Microsoft held talks to buy Bungie – report

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Microsoft and Bungie have held acquisition talks, according to a new report which Eurogamer’s own sources can corroborate. The Destiny and former Halo developer has been fully independent since it departed its previous publishing deal with Activision last year. Speaking on the GamesBeat podcast, Venturebeat’s Jeff Grubb said he had heard Microsoft and Bungie had … Read more

Nvidia pays an Arm and a leg for UK chip designer

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Graphics giant Nvidia will splash $40bn (£31bn) on UK chip design firm Arm. Nvidia, whose technology lies in millions of PC and consoles, was already a big client of Arm, whose chips also power numerous other devices – including Android devices and iPhones made by Apple, Samsung and Huawei. The deal has yet to be … Read more

Facebook reveals Oculus Quest 2

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Facebook has revealed the Oculus Quest 2 headset seemingly ahead of an official announcement planned for this week. A couple of videos popped up on the Facebook Blueprint website showing off the next all-in-one VR system. Some of the information has been taken down, but some remains – and of course the videos were ripped … Read more

Twitch chat managed to land a plane in Microsoft Flight Sim

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As anyone who watched Twitch Plays Pokémon will know, handing the controller over to Twitch chat can be chaotic at best, platform-breaking at worst. Yet somewhat surprisingly, the hordes managed to fly a plane in Microsoft Flight Sim – even completing some risky manoeuvres and successfully landing the aircraft. The experiment was hosted by Rami … Read more

Paradise Killer review – dreamy open-world investigation meets cosmic horror

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Paradise Killer’s breezily cheerful trailer is only telling half the truth. It most certainly is a colourful, sometimes goofy investigatory adventure in the vein of Phoenix Wright, but it’s also weird, a dizzyingly high-concept descent into the menace of the unknown, where balmy afternoons and beach-side cocktails co-exist with genuinely disquieting cosmic nightmares from beyond … Read more

No More Heroes 3 delayed until 2021

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No More Heroes 3 is the latest game to see a delay due to Covid-19, as its release has now been pushed back to 2021. As announced by No More Heroes director Goichi “Suda51” Suda on Twitter, the team at Grasshopper Manufacture had hoped to get the game out in 2020, but the global pandemic … Read more

15 Most Powerful Weapons In Fallout 4, Ranked | Game Rant

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The great game Fallout 4 has a dizzying number of weapons for the player to find and modify in their efforts to recover their son and bring peace to the Commonwealth. Eventually, the player will be tossing aside weapons as they find bigger and badder tools of destruction. Related: Fallout 4: Things Players Missed In … Read more

The Best Offline PC Games To Play Right Now | Game Rant

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In terms of flexibility in gaming, no other platform can match the PC. It's a platform with a lot of advantages for those that can overcome the often-daunting pricetag. As a bonus, while consoles require a subscription fee for online gaming, the majority of PC games have free online. Regardless, many people find the most … Read more

Best Offline Nintendo Switch Games | Game Rant

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The Nintendo Switch is a handy and innovative little system that allows players to take their games with them everywhere they go. As such, many of the games that have been released for the Switch have been specifically designed so that they don't require an internet connection in order to be enjoyed. RELATED: Open-World Switch … Read more

20 Best Minecraft Shaders (2021) | Game Rant

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If you're a fan of Minecraft but terribly bored with how the game looks and feels, shaders are the perfect way to make things more interesting. What these mods do is tweak the graphics and the lighting of the game to create a better atmosphere. Lights and shadows tend to be more realistic and look … Read more

A morning with Ancestors Legacy was just what I needed

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  Ancestors Legacy is one of those games it might be relatively easy to pick apart. It’s an RTS on a console, which always means you’re up against the sheer flexibility of a mouse and keyboard. It’s a modern RTS squashed onto Switch, which means the visuals take a hit and the multiplayer heart of … Read more

Someone should make a game about: Dishwashing

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  Not to brag but I am probably one of the three best washer-uppers in the world. First proper job at a fancy creperie in my early teens. Just me and a WinterHalter 2000 keeping the kitchen in business. I would work ludicrous shifts and then go home soaked, like I had survived something. Really … Read more