Nathan Landale

The Technology for The Next Generation

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Overwatch 2 players won’t have to pay or grind through a battle pass to unlock new heroes

Blizzard is to unlock new heroes in Overwatch 2. This is big news, as players regularly complain about in the live-service shooter. Currently, people get new heroes by paying for and grinding through a battle pass, buying them outright or…

Google is following Apple’s lead by adding new developer fees in the EU

Yesterday Google outlined the changes it will make to comply with the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) that goes into effect starting today. One important detail it left out, however, was whether it would charge developers who directed users outside…

Activision studio Toys for Bob is going independent after sweeping Xbox layoffs

Activision studio Toys for Bob has announced that it’s leaving the corporate rat race and is spinning off as an independent developer. This comes just weeks after Activision Blizzard’s parent company Microsoft instituted sweeping layoffs at Toys for Bob that…

Nintendo’s Switch 2 may not arrive until 2025

Nintendo’s “Switch 2” was widely expected to arrive sometime this year, but a new rumor is putting that timeline into question. Now, the company is telling publishers that the next-gen console is slated for release in the first quarter of…

How to choose the best TV for gaming right now

Most of the time, the best TVs for gaming are the best TVs you can buy, period. That said, there are a few key features to prioritize when picking out the right set for your PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series…