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Harder, better, faster, smoother: BattleTech's big update does almost everything you want

HARDER, BETTER, FASTER, SMOOTHER: BATTLETECH'S BIG UPDATE DOES ALMOST EVERYTHING YOU WANT

BattleTech might have stomped its way straight onto the turn-based mech combat throne, but while its central torso was strong and mighty,...

Outer Wilds is getting ready to land

OUTER WILDS IS GETTING READY TO LAND

My spaceship has taken off. This ought to be cause for celebration, a moment that engenders cheers from mission control. Except there's...

 
 
 
Mutant Year Zero is looking great in its new trailer

MUTANT YEAR ZERO IS LOOKING GREAT IN ITS NEW TRAILER

If you've not had time to sit down and watch the 30 minute Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden demo from March, you're missing out on wise-cracking...

Street Fighter V's new fortune reading system offers up exclusive cosmetics and rewards

STREET FIGHTER V'S NEW FORTUNE READING SYSTEM OFFERS UP EXCLUSIVE COSMETICS AND REWARDS

An update is coming to Street Fighter V on June 25 that will bring with it changes to the survival mode and introduce a new way to...

 
 
 
Overwatch dev spills the beans on matchmaking

OVERWATCH DEV SPILLS THE BEANS ON MATCHMAKING

Peeling back the mysteries of matchmaking is a bold move. Leave them covered up, and they can be a safe source of general dissatisfaction...

Hybrid VR puzzle-platformer Carly & The Reaperman out

HYBRID VR PUZZLE-PLATFORMER CARLY & THE REAPERMAN OUT

Ever since I got to play around with a Vive headset last year, I've been setting aside money for a VR setup of my own, along with a...

 
 
 
Ronimo announce Swords & Soldiers 2, give away the 1st

RONIMO ANNOUNCE SWORDS & SOLDIERS 2, GIVE AWAY THE 1ST

It's quickly becoming A Thing in some circles that when you announce a sequel, you just throw the original at people for free. That's...

How Far: Lone Sails puts you on a journey through sound

HOW FAR: LONE SAILS PUTS YOU ON A JOURNEY THROUGH SOUND

This is The Mechanic , where Alex Wiltshire invites developers to discuss the difficult journeys they've taken to make their games....

 
 
 
Plunkbat is getting a premium Battle Pass system now

PLUNKBAT IS GETTING A PREMIUM BATTLE PASS SYSTEM NOW

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is getting a new time-limited progression system where you level up a pass by playing the game, netting...

Razer Naga Trinity review: Three gaming mice in one

RAZER NAGA TRINITY REVIEW: THREE GAMING MICE IN ONE

I'll admit to doing a bit of a double-take when I saw how much the Razer Naga Trinity goes for these days. £100 / $90? On your bike,...

 
 
 
Mojang's Scrolls returns as Caller's Bane, completely free

MOJANG'S SCROLLS RETURNS AS CALLER'S BANE, COMPLETELY FREE

A multiplayer game shutting down is always a sad thing. No matter how small the community behind it, there was a community, and undoubtedly...

Vampyr saves its most affecting dilemmas for its last act - and then loses its mind

VAMPYR SAVES ITS MOST AFFECTING DILEMMAS FOR ITS LAST ACT - AND THEN LOSES ITS MIND

When I published my Vampyr review (summary: choice is an illusion, apart from when it's a roulette wheel; the dialogue's stuffy but...

 
 
 
Xenonauts 2 starts its crowdfunding drive with a demo

XENONAUTS 2 STARTS ITS CROWDFUNDING DRIVE WITH A DEMO

Kickstarter is always a risk, but so is X-Com. Even a 99% shot has a chance to miss, but you go for it anyway, and I'd say that Xenonauts...

The Long Dark's Vigilante Flame update sees the splendid survival game better than ever before

THE LONG DARK'S VIGILANTE FLAME UPDATE SEES THE SPLENDID SURVIVAL GAME BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE

The thing I thought I wanted most from The Long Dark proved to be the thing I wanted least. For the many years I've been returning...

 
 
 
Islands of Nyne royally battles into early access in July

ISLANDS OF NYNE ROYALLY BATTLES INTO EARLY ACCESS IN JULY

The battle royales are breeding out of control, but I can at least admit the latest to be spawned is a fetching-looking beast. Islands...

Watch 5 minutes of the gory Resident Evil 2 remake

WATCH 5 MINUTES OF THE GORY RESIDENT EVIL 2 REMAKE

Do you want to see more of Resident Evil 2 's floppy-haired Leon as he runs away from zombies? Of course you do. After a few years...

 
 
 
Put CS:GO's new Panorama UI through its paces

PUT CS:GO'S NEW PANORAMA UI THROUGH ITS PACES

The beta for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 's shiny new UI, Panorama , is now available to players who fancy a preview. Valve is...

Here's how Rocket League's Rocket Pass will work

HERE'S HOW ROCKET LEAGUE'S ROCKET PASS WILL WORK

Last month, Psyonix detailed some of its summer plans , including a rather beefy feature update expected to hit Rocket League in July...

 
 
 
Dota 2's Underhollow mode is underwhelmingly hollow

DOTA 2'S UNDERHOLLOW MODE IS UNDERWHELMINGLY HOLLOW

It was a matter of time before battle royale got spun up from a top-down perspective. True, the surprisingly fun surviv.io was the...

Valkyria Chronicles 4 goes to war in September

VALKYRIA CHRONICLES 4 GOES TO WAR IN SEPTEMBER

It took six blooming years for Valkyria Chronicles to appear on PC - it was worth the wait - so we should be expecting Valkyria Chronicles...

 
 
 



Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

The Fire TV Cube wants to replace your remote with voice commands, but Alexa isn't up for the challenge. Read more ...

AT&T launches new WatchTV streaming service at aggressive $15-per-month price

AT&T launches new WatchTV streaming service at aggressive $15-per-month price

Days after completing its monumental acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T is announcing a second streaming TV service that's priced lower than the company's existing DirecTV Now... Read more ...

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Xbox One won't get VR support after all

Microsoft has put plans for VR support for Xbox devices on hold, according to an interview with Xbox's chief marketing officer. Speaking to gamesindustry.biz , CMO Mike Nichols... Read more ...

The new Microsoft News app brings headlines to your handset

The new Microsoft News app brings headlines to your handset

Microsoft has launched a new current affairs app for iOS and Android, giving you yet another way to funnel the latest news to your phone. The app is a total overhaul of the old... Read more ...

Apple's AirPower charging mat rumored to ship in September following...

Apple's AirPower charging mat rumored to ship in September following ‘technical hurdles'

Apple first announced its AirPower wireless charging mat 282 days ago back in September, with a 2018 release promise. Previous rumors had suggested it would launch in March... Read more ...

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

If you find yourself frustrated by the short time limit of Instagram Stories and videos, then you'll be pleased by Instagram's latest announcement: the launch of IGTV. That's... Read more ...

Nokia X6 support goes live in India, expected to launch soon

Nokia X6 support goes live in India, expected to launch soon

Finnish smartphone maker Nokia is all set to introduce its mid-range smartphone, the Nokia X6 in India. While there has been no announcement from the company, the support page... Read more ...

BBC will show all Wimbledon Centre Court matches in 4K HDR

BBC will show all Wimbledon Centre Court matches in 4K HDR

And this time Sky Q viewers can join in for the semis Read more ...

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

It's time. The sun may be shining, but you're about to spend the next few weeks sat in front of your gaming PC, as the Steam Summer Sale 2018 is set to kick off today. That's... Read more ...

Dixons Carphone reports £118m profit drop for 2017

Dixons Carphone reports £118m profit drop for 2017

The retail giant admitted there's “plenty of work to do” Dixons Carphone saw pre-tax profits for 2017/18, falling 24pc to £382m from £500m year-on-year. The financial year... Read more ...