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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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance Nintendo Switch Release Date Delayed

The Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance Nintendo Switch release date has been unfortunately delayed and gamers will have to wait a few days to play it.
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Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 PS5 Release Date Delayed

The Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 PS5 release date has been delayed, but you'll still be able to play the PS4 version of the game on launch day.
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Lost Judgment is the Sequel to 2018's Yakuza spin-off Judgment

Lost Judgement is the sequel to Yakuza spinoff Judgment and is coming later this year Sega announced as a simultaneous worldwide release
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Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade May Be Coming To Other Platforms

A new Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade trailer suggests the game might not be exclusive to PS5 forever and could be coming to other platforms.

Console Gaming Features

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Friday Night Funkin’s Kickstarter Going Strong

Raising over $1.2 million over the course of a few days, the Friday Night Funkin' Kickstarter is still striving towards its highest tiers of stretch goals.
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Game Grooves: Exploring the Untitled Goose Game Vinyl

In Game Grooves, we explore physical gaming soundtracks to tell you what makes them special. Today, we look at the Untitled Goose Game Vinyl.
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Vokabulantis and the Language Barrier: How It Broke Through

Although language is incredibly important to the foundation of Vokabulantis, it appears to be a smokescreen for something more intentional, something more tender.
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Portal 2: A Tale of Two Female Icons

10 years have passed since Portal 2 launched, and Chell and GLaDOS are still excellent examples of how to depict a hero and a villain.

Latest Console Gaming Reviews

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Returnal Review

While there are a few difficulty issues and some iffy story beats, Returnal is a fantastically brutal, rewarding, and deeply atmospheric sci-fi action game.
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Before I Forget Review

Before I Forget is a strong, concise story tracing a woman suffering from dementia as she slowly uncovers pieces of herself as well as the story framed within this mental health journey. It doesn't waste players' time with a run-time that doesn't overstay its welcome, helped by a protagonist that doesn't divulge too much information when she speaks.
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Battle Axe Review

Battle Axe doesn't care for your time and relies on cheap tricks like out-of-view trap placement and an astonishingly small pool of lives. Not to mention that there is an incredible amount of accessibility options missing, all of which detracts from the stellar pixel art. Battle Axe feels like a mess.
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Judgment Review

Judgment is a pretty good part of Ryu ga Gotoku's portoflio. Its new mechanics lack the agency required to realize the concept's potential. It's also sometimes painfully droll for studio veterans that have tread this formula a dozen times already. That said, when Judgment fires on all cylinders, it reminds us of why RGG is a force to be reckoned with.