Latest Gaming News

Buying a PS4 or Xbox One Now is better than at Christmas

xbox-one-thumbnail With Christmas fast approaching, you'd be forgiven for saving your money. Before you lock up your wallet for the next three months though, just take a look at some of the deals on consoles available right now - you might save cash by buying earlier.

 

Different Levels of Caring: Xbox and Sony vs Nintendo

Nintendo-Wii-U-vs-PS4-vs-XB1 The current generation is made up of three consoles, with each console doing its best to steal sales and finish number one month after month. Different levels of 'trying' are required. Sony and the PS4 are getting sales regardless of what they do; many of Sony's new following have been swayed by statements (not always necessarily true) made about its number one competitor, Microsoft's Xbox One. Microsoft has more work to do than Sony, although almost completely abandoning Kinect has done ...

 

SteamWorld Heist Blasting Onto Devices in Spring 2015

steamworld heist A few weeks back, I reviewed SteamWorld Dig on the Wii U. The game was so fantastic, I've now owned it on multiple different platforms including my Wii U for at home and 3DS for on the road. The game is that good. If you haven't picked it up, stop reading this useless announcement, grab the game and play it, and come back to read this at your convenience. After all, the release date for their next title isn't until Spring 2015.

 
 

Microsoft Buys Mojang and Minecraft for Estimated 2.5 Billions

modloader-for-minecraft-02-700x406 It is official. Mojang posted on their own website that, "Yes, the deal is real. Mojang is being bought by Microsoft." This is probably great news for Microsoft as purchasing a giant such as Minecraft is bound to make them a lot more than they spent. One thing Microsoft isn't getting, however, is the brilliant mind of Minecraft creator, Notch.

 

Forza Horizon 2: Team Races Club Division Explained

ForzaHorizon2 Imagine that your Forza Horizon 2 Club decides to head into team racing and you come across a team smaller than your own. What happens? Does the game split up your Club despite the fact that you'll all be scoring points towards the same goal? Does the race go ahead unevenly, sacrificing fairness for overall scoring purposes? Thankfully, neither of these options are true, as explained by Ian Webster of Team 10 earlier today.

 

Tomb Raider Writer Attacked over Xbox Exclusivity

tomb raider 1 While many of us were far from happy about Microsoft's "acquisition" of Rise of the Tomb Raider, some took it further than others. That's the problem with having such ready access to people via the internet: it's not difficult to hunt them down and attack them when something they're involved with becomes controversial, even if the person being attacked had nothing to do with the decision. That's what happened yesterday with Tomb Raider and Rhianna Pratchett.

 
 

£170 Master Chief Collection Sold Out Already

halomjolnir This morning various outlets reported on a Game.co.uk-exclusive version of the Master Chief Collection. It comes complete with a statue of the titular hero and cost somewhere in the region of £170. Just a few hours after those stories hit the web, Game have sold out of copies. If you were interested in receiving the statue alongside your limited edition version of the remaster collection, you'd better start searching eBay instead.

 

UK Consumers Paying More for Gadgets… Even Excluding Tax

xbox one pic Thinking of buying a PlayStation 4 or an Xbox One this year? If you happen to be living in the UK, there's a good chance that you're going to get ripped off. It's almost certain that you'll end up paying upwards of £57 more than you would if you bought the console in the United States, and that's before you add tax.

 

Square Enix Send Cease and Desist to Type-0 Fan Translators

Type-0-English_690x389 Well, it wasn't hard to see this one coming. Square Enix, after announcing that they'll be bringing Final Fantasy Type-0 westward via the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, have decided to shut down the fan translation of the original game that has been going on for some time and was incredibly near completion. The question isn't why they've done it, but how on earth Square Enix didn't contact them six months ago when the official project began.

 
 

Mass Effect 4 Survey has received “Overwhelming Response”

MassEffect4 After the fanbase-splitting ending to Mass Effect 3, a survey concerning the future of the franchise was always going to bring out people who wanted their opinions heard. While it's hard to envy the guy that has to go through it all over the coming months, one thing is certain: there have been an awful lot of responses.