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Well, we didn't have to wait long, Disney+ is available for the next 30 days for Xbox Game Pass subscribers.
Oddly, the official Xbox Game Pass has released a tweet yesterday about the Disney+ s’ exclusive The Mandalorian
PlayStation fans are asked not to go to shops in search of the new PS5 console on the release data.In an attempt to keep people safe from COVID-19, Sony as prohibited shops from physically handing over the next gen console, any sales made on the release day will be online only.
Whilst, players in Europe and Australia could only play the prologue, gamers in the US were able to play on.
SEGA apologised for the mistake and said it was investigating.
Based on scale and viewer numbers of previous Majors, this is expected to be the most important eSport event to ever be hosted in the UK.
The Wembley Arena, will see the best 24 teams from around world, compete for a $1 million prize pool!!!
Could Overwatch be the game to take e-sports mainstream?
Its developer Activision Blizzard has just announced the first seven team owners for a forthcoming league. It believes, in time, the tournament could prove more lucrative than the UK's Premier League - football's highest-earning competition.
The return of Super Mario is set to be the crowning achievement in what’s already been a remarkable year of recovery for Nintendo.
The loyal (and I mean loyal) fans weren’t worried, but rewind a year and many people - myself included - were questioning Nintendo’s ability to compete realistically with Sony and Microsoft in the console market.
The Wii U - a follow-on to the wildly successful Wii - had tanked, and the new console, Switch, seemed like it would be just too basic to make an impact.
Microsoft has released some of the specifications for its new console - known as Project Scorpio.The software giant shared the details with tech news sites Digital Foundry and Eurogamer.The console has reportedly been designed from the start to make newer games playable at ultra-high 4K resolutions and at high frame rates.The console's graphics chip uses 40 high-speed processing cores to produce the high-definition images.
The developer of the hit video games World of Warcraft and Overwatch has successfully sued a company that sold "cheat" tools for its titles.
A California court ordered German firm Bossland to pay $8.6m (£6.8m) to Blizzard for 42,818 counts of copyright infringement.Blizzard had argued that Bossland had reverse-engineered and otherwise altered its games without permission.It follows related court rulings in the UK and Germany
Fans have guessed this would happen for some time - Destiny 2 has been announced and Call of Duty is going back in time.Destiny's Twitter page has changed its main image to a giant number "2".Social media is also full of pictures that appear to be the poster for the next Call of Duty game, it's called WW2.
The death of a prominent gamer has led to a debate about whether gaming marathons are hazardous to health.
Brian Vigneault was a 35-year-old father of three from Virginia, USA who gamed under the alias Poshybrid. In February he took on a 24-hour-long gaming marathon, playing World of Tanks to raise money for charity.
The first details of all four expansion packs included in Battlefield 1 Premium Pass* with Battlefield 1 They Shall Not Pass, Battlefield 1 In the Name of the Tsar, Battlefield 1 Turning Tides and Battlefield 1 Apocalypse have been revealed.
To expand the global conflict and build on the game’s award-winning multiplayer experience, players will be able to defend their homeland as the hardened French Army and battle in treacherous snow covered ravines with the Russian Army.
BBC Radio 5 Live Podcast with Adam Ross gets to speak to one of the men behind
Samsung appears to have filed copyright claims against YouTube videos mocking its recalled Galaxy Note 7 handset.
Many gamers have showcased a modification to video game Grand Theft Auto V, in which sticky bombs were switched with exploding Samsung phones.
But some have reported that their videos have been blocked on YouTube following a copyright complaint.
The highly anticipated worldwide launch of Battlefield 1 in stores on Xbox One, PlayStation®4 and Origin™ on PC. Battlefield 1 is already being heralded by critics worldwide, winning over 45 awards including Best Action Game at E3 from the Official Game Critics Awards and also the Consumer Award from the Official Gamescom Awards. In addition to this, the game is being praised for its all-out war multiplayer experience and impressive re-imagination of the Great War through its single player War Stories
Experience the Dawn of All-Out-War Three Days Before the Worldwide Launch on October 21
Battlefield™ 1 Early Enlister Deluxe Edition worldwide on Xbox One, PlayStation®4 and Origin™ on PC is released today !!!
It is quite possibly the biggest gaming phenomenon of the smartphone age - but is Pokemon Go's popularity dwindling?
Since the augmented-reality app launched in July, Pokemon Go has swept up gamers in a craze of monster-catching across the world.
Just a week after its release in the US, Apple said the game had broken the App Store record for most downloads in a week. Gamers chasing down the likes of Pikachu and Snorlax have filled public spaces - such as New York's Central Park - with congregations of people wandering about with phones in hand.
But now, a month since Pokemon Go's release, independent analysis suggests its popularity has plummeted.
The All-Out War Will Expand to New Fronts with Battlefield 1 Premium Pass. Get Early Access to Upcoming Themed Digital Expansion Packs with New Maps, Modes, Classes, Weapons, Vehicles and Armies for Only $50
The Battlefield™1 Open Beta will feature two fan favorite modes – Conquest and Rush – on the new Sinai Desert map. Playable with up to 64 players, this map includes a new controllable Armored Train behemoth, ridable horses and three new Elite Classes – Sentry, Flame Trooper and Tank Hunter.
Police in Missouri put out a warning that was both terrifying and bizarre: Armed robbers were believed to be targeting people hunting for Pokemon.
You read that right. Pokemon. The little monsters.
Police said the victims were playing Pokemon Go - a new smartphone app that encourages gamers to search local areas to find Pokemon in the "real world".
Certain locations offer bonuses and higher chances of catching rare species and that's where officers said criminals had been lying in wait.