The next console generation war is ramping up, and Microsoft isn’t waiting to take some swings. Today it unveiled the full specs for the Xbox Series X, along with details about the system’s controller and SSD card expansions. The console may have a terrible name, but the rest of it is shaping up nicely.
Earlier this year, Stadia promised 120 more games would come to the service, and it’s slowly been adding more to the list ever since. Today, Stadia announced three new games that will arrive later this month and in April: – Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 with the new Warlords of New York expansion, The Crew 2 (both on March 25), and Monopoly (April 28).
The BBC announced that it’s bringing Doctor Who to Roblox. For a limited time, you’ll be able to pick up the 10th and 13th Doctor as avatars, along with a portable Tardis and a Pterrible Pting for free. But you better act fast, because, after March 26th, the Doctor will leave, presumably in another attempt to visit the Medusa Cascade.
It’s been expected for some time, and Ars Technica is confirming it: E3 is cancelled. The world’s biggest video game trade show, scheduled for June in Los Angeles, will not be happening for the first time since its inception in 1995. Like other conferences in tech and beyond, caution for the spreading coronavirus and COVID-19 disease spurred the cancellation.
On any list of the best PS4 exclusives, Horizon Zero Dawn should be at or at least near the top. It’s an open-world RPG that set in a post-apocalyptic world different than the usual take. You play as Alloy on a quest to discover the truth of her origins—and more importantly, you fight robot dinosaurs. And now Sony has confirmed the game is coming to PC.
Nintendo games rarely go on sale. But the company takes one day a year to honor its greatest cash cow—March 10th, or Mario Day (because Mar10). On this special day, we’re given the privilege to buy some Mario-centric Switch games, accessories, and toys at a discounted price.
Ready for the feel-good story that will restore your faith in humanity? No, it’s not a murder death kill virtual pet, it’s the tale of how Make-A-Wish and 2K put a fan into NBA 2K20. Starting today, you can play as William Floyd, a 15-year-old from Georgia. He has the honor of being the first non-NBA athlete to be a playable character in the game.
Do you remember Tamagotchi, the virtual pet you probably ignored to death? Well, if you’re a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare player, you can finally have a virtual pet you won’t let starve to death. And that’s because it feeds on your in-game kills. This virtual virtual pet (not a typo) can be yours in-game for $10.
In an effort to drum up hype for Castlevania Season 3 (the Netflix anime), Konami just released Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for Android and iOS devices. The classic game costs just $3, doesn’t include any pesky micro-transactions, and works with real controllers.
Kazuhisa Hashimoto, the creator of the now-famous “Konami Code,” passed away recently, much to the sadness of gamers everywhere. So this weekend, why not honor him by playing a few of your favorite games and throwing the Konami code at them? You’d be surprised how often it will work. We have five suggestions if you aren’t sure where to start.