Questionable Ethics: Lootboxes, Skin Markets and Gambling

Questionable Ethics: Lootboxes, Skin Markets and Gambling

Is paying to win really that bad? Yes. Yes they are.
By James Pinnell Oct 20 2017, 12:20PM
XBox One X seems to have PS4 Pro soundly beat with Shadow of War

XBox One X seems to have PS4 Pro soundly beat with Shadow of War

An early analysis from Digital Foundry here, but one that bodes well for Microsoft's new hardware.
By Tim Henderson Oct 20 2017, 12:10PM
Gigabyte reveals two new Aorus gaming laptops, upgrades a third

Gigabyte reveals two new Aorus gaming laptops, upgrades a third

Packed with SLI power and an impressive mechanical keyboard. Also, RGBs.
By David Hollingworth Oct 20 2017, 10:52AM
This dinky PlayStation 4 gamepad is ideal for the tiny-handed

This dinky PlayStation 4 gamepad is ideal for the tiny-handed

Sony-licensed gamepad should make gaming easier on the small-handed.
By Staff Writer Oct 20 2017, 10:14AM
Hyper PixelCast 93

Hyper PixelCast 93

Pixels Forever - One thousand or more hours may not technically be forever, but it's a long time to spend with a videogame. Some of us have done that.
By Tim Henderson Oct 19 2017, 9:30PM
Origins seems a departure for Assassin's Creed, so why not check out a pre-launch stream?

Origins seems a departure for Assassin's Creed, so why not check out a pre-launch stream?

Ubisoft gets control of this one, but it's still a good look.
By Tim Henderson Oct 19 2017, 3:14PM
Modified video games on Russian forum tainted with WaterMiner cryptominer

Modified video games on Russian forum tainted with WaterMiner cryptominer

A Russian hacker implanted a stealth cryptominer in his creations, including a mod of Grand Theft Auto that was recently found on a Russian-speaking forum, available for download.
By Bradley Barth Oct 19 2017, 10:08AM
Bye, Amy Henning - EA shuts down Visceral

Bye, Amy Henning - EA shuts down Visceral

And like that, there's another bit Star Wars videogame project that we should start worrying about.
By Tim Henderson Oct 18 2017, 3:43PM
Australia gets its own Humble Bundle

Australia gets its own Humble Bundle

It's called the Humble Down Under Bundle, and it contains a few gems.
By Tim Henderson Oct 18 2017, 3:20PM
Activision granted a patent that basically manipulates players towards microtransactions

Activision granted a patent that basically manipulates players towards microtransactions

That's it, the internet is on fire. Let it all burn down until Rocket League is the only surviving online game.
By Tim Henderson Oct 18 2017, 2:45PM
Vermintide II coming to a console and PC next year!

Vermintide II coming to a console and PC next year!

And this time you're not just fighting Skaven...
By David Hollingworth Oct 18 2017, 1:14PM
Astro Gaming to release new A20 Wireless headset

Astro Gaming to release new A20 Wireless headset

And there's a flavour for every gaming platform!
By David Hollingworth Oct 18 2017, 12:54PM
Australian game Rumu launching later this year

Australian game Rumu launching later this year

Why do I get the feeling that a game about a robot vacuum cleaner is going to give me some seriously epic feels?
By David Hollingworth Oct 18 2017, 11:55AM
App of the week: Thimbleweed Park

App of the week: Thimbleweed Park

It turns out you can go home again when LucasArts alums make a point-and-click adventure as good as this one.
By Craig Grannell Oct 18 2017, 11:06AM
Review: GT Sport

Review: GT Sport

GT Sport tries to do more than any racing game I’ve played – and it largely succeeds.
By Curtis Moldrich Oct 18 2017, 10:31AM
RE7 has some DLC on the way. Take a look at some new screens...

RE7 has some DLC on the way. Take a look at some new screens...

Titled 'Not a Hero' and 'End of Zoe', specifically.
By Tim Henderson Oct 17 2017, 3:54PM
BIG NEWS! World of Tanks to get ANZ servers!

BIG NEWS! World of Tanks to get ANZ servers!

Primetime servers come to ANZAC tankers at last.
By David Hollingworth Oct 17 2017, 11:00AM
Analogue’s Super NT can play all your old SNES carts in high-def

Analogue’s Super NT can play all your old SNES carts in high-def

Well, this is awkward...
By Matt Tate Oct 17 2017, 10:04AM