Gaming

Nintendo Switch Outsells PS4, Xbox One In US July Sales

The NPD Group today put out its report for July 2017, showing that the Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console of the month in the US. Its success was fuelled in part by new units coming into retail channels and the launch of Splatoon 2, which was July’s best-selling game, NPD analyst Mat Piscatella said. On a year-to-date basis, however, Sony’s PlayStation 4 remains the best-selling console. For July 2017, hardware sales in the US came to $ 182 million, rising 29 percent when compared to July 2016. Piscatella said ...

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Chun-Li's Weird Face Has Been Fixed In New Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite Trailer

Fans were excited to see that a new Marvel vs. Capcom game was on the way when it was first announced. But as we saw more of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, one thing in particular stuck out–Chun-Li’s odd-looking face. This became a source of some consternation, though Capcom eventually pledged to fix it. Based on the latest trailer, it appears to have successfully done so. As pictured in the screengrab below, we see Chun-Li speak around the 1:11 mark of the new Infinite story trailer. While this is only a ...

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Shenmue 3 Now Has A Publisher

After a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign, Shenmue III now has a global publisher. Developer Ys Net has announced that Deep Silver–which has previously distributed Saints Row IV, Dead Island, and Homefront: The Revolution, among other games–will publish the long-awaited RPG worldwide. “I am very pleased to secure this global partnership with Deep Silver, which is comprised of incredible men and women who have a deep passion for bringing Japanese titles to the rest of the world,” said Shenmue III director Yu Suzuki. “Throughout this process, Deep Silver has expressed a deep ...

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Hellblade is One Patch Away From Greatness on PS4

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Historically, there has been a stigma associated with budget game releases. If there wasn’t enough confidence to charge full price, there was a good chance the game was a real stinker. Thankfully, that paradigm has changed completely, and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is an excellent example of what can be achieved in a half-price game with a smaller scope. Set in medieval Europe, Hellblade tackles some heavy topics. Abuse, mental illness, death, and spirituality are all ...

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PUBG Sells 7 Million Copies, Passes 600,000 Concurrent Users – Report

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is one of the most talked-about games right now, and some new statistics speak to just how enormously popular the Hunger Games-like shooter is. According to Steamspy data (via Metro UK), the game has passed 7 million copies sold. That’s a huge number, and it’s pretty impressive when you consider the game only came out in March and the fact that it remains unfinished. It’s been on Early Access since release. Battlegrounds costs $ 30, so with 7 million sales, it could have brought in as much as ...

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Battle.net is Back and Starcraft Remastered Has Gone Live

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There’s a pair of announcements from Blizzard about their new version of Starcraft and a second name-swap. First, Starcraft Remastered is now officially available. This new version of the game is a faithful reproduction of the original as far as its playstyle and visual effects, but the original assets have been reimplemented in native 4K and the game now supports 16:9 aspect ratios, leaderboards, replays, ladder ranks, player profiles, and cloud saves. More significant changes, ...

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Pokemon Go's Pikachu Event Drew 2 Million Players, Here's How It Avoided Issues

Pokemon Go‘s series of summer live events got off to a rocky start with last month’s Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago. Due to the high volume of attendees, the event was plagued by technical issues that prevented many players from being able to even log in to the game. Pokemon Go developer Niantic applied the lessons it learned from that meet-up for the game’s most recent real-world event, last week’s Pikachu Outbreak in Japan, which would turn out to be much more successful. The event, which took place over the ...

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It Movie’s VR Experience Will Make You Float With Terror

Virtual Reality is a natural fit for horror, so it’s no surprise that the producers of the upcoming Stephen King adaptation It are using it for the movie’s promotion. Warner has released It: Float–A Cinematic VR Experience, which takes the viewer deep into the darkened sewers of the fictional town of Derry, with the voice of demonic clown Pennywise as your guide. Experience it below–if you dare: It arrives in theaters on September 8. A first trailer was released in April, and this creepy clip followed in May. The movie ...

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Madden 18 Has 4K Support On PS4 Pro Without A Patch

EA Sports has clarified its position about Madden NFL 18‘s graphical features for PlayStation 4 Pro. In a statement to GameSpot, EA Sports confirmed that the game will support 4K and 1080p resolution on PS4 Pro with no update required. As for frame rate, Madden NFL 18 will run at 60fps, the statement continued. However, there is no word yet on HDR support for PlayStation or Xbox consoles. You can read the full statement below: “Madden NFL 18 supports PS4 Pro at launch in both 4K and 1080p, with no ...

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