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PUBG Mobile Update 0.7.0 Adds Fast-Paced War Mode And Clan System

The new 'PUBG Mobile' update adds War Mode and a clan system to the Battle Royale game. Version 0.7.0 comes just a month after version 0.6.0, showing that Tencent and PUBG Corp. are serious about keeping players engaged and interested.

Video Games July 26, 2018

Xbox Adaptive Controller, Designed For Gamers With Disabilities, Will Not Come In Usual Packaging

Microsoft designed the Xbox Adaptive Controller, which was announced at E3 2018, for gamers with disabilities. The groundbreaking device will come with special packaging that will also be accessible for disabled gamers.

Video Games July 26, 2018

Steam Finally Rolls Out Its Discord Rival, Proving It's Greatly Threatened By The Chat App

Because most players using Discord as a social chat app, it has become a great threat to Steam, which owns the biggest PC marketplace in the world. Thus, in an attempt to get those players, it’s offering a clone.

Video Games July 25, 2018

Surprise 'Metal Gear Solid V' Update Will Let You Play As Quiet In FOB Missions

An unexpected 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' update added Quiet as a playable character in FOB missions. The scantily clad sniper is one of the game's most powerful characters, with her extreme agility and cloaking skill.

Video Games July 25, 2018

Commodore 64 Mini US Release Date Revealed: Will It Succeed Like The NES And SNES Classic Edition?

The Commodore 64 Mini will finally arrive to the United States in a few months. The retro console was inspired by Nintendo's NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition, but it remains to be seen how well it will do.

Video Games July 25, 2018

The Next Xbox Console Will Come In 2 Versions: The Traditional Hardware And The Streaming Box

Microsoft is reportedly working on two versions of the next-generation Xbox console, codenamed Xbox Scarlett. The first version is the traditional hardware, while the second version is a cloud-only model focused on the upcoming Xbox video game streaming service.

Video Games July 24, 2018

Nintendo Escalates Fight Against Piracy, Files Lawsuit Against 2 Major ROM Websites

Nintendo filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against LoveROMs and LoveRETRO, which are major online sources for ROMs of games for classic Nintendo consoles such as the NES and SNES. The legal action follows Nintendo's attempt to curb Nintendo Switch piracy.

Video Games July 23, 2018

A Different Kind Of 'Overwatch' Nerf: Reaper's Hellfire Shotgun Turned Into Nerf Blaster

Blizzard revealed the Nerf Rival Overwatch Reaper Wight Edition blaster at Comic-Con International: San Diego. The Hellfire Shotgun-inspired blaster is the first in a series of new Nerf guns that will be based on weapons of various 'Overwatch' heroes.

Video Games July 23, 2018

Pokémon GO Cheaters Will Be Perma-Banned After 3 Violations

Niantic Labs finally placed its campaign against 'Pokémon GO' cheaters into writing with its Three-Strike Discipline Policy. In most cases, cheaters will get their 'Pokémon GO' accounts banned after three infractions.

Video Games July 22, 2018

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Finally Arrives This August: Check Out The New Trailer

Those who’ve been waiting impatiently for Stardew Valley to get multiplayer can finally exhale: the feature is coming this August. Multiplayer support will put farmhands on your farm, and they’ll be able to do anything you can.

Video Games July 21, 2018

Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Returns: Here Are The Best Deals For Xbox One Games

The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale has returned, giving players a chance to buy discounted Xbox One games. Some of the best deals in the annual sale include 'Assassin's Creed: Origins,' 'Far Cry 5,' 'Fortnite,' PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' and 'Sea of Thieves.'

Video Games July 20, 2018

World Of Warcraft Subscription Fee Now Also Includes Access To Base Game And Most Expansions

Blizzard overhauled the 'World of Warcraft' subscription model ahead of the Battle for Azeroth release. Players will now only need to pay the $15 monthly subscription fee to gain access to the base game and its first six expansions.

Video Games July 19, 2018

Microsoft Will Reveal New Xbox One Bundles And Accessories At Gamescom: What Could They Be?

Microsoft's Larry Hryb said that new Xbox One bundles and accessories will be unveiled at Gamescom 2018. An earlier version of his blog post, however, raised speculations that the Xbox Two is on its way.

Video Games July 19, 2018

No Man's Sky Next Update Will Add Full Multiplayer, But Is It Too Late?

The massive Next update, coming on July 24, will enable true 'No Man's Sky' multiplayer two years after the game was released. Hello Games will deliver its promise of a full multiplayer experience, but is it too late?

Video Games July 18, 2018

Nintendo Labo Creators Contest Winners Include 'The Legend Of Zelda' Piano, Alarm Clock, And Solar-Powered Accordion

Nintendo recognized several amazing projects in the Nintendo Labo Creators Contest, which divided the entries into three categories. Among the Nintendo Labo creations that were highlighted, arguably the most impressive one was a solar-powered accordion.

Video Games July 16, 2018

Modder Fixes Typo In 'Aliens: Colonial Marines' Code, Making The Game Suck A Bit Less

A typo in the 'Aliens: Colonial Marines' code played a part in the game's horrible AI. The shooter is currently on sale with a 90 percent discount, taking its price from $30 to $3.

Video Games July 15, 2018

This Nintendo Switch Accessory Fixes One Of The Console’s Biggest Problems

The Nintendo Switch frustratingly doesn’t support wireless headphones, a feature Nintendo should’ve added as standard. A Kickstarter campaign aims to solve that problem once and for all.

Video Games July 15, 2018

Hidden NES Emulator Discovered In 'Animal Crossing' For Nintendo GameCube

Security researcher James Chambers discovered that the in-game NES in 'Animal Crossing' for the Nintendo GameCube looked at the console's memory card whenever it is accessed. Apparently, the digital console is a full-fledged NES emulator.

Video Games July 13, 2018

Octopath Traveler Review Roundup: Square Enix Brings Its Magic To The Nintendo Switch

'Octopath Traveler,' a new Square Enix RPG for the Nintendo Switch, is finally here. Reviews on the game have been mostly positive, making it a must-buy for fans of the genre.

Video Games July 13, 2018

Xbox One Consoles Get Dolby Vision Support: Here’s Why It Matters

Those enrolled in Microsoft’s Xbox Insider program can now download the latest System Update for Xbox One. The company also promises that Dolby Vision support is coming in the next few weeks.

Video Games July 13, 2018

New Nintendo Switch Units Come With Hardware Patches To Make Them More Hack-Proof

Nintendo is reportedly shipping new Switch unit with upgraded protections. The patched systems are allegedly more resistant to hacking attempts, such as the infamous Fusée Gelée exploit.

Video Games July 12, 2018

Overwatch League Goes Mainstream: Playoffs To Be Aired On ESPN, DIsney XD, And ABC

Blizzard has entered a deal with Disney to bring the Overwatch League to the mainstream. The Overwatch League playoffs, including the first Grand Finals, will be broadcast on ESPN and Disney XD, with a highlight show on ABC.

Video Games July 12, 2018

The Next 'Hearthstone' Expansion Is The Boomsday Project: Here's What We Know About It So Far

The next 'Hearthstone' expansion, The Boomsday Project, will launch in less than a month. The set will introduce 135 new cards to the digital card game, including nine new legendary spells and a single-player mode named The Puzzle Lab.

Video Games July 11, 2018

Overwatch 'Pink Mercy' Skin Raised More Than $12.7 Million For Breast Cancer Research

'Overwatch' launched a $15 'Pink Mercy' skin back in May, with all proceeds pledged to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The drive was a hit, raising more than $12.7 million for the BCRF.

Video Games July 10, 2018

Monster Hunter: World For PC Release Date And Requirements Unveiled

Capcom revealed the release date and system requirements of 'Monster Hunter: World' for the PC. The latest entry in the creature-slaying franchise will launch on Steam sooner than expected and will coincide with the series' arrival to the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games July 10, 2018

Uncharted's Nathan Drake Never Takes Bullet Damage: The Red Parts Of The Screen Mean Something Else

Nathan Drake, the iconic treasure hunter from the 'Uncharted' franchise, apparently never takes bullet damage. The red indicators that appear on the screen whenever enemies shoot at him actually mean something else.

Video Games July 10, 2018

Moments Of Triumph Event For ‘Destiny 2’ Now Live: Here Are The Rewards

Ahead of the launch of the Solstice of Heroes event for 'Destiny 2,' Bungie revealed what is in store for Guardians. It confirmed several in-game rewards as well as a limited edition real-world item up for grabs.

Video Games July 10, 2018

Co-Op Shooter ‘Warframe’ Is Getting A Nintendo Switch Port

Digital Extremes revealed a surprise for 'Warframe' fans during its TennoCon 2018 event. The studio confirmed that a Nintendo Switch port of its online shooter is on the way.

Video Games July 10, 2018

More Xbox Elite Wireless Controller 2.0 Details Leaked: 'Evolution,' Not 'Revolution'

A new leak provided more details about the successor to the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller. The device is said to be an 'evolution' instead of a 'revolution,' with a three-stage hair trigger lock, tension for joysticks, and built-in battery.control

Video Games July 9, 2018

Nintendo Switch Hack Enables Nintendo 64, GameCube, And Game Boy Advance Emulation

A hacker has proven that the Nintendo Switch is capable of running Nintendo 64, GameCube, and Game Boy Advance emulators. Will this eventually lead to Nintendo Switch piracy?

Video Games July 8, 2018

Here's 20 Minutes Of 'Anthem' Gameplay, Featuring A Secret Underwater Cave And A Boss Fight

BioWare released a 20-minute 'Anthem' gameplay video, highlighting the upcoming shooter's combat system, teamwork, and a boss fight. However, the video fails to show how 'Anthem' will differentiate itself from 'Destiny' and other similar titles.

Video Games July 6, 2018

FastStart Feature Now Rolling Out To Xbox Users: Here’s How It Makes Downloads Faster

FastStart is part of Microsoft’s July update for Xbox One consoles, rolling out now. The feature downloads the most important files of a game so players can start them up even before they’re finished downloading.

Video Games July 6, 2018

Fortnite Cheaters Infected Their Own PCs With Malware Hidden Inside Hacking App

Game streaming service Rainway noticed hundreds of thousands of error reports related to adware attacking certain users. The company discovered that the victims all downloaded a 'Fortnite' cheating app, which secretly included malware that infected their computers.

Video Games July 6, 2018

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection To Launch On Nintendo Switch In November: What Retro Games Are Included?

The 'SNK 40th Anniversary Collection' will launch as a Nintendo Switch exclusive in November. A new trailer also revealed some of the games that will be included in the collection, with more titles to be announced soon.

Video Games July 5, 2018

Nintendo Confident It’ll Ship 20 Million Switch Units This Fiscal Year

Nintendo’s plan to ship 20 million Switch units during the current fiscal year is being upheld. The company is even confident it can secure components for a steady production.

Video Games July 4, 2018

How They Managed To Make A Nintendo Switch Port Of ‘Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus’

Now that 'Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus' has been released for the Nintendo Switch, reviewers tested its performance. The game appeared to be a faithful port of the original that came with a few issues.

Video Games July 5, 2018

Pokémon GO Community Day July: You May Find A Squirtle Rocking Sunglasses

Niantic Labs confirmed that its upcoming Community Day for 'Pokemon Go' will feature a Squirtle with sunglasses. The July event welcomes a new creature other than a Pikachu, which is a first for the mobile game.

Video Games July 4, 2018

Valve Will Launch Its Own Steam Spy Replacement That Will Be 'More Accurate And More Useful'

Valve is working on a 'more accurate and more useful' replacement for Steam Spy. The Steam sales tracker was forced to shut down in April due to new privacy settings that blocked access to user profiles on Steam.

Video Games July 3, 2018

Bethesda Says 'Fallout 76' Cross-Play Will Not Happen, And We All Know Who's The Culprit

Bethesda Game Studios director Todd Howard said that there will be no 'Fallout 76' cross-play. Gamers should already know who is blocking the feature from happening in the online multiplayer survival game.

Video Games July 2, 2018

Free Xbox Games With Gold For July 2018: 'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction' Leads The Way

Xbox 360 titles 'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction' and 'Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown' lead the way for July 2018's Xbox Games with Gold. Both games can be played on the Xbox One through its Backward Compatibility feature.

Video Games June 30, 2018

Free PlayStation Plus Games For July 2018: 'Heavy Rain,' 'Absolver,' And 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3' For PS4

Sony unveiled the free PlayStation Plus games for the month of July 2018, as well as a PlayStation Now promotion. Headlining the free downloads are 'Heavy Rain,' 'Absolver,' and 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3' for the PlayStation 4.

Video Games June 30, 2018

Google Video Game Console In The Works: How Will It Compete With The PlayStation 4 And Xbox One?

Google is planning to enter the video game industry, according to Kotaku's Jason Schreier. Google is looking to attract developers into its umbrella, create a gaming console, and perhaps most importantly, launch a video game streaming service.

Video Games June 29, 2018

The NES Classic Edition Is Back: How To Finally Get Your Hands On One

An announcement from Nintendo confirmed the return of the NES Classic Edition. Consumers are advised to check with their local retailer or online to grab one before it runs out.

Video Games June 29, 2018

New 'Overwatch' Hero Unveiled: Meet Wrecking Ball, A Hamster In A Rolling Mech

Blizzard unveiled Hammond as the new 'Overwatch' hero, who will be the roster's sixth tank. However, unlike speculation, Hammond is a hamster, not a chimpanzee, and is now known as Wrecking Ball due to his rolling mech.

Video Games June 29, 2018

LOOK: Niantic Unveils Next-Level Augmented Reality That Lets Pikachu Hide Behind Objects

Niantic has developed a new kind of augmented reality that’s more aware about what’s happening in a given scene. The new technology is called occlusion, and it essentially lets Pikachu or any other virtual object hide behind real ones.

Video Games June 29, 2018

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