Games

It’s connected devices vs consoles at biggest e-games convention

Connected devices are challenging consoles at the world's largest online gaming fair, as hundreds of thousands of fans jostle to see top e-sports stars...

Microsoft halts development of Minecraft update

Microsoft has halted development of an ambitious update to Minecraft, throwing in the towel after concluding it was technically too complicated, according to a...

Pokemon plans to launch sleep tracking app next year

Japan's the Pokemon Company said on Wednesday it was developing "Pokemon Sleep", a mobile app that tracks players' sleep and uses the data for...

Microsoft and Sony team up for cloud gaming

Longtime video game console rivals Microsoft and Sony on Thursday announced an alliance to improve their platforms for streaming entertainment from the internet cloud. Microsoft's...

China’s Tencent shuts down popular combat game PUBG

Chinese tech and games giant Tencent on Wednesday ceased offering the hugely popular multi-player combat game "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" which has been targeted for bans...

Young women hope to level up video game coding skills

Alexa was eight when she discovered video games, from racing, solving puzzles and playing out fantasies in virtual worlds. But as a girl gamer, she...

Videogame console icon turns mobile play god

  VIDEOGAME industry legend Peter Molyneux says the time is right for people to play God on smartphones. The former Lionhead Studio chief and Microsoft Game...

Google pulls ‘Make Me Asian’ app after uproar

GOOGLE has removed a “Make Me Asian” app - that let players change their appearance - following an uproar by Asian American activists who...

Battlefield 3: Multiplayer perfection

Battlefield 3 offers the player an exceptional multiplayer mode, allowing them to fly jets or rain down hellfire from a helicopter. The online mode...

A great new COD

  The latest installment of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series has succeeded in becoming the best first-person shooter ever. The campaign is like...