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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 ...
Celeste is available on the Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, Xbox One, and the PS 4. (Source: celestegame.com)

Smash-hit game Celeste sells over 500,000 copies

Matt Thorson, the director and designer of the platform game Celeste, has revealed on Twitter that the title has sold over 500,000 copies in 2018. The game was released on January 25 and has been met with critical praise and has w...
Fortnite 7.10 intros the "14 Days of Fortnite" event and more (Source: Epic Games)

Fortnite 7.10 comes with support for more devices, special holiday event, and more

Thanks to the 7.10 patch, the list of Android phones officially supported by Fortnite now also includes the Nokia 8.1, Oppo R17/R17 Pro, Samsung A8s/A9, Vivo Z3, and the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE. The update also comes with the "14 Days of F...
PUBG has reportedly drawn level with Fortnite for mobile user counts. (Source: Polygon)

PUBG now equals Fortnite in mobile user numbers: Tencent Games

Tencent Games has asserted that it has drawn level with Epic Games' Fortnite in terms of mobile user numbers for its own game, PUBG. This means that PUBG has made it to about 200 million users. It is estimated that both games also...
The upcoming 'Scarlett' family of Xbox consoles will be even more powerful. (Source: The Verge)

Upcoming Xbox Scarlett family to have 'Anaconda' and 'Lockhardt' SKUs, disc-less Xbox One to launch in January 2019

The upcoming Xbox 'Scarlett' family of consoles will feature two variants codenamed 'Anaconda' and 'Lockhart' as successors to the Xbox One X and the Xbox One S respectively. Lockhart is expected to be as powerful as the current g...
AMD's upcoming Picasso APU is rumored  to power the streaming-only Xbox SKU. (Source: Thumbsticks)

Rumor | Upcoming streaming-only Xbox SKU to be powered by semi-custom AMD Picasso APU

We know very little about the upcoming iterations of the Xbox console apart from the fact that there will be a traditional as well as a cloud streaming-only version. A rumor is now doing the rounds that the streaming-only SKU will...
War Thunder 1.85 "Supersonic" update now available

War Thunder goes supersonic with the 1.85 update

War Thunder 1.85 "Supersonic" is a major update to Gaijin Entertainment's flagship product and — as its name suggests — it comes with supersonic aircraft. Other noticeable changes include the Italian ground vehicles tree, thermal ...
Kingdom Hearts III has already been leaked extensively. (Source: Kingdom Hearts)

Kingdom Hearts III director asks fans not to share game's spoilers

Tetsuya Nomura, the Game Director for the hotly anticipated Kingdom Hearts III, has taken to Twitter to ask the game's fans not to share the recent leaks. This material includes gameplay footage, a secret movie and other spoilers....
Keep your NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles in good condition as they are likely to go up in value after the holiday season. (Image sources: Nintendo)

Nintendo has stopped producing its NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles

Get your NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles while you can. Reggie Fils-Aimé, Nintendo of America President and COO, has announced that the company has stopped manufacturing both Classic Edition consoles. Fils-Aimé confirmed tha...
This new app may turn your Nintendo Switch into a PC gaming controller. (Source: YouTube)

New app on GitHub may bring PC game streaming to Nintendo Switch

The developer of a new home-made app claims that it allows for the streaming of PC games to the Nintendo Switch. Unlike many other similar attempts in the past, this version apparently has reduced latency and allows for the full c...
The Sony PlayStation Classic was launched on December 3, 2018. (Source: Digital Trends)

Hacked PlayStation Classic plays games from USB flash drive

It has been reported that the new Sony PlayStation Classic has already been hacked, even though the console has only just been released. Apparently, hackers have been able to run software on the device using a USB flash drive, aft...
CS:GO is now free and includes a battle royale mode (Source: own)

CS:GO finally becomes a free to play title and gets a battle royale mode

Less than eight years since its release, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has been turned into a free to play title. However, the best part is that the favorite first-person shooter of millions has also received a battle royale mo...
The Dragon Age 4 clip teases the phrase "The Dread Wolf Rises," a reference to Dragon Age: Inquisition. (Source: Kotaku)

Game Awards announcements: Far Cry: New Dawn, Dragon Age 4, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3

The Game Awards 2018 has hosted a plethora of announcements, which included details about titles such as Dragon Age 4, Far Cry: New Dawn, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, Mortal Kombat 11, Psychonauts 2, Rage 2, The Ou...
Red Dead Redemption 2 and God of War bagged most of the major awards. (Source: The Game Awards/edit)

Red Dead Redemption 2 and God of War are the big winners at the 2018 Game Awards

Red Dead Redemption 2 managed to scoop up four prizes at The Game Awards 2018 while God of War took home the coveted Game of the Year title among its three wins. Fortnite and Celeste also had a successful evening, winning two awar...
Epic Games is preparing to take on Google and Steam. (Source: Epic)

Fortnite creator challenges Google Play and Steam with Epic Games Store

Epic has announced plans to create its own game platform, which will be known as the Epic Games Store. Fueled by the incredible success of Fortnite, Epic is hoping to take on big names in the video-game digital distribution world ...
 

90% Razer Phone 2 Smartphone Review

Game On. Razer is getting ready for round two. Following the first real gaming smartphone named simply, Phone, they have introduced the - surprise - Phone 2. Don't be fooled by its lackluster name though: the Phone 2 is everything but boring. Let's take a look at what the brand-new gaming smartphone can do and what its weaknesses are.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 | Qualcomm Adreno 630 | 5.72" | 219 g
Despite being developed by EA, Anthem promises to offer a balanced shop and player experience. (Source: EA)

EA announces Anthem Alpha test schedule

Anthem is now very close to its final release, as the developers just announced the Alpha test scheduled for December 8-9. Unfortunately, spots for the test are limited and those who do not get selected for this test could still p...
Microsoft has been heavily investing in the gaming industry. (Source: Business Insider)

Microsoft is now more valuable than Apple

Microsoft has become more valuable than Apple in terms of market capitalization. At the time of writing, Microsoft’s value stood at US$846.76 billion compared to Apple’s US$844.39 billion. The Redmond-based company has passed Appl...
Sea of Thieves "Shrouded Spoils" free update now available (Source: Xbox Wire)

Sea of Thieves gets a new free update called "Shrouded Spoils"

The fourth major update for Microsoft's Sea of Thieves arrives under the "Shrouded Spoils" banner and includes new Merchant Alliance items, six new skeleton forts (in addition to the three existing ones), improved skeleton ships, ...
The PS5 is expected to be released in 2019-2020. (Source: HDDmag)

Supposedly fake photos of PlayStation 5 prototype surface online

Earlier this year, third-party developers started receiving PS5 development kits, but Sony claimed that the hardware specifications were not the final ones. A new leak coming from a Russian site depicts what looks like one of the ...
Image via Sony

The North American PlayStation Classic will use PAL version of some titles

In a blog post released earlier today, Sony revealed that it would be using the PAL version of nine titles on the PlayStation Classic. The PAL versions will be included in the North American PlayStation Classic as well. Considerin...
Image via Nintendo

Two weeks ahead of release, a full copy of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been leaked

A group known for Nintendo Switch piracy has obtained and distributed a full file dump of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, set to release in two weeks on December 7th. While early game leaks are not uncommon, a leak this far in advance...
You can now play Pokemon: Let's Go via emulation if you don't mind readable text, consistent framerates, and clear audio. (Image via YouTube)

Pokémon: Let's Go runs on Yuzu Nintendo Switch emulator... sort of

Some innovative gamers have gotten Pokémon: Let's Go to boot and run on the Nintendo Switch emulator Yuzu. Despite the game only being a week old, it is somewhat playable, although there are numerous glitches and oddities. The fra...
Image via Stardew Valley (w/ edits)

Stardew Valley raked in over $1 million in its first month on iOS

Stardew Valley is a bonafide hit, and the success keeps rolling in. In its first three weeks on iOS, the game brought in over $1 million in revenue. In total, Stardew Valley has sold over 4.6 million copies, although it's likely s...
Image via Shenmue 3 Kickstarter

Shenmue 3 wraps up crowdfunding with $7.1 million in tow

Three years after it began, crowdfunding for the highly-anticipated Shenmue 3 has finally closed. After the initial Kickstarter raised $6.3 million in 2015, Yu Suzuki (the mind behind Shenmue) opted to re-open the Kickstarter and ...
Image via The Pokémon Company (Twitter)

Pokémon: Let's Go sells 3 million copies in its first week, becomes fastest selling Switch game ever

Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! are now the fastest selling Nintendo Switch titles, having sold over 3 million copies in their first week of release. While the titles have outsold Switch champions like Super Mario...
Image via Fallout Wiki (w/ edits)

Fallout 76 is getting nuked by reviewers and gamers

Fallout 76 is getting hammered by critics and gamers alike. In its first week after release, the game has fallen close to the bottom of Metacritic's ratings. The PC version currently has a Metascore of 55, while the PS4 and Xbox O...
Diablo 4 has been under development since late 2013 and might be released in 2020 at the soonest. (Source: Daily Star)

Diablo 4 originally designed as a Dark Souls 3rd-person game, new project sticks to isometric view and dark look

Blizzard should just officially acknowledge the fact that Diablo 4 is in the works in order to appease the enraged fans. Kotaku's sources claim that Diablo 4 has been in the works since late 2013 and the game changed direction in ...
US-based shoppers can save up to US$100 on the Xbox One S 1 TB Minecraft Creators Bundle. (Source: Microsoft)

Black Friday deal: Massive savings on Xbox One consoles

Microsoft has been busy updating some of its global online stores and has been placing deep discounts on a number of its Xbox consoles in time for the Black Friday shopping event. Customers in the US could save between US$70 and U...
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018, LTE, 256 GB) Tablet Review

92% Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018, LTE, 256 GB) Tablet Review

Strong and expensive. The release of the third generation of Apple’s huge tablet has coincided with a complete redesign that shares more design cues with the new iPhone XS series than classic iPhones. Apple has equipped its most-expensive tablet with its most-powerful ARM SoC, Face ID, high volume storage options, support for a new Apple Pencil and much more, including a massive mark-up in price.
Apple A12X Bionic | Apple A12X Bionic GPU | 12.9" | 633 g
Image via Square Enix

Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura: Final Fantasy VII Remake is "progressing favorably"

Tetsuya Nomura, the director of the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake, said in an interview with Famitsu that Square Enix was still working on the title and that development was "progressing favorably." He did mention that the com...
The new CoD: Black Ops 4 bundle will be available starting November 27. (Source: Sony)

Sony celebrates 5 years of PlayStation 4, releases outstanding sales figures

The PS4 console proved to be more successful than the XBox One over the past five years, and Sony prepared a special infographic covering some interesting sale figures including total units sold, total game titles sold, best-selli...
Mr. Fils-Aime... I don't feel so good....

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo 64 Classic "not in our planning horizon"

In an interview with Kotaku, Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime all but extinguished hopes for an N64 Classic release any time in the near future. He explained that while the NES Classic and SNES Classic were w...
The disc-less Xbox console could be released in 2019. (Source: Xbox)

Disc-less Xbox One could be in the works

It is possible Microsoft is working on an Xbox One variant that will not use discs for accessing media. The disc-less console will rely on digital downloads and come in at a cheaper price point than current Xbox One consoles with ...
Deals on Surface products are up for grabs from November 18. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft announces Black Friday savings for this year

Microsoft is offering a sneak peek at its Black Friday deals for 2018. They include US$330 off the Surface Pro 6 bundled with its Type cover (in any color so long as it's black) and $310 off the Surface Pro Core M. There is also a...
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 coming to PlayStation 4 December 18, Beta now available (Source: Steam)

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Beta now available for PlayStation 4, launch scheduled for December

PlayStation 4 players who have been waiting for Warhammer: Vermintide 2 to hit their consoles since early March can now take this title for a spin, although this console version is still in a Beta phase. Its release date has been ...
Microsoft says it has 'a lot to share' at E3 2019. (Source: Xbox Wire)

Microsoft confirms E3 2019 participation after Sony pulls out

Microsoft reaffirmed the company's presence at E3 2019 via its official Xbox Twitter handle shortly after Sony confirmed that they are pulling out of E3 for the first time in the show's 24 year history. We aren't sure of Microsoft...
Sony has been involved with E3 since 1995. (Source: Gematsu)

Sony bails on E3 2019

Sony has confirmed that it will not be part of the E3 2019 trade show. The organizer of the event, the Entertainment Software Association, has issued a press release to highlight which companies will be in attendance, including So...

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