A showcase of EA’s newest football game will have to wait. The game publisher has delayed it as protests against police violence swept the country over the weekend following the killing of George Floyd.
Learning a trading card game that’s been around for a couple of decades can be daunting. Learning a board game, with a box filled with everything one needs and succinct rules, is much easier. So The Pokémon Company made the Pokémon Trading Card Game into a board game.
Summer is fast approaching the Northern Hemisphere. Days are getting warmer. The sun seems brighter and I’m wearing more shorts. And Red Bull has released a new Summer-inspired flavour but in two forms. The traditional canned energy drink and an icy slush drink at Sonic. Which is better? Read the…
When Animal Crossing: New Horizons launched, Nintendo’s fortunate timing did not go unnoticed. For many, the relaxed pace and adorable aesthetic of their individual island paradises seemed the perfect thing to deal with the ongoing stress of a global pandemic. That was perfectly understandable, but as March, April, and then…
The not-so-secret appeal to the practice of reading tarot cards is that people have always longed for ways of gleaning their futures in spiritual ways. The appeal of a franchise like CLAMP’s Cardcaptor Sakura is that it borrowed heavily from tarot traditions to tell a sprawling story about a young…
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Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Munchlax!
BioShock: The Collection, which contains all three games in the series and their DLC in one neat package, came out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2016. This week, it’s on Switch. As it turns out, both Rapture and Columbia are well worth the return voyage.
I’m absolutely in love with Maneater, the new shark game from Tripwire Interactive. Nothing in video games has ever made me feel as powerful as cruising the Louisiana bayou and wantonly chomping passing barracuda. But one setpiece managed to inject my shark-inspired reverie with a terror made only more potent…
Today on Highlight Reel we have bad AI guesses, Valorant plays, Apex Legends shots, Red Dead Online barfing, and much more!
This is it. Here’s the trailer for the final season of the massively popular Attack on Titan anime.
Cheaters get banned every day, but something you don’t see too often is the cheaters getting banned after winning a tournament.
Included in this week’s definitive edition of Xenoblade Chronicles for the Switch is Future Connected, a short playable epilogue. It ties up a dangling plotline and has a lot of fun doing it.
If you’re one of the very lucky people with the best fibre or one of the luckiest folk in a HFC area, today is a very good day indeed.
After recently giving away Grand Theft Auto V and Civilization VI, the Epic Games Store is now offering Borderlands: The Handsome Collection for free on PC until June 4. If you download it now, it’s yours to keep forever.
By now, you’ve probably figured out how to stay connected to your socially distanced friends. You’ve set up the Discord server. You’ve figured out which games have great online multiplayer. You’ve pinpointed a weekly time that works for everyone for a large-scale Animal Crossing visit (not that anyone’s schedules are…
The Sonic the Hedgehog movie, which is Mostly Fine, did well enough that a sequel is already in development.
Cloud gaming is regularly touted as the next frontier for gaming, but over the last few months cloud gaming services have run into nothing but trouble. Google’s Stadia has failed to impress, PlayStation Now still isn’t available in Australia, and Nvidia’s own cloud service has run into all sorts of…
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The next year of The Elder Scrolls Online aims to take players back to “the dark heart of Skyrim” via several expansions set in the icy region. The latest stop on the itinerary, Greymoor, released yesterday for folks on PC and Mac, introducing a new questline, updates to the Vampire…
Fortnite’s upcoming season was set to start June 5. In a post today, Epic Games delayed Season 3 to June 12. This weekend’s season-ending event has also been moved, to June 7.
After almost 10 months in early access, the full version of Atomicrops is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. This post-apocalyptic farming simulator slash roguelike from Swedish developer Bird Bath Games tries to do a lot but often falls short of excelling in any one…
A digital games showcase called the Wholesome Games Direct aired yesterday, dedicated to cute and colourful games. It put the spotlight on over 50 upcoming indie games that run the gamut from train sims to augmented reality adventures. I want to play them all.
Yes, Second Life is still going, and yes, people are still spending loads of real money on stuff inside it. Like The Monarchy, the game’s most expensive, exclusive…brothel.
I didn’t have any expectations before waking up this morning for Fast & Furious: Crossroads, the video game spin-off of the action-driving franchise. Having now seen how the game actually plays, I’m going to continue not having any expectations.
Today, the official website for Terrace House Tokyo 2019-2020, the latest season of the popular reality show, announced that production was ending.
The covid-19 outbreak created an economy of scarcity. Overnight, goods such as toilet paper, cleaning products, and hand sanitiser became valuable commodities. Meanwhile scalpers seized upon the opportunity to hoard and resell those items at ridiculous mark-ups. But as stocks are replenishing, one item that hasn’t yet been seen on…
The islands of Animal Crossing: New Horizons are populated by wholesome villagers who just want to be your friend. In total, the game houses over 390 villagers — but with only ten villagers allowed on your island at once, you likely won’t see every villager the game has to offer….
Entei Ryu is an artist based in Tokyo.
While there has been an unofficial port available for a while now, anyone wanting to see what a 3DS game really looks like on a modern phone can now download an official Android version of Citra, the best 3DS emulator around.
The monitor market has matured nicely over the last couple of years. And while a screen with 4K support, 200+Hz refresh rates for competitive gaming, proper HDR and IPS or micro-LED is still a bit of a white whale, there’s still a lot of really good options out there.
Although Skullgirls patches these days often focus on improvements to online play and tiny graphical bugs, the 2012 fighting game received an update over the long weekend that pays homage to a pair of high-level players.
June’s Xbox Games with Gold are an interesting mix of action, shooters, and life sims. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox Live Gold subscription.