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Anthem launches on Xbox One and PC  Windows Central · 4 hours
Everyone can pretend to be Iron Man now! Anthem is a shared-world third-person shooter from BioWare. BioWare is the studio behind famous franchises like Dragon Age and Mass Effect. The title launched on February... more
Anthem video game set for tough debut  BBC · 9 hours
The futuristic squad-based shooter faces stiff competition from lots of established titles, say experts. more
Fortnite overtime challenges and how to visit different waterfalls - CNET  CNET · 11 hours
Epic Games is giving us the season 8 Battle Pass for free, but you have to get through the challenges. more
Nintendo of America president to retire, Bowser to take the helm  Global News · 11 hours
Reggie Fils-Aimé has been with Nintendo of America for 15 years and has served as president and COO of the company for 13 years. more
Pokémon GO will soon let you change teams for about $8  TechCrunch · 12 hours
Early on in Pokémon GO, you’re asked to make a decision: Which team do you want to be on? Instinct (Yellow)? Valor (Red)? Mystic (Blue)? The... more
Can I improve loading times in Anthem?  Windows Central · 12 hours
Best answer: Yes, you can. On an Xbox One you'll want to use an external solid-state drive (SSD). For PC, an SSD is also recommended, specifically an internal M.2. Microsoft: Anthem Standard Edition ($60)... more
Nestle, AT&T pull YouTube ads over pedophile concerns  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
Nestle, Epic Games and others are removing ads from YouTube while the company deals with comments from pedophiles on innocuous videos of kids more
AT&T pulls ads from YouTube over predatory comments on videos of children  THE VERGE · 13 hours
AT&T has pulled all advertising from YouTube while the streaming service deals with issues regarding predatory comments being left on videos of children, according... more
Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime to Retire  Gadgets 360 · 13 hours
Nintendo has announced that Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime will retire on April 15 and Doug Bowser will be taking his place. more
Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime retires (and Bowser claims the castle)  TechCrunch · 13 hours
Reggie Fils-Aime is retiring after more than a decade spent as president of Nintendo of America. His career spanned many console generations, starting with the troubled Gamecube and ending with... more
AT&T pulls ads from YouTube over predatory comments on children  THE VERGE · 13 hours
AT&T has pulled all advertising from YouTube while the streaming service deals with issues regarding predatory... more
Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé is retiring  THE VERGE · 14 hours
One of Nintendo’s most public faces is leaving the company. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé announced today that he... more
Fortnite’s Marshmello concert was the game’s biggest event ever  THE VERGE · 14 hours
When Marshmello took the stage inside of Fortnite earlier this month, it wasn’t just a glimpse of the... more
Best Xbox One games expected between February 25 and March 1  Windows Central · 14 hours
Be on the lookout for these titles! Every week, numerous games launch on Xbox One, but which ones truly stand out? Here are some of the... more
Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst signed to Showtime’s Halo series  THE VERGE · 15 hours
Showtime has announced it has hired Black Mirror and Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst to direct... more
The Division’s 2 endgame trailer focuses on dangerous factions  Windows Central · 15 hours
There's a lot to do once the credits roll. One of Ubisoft's most-anticipated new titles is The Division 2, the sequel to the popular first game that launched back in... more
Lost Planet series and more join Xbox backward compatibility  Windows Central · 15 hours
Lost Planet is spectacular! Ever since Xbox One backward compatibility was announced, gamers have been asking for a few high-profile games. While the majority of requests revolve around the Call... more
Anthem has potential to be amazing, but it's packed with glaring problems  Windows Central · 15 hours
Anthem, BioWare's brand new sci-fi title, has finally arrived after a long wait. But was the wait worth it? Anthem, BioWare's latest in a... more
Mini keyboard and more features are rolling out to Xbox Insiders soon  Windows Central · 16 hours
We really needed a new keyboard. Microsoft has been aggressively updating the Xbox One's interface since launch, but it looks like the biggest changes... more
Loop acquires Screenplay to build its streaming library  TechCrunch · 18 hours
A new streaming startup called Loop Media is announcing its first acquisition — it’s bought a 30-year-old company called Screenplay. While you may not have heard of Screenplay, the company has licensed... more
These are the best PC motherboards money can buy  Windows Central · 18 hours
The motherboard is the heart and soul of a PC, be it a laptop or desktop. You need to ensure you're getting the most out of your purchase when used... more
Stellaris: Console Edition’s latest trailer breaks down its features  Windows Central · 18 hours
Get that preorder in. Stellaris is an evolution of the grand strategy genre with space exploration at its core. It features deep gameplay, a diverse selection of aliens, and emergent... more
Should you buy digital or physical Xbox One games?  Windows Central · 18 hours
Best answer: If you value convenience, Xbox Play Anywhere, or Game Pass above all, digital is your best bet. If you're motivated most by getting the best price, then you... more
Wi-Fi 6: is it really that much faster?  THE VERGE · 19 hours
Wi-Fi is about to get faster. That’s great news: faster internet is constantly in demand, especially as we consume more... more
The Razer DeathAdder wired gaming mouse has dropped to $24 today only  Windows Central · 19 hours
The original. The Razer DeathAdder RZ01-00151400-R3U1 wired optical gaming mouse is down to $23.99 at Newegg Flash. This is a temporary price that will... more
Rainbow Six Siege teaser hints Danish Operator, Proximity Alarm gadget  Windows Central · 19 hours
A new Rainbow Six Siege teaser is alluding to Year 4 Season 2 Operators and gadgets. Ubisoft is kicking off its Year 4 content lineup for its hit... more
Samsung Galaxy S10 to Feature Steam PC Game Streaming: Report  Gadgets 360 · 19 hours
Samsung may partner with PC gaming giant Valve to bring Steam PC game streaming to the Samsung Galaxy S10 family of devices. more
Age of Empires news set for Inside Xbox this March  Windows Central · 22 hours
Microsoft is teasing "exciting announcements" for Age of Empires in March. Microsoft has discussed fresh news ahead of Age of Empires, its iconic real-time strategy (RTS) series for... more
Metro Exodus reviewed  BBC · 22 hours
Marc Cieslak looks at Metro Exodus, the first-person shooter video game developed by 4A Games. more
Xiaomi Mi 9 vs OnePlus 6T: Price, Specifications Compared  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Xiaomi Mi 9 was launched in China, and it includes a triple rear camera setup along with a 48-megapixel primary sensor, Game Turbo technology, 90.7 percent screen-to-body ratio, and a... more
The 22 most anticipated video games of 2019 - CNET  CNET · 1 day
2019 is creeping up, and it's looking like a spectacular year for video games. Here are the games we're most excited to play next year. more
Jump Force runs at native 4K resolution on Xbox One X  Windows Central · 1 day
This is one of the biggest differences between versions. Jump Force is a fighting game where you can play as a variety of famous anime characters... more
Silence your clicks and clacks with Aukey's Gaming Keyboard on sale for $18  Windows Central · 1 day
Get the mechanical look without the mechanical sound. Amazon has Aukey's RGB Backlit KM-G5 Gaming Keyboard on sale for just $18.26 when... more
Explore Greece in Assassin's Creed Odyssey for only $20 on Xbox One and PS4  Windows Central · 1 day
Pick your side. The video game Assassin's Creed Odyssey is down to $19.99 on Xbox One at Amazon today. Unfortunately,... more
If you're playing Anthem on PC, you want to get yourself an SSD  Windows Central · 2 days
This is one game that needs a lot of power and a good SSD to run well. No matter what platform you're... more
Connect more devices with TP-Link's USB 3.0 Hub for $8 today only  Windows Central · 2 days
This 4-port USB hub is compatible with computers, game consoles, TVs, and more. Today only, TP-Link's USB 3.0 4-Port Hub is down to just... more
How to sell your old Xbox so you can buy a new One X  Windows Central · 2 days
The original Xbox One launched back in 2013, now followed by a range of successors, and recently topped with Xbox... more
Apex Legends gets powerful new weapon (update)  Windows Central · 2 days
Is this a hybrid weapon? Updated February 20, 2019: Respawn revealed the Havoc Energy assault rifle today. You can watch a lengthy trailer of the weapon below. This month, Respawn Entertainment — now owned... more
Spectrum launching $15 ‘TV Essentials’ streaming bundle on Apple TV in March  9to5Mac · 2 days
With streaming TV becoming an option for users who are looking to cut the cord but still want live television, many companies such as... more
MLG co-founder Mike Sepso joins 100 Thieves board of directors  TechCrunch · 2 days
Mike Sepso has joined the board of directors for 100 Thieves, an esports and content creation brand. Sepso co-founded Major League Gaming in 2002, bringing the first true... more
Anthem is built as a multi-player game, but solo players are still welcome  Windows Central · 2 days
Best answer: Yes, Anthem is playable as an exclusively single-player online experience. While designed for four players, BioWare has accounted for those... more
Fortnite overtime challenges: how to visit different waterfalls - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Epic Games is giving us the season 8 Battle Pass for free, but you have to get through the challenges. more
Here are the 2019 Nebula Award nominations  THE VERGE · 2 days
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) has announced its nominees for the 2018 Nebula Awards, one of the major... more
Syfy has canceled Nightflyers after a single season  THE VERGE · 2 days
The Syfy channel has canceled its space horror series Nightflyers after a single season, according to The Wrap, just a... more
Paradox Mods is an open modding platform for Xbox One and PC  Windows Central · 2 days
We need more tools! Modding is quite rare on consoles, and only Bethesda supports it at the moment in Fallout 4 and The Elder... more
Alien: Isolation and more join Xbox Game Pass soon  Windows Central · 2 days
Xbox Game Pass keeps on getting better and better. A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced that Batman: Return to Arkham was coming to Xbox Game Pass alongside a slew of... more
QuizUp founder launches Teatime, a mobile gaming platform with built-in video chat  TechCrunch · 2 days
At the end of 2016, Plain Vanilla founder Thor Fridriksson left the company he founded with the intent to take at least a year... more
MLG cofounder Mike Sepso joins 100 Thieves board of directors  TechCrunch · 2 days
Mike Sepso has joined the board of directors for 100 Thieves, an esports and content creation brand. Sepso cofounded Major League Gaming in 2002, bringing the first true... more
Fortnite gets Back to the Future-like ‘Driftboard’  Windows Central · 2 days
Fortnite is going back to the future! Fortnite is a free-to-play third-person shooter with building mechanics. The title has become a cultural sensation due to its unique blend of expressive gameplay. In February 2018,... more
Epic Games pulls Fortnite pre-roll ads on YouTube following child predator controversy  THE VERGE · 2 days
Epic Games has stopped plugging Fortnite pre-roll ads on YouTube videos following a discovery that ads were playing on videos predators used to exploit... more
100 Thieves adds former Activision exec as its e-sports empire grows  THE VERGE · 2 days
It’s been a busy few months for 100 Thieves. In October, the e-sports group... more
Crackdown 3 Wrecking Zone party support expected in 2 to 3 weeks  Windows Central · 2 days
Microsoft's latest Crackdown 3 developer update further details its upcoming plans. Microsoft has debuted its latest in-house Xbox-exclusive, Crackdown 3, for Xbox One and... more
Need a primer on today's PC-build jargon? Read this.  Windows Central · 2 days
We break down all the PC jargon so you don't have to. Building your dream gaming PC or updating an older machine you currently use can be a daunting task,... more
Fortnite gets Back to the Future-like ‘Driftboard’ and new modes  Windows Central · 2 days
Fortnite is going back to the future! Fortnite is a free-to-play third-person shooter with building mechanics. The title has become a cultural sensation due to its unique blend... more
Take $20 off and customize the lighting on Logitech's G910 Orion keyboard  Windows Central · 2 days
Just my type. The Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB mechanical gaming keyboard is down to $99.99 at Best Buy. The keyboard is currently going... more
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Gets Loot Boxes With Latest Update  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 loot boxes land with the Operation Grand Heist update for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. more
Valve Shuts Down Steam Video Section  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Valve will "retire" a number of non-gaming videos and they won't be available for purchase. more
BlazBlue Central Fiction Special Edition Nintendo Switch Review  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Should you buy BlazBlue Central Fiction Special Edition for the Nintendo Switch? We tell you. more
Selfie app maker Meitu eyes overseas gaming market with $340 million deal  TechCrunch · 2 days
China’s largest selfie app maker Meitu has been busy working to diversify itself beyond the beauty arena in China. On Wednesday, the Hong Kong-listed... more
How consumables work in Anthem  Windows Central · 2 days
In Anthem, consumable items called inscriptions exist for players to use. But how can you get them, and what are they for? Here's all the information you need. In Anthem, BioWare's new science-fiction multiplayer game, there are consumable... more
Anthem Release Date Broken Internationally  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
The Anthem release date is February 22 and it seem that the game has been made available since yesterday — a full three days before its official release date. more
Fortnite Live Norwich festival to be sued by game creator  BBC · 2 days
Epic Games says it has filed a claim in London's High Court against Exciting Events. more
China Regulator Said to Request Pause in New Game Applications to Clear Backlog  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
China's top content regulator is said to have asked local authorities to stop submitting requests to monetise new video games while it... more
Razer Game Store closing up shop after 10 months  Windows Central · 2 days
The store will officially close down on February 28. Razer this week announced that the Razer Game Store, which launched last April, will shut down at the end of February.... more
Logitech G MX518 Gaming Mouse Launched, Bringing Back a Fan Favourite  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
The MX518 returns with upgraded specs and features that makes it relevant in 2019 more
Fortnite overtime challenges: where to visit different waterfalls - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Epic Games is giving us the season 8 Battle Pass for free, but you have to get through the challenges. more
Fortnite overtime challenges and where to visit different waterfalls - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Epic Games is letting you get the season 8 Battle Pass for free, but you have to get through the challenges. more
Fortnite: How complete the overtime challenges to get a free Battle Pass - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Epic Games is letting you get the season 8 Battle Pass for free, but you have to get through the... more
Apex Legends gets powerful new weapon tomorrow  Windows Central · 2 days
Is this a hybrid weapon? This month, Respawn Entertainment — now owned by EA — launched a battle royale experience called Apex Legends. There were rumors that it would be a free-to-play version of... more
Twitch Prime members get 5 free Apex Legends packs and legendary skin  Windows Central · 2 days
That Amazon Prime membership might just be worth it. This month, Respawn Entertainment — now owned by EA — launched a battle royale experience... more
Logitech brings back its classic MX518 gaming mouse for $60  Windows Central · 3 days
Time to strap on those nostalgia goggles: Logitech's MX518 gaming mouse is back. Logitech today announced it's bringing back a classic: the MX518 gaming mouse. ... more
Why Metro Exodus world design couldn’t have been any other way  Windows Central · 3 days
Metro Exodus has faced criticism from reviewers and fans for its shift to more open world-style environments. Here's why we think this direction was the right... more
Darkest Dungeon II is in the works, new metagame confirmed  Windows Central · 3 days
We're getting another one! Darkest Dungeon is a surprisingly hardcore adventure game which blends a lot of different mechanics. Imagine The Oregon Trial, but it takes place in... more
Best ways to earn Masterwork and Legendary items in Anthem  Windows Central · 3 days
Anthem's highest tiers of loot are tough to get, but there's a lot you can do to maximize your chances at obtaining them. Here's a quick guide on... more
WTF is up with Microsoft's HoloLens 2 Teaser? #WeekInMicrosoft No. 2  Windows Central · 3 days
A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we started a new program on YouTube to give you a quick-fix news... more
How good is the surround in an Xbox wireless headset?  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Overall, the quality of surround sound in Xbox wireless headsets varies widely. For the absolute best surround sound experience, you should buy the Astro A50 wireless... more
Metro Exodus is further streamlined for the Xbox Adaptive Controller  Windows Central · 3 days
More developers should do this. Metro Exodus is a post-apocalyptic first-person shooter which has garnered a lot of interest in recent months. The game is a sequel to... more
Crackdown 3 was the most-played new game at launch  Windows Central · 3 days
It's doing surprisingly well. Crackdown 3 was supposed to launch many months ago, but was pushed back to February 15 to polish up the experience. Luckily, it's available right now... more
What to expect from the PlayStation 5  THE VERGE · 3 days
It’s that time again in the console generation. Your games look better than ever, but you’re starting to notice stutters and glitches... more
Here are Anthem’s Day One patch notes  Windows Central · 3 days
Let's hope this fixes a lot. Anthem is an upcoming shared-world third-person shooter from BioWare. BioWare is the studio behind famous franchises like Dragon Age and Mass Effect. The title is expected to launch... more
Google May Announce Console and Games at GDC 2019  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Google may announce a new games console at the Game Developer Conference 2019. more
Medal.tv’s clipping service allows gamers to share the moments of their digital lives  TechCrunch · 3 days
As online gaming becomes the new social forum for living out virtual lives, a new startup called Medal.tv has raised $3.5 million... more
Google is holding a mysterious gaming press event at GDC next month  THE VERGE · 3 days
Google is planning to hold a mysterious gaming-related event at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) next month. Google has started emailing invites to members... more
NZXT launches new Overwatch-themed H500 PC case for system builders  Windows Central · 3 days
NZXT's Overwatch H500 PC case is the hero you never knew you needed. Blizzard and NZXT have teamed up to create a new H500 PC chassis themed to... more
Apex Legends has three in-game currencies; here's what they're for  Windows Central · 3 days
It's not pay-to-win, but there are a lot of things to buy in Apex Legends. Apex Legends is the exciting new Battle Royale game by Respawn Entertainment and... more
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Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst signed to Showtime’s Halo series
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The EPA stole music from Yoshi’s Island DS for a pro-recycling Flash game
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Disney, Epic Games reportedly pull YouTube ads after child exploitation found - CNET
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The Man in the High Castle will end with season 4, trailer reveals
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Fortnite turns into SSX with the long-awaited driftboard
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Pikuniku is a weird and whimsical adventure for the Switch
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The ‘90s app responsible for those transforming Animorphs book covers
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Bruno Ganz, actor whose Hitler scene became a YouTube meme, has died - CNET
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Apex Legends players think its in-game items are way too expensive
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PewDiePie: Roblox lifts ban after social media backlash
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Roblox reinstates PewDiePie because it only meant to ban ‘PewDie’
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Super Mario Maker 2 is coming to the Nintendo Switch
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Watch today's Nintendo Direct reveal more about Fire Emblem: Three Houses - CNET
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Dragon Quest XI S is coming to the Nintendo Switch this fall with 8-bit graphics option
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The 9 biggest announcements from today’s Nintendo Direct
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Tetris is now a battle royale game with Tetris 99
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The Sony PlayStation Classic was a flop at $100. Now it's $40 at Walmart - CNET
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Epic claims it’s not really copying rapper 2 Milly’s dance in Fortnite
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PS5 and Next Xbox to Get Watch Dogs 3: Report
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Ser Pounce, Game of Thrones’ beloved fan-favorite cat, was killed off-screen
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