How To Check If Your Graphics Card Is A Fake

It feels like these days everyone is out to scam you, even social media giants want some of the action. But what about the hardware inside your PC? You might think it's hard to fake a CPU or graphics card, but it is possible and it does happen. Read More >>

Star Trek Online’s Journey to Discovery Squanders Some of Its Great Potential

This week, for the first time in its history, Star Trek Online got the chance to launch content related to a concurrent Trek TV series with Age of Discovery, a mini-update that brings gamers into the time of Discovery. This first slice does a grand job of capturing Discovery’s look and it’s tone—but it also slips up in similar ways as the show did. Read More >>

Grab Six Months of Xbox Live Gold For £15 on Amazon

Deals, come get yer deals! For today only, Amazon is offering six months of Xbox Live Gold for the low, low price of £14.99. Essentially, you're paying for one three-month Live Gold pass, and getting another one thrown in absolutely free. Read More >>

Razer Makes Laptops in White Now

You never realise how attached to a laptop’s colour a brand is until you see it in a new shade. Razer’s known for black and green fingerprint magnets, so it’s a bit of a (pleasant) surprise to learn that the company has a new white laptop you can potentially use without showcasing your affection for games next time you are at the library/meeting/coffee house full of Macs. Read More >>

Uber Eats Offers Free Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 with Fish & Chips

In a special offer that could only happen in the UK, Uber Eats is offering free download codes for the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 with fish and chip dinners ordered from the app. In very specific places, anyway. Read More >>

Razer Built the Phone Gamers Deserve (It Has RGB Lights)

The first time you test something, you check out its design, you try all the new features, but even after an hour or more, the device still doesn’t feel as familiar as something you own and use every day. And yet, the first time I sat down and played a round of PUBG Mobile using the Razer Phone 2, I finished with a chicken dinner. Was it me or was it the phone? I’m still not sure, but here’s how Razer’s gaming phone has evolved for its second tour. Read More >>

The First Lego Overwatch Model is a Little Bastion

Lego Overwatch models have been teased for a few months, and aside from a glimpse at a Tracer minifigure, we haven't seen a great deal. But finally, there's an actual model out in the wild: Omnic Bastion (75987). It's a 12cm tall model of the mech in orange (the character's "Omnic Crisis" skin), complete with machine gun arm and "friendly bird companion" Ganymede. Read More >>

A Major Scientific Project Aims to Find Out Exactly How the Internet Is Screwing With Your Brain

As anyone who has spent any amount of time on Twitter can tell you, the internet can bring out the worst in us. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that scientists in Europe are now hoping to catalogue exactly how the online hellscape affects mental health and well-being. Read More >>

In 2019, Microsoft Wants to Stream Xbox One Games on Your Smartphone, And Any Other Device

Back at E3 2018, Microsoft's Phil Spencer came on stage and announced that Microsoft was looking at ways to allow gamers to, in the future, stream games on any device without needing to own powerful gaming hardware. Many of us expected this tease to be for a project a long way away, but an announcement today makes it seem like it might actually be fairly close. Read More >>

Mega Man Is Coming to the Big Screen From the Directors of Catfish

Hot off the release of the franchise’s latest video game, Mega Man is coming to the movies. 20th Century Fox will distribute the live-action film, which will be written and directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. The pair made the original Catfish documentary and as well as a pair of Paranormal Activity movies. Read More >>

Now Even Ghostbusters Has a Pokémon Go Clone

Pokémon Go wasn't the first augmented reality game, nor the first to bring real world aspects into the virtual world. But it was the first one to gain enough popularity for the rest of the gaming industry to notice. We've had clones featuring Garfield, Jurassic ParkThe Walking Dead, with more on the way. Now the latest one to mimic that style of play is Ghostbusters. Read More >>

Nintendo Could Be Fixing the Switch’s Biggest Flaw

If you’ve picked up a Switch you’ve no doubt been impressed by the games and the overall design, but decidedly underwhelmed by the display – which is uglier than the ones found on cheaper products like the £80 Amazon Fire. Wall Street Journal is now reporting that Nintendo is considering another model of the Switch – this time with a display that actually shows off all those pretty games. Read More >>

The PS4 Finally Has a Super Customisable Controller, and It Is Excellent

It’s taken more years than it should have, but it’s finally here, a PS4-friendly answer to Microsoft’s ultra-customisable Elite controller. The Scuf Vantage might look like a weird third-party peripheral of old, but this officially licensed controller finally delivers all the weird little tweaks I demand, except now configured to actually work with my PS4. Read More >>

A Tracer Minifigure is Our First Real Look at Lego’s Upcoming Overwatch Range

It was first announced that gaming hit Overwatch would be getting the Lego treatment back in May, and the Lego Company has been releasing several teases in the months since to try and drum up some hype. But, today is the first day we get a proper look at what's to come. It's not much, just a minifigure, but it's better than those silhouettes that were revealed at Gamescom. Read More >>

Google Announces Project Stream, Which Lets You Stream Games in Chrome

Google’s long-rumoured Yeti streaming service is now official, as the company today announced Project Stream, a service that will allow users to stream games to the Google Chrome internet browser. The first game supported will be Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, which launches on Friday. Read More >>