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Halo Infinite’s technical preview dipped to 540p on Xbox One S, Series S

The technical preview for Halo Infinite performed almost flawlessly across most other platforms according to Digital Foundry.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Xbox, 343 Industries, Halo Infinite, Xbox Series X

GTA V is leaving Xbox Game Pass again, but Skate is in

While heavy-hitter Grand Theft Auto V is leaving Xbox Game Pass in August, a variety of other strong titles are arriving to take its place.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Xbox, Gta V, Skate, Xbox Game Pass, Hades, Xbox Game Pass August 2021

How to play All-Rounders in Pokémon Unite: Charizard, Lucario, Garchomp, Machamp

All-Rounders bring a bit of offense and defense to the battlefield. Here are a few tips to master Charizard, Garchomp, Machamp, and Lucario in Pokémon Unite.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, How-to, Pokemon, Lucario, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Unite, Charizard Lucario Garchomp Machamp, Charizard Garchomp Machamp

Halo Infinite datamine points to a potential battle royale mode

A new datamine points to the possibility of a Halo Infinite battle royale mode.
Tags: Gaming, News, Halo, Trends, Xbox, Microsoft Game Studios, 343 Industries, Halo Infinite

Where to buy a PlayStation 5 - Sony has sold more than 10 million PS5 consoles but stock remains hard to find

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Sony's PlayStation 5 remains hard to find months after its release. Sony Sony's PlayStation 5 launched with two models- the $500 standard PS5 and a $400 digital edition. The PS5 has been consistently sold out since release, but retailers have been restocking regularly. For detailed thoughts on the PS5's performance, you can read our full PlayStation 5 review. Table of Contents: Masthead Sti...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gaming, Video Games, Newegg, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Playstation, Sony, Seoul, Gamestop, Call of Duty Black Ops, Miles Morales, Tech Insider

All maps and battle arenas in Pokémon Unite: Overviews, wild Pokémon, and more

Pokémon Unite offers several different maps, ranging from small stadiums to massive islands. Here's what you need to know about all Pokémon Unite maps.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, Pokemon, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Unite

'The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD' revitalizes one of Nintendo's most polarizing games for a new generation on Switch

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD" / Nintendo "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD" remasters a Nintendo Wii classic for the Nintendo Switch. "Skyward Sword HD" improves the graphics, controls, and overall pacing of the original 2008 release. Despite its age, "Skyward Sword" can help keep Zelda fans entertained until "Breath of the Wild 2." Skyward Sword HD (small) "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Games, Video Games, Trends, Tech, Nintendo, Wii, Zelda, Legend Of Zelda, Nintendo Wii, Tech Insider, Nintendo Switch, Kevin Webb, Skyloft, Insider Picks

Best cheap video game deals for August 2021

If you're looking for video game deals for the PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch, here are some of the best cheap video games across various retailers.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, Trends, Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo, Evergreen Deals, Commerce 2021

How to use PS Remote Play to play PS5 games on a computer, mobile device, or another console

PS Remote Play puts your PS5 games on nearly any phone or computer. rafapress/Shutterstock PS5 Remote Play lets you play your PS5 games and apps on a computer, phone, tablet, or another console. Your PS5 will need a fast internet connection - preferably over Ethernet - to use Remote Play. Remote Play is free for all users, since all you need is a PlayStation Network account, not a subscription. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. There's no denying that the Pla...
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Playstation Network, Psn, Cloud Gaming, Tech Insider, Remote Play, Power Saving, PlayStation 5, PS5, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Gaming (Reference, William Antonelli

A letter from over 1,000 employees at gaming giant Activision called the company's response to a sexual-harassment lawsuit 'abhorrent and insulting'

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick. Thomson Reuters The state of California is suing "Call of Duty" maker Activision-Blizzard. The lawsuit alleges a "pervasive frat boy culture" where female staffers were harassed. After execs pushed back, a group of over 1,000 employees signed a joint letter lambasting them. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Activision employees said the company's response to a new lawsuit is "abhorrent and insulting" in a letter sent to management, acc...
Tags: Gaming, Lawsuit, Legal, News, Video Games, Entertainment, Labor, California, Trends, Bloomberg, Blizzard, World of Warcraft, Activision Blizzard, Activision, Reuters, Kotaku

How to play Supporters in Pokémon Unite: Eldegoss, Mr. Mime, and Wigglytuff

Supporter is a tricky class to play in Pokémon Unite. Check out our beginner guide to learn a few tips and tricks that'll help you dominate the battlefield.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, How-to, Pokemon, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Unite, Pokémon Unite Check

How to play Attackers in Pokémon Unite: Pikachu, Greninja, Cinderace, and more

Attackers in Pokémon Unite excel at dealing damage but fall short when it comes to mobility and defense. Here's how to play the deadly class of characters.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, How-to, Nintendo, Pokemon, Pokémon Unite, Pikachu Greninja Cinderace

How to play Defenders in Pokémon Unite: Snorlax, Crustle, and Slowbro

Defenders in Pokémon Unite require a bit more finesse than you'd imagine. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when playing as Snorlax, Crustle, or Slowbro.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, How-to, Pokemon, Slowbro, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Unite, Snorlax Crustle

How to play Speedsters in Pokémon Unite: Gengar, Talonflame, and more

Speedsters in Pokémon Unite excel at scoring points and pulling off last hits. Here are a few tips, tricks, and strategies to master the difficult Battle Type.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, How-to, Pokemon, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Unite

Magic: The Gathering's New Dungeons & Dragons Set Was Almost Not Nearly D&D Enough

This week saw the release of a Magic crossover literally decades in the making: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms, the collectible card game’s first major crossover with its gaming sibling Dungeons & Dragons. But the long road to what might feel like an inevitability to fans, since the two gaming legends were brought…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Games, Science, Sports, Magic, Dd, Role playing games, Nerd Culture, RPG, Wizards Of The Coast, Gary Gygax, Dungeons Dragons, Multiverse, Magic The Gathering, Mark Rosewater, James Wyatt

Google made an elaborate 16-bit video game that pays homage to Japan hosting the Olympics, and you can play it for free right now

"Doodle Champion Island Games" is Google's Olympics-themed game that's free on the Google homepage. Google In honor of the Olympics, Google just turned its homepage into a video game platform with one game. "Doodle Champion Island Games" is a free, adorable homage to Japan's history of video game production. The game was produced in collaboration with Tokyo animation firm STUDIO4°C. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. With the Olympic Games kicking off this ...
Tags: Google, Gaming, Japan, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Netflix, Olympics, Tokyo, Google Doodle, Google Doodles, Doodle, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Tokyo 2020, Olympics 2020

Pokémon Unite: 10 essential tips & tricks for beginners

If you're having trouble coming to terms with Pokémon Unite's difficult combat, we've got you covered. Here are a few tips and tricks to keep you in the fight.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, How-to, Pokemon, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Unite

Genshin Impact adds Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy and her bow

Sony announced that Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn will be a playable character in Genshin Impact's 2.1 update.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Ps4, Horizon: Zero Dawn, PS5, Genshin Impact, Horizon: Forbidden West, 2.1 Update

DraftKings shares plans for launch of NFT collectibles marketplace

DraftKings is charging into the NFT game, announcing a marketplace aimed at curating sports and entertainment-themed digital collectibles for its audience of enthusiasts. The platform is “debuting later this summer,” and showcases another potentially lucrative expansion for the fantasy sports betting company. DraftKings is entering a market that is both crowded and sparse — with plenty of NFT marketplace options for today’s niche group of collectors though offerings are still light when consider...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gaming, Games, Tech, Nba, Tom Brady, National Basketball Association, Tony Hawk, Player, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Derek Jeter, Draftkings, Daily Fantasy Sports, NFT

How to customize your Pokémon in Pokémon Unite

Pokémon Unite offers several ways to customize your Pokémon before heading into battle. Here's what you need to know about Zirco Trading and the Aeos Emporium.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, Pokemon, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Unite

What Pokémon are in Pokémon Unite?

With 19 playable Pokémon and more than 25 Wild Pokémon, you'll find plenty of familiar faces in Pokémon Unite. Here's a full list of included characters.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, Pokemon, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Unite, Wild Pokémon, Pokémon Unite Here

Amazon's latest game has left some players with an irreparable, expensive problem: a black screen and a destroyed $1,500 graphics card

DisobeyArt/Getty Images Amazon has a new video game, and it's reportedly causing major issues for players. The game is said to destroy an especially expensive type of graphics card, NVIDIA's RTX 3090. The graphics card costs at least $1,500, and often sells for much higher on the re-sale market. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Amazon's latest video game, "New World," has a potentially major problem: Some players say the game "bricked," or destroyed, the...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Pc, Steam, Reddit, Nvidia, Graphics Cards, Gpu, EVGA, New World, RMA, Ben Gilbert, Amazon Games

PS5 storage: How to manage your console's storage or expand it with an external hard drive

You can expand your PS5's storage space easily. Phil Barker/Future Publishing via Getty Images The PS5 has 825GB of storage space, but you can only use 667.2GB of it - unless you use an external hard drive. Your external hard drive can store both PS5 and PS4 games, and you can play PS4 games straight from the drive. To work with a PS5, your external hard drive needs to have at least 250GB of storage space. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. The PlayStation 5 c...
Tags: Gaming, Storage, Hard Drive, Trends, Usb, USB Drive, Playstation, Sony, External hard drive, Don, Phil Barker, Tech Insider, Storage Space, PlayStation 5, PS5, Product Card

Netflix's big gaming plans aren't really about creating video games, according to a Netflix job listing

Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings at a news conference in Toronto, Canada on September 22, 2010. REUTERS/ Mike Cassese Netflix reportedly has major plans to add video games to its wildly popular streaming service. Those games could arrive on Netflix as soon as next year, according to Bloomberg. But what kind of games should users expect? A Netflix job listing draws a pretty clear picture. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. With over 200 million paid subscribers worldwide, ...
Tags: Gaming, Hollywood, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Bloomberg, EA, Netflix, Black Mirror, Reed Hastings, Toronto Canada, Wedbush, Ben Gilbert, Michael Pachter, Tech Insider, Pachter

How to update your PS5 controller to keep it working properly

There are two ways to update a PS5 controller, but they both go through the same prompt. YELIM LEE/AFP via Getty Images To update your PS5 controller, accept the update prompt that appears when you turn on the console. If you decline the prompt, you'll have to wait a day before you can update your PS5 controllers. You can also manually move the PS5's clock up one day to immediately see the update prompt again. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Modern game...
Tags: Updates, Gaming, Time, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Tech Insider, PlayStation 5, PS5, DualSense, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Gaming (Reference, William Antonelli, Ron Lyons, Reference Gaming

A rare first-edition copy of 'Super Mario 64' just sold for over $1.56 million, making it the most expensive video game in the world - here's why it cost so much

A Super Mario game released in 1996 sold for $1.56 million, making it the most expensive game in the world. Courtesy of Heritage Auction Over the weekend, a copy of "Super Mario 64" sold for over $1.5 million at auction. That's nearly double the next most-expensive game of all time, a rare copy of "The Legend of Zelda." "A lot of people are surprised," the CEO of the company that graded the game for auction told Insider. "We are not nearly as surprised." Visit the Business section of ...
Tags: Gaming, News, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Auctions, Millennials, Nintendo, Auction, Heritage Auctions, Super Mario, Zelda, Collectibles, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo

Resident Evil Re:Verse abruptly delayed to 2022 ahead of this month’s launch

After announcing a July 2021 release date at E3, Capcom has delayed Resident Evil Village's multiplayer mode to 2022.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Playstation, Xbox, Pc Gaming, Capcom, Resident Evil, Resident Evil Village, Resident Evil Re:Verse

The weird hoops video game developers reportedly have to jump through to sell their games in China

A Tencent video game exhibit in Beijing, China. Barcroft Media A story in the Guardian details the draconian rules Chinese censors impose on video game companies. Video games can't feature exposed bone, gore, or politically contentious messages. Companies have to navigate guidelines that are fuzzy, changing, and often unwritten. See more stories on Insider's business page. With Chinese government censors guarding the gates of the world's largest video game market, video game c...
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Entertainment, China, Censorship, Trends, Tencent, The Guardian, Riot Games, Tsui, Tech Insider, Lokman Tsui, State Administration of Press, Heather Schlitz, Beijing China Barcroft Media

Netflix could add games to its platform within the next year

Netflix has hired a key figure in the gaming industry and could start offering games to subscribers within the next year and at no extra cost.
Tags: Gaming, Games, News, Trends, Netflix, Movies & TV

How to unlock Yareli in Warframe

From gathering components and completing the Waverider quest to building the Bash Lab, here's everything you need to know about crafting Yareli in Warframe.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, Pc, Warframe, Digital Extremes, Yareli

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