Gaming

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Day One Patch Detailed

HIGHLIGHTS Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is out from August 22 The game has a patch for photo mode On launch day there will be a patch for multiplayer as well PS4-exclusive Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’s release date is August 22 in the US and August 23 in India and Europe. In the run up to this, developer Naughty Dog has issued ... Read More »

DeepMind, Blizzard Make StarCraft II an AI Research Environment

HIGHLIGHTS The companies announced the collaboration last year StarCraft II is a real-time strategy-based game Released tools include large dataset of replays from game StarCraft II is a complex video game that requires much strategic skill, and as it turns out, it can even help developers in training artificial intelligence to learn the skills used by humans while playing the game. ... Read More »

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Xbox One X Frame-Rate Revealed

HIGHLIGHTS PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds runs at 30 to 40fps on the Xbox One X This is remarkably low given the Xbox One X’s specifications It could change prior to release Announced at E3 2017, PC hit PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will be coming to the Xbox One and Xbox One X later this year. Now, its creator, Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene has revealed what frame-rate it will run at on the ... Read More »

Call of Duty: World War 2 Nazi Zombies Trailer Leaked

HIGHLIGHTS The Nazi Zombies mode will be officially revealed at San Diego Comic Con The likes of David Tennant are voicing playable characters It seems to be a grittier take on the game mode Call of Duty: World War 2’s Nazi Zombies mode has been leaked. The long-running shooter series see the return of zombies to the fold with a trailer ... Read More »

The pleasures of a good video game horizon See those mountains?

There’s a wind farm being built just outside of Brighton. It’s a huge project and so it seems to be taking forever. And at the same time, it seems to be moving ludicrously fast, a vast ship zipping back and forth across the edge of the sea, leaving silver stilts in its wake – the poles which will soon be ... Read More »

Server crashes, 40GB patches and DLC: gaming’s biggest irritations explained

Deals, deals, deals … the modern gaming store. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian Video games have changed immeasurably since the days of tape loading and cover-mounted floppy discs. Today, we get lifelike 3D virtual worlds where the player can seamlessly connect with companions and opponents from every corner of the globe. An online triple-A title will now offer literally ... Read More »

E3 2017: Sony’s PlayLink for PS4 Will Let You Play Games Using Your Phone

HIGHLIGHTS PlayLink lets you play games on your PS4 via a smartphone Titles vary from crime thrillers to quick-fire quizzes PlayLink titles include That’s You!, Hidden Agenda At the ongoing E3 2017 in Los Angeles, California, Sony announced some of its most anticipated games for PlayStation for the year including God of War, Spider-Man and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, to ... Read More »

Need for Speed 2017 Full Reveal on June 2

HIGHLIGHTS Need for Speed 2017’s actual title and setting to be confirmed on June 2 The game is in development at Ghost Games – creator of 2015’s NFS Need for Speed 2017 will be playable offline Need for Speed 2017’s title, gameplay, settings, and characters should be revealed on June 2 at 6:30pm IST. This was teased by publisher EA ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch’s Online Subscription Service to Now Launch in 2018 for $20 a Year

HIGHLIGHTS Switch online service was slated for spring 2017 Free trial extended to 2018 Subscription will cost $19.99 a year in the US Nintendo has pushed back the full launch of its paid online subscription service for the Switch, while providing more details on its arrival and pricing in a few territories. While it was initially planned to launch by ... Read More »

CD Projeckt Red Says Hackers Got Hands on Early Designs of Cyberpunk 2077

HIGHLIGHTS Developers have termed leaked documents as early designs Hackers reportedly demanded for ransom from the developers The company has asked gamers not to trust unofficial information The developer behind highly-successful The Witcher video game franchise, CD Projekt Red, is working on a new game called Cyberpunk 2077. However, the game is now in the news for all the wrong ... Read More »