Microsoft news: Good news for Xbox One gamers as new 2019 plans are revealed

Xbox One and Xbox One X owners may be looking at a bumper year of announcements from Microsoft. While the tech giant may have lagged behind their main console rivals in sales, they haven’t been slouches when it comes to new features and hardware. The new Elite Xbox One controllers have proven popular with fans, […]

PS4 news: Big update for PlayStation gamers as secret Sony project is uncovered

The PlayStation 4 has had a lot of success over the past few months directly tied to their console exclusives. Not available on Nintendo Switch, PC, or Xbox One, games like Marvel’s Spider-Man, God of War and Detroit: Become Human have sold millions of copies. They have also been proven to help PS4 and PS4 […]

VR isn’t just for gamers — here’s how Audi, Lowe’s and Macy’s are using it to boost sales and employee training (M, WMT, AUDVF, LOW, UPS)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Inelligence Virtual reality (VR) offers immersive experiences in which users can hear, see, and interact with 360-degree digital environments using […]

PS4 games news: Good news for PlayStation gamers as Sony prepares for big free update

If you’re a fan of playing free PS4 games on your PlayStation consoles, there’s been some great news in the last week. Big release news has been announced for Warframe, a free download on PS4 consoles that doesn’t require a PS Plus subscription to play. There aren’t that many games on the PS4 that are […]

PC gamers like using controllers more than you might think

While PC gamers enjoy many benefits over using a console, the latest Steam stats released by Valve show there’s a shared appreciation for one thing: console gamepads. According to Valve, since 2015 when it released an update allowing players to map gamepad inputs to any combination a game understands, over 30 million of its players […]

Gamers from across the eSports industry are paying tribute to the victims of the Madden shooting in Jacksonville

Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images Several prominent gamers and eSports leagues mourned the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting at a Madden tournament in Jacksonville, Florida. The shooting occurred during the first event of the Madden eSports season. The shooting could prompt a re-evaluation of security measures at the growing number of eSports tournaments. The gaming community reacted […]

Xbox One Sign In error: Xbox Live status down for many gamers

UPDATE ONE: Microsoft has provided an update on tonight’s sign in issues, which are affecting all major platforms, including Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Xbox on Windows. “Our engineers and developers are actively continuing to work to resolve the issue causing some members to have problems signing in to Xbox Live. Stay tuned, and thanks […]

‘Fortnite’ video contest asks gamers to make their own superhero movie

Consider yourself a budding director? Epic Games is inviting all Fortnite Battle Royale players to participate in an original filmmaking challenge. It involves using the Replay system to create a blockbuster-worthy highlights reel featuring Season 4’s heroes, and promises a tempting line-up of rewards for successful applicants. Fortnite‘s 5th season might begin on July 12, […]

Buff launches blockchain loyalty program for gamers

Buff has started a blockchain-based loyalty program for gamers, and it has teamed up with Overwolf, a company that makes it easy to add new features to games via overlays. Israel-based Buff is preparing to launch its Buff Coins cryptocurrency later this summer. The company has created a loyalty program which can give real-world rewards […]