Console Gaming News, Reviews, and Articles

Looking for the latest Console gaming news, or want to check out the latest TechRaptor reviews for your favorite console platform? We publish a wide variety of news and reviews for Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, and sometimes even retro consoles and games! We also have a good amount of PC Gaming coverage as well, for those that prefer the mouse and keyboard to a controller!

Read on for some of our latest console gaming coverage!

Latest Console Gaming News

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Boeing 757 Gets New Screenshots, Several Airports and More Released

Third-party developers have shared new screenshots of upcoming add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator, while three airports and an interesting utility have been released.

February 24, 2024 | 04:07 EST

Deimos is captured by Sam Fisher in Rainbow Six Siege
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Rainbow Six Siege Reveals Deimos' Identity While Teasing Year 9 Reveal

Ubisoft is paving the way for the announcement of the content and features coming in Rainbow Six: Siege's Year 9 with a rather sizable reveal, the identity of Deimos.

February 23, 2024 | 04:48 EST

The Cover Art of Age of Mythology: Retold
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Age of Mythology: Retold Coming in 2024, Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition DLC Revealed

Microsoft had quite a few announcements to share about the Age of Empires franchise, starting with the release window of the highly anticipated Age of Mythology: Retold.

February 23, 2024 | 02:55 EST

Several samurai looking serious in Rise of the Ronin
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Rise of the Ronin Gets New Deep Dive Video All About Its Signature Team Ninja Action

Team Ninja has released a new Rise of the Ronin deep dive video, showing off some of the game's responsive and brutal-looking combat systems.

February 23, 2024 | 10:56 EST

Suicide Squad Kill the Justice League and Hogwarts Legacy
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Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League's Sales Disappointed, Hogwarts Legacy Is a "Big Win"

Warner Bros Discovery highlighted the continued strong performance of Hogwarts Legacy and the underperformance of Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.

February 23, 2024 | 10:03 EST

A soldier with a mounted gun in Helldivers 2
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Helldivers 2 Server Cap Increased To Make Wait Times "Much More Bearable"

Arrowhead has announced that the Helldivers 2 server cap has been increased to 700,000, meaning your wait times to get into the game should be better.

February 23, 2024 | 08:47 EST

Console Gaming Features

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Keyart
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Interview - Discussing the Philosophy of Improving Upon a Remake Sequel

We chat with the developers behind Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, touching on topics such as design philosophies, user feedback, and what it takes to re-imagine one of the most famous games of all time.

February 6, 2024 | 07:04 EST

Apex Legends Key Art
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Apex Legends Interview - Discussing Anniversaries, Player Expectations, and Collaborations

We chat with the developers behind Apex Legends to find out how they're feeling about the game's 5th anniversary and recent collaborations, like Final Fantasy VII.

February 5, 2024 | 11:00 EST

Apex Legends Breakout Key Art
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Apex Legends: Breakout Celebrates Five Years in the Latest Major Update

Apex Legends prepares to drop a wealth of content for its fifth anniversary, including the launch of season 20, "Breakout," on February 13.

February 5, 2024 | 11:00 EST

Marth stands at the ready in Fire Emblem: Engage
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Austin's Top 10 Games of 2023

Staff Writer Austin Suther goes over his top 10 games of 2023. Number one might just surprise you!

January 19, 2024 | 12:00 EST

A collage of TechRaptor writer Tyler Chancey's favorite games of 2023
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Tyler Chancey's Top 10 Games of 2023

2023 was a year of great sequels, fantastic horror, and face-melting action. Here are Tyler Chancey's personal top 10 games of 2023.

January 19, 2024 | 12:00 EST

Techraptor's logo, but drawn poorly in MS Paint
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Samuel Guglielmo's Top 10 of 2023

TechRaptor Reviews Editor Samuel Guglielmo gives his top 10 of the year. Also he draws each game in MS Paint which is weird we asked him not to please stop him.

January 19, 2024 | 12:00 EST

Latest Console Gaming Reviews

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Preview Image w Layout
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review - I'd Explain But I Don't Think I Can

In our Final Fantasy VII Rebirth review we discuss what makes the story impactful, while making slight tweaks, as well as the fast combat and exploration.

February 22, 2024 | 09:00 EST

Three pirates can be seen on a ship overlooking the ocean.
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Skull and Bones Review - Dead and Buried Already

Our Skull and Bones review for PS5 details why Ubisoft's latest live service is one of its worst attempts yet and a huge step back from the game that inspired it.

February 21, 2024 | 10:05 EST

yordles having gun in Bandle Tale
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Bandle Tale: A League of Legends Story Review

Yordles in Bandle Tale have never felt more peaceful. Learn how in our Bandle Tale Review, where we explain everything that makes the cozy game great.

February 19, 2024 | 10:34 EST

Official artwork for Foamstars, depicting several playable characters surfing a wave of colorful foam
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Foamstars Review - Party's Over

In our Foamstars review, we check out Square Enix and Toylogic's challenger to Splatoon 3's kid-friendly multiplayer shooter crown.

February 12, 2024 | 12:09 EST

The title of Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden in cool blue letters in a dark background. Red can be seen below, sinking into a void.
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Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden Review – Frontier Spirits

Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden is Don't Nod's newest action RPG. It is packed with interesting ideas with middling degrees of polish. This is our review.

February 12, 2024 | 12:00 EST

The title for Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince on a black background.
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Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince Review – Metal Slime I Choose You!

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince provides plenty of monster battling challenge, but ends up bumbling its way through characters and story.

January 31, 2024 | 10:00 EST