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Is this the PS5? PlayStation patent suggests so
Is this the PS5? PlayStation patent suggests so By Rik Henderson

The Sony PlayStation 5 might not have made an appearance at E3 or Gamescom but it has in a patent filed in Brazil.... Read more

12 best games of Gamescom 2019: Cyberpunk 2077, Disintegration and more
12 best games of Gamescom 2019: Cyberpunk 2077, Disintegration and more By Rik Henderson

Gamescom has gained a reputation of being as important to gamers as E3. Here are our favourite games that were at this year's show.... Read more

Upcoming PC games: The best new games to look forward to in 2019 and beyond
Upcoming PC games: The best new games to look forward to in 2019 and beyond By Adrian Willings

Updated Upcoming new PC games to get excited about exclusives, incoming releases and the best games to look for on Steam, Epic and more. Trailers included. Read more

Gamescom 2019: All the games and announcements that matter
Gamescom 2019: All the games and announcements that matter By Rik Henderson

Here's where you can find out more about Gamescom and the games we've been checking out at Europe's answer to E3.... Read more

Uh-oh! Nintendo now says it isn't offering free exchanges for the old Switch
Uh-oh! Nintendo now says it isn't offering free exchanges for the old Switch By Maggie Tillman

Updated If you still want to contact Nintendo support about your recent Switch purchase and inquire about an upgrade, here's how.... Read more

Google Stadia Connect: How to still watch, plus all the games announced
Google Stadia Connect: How to still watch, plus all the games announced By Maggie Tillman

Updated Google is hosting a new Stadia Connect presentation for its game streaming service today. Here's when it's on and how to watch it live.... Read more

Apple Arcade's monthly subscription price leaks out ahead of autumn launch
Apple Arcade's monthly subscription price leaks out ahead of autumn launch By Maggie Tillman

Apple recently unveiled Apple Arcade, a video game subscription service for iOS devices, Apple TV, and the Mac, but it didn't reveal pricing. But now we know how much it'll cost.... Read more

Fan concept Nintendo Switch lets you charge and dock on the go
Fan concept Nintendo Switch lets you charge and dock on the go By Stuart Miles

Designer Olivier Raymond has created a new concept version of the Nintendo Switch he hopes Nintendo will consider for its next version... Read more

Minecraft to get improved graphics thanks to Nvidia, but only if you've got the cash
Minecraft to get improved graphics thanks to Nvidia, but only if you've got the cash By Stuart Miles

Minecraft is about to get a huge boost to its graphics, but it's not the Super Duper graphics update, developer Mojang promised.... Read more

Arcade1up games cabinets come to the UK
Arcade1up games cabinets come to the UK By Stuart Miles

Retro gaming arcade company Arcade1Up has confirmed it is launching its offering in the UK.... Read more

Sony PlayStation DualShock 4 new colours: Rose Gold, Electric Purple, Camo Red, Titanium Blue
Sony PlayStation DualShock 4 new colours: Rose Gold, Electric Purple, Camo Red, Titanium Blue By Mike Lowe

Say hello to four new Sony PlayStation DualShock 3 Wireless controller colours: Rose Gold, Electric Purple, Camo Red, Titanium Blue. From 'Fall 2019'.... Read more

Sega Mega Drive Mini games, price and release date: Everything you need to know about the Genesis Mini
Sega Mega Drive Mini games, price and release date: Everything you need to know about the Genesis Mini By Mike Lowe

The Sega Mega Drive Mini (Genesis Mini for North America) will release in September 2019 with 42 titles. Here's what we know so far.... Read more

How to tell if you're buying the new Nintendo Switch or the old one
How to tell if you're buying the new Nintendo Switch or the old one By Maggie Tillman

Nintendo recently updated the original Switch, and it isn't making it easy to figure out whether you're buying the old model or the new one.... Read more

Nintendo Switch might get SNES controllers and games, FCC filing reveals
Nintendo Switch might get SNES controllers and games, FCC filing reveals By Maggie Tillman

Nintendo appears to be prepping new (or should we say old?) controllers for the Nintendo Switch console.... Read more

AMD set to release 'Nvidia killing' graphics cards next year
AMD set to release 'Nvidia killing' graphics cards next year By Adrian Willings

According to rumours, AMD is planning on releasing new graphics card technology in 2020 that's set to be an "Nvidia killer" with ray tracing capabilities.... Read more

Wizards Unite potions Master Note: Codes to make brewing faster
Wizards Unite potions Master Note: Codes to make brewing faster By Chris Hall

The complete set of Master Note codes... Read more

Pokemon Center store coming to London at last
Pokemon Center store coming to London at last By Rik Henderson

A Pokemon Center pop-up store will arrive in London soon.... Read more

Play Pass looks to be Google's own version of Apple Arcade
Play Pass looks to be Google's own version of Apple Arcade By Maggie Tillman

The company is reportedly testing a new Play Pass subscription service that includes “hundreds of premium apps and games” with no adverts or in-app purchases.... Read more

Call of Duty Mobile update: Release date, maps and everything you need to know about smartphone COD
Call of Duty Mobile update: Release date, maps and everything you need to know about smartphone COD By Rik Henderson

Call of Duty is coming to iPhone and Android. Here is the lowdown on what you can expect.... Read more

The Nintendo GameBoy is 30: Here are the best handheld games consoles of all time
The Nintendo GameBoy is 30: Here are the best handheld games consoles of all time By Rik Henderson

Find out which handheld games consoles were the best presents we ever received.... Read more

Sony digital sales overtake physical sales for first time on PS4
Sony digital sales overtake physical sales for first time on PS4 By Stuart Miles

For the first time more people downloaded Sony games on PS4 than bought themaccording to Sony's latest earnings report.... Read more

EA Access comes to PS4 at last, sign up now for subscription based games
EA Access comes to PS4 at last, sign up now for subscription based games By Rik Henderson

EA has been offering a game membership service on Xbox One for almost five years, but it hasn't been available to PlayStation 4 owners... until now.... Read more

Android is unofficially available on Nintendo Switch
Android is unofficially available on Nintendo Switch By Adrian Willings

Now you can essentially turn your Switch into a small Android tablet complete with Joycon controllers. Why not?... Read more

Explaining Wizards Unite in Pokemon Go terms: What is a fortress, inn and spell energy?
Explaining Wizards Unite in Pokemon Go terms: What is a fortress, inn and spell energy? By Chris Hall

Wizards Unite is here and we're explaining in good, simple, Pokemon Go terms!... Read more

The best Pokemon Go tips and tricks
The best Pokemon Go tips and tricks By Chris Hall

The basics of Pokemon Go are simple and fun. But here are some of the best tips to get the most out of your game.... Read more

PUBG Mobile Lite is now available in India, low memory phones get Battle Royale action too
PUBG Mobile Lite is now available in India, low memory phones get Battle Royale action too By Cam Bunton

Tencent has released its low-intensity version of PUBG Mobile to the Indian market, and you can download it now.... Read more

How to play Minecraft Earth and what to expect
How to play Minecraft Earth and what to expect By Rik Henderson

We've been playing the closed beta of Minecraft Earth and here are our initial thoughts on what to expect and how to start.... Read more

Pokémon Masters is coming to mobile with battle-focused play and micro-transactions
Pokémon Masters is coming to mobile with battle-focused play and micro-transactions By Adrian Willings

There's a new Pokémon game coming to mobile from the same team behind popular smartphone versions of Nintendo games like Super Mario, Animal Crossing... Read more

What is Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift and how can you fix it?
What is Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift and how can you fix it? By Rik Henderson

There has been a lot of talk about Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift recently, but what is Joy-Con drift? And, what can you do about it if affected?... Read more

Google Stadia: Pricing, release date details and how it works
Google Stadia: Pricing, release date details and how it works By Rik Henderson

Google will be launching its much-rumoured cloud gaming platform, Stadia, in November this year. Here's everything you need to know about it.... Read more

Best Harry Potter Wizards Unite tips and tricks
Best Harry Potter Wizards Unite tips and tricks By Chris Hall

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is the latest game from Niantic that bought us Pokemon Go. It offers a similar style of map-based exploration gameplay, involving... Read more

EE offers free data for Harry Potter Wizards Unite all summer, promises exclusive content and discounts
EE offers free data for Harry Potter Wizards Unite all summer, promises exclusive content and discounts By Chris Hall

EE has announced that it is going to be helping Wizards Unite gamers by offering free data to play the game through until 30 September 2019. That will... Read more

How to evolve Eevee: Get Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon in Pokemon Go
How to evolve Eevee: Get Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon in Pokemon Go By Chris Hall

Eevee is one of the most interesting Pokemon characters - and here's how to master evolutions... Read more

Minecraft Earth update: Release date, closed beta access and all you need to know about the AR game
Minecraft Earth update: Release date, closed beta access and all you need to know about the AR game By Rik Henderson

Here's everything you need to know about Microsoft's plans to bring Minecraft into the real world.... Read more

Amazing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate lifehack could save you £100s, and it's all above board
Amazing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate lifehack could save you £100s, and it's all above board By Rik Henderson

There is a loophole in the Xbox subscription process that can save you big bucks, one that Microsoft is now aware of and has even embraced.... Read more

The Nintendo Switch has been updated, but it's not the Switch 2
The Nintendo Switch has been updated, but it's not the Switch 2 By Dan Grabham

There's a new Nintendo Switch hot on the heels of last week's new Nintendo Switch Lite. But don't get too excited as it's just a refresh of the old model... Read more

Nintendo games consoles from 1980 to now: Which is your favourite?
Nintendo games consoles from 1980 to now: Which is your favourite? By Max Langridge

Despite what you might think, the NES wasn't Nintendo's first games machine and there's a lot more to the company's history than many remember... Read more

Nintendo Switch Lite: Release date, price, pre-orders and everything you need to know
Nintendo Switch Lite: Release date, price, pre-orders and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

Nintendo will introduce a new Switch this September: the Nintendo Switch Lite. Here's everything you need to know about the new games console.... Read more

Nintendo Switch 2 specs and features: Is the enhanced, more powerful Switch still coming?
Nintendo Switch 2 specs and features: Is the enhanced, more powerful Switch still coming? By Rik Henderson

Here is everything we know so far about the Nintendo Switch 2, including the proposed features of the 2019 release.... Read more

Nintendo Switch 2 could still be released in 2019, FCC filing reveals
Nintendo Switch 2 could still be released in 2019, FCC filing reveals By Rik Henderson

An FCC filing has emerged that suggests Nintendo does indeed still have plans on upgrading the existing Switch.... Read more

Nintendo Switch Lite official: The Switch Mini we were hoping for, but not Switch 2 yet
Nintendo Switch Lite official: The Switch Mini we were hoping for, but not Switch 2 yet By Rik Henderson

After months of speculation, even a year, Nintendo has announced an addition to its Switch console family.... Read more

Microsoft Project xCloud:  Release date, beta and all you need to know about Xbox cloud gaming
Microsoft Project xCloud: Release date, beta and all you need to know about Xbox cloud gaming By Rik Henderson

Microsoft's own cloud gaming platform will enter beta trials in October 2019. Here then is everything you need to know about Project xCloud.... Read more

Project xCloud Switch-style smartphone controllers reportedly still in the works
Project xCloud Switch-style smartphone controllers reportedly still in the works By Maggie Tillman

A patent has appeared that reaffirms rumours that Microsoft is working on Xbox-style controllers for smartphones.... Read more

Nintendo: Cloud gaming can be huge but won't replace the Switch
Nintendo: Cloud gaming can be huge but won't replace the Switch By Rik Henderson

Nintendo could consider jumping on board the cloud gaming bandwagon in future.... Read more

PlayStation Classic mini console slashed to just $24.99
PlayStation Classic mini console slashed to just $24.99 By Rik Henderson

Comes with a great selection of games from the original PlayStation era, including Metal Gear Solid, Twisted Metal and Final Fantasy VII.... Read more

What is Hatch? Mobile cloud gaming service from the maker of Angry Birds explained
What is Hatch? Mobile cloud gaming service from the maker of Angry Birds explained By Rik Henderson

What is Hatch? What devices does it work on? And, is it only available to Vodafone customers in the UK?... Read more

What is Apex Legends? The free to play Battle Royale for PS4, Xbox One and PC explained
What is Apex Legends? The free to play Battle Royale for PS4, Xbox One and PC explained By Adrian Willings

Apex Legends is a new Battle Royale game from the creators of Titanfall. We're exploring what it is and why it's different.... Read more

Stadia won't use as much of your mobile and broadband data limits as you think, claims Google
Stadia won't use as much of your mobile and broadband data limits as you think, claims Google By Rik Henderson

Compression means that, while you require a 35Mbps minimum speed to ensure a stable service, it doesn't directly translate to Stadia data usage.... Read more

Nintendo Switch Mini coming soon? This leaked case suggests yes
Nintendo Switch Mini coming soon? This leaked case suggests yes By Maggie Tillman

Another accessory alleged to be for the "Mini Switch 2" has leaked online.... Read more

Free PS4 games for July 2019: PS Plus games to download
Free PS4 games for July 2019: PS Plus games to download By Rik Henderson

Each month, PS4 and PS4 Pro owners who subscribe to Sony's PS Plus service get to download a great selection of free games. Here are the latest.... Read more

Free Twitch Prime games for July 2019: Free PC games for subscribers
Free Twitch Prime games for July 2019: Free PC games for subscribers By Adrian Willings

The Amazon-owned Twitch has been running a paid membership tier for a while now, that membership includes free games every month. We've got the list.... Read more

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