Retro Remakes: The Most Wanted Video Game Reboots

Retro Remakes: The Most Wanted Video Game Reboots
It’s become increasingly common for video game publishers to turn to the past and revive, reboot and remaster some of their old favourites for the latest generation of consoles. And rather than being seen as a desperate cash grab, reboots are generally embraced by gamers, who jump at the chance to replay some of their favourite games with the latest technology and visual upgrades that…

How to factory reset a Nintendo Switch ready to sell

How to factory reset a Nintendo Switch ready to sell
Making the decision to sell your Nintendo Switch can be tricky. But with a new generation of consoles and the introduction of the Switch Lite, it could be something you’re considering. Maybe it’s seen better days, or you’ve fallen out of love with the console and the games it has to offer. Whatever reason you have, before you sell your Switch, you’ll need to restore it to…

How to factory reset an Xbox One ready to sell

How to factory reset an Xbox One ready to sell
Whether you’re just trying to fix a bug, or you want to prepare your Xbox One ready to sell, there are different occasions where you may want to either reset your console or perform a factory reset on your Xbox One. When you’re fixing bugs, a soft reset or hard rest could be enough to fix the problem, but every now and then you may…

How to factory reset PS4 ready to sell

How to factory reset PS4 ready to sell
With the release of the latest generation consoles, the PS5 and Xbox X Series, the time may well have come for you to sell your PS4. Even if it’s not to upgrade to a new console, your old PS4 may just be a bit buggy or broken, or perhaps you’ve just decided it's time to sell up. It could also help you fix a few bugs,…

Game Reliability

Game Reliability
Which games see the most outages and disruptions? For a lot of gamers, a poor connection or unreliable services can be one of the biggest deal-breakers. A game that doesn’t run properly or that won’t even start can quickly lose a fanbase. So, which games, franchises and services are disrupted the most? We used Downdetector’s archive of confirmed outages of online gaming services to illustrate…

The World’s Favourite Video Game Characters

The World’s Favourite Video Game Characters
Over the last 50 years or so, the world has been blessed with some incredible video games and video game characters and they’ve both certainly come a long way in that time too. From old favourites who started life as little more than a few blocky pixels, such as Pac-Man and Mario, to complex heroes played by Hollywood voice actors, we all have our favourites,…