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Nintendo Switch games news – Forget Mario and Zelda, Nintendo is creating NEW franchises | Gaming | Entertainment

Nintendo Switch fans can expect a steady flow of unconventional new releases, as Nintendo pledges to create lots of new franchises. Nintendo Switch first-party games include Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Mario Odyssey. However, Nintendo wants to go beyond established franchises, and create brand new experiences that take advantage of the innovative Joy-con controllers and versatile hardware set-up. That’s according to Nintendo’s Shinya Takahashi, who told an interviewer …

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Rocket League CEO Says His Own Game’s Server Problems Are ‘Totally Unacceptable’

Share. Psyonix CEO Dave Hagewood explains the path forward. By Evan Campbell If you’re experiencing increased online issues with Rocket League recently, developer Psyonix Studios is aware of the situation and sorry for your troubles. In an open letter on the Rocket League website, Psyonix CEO Dave Hagewood laid out how his team would tackle the online problems. “In regards to both backend (PsyNet) issues, and game server performance, we agree that the server outages and …

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Gaming Hoopla benefits a cancer-related charity

Those who love to test their skill and ingenuity while competing (or cooperating) with friends will have an opportunity to indulge their hobby for a good cause at Gaming Hoopla, an annual gaming convention that serves as a fundraiser for a cancer-related charity. The event features tabletop board games, role-playing games, tournaments, contests, forums and seminars. Games are planned for all age and skill levels in a wide range of genres and play types. Proceeds …

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The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier Episode 3: ‘Above the Law’ Review

Share. Javi remains engaging, but this mid-season point can’t quite live up to the premiere. By Jonathon Dornbush Telltale Games’ third season of The Walking Dead continues the trend of the two-part season premiere, exploring its themes of family through the strong lens of its new protagonist, Javi. And though A New Frontier continues to do right by its lead, the narrative problems of the two-part premiere persist in this good but not quite great …

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OpTic Gaming’s Lethul on Halo, the world championship and wanting a more consistent circuit

At the Halo World Championships in Burbank, California, Tony “LethuL” Campbell covered up his OpTic Gaming jersey with a white and gray striped sweater and exited the arena to a group of waiting fans. He and OpTic Gaming had just won the winner bracket semifinal match against Team Liquid to advance to the grand finals of the Halo World Championships. One fan, who was in a wheelchair, offered up his cast to Campbell to be …

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Free Mafia 3 Demo Is Available Now

Share. Progress carries over, too. By Seth G. Macy If you’ve been sitting on the fence about Mafia III, 2K wants you to give it a try, for free, beginning today. The entire first act of Mafia III can be downloaded and played on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Progress from the demo transfers over to the full game, should you purchase it once the demo completes. The demo releases along side “Faster, Baby,” the …

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Deactivating HUDs Makes for Better Gameplay

By Austin Van Meter, Gamer News Daily Contributing Author Health points, equipped gear, and mini-maps are constantly taking over the screen. Video games are beautiful works of art that need to be seen. No matter what console I play, Heads Up Displays (HUDs) are in almost every game to date. While they can provide valuable information, they can also prohibit the appreciation of games. Recently, I started my journey of re-playing games that I have already …

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Mother Shot And Killed Trying To Sell Gaming Console « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter FORT WORTH (CBS11) – Witnesses say a mother trying to complete an online transaction was gunned down in front of her husband and son on Sunday. The woman was trying to sell a gaming console. They were to meet the ‘buyer’ at the Somerset Apartment complex off of North Normandale in West Fort Worth. “We heard exactly ten gunshots,” said apartment complex resident Taysia Crabtree. “I was counting.” Witnesses say a woman, …

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Five Games That Will Give You An Existential Crisis – Features

Do you ever wonder why we’re here? Have you ever contemplated the meaning of life? Does dread ever overtake you for seemingly no reason? If so, you’re either experiencing an existential crisis… Or you’re playing a video game. Equal parts identity crisis and dread, an existential crisis stems from the fear, confusion, and despair of losing a guiding principle or belief in life. Everyday causes such as moving homes or losing a job can trigger …

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Outlast 2 Developer Clears Up Australian Ratings Confusion

Share. Footage mistakenly taken from Alpha version of the game. By Luke Reilly Outlast 2 developer Red Barrels has clarified that Outlast 2’s recent classification snag in Australia was caused by a misleading video file provided with the submission. “The original submission of Outlast 2 sent to the Australian Classification Branch contained the final game code and a video file for reference taken from an Alpha version of the game,” the studio explained in a …

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Overwatch update news: Blizzard confirm new map changes following character tweaks | Gaming | Entertainment

A recent Overwatch update to the PTR servers was launched and fans have noticed a few tweaks that have only just been confirmed by Blizzard officially. King’s Row has seen a revamp, however, there have been no major route changes that should concern players. Instead, the development team are looking to do some serious visual spruce ups. Principal Level Designer Dave Adams confirmed: “London was one of the earliest maps and some of the tech …

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Four Things To Know About Splatoon 2 – Features

Splatoon 2 had a beta (or testfire, if you prefer) this weekend and we walked away with four takeaways from our new hands-on time. You can check out the video below to see what you have to look forward to for the release of the Splatoon sequel, as well as some insight into which weapon I don’t like using. For another video like this one, follow the links for videos on Horizon Zero Dawn, The …

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Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City Review

  Share. Frightening twists and turns permeate this short, but exciting adventure. By Chloi Rad You’d expect the finale of the Dark Souls trilogy to be a grand, apocalyptic affair, and as far as its haunting new settings and frightening boss fights go, The Ringed City certainly delivers. But for all the cool new gear, spells, and thrilling tests of skill and endurance it throws at you, this final DLC adventure for Dark Souls 3 …

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The Sports Desk – Playing Old Time Hockey With An NHL Pro – Features

For many, old-school video game hockey is the pinnacle of sports video games. Pick-up-and-play gameplay mixed with the sports’ aggression is a hallmark of those titles, making them resonate with gamers of all stripes. Old Time Hockey by V7 Entertainment harks back to the days of Blades of Steel and NHL ’94, and dips back even further by recalling the ’70s era of rough and tumble hockey captured by the classic sports movie Slapshot. No …

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Video game’s female characters ‘sexed down’

Put on the uniform of the Pathfinder as Sara Ryder and fight for humanity’s new home. Explore dangerous worlds, keep your crew alive, and unravel the mysteries of Andromeda. The journey begins now. How far will you go? There’s been a mixed reaction to the portrayal of Sara Ryder GAMERS claim to have noticed something strange about one of the year’s most anticipated releases. The Sun reports fans have accused game developer Bioware of making …

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