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Metroid and Mario & Luigi return in new 3DS titles

Nintendo's E3 Spotlight might have been all about new titles for Switch, but those tuning in to Nintendo's Treehouse stream will have seen a handful of new 3DS titles as ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 9:06PM in News
Zelda DLC

First Zelda: Breath of the Wild Expansion Pass DLC dated for June 30th

As well as announcing a slew of new titles for the Nintendo Switch today, Nintendo also announced when players will be able to get their hands on the first DLC ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 8:32PM in News
Reggie

Nintendo surprises with Metroid Prime 4, Rocket League and new Yoshi and Kirby titles on Switch

Nintendo kicked off its E3 Spotlight with a slew of announcements, confirming release dates for a number of titles announced earlier in the year, as well as confirmation of a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 4:54PM in News
Microsoft says selling more Xbox One S units than X next year has 'always been the plan'

Microsoft says selling more Xbox One S units than X next year has 'always been the plan'

Microsoft's E3 press conference may have been all about the power of Xbox One X (previously Project Scorpio) this year, but Xbox boss Phil Spencer still expects the company to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 2:16PM in News

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There's a $799 edition of Assassin's Creed Origins

There's a $799 edition of Assassin's Creed Origins

Freshly revealed historical stab-em-up Assassin's Creed Origins comes in many flavours – one of which will set you back a thumping $799.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 11:21AM in News
PS4 install base to hit 69m units worldwide by end of 2017 - IHS

PS4 install base to hit 69m units worldwide by end of 2017 - IHS

Hot off the back of its E3 press conference and the news that PS4 sales have now hit 60.4m worldwide, analyst firm IHS Markit now expects Sony's unstoppable console ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Joost van Dreunen

Xbox One X price is 'an obvious weakness' - SuperData

Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft's Xbox One X reveal, it seems analysts are still uncertain about 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Sony confirms 60.4m PS4 sales

Sony confirms 60.4m PS4 sales

Total global sales of the PS4 console have now reached “more than 60.4m units”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 10:31AM in News

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Sony saved its biggest surprises for VR

Sony saved its biggest surprises for VR

PlayStation VR owners who had voiced doubt about Sony's level of commitment to the hardware fear not – there were plenty of VR surprises at the E3 showcase this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 10:06AM in News
VIDEOS: Spider-Man, God of War and Days Gone

VIDEOS: Spider-Man, God of War and Days Gone

Sony's relatively light array of new titles at its E3 show in the early hours of this morning does no detract from the strong catalogue of games already in development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Shadow of the Colossus remake and Horizon DLC revealed

Shadow of the Colossus remake and Horizon DLC revealed

In a showcase that was surprisingly light on new announcements, it was the confirmation of a full and proper remake of cult hit Shadow of the Colossus that stole the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 9:29AM in News
Sony E3 2017

PlayStation's E3 showing is strong & stable

Sony’s press conference once again rounded off the E3 run-in with a bang – quite literally, as pyrotechnics shook the Shrine Auditorium to accompany Call of Duty WWII. Other games ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 13th 2017 at 5:48AM in News

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Star Link

Ubisoft enters toys-to-life market with Star Link: Battle for Atlas

In an evening of surprises and unexpected reveals, Ubisoft continued on this theme at its E3 press conference by announcing a brand-new toys-to-life title, Star Link: Battle for Atlas, a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 10:57PM in News
Beyond Good and Evil 2

Ubisoft resurrects Beyond Good and Evil 2 and goes to space

After teasing fans that Beyond Good and Evil 2 wouldn't be at this year's E3, Ubisoft surprised gamers this evening with an in-depth trailer for that very game. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 10:35PM in News
Skull and Bones

Ubisoft's Skull and Bones aims to be the ultimate pirate game

If you thought Rare's Sea of Thieves was the only team-based pirate game on the horizon, then you're in for a real treat. Announced at Ubisoft's E3 press conference, Skull ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 9:40PM in News
Mario+Rabbids: Battle Kingdom lands on Switch August 29th

Mario+Rabbids: Battle Kingdom lands on Switch August 29th

After an unexpected leak last month, Mario+Rabbids: Battle Kingdom has been officially announced at Ubisoft's E3 press conference, with none other than Miyamoto himself coming out on stage to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 9:33PM in News

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Xbox Design Lab

Xbox Design Labs arrives in the UK

Microsoft's customisable controller service, Xbox Design Labs, has finally arrived in the UK, the platform holder announced on Twitter today. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 3:30PM in News
Minecraft

Microsoft 'would love' to have PS4 join Minecraft crossplay initiative

Last night Microsoft announced it was bringing crossplay functionality to Minecraft, allowing gamers to play together and use their DLC purchases and save files across a multitude of different platforms. No ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 2:50PM in News
Metro Exodus takes the series open world

Metro Exodus takes the series open world

A third entry in the cult Metro franchise was last night confirmed at E3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2017 at 10:57AM in News
Crackdown 3, Forza 7 and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds front Xbox lineup

Crackdown 3, Forza 7 and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds front Xbox lineup

A name and price for the Xbox One X and backwards compatibility with the original Xbox were far from the only announcements at Microsoft's E3 press conference last night.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2017 at 10:38AM in News
Piers Harding Rolls

Xbox One X will NOT reignite Xbox One sales in Europe - IHS

After years of being told the Xbox One has no exclusives, Microsoft went on a full frontal assault last night during its E3 press conference, showing a total of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Microsoft adds original Xbox backwards compatibility to Xbox One

Microsoft adds original Xbox backwards compatibility to Xbox One

Xbox One's backwards compatibility credentials are getting a huge boost with the addition of original Xbox compatibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2017 at 10:11AM in News
Wipeout claims its first ever UK No.1

Wipeout claims its first ever UK No.1

Sony's decision to remaster some of its classic Wipeout games has been rewarded with a UK All Formats No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2017 at 9:48AM in News
Xbox One X

Project Scorpio unveiled as Xbox One X, priced at £449 in the UK

Project Scorpio finally has a name and a price. Meet the Xbox One X, which is launching worldwide on November 7th later this year for $499 in the US and ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 9:44AM in News
BETHESDA: Skyrim meets Zelda, Wolfenstein 2, new Dishonored

BETHESDA: Skyrim meets Zelda, Wolfenstein 2, new Dishonored

Bethesda's E3 showcase last night gave us more details on projects we already knew about and confirmed a couple of brand new titles heading to retail this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2017 at 9:22AM in News