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Marvel's Spider-Man was based on Insomniac's own game engine. (Image source: Insomniac/Sony)

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 will likely push the PlayStation 5 to its limits but don't expect it before Holiday 2021

Some news about Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has leaked on Reddit, including a possible release date, cast of characters, and even a morsel of information about the tech behind its development. Some may have been expecting the superhero ...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 27 Jan 2020 04:22:00 +0100
Dino Crisis was released in 1999 for the PlayStation, Dreamcast, and Windows. (Image source: Capcom)

Capcom to work on more remakes after Resident Evil 3 with Dino Crisis and Dead Rising seen as likely candidates

Capcom will apparently be developing more remakes of some of its classic franchises, possibly with the upcoming releases of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X in mind. Although no specific title has been revealed yet, fans have a...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 26 Jan 2020 06:50:00 +0100
PS5 loading screen or hoax? (Image source: YouTube/Oby 1)

Potential final-design PlayStation 5 console shown booting up in video, but it could be an elaborate fake

A short video has been uploaded to YouTube that appears to show the boot screen for the PlayStation 5 and maybe even a good glimpse at the console itself in its final design format. The console looks completely different, as is ex...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 26 Jan 2020 04:15:00 +0100
The PS5 could be revealed on February 5. (Image source: @FalconDesign3D)

PlayStation 5 concept renders based on recent purported design have the X Factor

Some new concept renders of the PlayStation 5 based on a recent alleged leak have started appearing online. The console in the renders features the questionable X-shaped design that has led to growing concern over potential overhe...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 22 Jan 2020 02:23:00 +0100
Assassin's Creed Odyssey was the last game in the series, released in 2018. (Image source: Ubisoft)

Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok leaks: Alleged release date, platforms, and blurred image of main character

Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok, which is apparently codenamed Kingdom, appears to have been leaking all over the place lately. The numerous leaks have included details about the gameplay and story, and there is even a supposed first lo...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 03:46:00 +0100
Happiness is Mandatory.

Paranoia: Happiness Is Mandatory - A Short Game Review

Success is mandatory. Failure is treason. Happiness is also mandatory. The dystopian universe has tones of Big Brother and mixes in the overly-optimistic billboard material seen in the Fallout franchise. Paranoia seeks to create a...
Craig Ward, Thu, 09 Jan 2020 21:38:00 +0100
The PS5 will be launched in Holiday 2020. (Image source: Reddit)

New images of the PlayStation 5 devkit and DualShock 5 controller leaked

More images of the PlayStation 5 devkit and a possible DualShock 5 controller have been leaked. This time, a cleaner working for a developer involved with Sony’s next-generation console decided to upload the pictures while giving ...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 07 Jan 2020 00:31:00 +0100
The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT may be a monster mid-ranger. (Image via VideoCardz)

Leaked benchmarks of AMD Radeon 5600 XT beat Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti

Supposed benchmarks of the upcoming AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT posted on Reddit paint an interesting picture. The alleged 5600 XT scores place the GPU well above Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1660 Ti in most tests and outpace AMD's own Vega 56 ...
Sam Medley, Mon, 23 Dec 2019 16:24:00 +0100
Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 Notebook and PC Benchmarks

Pretty but resource-intensive. When compared to the console version, the PC port of Red Dead Redemption 2 is not liked very much by the community. Many gamers are complaining about crashes and other problems. Read our review to find out what we experienced when...
Florian Glaser, Mon, 09 Dec 2019 18:28:00 +0100
The Resident Evil 3 Remake could be announced later this month. (Image source: Eurogamer)

Leaked Resident Evil 3 remake images show new looks for Jill, Carlos, and Nemesis

Some artwork for a Resident Evil 3: Nemesis remake has been accidentally leaked onto the PlayStation Network. Although the game has not been officially announced yet, it has long been rumored, and it seems the new images confirm t...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:50:00 +0100
The two PS5 devkits seem to be joined by what could be a DualShock 5 controller. (Image source: @Alcoholikaust)

Leaked image of two PlayStation 5 devkits reveals prototype DualShock 5 controller

Another image of the PlayStation 5 devkit has been leaked, with two of the devices caught on camera this time around. While this latest picture confirms the design of the next-gen console devkits, there also seems to be a surprise...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 30 Nov 2019 23:29:00 +0100
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order laptop and desktop benchmarks

Tomb Raider meets Dark Souls. Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order surprised us not only with its story-heavy nature but also its open levels and challenging difficulty. Find out whether or not its hardware requirements are similarly challenging in this benchmark test.
Florian Glaser, Thu, 21 Nov 2019 23:44:00 +0100
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare battle royale may feature handy respawn tokens. (Image source: Activision/Reddit)

Massive Call of Duty: Modern Warfare leak reveals battle royale map, missions, perks, and more

A huge Call of Duty: Modern Warfare leak has detailed plans for a battle royale mode for the smash-hit title. The leaked information includes an image of a map and its zones as well as thorough details of the perks, loot, missions...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 17 Nov 2019 04:10:00 +0100
Age of Empires IV is finally coming. (Image Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft teases Age of Empires IV gameplay at X019

Microsoft unveiled the first gameplay trailer for Age of Empires IV today at the X019 event. The trailer offered a snapshot of two in-game civilizations: The English and the Mongols. At only a minute long, though, it raises more q...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sat, 16 Nov 2019 23:17:00 +0100
Pokémon Sword and Shield are facing a user backlash. (Image source: Inverse)

Scathing Metacritic user reviews and #GameFreakLied dull the shine of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield's release

The first user reviews for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield have started being posted on Metacritic and it’s not looking good for the latest installments in the beloved franchise. At the time of writing, the user score stood at 3....
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 16 Nov 2019 02:27:00 +0100
Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield feature the Dynamaxing system. (Image source: Game Freaks/The Pokémon Company)

Early Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield reviews hint that the games have weathered the leaks and the Pokédex Dexit storm

The first reviews for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield have started coming in, and it appears the latest Pokémon titles are not a disaster. After being subject to numerous massive leaks and the controversial “Dexit” storm, the 8th...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 13 Nov 2019 22:30:00 +0100
Need for Speed Heat

Need for Speed Heat Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Hit and run. In Need for Speed Heat, players are going to battle against law enforcers on wheels. Our review straightens out whether graphics cards are going to heat up as well.
Florian Glaser, Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:15:00 +0100
Image via Google

Here's the full launch lineup for Google's Stadia (plus what's coming soon)

Google's Stadia game streaming service is coming November 19. The service will initially launch with 12 games (listed below) and will eventually gain 14 more before the end of the year. Only those that purchased a Stadia Founder's...
Sam Medley, Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:45:00 +0100
It seems Galarian Ponyta will be exclusive to Pokémon Shield. (Image source: TheGamer)

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield news: Latest leak will help you choose between Ponyta and Darumaka; Nintendo fights back

The latest apparent Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield leak has detailed which Pokémon will be exclusive to each game. Ever since Pokémon Red and Blue were released in 1996, gamers have had to carefully choose which game to buy or j...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 09 Nov 2019 03:36:00 +0100
It's rumored that Nintendo has tracked down the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield leaker. (Image source: Nintendo/VG247)

Game over: Entire Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield cast of 400 Galar Pokédex characters revealed but alleged leaker may have been nabbed

The recent Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield leak has been quite astonishing in its enormity and impact. The games themselves are scheduled for release on November 15 but it now seems the entire Pokédex has been revealed, with 400 ...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 05 Nov 2019 18:47:00 +0100
Call of Duty Modern Warfare

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Back to the roots. With Modern Warfare, Infinity Ward wanted to capitalize on the strengths and successes of the previous titles in the series. In terms of technology, the latest installment in the Call of Duty franchise is supposed to finally look ...
Florian Glaser, Mon, 04 Nov 2019 10:32:00 +0100
Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will feature co-op raids. (Image source: Game Freak/DotEsports)

The Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield leak evolves into a deluge as most of the alleged Pokédex appears online

The recent supposed Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield leaks have intensified into a deluge as a generously sized portion of the Pokédex now appears to be online. If the leaked characters turn out to be genuine, then this will be a ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 03 Nov 2019 12:24:00 +0100
Diablo 4 is being developed by Blizzard Entertainment. (Image source: Resetara)

Goatman abomination and drowned raiders: Full leaked Diablo 4 artbook gives gamers an idea of what to expect by 2021

Many pages from the Diablo 4 artwork book have been posted online, giving fans an idea of what they can expect from the game when it finally gets released. Vile-looking characters such as the Goatman Abomination and Drowned Raider...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 02 Nov 2019 12:05:00 +0100
Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are the first 8th-generation Pokémon games. (Image source: Nintendo)

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield characters and evolutions extensively leaked

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are scheduled to be released on November 15 for the Nintendo Switch; however, many of the characters and their various evolutions have already been leaked online. Gigantamax forms for a number of P...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 02 Nov 2019 08:32:00 +0100
Gods & Monsters is one of the titles being prepared by Ubisoft for the PS5. (Image source: Ubisoft)

Another stab at the PlayStation 5's release date is made as more games for next-gen consoles are revealed

There’s been a new speculative guess at the PlayStation 5 release date thanks to the appearance of an Easter egg in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. It’s arguably one of the most tenuous so far, but these kinds of hints have been acc...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 02 Nov 2019 05:51:00 +0100
The PS5 is planned to launch in Holiday 2020. (Image source: LetsGoDigital/EA/Deep Silver - edited)

Development of PlayStation 5 games "progressing smoothly" as two more rumored titles are leaked

Sony’s Chief Financial Officer, Hiroki Totoki, has been revealing tidbits of information about the company’s PlayStation 5 console. The executive mentioned that software development by Sony’s partners was “progressing smoothly” an...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 31 Oct 2019 09:07:00 +0100
Image via Kojima Productions

Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding coming to PC early summer 2020

Earlier today, Kojima Productions announced that its hotly anticipated title Death Stranding will come to PC in the early summer of 2020. The game is slated for a PS4 release on November 8th of this year. Considering the impressiv...
Sam Medley, Mon, 28 Oct 2019 15:22:00 +0100
Lilith, daughter of Mephisto, is set to appear in Diablo IV. (Image source: Twitter/WeakAurus)

Diablo 4 becomes more of a reality thanks to the appearance of the Daughter of Hatred

Another artbook-related leak has added fuel to the fire that Blizzard Entertainment is finally preparing to reveal Diablo 4 to expectant gamers. A single page about a character that is expected to appear in the dungeon crawler has...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 27 Oct 2019 08:37:00 +0100
GRID

GRID (2019) Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Racing Eldorado. Following F1 2019 and Dirt Rally 2.0, GRID is the third Codemasters racing game that we take for a benchmark check this year. Find out here whether the demands on the system turn out rather low, medium, or high.
Florian Glaser, Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:09:00 +0200
Ghost Recon Breakpoint

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

A feast for the eyes. While in terms of its content, Ghost Recon Breakpoint is gathering reviews that are rather critical, the technology of this tactical shooter turns out to be quite impressive. Using several notebooks and desktop PCs, we tested whic...
Florian Glaser, Wed, 16 Oct 2019 20:13:00 +0200
Time to learn some starboard, aft, port, and bow moves. (Image source: Twitter/KrispyLeaks)

Boat battle royale: Fortnite Chapter 2 gets accidentally leaked on the App Store

Fans of the hugely successful battle royale title Fortnite will be excited to learn that a sequel could be on the way. While many gamers are awaiting the next season of the smash hit, an image that briefly appeared on the iOS App ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 12 Oct 2019 03:11:00 +0200
Shadowy Contracts

Quick Game Review | Shadowy Contracts - ambitious stealth-based RPG

Shadowy Contracts is a stealth-based RPG in Steam Early Access. While the game ambitiously tries to mix elements from the Thief and Elder Scrolls series, there's still work to be done before the game could be considered complete.
Sam Medley, Wed, 09 Oct 2019 20:46:00 +0200
The Radeon RX 5500M will debut in the MSI Alpha 15 later this month. (Image via AMD)

AMD launches new Radeon RX 5500 and Radeon RX 5500M graphics cards

AMD announced two new GPUs today. The Radeon RX 5500 and its mobile equivalent, the Radeon RX 5500M, will make their debuts in various machines before the end of the year. The RX 5500M, in particular, will appear in the MSI Alpha ...
Sam Medley, Mon, 07 Oct 2019 18:33:00 +0200
FIFA 20

FIFA 20 Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

New Features, Old Technology. While EA has added a new game mode called Volta to FIFA 20, the latest game in the FIFA franchise remains based on the same engine that underpinned its predecessor. EA has made one change though, which forces FIFA 20 to run in DirectX 12. Read on to find out what implications this has for system requirements and how FIFA 20 performs on several desktop PCs, laptops and GPUs.
Florian Glaser, Mon, 30 Sep 2019 14:39:53 +0200
Frostpunk will be steaming to consoles on October 11. (Image source: YouTube/11 bit studios)

The hardest game-related decisions you're ever going to make are coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the form of Frostpunk: Console Edition

11 bit studios has released an official story trailer for Frostpunk: Console Edition. The city survival game was originally released for Microsoft Windows in April 2018 and managed to rack up sales of over 1.4 million units. The g...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 28 Sep 2019 19:08:00 +0200
Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3 Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

We all need a little fun. With Borderlands 3, Gearbox seamlessly carries the tradition of the loot shooter series forward: Brightly colored comic graphics and exuberant action are supposed to create a popcorn mood for players. In our benchmark test, we cla...
Florian Glaser, Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:50:00 +0200
Artifact Adventure Gaiden DX

Quick Game Review | Artifact Adventure Gaiden DX - a combat-focused RPG with retro flavor

Hearkening back to the early days of RPGs and channeling their 8-bit art styles and epic-yet-simple storylines, Artifact Adventure Gaiden DX is an interesting game that tries to add a dash of the modern to a tried-and-true gaming ...
Sam Medley, Sat, 14 Sep 2019 23:11:00 +0200
Control

Control Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Artistic synthesis. Developed by Remedy Entertainment, Control is a story-driven action-adventure that sends the main character through a constantly changing building. Read on to find out how this visual extravaganza plays on various desktop and laptop GPUs.
Florian Glaser, Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:15:07 +0200
Areia: Pathway to Dawn - Extraordinary The Journey-style Adventure Game

Quick Game Review | Areia: Pathway to Dawn - Extraordinary The Journey-style Adventure Game

Sand and water, physical and spiritual, duality; Areia is a spiritual adventure filled with riddles in a non-stop hunt to advance towards an unknown objective. It does remind us of The Journey at first, but in time it develops its...
Christian Hintze, Thu, 29 Aug 2019 22:28:09 +0200
Total War: Three Kingdoms Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Total War: Three Kingdoms Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Great battles, high demands. Total War: Three Kingdoms pits you as one of twelve legendary warlords to unite a torn China under a new dynasty during an era of three empires. Do not underestimate the system requirements though, as the game’s graphically intensive battles push even the most powerful GPUs to their limits in UHD on the ultra preset.
Daniel Puschina, Thu, 25 Jul 2019 21:17:49 +0200
League of Legends (LoL) - Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

League of Legends (LoL) - Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Runs and runs and runs...smoothly. The free-to-play MOBA, which saw the light of day almost 10 years ago and broke the 100-million-player mark in 2016, still remains very low-maintenance in 2019. Smoothly playable across the graphics card landscape of recent years, League of Legends also delights gamers with older hardware. However, one can't expect much in terms of graphics quality in such games.
Daniel Puschina, Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:37:24 +0200
F1 2019 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

F1 2019 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Two-Pack. In addition to Formula 1, F1 2019 includes Formula 2 for the first time ever. We benchmark the expansive racing game on notebooks and PCs to see how much horsepower you need to be able to run it.
Florian Glaser, Tue, 02 Jul 2019 18:17:13 +0200
Unfortunately, there was no glimpse of the actual physical Project Scarlett Xbox console. (Image source: Mixer/screenshot)

E3 2019 | Project Scarlett with its new generation SSD and Halo Infinite take center stage at the Xbox E3 briefing

A few details about Project Scarlett were revealed at the Xbox E3 2019 briefing, but it seems in the end it was the next episode in a very famous game franchise that did most of the talking for the next-generation console. A tease...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 10 Jun 2019 00:22:00 +0200
The PS5 is clearly much quicker than the PS4 Pro. (Image source: Twitter/Takashi Mochizuki)

PlayStation 5 whups the PlayStation 4 Pro in Spider-Man loading times video

Sony has finally shown the PlayStation 5 in action, although unfortunately you don’t get a glimpse of the console itself. A short video clip shared by Wall Street Journal writer Takashi Mochizuki shows the loading times for Marvel...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 21 May 2019 11:28:00 +0200
Rage 2

Rage 2 Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Effect fireworks. Rage 2 comes eight years after its predecessor and is id Software's latest post-apocalyptic shooter. As the cover art implies, the game should be even more colourful and action-packed than Rage. Read on to find out which graphics cards can tame this savage title.
Florian Glaser, Mon, 20 May 2019 22:33:56 +0200
Anthem has had a rough ride in the gaming community. (Image source: NDTV Gadgets)

Apparently Anthem's problems are because of the players

It’s been reported that some of the executives at BioWare, the EA-owned game developer, have been blaming Anthem’s issues on the gamers that play it. Great things were expected from the title, but within days of its release in Feb...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 17 May 2019 10:29:00 +0200
John's back in business in John Wick Hex. (Image source: YouTube/Good Shepherd)

John Wick's back again in upcoming turn-based strategy game John Wick Hex

The video game John Wick Hex has appeared in an interesting announcement trailer that gives gamers a brief insight into what the title holds for the grizzled hitman. The strategy game is being created by Bithell Games in collabora...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 09 May 2019 09:41:00 +0200
Anno 1800 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Anno 1800 Notebook and Desktop Benchmarks

Fancy and demanding. Anno 1800 stresses not only the users’ heads, but also the hardware of the computers. We have benchmarked the real-time, city-building strategy game using several notebook and desktop GPUs.
Florian Glaser, Wed, 01 May 2019 19:29:18 +0200
The former Massdrop's new logo. (Source: Drop)

Massdrop becomes Drop, announces new range of own-brand products

Massdrop has become increasingly well-known among the tech community as a company that makes or sources products based on the feedback given by its customers. This has released in novel electronics such as the Massdrop x Sennheise...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 29 Apr 2019 18:01:00 +0200
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 will be available for PS4, PC, and Xbox One. (Image source: YouTube/Paradox Interactive)

Paradox teases brief sneak peek at pre-alpha gameplay of Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2

Paradox Interactive has released a video on YouTube that shows an animated clan introduction to the upcoming game Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2. After watching the clip, viewers are treated to a very short (and small) loo...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 27 Apr 2019 13:18:00 +0200

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