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Final Fantasy fans look away, FF15 delayed

Final Fantasy fans look away, FF15 delayed

By Rik Henderson

You've been waiting for 10 years for Final Fantasy XV (FF15) but we're afraid you'll have to wait a little longer as the game has been put back in order to "deliver the iconic Final Fantasy experience".Expected to release in around six week's time, on... Read more

No Man's Sky devs are working on issues, brought in team to spot bugs

No Man's Sky devs are working on issues, brought in team to spot bugs

By Elyse Betters

The developer behind No Man’s Sky wants you to know it is actively addressing the game's issues.Hello Games posted a blog post to No Man’s Sky website on 12 August to announce it is working on fixes for the most “critical issues", and that those... Read more

This modder turned an Xbox One S into a 19-inch laptop you can buy

This modder turned an Xbox One S into a 19-inch laptop you can buy

By Elyse Betters

If you search the web, you'll discover several hardware hackers (aka modders) who specialise in turning bulky consoles into portable machines such as laptops, but it's not very often that you're able to buy these custom form-factors.Modder Edward Zarick,... Read more

If you still don’t know what No Man’s Sky is, let Bill Bailey explain all here

If you still don’t know what No Man’s Sky is, let Bill Bailey explain all here

By Rik Henderson

No Man's Sky is available in the UK now, having also been released in the US yesterday, 9 August. However, we're still being asked what you actually do in the PlayStation 4 and PC game.We posted our own guide here, which gives you the basics, but if you... Read more

2TB Xbox One S sold out "for good"

2TB Xbox One S sold out "for good"

By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has reportedly sold out of its limited edition 2TB Xbox One S consoles, with no plans of manufacturing more. If you didn't pre-order or snap one up straight after it was released earlier this month, you'll now have to wait until the 500GB or... Read more

Two players meet in No Man’s Sky, guess what happened next?

Two players meet in No Man’s Sky, guess what happened next?

By Rik Henderson

No Man's Sky is finally released in the UK and other regions today, 10 August, after making its consumer debut in the States yesterday and it is already hitting the headlines with almost as much vigour as Pokemon Go.The latest nugget to get tongues a-wagging... Read more

What is No Man's Sky and why should you care about it?

What is No Man's Sky and why should you care about it?

By Rik Henderson

The PlayStation 4 has played host to some incredible games in its relatively short life so far but few have caught the imagination quite as much as No Man's Sky.Since its trailer debut during the 2014 Sony E3 press conference, it has been the talk of... Read more

No Man's Sky preview: 10 hours in and it's fiercely good fun

No Man's Sky preview: 10 hours in and it's fiercely good fun

By Steve Boxer

No Man's Sky needs no introduction: it's one of the 2016's most-hyped games, thanks to a scale and ambition which is possibly unmatched in the history of videogames. For this space-age epic boasts a game-world that consists of more than 18 quintillion... Read more

Pokemon Go: Sightings and nearby will super-charge maps and help you find Pokemon

Pokemon Go: Sightings and nearby will super-charge maps and help you find Pokemon

By Chris Hall

The nearby system in Pokemon Go hasn't really worked properly since launch, but everything could be about to change as Niantic Labs looks to super-charge Pokemon Go's maps.In a recent app update, some changes came to the Pokemon Go nearby system. For... Read more

50 different planets from No Man's Sky revealed, only 18 quintillion yet to go

50 different planets from No Man's Sky revealed, only 18 quintillion yet to go

By Rik Henderson

No Man's Sky is one of the most hyped games in console history was finally hit game stores in the US today, 9 August. It will also be released in the UK tomorrow and we expect PS4 and PC gamers will be shut in a darkened room for the best part of the... Read more

New Quake Champions trailer finally shows incredible gameplay

New Quake Champions trailer finally shows incredible gameplay

By Rik Henderson

Bethesda pulled a great surprise out of the bag at the start of its E3 press conference in June, with the announcement of Quake Champions. But we were only treated to a pre-rendered trailer of the new competitive Quake game that didn't really give much... Read more

There’s a mini Master Chief hidden in your Xbox One S

There’s a mini Master Chief hidden in your Xbox One S

By Rik Henderson

The Xbox One S has been critically revered since its release on 2 August and that might have prompted you to buy one. But did you know that as well as get the most powerful console and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player currently available, you also adopted a... Read more

Pokemon Go Battery Saver mode returning to iPhone, bugs removed

Pokemon Go Battery Saver mode returning to iPhone, bugs removed

By Rik Henderson

Earlier this week an update for the iOS version of Pokemon Go removed a couple of features that were broken, now one of the them is returning.The Battery Saver mode, which dimmed the screen when you didn't hold your phone aloft, is being reinstated. And... Read more

Playing Pokemon Go abroad? Here's how to avoid bill shock

Playing Pokemon Go abroad? Here's how to avoid bill shock

By Elyse Betters

A Japanese gymnast apparently didn't think about getting an international data plan before catching all the Pokemon in Rio.Kohei Uchimura, the reigning gold medalist and world champion, is addicted to Pokemon Go. (Listen - we all have our vices). He's... Read more

Pokemon Go update removes major features, adds warnings

Pokemon Go update removes major features, adds warnings

By Rik Henderson

Niantic pushed an update for Pokemon Go over the weekend that scraps a couple of fairly major features, but ones that didn't work properly anyway. It also adds new, sinister but understandable warnings.The footprint feature has never really worked since... Read more

This is how much space PlayStation VR requires for you to play

This is how much space PlayStation VR requires for you to play

By Elyse Betters

PlayStation VR is still a few months away from release, but new documentation released by Sony has finally revealed how much space its virtual-reality headset requires in order to properly work.It needs an area of about 60-square feet. Also, players must... Read more

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

By Elyse Betters

So you've been playing Pokemon Go for a bit and want to catch a rare one, eh?You're in luck. We at Pocket-lint have played with the game ourselves and scoured the internet for the best tips and tricks out there, so everything you need to know is laid... Read more

Nintendo NX: Completely portable, powered by Nvidia Tegra chip, and games that come on cartridges, claim sources

Nintendo NX: Completely portable, powered by Nvidia Tegra chip, and games that come on cartridges, claim sources

By Stuart Miles

Nintendo NX rumours continue to swirl ahead of any official details of the confirmed new console from Nintendo.The latest rumour plays on previous expectations that it would involve a portable controller allowing gamers to play on the go, and away from... Read more

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

By Rik Henderson

There are few out there who haven't heard about Pokemon Go, on a basic level at least. It's a global phenomenon that has been covered way beyond the confines of games or tech news outlets.However, as the craze settles and the true Pokemon Go gamers settle... Read more

There's now a Tinder-like dating app for Pokemon Go players

There's now a Tinder-like dating app for Pokemon Go players

By Elyse Betters

Now is your chance to catch the Pokemon Go player of your dreams.PokeMatch is a new Android and iOS app that lets you match with other people who play Pokemon Go. It's Tinder-like in that it has a swipe-left or swipe-right function when browsing for people,... Read more

Pokemon Go top tips: Master the Pokemon mayhem

Pokemon Go top tips: Master the Pokemon mayhem

By Chris Hall

The basics of Pokemon Go are simple and fun. You walk, you catch Pokemon, you collect as many as you can and you visit PokeStops to load your backpack up with goodies to help your Trainer along the way.But when it comes to mastering the game, there's... Read more

Pokemon Go future features revealed

Pokemon Go future features revealed

By Chris Hall

Such has been Pokemon Go's success, that it might have already reached its peak and started to go off the boil. The roll-out has also reached France and Hong Kong over the weekend.However, there's still more to come from Pokemon Go, parts of the game... Read more

Pokemon Go Gym tips: How to battle, train and win

Pokemon Go Gym tips: How to battle, train and win

By Chris Hall

Pokemon Go has two sides. There's the fun side of exploring and collecting Pokemon, and then there's a very real business of battles and occupying Gyms.In the world of Pokemon, battles are central, because that's what Pokemon do. Trainers collect them... Read more

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

By Rik Henderson

Pokemon Go's global roll-out continues, hitting something of a milestone with official confirmation that the game is available in Japan, France and Hong Kong. Having launched initially in the US, Australia and New Zealand, it then spread across a lot... Read more

Pokemon Go server problems: Why does the game keep stopping?

Pokemon Go server problems: Why does the game keep stopping?

By Chris Hall

Pokemon Go's monumental success is being blighted by server problems. It's been widely reported, right from the start, that the servers weren't quite up to the job of hosting the game, because it was so popular.But what do all these server problems mean... Read more

No surprise here: Pokemon Go breaks App Store record, Apple says

No surprise here: Pokemon Go breaks App Store record, Apple says

By Elyse Betters

Pokemon Go has taken over the world, and Apple's App Store, apparently.Apple has confirmed to Polygon, The Verge, iMore, and a bunch of other places that the augmented-reality game has broken a record by being the most downloaded game in its first week... Read more

A Pokemon Go smartwatch app needs to happen

A Pokemon Go smartwatch app needs to happen

By Chris Hall

Pokemon Go has basically taken the rulebook and thrown it out of the Window. It's seen huge interest around the globe and really shaken up mobile gaming, by insisting that you leave your house.The biggest downside - apart from the demand overwhelming... Read more

Nintendo's new console available to order, but it's not what you expected

Nintendo's new console available to order, but it's not what you expected

By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has officially revealed its next console, but it isn't the long-awaited Nintendo NX. We still have to wait for more details on that particular beast.Instead, the next console the Japanese gaming giant will be manufacturing and selling is the... 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 for PC and easily translate their games for Xbox One too, or vice versa.What's more, the ID@Xbox scheme... Read more

Pokemon Go the Movie planned, live-action film rights snapped up

Pokemon Go the Movie planned, live-action film rights snapped up

By Rik Henderson

After the unbelievable success of Pokemon Go, Legendary Entertainment has reported snagged the rights to make a live-action movie starring the cute cartoon monsters.Although there have been plenty of feature length Pokemon films in the last 20 years,... Read more

Pokemon Go: How to get the most from PokeStops and items

Pokemon Go: How to get the most from PokeStops and items

By Elyse Betters

Pokemon Go is not only about searching for Pokemon but also PokeStops.The augmented-reality app, which quickly swept the world and is currently leading in all the mobile app stores, is basically one big hunting game. And in order to successfully catch... 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, it's a great time to be a gamer.Whether you have a gaming PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Nintendo... Read more

Sick of Pokemon Go? Here are 12 other augmented-reality apps to try

Sick of Pokemon Go? Here are 12 other augmented-reality apps to try

By Elyse Betters

This might shock you, but... Pokemon Go isn't the only augmented-reality app out there. Gasp!The technology has been gaining momentum in recent years, especially with the advent of virtual reality (VR) and augmented-reality (AR) headsets, so there are... Read more

#PokemonGoMadeMe: See all the funny and unbelievable things Pokemon Go made people do

#PokemonGoMadeMe: See all the funny and unbelievable things Pokemon Go made people do

By Elyse Betters

Pokemon Go is making people do a lot of strange shi stuff.In an attempt to catch Pokemon, people have fallen off cliffs, and they've even been in car accidents. Browse our gallery of the worst and dumbest places people have found Pokemon. And if you... Read more

How not to play Pokemon Go: The worst, dumbest and funniest places people have found Pokemon

How not to play Pokemon Go: The worst, dumbest and funniest places people have found Pokemon

By Rik Henderson

There's no doubt that gaming app Pokemon Go has captured a world's imagination. And it's only recently been made available in other countries outside the US, Australia and New Zealand.Reports suggest that five per cent of Android phone users in the US... Read more

This is the 2TB Xbox One S to pre-order right now: Gears of War 4 Limited Edition

This is the 2TB Xbox One S to pre-order right now: Gears of War 4 Limited Edition

By Rik Henderson

No matter how sexy we thought the new Xbox One S was when we saw it at E3 2016 in Los Angeles we've just seen a model even more drop-dead gorgeous.Yes, it costs more, but the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition is the bees knees. Not only does it... Read more

Pokemon Go: How to stop your data usage from getting out of control

Pokemon Go: How to stop your data usage from getting out of control

By Elyse Betters

Chances are you've been walking around all week - with your smartphone glued to your hand, playing Pokemon Go.As Pokemon Go rolls out around the world, many excited trainers have melted their brain away simply by hunting for rare creatures in strange... Read more

Pokemon Go: 11 amazing, mind-boggling facts about the AR game

Pokemon Go: 11 amazing, mind-boggling facts about the AR game

By Stuart Miles

Pokemon has taken the US, New Zealand and Australia by storm since it launched on Wednesday 6 July. It is now also available in Germany and the UK on Google Play and iTunes.So, in a sort-of bluffer's guide, here are 11 cool facts for you to roll off... Read more

Pokemon Go: How to take amazing Pokemon photos

Pokemon Go: How to take amazing Pokemon photos

By Chris Hall

With Pokemon go installed on just about every phone on the planet, you'll have no doubt seen plenty of photos of Pokemon in strange places - perfectly placed, you might say.That's thanks to Pokemon Go's use of augmented reality - or AR - superimposing... Read more

How many Pokemon are there in Pokemon Go? 151 and here they all are

How many Pokemon are there in Pokemon Go? 151 and here they all are

By Rik Henderson

Pokemon Go has been a global hit. The augmented reality game is available for iOS and Android in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and now the UK too, so you can head out onto the streets to find and catch Pokemon.However, how do you know which... Read more

Pokemon Go: How to catch Pikachu as your first Pokemon

Pokemon Go: How to catch Pikachu as your first Pokemon

By Cam Bunton

Pokemon Go is undoubtedly one of the biggest success stories of the App Store and Google Play Store this year so far, perhaps even this decade. Millions of smartphone users have downloaded, signed-up and tried to "Catch 'Em All" in the real world. Sometimes... Read more

Can't get Pokemon Go in your country yet? Here's how to download it now

Can't get Pokemon Go in your country yet? Here's how to download it now

By Rik Henderson

Now that Pokemon Go has been officially released, there are reports of virtual Pokemon being captured around the globe. Some are even coming from countries where the augmented reality game is yet to be released. Do you wonder how?For Android phone users... Read more

Pokemon sale gives Pokemon Go fans the chance to play the originals for less

Pokemon sale gives Pokemon Go fans the chance to play the originals for less

By Rik Henderson

The world has gone Pokemon mad thanks to Pokemon Go, the augmented reality mobile game that has taken off so spectacularly it is on more Android phones in the States than Tinder.Nintendo, part owner of The Pokemon Company, has seen its market value soar... Read more

Pokemon Go for iOS fixes that big privacy issue with Google accounts

Pokemon Go for iOS fixes that big privacy issue with Google accounts

By Elyse Betters

Pokemon Go just got a major update.Well, technically, it's a small one - but with it came a fix for a massive privacy issue. The iOS app has been updated to version 1.0.1, with developer Niantic Labs promising it has "fixed Google account scope". Shortly... Read more

Pokemon Go: What is it and why is everybody talking about it?

Pokemon Go: What is it and why is everybody talking about it?

By Chris Hall

Pokemon Go fever is sweeping the world, turning people into phone-gazing zombies as they bimble about the place hunting for little cartoon characters with silly names.So what exactly is going on? Should you join in the fun? Should you be concerned?Here's... Read more

London through the eyes of Pokemon Go

London through the eyes of Pokemon Go

By Chris Hall

Pokémon Go is about as phenomenal as phenomena get. It's breaking records, making headlines and it's only just appeared, not even launching in the UK yet. But there are means and ways of getting Pokémon Go in the UK, and London is a map full of delights... Read more

Grand Theft Auto 5 Redux mod shows how incredible and lifelike GTA 6 could be

Grand Theft Auto 5 Redux mod shows how incredible and lifelike GTA 6 could be

By Rik Henderson

With all the talk of Pokemon Go and Red Dead Redemption dominating gaming news it's nice to find something unrelated. What's more, no matter how popular and excellent the mobile and backwards compatible games are respectively, neither could touch GTA... Read more

Pokemon Go will let you trade characters in upcoming update

Pokemon Go will let you trade characters in upcoming update

By Cam Bunton

Pokemon developers, Niantic are already working hard on building new features in to its hit mobile game. Speaking to Tech Insider, the developers claim that Pokemon Go players will soon be able to trade characters. This is just one of many upcoming features... Read more