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Call of Duty: Cold War fans get lucky with a week of multiplayer for free

What better can Activision tempt you if you’ve been holding out?

What better can Activision tempt you if you’ve been holding out?

Diablo 2 Resurrected coming to console and PC

Polygon reports Blizzard made the announcement at the end of the BlizzConline opening ceremony on 19 Feb.

Polygon reports Blizzard made the announcement at the end of the BlizzConline opening ceremony on 19 Feb.

World of Warcraft updates prematurely revealed on developer Blizzard website

Polygon reports that Blizzard posted briefly on their website, all the information for upcoming World of Warcraft: Shadowlands patch and the World of Warcraft Classic: The Burning Cursade expansion.

Polygon reports that Blizzard posted briefly on their website, all the information for upcoming World of Warcraft: Shadowlands patch and the World of Warcraft Classic: The Burning Cursade expansion.

Splatoon 3 will launch on Nintendo Switch in 2022... in new unsplatted territory

It was announced in the latest Nintendo Direct presentation that the new splat-tacluar series is on its way

It was announced in the latest Nintendo Direct presentation that the new splat-tacluar series is on its way

Nintendo Direct announces Mario Golf will come to the Switch

The Nintendo Direct announcement included major games such as Mario Golf, Splatoon 3 and Star Wars Hunters.

The Nintendo Direct announcement included major games such as Mario Golf, Splatoon 3 and Star Wars Hunters.

Feb 25 launch for Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War season 2

25 Feb will see the launch of Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War season 2.

25 Feb will see the launch of Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War season 2.

It’s time for teamkillers to hurt themselves thanks to the new Call of Duty update

Black Ops – Cold War and Warzone have implemented teamkiller play meaning league play, friendly fire damage isn’t so friendly anymore and will hurt the attacker after the 2nd teamkill.

Black Ops – Cold War and Warzone have implemented teamkiller play meaning league play, friendly fire damage isn’t so friendly anymore and will hurt the attacker after the 2nd teamkill.

Valheim smashes it: In less that two weeks 2m copies sold

Eurogamer reports that the breakout viking survival game is a bit hit

Eurogamer reports that the breakout viking survival game is a bit hit

The Kingdom Hearts series finally coming to PC

Having started way back in 2002 on PlayStation 2

Having started way back in 2002 on PlayStation 2

Activision will have more free-to-play games

‘Warzone’ was a success!

‘Warzone’ was a success!

How long-distance couples are staying connected over video games

Kiera Mason and Juan Bravo Jr still share regular date nights online

Kiera Mason and Juan Bravo Jr still share regular date nights online

Hackers Steal Source Code From 'Cyberpunk 2077' Studio

On Feb. 9, CD Projekt revealed it had been targeted in a major "cyber attack"

On Feb. 9, CD Projekt revealed it had been targeted in a major "cyber attack"

E3 to be an online event this year

Following the complete cancellation of E3 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic

Following the complete cancellation of E3 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic

Overwatch 2 and the future of Diablo to feature in BlizzCon 2021

Overwatch 2, Diablo, and more will feature in this year’s event

Overwatch 2, Diablo, and more will feature in this year’s event

Coronavirus shuts down 2021 Pokémon World Championships

Meaning the in-person event won’t take place until next year

Meaning the in-person event won’t take place until next year

2021 launch in China for Sony PS5

China was not among the markets where PS5 launched in 2020.

China was not among the markets where PS5 launched in 2020.

2021 will not be seeing the launch of Diablo 4 or Overwatch 2

Activision-Blizzard have already told investors

Activision-Blizzard have already told investors

Watch out for the Mandalorian, it’s on the hunt and its coming for you

Watch your back in Fortnite’s latest Limited Time Mode

Watch your back in Fortnite’s latest Limited Time Mode

The Last of Us 2 makes history

Beating a huge game!

Beating a huge game!

Yakuza spin-off Judgment confirmed for PS5, Xbox Series X/S and Stadia

Sega has made the announcement, however there is no mention of a version for PC.

Sega has made the announcement, however there is no mention of a version for PC.

Nintendo Switch has outsold 3DS

Nintendo Switch is now on 79.87m consoles sold enough to beat the lifetime total of Nintendo 3DS, which recorded 75.94m over its years on sale.

Nintendo Switch is now on 79.87m consoles sold enough to beat the lifetime total of Nintendo 3DS, which recorded 75.94m over its years on sale.

Rocket League’s new game mode being rolled out for the Super Bowl

Their developer Psyonix is bringing its own version of the big game to the competitive car soccer game on February 2nd.

Their developer Psyonix is bringing its own version of the big game to the competitive car soccer game on February 2nd.

Cyberpunk 2077 Keanu Reeves sex mod removed following CD Projekt warning

CD Projekt Red has intervened and the model swap mod in question, made by modder Catmino, has been taken offline

CD Projekt Red has intervened and the model swap mod in question, made by modder Catmino, has been taken offline

Xbox Game Pass grows to 18 million members

Microsoft's subscription service has grown by a net total of three million users.

Microsoft's subscription service has grown by a net total of three million users.

Resident Evil 8 is here

You can play the demo right now.

You can play the demo right now.

The biggest digital game launch of all time: Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 is the biggest digital game launch of all time, selling 10.2 million digital copies in December 2020.

Cyberpunk 2077 is the biggest digital game launch of all time, selling 10.2 million digital copies in December 2020.

Terminator and Sarah Connor join Fortnite

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cyborg alter ego and Linda Hamilton's Sarah Connor are both now available in Fortnite making them the latest characters to be rifted onto its island during its hunter-themed season.

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cyborg alter ego and Linda Hamilton's Sarah Connor are both now available in Fortnite making them the latest characters to be rifted onto its island during its hunter-themed season.

New Pokémon Snap has a release date!

Are you ready to take some pics?

Are you ready to take some pics?

Super Mario 3D World and Browser’s Fury introduce Captain Toad four-player

Captain Toad four-player multiplayer will soon be offered for the first time as part of an upcoming Switch re-release Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury.

Captain Toad four-player multiplayer will soon be offered for the first time as part of an upcoming Switch re-release Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury.

Nintendo Switch is big in Japan!

Not even the PS5 can beat it.

Not even the PS5 can beat it.

Developers explain why ‘Among Us’ updates are taking a long time

Originally released in 2018, ‘Among Us’ suddenly became one of the most popular titles in the world

Originally released in 2018, ‘Among Us’ suddenly became one of the most popular titles in the world

PlayStation 5 can play Skyrim at 60fps

Skyrim fans with access to a PlayStation 5 will be very pleased to know that thanks to a new mod, they can play Skyrim at 60 frames per second

Skyrim fans with access to a PlayStation 5 will be very pleased to know that thanks to a new mod, they can play Skyrim at 60 frames per second

Good news for 'Hitman 3' PC players

Players who own 'Hitman' and 'Hitman 2' on PC will be able to import locations into 'Hitman 3' for free, although not at launch.

Players who own 'Hitman' and 'Hitman 2' on PC will be able to import locations into 'Hitman 3' for free, although not at launch.

And the first delayed game of the year is…

Not even magic can help this game.

Not even magic can help this game.

'New Pokémon Snap' release date announced

The highly-anticipated game will be released on Nintendo Switch on April 30, 2021

The highly-anticipated game will be released on Nintendo Switch on April 30, 2021

Gaming socials are on fire

TheGrefg broke another huge record!

TheGrefg broke another huge record!

New Indiana Jones video game teased by Bethesda and Lucasfilm

Bethesda will collaborate with Lucasfilm Games and 'Wolfenstein: The New Order' developers Machine Games

Bethesda will collaborate with Lucasfilm Games and 'Wolfenstein: The New Order' developers Machine Games

‘Minecraft Earth’ is saying goodbye

Be quick if you want to play it.

Be quick if you want to play it.

When will LoL championships start?

The best esports competition is back!

The best esports competition is back!

A life lived: This developer created a war game to spread peace

Jack from Syria developed a video game that tells his fleeing journey from the war.

Jack from Syria developed a video game that tells his fleeing journey from the war.

Bad times for CD Projekt Red

A lawsuit is coming…

A lawsuit is coming…

Top 21 best video games of each year (2000 - 2020)

These are the very best games that came out since the turn of the century! For this list, we’re looking at the most outstanding title to release every year from 2000 to 2020.

These are the very best games that came out since the turn of the century! For this list, we’re looking at the most outstanding title to release every year from 2000 to 2020.

Top 20 Monster Hunter monsters

Big thanks to Milla Jovovich and Paul W. S. Anderson for sitting down with us and discussing THEIR favorite Monster Hunter monsters! For this list we'll be delving into the wide bestiary that Capcom has developed in search of monsters we feel are ...

Big thanks to Milla Jovovich and Paul W. S. Anderson for sitting down with us and discussing THEIR favorite Monster Hunter monsters! For this list we'll be delving into the wide bestiary that Capcom has developed in search of monsters we feel are ...

Top 10 most anticipated video games of 2021

2021 is shaping up to be a big year for gaming! For this list, we’ll be looking at titles that have wowed us with their reveals and have generated big hype and expectations.

2021 is shaping up to be a big year for gaming! For this list, we’ll be looking at titles that have wowed us with their reveals and have generated big hype and expectations.

Top 10 Most Popular Pokémon of All Time

They're the Pokémon that everyone wants! Join Ashley as he counts down the pocket monsters that have garnered the most popularity over the years.

They're the Pokémon that everyone wants! Join Ashley as he counts down the pocket monsters that have garnered the most popularity over the years.

Sony pulls top seller 'Cyberpunk' from game store

Sony has pulled the top-selling 'Cyberpunk 2077' game from its online store after users said it was rife with bugs, and the move has sent shares in Polish developer CD Projekt tumbling.

Sony has pulled the top-selling 'Cyberpunk 2077' game from its online store after users said it was rife with bugs, and the move has sent shares in Polish developer CD Projekt tumbling.

And the Game of the Year is...

It’s official!

It’s official!

Are in-person gaming events coming back in 2021?

Epic Games has some answers.

Epic Games has some answers.

Fall Guys is going down

But a new season is coming!

But a new season is coming!

V Energy Game Changer: Grand Final

Broadcast live from LPL Studios and SkyCity Theatre, the event sees radio stations Mai FM, The Rock and George FM create a gaming team to compete in an amateur gaming tournament. Tune in from 6PM on Thursday 3rd December to catch the final round!

Broadcast live from LPL Studios and SkyCity Theatre, the event sees radio stations Mai FM, The Rock and George FM create a gaming team to compete in an amateur gaming tournament. Tune in from 6PM on Thursday 3rd December to catch the final round!

Metal Gear Solid Remake could be a thing

The rumour is gaining speed!

The rumour is gaining speed!

Is PS5 Sony’s best console launch ever?

Even with all the problems it had!

Even with all the problems it had!

V Energy Game Changer: Stage One

Broadcast live over two days from LPL Studios and SkyCity Theatre, the event sees radio stations Mai FM, The Rock and George FM create a gaming team to compete in an amateur style gaming tournament.

Broadcast live over two days from LPL Studios and SkyCity Theatre, the event sees radio stations Mai FM, The Rock and George FM create a gaming team to compete in an amateur style gaming tournament.

Lara Croft is back but it’s not what you think

Ready to play ‘Tomb Raider’ on the go?

Ready to play ‘Tomb Raider’ on the go?

The beta of ‘Wild Rift’ gets release date

And it’s so close!

And it’s so close!

And the most stressful video games are…

You’ll be really surprised to find out which is number 1… It’s a kids’ game!!!

You’ll be really surprised to find out which is number 1… It’s a kids’ game!!!

Top 10 new PS5 hardware and software features

Here's everything you need to know about the PlayStation 5! For this list, we’re taking a look at new abilities, accessories and innovations from Sony’s next-gen console.

Here's everything you need to know about the PlayStation 5! For this list, we’re taking a look at new abilities, accessories and innovations from Sony’s next-gen console.

Genshin Impact players have one important privacy issue

If you played this game you may need to change your password!

If you played this game you may need to change your password!

The PS5 Show

On Thursday 12th November, LPL had their first hands-on experience with the PlayStation 5. Watch back the livestream and experience some of the PS5 launch games, with the help of a few special guests.

On Thursday 12th November, LPL had their first hands-on experience with the PlayStation 5. Watch back the livestream and experience some of the PS5 launch games, with the help of a few special guests.

PS5 will have more exclusive games than ever in 2021

Sony confirmed the release of its first PS5 exclusive games of 2021 and it seems they’ll have the first best year in games in PS history.

Sony confirmed the release of its first PS5 exclusive games of 2021 and it seems they’ll have the first best year in games in PS history.

Microsoft launches new Xbox amid gaming boom

Microsoft has launched its new Xbox consoles, and the timing looks good for the firm as gaming enjoys a global boom thanks to locked-down consumers.

Microsoft has launched its new Xbox consoles, and the timing looks good for the firm as gaming enjoys a global boom thanks to locked-down consumers.

Call of Duty mobile game in numbers

A year ago, Call of Duty Mobile arrived and the numbers now are crazy. Activision did a great job bringing one of their most iconic franchises to mobile and fans are loving it.

A year ago, Call of Duty Mobile arrived and the numbers now are crazy. Activision did a great job bringing one of their most iconic franchises to mobile and fans are loving it.

Demon’s Souls Remake won’t support Ray Tracing

Sony’s PS5 exclusive, Demon’s Souls Remake, won’t support Ray Tracing. That was confirmed its creative director.

Sony’s PS5 exclusive, Demon’s Souls Remake, won’t support Ray Tracing. That was confirmed its creative director.

Assassin's Creed is coming to Netflix

One of the most iconic franchises in the gaming industry is following The Witcher's footsteps and is set to become a Netflix series.

One of the most iconic franchises in the gaming industry is following The Witcher's footsteps and is set to become a Netflix series.

Genshin Impact may just be the biggest mobile game of 2020

Can you believe this new mobile game made $245 million in just its first month?!

Can you believe this new mobile game made $245 million in just its first month?!

Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed again

Bad news for all Cyberpunk 2077 fans. The game has been delayed for the third time and we'll need to wait till December to play the next big thing in CD Projekt Red's history.

Bad news for all Cyberpunk 2077 fans. The game has been delayed for the third time and we'll need to wait till December to play the next big thing in CD Projekt Red's history.

Cloud gaming could make disappear the consoles soon

Phil Spencer dropped another bomb saying that soon we could probably play games with just our TV Screen.

Phil Spencer dropped another bomb saying that soon we could probably play games with just our TV Screen.

Top 10 most exciting PS5 launch titles

The next generation of gaming is right around the corner! For this list, we’ll be looking at the most exciting games available when Sony’s next console launches on November 12th, 2020.

The next generation of gaming is right around the corner! For this list, we’ll be looking at the most exciting games available when Sony’s next console launches on November 12th, 2020.

What has NBA 2K21 done this time to upset fans?!

Imagine buying an expensive game, only to have unskippable ads appear every time you try playing it... Well, welcome to NBA 2K21!

Imagine buying an expensive game, only to have unskippable ads appear every time you try playing it... Well, welcome to NBA 2K21!

Phil Spencer isn't shying away from Microsoft's plans for Bethesda

Phil Spencer's interview with Kotaku was wild. One thing's for sure, PlayStation fans aren't going to be happy about his answer regarding Bethesda and Xbox exclusives.

Phil Spencer's interview with Kotaku was wild. One thing's for sure, PlayStation fans aren't going to be happy about his answer regarding Bethesda and Xbox exclusives.

Pictures of the world's first physical PS5 game have been released!

Godfall is the very-first physical PS5 game to be revealed to the public. Spoiler: It may or may not look identical to a PS4 game.

Godfall is the very-first physical PS5 game to be revealed to the public. Spoiler: It may or may not look identical to a PS4 game.

We know how much the PS5 will cost… if it’s covered in 24k gold!

If you love gaming, have a ton of money, but don’t know how to spend it… Then this might just be the console for you.

If you love gaming, have a ton of money, but don’t know how to spend it… Then this might just be the console for you.

Sorry haters... 'The Last of Us Part 2' is doing great!

Despite being released less than three months ago, 'The Last of Us Part 2' has already managed to shatter records... And make a bunch of people angry. Here's why.

Despite being released less than three months ago, 'The Last of Us Part 2' has already managed to shatter records... And make a bunch of people angry. Here's why.

The Witcher 3 is going to look amazing on next-gen consoles!

CD Projekt Red is the company that just keeps giving. Who else is excited to play The Witcher 3 (for free) on next-gen consoles?

CD Projekt Red is the company that just keeps giving. Who else is excited to play The Witcher 3 (for free) on next-gen consoles?

Who’s ready to play League of Legends on the go?

The Apple Event revealed 'League of Legends: Wild Rift' is on its way and that it'll look amazing on the iPhone 12. Who else is tempted to buy a new phone?

The Apple Event revealed 'League of Legends: Wild Rift' is on its way and that it'll look amazing on the iPhone 12. Who else is tempted to buy a new phone?

2020's GOTY could be a title that wasn't released this year!

Geoff Keighley has said that the GOTY award doesn't necessarily need to go to a game that was released this year. His comments have gamers divided. Which side are you on?

Geoff Keighley has said that the GOTY award doesn't necessarily need to go to a game that was released this year. His comments have gamers divided. Which side are you on?

Sony finally reveals more details about backward compatibility on the PS5

PlayStation's keeping the good news coming and this time it's about backward compatibility. Apparently, there are only ten PS4 games that won't work on the PS5. Here's which ones.

PlayStation's keeping the good news coming and this time it's about backward compatibility. Apparently, there are only ten PS4 games that won't work on the PS5. Here's which ones.

Are subscription services the future of gaming?

There are subscription services in nearly every industry: tv, movies, music... so why not gaming too? How would you feel about going 100% digital?

There are subscription services in nearly every industry: tv, movies, music... so why not gaming too? How would you feel about going 100% digital?

PS5 games are gonna take up A LOT of space on your next-gen console

We already know how big some of the PS5's games are going to be and let's just say, you're definitely going to need an external SSD.

We already know how big some of the PS5's games are going to be and let's just say, you're definitely going to need an external SSD.

The PS5 is going to outsell the PS4 (or at least that's what Jim Ryan thinks)

Despite all the drama surrounding the production and distribution of the PS5, PlayStation's CEO is pretty confident that's it's going to do well. But what do you think?

Despite all the drama surrounding the production and distribution of the PS5, PlayStation's CEO is pretty confident that's it's going to do well. But what do you think?

The world's first LGBTQ game awards is scheduled for 2021

The gaming industry is finally getting an awards show that's centered around the queer community. Who else is excited?!

The gaming industry is finally getting an awards show that's centered around the queer community. Who else is excited?!

Gamers have spent 1.66 Billion hours playing Xbox Games studio titles in 2020 so far

The impressive figure was shared by Xbox marketing boss Aaron Greenberg on the Xbox Wire blog.

The impressive figure was shared by Xbox marketing boss Aaron Greenberg on the Xbox Wire blog.

'Pokémon GO' is helping small businesses affected by COVID-19

Coronavirus has hit small businesses hard, but the makers of the popular augmented reality mobile game have decided to give back.

Coronavirus has hit small businesses hard, but the makers of the popular augmented reality mobile game have decided to give back.

Top 10 upcoming open world video games

Open world video games are only getting bigger and more detailed! For this list, we’ll be looking at future games that will offer countless hours of entertainment through their vast environments.

Open world video games are only getting bigger and more detailed! For this list, we’ll be looking at future games that will offer countless hours of entertainment through their vast environments.

Just when you thought there weren't enough gaming platforms…

Amazon has entered the ring with Luna, a cloud gaming service that’s ready to go toe-to-toe with fierce opponents like the Xbox Games Pass and Stadia.

Amazon has entered the ring with Luna, a cloud gaming service that’s ready to go toe-to-toe with fierce opponents like the Xbox Games Pass and Stadia.

Gamers beware, you’re prime targets for lockdown cyber attacks!

The pandemic seems to have inspired hackers to go after gamers and the industry with more vigor than ever. So be careful out there folks... Keep those passwords safe!

The pandemic seems to have inspired hackers to go after gamers and the industry with more vigor than ever. So be careful out there folks... Keep those passwords safe!

Aston Martin releases £69k racing simulator for virtual racing at home

Aston Martin has released its latest model, a £69,000 racing simulator. The British car maker's AMR-C01 is designed for those living in luxury homes, who want to compete in virtual races online.

Aston Martin has released its latest model, a £69,000 racing simulator. The British car maker's AMR-C01 is designed for those living in luxury homes, who want to compete in virtual races online.

Sony PlayStation 5 to launch in November

Sony announced on Thursday that its next-generation PlayStation 5 console would launch this November. Ciara Lee reports

Sony announced on Thursday that its next-generation PlayStation 5 console would launch this November. Ciara Lee reports

'Animal Crossing' helps put Nintendo on a roll

Nintendo says subscriber numbers for its Switch Online service are booming, in large part thanks to the success of family-friendly game 'Animal Crossing'.

Nintendo says subscriber numbers for its Switch Online service are booming, in large part thanks to the success of family-friendly game 'Animal Crossing'.

A new Xbox console is on its way… and it’s cheap!

What started out as a rumor is now a reality! Microsoft just confirmed that their new next-gen console is real and affordable!

What started out as a rumor is now a reality! Microsoft just confirmed that their new next-gen console is real and affordable!

The Analogue Pocket is the retro console we all need!

The Analogue Pocket is for gamers who reminisce about the times they spent with their Game Boys. We can finally play all of our old favs in style!

The Analogue Pocket is for gamers who reminisce about the times they spent with their Game Boys. We can finally play all of our old favs in style!

Reggie Fils-Aime Joins Rogue Games

The Los Angeles-based publisher mainly focuses on releasing small and medium-sized indie games for PCs and mobile devices.

The Los Angeles-based publisher mainly focuses on releasing small and medium-sized indie games for PCs and mobile devices.

Top 10 Best Upcoming New Video Game Franchises

The next generation of gaming consoles is going to bring with it some exciting new franchises! For this list, we’ll be looking at original games coming to current and next-gen consoles that are entirely new IPs, meaning they’re not sequels or adap...

The next generation of gaming consoles is going to bring with it some exciting new franchises! For this list, we’ll be looking at original games coming to current and next-gen consoles that are entirely new IPs, meaning they’re not sequels or adap...

Top 10 Things We Know About Resident Evil 8

Resident Evil Village could deviate from conventional zombies, much like Resident Evil 4 did. For this list, we’ll be looking at the most exciting information that has been revealed about Capcom’s upcoming “Resident Evil” sequel.

Resident Evil Village could deviate from conventional zombies, much like Resident Evil 4 did. For this list, we’ll be looking at the most exciting information that has been revealed about Capcom’s upcoming “Resident Evil” sequel.

Facebook to Launch Dedicated Gaming App

Facebook is preparing to introduce a new mobile gaming app amid the coronavirus pandemic when many are glued to their phones.

Facebook is preparing to introduce a new mobile gaming app amid the coronavirus pandemic when many are glued to their phones.

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