Tag Archives: console

Relic might have found a way to bring RTS to console

Strategy games may not be as massive as first-person shooters or tap-happy avian species being flung towards porcine enemies, but it’s a genre that isn’t going to disappear anytime soon. What you won’t see often however, are RTS titles on consoles. They’ve always been a headache to port over and create control schemes for on those platforms. But one studio reckons that they’ve cracked the conundrum.

Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition launches in August

You’ve been wondering just when Blizzard would release Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition onto consoles. Well wonder no more, as it’ll be out on August 19 for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. It’s Diablo 3, and the Reaper of Souls together for the first time, and it feels oh so good. Prepare to go back to hell Nephalem scum.

ARMA 3 on console has been ‘dismissed’

We often joke that PC gamers are missing out on various console-exclusive games, with discussions usually devolving into a for and against argument at the end of the day. But that initial joke runs in both directions. Sure, PC gamers don’t have access to GTA V or Killzone Shadow Fall, but console gamers are also missing out on several PC games. Like ARMA 3, which will always be on PC.

Xbox One coming to South Africa in September

We’ve been waiting patiently for some sort of information on the release date of Microsoft’s newest console here in South Africa. We pester Microsoft pretty much daily for the information – and it’s finally here. Sort of. What we have is a release month – which as the headline would clue you in to, will be in September.

The PlayStation 4 is back in stock

It may have cost me quite a few pretty pennies (SO PRETTY), but I’ve been damn happy with my PlayStation 4 purchase so far. It’s a great piece of technology, with some fantastic games so far. The PS4 pretty much sold out on launch weekend back in December. And now, new stock has finally arrived.

Nintendo confirms ‘integrated’ next gen handheld console

It’s not easy being Nintendo right now. Their stocks are tumbling, their profits are almost non-existent and no one is buying the Wii U. Once again, Nintendo is going to need to adapt to a new gaming climate. And the key to that evolution might be in the handheld market once again.

Could this be the Game Boy of the future?

I love my 3DS console. A while back I was bitching non-stop that the little handheld was DOOMED, but Nintendo managed to pull the console back from irrelevancy with some solid games. It’s getting a bit old though,and a successor is no doubt on the way. And I seriously hope it looks like this concept.

Xbox One console delays never feel good says Microsoft

Love it or hate it, plenty of folks wanted to buy themselves an Xbox One at the end of 2013, but several countries and territories had to be cut from that final shipping list in the end. For fans, that kind of sucks. And it’s something that Microsoft isn't happy about either. 

The Lazygamer Gaming Awards of 2013

Hello and welcome to the 69th annual Lazygamer Awards! We’ve got a great show for you tonight, filled with laughs, tears and games! Now let’s get straight to the main event and start this party with a bang!

Square Enix committed to mobile development, not neglecting console

I think I have battered woman syndrome when it comes to Square Enix. Back in the day, Squaresoft consistently released games that I loved. Lately, there have been a bunch of duds and weird statements from Squeenix that make question if they know what they're doing. But clearly that didn't mean any of those bad things now that they're saying good ones, right?

What we think of the PlayStation 4

Today, the PlayStation 4 is available in South Africa, just a few short weeks after the rest of the world. As you’ve all already seen reviews on the system, and know what you’re in for, we’ll give you our brief impressions of the system from our perspective.

The PS4 and Xbox One generation will last 5-6 years

The Playstation 4 is out now in Europe, and soon in SA, marking the end of the PS3 era. It’s been a great ride for the Sony fat boy since it arrived in 2006, following the 2005 launch of the Xbox 360. That’s a console generation of 8 years. And the latest one could be much shorter.

Check out this Steam Machine prototype

I don't know why, but I really like the idea of a Steam Machine. Maybe it's because I'm into any device that lets me play games, or maybe because I'd really love to get through my Steam backlog from the comfort of my couch. Regardless, iBuyPower has made a prototype of a Steam Machine and it's looking pretty sexy.

PS4 Review – Worth all the dough

In an attempt to get all the local hits, I recently imported a PS4 console for review because we couldn’t wait to get a pizza the action.  I was expecting something less tasty.

CoD: Ghosts will have dedicated servers on all platforms

Mark Rubin, the Executive Producer of Call of Duty: Ghosts has forgotten how twitter works and has posted up a wall of text using one of those annoying twitlonger things… but I’m glad he did because he had some great news for us.