Day: February 12, 2018
There was a time when hackers simply defaced websites to get attention, then they started hijacking them to spread banking trojan and ransomware, and now the trend has shifted towards injecting scripts into sites to mine cryptocurrencies.
ABZU the gorgeous deep-sea exploration game from Giant Squid Studios is running for 50% off for Xbox One gamers on the Microsoft Marketplace.
The first week of PUBG’s launch seemed quite fruitful for Microsoft. According to VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending December 16, PUBG sold an estimated 581,761 units at retail – this means that digital sales were not accounted for (we can assume that digital sales were likely much higher).
Epic Game’s co-op survival title, Fortnite is set to get a 60fps mode for all consoles – optimised for whichever platform you happen to own.
On February 1st, Nintendo announced to the world that a new animated movie featuring Mario was being developed in partnership with Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, Sing, The Lorax). Better to strike while the iron’s hot, or in this case, while Nintendo hype is at maximum. The question of which chess piece Shigeru Miyamoto and his team move next has become increasingly surrounded by an aura of surprise; from Mario Tennis Aces to the Labo and Mario Kart Tour reveal, the pattern appears almost random.
Right now, Dragon Ball FightersZ or Street Fighter V might be eating up the bulk of your free time, but if you’re on the hunt for a cuter, less bipedal kind of fighter, you might want to check out Them’s Fightin’ Herds. Co-developed by Lauren Faust, the creator of Hasbro’s animated series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, it distills the art of fighting down to four buttons, one of which is reserved for special abilities that function via the magic system.
Considering the trailer we saw last year – it was clear that Anthem’s action would take place almost entirely in Third Person. Apart from the first person marketplace we see during the ‘loadout’ phase of the game it seemed obvious that the first person mode was more of a cinematic addition than a mechanic.
A ‘monstrous’ new Kingdom Hearts III trailer has been unleashed at Tokyo’s D23 Disney Expo, a biennial show that’s been running since 2009. During the Kingdom Hearts Fan Event, a two minute gameplay trailer for Square Enix’s Disney crossover RPG was revealed, introducing a couple of familiar faces from the Monsters, Inc. franchise. Mike Wazowski and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan materialise shortly after the minute mark, and are introduced to the monster forms of Sora, Goofy and Daffy Duck.