The VR headset market is improving each day, but there are still only a few products available on the market and they are rather expensive. To improve experience, Sony has now announced that its virtual reality headset received upgrades and improvements, and will be launched
HTC has announced a new Vive bundle that'll see the virtual reality headset paired with Bethesda's Fallout 4 VR. Consumers who purchase the bundle now will receive a redemption code for the game when it becomes available later this year. It'll be available for free.
Game gifting is rolling out on the Xbox One, with it initially becoming available for some members of the Xbox Insider program. With this feature, users can gift any title from the Microsoft Store to another player via Xbox Live. Microsoft didn't announce its availability.
Nintendo is currently enjoying the popularity of its latest gaming console, the Nintendo Switch, and it looks like it wants to focus more on developing new things for the platform. With that said, the company announced that it plans to shut down the Wii Shop Channel.
Even though people often believe piracy has a negative effect on entertainment sales, a report from the European Commission indicates that may not be the case in the video game industry. Its 306-page report found the rate of legal game usage increases due to piracy.
After being away for years, Atari is now looking to make a comeback with a new device. The new console is called Ataribox and is expected to make its official appearance sometime during spring 2018. Many details about the console are still missing, but we have now learned more
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds has set a new concurrent player record with over 1.5 million people in the game at the same time. That's higher than any other title on Steam, significantly surpassing the 1.29 million peak reached by Valve's own DOTA 2.
We'll learn more about Red Dead Redemption 2 on September 28, Rockstar Games has revealed. The company announced on Twitter that it would be releasing some news about the title at 8 a.m. Pacific on that day. People are anxious to hear the announcement given it's a big title.
The list of backwards compatible games for the Xbox One has grown with the addition of four Halo titles. Microsoft announced on Thursday that Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST and Halo 4 are now available through that compatibility program.
Developers are going to receive 100% of the revenue from their Viveport VR app sales during the fourth quarter of 2017, HTC has announced. Typically the company takes a 30% cut, with developers only receiving 70% of the revenue. That'll temporarily change for the holiday season.
Square Enix is very interested in porting Final Fantasy XV to the Nintendo Switch, so it's actively discussing the port with Nintendo. The game's director, Hajime Tabata, said the company has been running tests to see if the Switch port is even possible.
An online multiplayer mode will arrive in Final Fantasy XV next month. This upcoming expansion, known as Comrades, has been given an October 31 release date and a new trailer for it was released by Square Enix in the lead up to this month's Tokyo Game Show 2017.
The first regular season in the Blizzard-created Overwatch League is going to begin on January 10, with preseason exhibition matches scheduled to start December 6. The Overwatch League represents one of the first attempts to bring a sports league-like model to esports.
An update bringing cross-platform support to Minecraft is now available for Xbox, PC, and mobile. The "Better Together" update lets people play the same version of the game with each other across systems. All of the aforementioned versions run on the Bedrock Engine.
As rumoured late last week, Microsoft's most powerful gaming console is now officially available for pre-order. Weeks after the Xbox One X Project Scorpio version went on pre-order, the standard Xbox One X console is available for pre-order for $499.
Capcom says Monster Hunter: World will be available around the world in January 2018. It's reaching PS4 and Xbox One on January 26, while the exact PC release date will be revealed at a later time. A new trailer for the game also debuted today at a press conference.
Microsoft has recently released Xbox One X Project Scorpio edition that has quickly run out of stock, and if you were wondering when the standard model will go on sale, the answer is very soon. According to Walmart, who is now running an ad on their site, Xbox One X pre-orders
An open beta for Call of Duty: WW2 will launch this month on PC, developer Sledgehammer Games has announced. The beta will arrive via Steam and will be available from September 29 to October 2. This beta differs from the console one, which was exclusive to those with preorders.
Four of the past six months have seen the Nintendo Switch outperform the PS4 and Xbox One in the US console market, according to NPD. It was once again the top-performing system in August. During the months where it hasn't had the most sales, the PS4 has been in the lead.
Toxicity issues within the Overwatch player community have held up the release of game updates, says game director Jeff Kaplan. Commenting on those issues, Kaplan noted, "the community needs to take a deep look inward." Blizzard is dedicating to reducing toxicity.