Nintendo Switch is now the fastest-selling video game console in US history
Jan04

Nintendo Switch is now the fastest-selling video game console in US history

Once upon a time there were pundits who thought the Nintendo Switch was going to be a dud, because – after all – what would be the appeal of a portable home console in this age of smartphones and iPads? Turns out, they were very, very wrong. Today Nintendo announced that the Switch is the fastest-selling home video game console in US history, soundly thrashing the previous record held by Nintendo’s own Wii console. Within 10...

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More Free Xbox One And 360 Games With Gold Available Now
Dec28

More Free Xbox One And 360 Games With Gold Available Now

The first batch of December’s Games with Gold titles returned to their normal price recently, but a couple of new titles are free right now for Xbox Live Gold members. In addition to the co-op action game Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide, which is available throughout the entire month, Gold members can now pick up a pair of free Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for a limited time. On Microsoft’s newer console, Gold...

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January 2018 Xbox One And 360 Free Games With Gold Announced
Dec28

January 2018 Xbox One And 360 Free Games With Gold Announced

The end of the month–and year–are in sight. With January right around the corner, Microsoft has announced the lineup of free Games With Gold titles that Xbox Live Gold members will be able to download throughout January on Xbox One and Xbox 360. As always, there are a total of four games split across the two platforms. On Xbox One, action RPG The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III will be free for the entire month....

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The Nintendo Switch-eroo: here’s to 2017, a year of unexpected delights in gaming
Dec28

The Nintendo Switch-eroo: here’s to 2017, a year of unexpected delights in gaming

It’s kind of hard not to feel a touch of doom and gloom at the moment, isn’t it? Everywhere you look something is falling apart of its own accord or being manipulated to do so. It’s like someone’s let loose a Tinkerbell of despair and she’s taken to sprinkling her miserable magic over almost everything. You can fly? No, but you can cry. Love that actor? Sorry, he’s a relentless predator. Dared to...

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Rainbow Six Siege’s Astonishing Comeback
Dec21

Rainbow Six Siege’s Astonishing Comeback

In December of 2015, Ubisoft Montreal’s Rainbow Six Siege released to little fanfare. It was a good game, but it relied too heavily on multiplayer modes for many players, its map supply was sparse, and servers weren’t always reliable. All in all, it was a mediocre release. Cut to two years later, and it’s hard to believe we’ve been playing the same game. Ubisoft Montreal has supported its multiplayer shooter...

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PUBG Officially Leaves Early Access, Here’s What’s New In Its 1.0 Release
Dec21

PUBG Officially Leaves Early Access, Here’s What’s New In Its 1.0 Release

PUBG’s 1.0 release brings many new game mechanics to the main game, including climbing and vaulting, which the game’s creator says “will change the game severely.” The new release also marks the debut of the new desert map called Miramar, which was recently available to try on PUBG’s test servers. Players will find new types of obstacles, weapons, and vehicles in Miramar that will affect how you approach...

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