Study Shows Simple Brain Game Can Sharpen Focus, Reduce Anxiety

Playing a simple brain game that involves identifying shapes can sharpen your focus and reduce anxiety, new research has found. Study participants who completed the video game-like exercise that targets distraction stayed... Read more »

Scalebound, Crackdown 3, and Quantum Break Could Come to Windows 10

Every time Microsoft announces a new OS, it fervently renews its vows to the PC gaming community. We’ve seen it happen with Windows Vista (Halo 2 anyone?), Windows 7 (Games for Windows... Read more »

54 Million GTA 5 Game Units Have Been Shipped (video)

Take-Two Interactive have announced that the latest and hugely popular Grand Theft Auto 5 game has now shipped over 54 million units worldwide across all platforms. The figures have increased by 2... Read more »

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata’s Death Creates Leadership Doubts

Nintendo Co Ltd Chief Executive Satoru Iwata died after a long illness, the company said on Monday, months after he led the Japanese video-game maker’s belated entry into mobile gaming following years... Read more »

‘Evil Geniuses’ Win Dota 2 International 2015

Teams of video gamers playing characters ranging from wizards to monsters exchanged virtual punches, fireballs and lightning strikes over the past six days, battling at the main event of the Dota 2International... Read more »

Mafia 3 Is Out in 2016. Here’s All You Need to Know

Gamescom 2015 set the stage for a rather slick reveal of open-world action adventure, Mafia 3. From a narrative standpoint, you could immediately tell things would be different. Instead of putting you... Read more »

Xbox One Elite Controller Customisation And Setup Explained (video)

During Gamescon 2015 this week Microsoft has revealed more information about their new Xbox One Elite Controller that is now available to preorder and will be made available before the end of... Read more »

Sony Will Let You Vote for the Free PS4 Games You Want

PlayStation Plus is a service from Sony that allows its users to play multiplayer games, upload game saves to the cloud, and get exclusive discounts. But its biggest draw is the Instant... Read more »

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate hands-on: Top-hats, bobbies, and a bit o’ ultraviolence

Wheel out the hidden blades and hoods—it’s time for a new Assassin’s Creed. This year’s entry, Syndicate, finally brings the game’s Forrest Gump-esque historical tourism into the modern era. We’ve done the... Read more »