Oculus's latest Passthrough API Experimental will make it possible for developers to integrate virtual reality with the real world of players. Initially, only Unity developers will get access to it.
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In a letter to shareholders, Netflix has confirmed its plan to enter the gaming space. The company says that it will initially focus on mobile games and offer them to subscribers at no extra cost.
A new report claims that Netflix may be expanding into the video games space as early as next year. While the distribution format and experience is unknown, the firm will reportedly not charge extra.
Pokémon GO Trainers can now claim a YouTube Premium three-month trial in celebration of Pokémon GO Fest 2021 and the fifth anniversary of the popular mobile game. The offer ends on October 5.
The Xbox app is getting a new feature that will display a row of stories for users on iOS and Android. However, you'll only see stories from your favorite game brands, not from your friends.
The company behind Augmented Reality mobile game Pokemon GO is set to release 'Transformers'. Based on Niantic's Lightship platform, this title will be developed by Very Very Spaceship.
The streaming giant is searching for a new executive to lead the company's foray into video games, while a subscription service offering a bundle of games is reportedly under consideration.
Google has announced that over 100 games will be making their way to Stadia in 2021. It has also revealed the names and release dates of nine titles coming soon, which include FIFA 21 and Judgment.
Plex has launched a new game subscription called Plex Arcade that costs $4.99 per month, giving you access to retro games. Plex Pass subscribers can also enjoy a lower monthly subscription rate.
Due to a legal dispute, Huawei has reportedly removed all Tencent games such as PUBG, Arena of Valor, and Honor of Kings from its app store. It's currently unclear why this extreme step was taken.
With 2020 drawing to a close, Valve has revealed the 100 bestselling Steam games of the year. Headliners include Cyberpunk 2077, Among Us, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, DOOM Eternal, and GTA V.
The sixth day of Epic Games Store's holiday giveaway festival is offering Metro 2033 Redux to claim for free. The highly immersive shooter takes players to post-apocalyptic Moscow.
It's almost that time of the year again, and if you're starting to look for gifts to buy this year, we're here to help. This is the Neowin holiday gift guide for Nintendo fans in 2020.
Minecraft: Education Edition is now available on Chromebooks as a part of Microsoft's efforts to help educators and students transition to remote learning amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Niantic is looking into several incidents of Pokémon GO incorrectly banning players who are using iPhone devices running iOS 12 for allegedly cheating, despite no real proof of such violation.
The playlists have been curated to complement classic board games including Monopoly, Clue, Risk, and Battleship. They feature famous artists including Dua Lipa, AC/DC, Rihanna, and others.
A new report claims that that Facebook-owned Oculus is working on a newer version of the Quest VR headset that is 10-15% lighter, has a higher refresh rate, and is more palatable in size.
Amazon has started development of its own cloud gaming platform codenamed Project Tempo, set for launch in 2021. Next month, it's also planning to release two original games: Crucible and New World.
A report details that Google Stadia is missing indie gaming titles and exclusives due to Google not offering enough incentives to developers. Many developers are also wary of Stadia's future.
Most Bethesda Softworks games are being removed from Nvidia's GeForce Now, except for Wolfenstein: Youngblood. The move comes after Activision Blizzard also pulled its games from the service.
A new report claims Apple Arcade, the company's new subscription service for games, will cost $4.99 per month, including a one-month free trial. The service is expected to launch on September 10.
Nintendo has opened the registration for the closed beta testing of its upcoming video game, Mario Kart Tour. The beta testing will kick off on May 22 until June 4 before the game arrives this summer.
The Razer Game Store is scheduled to shut down on February 28 after it went live globally in April of last year. Games pre-ordered via the platform will still be fulfilled after the closure.
Microsoft Studios' head Matt Booty announced that the game development group has been re-branded as the Xbox Game Studios. The division is working on upcoming titles like Crackdown 3 and Gears 5.
Valve has revealed the top selling Steam games of 2018, categorizing Early Access and VR titles as well. Headliners include GTA V, Assassins Creed Odyssey, Far Cry 5, and Kingdom Come: Deliverance.
Discord has announced today that beginning in 2019, all developers will be able to distribute games on its platform while receiving bigger cuts than they would from other platforms.
Platform game Kirby Star Allies has received a new update today that introduces four new Dream Friends and a new challenge mode. However, the update marks the last batch of Dream Friends.
Splatoon 2 will be receiving its final content update on December 5. Post-release support including new Splatfests, balance tweaks, and map changes are still expected to come in the future, though.
Following its launch last week, the Huntsmen and Marksmen Xbox event mode for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has returned and will last until November 25 with a new set of rules and changes.
Drew Murray, the game director behind Insomniac Games' Sunset Overdrive, has joined The Initiative, one of Microsoft's video game studios. His role at the studio remains unclear, though.
Sony will bypass E3 2019 saying that it's looking to engage fans in other ways with "lots of exciting things to come". Analyst Hideki Yasuda had previously predicted a PS5 launch by the end of 2019.
Accolade has announced that it is partnering with Choice Provisions to launch the auto-runner game Bubsy: Paws on Fire on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC in the first quarter of 2019.
Sony has finally disclosed today the full games list for the PlayStation Classic, and it looks like it'll please fans looking for nostalgic titles in addition to previously announced games.
Microsoft's Xbox All Access financing deal is now available online in the U.S. with a Dell Preferred Account. The subscription service is previously available only through physical Microsoft Stores.
Xbox has restored its global brand campaign today called "Jump In," which invites gamers to take part in a refreshed edition of the campaign and take a look at its new promotional videos.
Today, Epic Games has kicked off the open beta testing for the Android version of Fortnite for everyone who uses devices compatible with the title. Invites are no longer needed as a result.
Despite their disagreements in the past over a canceled role-playing game that was slated for the Xbox One, Microsoft and Obsidian are now reportedly in the final stages of talks over an acquisition.
A new Xbox One X bundle has surfaced on Argos' online marketplace and it features the recently released Forza Horizon 4. The bundle will set you back £449.99, though the release date remains unclear.
The new Minecraft Creators Bundle for the Xbox One S will be available for purchase soon for $299 (~£249), which is the same price as the previous Minecraft bundle introduced by Microsoft in July.
On the back of Minecraft's recent successes, a sequel to the game is seen to be the next big move by its developer. But Microsoft's head for Minecraft explains that a "Minecraft 2" isn't coming.