Original ‘Fortnite’ map vanishes in a cataclysmic event

The leaks were on the mark -- Fortnite's original map is no more, at least as far as anyone can tell. The battle royale title's hyped-up The End event saw a missile launch into the sky and trigger a massive amount of rifts, culminating in a meteor st...

Improved ‘Apex Legends’ training zone better prepares you for combat

As much as Respawn has expanded Apex Legends' gameplay, its training area has remained... lackluster. You only get to play a single character and a sliver of the available gear, making it all too likely that you'll have to learn about an ability or...

Corsair updates its Void Elite and HS headsets with new drivers and mics

Corsair has just announced updated versions of its Void Elite series of headsets. The entire lineup features new 50mm neodymium drivers, with an expanded frequency range of 20Hz to 30kHz. Corsair also claims it "completely redesigned" the series' omn...

Apple is selling Microsoft’s Xbox controller in its online store

Now that Apple's mobile and living room devices support console game controllers, the company is doing something that would have been unimaginable even a few years ago -- it's selling the Xbox Wireless Controller through its online store. Spend $60...

Sling adds a ‘Micro Guide’ and simpler search to Xbox and smart TVs

Sling is giving its living room interface some decidedly useful tune-ups, including one designed to stay out of your way. Its app for LG TVs, Samsung TVs and the Xbox One now includes a "Micro Guide" that won't obscure as much of what you're watchin...

Xbox One adds game sale alerts and expanded parental controls

Sometimes, the most important Xbox One updates are less about interface changes and more about conveniences -- in this case, for bargain hunters and concerned parents. Microsoft is rolling out an October update whose centerpieces are more powerful p...

‘Doom Eternal’ is delayed to March 2020

DOOM Eternal's launch was slated for November 22nd -- but to add some polish, publisher Bethesda Softworks is pushing that date back to March 20, 2020. The developer, iD Software, will also add a new feature called Invasion Mode, which will allow pla...

‘Apex Legends’ will bring back solo mode in a Halloween event

Don't despair if you miss Apex Legends' solo mode -- it's coming back, if not quite in the same way. Respawn and EA are running a Halloween-themed Fight or Fright event between October 15th and November 5th, and its centerpiece is a limited-time Sha...