Sign up to beta test PS4 update 5.0 and try all the cool new stuff first in August

Posted 07/21 21:37 in Gaming | 0comments

Sign up to beta test PS4 update 5.0 and try all the cool new stuff first in August

If you like trying out handy new PS4 features and don't mind some potential instability, you're a perfect candidate for the PS4 5.0 system update beta.

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Ghost Recon Wildlands' free PvP mode update is coming - will it get you playing again?

Posted 07/21 19:46 in Gaming | 0comments

Ghost Recon Wildlands' free PvP mode update is coming - will it get you playing again?

Has picking off cartel enforcers from half a mile away in Ghost Recon Wildlands gotten stale for you?That's understandable, the game has been out since March.

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Meet the first (accidental) Destiny 2 Raid team - 8 players who signed up for PvP but got stuck in a Strike

Posted 07/21 19:06 in Gaming | 0comments

Meet the first (accidental) Destiny 2 Raid team - 8 players who signed up for PvP but got stuck in a Strike

Oh sure, the Destiny 2 beta is all fun and games… until someone gets whisked away to a far corner of the galaxy that they didn't want to go to.So what was intended to be a PvP bout ended up becoming a sort of accidental Raid (plus two players for… I dunno, emotional support).

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Where's The Farm? The Destiny 2 beta won't show off its new social space until July 23, 10am Pacific/6pm BST

Posted 07/21 17:28 in Gaming | 0comments

Where's The Farm? The Destiny 2 beta won't show off its new social space until July 23, 10am Pacific/6pm BST

If you've fired up the Destiny 2 beta only to be left wondering where the new social hub The Farm is, don't worry.You're not missing it, it's just not live yet.

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Pokemon Go Legendaries will be here soon but they'll work a little differently, here's what we know

Posted 07/21 16:55 in Gaming | 0comments

Pokemon Go Legendaries will be here soon but they'll work a little differently, here's what we know

Here's what you need to know about Legendary Pokemon finally coming to Pokemon Go.The first Legendary Pokemon Raid Battle is set to begin on Saturday, July 22 in Chicago's Grant Park as part of Pokemon Go Fest.

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The real secret behind the success of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds? It understands human nature

Posted 07/21 16:05 in Gaming | 0comments

The real secret behind the success of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds? It understands human nature

For such an unassuming, simple-in-concept game, PUBG has achieved dizzying heights of popularity and success.For starters, and most importantly, PUBG is (nearly) as fun to watch as is it to play.

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Looking into our coffee cups for clues in Swery’s outstandingly bizarre Deadly Premonition

Posted 07/21 14:04 in Gaming | 0comments

Looking into our coffee cups for clues in Swery’s outstandingly bizarre Deadly Premonition

Where Deadly Premonition differs from Twin Peaks is that it’s terrible.Hidetaka ‘Swery’ Suehiro originally envisaged Deadly Premonition as a PS2 game called Rainy Woods, but it was cancelled shortly after it was revealed in 2004.

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The 15 rarest and most valuable Xbox 360 games - how many do you own?

Posted 07/21 13:14 in Gaming | 0comments

The 15 rarest and most valuable Xbox 360 games - how many do you own?

What is it that makes a game rare?Most of the time, it's a combination of age, quantity, and exclusivity, but in the case of these Xbox 360 games, it’s a combination of factors.

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Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, July 21-23 - MIDA Multi-Tool!

Posted 07/21 12:34 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, July 21-23 - MIDA Multi-Tool!

With the Destiny 2 Beta actually happening now you'd expect Xur to be lowering his prices to lure a few people back.Either he's really confident you want some new magic space gloves, or he's just really stubborn.

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Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood review: 'FF14 at the top of its storytelling game'

Posted 07/20 22:25 in Gaming | 0comments

Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood review: 'FF14 at the top of its storytelling game'

And now, just as the base game and its Heavensward expansion were starting to feel stale, here comes the Stormblood expansion, and suddenly everything old is new again.It's the story that is both Stormblood's biggest asset and its biggest stumble.

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Call of Duty: WW2 Zombies mode trailer brings the undead back to their horror roots

Posted 07/20 22:07 in Gaming | 0comments

Call of Duty: WW2 Zombies mode trailer brings the undead back to their horror roots

Activision and Sledgehammer Games have revealed the first trailer for the Call of Duty: WW2 Zombies mode (okay, okay, Nazi Zombies mode), and let me tell you, these undead did not come to f*** about.These are not the type of creatures you point at and say "ewwww!

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Here's a fun secret about Doom's cover art: co-creator John Romero did the modeling

Posted 07/20 21:58 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's a fun secret about Doom's cover art: co-creator John Romero did the modeling

The Doom marine's identity has finally been revealed: He's (partially) John Romero, the co-creator of the game.I aimed the gun in a slightly different direction and told Don, 'This is what I'm talking about!

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We've got 5,000 Dreadnought PS4 beta keys to give away - get one and start blowing the hell out of giant spaceships

Posted 07/20 19:24 in Gaming | 0comments

We've got 5,000 Dreadnought PS4 beta keys to give away - get one and start blowing the hell out of giant spaceships

We've got oodles of codes for the spaceship combat game Dreadnought - now in beta on PS4 - and we want you to have 'em.If you've not heard of Dreadnought before, here's the skinny.

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Slow ability cooldowns? Legendary Shards and armour mods? 10 big questions we have after playing the Destiny 2 Beta

Posted 07/20 18:35 in Gaming | 0comments

Slow ability cooldowns? Legendary Shards and armour mods? 10 big questions we have after playing the Destiny 2 Beta

We’ve spent a good, long time in the Destiny 2 Beta since the early access version launched on Tuesday.It’s important to remember that for long-timer players, the Destiny 2 Beta, with its pre-rolled characters, represents a major contrast to the kind of gameplay we’re used to.

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Destiny 2 beta easter egg puts Paul McCartney behind a door as the Tower crumbles

Posted 07/20 16:58 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny 2 beta easter egg puts Paul McCartney behind a door as the Tower crumbles

The original Destiny was chock full of easter eggs, so perhaps it's little surprise that Destiny 2 likewise has a few references tossed in for players to find.Even in the beta, players can find one such wink-and-nod in the story mission, "Homecoming".

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PES 2018 beta now live, includes 3-vs-3 online co-op

Posted 07/20 15:21 in Gaming | 0comments

PES 2018 beta now live, includes 3-vs-3 online co-op

You can play as Brazil or France, at the 'Neu Sonne' Arena, with fine or rainy weather settings, either in the day or at night.It runs until 31 July and Konami is already inviting feedback via a comprehensive user survey.

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New FIFA 18 trailer shows off '360 degrees of Ronaldo'

Posted 07/20 15:01 in Gaming | 0comments

New FIFA 18 trailer shows off '360 degrees of Ronaldo'

It shows him stepping up to, and then dispatching, a free kick, with the user able to move the view around at any stage in order to contrast real life vs game.This actually sounds much more complex written down than it is to watch: See for yourself on the FIFA 18 Facebook page.

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The 15 greatest doggos in Xbox history

Posted 07/20 14:02 in Gaming | 0comments

The 15 greatest doggos in Xbox history

Get the doggy treats on standby, as these are the very best good boys on Xbox.He’ll even sniff out mines for you if you manage to find him.

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Euron Greyjoy is a new breed of villain for Game of Thrones… and he’s already stealing the show

Posted 07/20 13:42 in Gaming | 0comments

Euron Greyjoy is a new breed of villain for Game of Thrones… and he’s already stealing the show

The man who made the biggest waves (pun absolutely intended) in Game of Thrones season 7 episode 1 wasn’t Jon Snow, Littlefinger, or even The Hound but someone we’d almost forgotten about: Euron Greyjoy.It’s a brave new world, and Euron is the perfect guy to navigate its stormy waters.

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Saints Row meets Crackdown in the rough, but thoroughly entertaining, Agents of Mayhem

Posted 07/20 13:09 in Gaming | 0comments

Saints Row meets Crackdown in the rough, but thoroughly entertaining, Agents of Mayhem

A kinda continuation of the Saints Row franchise (it takes place after Gat out of Hell’s retcon ending), with a healthy respect for games like Crackdown and GTA, Agents of Mayhem never tries to be a serious, AAA game.It lightly pokes fun at genre tropes - gruff heroes, sinister bad guys, super-powers - while underpinning them with a thoroughly playable, if rough, base experience.

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