You’ll finally be able to tell whether those footsteps are coming from above or below you after Fortnite’s next big patch. Season 6 will bring a big rework for spatial audio cues, so you’ll have a better idea of what’s going on around you without actually seeing your opponents.
Day: September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018 A new Overwatch PTR is here, and the Torbjorn rework comes with it.
Tanglewood is a new game for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, available on cartridge format. Coffee Crisis is also a recent
Branching-narrative Walking Dead studio may close, or may keep a skeleton crew of 25. ARS T...
Reports have begun circulating that Telltale Games, the studio best known for narrative adventure titles like the Walking Dead, will soon shut down. There’s yet to be an official statement from the company, but based on information so far it appears that around 90% of the studio’s 250 employees have been laid off, and Telltale will shut down entirely following the conclusion of The Walking Dead.
Sony has revealed a new big feature being added to the PlayStation Now service today. It appears that Sony will allow gamers the ability to download select video games to play offline on the PlayStation Now service. This means that gamers will no longer have to go through a game via streaming which can prove problematic for some gamers. However, it doesn’t look like every game will be available for download within the service.
Sony had a real stake in the mobile market with their PlayStation Portable. It proved to be an excellent gaming handheld and gave a real competitor against Nintendo. However, when the handheld finally saw a successor in the PlayStation Vita, Sony failed to keep the momentum. This left Nintendo to thrive with their Nintendo 3DS along and even more so with the recent hybrid console release of the Nintendo Switch.
The classic editions of consoles are becoming more and more popular. So far Nintendo has offered the Nintendo Entertainment System Classic along with the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic. These are essentially small condensed size consoles that mimic the visuals of the original console, while also functioning as a game system. Instead of being able to play physical games, the manufacturer will load a number of iconic video game titles into the system. As mentioned, they are becoming quite popular and now adding to the mix is Sony’s original PlayStation.
H1Z1 will soon become known as Z1 Battle Royale. It’s been a rough period for the game following some very impressive stats at the height to the battle royale boom. A patch went live for the game which promises to be “the first major step in that transition.” A “re-formed dev team” is now working on the battle royale, and the developers want to “return the game to its roots as the world’s most competitive BR Game.”