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

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 FAQ Revealed; Pilatus PC-12 Gets New Screenshots; Mount Hotham Airport Released

Today both Microsoft and third-party developers shared some interesting news about Microsoft Flight Simulator and its add-ons. 

June 12, 2023 | 12:03 EDT

Final Fantasy XVI Torgal plushies

Final Fantasy XVI Torgal Plushies Are Absolutely Adorable; Pre-Orders Available Now

Square Enix has made a bunch of really spiffy Final Fantasy XVI merchandise available for pre-order, including beautiful plushies portraying Torgal and more. 

June 11, 2023 | 09:49 EDT

Tower of Fantasy

Tower of Fantasy Version 3.0 Gets New Trailer; Pre-Orders for PS5 & PS4 Starting on June 20

A new trailer featuring the upcoming major update for Tower of Fantasy has been released, while pre-orders for PS5 and PS4 open next week.

June 11, 2023 | 09:19 EDT

Square Enix CEO Takashi Kiryu

PlatinumGames & Kingdom Hearts Team Worked on Final Fantasy XVI; Square Enix CEO Makes Bold Promise to the Fans

During the Final Fantasy XVI pre-launch celebration, the new CEO of Square Enix Takashi Kiryu introduced the show with a message to the fans. 

June 11, 2023 | 08:03 EDT

Final Fantasy XVI

Final Fantasy XVI Demo Release Announced With Specific Times for All Regions; Coming for PS5 Tomorrow

Today Square Enix is hosting the Final Fantasy XVI pre-launch celebration, and it announced the release timing for the Final Fantasy XVI demo.

June 11, 2023 | 07:45 EDT

Chimera announced for PC

Base-Building FPS Chimera Announced

Chimera, first person open-world base building game, was just announced at the PC Gaming Show.

June 11, 2023 | 06:30 EDT

Console Gaming Features

An in-game screenshot of Thumper, with a flying beetle hovering above a pool of light surrounded by purple streams.

Ten of The Hardest Levels in Games

If you're looking for a challenge that can truly define the term "hard but fair," look no further than this list of 10 of the hardest levels in games.

June 6, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

diablo iv world

Blizzard Builds Sanctuary in a "Much Darker Lens" for Diablo IV

If you ever wanted to know what it takes to create a sprawling game world and its many dungeons, these Diablo IV devs have you covered.

May 30, 2023 | 12:30 EDT

Link flying above the sky islands in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom on a glider powered by a fan.

Tears of the Kingdom Turns Glitches Into Gameplay

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom turns glitches into gameplay. Players have found countless ways to get around, solve puzzles, and crucify Koroks.

May 22, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Clive in Final Fantasy XVI

Final Fantasy XVI Interview: Naoki Yoshida Discusses Creating a More Mature Final Fantasy & More

TechRaptor interviews Final Fantasy XVI producer Naoki Yoshida and art director Hiroshi Minagawa about the brand-new chapter of the storied franchise.

May 22, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

Link Skydiving in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

How Fuse Solved Breath of the Wild’s Weapon Durability Problem

In Breath of the Wild, a broken weapon presents a problem. In Tears of the Kingdom, a broken weapon presents infinite possibilities thanks to Fuse.

May 21, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Photograph showing the cover of Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game with a blurred photo in the background.

A Day With Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game

We were recently invited to spend a day with Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game, and now we'll share the details with you!

May 18, 2023 | 09:49 EDT

Latest Console Gaming Reviews

The logo for The Tartarus Key, surrounded by cryptic red scribbles and a portrait of a woman with her eyes crossed out.

The Tartarus Key Review

The Tartarus Key is a retro throwback to 90s horror games. This includes both its visuals as well as a few obtuse puzzles. This is our review.

June 1, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

slayers x game

Slayers X: Terminal Aftermath: Vengance of the Slayer Review

From the developer of Hypnospace Outlaw comes Slayers X: Terminal Aftermath: Vengance of the Slayere, a game as ridiculous (and fun) as its name.

June 1, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Diablo IV Review Header

Diablo IV Review

Diablo IV takes the ARPG genre to new heights, so Hell better look out for what's coming. Here's our review.

May 30, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Dee Jay dancing in his character introduction in Street Fighter 6 World Tour mode.

Street Fighter 6 Review

Looking to jump into the deep world of fighting games? Read our Street Fighter 6 review to see if it's the right game for you.

May 30, 2023 | 03:05 EDT

sad Gollum in The Lord of the Rings Gollum

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Review

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum had its moments, but most of the game was underwhelming. Read our review to find out what worked and what didn't.

May 25, 2023 | 04:00 EDT

Lana and Mui looking at one of their robotic enemies in Planet of Lana

Planet Of Lana Review

Our Planet of Lana review takes a look at a new cinematic platformer with a gorgeous art style and a whole bunch of spider bots.

May 22, 2023 | 08:00 EDT