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E3 2018 as it happens

E3 2018 logo

E3 week is undeniably the biggest of the gaming calendar, as developers go head to hear in order to make the biggest splash with a new title. 2018 will be no exception. With no major hardware announcements expected, this year will be all about the games. That means that there’s going to be so much…

E3 Outlandish Predictions

E3 2018 logo

E3 is almost upon us, and we’re all starting to get pretty excited here at Console Deals. As we’ve already done a boring ‘sensible’ preview of the event and what we can expect, we’ve decided to put our heads together and come up with some more exciting predictions. These predictions ended up ranging from the…

Two more New 2DS XL colours launch in June

Nintendo New 2DS XL lime green and lavender

Ever since the Nintendo Switch launched, there has been speculation about how long the 3/2DS line has left. The Switch can be played as a handheld, and it’s likely that Nintendo will only continue to redirect support from 3DS games to the Switch moving forward. However, the 3DS has proved resilient. It remains enormously popular,…

Sega Mega Drive Mini announced

Mega Drive Mini

A couple of weeks ago, we speculated that the increasing trend for nostalgia and retro gaming could ultimately play a role in dictating the future of console gaming. Over the weekend, we got another reminder of just how powerful this lust for classic games is, with Sega announcing a miniature version of the Mega Drive,…

Two new Xbox One X hard bundles spotted

Xbox One X Sea of Thieves Far Cry 5 bundles

Last month, we brought you the news of what appeared to be the first Xbox One X hard bundle (i.e. where the game is bundled in the console itself). Featuring Forza Motorsport 7 alongside Microsoft’s flagship console, the bundle was unusual in that there was very little fanfare around the launch. The box was also…