Last January, Arcade1Up announced a host of new Legacy cabinets that feature new stylings, faux coin slots, and a larger batch of games on each machine. Now the company is ready to unveil and take pre-orders for a Mortal Kombat machine. Like the other Legacy cabinets, it looks more like an arcade machine than previous entries and includes 12 games.
Since its inception in 1974, Dungeons & Dragons has remained one of the most popular games in history, and it’s even recognized as the foundation for modern games that use a role-playing mechanic. However, it’s far from the only role-playing game (RPG) out there, so if fantasy adventures aren’t up your alley, maybe zombies or eldritch horrors or criminal heists are.
Valheim is the latest game to top the Steam charts and find rampant success on Twitch and YouTube. So what is Valheim to receive all this special attention; is it worth picking up or is it just another passing fad? Let’s talk about that.
If you were a fan of the classic PlayStation 2 title Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, then you were no doubt excited for the 2021 remake that was supposed to be coming out this year—but unfortunately, that remake was delayed indefinitely. But no need to fret, as there are plenty of games out there that can help fill the void.
You can’t be a hardcore gamer without looking a little dorky. That’s because the best gaming accessories give off a TRON or Speed Racer vibe, with cartoonish designs, RGB lighting, and plenty of logos. Now, Ikea is teaming up with ASUS ROG to launch a line of minimalist, slightly-less-dorky gamer gear at a price anyone can afford.
Remember the 90s and early 2000s, when Microsoft was the butt of every monopoly joke, for some pretty damning reasons? Yeah, not so much anymore. After failing to dominate in gaming and mobile, Microsoft has been humbled a bit, and is willing to let others play with its multi-million dollar toys. Its flagship racing franchise, Forza, is the latest example.
Cyberpunk 2077 was one of the most anticipated game launches of the last few years, and also one of the most tumultuous. In addition to huge technical problems and consumer blowback, the game’s developer CDProjekt Red has announced that it’s been the victim of a ransomware attack. The hackers are threatening to release the source code for Cyberpunk and other games.
Last October, LEGO and Unity partnered up to release LEGO Microgame, a free game development program that requires no coding experience. Now, the two are back with a contest for budding game makers. Post your game creation by March 15th to LEGO Ideas, and you could win four LEGO sets and three Unity access bundles. And everyone who enters gets a free custom LEGO minifig.
The video game Among Us has skyrocketed in popularity over the past year. Likewise, board games have also seen an uptick in popularity thanks to the pandemic and stay-at-home orders. But what if you could have board games that closely resemble Among Us? Well, you’ve come to the right place.
Whether it’s to post to YouTube, stream on Twitch, or just send to a friend through email, being able to record video of your computer screen always comes in handy. And there several choices for screen recording software out there that try to appeal to different use cases, so let’s take a look at the best of the best.