The Witcher 3 Gameplay Video

Watch over 30 minutes of gorgeous gameplay from The Witcher 3, the most anticipated RPG of 2015

By on August 19, 2014 at 9:15 PM.

Watch over 30 minutes of gorgeous gameplay from The Witcher 3, the most anticipated RPG of 2015

We have plenty of great games to look forward to this fall, from console exclusives like Sunset Overdrive and Driveclub to huge third-party releases in the Call of Duty, Battlefield and Assassin’s Creed franchises, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited about 2015. And one 2015 release that quickly shot to the top of our most anticipated list after E3 this year was The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. More →

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Swing Copters Gameplay Trailer

Footage from Flappy Bird creator’s crappy new game shown for the first time

By on August 18, 2014 at 7:45 PM.

Footage from Flappy Bird creator’s crappy new game shown for the first time

It was only a matter of time before Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen unleashed another crappy mobile game onto the world, although there’s no guarantee that he’ll ever score another hit like 2014’s shockingly addictive Flappy Bird. TouchArcade scored some exclusive footage from Nguyen’s new game Swing Copters and you’ll be unsurprised to learn that it looks just as crappy as Flappy Bird did. More →

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Xbox One August Update

The latest major Xbox One update is now available to download

By on August 18, 2014 at 4:20 PM.

The latest major Xbox One update is now available to download

The Xbox One might not be topping the sales charts, but with every system update, Microsoft is building upon what has quickly become the most capable console on the market. Although the most exciting new features aren’t due until later this fall, the August system update brings many additions that users have been clamoring for over the past few months. More →

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Video Game Sales PS4 Xbox One July 2014

PS4 continued to crush the Xbox One in July

By on August 15, 2014 at 9:34 AM.

PS4 continued to crush the Xbox One in July

For seven consecutive months now, the PlayStation 4 has dominated the sales charts. Sony announced at Gamescom this week that PS4 sales have surpassed 10 million units sold through to consumers, another huge milestone for the nine-month-old console and an indication that sales won’t be slowing down anytime soon. Even with a fairly limited selection of games, PS4 also took the top spot in software, accounting for more than half of all new generation game sales with The Last of Us Remastered coming out on top. More →

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Candy Crush Saga Vs. Kim Kardashian Hollywood

Candy Crush Saga may finally have peaked… but you’ll hate what replaces it even more

By on August 13, 2014 at 9:30 PM.

Candy Crush Saga may finally have peaked… but you’ll hate what replaces it even more

Good news, Candy Crush haters: King’s flagship game may have finally peaked and is trending downward in value. The bad news: You’ll probably hate the next smash-hit mobile game even more. Business Insider points us to a new research note released by Deutsche Bank this week that downgraded King because the company’s top game has seemingly lost its mojo to Kim Kardashian’s godawful game, called Kim Kardashian Hollywood. More →

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PS4 Update Share Play

Here’s what you need to know about Sony’s latest major PS4 update

By on August 13, 2014 at 6:10 PM.

Here’s what you need to know about Sony’s latest major PS4 update

Sony revealed on Tuesday that PS4 system software update v2.00 would be arriving this fall with a few features that owners of the new generation console have been waiting for since launch. Some of those additions include new broadcast features, the ability to upload directly to YouTube and an enhanced real-time activity feed in the What’s New section on the dashboard, but the real bombshell is Share Play. More →

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Xbox One Call of Duty Bundle

Microsoft just gave you another great reason to buy the Xbox One

By on August 12, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

Microsoft just gave you another great reason to buy the Xbox One

If you’re waiting until the holiday season to pick up an Xbox One, you’re going to have a wealth of options to choose from. The most appealing offer might be the long-awaited white Xbox One included in the Sunset Overdrive bundle, but Call of Duty fans have their own exclusive bundle to look forward to. Microsoft announced at Gamescom on Tuesday that it was teaming up with Activision to release a Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare-skinned Xbox One with a 1TB hard drive for $499.99 this fall. More →

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Xbox One Update: MKV, DLNA Streaming

The Xbox One is about to become movie pirates’ best friend

By on August 12, 2014 at 4:35 PM.

The Xbox One is about to become movie pirates’ best friend

Microsoft announced a huge new update to the Xbox One on Tuesday and it included a full-scale video player capable of supporting just about any kind of file you can think of, including including .avi, .jpg, .gif, .mov, .mp3, .mpeg, .wma and .wmv files. Ars Technica’s Peter Bright was particularly struck by one codec mentioned that he says could be of great use to people who like watching pirated movies and TV shows: MKV containers. More →

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Top 10 PS4 Gamescom Trailers

Here are the 10 trailers you need to watch from the PS4 Gamescom event

By on August 12, 2014 at 4:10 PM.

Here are the 10 trailers you need to watch from the PS4 Gamescom event

So you’ve watched our 10 favorite trailers from Microsoft’s Gamescom event, but you’re thirst for new games still hasn’t been quenched. Thankfully, Sony just finished its own PlayStation 4 media briefing and a slew of new trailers have made their way online. Unlike Microsoft, Sony had several brand new games to show off, some of which had been hinted at in weeks prior and others of which came completely out of left field. More →

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Top 10 Xbox One Gamescom Trailers

Here are the 10 trailers you need to watch from the Xbox One Gamescom event

By on August 12, 2014 at 2:55 PM.

Here are the 10 trailers you need to watch from the Xbox One Gamescom event

Microsoft took Gamescom by storm on Tuesday morning with a huge showing of games coming this fall and early next year. Most, if not all of the games had been announced at previous events, but many of the attendees in Cologne, Germany will be the first to go hands-on with some of the biggest Xbox One games of the year, including Halo: The Master Chief Collection. More →

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Sony PS4 Sales 10 Million

Sony has sold 10 million PS4s in just 9 months

By on August 12, 2014 at 1:22 PM.

Sony has sold 10 million PS4s in just 9 months

Sony announced today during its Gamescom press event that 10 million PlayStation 4 units have been sold through to consumers worldwide since the console launched last November. This marks another huge milestone for the new generation console as Sony continues to stay well ahead of the competition from both Microsoft and Nintendo. More →

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