Video Games

'Wolfenstein: The New Order' reviews are in - Worth playing?

''Wolfenstein: The New Order' is the latest in the franchise, and so far it appears to be the best. There's nothing better than blowing a Nazi robot dog to bits and pieces.

Video Games May 23, 2014

'Wolfenstein: The New Order' review: Here's what the gaming world is saying

'Wolfenstein: The New Order' has only been out for a day but the verdict is in for the latest title in the Wolfenstein Series. It's a character-driven game with generally positive reviews.

Video Games May 21, 2014

Microsoft, Ubisoft develop free-to-play Assassin's Creed: Pirates for browsers

Assassin's Creed: Pirates for browsers is a stripped down version of the mobile spin-off title of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

Video Games May 20, 2014

Drug-dealing game 'Weed Firm' tops Apple's App Store charts

Here's good news to get you, well, high: Weed Firm game app tops U.S. chart on App Store. So, is it time to grow more weed online and earn from it?

Video Games May 20, 2014

PlayStation Now private beta for PS4 kicks off Tuesday: Are you ready?

PlayStation 4 users who signed up for PlayStation Now beta may not have to wait much longer and be getting an email from Sony shortly with the voucher code. This is because on Tuesday, the private beta of the service will come to the PlayStation 4.

Video Games May 20, 2014

Xbox One tipped to get external storage

An unnamed developer, but one confirmed genuine by Reddit, has tipped Xbox One fans that they will be able to upgrade storage in the future. The console should have support for additional hard drives.

Video Games May 20, 2014

Google reportedly buying Twitch for $1 billion: How will it help YouTube?

Google aims to purchase video game streaming site Twitch. The $1 billion deal could see Google take over streaming online.

Video Games May 20, 2014

Xbox One May update is out. Here's what you should know

Microsoft’s Xbox One update for May is out and includes fixes for better sound control and system updates. It also includes volume control for Snap mode so users can run apps without noise from a game running in the background.

Video Games May 20, 2014

Sony PS4 no.1 console in April despite Titanfall reigning supreme: Weep, Xbox One

The Sony PlayStation 4 is the king of the hill, and with the NPD results for April, this run of success is expected to last a long time. In the software department, Titanfall continues to perform well.

Video Games May 19, 2014

Halo 5: Guardians confirmed for 2015 release: Can it rescue Xbox One?

Microsoft has been making a lot of announcements. However, gamers are focused on one particular announcement regarding Halo, one of the most popular game franchises on the Xbox.

Video Games May 19, 2014

Flappy Bird creator wants you to forget about the addictive game by developing another addictive game

Developer Dong Nguyen is creating a new game, along with bringing back a new version of Flappy Bird with multiplayer components. Surely this game will become more addictive now.

Video Games May 19, 2014

'Halo 5: Guardians' and 'Halo' TV Series will be out Fall 2015

Halo, one of the most popular game franchises on Microsoft's Xbox systems, may soon be getting its own TV shows. Moreover, a sequel is also in the works.

Video Games May 17, 2014

PlayStation 4 outboxes Xbox One in U.S. as top-selling game console. ‘Titanfall’ tops software race.

Sony’s PlayStation 4 is still the most loved gaming console in the U.S., while the first-person shooter “Titanfall” remains the best-selling video game. Meanwhile, Microsoft’s Xbox One continues to lag behind.

Video Games May 17, 2014

'Far Cry 4' release date is Nov. 18: Get ready to put on your woolens

'Far Cry 4' has been announced and will be coming out in November. Not much is known about the title except that it will take place in the Himalayas.

Video Games May 17, 2014

'Flappy Bird' will fly again in August

Do you get furious over the fact that you can’t make a pixelated bird fly through a set of pipes without crashing? “Flappy Bird” is coming back to stores, but not soon enough for the addicted – thankfully!

Video Games May 17, 2014

Missing 'Flappy Bird'? Don't, it's set for August comeback...with multiplayer support

'Flappy Bird' will be back this August and with some new additions. The creator revealed to CNBC that he will be bringing the app back with a less-addictive nature, but added multiplayer opportunities.

Video Games May 14, 2014

The 'Video Game of Thrones: Super Mario World' mash-up is here. No need to wait for winter

A YouTube user creates a mash-up video of the 'Game of Thrones' opening sequence with 'Super Mario World.' The video is viewed thousands of times within a couple of days of being uploaded.

Video Games May 15, 2014

Classic games 'Half-Life 2' and 'Portal' come to Nvidia Shield: Now, play on the go

Ever wanted to play 'Half-Life 2' and 'Portal' while on the go? Well, now you can if you own a Nvidia Shield mobile gaming device.

Video Games May 14, 2014

'Pokemon Omega Ruby' and 'Alpha Sapphire' teaser released: What you should know [Video]

The sneak peek of 'Pokemon Omega Ruby' and 'Pokemon Alpha Sapphire' games gained varied reactions from its fans. Some were disappointed, others were just so happy to finally see it.

Video Games May 12, 2014

Xbox One-exclusive 'Sunset Overdrive' gameplay trailer released: What to expect

The first gameplay trailer for Sunset Overdrive is here, and it is looking wonderful. It's the only Xbox One exclusive we've seen so far with so many colors.

Video Games May 12, 2014

LGBT community slams Nintendo for leaving out same-sex relationships in 3DS game 'Tomodachi Life'

The LGBT community has shown its anger at Nintendo for leaving out same-sex relationships on Tomodachi. The outcry has forced an apology from the Japanese company.

Video Games May 12, 2014

Nintendo in hot water over exclusion of same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life

Excluding the option for gay gamers to have a relationship and marry in Tomodachi Life, Nintendo has placed itself in the crosshair of the LGBT community.

Video Games May 11, 2014

Epic announces plans for free 'Unreal Tournament.' What's the real catch?

Epic says a new “Unreal Tournament” is coming and it’s going to be free. But the game doesn’t actually exist yet – because Epic wants you to help develop it.

Video Games May 9, 2014

Crysis 3 hacked to run in 8K stunning glory

Game hacker K-putt has managed to create a mod for Crysis 3 that adds 8k support for the game. This is an incredible resolution of 8,000 x 3,333 pixels.

Video Games May 9, 2014

Here's why Nintendo does not allow gay characters on 'Tomodachi Life'

Nintendo is slated to release a new life-simulation game but may alienate the LGBT community by refusing to allow same-sex relationships in its virtual world.

Video Games May 8, 2014

Nintendo earnings nosedives: RIP Wii U?

Nintendo sees earnings in the red for the third consecutive year. It has shown the company needs to make some major changes.

Video Games May 8, 2014

Activision is risking $500 mn on Destiny: Our take

Activision is not intent on letting Destiny fail, hence the reason why the company is willing to spend $500 million on development and marketing in 2014 alone.

Video Games May 6, 2014

'Tales from the Borderlands' screenshots and trailer released: What to expect

The first images of Telltale Games new title, Tales from the Borderlands, is here. It looks like any other Telltale video game, but with that distinctive Borderlands artwork we've come to love.

Video Games May 7, 2014

Harmonix Amplitude sequel launches on Kickstarter: What you should know

The studio behind the 2003 Playstation 2 rhythm game, Amplitude, wants to create a sequel or remake and is currently seeking backers via its Kickstarter campaign. The studio wants to generate $775,000 in pledges.

Video Games May 7, 2014

Harmonix marches to a different drum, puts new game Amplitude on Kickstarter

Game maker Harmonix wants to get people interested in more music-based games. Harmonix launched a Kickstarter project for a new game called Amplitude. Will it meet Harmonix's funding goal?

Video Games May 5, 2014

'Tony Hawk,' 'Guitar Hero' developer Neversoft merges with Infinity Ward

Guitar Hero and Tony Hawk developer Neversoft merges with Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward. Neversoft will retire its name with Activision exec. VP heads the new combined studio.

Video Games May 7, 2014

'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' trailer and screenshots are out. What to expect

Activision is hoping that its latest video game 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' will remove the sour taste of Call of Duty: Ghost from the mouth gamers around the world.

Video Games May 6, 2014

Xbox One May update comes with new sound mixer, opt-in for speech data collection

Microsoft is all out when it comes to its Xbox One fans as it rolls out new updates on the device and the system. Read what Xbox LIVE's Major Nelson has to say about the new features.

Video Games May 5, 2014

If Comcast, Electronic Arts deal pushes through, customers can buy games through their TVs

Customers may soon be paying for their video games pay-per-view style – right through their own TVs with the help of Comcast partnering with EA.

Video Games May 5, 2014

Will the 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' be the reinforcement Activision is looking for?

The "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" trailer was recently revealed and it seems that Activision used a Hollywood production to draw the attention of gamers. The game appears to focus on a PMC that will go against the government.

Video Games May 5, 2014

Microsoft's Xbox One will be the first western gaming console in China, hits stores in September

Microsoft Xbox One is going to China in September after the Chinese government lifted a ban on gaming consoles set 14 years ago.

Video Games May 1, 2014

Bungie teases Destiny trailer: What to expect

Bungie is hoping to make Destiny the next first person shooter every gamer wants to play, but this might not happen at the rate things are going after latest previews.

Video Games May 1, 2014

Documentary crew unearths vast trove of Atari ET games in New Mexico landfill

After 31 years, the E.T. Atari video games that were buried in New Mexico have been excavated. These games were solely blamed for the near death of video games when everything came crashing down.

Video Games April 30, 2014

Documentary filmmakers find 'E.T.' Atari cartridges in New Mexico: Why this is a big find

What used to be the stuff of gaming legends has come true. A film crew finds a huge pit filled with “E.T.” games and a heap of other Atari video games from the 1980s.

Video Games April 28, 2014

Denmark has just created Minecraft version of entire country and it is simply amazing

The government of Denmark has done something quite extraordinary by recreating the country inside the popular video game, Minecraft.

Video Games April 28, 2014

'Skylanders Trap Team' coming to life Oct. 5, new game borrows 'Pokemon' get-all-the-villains concept

The new Skylanders title is set to wow its young audience as Activision promises to bring onscreen characters into the real world using a nifty device called the Traptanium Portal. It is portable across platforms, so kids can continue play on a different console at a friend's house.

Video Games April 25, 2014

2k Games announces temporary shutdown of 'Borderlands' and 'Civilizations' as it transitions to Steamworks

Gamers won’t be able to play in multiplayer mode for an indefinite period of time as 2K Games transfers “Borderlands” and “Civilizations” to Steamworks following GameSpy’s bid goodbye.

Video Games April 23, 2014

Codemasters to announce 'Grid 3' on April 22? Vroom!

Codemasters has just released a teaser trailer with the title “Brace Yourselves…Racing is Coming.” The trailer may add veracity to a rumoured April 22 release date.

Video Games April 21, 2014

Microsoft sells 5 million Xbox One consoles, PS4 still dominating the consoles wars

Microsoft announced that 5 million Xbox One consoles have been sold and that its owners are piling up millions of hours of play time. The company gave a huge hat tip to the game Titanfall for its recent sales success.

Video Games April 18, 2014

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