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The Evil Within 2 shines on PS4 – but Xbox One and PC fall short

The Evil Within 2 shines on PS4 – but Xbox One and PC fall short

The original Evil Within was a divisive release, but most can agree that technically speaking, it was a bit of a mess. With a choppy frame-rate across both consoles, broken on-disc launch code and...

Activision patents matchmaking system designed to encourage microtransactions

Activision patents matchmaking system designed to encourage microtransactions

Call of Duty publisher Activision has patented a method of matchmaking designed to increase a player’s spend on microtransactions. This system would deliberately pair you with someone who had a premium item to show...

"We will NOT be selling loot boxes" says Fatshark as first footage of Warhammer: Vermintide 2 airs

"We will NOT be selling loot boxes" says Fatshark as first footage of Warhammer: Vermintide 2 airs

Swedish developer Fatshark has revealed the first gameplay footage for sequel Warhammer: Vermintide 2, confirming Chaos as the new faction though Skaven will return as well. But perhaps more pertinently Fatshark declared Vermintide 2...

Additional details on Activision’s new matchmaking patent

Additional details on Activision’s new matchmaking patent

Earlier today, we reported the details about Activision’s new matchmaking ways to encourage players to buy more microtransactions. The patent that Activision was granted this month, which the company filed in 2015, talks about...

Capcom shows off a bit more of Resident Evil 7's free Chris Redfield DLC

Capcom shows off a bit more of Resident Evil 7's free Chris Redfield DLC

Resident Evil 7’s long-delayed – and free – Not a Hero DLC will finally reach PS4, Xbox One, and PC on December 12th, along with the concluding season pass story episode End of Zoe....

Pre-order Call of Duty: WWII at GameStop Oct 20-22 and get exclusive Zombies figure

Pre-order Call of Duty: WWII at GameStop Oct 20-22 and get exclusive Zombies figure

In a new ad on Facebook, GameStop has announced a special pre-order bonus offer for Call of Duty: WWII. The offer is only valid from October 20 through October 22 according to GameStop’s promotional...

Jelly Deals: Wolfenstein 2’s Collector’s Edition reduced a week before launch

Jelly Deals: Wolfenstein 2’s Collector’s Edition reduced a week before launch

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...

The sad, slow death of Lego Dimensions

The sad, slow death of Lego Dimensions

Toys-to-life franchise Lego Dimensions has drawn to a close, a year earlier than originally planned. Publisher Warner Bros. is yet to officially confirm the cancellation, but the writing has been on the wall for...

Gran Turismo Sport PS VR bundle launches today

Gran Turismo Sport PS VR bundle launches today

Can you believe it’s barely been a year since PlayStation VR first immersed us in spectacular virtual worlds? Since October 2016 over one million PS VR headsets have been sold, with over 100 games...