Games

  • Learning to play the piano is tough, and can be a bit boring. Many people hire a tutor, but technology can help maintain your interest and keep you motivated too. MeloQuest has launched a mobile adventure game that's designed to do just that.
  • Sony has finally revealed what the PlayStation 5 actually looks like. There are two versions – one with a disc slot and one without. Plus we got our first major glimpse of the lineup of games at launch and beyond, as well as some other accessories.
  • Haptic feedback is becoming a bigger part of entertainment. Now, a German startup is launching the Feelbelt, which adds the element of touch to games, music, movies, and basically any other device that outputs sound.
  • Microsoft’s next-generation gaming console, the Xbox Series X, is due out by the end of the year. Here's everything we know and don’t know so far about the next Xbox’s hardware, games, controllers, features and services.
  • NASA is calling on citizen scientists to help identify and classify the world's corals by playing a virtual diving game, so that experts can better understand how they are evolving and how they might be best preserved for the future.
  • The latest drip has dropped from Sony, as the company drip-feeds us details about the PlayStation 5. This time we’ve finally been treated to a look at the controller, and the design marks a surprising departure from the last four generations.
  • Sony has finally whipped the covers off the PlayStation 5, giving us a pretty good peek under the hood. The PS5 is set to be a massive improvement over the PS4, with a powerful new graphics processor and "instantaneous" load times.
  • Sony’s next-gen console, the PlayStation 5, is set to launch later this year, but we still haven’t had a full reveal. Here, New Atlas rounds up everything we know and don’t know about the PS5’s hardware, games, controllers, features and services.
  • The new Xbox Series X is due out by the end of the year, and Microsoft is just tossing little scraps to us every now and then. The latest of these include more info on the chips running the machine, the graphics capabilities and some other features.
  • This year is shaping up to be an absolute monster for games. We’re in for some new franchises, new entries in long-dormant series, remakes of classics, and to cap it off, brand new consoles for Christmas. Here are our most anticipated games of 2020.
  • When playing video games most of your fingers are just lazing around on the back, so why not make them pull their weight? That seems to be the rationale behind the DualShock 4 Back Button Attachment that Sony has just announced for the PlayStation 4.
  • The next Xbox finally has a name – and it’s just as silly as “Xbox One.” At the Game Awards ceremony, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer gave us a quick peek at the new console, which has now been officially named the Xbox Series X.