Alan Lacey

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'Fallout 4' Proves That Graphics Really Don't Matter

Last week I spent a few hours on <i>Fallout 4</i> to take similar screenshots across the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One versions. My original intent was to have some sort of comparative graphics analysis ready to publish as the game’s embargo lifted. But the more I slipped into the stark beauty of the …

Call of Duty

This week's Xbox One update deletes dashboard Kinect gestures

When the New Xbox One Experience hits consoles on November 12th, it will remove Kinect gestures from the dashboard entirely, platform head Mike Ybarra confirmed to <i>Windows Central</i>. The update is poised to be massive, overhauling most of the Xbox One interface in part to work better with Windows 10. …

Why 'Rise Of The Tomb Raider' Is The Best Xbox One Exclusive So Far

<i>Rise of the Tomb Raider</i> launches today on Xbox One. It’s the best video game on Microsoft’s new console, even if it is a little bizarre that it’s an Xbox One exclusive.<p>Of course, it won’t be that way forever. The game is coming to PC in early 2016, and PS4 in late 2016. But for now it’s on Xbox …

Fallout 4 runs better on the PlayStation 4 in testing, due to Xbox One stutter

PC still rules, if you have the hardware<p><i>Fallout 4</i> has been released today, and you can read our review plus my thoughts on the game's difficulty. Once you're done there, it's time to figure out which console offers the best experience.<p>Digital Foundry has some initial conclusions from its testing of …

Here's every Xbox 360 game you'll be able to play on your Xbox One

Microsoft has today finally confirmed the first Xbox 360 titles that will be playable on the Xbox One from later this week. On November 12 Microsoft …

South Park

'Assassin's Creed: Syndicate' Is Simply The Best-Looking Game On Xbox One Or PS4

Remember: it’s all about the viewpoints. Yes, there is combat in Assassin’s Creed, even a storyline, but that’s never really what this game has been about. Get on something high, let the music play, and just <i>watch</i>. The first Assassin’s Creed was a boring, repetitive mess of a non-existent storyline, …

'Halo 5: Guardians' Multiplayer Risks Payoff

<i>Halo 5: Guardian’s</i> Warzone is surprisingly fun, with AI-controlled enemies appearing in the map, holding key locations and even defending your bases for you. The new requisition system has been working very well, and game bosses–who earn you points for your team–make the matches more chaotic in a …

I'm afraid to play Fallout 4

Don't get me wrong, I'm <i>going</i> to play <i>Fallout 4.</i><p>I've been waiting for the game since I finished <i>Fallout 3</i> in 2009, though I've returned to it repeatedly over the years. I even played through the game a second time on PC, dealing with Games For Windows in an attempt to chase some of that initial …

'Hunt the Truth' Ended Up Being The Most Disappointing Aspect Of 'Halo 5'

In case you’ve missed any of the articles I’ve written over the past few weeks, I really love <i>Halo 5</i>. Purely in terms of how the game plays, it’s a return to form for the series, and the most fun I’ve had with it since <i>Halo 3</i>. In an age when I can be devoting time to any number of shooters, for …

Rich Stanton on: From Billions to Bedrooms

It took my Xbox One more than a day to download Halo 5 on an extremely fast connection: the power of the cloud, eh? It felt like I was back on the …

Gaming Industry

Sony's riding high, but 2015 is the Xbox One's year to lose

We all know the story. We've heard the same boring old schtick. The PlayStation 4 is the best-selling console - and by a long distance, too. …

Tomb Raider

How to do Autofocus Fine Tuning on Your Nikon DSLR

Most of the time your equipment does a great job, but every once in a while you may find that under certain circumstances, your photos may seem a …

Wigan Warriors second row John Bateman signs new four-year contract with club

• <b>Wigan have extended the contract of exciting second rower John Bateman</b>• <b><br>The 22-year-old will extend his stay with the Warriors until 2019</b>• <b><br>Bateman is</b> …

Wigan launch bold roadshow with Catalans Dragons game at Millwall

• Warriors use absence of Broncos to give London a Super League presence<br>• ‘We’re doing it to promote the power of our brand’<p>Wigan Warriors will take the innovative step of staging a “home” game on the road on Saturday when they play Catalans Dragons at The Den, home of Millwall FC. While there is …

Leeds Rhinos 22 Wigan Warriors 20, Grand Final, match report: Leeds dig deep to clinch historic first treble

Leeds Rhinos vs Wigan Warriors, Grand Final - Kevin Sinfield kicks winning points to provide a fairytale finish to his rugby league career at Old Trafford<p>You would describe it as a fairy-tale finish, but fairy tales are rarely as brutal as this. Kevin Sinfield and Jamie Peacock ended their rugby …

Mass brawl breaks out between Leeds Rhinos and Wigan Warriors Rugby league fans in Manchester

Watch the moment Leeds Rhinos and Wigan Warriors fans get caught up in a brawl between each other ahead of the Super League Grand Final game at Old Trafford<p>A mass-brawl has been captured on camera between rugby league fans from Manchester and Leeds.<p>The fight between rival team fans erupted on …

New Xbox One Experience Preview

In November, Microsoft will unleash its biggest-ever Xbox One system update, which it is calling the New Xbox One Experience. Currently available to …

Microsoft Sneakily Kills Major Xbox One Feature

In an interview out today, Microsoft confirms that it’s planning to kill off a major feature of the Xbox One. Since 2013 Xbox One owners have been …

Xbox One Will Always Be Behind PS4, DICE Designer Says

DICE's Alan Kertz made a few comments recently that has Xbox One gamers grumbling under their breath. Over the course of a few tweets, Kertz states …

Star Wars Battlefront

Microsoft had to license 51 patents for the Xbox Elite controller

One of the unique features the Xbox One has over its rivals is the new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller, which boasts a range of swappable components, …

Rugby League Tickets

The finer details for ticket purchasers as part of the customer experience in advance of and on match day.