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Super Mario Run is plodding towards one of the biggest mobile platforms at a pace more like Average Mario Plod. Super Mario Run will release on Android in March, apparently. We say “apparently” because the news comes from Nintendo of Japan on Twitter, via Gematsu, and it’s not unheard of for mobile games to release one region at a time to avoid knocking App Stores on their ass with ...read more
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A GTA 5 update delivered a new car and Adversary mode to GTA Online earlier today, but at the time Rockstar didn’t have anything to say about the patch, and it was left up to the community to detail the new additions. Now that we have Rockstar‘s formal description, we know there’s more to it than that. For starters, GTA Online players can enjoy a new featured premium stunt race, ...read more
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FIFA Ultimate Team changes to kits, Team Management, Squad Building Challenges and more. The latest update for FIFA 17 is now live on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It hit the PC version of the game last week, and brought with it a number of changes. Just boot up your console, start FIFA 17, and the update should apply automagically. It’s just under 1GB in size. Be patient if the download ...read more
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Sony’s PlayStation 4 has sold more than double the amount of Xbox One consoles worldwide, according to recently revealed estimates. According to market research firm SuperData, the PS4 has shifted approximately 55 million units globally, against the Xbox One’s 26 million. While Microsoft does not publicly reveal the sales data for its Xbox family of systems, these estimated figures were ...read more
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Halo Wars 2 has gone gold, 343’s Dan Ayoub announced today in a Tweet. Although going gold still means this is the build that’ll be available on disc, the term is losing its significance as day one patches and the games as a service model become the norm. In other Halo Wars 2 news, the beta will go live on Friday on Xbox One, and PC for the first time. It’ll remain available all the ...read more
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According to a new report from mobile market firm App Annie, via VentureBeat, the Niantic Labs-developed Pokemon Go generated $950 million in revenue from July-December 2016. “By attracting millions of non-gamers, it reached a level of success that eludes even some of the most successful traditional video games,” reads the report. “This was thanks to the game’s beloved intellectual ...read more
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While Microsoft won’t give us sales numbers for their console themselves, instead opting to share other metrics that they feel are more relevant to their business, we do get an update on the console’s sales every now and then anyway. Other sources, such as third party publishers, and analyst and tracking firms, usually update us on an estimated total for the Xbox One’s worldwide sales ...read more
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It is a new week and that means a new round of Xbox Live Deals with Gold has been announced by Microsoft, and the discounts are not too bad. You can find deals on Forza, Rocksmith, Back to the Future, The Walking Dead and more. The Forza Horizon 3 car pass is currently 40 percent off, while the Forza Horizon 2 Car Pass is 80 percent off. You can also grab the Forza Horizon 2 and Forza ...read more
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Microsoft announced last month the Games with Gold for January 2017. We're now on January 16 and the second wave of free games for Xbox Live Gold members has been released. Members can now get both Killer Instinct Season 2 Ultra Edition for Xbox One and Rayman Origins for Xbox 360 (also compatible with Xbox One).
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Microsoft has today shown off a sneak peek at the Xbox One’s new user interface and Guide, which will be available as part of a new system update set to be released for testing next week. Head of platforming engineering for Xbox, Mike Ybarra, took to his Beam channel earlier to live stream a few Xbox games while chatting with fans. During the broadcast, Ybarra also provided viewers with a ...read more
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