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EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2018 nominees: Best Game
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2018 nominees: Best Game By Britta O'Boyle

The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards take place in November, celebrating nominations across 18 categories. Here are the nominees for Best Game 2018.... Read more

Best upcoming PC games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond
Best upcoming PC games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond By Adrian Willings

New and upcoming PC games to get excited about. The exclusives, incoming releases and the best games to look for. See all the trailers.... Read more

HP Omen laptops: No-compromise gaming on the move
HP Omen laptops: No-compromise gaming on the move By Pocket-lint Promotion

Hewlett-Packard’s Omen gaming laptops offer the best means of playing games on the go, bar none. Here’s why. Read more

Best upcoming Nintendo Switch games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond
Best upcoming Nintendo Switch games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond By Rik Henderson

Got a Nintendo Switch and want to know which games to pop on your wish list? Here we list the best games coming out soon, with trailers for each.... Read more

Best upcoming PS4 games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond
Best upcoming PS4 games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond By Rik Henderson

New and upcoming PlayStation games to get excited about - top PS4 exclusives, incoming releases and the best games to look for. See all the trailers.... Read more

Best upcoming Xbox One games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond
Best upcoming Xbox One games to look forward to in 2018 and beyond By Rik Henderson

New Xbox One games coming this year and beyond, all the best Xbox One games trailers and info. Top exclusives and upcoming games releases to look for.... Read more

This week's top games to buy: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Steam games to get right now
This week's top games to buy: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Steam games to get right now By Rik Henderson

Own a PlayStation 4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch or gaming PC and looking for something new to play? You're in luck.This is where... Read more

37 best Xbox One games every gamer should own
37 best Xbox One games every gamer should own By Rik Henderson

See our list of the best Xbox One games to own. Xbox originals, exclusives and triple-A titles to buy. These are the must-have games for your Xbox One.... Read more

37 best PS4 games every gamer should own
37 best PS4 games every gamer should own By Rik Henderson

Our list of the best ps4 games of all time. All the games we highly recommend you check out. The top games to buy and download for your PlayStation.... Read more

21 best Nintendo Switch games every gamer should own
21 best Nintendo Switch games every gamer should own By Rik Henderson

Our guide to the best Nintendo Switch games to buy. Indie Switch games, single player games and the best games of all time. Mario, Zelda and more.... Read more

Nintendo Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One: Which should you choose?
Nintendo Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One: Which should you choose? By Rik Henderson

With the Nintendo Switch doing remarkably well and Microsoft poised to release the Xbox One X, you could be forgiven for being stumped when it comes... Read more

Xbox One X vs Xbox One S: What's the difference?
Xbox One X vs Xbox One S: What's the difference? By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has finally unleashed the Xbox One X and it is dubbed the "most powerful" games machine yet.You can read our full, in-depth review here: Xbox... Read more

Best Nintendo Switch Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK deals: Console and game deals
Best Nintendo Switch Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK deals: Console and game deals By Rik Henderson

When the Nintendo Switch launched earlier this year, it sold out everywhere and has since been so popular that few deals or offers have been available... Read more

Best Xbox One Black Friday UK deals: Great bundles for Xbox One X
Best Xbox One Black Friday UK deals: Great bundles for Xbox One X By Rik Henderson

It's an exciting time for Microsoft and, specifically, the Xbox team. Not only is Christmas hurtling towards us, and therefore an ideal opportunity to... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK PlayStation 4 deals: Amazing PS4 Pro deals
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK PlayStation 4 deals: Amazing PS4 Pro deals By Rik Henderson

With Christmas coming, you might be thinking of finally giving in to temptation and buying yourself or loved one a PlayStation 4. And although the Black... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK games deals: Forza, Uncharted, Mario and more
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK games deals: Forza, Uncharted, Mario and more By Mike Lowe

The Black Friday sales are continuing and Cyber Monday is underway, which means there are lots of games and console bundle bargains to be had for PS4,... Read more

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference?
Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference? By Rik Henderson

The Xbox One X has finally arrived, introducing 4K HDR gaming to the Xbox family. However, there is already a console that does similar, and it has been... Read more

Best games console: PlayStation, Xbox or Nintendo?
Best games console: PlayStation, Xbox or Nintendo? By Rik Henderson

So you're wondering which games console to buy? Here's our guide to the best console to buy. Find the right one for you now.... Read more

Nintendo 2DS XL vs 2DS vs 3DS vs 3DS XL: What’s the difference?
Nintendo 2DS XL vs 2DS vs 3DS vs 3DS XL: What’s the difference? By Rik Henderson

Seemingly coming from nowhere, the Nintendo 2DS XL took everyone by surprise when it was announced. It was widely thought that Nintendo's attention would... Read more

Do you need the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller or Joy-Con Charging Grip?
Do you need the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller or Joy-Con Charging Grip? By Rik Henderson

When the Nintendo Switch was unveiled at a special event in January, the major worry was its pricing. Not of the console itself, but all the extras you... Read more

Nintendo Switch storage full? The best microSD card offers to buy and avoid download disappointment
Nintendo Switch storage full? The best microSD card offers to buy and avoid download disappointment By Mike Lowe

You've got a shiny new Nintendo Switch but, wait, what's that? Yep, just one game download can easily fill the console's measly 32GB storage.Fortunately... Read more

Nintendo Switch vs Wii U: What's the difference?
Nintendo Switch vs Wii U: What's the difference? By Rik Henderson

We've now thoroughly played with the Nintendo Switch in the flesh and are reasonably impressed. We've also played The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,... Read more

Xbox One S vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference?
Xbox One S vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference? By Rik Henderson

Sony has finally released its much-talked about PS4 Pro and it sets a new standard for console gaming.And considering Christmas is rapidly approaching,... Read more

PS4 Pro vs PS4 Slim vs PS4: What’s the difference?
PS4 Pro vs PS4 Slim vs PS4: What’s the difference? By Rik Henderson

Sony is undoubtedly king of this generation of consoles, with sales of the PlayStation 4 reaching unprecedented heights. But rather than rest on its laurels... Read more

Xbox One S vs Xbox One: What's the difference?
Xbox One S vs Xbox One: What's the difference? By Cam Bunton

During E3 this year, Microsoft unveiled not one but two future consoles. Project Scorpio will be the company's flagship, with full 4K gaming and high-end... Read more

5 best indie games coming to Xbox One you must download
5 best indie games coming to Xbox One you must download By Rik Henderson

Thanks to the Xbox One's now inextricable link with Windows 10 the platform is very attractive to independent developers. They can essentially develop... Read more

Best games coming in 2016: All the latest PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC and PS VR trailers
Best games coming in 2016: All the latest PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC and PS VR trailers By Rik Henderson

With E3 2016 now over, having displayed some of the biggest titles of the year, and game release schedules ramping up as we enter the second half of 2016,... Read more

Xbox summer sale 2016: What are the best Xbox One and Xbox 360 bargains?
Xbox summer sale 2016: What are the best Xbox One and Xbox 360 bargains? By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has launched its annual Xbox summer sale, the Ultimate Game Sale, for 2016 and there are more than 170 digital items and games on offer with... Read more

Steam’s summer sale: All the best game deals and hardware discounts
Steam’s summer sale: All the best game deals and hardware discounts By Elyse Betters

Summer is here!You know what that means? It's time to sit inside all day and play Steam.Steam has announced that 12,845 games are now on sale as part of... Read more

Best of E3 2016 -  Xbox One: Gears 4, Forza Horizon 3, ReCore, Sea of Thieves and more
Best of E3 2016 - Xbox One: Gears 4, Forza Horizon 3, ReCore, Sea of Thieves and more By Rik Henderson

E3 2016 shut its doors last week but not before we got our fill of every game on display.The show presented a huge playground for the great and good titles... Read more

Best of E3 2016 - PS4 games: God of War, Days Gone, Spider-Man, Horizon: Zero Dawn and more
Best of E3 2016 - PS4 games: God of War, Days Gone, Spider-Man, Horizon: Zero Dawn and more By Mike Lowe

With the E3 gaming expo 2016 done and dusted, the front runners in the gaming world unveiled their biggest and best titles. None more so than Sony, its... Read more

Best of  E3 2016 - Driving and sports games: FIFA 17, Forza Horizon 3, Steep, GT Sport and more
Best of E3 2016 - Driving and sports games: FIFA 17, Forza Horizon 3, Steep, GT Sport and more By Mike Lowe

If it's quality sports games you're after you are in for a real treat this coming year, whether that be ball, extreme or motorsports. The 2016 E3 videogames... Read more

Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy?
Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy? By Rik Henderson

It's that time of year again where the sales of games consoles are sky rocketing and it must be said that there has rarely been a time where the choice... Read more

Best of Gamescom 2015: Star Wars Battlefront, Halo 5, Mafia 3 and more
Best of Gamescom 2015: Star Wars Battlefront, Halo 5, Mafia 3 and more By Rik Henderson

It might seem strange to some that another massive videogames show opens its doors so soon after E3, but Gamescom in Cologne is a huge deal. Not only does... Read more

20 best game characters that defined 20 years of PlayStation
20 best game characters that defined 20 years of PlayStation By Rik Henderson

With PlayStation having been a part of our lives for two decades, you can bet that every single person will have their own choice for which games character... Read more

Xbox One vs PS4: Which is best for you?
Xbox One vs PS4: Which is best for you? By Rik Henderson

Both the Xbox One and PS4 have now been available in the UK for a year and will very much be in the thoughts and minds of those looking to treat themselves... Read more

Best PS4 games for Christmas 2014 and beyond
Best PS4 games for Christmas 2014 and beyond By Rik Henderson

We're almost at the time of year when shops are full of the warbling croaks of Noddy Holder and Roy Wood and halls are decked with boughs of Holly Willoughby.... Read more

Best iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus games: The first iOS 8 games you must download
Best iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus games: The first iOS 8 games you must download By Elyse Betters

Apple released iOS 8 earlier this month with a significant feature that is specifically for gaming. It's called Metal.Apple announced Metal at WWDC 2014.... Read more

Best games of Gamescom 2014: The best PS4 and Xbox One games at the show
Best games of Gamescom 2014: The best PS4 and Xbox One games at the show By Rik Henderson

We are slap bang in the middle of the biggest revolution in gaming for many years and there's no better example of that than the sheer number of fantastic... Read more

Best games for 2014 and beyond: The 36 best PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U games
Best games for 2014 and beyond: The 36 best PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U games By Rik Henderson

While last year's E3 videogames trade show mainly focused on the two new next-generation consoles, this year's event was the ultimate showcase for an amazing... Read more

PS Vita Slim vs PS Vita: What's the difference?
PS Vita Slim vs PS Vita: What's the difference? By Rik Henderson

Sony has launched the PS Vita Slim in the US today, 6 May. The rejigged version of the PlayStation handheld has been available in Japan since the end of... Read more

5 best PS4 indie games to download on PSN
5 best PS4 indie games to download on PSN By Luke Edwards

Just got yourself a shiny new PS4? Not got enough games to keep you busy into the wee small Christmas hours? Here are five indie games you can download... Read more

5 best Xbox One indie games to download on Xbox Live
5 best Xbox One indie games to download on Xbox Live By Luke Edwards

While big budget button bashers are great there’s a lot to be said for small indie game makers these days. With the tools for cheap publishing made available... Read more

Best games for Christmas: PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, 3DS and more
Best games for Christmas: PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, 3DS and more By Rik Henderson

Looking for something to get a loved one, a friend or even yourself this Christmas? How about a video game to go along with that new console or PC? There's... Read more

Pocket-lint Podcast #141 - Eddie Izzard interviewed and Xbox One vs PS4
Pocket-lint Podcast #141 - Eddie Izzard interviewed and Xbox One vs PS4 By Rik Henderson

Behold, a new Pocket-lint Podcast is available and have we got a treat for you? Er, yes, we have.Included in this edition is the entire interview we recorded... Read more

PS4 vs Xbox One: Battle of the next-gen giants
PS4 vs Xbox One: Battle of the next-gen giants By Rik Henderson

The PS4 is now available in the US and coming to the UK on 29 November, while the Xbox One is a smidgeon away from launch too, on 22 November. The next-generation... Read more

Xbox One hands-on video: 360 vs The One
Xbox One hands-on video: 360 vs The One By Ian Morris

As excited as we are about the Xbox One, we can't help but feel somewhat sad, because the console that has served us (mostly) brilliantly for the past... Read more

Xbox One vs PS4: Which should you pre-order?
Xbox One vs PS4: Which should you pre-order? By Hunter Skipworth

Xbox One vs PS4 Both Microsoft and Sony's next-generation games consoles are now out in the open. Factor in day one game purchases, accessories and the... Read more

Xbox 360 vs Xbox One: What's the difference?
Xbox 360 vs Xbox One: What's the difference? By Stuart Miles

The new Xbox One has been announced, and as you might expect it promises to be faster, smarter and better than the current console. But what are the key... Read more

Xbox 720 vs PS4: What Microsoft needs to do to win the next-gen war
Xbox 720 vs PS4: What Microsoft needs to do to win the next-gen war By Rik Henderson

Sony has revealed its hand early in the battle to win the hearts and minds of gamers willing to ride the next-generation console bus, at least in part.... Read more

Best Wii U deals UK
Best Wii U deals UK By Stuart Miles

The Wii U is out on 30 November in the UK, bringing with it the next generation of console gaming. You've decided the wacky controller, better graphics,... Read more

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