It's not worth it: Microsoft will not take away Call Of Duty from PlayStation

August 11, 2022, 22:31 The hype continues around what could be the biggest gaming deal yet, the Activision Blizzard/Xbox merger. At this stage, the reached agreement is being tested by antitrust authorities from different countries, and the special rules of... Read more

It's not worth it: Microsoft will not take away Call Of Duty from PlayStation

August 11, 2022, 22:31 The hype continues around what could be the biggest gaming deal yet, the Activision Blizzard/Xbox merger. At this stage, the reached agreement is being tested by antitrust authorities from different countries, and the special rules of... Read more

Xbox leaves Russia, the fate of Russian-language voice acting is in question

Microsoft officially announced its plans to completely withdraw its business from Russia. Along the way, the company has already begun blocking Windows downloads for Russian IP addresses, and now appears to be liquidating its Russian Xbox office. This is reported... Read more

Did you cover up the scam? Microsoft Blocks "Illegal" Game Pass Ultimate

A strange story unfolds around the Game Pass Ultimate subscription service. Many users around the world are reporting a failure, the essence of which is to cancel an existing subscription, allegedly at the request of a user, which in fact... Read more

STALKER 2: release postponement, cancellation of Russian voice acting and trailer

Microsoft held an additional Xbox Showcase event where, among other things, showed a new trailer for STALKER 2: Heart Of Chornobyl. The three-minute video is intended to dip gamers waiting for the game into the atmosphere of the new “stalker”,... Read more

From Starfield to Overwatch 2: all the announcements and game trailers from the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase

Late on the evening of June 12th, the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase was a massive joint online streaming event dedicated to the upcoming games that will be released on Xbox and PC in the next 12 months – during... Read more

Diablo, Minecraft, Forza, Fallout and other new Microsoft Xbox

This evening, Xbox held a presentation of new games in conjunction with Bethesda, which has recently been part of Xbox Games Studios. As part of this one and a half hour event, a number of major projects were shown, Diablo... Read more

Microsoft: STALKER 2 will not be released this year

The long-awaited FPS STALKER 2 was one of the projects that Microsoft built the Xbox Series X promotion on. Initially scheduled for release in April 2022, it was later pushed back to December, and now, according to the official Xbox... Read more

Xbox and Bethesda to hold 'extended' game showcase on June 14th

As in June last year, in addition to the basic presentation, Microsoft is also planning an “extended” version of the second common stream of Xbox and Bethesda, which will take place two days later – June 14th . Her program... Read more

PlayStation 5 Pro at the TCL presentation: release dates and hardware details

One of the most anticipated devices of the coming years, without a doubt, is the improved PlayStation 5 Pro game console, which began to be talked about even before the launch of the regular PlayStation 5. TCL Technology unexpectedly managed... Read more

Valve Steam Deck Review: Not a Pocket Monster

Content We meet by clothes Let’s go through the mind To take or not to take What have always been good game consoles? The absence of complex settings, problems with games and instant readiness for entertainment. Convenience is the main... Read more

Sony responded to the merger of Activision and Xbox by buying the authors of Destiny

01 February 2022, 13:07 Last week, the gaming world was rocked by the news of Activision Blizzard joining Microsoft and its Xbox division. The deal amounted to $68.7 billion, but the agreement has yet to be reviewed by regulators. Meanwhile,... Read more

Official: Microsoft won't make Activision Blizzard hits exclusives

February 10, 2022, 01:26 The other day it was announced the termination of the deal on the merger of NVIDIA and ARM . The reason is the dissatisfaction of the regulators, who saw this agreement as a threat to competition... Read more

Game Pass and Windows all? Microsoft suspends work in Russia

March 05, 2022, 19:10 Microsoft has announced its decision to suspend sales of goods and services in Russia due to the armed conflict in Ukraine. According to the official statement of the American brand, published on the Microsoft blog, all... Read more

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, JoJo fighting game and other new Sony State of Play

March 11, 2022, 09:40 Several new games and trailers of existing games have been revealed in the latest episode of Sony’s State of Play event. This time around, many of the games are the brainchild of Japanese publishers including Capcom... Read more

Major retail chains have raised prices for disc versions of games

March 12, 2022, 19:48 Against the backdrop of the news about the termination of PSN, the shutdown of Visa and Mastercard in Russia and the impossibility of buying games for the PlayStation 4/5, Xbox One/Series and Nintendo Switch in digital... Read more

Stores have raised prices on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S (again)

March 15, 2022, 19:46 Last week, Sony and Microsoft officially announced a suspension of activities in Russia, not only banning the purchase of their games, but also stopping the supply of the consoles themselves – and this in the face... Read more

Will we be left without electronics? List of parallel imports announced

April 24, 2022, 05:56 Over the past couple of months, hundreds of global brands have left or stopped serving Russia. In response, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has prepared a list of goods for which... Read more

Elden Ring review: punishing open world take on the Dark Souls formula more than justifies the hype

The contrast with the well-worn formula employed by more traditional AAA action RPGs like Horizon Forbidden West, for example, could not be starker. And while it’s not always instructive – or fair – to compare games with such different approaches... Read more

Dying Light 2: Stay Human review: a boisterous and bloated zombie thriller

Unfortunately that impact doesn’t extend to the narrative, which is overwrought and overly keen on unconvincing exposition. You will meet any number of quest givers scattered around Villedor, hear them witter and immediately forget who they are as you trot... Read more

The best new video games of 2022

Rainbow Six Extraction Outlandish spin-off of the superb tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege, this time asking you and your pals to use eclectic and well-equipped Operators against parasitic alien invaders. PS4/PS5, Xbox One/Series X/S, PC, Stadia, Luna; January Pokémon Legends... Read more

The 20 best video games of 2021

15. The Forgotten City This year was hardly short on time-looping video games and The Forgotten City was one of the less-trailed but more successful temporal adventures. Transported to a hidden underground settlement at the height of the Roman Empire,... Read more

Halo Infinite campaign review: a dazzling ballet of sci-fi action

Halo Infinite’s grappleshot is a small marvel. Attached to our hero Master Chief’s sizeable wrist, you can spit out its rope to attach to surfaces or bad guys and catapult the armour-plated super-soldier at a fair velocity. In battle it... Read more

Halo Infinite recaptures that original multiplayer magic… even for oldies like me

It lies in a delicious rock-paper-scissors trade-off between weaponry, shielding, grenades and melee. And everyone is on an even playing field. Plasma weapons drain shields faster, bullets drop unshielded enemies. Melee can wipe out a shield or down an unshielded... Read more

Forza Horizon 5 review: a joyful driving holiday

It has been fascinating watching Playground Games’ absurdly consistent Forza Horizon series become an Xbox flagship, overtaking its more serious source Forza Motorsport with joyously raucous open-world driving holidays. This latest edition now finds itself as flagbearer for Microsoft’s Game... Read more