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Celebrate the best PC games you’re still playing in the Golden … – PC Gamer

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

At this year’s Golden Joystick Awards presented with OMEN by HP, we’re not just celebrating the best games of the last 12 months. We’ll also be spotlighting those enduring classics that we return to again and again. We did this for a few reasons—for many people, these are still the games that they play the most, whether it’s an MMO, a long-running sports series, a multiplayer shooter or an endless…

Gears 4 campaign, Horde mode can run at 60 fps on Xbox One X … – Polygon

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Gears of War 4 developer The Coalition has finally revealed the game’s Xbox One X enhancements, and chief among them is the ability to play both the story campaign and Horde mode at a frame rate of “up to [60 frames per second].” That’s twice the frame rate of Gears 4 on a standard Xbox One or Xbox One S, where the campaign and Horde mode run at 30 frames…

Here Are All The Original Xbox Games Coming To Xbox One Via Backwards Compatibility – Forbes

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Credit: Team Ninja Ninja Gaiden Black is coming to your Xbox One. Tomorrow, 13 original Xbox games will be available to play on the Xbox One via the system’s ever-growing backwards compatibility list. These aren’t remasters, but according to Microsoft the games will look and run better on the Xbox One and Xbox One S. Performance will be even better on the Xbox One X which launches in November. The…

Our Readers’ Spookiest Gaming Stories – Kotaku

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Halo 2 Haunted houses are passe. It’s 2017. We have haunted video games now. Kotaku is celebrating all things ghostly and gaming this week with Spooky Week. All week, look forward to ghoulish blogs on the unlikely games that scared us most, the real tales behind some of gaming’s most legendary scary stories and what specific mechanics make us twitchy when we play horror games. Advertisement For our inaugural Spooky…

Microsoft Shows Off Original Xbox Games on Xbox One and Halo 3 … – TrueAchievements

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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Capitol divided over how to expand gaming – Sunbury Daily Item

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

HARRISBURG — A trio of state House members have made clear that a rift with the state Senate over legalizing and taxing video poker machines has not been smoothed over. Lawmakers in the two chambers continue to struggle to find a compromise on a gaming expansion plan to provide $265 million to help balance the state budget. Last week, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman told reporters…

The Nintendo Switch now supports GameCube controllers – The Verge

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Nintendo really needs to get better at writing changelogs. After the unexpected discovery that Switch firmware 4.0.0 brought USB headphone support, the above GameXplain video shows how the console can also now be used with GameCube controllers. You’ll need the GameCube controller USB adapter that Nintendo released for use with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Once hooked up, it’ll be detected as a USB pad in the Switch’s controllers…

Celebrate the best PC games you’re still playing in the Golden … – PC Gamer

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

At this year’s Golden Joystick Awards presented with OMEN by HP, we’re not just celebrating the best games of the last 12 months. We’ll also be spotlighting those enduring classics that we return to again and again. We did this for a few reasons—for many people, these are still the games that they play the most, whether it’s an MMO, a long-running sports series, a multiplayer shooter or an endless…

Celebrate the best PC games you’re still playing in the Golden Joysticks – PC Gamer

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

At this year’s Golden Joystick Awards presented with OMEN by HP, we’re not just celebrating the best games of the last 12 months. We’ll also be spotlighting those enduring classics that we return to again and again. We did this for a few reasons—for many people, these are still the games that they play the most, whether it’s an MMO, a long-running sports series, a multiplayer shooter or an endless…

Nintendo Will Reveal Its Killer Mobile App Tomorrow In New Nintendo Direct – Forbes

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Credit: Nintendo Animal Crossing could be Nintendo’s biggest mobile game yet. Nintendo is dedicating a 15-minute Nintendo Direct to its next big mobile game tomorrow evening. Beginning at 8 PM Pacific Time, we’ll finally get to see and learn about Animal Crossing for mobile. The entire presentation will be dedicated to Animal Crossing with Nintendo stressing that “There will be no updates on any other topics including other mobile, Nintendo Switch or Nintendo 3DS…

Celebrate the best PC games you’re still playing in the Golden Joysticks – PC Gamer

Monday, October 23, 2017

At this year’s Golden Joystick Awards presented with OMEN by HP, we’re not just celebrating the best games of the last 12 months. We’ll also be spotlighting those enduring classics that we return to again and again. We did this for a few reasons—for many people, these are still the games that they play the most, whether it’s an MMO, a long-running sports series, a multiplayer shooter or an endless…

Halo 3 and other Xbox 360 games are being enhanced for Xbox One X – The Verge

Monday, October 23, 2017

Microsoft is extending its Xbox One X Enhanced program to existing Xbox 360 games. IGN reports that four Xbox 360 games will include enhancements specifically for the new Xbox One X console when it launches on November 7th. Halo 3, Assassin’s Creed, Fallout 3, and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion will all include tweaks that push the on-screen pixels to nine times more. Some games also have 10-bit color depth…

First original Xbox backward compatibility games available this week – The Verge

Monday, October 23, 2017

Microsoft revealed at E3 earlier this year that the Xbox One will be backwards compatible with some original Xbox games. It appears the feature is ready to launch, as original Xbox games are now appearing in Microsoft’s “games on demand” section of the Xbox marketplace. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Neowave: The King of Fighters, Prince of Persia, Red Faction 2, BloodRayne 2, and Dead to Rights are…

Nintendo to release SNES-themed 3DS XL in the US – TechCrunch

Monday, October 23, 2017

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Animal Crossing mobile to be revealed in Nintendo Direct this week – Polygon

Monday, October 23, 2017

After months and months and more months of waiting, Nintendo will unveil our first look at Animal Crossing for smartphones later this week. A Nintendo Direct presentation centered on the previously announced mobile game will stream at 12 p.m. Japan time this Wednesday, Oct. 25 — or 11 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Oct. 24, the evening before. Nintendo confirmed that the Nintendo Direct will stream worldwide. Animal Crossing is a…

Shin Megami Tensei 5 is heading to Nintendo Switch – Polygon

Monday, October 23, 2017

Atlus is developing Shin Megami Tensei 5, the long-awaited next entry in its flagship role-playing game franchise, for Nintendo Switch. The company unveiled its first teaser for the console game this morning as part of a livestream. The above first look shows what appears to be in-game footage from Shin Megami Tensei 5. Set in modern-day Japan, players will be confronting a variety of demons that have come to wreak…

Xbox One X TV Spot Released – GameSpot

Monday, October 23, 2017

Right on schedule, Microsoft today released a new TV commercial for the Xbox One X. Microsoft is going all out with the “Feel True Power” campaign, which kicks off with this spot during the Season 8 premiere of The Walking Dead and Sunday Night Football. It’s a pretty slick trailer. The idea is that everything you do on your console–games, movies, etc., will look better if you have an Xbox…

It’s almost time for Original Xbox backward compatibility … – Polygon

Monday, October 23, 2017

Some of the names that you may see when the Xbox One flips the switch on backward compatibility to the original Xbox include Dead to Rights, King of Fighters: Neowave and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. That’s according to users seeing listings for the games in the marketplace on their Xbox One and in Xbox One communities. Leaks of Xbox 360 backward compatible titles were seen in the…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Creator Talks About Xbox and the … – IGN

Monday, October 23, 2017

By Seth G. Macy We caught up with Brendan Greene, better known as PlayerUnknown, during TwitchCon and spoke with him about the future of his runaway hit. Greene sees the future of PUBG as a service, where you buy the game and it evolves with time, rather than working toward a sequel. “We still want to polish and refine, add more maps, add more assets,” he said. Greene told us…