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The next PlayStation DualShock controller could have a touchscreen

Let’s be honest, the PlayStation DualShock 4 controllers are damn near perfect. But a recent patent filing in the US suggest the upcoming models might feature a touchscreen. The patent was granted to Sony last month, and detailed a design that includes a touch-display where the touchpad is located on current models. Rumours have suggested that the upcoming PS controllers might look something like ...[Read More]

In the Cape Town area? We have two weekend passes for indie games festival Playtopia up for grabs

Gaming is growing around the world — whether it’s as a sport, a form of home entertainment, or a way of life, gamers of all stripes are steadily increasing their numbers. South Africa is no different, now playing host to several gaming events, from lifestyle to competitive. And here’s another one: Playtopia, an indie games and “playful media” event taking place in the...[Read More]

Sony stealthily rolls out a quieter (but hotter) PlayStation 4 Pro

All PlayStation 4 players know that slight panic when their console sounds like a light aircraft taking off. Should you hard reset? Unplug it? Maybe position the room fan to blow directly on it? The panic is real, but it doesn’t have to be. Sony has discreetly started releasing quieter PlayStation 4 Pro consoles into the world. Hardware updates like these rarely make the news, often flying u...[Read More]

PUBG free on Xbox One for now, and will likely come to PS4

Almost exactly a year ago popular battle royale first-person shooter, Player Unknown’s Battlegounds (PUBG), made its debut on console — the Xbox One, that is. And now it’s free on Xbox One, for a while at least. We will also likely see it release on PS4 soon, according to rumour. Can’t have the PS4 players missing out on those chicken dinners, can we? Previously only available on PC, P...[Read More]

Blizzard announces Diablo Immortal, the series’ first foray into the world of mobile RPGs

If you’re a Blizzard fan then you know that this past weekend was the company’s annual Blizzcon event, where any new announcements for the upcoming year (and beyond) are made — among other happenings. If you’re not that big of a fan, well… now you know. Whichever you are, one of the things announced at this year’s Blizzcon was Diablo Immortal, an unusual and ver...[Read More]

Sony reveals the full list of PlayStation Classic games

Console makers understand that gamers can get nostalgic, and sometimes excessively so. That’s why we’ve seen the release of the SNES Classic Mini, the NES Classic, and the Sega Megadrive Mini. Now Sony has jumped on the train to Nostalgiatown (which is right next to Flavourtown, we believe) and will release the PlayStation Classic mini console based on their first bit of gaming hardwar...[Read More]

Hatch your Pokémon eggs faster with a new Pokémon Go update

If you own a fitness tracker (or use a software one installed on your phone), you’ll know the struggle of hitting your daily step count. But if you’re into hunting Pokémon, a new Pokémon Go update will track your steps even if the app isn’t actively running on your phone. Time to get those steps in, and #catchemall on foot. Pokémon Go is an Augmented Reality (AR) mobile game that requires players ...[Read More]

Red Dead Redemption 2 will have a companion app at launch

Gamers of all shapes, sizes, and types are (not so) patiently awaiting Red Dead Redemption 2, set to land tomorrow, 26 October. We’re already camping outside our local BT Games. In spirit.  Red Dead Redemption 2 is based in a giant open world, and although we haven’t experienced it yet, it’s likely the sheer scale might find many players getting lost in the woods. We will definitely have a mini-ma...[Read More]

All your Fortnitemares are about to come true

‘Tis the most creepy time of the year, and in the spirit of Halloween, Fortnite has decided to roll out an event mode called ‘Fortnitemares’. And this time, you won’t be fighting each other. Life was going very well on the island. The only thing you had to worry about was other players actively looking for people to kill… Then, when the bells tolled on 24 October, the map became littered with comp...[Read More]

Pokémon Go is not dead, it has 5m loyal players and it’s changing people’s lives

Augmented reality game Pokémon Go has been downloaded more than 800m times, making it one of the most successful examples of location-based media to date. Although its popularity peaked and then plummeted in 2016, it’s still being played by roughly 5m people all over the world on a daily basis – and our research shows it’s making a real difference to their lives. The game blends physical space wit...[Read More]

Sean Bean is tired of being killed on TV, opts to be an Elusive Target in Hitman 2

The developers of the highly anticipated Hitman 2 have announced who one of the main targets in the game will be — and it’s none other than oft-killed actor, Sean Bean. Developers behind the Hitman series, IO Interactive, revealed the first post-release content for the upcoming Hitman 2. It includes the subject of the player’s first Elusive Target, good ol’ Bean, who cheekily mentions that h...[Read More]

You can now play Fortnite on Android without an invite

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 owners got the first taste of Fortnite on Android a few months ago. And after that the only way to gain access to the game was by receiving a coveted ‘invite’ from Epic Games. That’s changed, finally.  Now almost anyone with Android 8.0 Oreo or higher (to find out if you have a compatible device, head here) can download and play the battle royale game on their mobile. F...[Read More]

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