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Super Mario Run, Nintendo’s very first game for smartphones (Pokemon GO was not developed by Nintendo, and Miitomo isn’t a game, strictly speaking), is almost here- it launches next week on iOS devices, and that’s a big deal. And to promote the game, Nintendo now have two new videos for the game out. The first one is an advertisement- it’s live action, showing players around the world ...read more
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Sony have released PS4 system update 4.07, and I’ll give you three guesses to figure out what it does- although I think that’d be two guesses too many. Yes, that’s right- ladies and gentlemen, the new system update is the latest in a long line of tradition of system stability firmware updates. The patch notes just note that the update ‘improves the quality of the system performance;’ ...read more
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Yesterday, we had heard that Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime would be attending the Late Night Show with Jimmy Fallon to showcase Nintendo’s upcoming mobile game Super Mario Run. This was reasonably expected- Nintendo often attend the show when a major new product launch is coming, and Super Mario Run looks to be their most important launch in a year full of them. And yes, the Super Mario Run ...read more
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It's almost Christmas, and iPhone fans that like to joke about Samsung copying Apple are well aware of that today, as a new report from SamMobile says that the Galaxy S8 will not feature a 3.5mm headphone jack. But while Apple is certainly among the most notable cases of headphone jack removals with the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Lenovo had already done it in the 5.2mm thin Moto Z. According to the ...read more
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For the past seven months, Ubisoft has been offering one game for free each month in celebration of its 30th anniversary - dubbed the "Ubi 30". Since the promotion kicked off, the publisher has allowed users to download six games for free, namely Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, Rayman Origins, The Crew, Beyond Good and Evil, and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. This ...read more
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Disheartened that you missed out on a price-cut PlayStation 4 around Black Friday? You're about to get a second chance. In a near-repeat of what happened last year, Sony is resurrecting its $50 discount on the Uncharted 4 slim PS4 bundle between December 11th and December 24th. Yes, you'll still get the console for $250 in the US if you're a last-minute shopper. And Canadians get an extra break ...read more
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Sources speaking to Eurogamer stated that titles from the sixth generation hardware will be released through Virtual Console on the new home system hybrid, and are being handled by Nintendo European Research and Development. This is the group responsible for one of the most sought after Christmas presents this year: the NES Classic Edition console. Super Mario Sunshine, Luigi’s Mansion, ...read more
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December 7th is the new December 25th. Why? Because, today, Rocket League’s next big update, Starbase Arc, is out today on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. First announced and revealed during The Game Awards 2016, Starbase ARC adds a space-themed Arena and Battle-Car, and is inspired by one of the develop’s (Psyonix) previous games: ARC Squadron. The arena — appropriately titled Starbase Arc ...read more
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PlayStation 4 and the new PlayStation 4 Pro did rather well over Black Friday Weekend last month. Sony announced today the console has sold 50 million units to consumers worldwide as of yesterday, December 6. That’s a 10 million jump in the last six months. The 2016 Thanksgiving shopping extravaganza helped too. Sony said it was the “best Black Friday week in the history of ...read more
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The PS4 Pro has made history by being the first iterative, incrementally upgraded console ever made- assuming it takes off, then it and the Xbox Scorpio, and Nintendo’s New 3DS, should kick off a new era for dedicated gaming devices, one of constant, rolling updates, without any clearly delineated generations. But if that is the eventual end goal, then Sony aren’t committing to it just ...read more
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