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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The Division Mobile Game, Heartland Spin-Off, and More Are Coming

The Division mobile game, a Netflix movie, and a new spin-off game titled The Division Heartland are all in production according to news from Ubisoft.
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After 7 Years on Steam's Early Access, Imagine Earth is Finally Releasing on Steam and on Xbox One

Imagine Earth is a sci-fi strategy simulator that focuses on the conflict between economic growth and environmental destruction.
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Returnal Patch 1.3.4 Issued Because 1.3.3 Corrupted Saves

The latest patch reverts to a previous stable build (1.3.1) while also addressing a Trophies issue and fixing a keyboard exploit.
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Returnal Patch 1.3.3. Pulled Due to Save Corruption Issues

Returnal Patch 1.3.3 has been pulled by the game's developer Housemarque after it was discovered that Patch Error CE-100028-1 is deleting player save data.

Console Gaming Features

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The Steady Decline of Google Stadia

It's been over a year after Stadia's launch, and the platform's had a wild ride.
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Resident Evil Timeline: Chris Redfield's Journey to Village

Chris Redfield's had a long and arduous journey since his humble beginnings that fateful July evening. What's he been doing in the canon, anyway?
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9.6 Reasons We Want Lady Dimitrescu to Step on Us

We all want the tall vampire lady from Resident Evil Village to step on us—but why?
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Xbox Live Arcade: The Precursor to Game Pass

Xbox’s push for something different started with Xbox Live Arcade, but it remains strong and has been even more effective with Xbox Game Pass.

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.
Magazine showing the protagonist, Sunita, on the cover of a science magazine

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.