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37 best PS4 games every gamer should own

37 best PS4 games every gamer should own

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With two-and-a-half years under its belt, the PlayStation 4 has matured into a fine games console and no mistake. PlayStation Now is in full swing, offering cloud gaming for a large library of quality PS3 games. And Spotify integration through the PlayStation... >>

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080: Release date, price and why it's the best gaming card ever

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080: Release date, price and why it's the best gaming card ever

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Nvidia has unveiled a PC graphics card for 2016 based on its new Pascal architecture. That essentially means that it is a massive step up from what has come before - even the mighty Titan X.The Pascal GPU architecture has greater memory bandwidth and... >>

Final Fantasy XV: Everything you need to know

Final Fantasy XV: Everything you need to know

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Final Fantasy is one of the world's most revered games franchises. Fans of Japanese role-playing games are in a state of considerable ferment over the prospect of Final Fantasy XV, its latest instalment and the first one custom-designed for the current-generation... >>

Watch the trailer: Battlefield 5 is actually Battlefield 1 and set in World War I

Watch the trailer: Battlefield 5 is actually Battlefield 1 and set in World War I

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Electronic Arts has announced a name for the next Battlefield game, and it debuted a trailer for the wartime first-person shooter.The game, which follows Battlefield 4 but is confusingly titled Battlefield 1, will release for Xbox One, PlayStation 4,... >>

Is there anything better than Nintendo Vans sneakers?

Is there anything better than Nintendo Vans sneakers?

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Footwear brand Vans has teamed with Nintendo to develop a range of its trademark trainers that retro games fans will adore.Accidentally leaked by German sports shoe retailer 43einhalb, a range of Vans skate sneakers, high-tops and flip flops are coming... >>

Uncharted 4 A Thief's End review: Going out with a bang
5.0 stars

Uncharted 4 A Thief's End review: Going out with a bang

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Can you imagine a child patiently waiting for Christmas Day only to be told it's being moved to 23 February? Then again to 16 March? Well, that's how we felt about the constantly shifting release dates of the latest and purportedly last in the Uncharted... >>

What’s new in Hungry Shark World? 6 new features revealed

What’s new in Hungry Shark World? 6 new features revealed

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If you're an avid Hungry Shark Evolution player then Hungry Shark World will more than likely already have hooked your interest.If you've caught a glimpse of the game it might look fundamentally similar to its predecessor. So what's new? We run-down some... >>

Hungry Shark World preview: App big fish makes a splash, you'll be hooked

Hungry Shark World preview: App big fish makes a splash, you'll be hooked

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Hungry Shark World is one of those app-based games that probably commands just as much respect as a major console title. The follow-up to 2013's Hungry Shark Evolution - which has been downloaded over 230-million times - it's all about new graphics, new... >>

EA is working with Titanfall's Respawn on a new Star Wars game

EA is working with Titanfall's Respawn on a new Star Wars game

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A new game set in the Star Wars universe is coming.EA has announced - on May the 4th (be with you), of course - that it has partnered with Respawn Entertainment on a new Star Wars game. It didn't provide too many details about the upcoming title - apart... >>

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... >>

Star Wars Holochess is coming to your AR galaxy, soon

Star Wars Holochess is coming to your AR galaxy, soon

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That game of Holochess in Star Wars: A New Hope and now The Force Awakens, is famous as one of the most iconic holographic experiences. It's creator, Phil Tippett, is working to make that a reality called HoloGrid.The game is set to work like a card-based... >>

Start saving now, Nintendo NX likely to be expensive

Start saving now, Nintendo NX likely to be expensive

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Nintendo has learnt many lessons from the troubled lifespan of the Wii U and that is likely to be both good and bad news for the Nintendo NX.It will undoubtedly benefit from the extra time the company wants to put into its development before a March 2017... >>

The Iron Man Civil War Xbox One is the best console you'll never own

The Iron Man Civil War Xbox One is the best console you'll never own

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We've seen plenty of special edition Xbox One consoles in the last couple of years, with a different coloured or designed model coming out with just about every major release, but we can safely say that the customised Iron Man variant is the best.It is,... >>

Angry Birds Action: Rovio goes the whole hog with biggest game yet

Angry Birds Action: Rovio goes the whole hog with biggest game yet

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After the incredible success of the original Angry Birds, it can be argued that the series has been superseded in popularity by games by developers that embraced the free-to-play model faster than Rovio.Look at the top grossing apps on Apple's App Store... >>

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare leaked, coming 4 November

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare leaked, coming 4 November

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Thanks to a leak by a Reddit user (who has since been deleted), we now know the next Call of Duty game's name and release date. An image of a reservation card from US store Target reveals the name Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and its American street... >>

The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed until 2017, Nintendo NX version confirmed

The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed until 2017, Nintendo NX version confirmed

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After Star Fox Zero, the next (and possibly last) big name Nintendo title for the Wii U is The Legend of Zelda. However, it's in serious danger of missing the bus, as it has been put back again until 2017.Originally planned for a 2015 release, the upcoming... >>

Still no Mario for iOS or Android, Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing instead

Still no Mario for iOS or Android, Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing instead

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Nintendo has revealed what its next two mobile apps will be but there's still no sign of Mario.The company has revealed the two games that will follow its first app, Miitomo, and neither of them star the moustachioed plumber.That's not to say they won't... >>

Nintendo NX release date revealed but won't be at E3 2016

Nintendo NX release date revealed but won't be at E3 2016

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Nintendo has officially revealed the date it plans to release its next home console. The Nintendo NX will hit stores in March 2017 around the world.In addition, the company has confirmed that the "NX" name is still just a codename, it might be different... >>

New Homefront: The Revolution trailer shows why it could be most interesting FPS this year

New Homefront: The Revolution trailer shows why it could be most interesting FPS this year

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Homefront: The Revolution will be released on Xbox One, PS4 and PC on 20 May and the latest trailer to hit the net shows why it'll be worth keeping an eye on.After mixed reviews for the first Homefront game, Deep Silver and developer Dambuster Studios... >>

You can buy Uncharted 4 on eBay now, thanks to pre-order shipping error

You can buy Uncharted 4 on eBay now, thanks to pre-order shipping error

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Reports are emerging that some retailers such as Amazon have accidentally shipped copies of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End to pre-order customers two weeks ahead of its official release date.That has lead to several copies appearing on eBay for as much as... >>

Parents guide to games consoles: How to make Xbox One, PS4 and Wii U safe and secure

Parents guide to games consoles: How to make Xbox One, PS4 and Wii U safe and secure

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As entertainment technology offers children more ways to connect, it is important parents understand the risks and how to safely get the most out of these devices in the home.Before even starting or choosing between the different games consoles therefore,... >>

Minecraft-maker Mojang just released this free strategy game on Steam

Minecraft-maker Mojang just released this free strategy game on Steam

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Microsoft-owned Mojang has surprised everyone by simultaneously announcing and releasing a new game.The Swedish game studio, which Microsoft acquired in 2014 for about $2.5 billion, has a new title called Crown and Council, as well as a new launch trailer... >>

Only Amazon Prime members can buy GTA 5, FIFA 16 and other big games from Amazon

Only Amazon Prime members can buy GTA 5, FIFA 16 and other big games from Amazon

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There's little doubt that Amazon Prime membership is great value for money, but it has always offered additional benefits rather than take away features for regular members. Until now.It has been spotted that Grand Theft Auto 5, FIFA 16, Minecraft and... >>

Star Fox Zero review: Can't outfox its shortcomings
3.5 stars

Star Fox Zero review: Can't outfox its shortcomings

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The Wii U may have been a roaring flop, but the precious few who own one know that it isn't a bad console – just a misunderstood one. Its arcane design indisputably throws up opportunities for new forms of gameplay, but it floundered on the twin rocks... >>

Sherlock Holmes The Devil’s Daughter preview: Sophisticated sleuthing

Sherlock Holmes The Devil’s Daughter preview: Sophisticated sleuthing

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Videogames aren't just about full-on, relentless action requiring total concentration and laser-sharp reactions – although the games that provide those things tend to hog the limelight. Sometimes we crave something a little more sedate, which perhaps... >>

Could this be the Android games console we’ve been waiting for?

Could this be the Android games console we’ve been waiting for?

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There have been plenty of Android devices dedicated to gaming. Many even believed that an Android games console could rival dedicated machines from Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft one day.However, while plenty have tried, all have seemingly failed. Ouya,... >>

PlayStation 5 might never happen, reveals Sony

PlayStation 5 might never happen, reveals Sony

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With all the talk of a PlayStation Neo, PS4K or PS4.5 (whichever moniker you fancy) it seems that Sony is looking to morph its current console into something more powerful and proficient.Where does that leave the next generation though? If Sony is able... >>

Xbox One to run full Windows 10 apps from summer, VLC confirmed

Xbox One to run full Windows 10 apps from summer, VLC confirmed

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In the continuing battle with Sony and the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has concentrated on ensuring its console is a viable option for gamers. However, it is also soon to be the most supported on the market when it comes to apps.One of those, it has been... >>

Microsoft stops making the Xbox 360: Will it still support the platform?

Microsoft stops making the Xbox 360: Will it still support the platform?

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Microsoft has announced that after 10 years of production it will no longer make Xbox 360 consoles.The machine turned 10 years old last November, and Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, said the realities of manufacturing a product over a decade old are "starting... >>

Parents should not let their kids play Hitman and here's why

Parents should not let their kids play Hitman and here's why

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Getting the most from videogames with your family is no easy matter. Games are complex, long and offer a range of experiences not always evident from the first few minutes.However, with a little research you can find the right games to play and easily... >>

HTC Vive review: An experience that’s out of this world
4.0 stars

HTC Vive review: An experience that’s out of this world

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We've been waiting for the consumer version of HTC Vive – the company's virtual reality (VR) system – to land in our living rooms for some time. It's hard to describe the heightened feeling of excitement that accompanies the launch of a brand new... >>

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... >>

The Commodore 64 is returning with a HDMI output, handheld console version too

The Commodore 64 is returning with a HDMI output, handheld console version too

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Hot on the heels of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega games console and the forthcoming Vega+ handheld, another classic computer from the same era is about to return: the Commodore 64.The 64 from Retro Games Ltd will take the form of two different devices.... >>

Gears of War 4 multiplayer preview: Grinding those gears

Gears of War 4 multiplayer preview: Grinding those gears

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The chainsaws are back. Gears of War 4's multiplayer is due to go into closed public beta from 18 April, to give a taster of all the duck-and-cover, shotgun-to-the-face, third-person shooter mayhem. And ahead of time we got to play a couple of hours of... >>

Oculus Rift hits shipping delays, blaming component shortages

Oculus Rift hits shipping delays, blaming component shortages

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There has been no shortage of buzz surrounding the launch of the first full virtual reality system, Oculus Rift, but it seems there might be a shortage of components, leading to some delays.Oculus was first to announce a date for the Rift, opening pre-orders... >>

Titanfall 2 trailer arrives at last, the first in the series for PS4

Titanfall 2 trailer arrives at last, the first in the series for PS4

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PlayStation Europe has pushed out the first trailer for Titanfall's multi-platform sequel but without any word on when the game will actually release.Titanfall is a multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Respawn Entertainment, the former... >>

11 crazy gaming controllers you won’t believe exist, and one that shouldn’t

11 crazy gaming controllers you won’t believe exist, and one that shouldn’t

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Gaming controllers have evolved through the generations to become the perfect handheld. Now every movement is without thought and the idea of being in discomfort, even after gaming for hours, isn't given much time.But as they all became refined into one... >>

Ratchet & Clank (2016) review: Platformer perfection on PS4?
4.5 stars

Ratchet & Clank (2016) review: Platformer perfection on PS4?

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Timed to coincide with the Ratchet & Clank movie, this is the first time two of Sony's most-loved platform-exclusive heroes have officially appeared in their own game on PlayStation 4. And although fans might be bemused at first with how familiar it all... >>

Dark Souls 3 review: As gothic, unforgiving and brilliant as ever
5.0 stars

Dark Souls 3 review: As gothic, unforgiving and brilliant as ever

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Masochists rejoice: From Software's legendarily uncompromising dark gothic RPG is back and its mission, as ever, is to make all other games seem laughably easy. Say hello to frequent profanity spilling from your mouth as a result of playing Dark Souls... >>

You can play old SNES games on an original Game Boy, thanks to Raspberry Pi

You can play old SNES games on an original Game Boy, thanks to Raspberry Pi

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There have been plenty of Raspberry Pi projects that have stood out since the first of the diminutive computers was released, but few have caught the eye quite as must as Wermy's reuse of a Nintendo Game Boy.Taking the original Game Boy shell, he replaced... >>

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... >>

PS4 3.5 software update: 6 reasons to update your system

PS4 3.5 software update: 6 reasons to update your system

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Sony has announced a software update for the PS4. It's called version 3.50.With this major update to the system, you will be able to play games remotely through a PC or a Mac. You'll also be able to appear offline from now on so that you can concentrate... >>

Quantum Break review: All in good time
4.0 stars

Quantum Break review: All in good time

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Since Microsoft reassessed its Xbox One strategy and decided to focus more on the games than the box as an all-round entertainment machine, the console has become more competitive and a greater threat to the PlayStation 4. Especially with games like Quantum... >>

Cortana is coming to Xbox One, as is background music

Cortana is coming to Xbox One, as is background music

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Microsoft has taken to the stage at Build 2016, revealing some detail about what to expect in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and the future for Xbox One. There's a collection of enhancements coming to the Xbox, and while Microsoft spent a fair amount... >>

Get paid £10,000 to build Minecraft worlds as ‘virtual estate builder’

Get paid £10,000 to build Minecraft worlds as ‘virtual estate builder’

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If you fancy yourself a pro-level Minecraft constructor, you could get paid for your handiwork - £10,000 to be exact.The folk over at Elysian Estates', a luxury accommodation website, are looking to hire a Minecraft world builder to recreate ten of their... >>

Microsoft HoloLens may not reach consumers for a while, it has a hot issue to deal with

Microsoft HoloLens may not reach consumers for a while, it has a hot issue to deal with

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Today the Microsoft Build 2016 developer conference kicks off and there is expected to be plenty of HoloLens chat. Despite growing excitement, it could still be a while before we get past the stage of developer-only access to the augmented reality headset.... >>

Watch Mark Zuckerberg unbox retail Oculus Rift via Facebook livestream

Watch Mark Zuckerberg unbox retail Oculus Rift via Facebook livestream

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The retail version of Oculus Rift just began shipping to consumers, and to celebrate the launch, Mark Zuckerberg is live-streaming himself unboxing the virtual-reality headset while giving a brief breakdown of what to expect.Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook,... >>

Sony PlayStation VR headset may work on PC, watch out Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

Sony PlayStation VR headset may work on PC, watch out Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

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Sony has officially stated that it is "considering plans" to bring its PlayStation VR headset to PCs as well as its PS4.The virtual reality headset, until now, was expected as Sony's answer to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, which are PC only.However, in... >>

Watch Oculus VR's founder deliver the first Rift to a developer in Alaska

Watch Oculus VR's founder deliver the first Rift to a developer in Alaska

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One lucky developer got to receive the first consumer version of Oculus Rift from Luckey himself. Brendan Iribe, the CEO of Oculus VR, tweeted a photo of a boxed Rift bundle last week to notify the world the "first Oculus Rift has shipped" and that... >>

Sony PS4.5 might arrive with support for 4K games ahead of PSVR launch

Sony PS4.5 might arrive with support for 4K games ahead of PSVR launch

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It looks like that 4K version of the PS4 will arrive sooner rather than later.Kotaku reported earlier this month that Sony has been developing a PS4 with more graphical power so that games can run at 4K resolution. It might not be an entirely new console... >>