Switch's portability was a day one concept but the 3DS is safe, says Nintendo

Posted 02/03 17:55 in Gaming | 0comments

Switch's portability was a day one concept but the 3DS is safe, says Nintendo

Heck, that's why it's called the Switch - it switches!But longtime Nintendo executive and producer on the Legend of Zelda series Eiji Aonuma recently told Edge magazine that while the idea of a hybrid console was there from day one, there was another motivation behind the Switch's design: sharing.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda pre-order video also has first multiplayer gameplay, which is way more important

Posted 02/03 17:35 in Gaming | 0comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda pre-order video also has first multiplayer gameplay, which is way more important

A new trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda is trying to get everybody excited about pre-order bonuses and WAIT A MINUTE that's the first footage of the multiplayer mode!The video shows about four seconds of a co-op multiplayer round, with a human and Krogan operative using biotic powers to smash some raiders.

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PS4 finally gets external hard drive support in update 4.50 and it's in beta right now

Posted 02/03 16:14 in Gaming | 0comments

PS4 finally gets external hard drive support in update 4.50 and it's in beta right now

After installing the update, you'll be able to install and launch stuff right off of an external USB hard drive up to 8TB in size.View US deal: Toshiba Canvio Basics 1TB Portable Hard Drive now $54.

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Loved Resi 7? Here are seven more horror games ready to terrorise this year

Posted 02/03 16:14 in Gaming | 0comments

Loved Resi 7? Here are seven more horror games ready to terrorise this year

I’ve picked out seven more games for the year ahead that are guaranteed to give you nightmares, or at least mild trauma.What is it and why should I be afraid?

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Resident Evil 7 collectibles - Files, Antique Coins, Mr Everywheres, and Videotapes location guide

Posted 02/03 16:07 in Gaming | 0comments

Resident Evil 7 collectibles - Files, Antique Coins, Mr Everywheres, and Videotapes location guide

Resident Evil 7 takes you to a world full of creeping dread, jump scares, and a big old pile of collectibles to track down.Mr Everywheres carry over multiple playthroughs, but the other items must all be collected on a single run.

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Fallout's creator tells us how Torment: Tides of Numenera is bringing the weird back to the RPG

Posted 02/03 14:05 in Gaming | 0comments

Fallout's creator tells us how Torment: Tides of Numenera is bringing the weird back to the RPG

He would think that was absolute magic when he turned it on, right?You’re going from one weird situation into another.

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Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, February 3 - 5. Invective!

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Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, February 3 - 5. Invective!

Xur, Destiny’s weekend Exotic trader, legendary professional bowling team manager, and whimsical potato puppeteer, is back.He is over there, and he is selling this lot, most of which is actually great.

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Landos who lunch: Donald Glover and Billy Dee Williams eat (and probably discuss betrayal plans)

Posted 02/03 12:23 in Gaming | 0comments

Landos who lunch: Donald Glover and Billy Dee Williams eat (and probably discuss betrayal plans)

Now, hot on the heels of the two Han Solos having lunch, we have the Han Solo movie’s Lando Calrissian – Donald Glover – sharing a bite to eat with the OG Lando, Billy Dee Williams.Posted on Twitter, proving that anything you do will be put on social media, you can see the two Landos having lunch together.

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Darth Vader vs Buzz Lightyear fan video is so very, gloriously dumb

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

Darth Vader vs Buzz Lightyear fan video is so very, gloriously dumb

We've all played "who would win in a fight" with our friends.Usually, those imagined match-ups are between beings of equal footing and status.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda's asari squadmate Peebee is 'completely goofy' and has a big ol' hand cannon

Posted 02/02 22:12 in Gaming | 0comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda's asari squadmate Peebee is 'completely goofy' and has a big ol' hand cannon

BioWare has unofficially declared February 2 "Peebee Appreciation Day" with a detailed art/cosplay guide for the character, a new video interview with her voice actress, and a brief bio on its official site.If you were expecting Mass Effect: Andromeda's asari adventurer to be as graceful and stoic as her sisters from the original Mass Effect trilogy, you've got another thing coming.

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The Google Play store is full of Pokemon Go rip-offs, but this might be the worst

Posted 02/02 22:12 in Gaming | 0comments

The Google Play store is full of Pokemon Go rip-offs, but this might be the worst

And if you take a stroll through the Google Play store, you'll find a bevvy of knock-offs and copyright infringement lawsuits waiting to happen.But even among such gems as Pocket Pixelmon Go!

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Watch a Nioh beginner's walkthrough to see how hard Team Ninja's game really is

Posted 02/02 22:01 in Gaming | 0comments

Watch a Nioh beginner's walkthrough to see how hard Team Ninja's game really is

Very hard.Its creator Team Ninja has spent a long time away from the realm of hard games.

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The escape room game that makes PS VR worth owning

Posted 02/02 21:12 in Gaming | 0comments

The escape room game that makes PS VR worth owning

There is no way out of this room, no way to even move save for shifting the box around with your wrists.This is Statik Institute of Retention, a puzzle game for PlayStation VR by Tarsier Studios, the team behind the upcoming Little Nightmares.

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Want your mind blown? That was actually, literally Nolan North's face in Uncharted 4

Posted 02/02 19:10 in Gaming | 0comments

Want your mind blown? That was actually, literally Nolan North's face in Uncharted 4

Fans have long pointed out that video game voice actor Nolan North bears more than a passing resemblance to one of his most famous roles, Nathan Drake.But in the newest issue of Edge Magazine, North described how blurry the line between his real and digital selves has really become: "They mapped my face for Uncharted 4," North said.

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The Oculus/ZeniMax lawsuit: all your questions answered

Posted 02/02 17:29 in Gaming | 0comments

The Oculus/ZeniMax lawsuit: all your questions answered

The big legal battle between Oculus' dad and Bethesda's dad has finally reached its (first) conclusion, and the result is… nobody's really satisfied.It doesn't matter even if he was single-handedly responsible for that research - if he did it as a ZeniMax employee, it's ZeniMax property.

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Overwatch's publicity stunt was a total hack job - the fans have every right to feel sobered by Sombra

Posted 02/02 14:06 in Gaming | 0comments

Overwatch's publicity stunt was a total hack job - the fans have every right to feel sobered by Sombra

But for Overwatch players everywhere, the time-frame means something else.From the first tease to the final reveal, it took Blizzard seven months to unveil new hacker hero Sombra – and for fans, it was torture.

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Nintendo Switch ad accidentally reveals developer menus and twice the memory of consumer version

Posted 02/02 00:17 in Gaming | 0comments

Nintendo Switch ad accidentally reveals developer menus and twice the memory of consumer version

You know how lots of advertisements for games and computer software say "screen images simulated" on the bottom?Well, this is why: A Portuguese Nintendo Switch ad has several shots of the console's developer menus, giving the public an unintended peek behind the digital curtain.

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The future of local multiplayer is strong, and here's four party games to prove it

Posted 02/01 22:56 in Gaming | 0comments

The future of local multiplayer is strong, and here's four party games to prove it

But not everyone has ditched local multiplayer for online, and this past weekend at PAX South 2017, I spied four in particular that have me itching to host a game night with friends.Using these basic controls, you and your friends guide your shapes through bullet hell-style levels set to pulsing music.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 will have 'multiple eras' - but should it go back to the prequels?

Posted 02/01 22:35 in Gaming | 0comments

Star Wars Battlefront 2 will have 'multiple eras' - but should it go back to the prequels?

If you liked the idea of Star Wars Battlefront but felt - beyond all the screen-authentic locations and vehicles - there wasn't enough there, just wait for the next game.EA CEO Andrew Wilson teased some new details about the Star Wars Battlefront sequel coming later this year, and the short version is "more everything".

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Has-Been Heroes could be the Switch's first great strategy game

Posted 02/01 21:01 in Gaming | 0comments

Has-Been Heroes could be the Switch's first great strategy game

It takes a round of combat to really get what makes Has-Been Heroes is trying to do.But once everything clicks, you'll find a surprisingly satisfying blend of action and strategy wrapped inside a goofy, cartoonish exterior.

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