Why Red Dead Redemption 2 was delayed

Take-Two Interactive claims the recent delay of Red Dead Redemption 2 doesn’t matter as long as the game meets the quality fans are expecting. Speaking during the publisher’s recent investors call, CEO Strauss Zelnick explained why the quality of the game comes before its launch window, even claiming that he “[doesn’t] think the launch window really matters.” “And obviously,” ...read more

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Xbox Game Pass: every game for Xbox One and Xbox 360

New Xbox One games subscription service Xbox Game Pass goes live today for Gold members, letting you get your hands on a whole bunch of games for a monthly fee of $9.99 / £7.99. If you’re more of a retro gamer you’re in luck – 75 of the games included in the deal are for Xbox 360 compared to 35 Xbox One games. If you’re not a Xbox Gold Live member you’ll have to wait until June 1 ...read more

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Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1st; Includes Over 100 Games at Launch

According to the official Xbox page on Facebook, Xbox Game Pass is poised to release on June 1st and include 100 plus games at launch, and a nifty 14 day free trial. For those that don’t know: back in February Microsoft announced Xbox Game Pass, a new gaming subscription service that grants you unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and backward compatible Xbox 360 Games at the price point ...read more

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Another major historical battle confirmed for Call of Duty: WWII

During the first in a series of making-of livestreams, Sledgehammer games confirmed that Call of Duty: WWII will explore the Battle of the Bulge during the course of its story campaign. Bret Robbins, creative director on the game’s campaign, revealed the new information in response to a fan question. “I’m not sure I’m supposed to say this, but I’m going to say it anyway, yes, we go ...read more

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Red Dead Redemption 2’s release window just got more specific

Red Dead Redemption 2 was recently pushed out of its fall 2017 release window into spring 2018, and now Rockstar parent company Take-Two has narrowed down this new window—and provided a tease for another big sequel on the way. Take-Two Interactive has now elaborated on Red Dead Redemption 2‘s recent delay, confirming that it has been pushed it into the company’s 2019 fiscal year, which ...read more

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Xbox Head says Exclusivity Deals aren’t the Focus for Microsoft

As we all know, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer loves to interact with fans and answer questions. However, there’s recently been a lot of controversy surrounding his vision for the gaming brand. It seem as though Sony is sweeping up almost every marketing deal out there, leaving Microsoft in the dust. Spencer took to Twitter to clarify his strategy going forward.

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Why Red Dead Redemption 2 was delayed

Take-Two Interactive claims the recent delay of Red Dead Redemption 2 doesn’t matter as long as the game meets the quality fans are expecting. Speaking during the publisher’s recent investors call, CEO Strauss Zelnick explained why the quality of the game comes before its launch window, even claiming that he “[doesn’t] think the launch window really matters.” “And obviously,” ...read more

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Xbox Game Pass: every game for Xbox One and Xbox 360

New Xbox One games subscription service Xbox Game Pass goes live today for Gold members, letting you get your hands on a whole bunch of games for a monthly fee of $9.99 / £7.99. If you’re more of a retro gamer you’re in luck – 75 of the games included in the deal are for Xbox 360 compared to 35 Xbox One games. If you’re not a Xbox Gold Live member you’ll have to wait until June 1 ...read more

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Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1st; Includes Over 100 Games at Launch

According to the official Xbox page on Facebook, Xbox Game Pass is poised to release on June 1st and include 100 plus games at launch, and a nifty 14 day free trial. For those that don’t know: back in February Microsoft announced Xbox Game Pass, a new gaming subscription service that grants you unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and backward compatible Xbox 360 Games at the price point ...read more

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Red Dead Redemption 2’s release window just got more specific

Red Dead Redemption 2 was recently pushed out of its fall 2017 release window into spring 2018, and now Rockstar parent company Take-Two has narrowed down this new window—and provided a tease for another big sequel on the way. Take-Two Interactive has now elaborated on Red Dead Redemption 2‘s recent delay, confirming that it has been pushed it into the company’s 2019 fiscal year, which ...read more

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Xbox Head says Exclusivity Deals aren’t the Focus for Microsoft

As we all know, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer loves to interact with fans and answer questions. However, there’s recently been a lot of controversy surrounding his vision for the gaming brand. It seem as though Sony is sweeping up almost every marketing deal out there, leaving Microsoft in the dust. Spencer took to Twitter to clarify his strategy going forward.

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Microsoft adds five more games to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Today, Microsoft’s Larry Hyrb revealed some new games that will be joining Xbox Live’s Backwards Compatibility List. Specifically, one new Xbox 360 game and four new Xbox Live Arcade titles will be available to play on the Xbox One. The most notable title is Assassin’s Creed III, however, you can find the full list below, as well as the price for each title: Assassin’s Creed III ...read more

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Another major historical battle confirmed for Call of Duty: WWII

During the first in a series of making-of livestreams, Sledgehammer games confirmed that Call of Duty: WWII will explore the Battle of the Bulge during the course of its story campaign. Bret Robbins, creative director on the game’s campaign, revealed the new information in response to a fan question. “I’m not sure I’m supposed to say this, but I’m going to say it anyway, yes, we go ...read more

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Black Ops III Gets New Weapons; PC Version Updated with New Patch

Today, Call of Duty: Black Ops III received two brand new weapons in the game’s Black Market store. Specifically, these weapons are the M1911 pistol and the AK-74u Submachine Gun. In addition to the new guns, Treyarch is also allowing players to earn the Into the Void camo via Supply Drops. Finally, Treyarch released a brand new update for the PC version of the game. The patch is similar ...read more

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WWE 2K18 Confirmed for Fall Release

Take Two Interactive announced some big milestones earlier today in its earnings call to investors. Some of those were Grand Theft Auto V shipping over 80 million units. Not to be out shadowed, Mafia III has hit five million and NBA 2K17 eight million copies sold. One of the other 2K franchises, WWE 2K, opted for some news in the realm of a release window for its next game. As part of the ...read more

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Grand Theft Auto V Sales Surpass 80 Million Units

In the latest Take-Two (parent company of Rockstar, 2K, etc.) Q4 and fiscal year earnings release, CEO Strauss Zelnick announced that Grand Theft Auto V has surpassed 80 million units sold, meaning it has sold at least another five million copies since the company’s last earnings report in February. As you may know, Rockstar’s GTA V first arrived on the scene in September 2013 on PS3 and ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Getting New Info in Behind-the-Scenes Livestream

As revealed to the world several weeks ago, the upcoming Call of Duty: WWII will bring the massively-popular series back to its roots of World War II later this year, while new information is on the way as the development team is aiming to bring players behind the scenes. In a Facebook video from developer Sledgehammer Games, the studio has announced that a new making-of livestream series will ...read more

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LawBreakers coming to PS4 as budget title – all future updates free

New first-person shooter LawBreakers is coming to PS4 as a budget release priced $29.99 / £24.99. The next game from Gears of War designer Cliffy B will release at the same time as the Steam version later this year. This is no mention of a version of the game for Xbox One. All future content for the game will be released for free and developer Boss Key promises that there are no “pay to ...read more

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds update adds a new weapon and vehicle

A new update is scheduled to go live for popular battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on May 25th, 2017. The update introduces the motorbike to the game, which can do mid-air stunts, and the VSS, a suppressed sniper rifle with permanent 4X scope that takes 9mm ammo. There’s also several gameplay changes, including a reduction in the movement speed of the two final play ...read more

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Destiny 2 won’t add dedicated servers, not even on PC

If you were unhappy with Destiny‘s use of peer-to-peer connections, you might want to sit down for this one: Destiny 2 will not be getting dedicated servers, on either its console or PC versions. While peer-to-peer connections have experienced a lot of negative press recently in games like For Honor, you can feel a little bit at ease to know that Bungie promises that it is aware of ...read more

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Overwatch might add more story for two overlooked characters

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan hopes to move Blizzard’s spotlight onto two overlooked characters: Pharah and Symmetra. There’s not much story presented within the game of Overwatch itself. Instead, most of what we know about its characters comes from animated shorts, comics, and the biographies of the characters listed on the site. Because of this, some characters have received much ...read more

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Call of Duty WW2 Won’t Be on BattleNet for PC

It’s been a busy month for Activision ahead of E3, as the company gave fans a first look at both of its highly anticipated shooters, Destiny 2 and Call of Duty: WW2. New to Destiny 2 is a PC version, which offers gamers enhanced technical features such as an uncapped framerate, 4K support, and to everyone’s surprise, is exclusively tied to Blizzard’s online service, ...read more

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Destiny 2 PC Version Is ‘Coming Soon’, No Release Date Set Yet

Destiny 2 has been officially revealed with the full gameplay details and features by Bungie. Activision Blizzard is also published the game on PC however if you were hoping for a Steam version, then you should know that the game is exclusive to Activision Blizzard’s Battle.Net on PC, which also hosts the extremely popular Overwatch. Geoff Keighley is attending the Destiny 2 reveal event and ...read more

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Infinite Warfare is free to download and play on Steam this weekend

The series heads back to World War 2 in November, but for now you can fight the future by paying Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare on Steam for free until 4pm EDT/9pm UK Sunday, May 21. Along with Infinite Warfare, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Blops 3 are on sale. World at War, Advanced Warfare, Modern Warfare, Call of Duty 2 and others can also be picked up at a discount. Yesterday, the ...read more

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Microsoft patches Windows XP to fight 'WannaCrypt' attacks

Microsoft officially ended its support for most Windows XP computers back in 2014, but today it's delivering one more public patch for the 16-year-old OS. As described in a post on its Windows Security blog, it's taking this "highly unusual" step after customers worldwide including England's National Health Service suffered a hit from "WannaCrypt" ransomware. Microsoft patched all of its ...read more

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Apple's fabled iPad redesign may arrive at WWDC

Apple could have more than one hardware treat to unveil at WWDC this year. KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (who has a mostly solid track record for Apple predictions) now believes that Apple is likely to launch a long-rumored 10.5-inch iPad redesign when the developer conference kicks off on June 5th. Kuo understands that mass production is supposed to start in the late second quarter (aka June), so it ...read more

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E3 2017: Press conference dates and times revealed

E3 is just over a month away and a plenty of big games are getting announced ahead of the show. It's time to get excited! Taking place from June 13-15 in Los Angeles, it’s where all the big guns announce their exciting new games which will be launching in the busy holiday season and beyond. This year we’ve also got the bonus of new hardware, with the Nintendo Switch making its E3 debut and ...read more

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Review: HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset

The HyperX Cloud Stinger gaming headset is the perfect headset for gamers who are looking for something that is light on the wallet, but still wanting that quality sound they expect in higher priced headsets. With a price point of $49.99, this gaming headset comes jammed packed with key features including high-end sound and comfort thanks to its high-quality HyperX signature memory foam. On top ...read more

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Windows Store update allows users to install apps onto Xbox One

A new Windows Store update allows users to install Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps directly onto their Xbox One, no matter where you’re purchasing the app. Previously, shoppers could purchase games from the Windows Store and have them remotely install on your Xbox One. Now, this same magic applies to apps that appear both on the PC Windows Store and Xbox Store. While Xbox users may ...read more

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Twitch is adding two new subscription tiers at $10, $25 – report

Twitch is reportedly rolling out two new subscription tiers very soon. The new tiers, at $10 and $25, will begin appearing on a limited number of channels, so long as the partnered creator opts into the beta. The details come from an email Twitch sent to patterned streamers earlier this week (via NeoGAF). In the email, the Amazon-owned service detailed a number of benefits streamers will be ...read more

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Tekken 7 for PS4, Xbox One and PC Gets Explosive Opening Movie

The console and PC release of Tekken 7 is coming close, and Bandai Namco is firing from all promotional cylinders. Today the publisher released the game’s opening cutscene, which is as explosive as you can imagine. You can check it out below, and if you want to see more, you can enjoy the first of a series of character trailers here, the second one here, and the third here. Tekken 7 ...read more

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Far Cry 5 Takes Place in Hope County, Montana; Trailers Released

Today, Ubisoft revealed that the upcoming Far Cry, Far Cry 5, is set in Hope County, Montana. Additionally, it accompanied the reveal of the game’s setting with four new teaser videos showing off the different enviroments. Collectively, the four new teaser trailers show off a beautiful and serene river, a Montana mountain range, a church in the middle of nowhere, and a man running through a ...read more

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Tekken 7 Receives New Story Trailer

Bandai namco launched a new story trailer for their upcoming fighter Tekken 7, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on June 2. The trailer provides details a “blood feud” of the Mishima family, lasting generations “from father to son and beyond”. Additionally, the publisher teases a final showdown by saying, “what began in death will end…in death”. The publisher ...read more

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Cities: Skylines – Mass Transit Expansion Receives a Launch Trailer

Colossal Order and Paradox Interactive released a launch trailer for Cites: Skylines’ newest expansion, Mass Transit. This expansion, which costs $12.99, brings new transit service buildings, mass transit hubs, new scenarios, new landmarks, and new road types. For those eager to find out more about the expansion, here is a list of its features, straight from the developers:

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Destiny 2 Cinematic Trailer

Bungie began its live premiere for Destiny 2 with more information still coming. Until then, check out the cinematic trailer below, helpfully clipped by IGN. The trailer focuses on Zavala and how he first became a Guardian. His journey battling against the Fallen, growing stronger and stronger to eventually find humanity and the Speaker. From there, the Last City is established along with the ...read more

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Destiny 2 video sets up the story, reveals new Guardian subclasses

At the beginning of Destiny 2, Dominus Ghaul—the game’s new antagonist—attacks the Tower and strips Guardians of their powers in an attempt to harness the Light, scattering the Vanguards to far and distant worlds, and it’s up to you to retrieve them. It’s a compelling setup—and a good excuse to reset everyone’s progress from the first game. But while you may not be able to carry ...read more

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