UFC Fighter Knocks Out Opponent With Sweet Tekken Move

UFC Fighter Knocks Out Opponent With Sweet Tekken Move

The best sports highlight from the weekend was easily from Joaquin Buckley in the UFC, who hit Impa Kasanganay in the face with a spinning kick and knocked him the fuck out. If you’ve already seen it and thought “that’s straight out of a fighting game”, you are correct!

When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go

When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go

This week on Snapshots we got a nuclear explosion, some rope tricks, a big monster, a cute fox, another great Spider-Man screenshot, and a lonely skeleton on a toilet.

A Lot of Work Went Into Making Dinos Fight In Primal Rage

A Lot of Work Went Into Making Dinos Fight In Primal Rage

Primal Rage was a strange, but cool looking arcade from the 90s that used stop-motion animation to create its dino fighters. And this short behind the scenes video produced by Time Warner back in the day shows how much work went into making Primal Rage.

Sony Lists 10 PS4 Games That Won’t Run On PS5

Sony Lists 10 PS4 Games That Won’t Run On PS5

A new page filled with details about PlayStation 5 backward compatibility appeared today on the official PlayStation support website. While we already knew about some of what’s listed here, Sony did include a new and relatively short list of PS4 games that won’t be playable on PS5.

AMD Reckons They Have The World’s Fastest Gaming CPU Now

AMD Reckons They Have The World’s Fastest Gaming CPU Now

Early Friday morning Australian time, AMD unveiled their first of their two-shot salvo for the holiday season. The first was the long-awaited (and leaked) Ryzen 5000 CPU desktop processors, which included this interesting nugget: the fact that AMD thinks they have the world’s fastest gaming CPU now.

Black Ops: Cold War’s Beta Tweaks Include Console FOV Slider

Black Ops: Cold War’s Beta Tweaks Include Console FOV Slider

Black Ops: Cold War has shaped up nicely since last month’s playable alpha build, which allowed players to play an assortment of maps and modes for the upcoming Call of Duty release. The beta already feels like a good improvement, especially thanks to the addition of some key features, including…

Report: Microsoft Bringing Xbox Game Pass To iOS In 2021

Report: Microsoft Bringing Xbox Game Pass To iOS In 2021

A few months back it seemed pretty unlikely that Microsoft would be able to bring its Xbox Game Pass (via xCloud streaming) to iOS devices, but a report today says that games boss Phil Spencer is telling employees it’ll be ready next year, and it’ll likely be using a browser…

Lowlands Away

Lowlands Away

Alisher Mirzoev is an environment artist and matte painter based in Russia who has worked on stuff like Pathfinder and Styx.

Maybe Rhythm Games Can Help Teach Fighting Game Skills

Maybe Rhythm Games Can Help Teach Fighting Game Skills

Fighting games are hard, but what if they taught players how to perform combos with concepts from a more approachable genre? A new video imagines what it might be like to learn important techniques by way of a rhythm game-style tutorial.

I Am Two Shanghai Dragons Wins Away From My First Tattoo

I Am Two Shanghai Dragons Wins Away From My First Tattoo

You know how parents quantify the passage of time to an excited child in the number of sleeps? Well, instead of sleeps, I am two Shanghai Dragons wins away from getting my first tattoo. That’s because the Overwatch League Grand Finals tournament kicked off earlier today — much earlier today…

Mortal Kombat 11 Cheapens Its Guest Characters’ Legacies

Mortal Kombat 11 Cheapens Its Guest Characters’ Legacies

At the end of First Blood, the 1982 movie adaptation of the David Morrell novel of the same name, John Rambo tells his former commanding officer that there’s no turning off the violence he was taught to inflict as a veteran of the Vietnam War. He breaks down. He weeps….

What To Do Before Getting Rid Of Your Xbox One Or PS4

What To Do Before Getting Rid Of Your Xbox One Or PS4

A little more than a month from now, next-gen consoles will be out in the wild. At this point, you might be regarding your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One as a slowly degrading plastic box that’s doomed to waste space and collect dust. You might have even considered [gasp] getting…

Games Are Actually Kind Of Playable At 180p, 240p Now

Games Are Actually Kind Of Playable At 180p, 240p Now

When Nvidia unveiled their Ampere 3000-series RTX cards earlier over the last few weeks, they also added in a new performance mode for DLSS, their neural network-powered upscaling algorithm for video games. The idea was to enable gaming at 8K resolutions via AI reconstruction. But what it also allowed was gaming at supremely low-spec resolutions … with a difference.