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Nintendo Games Coming To Mobiles & Tablets
As a gamer, I freely admit that I have longed to see Nintendo games available to download via an App Store. I don’t even care which App Store that may be. Now, however, is a red letter day in the Nintendo calendar as the Japanese gaming giant has officially... Read more
Destiny Named Best Game at British Academy Game Awards
And the winner is
 At this year’s British Academy Game Awards, the first person post apocalyptic shooter, Destiny won the coveted prize of best game. The first-person shooter was developed by Bungie and it was the US studio’s first release after stopping development on the Halo series. The title has... Read more
Prepare Your Hard Drives, Star Citizen Will Feature 100GB of Content
Roberts Space Industries has been working on its mega space simulation experience Star Citizen for three years now. In that time, it has invested in side content, visual upgrades and a steady line of preliminary updates. The total accumulation of additional content to the space exploration game will incur... Read more
Making Of Grand Theft Auto To Be Subject Of BBC Show
There are now all kinds of television shows on the air I never thought I’d see, such as: Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo, Toddlers and Tiaras, Teen Mom, and my personal favorite, Dance Moms. It seems just about anything counts as entertainment, and proving my point, a new show documenting the making of the... Read more
Batman Arkham Knight Goes Mature For The First Time
Let me be honest for a minute here; I love Batman, and I love video games. So naturally, I’ve played several games featuring the Dark Knight over the years, and let’s just face it – some of them have been a lot better than others. I remember one for... Read more
Google Launches Player Analytics For Game Devs
The new Player Analytics tool is coming to Google Play Developer Console in the next few weeks. The new tool has been designed to give developers lots of data, from reports of sessions and average spending patterns to how players are progressing through their games. As a developer you... Read more
Xbox Live Gold Gets A Price Cut
If you have an Xbox One or even an Xbox 360 and have been waiting for a great reason to purchase an Xbox Live Gold subscription, there’s probably not going to be a better time than right now to get one. Microsoft have announced that they’re cutting the price... Read more
Grand Theft Auto 5 PC Edition Delayed Again
Rockstar Games has announced another delay for Grand Theft Auto 5 on PC, pulling it back another month to April 14. The studio released a statement claiming it needed more time to work on the PC version, but PC gamers are starting to get tired of the excuses. “Our... Read more
New Xbox One Update Will Let You Take Screenshots
With so many beautiful games on the Xbox One, it’s only natural to want to take a screenshot to remember some of your favorite gaming moments. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been the easiest thing to do on Microsoft’s newest console; thankfully, that’ll be changing come the month of March, but... Read more
The Order: 1886 Lacks The Gameplay, Story To Be A Winner
The Order: 1886 has been worked on by Ready at Dawn for over two years, but the early reviews on the PS4 exclusive seem to be less than impressive, most declaring it a lacklustre experience in many ways. The biggest topic of conversation is the six hours of gameplay... Read more
Sony Looking To Invest More In PlayStation, Image Sensors
Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai revealed a three year plan to bring the Japanese electronics company back to profitability, by lowering investment in poorly performing divisions or potentially selling them, alongside investing more heavily on profitable divisions. The new plan comes after Sony sold the PC division to Japanese Industrial... Read more
Dress Like Master Chief With This Motorcycle Helmet
It’s always a challenge finding that perfect outfit to wear on a motorcycle; you want to look stylish, but you also want whatever you wear to be practical and to also be safe at the same time. Okay, forget those things – you just want to look awesome as... Read more
The Needler Gun From Halo Has Been Developed
As a person who was a teenager when Microsoft’s first Xbox console was released, I played my fair share of Halo. For years, it seemed Halo replaced Goldeneye as the multiplayer game to play with friends. Everything about the game seemed groundbreaking; the vehicles, the characters, the missions – but especially the weapons. Who... Read more
Use A PlayStation Controller As A Coffee Table
Are you an avid gamer who’s trying to spruce up your living room a little bit? Haven’t found just the right feng shui yet? Can’t get everything coordinated just the way you want it? Why not just use the PlayStation 3 controller as a coffee table? Of course I... Read more
Netflix Working On Live Action Legend Of Zelda Series
According to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, streaming media company, Netflix, is currently developing a live-action series that is based upon Nintendo’s famous The Legend of Zelda gaming series. The show has been described as “Game of Thrones for a family audience.” The Legend Of Zelda games... Read more
Grand Theft Auto V Sells 45 Million Copies Before PC Launch
Grand Theft Auto V is the bestselling game of all time, following a new announcement by Rockstar Games’ parent company Take Two Interactive, confirming it has shipped 45 million copies since launch. Wii Sports technically still holds the title with 82 million sold copies, but considering Nintendo bundled the... Read more
Are We Going To See a 4K PS4 and Xbox One in 2015?
According to claims by streaming content provider Netflix, both Microsoft and Sony are going to release revised versions of their Xbox One and PS4 gaming consoles, which support 4K content later on this year. Huffington Post reported that Neil Hunt, Netflix’s Chief Product Officer, said during a press conference... Read more
Madden 15′ Predicted Exact Super Bowl Score
You may or may not be aware that for the past 12 years EA Sports has used the current Madden football game to try and predict the outcome of the subsequent Super Bowl. And let’s be honest – sometimes it gets it right, and sometimes (like last year), it gets... Read more