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Xbox in 2018: The Year in Review

We look back on the Xbox year that was, from the disappointing (the exclusive games) to the awesome (everything else).

Posted on 19 December 2018 | 1:32 am

Pokemon Go: Everything You’ve Missed If You Haven’t Played Since Launch

A lot has changed in Pokemon Go in the last two years, so here’s a refresher in case you want to jump back in.

Posted on 19 December 2018 | 1:25 am

How to Upgrade Your PS4 Pro/Slim Hard Drive

Upgrading your PS4's hard drive is much easier than you may think.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Beats Black Ops 4 in November Sales

The November 2018 NPD report is in for video game sales in the United States, and Red Dead Redemption 2 has come out on top.

Posted on 19 December 2018 | 12:12 am

Red Dead 2: How to Get a Perfect Panther Pelt

Here, kitty kitty.

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GTA Online: New Discounts and Arena War Mode

New this week is the Buzzer Beater game mode, along with 30-40% discounts on select vehicles.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Update 1.10 Out Now, Here's What It Does

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Update 1.10 is out now for PS4, Xbox One and PC, and here are the many changes coming with it.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 10:56 pm

Smash Ultimate: More Character Locations and Map for World of Light

Don't miss out on finding your favorite characters in Smash Bros. Ultimate with our locations guide for World of Light.

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Fresh Prince Star, Backpack Kid Sues Epic Over Allegedly Stolen Fortnite Dances

Alfonso Ribeiro is claiming Epic Games copied his signature Carlton dance - same with the Backpack Kid.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 8:18 pm

Next Generation Xbox Is Reportedly Codenamed Anaconda

The next generation family of Xbox consoles reportedly have two codenames: Anaconda and Lockhart.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 7:51 pm

DC Reveals New Version of Arkham Knight for Batman's Detective Comics #1000

DC Comics has officially given us our first look at the Arkham Knight in Detective Comics #1000.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 7:06 pm

Pokemon Go Adds Legendary Pokemon Heatran

Pokemon Go has added another new Generation 4 Legendary Pokemon.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 6:44 pm

19 Best Plot Twists of 2018

Another year, another slate of jaw-dropping twists across all of pop…

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 6:39 pm

PS4 vs. Xbox vs. Nintendo in 2018: A Podcast Battle Royale

This week on IGN's video game talk show: All our podcast hosts debate who won 2018.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 6:02 pm

Preorder Guide to Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 comes out April 23, 2019.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 5:36 pm

Sony vs Nintendo vs Xbox 2018 Exclusives

It's been a strong year for console exclusives, with each console having at least one genuine smash hit to proudly lead it into the next.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 5:32 pm

Dreams Beta Release Date Finally Revealed

Media Molecule has finally confirmed when the beta for its creation suite game Dreams will be released

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 5:21 pm

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Sold Over 3 Million Units in 11 Days

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has sold over 3 million units since it launched on December 7 and the Nintendo Switch has officially become the fastest-selling console of this current generation through 21 months.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 1:41 pm

Two New Shadowverse Cards - Revealed!

More support for Darkfeast Bat Bloodcraft.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 6:06 am

Get a Nintendo Switch With Mario + Rabbids for Free

There are plenty of ways to save a few bucks and still get a Nintendo Switch in time for Christmas.

Posted on 18 December 2018 | 3:08 am

20 Awesome Fortnite Creative Island Codes You Can Play Right Now

Creators have already crafted incredible worlds using Fortnite Creative and we have a list of 20 island codes you can play right now.

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RDR2: Map to Every Legendary Fish

Here's where to find every Legendary Animal that you can hunt for crafting unique outfits, trinkets and talismans in Red Dead 2.

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The Worst Games of 2018

This week on IGN's video game talk show: The worst games of 2018 and Resident Evil 2.

Posted on 17 December 2018 | 10:30 pm

Sony May Have Revealed How Many People Have Played PS4's Biggest Games

A user on Reddit revealed simple math involved to estimate how many people are playing each game on PlayStation 4.

Posted on 17 December 2018 | 8:47 pm

11 Big Games That Got Delayed in 2018

Making games is hard, and delays are inevitable. Here’s what to move to your 2019 wishlist.

Posted on 17 December 2018 | 8:39 pm

Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer Confirms Second Playable Character

A familiar character has been confirmed as playable in the long-anticipated sequel.

Posted on 17 December 2018 | 8:36 pm

Battlefield 5 Undoes TTK Changes Following Fan Feedback

DICE has announced that the changes made to Battlefield 5’s Time to Kill (TTK) values will soon be undone following negative fan feedback.

Posted on 17 December 2018 | 7:53 pm

Spider-Man PS4 Gets His Own Marvel Comic

Marvel’s Spider-Man for the PlayStation 4 is getting its own Marvel Comic, due out March 2019.

Posted on 17 December 2018 | 7:05 pm

PS4's Dreams Potentially Teasing Beta Announcement

Media Molecule teased a beta for the highly anticipated Dreams on Monday, while announcing a stream happening on Tuesday.

Posted on 17 December 2018 | 6:55 pm

Street Fighter 5 Adds New Fighter: Kage

Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition is getting a new character in the form of Kage, a dark force tied to the sinister aspects of Ryu’s soul.

Posted on 17 December 2018 | 6:37 pm

Devil May Cry 5: V Wants to Kill Dante in New Trailer

Get a look at V, the new character in Devil May Cry 5, in this two-minute combat montage.

Posted on 17 December 2018 | 4:00 pm

Fallout 76 Interactive Map: Locations, Power Armor, Bobbleheads, and More

Plan your trip through Appalachia in Fallout 76 with our interactive map, featuring locations, power armor, collectibles and much more.

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Just Cause 4: Every Hidden Tomb Location

Unlock the secrets of Otorongo by finding and solving these seven puzzle tombs.

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What Was 2018's Weirdest Game Leak?

Our weekly PlayStation show discusses some of the year's strangest and most notable leaks.

Posted on 16 December 2018 | 8:01 pm

How to Get a Perfect Pelt in Red Dead 2

Everything you need to know about hunting a trophy-worhty animal in RDR2.

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Smash Bros: Updated Community Tier Lists Roundup

Where does your favorite character stack up against these community tier lists of the best fighters in Smash Bros. Ultimate?

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These Are the Best Deals on Nintendo Switch Ahead of Christmas

Looking to grab a Nintendo Switch? Black Friday's Mario Kart bundle was arguably the best Nintendo Switch deal ever, but there are still chances to save.

Posted on 16 December 2018 | 1:54 pm

Kingdom Hearts 3 Director Responds to Alleged Leaks

PSA: It appears that copies of Kingdom Hearts 3 are out in the wild, leaks are finding their way online.

Posted on 16 December 2018 | 2:06 am

Every Red Dead 2 Treasure Map Solution

There are 11 treasure maps to find and solve in Red Dead Redemption 2 - here's how to complete them all.

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How Well Do You Know These Kingdom Hearts Trophies?

Jonathon Dornbush tests his Beyond cast with Kingdom Hearts trophy knowledge.

Posted on 15 December 2018 | 8:01 pm

Smash Bros: World of Light Walkthrough and Guide

Check out maps and spirit battle guides for finding secrets and captive fighters in Smash Bros. Ultimate's the Realm of Light.

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Artifact: Axe Strategies and Counter Strategies Guide

Learn how to better use Axe in your deck or how to counter him.

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How to Play Smash Bros. Ultimate Online with Friends

You can only play online with friends in this one mode.

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Borderlands 2 VR Review - Retracted

It's never our intention to mislead our readers and viewers or…

Posted on 15 December 2018 | 12:49 am

Every IGN Mortal Kombat Review

Mortal Kombat has been gruesomely dismembering fighters since 1992.

Posted on 14 December 2018 | 11:52 pm

Players Can Now Buy Gold in Red Dead Online with Real Money

Red Dead Online opens their store with microtransactions, with gold bar bundles ranging from $4.99 to $99.99 USD.

Posted on 14 December 2018 | 11:35 pm

Red Dead 2: Every Dinosaur Bone Location

Use our interactive map to track down every elusive Dinosaur Bone in Red Dead Redemption 2.

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Pokemon Go Holiday Event Includes New Gen 4 Pokemon

Niantic has detailed Pokemon Go’s 2018 holiday event, including new Pokemon, new rewards, and the return of some holiday favorites.

Posted on 14 December 2018 | 9:47 pm

Xbox: The State of Every First-Party Developer

Here's what we know – or think – every one of Microsoft's dozen first-party development studios are up to.

Posted on 14 December 2018 | 9:04 pm

Xbox Live Currently Experiencing Game Purchase Issues

Xbox live is encountering some issues with backward compatible content purchases.

Posted on 14 December 2018 | 8:34 pm