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Puma is launching a pair of Sonic-themed trainers

Sega and Puma have joined forces to produce a limited edition pair of Sonic-themed trainers. They are not the trainers you might be expecting.The footwear-based collaboration is snappily-named the PUMA X SEGA RS-0 SONIC. "For over 25 years, says Puma's announcement trailer, "Sonic has strived to be forever faster. In 2018, he's hitting top speed and...

Dragon Ball Legends is a mobile fighting game with real-time PvP

Bandai Namco has announced Dragon Ball Legends, a new mobile game designed to offer real-time player versus player fighting.The company announced the game during a Google presentation at the Game Developers Conference, with a live demo between a producer in San Francisco and a Bandai Namco employee in Japan.Like the recently-released fighting game Dragon...

Wave of bomb threats to UK schools blamed on Minecraft server feud

Earlier today, news outlets began reporting that schools and colleges across the UK were being closed following a spate of email bomb threats. It now appears that today's activities may have been a result of a feud between between Minecraft players.Over 24,000 bomb threats were sent to more than 400 primary schools, secondary schools, and colleges across...

Epic releases Paragon assets for free ahead of game's shutdown

Usually when video games die they are consigned to the history books, never to be officially played again. Epic, though, is doing things a little differently with dead game walking Paragon.Amid the astonishing rise of free-to-download Battle Royale game Fortnite, Epic announced its other game, free-to-download MOBA Paragon would close down on 26th April...

Fortnite Twitch streamer Ninja is making $500,000 a month

Fortnite streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins currently makes around $500,000 a month.The 26-year-old former professional Halo player told CNBC his astonishing monthly revenue comes from a combination of factors that includes his mammoth 3.7m Twitch followers, 5m YouTube subscribers and millions of social media followers.The bulk of the revenue comes from...

Classic space adventure Flashback is coming to Switch with a fancy retro Collector's Edition

Publisher Microïds has announced that classic space adventure Flashback is heading to Switch on June 7th in celebration of its 25th anniversary.Flashback, for those of a forgetful nature, or unborn at the time, was designer Paul Cuisset's celebrated cinematic action adventure that released on Amiga in 1992. It charts the space-bound escapades of Conrad...

Sea of Thieves gets an inspired Day One Patch

Jolly pirating game Sea of Thieves will get a Day One Patch - an, wait for it, eyepatch! It was an opportunity for a joke British developer Rare could not miss, said a Reddit member named Jefabell in a post nearly three weeks ago - and it appears to have caught Rare's eye.Spotted in the Sea of Thieves clothes shop ahead of tomorrow's launch was a Day...

A Vive Pro will cost £800, Vive reduced to £500

The new and improved Vive virtual reality headset - the Vive Pro - will cost £800 and will begin shipping 5th April. Pre-orders are open on the Vive website and at various retailers now.The existing Vive VR headset, meanwhile, will be reduced in price to £500.The Vive Pro most notably leaps to 2880x1600 resolution from the existing headset's 1080x1200,...

Lego The Incredibles coming to Switch, PC, PS4, Xbox One

In January, Eurogamer reported that a Lego The Incredibles game was in development.Now, new Lego toy packaging has seen the game confirmed - for PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.Lego Junior The Incredibles 2 toys sets include an advert for the unannounced video game (thanks, The Brick Fan).Read more…

Yakuza Kiwami 2 launches in August

Yakuza Kiwami 2, a full remake of the original Yakuza 2, will launch for PlayStation 4 on 28th August outside Japan. (That date is confirmed for North America - we'll likely see it the following Friday, 31st August.)This re-creation of the original comes courtesy of Yakuza 6's Dragon engine - with the shinier graphics you would expect. Read more…

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