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Niantic has teamed up with Warner Bros. for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. (Source: Niantic)

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite finally has a trailer

The mobile game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has finally received a teaser trailer, just over a year after its development was announced. There are plenty of games based in the Harry Potter world, but this one is particularly newsw...
Which title will end up being the big winner on December 6? (Source: Sony/Rockstar/edit)

God of War and Red Dead Redemption 2 secure most Game Award nominations

The nominations for The Game Awards have been announced and both God of War and Red Dead Redemption 2 managed eight nominations apiece. Other big names securing multiple nominations include Marvel’s Spider-Man with seven, Fortnite...
The Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme Waterforce WB 8G variant with cooling block. (Source: Gigabyte)

Gigabyte reveals four Aorus Waterforce GeForce RTX 20 series Xtreme graphics cards

Gigabyte has published a press release with details of four new graphics card the company is adding to its line-up. All of the new GPUs are part of the Aorus Waterforce GeForce RTX 20 Xtreme series. The Taiwanese company is offeri...
PUBG is finally coming to the PS4. (Source: PUBG Corp)

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets PlayStation 4 release date

PlayStation 4 owners will soon be able to get their hands on the smash-hit battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). PUBG Corp and Sony have jointly announced that the title is now available for pre-order and will ...
The XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy supports DirectX 12.0, Vulkan 1.0, and OpenGL 4.5. (Source: VideoCardZ)

XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy graphics card details revealed

Images and the specifications of the XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy graphics card have been posted online. The card is obviously based on the upcoming RX 590 that features the Polaris 30 graphics processing unit based on the 12 nm FinFE...
Save New Providence from the threat of Terra Nova. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft Studios announces release date for Crackdown 3

Microsoft Studios has revealed a release date for the much-delayed third installment in the Crackdown series. Crackdown 3 will be launched on February 15, 2019, and it is currently available to pre-order for Xbox One or PC gamers....
It's not yet known what the people behind Fortnite will do with the money. (Source: Inverse)

Fortnite helps Epic raise US$1.25 billion

A press release from Epic Games has announced that the company has managed to raise US$1.25 billion from a group of investors. Undoubtedly, the massive global impact of Fortnite will have contributed to the success Epic has had in...
Fallout 76 is based on the Creation Engine. (Source: Bethesda)

Bethesda reveals PC system requirements for Fallout 76

Bethesda has announced the minimum and recommended PC specifications for the upcoming title Fallout 76. PC gamers are advised to have at least the equivalent of an i7-4790 or Ryzen 3 1300X CPU, and when it comes to the GPU an Nvid...
Call of Duty Black Ops 4

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Ciao single player, hello Battle Royale. Activision and Treyarch have jumped on the Battle Royale bandwagon, developing Black Ops 4 as a multiplayer game and abandoning a story-based campaign that has been a feature of all previous Call of Duty games. Our benchmark should provide you with all the information you need about what graphics card you need to play the latest instalment in the CoD series.
The first Command & Conquer game was released on PC CD-ROM in 1995. (Source: TV Tropes)

Command & Conquer remasters planned for the PC

Jim Vessella, a producer for Electronic Arts, has posted news on Reddit about Command & Conquer’s future. According to his post, the studio wants to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the game, which will be in 2020, by releasing s...
A big-budget Harry Potter RPG is rumored to be under development. (Source: Variety)

Images from rumored Harry Potter RPG leaked online

Footage of a new Harry Potter/Wizarding World game has been leaked online, appearing recently on Reddit. There have been many Harry Potter-related video games in the past, but images captured from the leaked clip seem to show that...
Kenichiro Yoshida was made CEO of Sony in 2018. (Source: Fortune)

Sony finally confirms PlayStation 4 successor is in the works

In an interview with the Financial Times, Sony’s CEO Kenichiro Yoshida has admitted that the company is working on a new console, which is more than likely going to be the PlayStation 5 (although that name has yet to be confirmed)...
Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

The CPU thirst of the ancient world. The new title in the Assassin’s Creed series takes players to Ancient Greece, after having been set in ancient Egypt in the series previous outing, Assassin’s Creed Origins. We will be testing the new game on numerous GPUs while assessing the extent to which hardware requirements and graphics options have changed.
Backwards compatibility could be a key feature of the PlayStation 5. (Render source: VGR)

Patent hints at possible PlayStation 5 backwards compatibility

A patent has been unearthed that has led some media outlets to speculate that Sony could be planning on delivering a PlayStation 5 console offering backwards compatibility. The patent for “remastering by emulation” was filed on No...
Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Great looks, meager platform. Forza Horizon 4 is one of the most beautiful racing games ever released. Find out in our benchmark test whether the modern graphics of Forza Horizon 4 can overcome the weaknesses of the Universal Windows Platform (UWP).
FIFA 19

FIFA 19 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Champions League. Every year EA lures football fans with a new edition of its legendary FIFA series. Read on to see how the 19th version runs on different desktop and notebook GPUs. Is the game only playable on gaming machines or are multimedia systems powerful enough too?
The Walking Dead's Clementine has become a favorite with gamers. (Source: Digital Spy)

Skybound Games takes on Telltale's The Walking Dead

It has been reported that Skybound Games will take over work on The Walking Dead: The Final Season after original developer Telltale Games suffered from “majority studio closure.” Skybound Games was cofounded in 2010 by Robert Kir...
The patent describes how the operation buttons could work through touchscreen conduction. (Source: BGR)

Nintendo patents Game Boy cover for smart devices

A patent by Nintendo has been unearthed that appears to show a Game Boy cover for an electronic device, such as a smartphone. The patent was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in March 2018 and describes an a...
Shadow of the Tomb Raider was published by Square Enix. (Source: Square Enix)

DLC announced for Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider has only been on the shelves for a few weeks and Square Enix has already announced a new DLC adventure for Lara Croft. The Forge is scheduled for release on November 13 and will be available for the Xbox ...
Project Stream testing starts on the same date as Assassin's Creed Odyssey's official release: October 5. (Source: Ubisoft)

Google announces Project Stream with Assassin's Creed Odyssey capture

Google has partnered up with the French gaming behemoth Ubisoft to show off the American company’s new Project Stream service. The California-based technology giant is hoping its rather prosaically named offering can take media st...
Ashes of the Singularity benchmark leak hints at performance of Intel's upcoming Core i9-9900K

Ashes of the Singularity benchmark leak hints at performance of Intel's upcoming Core i9-9900K

A leaked benchmark of Ashes of the Singularity supposedly shows metrics for the upcoming Intel Core i9-9900K. Compared to the current Intel Core i7-8700K, the 9900K offers marginal improvement. In heavy CPU workloads, the 9900K is...
3DMark introduces new benchmark built for GeForce RTX ray tracing (Source: UL)

3DMark is readying new benchmark built for GeForce RTX ray tracing

GeForce RTX owners will soon have an objective 3DMark benchmark made specifically for testing their ray tracing capabilities. On the other end of the spectrum, a second entry-level benchmark will be coming next month for testing l...
Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

A matter of settings. As one of the first PC games capable of supporting DirectX12, Shadow of the Tomb Raider should benefit significantly from DirectX 12. In this benchmark check we will assess whether the performance is actually better than that under DirectX 11, and which GPU is generally better for this action adventure.
Monster Hunter World

Monster Hunter World Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Hardware Torture. While Monster Hunter World receives mostly praise from the press, the action role-playing title fares in parts significantly worse with gamers. Find out in our benchmark test whether the PC port was really unsuccessful or whether the gaming community is exaggerating.
F1 2018

F1 2018 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Routine racing? Codemasters, like EA with its sports series, tends to make iterative changes to its racing simulations. Find out in this benchmark test the extent to which the hardware requirements have changed between F1 2017 and 2018.
3DMark will be getting a ray tracing update this September. (Source: TechSpot)

Updated | 3DMark to get a new ray tracing test in September

The next version of 3DMark, a popular graphics benchmarking tool, will feature support for NVIDIA's RTX tech allowing adopters to test the ray tracing abilities of their cards. UL Benchmarks, the developer behind 3DMark, is hopefu...
The Crew 2

The Crew 2 Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

City, Country, River. While the first game only took place on solid ground, The Crew 2 introduces players to racing in the air and on water. Find out in this review how well this open world racer runs on various notebook and desktop GPUs.
Rage 2, Prey DLC "Mooncrash", and Fallout 76 featured at Bethesda's E3 showcase. (Source: Bethesda)

E3 2018 | Bethesda shows off Fallout 76 and announces The Elder Scrolls VI

Maryland-based video-game developer Bethesda has released an official trailer for Fallout 76 at E3 and announced work on The Elder Scrolls VI. Other projects from the company discussed at the massive trade show in Los Angeles incl...
Phil Spencer has been offering a number of exciting revelations at E3 2018. (Source: JeuxVideo24)

E3 2018 | Microsoft is working on new Xbox consoles

A Microsoft executive has confirmed that the company is working on new Xbox consoles. Phil Spencer, who is the Executive Vice President of Gaming and head of the Xbox brand, stated that the development team behind the highly succe...
Microsoft's planned cloud-based game service would not be restricted to just Xbox owners. (Source: GotGame)

E3 2018 | Microsoft planning inclusive game-streaming service

Microsoft has announced plans to introduce a game-streaming service that will deliver high-quality gaming to a broad range of devices. The as yet unnamed service will be a major entry into the cloud gaming industry and demonstrate...
Image source: Twitter (@Hitman)

HITMAN 2 may be announced on Thursday

A logo bearing the words "HITMAN 2" appeared on WB Games' site Monday night before being promptly removed, hinting that a new Hitman game may be just around the corner. The official Hitman twitter seems to confirm this; a new twee...
Nintendo has sold nearly 18 million units of the Switch console. (Source: Express)

Fortnite might be coming to the Nintendo Switch

It seems Fortnite might be making its way to another new platform sometime in the near future. The game has apparently been rated for the Nintendo Switch console by the South Korean Game Rating and Administration Committee. With t...
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1170 and 1180: Not coming soon. (TechRadar)

Nvidia GeForce GTX 11 series not coming soon

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang has been fielding some questions about the expected GeForce GTX 11 series at a Computex 2018 press conference. Reporters quizzed Huang about when the new GPUs might be released and received the reply “it’s ...
Assassin's Creed Origins was released on October 27, 2017. (Source: Ubisoft)

Update | New Assassin's Creed game may have been leaked

It’s possible the latest installment in the incredibly successful Assassin’s Creed franchise may have just been leaked. French website JeuxVideo-Live has posted an image of a promotional keychain that features the title “Assassin’...
The Atari VCS Collector's Edition sports a distinctive wooden inlay. (Source: BGR)

Atari VCS pre-order goal shattered on first day

The pre-order goal for the Atari VCS console on crowdfunding website Indiegogo has already been eclipsed on the first day of the sale. The original flexible goal for the device was US$100,000, but the total amount had already reac...
Active Shooter's creator is believed to be considering releasing the game as a free download. (Source: Newswire)

Active Shooter gets deactivated on Steam

Valve has removed the controversial game Active Shooter from the Steam software distribution platform. The first-person shooter had been scheduled for release on June 6 but Valve has now taken steps to also ban the game’s develope...
The original Intellivision console was manufactured by Mattel Electronics. (Source: Retro Gamer)

Intellivision Entertainment announces new game console

Intellivision Entertainment has issued a press release announcing that a new video game console is under development. The planned device is being designed and created by a team that has members who worked on the original console t...
Mega Man is known as Rockman in Japan. (Source: Capcom)

Mega Man 11 gets release date and trailer

Capcom has revealed the release date for the latest installment in the Mega Man franchise. Mega Man 11 will be made available on October 2 on the PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. A pre-order trailer for the game g...
Over 40 million copies of PUBG have been sold across all the platforms it is available on. (Source: GameSpot)

PUBG takes on Epic in South Korean court

An article from English-language newspaper The Korea Times has revealed that PUBG Corporation has filed a lawsuit in the Seoul Central District Court against Epic Games, the developer of battle royale rival Fortnite. PUBG Corporat...
Active Shooter also features a survival mode where the player can choose to be a civilian. (Source: Steam)

Active Shooter game stirs controversy

A game scheduled for unlocking on Steam on June 6 has started to amass considerable media attention due to its controversial theme. Active Shooter is currently listed on Valve’s software distribution platform and is described as a...
It's possible to subscribe for updates on the game at its official website. (Source: Saber Interactive)

New trailer for World War Z appears online

A new trailer for the shooter game World War Z has been posted online, and it looks like a must play for any fan of the zombie genre. The game is inspired by the 2013 film, which was based on the famous 2006 novel by Max Brooks. T...
Fortnite and God of War were the console champion earners in April. (Source: YouTube)

Fortnite's earnings for April blow March's result out of the water

A monthly worldwide digital games market report has been released by SuperData, and it appears to have been yet another spectacular month for Fortnite. Apparently, the battle royale title from Epic Games earned revenue of US$296 m...
The new Playground Limited Time Mode will feature lots of llamas. (Source: Epic Games)

Epic to introduce Fortnite Playground mode with respawn ability

Epic Games has published a new State of Development post for Fortnite detailing upcoming changes for the battle royale giant. Apparently, a new Playground Limited Time Mode will be introduced that will allow players to explore the...
Production of an N64 Mini console has yet to be confirmed by Nintendo. (Source: Don't Feed the Gamers)

Nintendo may be developing an N64 classic mini console

Nintendo has been spotted applying for a trademark for the N64 in Japan. This has led to further speculation that the Japanese company could be developing a smaller “classic” version of the renowned console. The original Nintendo ...
Battlefield V will allow a player to customize vehicles, weapons, and even soldiers. (Source: EA DICE)

Battlefield V gets a reveal trailer

An official reveal trailer for Battlefield V has been released, and it certainly doesn’t skimp on drama and intensity. As expected, the action takes place in the battlegrounds of World War II and features arguably less familiar se...
X-Plane 11 Benchmarks

X-Plane 11 Benchmarks

Advanced flight simulation. The X-Plane series is a stalwart in the commercial flight simulation market, and X-Plane 11 marks the latest iteration. It uses an advanced physics engine that mixes hard-coded data with aerodynamics to simulate realistic flight. When cranking up the settings the engine is heavily taxing on the graphics card and processor, which is particularly notable for its reliance on single-threaded CPU performance. The scope and scale of the game make it an ideal candidate for assessing system performance.
Unreal was especially praised for its graphics and atmosphere upon release. (Source: GOG)

Download Unreal Gold for free for a limited time

It has been 20 years since the original Unreal first-person shooter appeared on PCs around the world. The classic game was released on May 22, 1998, and it spawned a whole franchise of best-selling titles. To celebrate Unreal’s bi...
The new GeForce GTX 1050 (3 GB) GPU offers a base clock speed of 1392 MHz. (Source: Nvidia)

Nvidia releases GeForce GTX 1050 (3 GB) GPU

A new variant of the GeForce GTX 1050 GPU has been spotted on the Nvidia website. The latest addition to the GTX 1050 series is the GeForce GTX 1050 (3 GB). The GeForce 10 series was released in 2016, and the GTX 1050 GPU original...
Epic will be holding the competitive Fortnite Party Royale event at E3. (Source: Metro)

Epic Games offers US$100 million funding for Fortnite tournaments

Epic Games has published a news post announcing the company’s intention to offer US$100 million in prizes for Fortnite tournaments taking place over the 2018-2019 season. This is a massive boost to the burgeoning eSports sector, w...
Epic's "State of Mobile" post also introduces a customizable HUD and voice chat. (Source: Epic Games)

Fortnite coming to Android in summer

Epic Games has confirmed that Fortnite will finally be making its way to Android. The battle royale champion is currently available on the PC, Mac, PS4, Xbox One, and iOS platforms, with Android being a glaring omission so far. Ho...

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