A recent store listing for the upcoming Burnout Paradise: Remastered caused confusion for some players when the word “microtransaction” was mentioned, but the game’s publisher EA has now clarified that it was an error.
Month: February 2018
Five years ago today, Sony announced PlayStation 4 to a fanbase hungry for evolution. Still, lead system architect Mark Cerny approached the launch with caution, wondering whether the eighth generation console would meet player expectations. The package of additional memory, storage, and boosted processing power turned out to be a winning combination, not to mention the game-changing selection of new titles.
PlayerUknown’s Battlegrounds is set to get a new addition to the multiplayer third-person shooter. Players can now expect ping-based matchmaking with the next update. Essentially, this will mean that those with lower ping will be prioritized over those with a higher ping as opposed to the equal matchmaking grounds.
Firaxis’ turn-based alien shooter, XCOM 2 has just received a new patch for Xbox One, this time around the update brings about enhancements for those who own Xbox One X consoles. Considering how there was no indication beforehand that there would be any support for the Xbox One X for XCOM 2, this comes as a nice little midweek surprise.
You’ve lived through the madness of Survivor, but have you ever imagined it in VR? Flight School Studios has. This team of developers — equally magnetised by humour and survival games — is asking players to use their wit and ingenious crafting skills on “an island the size of a coffee table”. Island Time VR dares you to ignore pangs of hunger as you struggle to survive in a post-shiprecked life.
Kingston’s gaming branch HyperX announced today that it has shipped more than four million gaming headsets. This bracket includes its award-winning Cloud Stinger and dual-chamber Cloud Alpha headsets, which boast multi-platform compatibility, adjustable headbands, and the comfort of HyperX’s signature memory foam.
The latest DLC pack for EA’s first-person shooter, Battlefield 1 has just landed today. Starting today for Premium Pass members players can conquer 3 new maps – you’ll be be able to traverse the devastated countryside of Belgium in Passchendaele, fight in the mountain terrain of Caporetto or spawn into the barrage filled wheat fields in River Somme.