Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Crown Tundra expansion details revealed tomorrow

The Crown Tundra is expected to release within the next couple of months (Pic: Game Freak)A wild Pokemon Sword and Shield presentation is...

Yakuza: Like A Dragon on PS5 coming six months after Xbox Series X version

A double whammy of news that has PlayStation owners less than thrilled (Pic: Sega)Yakuza: Like A Dragon’s PS5 release is not only coming...

Yakuza: Like A Dragon on PS5 coming four months after Xbox Series X version

A double whammy of news that has PlayStation owners less than thrilled (Pic: Sega)Yakuza: Like A Dragon’s PS5 release is not only coming...

Xbox Series X previews confirm loads times can be under a minute

Some games are capable of loading in less than 30 seconds (pic: Microsoft)Hands-on impressions of the Xbox Series X are confirming some major...

How to watch BlizzCon 2021 live stream

Following the cancellation of BlizzCon 2020, Blizzard has announced that its annual conference is back with a fresh new online-only approach in 2021....

Modders are remaking Warcraft 2 in Warcraft 3: Reforged

Modders are remaking Blizzard's 1995 real-time strategy classic Warcraft 2 in Warcraft 3: Reforged - and it looks great!Chronicles of the Second War...

Quiplash returns next month in Jackbox Party Pack 7

Jackbox Party Pack 7 will include a Quiplash threequel when it arrives for PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One on 15th...

Marvel's Avengers: can the latest superhero game save us all?

Marvel’s Avengers ought to be a surefire winner. A third-person action-adventure game that puts you at the controls of a selection of beloved...

Call Of Duty Season 6 available to pre-load – but only on PS4

The new season will expand Warzone’s map with a subway system (Pic: Activision)PlayStation 4 owners can pre-download Call Of Duty Season 6 which,...

Yakuza: Like A Dragon launches on PS5 four months after Xbox Series X

Free upgrade from PS4 not available until then.  The PlayStation 5 version of Yakuza: Like A Dragon launches on 2nd March 2021, four months...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons cleans up at Japan Game Awards

Something worth celebrating (pic: Metro)Nintendo took home seven awards from the Japan Game Awards, with Animal Crossing: New Horizons alone winning three of...

Xbox All Access pre-orders were a complete mess in the UK

Pre-ordering a next-gen Xbox was already a scramble for those buying outright last week, but many who opted for the payment plan got...

Super Mario All-Stars physical copies outsold Avengers in September

Nintendo compilation is UK's third-biggest game launch of 2020. Super Mario 3D All-Stars sold more physical copies in two weeks than Marvel's Avengers did in...

Transformers: Battlegrounds is XCOM in disguise

They've only gone and made an XCOM-style Transformers game.Transformers: Battlegrounds, due out on 23rd October on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo...

FarmVille shuts down 31st December 2020

FarmVille, the ubiquitous Facebook game played by millions, closes its gates forever on 31st December 2020. The social farm...

Final Fantasy 16’s graphics not final, has provisional mature rating

It’ll look much prettier in the future (Pic: Square Enix)Final Fantasy 16’s producer has explained how they decided to release a ‘proper’ trailer...

20GB Call of Duty: Modern Warfare / Warzone Season 6 update available to pre-download...

Activision has made the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 6 update available to pre-download on PlayStation 4, but not PC...

PSVR 2 release date, price, design and feature rumours

The PlayStation VR was a big hit by VR standards - though arguably that's not saying much - offering an affordable take on...

The Last Of Us director hints at multiplayer mode, asks fans to be patient

That awkward moment when you realise it was your job to bring the sandwiches (Pic: Naughty Dog)After no multiplayer announcement over the weekend,...

Games Inbox: The Last Of Us Part 2 on PS5, Amazon Luna concerns, and...

The Last Of Us Part 2 – would you buy a PS5 version? (pic: Sony)The Monday Inbox is disappointed at the lack of...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is Tokyo Game Show's Game of the Year

The island sim is recognised for becoming a "comfort to people all over the world" during the pandemic. Nintendo's chill-out island sim, Animal Crossing: New...

Fans hit out at EA for promoting FIFA microtransactions in magazines for children

"Normalising in-game purchases for kids since an early age is so f-cking unethical." Pressure is mounting against Electronic Arts following the discovery of advertisements promoting...

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires is out next year

Koei Tecmo has revealed Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires.Making the announcement at Tokyo Game Show, Koei Tecmo confirmed the strategic battle experience is coming...

Scheduling woes force Netflix to recast a key role in The Witcher

"Now I get to watch it as a fanboy instead of as a Witcher." Netflix's The Witcher series has been forced to recast a major...

Bethesda founder says "users will be the ultimate beneficiaries" of Microsoft's acquisition of Zenimax

Bethesda founder Christopher Weaver has opened up about the $7.5bn acquisition of the publisher's parent company, Zenimax Media, stating the deal is "an...

Tribeca Film Festival will recognise video games as "official selections" from next year

Kiki Wolfkill and Hideo Kojima are amongst members of the festival's new gaming advisory board. Tribeca Film Festival is expanding its call for submissions to...

Netflix prematurely reveals new CG Resident Evil movie, Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness

It goes Leon and on and on. A tweet that briefly popped up on Netflix Portugal before being summarily deleted has revealed a new previously...

What happens when motorsport legends go virtual racing?

When real-world motorsport went on hiatus during the first few months of lockdown, there were definite winners and losers as racing drivers took...

Microsoft is buying its way to victory with Xbox and that’s bad news –...

Xbox – pay to win? (pic: Microsoft)A reader is concerned about Microsoft’s purchase of Bethesda and what it means for the future of...

Weekend Hot Topic, part 2: Have you pre-ordered a PS5 or Xbox?

Do you trust Sony?GameCentral readers share their experience of pre-ordering a PS5 and Xbox Series X/S – or explain why they never bothered. Now...