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£129 Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller nearly half price at Amazon

Microsoft's pricey Xbox One Elite Controller has received a decent discount over at Amazon. You can currently pre-order the £129.99 pad for £75.72 - a 42 per cent saving. Microsoft hasn't announced an official price change, although we are just hours away from the company's Gamescom 2015 press conference. Read more…

Angry Birds 2 review

By declaring the 13th game in a series to be the first proper sequel, Rovio is clearly taking cues from established spin-off factories like Capcom and Square. To its credit, Finnish mobile giant Rovio has actually crafted something that...Show More Summary

Fake swatting prank leads to popular Twitch streamer getting banned

Popular Twitch streamer Trick2G has been banned from Twitch after staging a fake swatting as prank. The swatting occurred in the final few moments of Trick2G's Saturday stream made to commence his achievement of attaining 800k followers. Show More Summary

Red Ash Kickstarter falls $280k short of its goal

Red Ash, Keiji Inafune's spiritual successor to Mega Man Legends, has fallen $280K shy of its $800k Kickstarter goal upon its campaign coming to a close today. The good news is that its prologue, a roughly eight-hour affair called Red...Show More Summary

Watch Everybody's Gone To The Rapture's mysterious launch trailer

Dear Esther developer The Chinese Room has released a new trailer for its latest mystery opus Everybody's Gone To The Rapture, due 11th August on PS4. As stated on the PlayStation Blog, it will go for $19.99, but PS Plus members will receive a 20 per cent discount on pre-orders. Show More Summary

Batman: Arkham Knight gets a Photo Mode on PS4

Batman: Arkham Knight now has a Photo Mode on PS4 as part of its 1.05 update. Weighing 4.3GB, this latest version adds the following features according to the PS4 change log: It doesn't take Digital Foundry to point out that Arkham Knight is a very pretty game, though it doesn't hurt. Show More Summary

MGS5: The Phantom Pain bumps PC release forward to match consoles

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will launch on PC 1st September alongside its console brethren on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360. Its PC version was previously scheduled to come out two weeks later on the 15th. Furthermore, all...Show More Summary

Gamescom 2015 guide - conference times, streams and announcements

The week of the sausage is upon us once again, and before too long there'll be far too many people descending upon Cologne's Gamescom, walking the cavernous halls of the Koelnmesse, and getting an early taste of all that's going to be great about gaming in the months ahead. Show More Summary

Dota 2 tournament offers $18m prize pool

Dota 2's International Championship will contain an $18,004,354 prize pool. The tournament's main event begins today in Seattle at 6pm UK time. 16 teams are competing in it for the chance to make it to Saturday's final (which also kicks off at 6pm UK time). Show More Summary

Banjo-Kazooie, Perfect Dark, Battletoads soundtracks headed to vinyl

Three top titles from Rare's back catalogue will see their soundtracks re-released on vinyl. The official OSTs for Banjo-Kazooie, Perfect Dark and Battletoads are now available to pre-order from store.iam8bit.com. Each record is limited to just 3000 copies. Read more…

Here's Vega in Street Fighter 5

Vega is a playable character in fighting game Street Fighter 5. Vega's reveal trailer shows the Spanish ninja wearing his trademark face mask and cutting up his opponent with his claw. You'll spot some long-standing Vega special moves, too, including the wall jump. Read more…

Football Manager player sims English Premier League for a thousand years

Reckon Chelsea, Man Utd, Man City and Arsenal will compete for the top four places in the English Premier League forever? Not according to Football Manager. Someone has run a simulation of the English Premier League for 1000 years through Football Manager 2015 - and the results make for interesting reading. Show More Summary

DriveClub overtakes 2m sales

PlayStation 4-exclusive racer DriveClub has now sold more than 2m copies. That figure includes both download and physical sales, and was reached before the launch of the free-to-subscribers PlayStation Plus Edition. Game director Paul Rustchynsky revealed the sales milestone via Twitter over the weekend with a picture of a double platinum game award. Read more…

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition comes with all the Gears games

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition comes with all the Gears of War games, Microsoft has announced. If you buy Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, or the Xbox One Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle, you unlock the entire Gears collection via Xbox One Backward Compatibility. Show More Summary

Looks like Final Fantasy 12 HD Remaster is real

UPDATE: The composer who let slip Square Enix is working on a Final Fantasy 12 "remake" has issued a statement saying the term was used "in error". Over the weekend Arnie Roth set tongues wagging when he said the words "Final Fantasy 12" and "remake" with the same breath during the Distant Worlds: Final Fantasy concert. Show More Summary

Resident Evil 2 remake pitched to Capcom by Resi HD producer

The producer of this year's Resident Evil HD remaster has pitched a remake of Resident Evil 2 to the powers that be at Capcom. Yoshiaki Hirabayashi revealed he had been working on a design document for the project ever since completing work on Resi HD. Show More Summary

Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD Edition finally gets the HD textures it deserves

Capcom's Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD Edition will soon finally live up to its title - thanks to a fan-made mod. The 2014 PC re-release launched last spring and boasted of 1080p graphics and 60fps gameplay. But its visuals still relied heavily on the original 2004 GameCube release, albeit with upscaled textures and models. Show More Summary

The best bits from the wonderful Summer Games Done Quick 2015 speedrunning event

Games Done Quick's Summer 2015 speedrunning marathon wrapped up yesterday - and it ended with a whopping $1.2m raised for charity. My personal highlights of SGDQ 2015 were TASBot breaking apart Sonic Advance. This fantastic speedrun of The Legend Zelda: A Link to the Past. Read more…

Cambridge researchers design game to treat schizophrenia

A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a game which may improve the lives of those living with schizophrenia. Among other symptoms - more easily treated with traditional medicines - those diagnosed with schizophrenia can have difficulty with cognition and memory. Show More Summary

New article on Konami paints a bleak picture

Respected Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei has published an article that paints a bleak picture of embattled game company Konami. The Nikkei article is in Japanese, and requires a subscription to access, but translators this morning have revealed the information it includes. Show More Summary

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