What a difference a year makes. Or a couple of years.
Nintendo's Switch game console, with its unique controls and portability, is a success. And now that the company—and its fans—have had that sigh of relief, we can all turn our attention to the games that we'll be playing on Switch....Continue Reading
PlayStation really knows how to stage a showcase.
At the company's event on the Monday before the beginning of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the focus was on games that will be coming to the PS4 and PS VR systems.
Things kicked off with a five-piece South Asian ensemble...Continue Reading
Electronic Arts, flying high with the continuing successes of its sports franchises and the blockbuster appeal of Battlefield 1 and Star Wars Battlefront, was in full celebration mode in Los Angeles on Saturday.
The game publisher set up in a couple of parking lots...Continue Reading
The most powerful game console will cost $600 in Canada on November 7 when the Xbox One X is released worldwide.
Xbox head Phil Spencer revealed the specs, price, and name of the system—which had been referred to as Project Scorpio—at a briefing held at the Galen Centre in Los Angeles on...Continue Reading
Next week is the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), which is like Christmas for video gamers. The Straight will be there, as usual, reporting back from the major pre-E3 media events as well as bringing news from the Los Angeles Convention Centre.
You can also watch many...Continue Reading
The fight is on, and the battleground is your living room. Or maybe your kitchen.
Google Home, the smart speaker with Google Assistant built in, becomes officially available and supported in Canada on June 26, for $179.
The speaker works in Canada now, of course, but not completely...Continue Reading
This week, the pre-E3 announcements are coming fast and furious; Star Trek comes to virtual reality; and notes on new gaming hardware from Asus and Dell. But first, there's something new coming to Lego Dimensions, and Lego Worlds gets the sandbox mode it deserves....Continue Reading
This week, Tekken 7 gets released, Red Dead Redemption gets delayed, and The Long Dark gets a date for the full-fledged retail launch. But first, Xbox rolls out a game-subscription service.Xbox Game Pass begins this weekMicrosoft is...Continue Reading
This week, details on Razer's new gaming mouse, Steep's new festival, and games releasing soon. But first a look at two new heroes coming to For Honor, season two.Shadow and Might is season two of For Honor fighting game and releases this week...Continue Reading