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EA Access gives Xbox One players access to full games for a monthly subscription fee

EA Access gives Xbox One players access to full games for a monthly subscription fee

By 29 July 2014

EA has partnered with Microsoft to offer a new subscription service called EA Access. With either a monthly or annual membership to EA Access, Xbox One players will have access to several EA games. The new service is starting today for a select group... >>

PS4 1.75 system update now available, adds 3D Blu-ray support and more

PS4 1.75 system update now available, adds 3D Blu-ray support and more

By 29 July 2014

Sony has pushed its latest system software update to the PlayStation 4. Version 1.75 adds a few minor patches and support for 3D Blu-ray playback, which many have been crying out for since day one. Beating the Xbox One to the punch, which will also add... >>

Planes 2: Fire & Rescue reminds us that Kinect can still be fun

Planes 2: Fire & Rescue reminds us that Kinect can still be fun

By 28 July 2014

Following on from the use of Microsoft's Kinect to help promote Iron Man 3, by letting you become Iron Man, Disney has turned to the new Kinect for Windows v2 to promote Planes 2: Fire & Rescue. Visiting a series of Odeon cinemas across the UK, the new... >>

5 possible reasons why Google wants to buy Twitch and they might not be what you expect

5 possible reasons why Google wants to buy Twitch and they might not be what you expect

By 25 July 2014

It has been reported that Google has set its sights on live game streaming sensation Twitch as its next major acquisition and it must be said that it doesn't come as that much of a surprise to us. Twitch has risen in popularity rapidly and even more so... >>

While you're waiting for a smaller PS4 to appear, treat yourself to one of these

While you're waiting for a smaller PS4 to appear, treat yourself to one of these

By 25 July 2014

Takara Tomy, the Japanese toy manufacturer, is branching out with its range of collectable figures by introducing a range of miniature Sony PlayStation consoles. Starting with the PlayStation 2 and going through the entire release line-up over the years... >>

Halo: Nightfall live-action film trailer unleashed

Halo: Nightfall live-action film trailer unleashed

By 25 July 2014

The Ridley Scott produced Halo: Nightfall live-action film has had its first trailer unveiled, and it looks promising. The feature film is due to be released on Xbox this 11 November alongside Halo: The Master Chief Collection game. The aim of the Halo:... >>

Bungie's Destiny Beta now open to everyone, including those who didn't pre-order

Bungie's Destiny Beta now open to everyone, including those who didn't pre-order

By 25 July 2014

Those who didn't pre-order the video game Destiny will still be able to play the official beta tonight. Bungie has announced it will open the beta to everyone across the world, as it prepares for the launch of Destiny this autumn. "Today, at 4:00 PM PDT,... >>

Google in talks to buy Twitch live-streaming video service for $1 billion

Google in talks to buy Twitch live-streaming video service for $1 billion

By 24 July 2014

Google is about to announce it will buy Twitch for $1 billion, if the latest rumours are true. According to Venture Beat, which cited unnamed sources, Google has already signed a deal with live-streaming video platform Twitch, though Google hasn't officially... >>

PS4 to get 3D Blu-ray support next week, beats Xbox One to the punch again

PS4 to get 3D Blu-ray support next week, beats Xbox One to the punch again

By 24 July 2014

Having already beaten the Xbox One in getting NOW TV a couple of weeks earlier, the PS4 will also get another new feature before its main rival. Sony plans to release an update that will add the ability to view 3D Blu-rays through the next generation... >>

Has Valve backed down and added a thumbstick to Steam Controller?

Has Valve backed down and added a thumbstick to Steam Controller?

By 24 July 2014

A demonstration pic of the Steam Controller has surfaced that suggests Valve might have backed down in its all-touch panel design and added a thumbstick to it after all. Opinions have been split on Valve's controller concept since it released pictures... >>