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Twitch hit by DDoS attack right after Amazon announced purchase

Twitch hit by DDoS attack right after Amazon announced purchase

By 4 hours ago

Amazon announced yesterday that it bought Twitch. This has clearly rubbed some people the wrong way as the site has been hit by a denial of service attack. Amazon announced its purchase of the gaming video streaming service for almost £600 million. Now... >>

Why on Earth does Amazon want Twitch?

Why on Earth does Amazon want Twitch?

By 26 August 2014

Almost exactly a month ago, we here at Pocket-lint published our thoughts on why Google might want to acquire videogaming community service Twitch, presuming that the deal was as good as done. However, not only has Google not bought Twitch (although... >>

Shell Oculus Rift V-Power demo shows why Facebook was so keen to buy VR company

Shell Oculus Rift V-Power demo shows why Facebook was so keen to buy VR company

By 25 August 2014

Shell is one of a handful of companies to publicly display Oculus Rift content that has no connection to its gaming abilities. And it's the first time we've seen the headset itself adorned in branded colours. The Shell V-Power Oculus Rift experience is... >>

Game of Thrones video edit uses old gaming sounds to hilarious effect

Game of Thrones video edit uses old gaming sounds to hilarious effect

By 22 August 2014

If you've not seen the fourth series of Game of Thrones then you'd best leave this page now. For those of you up to speed on the show, you're in for a video treat. Video editor and general joker Ozzy Man has uploaded a Game of Thrones edit that replaces... >>

Destiny launch trailer releases, getting you ready for 9 September

Destiny launch trailer releases, getting you ready for 9 September

By 21 August 2014

Destiny will finally launch in just a few short weeks, and in order to get you pumped, Bungie has released the game's official launch trailer. Destiny is a highly anticipated role-playing, first-person shooter video game that features a "mythic science-fiction"... >>

N64's GoldenEye 007 played by James Bond himself, guess how he fairs?

N64's GoldenEye 007 played by James Bond himself, guess how he fairs?

By 21 August 2014

Do you remember the 1997 video game GoldenEye 007? Of course you do. It's hard to forget one of the best-selling Nintendo 64 titles. Well, if you loved it as much as we did (and still do), you'll definitely appreciate what happened recently on The Tonight... >>

Xbox One to offer try before you buy with 'Free Day Game' trials

Xbox One to offer try before you buy with 'Free Day Game' trials

By 21 August 2014

Microsoft is testing a new Xbox One service that will allow gamers to try a game demo for a day before they decide to buy the full game. The Free Play Day with Gold was spotted in beta by a Reddit user who noticed that Max: The Cure of Brotherhood could... >>

Assassin's Creed Unity co-op preview: Hands-on with two-player thievery

Assassin's Creed Unity co-op preview: Hands-on with two-player thievery

By 21 August 2014

We absolutely loved the first outing for Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise on next-gen consoles. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag was a superb continuation of what we'd seen before (although, technically, it was a prequel). Pirate ships, massive map,... >>

PlayStation exec Shuhei Yoshida: Motion gaming is dead until Project Morpheus

PlayStation exec Shuhei Yoshida: Motion gaming is dead until Project Morpheus

By 20 August 2014

Shuhei Yoshida is the head of Sony Worldwide Studios, one of the most important executives at PlayStation when it comes to games themselves. And he admits that the days of conventional motion gaming are over. Until the company releases its Project Morpheus... >>

Want to see 35 minutes of The Witcher 3 next-gen gameplay? It’s your lucky day

Want to see 35 minutes of The Witcher 3 next-gen gameplay? It’s your lucky day

By 20 August 2014

One of the perhaps less talked about but no less worthy games that stole hearts and minds of Gamescom attendees was The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The third chapter in CD Projekt Red's RPG franchise is looking truly stunning on PS4, Xbox and PC, and publisher... >>