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PS4 Firmware Update 5.0 to Reportedly Add 1080p 60fps Twitch Streaming Support

Original Source Link is Here Share. For those with a PS4 Pro. By Alex Osborn Details about PlayStation 4’s forthcoming firmware update 5.0 have reportedly surfaced, revealing that 1080p 60fps Twitch streaming support is on the way for PS4 Pro users. According to Eurogamer, who reports to have acquired a copy of update 5.0’s release notes, the update also adds the ability to follow any user account without needing a friend request or maxing out …

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Rez Infinite Gets Surprise PC Launch, Available Now for SteamVR and Oculus

Original Source Link is Here Share. Price at $20 for a limited time. By Alex Gilyadov Rez Infinite gets a surprise launch on PC with optional VR support for both SteamVR and the Oculus Rift. The game is available now for the discounted price of $20 USD on Steam and the Oculus store. Starting August 16, it will cost $25. The PC version of the game has a new View Mode, unrestricted resolution, and support …

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Bringing The Horror Of Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies To Life – Features

Original Source Link is Here Call of Duty: WWII’s version of zombies isn’t anything like other recent entries. While I’m a fan of the gritty, hard-boiled film-noir zombies and an even bigger fan of the over-the-top carnival antics of the ’80s zombies, this upcoming offering promises a focus on pure horror. While many zombies movies, games, and shows create the popular undead monstrosities via supernatural means, a virus or plague, or infectious bites, Sledgehammer is …

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Disney sued for allegedly spying on children through 42 gaming apps

A federal class action lawsuit filed last week in California alleges that the Walt Disney Company is violating privacy protection laws by collecting children’s personal information from 42 of its apps and sharing the data with advertisers without parental consent. The lawsuit targets Disney and three software companies — Upsight, Unity, and Kochava — alleging that the companies created mobile apps aimed at children that contained embedded software to track, collect, and then export their …

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Official Fallout Board Game Announced

Original Source Link is Here Share. Priced at $59/£55. By AlexGilyadov Fallout is getting an official board game later this year from Fantasy Flight Games. According to FFG, the game, simply called Fallout, is based on Fallout 3 and Fallout 4, supports up to four players, and will cost $59/£55. You can choose from five different explorers to play as, such as a super mutant to a member of the Brotherhood of Steel. The Fallout board game …

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Everything We Know So Far About Valve’s Next Game

Original Source Link is Here Share. What’s Valve got planned? By Tom Marks It’s not Half-Life 3, Portal 3, or anything else ending with ‘3’, but yesterday Valve announced its first full game since releasing Dota 2 in 2013, called Artifact. Maybe not what people were expecting, Artifact is a Dota-themed card game revealed with the teaser trailer below. Details are sparse, but here’s everything we know about Artifact so far: What is it? A …

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Podcast Beyond Episode 505: Hellblade, Nier, Little Nightmares and Mental Illness

Original Source Link is Here Share. What the Heckblade By Max Scoville This week, join Max, Marty, and Alanah to discuss the hottest new Playstation game, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, which released today. In spite of minimal pre-release buzz, it’s very cool and you should check it out (or at least check out Brandin’s review.) Anyway, we also discuss some other, less new games, like What Remains of Edith Finch, Little Nightmares, Nier: Automata, and Spec Ops: The Line. Oh, and we’re giving away a copy of the Final Fantasy …

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GamesBeat 2017: 4 speakers to address the challenge of mobile gaming | GamesBeat | Games

GamesBeat 2017 will take place at San Francisco’s beautiful Fort Mason on October 5-6, and we’re delighted to announce our next four speakers. This group can teach us a lot about creating hits in the ultra-competitive $46 billion mobile game business. Mike Vorhaus of Magid Advisers will interview Nick Earl, CEO of Glu Mobile, in a fireside chat. And Michael Metzger of Houlihan Lokey will interview Aaron Loeb, one of the leaders of Fox’s new …

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Jam City CEO Chris DeWolfe Talks Mobile Gaming Strategy—And A 2019 IPO

It’s not easy following a wise-ass robot and one-eyed spaceship captain. But Jam City CEO and MySpace co-founder Chris DeWolfe held his own as he thanked a packed audience of enthusiastic fans and industry folks who turned up at Hollywood’s Avalon Theater in June for a staged reading with the Futurama creators and the cast of its classic episode, “Proposition Infinity.” The event launched the June release of the Futurama: World of Tomorrow mobile game from Jam City …

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Overwatch Summer Games 2017 skins secrets REVEALED – Fans unearth hidden treasures | Gaming | Entertainment

Overwatch fans have unearthed fresh secrets linked with the new Summer Games 2017 skins. The brand new Legendary Summer Games 2017 skins coincide with the release of new voice lines and other interesting details. According to Dot eSports, Lifeguard McCree’s belt changes from a ‘BAMF’ to a ‘SAMF’, his lanyard reads, “High Tide” and his Ultimate replaces tumbleweed with a beach ball. Grillmaster Soldier: 76, meanwhile, has a host of new voicelines, including “Get over …

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Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT Closed Beta Dates Announced

Original Source Link is Here Share. The last day to register is on August 20. By Alex Gilyadov Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT’s upcoming closed beta will begin in late August, Square Enix announced. The beta will run from August 25 at 9 p.m. PT/12 a.m. ET/5 a.m. BST/2 p.m. AEST through September 3 at 9 p.m. PT/12 a.m.ET/5 a.m. BST/2 p.m. AEST. For those living in North and Latin America, the last day to register …

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Call of Duty World League 2017 Championship Details Revealed

Original Source Link is Here Share. A champion will be crowed on August 13. By Alex Osborn The Call of Duty World League concludes its second season this weekend in Orlando, Florida, and Activision has released new details about this year’s big championship event. A full breakdown of the 2017 Call of Duty World League 2017 Championship can be found in the infographic below, which provides a season recap, offline stats (including season-to-date team averages), …

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Game Freak’s Origins And Non-Pokémon Games – Features

Original Source Link is Here Pokémon Sun and Moon director Shigeru Ohmori (left) and Game Freak co-founder Junich Masuda reflect on the studio’s history. We recently had the opportunity to visit the offices of Game Freak, the creators of Pokémon, to discuss the series, its impact, and its future. The studio is more than Pokémon, however, and we talked to them about its beginnings and its games that don’t explore the world of Pocket Monsters. …

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Pokemon Go: Shiny Pikachu and Raichu Appear in Japan

Original Source Link is Here By Joe Skrebels Pokemon Go appears to have gotten its latest shiny monsters in the form of Pikachu and Raichu. As reported by Comicbook.com, Niantic hadn’t announced the addition of the rarer form of Pikachu (which comes in a darker shade of yellow, and has a special “shiny” animation), but those attending the Pikachu Outbreak events in Japan have been able to capture them. Shiny Pokemon will evolve into the shiny …

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Video Games May Be a Part of the 2024 Olympics

The closing ceremonies of the 2016 Olympics saw Tokyo teasing the 2020 Games with a video featuring Pac-Man and Mario. The 2024 Games in Paris, however, might take things a step further. Tony Estanguet, co-president of the Paris Olympic committee, says he plans to hold talks with esports officials and the International Olympic Committee about adding competitive video games to the Games. It’s not as unusual as it might sound. Esports are big money events …

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