of 2024 ahead of GTA VI launch, claim analysts

Sony is reportedly preparing to launch an upgraded "Pro" version of its PlayStation 5 console amid declining sales forecasts. The move aims to reignite consumer interest and coincide with the highly anticipated release of Grand Th...
Sambit Saha, 20 Feb 2024 23:43
Marvel's Spider-Man 2 (Source: Marvel)

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 dominated this year's D.I.C.E. Awards show

With no less than six wins, Marvel's Spider-Man 2 by Insomniac Games was closely followed by Baldur's Gate 3, which managed five wins during the 27th edition of the D.I.C.E. Awards. This video game industry awards show debuted in ...
Codrut Nistor, 20 Feb 2024 11:55
The Playdate is finally in stock, two years after its launch. (Image: Panic)

Playdate gaming handheld with crank finally in stock

The peculiar Playdate gaming handheld with a crank was previously only available with long delivery times of several months in some cases. Now, the device is finally in stock again. Thanks to Playdate's web-based store, far more g...
Hannes Brecher, 20 Feb 2024 01:42
Parts of PS5 are becoming more and more expensive, and things could be worse for PS6 (Image source: PlayStation)

Upcoming PS6 and Xbox gaming consoles will be very expensive or offer small performance gains, comments a known leaker

A well-known hardware leaker named Kepler says that the upcoming PS6 and Xbox gaming consoles will either have significantly high prices or smaller performance gains. The tipster made the comment as a follow-up to Hiroki Totoki's,...
Abid Ahsan Shanto, 18 Feb 2024 10:34
Steam Deck OLED and competitors with OLED screens

Steam Deck OLED or Windows handheld? Not just a question of taste

Compared to the Steam Deck, Windows handhelds with the latest processors are often much more powerful. The operating system itself may also be a obvious factor for many users. But the Steam Deck has its own advantages.
Marc Herter, 18 Feb 2024 01:58
OLED display by default for Switch 2? (image Source: Nintendo)

Nintendo Switch 2 reportedly delayed to late Q1 2025

Industry sources cited by Bloomberg suggest that Nintendo informed select game publishers about a March 2025 launch for the next gen Switch successor. Initially believed to launch later this year, the Switch 2 is allegedly pushed ...
Bogdan Solca, 17 Feb 2024 13:42
Diablo IV will welcome Xbox Game Pass members to hell in late March (Source: Activision Blizzard)

Diablo IV to hit Xbox Game Pass in late March

Released last year in early June, Diablo IV became Blizzard's fastest-selling title in the company's history in just a day. By August, it reached 12 million. At the end of March, it will join Xbox Game Pass, so the 34 million memb...
Codrut Nistor, 16 Feb 2024 13:33
The PlayStation 5 Pro is rumoured to be coming to market in Q4 2024 with two model variants. (Image source: Triyansh Gill - Unsplash)

Sony to supplement PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Slim with PS5 Pro models this year from $499

According to new reports, Sony has set the target price for the Pro revision of the PlayStation 5 series. Supposedly, the PlayStation 5 Pro could start below $500 without a disk drive, which would be cheaper than earlier reports s...
Alex Alderson, 15 Feb 2024 13:32
Steam Deck 1 TB OLED review: Minimalist performance, maximum gaming fun

89% Steam Deck 1 TB OLED review: Minimalist performance, maximum gaming fun

Optimized for gaming: For tech enthusiasts who are constantly on the hunt for the most powerful hardware and the highest scores in all benchmarks, the Steam Deck OLED is likely to be a disappointment. On the other hand, those who simply want to play games will be rewarded with a device that is intended precisely for gaming.
AMD Steam Deck OLED APU | AMD Radeon Steam Deck 8CU | 7.40" | 640 g
Marc Herter, 15 Feb 2024 11:22
Sony's first-party exclusives might not get sequels in 2024 (image via PlayStation)

Sony says PlayStation 5 won't get first-party sequels for existing franchises this year

A Sony executive has stated that sequels to popular first-party titles like God of War Ragnarok and Marvel's Spider-Man 2 won't be launched in 2024. It doesn't rule out the possibility of new IP launching, meaning the in-developme...
Anil Ganti, 14 Feb 2024 12:11
Valve has pushed several changes to SteamOS 3 within the last few days. (Image source: Valve)

SteamOS gains new improvements and bug fixes via latest updates for Steam Deck and Steam Deck OLED models

Valve has offered up several new updates for SteamOS, which remains on SteamOS 3 builds. Now up to SteamOS 3.5.15, the changes bring numerous bug fixes and refinements to the Steam Deck platform, including for Steam Deck OLED mode...
Alex Alderson, 10 Feb 2024 18:39
The MSI Claw A1M will be the first gaming handheld may be at its best with a mid-tier Intel Core Ultra processor. (Image source: Notebookcheck Reviews on YouTube)

Forget the Ultra 7: MSI Claw will be best with the Core Ultra 5 135H

CheckMag MSI was right to go to Intel for the Claw A1M, but the Core Ultra 7 155H isn't the right move. The Core Ultra 5 135H has a trick up its sleeve — a top-end iGPU combined with a more efficient mid-range CPU.
Julian van der Merwe, 09 Feb 2024 22:56
Sony is offering the PlayStation 5 Slim at a lower price for Valentine's Day, at least for PS Plus subscribers. (Image: Sony)

Deal | PlayStation 5 Slim with accessories for $432 thanks to 10% discount at Sony

Sony is offering a 10% discount for Valentine's Day when two or more items are purchased from PlayStation Direct. This means that the PlayStation 5 Slim with accessories can be ordered for as little as $432. A valid PS Plus subscr...
Hannes Brecher, 08 Feb 2024 00:41
The Nintendo 3DS was launched in 2011, followed by the Wii U a year later. (Source: Nintendo)

Nintendo announces the end of online services on the 3DS and Wii U

As Nintendo announced in an official announcement, almost all online services for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U will be discontinued in April of this year.
Marius Müller, 07 Feb 2024 16:18
The rumored Xbox handheld will support Switch-like docking. (Source: Tobiah Ens on Unsplash/Xbox/Edited)

Switch-like Xbox handheld and more powerful traditional console reportedly being prepared by Microsoft Surface team

Microsoft could be developing its own Xbox handheld console for launch in 2026. The latest rumor suggests that the handheld console is being prepared alongside a traditional console mimicking the company’s approach of releasing a ...
Fawad Murtaza, 07 Feb 2024 12:24
Sony PlayStation 5 console (Source: Sony)

Sony rolls out PlayStation 5 Beta system update with DualSense controller audio and noise cancellation improvements

The latest PlayStation 5 beta firmware update is rolling out to a limited number of consoles in a few markets (Canada, Japan, Germany, France, the US, and the UK). Its highlights include enhanced noise cancellation and controller ...
Codrut Nistor, 07 Feb 2024 11:30
Persona 4 original artwork (Source: Atlus)

Persona 4 remake and Persona 2 remaster allegeldy in the works

Two insiders familiar with Atlus revealed yesterday that Persona 4 and Persona 2 will return soon. The first will get a remake while the latter will be remastered for all consoles, including the next-gen Xbox and the Nintendo Swit...
Codrut Nistor, 07 Feb 2024 10:13
The Switch continues to be a hot seller, though sale growth is slowing. (Image via Nintendo and iStock, w/ edits)

Nintendo Switch lifetime sales surpass 139 million units, sales continues to cool

According to Nintendo's recently published financial reports, the Nintendo Switch is continuing to sell like hot cakes. The total number of Switch units (across all models) hit 139.36 million as of the end of December 2023. Howeve...
Sam Medley, 06 Feb 2024 17:17
Indications suggest that Microsoft has closed an entire division that was responsible for the physical versions of Xbox games. (Source: Xbox)

Rumor: Physical Xbox games say goodbye to retail

The sale of physical games is becoming less and less worthwhile. According to rumors, some retailers have already started to take them off the shelves completely.
Marius Müller, 04 Feb 2024 16:35
The Nintendo Switch 2 reveal is likely to be closely followed by a rush for pre-orders. (Image source: DALL·E 3-generated/eian - edited)

Nintendo Switch 2 reveal by March end insists YouTuber with alleged exclusive insider information

A couple of known Nintendo Switch 2 commenters have either directly or indirectly stated that an event of some kind is incoming, which could possibly be a Switch 2 reveal event. In one case, the source is adamant that a trusted in...
Daniel R Deakin, 03 Feb 2024 18:20
Intel dreaming of an Xbox APU (Image Source: SDXL)

Microsoft allegedly reluctant to select AMD for next gen Xbox console contract, Intel trying to seize huge opportunity

Moore's Law Is Dead reports that Microsoft has always tried to shop around before turning to AMD just to obtain a better deal. For the next gen console contract, however, Microsoft sure seems to be taking its sweet time picking a ...
Bogdan Solca, 03 Feb 2024 15:38
OPUS: Echo of Starsong (Full Bloom Edition) and Galactic Civilizations III will be removed from Xbox Game Pass on February 15. (Source: Xbox)

Xbox Game Pass: These games will be removed from the gaming subscription in February

While Microsoft adds new games to the Xbox Game Pass every month, a few games also have to leave the subscription service on a regular basis. This month, this affects two games.
Marius Müller, 03 Feb 2024 13:53
Sony is currently offering numerous Playstation blockbusters at a discount. (Image: Sony / Square Enix)

PlayStation Store: Sony discounts hundreds of blockbusters, including Ghost of Tshushima, Skyrim and Final Fantasy VII remake

The latest promotion on the Playstation Store is titled 'Critic's Choice Sale' and features hundreds of discounted blockbusters for the Playstation 4 and Playstation 5, including crowd favorites such as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim...
Hannes Brecher, 02 Feb 2024 22:21
According to Rockstar Games, the release of GTA 6 is planned for 2025. (Source: Rockstar Games)

GTA 6: New AI patent could make fans long-held wish come true

GTA 6 is set to establish new standards in the gaming cosmos. The developers have already secured new AI patents that could make one of the biggest fan wishes come true.
Marius Müller, 02 Feb 2024 16:02
Sony launched the original PS Vita in 2011. (Source: Sony/Unsplash/edited)

New Sony PlayStation handheld reportedly in development with possible PS4 backward compatibility and potential PS6-generation launch

Sony could be in the early stages of developing a new handheld console per the latest report from Moore’s Law is Dead. Sony’s latest portable gaming device, the PS Portal, only streams games over the network leaving players who wa...
Fawad Murtaza, 02 Feb 2024 13:17

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