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Microsoft: Your original Xbox discs will work on Xbox One

Xbox backward compatibility is going to be very easy<p>Microsoft announced that original Xbox games will soon work on the Xbox One family of consoles, and Microsoft’sAlbert Penellohas tweeted out a few more details about how that will work. The short version of the news is that however you want to do …

Xbox One X – South African pricing and specifications

Microsoft has revealed the South African pricing for its new Xbox One X 4K gaming console.

Computer Hardware

The ham sandwich-sized original Xbox controller is coming back for Christmas

Soooo big<p>The Duke is back — or at least a reproduction of the original, notoriously gigantic Xbox controller will be available this holiday season for Xbox consoles and Windows 10 PCs, thanks to a partnership between Microsoft and Hyperkin.<p>The retro controller will be “a faithful recreation of the …

Skyrim for Nintendo Switch has a little Legend of Zelda in it

Role-play as Link from Breath of the Wild<p>Bethesda Softworks revealed new details about the Nintendo Switch version of <i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim</i> during its pre-E3 2017 press conference today, including the fact that players will be able to dress up like Link from <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the</i> …

The Evil Within 2 launches this October

Be afraid — very afraid<p><i>The Evil Within</i> <i>2</i> is in the works, Bethesda Softworks revealed during its E3 2017 press conference. It will launch — very appropriately – on Friday, Oct. 13.<p>The publisher showed off a lengthy debut trailer for the survival horror game, which goes heavy on the voiceover. That …

The Witcher is getting a Netflix series

Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels being adapted for TV<p>Netflix is developing an English-language drama series based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher, according to a press release from production company Platige Image.<p>The Witcher series will be based on Sapkowski’s eight novels and story collections, the …

Destiny 2 Launch Date Set For September 8th 2017 (video)

Bungie has today confirmed that the new sequel in the form of destiny 2 will be officially launching on September 8th, 2017 and to complement the …

Destiny 2 Trailer Has A Pretty Strong Deadpool Vibe To It

Activision sure does know how to spread out the reveals of its games.<p>It teased the absolute hell out of last year’s <i>Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare</i>, …

The best board games of 2016

The Board Game Geek community weighs in on the best of the best<p>Over the past few years the team at Board Game Geek has grown to become a powerful force in the tabletop space. It boasts an exhaustive database on games, both new and old, that is constantly refreshed by its well-informed community. …

Windows Universal Streaming App, Kodi, Is Coming to the Xbox One

To Believe ‘Kodi’ Began Its Days on the Original Xbox<p>In conjunction with the announcement of the Windows 10 Creator Update on Wednesday, Xbox …

Nioh: 13 things you can do to make it a little easier

Nioh is really hard, but remembering these things will make it easier<p><i>Nioh</i> is fast-paced and brutally punishing. Giving you a list of things to try to remember while you play would be like asking you to juggle chainsaws, except that chainsaws are predictable. This is more like juggling cats.<p>Below, …

Ghost Recon Wildlands beta impressions: What SA gamers need to know

This past weekend the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands beta took place. I have had my eye on this game for months now. You know me, give me a …

Gaming Industry

Nioh gets one more ‘last chance’ demo

Download it now, play it on Jan. 21<p>Developer Team Ninja will offer a third and final demo version of its upcoming samurai action game <i>Nioh</i> for PlayStation 4 owners this weekend. The <i>Nioh</i> “Last Chance Trial” is available to download now and will be playable from Jan. 21-22.<p>The new trial version of the …

Gaming Industry

NieR: Automata playable demo now available for PS4

By <b>Lola</b> at Friday, December 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM<p>Square Enix released a new trailer alongside a playable demo for the upcoming PlayStation 4 console …

Gaming Industry

New Vampyr trailer: The man and the monster

By <b>Lola</b> at Friday, December 23, 2016 9:26:00 AM<p>Dontnod's 2015 hit, Life Is Strange collected a phenomenal 20 game awards; hopefully, that success will …

Review: Final Fantasy XV

Can you look back and identify that single moment when you officially considered yourself a gamer? Not just someone who played a game and moved on, …

Final Fantasy

Dragon Quest 11 shown off at Jump Festa

Here’s the first look at the JRPG<p><i>Dragon Quest 11</i>, currently in development for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS, was showcased this weekend at Jump Festa, the annual expo of anime and manga in Tokyo. Square Enix revealed this opening cinematic (above) and gameplay (below).<p><i>Dragon</i> …

The TV shows you need to catch up on during your holiday break

2016 by all account has been a great year for watching television.<p>While old favourites like Game of Thrones and House of Cards continued to …

Hacker explains how to protect your privacy online

Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, …

Best Game Development Software Tools to Make Your Own Games

To be a professional game developer, you'll need great creativity and skills; here are the Best Game Development Software Tools to Make Your Own …

The massive new announcements and trailers from the Game Awards 2016

The Game Awards 2016 took place in the early hours of this morning, celebrating the very best the industry has to offer.<p>It wasn’t just awards however …

4 free games engines to download today

Getting into the games industry used to be an expensive business, but if you have the skills and dedication, the good news is that you can now get a …

Game Development

Final Fantasy XV: 7GB day one patch and 51GB download size for Xbox One

By <b>Lola</b> at Friday, November 18, 2016 7:14:00 AM<p>An image posted on Twitter by one LordKelson shows that Final Fantasy XV has a day one patch of 7.24 …

Five types of popular games that need to stop being made

Every now and then, as a personal service to developers, publishers and the industry at large, I take it upon myself to speak on behalf of all gamers …

Persona 5 delayed until April

RIP Valentine’s Day<p><i>Persona 5</i> won’t launch until April 4, Atlus announced Wednesday. The publisher revealed the delay during a livestream, which also saw the debut of the first English-language gameplay of the upcoming role-playing game.<p>Originally set for a Feb. 14, 2017 release, Persona <i>5</i> won’t make …

6 brilliant PS2 games unlike anything else on PS4

While this generation has received its share of noteworthy releases, there are some gameplay experiences that, for all intents and purposes, have …

Overwatch will be free to play next weekend

If you haven’t tried out Blizzard’s hero-based shooter yet, you can play it for free next weekend.<p>Overwatch will be <b>free to play</b> from <b>18-21 November</b> on</b> …

New Elite PS4 Controller Set to Release Later This Week

Elite PS4 Controller Available This Week<p>EMiO’s stunning looking PlayStation 4 controller releases later this week and it’s compatible with Xbox Elite …

You’re not done with Skyrim until you’ve found these 10 hidden quests

There comes a point during most playthroughs of Skyrim Special Edition or even on Skyrim Nintendo Switch when you reach a level of fatigue, whether …

The Elder Scrolls