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Feature: Zelda: Twilight Princess' Flipped World On Wii Made Me Go A Little Cucco
Feature: Zelda: Twilight Princess' Flipped World On Wii Made Me Go A Little Cucco
Flip reverse it. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
Nintendo Superfan Recreates Company's 19th Century Office To Store His Collection
Nintendo Superfan Recreates Company's 19th Century Office To Store His Collection
Fabrice Heilig, a Nintendo collector from France, has been amassing stuff for so long that his house was running out of space to store it all.
What's better: fruits, or NPCs saying custom names?
What's better: fruits, or NPCs saying custom names?
Last time, you decided that wall running is better than breaking the fourth wall.
I Seem To Be Having Commitment Issues In Outriders
I Seem To Be Having Commitment Issues In Outriders
Over the past week or so I’ve sunk about 25 hours into Outriders—on top of the dozen-ish I spent repeatedly running the demo.
Microsoft is dunking servers into boiling liquid to keep them cool
Microsoft is dunking servers into boiling liquid to keep them cool
A unique two-phase immersion cooling strategy keeps these servers running at full speed.
Diablo 2: Resurrected will run a closed alpha this weekend
Diablo 2: Resurrected will run a closed alpha this weekend
Diablo 2: Resurrected is running a singleplayer "technical alpha" this weekend.
E3 returns for 2021 with an online show June 12-15
E3 returns for 2021 with an online show June 12-15
After skipping last year due to the pandemic, E3 will officially return in 2021 with a free online show running June 12-15th.
The Nintendo eShop Is Currently Down Due To
The Nintendo eShop Is Currently Down Due To "Emergency Maintenance"
Update: And it's back? Update (Tue 6th Apr, 2021 15:35 BST): Unless our eyes are deceiving us, the eShop is now back up and running in both Europe and North America.
Universal Studios Japan Forced To Limit Visitors Weeks After Super Nintendo World's Grand Opening
Universal Studios Japan Forced To Limit Visitors Weeks After Super Nintendo World's Grand Opening
75% fewer visitors will be allowed to enter. Super Nintendo World isn't off to the best of starts, as Universal Studios Japan announces a new visitor limit across all of its themed lands just weeks after Nintendo's area gets up and running (thanks, Kotaku). The Osaka Prefecture, where USJ is located, today posted a new single-day record of new COVID-19 cases; The Japan Times reports that the daily figure has jumped from 341 to 719, topping Tokyo's total for the eighth-consecutive day. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
It's Official: E3 Returns As An All-Digital, All-Free Event June 12
It's Official: E3 Returns As An All-Digital, All-Free Event June 12
Following the cancelation of 2020's event due to covid-19, and much rumor and speculation regarding this year’s iteration of what was once the most important video game trade show in the world, the Entertainment Software Association today announces E3 2021, a free all-digital event running June 12 through 15.
Respawn tells disgruntled Titanfall community
Respawn tells disgruntled Titanfall community "help is coming ASAP" after years of DDOS attacks made online "unplayable"
Respawn has finally declared it is prepared to tackle long-running problems with Titanfall on PC. In a tweet, the developer said "help is coming ASAP" in response to ongoing DDOS attacks that affect those trying to play the first-person shooter online. Titanfall has had multiplayer issues on PC for years now, and they are blamed on a somewhat mythical figure known in the community as "Jeanue". Read more
Feature: Zelda: Spirit Tracks Finally Gave The Princess A Crucial Role To Play
Feature: Zelda: Spirit Tracks Finally Gave The Princess A Crucial Role To Play
The only one that actually tells a Legend of Zelda. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
"Don't edit your games for Australia" | Opinion
"Don't edit your games for Australia" | Opinion
Having submitted over 100 games for classification in the region, Leigh Harris shares how Disco Elysium's ban represents a long-running problem
Final Fantasy XIV's patch 5.5 trailer shows Nier: Automata crossover
Final Fantasy XIV's patch 5.5 trailer shows Nier: Automata crossover
Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion is Endwalker, which will conclude the story that's been running through the massively multiplayer game since A Realm Reborn launched in 2013.
There's a way to get xCloud running on Windows 10 and stream Xbox games
There's a way to get xCloud running on Windows 10 and stream Xbox games
It's only officially available for Android at the moment, but life finds a way.
Feature: Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Is Secretly One Of The Best Zeldas
Feature: Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Is Secretly One Of The Best Zeldas
When the stylus controls finally let Link ink. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
Square Enix shows Final Fantasy 14 running on PS5 for the first time
Square Enix shows Final Fantasy 14 running on PS5 for the first time
Square Enix has shown off Final Fantasy 14 running on a PlayStation 5 for the first time. Final Fantasy 14 producer and director Naoki Yoshida revealed 16 minutes of footage of the PS5 version during Square Enix's latest Letter from the Producer livestream (thanks, Gematsu). You can check the footage out in the video below (skip to the one hour and 19 minutes mark): Read more
Capcom, I hope you realise what Resident Evil Village's photo mode is about to unleash
Capcom, I hope you realise what Resident Evil Village's photo mode is about to unleash
Resident Evil Village has a photo mode, new footage has confirmed. IGN published our first look at the promising horror game running on a PlayStation 4 Pro, and in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen we see you can press the Options button for skip / photo mode (Resident Evil 7 does not have either feature).
Play the free beta of a new wild west battle royale this weekend
Play the free beta of a new wild west battle royale this weekend
Grit is running a free technical test for eager cowboys ahead of an Early Access release later this year.
Summer Games Done Quick Returns In July As Online-Only Event
Summer Games Done Quick Returns In July As Online-Only Event
Annual charity speedrunning festival Summer Games Done Quick will return as an online-only event, running from July 4 through 11. Read more...
PAX East cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
PAX East cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
The annual convention will be replaced by PAX Online 2021 digital event running July 15 to July 18
THQ Nordic takes on Football Manager with We Are Football
THQ Nordic takes on Football Manager with We Are Football
THQ Nordic is taking on the long-running Football Manager series with a football management sim of its own it describes as "a throwback to classic traditional management games". We Are Football is from German studio Winning Streak Games.
Feature: Zelda: Four Swords Was Probably Great, But Finding Pals To Play With? Talk About A Master Quest
Feature: Zelda: Four Swords Was Probably Great, But Finding Pals To Play With? Talk About A Master Quest
All the idea, no gear. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
Watch Bloodborne running at 60fps on PS5 - with 4K AI upscaling
Watch Bloodborne running at 60fps on PS5 - with 4K AI upscaling
Bloodborne is one of the most celebrated platform exclusives for the PlayStation 4, but similar to the original Demon's Souls on PS3, there's the sense that momentum for the series has tailed off, despite enormous critical acclaim.
Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subs get three new games to play until the end of the week
Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subs get three new games to play until the end of the week
Tekken 7, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered and Civilization 6 are available to play for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers until the end of the week. They're live now until 8am UK time on Monday, 29th March as part of a Free Play Days weekend. Tekken 7 is the latest entry in Bandai Namco's long-running fighting game series.
New Book Charts The Anarchic Life Of GamesMaster, The UK's Biggest Video Game TV Show
New Book Charts The Anarchic Life Of GamesMaster, The UK's Biggest Video Game TV Show
Dominik Diamond and Robbie Williams are involved, too. UK publisher Read-Only Memory has just announced its next project, and fans of the UK TV show GamesMaster will want to take note. GamesMaster: The Oral History will delve into the creation of this legendary television series, running at more than 320 pages and featuring the input of over 40 contributors – including the people who made it all happen, as well as celebrity guests and the gamers who appeared on it. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Feature: Zelda: The Minish Cap Is All About Seeing Things From A New Perspective
Feature: Zelda: The Minish Cap Is All About Seeing Things From A New Perspective
It's no small thing. I've always dreamed of a wearable Big Bird hat To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
Sony co-buys fighting game tournament Evo
Sony co-buys fighting game tournament Evo
Sony has co-bought the long-running Evo fighting game tournament. Sony joined forces with RTS, a new venture from Endeavor's esports business, to buy the Evolution Championship Series, the world's largest fighting game event.
Feature: Zelda: The Wind Waker Proved We Don't Always Know What We Want
Feature: Zelda: The Wind Waker Proved We Don't Always Know What We Want
The Legend of Celda: Backlash Backtrack. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
This Warzone streamer is running around shooting people with bread
This Warzone streamer is running around shooting people with bread
Headshots are the calling cards of the Call of Duty: Warzone elite, showcasing a practised skill and steely confidence that newbies can only dream of.
Genshin Impact Noelle hangout guide
Genshin Impact Noelle hangout guide
Looking for a Genshin Impact Noelle hangout guide? Hangout events are fun, story-driven quests in which you spend time one-on-one with a character, getting to know them better, and attempting to hold a conversation with them that doesn’t end with them running away. There are six possible endings to Noelle’s hangout events, excluding the ones where she ditches you entirely.
The Outbreak in Call of Duty: Warzone is headed to the hospital next
The Outbreak in Call of Duty: Warzone is headed to the hospital next
Despite all the nonsense with infinite stim glitches and cheaters running around ruining the experience for everyone, Call of Duty: Warzone remains a fun game in which to lose yourself.
Please Enjoy Breath Of The Wild In 8K (If You Can)
Please Enjoy Breath Of The Wild In 8K (If You Can)
A few years back I was marvelling at Breath of the Wild in 4K, now we are all free to admire the game running in 8K, and with some (shaded) ray tracing to boot. Read more...
Guide: Best Game Boy Advance RPGs
Guide: Best Game Boy Advance RPGs
Advance to portable adventure. The SNES-like power of Nintendo’s GBA made it the perfect home for a fascinating collection of convenient ports of older favourites as well as enhanced remakes and all-new titles, running the gamut from colourful adventures to carefully woven tales of revenge and war. The list below represents what we think are some of the very best on the system in any language; names we hope will stir up fond memories, make you dig a forgotten cartridge out of a dusty corner, or finally place a bid on that one game you always meant to buy but never did. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Video: This Is What Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Looks Like Running At 8K With Ray Tracing Enabled
Video: This Is What Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Looks Like Running At 8K With Ray Tracing Enabled
You've got to see this! Ongoing rumours about Nintendo releasing a new Switch with 4K capabilities have got some people wondering what the company's current generation of games might look like on enhanced systems. While it seems unlikely that ray tracing will be showing up on Nintendo platforms any time soon, a YouTube channel known as Digital Dreams has gone to the extent of releasing footage of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild running at 8K with ray tracing enabled, improved lighting and more. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Mega March promotion comes to PlayStation Store
Mega March promotion comes to PlayStation Store
The Mega March promotion ushers in a vast boutique of discounted games onto PlayStation Store! Starting Wednesday March 17 and running until Wednesday, March 31* there’s 60% off a bunch of titles.
Microsoft Flight Simulator Gets First Highly-Complex 3rd Party Airliner from Aerosoft
Microsoft Flight Simulator Gets First Highly-Complex 3rd Party Airliner from Aerosoft
Microsoft Flight Simulator is the latest entry in Microsoft’s longest running franchise with a history of 38 years, but it is not just a popular simulator – it is also a development platform.
Feature: The Brilliance Of Zelda: Oracle Of Ages & Seasons Forced Nintendo To Up Its Game
Feature: The Brilliance Of Zelda: Oracle Of Ages & Seasons Forced Nintendo To Up Its Game
Flagship titles. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
Free-To-Play JRPG Caravan Stories Is Coming To Switch Via A
Free-To-Play JRPG Caravan Stories Is Coming To Switch Via A "Cloud Version"
Over 2 million players in Japan so far. Update: Caravan Stories has a release date for Japan (thanks, Nintendo Everything), and we now also know that it will use the power of the cloud on Nintendo's console. It launches on March 18th in Japan (that's this week, in case you were wondering), and, like Control and Hitman 3, won't actually be running directly on the Switch itself, but rather on remote servers. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Feature: Zelda: Majora's Mask Is A Testament To What Nintendo Is Capable Of When It Gets Weird
Feature: Zelda: Majora's Mask Is A Testament To What Nintendo Is Capable Of When It Gets Weird
You've met with a terrible fate, haven't you? To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
Crash Bandicoot 4 is heading to PC later this month
Crash Bandicoot 4 is heading to PC later this month
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time, the latest entry in Activision's long-running platform series, will be making its way to PC on 26th March. As the '4' in the title indicates, It's About Time is a direct continuation of 1998's Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped - a game that got a gorgeous remake as one third of 2017's Crash Bandicoot N.
Video: Check Out This Side-By-Side Comparison Of Apex Legends Running On Switch And PS4 Pro
Video: Check Out This Side-By-Side Comparison Of Apex Legends Running On Switch And PS4 Pro
How's the Switch edition looking? After facing numerous delays and much speculation, EA's free-to-play battle royale Apex Legends finally arrived on Switch yesterday.
Politician Dressed Like The Joker Is Campaigning In Japan
Politician Dressed Like The Joker Is Campaigning In Japan
Meet Yuusuke Kawai. He is running for governor of Chiba Prefecture and recently appeared on NHK to present his platform.
Stronghold Warlords is out now
Stronghold Warlords is out now
Build and siege castles in the long-running strategy series
Loop Hero review – DnD Déjà vu
Loop Hero review – DnD Déjà vu
One of the big challenges of running a Dungeons & Dragons campaign is figuring out how much you need to push back against your players. How
Elite Dangerous' Odyssey expansion opens playable PC alpha later this month
Elite Dangerous' Odyssey expansion opens playable PC alpha later this month
Elite Dangerous: Odyssey, the new on-foot-focussed expansion for developer Frontier's long-running space sim, will be opening its doors to the paying public on 29th March, when its playable alpha gets underway for Commanders on PC. Players wishing to take part in the alpha will need to have pre-ordered Elite Dangerous: Odyssey's Deluxe Alpha edition, priced at £39.99 - which is £10 more than the standard edition if you're wondering how much you'll be paying for the privilege (and an OST). To accompany the news, Frontier has released a new trailer showing off gameplay from the alpha build of Odyssey.
Feature: Why Zelda: Link’s Awakening Is Literally My Dream Game
Feature: Why Zelda: Link’s Awakening Is Literally My Dream Game
What's reality anyway? To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
Hell Yeah, A Coffee Shop Tycoon Game
Hell Yeah, A Coffee Shop Tycoon Game
I am an absolute sucker for specialist tycoon games, whether you’re running a football team, game studio, bus company or emergency service.
PS VR action-adventure Fracked launches this summer
PS VR action-adventure Fracked launches this summer
Grab your PS VR and Move controllers! A true, trailblazing made-for-VR action adventure is coming this summer! Fracked seamlessly combines fast paced, 1:1 run and cover gunplay with exhilarating free running, skiing and climbing that has never been seen before on VR.
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered: 4K 60fps tested on PS5 and Series X
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered: 4K 60fps tested on PS5 and Series X
With the arrival of the new wave of consoles, we didn't have the time to fully check out Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered when it launched, but the Criterion masterpiece is especially deserving of our focus now as support has been added for the nex-gen consoles, opening the door to a 4K experience running at 60 frames per second.
Sony Is Discontinuing Video Rentals And Purchases On PlayStation Store
Sony Is Discontinuing Video Rentals And Purchases On PlayStation Store
The long running side of the PS Store will go offline in August.
Here's a fresh look at Apex Legends running on Switch
Here's a fresh look at Apex Legends running on Switch
Apex Legends is making its long-awaited Switch debut next Tuesday, 9th March, and, in the run up to release, developer Respawn Entertainment has shared a brand-new trailer offering a closer look at the free-to-play shooter running on Nintendo's console. Apex Legends was originally expected to launch on the platform last autumn, but complications caused by the coronavirus pandemic saw its release pushed into this year.
The Sinking City dev accuses publisher of pirating the game and tricking Steam into uploading it
The Sinking City dev accuses publisher of pirating the game and tricking Steam into uploading it
The developer of The Sinking City has accused its publisher of pirating the game and tricking Steam into uploading it for sale. In the latest development in Frogwares' long-running dispute with Nacon, the Ukrainian studio issued a blog post outlining a raft of accusations against its French publisher. Over the weekend, Frogwares recommended gamers do not download its H.
Anno 1800 mods – a quick guide
Anno 1800 mods – a quick guide
Ubisoft’s flagship economic management game Anno 1800 is still going strong, so much so that the studio have revealed they will be running a third season of expansion content in 2021.
Feature: Forget Saving Hyrule, Zelda: Ocarina of Time Is All About Fishing For Me
Feature: Forget Saving Hyrule, Zelda: Ocarina of Time Is All About Fishing For Me
Lure of the wild. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
Snoop Dogg Streamed Madden, Ragequit After 15 Minutes, and Left His Stream Running for 7 Hours
Snoop Dogg Streamed Madden, Ragequit After 15 Minutes, and Left His Stream Running for 7 Hours
Legendary rapper Snoop Dogg streamed Madden for 15 minutes over the weekend before ragequitting and accidentally leaving the stream on for several hours.
Snoop Dogg ragequit 15 minutes into livestreaming Madden on Twitch
Snoop Dogg ragequit 15 minutes into livestreaming Madden on Twitch
Then left the stream running for another seven hours.
Looks like Microsoft is testing 1080p streams for Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming
Looks like Microsoft is testing 1080p streams for Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming
Microsoft is reportedly testing 1080p for Xbox Game Pass cloud streaming. According to Windows Central, anonymous but "trusted" sources sent screenshots of Hellblade running via xCloud, alleging that the streaming resolution was 1920x1080.
Feature: A Link To The Past's Dark World Changed Zelda Forever
Feature: A Link To The Past's Dark World Changed Zelda Forever
"Everyone who wanders into this land is changed to a shape that reflects his true nature". To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
Review: Astrologaster - An Expert Mix Of Historical Drama And Shakespearean Comedy
Review: Astrologaster - An Expert Mix Of Historical Drama And Shakespearean Comedy
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Well, thou art running a fever of 38C. Was it not Shakespeare who said: "fie! I have the plague, and my armpits do weep with pus-filled boils like mustard from a Big Mac"? Well, if you liked that quote, you're in excellent company with Astrologaster, a bawdy comedy-musical game from Nyamyam that combines the looks of a pop-up book with the content of a rowdy romp through historical medicine. Astrologaster is not for everyone.
Anno 1800 is running another free weekend, 50% discount
Anno 1800 is running another free weekend, 50% discount
The historical strategy game Anno 1800 is currently free for the weekend, and if you play it, you can get the full version for a rather large discount. The free period began on February 25, running through to Monday, March 1, at 20:00 local time (meaning everyone has until eight in the evening to play it), during which you can play it to your heart's content.
Warframe’s TennoCon 2021 going all digital, devs tease spring updates
Warframe’s TennoCon 2021 going all digital, devs tease spring updates
For the second year running, TennoCon, the event that celebrates all things Warframe, is going all digital.
Feature: Zelda II: The Adventure Of Link Taught Me The Value Of Perseverance
Feature: Zelda II: The Adventure Of Link Taught Me The Value Of Perseverance
And save states. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, we're running a series of features looking at a specific aspect — a theme, character, mechanic, location, memory or something else entirely — from each of the mainline Zelda games.
Twitch Removes Amazon's Anti-Union Ads After Furious Streamer Response
Twitch Removes Amazon's Anti-Union Ads After Furious Streamer Response
Earlier this week, it came to light that Twitch was running ads in blatant opposition to the Amazon warehouse worker unionization effort in Bessemer, Alabama.
Valheim: How to Build and Use a Cart
Valheim: How to Build and Use a Cart
Tired of constantly running out of inventory space and frequently becoming encumbered? Let IGN guide you through everything you need to know about increasing your inventory space and carry weight in Valheim.
New Switch Platformer Stitchy in Tooki Trouble Gives Off Strong Donkey Kong Country Vibes
New Switch Platformer Stitchy in Tooki Trouble Gives Off Strong Donkey Kong Country Vibes
Inspired by DK and Crash Bandicoot! A brand new side-scrolling platformer titled Stitchy in Tooki Trouble has been announced for Nintendo Switch, and it looks like Donkey Kong fans will feel immediately at home. The game has you running, jumping, sliding, and gliding as Stitchy, a scarecrow who's tasked with saving every last piece of stolen corn from the evil and troublesome Tooki.
D&D Reveals New Ravenloft Sourcebook
D&D Reveals New Ravenloft Sourcebook
Van Richten's Guide to Ravenloft will explore settings and rules for running a horror-themed D&D campaign.
EA patent would let you start a game on the cloud while it downloads
EA patent would let you start a game on the cloud while it downloads
Then seamlessly transition to running on your system once the download finished
Random: Oh No, Soulja Boy's Making A Video Game Console Again
Random: Oh No, Soulja Boy's Making A Video Game Console Again
It's 2018 all over again. As if the previous Soulja Boy games console fiasco wasn't enough back in 2018, the American rapper has announced that, once again, he's planning on launching his very own video game console. As you might recall, Soulja Boy initially attempted to sell rebranded Chinese games consoles running unlicensed ROMs – and then a knock off Game Boy – back in 2018.
Go Ahead And Jump!
Go Ahead And Jump!
This week on Snapshots we have more Spider-Man and Assassin’s Creed screenshots, some nice shots from Ghost of Tsushima, half of a scary lady, leaping, running, and Lara Croft.
Rare's unreleased Dinosaur Planet for N64 out in the wild, gameplay emerges
Rare's unreleased Dinosaur Planet for N64 out in the wild, gameplay emerges
Rare's unreleased Dinosaur Planet for Nintendo 64 is now in the wild, and gameplay of it running on the console is available. The video game preservationists at Forest of Illusion announced they had released a build of the game dated December 2000.
Roguelike shooter Voidigo launches in early access this month
Roguelike shooter Voidigo launches in early access this month
Send these bosses running from their own fights.
GDC is going digital in 2021 with online events running throughout the year
GDC is going digital in 2021 with online events running throughout the year
The first GDC Showcase will run in March, while the IGF and Game Developers Choice Awards will take place in July.
The Witcher 3: See What Geralt's Bath Scene Would Look Like on PS1
The Witcher 3: See What Geralt's Bath Scene Would Look Like on PS1
YouTuber Anders Lundbjörk has given the world a glimpse of what Geralt's bath tub scene from The Witcher 3 would like if it was running on a PS1.
Video: Here's How Mario Kart Could Look Running On A 4K Console
Video: Here's How Mario Kart Could Look Running On A 4K Console
Mamma mia! Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is already one of the finest looking games Nintendo has ever released, but how could the series look if a new, shiny 4K version of the Switch were to hit stores in the near future? Well, thanks to YouTube user Snazzy AI – who we've featured on the site a couple of times now – we can get just a taste of how Mario and co.
Blue Fire: How to Complete the Forest Shrine Temple
Blue Fire: How to Complete the Forest Shrine Temple
Collect the wall-running upgrade plus tons of other hidden collectibles in Blue Fire's Forest Shrine.
God of War's 60fps upgrade for PS5: the final flourish for an incredible game
God of War's 60fps upgrade for PS5: the final flourish for an incredible game
God of War - the 2018 sequel for PlayStation 4 - has finally received a patch for PlayStation 5, and in common with similar updates for Days Gone and Ghost of Tsushima, it opens the door to a classic game running flat out at 60 frames per second - and in common with those other Sony first party juggernauts, the impact is indeed transformative.
Intel’s high-end gaming graphics card spotted running 3DMark
Intel’s high-end gaming graphics card spotted running 3DMark
Intel plans to release its gaming-focused XE DG2 graphics card sometime this year or in 2022, potentially disrupting Nvidia and AMD's duopoly when it comes to choosing the best graphics card for your PC.
Blizzard reveals full event schedule for next week's digital BlizzCon
Blizzard reveals full event schedule for next week's digital BlizzCon
BlizzConline, the digital-only version of Blizzard's long-running fan convention, kicks off next week, and those eager to learn more about the highly anticipated likes of Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 can now peruse the full event schedule in order to plan their diaries accordingly. Described as an "all-digital community celebration and exhibition of Blizzard games and universes", BlizzConline starts next Friday, 19th February and will run until Saturday, 20th February.
Hackers Bring New Version Of Android To Nintendo Switch
Hackers Bring New Version Of Android To Nintendo Switch
Developers who originally got Android running on Switch back in 2019 have reportedly now managed to port a new version of the operating system to Nintendo’s hybrid console, bringing with it a slew of new features and fixes. Read more...
Intel is already benchmarking its high-end gaming GPU in 3DMark
Intel is already benchmarking its high-end gaming GPU in 3DMark
The Xe-HPG chip has been shown running in an unreleased Mesh Shader feature test, no less.
Hazelight Studios Has No Plans For It Takes Two On Switch, Director Unsure If It's Even Possible
Hazelight Studios Has No Plans For It Takes Two On Switch, Director Unsure If It's Even Possible
Already took great effort to get it running on X1 and PS4. Hazelight Studios founder, Josef Fares - who once famously got up on stage at The Game Awards and told The Oscars where to go, has recently been asked about the possibility of a Nintendo Switch version of his company's upcoming co-op adventure It Takes Two. In case you have been wondering about the chances of this one making the leap across to the Switch, unfortunately, there are no plans right now.
Cult-classic management sim sequel Evil Genius 2 gets ten-minute gameplay trailer
Cult-classic management sim sequel Evil Genius 2 gets ten-minute gameplay trailer
Evil Genius 2: World Domination - the Rebellion-developed sequel to Elixir Studios' cult-classic management sim - is rapidly closing in on its 30th March release date, and as part of its pre-launch promotional blitz, Rebellion has now served up ten minutes of gameplay in a new developer video. Evil Genius 2 follows a similar formula to its much-loved 2004 predecessor, blending base building and real-time defense as players - cast as a criminal mastermind - oversee the running of their evil lair, boss around minions, thwart do-gooders, and build a doomsday device in a bid to achieve global domination. Rebellion's sequel retains the comedic tone and appealing retro stylings of its predecessor, but introduces new villains, henchmen, agents, room types, and traps - and keen-eyed observers might spot a few of those in Rebellion's new gameplay trailer. Read more
Pokémon World Championships 2021 cancelled due to coronavirus
Pokémon World Championships 2021 cancelled due to coronavirus
For the second year running, the Pokémon World Championships - which feature various competitive events based around the series' trading card game and numerous video game incarnations - have been cancelled in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. "The safety and well-being of our competitors, organisers, employees, local communities, and partners continues to be our top priority," the Pokémon Company wrote in a statement posted to its website, "and is the primary consideration with every decision we make." "After careful review and pursuant to guidance set forth by local, regional, and national health authorities, as well as the World Health Organization, Public Health England, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention," the statement continues, "we have made the difficult decision to move out the next Pokémon World Championships to 2022." Read more
Dyson Sphere Program power – how to transport energy between planets
Dyson Sphere Program power – how to transport energy between planets
One of the trickier things to get running efficiently in Dyson Sphere Program is power management.
Genshin Impact photo event guide – how to get the Kamera
Genshin Impact photo event guide – how to get the Kamera
Wondering how to use the camera to take a photo in Genshin Impact? The latest Genshin Impact update is finally here, and - alongside the arrival of Genshin Impact Xiao - there are a host of limited time events now running, which earn you various rewards upon completion.
Valorant patch 2.02 reduces running accuracy and changes ranked again
Valorant patch 2.02 reduces running accuracy and changes ranked again
The big news in the latest Valorant patch is that running accuracy with rifles has been significantly reduced.
Here's what's happening at this month's digital BlizzConline
Here's what's happening at this month's digital BlizzConline
Later this month, Blizzard will be holding a special digital-only version of its long-running BlizzCon gaming convention (following the cancellation of last year's in-person event as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic), and the developer has now shared preliminary details of the activities planned to run over its two-day duration. This year's BlizzConline, as Blizzard is determined to call it, is described as an "all-digital community celebration and exhibition of Blizzard games and universes" and will run from 19th-20th February.
League of Legends and Wild Rift team up for a two-day Lunar Beast festival
League of Legends and Wild Rift team up for a two-day Lunar Beast festival
League of Legends and its mobile version, League of Legends: Wild Rift are running a two-day cross-game event celebrating the coming of the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Ox.
Final Fantasy 12 headlines Xbox Game Pass February lineup
Final Fantasy 12 headlines Xbox Game Pass February lineup
Microsoft has announced a raft of titles coming to Xbox Game Pass in February 2021. The headline is Final Fantasy 12, the Japanese role-playing some (incorrectly) consider to be the best in Square Enix's long-running series.
The height of Resident Evil Village’s Lady Dimitrescu is a mystery no more
The height of Resident Evil Village’s Lady Dimitrescu is a mystery no more
The recent Resident Evil Village showcase not only whetted our appetite for more of Capcom’s long-running series, but also awakened the internet’s lust for a particular statuesque vampire.
Fall Guys' mid-season 3.5 update arrives tomorrow
Fall Guys' mid-season 3.5 update arrives tomorrow
We're just shy of seven weeks into Fall Guys' third season - which has given the knockabout multiplayer game an appropriately wintery "icy fresh makeover" - and the time is now right for developer Mediatonic's mid-season update, which arrives tomorrow, 2nd February. Fall Guys' Season 3.5 - subtitled "Stop with the yeets name it anything else just don't include the word yeet please I'm begging you", at the behest of the community - aims to give proceedings a bit of a shakeup at this crucial halfway juncture. To that end, players can expect a brand-new level, 40+ variations for existing levels, and the introduction of the new Fall Feed, which offers a running display of competitor names as they're unceremoniously eliminated from a game. Read more
What's the Best TV To Watch Super Bowl LV On?
What's the Best TV To Watch Super Bowl LV On?
A good friend of mine has this running joke where he says “Super Bowl’s coming up” anytime there’s a lull in a conversation, regardless of what time of year it is.
PlayStation Studios' First Xbox Game Comes Out In April
PlayStation Studios' First Xbox Game Comes Out In April
As part of the new multi-year deal made between Major League Baseball and Sony back in late 2019, long running PlayStation-exclusive baseball game MLB The Show is no longer PlayStation-exclusive as of April 20.
The NES Is Getting A New Game That's All About Putting Out Fires
The NES Is Getting A New Game That's All About Putting Out Fires
Flame on. Karu_gamo, the developer behind Japanese cult classics Protect Me Knight, Gotta Protectors and Amazon's Running Diet, is bringing a new game to the NES / Famicom. Blazing Rangers – or Honō no Rangerman as it is known in Japan – has been developed with mapper0 restrictions in mind, making it akin to some of the earliest releases for Nintendo's 8-bit console.
Mini Review: Colossus Down - A Neat Concept Squandered By Bland Gameplay
Mini Review: Colossus Down - A Neat Concept Squandered By Bland Gameplay
Titan-falls short of greatness. The idea of running amok in a giant mech is certainly a tantalising one, isn’t it? With Mango Protocol’s Colossus Down, this is exactly what seven-year-old child prodigy Nika decides to do.