Dave Critchley

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AirPods Settings: How to Turn Volume Up & Down

AirPod settings and controls can be a bit unintuitive. How can we turn down volume and turn volume up when there are no buttons and no dials? In fact, we have two options for increasing and decreasing volume on our AirPods. We can either use Siri, or our iPhones to raise or lower the volume on our …

16 Games Every Nintendo Switch Player Needs

More than a year later, Nintendo Switch is still going strong. These are the must-have Switch games, from new first-party releases to well-worn (and …

Sony's lonely approach to console gaming is pissing everyone off

Where money and pleading won’t work, the gaming industry appears to be trying passive aggression to convince Sony to open itself to crossplay. In this case, I think it might actually work.<p><b>The details</b>: In this case, the person trying the tactic is Todd Howard of Bethesda. While describing <i>Fallout …

Geekbench listing suggests Apple’s 2018 iPhone could come with 4GB RAM

Apple is expected to announce its 2018 lineup of iPhones in a couple of months and information on the upcoming devices have started pouring in. One …

iPhone X Plus and iPhone 9 Leak Claims to Give Us a Firsthand Look

Could this be how they'll look?<p>Even though Apple’s much-anticipated September conference is months away, iPhone rumors are showing no sign of slowing …

Apple's New iPhones May Have Underwhelming Performance

2018 is the year Apple dramatically changes its iPhone line-up, both in terms of display size and cheaper pricing. But new information has revealed one nasty surprise where Apple’s new phones may well fall short: performance…<p><i>‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns</i> …

Mobile Technology

Hundreds Of PS4 Game Deals During Sony's Mid-Year Sale

Good news for deal hunters: Sony is running a massive Mid-Year Sale on the PlayStation Store, with discounts on over 800 items between now and July 17. That's a seriously big sale, significantly larger than most weekly PlayStation Store sales. So if you're looking to save money on digital PS4, PS3, …

Free PS4 PS Plus Games For March 2018 Revealed

Sony has revealed its free PS Plus games for March 2018, and some great titles are included. Out of all the PS4, PS Vita, and PS3 games on offer, the biggest game going is hit 2015 action RPG Bloodborne. [<b>Update:</b> March's free PS Plus games are now available.]<p>From March 6, PS Plus members will be …

PS Vita

God Of War Release Date Confirmed For PS4, New Story Trailer Released

Sony has announced God of War will launch for PlayStation 4 on April 20. The announcement was made on the PlayStation Blog, where a new trailer also made its debut. It focuses on Kratos as he grapples with trying to teach his son, Atreus, about restraint, responsibility, and consequence, which are …

Gaming Industry

Xbox Game Pass Will Now Feature First-Party Xbox One Exclusives At Launch

Microsoft has announced it is expanding Xbox Game Pass and will start releasing first-party Xbox One exclusives through the subscription service. Xbox Game Pass was launched last year and offers players unlimited download access to more than 100 Xbox One games for a monthly cost. Now it seems the …

Xbox Game Pass

‘Anthem’ Dev Explains Game Will Have Larger Areas Than ‘Destiny,’ Discussing More Than One Social Space

BioWare still knocking out the final details of 'Anthem' while interacting with fans.<p>BioWare developers have been extremely active in the <i>Anthem</i> …

Assassin’s Creed Origins DLC Dated, New Details About The Hidden Ones Revealed

Assassin's Creed Origins is about to get its first DLC expansion. Called The Hidden Ones, it will introduce several hours of new story along with side quests, events, and items. Ubisoft has now confirmed the expansion will release on January 23 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.<p>The Hidden Ones is a …

Gaming Industry

PS4 Exclusive Mecha Game Border Break's Open Beta Dates Announced with New Screenshots

Today Sega announced the open beta dates of its upcoming PS4-exclusive free to play mecha game <i>Border Break</i>.<p>Players will be able to enjoy the game on …

A special edition 'Legend of Zelda' 2DS comes pre-installed with 'Ocarina of Time 3D'

If you've ever wanted to relive the experience of <i>Ocarina of Time</i> (for like, the tenth time or something), then why not do it on a 2DS that's dressed …

Retrogaming

Oops, the Assassin’s Creed Origins DLC Released a Week Early

Xbox One Owners got Early Access<p><i>Assassin’s Creed Origins</i> is available now and has been receiving all the post-game support players could want, and …

Gaming Industry

Nintendo Labo in pictures

<b>Take a closer look at the Nintendo Labo Variety Kit and Robot Kit.</b>There’s something super-endearing about Nintendo’s must-have gaming console getting …

Nintendo Labo

Why 2017 Was a Year to Remember for Nintendo

Demand for Switch delivered strong financial performance, and Nintendo may just be getting started.<p>For <b>Nintendo</b> (NASDAQOTH:NTDOY), 2017 produced some …

Take-Two Interactive

My Nintendo updated with new rewards

<b>The My Nintendo rewards programme has been updated with some new discounts and downloads.</b>Nintendo has refreshed My Nintendo with a new selection of …

Retrogaming

Fox is working on a new shooter in the Alien franchise | Trusted Reviews

<b>FoxNext Games, the gaming division of the media giant, has announced it has begun work on a new shooter based in the iconic universe.</b><p>In development …

Switch's eccentric new hardware is a link to Nintendo's past in the most exciting way

In the run-up to Nintendo's announcement last night, a few of us were bandying around ideas about what it could possibly be. An Amiibo-focussed game, …

Rumor: Latest South Park Title Coming To Nintendo Switch

According to a retailer listing, Ubisoft's newest South Park title, The Fractured But Hole, might be coming to the Nintendo Switch fairly soon.<p>The …

Assassin’s Creed Origins 1.2.0 is available to download today

<b>Update 1.2.0 for Assassin’s Creed origins adds new regions to support upcoming expansions, plus general fixes and tweaks to the main game.</b><i>Assassin’s</i> …

Nintendo's president said the Switch is a console 'with a long lifespan'

Nintendo has big ambitions for 2018.<p>In a recent interview with Japanese newspaper Mainichi (which we saw via NintendoEverything), Nintendo's president Tatsumi Kimishima said that the second year of its successful Switch will be "crucial," and that the console has "a long lifespan."<p>After closing …

Retrogaming

Nintendo Reaffirms Lack of Interest in VR or 4K Support

Nintendo wants to be different.<p>Nintendo has reconfirmed there are currently no plans for the company to explore virtual reality or 4K support, citing …

Insomniac Staffers Are Swinging Through Spider-Man PS4's Campaign

Love this. I wonder if most Devs do this sort of thing or if it's unique to Insomniac.<br>I know games are playtested but I always thought that was done …

New Ni No Kuni 2 Footage Shows Off Real-Time Army Battles And Another Boss

Bandai Namco has shared some new footage of its upcoming PlayStation 4 and PC RPG, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. In a new developer walkthrough, the publisher provides a look at over 20 minutes of gameplay footage, showcasing a new boss, as well as a real-time-strategy-like section.<p>The full …

Anime

'Assassin's Creed' Would Be a Better Series Without The Sci-Fi Garbage

'Assassin's Creed Origins' tries to run from its convoluted mythology, but the better move is to cut if off at the source.<p><i>Assassin’s Creed Origins</i> isn’t a full reboot of the long-running series, but because it’s set before the Assassins and Templars, it’s about as close as you can get without …

Redout on Xbox One X falls short of the PS4 Pro experience

<b>UPDATE:</b> Developer 34BigThings has responded to our analysis of Redout, taking issue with our findings - specifically the 1080p rendering resolution …

Sony Expects PSVR Library to Increase to 280 Games in 2018

Sony Expects PlayStation VR Library to Increase to 280 Titles in 2018<p>January 6, 2018Written by Zarmena Khan<p>Sony Interactive Entertainment has told …

Xbox One digital releases for January 8-12, 2018

<b>Here’s the full list of games coming to the Xbox One Games Store between January 8-12, 2018.</b>The new year gets off to a slow start on the Xbox One …

World War II