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Nintendo Labo Creators Contest Winners Include 'The Legend Of Zelda' Piano, Alarm Clock, And Solar-Powered Accordion

Nintendo recognized several amazing projects in the Nintendo Labo Creators Contest, which divided the entries into three categories. Among the Nintendo Labo creations that were highlighted, arguably the most impressive one was a solar-powered accordion.

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Modder Fixes Typo In 'Aliens: Colonial Marines' Code, Making The Game Suck A Bit Less

A typo in the 'Aliens: Colonial Marines' code played a part in the game's horrible AI. The shooter is currently on sale with a 90 percent discount, taking its price from $30 to $3.

Video Games July 15, 2018

This Nintendo Switch Accessory Fixes One Of The Console’s Biggest Problems

The Nintendo Switch frustratingly doesn’t support wireless headphones, a feature Nintendo should’ve added as standard. A Kickstarter campaign aims to solve that problem once and for all.

Video Games July 15, 2018

Hidden NES Emulator Discovered In 'Animal Crossing' For Nintendo GameCube

Security researcher James Chambers discovered that the in-game NES in 'Animal Crossing' for the Nintendo GameCube looked at the console's memory card whenever it is accessed. Apparently, the digital console is a full-fledged NES emulator.

Video Games July 13, 2018

Octopath Traveler Review Roundup: Square Enix Brings Its Magic To The Nintendo Switch

'Octopath Traveler,' a new Square Enix RPG for the Nintendo Switch, is finally here. Reviews on the game have been mostly positive, making it a must-buy for fans of the genre.

Video Games July 13, 2018

Xbox One Consoles Get Dolby Vision Support: Here’s Why It Matters

Those enrolled in Microsoft’s Xbox Insider program can now download the latest System Update for Xbox One. The company also promises that Dolby Vision support is coming in the next few weeks.

Video Games July 13, 2018

New Nintendo Switch Units Come With Hardware Patches To Make Them More Hack-Proof

Nintendo is reportedly shipping new Switch unit with upgraded protections. The patched systems are allegedly more resistant to hacking attempts, such as the infamous Fusée Gelée exploit.

Video Games July 12, 2018

Overwatch League Goes Mainstream: Playoffs To Be Aired On ESPN, DIsney XD, And ABC

Blizzard has entered a deal with Disney to bring the Overwatch League to the mainstream. The Overwatch League playoffs, including the first Grand Finals, will be broadcast on ESPN and Disney XD, with a highlight show on ABC.

Video Games July 12, 2018

The Next 'Hearthstone' Expansion Is The Boomsday Project: Here's What We Know About It So Far

The next 'Hearthstone' expansion, The Boomsday Project, will launch in less than a month. The set will introduce 135 new cards to the digital card game, including nine new legendary spells and a single-player mode named The Puzzle Lab.

Video Games July 11, 2018

Overwatch 'Pink Mercy' Skin Raised More Than $12.7 Million For Breast Cancer Research

'Overwatch' launched a $15 'Pink Mercy' skin back in May, with all proceeds pledged to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The drive was a hit, raising more than $12.7 million for the BCRF.

Video Games July 10, 2018

Monster Hunter: World For PC Release Date And Requirements Unveiled

Capcom revealed the release date and system requirements of 'Monster Hunter: World' for the PC. The latest entry in the creature-slaying franchise will launch on Steam sooner than expected and will coincide with the series' arrival to the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games July 10, 2018

Uncharted's Nathan Drake Never Takes Bullet Damage: The Red Parts Of The Screen Mean Something Else

Nathan Drake, the iconic treasure hunter from the 'Uncharted' franchise, apparently never takes bullet damage. The red indicators that appear on the screen whenever enemies shoot at him actually mean something else.

Video Games July 10, 2018

Moments Of Triumph Event For ‘Destiny 2’ Now Live: Here Are The Rewards

Ahead of the launch of the Solstice of Heroes event for 'Destiny 2,' Bungie revealed what is in store for Guardians. It confirmed several in-game rewards as well as a limited edition real-world item up for grabs.

Video Games July 10, 2018

Co-Op Shooter ‘Warframe’ Is Getting A Nintendo Switch Port

Digital Extremes revealed a surprise for 'Warframe' fans during its TennoCon 2018 event. The studio confirmed that a Nintendo Switch port of its online shooter is on the way.

Video Games July 10, 2018

More Xbox Elite Wireless Controller 2.0 Details Leaked: 'Evolution,' Not 'Revolution'

A new leak provided more details about the successor to the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller. The device is said to be an 'evolution' instead of a 'revolution,' with a three-stage hair trigger lock, tension for joysticks, and built-in battery.control

Video Games July 9, 2018

Nintendo Switch Hack Enables Nintendo 64, GameCube, And Game Boy Advance Emulation

A hacker has proven that the Nintendo Switch is capable of running Nintendo 64, GameCube, and Game Boy Advance emulators. Will this eventually lead to Nintendo Switch piracy?

Video Games July 8, 2018

Here's 20 Minutes Of 'Anthem' Gameplay, Featuring A Secret Underwater Cave And A Boss Fight

BioWare released a 20-minute 'Anthem' gameplay video, highlighting the upcoming shooter's combat system, teamwork, and a boss fight. However, the video fails to show how 'Anthem' will differentiate itself from 'Destiny' and other similar titles.

Video Games July 6, 2018

FastStart Feature Now Rolling Out To Xbox Users: Here’s How It Makes Downloads Faster

FastStart is part of Microsoft’s July update for Xbox One consoles, rolling out now. The feature downloads the most important files of a game so players can start them up even before they’re finished downloading.

Video Games July 6, 2018

Fortnite Cheaters Infected Their Own PCs With Malware Hidden Inside Hacking App

Game streaming service Rainway noticed hundreds of thousands of error reports related to adware attacking certain users. The company discovered that the victims all downloaded a 'Fortnite' cheating app, which secretly included malware that infected their computers.

Video Games July 6, 2018

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection To Launch On Nintendo Switch In November: What Retro Games Are Included?

The 'SNK 40th Anniversary Collection' will launch as a Nintendo Switch exclusive in November. A new trailer also revealed some of the games that will be included in the collection, with more titles to be announced soon.

Video Games July 5, 2018

Nintendo Confident It’ll Ship 20 Million Switch Units This Fiscal Year

Nintendo’s plan to ship 20 million Switch units during the current fiscal year is being upheld. The company is even confident it can secure components for a steady production.

Video Games July 4, 2018

How They Managed To Make A Nintendo Switch Port Of ‘Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus’

Now that 'Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus' has been released for the Nintendo Switch, reviewers tested its performance. The game appeared to be a faithful port of the original that came with a few issues.

Video Games July 5, 2018

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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games June 28, 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games June 26, 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.

Video Games 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?

Video Games 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.'

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games 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.

Video Games June 23, 2018

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