TL;DR: Microsoft has dropped a wide range of deals on hit games for Xbox Live Gold members, saving you up to 95% on list price.
Listen, we know you don’t need an excuse to stock up on Xbox games, but we’re going to give you one anyway. You can save up to 95% on a wide range of Xbox games, so long as you’re an Xbox Live Gold member.
The range of the sale is actually quite staggering. You can pick up Xbox One games, Xbox One bundles and special editions, Xbox One DLC, and even Xbox 360 games. This could be the perfect moment to try something new.
Way back in 1998, a game engine called the Unreal Engine was developed and showcased in the first-person shooter game Unreal. More than two decades later, it’s now used in a variety of other game genres, like platformers (think Super Mario Bros.), fighting games (think Mortal Kombat), MMORPGs (think World of Warcraft), and other RPGs (like The Legend of Zelda). It’s even become a leading resource in the creation of animations, television shows, and illustrations. Read more…
Nearly a year ago, Todd Howard, the director of Bethesda Games, said that the company’s “Fallout Shelter” game would be coming to Tesla displays. It arrived, via the 2020.20 software update, this week, which was first noted at driver’s platform Teslascope.
Fallout Shelter is the latest — and one of the more modern games — to join Tesla’s Arcade, an in-car feature that lets drivers play video games while the vehicle is parked. It joins 2048, Atari’s Super Breakout, Cuphead, Stardew Valley, Missile Command, Asteroids, Lunar Lander and Centipede. The arcade also includes a newly improved (meaning more difficult) backgammon game as well as chess.
The 2020.20 software update that adds the game, along with a few other improvements, hasn’t reached all Tesla vehicles yet, including the Model 3 in this reporter’s driveway (that vehicle has the prior 2020.16.2.1 update, which includes improvements to backgammon and a redesigned Tesla Toybox).
However, YouTube channel host JuliansRandomProject was one of the lucky few who did receive it and released a video that provides a look at Fallout and how it works in the vehicle. Roadshow also discovered and shared the JuliansRandomProject video, which is embedded below.
Fallout Shelter is just one of the newer features in the software update. Some functionality was added to the steering wheel so owners can use the toggle controls to play, pause and skip video playback in Theater Mode, the feature that lets owners stream Netflix and other video (while in park).
Tesla also improved Trax, which lets you record songs. Trax now includes a piano roll view that allows you to edit and fine tune notes in a track.
Sony announced on Tuesday it will offer all PlayStation 4 users a few free games to help them through our coronavirus social distancing — part of the company’s new Play at Home initiative. Being stuck indoors sucks, but it sucks a bit less when you have video games.
Starting 8 p.m. PDT on April 15, beautiful indie game Journeyand treasure hunting action-adventure Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collectionwill be available as free digital downloads in almost every PlayStation Store around the globe (China and Germany will get Knack 2 instead of Uncharted.) Once you grab the games they’re yours to keep forever, but you only have until 8 p.m. PDT on May 5 to do so. Read more…
Simone Lim is the very best, like no-one ever was, and now the adorable seven-year-old Pokémon trainer has a championship title to prove it.
The Pokémon Oceania International Championships were held in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend, with the finals for all divisions taking place on Sunday. Pokémon trainers from all over the world gathered to test themselves in video and card game tournaments, fighting for glory, honor, and a modest cash prize.
This year, the highlight of the tournament was the exciting Junior Championships grand final for Pokémon Sword and Shield, in which Singaporean trainer and relative newcomer Simone Lim made an incredible read to win both the title and everyone’s hearts. Read more…
2019 has already been a stellar year for games — with massive releases like Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and Crash Team Racing — and the second half has plenty more to come.
If you’re looking to get your hands on the biggest upcoming titles — special editions especially — pre-ordering is the best way to make sure you don’t miss out on release day. Plus, pre-ordered games often come with rare or limited edition in-game gifts.
Below is our comprehensive list of the best upcoming games across all platforms — in order of release date — and where you can pre-order them.
Not since Mario’s nipples has the video game world been rocked this hard by a revelation about anatomy: Goombas have arms and hands!
The discovery of these appendages comes courtesy of photos of a Goomba keshi rubber figure (an eraser) shared to Twitter by user Joe Piconi, which shows the Goomba with his arms and hands folded behind his back, thus giving him the armless appearance.
Set to an 8-bit version of David Bowie’s “Starman,” the same track playing in the space-dwelling Roadster and the name of the dummy pilot, the game takes three minutes to beat.
It’s set in three stages: Earth, Moon, and Mars. Each contains different enemies to destroy or avoid, and there’s a final boss in the form of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, founder of competitor space company Blue Origin.Read more…