Video Games

Fortnite Showcases New Port-a-Fort Item In Teaser: 'Fortify Yourself In Seconds'

Epic Games revealed that the Port-a-Fort item for 'Fortnite Battle Royale' is coming with the new update. Version 3.5 will include new cosmetic items, gameplay tweaks, and more when it comes out on April 11.

Video Games April 11, 2018

Microsoft Will Add 19 Original Xbox Games To Xbox One Backward Compatibility List This Month

Microsoft will soon add 19 more original Xbox games to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility catalog. The titles, which will be playable in both physical and digital versions, include 'The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind' and several classic 'Star Wars' games.

Video Games April 11, 2018

PlayStation 5 Release Date Will Not Be This Year: 2020 At The Earliest

PlayStation 5 rumors claimed that the next-generation console will launch as soon as this year. This has been shot down by Kotaku's Jason Schreier, who claimed that the earliest possible PlayStation 5 release date is in 2020.

Video Games April 11, 2018

PUBG Ransomware Locks Your Files Until You Play 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'

PUBG Ransomware locks the files and folders of users on their desktop. The ransomware, however, does not demand a cash payment to decrypt the files, as it asks for a game of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' instead.

Video Games April 10, 2018

'Pokémon Ultra Sun' And 'Ultra Moon' Get New Mythical Pokémon: Meet Zeraora [Official Trailer Video]

The Pokémon Company announced the availability of a new electric-type monster in 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon.' Called Zeraora, the Pokémon can be as fast as a lightning strike at max speed, and has some neat skills.

Video Games April 10, 2018

New Battle Royale Game Revealed: What Makes 'Radical Heights' Different From 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' And 'Fortnite'?

'Radical Heights,' now available in early access on Steam, will challenge 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' and 'Fortnite' in the Battle Royale genre. The studio behind the game is Boss Key, which recently admitted failure with the hero shooter 'LawBreakers.'

Video Games April 10, 2018

The 'Craziest Card' In 'Hearthstone' Will Be In The Witchwood: Meet Shudderwock, The Next Yogg-Saron

Game director Ben Brode said that Shudderwock, a new legendary minion from the upcoming The Witchwood expansion, is the 'craziest card' in 'Hearthstone.' Shudderwock is already being compared with the controversial Yogg-Saron, Hope's End.

Video Games April 10, 2018

Overwatch League Player Suspended For Alleged Sexual Misconduct With 14-Year-Old Fan

The Overwatch League has issued an indefinite suspension against Boston Uprising player Jonathan 'DreamKazper' Sanchez over allegations of sexual misconduct involving a 14-year-old fan. Nothing has been confirmed, but the evidence against Sanchez appears to be too incriminating to ignore.

Video Games April 9, 2018

'PUBG' Deathmatch Coming Soon With War Mode: 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' No Longer Just Battle Royale

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' deathmatch mode is coming soon, and it will look to offer faster-paced gameplay. Why does 'PUBG' need to expand beyond the Battle Royale genre it popularized and introduce new modes?

Video Games April 8, 2018

Here Are 10 Things You Didn't Know About Tencent

Tencent went past Facebook's market cap valuation in 2017, making it one of the five biggest corporations in the world. It's now edging closer to Amazon in terms of market cap, but how much do you really know about Tencent?

Video Games April 12, 2018

'Far Cry 5' Glitch Makes The Game Always Night: Here's How To Fix It

A 'Far Cry 5' glitch plunges the game into perpetual nighttime. For players who are affected by the problem, here are some things you can try to bring back the sun.

Video Games April 8, 2018

There Is No End To 'Final Fantasy XV': Standalone Multiplayer Mode, Level Editor, 4 Episodes, And More

Square Enix announced a massive amount of new 'Final Fantasy XV' content that is planned through mid-2019. Gamers can expect a standalone version of Comrades, a level editor, four episodes, and much more.

Video Games April 7, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' On iOS Makes $15 Million In First 3 Weeks: Why Is 'Fortnite' So Popular?

'Fortnite Mobile' has earned $15 million over its first 20 days on the App Store as further proof of the hype surrounding the game. What is the secret behind the popularity of 'Fortnite'?

Video Games April 7, 2018

Blizzard Announces 'World Of Warcraft' Battle For Azeroth Expansion's Release Date

Blizzard finally announced that the 'World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth' will be released on Aug. 14. Upon arrival, it will bring a slew of new players and gameplay mechanics, including some PvP and PvE settings.

Video Games April 7, 2018

Deckard Cain From 'Diablo' Will Soon Put Opponents To Sleep In 'Heroes Of The Storm'

It may be hard to imagine Deckard Cain of 'Diablo' in 'Heroes of the Storm,' but that is exactly what will happen soon. The old man will offer support skills, including one that will put enemies to sleep.

Video Games April 6, 2018

Hearthstone's The Witchwood Expansion Gets An April 12 Release Date

Blizzard has now announced the release date of 'Hearthstone' newest expansion, 'The Witchwood.' Aside from over 130 new cards, the expansion will also bring a new mode and will kickstart the Year of the Raven.

Video Games April 7, 2018

Firewatch Confirmed For Nintendo Switch, Yet Another Reason Why It’s The Perfect Indie Gaming Machine

‘Firewatch’ has been confirmed for the Nintendo Switch, due sometime this spring. The critically and commercially successful game adds to the console’s expansive library of indie titles.

Video Games April 6, 2018

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Developer Finally Files Lawsuits Against 'PUBG Mobile' Clones

PUBG Corp. has filed a lawsuit against NetEase, the company behind 'Rules of Survival' and 'Knives Out.' The games were released for the iOS and Android before 'PUBG Mobile,' but they heavily borrow certain elements from 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.'

Video Games April 6, 2018

'Spyro The Dragon' Remake Confirmed: 'Spyro Reignited Trilogy' To Launch September 21 On PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Activision finally confirmed 'Spyro Reignited Trilogy,' which will launch for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in September. The 'Spyro the Dragon' remake comes after the success of a fellow mascot from the original PlayStation with 'Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy.'

Video Games April 5, 2018

Multiple Petitions Started To Ban Fortnite For Stealing The Attention Of Boyfriends Everywhere

Separate petitions have been started on to ask for a ban of the game Fortnite. The petitions claim that the game is taking the attention of women's boyfriends and they want to put an end to this.

Video Games April 5, 2018

'Overwatch' Retribution Comic And Trailer Show Blackwatch In Action: 'Overwatch' Archives Event Launches April 10

The new 'Retribution' comic and trailer shows Blackwatch, the black ops unit of Overwatch, in action. Reaper, McCree, Genji, and Moira will be featured in the PvE brawl for the upcoming 'Overwatch' Archives event, which will launch on April 10.

Video Games April 5, 2018

'Pokémon GO' Earth Day Cleanup Event Will Reward Players For Helping Save The World

Niantic Labs will reward players for helping save the world in the 'Pokémon GO' Earth Day Cleanup. Real-world events of the game carry a bad name, but the Earth Day celebration will likely not fail like the 'Pokémon GO' Fest.

Video Games April 5, 2018

'Spider-Man' PS4 Release Date On Sept. 7: Here Are The Special Editions For The PlayStation 4 Exclusive

Insomniac Games finally announced that 'Spider-Man' will launch on Sept. 7. The PlayStation 4 exclusive will also have a Digital Deluxe Edition and a Collector's Edition for hardcore fans of the wall-crawling, web-slinging Marvel superhero.

Video Games April 5, 2018

PUBG's Codename: Savage Map Gets Squads Mode Along With Other Tweaks Via Day 2 Update

Developers posted some of the detailed changes made to the new 'PUBG' map, Codename: Savage, on test servers. New keys were issued for interested players and other gameplay tweaks have been applied intended to improve the experience.

Video Games April 5, 2018

Ubisoft Details 'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands' Year 2 Content

Ubisoft just revealed its plans for 'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands' Year 2. Four major updates are in the pipeline, with the first one being released on April 10, containing a new PvP mode, changes to PvE mode, and more.

Video Games April 6, 2018

Assassin's Creed For The PC Is Getting The Animus Control Panel, Which Has A 'God Mode' Preset

Ubisoft announced the Animus Control Panel, which is coming to 'Assassin's Creed Origins' PC version only. The new tool will come with three presets, including God Mode that will allow players to adjust game parameters such as movement speed.

Video Games April 5, 2018

Chrono Trigger PC Version Will Soon Get SNES Graphics That Gamers Love

'Chrono Trigger' was recently released on Steam with new features, but gamers complained about the filtered graphics. Square Enix listened to the feedback and will soon add the original SNES graphics to the PC version of the classic RPG.

Video Games April 4, 2018

'Pokémon GO' Gets Two New Gen 3 Legendary Pokémon: Where And When To Find Latias And Latios

Two new legendary Gen 3 Pokémon are now available in 'Pokémon GO' - the twins Latios and Latias from 'Ruby and Sapphire.' Here's when and where to catch each of them for a limited time.

Video Games April 3, 2018

Overwatch Devs Have Considered Adding A Battle Royale Mode, But It's Probably Not Happening

Jeff Kaplan of 'Overwatch' had been inspired by battle royale games such as 'PUBG.' However, he claimed that it will be tricky to bring that style into the game.

Video Games April 4, 2018

New 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Map Beta Already Started: Here's How To Sign Up For Codename: Savage

The first beta testing period for Codename: Savage, the next 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' map, is already under way. 'PUBG' players who want to try the smaller map will get more chances to do so, and here is how to sign up.

Video Games April 3, 2018

Overwatch Archives Replaces Uprising Event, Promises More Glimpses Into 'Overwatch' Lore

Blizzard confirmed the return of Uprising, but the next 'Overwatch' event will be renamed Overwatch Archives. Game director Jeff Kaplan teased the full title as Overwatch Archives: Retribution, leading to speculations on what part of 'Overwatch' lore will be featured.

Video Games April 3, 2018

First 'Sea Of Thieves' Pirate Legend Stands His Ground Against Critics

Robert 'Prod1gyX' Paz, first to achieve Pirate Legend Status in 'Sea of Thieves,' claimed that he was only playing the game. According to him, he did not cheat his way through like many believe.

Video Games April 3, 2018

SpyParty To Be Available On Steam Early Access On April 12

After almost a decade in development, 'SpyParty' confirmed its availability on Steam Early Access next week. The 1v1 espionage game will feature six new maps and a brand new tutorial mode voiced by Chris Hecker, the game developer himself.

Video Games April 3, 2018

Fortnite Battle Royale Is Now Available To iOS Users Even Without An Invitation

iOS users can now download "Fortnite Battle Royale" without the need for an invitation. Meanwhile, Epic Games confirmed that the Android version should be available a few months from now.

Video Games April 4, 2018

Valve Nixes Steam Machines Section From Its Marketplace: Is Valve’s Hardware Business In Trouble?

Valve finally pulls the Steam Machines section off its marketplace. The lineup of devices, which aimed to serve as PC alternatives, never did make much sense.

Video Games April 3, 2018

ESPN Twitter Tried To Ride ‘Fortnite’ Bandwagon, But Fails Miserably

The Twitter account of ESPN tried to ride the 'Fortnite' bandwagon through one of its tweets, but it failed miserably. Players of the massive popular multiplayer shooter are now ridiculing ESPN for its attempt.

Video Games April 2, 2018

Remember Last Year's 'Pokémon GO' Fest Disaster? Niantic Labs Will Pay $1.6 Million To Attendees

Niantic Labs agreed to pay about $1.6 million to the attendees of last year's 'Pokémon GO' Fest disaster in Chicago. The event was supposed to be the culmination of the 'Pokémon GO' experience, but it was plagued by connectivity issues.

Video Games April 2, 2018

Far Cry 5 Xbox One vs. PlayStation: Performance, Resolution, And More Compared

The folks from Digital Foundry compared how 'Far Cry 5' performed on different consoles. The group compared several elements like resolution, graphics, and others.

Video Games April 2, 2018

Square Enix Takes Cues From 'Pokémon GO' With 'Final Fantasy XIV Online GO' For April Fools' Day

Square Enix is introducing 'Final Fantasy XIV Online GO,' a new mobile app that lets players gather resources in the real world. The thing is, it's an April Fools' joke.

Video Games April 1, 2018

A Mysterious Comet In ‘Fortnite’ Sparks Some Pretty Insane Theories Among Players

A comet in ‘Fortnite Battle Royale’ might indicate the end of the current season and the transition into a space-themed map. Or, it could very well be an elaborate April Fool’s joke.

Video Games April 3, 2018

New 'God Of War' Trailer Gives A Closer Look At The Leviathan Axe

Sony posted two new trailers for 'God of War' as the game draws closer to its launch date. One trailer showcases how the developers came up with Atreus while the other features the Leviathan Axe.

Video Games March 31, 2018

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 4x4 Map Is Codename: Savage, And Initial Testing Will Start Soon

Alpha testing for the Codename: Savage map is finally confirmed to start next week. 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' will get the new 4x4 map next week on its test servers.

Video Games March 31, 2018

Even Todd Howard’s Kid Doesn’t Know A Single Thing About ‘Elder Scrolls VI’

It doesn’t matter if you’re the son of video game director Todd Howard — no ‘Elder Scrolls VI’ information for you. As such, details about the super secretive project remain nonexistent.

Video Games March 31, 2018

Fortnite 3.4 Update Goes Live: Guided Missile, Sniper Shootout, And More

Fortnite just received the 3.4 update, which added new weapons, a new quest, and some cosmetic items. General improvements on performance and UI have also been added, as well as bug fixes for all platforms.

Video Games March 30, 2018

Far Cry 5 Arcade Players Make 'PUBG,' 'Counter-Strike' Maps And More Happen

With the Far Cry Arcade Mode, players have been recreating their favorite maps from other video games such as the 'PUBG' Battle Royale and the de_dust2 map from 'Counter-Strike.' People are even making an Upside Down map from 'Stranger Things.'

Video Games March 31, 2018

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