Blog

Fortnite’s Invite-Only iOS Version Is Already No. 1 On The App Store

Posted by on 9:49 pm in Video Games | 0 comments

Fortnite’s Invite-Only iOS Version Is Already No. 1 On The App Store

The first invitations to the Fortnite iOS beta started going out today, March 16, and more people will be added in the coming days. An Android version is also in the works, but it’s coming later, and Epic has not said if there will be a beta for this version or not. We tried out the mobile version and found that it’s pretty much the same game as on console and PC. You can see gameplay from a full match on iOS right here. In addition, the mobile edition will support optional cross-play with other platforms. Meanwhile, a new 3.3...

read more

Far Cry 5 Has Microtransactions, Campaign Is Playable Offline

Posted by on 9:23 pm in Video Games | 0 comments

Far Cry 5 Has Microtransactions, Campaign Is Playable Offline

With Ubisoft PR followed up to offer a full statement on Far Cry 5’s microtransactions, saying they will allow players to speed up their progress. It remains to be seen exactly how this will work, but looking at another recent Ubisoft game, Assassin’s Creed Origins, may give us some clues. That game offers “Time Saver Packs” that include items or packs of in-game currency that you can then spend to speed up your progress. They are totally optional, and can be unlocked through normal gameplay. It is possible that Far...

read more

Surviving Mars Review: Building The Final Frontier

Posted by on 4:25 pm in Video Games | 0 comments

Surviving Mars Review: Building The Final Frontier

It’s been said that city simulators are best thought of as a series of stocks and flows. You have essential buildings that supply resources, which are then distributed in a grand pattern etched by your design. Your success, then, depends on how artfully and effectively you’ve crafted your settlement. If that is the measure by which we are to judge city simulators, nowhere is that more beautifully or essentially or thematically distilled than in Surviving Mars. Space is hard, and Mars isn’t any more forgiving; your goal is to...

read more

Obama Could Produce New Shows For Netflix

Posted by on 8:26 pm in Video Games | 0 comments

Obama Could Produce New Shows For Netflix

Netflix and former President Barack Obama are potentially going to work together on new TV shows. The New York Times reports today that Obama is in “advanced negotiations” with Netflix to create a “series of high-profile shows.” NYT’s report is based on unspecified sources. As part of the deal, Netflix would pay Obama and his wife, Michelle, an unspecified fee for new TV shows. According to the report, Obama’s shows will focus on “inspirational stories” instead of responding to President Trump...

read more

You Can Grab Two Free Games On Steam Right Now

Posted by on 8:24 pm in Video Games | 0 comments

You Can Grab Two Free Games On Steam Right Now

If you’ve been looking for something new to play, and you happen to enjoy horror games, today’s a good day: The Amnesia Collection is available for free on Steam, and you can keep it forever. The Amnesia Collection comes with both Amnesia games, The Dark Descent and A Machine For Pigs. Usually $35, you can download the collection for no cost right now. In addition, unlike Steam free weekends, you’ll be able to keep the two games forever. The Amnesia games are both psychological survival-horror games, so they’re...

read more

Super Smash Bros on Switch

Posted by on 2:51 pm in Video Games | 0 comments

Super Smash Bros on Switch

Nintendo just teased Super Smash Bros for Nintendo Switch. It’s a phrase game journalists have been waiting to write, well, since the unveiling of the Nintendo Switch two years ago, and now we can finally write it. The unveiling happened during the company’s March 8 Nintendo Direct which was supposed to focus on Splatoon and the upcoming Mario Tennis Aces. But then Nintendo took a page from Apple’s playbook and announced one more thingβ„’. The teaser trailer was a scant 5-second glimpse at two Octolings from the...

read more
Searching...