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Sony dishes out free PlayStation discount codes to say sorry for Christmas hack, get yours here

Sony dishes out free PlayStation discount codes to say sorry for Christmas hack, get yours here

By 23 January 2015

As part of its apology to all PlayStation 4 and 3 owners for the PlayStation Network being down over Christmas, Sony promised codes for everybody to use to get a 10 per cent discount off digital content sold through the PlayStation Store. And now here... >>

Virtual reality is perfect for news coverage, says director Spike Jonze

Virtual reality is perfect for news coverage, says director Spike Jonze

By 23 January 2015

Spike Jonze, director of Her and Being John Malkovich, teamed with virtual reality filmmaker Chris Milk and Vice News to record a one-off news broadcast from inside the police brutality protests in New York last year. And you'll be able to see exactly... >>

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

By 22 January 2015

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... >>

Best Minecraft skins in pictures: The Simpsons, Doctor Who, Star Wars and more

Best Minecraft skins in pictures: The Simpsons, Doctor Who, Star Wars and more

By 16 January 2015

Minecraft is an incredible phenomenon. The crafting and survival game with the oddly alluring block graphics has been so successful that Microsoft decided to cough up $2.5 billion for developer Mojang, it paid for a $70 million mansion in Los Angeles... >>

Brit arrested for Lizard Squad attacks on PSN and Xbox Live, also accused of 'swatting'

Brit arrested for Lizard Squad attacks on PSN and Xbox Live, also accused of 'swatting'

By 16 January 2015

UK police have arrested a man alleged to be a member of Lizard Squad and part responsible for the hacking attacks that took down PlayStation Network and Xbox Live over Christmas. In addition, the man has been accused of taking part in "swatting", the... >>

Microsoft Xbox One price has dropped, yet again

Microsoft Xbox One price has dropped, yet again

By 16 January 2015

Microsoft has announced another price drop for its Xbox One console. In a bid to keep up competition with Sony's PS4 the price of the Xbox One was dropped back in October to $349. But then it jumped back up to $399 on 3 January. And now Microsoft has... >>

Minecraft to launch 'The Simpsons' DLC pack next month for Xbox One and 360

Minecraft to launch 'The Simpsons' DLC pack next month for Xbox One and 360

By 15 January 2015

Minecraft is launching a content pack that'll put Xbox gamers right in the middle of Springfield. Xbox has announced that it teamed up with Twentieth Century Fox to launch "The Simpsons" content pack for Minecraft on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The pack... >>

Got a 3D printer? Have a collectable Dying Light zombie figure for free

Got a 3D printer? Have a collectable Dying Light zombie figure for free

By 15 January 2015

To celebrate the launch of zombie survival game Dying Light on 30 January, developer Techland has released 3D printer files for a figurine of one of the in-game zombies, for you to download and print for free. What's more, the company has posted a... >>

Nintendo Wii U owners finally get Wii games to download, including Super Mario Galaxy 2

Nintendo Wii U owners finally get Wii games to download, including Super Mario Galaxy 2

By 14 January 2015

Unlike Sony and Microsoft, Nintendo has always been strong on backwards compatibility for its consoles. The Nintendo Wii U is fully compatible with original Wii games, but until now that has only been through hardware emulation and using Wii discs. The... >>

Nintendo bringing New 3DS and New 3DS XL handhelds to UK and Europe 13 February

Nintendo bringing New 3DS and New 3DS XL handhelds to UK and Europe 13 February

By 14 January 2015

Nintendo has announced that it will be selling its new versions of the 3DS and 3DS XL handheld consoles in the UK and Europe from 13 February. Having already launched in Japan, prior to Christmas, the two consoles feature a number of significant upgrades... >>