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This is how much better Red Dead Redemption 2 will look on PC
This is how much better Red Dead Redemption 2 will look on PC By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has released a jaw-dropping trailer to show some of the enhancements coming with the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2.... Read more

PUBG Mobile v15 update takes a leaf out of CoD Mobile's book, adds helicopters, RPGs, team revives
PUBG Mobile v15 update takes a leaf out of CoD Mobile's book, adds helicopters, RPGs, team revives By Chris Hall

PUBG Mobile has pushed its biggest update for a while, bringing in a whole range of updates to the chart-topping mobile game.... Read more

What is the Pocket-lint daily and how do you get it for free?
What is the Pocket-lint daily and how do you get it for free? By Stuart Miles

Pocket-lint daily is a new daily tech newsletter curated by Stuart Miles, Pocket-lint's founder. Find out how to get it every morning. Read more

Stadia Controller is not as wireless as initially thought
Stadia Controller is not as wireless as initially thought By Rik Henderson

Google's Stadia launches on 19 November in a number of countries but we've just found out that one of its key features will not be ready in time.... Read more

Google Stadia pricing, release date details, launch games and how it works
Google Stadia pricing, release date details, launch games 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

Xbox is getting content filters to block nasty messages
Xbox is getting content filters to block nasty messages By Adrian Willings

Microsoft is adding content filters to Xbox Live messages to help combat trolls and block nasty messages/... 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 cloud gaming platform is now available as part of the Preview beta trials. Here is everything you need to know about Project xCloud.... Read more

Project xCloud Preview starts to rollout in UK, US and Korea, but you can still sign up
Project xCloud Preview starts to rollout in UK, US and Korea, but you can still sign up By Rik Henderson

Project xCloud, the cloud gaming service from Xbox, has started to rollout in its Preview beta form for testers in the UK, US and Korea.... Read more

Fortnite goes dark with dramatic season finale
Fortnite goes dark with dramatic season finale By Adrian Willings

Epic Games has shocked fans by suddenly ending season 10 and showing a black hole on everyone's screens. Is this the end? Or a new beginning?... Read more

Apple Arcade games list, price, compatible devices and how it works
Apple Arcade games list, price, compatible devices and how it works By Rik Henderson

Apple Arcade is a paid subscription service for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV. Here's how much it costs and what you get for your money.... Read more

Pokémon Go creator wants you to recommend places for PokéStops and Gyms
Pokémon Go creator wants you to recommend places for PokéStops and Gyms By Rik Henderson

Niantic is inviting its community of fans to help find the best locations around the world for special in-game sites.... Read more

Stadia could be "more responsive" than Xbox or PlayStation in two years, claims Google
Stadia could be "more responsive" than Xbox or PlayStation in two years, claims Google By Rik Henderson

Stadia's vice president of streaming, Madj Baker, claims the cloud system could be more responsive than local devices in just a couple of years time.... Read more

PUBG Mobile tips and tricks: Become a battle royale master
PUBG Mobile tips and tricks: Become a battle royale master By Chris Hall

Updated Read our guide on how to become a master of Player Unknown's Battlegrounds on mobile. Our top tips and tricks for PUBG to help you get chicken dinners... Read more

Sony PlayStation 5 specs, release date and images: All you need to know about PS5
Sony PlayStation 5 specs, release date and images: All you need to know about PS5 By Rik Henderson

The Sony PlayStation 5 has been officially confirmed, but what should we expect in 2020? Find out all the details here.... Read more

PS5 release date and official name announced
PS5 release date and official name announced By Rik Henderson

Sony has officially announced the release date of its next-gen console and confirmed that its name will, as expected, be PlayStation 5.... Read more

PS4 Facebook integration removed, possibly over data sharing concerns
PS4 Facebook integration removed, possibly over data sharing concerns By Rik Henderson

Sony has removed integration with Facebook from its PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro consoles.... Read more

All Android phones getting PS4 Remote Play soon, with PlayStation System Software Update 7.00
All Android phones getting PS4 Remote Play soon, with PlayStation System Software Update 7.00 By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced that all phones supporting Android 5.0 and up will be compatible with PS4 Remote Play very soon.... Read more

PUBG Mobile vs Call of Duty Mobile: What's the difference and which is better?
PUBG Mobile vs Call of Duty Mobile: What's the difference and which is better? By Chris Hall

PUBG Mobile has, for a long time, ruled the mobile battle royale roost. Ok, so there's been the small issue of Fortnite, but PUBG's real challenger comes... Read more

Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Game 2019 and how to vote
Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Game 2019 and how to vote By Britta O'Boyle

Here are the Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Game 2019 and details on how to vote for your favourite.... Read more

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC release date revealed, also coming to Stadia
Red Dead Redemption 2 PC release date revealed, also coming to Stadia By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has announced the release date of Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC. And, a Google Stadia edition will follow.... Read more

Dolby Atmos for gaming: What is it and what games support it?
Dolby Atmos for gaming: What is it and what games support it? By Adrian Willings

Dolby Atmos is the bleeding edge of home cinema technology when it comes to surround sound audio. See what it means for gaming.... Read more

How to use PS4 and Xbox One controllers on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV
How to use PS4 and Xbox One controllers on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV By Rik Henderson

Here we tell you how you can hook up an Xbox One or PS4 controller to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple TV.... Read more

What is PlayStation Now and how much does it cost? PS Now explained
What is PlayStation Now and how much does it cost? PS Now explained By Rik Henderson

PlayStation Now is Sony's cloud gaming platform. Here's everything you need to know about it.... Read more

PS Now gets major price drop, adds God of War and GTA 5 to PS4 games line-up
PS Now gets major price drop, adds God of War and GTA 5 to PS4 games line-up By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a major, global price drop for its PlayStation Now cloud gaming and download service.... Read more

Then vs now: Video games through the decades
Then vs now: Video games through the decades By Adrian Willings

A wonderful vision of just how far games have gone. We've collected a gallery of images to show you how amazing video games are and just how far they've come.... 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

Call of Duty Mobile update: Maps, modes and everything you need to know about smartphone COD
Call of Duty Mobile update: Maps, modes and everything you need to know about smartphone COD By Rik Henderson

Call of Duty is now available for iPhone and Android. Here is the lowdown on how to get it and the game's modes.... Read more

Atari VCS: Price, specs, release date and more
Atari VCS: Price, specs, release date and more By Rik Henderson

Everything you need to know about the Atari VCS games console - including specs, price, release date and more. See all the details here.... Read more

Minecraft Earth update: Release date, iOS and Android early access and more about the AR game
Minecraft Earth update: Release date, iOS and Android early access and more 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

Minecraft Earth officially launches in October
Minecraft Earth officially launches in October By Rik Henderson

Microsoft will officially launch Minecraft Earth in October, with a more complete early access version replacing the current closed beta version.... Read more

Xbox One free Games with Gold for October 2019: Friday 13th and more
Xbox One free Games with Gold for October 2019: Friday 13th and more By Rik Henderson

Each month, Xbox One Live Gold subscribers can download a selection of free games. Here are the free games for the coming month.... Read more

PS Plus free PS4 games for October 2019: The Last of Us and more
PS Plus free PS4 games for October 2019: The Last of Us and more 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

How to control your Xbox One with Google Assistant voice commands
How to control your Xbox One with Google Assistant voice commands By Maggie Tillman

Similar to the existing Amazon Alexa integration, Microsoft is allowing you to control your Xbox with Google Assistant voice commands, whether that be for launching games and apps, turning the console on and off, pausing videos, and so on. Here's how it works.... Read more

Mario Kart Tour is out now for Android and iOS devices
Mario Kart Tour is out now for Android and iOS devices By Adrian Willings

The long-awaited mobile version of Mario Kart is finally available to play. Over a year after being announced, Nintendo's new mobile game is here.... Read more

PlayStation State of Play: The biggest announcements from the livestream
PlayStation State of Play: The biggest announcements from the livestream By Maggie Tillman

State of Play is similar to Nintendo's long-standing Direct broadcasts or Inside Xbox (also appearing online today), which highlight and detail new games, trailers and features coming up in the next few months. Here are the biggest announcements and trailers from today’s event.... Read more

Inside Xbox for September: How to watch the Xbox One games and Project xCloud reveal event
Inside Xbox for September: How to watch the Xbox One games and Project xCloud reveal event By Rik Henderson

Here then are the details on how to watch the Xbox stream live, plus a few things we expect to see.... Read more

Is there another Batman game in the works?
Is there another Batman game in the works? By Adrian Willings

The team behind Batman: Arkham Origins has recently Tweeted, for the first time in years, with hints at a possible new Batman game.... Read more

PS5 will consume less power in standby than PlayStation 4, Sony reveals
PS5 will consume less power in standby than PlayStation 4, Sony reveals By Rik Henderson

Sony has revealed that its forthcoming PS5 next-gen console will be less power hungry than the current PS4 - at least when suspending gameplay.... Read more

Nintendo Switch Lite: Price, special editions, specifications and everything you need to know
Nintendo Switch Lite: Price, special editions, specifications and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has introduced its second Switch console, for those who want a cheaper, portable-only machine. Here's everything you need to know about it.... Read more

Court ruling means you might be able to sell your Steam games
Court ruling means you might be able to sell your Steam games By Adrian Willings

A recent ruling by a European court suggests that users should be able to resell games from their Steam library in the same way they would physical ones.... Read more

Apple Arcade: The 7 games you should definitely play first
Apple Arcade: The 7 games you should definitely play first By Stuart Miles

Here are our favourites so far that we recommend you try first.... Read more

Call of Duty Mobile release date announced, coming to iOS and Android 1 October
Call of Duty Mobile release date announced, coming to iOS and Android 1 October By Rik Henderson

Call of Duty Mobile will be available for iOS and Android from 1 October. It will be a free download with content available as in-app purchases.... Read more

18 incredible Minecraft creations that will blow your mind
18 incredible Minecraft creations that will blow your mind By Maggie Tillman

Finding the best Minecraft creations is a bit of a job, but Pocket-lint has rounded up some of the most incredible examples. Straight from the overactive... Read more

Rockstar releases its own PC games launcher: Grab GTA San Andreas for free to celebrate
Rockstar releases its own PC games launcher: Grab GTA San Andreas for free to celebrate By Adrian Willings

Rockstar is following the crowd and releasing its own games launcher for PC gamers. Does this mean Red Dead 2 is coming to PC soon?... Read more

Apple Arcade goes live early! But only for iOS 13 beta testers
Apple Arcade goes live early! But only for iOS 13 beta testers By Maggie Tillman

Apple Arcade is set to officially launch later this week, with the release of iOS 13, but those on the iOS 13 beta can already access and try it.... Read more

Nintendo theme park officially opens in spring 2020
Nintendo theme park officially opens in spring 2020 By Rik Henderson

Nintendo will finally open the doors on its first official theme park in Japan next spring - in time for the Tokyo Olympics, as promised.... Read more

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is coming to iOS and you can pre-order it for free now
Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is coming to iOS and you can pre-order it for free now By Rik Henderson

Developer CD Projekt Red has announced that Gwent: The Witcher Card Game will be coming to iOS on 29 October.... Read more

Mystery Nintendo Switch exercise accessory is called Ring-Con, coming in October
Mystery Nintendo Switch exercise accessory is called Ring-Con, coming in October By Rik Henderson

Nintendo teased a new accessory for its Switch console last week, now we know what it is.... Read more

Project Resistance takes Resident Evil in a new direction, closed beta starts soon
Project Resistance takes Resident Evil in a new direction, closed beta starts soon By Rik Henderson

Capcom has announced Project Resistance, a very new take on the Resident Evil franchise.... Read more

Apple Arcade will be available on 19 September and cost $4.99
Apple Arcade will be available on 19 September and cost $4.99 By Rik Henderson

Apple has revealed the release date for its all-you-can-eat games service, Apple Arcade.... Read more

FIFA 20 demo available for PS4, Xbox One and PC now
FIFA 20 demo available for PS4, Xbox One and PC now By Rik Henderson

The latest game in the FIFA series, FIFA 20, comes out in just over three weeks time, but you can play it now.... Read more

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