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Nathan Gibson

Freelance writer with a love for gaming. Have owned pretty much every console and handheld from the last 15 years. When I'm not writing about games, which I am most of the time, I tend to be reading, writing about sport, binge watching shows on Netflix...or playing the odd video game.

Oculus hits back at ZeniMax over lawsuit

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Oculus VR have responded to the lawsuit being brought by ZeniMax. The legal statement released today states: “The lawsuit is nothing more than ZeniMax seeking to correct for a massive missed opportunity through the assertion of meritless litigation.” The row erupted over claims by ZeniMax that Oculus VR and company founder Palmer Luckey had infringed their copyrights and gained illegal ...

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PlayStation Now coming to select Sony televisions this month

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Sony has revealed that their streaming service PlayStation Now will be coming to selected televisions on 30 June. In a post on their official site, the company explained that a Private Pilot Service will begin in the United States, giving users the ability to stream PlayStation 3 games directly to their television without the need of a console. The line-up ...

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New WoW area revealed from Warlords of Draenor

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A new area that is coming to World of Warcraft through the Warlords of Draenor expansion has been shown by Blizzard. The Tanaan Jungle is one of the largest areas you’ll be able to enter in the latest expansion and is home to a number of Orc heroes. Speaking on its blog Blizzard spoke what players can expect from the ...

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Snapchat rival Slingshot now available worldwide

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Slingshot, Facebook’s answer to the increasingly popular Snapchat, has now launched worldwide. The app was announced on June 18 and was released exclusively in the United States. It is now accessible in all territories and is available to download on iOS and Android. Although Slingshot offers many of the same features as Snapchat it also has a number of unique ...

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Aereo loses Supreme Court Case, deemed illegal

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In a ruling today the US Supreme Court has ruled that Aereo has been acting illegally. The service, which transmits television broadcasts over the internet, has been deemed to be a public performance and therefore is contravening copyright law by not paying transmission fees. This leaves Aereo with an uncertain future, with the chief executive officer Chet Kanojia having told ...

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Soundhawk aims to let you hear exactly what you want

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Soundhawk, a start-up company from Calif, has announced a brand new hearing device that aims to allow users to selectively hear whatever they want. The $299 device connects with your smartphone via Bluetooth and lets you choose what you want to listen to in any setting. It works through a combination of reducing noises that you don’t want to hear ...

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FCC Filing shows Moto 360 smartwatch supports wireless charging

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An FCC filing seems to suggest that the Moto 360 smartwatch will support wireless charging. The filing shows the device will be compatible with most QI wireless chargers rather than the rival Duracell standard. This would certainly make it easier for people to keep the smartwatch charged. The Moto 360 is Motorola’s answer to the smartwatch market that has just ...

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Google Play revenue is almost all from Freemium apps

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A new report from App Annie has revealed that almost all the revenue from Google Play comes from Freemium apps. The site also stated that the vast majority of apps bought from the store are games, at 40%, and that the platform has seen huge growth in the last 6 months in the number of downloads made. While it is ...

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Crytek denies that the company is in financial difficulty

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Crytek have moved to deny rumours that they are nearing bankruptcy. Speaking to Eurogamer a spokesperson for the company said: “”Regardless of what some media are reporting, mostly based on a recent article published by GameStar, the information in those reports and in the GameStar article itself are rumors which Crytek deny. We continue to focus on the development and ...

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