GameStop Impressed With Xbox One Scorpio- ‘Gamer Friendly, Powerful Console’

GameStop has noted that its physical product sales are declining, which has all led to a massive hit in its earnings- however, the retailer revealed in an investor call that it has cards to play still, pointing to PlayStation VR, Xbox One Scorpio, and the Nintendo Switch as the three primary drivers it sees going forward. “In physical gaming there have been cyclical declines without ...read more

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Xbox One backward compatibility adds three high-profile games

Three more games have been added to the Xbox One backwards compatible list this week. Xbox 360 titles Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Darksiders and Darksiders 2 are now available to add to your collection. If you already own the games, you’re good to go. If you traded the discs in long ago, but want to give them another try, each game will run you $19.99 individually through the Xbox ...read more

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Street Fighter 5 free to play next week on Steam

Capcom has announced that some big changes are coming to Street Fighter 5, particularly to the Capcom Fighters Network (CFN). The publisher said it’s been working hard to address connectivity issues players have been running into since launch, and has now completely rebuilt the CFN for a better online experience. In order to test it out, Capcom is making Street Fighter 5 free to play on ...read more

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GTA Online double GTA$ and RP event extended

Think you missed your chance to get double GTA$ and RP from the latest Cunning Stunts update’s Rockstar-created special vehicle races in GTA Online? Think again. Rockstar announced in a post on the Newswire that the special promotion is being extended, now slated to run through Wednesday, March 29th. A set of user created races given the Rockstar seal of approval will also be getting ...read more

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Leaked By UK Retailer

A retailer in the UK called Base has potentially leaked the release date of Red Dead Redemption 2 before the official announcement. The product listing for the game has a release date of September 26th 2017 which is also a Tuesday. The dates match up with the Fall 2017 planned release period and it’s also on a Tuesday when video games are usually released. We checked if this site was ...read more

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Dead Rising 4 Surpasses 1 Million Players

Capcom Vancouver announced today that Dead Rising 4 has reached 1 million players. This figure combines players from both the Xbox One version, which launched last December, and the PC version, with the game having hit Steam last week. They also revealed that players have died 4,567,123 tiems, killed 8,704,121,984 zombies, and taken more that 4 million selfies in-game. You can check out a ...read more

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GameStop Impressed With Xbox One Scorpio- ‘Gamer Friendly, Powerful Console’

GameStop has noted that its physical product sales are declining, which has all led to a massive hit in its earnings- however, the retailer revealed in an investor call that it has cards to play still, pointing to PlayStation VR, Xbox One Scorpio, and the Nintendo Switch as the three primary drivers it sees going forward. “In physical gaming there have been cyclical declines without ...read more

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Xbox One backward compatibility adds three high-profile games

Three more games have been added to the Xbox One backwards compatible list this week. Xbox 360 titles Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Darksiders and Darksiders 2 are now available to add to your collection. If you already own the games, you’re good to go. If you traded the discs in long ago, but want to give them another try, each game will run you $19.99 individually through the Xbox ...read more

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Leaked By UK Retailer

A retailer in the UK called Base has potentially leaked the release date of Red Dead Redemption 2 before the official announcement. The product listing for the game has a release date of September 26th 2017 which is also a Tuesday. The dates match up with the Fall 2017 planned release period and it’s also on a Tuesday when video games are usually released. We checked if this site was ...read more

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Xbox Games with Gold for April Leaked

Update: the leak has been officially confirmed by Xbox, that also released a trailer showcasing the games. You can check it out at the bottom of the post. Today Xbox Austria accidentally leaked the Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup for April, and it’s a juicy one. The Facebook post and tweet have since been deleted, but not before they were saved for the posterity. As you can see in the ...read more

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Battlefield 1 is getting 4 new weapon variants for the 4 main classes

DICE is currently testing four new weapon variants in the Battlefield 1 CTE, to be later added to the live game. DICE has made a surprise move recently by making four new weapon variants available on the Battlefield 1 CTE servers. The variants offer a different take on each of the four level ten class weapons. The new variants come with unlock requirements, too, similar to DLC weapons in ...read more

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Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series Announced

Today, Microsoft unveiled the new Tech Series of Xbox Wireless Controllers, including the first in the series: The Xbox Wireless Controller – Recon Tech Special Edition, which is set to launch April 25, 2017 for $69.99 USD. According to Microsoft, the new controller series was inspired by military technology and performance patterns. Further, the Xbox team which created it explored concepts ...read more

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GTA Online double GTA$ and RP event extended

Think you missed your chance to get double GTA$ and RP from the latest Cunning Stunts update’s Rockstar-created special vehicle races in GTA Online? Think again. Rockstar announced in a post on the Newswire that the special promotion is being extended, now slated to run through Wednesday, March 29th. A set of user created races given the Rockstar seal of approval will also be getting ...read more

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Sony Celebrates Ten Years of PlayStation Store With Statistics

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment is celebrating ten years of its PlayStation Store, and the European branch of the company has been sending a mail to PSN members to remind them of the festivities. The mail is actually quite interesting, as it gives them quite a lot of information and statistics on their records as PlayStation gamers. This includes registration date, online hours, most ...read more

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Titanfall 2’s Next Free DLC Colony Reborn Revealed and Detailed

Today, developer Respawn Entertainment and publisher EA revealed the next free DLC drop for Titanfall 2 called Colony Reborn. Colony Reborn most notably includes a new map called Colony (which you may recognize from the first game) for free. To celebrate the launch of Colony Reborn, Respawn will hold another Free Trial weekend that will start on March 30th and run through April 3rd. In the ...read more

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Leaked Destiny 2 poster reveals release date

Destiny 2 will launch September 8th, 2017, according to a leaked poster reportedly from a GameStop in Italy. Italian website Lega Network posted two posters from the store, and a third appeared on NeoGAF. The posters show three Guardians in an action pose with their helmets off and also mentions that there will be exclusive content on PlayStation 4, suggesting that Sony and Activision will be ...read more

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PlayStation sale includes discounts on Uncharted 4, Bloodborne

Sony is hosting a rather nice sale through the PlayStation Store, where you can take up to 55% off PS3, PS4 and Vita-exclusives. Also, your Deal of the Week on the store is PES 2017 for both PS3 and PS4. From today, PS4 games like Uncharted 4, The Last Guardian, The Last of Us Remastered and Bloodborne are on sale. The list is rather large, so only PS4 titles are listed below; however, if ...read more

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Modern Warfare Remastered Variety Map Pack out today on PS4

The Variety Map Pack is now available for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. As previously reported, the Variety Map Pack for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered contains four upgraded maps and 10 Rare Supply Drops, the latter of which are worth $20. The maps are Broadcast, Chinatown, Creek and Killhouse. The pack will run $14.99 or your regional equivalent. Available now on ...read more

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Street Fighter 5 free to play next week on Steam

Capcom has announced that some big changes are coming to Street Fighter 5, particularly to the Capcom Fighters Network (CFN). The publisher said it’s been working hard to address connectivity issues players have been running into since launch, and has now completely rebuilt the CFN for a better online experience. In order to test it out, Capcom is making Street Fighter 5 free to play on ...read more

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Dead Rising 4 Surpasses 1 Million Players

Capcom Vancouver announced today that Dead Rising 4 has reached 1 million players. This figure combines players from both the Xbox One version, which launched last December, and the PC version, with the game having hit Steam last week. They also revealed that players have died 4,567,123 tiems, killed 8,704,121,984 zombies, and taken more that 4 million selfies in-game. You can check out a ...read more

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Quake Champions Gets New Trailer Showcasing the Burial Chamber Arena

Back near the start of March, publisher Bethesda and developer id Software announced that closed beta sign-ups for Quake Champions were open. Additionally, the pair announced its plans to start two new trailer series: one geared toward’s the game’s Champions (characters), and one that features its different arenas. Today, the second trailer in the latter series has been revealed (you can ...read more

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Red Dead Redemption Being Modded Into GTA 5

Called Red Dead Redemption V, it’s a modification for GTA5 featuring the full map with additional content. The team at .White promises the extra content contained in the mod will be revealed soon. According to the FAQ provided by .White’s Mr. Leisurewear, at present, the framework for the RDR map is there, and the team is “constantly fine tuning” the methods used to convert the game ...read more

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Ultra-Realistic GTA V Mod with 4K textures looks unbelievable

The Grand Theft Auto V modding community is ever-growing and every year we get more spectacular mods. This year, DoctorGTA from the GTA Modding Community released a new mod for GTA V made with the Make Visuals Great Again mod. DoctorGTA’s new GTA V Ultra Real Graphics Mod 2017 in 4k really takes the graphics up a notch and feedback has been overwhelmingly good. Make Visuals Great Again ...read more

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22% of Overwatch players on PC use integrated GPUs

Blizzard games are traditionally known to run well on most machines, and Overwatch is no exception. In fact, the game was designed from the get go to perform well even when running on the lowest end of GPUs and integrated chips. This tactic paid off, because according to Blizzard, 22% of the game’s player base on PC uses integrated GPUs. These graphics cards are typical of notebooks and ...read more

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Super Mario Run Releasing on March 23rd for Android

Super Mario Run finally has a release date for Android. It will be arriving on the Google Play Store on March 23rd according to Nintendo. The relatively well received running platformer will feature some new characters and stages 1 to 4 available in the free demo. Like the iOS version, you need to pay £9.99 to unlock the remaining stages. Despite concerns over how much revenue it was ...read more

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Twitch Adding Ability to Buy Games

Twitch has escalated in the last several years as one of the prime places to livestream games and view gameplay from around the world, with the online platform’s latest initiative looking to establish the company as a new place to buy games from directly. In an update on its blog, the company has announced its new “Get It On Twitch” initiative, which will open up the platform as a new ...read more

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Facebook’s VR Company Is Facing A Total Shutdown

Recently, Oculus, a company Facebook acquired for $2 billion almost three years ago, has turned out to be more trouble than it’s worth. Oculus lost a major lawsuit worth half a billion dollars to video game publisher ZeniMax, owner of Fallout and Skyrim developer Bethesda Softworks, with the court ruling that Oculus had used copyrighted ZeniMax technology without permission, holding the company ...read more

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Twitch streamer Brian Vigneault dies during 24-hour charity livestream

Brian “Poshybrid” Vigneault, a World of Tanks Twitch streamer, has died from unknown causes during a 24-hour charity livestream. The 35-year-old father of three was 22 hours into his stream on February 19, which was raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, when he disappeared from the stream for a cigarette break. He never returned. Vigneault had been doing marathon streams over ...read more

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Pokémon Go’s massive Gen 2 update is live

Ever since Pokémon Go first hit our smart phones last year, lovers of the franchise have been eager to see the second generation of Pokémon to be introduced into the game. Today, developer Niantic finally put gamers minds at ease with the introduction of 80 of the 100 Pokémon first encountered in Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal. This update will allow players to evolve older Pokémon ...read more

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E3 2017 will be open to the public, tickets priced $149 – $249

E3 2017 will open its doors to the public this year, the first time it has welcomed consumers on such a large scale. Tickets will go on sale February 13 at midday ET. The first 1,000 tickets will cost $149, the next 14,000 will go for $249. Tickets provide access to the showfloor, panel discussions and other events over the three days, according to GameSpot. E3 is primarily an industry ...read more

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Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Gets New Trailer Highlighting Brotherly Love

Today, CI Games released a new Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 trailer that provides a sneak peek into the deep relationship of Jon (who you play as) and his brother Robert North. Having been raised on a ranch in the Colorado Rockies, Jon and his younger brother, Robert, were always best friends and also great rivals. The North family always considered military service the highest form of patriotism, ...read more

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New Mass Effect: Andromeda trailer shows off some new gameplay

We have a new Mass Effect: Andromeda video that features some fresh gameplay. EA has released a new Mass Effect: Andromeda trailer that highlights the game’s pre-order exclusive content, and shows some bits of multiplayer footage. The pre-order items shown are the same ones previously announced, and they’re included with pre-orders of all versions. These are the Deep Space Explore ...read more

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Sniper Elite 4 Gets New 101 Gameplay Trailer

Today, Rebellion Developments released a new “101” gameplay trailer for its upcoming World War 2 shooter: Sniper Elite 4. Beyond showcasing how to snipe Nazi heads off, the trailer — being a 101 trailer — gives a six minute detailed breakdown on the game’s story, setting, gameplay features, and modes. The following is also included and showcased via the new gameplay:

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Ghost Recon: Wildlands – here’s eight minutes of gameplay

The first video you see from Arekkz below is another look at the Gunsmith, which is the weapons customization features in Ghost Recon: Wildlands. It also takes a look at the character customization. The second one, as you can see, shows close to eight minutes of gameplay from various missions across two different regions. In it, Arekkz also provides his impressions of the game after spending ...read more

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s Rave in the Redwoods Zombies Trailer

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare took us to the future, but Zombies – ah! Zombies takes us to our regrettable past. The first Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare DLC pack arrives on PS4 next week, bringing with it a new chapter in the Zombies journey. Continuing the story from the Zombies in Spaceland, the latest episode of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s co-op horde more is set in an ...read more

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Halo Wars 2 beta out now on PC, Xbox One – watch the tutorial video

Microsoft released the Halo Wars 2 Blitz beta client overnight on the Xbox Store for PC as well as Xbox One. The download comes in at 10.1GB for Xbox One, and 11.96 for PC. To help everyone get acquainted with the new Blitz mode – the only mode available in the beta, 343 Industries released a tutorial video that goes over the main mechanics of what you’ll be playing. Alongside the ...read more

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