Streaming is becoming more important in today’s gaming industry though it’s still a good way away before we likely see it become a mainstream alternative for gamers. With that said, it’s not stopping companies from setting up their services with Microsoft going through a series of beta tests for the Project xCloud. If you’re unfamiliar with this service, it’s essentially Microsoft’s answer to providing gamers with a means to stream titles on various devices.
Day: February 13, 2020
We’re sure that you’re familiar with the Nintendo PlayStation console. It was a fabled design that would have likely made a big impact on the game industry today if the partnership between Sony and Nintendo lasted. Now the two are rivals attempting to bring in more consumers to their line of console releases each year. Back in the day, they were once going to deliver a video game console that combined the likes of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System along with the Sony PlayStation.
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We know what Skyrim meets Zelda: Breath of the Wild looks like, thanks to a very pretty mod. Now, another creator has given us a glimpse at how Tamriel’s frostiest, dragon-infested region would appear when turned into a painterly cartoon – and it’s stunning.
It looks like the success of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order sales and PlayStation 4 exclusive Marvel’s Spider-Man has inspired Disney to invite more game developers to “reimagine” its IP.
yuzu Git (2020/02/13) is complied. yuzu is a work-in-progress Nintendo Switch emulator. yuzu is an open-source project, licensed under the GPLv2 (or any later version). yuzu has been designed with portability in mind, with builds available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. The project was started in spring of 2017 by bunnei, one of the original authors of the popular Citra 3DS emulator, to experiment with and research the Nintendo Switch. Due to the similarities between Switch and 3DS, yuzu was developed as a fork of Citra. This means that it uses the same project architecture, and both emulators benefit from sharead improvements. During the early months of development, work was done in private, and progress was slow. However, as Switch reverse-engineering and homebrew development became popular, work on yuzu began to take off as well.…More
rpcs3 Git (2020/02/13) is compiled. RPCS3 is an open-source Sony PlayStation 3 emulator and debugger written in C++ for Windows and Linux. The emulator has been in development since early 2011 and currently supports modern DirectX 12, Vulkan and OpenGL renderers. The emulator is capable of booting and playing a decent amount of commercial games and PlayStation 3 SDK samples. Many more titles are also becoming playable with future development by contributors.…More
PCSX2 Git (2020/02/13) is compiled. PCSX2 is an open source PlayStation 2 (PS2) emulator for the Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems. With the most recent versions, many PS2 games are playable (although speed limitations have made play-to-completion tests for many games impractical), and several games are claimed to have full functionality.…More