Madden 17

  Madden 17 marks the fourth edition of the NFL series to arrive on PS4 and Xbox One, with a release date of August 23. (It’s also bound for PS3 and Xbox 360 on the same date.) Surprisingly, there was no cover vote – after missing out last year, Madden 17’s cover star will be Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots. Its developer is EA Tiburon, where I recently became the first ever UK journalist allowed behind the scenes. Below are more details of Madden 17’s ratings, gameplay, features – some of which made your fan wishlist earlier this year – and changes to franchise mode. Madde...

New Xbox one bundles announced!

Microsoft announced Xbox One S at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in June. Besides being 40% smaller than the original console, the Xbox One S supports 4K video and sports HDR support. The 4K video support is for use with services that offer 4k high-definition video streaming. HDR is to add more color   Xbox One S Bundles Xbox One S Limited Launch Edition The Limited Launch Edition Xbox One S was among the first configurations announced. It’ll be the first available on store shelves too. Those that placed a pre-order can expect it on August 2nd. The bundle costs $399...

No Man’s Sky available now

Ever since it was announced, gamers have had a ton of questions about Hello Games’ massive endeavor: No Man’s Sky. What we do know is that it’s a passion project by a medium sized indie dev studio. What we also know is that is that is has ben delayed several times in order to craft it into the best game possible. No Man’s Sky should wet the appetites of would-be space explorers who’re looking to discover the great unknown. You’ll be tasked with exploring a procedurally generated galaxy that comes with an unlimited amount of planets to see. No Man’s Sky looks to be the most ambitious PS4/PC ...

Pokémon movie announced, will focus on Detective Pikachu

After months of negotiations between The Pokémon Company and Legendary Entertainment, the studio has struck a deal to create a live-action movie based on Detective Pikachu, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will focus on the character that was introduced earlier this year in the Nintendo 3DS game Great Detective Pikachu, which was released in Japan this past February . That version of The Pokémon Company's iconic character has been described as rather intelligent and peculiar, and teams up with a young boy named Tim Goodman to help him solve mysteries surrounding different P...

Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5 is available on PS4 and Xbox One today. It comes with all of the DLC content, including both of the side adventures, all of the Mercenaries content, and a brand new difficulty level. The two side adventures fill in the blanks of Resident Evil 5's story and feature Jill Valentine in both. Lost in Nightmares finds Jill and Chris Redfield in the Spencer Estate and serves as a prologue to the events in the fictional African nation of Kijuju. The second, Desperate Escape, shows the team-up of Jill and BSAA operative Josh Stone, and they need to get to safety as quickly as possibl...

Microsoft at E3 2016

Who would have expected, three years ago, that the biggest news from Microsoft’s 2016 E3 event would be not just a new console, but two new consoles. The Xbox One S and Project Scorpio were the standouts of an E3 event that underscored Microsoft’s new direction — a purposeful shift from the focus on entertainment and media to video games. Microsoft is treating the Xbox brand like Amazon’s Kindle ecosystem, envisioning a future in which Xbox games can be played on a console, a computer, a mobile device, or whatever else comes next. Microsoft’s vision for the future of games is so big, th...

Battlefield 1 Official Gameplay Trailer

Battlefield 1 is a World War I first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts. It is the fourteenth installment in the Battlefield franchise, the first main entry in the series since Battlefield 4, and the first World War I video game published by Electronic Arts since Wings of Glory in 1994. Watch the official Battlefield 1 gameplay trailer and discover war on an epic scale, with 64-players engaging in some of the largest multiplayer battles in FPS history. Experience the Dawn of All-Out War, Only in Battlefield 1.

PS4 Odin Sphere available now!

Now available at Mecca Electronics. Odin Sphere revels in its ability to create larger-than-life characters that actually feel formidable and complex, yet easy to connect with. Set to the backdrop of the Cauldron War, five (playable) strangers will all interact with one another and eventually unite under a common goal, with plenty of twists and turns along the way. The framing for this story is perhaps the most endearing part of all -- a young girl and her cat Socrates are following along in a storybook in her attic, NeverEnding Story style. Adorable. With an excellent voice cast (both E...

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Exclusive Interview

Faith isn’t just a parkour master; she’s also a very capable fighter who can make quick work of her opposers. Even though the individuals that try to stop her utilize firearms and other offensive tools, she still has the ability to fend them off. Mirror’s Edge Catalyst looks to build upon her physical prowess by introducing new combat modes and more abilities that make her even more of a force to be reckoned with. In our final interview with Gameplay Producer Jeremy Miller, we got plenty of info on Faith’s upgraded movement and combat maneuvers. What led to the decision to completely em...

Overwatch coming soon!

Overwatch features squad-based combat with two opposing teams of six players each. Players choose one of several hero characters, each with their own unique abilities and role classes. The four character roles include: offense characters with high speed and attack but low defense, defense characters meant to form choke points for enemies, support characters that provide buffs and debuffs for their allies and enemies respectively (such as healing or speed alterations), and tank characters that have a large amount of armor and hit points to withstand enemy attacks and draw fire away from teammat...