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Does 'Destiny 2' Have A Shot At Outselling 'Call of Duty: WWII' This Fall?

Now that <i>Red Dead Redemption 2</i> has predictably been delayed until 2018, it may seem logical that <i>Call of Duty: WWII</i> has a clear path to be the best-selling game of 2017, given that <i>Call of Duty</i> titles are almost always the best-selling games of their release year. The only games that seem to pose a …

Gaming Industry

Diablo 3's Necromancer Is Great, And We Need An Amazon Or Druid Next

While I don’t know if <i>Diablo 3</i>’s $15 Necromancer DLC pack has been a financial success for Blizzard, it’s definitely been a hit among the <i>D3</i> community. The Necromancer is a fun blend of old school and new, with a number of really interesting and fun sets that are among the most powerful (and somewhat …

Diablo

Niantic Reveals A Pokémon GO Fest 'Mystery Challenge,' Which Has To Be A Legendary Unlock

We are just over a week away from Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago, and we are <i>finally</i> starting to get a look at what’s actually going to be going on inside Grant Park, as previously we’ve been promised “a variety of activities” and nothing else.<p>Niantic is going a little bit <i>Ingress</i> for the major component …

Pokémon

Rock Band 4 gets 17-minute DLC track

Forget Freebird, move over DragonForce. Rock Band 4 just added the 17-minute classic In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.<p>The '60s acid rock classic, originally …

Making Cyberpunk: when Mike Pondsmith met CD Projekt Red

"We had Communism and we had Cyberpunk."<p>Mike Pondsmith would hear those words 25 years after he'd joked about how few people would play a Polish …

Blizzard's big plan for Overwatch esports allows teams to buy cities

Blizzard has announced major investment in its Overwatch League, the official home of Overwatch esports, first announced at last year's …

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds players team up to try and break the game

The objective of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is to kill everyone else, so you are the last man (or woman) standing. However, when streamer DooM49 …

Pokémon Go Fest attendees must unlock "major global reward" for players worldwide

Pokémon Go Fest will take place later this month to celebrate the game's first birthday, and those attending in Grant Park, Chicago on 22nd July will …

Pokémon

Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 coming to EA Access this month

Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 will join the EA Access vault later this month, the publisher has announced.<p>Both games are fairly new, having launched …

Titan Fall

Capcom Humble Bundle lets you pay what you want for DmC

Capcom has just unleashed a new Humble Bundle, offering insanely cheap deals on games in an effort to help charity.<p>From now through 25th July at 7pm, …

Watch: Johnny cooks Sloop from Thief

Writing flavour text for games must be a strange job. On some days you're shaping the world around you, expanding and enriching the story with a …

Recipes

Oculus Rift + Touch or HTC Vive - Which should I get? - Rift vs Vive - UPDATED FOR NEW PRICING

Oculus Rift with Touch vs HTC Vive – The Differences<p>With the flurry of price drops from Oculus, it seems like this is a good topic to revisit. If …

Ready Player One

Yonhap to release VR animation documentary on N. Koreans' defection

SEOUL, July 12 (Yonhap) -- Yonhap News Agency, South Korea's key news wire service, said Wednesday it is working on producing a virtual reality (VR) …

North Korea

Gaze In Wonder At The VR Mario Kart You'll Probably Never Get To Play

A short time ago we reported on the news that Bandai Namco’s new VR Zone in Shinjuku, Tokyo would play host to a special Virtual Reality version of</b> …

Retrogaming

7 Reasons Virtual Reality Will Change Sports Forever - Part 2

<b>Make sure you read part 1 before jumping into this article. It sets the scene for the future vision of virtual reality sports and picks up where part</b> …

Virtual Reality

InXile gets $4.5 million investment from Gumi for an open-world survival RPG VR game

The bard has a new story to sing at InXile thanks to an investment from Gumi, and the troubadour’s tale isn’t going to take the form of Torment: Tides of Numenera or Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius. What shape will this story take? How about an open-world survival role-playing game … in virtual reality.<p>…

Hackers Use Ultrasonic Waves To Disrupt VR Headsets

<b>Sonic guns set to headset frequency can send you into a spin and cause sickness.</b>Are you one of the many people who loves virtual reality, but wish …

Virtual Reality

Daily Deals: Oculust Rift With Oculus Touch Controller for Under £400

Help us get to 5000 likes! Like our pages on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest deals straight to your news feed and also to find exclusive codes …

Mario Kart VR is real and it looks absolutely incredible

Bandai Namco has been showing off a VR version of their Mario Kart Arcade GP games and it’s even better than you’d think.<p>They say VR is hard to …

Stanford Neurosurgery Department Taking Full Advantage of Virtual Reality

At Stanford Medicine neurosurgeons are relying on virtual reality to better understand the nuances of individual cases and to educate patients on …

Virtual Reality

VR: Cold, hard data conquers Vomit-o-Tron and other VR fails (VB Live)

<b>The reality is virtual, but successful VR games still require cold, hard data. Make success a reality: Register now for our latest interactive VB Live event, where we’ll tap industry experts on how they turned data and analytics into a VR game at the top of the charts.</b><p><b>Register here for free.</b><p>Nicolas …

Built for augmented and virtual reality experiences, Asus ZenFone AR with Tango and Daydream support launches in India

In a press event in New Delhi, ASUS launched the ASUS ZenFone AR in India. The ZenFone AR is the first high-end Tango phone (and the second overall, after the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro) and the first phone that supports Tango and Daydream VR.<p>For the uninitiated, Tango is an augmented reality (AR) platform …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft's VR Ambitions Are More Focused On PC Than Xbox Right Now

When Microsoft announced the Xbox One X back in 2016, when it was known as Project Scorpio, the company said the super-powerful console was VR-ready. Microsoft didn't announce any VR plans for the console at this year's E3, and it sounds like we might not learn more about this anytime soon.<p>Speaking …

Facebook now lets you live stream from inside VR

Facebook is adding a live-streaming feature to its virtual reality app Spaces. Starting today, Spaces users can position a virtual camera and stream a two-dimensional feed of themselves to people outside VR. Viewers can send reactions and comments just as they would on a normal Facebook Live video. …

Virtual Reality

Mario Kart VR Looks Nuts

I know we’ve already written about this, but boy, just look at this new footage of the official virtual reality version of <i>Mario Kart</i> that you can …

Virtual Reality

Facebook slashes price of Oculus Rift for second time

Facebook has slashed the price of the Oculus Rift for a second time, as part of its “Summer of Rift” sales season. The Oculus Rift and Touch controller are available for $399 and will remain at that price for six weeks.<p>It is the second time Facebook has cut the price of the Oculus Rift since it …

Ready Player One

Jelly Deals: The best Prime Day 2017 deals on games and beyond

<i>A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out</i> …

You can study the business of esports at university now

Want to get into esports but don't have the skills to be a pro? The University of Leicester has a course designed to teach students about the <i>business</i> …

Laser League could join Towerfall and Nidhogg as the next multiplayer great

If you're after some measure of whether Laser League - the all-new future sports game from OlliOlli developer roll7 - is any good, then consider …

Rocket League

Arms' new mode lets you play as an even tougher enemy than Max Brass

Arms' first significant update - which will be introducing Max Brass as a playable character - will also introduce an all-new versus mode that allows …