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Check out this trendy translucent Xbox Wireless Controller
Check out this trendy translucent Xbox Wireless Controller By Dan Grabham

Two new Xbox controllers are available to pre-order from the Microsoft Store. In addition to a sleek blue and black edition for £60/$65, there's also a super-looking translucent version - the Phantom Black Special Edition - which is also available... Read more

Pokemon Go Eevee evolutions: How to get Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon or Umbreon
Pokemon Go Eevee evolutions: How to get Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon or Umbreon By Chris Hall

Eevee is one of the most interesting Pokemon characters. Not only is it ridiculously cute, but it doesn't have a defined evolution path - and some of the Eevee evolutions have been the best Pokemon to take into battle - like Vaporeon. Right from the... Read more

HP Omen laptops: No-compromise gaming on the move
HP Omen laptops: No-compromise gaming on the move By Pocket-lint Promotion

There’s an easy way to tell whether someone you know is a truly committed, diehard gamer: simply ask them whether they play on a console or a PC. Sure, the current consoles on the market are comparatively cheap and easy to set up. But if you’re determined... Read more

How to sync Philips Hue lights with your favourite games, music and movies on PC
How to sync Philips Hue lights with your favourite games, music and movies on PC By Adrian Willings

A while ago, Philips announced the promise of improvements to the Philips Hue lighting range with the addition of Philips Hue Entertainment. This system allowed for the creation of entertainment zones within your home where smart lighting could be... Read more

What is Nintendo Switch Online, how much does it cost and when is it coming?
What is Nintendo Switch Online, how much does it cost and when is it coming? By Rik Henderson

Ever since the Nintendo Switch was released, Nintendo has been promising an online subscription service.And although its full launch was delayed several times, Nintendo Switch Online will be with us soon.We also know pricing and exactly what your membership... Read more

Best upcoming PC games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond
Best upcoming PC games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond By Adrian Willings

There are plenty of incredible games coming to PC in the next few months and beyond.From triple-A titles to highly hyped gems, there's plenty to look forward to, whatever your gaming passion. We've hand-picked some of the best, including trailers for... Read more

Red Dead Redemption 2 release date, gameplay trailer and more
Red Dead Redemption 2 release date, gameplay trailer and more By Rik Henderson

Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the most widely anticipated games of 2018.Coming more than eight years after the much-loved previous outing, it's certainly about time Rockstar released a sequel.Here then is everything you need to know about Red Dead Redemption... Read more

Stunning 500 Million Edition PS4 Pro has 2TB hard drive and translucent blue case
Stunning 500 Million Edition PS4 Pro has 2TB hard drive and translucent blue case By Rik Henderson

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced a rather special edition version of the PlayStation 4 Pro.As well as a translucent blue case, with matching DualShock 4 controller, it will sport a 2TB hard drive - the first time an official PS4 Pro model... Read more

Watch Fortnite for Android running on a phone that isn't a Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Watch Fortnite for Android running on a phone that isn't a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 By Rik Henderson

When the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is unveiled during Unpacked today, it is widely believed that the Android version of Fortnite will be mentioned as being a Samsung timed exclusive. However, the Android version of the hugely successful game will hopefully... Read more

Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle includes a GameCube controller
Super Smash Bros Ultimate bundle includes a GameCube controller By Maggie Tillman

Nintendo is making it easier to get its new GameCube controller and use it with Super Smash Bros Ultimate.Nintendo's much loved fighting game, Super Smash Bros, is coming to Nintendo Switch on 7 December, and Nintendo Europe has announced it’s simultaneously... Read more

Nintendo Switch Online subscription not needed for Fortnite, it seems
Nintendo Switch Online subscription not needed for Fortnite, it seems By Rik Henderson

When Nintendo Switch Online launches in September, many games will require Switch owners to pay a monthly subscription fee in order to continue to enjoy their online capabilities. That includes multiplayer gaming over the internet.However, eagle-eyed... Read more

Numskull mini Pac-Man arcade cabinet actually plays full game
Numskull mini Pac-Man arcade cabinet actually plays full game By Rik Henderson

Numskull Designs is well known for its videogames merchandise, including T-shirts, Christmas jumpers and candles that smell of the apocalypse, but it will soon also make arcade machines.Its new Quarter Arcades replica cabinets are 1/4 sized recreations... Read more

Gamescom 2018: The games, consoles and announcements to expect
Gamescom 2018: The games, consoles and announcements to expect By Rik Henderson

Although E3 each June is the largest and most known videogames show in the Western hemisphere, Germany's Gamescom is where more of the biggest forthcoming games are actually playable.That's why we love it so much, so we can go hands-on with many more... Read more

Fortnite on Android: These are the devices Fortnite will work on
Fortnite on Android: These are the devices Fortnite will work on By Adrian Willings

Recently there were rumours that Samsung might be partnering with Epic Games to offer Fortnite on the Galaxy Note 9 for 30-days exclusively. This will be the first iteration of the already massively popular game to reach Android phones. The XDA-Developers... Read more

Football Manager 2019 release date, trailer, formats, Bundesliga and all the info so far
Football Manager 2019 release date, trailer, formats, Bundesliga and all the info so far By Rik Henderson

With the new Premier League football season about to start, Sports Interactive and Sega have announced a few details about this year's iteration of Football Manager.FM19 is coming this November and gets a brand new look. Here's what we know about the... Read more

No Man's Sky tips for beginners: Essential things to know to get ahead in the space race
No Man's Sky tips for beginners: Essential things to know to get ahead in the space race By Adrian Willings

No Man's Sky originally launched back in 2016 full of promise but left many feeling underwhelmed and grumbling at the lack of multiplayer options.Recently, a massive update arrived in the form of No Man's Sky Next. This new release adds a swathe of changes... Read more

Fortnite for Android won't come to Play Store when it launches
Fortnite for Android won't come to Play Store when it launches By Maggie Tillman

Epic Games has announced an interesting new detail about the upcoming Android version of Fortnite.The massively popular battle royale game, which came to iOS in April and Switch in June, will be available on Android sometime this summer. However, Epic... Read more

PUBG's newest feature might upset many players
PUBG's newest feature might upset many players By Adrian Willings

A new patch for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds includes a change to the game that has ruffled a few feathers among serious gaming fans. This new feature is part of the current test patch which isn't quite live just yet but is already causing a bit of... Read more

PUBG Mobile tips and tricks: Become a battle royale master
PUBG Mobile tips and tricks: Become a battle royale master By Chris Hall

Everyone is talking about battle royale games at the moment and there are two which are really hitting the headlines: Drake's favourite Fortnite Battle Royale and PlayerUnknown's Battleground. Both are available on mobile, offering their brand of battle... Read more

Amazing photos of space as captured in No Man's Sky
Amazing photos of space as captured in No Man's Sky By Adrian Willings

No Man's Sky is suddenly more popular than ever before and with photo mode, users are sharing some pretty incredible views from the depths of space.With close to 100,000 concurrent players on Steam enjoying space adventures over the recent weekend, there... Read more

EA Origin Access Premier gives you all new games for £14.99 a month, including FIFA 19, Battlefield V and Anthem
EA Origin Access Premier gives you all new games for £14.99 a month, including FIFA 19, Battlefield V and Anthem By Rik Henderson

EA is adding a new, premium tier to its PC monthly subscription service that adds all new EA games to the library you can access. This will include FIFA 19, Battlefield V and Anthem.Origin Access Premier was announced during E3 2018 but now we know prices... Read more

Brand new Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03 kit gives you a full steering wheel and more
Brand new Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03 kit gives you a full steering wheel and more By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has announced a third Nintendo Labo kit that gives you and your kids the opportunity to drive a car, submarine and plane using a Nintendo Switch.The Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit has the cardboard parts to build a whole steering wheel... Read more

Could Nintendo Switch Mini use new unbreakable Samsung OLED display?
Could Nintendo Switch Mini use new unbreakable Samsung OLED display? By Rik Henderson

Samsung has revealed its unbreakable OLED display panel has been certified for use by an official US government agency. That means it can now appear in products from phones and tablets to in-car displays and military devices.However, one part of the official... Read more

These new GameCube controllers are optimised for Nintendo Switch
These new GameCube controllers are optimised for Nintendo Switch By Maggie Tillman

Those of you who want to use a GameCube controller with the Switch just got a new, updated USB version. Let's back up a minute: Super Smash Bros Ultimate, a class Nintendo game coming to Nintendo Switch, will support GameCube controllers. And, when it... Read more

PUBG Mobile version 7 hits, bringing an epic War Mode, new rifle and clans
PUBG Mobile version 7 hits, bringing an epic War Mode, new rifle and clans By Chris Hall

The monthly updates for PUBG Mobile keep rolling out, and having added the first-person perspective in version 6, we're into version 7 and a whole new gaming mode. Welcome to War Mode. War Mode is the headline change in the latest version of PUBG Mobile,... Read more

Xbox Scarlett streaming console should be a cheaper Microsoft gaming device
Xbox Scarlett streaming console should be a cheaper Microsoft gaming device By Chris Hall

When the head of Xbox - Phil Spencer - stands on stage and confirms that the next generation console is in development, there's going to be a lot of debate and speculation that follows. Thurrott was quick off the mark with details of "Scarlett" and now... Read more

Spider-Man PS4 Pro and PS4 are simply amazing
Spider-Man PS4 Pro and PS4 are simply amazing By Rik Henderson

The all-new Spider-Man game for PS4 will be released on 7 September and to celebrate Sony has revealed a couple of themed, limited edition bundles that will grab you like flies in a web.Available for both the PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro, the Marvel's Spider-Man... Read more

Oculus to launch Rift bundle with Marvel Powers United VR next week
Oculus to launch Rift bundle with Marvel Powers United VR next week By Maggie Tillman

Oculus has announced a new bundle that includes Marvel Powers United VR, the Rift headset, and Touch controllers.Called the Oculus Rift Marvel Powers United VR bundle, this is Oculus' first retail bundle coupled with a major game release. It will launch... Read more

Xbox One Gamescom 2018 plans include new Xbox console bundles and Elite Controller 2?
Xbox One Gamescom 2018 plans include new Xbox console bundles and Elite Controller 2? By Rik Henderson

After revealing during E3 2018 that new games consoles are in development, you might be wondering what Xbox has up its sleeve for Gamescom next month.Sadly, we doubt there will be any update on the new machines' the Xbox Two isn't even tipped to appear... Read more

Nintendo Switch deals: Switch bundles, game bundles and bargains galore
Nintendo Switch deals: Switch bundles, game bundles and bargains galore By Rik Henderson

You can snag yourself a great Nintendo Switch deal this Prime Day, with an ace console bundle available at a discount.Amazon is listing a Neon Nintendo Switch with the excellent Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, extra Joy-Cons and a steering wheel accessory for just... Read more

The Walking Dead Pokemon Go-style AR game is out now for iOS and Android
The Walking Dead Pokemon Go-style AR game is out now for iOS and Android By Rik Henderson

Unveiled at the Games Developers Conference in March this year, augmented reality mobile game The Walking Dead: Our World is now available as a free download for iOS and Android.Based on the AMC TV series (rather than the comic books), the game fills... Read more

Fortnite Season 5 available now, adds karts and motion controls for Nintendo Switch
Fortnite Season 5 available now, adds karts and motion controls for Nintendo Switch By Rik Henderson

Season 5 of Fortnite is available to download right now.Every version of the game gets the update, with the Nintendo Switch edition getting the added bonus of gyro/motion controls to be used with the Joy-Cons.The Fortnite v5.0 patch adds a load of changes... Read more

Xbox One just became the best console on the planet for this simple reason
Xbox One just became the best console on the planet for this simple reason By Rik Henderson

If you have an Xbox One X or Xbox One S and consider yourself a videophile, like us, then you'll have been wanting this announcement for some time; Xbox is about to add Dolby Vision support to both consoles.They already support HDR for streaming and... Read more

Xbox Game Pass: What is it and what games can you play? Now includes Rocket League
Xbox Game Pass: What is it and what games can you play? Now includes Rocket League By Rik Henderson

As well as Xbox Live Gold, which is mandatory for online gaming, Microsoft offers a separate monthly subscription service for gamers: Xbox Game Pass.It gives you access to more than 100 games to play on your Xbox One for one monthly fee. And, unlike PlayStation... Read more

Give up your life all over again, New Star Soccer Manager now available on iOS for free
Give up your life all over again, New Star Soccer Manager now available on iOS for free By Rik Henderson

New Star Soccer is a game that totally consumed our lives - and phone battery power - back in 2012/13 and we weren't the only ones. It has been downloaded 30 million times to date and won numerous awards for developer Simon Read.Now he's back with an... Read more

The Crew 2 review: Turning the USA into an automotive toybox
4.0 stars The Crew 2 review: Turning the USA into an automotive toybox By Steve Boxer

Open worlds are now more or less obligatory in videogames, and with Ubisoft's franchises like Assassin's Creed and Far Cry already under its belt, the French publisher has led the charge to create ever huger and more elaborate ones.But its first foray... Read more

Netflix of retro games Antstream coming to Android and PC soon
Netflix of retro games Antstream coming to Android and PC soon By Rik Henderson

New cloud gaming service, Antstream, will launch soon in the UK for Android and Windows 10 PCs and tablets and when it does it will offer something different to rival platforms.While there are several other cloud gaming services already available, including... Read more

Fortnite Playground LTM is back, hurrah!
Fortnite Playground LTM is back, hurrah! By Rik Henderson

Epic Games has finally reintroduced its Playground mode after several days of technical difficulties.It first appeared as part of patch v4.5 - an update released at the end of June. However, it was soon taken down again after several server and other... Read more

If this is the PS5 where do we sign up? PlayStation 5 concept design is stunning
If this is the PS5 where do we sign up? PlayStation 5 concept design is stunning By Rik Henderson

Every time a major tech product is rumoured, a flood of concept drawings and 3D models appear based on fan-requested features, leaked specifications or both.Doesn't matter whether it's the new iPhone, Samsung Galaxy Note or other mobile doo-hickey, there... Read more

Showtime is turning game franchise Halo into a TV show
Showtime is turning game franchise Halo into a TV show By Maggie Tillman

Do you like Halo? If so, you'll be glad to know that Showtime has just green-lighted the game franchise to be turned into a TV show.Showtime announced that it has ordered a 10-episode season based on the franchise, describing it is as the network's "most... Read more

Cardboard Labo-style Nintendo Switch is surely the coolest console ever
Cardboard Labo-style Nintendo Switch is surely the coolest console ever By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has designed several Switch consoles to look like there are made of Labo-style cardboard. Unfortunately though, you won't be able to buy one.Instead, they will be part of the prize bundles in the Nintendo Labo Creators Content for Europe competition,... Read more

Snapchat might add an app store with in-app games this autumn
Snapchat might add an app store with in-app games this autumn By Maggie Tillman

Snapchat is about to launch an app store for games.According to The Information, Snapchat is planning to launch a gaming platform next autumn that will live within its mobile app. It's even landed deals with at least one gaming publisher to make a title... Read more

Pets come to Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery, now you can own an owl, rat, cat or toad
Pets come to Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery, now you can own an owl, rat, cat or toad By Rik Henderson

Popular iOS and Android game Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery now lets you own a pet that can help you on your adventures.Added to the free app from today, pets can be chosen from four different types: owl, rat, cat or toad. You can own up to four pets in... Read more

How Xbox One backward compatibility works: The Xbox 360 and Xbox games list and more
How Xbox One backward compatibility works: The Xbox 360 and Xbox games list and more By Rik Henderson

One of the big selling points for the Xbox One, Xbox One S or Xbox One X is that, as well as more than 1,000 dedicated games, you can also play an ever-increasing library of Xbox 360 titles. Great for those with a large collection of older games and those... Read more

Microsoft brought back its iconic IntelliMouse gaming mouse
Microsoft brought back its iconic IntelliMouse gaming mouse By Maggie Tillman

Remember the Microsoft IntelliMouse?It's a gaming mouse that Microsoft launched in 1996 and hasn't been updated since 2003. Well, Microsoft just announced an all-new Classic IntelliMouse. And, yes, it's inspired by the last IntelliMouse, the Explorer... Read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe now has Labo support for Switch, Nintendo hosts comp for best designs
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe now has Labo support for Switch, Nintendo hosts comp for best designs By Rik Henderson

A downloadable patch has added Labo support for Nintendo Switch game Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. You can build your own racing cabinet, of sorts.You can use the Toy-Con Motorbike creation from the Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit to race in the game, giving you a much... Read more

Nintendo Switch Minecraft fans can now play with other console owners, bar one... guess which?
Nintendo Switch Minecraft fans can now play with other console owners, bar one... guess which? By Rik Henderson

A new version of Minecraft for Nintendo Switch is now available that features cross-platform play between consoles. Only the PS4 version is incompatible.Friends playing on PC, Xbox One or mobile can now join forces with Switch owners to build and explore... Read more

Westworld game for iOS and Android gives you control of your own park before the screaming starts
Westworld game for iOS and Android gives you control of your own park before the screaming starts By Rik Henderson

Warner Bros Interactive has launched mobile simulation game Westworld, based on the hit HBO TV series that UK viewers can watch on Sky Atlantic.The Android and iOS game puts you in the shoes of a new Delos employee who is given the reins over the entire... Read more

Xbox Two specs, release date, news and rumours: What we want to see in Project Scarlett
Xbox Two specs, release date, news and rumours: What we want to see in Project Scarlett By Rik Henderson

Even though the Xbox One X is far from fulfilling its potential yet, there are rumours of its replacement flying around.Xbox Two or Project Scarlett, as it is allegedly known internally, is likely a couple of years off at least. But here is a stack... Read more

Spyro Reignited Trilogy initial review: The most lovingly created remaster yet?
Spyro Reignited Trilogy initial review: The most lovingly created remaster yet? By Rik Henderson

Spyro the Dragon will be more familiar to younger gamers as one of the Skylanders - indeed, the first Skylanders game was subtitled Spyro's Adventure. However, he started out as the star of his own 3D platform series in the 90s and early 2000s, with the... Read more

Destiny 2 Forsaken initial review: Cayde's dead baby, Cayde's dead
Destiny 2 Forsaken initial review: Cayde's dead baby, Cayde's dead By Rik Henderson

Cayde-6 is really dead. We mean, really, really dead. Deader than a dead squirrel with a dead leg found in the dead of night under a flashing neon sign blinking "DEAD!". It's not a trick. Cayde-6 is no more. He has ceased to be. He is an ex-Vanguard.That... Read more