Take an in-depth tour of the Nintendo Switch UI, home screen, menus

Now that the press have actual, non-stolen Nintendo Switch consoles in their position, we can have a better look at the console’s UI. User interface design is one of the things that gets us exciting about modern devices, and the Switch UI looks pretty clean. A new video will take you through all the available settings, options, and everything else you can customise on the system’s ...read more

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GameStop says Switch demand is “tremendous”

A GameStop spokesperson confirmed what many suspected for weeks: that there is huge demand for the Nintendo Switch out there, and that people are pre-ordering it like crazy. GameStop senior director of merchandising Eric Bright said that demand for the console is “tremendous”. “We’ve seen tremendous demand for Switch. And of the initial allocation of pre-orders we took, the majority ...read more

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Nintendo Switch game downloads can’t be shared across multiple systems

Want to play your purchased Nintendo Switch downloads on multiple separate consoles? You'd better be prepared to buy more than one copy of each game. We recently learned that the Nintendo Switch will finally link eShop purchases to a portable online account (unlike the Wii, Wii U, and 3DS, which locked purchases to a specific piece of hardware). But we're now discovering that this feature ...read more

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One of this year’s PS4 exclusives might not be exclusive after all

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is launching on PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro later this summer, but it appears it won’t be a permanent exclusive as many originally believed. The game’s release date was recently announced on the PlayStation Blog as June 30th, 2017, coming to PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro. PlayStation Ireland later tweeted out that the game would not be multiplatform, leading to ...read more

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Xbox Scorpio’s True Power Could Be Exhibited By 2018 Games - Analyst

According to Michael Goodman, an analyst at Strategy Analytics fans may have to wait until next year, or even the year beyond that, before the Scorpio’s true power becomes apparent. Speaking to We Write Things, Goodman noted that “It is the third or fourth generation titles that really should be able to show the difference. My expectation is that the launch titles on Scorpio aren’t going to ...read more

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Dead Rising 4 Launching On Steam on March 14

When Dead Rising 4 launched on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs last year, it was exclusive- however, it was a timed exclusive, with provisions in place for its eventual launch on competing storefronts on PC, and eventually, on other competing consoles too. A launch on the PS4 (or Nintendo Switch?) may be too far off into the future for now, but it looks like you might not have to wait for too long ...read more

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Xbox Scorpio’s True Power Could Be Exhibited By 2018 Games - Analyst

According to Michael Goodman, an analyst at Strategy Analytics fans may have to wait until next year, or even the year beyond that, before the Scorpio’s true power becomes apparent. Speaking to We Write Things, Goodman noted that “It is the third or fourth generation titles that really should be able to show the difference. My expectation is that the launch titles on Scorpio aren’t going to ...read more

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March’s Xbox Live Games with Gold revealed

The four free games being gifted to Xbox Live Gold members in March have been revealed. First up, from March 1st-31st, first-person horror game Layers of Fear will be free to download on Xbox One. This will be followed by the Ultimate Edition of Turtle Rock’s 4v1 shooter Evolve from March 16th to April 15th. While Xbox 360 Gold members get Borderlands 2 from March 1st-15th and retro style ...read more

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Phil Spencer: Explains Why Xbox Didn't Try Handhelds

Microsoft’s Xbox Division head Phil Spencer is currently waiting to board his flight to Japan, and he used the downtime to interact a bit more with the fans on Twitter, following yesterday’s responses. First of all, he went back on the topic of competition, mentioning that “gaming is not a race between two consoles, and good games aren’t weapons against other platforms.” Explaining ...read more

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You can now pick up an Xbox One S with Minecraft for only $199.99

If you're looking to pick up an Xbox One S, today is a very, very good day for you. Newegg is offering a fabulous deal on Microsoft's console by way of auction site eBay. For only a limited number of units (so you'd better hurry), Newegg is offering a white 500GB Xbox One S with a free copy of Minecraft for $199.99. The console normally retails for $299.99, meaning that you'll be saving ...read more

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Xbox Live deals: Infinite Warfare, Don’t Starve, Forza 6, GTA 5, more

This week’s Xbox One Deals with Gold include three Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare options, a bundle including Forza 6 and Forza 5, and other games on sale for up to 67% off. Other Deals with Gold discounts include a collection of add-on packs for Forza 6, King’s Quest: The Complete Collection, Shadow Complex Remastered and more. Discounts included in the Xbox One Spotlight sale are ...read more

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Latest Black Ops II backward compatibility news shouldn’t surprise you

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has once again commented on the ongoing rumors, hopes, and dreams shared by Call of Duty fans everywhere that Black Ops II will soon join the Xbox One backward compatibility program. This new statement is perhaps Spencer’s most assertive yet. He not only swiped down specific rumors that the game would be coming in the near future but went one step further, publicly ...read more

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One of this year’s PS4 exclusives might not be exclusive after all

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is launching on PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro later this summer, but it appears it won’t be a permanent exclusive as many originally believed. The game’s release date was recently announced on the PlayStation Blog as June 30th, 2017, coming to PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro. PlayStation Ireland later tweeted out that the game would not be multiplatform, leading to ...read more

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Call of Duty 2017 Dev: Game Will Make You Go ‘Nuts’

Sledgehammer Games boss Glen Schofield has been talking about the upcoming Call of Duty instalment for this year, and he sounds excited, to say the least. Although, while speaking of the game and what it might feature or even when it might be revealed, he remained tight-lipped, while getting a in a few quips and jokes. All he said of the game to begin with was the fact that the game would have ...read more

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February 2017 PSN Flash Sale Is Live, Here’s All the Deals

Featuring Action Deals, the February 2017 PlayStation Store Flash Sale is live in North America, letting you save on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita games, including Grand Theft Auto V, The Elder Scrolls Online, Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, Retro City Rampage DX, Super Time Force Ultra, and much more. Running until Monday, February 20 at 8am PT/11am ET, here’s ...read more

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'PlayBook 4 S' is a PlayStation 4 Slim in laptop, costs $1,495

A few years ago it, it was mind blowing to see someone take a video game console and stuff it into a custom built laptop. While the wonder and amazement isn't quite the same as it was back then, it's still fairly intriguing to see someone muster up the courage to tinker and provide the community with a Frankenstein-like creation. If the above gaming console looks familiar, it's because we've ...read more

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Crash Bandicoot remaster release date revealed

PlayStation has announced when “everyone’s favorite marsupial” will jump into the current generation. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy will be available on June 30th, 2017. The game will include remastered versions of Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot: Warped, all bundled together in a complete Crash package. The gameplay experience for each ...read more

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PS4 owners in US without PS Plus can play online free for a week

PlayStation 4 users without a PlayStation Plus subscription can hop online and play multiplayer free starting tomorrow, February 17. Sony has waived the sub free for the week instead of just the usual weekend. All multiplayer modes will be available for any PS4 game owned. The free multiplayer period ends in North America on February 23. Those who live in Europe will be able to enjoy a ...read more

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Dead Rising 4 Launching On Steam on March 14

When Dead Rising 4 launched on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs last year, it was exclusive- however, it was a timed exclusive, with provisions in place for its eventual launch on competing storefronts on PC, and eventually, on other competing consoles too. A launch on the PS4 (or Nintendo Switch?) may be too far off into the future for now, but it looks like you might not have to wait for too long ...read more

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Terraria has sold 20.5 million copies since its release in 2011

Since its release in May 2011, Terraria has sold 20.5 million copies, according to developer Re-Logic. The milestone was reached by the end of 2016, meaning over 4.1 million copies of Terraria have been sold each year for the past five years. 8.3 million units were sold within the last 18 months on PC since update 1.3 launched in June 2015. Along with unit sales figure, (thanks, PCgamesN) ...read more

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Xbox's Phil Spencer: There will be more PC exclusive games

We’ve heard countless times that Microsoft is committed to PC gaming. And while the team has indeed made some efforts to win back PC gamers, it has also made some really stupid mistakes (UWP and Win10 Store exclusives anyone?). In his latest interview with Major Nelson, Xbox’s Phil Spencer stated that Microsoft will release some exclusives games to the PC in the future. As Phil Spencer ...read more

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Ghost Recon Wildlands PC Requirements Revealed

Ghost Recon: Wildlands is almost here- but first, there will be a beta test for the game next week on consoles and PC. Ahead of that, Ubisoft has reported the specs that will be needed to run the game on PC (via WCCFTech)- it sounds like you’ll need a fairly decked up rig for this one. While not as intimidatingly high end as some other games on the market, you still need at least a competent ...read more

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Humble Freedom Bundle contains over 40 games

The latest Humble Bundle is now available, offering over $600 worth of games for just $30. Donating the minimum amount of $30 will get you over 40 games, including The Witness, Stardew Valley, Subnautica, Day of the Tentacle Remastered, Invincible Inc., and Super Meat Boy. Take a look at the full list of games here. Humble Bundle notes that more games “may” be added later ...read more

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For Honor betas drew 6M players, PC version largest in Ubisoft history

Ubisoft has provided updated stats on the number of folks who participated in the For Honor betas. According to the firm, the For Honor beta periods accumulated more than six million unique players. Participants logged over two billion minutes across both consoles and PC. Over the weekend, Ubisoft said there were over 3 million playing during the open beta weekend. It was also the one of ...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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You can already jailbreak iOS 10.2

For every new update Apple puts out, there’s a small and intrepid team of hackers out on the internet trying to break Apple’s security. Running a jailbroken version of iOS lets you take full control of the software, and consequently install every UI tweak and additional feature you can think of. Jailbreaking used to be more popular, back in the day before you could delete the Stocks app, ...read more

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Two of Razer’s triple-monitor laptops were stolen at CES 2017

There’s little doubt you noticed Razer’s rather interesting triple-monitor laptop being shared all over social media last week. Well, guess what? Two of the prototypes were stolen at CES 2017 on Sunday. According to a Facebook post from Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan (thanks, Gamespot), two of the prototypes known as Project Valerie were stolen from the firm’s booth during the Las Vegas trade ...read more

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Windows 10 Game Mode To Power Xbox One And Scorpio Games

Last week, have reported that a Windows 10 Game Mode had been discovered in build 14997, a mode that promises to bring considerable improvements for gaming. Little else is known about the matter, but some very interesting new details have emerged online today. According to a report by Windows Central, the Windows 10 Game Mode isn’t just going to improve the gaming experience on Microsoft’s ...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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Nintendo Switch New Video Shows Off How The Console ‘Switches’

The most appealing part of the Nintendo Switch from a hardware perspective is its switching capability- the way it can seamlessly turn from being a home console to a portable to a standalone gaming unit, without having to fiddle with wires or connectors. We’ve seen the Switching in motion a lot- but we’ve never actually seen it in real time so far. And there’s always some skepticism ...read more

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