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Nintendo is releasing a new NES

Nintendo is releasing a new NES

A baby version of the console that changed it all has been confirmed for America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 1:12PM in News
PewDiePie asserts FTC Shadow of Mordor innocence, says press is 'literally insignificant'

PewDiePie asserts FTC Shadow of Mordor innocence, says press is 'literally insignificant'

YouTube sensation PewDiePie has defended his association with Warner Bros’ Shadow of Mordor promotion, and attacked the press for embroiling him in the controversy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 11:56AM in News
Mtn Dew

Mountain Dew CS:GO League to give amateur teams a shot at the ESL Pro League

MTN DEW has partnered with ESL and ESEA to create the Mountain Dew League, an amateur CS:GO competition that offers qualification to the ESL Pro League.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:58AM in News
A good night for Witcher III and Her Story at 2016 Develop Awards

A good night for Witcher III and Her Story at 2016 Develop Awards

The developers behind The Witcher III: Wild Hunt and Her Story have emerged as this year’s big winners at The Develop Awards.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:29AM in News

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Overwatch

Hero Limit: Why Not 6 Winstons?

Blizzard doesn’t want a hero limit although many players and tournament organizers do. What are the arguments on both sides of the debate?

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Smash Bros

The top 10 players competing at Evo 2016

In two days, over 15,000 contenders will gather to compete in the world's largest fighting game tournament: the Evolution Championship Series (Evo). This year, the event's set of nine titles ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
League of Legends

A basic comparison of champion select trends across five major regions

Until recently, draft phases had become homogenized internationally. Watching a game in a given major league followed the same patterns. Spectators expressed irritation that "everyone was just copying Korea." That ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:12AM in News
Valve finally breaks Counter Strike Go gambling silence

Valve finally breaks Counter Strike Go gambling silence

Sites that use Steam’s OpenID API for Counter Strike Go item gambling have been given a clear message form Valve – stop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:10AM in News

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eSports Pro

Regulating The Billion-Dollar ESports World Is Nearly Impossible

There’s a new Esports sheriff in town, ready to combat the influx of gamblers and would-be match fixers that have descended upon the burgeoning, soon-to-be $1.9 billion dollar industry, hoping ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
eSports Pro

Analyzing Clash Royale's tournament feature: esports as a marketing tool

After creating a competitive mobile hits like Clash of Clans and Clash Royale, and being valued at roughly $10 billion after the Tencent buy, we think Supercell has a pretty ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:06AM in News
Pokémon Go finally launches in the UK

Pokémon Go finally launches in the UK

Having been released in other regions, Pokémon Go has finally hit the App Store and Google Play in the UK. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 14th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
ECS

ECS CS:GO league returns for season two

The Esports Championship Series is set to return for its second season in October, with open qualifiers for the league taking place next month.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 13th 2016 at 8:16PM in News

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You can own that fake NX controller for between $4k-$10k

You can own that fake NX controller for between $4k-$10k

Remember that time it looked as if we might just have caught glimpse of Nintendo’s still highly secretive NX controller?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 3:09PM in News
No Microsoft press conference at Gamescom 2016

No Microsoft press conference at Gamescom 2016

Gamecom is increasingly looking in danger of missing out any platform holder conferences this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 2:47PM in News
Indie Steam game Reus has sold over 800k copies, is coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Indie Steam game Reus has sold over 800k copies, is coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Abbey Games’ PC strategy title Reus is launching on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 2:00PM in News
NOW TV to headline eSports Industry Awards

NOW TV to headline eSports Industry Awards

Online streaming service NOW TV has backed the 2016 eSports Industry Awards.

on Jul 13th 2016 at 1:27PM in News

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Blizzard introduces Silence Penalty for repeated WoW potty mouths

Blizzard introduces Silence Penalty for repeated WoW potty mouths

Bad mouthing other players too many times in World of Warcraft will soon render you silent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 12:47PM in News
GAME to sell 1TB PS4 bundle including Uncharted 4 and Bloodborne

GAME to sell 1TB PS4 bundle including Uncharted 4 and Bloodborne

High Street retailer GAME is to start selling a new 1TB PlayStation 4 bundle that comes with a slew of first-party titles for the platform.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 12:30PM in News
Twitch is now playing Pokémon Go

Twitch is now playing Pokémon Go

Having played numerous Pokémon games, Heathstone, Punch Club and even Dark Souls, Twitch is now playing Pokémon Go.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 12:10PM in News
All Oculus pre-orders shipped, four months after launch

All Oculus pre-orders shipped, four months after launch

Its Rift headset was released in March of this year, and Oculus has revealed that all pre-orders have finally been sent out to customers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 11:46AM in News
Washington's Holocaust Museum seeking Pokestop delisting

Washington's Holocaust Museum seeking Pokestop delisting

Of all the suitable places to go Pokemon hunting, The Holocaust Museum in Washingston DC is probably right near the bottom of the list.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 11:36AM in News
Pokémon Go has added £7.5bn to Nintendo market value since its launch

Pokémon Go has added £7.5bn to Nintendo market value since its launch

Mobile hit Pokémon Go has had a very positive impact on Nintendo’s share price.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 11:03AM in News
Movie makers suddenly want back on the Pokemon train

Movie makers suddenly want back on the Pokemon train

Pokemon has within the space of a week become one of the hottest properties on the planet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 10:37AM in News
Madden's return to PC is not looking likely

Madden's return to PC is not looking likely

EA’s FIFA series remains ever present on PC, but the Madden series has been absent since 2006 – and that’s not looking likely to change.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2016 at 3:28PM in News