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Google's streaming console could pave the way for the next-gen gaming experience. (Source: Shacknews)

Google's gaming console rumored to be presented at GDC

Since consoles can't keep up with the hardware developments, the future of gaming might involve streaming setups. Google already provides the best broadband infrastructure in the U.S., plus the company just finished the beta tests...
War Thunder 1.87 "Locked On!" update now available March 12 2019 new top-tier vehicles

War Thunder 1.87 "Locked On!" update goes live with new top-tier military hardware

War Thunder 1.87 "Locked On!" is a massive update to Gaijin Entertainment's popular vehicular combat title and — just like its predecessors — has a suggestive name. The game now features French helicopters, new cruisers, rank VII ...
The Apex Legends character Octane was also leaked by dataminers. (Source: The Daily Dot)

Apex Legends datamine leaks suggest NPCs will watch you wall-running and flame-throwing all day and night

Dataminers have been busy exploring the code for Apex Legends, and it seems there could be some interesting developments coming soon for the battle royale hit. NPCs could be making an appearance in the game, as could flamethrowers...
Apex Legends was released at the beginning of February and is free to play. (Source: CGMagazine)

Apex Legends mods have already booted over 355,000 players for cheating

Jay Frechette, the Community Manager for Respawn Entertainment, has shared information about the company’s battle against cheaters, specifically in the smash-hit battle royale game Apex Legends. Apparently, over 355,000 players ha...
Many gamers, especially PS4 owners, have been reporting a critical bug in Anthem that causes a hard reset. (Source: PlayStation/Sony)

Update | Critical bug in Anthem is causing PS4 consoles to shutdown; PC and Xbox users also reporting hard crashes

Anthem, the new action RPG game from BioWare, is apparently causing hard crashes on PlayStation 4 consoles. A growing number of gamers are taking to both Reddit and Electronic Arts’ Answers HQ to complain about issues with PS4 shu...
Image via Apple's App Store (on iPhone SE).

Latest PlayStation 4 update brings Remote Play support to iOS devices

Thanks to the latest update for the PlayStation 4 and the addition of an officially supported app in the Apple App Store, the PS4's Remote Play is now available on compatible iOS devices. However, since iOS doesn't natively suppor...
Xbox One S console might get a discless successor All-Digital Edition

Xbox One S All-Digital Edition apparently coming soon, Fortnite Edition in the cards as well

According to insiders familiar with the matter, the console known as "Maverick" will debut soon as the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition. Pre-orders might begin mid-April and general availability should arrive in early May. Even more...
Apex Legends has attracted 50 million players since February 4. (Source: Twitter/Vince Zampella)

Battle royale smash hit Apex Legends draws in 50 million players in its first month

Respawn Entertainment’s Vince Zampella has taken to Twitter again to report on Apex Legends’ latest milestone. The battle royale game, which is set in the Titanfall universe, has now been tried out by over 50 million people worldw...
The aqua blue Sony PlayStation Vita model PCH-2000 ZA23 was the last variant to be discontinued. (Source: Sony)

Sony ends production of PlayStation Vita

Sony has discontinued production and shipment of the PlayStation Vita handheld game console. The final two SKUs that were still listed on the Japanese product page now have the solemn words “shipment complete” in their respective ...
Fortnite Season 8 now live (Source: Epic Games)

Fortnite Season 8 arrives with pirates, ninjas, new map points of interest, and more

The eighth season of Epic Games' Fortnite comes with two new locations - Lazy Lagoon and Sunny Steps — as well as pirates, ninjas, and "a ship load of new fighters" that will join the battle. The season's Battle Pass comes with mo...
The next-generation of Xbox consoles will feature next-generation chips from AMD. (Source: NDTV Gadgets)

New Xbox consoles rumored for reveal at E3 2019; leaked specs feature custom AMD Navi GPUs

There is a rumor that Microsoft will take center stage at E3 2019 by revealing the expected new Xbox consoles. The consoles, codenamed Lockhart and Anaconda, are believed to feature SSDs, custom CPUs based on AMD’s Zen 2 microarch...
Overkill's The Walking Dead has been criticized for its gameplay. (Source: Variety)

Robert Kirkman's Skybound Games cancels Overkill's The Walking Dead and blames it on Starbreeze

Skybound Games has announced that it has terminated its contract with Starbreeze Studios for Overkill’s The Walking Dead, effectively cancelling further progress on the first-person shooter. Skybound Games is part of Skybound Ente...
Xbox owners have been asking for unified platform ever since Windows 10 was announced. (Source: TechRadar)

Microsoft may soon enable Xbox games to run on Windows 10

Testers from the Windows Insider program report that the latest Windows 10 builds feature a new app called Microsoft Gaming Services that adds direct access to Xbox APIs and allows users to download and install games directly from...
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Capcom to bring three classic Resident Evil games to Nintendo Switch on May 21

Capcom announced that they will bring three classic Resident Evil games to the Nintendo Switch eShop. Resident Evil Zero, Resident Evil 1 (the Gamecube remake), and Resident Evil 4 will be available on Nintendo's mobile console Ma...
This picture might take some getting used to but its possible after all: Android on Nintendo Switch

Modders manage to get Android 10 Q running on Nintendo Switch

The modders are back at it again! After the Nintendo switch was modded to run Linux, 2 developers released a twitter video presenting their modified Nintendo console that manages to run Android 10 Q. It never ceases to amaze us wh...
Xbox One games may become available on the Switch. (Source: Nintendo Enthusiast)

Nintendo Switch may gain ability to use Xbox features, including Game Passes, soon

A YouTuber has asserted that Microsoft will port some games and features to the Nintendo Switch later this year. The indie title Ori has been specifically named in relation to this new purported deal to link the two platforms. Thi...
Anthem is based on the Frostbite 3 game engine. (Source: Electronic Arts)

Anthem released to underwhelming critical response

Anthem, the action RPG developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts, has been officially launched. Players get to try on exosuits known as Javelins and explore a massive open world while fighting off hordes of monstrous a...
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Bowser takes over Nintendo: Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime to retire, Doug Bowser named as new President

Reggie Fils-Aime, President and COO of Nintendo of America, announced that he will retire from the company on April 15. Doug Bowser, currently the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, will step up as the new President upo...
Panhard EBR 75 FL 10 premium tank in World of Tanks available via The Challenge on Wheels event

Wargaming is giving the premium EBR 75 FL 10 for free, but you have to fight to get it

"The Challenge on Wheels" special event that has begun today will last until March 7 and comes with the chance to obtain the Panhard EBR 75 FL 10 for free — or at least a good discount when purchasing it. This is the first premium...
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Polish retailer X-Kom briefly sold PS4 thumbstick covers and Fallout 76 bundle for US $5

Polish e-retailer X-Kom ran a promotion this past weekend that offered a free copy of Fallout 76 with four sets of PlayStation 4 thumbstick covers, all for POL 19 zl (~US $5). This discount is not out of the norm for retailers sel...
Apex Legends is part of the Titanfall universe. (Source: Electronic Arts)

Over 25 million people play Apex Legends in its first week; Tencent may distribute it in China

Apex Legends has now been played by over 25 million people in the first week of its release. There is a rumor that Tencent Holdings is interested in becoming the official distributor of the battle royale game in China. Tencent is ...
The apparent NVIDIA TU116 GPU. (Source: Videocardz)

This is how the new NVIDIA TU116 GPU may look

The existence of the TU116 GPU, which exists to deliver Turing-level performance without ray-tracing, has been established at this stage. Today (February 14, 2019), VideoCardz has posted what it describes as exclusive images of th...
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is a colorful and bright remake of the Game Boy classic. (Source: Nintendo)

Latest Nintendo Direct broadcast features Zelda, Hellblade, Dragon Quest, Fire Emblem, Tetris, and of course Mario

The latest Nintendo Direct broadcast has revealed a treasure trove of games and plans that will keep even the fussiest Nintendo fan content. Among the games featured were Super Mario Maker 2, a battle royale version of Tetris call...
The Division 2 open beta official flyer (Source: Ubisoft)

The Division 2 open beta will start on March 1

Those who missed the private beta stage of Ubisoft's upcoming title The Division 2 can join the open beta, which is scheduled to begin on March 1. Sadly, the open beta will only run for three days and the trial will end on March 4...
Image via Sony (w/ edits)

Walmart slashes price on PlayStation Classic down to $40

Despite its critical and commercial failure, the PlayStation Classic may be an attractive retro gaming device, especially given Walmart's latest price cut. The PlayStation Classic can be found at Walmart for a mere $40, 60% less t...
The controllers are inspired by Valve's Steam controller design. (Source: Smach)

Smach Z handheld Windows gaming PC with Ryzen CPU almost ready for launch

2019 could be the year when the Smach Z handheld Windows gaming device finally becomes reality. Smach is still trying to hype things up, as it recently updated the official site with new prices and specs, plus it added a few video...
Activision Blizzard will allegedly cut its staff numbers soon. (Source: Activision Blizzard)

Activision Blizzard will supposedly announce layoffs for hundreds of staff next week

A new piece in Bloomberg has cited sources allegedly close enough to Activision Blizzard to allege that the gaming company will let "hundreds" of staff go. The firm is apparently taking this action to maximise profits and to "cent...
PUBG got the Game of the Year Award from Steam (Source: Own)

PUBG receives 2018's Game of the Year Award on Steam

Thanks to the votes of The Steam Community members, PUBG is now holding the Game of the Year Award for 2018. However, CD PROJEKT RED, the Polish company behind the successful Witcher franchise, was crowned as The Best Developer. P...
Xbox Game Studios covers gaming on all devices, not just the Xbox console. (Source: Xbox)

Microsoft Studios rebranded as Xbox Game Studios

Microsoft Studios has been renamed Xbox Game Studios. The announcement was made by the corporate vice president of Xbox Game Studios, Matt Booty, in a news post on the Xbox website. The idea is to bring all Microsoft and Xbox gami...
Apex Legends is a battle royale game where a player can fight as a human or robot. (Source: Twitter/Vince Zampella)

Titanfall universe battle royale game Apex Legends attracts 1 million players in under 8 hours

Vince Zampella, one of the founders of Respawn Entertainment, has announced that the new battle royale game Apex Legends has broken the one million unique players mark in under eight hours. The impressive feat is testament to a co...
Taylor joins Owen, Shan, Grover, and other young gamers in "We All Win" by Microsoft. (Source: YouTube/Microsoft)

Memorable Microsoft Super Bowl commercial for the Xbox Adaptive Controller tops advertising review

Microsoft has been receiving praise for the Xbox Adaptive Controller commercial that was shown this Super Bowl Sunday. The clip, which was called “We All Win,” gives some children with disabilities the opportunity to speak about t...
The smaller and more affordable Switch version may do away with the TV dock and sport a smaller screen plus side-controllers. (Source: Egnow)

Nintendo is planning to release a smaller and cheaper Switch along with new online service

Contrary to previous rumors, it looks like Nintendo is ready to release a smaller and more affordable Switch version that may come with fewer features, possibly ditching the TV Dock altogether. Design-wise, a smaller frame would m...
Image via Nintendo

The Wii Shop Channel officially shut down today, nailing the Wii's coffin shut

The Wii Shop Channel finally closed its doors today, marking the end of Nintendo's first digital distribution platform. The Shop Channel was home to the Virtual Console, Nintendo's massively successful digital storefront that hous...
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Development on Metroid Prime 4 to be restarted with veteran developer Retro Studios at the helm

Nintendo has been mum on the development of Metroid Prime 4 since its announcement at E3 2017, but it looks like development has not been going well. In a video announcement, Shinya Takahashi stated that Nintendo has decided to re...
Vikendi winter map hits PUBG on consoles (Source: Xbox Wire)

PUBG for Xbox One gets a new winter-themed map, Vikendi

In development since 2017 and available for PC gamers since December 2018, the Vikendi winter map for PUBG is now available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The new map is accompanied by the Survivor Pass: Vikendi that rewards playe...
According to new rumors, the Navi line may have as many as 5 variants. (Source: PC Builder's Club)

New leak points to the existence of more Navi GPU variants

Navi is the currently-accepted name for the generation of AMD processors to succeed the Radeon VII GPU. Cards based on this upcoming 7nm platform may be released later this year. A new leak points to new chipset variants for the s...
Gonzalo's naming scheme. Image via @TUM_APISAK on Twitter

The winner of the next console generation? AMD

A new leak has named the rumored AMD APU that will power the next generation consoles as Gonzalo. Many speculate that the Gonzalo APU will be used in both the PlayStation 5 (PS5) and next-generation Xbox (Xbox Scarlett). The APU w...
Fresh rumors point toward AMD Zen and Navi yet again for the Sony Playstation 5 (Image source: Extremetech.com)

Latest rumors point toward AMD Zen and Navi yet again for the Sony Playstation 5

A derivative octa-core Zen+ processor and Navi GPU for the next generation Playstation look increasingly likely. The leaked product code implies that AMD and Sony may have already finalized the core specifications for the PS5 - if...
Mortal Kombat 11 will be revealed tomorrow, launch scheduled for April 23, 2019 (Source: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Mortal Kombat 11 will be revealed tomorrow, launch scheduled for late April

Not long after its early December 2018 unveil, Mortal Kombat 11 is now ready to be fully revealed. However, this new installment in the 25-year old fighting game series will only be launched on April 23, 2019. Mortal Kombat 11 wil...
Remastered Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition now available for consoles and Steam (Source: BANDAI NAMCO)

Remastered Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition now available for Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam

Released only for the Xbox 360 (2008 in Japan and North America, 2009 in Europe and Australia) and PlayStation 3 (2009, just in Japan), Tales of Vesperia is now back in a remastered version that can be enjoyed on Xbox One, PlaySta...
The Zotac mini PC brochure is actually quite handy (Source: Zotac)

CES 2019 | The Zotac mini PC brochure is actually quite handy

With dozens of configurations to choose from across the whole lineup, Zotac has provided a useful table comparing and contrasting some of the major features between all the latest SKUs. It makes for an excellent starting point for...
Bungie and Activision are going in different directions. (Source: VG247)

Bungie's split from Activision confirmed

The developer studio Bungie has announced that it will publish its flagship series, Destiny, independently, thus ending its partnership with Activision. This eventuality has been anticipated by industry insiders and observers for ...
The PS4 had a good 2018 holiday season. (Source: Sony)

Sony sold over 91.6 million PlayStation 4 units by the end of 2018

Sony has even more than CES launches to crow about these days. The company has released its latest sales figures, which encompass the years 2013 to 2018 in general and the 2018 holiday season in particular. They show that nearly 9...
Ada Wong rocks up in the remaster in shades and a trench coat. (Source: Capcom)

Upcoming Resident Evil 2 remaster takes reimagining to a new level

Resident Evil fans will no doubt be chomping at the bit to get their hands on the upcoming Resident Evil 2 remaster that’s being released by Capcom on January 25. The developers have taken the classic 1998 survival horror hit and ...
Fallout 76 is getting another new patch for bugfixes, as well as some new features. (Source: Bethesda)

Bethesda promises another new Fallout 76-fixing update

Bethesda has announced that it will push another new updated to Fallout 76 in order to fix the numerous issues players have highlighted in the past. This new patch also apparently includes new features for the game itself, which i...
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is getting an Unreal Engine 4 remake from a dedicated fan

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is getting an Unreal Engine 4 remake from a dedicated fan

A dedicated fan of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time has spent the past few years working on a remake of the classic title in Unreal Engine 4. He recently released a demo of the first village and dungeon, and the results are st...
A leaker claims that Epic has made billions in gross profits this year. (Source: Dot Esports)

Epic Games has amassed US$3 billion in profits this year: new report

Epic Games is now sitting on US$3 billion in gross profits this year. According to a new article in TechCrunch based on the claims of a 'knowledgeable' source. This level of success is (somewhat obviously) made off the back of Epi...
The Sony PlayStation Classic comes with famous titles such as Final Fantasy VII and Tekken 3. (Source: PlayStation)

Sony's mini PlayStation Classic console gets a major price cut

Some retailers have started offering Sony’s PlayStation Classic console at a much reduced price. In the USA, potential buyers can find the device for US$59.99, whilst those interested in the UK can get their hands on the mini cons...
Bethesda is making a gift of older games to those who have played Fallout 76. (Source: Bethesda)

Bethesda offers olive branch in the form of free games to Fallout 76 players

Fallout 76 has been lambasted by users and critics over its significant bugs and lack of playability at launch. Its developers, Bethesda, has attempted to make restitution for these shortcomings through an offer of free access to ...
The purported webcam may bring biometric authentication back to the Xbox One. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft may be readying 4K webcams for Windows and Xbox One

Microsoft is now rumored to be working on 4K webcams. These accessories, which are likely to go under the Surface brand, will be compatible with Windows 10-powered devices and the Xbox One. The new webcams, which may also support ...

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