Gaming

Ikea and Aldi plug into gaming and esports market in lockdown boom
The 2018 TwitchCon esports event in California
In Focus

Ikea and Aldi plug into gaming and esports market in lockdown boom

Lidl also looking to get a cut of the action amid record spending by world’s 2.5 billion gamers
4 Mar 2021
EA races towards takeover of gaming rival Codemasters
A screenshot of the F1 2020 video game
In Brief

EA races towards takeover of gaming rival Codemasters

US giant ‘gatecrashes’ Take-Two’s deal with higher offer of $1.2bn
15 Dec 2020
Zlatan vs. EA Sports: image rights row breaks out over Fifa
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic plays club football for AC Milan in Italy
In Brief

Zlatan vs. EA Sports: image rights row breaks out over Fifa

Milan striker and Spurs star Gareth Bale call for an investigation
25 Nov 2020
PS5: UK price, release date and launch games confirmed
PlayStation 5 consoles and accessories
In Brief

PS5: UK price, release date and launch games confirmed

Next-generation console will be available in two models
17 Sep 2020
Wahoo, let’s-a go! Celebrate 35 years of Super Mario Bros
Super Mario Bros 35th anniversary
In Brief

Wahoo, let’s-a go! Celebrate 35 years of Super Mario Bros

Nintendo marks the anniversary with new games and products
7 Sep 2020
Microsoft Flight Simulator reviews: wings of ‘pure wonder’
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020
In Depth

Microsoft Flight Simulator reviews: wings of ‘pure wonder’

Gaming critics are wowed by the 11th instalment of the popular sim series
18 Aug 2020
Lego Super Mario: a toy every (big) kid will want this year
Lego Super Mario Adventures with Mario Starter Course
In Brief

Lego Super Mario: a toy every (big) kid will want this year

Nintendo’s iconic character is recreated in a new world of bricks
21 Apr 2020

An open mind on the issues that matter

The Week magazine is simple and clever. Subscribe today and your first 6 issues are completely free.
Black Friday console deals: PS4, Xbox and Nintendo Switch
Xbox One X
In Depth

Black Friday console deals: PS4, Xbox and Nintendo Switch

Console bundles include new releases such as Death Stranding and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
29 Nov 2019
Lamborghini V12 Vision GT: a preview of the next Aventador?
Lamborghini V12 Vision GT
In Depth

Lamborghini V12 Vision GT: a preview of the next Aventador?

Radical virtual concept to join Gran Turismo Sport roster next spring
25 Nov 2019
Is Half-Life Alyx the series’ third main title?
Half-Life 2
In Depth

Is Half-Life Alyx the series’ third main title?

Leaked interview transcript hints that new instalment in the adventure series is just around corner
18 Nov 2019
Star Wars: Fallen Order - reviews, features and more
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
In Depth

Star Wars: Fallen Order - reviews, features and more

Critics get their hands on the new single-player game - here’s what they have to say
15 Nov 2019
Xbox X019: Project xCloud updates, new games and more
In Depth

Xbox X019: Project xCloud updates, new games and more

The big announcements so far from Microsoft’s annual gaming expo
15 Nov 2019
F1 2019 game: reviews, car updates, F2 2019 season and more
F1 2019 Game
In Depth

F1 2019 game: reviews, car updates, F2 2019 season and more

Codemasters keeps its latest racer firing on all cylinders with frequent fixes and new features
4 Nov 2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - why is it so controversial?
CoD Modern Warfare 2019
In Review

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - why is it so controversial?

Rebooted shooter launches amid criticism over its portrayal of Russians
29 Oct 2019
The Last of Us Part II: what we know so far
The Last of Us Part 2
In Depth

The Last of Us Part II: what we know so far

Sequel finally set to arrive after seven-year wait - here are all the details
23 Oct 2019
Grid 2019 game review: can it match the highs of F1 2019?
In Review

Grid 2019 game review: can it match the highs of F1 2019?

Codemasters’ revamped racer lands this week. Here’s what you need to know
8 Oct 2019
How to spot a computer game addiction
Gaming
In Depth

How to spot a computer game addiction

NHS to offer counselling for young people hooked on gaming
8 Oct 2019
Mario Kart Tour: what is the game and how much does it cost?
Mario Kart Tour
In Depth

Mario Kart Tour: what is the game and how much does it cost?

Nintendo’s mobile racer launches today
25 Sep 2019
WRC 8 review: racing’s most underrated gaming franchise?
WRC 8
In Review

WRC 8 review: racing’s most underrated gaming franchise?

Kylotonn’s latest rally game boasts a revamped handling model and F1-inspired career mode
3 Sep 2019
Nintendo Switch vs. Switch Lite: is the new model worth it?
Nintendo Switch Lite
In Depth

Nintendo Switch vs. Switch Lite: is the new model worth it?

Portable-only model lowers the price of Switch ownership but does away with some key features
6 Aug 2019
How to win $3m playing Fortnite
Fortnite
In Depth

How to win $3m playing Fortnite

US teenager banks record-breaking prize fund at yesterday’s Fortnite World Cup
29 Jul 2019
GTA 6 rumours: setting, next-gen console launch and more
GTA 5
In Depth

GTA 6 rumours: setting, next-gen console launch and more

Rockstar’s next open-world adventure is tipped to feature new cities - and could land as early as next year
2 Jul 2019
Super Mario Maker 2: how does the successor fair on Switch?
Mario Maker 2
In Review

Super Mario Maker 2: how does the successor fair on Switch?

Build-your-own Mario game is already a sales hit - but can it win over the critics?
1 Jul 2019
What are Raspberry Pi computers?
Raspberry Pi 4
In Depth

What are Raspberry Pi computers?

All-new hardware offers 4K support and up to 4GB of RAM
24 Jun 2019
Why Fortnite and EA titles are under scrutiny from MPs
Fortnite
In Depth

Why Fortnite and EA titles are under scrutiny from MPs

The grilling comes after Prince Harry claimed that Fornite was ‘created to addict’
20 Jun 2019
Tesla Arcade: app lets drivers play games when stationary
Tesla Arcade
In Depth

Tesla Arcade: app lets drivers play games when stationary

Bethesda boss hints that Fallout Shelter may be coming to the electric cars soon
19 Jun 2019
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite - what we know so far
screenshot_2019-06-19_at_12.31.15.png
In Review

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite - what we know so far

Magical new augmented reality mobile game is based on Pokemon Go
19 Jun 2019
The best games announced at E3 2019
E3
In Depth

The best games announced at E3 2019

From fantasy RPGs to the return of a gaming icon, here is our pick of the top titles from this year’s expo
13 Jun 2019
Microsoft E3: Project Scarlett, new game reveals and more
Microsoft E3
In Depth

Microsoft E3: Project Scarlett, new game reveals and more

Biggest announcements from the tech giant’s eagerly anticipated keynote at gaming expo
10 Jun 2019
Call of Duty Modern Warfare: what we know so far
CoD Modern Warfare 2019
In Review

Call of Duty Modern Warfare: what we know so far

Next entry in the FPS franchise will be a ‘reimagined’ version of a gaming legend
3 Jun 2019
GT7: series music composer soundtracking new GT game?
Gran Turismo Sport
In Depth

GT7: series music composer soundtracking new GT game?

Daiki Kasho spotted in Hollywood studio with Polyphony Digital staff
23 May 2019
Microsoft and Sony: why their deal proves Stadia is a threat
Xbox
In Depth

Microsoft and Sony: why their deal proves Stadia is a threat

Gaming rivals strike a deal to develop cloud gaming services and AI systems
17 May 2019
Why everyone’s talking about loot boxes
Star Wars Battlefront 2
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about loot boxes

US senator proposes ban on controversial in-game spending. Here’s the story so far
9 May 2019
Days Gone review: was it worth the three-year wait?
Days Gone
In Review

Days Gone review: was it worth the three-year wait?

Post-apocalyptic zombie survival game boasts an impressive world, but can it hold a candle to The Last of Us?
3 May 2019