Video game 'bad guys' who aren't really bad at all

Posted 02/26 09:37 in Gaming | 0comments

Video game 'bad guys' who aren't really bad at all

He grew up knowing nothing except for living a life of crime, but hes ambitious so steps in to take over an already crumbling state.Infact its your fault for kicking off a civil war in the first place.

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All these Switch Dogs are good boys, but you decide who's best

Posted 02/24 23:37 in Gaming | 0comments

All these Switch Dogs are good boys, but you decide who's best

When Nintendo debuted the Switch to the eager masses, it do so with flair and aplomb.And while plenty were pumped about a system that could play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in their hands as well as it could play it on a TV, there were just as many who took the console's unique design as… let's call it "artistic inspiration.

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Horizon: Zero Dawn launch trailer has landscapes so pretty I'm kind of mad about it

Posted 02/24 22:10 in Gaming | 0comments

Horizon: Zero Dawn launch trailer has landscapes so pretty I'm kind of mad about it

The launch trailer for Horizon: Zero Dawn has no spoken words, several robot dinosaurs, and a frankly upsetting number of gorgeous landscapes.I'll warn you before you click "play" on that trailer that it may overwhelm you with righteous indignation.

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VOTE! Which Mass Effect: Andromeda companion will you date first?

Posted 02/24 20:30 in Gaming | 0comments

VOTE! Which Mass Effect: Andromeda companion will you date first?

BioWare has confirmed that romance (inter-species or otherwise) is a major part of this Mass Effect adventure, but it refuses to kiss and tell about who exactly you'll be able to lock lips/mandibles/chitinous mouth parts with.All that said, it's a pretty safe bet that most - if not all - of your Mass Effect: Andromeda squadmates will be potential special someones.

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Here's what players are learning from the Ghost Recon: Wildlands beta (so far)

Posted 02/24 19:52 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's what players are learning from the Ghost Recon: Wildlands beta (so far)

We're knee-deep in the Ghost Recon: Wildlands beta, with players from around the world logging on to roleplay as dudes and dudettes with guns in an open-world rendition of Bolivia.Shortly after the beta went live, it was taken offline for maintenance.

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Irrational Games is now Ghost Story, this is what we know about its first game

Posted 02/24 18:28 in Gaming | 0comments

Irrational Games is now Ghost Story, this is what we know about its first game

The home of BioShock has gotten a new name to suit its new direction: Irrational Games is now Ghost Story Games.I put together those new details with some previous revelations from studio head Ken Levine for a quick look at everything we know about Ghost Story's first project(s) Ghost Story says its new games should have "strong appeal" for fans of the BioShock games.

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6 great RTS games on console

Posted 02/24 17:07 in Gaming | 0comments

6 great RTS games on console

Rising against the odds, these six video games manage to be both playable and sterling examples of the genre.Westwood Studios was able to provide a wider variety of controls just two years later in 1995 when bringing Command & Conquer to the Sony PlayStation, Saturn, and Nintendo 64.

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Ghost Recon: Wildlands beta maintenance and ribera-1000b errors are messing up the fun

Posted 02/24 16:47 in Gaming | 0comments

Ghost Recon: Wildlands beta maintenance and ribera-1000b errors are messing up the fun

The Ghost Recon: Wildlands beta is now live, but not everyone's having a good old-fashioned, gun-toting time of it in Bolivia.Unfortunately there's not much to be done about maintenance.

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10 things I learned playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Posted 02/24 15:06 in Gaming | 0comments

10 things I learned playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is only a week away.On top of this, there are loads of things that mark Breath of the Wild out as far more than just another Zelda game - not all of which we can talk about here - but I’ve chosen the 10 things that really resonated with me.

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How to make friends and alienate people in XCOM 2 - except with aliens instead of friends or people

Posted 02/24 14:04 in Gaming | 0comments

How to make friends and alienate people in XCOM 2 - except with aliens instead of friends or people

Before I start crafting the OXM Team, I lay down a ground rule for my playthrough.I’m only allowed to deploy for a mission with at least one member of Team OXM in my squad.

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Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, February 24 - 26. Hawkmoon!

Posted 02/24 12:42 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, February 24 - 26. Hawkmoon!

Xur, Destiny’s travelling weekend trader, registered Kabaddi referee, and owner of the most eclectic collection of vintage swanee whistles in the solar system, is back.Though to be fair, in the latter case you’d actually be better off just using Monte Carlo as your primary weapon and equipping Heart of the Praxic fire as your Exotic armour.

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Halo 6 will have splitscreen - *insert victorious Halo chant here*

Posted 02/23 23:11 in Gaming | 0comments

Halo 6 will have splitscreen - *insert victorious Halo chant here*

The absence of this feature, long held as sacred by the community, caused a great deal of ire to be aimed at Microsoft and developer 343 Industries.But that won't happen again, because Halo 6 and every other 343-developed game will have splitscreen going forward.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda's new skill system will make you love your squadmates

Posted 02/23 22:30 in Gaming | 0comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda's new skill system will make you love your squadmates

You've seen the jetpack-assisted fundamentals of Mass Effect: Andromeda combat, now it's time for a crash course on the dicier side of action RPGs.The second part of BioWare's Official Gameplay Series of videos lays out Andromeda's new skills, and how the profile and favorites system encourages you to keep experimenting.

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Overwatch director on that concept art making the rounds: 'that's not the hero you think it is'

Posted 02/23 21:50 in Gaming | 0comments

Overwatch director on that concept art making the rounds: 'that's not the hero you think it is'

Earlier this week, Blizzard released new Overwatch lore related to an 11-year-old genius named Efi Oladele.Turns out, players probably have the right idea, but not everyone was looking in the right place.

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Death Stranding's open world will include vehicles and 'a lot of freedom' says Kojima

Posted 02/23 19:28 in Gaming | 0comments

Death Stranding's open world will include vehicles and 'a lot of freedom' says Kojima

This week, Kojima spoke with the PlayStation Blog and revealed the existence of vehicles, which can be used to traverse the game's open world.You have a lot of freedom of choice to do what you want to do and you can get in vehicles and so on," Kojima said.

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Nintendo Switch has a problem with its left Joy-Con desyncing but hopefully the day-one patch fixes it

Posted 02/23 18:47 in Gaming | 0comments

Nintendo Switch has a problem with its left Joy-Con desyncing but hopefully the day-one patch fixes it

Several people who got a Nintendo Switch early are reporting one recurring problem: the left Joy-Con controller has intermittent connection issues when detached from the console.We haven't seen this with the GR+ Switch yet and I wouldn't be too concerned if it was just one person, but there's definitely enough to establish a pattern here.

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Every Xbox Play Anywhere game (and what that means)

Posted 02/23 18:47 in Gaming | 0comments

Every Xbox Play Anywhere game (and what that means)

Brilliantly, you can carry your progress between both formats seamlessly, as all Xbox Play Anywhere titles support cross-play saves that are automatically uploaded to the cloud.Simply buy a game from the Xbox Play Anywhere range on either the Xbox Store on your console, or the Windows Store on PC, and you can then play that title across both devices at no extra cost.

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Critical round up: What does the world think of the Nintendo Switch?

Posted 02/23 17:46 in Gaming | 0comments

Critical round up: What does the world think of the Nintendo Switch?

We're just one week away from the Nintendo Switch launch.Our own Nintendo Switch impressions has plenty to say on the subject, but let's see what others think.

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Watch Prey's mimic ability make you a banana in space. Seriously, that is a thing that happens

Posted 02/23 17:33 in Gaming | 0comments

Watch Prey's mimic ability make you a banana in space. Seriously, that is a thing that happens

We've already seen Prey's Mimic ability in use, letting you change shape into a range of things to avoid enemies or reach new areas.This video shows just how silly it can all get, including things like coffee cups (fine), a bag of sweets (a bit odd but, okay) and a pizza box (whatevs).

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Nintendo Switch won't have Virtual Console at launch and Nintendo won't say when it's coming

Posted 02/23 17:26 in Gaming | 0comments

Nintendo Switch won't have Virtual Console at launch and Nintendo won't say when it's coming

Well, now we know why everything's been so quiet about Virtual Console (AKA classic console emulation) games on Nintendo Switch - it won't have them at launch.We will share more information in the future".

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