There are Now Seven Million PS4 Consoles Sitting Under TVs Worldwide

As well as revealing details of the PlayStation 4's first major software update, Sony has shared just how many of its latest home console it has sold. And it's doing pretty damn well. Read More >>

From Killzone to Coppola -- PS4 v1.70 Will Add SHAREfactory Video Editing

Though the Xbox One has been getting significant update drops each month since launch, Sony has so far held back with major system software tweaks for its PlayStation 4 console. The forthcoming v1.70 update represents the first proper update for the PS4 then, introducing the SHAREfactory video editor. Read More >>

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The Fifth Element Game That Sadly Never Was

You probably don't remember The Fifth Element game for Playstation because it was so crappy. And you don't remember this 8-bit The Fifth Element game because, sadly, it never existed. It's just a video made by those jerks at CineFix, who keep taunting us with awesome but fake retro game remakes of classic movies. Read More >>

A Simple Silicone Sleeve Turns Your iPhone Into a Game Boy

The touchscreen generation might not know any better, but those of us who grew up with Game Boys know that physical control pads and buttons will always trump on-screen alternatives. Entire this slide-on silicone sleeve, called the G-PAD, that turns your smartphone into an even better handheld gaming machine. Read More >>

Amazing Arcade Flight Simulator Spins Players Completely Upside-Down

The arcades that dominated the 1980s and 1990s slowly died off as home video game consoles became more and more capable, but there are apparently still some good reasons to keep a pocket full of quarters handy. Namely this arcade simulator for a game called War Thunder that puts Afterburner to shame. Read More >>

Playing on an Oculus Rift While Drunk Looks Awesome, if You Can Stomach It


Xbox One April Update Gets Friendly, Rolls Out

In what's now becoming a monthly tradition, Microsoft has today released its latest system update for the Xbox One console. Detailed previously, it sees Microsoft make good on its promise to improve the console's Friends system, as well as tweaking 50Hz video output support. Read More >>

Awesome Video Game Will Let You Live Out Your Space Pilot Dreams

Here's 12 minutes of gameplay footage of Star Citizen, a space flight simulator video game that will let you live in a parallel universe. Not only pilot a spaceship, but have a living avatar there. And with Oculus Rift support, it will be a total alternate universe experience. It looks absolutely fantastic. Read More >>

Frustration at Games' Difficulty is What Really Makes Us Aggressive

New research into the hot potato of video games and if they cause violence or not has uncovered a new aspect of the problem, claiming that it's our fury at frustrating level design and our inability to master situations that triggers the HULK SMASH impulse. Read More >>

This Oculus Rift-Powered Light Cycle Sim is the Ultimate Arcade Game

The Oculus Rift hasn't even made it out of beta testing and it's already changing the world for the better—at least for one dedicated developer. He's integrated one into an incredible, full-scale Tron: Legacy light cycle replica. Strap on a headset and hop aboard, we're going racing. Read More >>

The Last of Us on PS4 for £37.75 is Your "Extra-Pre-Order-Nary" Deal of the Day

No messing about here - The Last of Us is one of the greatest video games ever made. Thanks to nearly making everyone cry within the first five minutes of gameplay, having some impressively action-packed bits, a great narrative, sections so tense you'll snap your shoulders off and loads of gore, pretty much everyone adored the game. Read More >>

South Park: The Stick of Truth for £18.50 is Your "Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home" Deal of the Day

South Park may not be everyone's cup of tea, but one thing is for sure - they're consistent in their taking the absolute piss out of absolutely everything. From major and minor religions, to celebrity culture, homophobia, politicians and, of course, themselves. They're absolutely fearless. Read More >>

Xbox 360 Last Hurrah Titanfall YouTubed by Early Buyers

Titanfall is about to be the only thing men between about 14 and 34 ever talk or think about, with the sci-fi shooter launching on Xbox 360 in the US today and the UK on Friday. Thanks to the wonders of the internet, it's already been captured and uploaded by plenty of buyers, so we can see what it's really like on Microsoft's older machine. Read More >>

Xbox 360 Emulation on Xbox One a Possibility Says Microsoft Executive

The transition to next-gen PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles has left PS3 and Xbox 360 games gathering dust on shelves, with neither console offering backwards compatibility. To address this issue, Sony will be offering PlayStation Now game streaming in the future, and it now looks as though Microsoft is dabbling with an emulator for Xbox 360 titles on the Xbox One. Read More >>

Adorable Five-Year-Old Discovers Bonehead Xbox Vulnerability

Five-year-old Kristoffer Von Hassel's parents didn't want him getting into the grown-up games on the family's Xbox, so they put the gory stuff behind a password. But Kristoffer's an inquisitive little guy, and he blew right past the parental safeguard—and discovered a pretty silly Xbox security flaw in the process. Read More >>

External Storage Support is "Coming Soon" to Xbox One

With both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 requiring mandatory game installations, and most titles in excess of 10GB, each console's 500GB built-in hard drive looked stingy from the start. Read More >>


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