Tag Archive: Game

Oculus is getting a new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge game this year

An original game starring new and iconic characters, set in Blackspire Outpost.

What you need to know Oculus Studios will be publishing Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge, set for release in late 2020. The story takes place in Blackspire Outpost on the planet Batuu, the same location you’ll find in Disney theme parks. ILMxLAB is working to tie in several pieces of Star Wars lore to build on Blackspire Outpost’s importance. This action-adventure game is  [Read More…]

If big game developers cared about Android nobody would need a Switch

Gaming hardware is there for Android, but the content just isn’t; I wish companies like Nintendo cared about Android.

The Nintendo Switch is freaking awesome. Pretty much anyone you ask will agree if they aren’t too busy playing Animal Crossing or Zelda. It’s portable but can connect to a television, has wireless controllers that mostly don’t suck, and every big name developer is tripping over its own feet trying to get games ported to the platform. Yes,  [Read More…]

What PlayStation Now should learn from Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is racking up subscribers.

Recently, Sony held a Corporate Strategy Meeting and teased the PlayStation 5 lineup. During the conference, Sony head Kenichiro Yoshida revealed that PlayStation Now (PS Now) passed 2.2 million subscribers. While this is quite the feat for a cloud game streaming service, the figure is around five times less than the current 10 million Xbox Game Pass subscribers.

PS Now and Xbox Game Pass cater to two different crowds,  [Read More…]

4 Courses to Get You Started in Game Development

Imagine being paid to dream up new worlds and bring them to life — that would be fun, right? It might sound like a fantasy, but this is precisely what game developers do every day at work. With loads of opportunity for new talent and indie developers, now is a great time to break into the industry. The Official Unity Game Development Bundle provides 44 hours of essential training, and you can get it now for only $ 25.

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Game on the go with these phone mounts for game controllers

Smartphones are more powerful today than they ever have been, with some devices offering a better gaming experience than even your desktop computer. On top of that, the mobile gaming platform has expanded so much that the library of games is incredible, so you’ll want to use a controller to get the best experience. If you’re not tied to a specific ecosystem, the best option for most people is the Razer Raiju Mobile, which works with both Windows  [Read More…]

Here are all the game events to check out in place of E3 this year

When the ESA is away, the publishers will play.

E3 2020 was cancelled but that isn’t stopping various parts of the gaming industry from rallying together and figuring out new events. Of particular note is Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest, which is acting as a wider umbrella for several different announcements. There’s already been a couple of game events so far this year, but we’re looking ahead to the future. Naturally, we’ll also be updating this list  [Read More…]

Ubisoft is hosting a digital showcase in July with exclusive game reveals

Let’s all pour one out for the ghost of E3 as more and more developers announce their own showcases.

What you need to know In lieu of an E3 showcase since the event was cancelled, Ubisoft is hosting its own digital showcase on July 12. This showcase is set to feature “exclusive game news, reveals, and more.” Ubisoft did not name any particular games that are set to be shown.

After E3 was cancelled this year due  [Read More…]

The Summer Game Fest schedule is now live with a game reveal coming May 12

It’s going to be a summer filled with gaming news.

What you need to know Geoff Keighley recently announced Summer Game Fest, a series of news and events from May to August. The schedule for Summer Game Fest is now live, with new additions coming later on. An Inside Xbox showcase for third-party Xbox Series X games kicks off Summer Game Fest on May 7. Additionally, a surprise game reveal is coming on May 12.

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Geoff Keighley announces Summer Game Fest, 4 months of news and more

E3 isn’t happening but that doesn’t mean we won’t have a summer of gaming news.

What you need to know Geoff Keighley is the host of multiple game events like Opening Night Live at Gamescom and the Game Awards. E3 2020 and other physical events have been canceled due to the ongoing global pandemic. Today, Keighley has announced Summer Game Fest, a four month event bringing news, digital showcases and more.

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