Sony patent points towards backwards compatibility on PlayStation 5

A patent filed by Sony has emerged, which appears to provide a potential means of making PS4 games backwards-compatible on the forthcoming PlayStation 5. The patent was filed in the US as...
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Nintendo reportedly readying upgraded Switch for 2019 release

A report has emerged suggesting that Nintendo is working on an upgraded version of the Switch for release in 2019. The news appeared in a (paywalled) Wall Street Journal article,  which states...

PSN Name Changes Reportedly Coming Soon

Developers are preparing for Sony to afford PlayStation Network users with the ability to change their names. A report from Kotaku’s Jason Schreier is the source of this news, where “three people...

October 2018 Lineup For PlayStation Plus Includes Laser League and Friday the 13th

Sony has revealed the lineup of games coming to PlayStation Plus subscribers in October. After a blockbuster September that included Destiny 2 and God of War III: Remastered, this month's offerings include...

Sony reverses block on Fortnite cross-play

In a major policy reverse, Sony has announced that it will begin the process of supporting Fortnite cross-platform play between the PlayStation 4 and other consoles. As we reported, when the Switch...

Pokemon’s Latest Legendary Monster Is The Ditto Nut, Meltan

The next creature to be added to the growing roster of Pocket Monsters has been revealed and it's... an eyeless Ditto with a nut on its head? Oddly enough, the 'Hex Nut'...

Kingdom Hearts III Gets Bumper TGS Trailer

As Tokyo Games Show kicks off, a new, updated Kingdom Hearts III trailer has been released by Square Enix. https://www.youtube.com/embed/LNzxgjIRXWk Following last weeks ‘Big Hero 6’ focused vignette, the new trailer goes deeper...

New Animal Crossing Game Coming To Nintendo Switch

During last night's blockbuster Nintendo Direct the entire gaming public suffered a rollercoaster of emotions, from the return of Katamari to the Final Fantasy nostalgia fest, but nothing quite shook the...

Twitch Prime ad-free policy reverse leaves streamers up in arms

Twitch’s decision to end the ad-free viewing experience on its Twitch Prime subscription service has been met with near-universal dismay among streamers. Twitch announced that the policy reversal will come into effect...

Nvidia RTX GPUs bring ray tracing to PC gaming

Nvidia has unveiled its new GeForce RTX 20-series GPUs, which are the first commercial graphics processors capable of ray tracing. In a pre-Gamescom briefing in Cologne, Nvidia announced three new graphics cards:...