Events

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Digital detox and post-pandemic catch-ups fuel board game boom
Once niche activity enjoys renaissance as families and friends meet up for slower, more mindful ‘logged-off’ activities

Mark Sweney

15, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Xbox Series X to be unveiled online after E3 cancellation
Cancellation of LA games convention over coronavirus fears leaves Microsoft hastily redrawing plans to promote new console

Keith Stuart

12, Mar, 2020 @8:48 AM

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X019 event: Rare and Obsidian announce new games and XCloud service expands
Everwild, Grounded and more than 50 new titles for the xCloud streaming service topped the line-up at Microsoft’s Xbox fan event

Keith Stuart

15, Nov, 2019 @12:49 AM

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Sony's PlayStation pulled from E3 event in 2019
World’s biggest video game show loses prominent exhibitor as Sony Interactive Entertainment opts to skip June event

Keith Stuart

16, Nov, 2018 @10:12 AM

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice dominates at video game Bafta awards
The mythological adventure takes five awards, but the best game honour goes to What Remains of Edith Finch

Keith Stuart

13, Apr, 2018 @9:24 AM

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EGX 2017: our 12 favourite games from the UK's biggest video game event
From mystery boxes to smashing tanks, here are the epic multiplayer games and offbeat indie titles that held our attention

Jordan Erica Webber and Keith Stuart

26, Sep, 2017 @10:26 AM

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17 top bargains in the Steam summer sale
From the Bioshock collection for less than a tenner to Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor at 80% off, we’ve been searching for the best Steam deals

Keith Stuart

23, Jun, 2017 @10:40 AM

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Call of Duty: WWII hands-on – is latest shooter a return to past glories?
Some have tired of the CoD franchise, but Activision are hoping a return to the second world war and a new multi-objective mode can revive it

Keith Stuart

21, Jun, 2017 @12:41 PM

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Sonic Mania, Super Mario Odyssey and Sea of Thieves: the 11 best games at E3
Two primary coloured platform favourites return while elsewhere Destiny 2, Splatoon 2 and Call of Duty: WWII all make the cut in our best from the fest

Keith Stuart and Simon Parkin

19, Jun, 2017 @12:40 PM

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Detroit: Become Human – what happens if the androids hate us?
Quantic Dreams’ new narrative video game imagines the consequences of relying on robots in a thrilling study of control, subservience and humanity

Keith Stuart

15, Jun, 2017 @1:00 PM

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Our 17 favourite new game announcements from E3 2017
From Life is Strange: Before the Storm to Mario + Rabbids, here are the titles the news of which most piqued our interest at this year’s E3

Keith Stuart

15, Jun, 2017 @5:22 AM

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Sea of Thieves: hands-on with the hilarious co-op pirate adventure
This buccaneering multiplayer game is truly collaborative, with everything from digging for gold to fighting off sharks undertaken as part of a group

Keith Stuart

13, Jun, 2017 @9:31 AM

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