Games

Female game developers rising

Anita Sarkeesian, the feminist writer and media critic who was attacked in Gamergate.

There's going to be a huge boom of women entering the gaming industry in the next 10 years.

Review: Overwatch video

Overwatch

Overwatch is an incredibly well designed game that puts the fun back into a genre that takes itself far too seriously.

Death threat after game delay

The galaxy-exploring open world game has been pushed back to August.

It’s official: No Man’s Sky has been delayed across all of its release locations.

Two new Xbox models coming

One will be a smaller, cheaper model with a more powerful version of the Xbox One coming next year.

One will be a smaller, cheaper model with a more powerful version of the Xbox One coming next year.

Adams v Green - it's Mortal Kombat video

Steven Adams

Low blow to Kiwi NBA centre's groin spurs new ideas for classic video games.

Review: Doom

The DOOM reboot’s single player nailed the feel of the original.

Shotgun, check. Chainsaw, check. BFG, check. We go to Mars to close the gates of Hell.

Knights battle it out in London video

Curious onlookers watch as 125 knights take to battle at the Tower Bridge to promote a new game.

PCs dead? Not for gaming

The Razer Blade Stealth is built for traditional PC users as well as gamers.

Razer is one PC company that is doing well while others struggle.

An end to Infinity

End of the line for Disney Infinity

To infinity and beyond? Not anymore for Disney as they drop out of videogame publishing.

New video games added to Hall of Fame

Grand Theft Auto III is one of this year's inductees into the Video Game Hall of Fame.

There's a wide range of styles and genres among this year's inductees into the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

Guns, gore and gorgeous graphics

If you open the depths of hell, don't be surprised if you encounter a few demons.

Doom developer Marty Stratton talks to Stuff about the making of one of the year's most highly anticipated games.

Win: Uncharted 4 prize pack

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

Want to win a copy of Uncharted 4, bundled in with some other awesome gear? Of course you do.

Game unlocks dementia secrets

What if some of the billions of hours people spend gaming each week was devoted to scientific research?

What if some of the hours people spend gaming was devoted to research?

Review: Uncharted 4 - A Thief's End video

Uncharted 4

All good things must come to an end, but the final chapter of the Nathan Drake saga saves the best for last.

'Hobby' attracts Star Wars artists

Weta Workshop senior designer Paul Tobin and his business partner Kate Jorgenson have turned their hobby business and ...

Weta designer's book business has led to the country's first science fiction event specifically for artists.

Review: Alienation

Alienation joins a long line of games who attest that competency does not have to follow originality.

Alienation joins a long line of games who attest that competency does not have to follow originality.

Life as a paid gamer

E-sport competitor Mitchell Mader, aka, MindFreak.

For Mitchell Mader, playing video games is more than just a fun pastime - it's a job.

'Swatting' prank faces ban

It's considered a joke to some in the gaming community but police aren't laughing.

It's a potentially lethal prank popular with gamers. And it could soon net perpetrators 20 years' jail.

Nintendo reveals release date

The new Legend of Zelda game, originally scheduled for release on Wii U in 2015, has been moved to 2017.

Nintendo has confirmed that its new video game system will launch in March 2017.

Microsoft killing off Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 was released in 2005.

If you need a new controller for your 360, now might be the time buy it.

More details about PlayStation 4.5

PlayStation 4.5, codenamed NEO, will feature an improved GPU and higher bandwidth memory.

The new system, codenamed NEO, will feature an improved GPU and higher bandwidth memory.

Blending games and cinema

The time powers are a continuation of the mechanics seen in previous Remedy games Max Payne and Alan Wake.

Many recent high-budget video games have tried their hand at melding gameplay with traditional cinema.

Win: Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank return to PlayStation4 after a five-year hiatus this month and we have a copy to give away to one lucky reader.

Review: Ratchet and Clank

Ratchet & Clank

If you're rebooting a dormant franchise, sometimes more of the same is just what the doctor ordered.

Violence 'normal' for gamer boys

A new study has found that boys who play violent video games have less empathy for women who have been hurt.

Sexist games may "shrink boys' empathy" for female victims.

Game turned players into women

Rust is an online survival game where each player starts as a male, but not any more.

Rust is an online survival game where each player starts as a male, but not any more.

Dark Souls III: Gaming's Everest video

Dark Souls III

Saying Dark Souls III is hard is like saying Mt Everest is high or War and Peace is long. Prepare to fail, and fail again.

PlayStation update due April 7

The latest system update for PlayStation 4 owners will have a bevy of new features.

The latest system update for PlayStation 4 owners will have a bevy of new features.

Explained: Nintendo's phone app

First steps: create your Mii and get it some cool clothes.

Miitomo provides a fun, gamified space to interact with your close friends.

Review: UFC 2

UFC 2 is a serious sports sim, packed with great fighters and hundreds of techniques.

UFC 2 is a serious sports sim, packed with great fighters and hundreds of techniques.

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