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Best Game 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Game 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of the November, celebrating the nominations across the various categories from smartphones and tablets to games and fitness trackers.There are 14 categories in total for 2016, with a couple... >>

New Quake Champions trailer finally shows incredible gameplay

New Quake Champions trailer finally shows incredible gameplay

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Bethesda pulled a great surprise out of the bag at the start of its E3 press conference in June, with the announcement of Quake Champions. But we were only treated to a pre-rendered trailer of the new competitive Quake game that didn't really give much... >>

Fallout: New Vegas comes to Xbox One backwards compatibility, you can finish it at last

Fallout: New Vegas comes to Xbox One backwards compatibility, you can finish it at last

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Microsoft has announced that the Xbox 360 version of Fallout: New Vegas is now compatible with Xbox One.It was one of the most requested games not yet on the list, not least by is, but now you can play the game from a disc you already own, or bought from... >>

Best of E3 2016 - RPG and adventure games: Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Days Gone, FFXV, Scalebound and more

Best of E3 2016 - RPG and adventure games: Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Days Gone, FFXV, Scalebound and more

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If it's quality games you're after you are in for a real treat. This year's E3 videogames convention is jam packed with amazing looking triple-A titles that offer conclusive proof the industry has got the hang of this new-generation console malarkey.If... >>

Bethesda trailers from E3 2016: Prey, Dishonored 2, Skyrim and Quake, plus Fallout VR

Bethesda trailers from E3 2016: Prey, Dishonored 2, Skyrim and Quake, plus Fallout VR

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Bethesda had a bumper 2015 with some of the biggest games of the year. In 2016 its looking to capitalise on that success, releasing the likes of Dishonored 2 - which was unveiled at last year's E3 - before the year is out.But Dishonored 2 didn't garner... >>

Doom review: Redefining the remake
4.5 stars

Doom review: Redefining the remake

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Crafting a modern version of a classic game is fraught with dangers – never more so than with a game as iconic as Doom.As the game which popularised first-person shooters (developer id Software's previous game, Wolfenstein 3D, invented that most enduring... >>

Doom weapons, demons and environments explored: Everything you need to know

Doom weapons, demons and environments explored: Everything you need to know

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Doom is out on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC today, Friday 13 May. And while we don't have a review ready yet, thanks to servers only just going live, we do have a tonne of info that should help you when you spark up the game for the first time.Firmly... >>

Doom is back: How has it changed over 23 years?

Doom is back: How has it changed over 23 years?

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The long-awaited, next generation Doom is out today, or Doom 4 as it has previously been called. It's in shops and available as a digital download for PC, PS4 and Xbox One and ahead of a full review, we're looking back at the history of the first-person... >>

Doom Collector's Edition in pictures: See what you get for £100

Doom Collector's Edition in pictures: See what you get for £100

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The long awaited reboot of Doom is out for PC, PS4 and Xbox One today and we've got our hands on the £100 Collector's Edition.Our review will be coming over the next few days because multiplayer servers have only just been switched on by Bethesda and... >>

Watch the new trailer for Fallout 4's massive Far Harbor expansion pack

Watch the new trailer for Fallout 4's massive Far Harbor expansion pack

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Fallout 4's Far Harbor has just been given a new trailer and release date.Fallout 4 is developed and published by Bethesda. It's the fifth installment in the Fallout series and was released worldwide last November for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows... >>

Play Doom's open beta: How to get it now on PS4, Xbox One, and Steam

Play Doom's open beta: How to get it now on PS4, Xbox One, and Steam

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Anyone can get a taste of the new Doom's multiplayer portion this weekend.Bethesda announced earlier this month that anyone with a Windows PC, Xbox One, or PS4 could experience Doom from 15 April to 17 April, thanks to an open beta. Pocket-lint has explained... >>

Bethesda says anyone can try Doom beta on 15 April, confirms DLC packs

Bethesda says anyone can try Doom beta on 15 April, confirms DLC packs

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Everyone will be able to get a taste of the new Doom's multiplayer portion in less than two weeks.Bethesda has announced an open beta that will run from 15 April to 17 April. Unlike past betas, which were limited in their availability, everyone with a... >>

Bethesda announces three new Fallout 4 DLCs for this spring

Bethesda announces three new Fallout 4 DLCs for this spring

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Those of you who are getting a little bored of Fallout 4 (if that's even possible) will be glad to hear Bethesda has announced new add-on packs.The publisher plans to soon unleash three DLCs called Automatron, Wasteland Workshop, and Far Harbor. The first... >>

Best Fallout 4 bases from around the net: Check out these magnificent settlements

Best Fallout 4 bases from around the net: Check out these magnificent settlements

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Although much of Fallout 4 stays true to Fallout 3 and New Vegas, with the role-playing elements, even visuals remaining familiar though they have been enhanced for this generation of consoles, one of the new features has become an online hit.Base building... >>

Fallout 4 first impressions review: Radiating brilliance

Fallout 4 first impressions review: Radiating brilliance

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Fallout 4 is released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC tomorrow, 10 November, and usually we would move Heaven and Earth in order to bring you a full, no-holds-barred review of a game release of such magnitude. But while we've been playing it for a little... >>

Official Fallout Beer you can drink while playing Fallout 4 arrives just in time

Official Fallout Beer you can drink while playing Fallout 4 arrives just in time

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Fallout and beer might be a combination you've tried before, button-bashing away the long gaming hours while staying tipsy-hydrated. But you've never done it with an official beer.Now Bethesda and Carlsberg have teamed up to create a Fallout specific... >>

Bethesda made a live-action trailer for Fallout 4, watch it here

Bethesda made a live-action trailer for Fallout 4, watch it here

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In less than a month, you'll be able to shut out the world and get lost in the post-apocalyptic RPG nightmare of Fallout 4. To get you pumped for the game's release, developer Bethesda has premiered a live-action trailer.Live-action trailers are a bit... >>

Fallout 4 preview: Game of the year contender already?

Fallout 4 preview: Game of the year contender already?

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It is perhaps surprising that Fallout 4 is scheduled for a November release on Xbox One, PS4 and PC, mainly because even though we are in August already, Bethesda still didn't allow us to get actual hands-on time with the forthcoming role-player.Instead... >>

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter is coming to Android next month

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter is coming to Android next month

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Bethesda's post-nuclear title that debuted at E3 2015 is coming to Android devices.Fallout Shelter launched at the Los Angeles gaming convention last month, but at the time, it was only available for iOS devices. Bethesda has now confirmed an Android... >>

Best E3 2015 game trailers: Star Fox Zero, Uncharted 4, Halo 5, Forza 6, Fallout 4 and more

Best E3 2015 game trailers: Star Fox Zero, Uncharted 4, Halo 5, Forza 6, Fallout 4 and more

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Giants from the gaming industry are descending on LA this week to show off the latest efforts at video game trade show E3 as they look to tease us with what's in store over the coming year.Whether it is the blood soaked action of Doom or the stealth skills... >>

Dishonored 2 trailer reveals exciting details, Dishonored to get PS4 and Xbox One releases

Dishonored 2 trailer reveals exciting details, Dishonored to get PS4 and Xbox One releases

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Bethesda unveiled its Dishonored 2 trailer to kick off the E3 gaming conference in LA. It also revealed that the first Dishonored game will be getting a makeover for PS4 and Xbox One releases this year.While playing Dishonored again in stunning next-gen... >>

Can't wait for Fallout 4? Fallout Shelter is out today for iOS, and it's free

Can't wait for Fallout 4? Fallout Shelter is out today for iOS, and it's free

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Now here's something we didn't expect: Bethesda launched a new Fallout game today. But this isn't Fallout 4, it's Fallout Shelter, an iOS only free-to-download simulator.So iPad and iPhone fans (sorry Android users, no luck this time around), now you... >>

Fallout 4 official release date set as 11 November 2015: Here are 7 of the game's best new features

Fallout 4 official release date set as 11 November 2015: Here are 7 of the game's best new features

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Bethesda dropped a mighty bombshell at its E3 press conference: Fallout 4 will be arriving on PS4, Xbox One and PC on 11 November this year. No waiting around until 2016 for one of the most hotly anticipated games of the new-gen.Todd Howard, game director... >>

This is Fallout 4: Official trailer shows stunning game and screengrab hints at 4K

This is Fallout 4: Official trailer shows stunning game and screengrab hints at 4K

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Fallout 4 has been officially unveiled by Bethesda shortly after the company accidentally leaked a screengrab of the game when it posted its dedicated website early.It mistakenly opened the official website ahead of time, with the image and a picture... >>

Fallout 4 official, coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC, leaks ahead of countdown

Fallout 4 official, coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC, leaks ahead of countdown

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Update: Fallout 4 is official, leaking early ahead of the countdown timer on Bethesda's website.The site has been pulled for the time being, but a screenshot showing the Fallout 4 watermark and Bethesda logo, alongside box art for PS4, Xbox One and PC... >>

Exclusive Elder Scrolls Online 'making of' pics show a PS4 and Xbox One game waiting to shine

Exclusive Elder Scrolls Online 'making of' pics show a PS4 and Xbox One game waiting to shine

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Although Elder Scrolls Online has been around in paid and, more recently, free-to-play form for the PC for a while, it is soon to hit the PS4 and Xbox One consoles and that's when we fully expect the game to take off big style. There's little else like... >>

This is what the new 2015 version of Doom will look like

This is what the new 2015 version of Doom will look like

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Bethesda will be formerly showing off the new version of Doom at its very first E3 press conference prior to the show this year but has teased us with a brief glimpse of what to expect. It has released a pre-show teaser clip which actually shows a gnat's... >>

Wolfenstein returns this May: The Old Blood is a standalone downloadable title for new-gen consoles and PC

Wolfenstein returns this May: The Old Blood is a standalone downloadable title for new-gen consoles and PC

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When B.J. Blazkowicz came blasting onto our screens once again in Wolfenstein: The New Order back in 2014, we were rather taken by the first-person shooter that MachineGames and Bethesda had made. Come May this year The Old Blood, a follow-up and standalone... >>

Elder Scrolls Online going free-to-play, PS4 and Xbox One versions coming June

Elder Scrolls Online going free-to-play, PS4 and Xbox One versions coming June

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When Elder Scrolls Online was released for the PC in April last year there were plenty of complaints over its pricing structure. Not only did Bethesda charge a hefty initial fee to buy the game but subscription options were steep.Now it seems that the... >>

The Evil Within review
4.0 stars

The Evil Within review

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As with any other entertainment medium, there are games for generalists and games for purists. The Evil Within doesn't so much position itself in the latter camp as plant a flag there, lock the doors and refuse to let anyone in until they have died 100... >>

The Evil Within gameplay preview: It's 'the Saw of video games'

The Evil Within gameplay preview: It's 'the Saw of video games'

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The Evil Within is like the Saw movie of video games. Some people are going to love its gruesomeness whereas others will find its old school Resident Evil style feels like predictable old hat.We fall into the latter camp at the moment. When we first saw... >>

Battlecry gameplay preview: 32-player brawler ditches the guns for close-quarters combat

Battlecry gameplay preview: 32-player brawler ditches the guns for close-quarters combat

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Battlecry isn't your typical multiplayer deathmatch title. There is no gunpowder and therefore no guns in this parallel universe, so instead the game is all bows, blades and massive brawls.This free-to-play world, which fades into graphic novel style... >>

Wolfenstein: The New Order review
4.0 stars

Wolfenstein: The New Order review

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Count to four. Inhale. You're going to need that breath, for Wolfenstein: The New Order is a grizzly ride on the insane-go-round. The premise of the title has always been teetering on the absurd: Nazis with futuristic technologies have won the Second... >>

Elder Scrolls Online PS4 and Xbox One delayed for ‘about six months’

Elder Scrolls Online PS4 and Xbox One delayed for ‘about six months’

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Bethesda has announced that the next-generation console versions of its recently-released MMORPG Elder Scrolls Online have been delayed for "about six months". Expect a Christmas release.The PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game were due for release in... >>

Wolfenstein: The New Order gets scary-intense new video trailer and 20 May street date

Wolfenstein: The New Order gets scary-intense new video trailer and 20 May street date

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Forthcoming next and current-gen game Wolfenstein: The New Order is coming out globally on 20 May, it has been confirmed. And to celebrate the street date announcement, Bethesda has released an exciting new video clip from the game's third chapter:... >>

Elder Scrolls Online preview: First lengthy play of massively multiplayer Skyrim

Elder Scrolls Online preview: First lengthy play of massively multiplayer Skyrim

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There's still a couple of months before Bethesda's much-anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) set in the world of Oblivion and Skyrim is due for release, but Pocket-lint was invited to give the Elder Scrolls Online beta a... >>

Bethesda 12 January announcement could be Skyrim for Xbox One and PS4 or Fallout 4

Bethesda 12 January announcement could be Skyrim for Xbox One and PS4 or Fallout 4

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This was an odd headline to write as it's pretty broad in its presumptions. But with either outcome being great we had to get these possibilities out there.The Bethesda website listed The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as being available for Xbox One and PS4,... >>

Fallout 4 is coming and it’s going to be set in Boston

Fallout 4 is coming and it’s going to be set in Boston

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You, like us, may still be feeling bitter about the Fallout 4 hoax. If you missed it, a guy with too much money and time on his hands set up a fake website to make everyone think Fallout 4 was going to be announced soon. Now that disappointment can be... >>

Is Fallout 4 being teased by Bethesda for an 11 December reveal? (Update: No it's not)

Is Fallout 4 being teased by Bethesda for an 11 December reveal? (Update: No it's not)

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UPDATE: Turns out this was all an elaborate hoax by a troll with too much time and money on his hands. Created from scratch this was all done to see the world's reaction and continued until Bethesda contacted the individual, after he did an AMA on Reddit,... >>

Pick up Bethesda's complete Elder Scrolls Anthology, including Skyrim, for £50

Pick up Bethesda's complete Elder Scrolls Anthology, including Skyrim, for £50

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If you've played Skyrim but not explored the games that came before it, now's your chance. From today, Bethesda will be selling all five games, with plenty of extras, for £50 on PC. If you' haven't yet played Skyrim - shame on you - and get it here for... >>

The Evil Within gameplay preview: gruesome survival horror due 2014

The Evil Within gameplay preview: gruesome survival horror due 2014

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The Evil Within. Its title ought to be clue enough that it ain't gonna be pretty, at least not in the traditional sense. Then there's the image of a brain shrouded in barbed wire used as a promotional image that goes one step further to drop a bigger... >>

Wolfenstein: The New Order preview: First play of Bethesda reboot on Xbox One

Wolfenstein: The New Order preview: First play of Bethesda reboot on Xbox One

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Wolfenstein: The New Order may have revealed itself in a stylised trailer at this year's E3 expo in Los Angeles, California, but it showed nothing of the gameplay. We scratched our chins, thinking that any extra info beyond what we've already seen would... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #103 - I, Robot 3D, Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and Felix Baumgartner

Pocket-lint Podcast #103 - I, Robot 3D, Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and Felix Baumgartner

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We held off on posting the podcast this week so that we could include our trip to Fox Studios in Los Angeles and some chitter chatter on I, Robot 3D, the conversion that's coming to Blu-ray 3D.In addition, the team decides whether the Samsung Galaxy... >>

Dishonored screens and preview

Dishonored screens and preview

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Dishonored is a first-person shooter from Bethesda - the people behind Skyrim - set in a futuristic, steampunk Victorian inspired era.Pocket-lint was treated to a couple of levels demo of the developers, Arkane Studio, ahead of the official release later... >>

Forget dragonscale, behold the Skyrim bacon helmet!

Forget dragonscale, behold the Skyrim bacon helmet!

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File this one under scary and mental, one Skyrim fan has built himself a Dragonborn helmet made entirely out of bacon. No, really.Reddit user Liktwo claims that his Baconborn helmet is made out of enough bacon to feed six to eight people, and, once worn... >>

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
4.5 stars

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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How do you review a game that lasts for months? Ideally, on a generous day rate. In reality, a man on a motorbike brings it to your house, you put in it the Xbox, and a full 12 hours later you stumble into bed riddled with self loathing, having literally... >>

First Look: Rage

First Look: Rage

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Coming from a company often accused of recycling its unmatched heritage, Rage is a surprisingly ambitious game - arguably the most ambitious iD has produced since the glory days of Quake. From its open desert landscapes to its dingy, mutant-filled caverns,... >>

E3 Quick Play: Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

E3 Quick Play: Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

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The Elder Scrolls are back, this time in a fifth installment, but with the boys from the Elder Scrolls IV off the case and the Fallout 3 team working their magic, is it a game you'll want to play? If that's a yes you've still got to contend with the new... >>