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The temperature is rising with Need for Speed Heat, EA’s East Coast racing title

It's time for another entry in the annals of Need for Speed. The next title to peel forth from Electronic Arts' digital garage is Need for Speed Heat, an open-world racer set in the fictional Palm City. But we've played Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, we know what an analogue of Miami looks like

Stop blaming video games for mass killings

In the wake of the El Paso shooting on Aug. 3 that left 22 dead and dozens injured, a familiar trope has reemerged: Often, when a young man is the shooter, people try to blame the tragedy on violent video games and other forms of media. This time around, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick placed some of the blame on a video game industry that “teaches young people to kill.” Republican House Minority Leade...[Read More]

Zombieland: Double Tap is getting its own video game – here’s hoping it doesn’t suck

If you’re a fan of zombie games, now might be a time to rejoice. Unless you’re also aware of what games based on films (specifically those timed to the film’s launch) are usually like. Cult zombie flick Zombieland‘s sequel, Zombieland: Double Tap, is getting its own video game adaptation. Called Zombieland: Double Tap – Road Trip, players will get to experience it on ...[Read More]

MediaTek launches its new gaming-focused Helio G90 series mobile processors

MediaTek, as a brand, feels a little like Huawei did a few years back. That is, somewhat unknown but mighty hungry to make an impression. And we all know how that worked out for Huawei. Right now, though, if it's not made by Apple, Qualcomm, or Samsung, most of us don't pay a whole lot of attention to mobile processors.

Sony shifts 100 million PlayStation 4 consoles, quicker than both the PS2 and Nintendo’s Wii

The Japanese company has reached a new milestone for the PlayStation 4. That is, selling 100 million consoles over its lifetime. In doing so, Sony's knocked aside both Nintendo's Wii and its own PlayStation 2 for the time taken to achieve this target.

No more lag: South Africa will get local PUBG Mobile servers

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG Mobile) players in Africa will now get a dedicated server for the game locally.

Plants vs. Zombies 3 is in development, looking for a few good gardeners

Plants vs. Zombies is a genuine gaming phenomenon, an oddball concept that worked so well that the original PC game was ported over to many, many different platforms. It spawned its own shooter (two of em), and a so-so mobile sequel that was tainted by Electronic Arts being

Gamers, start your browsers – Tickets for the rAge NAG LAN go on sale on 27 July

It's getting to be about that time again, when gamers cycle up for the largest computer LAN event in South Africa. We're talking, of course, about the rAge NAG LAN, which takes place alongside the rAge expo this September. The folks organising the event have unveiled some new branding, as well as the date that tickets for the NAG LAN go on sale -- 27 July. 

Amazon Game Studios is developing a free-to-play Lord of the Rings MMORPG

Amazon Game Studios has announced it’s developing a new The Lord of the Rings game. It’s a free-to-play MMO set in Middle-earth as portrayed in The Lord of the Rings literary trilogy.

Nintendo has announced the new Switch that’s Liter on the pockets

Nintendo just announced its new console, the Switch Lite. It is specifically designed for what the Switch does best -- handheld gameplay.

Call of Duty: Black Ops IV’s zombie-filled Apocalypse Z content drops today

It's somewhat short notice but Call of Duty: Black Ops IV is getting a bunch of new (paid-for, let's not get too excited) content in the shape of Operation: Apocalypse Z. The new add-on, as the title suggests, brings more than its fair share of the shambling dead to Activision's online shooter. 

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