So EA turned the launch of Star Wars Battlefront 2 - one of the most highly anticipated games of 2017 - into a controversial storm of loot crate hell. We have one thing to thank them for, as they have officially found what is considered “too far” for micro transaction-based unlockables.
Sony just unveiled a whole load of new Playstation games at its Paris Games Week event. It’s easy to lose the most exciting titles in all the noise, so here are the 10 biggest announcements.
Following Nintendo’s massively successful run of 'Classic Edition’ retro console reboots, it got me thinking about what other consoles I’d love to see reborn…
Recent Pokémon GO developments have inspired me to try the app again… Turns out it’s still as broken as I remember it.
Astronomy photography is difficult enough, but imagine doing so using a Nintendo Game Boy Camera! Well, this guy has managed to do so and the results are better than you imagine…
With the success of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, here are 6 more classic platformers that deserve to be remastered.
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Amazon Prime Day is here and I’ve found the best deals for any gadget-loving geek out there – including HUGE discounts on the Amazon Echo line.
Raging at how difficult Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is? Turns out you’re not the only one, and there’s a legit reason why this remaster is way harder...
If you missed the pre-orders, give up now – you’re never going to get an SNES Mini. But little did you know there are five alternatives that are so much better, which are readily available to buy.
E3 2017 was packed with huge video game announcements across a series of vast of press events - but I bet you probably didn’t hear/see these five titles that dropped during the week.
As a fan of the original, the biggest story to come out of Apple’s packed WWDC conference was the stealth announcement of Monument Valley II.
Remember the classic Tomb Raider? Well, a group of hackers are working to help you relive your childhood with a version of the original that works in your browser!
The spectrum of titles out there lean somewhat towards the bad. For every good game, you get ten terrible ones – from Aquaman to Silver Surfer. Here are ten of the best...
Remember that Sega Mega Drive/Genesis you have in the attic? Time to go find it, as developer WaterMelon Corp is releasing a new game for the classic console. Named Paprium , this classic beat-em-up has been in the works for four years.
Forget everything you knew about smart homes and the Legend of Zelda… One particular fan has managed to create a home automation system that is controlled by playing the Ocarina.
Following the instant success of Pokémon GO in summer 2016, rumours began that developer Niantic was working on another game – simply named Harry Potter GO. This is fake news, so please stop sharing it.
A study has found that violent video games have zero long-term effects on a person’s empathy, no matter how little or how much they play.
It's common fact that there isn't a gender gap in gaming, as an Entertainment Software Association report claims about half of the players are women. But what exactly are they playing? Well, Quantic Foundry conducted a study showing what genres have a female monopoly.
Way back in October, I wrote a somewhat controversial piece about why the Nintendo Switch is set up for failure - highlighting some key problems the company should avoid if they want to stand a chance against Sony and Microsoft. Did they listen? Let's take a look at what they announced in Tokyo.
Pokémon Go was a massive hit when it came out in the summer – inspiring people to get out the house walk for miles, just to catch ‘em all. But, according to a study published by The BMJ, that physical activity only lasts six weeks.
Nintendo Switch does look cool, don’t get me wrong. But unfortunately, novel concepts aren’t all you can have in a rather archaic industry that seems to be more focused on speeds and feeds than ever.
We all have a laugh and a joke about being so addicted to Pokemon Go that you play while driving - but unfortunately that’s not a joke to thousands of people…
With the Playstation 4 Pro heading for a November release and Microsoft’s new Xbox, codenamed Project Scorpio, on the horizon for next year, consumers are stuck with a question – do you need or want one?
And the answer in pretty much all circumstances is a resounding “no.”
Ever since Pokémon GO was released on July 6th, everybody has been figuring out ways to trick the system. From attaching your phone to a ceiling fan to sticking it on a drone, we’ve seen all the weird and wonderful ways to hack the game. But this GPS hack has to be the most impressive yet.
When it comes to trailers that send geeks like me into meltdown, San Diego Comic Con is the time and place to get them. So sit back and enjoy all the 2016 trailers in once place.
As you may or may not have heard, some app company called Niantic made this app called Pokémon Go which has gained some popularity as of late. It’s a pretty standard app as they go, in that it’s terrible but still rakes in literal millions per day, and that its design was predated by some randomers years ago, who can now only watch through tear-stained eyes as the money flows right by them.
Now, as you may have seen, mad Pokémon GO stories have flooded the news – from the brainless nature of people walking out in front of cars to the weird and wonderful places people seem to be catching them.
These are just five of the crazy ones that I saw! Feel free to let me know your own in the comments.
As part of the tool-assisted speedrun (TAS) block at Summer Games Done Quick, competitor ais523 used a newly found glitch for his robot to beat Super Mario Bros. 3 in JUST two seconds. Not content with ending human civilisation, it seems the cyborgs are dominating our video games too!
So the long-awaited mobile game Pokémon Go launched on iOS and Android… But only in a certain list of countries that does not include the UK. Luckily, I’ve got a handy how-to for my fellow Britons on how to download and start playing right now!