On Monday, I opined ahead of Apple’s iPhone 12 launch that you probably didn’t need an iPhone 12 in 2020. With the benefit of hindsight and Apple having revealed its iPhone 12 lineup, has my opinion shifted? Not much.
Backwards compatibility has long been a contentious issue for Sony, but the PlayStation 3 presents a unique challenge on its own.
Evgeny Yurichev is an artist based in Russia.
Want to get some tatts, a long beard and pet a gorgeous dog/cat? Those are all things available in Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, as seen by some new gameplay that’s appeared online.
10 years ago, a group of Australians working for what was then known as SEGA Studios Australia began working on a prototype for what could have been the future of the Golden Axe franchise. This week, everyone will be able to enjoy the fruits of their labour.
If you’ve got 45 kg of old potatoes lying around why not use them to play Doom on a graphing calculator?
Along with planting the seeds for new story content with the addition of a new remote S.H.I.E.L.D. outpost, tomorrow’s patch 1.3.3 for Marvel’s Avengers does away with several annoyances players have been complaining about since day one. For example, it adds remote faction terminals to outposts, increases the radius in…
It’s not uncommon for horror games to take off on Twitch. Usually they’re flashes in the pan: The janky P.T.-alike du jour grabs eyeballs for a few days and then quickly descends back into the poorly-lit pits of obscurity. Phasmophobia is different. Sure, it’s inspired by P.T., and yes, it’s…
Minecraft’s Steve went live in Smash Bros. Ultimate overnight, and yup, no problems there. None whatsoever.
Earlier this winter, a cutscene nestled deep in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’s PS3 version was triggered because, it seemed, once every single nuke in the game had been located and destroyed. Konami now says that disarmament was not achieved.
World of Warcraft x Yeti is a match made in heaven.
At four locations in Japan, KFC is rolling out pick-up lockers for contactless ordering.
Adding the Fallout series wasn’t the only big win Microsoft gets to roll out before the Xbox Series S and X launches. As it turns out, the baby next-gen console will even be able to run Bethesda’s notoriously finnicky vault simulator at 60 FPS.
Nicolas Lizotte is an artist at Eidos, the studio behind Tomb Raider and Deus Ex.
A YouTuber named Big Secret recently uploaded a video to his channel chronicling his adventures in building and using a contraption that sprays him with fake blood every time he gets hit in Dark Souls 3. I’m both fascinated and repulsed.
That’s it. That’s the pitch for this game. You’re building a city, only the city is also a giant airship thing that’s flying through the air.
When Walter Kovacs made clear that he was willing to reveal the truth behind Adrian Veidt’s plan to bring about world peace by dropping a telepathic squid on Manhattan at the end of the original Watchmen comic, Doctor Manhattan made the sensible decision to kill Kovacs in order to avert…
As I guide my Railmaster, my dragon pet, and my ridiculously cool personal murder train set through what feels like the umpteenth goblin-infested dungeon in the first act of Torchlight III, one nagging thought keeps popping into my head. “Why am I doing this?”
We’re just inside of a month before the release of Destiny 2’s new annual expansion, Beyond Light. While the update will add a new location, raid, and lots more loot to collect, large portions of the game’s world will be indefinitely removed. Here’s a bunch of stuff worth finishing before…
You don’t need the hundred eyes of Argos to see that Hades is a fast-paced game. It’s endlessly and easily repeatable. Encounters go down with blistering ferocity. Victory is contingent on a cocktail of strategic planning, tactical thinking, and a healthy dose of luck. There are even optional settings and…
Dozens of Australian and New Zealand players of online basketball game NBA 2K claim they’ve been scammed out of “at least $300,000” by scammers using the name of one of the community’s most popular figures.
If you’re looking to get started in Genshin Impact, here’s what you should know first.
Given how much COVID-19 has affected every part of development and caused delays all across the video game industry, it’s only natural that the game most famous for being delayed ad infinitum should get a delay of its own.
Given that the PS5’s 3D audio requires headsets to work, and 2020 has provided a ton of deals for upgrading in general, it’s not a bad time to think about your audio gear. So if you’re in the mood for an early Christmas present, there’s a ton of solid deals on headphones and gaming headsets.
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According to documents filed on the UK’s Companies House registrar, Crackdown 2 developer Ruffian Games is now operating as Rockstar Dundee and has become part of the large stable of worldwide Rockstar studios.
A YouTuber’s pet betta fish accidentally stumbled into a rock duplication glitch in Pokémon Sapphire that doesn’t appear to have been previously reported.
Late last week, a gem-mint first-edition shadowless holographic Charizard #4 from 199 sold for $US183,812 ($253,844) at Iconic Auctions. With the twenty per cent buyer’s premium, the grand total was over $US220,000 ($303,820). This is the highest price ever paid for this Charizard card.
Fruit Ninja, one of Australia’s most successful exports and one of the biggest games ever made, is getting a remaster.
Ever since Valorant was first announced, players have been rightly wondering when another healer would arrive to balance out the resurrecting, ice-wall erecting power of Sage. Last week, the community had their answer: Skye, an eco-warrior with a thick, ocker accent. To understand how Skye came about, I sat down for a chat with Valorant’s senior game designer Max Grossman to understand more.
For years people have wondered what Bloodborne could truly be like at a higher frame rate, especially if it was released on PC. Well, as it turns out, the game’s capable of running on 60fps on existing consoles thanks to the tireless work of one Australian.
Need to see how big the Xbox Series X is in person? Telstra’s showing off the console in-store now, so you can see how big a beast it is.
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