Tag: Video Games

Metro Exodus Trailer Drops At The Game Awards: Get Ready For A Nuclear Winter

The Game Awards brought a new trailer for 'Metro: Exodus,' showing a post-apocalyptic world with little hope of survival. Everyone's gone, and mutated monsters are lurking at every corner.

Video Games December 8, 2017

Epic Games Sued A 14-Year-Old Over 'Fortnite' Cheating: Teen's Mom Strikes Back

Epic Games sued a 14-year-old minor for cheating in video game 'Fortnite,' but the teen's mother is fighting back. She said her son is being used as a 'scapegoat,' and highlights that the game developer violated state laws.

Business Tech November 28, 2017

Say Hello To The Flaming Undead Giant: Bloodborne Players Spot Missing Monster 3 Years After Release

The players of Bloodborne are surprised at finding the Flaming Gaint in the game which was long thought to be deleted before the release. The new development has put the gamers in a frenzy to explore the depths of the game to find what more is hidden.

Video Games November 22, 2017

GameStop Announces Rental Service: $60 Gives You 6 Months Of Unlimited Access To Pre-Owned Games

GameStop has unveiled a new rental service called PowerPass that lets players rent all the pre-owned games they want in a six-month period for $60. The program starts in Nov. 19 and requires a PowerUp Rewards membership.

Video Games October 30, 2017

Watch: Xbox One X 'Feel True Power' TV Commercial (Of Course, Microsoft Wants You To Preorder Now)

Microsoft has released the World Premiere TV commercial for its upcoming 4K-ready console, the Xbox One X. The one minute video shows off a montage of clips from the likes of 'PUBG,' 'Assassin’s Creed Origins,' 'Minecraft,' 'Cuphead,' 'Forza Motorsport 7' and more.

Video Games October 23, 2017

Atari Sues Nestlé For Blatantly Copying Its ‘Breakout’ Game In Kitkat Ad

Atari filed a lawsuit against Nestlé for its ‘Breakout’ clone in a 2016 KitKat commercial aired in the UK. Nestlé said it will defend itself.

Business Tech August 19, 2017

StarCraft: Remastered Preorders Open Before Aug. 14 Launch: What To Expect

Blizzard has officially announced an Aug. 14 release date for 'StarCraft: Remastered' and it's already taking preorders. Here's what you need to know about pricing, upgrades, and preorder perks.

Video Games June 30, 2017

Steam Summer Sale 2017 Kicks Off On June 22, PayPal Reveals

PayPal UK spilled the beans and announced the Steam Summer Sale start date, and it's just around the corner. Get your wallets ready, as discounts should start pouring on June 22.

Video Games June 21, 2017

E3 2017: Mario, Pokémon, Zelda, And All The Announcements From Nintendo Direct

Going into E3 2017, Nintendo needed to keep up the momentum for the Switch after a successful launch back in March. The Nintendo Direct definitely delivered with news about Mario, Pokémon, Zelda, and more.

Video Games June 13, 2017

E3 2017: Grading Ubisoft And PlayStation Press Conferences

Before the show floor opens, some of gaming's biggest studios took to the stage to show what will be at E3 2017. So how did Ubisoft and PlayStation's press conferences measure up?

Video Games June 13, 2017

E3 2017: Grading EA, Xbox, and Bethesda Press Conferences

Before the show floor opens, some of gaming's biggest studios used the weekend to unveil what's on the way. So how good or bad were the EA, Xbox, And Bethesda press conferences?

Video Games June 12, 2017

E3 2017: From EA To Nintendo, The When And What Of E3's Press Conferences

Historically, E3's press conferences have been the centerpieces of the trade show, giving companies such as EA and Nintendo a platform to make bombshell announcements. So when are the press conferences and what should we expect?

Video Games June 9, 2017

'Dissidia: Final Fantasy' Is Getting The Port Treatment From Arcade To PS4

After 'Final Fantasy XV,' you would think Square Enix would shift all its focus to finishing 'Kingdom Hearts III' and 'Final Fantasy VII Remake.' That doesn't appear to be the case with the announcement of 'Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT' coming to trading the arcade for PS4.

Video Games June 7, 2017

'Overwatch' Will Close Out 'Overwatch: Anniversary' Event With A Double XP Weekend

Blizzard hasn't made it easy to get some of those skins for 'Overwatch: Anniversary.' To close out the event, Blizzard is going to try and make it a little easier with a double XP weekend.

Video Games June 7, 2017

Need For Speed Payback Announced By EA With E3 And EA Play Around The Corner

EA's long-running driving series has been dormant since 2015's 'Need for Speed'. With E3 and EA Play right around the corner, EA has decided to build some momentum with the debut of 'Need for Speed Payback.'

Video Games June 2, 2017

'Overwatch' Is Going To The Moon In New Assault Map

Blizzard has managed to keep a steady stream of content to 'Overwatch' players through new maps, characters, and events. Blizzard isn't slowing down the reveal of the new assault map joining the rotation, and it will send players to the moon.

Video Games May 31, 2017

E3 2017: What Games Could EA Have In Store?

With E3 right around the corner, all of gaming's biggest powerhouses are preparing the heavy hitters for the show. While EA hosts its own event before the trade show, its presence is still very much felt by attendees.

Video Games May 28, 2017

'Far Cry 5' Trailer Turns A Small Montana County Violent

The 'Far Cry' games have always reveled in the idea of seeing humanity at its most extreme at some of the most exotic locales on the planet. While Montana might not be exotic, the first trailer for 'Far Cry 5' shows how close to home those extremes can sometimes be.

Video Games May 26, 2017

'Overwatch: Anniversary' Is Here, So What's New?

To celebrate one year out, the 'Overwatch: Anniversary' will run from May 23 to June 12. What will players get with this new event?

Video Games May 23, 2017

Road To E3 2017: Can Sony Keep PlayStation On Top?

With the 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo a couple weeks out, it's time to take a look at what fans could see. First up, can Sony keep the PlayStation on top?

Video Games May 23, 2017

Destiny 2 Gameplay Reveal Recap: What We Know

Bungie finally gave fans a proper taste of what's to come in 'Destiny 2' in the gameplay reveal. And, boy, it looks pretty insane.

Video Games May 18, 2017

That Was Awesome: Year 1 Of Blizzard's Hit Game 'Overwatch'

'Overwatch' emerged last year as the newest gaming addiction for players worldwide. Now, it's time to take a look back at year one of Blizzard's hit game.

Video Games May 17, 2017

5 Fixes and Changes That Need To Happen In 'Destiny 2'

Since its 2014 release, 'Destiny' has been subject to a fair share of criticism. To avoid the same critiques, there are a few things 'Destiny 2' can do.

Video Games May 17, 2017

New Trailer For 'Sonic Forces' Brings Custom Characters to Sonic's World

Since the original 'Sonic the Hedgehog' was released back in the '90s, fans have only ever played as the titular hedgehog and his friends. With 'Sonic Forces,' that looks like it will be changing.

Video Games May 17, 2017

Playing Video Games Can Help Boost Memory And Prevent Dementia In Elderly People: Study

A study revealed that physically intensive video games helped increase memory and brain functions among the elderly. It was reported that physical activity through these games was more beneficial than ordinary exercise and activity among elderly.

Public Health May 4, 2017

Call Of Duty WWII Leak Reveals Release Date, Co-Op, Story Details, And More

Activision confirmed that it will detail the latest 'Call of Duty' game this week, but a new leak just spilled the beans. Leaked marketing materials reveal the 'Call of Duty: WWII' release date, story line, co-op mode, private beta, and more.

Video Games April 24, 2017

'Call Of Duty WWII' Box Art Ripped Off 'Brothers In Arms,' Says Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford

Gearbox Software president and CEO Randy Pitchford called out the striking resemblance between the box art of 'Call of Duty WWII' and 'Brothers in Arms.' Images of the two do seem similar enough to raise questions, so is this just a coincidence?

Video Games April 23, 2017

Playing Video Games Can Help Combat Depression, Says Study

Playing video games can help combat depression per a new study. The introduction of video games led to a feeling of control among the participants, which helped treat overall depression symptoms.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2017

‘StarCraft: Remastered’ Scheduled For Release This Summer. What’s New With Blizzard’s Classic Strategy Game?

Blizzard Entertainment is giving more love to its fan-favorite classic strategy game with its remastered edition. Find out what’s in store with the much-awaited ‘StarCraft’ release.

Video Games March 26, 2017

US Navy Invites Gamers To Help Humanity Survive Post-Singularity World: Nope, Not A Movie

The U.S. Navy is calling upon gamers to help prepare for the problems that a post-singularity world will bring. Participants can now sign up for the Maritime Singularity MMOWGLI, which will run from one week starting March 27.

Defense March 17, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Trailer Reveals New Battle Mode, Nintendo Switch Exclusive Content, And More [Video]

Nintendo has released an exciting 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' overview trailer, teasing exciting changes and new features coming soon. The game will hit Nintendo Switch on April 28, so here's what to expect.

Video Games March 10, 2017

SEGA Teases Act 2 And A New Boss For ‘Sonic Mania’

SEGA released new gameplay footage of a new Act in 'Sonic Mania,' as well as revealed new details about a boss.

Apps/Software March 10, 2017

Playing Violent Video Games Doesn’t Increase Aggression, Decrease Empathy: Study

Graphic video games don’t make us aggressive, proves a new study focused on their long-term effects on social behavior. Tests revealed avid gamers have the same level of empathy as people who’ve never played violent video games.

Neuroscience March 10, 2017

‘Lara Croft GO’ Gamers Can Now Play The ‘Mirror Of Spirits’ Expansion On PC For Free

Square Enix Montreal released a new story chapter for the puzzle game 'Lara Croft GO' on Steam for free.

Video Games March 7, 2017

Buy Games From The Japanese eShop To Bulk-Up Your Nintendo Switch Library: Here’s How

Want more games for your very new Nintendo Switch console? Find out how to access and buy games from other regions to expand your games library.

Video Games March 4, 2017

Overwatch Season 4: Hero Updates, Skill Rating Changes, Custom Game Browser, And More [Video]

'Overwatch' Season 4 is finally here and it brings a slew of neat changes and additions, taking competitive play to the next level. Here's what you need to know about the new hero updates, skill rating changes, and the new server browser.

Video Games March 1, 2017

Get Fully Immersed In The World Of ‘Ghost Recon Wildlands' With Thrustmaster’s Gaming Headsets

Thrustmaster announced the upcoming launch of three new headsets developed for ‘Ghost Recon Wildlands.’

Video Games March 1, 2017

Xbox Game Pass vs. PlayStation Now: Which Is The Better Gaming Subscription Service?

Microsoft announced a new subscription service for video games. Here’s how Xbox Game Pass compares to Sony’s PS Now.

Video Games February 28, 2017

How Do Gamers Get Better At Gaming? Researchers Examine Habits, Practices Of Players

Researchers studied the habits of 'Halo: Reach' and 'StarCraft 2' players and discovered several insights that distinguish the elite gamers from those with lesser skills. It's all about consistency and moderation, they found.

Video Games February 28, 2017

Twitch To Start Selling Video Games This Spring

Gamers will be available to buy video games on Twitch this spring.

Video Games February 27, 2017

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' PC Requirements Announced: Here's What You'll Need

BioWare has announced the system requirements for 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' for PC players. The minimum specs needed include 8 GB of RAM and a Core i5 3570 processor.

Video Games February 24, 2017

Nintendo Switch: No Support For Bluetooth Headsets, Confirms Company

The Nintendo Switch will not support Bluetooth headsets as indicated by some reports. Nintendo executives have confirmed that the console will not support anything other than wired headsets.

Gadgets February 24, 2017

Dragon Quest Heroes: You Have To Buy A MicroSD Card To Play The RPG On Nintendo Switch, Here's Why

Nintendo Switch buyers will have to get additional storage space to run some games that will launch for the console. ‘Dragon Quest Hero I' and 'Dragon Quest Heroes II’ will reportedly require 32 GB of storage to function smoothly.

Video Games February 22, 2017

WATCH: 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Combat Video Shows Players How To Add New Skills, Upgrade Weapons

Bioware ramps up excitement as ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ nears commercial release with a five-minute gameplay video that showcases helpful tips, tricks, and valuable information.

Video Games February 19, 2017

'Rocket League' Getting PS4 Pro Support This Month, Complete With 4K At 60 FPS

Popular game 'Rocket League' is getting a big boost later this month, running at both 1080 on the PS4 and 4K on the PS4 Pro at 60 fps. Sony confirmed that the update will land on Feb. 21, and more treats are in the mix.

Video Games February 16, 2017

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