• The Game Awards 2018: God of War and Red Dead Redemption win big

    11 days ago - By BBC

    Fortnight and Celeste are also among the winners at the annual gaming ceremony.
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  • Far Cry: New Dawn Revealed As A Post-Apocalyptic Far Cry 5 Spin-Off

    Far Cry: New Dawn Revealed As A Post-Apocalyptic Far Cry 5 Spin-Off

    11 days ago - By GameSpot

    The next game in the Far Cry series is spinning off in a new direction-the post-apocalypse. Ubisoft announced Far Cry: New Dawn at The Game Awards 2018 , and it plays off the ending of Far Cry 5 that saw nuclear bombs falling across the world. Far Cry: New Dawn picks up 17 years after the world has been reduced largely to ruins, and lets you fight your way through the aftermath in Far Cry 5's Hope County. Taking place on a transformed version of the map from Far Cry 5, New Dawn puts players on the side of survivors as they battle against the Highwaymen, a group of murderous scavengers...
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  • Rage 2 Release Date Confirmed With New Trailer At The Game Awards

    11 days ago - By GameSpot

    Rage 2 , the long-awaited sequel from Id Software and Avalanche, finally has a release date. At The Game Awards 2018, publisher Bethesda officially confirmed that the single-player post-apocalyptic shooter is launching on May 14 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Bethesda also released a new trailer for the game showing off some of the crazy things you'll be able to do in the open-world. Check it out in the embed above. The game is set 30 years after the events of the first Rage , which was released in 2011 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The Earth has started to recover after being...
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  • Best Nintendo Switch Christmas Deals

    Best Nintendo Switch Christmas Deals

    11 days ago - By Tom's Guide

    A hand-picked collection of the best Nintendo Switch games, bundle, controller, and accessory deals.
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  • IGN UK Podcast 464: The Games Awards Got Got

    11 days ago - By IGN

    Anyone who's anyone in games media were at The Games Awards in LA this week.
    Except us.
    But fear not, we got in early this morning and watched all the trailers because we're professionals, and so we could go through them all on this week's podcast.
    We've also been playing a brilliant game called Don't Get Got, and there's a brief Coverwatch update, which let's face it - that's why you're here.
    Remember, if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: ign ukfeedback ign.com
    IGN UK Podcast 464: The Games Awards Got Got
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  • People of the Year 2018: Yves Guillemot

    11 days ago - By GamesIndustry

    Ubisoft's CEO declared victory over Vivendi in years-long takeover struggle, made some smart investments, and took some big risks. The company made some hit games, too.
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  • Best free iOS games to play on your iPhone or iPad in 2018

    Best free iOS games to play on your iPhone or iPad in 2018

    11 days ago - By Phone Arena

    There's no doubt that gaming has become a staple of nowadays pop culture, permeating very well into almost any other aspect of out everyday lives. The most popualr video games peek at us from books, clothes, and other mundane paraphernalia around every corner. And while mobile games are generally not as popular as the cross-platform phenomenons of the industry, there's a hefty amount of excellent time-sinkers available on the App Store.
    What's better than a great smartphone game to sink some time in? Well, a great free smartphone game to sink some time in! If you're donning an iOS ...
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  • Fortnite's Map Got The Block During The Game Awards

    Fortnite's Map Got The Block During The Game Awards

    11 days ago - By GameSpot

    Epic Games' Donald Mustard appeared at The Game Awards to make a special announcement for Fortnite: Battle Royale. In a short trailer, a giant slab called The Block flattened Risky Reels, just as it happened in the actual game. This new space goes hand-in-hand with the new Creative mode and will serve as the showcase for unique new content. The Block will be the dedicated area for player-created content, and players will help determine what gets featured in that area. Mustard didn't detail just how players will choose, or how often it will swap out. He did tease that Risky Reels could...
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  • Munchkin.io ends 2018 in style with a new class introduction and Google award

    11 days ago - By 148Apps

    While it can sometimes seem like we are drowning in a sea of battle royale games, few struggle to actually deliver the kind of fun and frantic experience you'd expect from a refined entry in the genre. Well step aside from those other games because Munchkin.io continues to go from strength to strength, by adding a new character class and also being named by Google as one of the best indie games of the year and being globally featured in the Google Play Store starting from today.
    To get anyone unfamiliar with Meerkatgames' take of real-time battle royale genre, Munchkin.io is thought of as...
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  • The Game Awards 2018 - Scavengers World Premiere

    11 days ago - By N4G

    Midwinter gave us a sneak peek on their new space action-adventure Scavengers at The Game Awards 2018. The cinematic trailer showed us some footage which Im presuming is the prologue of the game. Have a look for yourself.
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  • 'Ashen' ditches Xbox Play Anywhere and Steam for Epic Games exclusivity

    'Ashen' ditches Xbox Play Anywhere and Steam for Epic Games exclusivity

    11 days ago - By Windows Central

    The PC game store wars are heating up, with Epic Games firing off major salvos at last night's Game Awards. Xbox Play Anywhere seems to be among the first casualties.
    Epic Games spent quite a lot on advertising during last night's Game Awards, with several high-profile exclusives for its fresh PC digital distribution platform. One stung a little more than the others, however.
    Ashen, long-touted as coming to both the Microsoft Store and Steam, launched on Xbox last night out of the blue. The asynchronous co-op open-world RPG sports a haunting art style, with gorgeous visuals, and tight...
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  • Need a gaming phone? The Razer Phone 2 is your best bet

    Need a gaming phone? The Razer Phone 2 is your best bet

    11 days ago - By Android Central

    Mobile gaming has come a long ways since the days when Angry Birds or Candy Crush dominated the app store. The platform is exploding, with competitive games like PUBG Mobile and Fortnite captivating gamers. If you want the best Android gaming experience - and want be prepared for what else is to come - we're here to help.
    With the Razer Phone 2 , Razer has officially claimed the crown for the best Android gaming phone... for the time being, at least. Razer brought a lot of interesting concepts to the table with its first Razer Phone, but it missed the mark in a lot of fundamental ways that...
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  • Why Epic's new PC game store is the Steam competitor the industry needed

    Why Epic's new PC game store is the Steam competitor the industry needed

    11 days ago - By The Verge

    Epic Games' new digital game marketplace, announced earlier this week and surprise launched during the Game Awards yesterday evening, has raised a lot of eyebrows in the industry. With its favorable 88 / 12 percent revenue split and Epic CEO Tim Sweeney's pledge to better support creators, many in the industry are wondering whether this will be the game store that could truly rival Valve's Steam, which has been the dominant platform for PC game distribution for well over a decade.
    We're not going to know how successful the store will be for quite some time. Last night, Epic announced the...
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  • Here's The Full List Of Winners From The Game Awards 2018, Including GOTY

    11 days ago - By Forbes

    Who won The Game Awards last night between God of War, Red Dead Redemption, Fortnite and others? Check out the full winner's list here.
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  • Vancouver-made Celeste wins ‘Best Independent Game' at the 2018 Game Awards

    Vancouver-made Celeste wins ‘Best Independent Game' at the 2018 Game Awards

    11 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Vancouver-based Matt Makes Games' Celeste , the studio that's also behind hit multiplayer game TowerFall , took home the ‘Best Independent Game' and ‘Games for Impact' honour at the 2018 Game Awards. Celeste is an ultra-difficult sidescroller for the Nintendo Switch that garnered a significant amount of attention when it first released earlier in 2018. While Celeste features throwback, pixelated visuals, it very much feels like a game released in 2018 thanks to its sleek level design, responsive controls and surprisingly difficult puzzles. Best Independent Game award goes to celeste game!...
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