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Nintendo Switch Online Subscription Will Not Be Required For Free-To-Play Games Like 'Fortnite'

Eagle-eyed gamers spotted a missing disclaimer on free-to-play Nintendo Switch games, including the massively popular 'Fortnite,' on the Nintendo eShop. This likely means that the titles will not need a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, once the service launches next month.

Culture August 8, 2018

Ruby Rose Will Play Batwoman, The First Openly Lesbian Superhero On TV

Ruby Rose is going to portray the first openly lesbian superhero on TV. DC Comics has confirmed that Rose is set to play Batwoman in an upcoming Arrowverse crossover event.

Culture August 7, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' For Android APK Now Available But Not Yet Playable: Here's What We Found Out From It

The leaked APK of 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android provided more information about the highly anticipated game. Apparently, it will not only be exclusive to the Galaxy Note 9, and that it will be available through a certain app store.

Culture August 8, 2018

Fallout 76 Beta Will Include The Full Game, But It Won't Be On Steam

The 'Fallout 76' beta FAQ revealed that testers will already gain access to the full game. The FAQ also revealed that, for the first time in a decade for the series, 'Fallout 76' will not be offered on Steam.

Culture August 7, 2018

Supergirl Movie Reportedly In Development, ‘Cloverfield Paradox’ Writer Attached To Write

Warner Bros. and DC are developing a movie based on ‘Supergirl.’ No casting information yet, but the film will reportedly be written by Oren Uziel.

Culture August 7, 2018

Pokémon GO PVP Release Date Confirmed: Here's When The Feature Will Arrive

Niantic Labs is planning to roll out player vs. player battles to 'Pokémon GO' soon, after another long-awaited feature, Pokémon trading, was recently added. What will the 'Pokémon GO' PVP mode be like?

Culture August 7, 2018

Dota 2 Pro Players Lose Badly To OpenAI: Preview For The International?

The OpenAI Five, a team composed of artificial intelligence-powered bots, dominated against a human team with professional 'Dota 2' players. Up next for the bots are the best 'Dota 2' players in the world at The International.

Culture August 7, 2018

How To Properly Pronounce NES, According To Nintendo Itself

Nintendo is officially ending the whole NES pronunciation debate. The correct way to pronounce NES, according to the company, is ‘Ness,’ just like the character from ‘Earthbound.’

Culture August 5, 2018

Patrick Stewart To Reprise His Iconic Role In New ‘Star Trek’ Series

Captain Jean-Luc Picard is officially coming back. Patrick Stewart has just announced that he’s going to return to one of his most iconic roles in a new ‘Star Trek’ TV series.

Culture August 6, 2018

'Artifact' Release Date, Price Unveiled: 1st New Valve Game In 5 Years Combines 'Dota 2' And 'Magic: The Gathering'

Valve revealed the 'Artifact' release date and price on Steam, hyping up the digital card game. It has been described as a combination of 'Dota 2' and 'Magic: The Gathering,' but how does it compare to 'Hearthstone?'

Culture August 4, 2018

New Overwatch League Teams Confirmed For Atlanta And Guangzhou, Bringing Total To 14

Overwatch League season two will launch with at least 14 teams, as Atlanta and Guangzhou were confirmed as new host cities. More teams are expected to join the ambitious eSports league by next year.

Culture August 3, 2018

Fortnite Trainers Paid Up To $20 Per Hour By Parents To Help Their Kids Get Better

Some parents are reportedly paying up to $20 per hour to give their kids 'Fortnite' tutorials. Players who need extra cash might want to try becoming 'Fortnite' trainers, despite baffling outcry against the practice.

Culture August 3, 2018

James Gunn Unlikely To Be Hired Back As ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’ Director Despite Cast Support

Disney will not hire James Gunn back as the director of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ even with the support of cast members. Gunn was fired after a series of offensive tweets nearly a decade old resurfaced.

Culture August 2, 2018

NES Classic Edition Outsold PlayStation 4 And Xbox One In June: Report

The NES Classic Edition was the best-selling console in June, topping all the major home consoles in the market. 'Mario Tennis Aces' was the best-selling game in the same period.

Culture August 2, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' For Android Will Not Be Downloaded Through Google Play Store: Here's Why That's A Bad Idea

The 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android release date is coming soon, after being a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 exclusive for 30 days. However, the app will not be downloaded through the Google Play Store, which might be a bad idea.

Culture August 2, 2018

Free PlayStation Plus Games For August 2018: Open-World 'Mafia III' And Survival Horror 'Dead By Daylight' For PlayStation 4

PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to download eight free games for August 2018. Headlining the month are the open-world crime drama 'Mafia III' and the multiplayer survival horror game 'Dead by Daylight' for the PlayStation 4.

Culture August 2, 2018

Nintendo Has Sold Nearly 20 Million Switch Units: What It Needs To Do For The Next 20 Million

The Nintendo Switch has sold nearly 20 million units worldwide. However, Nintendo needs to think about the console’s future beyond ‘Pokémon’ and ‘Smash Bros. Ultimate.’

Culture July 31, 2018

24 Might Get A Prequel Series: The Jack Bauer Origin Story Reportedly In The Works At Fox

Fox is rumored to be developing a prequel series to '24,' with the original creators involved. It will be an ongoing series instead of a limited one and is poised to explore the Jack Bauer origin story.

Culture July 31, 2018

London Spitfire Takes Home 1st Overwatch League Championship In Sold Out Barclays Center

The London Spitfire have emerged as the first Overwatch League champions, beating the Philadelphia Fusion in two sets. The Grand Finals were held in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, with the home team New York Excelsior watching from the sidelines.

Culture July 30, 2018

Magic: The Gathering Card Sold For $87,672 On eBay: What Made The Piece Of Cardboard So Expensive?

Black Lotus, a card from the Alpha set of the 'Magic: The Gathering' trading card game, was sold in an eBay auction for $87,672. What made the piece of cardboard reach such an exorbitant price?

Culture July 30, 2018

Pokémon GO Rumored To Have Big ‘Gen 4’ Evolution Event Soon

A Reddit user who once leaked details about the the 'Pokémon GO' Water Festival is now alleging that an Evolution Event is on the horizon. The event will apparently kick off the addition of Gen 4 monsters.

Culture July 30, 2018

Stranger Things Season 3 Delayed To 2019, But Netflix Says It’ll Be Worth The Wait

It’s official: there will be no ‘Stranger Things’ this year, but the upcoming season will be bigger and better than the previous one, and it’s supposedly going to be worth the wait.

Culture July 29, 2018

Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Will Still Be In ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

The 'Star Wars: Episode IX' cast sees some familiar faces and new ones as well. Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher are reprising their roles as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia, respectively, and Billy Dee Williams is returning as Lando Calrissian.

Culture July 28, 2018

New Nintendo Labo Kit Announced: Check Out These Car, Plane, And Submarine Toy-Cons

Nintendo just showcased a bunch of new Toy-Cons that’ll be part of the forthcoming Vehicle Kit for Nintendo Labo. At $70, players get a car, an airplane, and a submarine, plus a promising new game to try them all on.

Culture July 27, 2018

Only 1 ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel Series Moving Forward, For Now: Here’s What It’s About

Only one out of the several ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoff projects in development will be moving forward, the network’s programming head has confirmed. The pilot comes from Jane Goldman, who worked on ‘X-Men: First Class’ and the ‘Kingsman’ films.

Culture July 26, 2018

Free Xbox Games With Gold For August 2018: 'For Honor' On Xbox One, 'Dead Space 3' On Xbox 360

For August 2018, the free Xbox Games with Gold for the Xbox One are 'For Honor' and 'Forza Horizon 2.' For the Xbox 360, they are 'Dead Space 3' and 'Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two.'

Culture July 27, 2018

PUBG Mobile Update 0.7.0 Adds Fast-Paced War Mode And Clan System

The new 'PUBG Mobile' update adds War Mode and a clan system to the Battle Royale game. Version 0.7.0 comes just a month after version 0.6.0, showing that Tencent and PUBG Corp. are serious about keeping players engaged and interested.

Culture July 26, 2018

Hit Broadway Musical ‘Hamilton’ Might Finally Hit Movie Theaters, But Not As An Adaptation

'Hamilton' is coming to a movie theater near you. You won’t see an adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, though — just a pre-recorded performance.

Culture July 25, 2018

Xbox Adaptive Controller, Designed For Gamers With Disabilities, Will Not Come In Usual Packaging

Microsoft designed the Xbox Adaptive Controller, which was announced at E3 2018, for gamers with disabilities. The groundbreaking device will come with special packaging that will also be accessible for disabled gamers.

Culture July 26, 2018

Steam Finally Rolls Out Its Discord Rival, Proving It's Greatly Threatened By The Chat App

Because most players using Discord as a social chat app, it has become a great threat to Steam, which owns the biggest PC marketplace in the world. Thus, in an attempt to get those players, it’s offering a clone.

Culture July 25, 2018

Surprise 'Metal Gear Solid V' Update Will Let You Play As Quiet In FOB Missions

An unexpected 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' update added Quiet as a playable character in FOB missions. The scantily clad sniper is one of the game's most powerful characters, with her extreme agility and cloaking skill.

Culture July 25, 2018

Commodore 64 Mini US Release Date Revealed: Will It Succeed Like The NES And SNES Classic Edition?

The Commodore 64 Mini will finally arrive to the United States in a few months. The retro console was inspired by Nintendo's NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition, but it remains to be seen how well it will do.

Culture July 25, 2018

The Next Xbox Console Will Come In 2 Versions: The Traditional Hardware And The Streaming Box

Microsoft is reportedly working on two versions of the next-generation Xbox console, codenamed Xbox Scarlett. The first version is the traditional hardware, while the second version is a cloud-only model focused on the upcoming Xbox video game streaming service.

Culture July 24, 2018

Nintendo Escalates Fight Against Piracy, Files Lawsuit Against 2 Major ROM Websites

Nintendo filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against LoveROMs and LoveRETRO, which are major online sources for ROMs of games for classic Nintendo consoles such as the NES and SNES. The legal action follows Nintendo's attempt to curb Nintendo Switch piracy.

Culture July 23, 2018

A Different Kind Of 'Overwatch' Nerf: Reaper's Hellfire Shotgun Turned Into Nerf Blaster

Blizzard revealed the Nerf Rival Overwatch Reaper Wight Edition blaster at Comic-Con International: San Diego. The Hellfire Shotgun-inspired blaster is the first in a series of new Nerf guns that will be based on weapons of various 'Overwatch' heroes.

Culture July 23, 2018

Pokémon GO Cheaters Will Be Perma-Banned After 3 Violations

Niantic Labs finally placed its campaign against 'Pokémon GO' cheaters into writing with its Three-Strike Discipline Policy. In most cases, cheaters will get their 'Pokémon GO' accounts banned after three infractions.

Culture July 22, 2018

James Gunn Booted Out Of ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Franchise Over Offensive Tweets

James Gunn will not be directing ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.’ Disney just fired him after his past tweets about pedophilia, rape, and molestation resurfaced.

Culture July 21, 2018

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Finally Arrives This August: Check Out The New Trailer

Those who’ve been waiting impatiently for Stardew Valley to get multiplayer can finally exhale: the feature is coming this August. Multiplayer support will put farmhands on your farm, and they’ll be able to do anything you can.

Culture July 21, 2018

Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Returns: Here Are The Best Deals For Xbox One Games

The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale has returned, giving players a chance to buy discounted Xbox One games. Some of the best deals in the annual sale include 'Assassin's Creed: Origins,' 'Far Cry 5,' 'Fortnite,' PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' and 'Sea of Thieves.'

Culture July 20, 2018

Joker Movie Starring Joaquin Phoenix Now Has A Release Date And Official Title

'Joker' is coming to theaters in October next year. The film will be an examination of the villain’s struggles, with Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix playing the troubled and terrifying DC Comics character.

Culture July 19, 2018

World Of Warcraft Subscription Fee Now Also Includes Access To Base Game And Most Expansions

Blizzard overhauled the 'World of Warcraft' subscription model ahead of the Battle for Azeroth release. Players will now only need to pay the $15 monthly subscription fee to gain access to the base game and its first six expansions.

Culture July 19, 2018

Microsoft Will Reveal New Xbox One Bundles And Accessories At Gamescom: What Could They Be?

Microsoft's Larry Hryb said that new Xbox One bundles and accessories will be unveiled at Gamescom 2018. An earlier version of his blog post, however, raised speculations that the Xbox Two is on its way.

Culture July 19, 2018

No Man's Sky Next Update Will Add Full Multiplayer, But Is It Too Late?

The massive Next update, coming on July 24, will enable true 'No Man's Sky' multiplayer two years after the game was released. Hello Games will deliver its promise of a full multiplayer experience, but is it too late?

Culture July 18, 2018

Lesbian Superhero Batwoman Is Finally Getting Her Own Show

A live-action adaptation of 'Batwoman' is in the works. While the show doesn’t have a premiere date yet, it will center on Kate Kane, an openly gay vigilante fighting crimes within Gotham.

Culture July 19, 2018

There’s Going To Be A Live-Action ‘Rugrats’ Movie

Beloved children’s show 'Rugrats' will get the live-action adaptation treatment this 2020. Nickelodeon has also confirmed that there’ll be 26 new episodes of the series coming soon.

Culture July 17, 2018

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