"Wildly successful for its 3D graphics, variety of great games, and success of the CD format, the PlayStation would go on to influence the use of optical CDs in video game consoles, and spawn successor consoles that have either outsold or competed with those devolved by Microsoft or Nintendo."

Surge, the younger brother to Mountain Dew is back. Sadly only on the East Cost at the moment, so if you're West Coast you have to wait it out a bit. Many a 90's gamer will be able to relive some of their favorite moments while playing their Dreamcast.

Katie Joell from Gamerscore Whores writes "Google or Alphabet or whatever the hell we call this faceless company anymore are never ones to let the smell of money pass them by. Twitch was an area that caught the company by surprise and it was only a matter of time before YouTube would expand itself to take on the likes of Twitch. Given most Twitch streamers have a primary YouTube account, the stockholders at Amazon (owners of Twitch) will be watching the progress of YouTube Gaming with a hawk ...

Whilst AC Syndicate is coming to London, Insert Coin will not only be dropping new hoodies and tees, as well as an all new military style jacket complete with the trademark peaked hood, all focusing on the latest title

Due for launch at the beginning of October, and appealing to pro gamers and hardcore enthusiasts, the ASTRO A40 TR Headset and the Mixamp Pro TR will work with Xbox One, PS4 and PC/Mac.

It was this past March that Nintendo announced its plans to broaden their horizons to the mobile market. Nintendo’s stated that they’ll partner with DeNA to bring Nintendo IP to i0S and Android, the first of which is coming in “early 2015,” otherwise known as “the end of the next fiscal year, which is the end of march 2017.”

"Nintendo announced the release dates for almost all of their upcoming holiday releases today.

Among the highlights are Star Fox Zero, available November 20th of this year; Xenoblade Chronicles X which will be available December 4th; and The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes, which we can all pick up on the 23rd of October."

"There's been this story circulating about a 10-year-old autistic kid and his older brother who were sent some high-end gear by AMD. They sent the duo a top of the line R9 380 GPU, a t-shirt, a mouse pad and a 27” 144hz HDMI 2.0 XG series 1440p gaming monitor. Well, the older brother of the 10-year-old decided that the gear would be better used in his own machine and then he proceeded to brag about it on the Glorious PC Master Race sub-Reddit."

"A.I. Invasion is set in a post-apocalyptic age and demands lots of strategical skills from trigger-happy players.

The extra-terrestrial A.I. has subdued the whole galaxy with a overwhelming army of machines. In various deadly missions set on different planets of the solar system, players have to face this threat to reclaim the place of mankind in the universe.

He is assisted by a team of special units he has to equip and command and by many special items he has to unlock during gamepla..."

"In an interview with Gamespot, Electronic Arts’ COO Peter Moore dropped some major bombs about single-player campaigns in games and why it’s not being included in Star Wars: Battlefront, as well as “conspiracy theories” about gamers’ frustrations with on-disc DLC."

Sit back and grab a stiff drink as TheXboxHub run you through all the videos released by Ubisoft during Gamescom 2015. AC Syndicate, Rainbow Six Siege and more star!

"It may be a little late in the day, but Activision have finally got round to confirming the games which will be present at their show booths. It’s a pretty strong line up too…albeit bare of surprises."

"Destructoid has been in the news off and on throughout the past year and not always for the most flattering of reasons. Even still, when there’s smoke there’s sometimes fire and where there’s fire there’s something there that caused it. In this latest chaotic kerfuffle, part of Destructoid’s own community has fractured and rallied against the way the website is being run after the administration and moderation team of the forums were fired; the forums were closed down and new rules were set i..."

Microsoft made headlines this past E3 as the second console maker this generation next with Nintendo to support back-compatibility with its previous console. It made clear the incremental steps it’d need to take to bring all of your Xbox 360 games to Xbox One over the course of the next year. Fans can vote for the games they want since then and naturally, the list’s grown pretty large.

"A recent report from Nikkei has delved deep into the inner workings of Konami. The report has been translated by various individuals and reveals some unflattering industry practices that Konami have been practicing, especially during recent times."

"Independent Games Festival Chairman Brandon Boyer has stepped down. In a letter published on the IGF website, he passes the role of Chairman over to Kelly Wallick, the original creator of the Indie Megabooth. Wallick will be handling the IGF for 2016 and beyond, as well as instituting new changes in the way the IGF is run."

Bringing a number of tees, hoodies and leggings to the clothing party, you can view all the designs Insert Coin will be bringing to market below. Covering Conker, Banjo-Kazooie, Battletoads, Viva Pinata, Perfect Dark and the studio itself, we’re sure that Insert Coin are on to even more of a winner than normal!

"Simply titled “Umbrella Corps,” the first trademark was filed with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) by a Spanish representative Javier Ungria López. English was listed as the trademark’s first “filing language,” with Spanish as the “second language.” The filing was dated for this past July 7th, 2015."

"Not only will you have the chance to beat a pro at Evolve, but you’ll have the chance to go hands on with Battleborn and find out more about XCOM 2, NBA 2K16 and WWE 2K16."

"With the recent news that Whispering Willows would be coming out for more platforms than its initial PC-only release, we were excited for an opportunity to chat about the title. Here at Chalgyr's Game Room, we were big fans of this game when it first came out, scoring it a 9 out of 10. Today we are joined by David Logan of Night Light Interactive and Ralph Egas of Abstraction Games as they field some of our questions.

Chalgyr's Game Room:
When you set out to design Whispering Willows, was..."

It’ll be the first time anyone will have been able to get hands on with a few of the games and with such a strong line-up, the Big U will be hoping for a better year than 2014.

"Things have finally come to a head with the Game Journo Pros. The realization of what the gaming community is actually about and the self-awareness required to understand that, has hit home for one of the former members of the once prestigious group that consisted of some of the top managers, editors and writers working within the games and media entertainment industry. Well, one of them has finally acknowledged that they understand what #GamerGate is all about and that they get it."

With the show running between August 5th-9th 2015, Bandai Namco are going in with the big guns; Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 and Dark Souls III no less!

With the recent split between developer and publisher, could the quality of Dead Island 2 be compromised? Dom talks about Deep Silver and Yager and also brings up what could have possibly happened behind the scenes.

Satoru Iwata brought charm, laughter, and fun to Nintendo and the gaming industry. Today, we remember the man who showed us that games are for everyone to enjoy. A video game programmer, the forth president and CEO of the Nintendo company and a gamer, Iwata-san pushed Nintendo back into the spotlight with the Wii and the DS. We remember his Direct Videos, the Iwata Asks website, and of course, his ability to make Nintendo move forward and beyond imagination.