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How the Home Console system works across Xbox One, Xbox Series

As part of our Xbox Series X preview, we've investigated how the Home Console system works between multiple Xbox One and Xbox Series consoles.

All the Games optimised for Xbox Series S & X at...

A full listing of Xbox Series S & X titles has been released by Microsoft on the eve of our Xbox Series X preview.

Xbox Series X Auto HDR in action using Alan Wake

We're continuing to put the Xbox Series X through its paces, this time showing off its Auto HDR inside the Xbox 360's Alan Wake.

Xbox Series X data transfer speeds compared to Xbox One X

Stevivor's in the midst of a Xbox Series X preview program, and today's tests were all about the times it took to transfer data from an external HDD to its internal SSD. We also compared the same with its older brother, the Xbox One X, and its internal HDD.

Xbox Series X time to restart & power up compared to...

Today we're measuring the time it takes for the Xbox Series X to restart, comparing that to the current-gen Xbox One X.

PS4 to PS5 game upgrades detailed: Disc-based or digital

Sony has today detailed how PS4 to PS5 game upgrades will work for those who wish to purchase current-gen titles and take advantage of a PS5 version later on.

PS5 backwards compatibility explained: Availability, saves, peripherals & more

PS5 backwards compatibility was finally detailed by Sony overnight, with the publisher detailing how PS4 access, enhancements and game saves will work on its next-gen console.

Here’s the Xbox Series Quick Resume functionality at work

The Xbox Series S & X Quick Resume functionality promised the world, able to bounce between games as you left them with hardly any interruption. Today, Stevivor has concluded it lives up to its word.

Xbox Series X loading times compared to Xbox One X

Stevivor's midway through a special Xbox Series X preview program, letting us put the new next-gen console through its paces ahead of its 10 November launch. This post is all about its loading times in comparison to the current-gen Xbox One X.

Can NBA 2K21 MyCareer set our expectations for NHL 21’s new...

I'll admit it: I'm a hockey player. I know hockey… and only hockey. Basketball was invented in Canada -- look it up -- but...

Xbox Series S & X: Outright pricing versus Xbox All Access

It's that time of the year again -- you know, the time where you need to sit down and do your budget, figuring out...

Watch today’s Star Trek Day panels on-demand here

Star Trek Day has come and gone, and we've got its panels here for Australians to watch on-demand ('cause hey, they were on super...

Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X compared: Price, specs and more

The Xbox Series S has officially been announced, and this post is designed to help you compare it to the Xbox Series X.

Xbox Summer Game Fest demos: All demos and download links

The Xbox Summer Game Fest demo event is on now, offering more than 60 demos to those on Microsoft's current-gen console. The fine folks at...

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla conversation changes, flyting and romances detailed

Assassin's Creed Valhalla will feature changes to conversations and romances compared to Origins and Odyssey. Moreover, it will also introduce the concept of flyting, and if...

Dead, evil, pregnant: A brief history of queer women in media

With The Last Of Us Part 2 hitting shelves today, now seems like a good time to look back at the tropes same-sex attracted...