Gaming

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 »

SENNHEISER PC 373D GAMING HEADSET REVIEW

BY JUSTIN RUBIO Sennheiser is a name that needs no introduction in the world of audio, but PC gamers might not be aware of its premium gaming headsets for those who have high audio standards and deep pockets. According to Sennheiser, the PC 373D headphones (See it on Amazon) are “Hands down Sennheiser’s best headset for PC gaming,” and at ... Read More »

Games Inbox: The problem with pre-orders, Polybius love, and GTA VI expectations

Farpoint – an expensive risk to pre-order The evening Inbox debates the 10 most influential video games of all time, as one reader defends the price of Ultra Street Fighter II. To join in with the discussions yourself email [email protected]   Something completely different It was interesting reading the Farpoint review this morning. I was talking to a friend over ... Read More »

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 review: A gaming laptop at a decidedly non-gaming price

Inexpensive gaming laptops. They’re the order of the day, with component prices reaching new lows and non-gaming companies putting out quality products at a bargain. A few years back we were hyped about Lenovo’s selling its Y50 for $1,200. Now? You can pick up a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming notebook for $850. That’s with a 1050 Ti thrown in. ... Read More »

A salute to Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda, retiring after 45 years of innovation in gaming

Few at Nintendo can say they saw the company’s start as a video game company, and fewer still have had as much influence as Genyo Takeda, co-creator of several of the company’s most memorable (and durable) innovations. He’s retiring today, and I just wanted to mark the occasion. The retirement was quietly announced in rather perfunctory form as part of ... Read More »

Hasbro Is Launching a Subscription Service for Family Games

Hasbro will launch a new game subscription service this summer, becoming the first big toy maker to try a business model that has found success for other consumer products like razors, beauty products, and meal kits. This summer, the toy maker behind Transformers and My Little Pony will launch the Hasbro Gaming Crate, which will ship three new curated games ... Read More »

Remembering one of the best songs in gaming history

Gitaroo Man was a rhythm game released for the PlayStation 2 in 2002 with a port coming to the PlayStation Portable in 2006. You played by tapping the buttons as prompts flew in from all four side of the screen, while also navigating swirling lines with the analog stick. The music was great, the mechanics felt fresh and the art ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Review Round-Up: Should You Buy Nintendo’s Latest Console?

HIGHLIGHTS The Nintendo Switch releases internationally on March 3 The console has seen mixed reviews Its online component has not been put through its paces just yet Ending fans’ long wait, the Nintendo Switch console will be launched on March 3. While we’re yet to get our hands on a unit for a Nintendo Switch review, more than a few sites ... Read More »

Microsoft Cancels Fable Legends, May Shut Down Lionhead Studios

Microsoft has announced it’s cancelling development on co-operative action role-playing game, Fable Legends. In addition to this, it’s considering to close the UK-based Lionhead Studios responsible for its development. Lionhead was acquired by Microsoft in 2006 after a string of solid games such as Black & White, Fable, and The Movies. “After much consideration we have decided to cease development ... Read More »

Xbox Live Down Again Microsoft Confirms

Microsoft managed to swing timed exclusivity to paid downloadable content for online shooter The Division but that doesn’t necessarily mean you can play it right now. Xbox Live – the company’s online service for the Xbox One (and last generation’s Xbox 360) is facing connectivity issues at the moment. Checking the Xbox Live Status page confirms that Microsoft is aware ... Read More »