Nintendo refreshed its account system’s landing page this week, adding new functionality to prep for the Switch’s launch on March 3. That includes the introduction of the Nintendo Account ID, yet another username that Nintendo fans need to go set up and link to their systems. The Nintendo Account ID is different from the Nintendo Network ID, a similar but separate account name used on Wii more
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The four free games being gifted to Xbox Live Gold members in March have been revealed. First up, from March 1st-31st, first-person horror game Layers of Fear will be free to download on Xbox One. This will be followed by the Ultimate Edition of Turtle Rock’s 4v1 shooter Evolve from March 16th to April 15th. While Xbox 360 Gold members get Borderlands 2 from March 1st-15th and retro style more
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Today, Nintendo released an official unboxing video for the Switch, which is set to finally release in 10 days, on March 3, 2017. As is common with these type of videos, the video shows you everything you will get when you pick up a Nintendo Switch. This particular video features the Switch with the grey Joycon, opposed to the one with the neon red and blue. The Switch is set to launch on more
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Brian “Poshybrid” Vigneault, a World of Tanks Twitch streamer, has died from unknown causes during a 24-hour charity livestream. The 35-year-old father of three was 22 hours into his stream on February 19, which was raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, when he disappeared from the stream for a cigarette break. He never returned. Vigneault had been doing marathon streams over more
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Microsoft’s Xbox Division head Phil Spencer is currently waiting to board his flight to Japan, and he used the downtime to interact a bit more with the fans on Twitter, following yesterday’s responses. First of all, he went back on the topic of competition, mentioning that “gaming is not a race between two consoles, and good games aren’t weapons against other platforms.” Explaining more
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If you're looking to pick up an Xbox One S, today is a very, very good day for you. Newegg is offering a fabulous deal on Microsoft's console by way of auction site eBay. For only a limited number of units (so you'd better hurry), Newegg is offering a white 500GB Xbox One S with a free copy of Minecraft for $199.99. The console normally retails for $299.99, meaning that you'll be saving more
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Sledgehammer Games boss Glen Schofield has been talking about the upcoming Call of Duty instalment for this year, and he sounds excited, to say the least. Although, while speaking of the game and what it might feature or even when it might be revealed, he remained tight-lipped, while getting a in a few quips and jokes. All he said of the game to begin with was the fact that the game would have more
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This week’s Xbox One Deals with Gold include three Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare options, a bundle including Forza 6 and Forza 5, and other games on sale for up to 67% off. Other Deals with Gold discounts include a collection of add-on packs for Forza 6, King’s Quest: The Complete Collection, Shadow Complex Remastered and more. Discounts included in the Xbox One Spotlight sale are more
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The Wii U Pro Controller had a fair few issues – the analog sticks placement, maybe, as well as the general build quality not exactly inspiring confidence – but the one thing that it got absolutely right was the battery life. The Wii U Pro’s prowess in this area was legendary, with the controller going for over 80 hours on a single charge. It looks like the successor to the controller, more
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Xbox boss Phil Spencer has once again commented on the ongoing rumors, hopes, and dreams shared by Call of Duty fans everywhere that Black Ops II will soon join the Xbox One backward compatibility program. This new statement is perhaps Spencer’s most assertive yet. He not only swiped down specific rumors that the game would be coming in the near future but went one step further, publicly more
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