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New peripheral range joins Sony's new PS4s

New peripheral range joins Sony's new PS4s

It wasn’t just two new consoles that got announced last night – Sony has also lifted the lid on a range of new PS4 accessories to accompany them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 12:38PM in News
Earthworm Jim and other Interplay IP up for sale

Earthworm Jim and other Interplay IP up for sale

Interplay is now in the process of selling off most of its video game assets and intellectual property.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 8th 2016 at 12:12PM in News
18 games confirmed to take advantage of PS4 Pro power

18 games confirmed to take advantage of PS4 Pro power

A number of titles have already been confirmed as offering extra graphical features on Sony’s new PS4 Pro.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 10:34AM in News
HDR support will be added to all existing PS4s; No 4k Blu-ray for PS4 Pro

HDR support will be added to all existing PS4s; No 4k Blu-ray for PS4 Pro

Sony has said that HDR output will not be limited to its new PS4 models.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 9:53AM in News

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Microsoft goes to town on Scorpio's tech advantage over PS4 Pro

Microsoft goes to town on Scorpio's tech advantage over PS4 Pro

That PS4 Pro costs only £350 and is out this year is certainly a surprise. That Xbox Scorpio will be so much more powerful is equally so.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 9:20AM in News
Pete Vlastelica

FOX Sports Executive Pete Vlastelica is the new CEO of MLG

Activision Blizzard has appointed Pete Vlastelica as the new President and CEO of Major League Gaming.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 8th 2016 at 9:09AM in News
Miyamoto reveals Super Mario Run at Apple iPhone 7 event

Miyamoto reveals Super Mario Run at Apple iPhone 7 event

Is there a more telling sign of the times than Shigeru Miyamoto taking to the stage at an Apple event to announce a new Mario platform game for smartphones?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 9:06AM in News

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Sony dates and prices PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim

Sony dates and prices PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim

Two new PlayStation consoles will be available before Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 8:51AM in News
Niantic's next mobile game will be similar to Pokemon Go

Niantic's next mobile game will be similar to Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go developer Niantic has admitted that part of its strategy in creating the successful game was building a foundation from which similar titles can be launched.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2016 at 3:45PM in News
Shock! The next iPhone is called the iPhone 7

Shock! The next iPhone is called the iPhone 7

Is this the least surprising news ever? Quite possibly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2016 at 3:05PM in News

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Dragon Quest songwriter crowned world's oldest games composer

Dragon Quest songwriter crowned world's oldest games composer

The lead composer for the Dragon Quest series has been officially recognised as the oldest songwriter working in video games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 7th 2016 at 1:27PM in News
LDLC

LDLC signs Overwatch team Le Mixx

LDLC has signed the former Le Mixx Overwatch roster, which features some of Europe’s best players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 12:09PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to PlayStation merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to PlayStation merchandise

It’s been an odd week for Sony, after its alleged Slim PS4 leaked online when someone managed to buy one on Gumtree. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Sep 7th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
PlayStation VR will come with eight game demos

PlayStation VR will come with eight game demos

Remember in the olden days when consoles would arrive with a demo disc? Well, they’re back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2016 at 11:16AM in News

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International Factfile 2016: Switzerland

International Factfile 2016: Switzerland

The Swiss games industry had a turnover of 226m CHF (£178m) in 2015, according to the latest report by the Swiss Interactive Entertainment Association (SIEA).

on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
MGA

$75,000 Overwatch tournament heading to the Gfinity Arena

The Overwatch MGA 2016 Championship Presented by MSI has been announced with a $75,000 prize pool and a LAN final at the Gfinity arena in London.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
Female co-op character was considered for first Gears of War

Female co-op character was considered for first Gears of War

The Coalition studio director Rod Fergusson has said that he suggested offering players the ability to choose between a male and female character in the the first Gears of War’s ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:32AM in News
Peter Molyneux's The Trail appears on iOS App Store

Peter Molyneux's The Trail appears on iOS App Store

22Cans’ mysterious The Trail, which we’ve been aware of but known little about for quite some time, has suddenly appeared on the Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
eSports Pro

Why do esports pros engage in match fixing?

How do you spot a cheat? How do you look at a match and say with certainty that it’s been fixed, that the results could not have been the outcome ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
Dota 2

ReDeYe On What Made The International 6 The Best One Yet

It is fair to say that The International 6 will go down as one of the greatest eSports tournaments ever. The venue was incredible, the production was some of the ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:03AM in News
League of Legends

Huni: 'Maybe [I'd] like to be an LCK player'

Thirty minutes earlier, Heo "Huni" Seung-hoon sat in stunned silence at his desk, his face covered up by his hands. After going 17-1 and 16-2 in two consecutive splits, Immortals ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Overwatch

Blizzard on balance, better design and Eichenwalde

Eichenwalde, the first new map in Overwatch, has now wended its way from the PTR to the live servers. The German castle brings a unique flavour of attack and defence ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 9:59AM in News
Riot Games

5 things to know about Patch 6.18, the one Worlds will be played on

This week brings us patch 6.18, which is the patch that Worlds is going to be played on. There are some huge changes in here for champions that are big ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 9:54AM in News