Day: April 19, 2019
Average Steam user score shifts from "Mixed" to "Very Positive" in recent days. ARS T...
There has been a big movement lately to bring out miniature retro video game consoles. If you don’t own the real hardware or software and want to enjoy some of these games, they can become the perfect alternative. One thing is for sure, these miniature consoles have done pretty well for Nintendo as they have released both the Nintendo Entertainment System Classic along with the Super Nintendo Entertainment System with a positive response. Regardless, that same statement can’t be made for Sony as the released their PlayStation Classic with few notable video game titles, the original standard controller and a steep price point.
Frontier Developments is the studio behind Planet Coaster, Jurassic World Evolution, and Elite Dangerous, to name its most popular titles – and as of right now, the developer’s most recent game Jurassic World is almost a year old. While all of these games continue to receive new DLC and expansions – Evolution just received a new update pack yesterday, for example – the studio’s fans are undoubtedly beginning to wonder what games the developer has up its sleeve.
Free update is coming to other retailers with "no artificial or contractual delay." ARS T...
If you can recall back around 2003 you may remember an Ubisoft title known as XIII. This was a cel-shaded comic book style video game where players took control of a character with no memories and being hunted down for being accused of killing the president of the United States. The game released with mixed reviews which is a shame for those who really enjoyed the game as it ends with a cliffhanger and a message that said a sequel would be coming. Unfortunately, as the years went by we didn’t get that promised sequel leaving gamers wondering what happened to our protagonist at the very end of this game.
Earlier this month, developer Gearbox Software revealed the PC version of its anticipated co-op shooter “Borderlands 3” is coming exclusively to the Epic Games Store. This created some blowback from fans who prefer Valve’s digital storefront Steam. Gearbox founder and CEO Randy Pitchford defending the decision in a lengthy Twitter thread on Saturday (helpfully recreated in this Reddit post), saying competition between stores will be “absolutely best” for consumers, developers, and publishers.
Assymetrical multiplayer slasher movie simulator Dead By Daylight is introducing a new feature that will revamp the endgame portion of matches – putting extra pressure on both the survivors and the killer, and raising the stakes for both considerably.
A white-hat hacker found a way to get into the French government’s newly launched, secure encrypted messaging app that otherwise can only be accessed by officials and politicians with email accounts associated with the government identities.