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August 15, 2017 8:10 PM ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ won’t require VR come September

September's 'Warzone' update strips the headset requirement for PC and PS4. Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that a version of the Oculus-exclusive platformer Lucky's Tale would arrive on Xbox. But since that's appearing on a brand new platform (with a new name), it's different from how Valkyrie is going about things. The forthcoming update also brings 34

August 15, 2017 7:00 AM Agents of Mayhem Review

Agents of Mayhem is what happens when Saturday morning cartoons like G.I. Joe meet head-on with adult animated sitcoms like Archer, combined with the varying heroes of Overwatch, and the open-world gameplay of Saints Row. While that might seem extremely derivative and a bit too much to unpack, the outcome is a surprisingly competent open-world shooter 79

August 10, 2017 11:15 PM ‘Fallout 4’ Game Of The Year Re-Release Announced; Pip-Boy Editions Available

If you’ve not yet played Bethesda Game Studios’ massive open-world post-apocalyptic RPG Fallout 4, or if you played the main game but none of the post-release downloadable content, a re-release of the game is on the way. Bethesda has announced that a Game of the Year Edition of the game is on the way, which will include all of the DLC. On top of that, it’s been revealed 48

August 9, 2017 3:00 PM 'Rez Infinite' on PC and VR is pure digital nirvana

It's a reminder that "Rez" is one of the best games ever made. First, a brief explanation of the glory of Rez. On the surface, it looks like a mere shooter. You control a wireframe avatar floating through a neon-lit environment, all the while blasting away at a variety of enemies. But, instead of shooting in real time, you lock onto targets with a cursor 45

August 8, 2017 8:59 PM The Xbox One is about to get a dramatic update

You can plug your cable TV box right into it and control television. You can play bleeding-edge blockbuster games on it. You can watch Netflix and HBO and whatever other streaming service you can think of, directly from the Xbox One. It's a cable-TV box and a set-top box and a game console, all at once. But, in the case of the Xbox One, with great power 28

August 8, 2017 4:01 PM Spotify Is Finally On Xbox One With High Quality Audio

To get it, you just have to visit the Xbox Store, download the new Spotify for Xbox app, and you're in business. What happens next depends whether you're already paying for the service. Spotify offers two listening options, Free or Premium. Free, which only requires signing up for an account, offers access to the service's vast music catalogue, but with ads (including 39

August 7, 2017 8:03 PM The Xbox One Dashboard is getting a big overhaul — here’s our first look

The Xbox One Dashboard is getting a major redesign this autumn, with some insiders able to test the forthcoming release from today. The update aims to improve speed and personalisation across the board via a new Microsoft Fluent Design system, which offers an entirely different screen at start-up. This includes a new Home view, which is completely customisable 41

August 6, 2017 3:30 AM Shadow Of War Market/Microtransactions Detailed

According to a recent blog on the Warner Bros. blog, the developer announced that two different loot goodies will be available: Loot Chests, and War Chests. These can all be earned through Shadow of War's in-game currency, Mirian, which can be obtained by defeating enemies or found in stashes throughout the world, however they can also all be bought 46

August 5, 2017 7:02 PM Middle-earth: Shadow of War Outlines Its Loot System

No Content in Middle-earth: Shadow of War Will Be Gated By a Pay Wall The Orc army-leading Middle-earth: Shadow of War just released a few new details on its loot system. Through its online Market system, players can purchase Loot Chests, War Chests, XP Boosts and Bundles using a mix of in-game currency and IRL-purchasable currency. From Loot Chests 54

August 3, 2017 5:01 PM Overwatch Summer Games 2017 UPDATE: Kaplan confirms 2016 skins will be in loot boxes

The Overwatch Summer Games update adds a new map and game mode, not to mention new sprays, poses and lots of Olympic-inspired outfits. As mentioned above, The Overwatch Summer Games 2017 return from August 8–29 and will feature new skins and a revamped Lucioball map. Lucioball will be played on a Sydney map environment, with matches rotating between 27