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Xbox One releases for 23rd – 27th January 2017

<b>Details of all the games coming to the Xbox One between 23rd – 27th January, 2017.</b><p><i>Resident Evil VII biohazard</i> might be biggest game coming to the …

For Honor System Requirements Revealed by Ubisoft

<b>Ubisoft have confirmed the For Honor system requirements and, if you’re prepared to push the settings right down, you can run on some fairly old</b> …

PC Gaming

PlayStation Store releases for 24th January 2017

<b>Here’s the full line-up of games coming to the PlayStation Store from 24 January, 2017.</b><p>Where to start with this little lot?<p>There are fifteen games …

PlayStation

The Moogle Chocobo Carnival comes to Final Fantasy XV next week

<b>Final Fantasy XV’s city of Altissia will be transformed next week by the first Moogle Chocobo Carnival.</b><p>The carnival starts on 24th January and will …

Final Fantasy

PlayStation VR update adds support for 360° YouTube videos

<b>Support for YouTube’s 360° content gives us a reason to dust off our PlayStation VR headset.</b><p>PlayStation VR has received a new update which adds …

Virtual Reality

Breath of the Wild Amiibo are now available for pre-order

<b>The official Nintendo UK store is now listing the full range of new Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo for pre-order.</b>Oh Nintendo. If it …

Nintendo

There’s a Real Final Fantasy XV Photo Mode Coming

<b>Sorry, Prompto; Noctis will soon be able to take his own photos in the proper Final Fantasy XV photo mode.</b><i>Final Fantasy XV</i> – one of our 13 biggest …

Final Fantasy

New Fire Emblem games are coming to mobile, Switch and 3DS

<b>Nintendo has released details of four new Fire Emblem games heading to mobile, 3DS and the Nintendo Switch.</b>Is there such a thing as too much Fire …

Nintendo

Electronic Arts announces dates for EA Play 2017

<b>Electronic Arts have announced that EA Play will be returning to Los Angeles in June 2017.</b><p>This year’s event will be held between 10th -12th June, …

PlayStation

Amazon Offering Cheap Breath of the Wild Pre-Orders

<b>That’s Amazon UK, by the way. It’s still full price in the US. Sorry.</b><p>We know. Pre-ordering is bad. It doesn’t do the consumer any favours, no longer …

Nintendo

Get the Free Watch Dogs 2 Demo on PS4 Now

<b>The Xbox One free Watch Dogs 2 demo will also launch in a week’s time.</b>Not entirely sure how you feel about Ubisoft’s meme-happy, open-world hacker …

PlayStation

Alone with You comes to Steam in February

<b>Benjamin Rivers’ existential sci-fi adventure game, Alone With You, is getting a PC release next month.</b>Following on from its PlayStation 4 and …

Gaming

Fire Emblem Nintendo Direct confirmed for this Wednesday

<b>Nintendo has announced that a new Nintendo Direct, focused on the Fire Emblem series, will be broadcast on the 18th January.</b><p>After last week’s Switch …

Nintendo

Geeks-Line are creating a 500 page Neo Geo book

<b>Geeks-Line Publishing continues to document the history of game consoles with the Neo Geo Anthology.</b><p>We’re pretty cautious when it comes to …

Publishing

The Breath of the Wild Zelda Amiibo is Adorable (Also, Bokoblin)

<b>You’re going to want this Breath of the Wild Zelda Amiibo. It’s lovely.</b><p>All sorts of details are starting to emerge about the Nintendo Switch and its …

Nintendo

Hidetaka ‘Swery’ Suehiro Founds New Studio, White Owls

<b>It’s a time of great change among Japan’s most ‘unique’ videogame creators.</b>Hideo Kojima has left Konami and founded Kojima Productions. Suda51 hasn’t …

Gaming

Nintendo eShop releases for 19th January 2017

<b>There’s a small but surprisingly decent line-up of games coming to the Nintendo eShop this week.</b><p>The big game of the week is <i>Dragon Quest VIII: Journey</i> …

The Japanese Gravity Rush 2 Commercial is Brilliant

<b>The amazing Japanese Gravity Rush 2 commercial contains a gravity defying cat. What’s not to love?</b><p><i>Gravity Rush 2</i> – or <i>Gravity Daze 2</i>, in its native …

Science

Awesome Games Done Quick Raises $2.2 Million for Charity

<b>Awesome Games Done Quick once again raises an awesome amount of money for charity.</b><p>Awesome Games Done Quick, the speedrunning “festival” of sorts that …

Startups

Two new Xbox One controller colours coming this month

<b>Microsoft have announced the release of two brand new colour variations of the Xbox One Wireless Controller.</b>The Red edition features a two-tone, deep …

Xbox One releases for 16th – 20th January 2017

<b>A round-up of all the games coming to the Xbox One between 16th – 20th January, 2017.</b><p>This week sees nine new titles hit the Xbox One digital games …

Gaming

PlayStation Store releases for 17th January 2017

<b>Here’s the full line-up of games coming to the PlayStation Store from 17th January, 2017.</b><p>Things kick into gear again on the PlayStation Store this …

PlayStation

Farming Simulator 17 Switch Version Confirmed

<b>There’s been a lot of important Nintendo Switch announcements today, but we know which one is the most exciting.</b>It’s always a little surprising to …

Nintendo

Glacier White PS4 Slim Launching Later This Month

<b>The ‘Glacier White PS4 Slim’ is actually now just a ‘Glacier White PS4’, as the smaller console has usurped its bigger, older brother.</b>A funny thing …

PlayStation

Halo Wars 2 Retail PC Release, Final Public Beta Inbound

<b>A retail edition of Halo Wars 2 is on its way for Windows 10, plus details of a final multiplayer beta are announced.</b><p>THQ Nordic has confirmed that it …

Gaming

For Honor Closed Beta dated for 26th January 2017

<b>Ubisoft have confirmed that the For Honor Closed Beta will run from 26th–29th January on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.</b><p>Interested players still have …

Independent Games Festival Finalists Announced

<b>The finalists for the 19th annual Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards include Virginia, Hyper Light Drifter and, of course, Inside.</b>This year more …

Indie Gaming

Nintendo eShop releases for 12th January 2017

<b>The Nintendo eShop gets just two new releases in another quiet week for the 3DS and Wii U.</b>There are just two games coming to the Nintendo eShop this …

Nintendo

Xbox One releases for 9th – 13th January 2017

<b>Here’s the line-up of games coming to the Xbox One between 9th – 13th January, 2017.</b><p>It’s another fairly quiet week for new games on the Xbox One with …

Gaming