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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
French Coder Creates Smallest Game: Boot Chess
All generations have certain things they get misty eyed about and feel an irresistible urge to share it with younger people in a desperate attempt to make them understand just how groundbreaking and wonderful it was back in the day. For some it was having the whole street round... Read more
Will The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Live Up To Expectations?
The gaming world in 2014 lacked any significant punches, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Dragon Age: Inquisition and Bayonetta 2 were all fantastic titles, but there wasn’t a killer game everyone was playing. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt could be the killer game for 2015, if CD Projekt Red’s third... Read more
Windows 10 Will Be Free, And All The Details From The Windows 10 Event
Microsoft’s event has finally revealed all its secrets surrounding Windows 10; some were expected, while others not so. There is clearly something to appeal to everyone in this major update, whether you are a heavy Internet browser or a gamer. Microsoft’s focus seems to be set on providing cross-platform... Read more
PlayBox: PS4 and Xbox One Combo Laptop
Microsoft and Sony have been at each other’s throats in the console wars for many a year now and the rivalry doesn’t seem to be letting up anytime soon.  I have owned both Playstation and Xbox consoles and have liked and disliked certain aspects of both systems.  I have... Read more
Ubisoft Looking For Far Cry Future Ideas In New Survey
Ubisoft changed the formula on Far Cry 3, going from a rather serious first-person shooter to a playground full of new and weird characters and weapons. Far Cry 4 continued the trend of wacky characters and a different setting, but for the next installment Ubisoft is asking the fans... Read more
PlayStation Now Available On January 13 With Subscription Service
Sony has been working on the PlayStation Now beta for a few months, fixing some of the kinks on the service, and adding a new subscription option, for customers who don’t want to rent a video game. The streaming service will launch on January 13 across the U.S. and... Read more
PlayStation Vue coming to PS3 and PS4 first
Sony has updated information on the PlayStation Vue, the new cloud-based TV service coming this year. The service has been in beta for PS3 and PS4 over December, as Sony tries to flush out some of the bugs before the big launch, early this year. Sony did not give... Read more