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Following the surprise reveal at The Game Awards last year, Microsoft has been pretty open about its next-gen console, providing a full spec sheet, details about the controller, the DirectX 12 Ultimate collection of APIs coming to Series X and PC, and what Series X optimized games can deliver. The firm also did a feature spotlight on Smart Delivery, which was a big focus of its May Inside Xbox ...read more
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The Definitive Edition of Age of Empires 3 might be closer than we thought. Microsoft announced a while back that Age of Empires 3 was due to get the same Definitive Edition treatment both of its predecessors enjoyed. The game’s closed beta actually kicked off earlier this year, but the company hasn’t shared any updates since. Now, according to Brazil’s Classificacao Indicativa rating ...read more
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Two weeks after Donald Trump's Twitch account was temporarily suspended for hateful conduct, the United States President's channel has been reinstated by the platform. The suspension went through on June 29th, but no timetable for a return was given at the time. The account was suspended following two noted instances that violated Twitch's rules of conduct. A transcript of the incidents was ...read more
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The latest Nintendo Switch firmware update has been released. Version 10.1.0 is the first firmware update since 10.0.0 was released back in April, but Nintendo Switch owners might be disappointed to find that there isn't anything all that exciting in this latest update. According to Nintendo, the update includes “system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience.” Full patch ...read more
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With every new AAA release come multiple new limited, ultimate, collectors, and what have you editions to buy. That’s something Ubisoft in particular likes to dabble in, and they will, of course, be doing so with the upcoming Watch Dogs: Legion as well. Over at their official website, they have detailed what these editions will entail. Beyond the standard release, there will be three ...read more
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Microsoft Flight Simulator is finally scheduled for takeoff this August, but despite Microsoft’s increasing push for multiplatform PC releases, you’ll only be able to play through the Windows Store and Xbox Game Pass – no Steam (or even Epic Games Store) release for now. But Microsoft suggests some hope is alive for that future Steam release. “We have no news to share regarding ...read more
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Twitter appears to have completely disabled the ability for some accounts to send new tweets following a massive hack on the social media website, which has seen numerous popular accounts, including Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Bill Gates, and others, tweet out a bitcoin scam. While Twitter hasn’t confirmed how the block works, it appears to only apply to accounts that have been ...read more
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It has been almost three weeks since Herschel “Guy” Beahm IV, known to the gaming industry as Dr DisRespect, was banned from Twitch. Dr DisRespect had signed a multiyear partnership deal with Twitch, but this was cut short due to unreleased reasons. The gaming industry has been on the edge of its seat for weeks, waiting for any sort of news to drop. However, one person who knows the reasoning ...read more
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Microsoft has announced the next wave of titles coming to Xbox Game Pass for console and PC. Forager (console and PC) and Mount & Blade: Warband (console) will join the subscription service on July 16, ahead of Carrion (console and PC) and Golf With Your Friends (PC) on July 23. Obsidian’s Grounded will also enter Xbox Game Preview with Xbox Game Pass (console and PC) and Steam Early ...read more
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With no update on Skull & Bones during Ubisoft Forward just yesterday, it might be quite some time until we hear or see the game again. It has been quite some time since we have last heard about Skull & Bones from Ubisoft. After first being revealed at E3 2017, we haven’t really heard a peep since, other than just a glimpse at E3 2018. The game was originally planned to release sometime in ...read more
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