Day: August 14, 2020


Mortal Kombat 11 Fans Think They Discovered a “Secret Fight”

Mortal Kombat 11 and Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath fans think they may have discovered a “secret fight” that is either coming to the game soon or already in the game but not unearthed yet. As you may remember, back in June, Mortal Kombat dataminer “thetiny” discovered files in the game directly referencing a secret fight in the game that hasn’t been discovered. At the time, it was pretty obvious that NetherRealm Studios had something up its sleeve, but it was unclear where it would go. read more


A Parent’s Guide To What The Hell Is Going On With Fortnite

Maybe you’re a parent who, like a lot of parents nowadays, is working from home as the covid-19 pandemic still rages on. If you have tween-aged, gaming inclined children, they probably play Fortnite. Yesterday, that tween-aged gamer came to you wondering what’s going on with Fortnite. And you, dear parent, have no idea what to tell them because you haven’t played a video game since you lost your last quarter in a Ms. Pac Man machine back in 1995. We’re here to help. read more


Get 8 Classic Star Wars Games for Just $10 for Limited Time

You can currently grab eight classic Star Wars games for just $10, but only for a limited time. The deal comes way of Fanatical, which is currently offering the Steam version of Star Wars Classic Collection for just $8. It usually runs at $40. In other words, it’s currently 75 percent off, but only for three more days. That said, if you were looking to pick up any of these games on other platforms, well you’re out of the luck. The deal is limited to Steam only. read more


I Love How Easy It Is To Play With High-Level Friends In Warframe

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The other night, I played Warframe with some of my actual, flesh-and-blood friends for the first time. I was worried; after all, my friends have been playing the space ninja MMO for hundreds of hours. I, with a paltry 45 hours, am a scrub by comparison. I worried that our hangout would be a waste of their precious game time. But Warframe, it turns out, is constructed to cleverly sidestep that issue. read more


Dwarf Fortress has a much better UI on Steam

One of the things that makes Dwarf Fortress tough to get into is its ASCII text-based menu systems. It’s a complex simulation game, and the way players interact with it is primarily through these menus – which you kind of just need to figure out. Fortunately, when Dwarf Fortress arrives on Steam, it’ll have a brand new menu system that presumably will make actually playing the game a lot easier to do. read more


Upcoming Nintendo Switch Exclusive Seemingly Delayed

An upcoming Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite exclusive game has seemingly been delayed. After releasing Animal Crossing: New Horizons and a new Paper Mario, Nintendo’s release schedule for the rest of the year is looking pretty barren, and it looks like it just lost another exclusive it had lined up for this year. More specifically, upcoming Switch exclusive, Sports Story, has seemingly been delayed from its general “2020” release window to TBA. read more


7.5 million players claimed a free copy of Total War Saga: Troy

The Iliad describes a lot of ships arriving on the shores near Troy, but that’s nothing compared to the number of players who redeemed a free copy of Total War Saga: Troy during its 24-hour free giveaway period on the Epic Games Store. Publisher Sega says 7.5 million players claimed a free copy of Troy during the giveaway, exceeding even Sega’s rosiest projections. read more