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Nintendo Switch's disappointing mobile app just got a bit better

Nintendo's mobile companion app for the Switch just got a big improvement. Its new update, 1.1.0, now lets you chat while using other apps or while your phone's screen is switched off. The Switch's mobile companion app launched back in July and it is fair to say we were less than impressed by its capabilities. Show More Summary

Dissecting PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' datamined desert map

PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds rolled out its latest patch to test servers yesterday and already someone has datamined the new desert mini-map. Redditor bizzfarts uncovered the map from the patch's directories, using UModel to reveal its contents. Check out the map below, or download the high resolution version here. Read more…

A (brief) history of PlayStation football

Last night, following Manchester United's 3-0 Champions League group game victory against Basel, manager Jose Mourinho expressed his anger at the way his side had played. The demanding Portuguese said his players played with too much confidence and, well, took the piss a bit. Show More Summary

Tooth and Tail review

At a glance, Monaco developer Pocketwatch Games' new real-time strategy game Tooth and Tail can look a little twee. Mice in uniforms, drunk squirrels, a flamethrower-wielding hog who calls himself Uncle Butter, hulking owls that will sometimes regurgitate the repentant for one final battle in the name of the cause. Show More Summary

Recent disasters hurry World of Warcraft to release this year's charity pet

Due to hurricanes Harvey and Irma, flooding in South Asia, and "countless other crises" around the world, Blizzard has decided this year's World of Warcraft charity drive cannot wait. Instead of releasing the new charity pet alongside BlizzCon in November, Shadow the Fox is available for 'adoption' now. Show More Summary

iPhone X: Apple bets the future of smartphones on Kinect's failed tech

Sooner or later we knew we'd reach this point. Apple's newly revealed iPhone X is the first $1000/£1000 smartphone, arriving with a slew of features and technologies that have already been trialled in mainstream gaming with varying levels of success. Show More Summary

Bungie removes "hate symbol" from Destiny 2

Bungie has acted swiftly to remove a "hate symbol" from a piece of Destiny 2 armour. The "Kek" logo was featured prominently on a pair of legendary Hunter gauntlets. The design is no longer visible in game. Kek is a meme that began on...Show More Summary

The video game pacifists

Video games are guilty of reflecting humanity's more violent nature at times - and it's easy to see why when our screens are filled with nameless marines and musclebound maniacs eager to destroy every living thing in their path. As in...Show More Summary

The Machines may be Apple's most impressive augmented-reality showcase yet

Apple revealed perhaps the best showcase for its impending augmented-reality tech yet at its press conference earlier today. Shanghai-based startup Directive Games' upcoming RTS The Machines will take full advantage of Apple's ARKit tech, which will be included in iOS 11 when that update launches on 19th September. Show More Summary

ThatGameCompany reveals "social adventure game" Sky for iOS

Journey and Flower developer ThatGameCompany just announced its first project outside of Sony's stable. Now it's making its mobile debut with the iOS "social adventure game" Sky. Revealed today at Apple's press conference, Sky allows up to eight players from anywhere around the world to team up, explore floating islands, and summon spirits. Show More Summary

Apple reveals iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X

Apple has unveiled the next two iterations of its iPhone line today. The next model of iPhone is predictably the iPhone 8. It will feature a 4.7 inch retina display and an A11 Bionic chip, making multithreaded workloads 70 per cent faster and the GPU 30 per cent faster that that of the iPhone 7. Show More Summary

Okami HD is coming to the west in December

The recently revealed Okami HD restoration is slated to arrive in the west on PS4, Xbox One, and PC 12th December, Capcom has announced. You can see how the remaster of this 2006 cult classic looks in action in its debut trailer below: Okami HD will feature 4K support along with an option for a 4:3 aspect ratio for purists favouring its original PS2 dimensions. Read more…

89-rated Gareth Bale drops out of top 10 players for FIFA 18

Poor Gareth Bale. Not only does he have to contend with annoying recurring injuries and the nagging sense that Real Madrid's going to sell him sooner rather than later, but he's now found himself relegated from FIFA's top 10 rated players list. Show More Summary

Battle Royale coming to Fortnite in September

A Battle Royale mode is coming to Fortnite on 26th September. "100 players. One giant map. A battle bus," Epic said in a note to press. "Fortnite building skills combined with intense PvP combat. The last player standing wins." 100 players parachute - sorry glide - from the battle bus onto the map and into intense PVP. Show More Summary

Jelly Deals: Solid Snake statue from First4Figures pre-orders live

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. Look out for the Jelly Deals roundup of reduced-price games and kit every Saturday...Show More Summary

GAME deletes "inappropriate" Hurricane Irma tweet

UK retailer GAME has pulled a Twitter message which inappropriately referenced the deadly Hurricane Irma. In a tweet boasting about its "crazy good #tech deals", GAME encouraged customers to check out its offers despite "#hurricaneimra [sic] causing chaos". More than 40 people across Central and North America have been killed by Irma over the past week. Read more…

PewDiePie apologises for racial slur

Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg has apologised for using a racial slur during a recent livestream. The world's most popular YouTuber was heavily criticised for using the n-word during a livestream of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds earlier this week. Show More Summary

Switch's Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition is far from definitive

Before we go on, let's stress that Rayman Legends is and has always been a highly enjoyable platformer - one of the best of the last five years - and it's the same core game released today on Switch. As beautiful as ever, Legends isShow More Summary

Star Wars: Battlefront Season Pass currently free on PS4 and Xbox One

UPDATE 2:50pm: A PS Plus account is not required to buy the Season Pass for PlayStation 4, however it is required to play the game on online-multiplayer. Microsoft is also offering a discount on Star Wars: Battlefront Ultimate Edition for Xbox Live Gold members. Show More Summary

Metroid: Samus Returns review

Metroid is back. For real, this time. After the odd detour of last year's Federation Force, a serviceable co-op adventure but a horrendously misjudged comeback for the series after an eight year hiatus, we have this. Metroid: Samus Returns...Show More Summary

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