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Pokémon GO Community Day July: You May Find A Squirtle Rocking Sunglasses

Niantic Labs confirmed that its upcoming Community Day for 'Pokemon Go' will feature a Squirtle with sunglasses. The July event welcomes a new creature other than a Pikachu, which is a first for the mobile game.

Culture July 4, 2018

Valve Will Launch Its Own Steam Spy Replacement That Will Be 'More Accurate And More Useful'

Valve is working on a 'more accurate and more useful' replacement for Steam Spy. The Steam sales tracker was forced to shut down in April due to new privacy settings that blocked access to user profiles on Steam.

Culture July 3, 2018

Marvel Studios Exec Explains Why It Went With 3 Movies Per Year

There are so many Marvel movies every year that it’s often hard to keep track of them all. But when observed more closely, the studios’ release strategy makes a lot of sense.

Culture July 3, 2018

Bethesda Says 'Fallout 76' Cross-Play Will Not Happen, And We All Know Who's The Culprit

Bethesda Game Studios director Todd Howard said that there will be no 'Fallout 76' cross-play. Gamers should already know who is blocking the feature from happening in the online multiplayer survival game.

Culture July 2, 2018

Free Xbox Games With Gold For July 2018: 'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction' Leads The Way

Xbox 360 titles 'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction' and 'Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown' lead the way for July 2018's Xbox Games with Gold. Both games can be played on the Xbox One through its Backward Compatibility feature.

Culture June 30, 2018

Free PlayStation Plus Games For July 2018: 'Heavy Rain,' 'Absolver,' And 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3' For PS4

Sony unveiled the free PlayStation Plus games for the month of July 2018, as well as a PlayStation Now promotion. Headlining the free downloads are 'Heavy Rain,' 'Absolver,' and 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3' for the PlayStation 4.

Culture June 30, 2018

Google Video Game Console In The Works: How Will It Compete With The PlayStation 4 And Xbox One?

Google is planning to enter the video game industry, according to Kotaku's Jason Schreier. Google is looking to attract developers into its umbrella, create a gaming console, and perhaps most importantly, launch a video game streaming service.

Culture June 29, 2018

The NES Classic Edition Is Back: How To Finally Get Your Hands On One

An announcement from Nintendo confirmed the return of the NES Classic Edition. Consumers are advised to check with their local retailer or online to grab one before it runs out.

Culture June 29, 2018

New 'Overwatch' Hero Unveiled: Meet Wrecking Ball, A Hamster In A Rolling Mech

Blizzard unveiled Hammond as the new 'Overwatch' hero, who will be the roster's sixth tank. However, unlike speculation, Hammond is a hamster, not a chimpanzee, and is now known as Wrecking Ball due to his rolling mech.

Culture June 29, 2018

LOOK: Niantic Unveils Next-Level Augmented Reality That Lets Pikachu Hide Behind Objects

Niantic has developed a new kind of augmented reality that’s more aware about what’s happening in a given scene. The new technology is called occlusion, and it essentially lets Pikachu or any other virtual object hide behind real ones.

Culture June 29, 2018

Sony Offers Hope On PlayStation 4 Cross-Play, But Don't Hold Your Breath

Sony Interactive Entertainment America President and CEO Shawn Layden offered hope that PlayStation 4 cross-play will happen in the future. However, gamers clamoring for the feature should not hold their breath, as it might take a while.

Culture June 28, 2018

'Avengers 4' Boss Reveals Why Only The Original Avengers Survived In 'Infinity Wars'

President of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, revealed during an interview why only certain members of the Avengers team were killed off in 'Infinity Wars'. The film featured the Avengers facing off against the mad titan, Thanos, who was on a quest to collect the Infinity Stones.

Culture June 27, 2018

Blizzard Wants To Patent The 'Overwatch' Play Of The Game Feature: Smart Move?

Blizzard wants to patent the 'Overwatch' Play of the Game, which is a feature that once received many complaints during the early days of the multiplayer shooter. The patent filing dives into deep detail over the 'Overwatch' POTG feature.

Culture June 27, 2018

Gamers Paying As Much As $450 For Physical Copies Of ‘Fortnite’: Don’t Get Scammed

Reports confirmed that physical copies of 'Fortnite' sold prices way above its original SRP. The game was made available as a free-to-play option but still earned close to 300 million in April from in-game purchases.

Culture June 28, 2018

Blizzard Shows Next 'Overwatch' Hero 'Rolling Through' In Teaser Video

Blizzard released a teaser video that showed something rolling across an empty alley. Many gamers believe that this is the next 'Overwatch' hero, with speculation that it will be Hammond from the Horizon Lunar Colony.

Culture June 27, 2018

Nintendo Switch Cardboard Edition Unveiled, But It Won't Be Easy To Get

Nintendo unveiled a version of the Nintendo Switch that is designed to look like it is made out of cardboard. The special edition of the hybrid console, however, will not be an easy one to get.

Culture June 27, 2018

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Now Compatible With Nintendo Labo

People who own the DIY Nintendo Labo Variety Kit can now play 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.' Nintendo announced a new update that makes the game compatible with the Toy-Con Motorbike.

Culture June 27, 2018

South Korean 'Overwatch' Hacker Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison: Why Did He Get Jail Time?

A South Korean 'Overwatch' hacker is facing jail time for a hacking tool that he created for the massively popular multiplayer shooter. Blizzard has been working with the Seoul National Police Agency to eliminate 'Overwatch' cheating.

Culture June 26, 2018

Nintendo Is Now Banning Hackers: The Switch Piracy War Has Officially Begun

Nintendo uses a new, comprehensive matching system to check whether a Switch user is playing legitimate or pirated games. If the titles are pirated, the user will get banned from using online features.

Culture June 26, 2018

Tom Holland Announces ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Sequel On Instagram Page

Tom Holland surprised Marvel Cinematic Universe fans when he posted the upcoming ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ sequel title to Instagram. The second solo film is called ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home.’

Culture June 26, 2018

Tom Hiddleston Knew Loki's Fate In 'Avengers: Infinity Wars' 2 Years Ago And Why His Death Is 'Important'

Actor Tom Hiddleston confirmed that his character, Loki, was dead and would not be returning in the next Avengers film. The actor also explained why his death was important and needed for 'Avengers: Infinity Wars'.

Culture June 25, 2018

California Teen Helps Blind And Deaf Man Using Sign Language During Flight

Passengers on a flight from Boston to California witnessed how a 15-year-old girl assisted a blind and deaf passenger. The teen from California, who knew American Sign language, helped the passenger communicate with the flight attendants and more.

Culture June 27, 2018

Furious Fans Fume At Nintendo Regarding ‘Mario Tennis Aces’ Missing Features

Fans are unhappy with several changes that Nintendo made to its latest ‘Mario Tennis’ game, ‘Mario Tennis Aces.’ They complained about the short tennis matches and the game’s difficult Adventure Mode.

Culture June 25, 2018

Square Enix Announced 'Kingdom Hearts 3' And 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' Too Early, But For A Good Reason

Square Enix game director Tetsuya Nomura admitted that 'Kingdom Hearts 3' and the 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' were announced too early. What is the reason behind this, and what does it mean for the 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' release date?

Culture June 25, 2018

Life Is Strange 2 Episode 1 Coming This September

The sequel to 'Life Is Strange' is coming this September in a five-episode series. Story and gameplay are unclear, although choices one makes in 'The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit,' out June 26, will somehow affect 'Life Is Strange 2.'

Culture June 24, 2018

Is The 'Westworld' Mobile Game A 'Fallout Shelter' Rip-Off? Bethesda Thinks So, Files Lawsuit

Bethesda claimed in a lawsuit that the 'Westworld' mobile game used 'Fallout Shelter' code and design. In fact some of the bugs in an early version of 'Fallout Shelter' were found in the 'Westworld' mobile game.

Culture June 24, 2018

Gamers Still Falling For Fake 'Fortnite Mobile' For Android Apps With Malware: Here's How To Protect Yourself

Gamers are still falling for fake 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android apps, despite previous reports on the malware-laced apps. Instead of learning, impatient Android gamers are still installing suspicious APK files that claim to be 'Fortnite' for Android devices.

Culture June 26, 2018

Fortnite Challenges Week 8: How To Find Those Hungry Gnomes

The latest 'Fortnite' challenge has players searching for seven hungry gnomes that get them extra XP. Here's how and where to find those hungry gnomes.

Culture June 23, 2018

Nintendo Switch Accessory Lets You Play Games Vertically: Flip Grip On Kickstarter

Flip Grip, a new Nintendo Switch accessory on Kickstarter, will make it easy to play games vertically on the hybrid console. The Flip Grip was created in response to the Nintendo Switch arcade games being launched.

Culture June 22, 2018

Steam Summer Sale 2018 Now Online: Here Are Some Of The Best Deals

Valve has launched the Steam Summer Sale 2018, titled The Intergalactic Summer Sale for this year. The sale, which will run until July 5, offers gamers a chance to purchase titles with up to a 90 percent discount.

Culture June 22, 2018

MIcrosoft And Nintendo Team-Up To Promote Minecraft Cross-Play Which Quietly Jabs At Sony

Sony was in the news for nixing cross-play on 'Fornite' recently, so Microsoft and Nintendo made a commercial highlighting that they're open to it. Both companies showed the ability to cross-play in 'Minecraft' in the new commercial.

Culture June 21, 2018

Don’t Worry, Nintendo Knows How Much You Want ‘Mother 3’ And ‘Animal Crossing’ On Switch

An ‘Animal Crossing’ title on Switch might soon be revealed, according to Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America president. He also said that the company is listening to its fans and knows they want a proper western release for ‘Mother 3.’

Culture June 21, 2018

Star Wars Spinoffs Allegedly Put On Hold After ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Disappoints At Box Office

Following reports saying nine 'Star Wars' films are in development, it turns out Disney and Lucasfilm might be rethinking their plans for the series. For now, sources say planned 'A Star Wars Story' spinoffs have been put on hold.

Culture June 21, 2018

PUBG Mobile First-Person Mode Now Available: What Else Is In The Latest Update?

A new 'PUBG Mobile' update added a first-person mode to the iOS and Android version of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.' The update also added Arcade Mode: Mini-Zone, the Armory, and the Royale Pass to the battle royale shooter on smartphones.

Culture June 21, 2018

Two Great Platformers, ‘Limbo’ And ‘Inside,’ Arrives On Nintendo Switch Later This June

The Nintendo Switch is getting two critically acclaimed platformers this month. ‘Limbo’ and ‘Inside,’ hailed as two of the most artistically unsettling titles in existence, are arriving on the hybrid machine June 28.

Culture June 21, 2018

61-Year-Old Actress Linda Hamilton Returns As Sarah Connor For 'Terminator 6'

Actress Linda Hamilton has been confirmed to reprise her role as Sarah Connor in the upcoming 'Terminator' film. The film will not follow the recent 'Terminator' reboot, and will be a direct sequel to the film 'Terminator 2: Judgement Day'.

Culture June 20, 2018

Actor James McAvoy Confirms Production For 'It: Chapter Two' Has Begun

Actor James McAvoy revealed on social media that the production for the sequel of the 2017 'It' film has begun. 'It: Chapter Two' will be in theaters on Sept. 6, 2019, and also stars Jessica Chastain and Bill Hader.

Culture June 25, 2018

AMC Theatres Taking On MoviePass With $20 Subscription Service

The largest theater chain that has been against MoviePass since the beginning will now be starting its own subscription service. It will be priced at $20 compared with MoviePass's $9.99.

Culture June 20, 2018

McDonald's Rolls Out 'Frylus' For National Selfie Day Thursday: What Is It?

McDonald's revealed its new promotion to celebrate National Selfie Day. The 'Frylus' was created to help customers enjoy their meals and take mess-free selfies at the same time.

Culture June 20, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Is Successor To Virtual Console, Confirms Reggie Fils-Aime

Sorry, Nintendo fans: Virtual Console is really dead, Reggie Fils-Aime just confirmed. Replacing it is the upcoming Switch Online service, which is still currently a wellspring of mystery.

Culture June 20, 2018

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Steam Price Down To $20, Just In Time For 3rd 'PUBG' Map

The price of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' on Steam is now down to $20, from the original price of $30. The first 'PUBG' discount coincides with the planned major update that will roll out the battle royale shooter's third map, Sanhok.

Culture June 20, 2018

The Nintendo 3DS Is Here To Stay, Reiterates Nintendo of America Boss Reggie Fils-Aime

Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime reiterated that the Nintendo 3DS end of life is not coming soon in an interview at E3 2018. More games for the portable console will be announced over the coming months.

Culture June 21, 2018

Pete Docter, Jennifer Lee To Lead Pixar And Walt Disney Animation Following John Lasseter’s Exit

John Lasseter is officially out of Disney and Pixar. Replacing him are Pete Docter and Jennifer Lee, both of whom have been responsible for Oscar-winning animated films, representing some of their respective companies’ best work.

Culture June 20, 2018

'Avengers: Infinity War' Actor Hints His Character Could Still Be Alive In 'Avengers 4'

An actor from the film 'Avengers: Infinity War' may have revealed the fate of his character and if he will return in the next film. The untitled fourth 'Avengers' film will be in theaters May 3, 2019.

Culture June 20, 2018

Sony Unveils PlayStation Hits: PlayStation 4 Games With Red Labels For Only $19.99

Sony unveiled PlayStation Hits, a collection of PlayStation 4 games for $19.99 each. The lineup ranges from family-friendly adventures to award-winning titles, including 'Bloodborne,' 'The Last of Us: Remastered,' and 'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End,' among several other games.

Culture June 20, 2018

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