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This is Microsoft’s Xbox One S All Digital Edition console

We've been expecting something to turn up for a while and now it looks as though the cat may be out of the bag. Images of what appears to be Microsoft's disc-less console have turned up online, giving us some idea of what the console -- known as the Xbox One S All Digital -- could look like. 

Free-to-play Forza Street lands on Windows 10, out for Android, iOS soon

So you want to get your hands on a Forza game but don't want to pay for it? Funny thing, Microsoft's just made that happen with the launch of Forza Street, a new free-to-play racing title for Windows 10, Android and iOS. The desktop version of the game? Yeah, that's available now. 

Acer unveils several impressive machines at its Next@Acer event

Acer announced several new notebooks, Chromebooks and gaming machines at its annual Next@Acer event in New York yesterday. Here are our faves.

Nintendo launches Labo VR for the Switch today — here are our first thoughts

Nintendo has made a move into the world of virtual reality (VR) with its new Labo kit that launches today. And this one is by far our favourite Labo kit since it’s inception.

The Settlers of Catan board game is coming to the Nintendo Switch

For many avid tabletop gamers, The Settlers of Catan is the one that got them hooked. Now it's coming to the Nintendo Switch.

Take your obsession to the next level with the hologram-featuring Assassin’s Creed Symphony

The Assassin's Creed series has been running, in multiple formats, since 2007. Twelve years is a long time to be doing anything and yet, Ubisoft have managed to find ways to keep players and fans engaged. Whether it's multiple platforms and game types, comic books and graphic novels, and even motion pictures, there's a lot of stuff out there for fans. And now there's one more: Assassin's Creed Sym...[Read More]

The internet speeds you’ll need for Google’s Stadia, and how SA weighs up

In March, we saw Google make an unexpected announcement - the company is entering the gaming industry. The search engine giant announced its cloud-gaming platform, Google Stadia, that’ll run exclusively online. Basically it's Netflix, but for games. And now we know what internet speeds you’ll need. The news... isn't good. For South Africans, that is. 

Borderlands 3 will kick bandits in the face from 13 September

Borderlands 3 is on the way, that's something we already know. What we didn't know for sure was the launch date, though a certain mishap on 1 April gave us some idea... Anyhow, Gearbox Software has put to bed any speculation: Borderlands 3 lands on 13 September. 

Call of Duty’s Blackout mode is free across all platforms until 30 April

If you're curious about Activision's take on battle royale, the Blackout mode found in Black Ops IV, but haven't yet taken the financial plunge, you're in luck. Call of Duty: Black Ops IV, or a significant portion of it, is free-to-play for the rest of April. And not just on a platform or two, on all of them. Whether you're a glorious PC gamer, a PlayStation acolyte or a filthy Xbox One spawn-camp...[Read More]

Sony’s PlayStation 5: Everything we know so far

Sony has dominated the current-gen console wars with its PlayStation 4 selling 94 million units, what is the company planning for its upcoming console?

Borderlands 3 confirmed and it’s looking like more of the same – just the way we wanted it

If you're a fan of running and gunning, of shooting and looting, then you're probably super-keen on the next instalment of the Borderlands series. Especially as Borderlands 3 has finally be confirmed by developers Gearbox. A short trailer dropped a mass of information about the upcoming sequel and it looks... almost like a massive expansion pack. There are familiar enemies and locations, more guns...[Read More]

Beyond ‘Bandersnatch,’ the future of interactive TV is bright

The December 2018 premiere of Netflix’s Black Mirror: Bandersnatch offered consumers a new way to influence the entertainment they’re watching. Netflix has a growing list of choose-your-own-adventure movies.

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