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‘World’s Fastest Platinum Trophy’ game is yanked from PSN

A game that sold itself on the chance to earn a Platinum Trophy in record time has been removed from sale on the PS4 store. The game, which was called ‘????? 1000 Top Rated’, appeared on PSN earlier this week but lasted less than two days before it was pulled. …

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds could yet come to PS4

One of the developers of breakout hit PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has seemingly left the door open for other console versions of the game. An Xbox port was confirmed at E3 and was described as a console exclusive. Speaking to VG247, however, executive producer Chang Han Kim said: We definitely do have …

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PS4’s TV and Video services get a refresh

Sony has re-worked the streaming video services section on PS4. The company describes the redesign as a new, visually appealing, content driven video experience which enable players and their households to easily discover and stream the best video content across PlayStation Store and 3rd party services”. The main change is …

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Xbox One game sales to grow 17% to 70m in 2017, thanks to Xbox One X – FutureSource

The global games software market is expected to exceed $100bn in 2017, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting, with console game sales rising significantly toward the end of the year during Q4. The report estimates that over 20m physical Switch games will be sold this year, while Xbox …

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Rabbid fanbase – how Nintendo and Ubisoft’s Mario partnership gives Switch a tactical edge

We knew it was coming, but somehow Ubisoft still managed to surprise us. No, we’re not talking about Beyond Good and Evil 2 (although let’s just pause for a moment and luxuriate in that tremendous trailer again); we’re talking about Mario+Rabbids: Kingdom Battle.  We’ll admit, even our resident Nintendo evangelist …

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Yes, there’s a Mario Kart VR game for HTC Vive

Bet this wasn’t an announcement you were expecting this week. Bandai Namco has announced plans to open a large virtual reality arcade called VR Zone in Japan in Shinjuku, expanding upon the company’s previous installation. And curiously, among the games confirmed for the new venue is Mario Kart VR. Although …

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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 well. First up was Metroid: Samus Returns, a 3DS reimagining of the 1991 Game Boy original. Co-developed by Nintendo and …

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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 couple of new surprises that are currently in development. What was once Nintendo’s big holiday title, Super Mario Odyssey will …

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Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon release date confirmed for November 17th

It might not be the Pokemon Stars title for Switch fans were hoping for, but Nintendo confirmed today that two new Pokemon titles are heading to 3DS this November. Entitled, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon, these titles offer an alternate story to the original Sun and Moon titles …

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