There’s a new way to join Call of Duty: WWII’s beta without a pre-order

For PlayStation 4 owners, the Call of Duty: WWII private beta is almost here, and now it’s available to preload. If you placed your pre-order digitally through the PlayStation Store, you should be able to download the full beta. If you pre-ordered at a different retailer, you’ll need to activate your token from that retailer first (if you don’t have a token yet, check your messages and ...read more

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You can now start pre-loading the Call of Duty WW2 private beta on PS4

Call of Duty: WW2 players who placed their pre-orders digitally through the PlayStation Store are now able to download the full beta. The download comes in at just over 16GB. Those who pre-ordered at retail will still need a token from their retailer, which Activision is currently in the process of sending out. You should receive yours no later than 10am PT, 1am ET, 6pm BST, 7pm CEST on ...read more

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Destiny 2 digital pre-orders on Xbox One can pre-load the game now

If you digitally pre-ordered Destiny 2 on Xbox One, you are now able to pre-load the game. Those who pre-ordered the digital version of Destiny 2 on Xbox One through the store were able to start pre-loading the game on August 21. Sorry if we missed that bit for you what with the gamescom 2017 madness. Pre-loads will be made available for PlayStation 4 users on August 31, again, if they ...read more

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GTA Online update adds a new vehicle, new bonuses and discounts

Another week, another batch of content, discounts, and bonuses for Grand Theft Auto Online players. From today, GTA Online players can pick up the Ardent from Warstock Cache and Carry. “Effortlessly suave and equally ferocious, the Ardent pairs some good old-fashioned front-mounted machine guns with retro aesthetics,” developer Rockstar adds.

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GameStop Reveals When It Will Have More SNES Classic Editions

Were you unable to score a SNES Classic Edition yesterday? You're not the only one. The majority of gamers looking to score a system were faced with waves of rolling website failures, bots, and scalpers rushing to scoop up every last console. GameStop took in-store pre-orders, which was the saving grace for many of you, but for those of you who spent the day at school or work, it was just another ...read more

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Nintendo Is Finally Adding PayPal Support to its Consoles

Yesterday, PayPal announced a new partnership with Japanese video game company Nintendo that now allows Nintendo hardware owners to purchase digital games from the eShop by using their PayPal account. On top of that, the company also confirmed that Switch owners will now have the option to use PayPal as a payment option on Nintendo’s web store, which means you can upload up your digital ...read more

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Destiny 2 digital pre-orders on Xbox One can pre-load the game now

If you digitally pre-ordered Destiny 2 on Xbox One, you are now able to pre-load the game. Those who pre-ordered the digital version of Destiny 2 on Xbox One through the store were able to start pre-loading the game on August 21. Sorry if we missed that bit for you what with the gamescom 2017 madness. Pre-loads will be made available for PlayStation 4 users on August 31, again, if they ...read more

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GTA Online update adds a new vehicle, new bonuses and discounts

Another week, another batch of content, discounts, and bonuses for Grand Theft Auto Online players. From today, GTA Online players can pick up the Ardent from Warstock Cache and Carry. “Effortlessly suave and equally ferocious, the Ardent pairs some good old-fashioned front-mounted machine guns with retro aesthetics,” developer Rockstar adds.

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GameStop possibly leaks list of original Xbox backward compatible games

It looks like GameStop has leaked another set of games. We’ve been wondering which original Xbox games will be backward compatible. Well, recently a rather curious listing was spotted online by a keen Twitter user. If this leak is indeed true then a lot of classic games will be backward compatible. Some are strange though because Half Life 2 is already playable on Xbox 360 so why would they ...read more

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All of Assassin’s Creed Origins’ Xbox One X enhancements revealed

Now that the Xbox One X has gone up for pre-order and a few lucky early buyers have their consoles on lock, Ubisoft has decided to show exactly what improvements those gamers will get in Assassin’s Creed Origins with their console upgrade. The information first went out in a Q&A that Ubisoft released on its press site, available thanks to WCCFtech. The full version of the notes is posted ...read more

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Significant changes are possibly coming to Xbox Live’s reputation

It looks like some rather significant changes are coming to Xbox One in the future. There’s a post by Mike Ybarra floating around which may offer some insight into the changes. Hopefully this isn’t some elaborate hoax. For example, your reputation won’t affect your ability to play online. You’ll just be banned from communicating if there are too many reports against you. Hopefully this ...read more

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Sea of Thieves supports cross-platform play between Xbox and PC

During Microsoft’s Xbox briefing at Gamescom, Rare’s PC design lead Ted Timmins and executive producer Joe Neate confirmed that Sea of Thieves will support cross-platform play between Xbox One and PC. “One of the things we’re very aware of is the need for the balancing to be right,” a post on the game’s official site reads. “After running some recent tests, we found that PC ...read more

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There’s a new way to join Call of Duty: WWII’s beta without a pre-order

For PlayStation 4 owners, the Call of Duty: WWII private beta is almost here, and now it’s available to preload. If you placed your pre-order digitally through the PlayStation Store, you should be able to download the full beta. If you pre-ordered at a different retailer, you’ll need to activate your token from that retailer first (if you don’t have a token yet, check your messages and ...read more

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You can now start pre-loading the Call of Duty WW2 private beta on PS4

Call of Duty: WW2 players who placed their pre-orders digitally through the PlayStation Store are now able to download the full beta. The download comes in at just over 16GB. Those who pre-ordered at retail will still need a token from their retailer, which Activision is currently in the process of sending out. You should receive yours no later than 10am PT, 1am ET, 6pm BST, 7pm CEST on ...read more

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Call of Duty: World War 2 Gets Loads Of New Footage

One of the biggest games this year, as every year, will be Call of Duty: World War 2. This year’s installment promises to be even more notable than usual, because of the hype surrounding it thanks to Sledgehammer’s decision to take the series back to its World War 2 era roots. So of course, when the game has as much hype and anticipation surrounding it, you can expect there to be a lot of ...read more

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Titanfall 2 proves it’s not dead yet with a new batch of free DLC

Free Titanfall 2 DLC continues to roll out with the announcement of the shooter’s next batch of content, titled Postcards From the Frontier. The DLC’s gameplay trailer—preceded by an earlier tease on Twitter—showcases everything Postcards From the Frontier is bringing to the experience. Players can look forward to the new Uma Live Fire map, as well as three current maps reimagined for ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Headquarters Revealed in Info-Packed Trailer

Today, fans of Call of Duty: WWII got a glimpse into the upcoming game’s social space, that will be available on November 3, in the form of a new reveal trailer that details everything there is to do in Headquarters. You can check out the trailer below. From the trailer it seems as if Headquarters are shaping up to be a place to unwind when you’ve lost a couple of team deathmatches, or ...read more

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Call Of Duty: WWII Getting Esports Details, New Multiplayer Map

We’ve got plenty of Call of Duty: WWII news making the rounds today, as we just posted a fresh new look at the Headquarters mode, which will serve as a social hub for the forthcoming first-person shooter. But there’s more where that came from. Sledgehammer Games, the developer behind the forthcoming World War II-themed shooter, has confirmed that it will be hosting a special stream ...read more

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Sea of Thieves supports cross-platform play between Xbox and PC

During Microsoft’s Xbox briefing at Gamescom, Rare’s PC design lead Ted Timmins and executive producer Joe Neate confirmed that Sea of Thieves will support cross-platform play between Xbox One and PC. “One of the things we’re very aware of is the need for the balancing to be right,” a post on the game’s official site reads. “After running some recent tests, we found that PC ...read more

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds creator teases a UI refresh

The front-end of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds needs a lot of work, so much so that players are starting to come up with their own mock-ups. We’ve seen various examples of this since the game launched, with the most recent being posted by @CreativeGrenade. As you can see, this design looks a lot cleaner than what’s currently in the game, with all useful links arranged in tabs at the ...read more

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Destiny 2 on PC Will Support HDR and SLI Card Configurations

While PC players will need to wait more than a month after Destiny 2‘s console launch to play the game, Bungie is doing its best to make sure that the platform with a delayed launch is enticing to players who demand performance. While the developers have already stated that Destiny 2 will run at a native 4k resolution with an uncapped framerate, it was unveiled today at Gamescom that the game ...read more

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HTC Vive price dropped to $600

The HTC Vive VR bundle has received a price cut. The $200 drop was announced earlier today, bringing the price down to $600. The bundle includes the headset, Vive Lighthouse trackers, as well as the two controllers. Unlike the Oculus Rift price cut, this one is permanent. By comparison, when the Rift ends its summer promotion of $400, it’ll go back to $500. In addition to the hardware, ...read more

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Age of Empires IV Announced for PC with an Epic Trailer

To cap off the Age of Empires anniversary livestream, Relic Entertainment and Microsoft Studios announced Age of Empires IV, the newest entry in this storied RTS franchise. In addition, it was also confirmed the Age of Empires II and Age of Empires III will be receiving Definitive Edition updates like the original Age of Empires is getting this October. No gameplay was shown in Age of Empire ...read more

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Overwatch’s next map revealed as a lawless wasteland

Overwatch players are taking a trip to Junkertown in the hero shooter’s upcoming Escort map. Players often have to piece together the stories behind each Overwatch map through hints found in the world, but a new animated short following characters Junkrat and Roadhog does the job for us. After being kicked out of Junkertown for their anarchic tendencies, the pair devises a scheme to get ...read more

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HTC Vive price dropped to $600

The HTC Vive VR bundle has received a price cut. The $200 drop was announced earlier today, bringing the price down to $600. The bundle includes the headset, Vive Lighthouse trackers, as well as the two controllers. Unlike the Oculus Rift price cut, this one is permanent. By comparison, when the Rift ends its summer promotion of $400, it’ll go back to $500. In addition to the hardware, ...read more

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Hey You, Yeah You! TheTechGame has an official Discord. Want to Join?

What is Discord?: Discord is a free voice and text chat app designed specifically for gaming. Why should I join?: We love to have a good time and so should you! We offer a variety of text/voice channels that you can use at any time. We also supply a music bot to listen and share your favorite tunes with the community! REMEMBER!: The server is moderated. Site rules still apply. Failure to ...read more

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Amazon Prime New Video Game Discounts Are Gone

Amazon Prime used to be the best deal around for gamers. Or, at least, it was on par with the benefits you'd receive from Best Buy Gamer's Club Unlocked. Amazon Prime members got 20% off of new physical video games at launch. From the time a game was available to pre-order, up until two weeks after its release, you could enjoy that 20% discount. Now it appears that Amazon has changed its policy, ...read more

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Discord show white supremacists the door

After the horrifying events that took place in Charlottesville, USA last weekend, Discord Inc, the company behind the popular VoIP app, are in their own small way taking a stand against hate speech and Nazi ideology. Responding to user complaints, Discord have taken down servers created by alt-right and white supremacist websites along with others linked to the tragedy in Virginia. The ...read more

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NVIDIA Praises Nintendo For The Switch: ‘They Are Risk Takers’

For the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo ended up partnering with NVIDIA for their Tegra chipset to power their new system. NVIDIA has, other than Apple, the leading mobile chipset, and given the Switch’s form factor and hybrid console considerations, they were best suited to provide Nintendo with what they needed. It seems like this has been a very happy partnership for the both of them, too. ...read more

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Discord Begins Testing Video Calls and Screensharing Features

Since its launch in 2015, Discord has grown into one of the key places that gamers get together to chat, enjoy playing games, and find new communities and friends, with the service set to expand beyond text and voice chat with its first test runs at implementing video features. In a blog post from the company, Discord has announced that video calls and screensharing features are currently ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Headquarters Revealed in Info-Packed Trailer

Today, fans of Call of Duty: WWII got a glimpse into the upcoming game’s social space, that will be available on November 3, in the form of a new reveal trailer that details everything there is to do in Headquarters. You can check out the trailer below. From the trailer it seems as if Headquarters are shaping up to be a place to unwind when you’ve lost a couple of team deathmatches, or ...read more

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Age of Empires IV Announced for PC with an Epic Trailer

To cap off the Age of Empires anniversary livestream, Relic Entertainment and Microsoft Studios announced Age of Empires IV, the newest entry in this storied RTS franchise. In addition, it was also confirmed the Age of Empires II and Age of Empires III will be receiving Definitive Edition updates like the original Age of Empires is getting this October. No gameplay was shown in Age of Empire ...read more

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Watch: The first unboxing of the Xbox One X Project Scorpio edition

The long-awaited day has finally arrived, and the Xbox One X, which Microsoft repeatedly notes is the most powerful console in the world, is finally available to pre-order. To celebrate Microsoft has released a special edition of the device, the Project Scorpio version, keeping the now iconic code name alive for a bit longer. The box for the console resemble the original Xbox, it features ...read more

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'Playerunknown's Battlegrounds' Gets New Xbox One X Trailer, Details

Bluehole’s Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds has been a huge sensation on the PC front since its Early Access release a while back, attaining record user numbers as a result and becoming a big multiplayer hit. And it appears that it won’t be too long before Xbox One owners will be able to do the same. During today’s Xbox Gamescom presentation, a new trailer for the game has premiered, ...read more

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All the trailers from Xbox’s Gamescom event

Microsoft’s Gamescom 2017 press conference was a more casual affair than its usual industry events, which makes sense — Gamescom is Europe’s largest gaming convention for fans, after all. But the company still brought seven exclusive trailers to its 90-minute livestream, all of which you can watch below.

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Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Blood Orchid Trailer

Ubisoft released a new trailer for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Blood Orchid, the second update in the Siege’s Year 2 of content, that showcases the “Theme Park” map that comes with the update on August 29. This new map is set in a deteriorating theme park in Hong Kong. It is quite a varied environment, with players being able to fight each other by a variety of rides and ...read more

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