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Bethesda announces three new Fallout 4 DLCs for this spring

Bethesda announces three new Fallout 4 DLCs for this spring

By Elyse Betters

Those of you who are getting a little bored of Fallout 4 (if that's even possible) will be glad to hear Bethesda has announced new add-on packs.The publisher plans to soon unleash three DLCs called Automatron, Wasteland Workshop, and Far Harbor. The first... Read more

Telltale releases 6-min preview of next Walking Dead game starring Michonne

Telltale releases 6-min preview of next Walking Dead game starring Michonne

By Elyse Betters

Following the mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead on Sunday, Telltale delivered a lengthy preview of its next game based on the series.The new game is callled The Walking Dead: Michonne. It stars a blade-wielding character known as Michonne, who is... Read more

This latest edition of Monopoly ditches the cash for cards and a scanner

This latest edition of Monopoly ditches the cash for cards and a scanner

By Elyse Betters

Counting cash is so 2015.Monopoly has kicked off the new year by releasing a new edition of Monopoly called Ultimate Banking. It's kind of hard to keep the many, many, many editions of Monopoly straight at this point, but this new one stands out because... Read more

This videogame will cost you a cool $10 million, can you guess what it is?

This videogame will cost you a cool $10 million, can you guess what it is?

By Rik Henderson

UK retailer Game has listed a one-off, exclusive game bundle that will set you back a cool $10 million (£7 million).That's enough to buy you a mega-yacht, Steve McQueen's 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, or one of Lionel Messi's toenails. However, if you'd rather... Read more

Kanye West made a video game about his mom 'traveling through heaven'

Kanye West made a video game about his mom 'traveling through heaven'

By Elyse Betters

Kanye West can now add "video game creator" to his long list of titles, which so far includes rapper, director, fashion designer, etc.The musician debuted his latest album, called The life of Pablo, alongside season three of his Yeezy apparel line with... Read more

Pre-order Quantum Break on Xbox One, get Windows 10 PC version for free

Pre-order Quantum Break on Xbox One, get Windows 10 PC version for free

By Rik Henderson

Quantum Break, the Xbox One game that has been talked about for a couple of years, has finally been given a release date: 5 April. What's more, it's not just coming to Microsoft's console but will also be available for Windows 10 PCs.Microsoft has also... Read more

You could soon be playing Mirror's Edge Catalyst, beta registration opens

You could soon be playing Mirror's Edge Catalyst, beta registration opens

By Rik Henderson

EA's long-awaited sequel to Mirror's Edge may have been put back to a May release but you will still be able to play it soon. The gaming giant has started a registration process to sign up for a public closed beta of Mirror's Edge Catalyst that will start... Read more

New Doom trailer reveals game will land Friday the 13th (in May)

New Doom trailer reveals game will land Friday the 13th (in May)

By Elyse Betters

If you like "badass demons, big effing guns, and moving really fast", then you'll want to check out the new Doom come May.It is an upcoming reboot of the Doom series by id Software, with Bethesda serving as the publisher. It has been under development... Read more

Sony is launching this slick grey-blue PS4 as an Uncharted 4 bundle in April

Sony is launching this slick grey-blue PS4 as an Uncharted 4 bundle in April

By Elyse Betters

Rejoice, Uncharted 4 fans! Sony is getting ready to release a limited-edition version of its PlayStation 4 console just for you.The company has announced a new grey-blue version of the PS4 to commemorate Uncharted 4's 26 April release date. Unfortunately,... Read more

The brilliant PES 2016 is free on PC, download it now

The brilliant PES 2016 is free on PC, download it now

By Rik Henderson

Konami has made a free-to-play version of Pro Evolution Soccer for PC and it is available to download from today.PES 2016 is an excellent return to form for the franchise - as you can read in our review of the console version here - and while the free-to-play... Read more

Nintendo’s first iPhone game is coming in March and stars… you

Nintendo’s first iPhone game is coming in March and stars… you

By Rik Henderson

Yesterday, Nintendo revealed that its second iOS and Android app would feature a "familiar character" and that it would be an actual game. Today, it confirmed that its first dabble into the mobile market will be the much talked about Miitomo communication... Read more

Nintendo’s second iPhone game could be Mario or Zelda

Nintendo’s second iPhone game could be Mario or Zelda

By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has revealed that the second of five games it has planned for iOS and Android will feature one of its most recognisable characters. That could mean that we'll soon see Mario, Donkey Kong, Link or another of its main IPs on app stores.Speaking... Read more

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens brings new story content

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens brings new story content

By Luke Edwards

Star Wars and Lego is a mix made in the heavens and it'll be descending to us earthlings in a new form soon. A Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens game has been announced.Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced the game which will arrive... Read more

Nintendo Wii U officially a massive flop, but Splatoon still amazes

Nintendo Wii U officially a massive flop, but Splatoon still amazes

By Rik Henderson

The Nintendo Wii U is a huge failure, it's official! Sales figures released with the company's year end financial results confirm that it is likely to be the worst-selling console in Nintendo's history save for the Virtual Boy. But that doesn't really... Read more

Lego Marvel's Avengers review: A Marvel-lous return to form
4.0 stars

Lego Marvel's Avengers review: A Marvel-lous return to form

By Steve Boxer

Recently, Lego games have strayed into dangerous territory which has seen them come uncomfortably close to becoming victims of their own success. While the world at large is still fully in the grip of a Lego moment, TT Games' relentless Lego-ising of... Read more

Half-life fan quits job to make sequel, Prospekt due out on Steam in February

Half-life fan quits job to make sequel, Prospekt due out on Steam in February

By Luke Edwards

Half-life 3 might be one of the most eagerly anticipated game releases of all time. All that pressure could be one of the reasons the game series creator Valve hasn't got round to making it yet. Sick of waiting, one fan has made his own sequel.Richard... Read more

Atari packed 100 classic games into new Atari Vault PC bundle headed to Steam

Atari packed 100 classic games into new Atari Vault PC bundle headed to Steam

By Elyse Betters

Atari diehards are about to lose their minds.The games publisher announced it is rounding up 100 classics into a single title called Atari Vault. It'll release in a few months on Steam for PC gamers. Although we don't know the full list of games, Atari... Read more

Nintendo NX console specifications leaked in official survey, internet blows up

Nintendo NX console specifications leaked in official survey, internet blows up

By Rik Henderson

An online survey currently being undertaken by marketing firm GfK has caused outrage amongst the gaming community. That's because it was designed to gauge responses from Nintendo fans about the upcoming NX console and, as part of the questionnaire, listed... Read more

Mortal Kombat XL lets you fight as the Alien vs the Predator or Jason vs Leatherface

Mortal Kombat XL lets you fight as the Alien vs the Predator or Jason vs Leatherface

By Rik Henderson

An extended version of Warner Bros latest in the Mortal Kombat series adds two of the most sought after downloadable content packs to the original game to offer the most complete experience yet.What's more, as those packs include playable characters for... Read more

£1.2 million Games London initiative launched by a Minecraft Boris Johnson

£1.2 million Games London initiative launched by a Minecraft Boris Johnson

By Rik Henderson

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has launched an initiative to help promote games and games development in the UK capital that will initially be funded to the tune of £1.2 million.What's more, he presented an online press conference to announce the scheme,... Read more

You’ll finally get to play The Division at the end of January

You’ll finally get to play The Division at the end of January

By Rik Henderson

Ubisoft has announced that Xbox One, PS4 and PC gamers will be able to try out Tom Clancy's The Division from the end of January.The long-awaited, heavily delayed multiplayer role-playing game will finally be released on 8 March, but you can play some... Read more

GTA 5 might finally be getting single-player DLC

GTA 5 might finally be getting single-player DLC

By Rik Henderson

After an extraordinarily long wait Grand Theft Auto 5 might be finally getting new storyline missions and single-player downloadable content.The actor behind lead character Franklin, Shawn Fonteno, posted an image on Instagram yesterday of himself in... Read more

Is there anything better than being put into Fallout 4 by Intel?

Is there anything better than being put into Fallout 4 by Intel?

By Rik Henderson

While wandering the massive halls of the CES trade show in Las Vegas each year, we often find some weird and wonderful tech demos or gadgets. However, with our ongoing love of Fallout 4 there was only one thing at this year's show that stole our award... Read more

Square's Final Fantasy IX is coming to PC, iOS, and Android in 2016

Square's Final Fantasy IX is coming to PC, iOS, and Android in 2016

By Elyse Betters

Square Enix has announced in Japan that one of its most beloved role-playing classics of the early 2000s will soon be playable on both mobile devices and PCs. It's updating Final Fantasy IX for the modern era.The company said we can expect it to arrive... Read more

Best Fallout 4 bases from around the net: Check out these magnificent settlements

Best Fallout 4 bases from around the net: Check out these magnificent settlements

By Rik Henderson

Although much of Fallout 4 stays true to Fallout 3 and New Vegas, with the role-playing elements, even visuals remaining familiar though they have been enhanced for this generation of consoles, one of the new features has become an online hit.Base building... Read more

How to upgrade your Wii U storage by 1TB or more: That's enough for more than 150 games

How to upgrade your Wii U storage by 1TB or more: That's enough for more than 150 games

By Rik Henderson

Although digital versions of Wii U games are nowhere near as large in file size as those available for Xbox One or PS4, nor do you require to install disc-based titles, you will still more than likely find yourself running out of storage space on your... Read more

PS4 improves entertainment line-up with new All 4 app

PS4 improves entertainment line-up with new All 4 app

By Rik Henderson

Although the PlayStation 4 has always been the current generation console most targeted at hardcore gamers, even that community has bemoaned the lack of certain entertainment and streaming apps over its two-year lifespan. In particular, while BBC iPlayer... Read more

Plex streaming now free on Xbox One and PS4

Plex streaming now free on Xbox One and PS4

By Luke Edwards

Media streaming service Plex has announced that gamers using consoles to stream movies, music and TV can now do so for free.Until now anyone using Plex on Xbox or PlayStation had to pay a monthly or yearly subscription fee. This was either $5 per month... Read more

Nintendo Wii U owners get music streaming option thanks to Napster

Nintendo Wii U owners get music streaming option thanks to Napster

By Rik Henderson

From today, Nintendo Wii U owners will be able to stream music through their consoles thanks to a partnership between Nintendo and Napster.Xbox One owners have had access to Groove Music for a while, with the latest dashboard update integrating the subscription... Read more

This is the best Star Wars movie you’ll see this year, Battlefront running in 4K 60fps

This is the best Star Wars movie you’ll see this year, Battlefront running in 4K 60fps

By Rik Henderson

At the end of November, we published a series of screengrabs said to be taken in-game of Star Wars Battlefront running the Toddyhancer 2.0 mod, and we thought they were spectacular.However, as amazing as they still are we think there's a better example... Read more

77,000 Steam accounts hacked every month, make sure you protect yours

77,000 Steam accounts hacked every month, make sure you protect yours

By Rik Henderson

Valve has revealed that a staggering 77,000 Steam accounts are hacked each month, with the problem multiplying dramatically since the introduction of Steam Trading - the ability to trade away gift copies of games, in-game items and Steam Trading Cards.Thieves... 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 of which to buy has been harder to make.After two years into their lifespans (three for the Wii U),... Read more

Microsoft Xbox 360: 10 best custom console mods

Microsoft Xbox 360: 10 best custom console mods

By Luke Edwards

Microsoft's Xbox One is flying off the shelves while its predecessor, the Xbox 360, is collecting dust at the ripe old age of over a decade.That's right it's been over an entire decade since Microsoft released the Xbox 360. Feel old yet?Over the years... Read more

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 2: Win Disney Infinity play sets and figures worth over £200

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 2: Win Disney Infinity play sets and figures worth over £200

By Stuart Miles

Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint.We'll be giving away a great piece of kit every single day, with something for everyone, from smartphones... Read more

These are the limited edition Xbox One controllers you can buy right now

These are the limited edition Xbox One controllers you can buy right now

By Rik Henderson

One of the crazes that has been raging since this generation of console gaming took off is that of special edition controllers. You could get the occasional customised controller for the PS3 and Xbox 360, even have it completely made into something quite... Read more

Rainbow Six Siege review: Thoroughly infectious strategy shooter
4.0 stars

Rainbow Six Siege review: Thoroughly infectious strategy shooter

By Steve Boxer

After a seven-year absence (an eternity in videogame terms), Rainbow Six's return is tragically timely, with the recent Paris terrorist attacks causing publisher Ubisoft (which is a French company) to cancel some of the game's planned marketing support. Like... Read more

Play your PS4 games on PC or Mac soon thanks to official Remote Play app

Play your PS4 games on PC or Mac soon thanks to official Remote Play app

By Luke Edwards

Would you like to play your PS4 games on PC or Mac? Sony thinks you would, so it's going to make it possible with a Remote Play app.Following up from an unofficial app that allows gamers to stream PlayStation 4 titles to a PC, Sony has announced it official... Read more

Check out these incredible Star Wars Battlefront screens: Are they real or fake?

Check out these incredible Star Wars Battlefront screens: Are they real or fake?

By Rik Henderson

Since its release debate has raged over Star Wars Battlefront, with hardcore gamers bemoaning its simplicity and lack of longevity, while more casual gamers heralding the game for the exact same reasons. One thing nobody can dispute, however, is that... Read more

Star Wars Battlefront review: Aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper?
4.0 stars

Star Wars Battlefront review: Aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper?

By Rik Henderson

It's finally here. Star Wars Battlefront is one of gaming's most hyped releases and thankfully looks every part the game to kickstart a month or two of Star Wars frenzy.It is the most spectacular looking Star Wars game we've ever had – indeed, it could... Read more

PS4 now has backwards compatibility too, just not how you think

PS4 now has backwards compatibility too, just not how you think

By Rik Henderson

Much has been made about Microsoft's decision to add backwards compatibility to the Xbox One via emulation, but did you know that the PS4 is also capable of emulating games released for previous Sony consoles?Indeed, it is said that developers have had... Read more

Call of Duty Black Ops 3 review: Futuristic twist on the familiar formula
4.0 stars

Call of Duty Black Ops 3 review: Futuristic twist on the familiar formula

By Steve Boxer

It's easy to be cynical about Call of Duty: the first-person shooter franchise has become the very epitome of the modern games industry. Its annual arrival in the run-up to Christmas is as proverbially inevitable as death and, in this day and age, far... Read more

Want to play Star Wars Battlefront today? Xbox One EA Access subscribers get the game a week early

Want to play Star Wars Battlefront today? Xbox One EA Access subscribers get the game a week early

By Rik Henderson

Star Wars Battlefront will be available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC from 19 November. Next week basically.However, Xbox One owners with an EA Access subscription can download and play the game today, a whole week early. The trial version, which... Read more

Xbox One Elite Controller review: The price of perfection
5.0 stars

Xbox One Elite Controller review: The price of perfection

By Rik Henderson

Until recently we've felt that the controllers that come with Microsoft's Xbox consoles have been far superior to the DualShock ones that have accompanied Sony's PlayStations. And we're not the only ones. We've often heard that hardcore and pro gamers... Read more

New Xbox One experience update tips, tricks and secrets: Here's what your console can do now

New Xbox One experience update tips, tricks and secrets: Here's what your console can do now

By Rik Henderson

After months of increased expectation, Microsoft has started to roll out its new Xbox One experience to consoles worldwide, which brings a newly designed user interface, new features and a streamlining of the UI owners have used for up to two years.It... Read more

Valve's first Steam Machine gaming PCs and Steam Controller are now for sale

Valve's first Steam Machine gaming PCs and Steam Controller are now for sale

By Elyse Betters

Valve first announced its assault on the living room more years ago, with its Steam Machine console concept, and now the first wave of devices have finally become available for purchase.Valve, which is a video game developer that makes SteamOS (a Linux-based... Read more

Fallout 4 first impressions review: Radiating brilliance

Fallout 4 first impressions review: Radiating brilliance

By Rik Henderson

Fallout 4 is released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC tomorrow, 10 November, and usually we would move Heaven and Earth in order to bring you a full, no-holds-barred review of a game release of such magnitude. But while we've been playing it for a little... Read more

Xbox One backwards compatibility coming 12 November, here are the first 104 Xbox 360 games you can play

Xbox One backwards compatibility coming 12 November, here are the first 104 Xbox 360 games you can play

By Rik Henderson

Backwards compatibility is coming to the Xbox One on 12 November, the same day that the new, Windows 10-driven user interface update arrives and Microsoft has finally revealed the complete list of Xbox 360 games that will be playable on that day.There... Read more

Rise of the Tomb Raider review: Single-player perfection
4.5 stars

Rise of the Tomb Raider review: Single-player perfection

By Rik Henderson

Being fans of the Tomb Raider series since the very beginning, with the first outing one of our favourite games on the original PlayStation, we approached 2013's reboot with some trepidation. Reboots don't always work.But we needn't have worried because... Read more

Drive Fallout 4 cars in Forza Motorsport 6

Drive Fallout 4 cars in Forza Motorsport 6

By Luke Edwards

Everybody loves Fallout 4, even the guys over at Forza Motorsport 6. Now Xbox has shown off a Fallout 4 car and teased another that Forza Motorsport 6 owners will soon be able to race.From today Forza Motorsport 6 owners will receive an exclusive Fallout... Read more