Games

Bomb threat as PlayStation hacked

UNDER ATTACK: Sony has been keeping gamers up to date on the Playstation blog.

Sony's PlayStation Network was taken down by hackers as a flight carrying a top Sony executive was diverted after a bomb threat.

Star Wars in your pocket gallery

Star Wars Commander

Now you can destroy the Empire - or crush the Rebel Alliance - on your mobile in a new Star Wars game.

Kardashian game a surprise hit

Kim Kardashian is set to earn millions from her app, which encourages users to spend up to $99 to buy the star's currency "K Coins."

Players climb the Hollywood food chain and transform from starving no-name to A-lister.

New weapons sport a step closer

MORTAL COMBAT: Chiron Global chairman Justin Forsell and combat development team specialist Scott Brailey try out electronic armour.

Martial arts enthusiasts attract investor keen to help establish a new combat sport involving weapons and high-tech body armour.

Warcraft memorial for Robin Williams

ROBIN WILLIAMS: Avid gamer.

Robin Williams' spirit will live on in the virtual world of Azeroth.

Shooter titles picked to dominate

Call of Duty screenshot

Lack of competition expected to give a "big win" for video-game company as it releases highly anticipated titles.

Xbox gets Tomb Raider first

DIGGING UP TALENT: The writer and star of 2013's acclaimed Tomb Raider reboot return for Rise of the Tomb Raider.

Lara Croft's next adventure hitting Xbox consoles first in a timed exclusive.

Metal Gear Solid V coming to PC

Open environment: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is short but satisfying.

Steam to offer The Phantom Pain and Ground Zeroes on PC, maker Konami announces.

It's action RPG perfection

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls

More demons, more legendary drops, and the awesome Nephalem Rifts. This is co-op heaven.

10 million PS4's sold

IT'S A HIT: A white Sony Playstation 4 is on display at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California.

Sony Corp has said that sales of its PlayStation 4 video game console has surpassed 10 million units.

CoD: Multiplayer trailer video

Call of Duty screenshot

Activision has given the world a first look at the multiplayer component of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

Destiny beta progress

LEVELLING UP: In the beta, players were able to develop their characters up to level 8, but the full game will have a level cap of 20.

Bungie has confirmed that characters created during the beta will not carry over to the final game.

Super Smash Bros for Game Boy

GO GAME BOY: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS will include a stage based on one of Nintendo's most iconic platforms.

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS will include a stage based on one of Nintendo's most iconic platforms.

New Tomb Raider puts best face forward

MORE REAL THAN EVER: Camilla Luddington as the new Lara Croft.

Rise of the Tomb Raider could see some of the most detailed facial motion-capture in videogames, according to the new Lara Croft.

Cashing in on playing e-sports gallery

Gamers make money playing Super Smash Bros.

How a bunch of 20-somethings make money from playing e-sport video game Super Smash Bros.

Review: The Last of Us Remastered

The Last of Us Remastered Trailer

REVIEW: The Last of Us, a Playstation 3 classic comes to Playstation 4 better than ever.

F1 2014 a 'refreshing' experience

F1 2014

F1 2014, Codemasters' latest iteration of its annual Formula One racing game, will be released on October 16th for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

Beyond the Fables

The Wolf Among Us

Two themes run strongly throughout Telltale's The Wolf Among Us: disparity and justice.

Arcade to art gallery

Video Games: The Movie.

Documentary director says he was not hooked as a gamer until he recognised their artistic value.

The Last of Us live

Actors Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker reprise their video game roles in The Last of Us: One Night Live.

Sony has released the video of The Last of Us' stage show for all to see.

Taste Oddity

ABE RETURNS: Get ready to chant, make Sligs shoot each other and become ‘okay’ with an Alien race’s bodily functions in this revitalisation of the 90s classic Abe's Oddysse.

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is an example of a reimagining done right.

Error gives away thousands of games

RADICAL IDEA: Olliolli, one of the games available in GOG.com's store.

But digital retailer is letting anyone who benefited keep those games. 

The horror, the horror

Neil Gaiman's Wayward Manor.

REVIEW: Neil Gaiman and The Odd Gentlemen come together to bring you an interactive ghost story. Sounds great, right?

Walking Dead: Season 3 arises

HUNGER: Telltale Games' critically acclaimed adaptation of The Walking Dead will be returning for a third season.

Telltale Games' critically acclaimed adaptation will be returning for a third season.

Battlefield's cops & robbers risk

Battlefield Hardline.

Cops-and-robbers is a big change from historical and modern day warfare that made it successful.

Original Firefly cast returns

SHINY: The cast of Firefly, Adam Baldwin, Summer Glau, Sean Maher, Nathan Fillion, Morena Baccarain, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Jewel Staite and Ron Glass.

The crew of Serenity will reprise their roles for Firefly Online.

First look at live-action Halo video

Halo: Nightfall screenshot.

Halo: Nightfall, a live-action series produced by Ridley Scott, unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con.

Sony to pay $17.5m over breach

GLITCH: Sony is compensating victims of a  2011 data breach in its PlayStation Network.

Victims of 2011 PlayStation Network data breach offered games and music subscriptions.

Nathan Drake bumps Spidey

UNCHARTED TERRITORY: Adaptation of Naughty Dogs hit series pencilled in for a date formerly occupied by The Amazing Spider-Man 3.

Adaptation of hit series, Uncharted, pencilled in for a date formerly occupied by The Amazing Spider-Man 3.

EA profit exceeds expectations

MONSTER MACHINE: A prop mech from Titanfall on display before the opening of E3 in June.

Publisher reports profit boost thanks to Titanfall, as it delays latest Battlefield.