Video Games

Everything we know right now about the Halo TV series on Showtime

Get ready Halo nation, because things are finally heating up for the Halo TV series on Showtime. Rumors about the show have been swirling for years, but it sounds like the highly-anticipated adaptation of the hit video game franchise will be heading to the small screen in the very near future. Here...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 4:38pm

Inside Play NYC, New York's largest video game convention

New York City’s largest video game expo Play NYC only debuted in 2017, but Play NYC 2018 is already bigger in every way: more games, more digital art, more playtime, a bigger venue and a new social mission. In its new home at the Hammerstein Ballroom, Play NYC 2018 is going down Aug. 11-12...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 6:39pm

Everything to know about Madden 19 coming soon

Madden 19 is coming this month from Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) — and this one has "next level visuals," enhanced control and more. Here’s everything to know about this year’s newest version of EA’s Madden. Plus, watch an epic, celebrity-studded Madden 19...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 1:48pm

Friday Fortnite update: Summer Skirmish looks to capitalize on tournament

Is Friday Fortnite over? The weekly Fortnite event that brings top players together to compete in a weekly Fortnite: Battle Royale tournament may soon be over because Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, has revamped its Summer Skirmish weekly Fortnite event and increased the prize pool to attract...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:16pm

Leaked files, new downloads show Fortnite could be releasing for Android soon

Fortnite gamers are anxiously waiting for the Epic Games Fortnite Android release. Someone leaked screenshots of the Android Fortnite game, indicating that the game might be dropping sometime very soon. Fornite first launched in 2017 and has quickly become one of the most popular games in the...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 2:29pm

How many people are playing Fortnite these days?

Fortnite is a free multiplayer survival game that has quickly become one of the most popular video games in the world, but just how many people play Fortnite? Fortnite launched July 2017 and within the past year, the game has attracted an extraordinary amount of online players worldwide and has...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 12:01pm

Atari VCS is almost here and you can preorder it now

Retro video game fans rejoice! The Atari VCS preorder page is now live and fans have the chance to get in on all the Atari action before it ships.  Atari has announced that it is allowing people to preorder the Atari VCS retro-styled gaming system inspired the 1980s classic gaming system, the...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 1:04pm

Overwatch League: Free live stream Stage 1 Week 1

The Overwatch League is officially underway after the first-ever night saw three matches played out at Blizzard Arena in Los Angeles. Both local teams were in action to kick off the league's inaugural season as the Los Angeles Valiant and Gladiators shut out the San Francisco Shock and...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:54pm

NYXL of Overwatch League set to debut Thursday

There is a new dawn on the horizon in the sports world and in New York, it begins on Thursday.  The Big Apple will officially throw its hat into the esports ring as the New York Excelsior, better known as NYXL, play their first-ever match in the inaugural season of the Overwatch League (9 p.m...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 5:03pm

Poland’s world beating video game industry

Though now a world leader when it comes to tech and video entertainment, Poland had a very low-fi intro to the industries. “Under communism, we couldn’t visit our European neighbors, let alone the United States,” says Maciej Matyka, a physics professor at Wroclaw University....

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 12:54pm

Call Of Duty: WWII is the CoD to own (your gaming library will thank you)

Get ready to immerse yourself in World War 2. Call of Duty: WWII (available now) lives up to all of its expectations. Getting back to the clean gameplay of the Call of Duty franchise without having to battle evil robots and futuristic guns is an absolute joy. During this iteration of...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 7:01pm

The future of Madden, EA sports video games: cloud based subscriptions

The current model was never a gamers favorite. Dolling out $60 a year for essentially a roster update and occasionally upgraded graphics. Anyone who is a Madden devotee, an annual player of the most popular sports game out there, knows how it goes. Every summer a new disk makes your current disk...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 5:05pm

Red Bull is bringing an epic 'Street Fighter V' tournament to Boston

Championships are pretty common here in Titletown, but now it's time for esports athletes to shine in Boston. After bringing their popular flugtag event to the Hub last year, Red Bull is heading back to the city with an epic "Street Fighter V" video game tournament. That's right...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:10pm

When does FIFA 18 come out?

With Real Madrid and Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo adorning the front cover of one of the world's most popular video games, FIFA 18 is set to be released worldwide this week.  The soccer game that has become a phenomenon in the United States continues to grow and gives its...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:46am

Retro games making a comeback with AtGames

“Pac-Man,” “Mortal Kombat” and “Tetris” aren’t just for old heads anymore. The classic video games of the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s are making a comeback as AtGames announced the launch of the Atari Flashback Portable Game Player, the Sega...

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:48am

A massive video game tournament is coming to Boston this weekend

Thanks to the winning ways of the Bruins and Celtics, the TD Garden has hosted its fair share of championship moments over years. Now it's time for esports stars to shine at the beloved Boston venue. Four of the continent’s best “League of Legends” teams are set to throw down...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:40pm

Play 100+ video games on every platform at indie game con Play NYC

With all the nerds in New York City — our Comic Con has been bigger than San Diego’s for years now — you know they're doing more than just playing video games.  Find out about all the cool new titles being made by small studios right here in the tri-state area this...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 1:31pm

Joel Embiid an 86, Markelle Fultz an 80 in NBA2k18

Sixers fans who are impatient to wait for "The Process" to reach its apex can turn to NBA2k18 when it it drops on September, 19 as the game is finally giving Philadelphia some respect. After last year's No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons was rated as a 79 overall by the basketball...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 12:40pm

Madden 18 top offensive player ratings: Tom Brady is a 99

Madden 18 drops in less than a month and more and more information is starting to drop regarding player ratings. A few weeks ago EA Sports released a full list of rankings for first round picks and this week they dropped the top 5 players at each offensive position. Surprisingly, Tom Brady is the...

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 2:44pm

Rookie ratings for every first rounder in Madden '18

If you're anything like us, the first thing you do when you fire up a new version of Madden is do a fantasy draft and start a franchise. And if you're building for the long haul, you're wanting to snatch young players with high potential at the right time.  Madden recently...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:27pm