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Apex Legends Update Attempts To Balance Game's Most Powerful Guns

Respawn Entertainment has come out with the first patch for its massive hit 'Apex Legends.' The update balances out the Wingman and Peacekeeper, two of the game's most popular guns.

Culture March 8, 2019

Nintendo Brings VR Gaming To The Switch With New Labo Kit

The Nintendo Labo VR Kit launches this April for $80. The main full kit will include VR goggles and all peripherals, but Nintendo will also release a starter kit for those who just want to try it out.

Culture March 7, 2019

Valve Won’t Release ‘Rape Day’ On Steam, Says It 'Poses Unknown Costs And Risks'

'Rape Day' is pulled from Steam after receiving negative feedback earlier this week. Valve says that the game, which glorifies rape, 'poses unknown costs and risks.'

Culture March 7, 2019

All-Digital Xbox One Without A Blu-Ray Drive Reportedly Launching This May

Microsoft is poised to launch an all-digital Xbox One as early as May, ditching the optical drive in favor of digital downloads. A 'Fortnite'-themed console is in the works, too.

Culture March 6, 2019

New Season Of 'Destiny 2' To Focus On Gambit Mode: Here's What To Expect From Spring Event

Bungie announced that the first season of 'Destiny 2' kicks off on Wednesday, March 5. As it begins, gamers will see the return of the Drifter with an all-new way to play the Gambit and a lot more.

Culture March 7, 2019

Apex Legends Rakes In 50 Million Players In A Month

Respawn Entertainment’s battle royale game has been getting past milestones faster than its competitors. 'Apex Legends' is now a month old, with a player count of over 50 million.

Culture March 5, 2019

Players Report 'Anthem' Shuts Down Their PS4, One Even Says It Bricked Their Console

According to 'Anthem' players, the game is shutting down their PS4 or PS4 Pro. To make things worse, one user even says that it bricks their console.

Culture March 4, 2019

Sony PlayStation Vita Officially Discontinued: Here’s Why Sony Is Partly To Blame For The Failure

Sony kills the PS Vita. A number of factors contributed to its demise, including the Nintendo 3DS, a lack of major titles, and Sony’s insistence on using its expensive proprietary memory cards.

Culture March 4, 2019

Parent Files Lawsuit Against Epic Games Over 'Predatory' Llama Loot Boxes In 'Fortnite'

'Fortnite' creator Epic Games is facing another lawsuit, this time over the Llama loot boxes. The plaintiff accuses the developer of using 'predatory schemes' that deceive thousands of players.

Culture March 2, 2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Guide: Preorder Bonuses And Where To Preorder Them

The two new mainline Pokémon games 'Pokémon Sword' and 'Pokémon Shield' are finally here. While there's no release date yet, they're already up for preorder across major retailers.

Culture March 1, 2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Announced For Nintendo Switch: Meet The Starters

'Pokémon Sword' and 'Pokémon Shield,' out later this year, are the first mainline 'Pokémon' entries for the Nintendo Switch. The games will take place in a new region called Galar, and features three new starters: Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble.

Culture February 28, 2019

Winnie The Pooh Meme From Horror Game 'Devotion' Angers Chinese Players, Disappears From Steam

The popularity of Taiwanese horror game 'Devotion' didn’t last long after Chinese players left thousands of bad reviews on Steam. This stems from a Winnie the Pooh meme that mocks Chinese president Xi Jinping.

Culture February 26, 2019

New ‘Pokémon GO’ Item Called Team Medallion Will Let You Change Teams, But Here’s The Catch

A new item called the Team Medallion will become available starting Feb. 26 in 'Pokémon GO.' For $1,000 PokéCoins, it allows players to switch teams, but only once per year.

Culture February 22, 2019

Nintendo Of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé Announces Retirement: Here’s How The Video Game Community Reacted

Reggie Films-Aimé will be replaced by current sales and marketing head Doug Bowser in April. Films-Aime came to Nintendo in 2003 and garnered celebrity status shortly thereafter for his fun and wacky persona.

Culture February 22, 2019

Steam's Video Section Gets 'Retired' As Valve Moves To 'Refocus' On Gaming-Related Content

Valve has started to 'refocus' its efforts on gaming-related content, but it's removing Steam's Video section as a result. Video content won't exactly disappear from the platform, though.

Culture February 20, 2019

An Impersonator Used A ‘Fake Email’ To Sabotage ‘Fortnite’ Dance Lawsuits

The copyright lawsuits against Epic Games have been piling up recently. In an attempt to stop them, an impersonator sent an email requesting the U.S. Copyright Office to dismiss the cases filed against the developer.

Culture February 20, 2019

Razor Game Closing Its Digital Storefront At The End Of February

Razor Game will be closing its digital storefront on Feb. 28 at 4 am EST. Users are advised to retrieve any unused keys from the store before shutdown occurs. Razer will continue to fulfill any preorders and announced that games will still work as long as users have their stream or Uplay keys.

Culture February 19, 2019

Iconic 'Super Mario Bros.' Video Game Sold For Over $100,000

A rare original copy of an iconic 'Super Mario Bros.' video game has been sold for $100,150 in an auction. According to Heritage Auctions, the sale set a new world record for a graded video game.

Culture February 18, 2019

Respawn On 'Apex Legends': 'We Want This To Be A 10-Year Game'

Respawn Entertainment has said that it wants 'Apex Legends' to be a '10-year game.' In other words, the developers are determined to continue supporting the battle royale shooter as long as there are players interested in it.

Culture February 10, 2019

Nintendo Reportedly Has 12 Unannounced Switch Games For This Year

If Emily Rogers is correct, Nintendo is releasing 'Metroid Prime Trilogy' for the Switch this year. Plus 11 other games, one of which is apparently a secret project by Retro Studios.

Culture February 11, 2019

Apex Legends Hits Another Milestone With 10 Million Players In 3 Days

'Apex Legends' did it again. Just three days after its surprise launch, Respawn and EA’s new battle royale shooter now has 10 million players on board.

Culture February 8, 2019

Remastered 'Assassin’s Creed 3' Comes Out March 29: Here’s What You Get

The remastered version of 'Assassin’s Creed 3,' coming out on March 29, features 4K visuals, HDR support, improved gameplay mechanics, and all post-launch content. It also comes with a remastered version of 'Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation.'

Culture February 7, 2019

Respawn's 'Apex Legends' Reached 2.5 Million Unique Players In Just 24 Hours

Just a couple of days after it went live, 'Apex Legends' has already raked in millions of players. The game went past the 1 million milestone in just less than eight hours.

Culture February 7, 2019

Sony PS4 Inches Past Nintendo Switch In Sales Numbers

Sony PlayStation 4 ruled the sales last year. However, Nintendo's sales performance with the Switch is extremely impressive for a console that is just less than 2 years old in the market.

Culture February 6, 2019

Here's How To Play 'Sea Of Thieves' For Free This Week Via Its 'Friends Play Free' Promo

'Sea of Thieves' is free to play this week, thanks to its 'Friends Play Free' promo. As the name implies, those who own the game can invite up to three friends to play with them at no cost at all.

Culture February 5, 2019

Titanfall Maker Respawn Set To Launch New Battle Royale Game Apex Legends

A new battle royale game from Respawn is launching sooner than expected. After reports of a new game just last weekend, Respawn CEO confirmed that 'Apex Legends' comes out Monday, Feb. 4.

Culture February 4, 2019

Top 10 Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Games Revealed, 5 Of Which Have Sold Over 10M Copies

The numbers are in, and the rankings are out. Notably, 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' is among the top 10 best-selling Nintendo Switch games, despite launching just a few weeks ago in December.

Culture February 3, 2019

Xbox Live Cross-Platform Coming To Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch

Microsoft is scheduled to hold a session at the upcoming Game Developers Conference, during which it plans to unveil a new SDK. Speculation says that this means cross-platform support is coming to Xbox Live.

Culture February 4, 2019

PlayStation 5 Backward Compatibility Hinted In New Sony Patent

Sony’s new patent hints that a PS5, capable of playing games from all previous Sony consoles, is on the way. Patents, however, aren’t always a guarantee.

Culture February 2, 2019

Dr. Mario World Coming To Smartphones This Summer

'Dr. Mario World' is coming to iOS and Android this summer. Not much is known at the moment, other than it will be free-to-play but offer in-app purchases.

Culture February 1, 2019

Watch Overwatch League Matches Through A Pro's Perspective For Just $15

The second season of the Overwatch League is kicking off in a few weeks. At that, Twitch and Blizzard are offering a new spectator tool to let viewers get a good look at all the action.

Culture January 31, 2019

Rumor: Cheaper, Smaller Nintendo Switch Is Launching This 2019

According to a new report, Nintendo is going to release a new Switch model that's smaller and focused on portability. It's expected to be more affordable too, but it's going to lose some features to keep the price down.

Culture January 31, 2019

Mario Kart Tour Launch Delayed Until Summer

'Mario Kart Tour' was previously slated for March, but it appears that the app is not ready yet to meet the developer's expectations. Nintendo confirmed that the mobile racing game will be delayed until summer this year.

Culture January 31, 2019

Overwatch New Assault Map Paris Goes Live On The PTR

Blizzard just released a new assault map on ‘Overwatch’ PTR. The Paris map features the elegant European city, complete with a cabaret, a palace, and a bakery.

Culture January 31, 2019

Free PlayStation Plus Games For February 2019: 'For Honor,' 'Hitman' - Cloud Storage Now 100 GB Too

The free PlayStation Plus games for February 2019 have been revealed. Sony also announced that it's increasing the cloud storage limit from 10 GB to 100 GB.

Culture January 30, 2019

8bitDO Makes Retro Sega Genesis Style Wireless Controllers

8BitDo introduces the wireless gamepad M30 inspired by Sega and a new version of the Retro Receiver wireless adapter for original Genesis owners. Both products will be available in the market on Feb. 28.

Culture January 30, 2019

Resident Evil 2 Guide: Mr. Raccoon Locations And How To Unlock The Unbreakable Combat Knife

Capcom added a lot of new items and collectibles in the 'Resident Evil 2' remake, one of which are the Mr. Raccoon Toys. All 15 of them are worth tracking down because breaking them will unlock the Unbreakable Combat Knife.

Culture January 30, 2019

Bioware Wants To Appease 'Anthem' Players With Free Skin And Unlocking 4 Javelins

Anthem's VIP Demo last weekend was plagued with endless loading screens, latency hiccups, and server downtime. Bioware, however, was quick to appease unhappy gamers with delightful gifts to make up for all the troubles.

Culture January 29, 2019

Resident Evil 2 Guide: How To Unlock Leon's Desk

Completing puzzles in the 'Resident Evil 2' remake will yield rewards such as weapon upgrades. That said, here's how to unlock Leon's desk to augment the Matilda or the SLS 60.

Culture January 29, 2019

Assassin's Creed 3 Coming To Nintendo Switch In February, Alleged Leak Reveals

Ubisoft hasn’t said anything about a Nintendo Switch port of 'Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation Collection.' However, a couple of leaks suggest they’re coming to the hybrid console.

Culture January 29, 2019

Metro Exodus Becomes Epic Games Store Exclusive After Exiting Steam, And Valve Says That's Not Fair

Epic Games will be offering 'Metro Exodus' exclusively starting Feb. 15 until 2020. Preorders made through Steam will still be honored, and customers may still download future DLC.

Culture January 29, 2019

Resident Evil 2 Launch Gives Capcom Much-Needed Boost

'Resident Evil 2 remake,' Capcom's second take at the iconic survival horror game, stormed to the top of the UK charts, making the same feat more than two decades ago. The survival horror game knocked off last week's no. 1 "Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe" for the Switch.

Culture January 29, 2019

Resident Evil 2 Guide: How To Open The Special Weapons Case

There's a Special Weapons Case in the underground facility of the RPD in the 'Resident Evil 2' remake. Here's what's inside and a step-by-step guide on how to unlock it.

Culture January 27, 2019

Metroid Prime 4 Restarting Development, Nintendo Confirms Retro Is Now Working On Title, Apologizes To Fans

'Metroid Prime 4' isn’t progressing as smoothly as fans hoped. Retro Studios is now in charge of the title, with development essentially starting from scratch.

Culture January 26, 2019

Free-To-Play 'PUBG Lite' Beta Testing Is Now Underway

A lighter version of ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battleground’ is now being tested in Thailand. ‘PUBG Lite’ is a free version created for those who are using lower-end PCs and laptops.

Culture January 26, 2019

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