There’s been something of a retro resurgence in video games recently; remasters are popping up everywhere and Nintendo took things one step further with its NES Classic console. Now, Sega is getting in on the action with the announcement that it’s bringing a collection of its classic games to mobile for free.
If you’re not familiar with Prime Day, it’s when Amazon goes mad for 24 hours and offers big discounts on things you might actually want to buy. It's a bit like Black Friday and Cyber Monday except it's Amazon-only, available exclusively to Prime members and designed to drive sign-ups to the Amazon Prime service.
If you thought that virtual reality’s renaissance had finally run its course, you’d be sorely mistaken. In fact, it looks like all the biggest names in the video game industry are doubling down on immersive, headset-based experiences.
Sony's E3 2017 was much like its last – a no frills event that cut away all the big on-stage monologues and guests in favour of game demos and trailers.
Update: The Star Wars Battlefront 2 release date is fast approaching (at seemingly less than twelve parsecs), and we have a new gameplay trailer from the E3 2017 press conference.
E3 is gaming nirvana – the biggest video game conference in the world, it's a veritable feast of polygons and pixels. Unsurprisingly then there have been some historic E3 moments, from console and game unveilings, to famously awkward demo fails.
It's been a bumper year for Nintendo. While its major competitors bickered over performance upgrades with the PS4 Pro and Xbox Scorpio, the Japanese gaming juggernaut sailed into uncharted waters and proved there was life on other shores.