Day: August 1, 2020
The PlayStation Store is currently hosting a massive promotional sale discounting nearly 500 PS4 games. The sale includes not only some of the PS4’s biggest and best games and series, but some of the newer games to hit the system. As a result, not everything falls into the “dirt cheap” category, but they are plenty of deals and steals to be had. And some of these deals and steals are for some great and popular PS4 games.
I’ve fallen into a pop-cultural rut: Dunno why, but I feel incapable of ingesting new media that isn’t part of my work. There are shows I want to catch up on, comics I want to read, games I want to play, but getting myself to sit down and engage with them feels nearly impossible… with a few exceptions.
Digital Extremes has given some details on three new additions to the Warframe roster set to arrive before the end of 2020. The reveals came during the Art of Warframe panel that opened this year’s TennoCon.
Some previously delisted Xbox Games are seemingly returning to the Xbox One Store. In addition to this, it looks like Microsoft has finally added the option to purchases backward compatible Xbox 360 and Xbox games directly from the Xbox One Store via Microsoft Credit. Previously, you had to use an Xbox 360 to do this.
After the first beta was a huge success, Fall Guys is running a second one this weekend, and players are starting to get creative about how they tackle the colourful battle royale game‘s obstacles. One person has taken the rainbow aesthetic to heart, and decided to compete using a controller made out of jelly beans.
The start of August means Xbox One owners who are also subscribed to Xbox Live Gold now have two more games to download that are included in their subscriptions. Those two games part of the Xbox Games with Gold promotion that happens every month are Portal Knights and MX Unleashed which are now available for different times depending on which you want. You can expect two more games to be free halfway through the month to keep the free games going after you’ve gotten what you want out of the first two.
Recently, my PlayStation 4 has developed the annoying new habit of beeping a lot. Not predictably, or consistently, but just enough that I’m always waiting for those next beeps. This is fine, I guess.
Craig the Brute who was born out of the Halo Infinite has now been embraced by Xbox boss Phil Spencer as the “new official Xbox mascot.” The Craig meme originated from the Xbox Series X showcase where the Brute popped up on the screen for a brief time with a blank, expressionless face. The community naturally ran with the meme to see what they could do with it, and when Spencer was asked about Craig, he applauded the Xbox and Halo community’s ability to do so.
After it was confirmed Microsoft Flight Simulator would be coming to Steam, the simulation game has jumped straight to the of the Steam top sellers list.