Nintendo Switch games can apparently be portable-only

A new game is coming to the Switch, and it can only be played while the console is in portable mode. Called Voez, the Japanese rhythm game has no button prompts and requires the players to use the touchscreen at all times. This means that players will only be able to use the game while the Switch is undocked—a first for the system. Before this, Nintendo had never confirmed whether or not ...read more

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Minecraft Sales Reach 122 Million; 55 Million People Play Every Month

In case you need any reminder of how much people love Minecraft and how successful it has been, today, Mojang and Microsoft announced that the series has sold 122 million copies, and has 55 million unique players. Let me repeat that: 122 million copies. That’s more than the total population of France and England combined, and roughly 22 million more than the total number of Wii’s sold, and ...read more

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Nintendo Switch Gets New First Time Setup Video

Today, Nintendo released a new Switch video that serves as a first time setup video. The video runs at 1 minute and 41 seconds and is pretty standard in terms of how these type of videos usually go. If you plan on picking up Nintendo’s upcoming console, you may want to bookmark this page for future use. The Switch is set to release March 3, 2017 for $299.99 USD. Below, you can check out ...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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Xbox One Has Over 1000 Games In Development

While a few people may be concerned with the fact that, at least on the face of it, the Xbox One doesn’t have a lot of exclusive content coming its way in the foreseeable future, it seems like there are still plenty of games coming out for it soon. Chris Charla, who is the head of Microsoft’s indie games program [email protected], says that there are more than a thousand games that are currently in ...read more

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New games releasing this week: February 27 – March 5

Switch drops its launch gem with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Horizon Zero Dawn arrives to quiet the PlayStation massive. It’s a big week. There’s a lot happening this week, starting with a new hardware launch – the Switch arrives on Friday. It brings with it The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which earned a perfect Edge review score, and that may be all it needs. ...read more

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Minecraft Sales Reach 122 Million; 55 Million People Play Every Month

In case you need any reminder of how much people love Minecraft and how successful it has been, today, Mojang and Microsoft announced that the series has sold 122 million copies, and has 55 million unique players. Let me repeat that: 122 million copies. That’s more than the total population of France and England combined, and roughly 22 million more than the total number of Wii’s sold, and ...read more

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Xbox One Has Over 1000 Games In Development

While a few people may be concerned with the fact that, at least on the face of it, the Xbox One doesn’t have a lot of exclusive content coming its way in the foreseeable future, it seems like there are still plenty of games coming out for it soon. Chris Charla, who is the head of Microsoft’s indie games program [email protected], says that there are more than a thousand games that are currently in ...read more

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Xbox One achievements are getting an upgrade

Xbox achievements are getting a new update today, allowing users to view certain stats with “decimal-level precision.” Essentially, when you’re on Xbox Live and checking out what percentage of gamers have unlocked an achievement, you’ll now see that number displayed out to two decimals. That’s pretty neat. If you’re playing a game with a tiny audience, it’s possible that you ...read more

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Xbox 360 title Borderlands 2 and more, now playable on Xbox One

More games have been added to the list of Xbox 360 backwards compatible games for Xbox One. As noted in the headline, three of these are Assassin’s Creed Rogue, Borderlands 2 and The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match. If you don’t already own Borderlands 2 for Xbox 360 and you have an Xbox Live Gold account, you can play the game for free on your 360 or Xbox One console from March ...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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PS5 release date in 2019, Sony won't counter Xbox Scorpio - analyst

Sony will not release new hardware in an effort to counter Microsoft’s impending Xbox Scorpio, Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter has said. Speaking during the latest episode of Pachter Factor, the ubiquitous industry analyst said that there’s no need to respond to the Scorpio from Sony’s point of view, as the company already has the PS4 Pro out and that Scorpio is essentially to Xbox ...read more

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PS4 Exclusive NiOh Surpasses One Million Shipments

Today Koei Tecmo announced with a press release that its recently-released Team Ninja-developed action RPG NiOh surpassed one million shipments. To be more precise, the number includes physical copies shipped and digital downloads worldwide, and it was achieved in two week’s from the game’s launch. As a “thank you” to the gamers that made the achievement possible, Koei Tecmo ...read more

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Are Zombies coming to Battlefield 1?

Content from Battlefield 1‘s They Shall Not Pass expansion is currently testable in the game’s Community Test Environment, and players have seemingly uncovered an undead secret in one of the maps. On the new Fort Vaux map, something monstrous can be heard screaming just out of sight. The screams sound very reminiscent of zombie screams from other popular entertainment properties like The ...read more

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Activision planning to release Modern Warfare 2 Remastered

Modern Warfare 2 Remastered is a Call of Duty title everyone cannot wait for and with the latest pieces of information that have been surfacing, that day might not be far away. According to several gaming insiders from Twitter and Reddit, Modern Warfare 2 Remastered could be coming as either a stand-alone title or alongside Call of Duty 2017. The information isn't surprising either, as Modern ...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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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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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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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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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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