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During the most recent Destiny 2 downtime, Bungie finished removing a controversial design from a piece of in-game gear. Never again will Hunters need to worry about accidentally sporting an alt-right logo from the flag of Kekistan. Bungie had previously tweaked the game so that players would be unable to see the questionable iconography out in the game world, but the latest update removed it ...read more
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One of the biggest, and most silent, victories Microsoft secured for itself last generation was when it managed to get Minecraft on the Xbox 360- then as an exclusive. This long predated them buying out Mojang and the property, you see, and at the time, Minecraft was not the behemoth that it is today. Few paid attention to it, but Minecraft would end up being a major win for Microsoft and the ...read more
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Those interested in giving Forza Motorsport 7 a try and can now download the demo. Turn 10 and Microsoft have released the Forza Motorsport 7 demo for both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC users. As previously announced, both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC users will be able to play through three racing experiences. This includes the Dubai circuit including the Jebel Hafeet Pass, as well as the ...read more
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Halo comes to the Nintendo Switch, that is if you consider the Halo-themed content in Minecraft part of the series. That’s because the Halo Mashup pack for Minecraft will be released on platforms other than Xbox One and Windows 10 with the upcoming Better Together update. This particular update is one of the game’s biggest, with features such as cross-platform support being the ...read more
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Epic Games’ free-to-play survival game Fortnite recently made headlines when players discovered the game allowed PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users to play together. Though the cross-play functionality was apparently a mistake and Epic has since rectified it, Xbox boss Phil Spencer has now weighed in on the accidental breakthrough. In response to a question on Twitter (via Polygon), Spencer ...read more
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Gearbox Software recently announced that it will no longer be supporting Battleborn with new content following a Fall Update that will introduce a few new Borderlands-themed skins, taunts, and Finisher Boosts. This news comes from a forum post by Battleborn creative director Randy Varnell, who stated that he will be playing a significant role in developing the upcoming game towards which ...read more
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Phil Spencer has just received a promotion to Executive Vice President of Xbox, and a seat on the Senior Leadership Team. First noted by Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley, the promotion suggests that Microsoft may be taking its Xbox and gaming incentives more seriously moving forward. Now that Phil Spencer has moved up to an EVP position, Microsoft has a total of 16 members in the Senior ...read more
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Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee is free right now, as part of Humble’s End of Summer Sale offer. Get ready to have phrases like “Hello!”, “Follow me!” and more, all burned into your memory once more, as the original version of Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee is currently up for grabs for the low, low price of absolutely nothing at all. As the last big offer of the site’s End of Summer Sale, ...read more
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Some people take their gaming very seriously, even getting to the point that they build their own custom experience so that it stands out from the rest of the pack. And we’ve discovered a gamer that’s done the unthinkable in that regard – he’s made a full-size Nintendo Switch arcade cabinet. According to Nintendo Life, an avid Nintendo fan by the name of Nintendrew has actually gone ...read more
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Destiny 2 continues to find success after its release by topping the UK’s best-selling charts for the second week in the row. After soaring to the top of the charts during its first week on the market – a result that was anticipated – the second week of dominance is made even more impressive when considering the other games that Destiny 2 faced off against for the No. 1 spot. With new ...read more
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