[embedded content] During the recent Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct, Nintendo explained how ‘sometime after launch’ and only under ‘certain circumstances’ (for example, ‘console damage’ and ‘loss’) would the company be able to restore save data. The catch? It’s apparently a one-time-only deal for Nintendo Switch Online members. It means that if an unfortunate incident
One iconic fighting series that hasn’t been represented in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate yet is Mortal Kombat. While Nintendo or Masahiro Sakurai have never said anything publically about a character from this brutal and bloody fighter being added to the roster, Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon recently told Shacknews he would “love” to see it
Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon, in a D.I.C.E. Summit 2020 interview with Shacknews, was asked about the possibility of a Mortal Kombat character, such as Scorpion and Sub-Zero, getting representation in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Boon said that “for me personally (I can’t speak for all of Warner Bros or anything), that would be kind
EA’s had its ups and downs with the Star Wars license, most recently posting critical and commercial success with Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, however, reports indicate that EA canceled a Star Wars Battlefront spinoff game that was in development at EA Vancouver. The canceled game, codenamed Viking, was in development using assets from Visceral’s
Hope your wallets are ready because the PS Store has yet another massive list of discounted games, this time, thanks to the Big in Japan Sale. Starting today, February 21, 2020, you’ll be able to save on over 500 Japanese-published titles, with discounts of up to 70% off. Highlights include NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa
The Apex Legends Octane Edition includes legendary Arachnoid Rush Octane skin, legendary Arachnoid charge rifle skin, exclusive Violet Widow gun charm, exclusive Venomous badge, and 1,000 Apex Coins. The Octane Edition is available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Origin on PC.
Get a look at the trailer for the multiplayer first-person slasher inspired by epic medieval movie battles. Chivalry 2 is a continuation of the narrative of Chivalry: Medieval Warfare. The Chivalry 2 Closed Alpha starts March 2020, and the game is slated for release in 2020 on PC.
Command an army of Daughters, haunting echoes of the greatest warrior to ever live, in deadly battles against horrific dread creatures and bosses birthed from the worst of humanity’s crimes. The gothic tactical RPG releases on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in summer 2020.
Kit and Krysta are back with another new episode of Nintendo Minute. The Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct was yesterday, so the game is a topic of discussion in this week’s episode. As always, however, it comes with a twist. The pair said in the video’s description that “we’re getting so excited for Animal Crossing:
The worlds of filmmaking and video game technology are colliding. Just as Hideo Kojima uses film as base inspiration for games like Death Stranding, Jon Favreau turned to video game technology in the filming of The Mandalorian. The Disney+ series uses what’s constantly been referred to as “groundbreaking new technology” for the film industry, Something ILM
Microsoft Flight Simulator already looks wildly ambitious. Asobo Studio previously explained that you can fly anywhere in the world in their flight simulation. Anywhere? Anywhere. Naturally then they need to have airports everywhere. All the airports, even. So Microsoft Flight Simulator apparently features every airport in the world. A modest 37,000 of those have been manually
Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood remains in development, but Cyanide Studio has another project in the works that it is ready to unveil. Alongside development partner Leikir Studio and publisher Nacon, Cyanide Studio just revealed Rogue Lords. A roguelike set in 17th Century New England, Rogue Lords will launch on as yet unspecified date for
We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you
While we patiently wait for Sucker Punch’s upcoming Japanese adventure Ghost of Tsushima, you can currently check out a faithful recreation of one of the game’s trailers in Dreams. In fact, if we didn’t know any better, it would be pretty hard to tell the two apart. You can see it for yourself below: Ghost
SnowRunner, the ultimate off-roading experience and bigger, better sequel to MudRunner, is available for pre-order on Xbox One today from the Microsoft Store. SnowRunner is about three things: big trucks, tough roads, and combining the two for the most fun possible. Today we want to introduce you to all the customization options available for your
Toy Fair is ramping up in New York, where tons of new figures and collectibles are being showcased for the first time. Among the exciting additions for game fans, Funko has highlighted an array of fun figures from the upcoming Crystal Dynamics Avengers video game. Whether you’re looking to help Hulk smash your bookcase, or
By Elizabeth Henges, Friday, 21 February 2020 21:06 GMT There’s a great sale going on for Xbox One bundles right now, but what if you don’t need a new console? Amazon US is also running a sale on Xbox One controllers, where you can get a new controller for as low as $49. Controllers can
Ready to party up with your friends across the great console servers? It’s almost time! PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds patch 6.2 is expected to allow for players to group up across Xbox and PS4 to play matches together. Console Players: Update 6.2 is now available on the PTS! Drop in to test Cross Party Play, which allows
Sabotage Studio, the development team behind action-platformer The Messenger, will soon be ready to announce its next project. The official reveal will go live next month on March 19th. However, the studio prepared a brief teaser to sate fans until that day comes. Check it out in the following video: As you can see, the
[embedded content] Earlier this week the long-rumoured patch for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Switch dropped and delivered some significant visual upgrades and PC-like options to tweak the graphical experience to your liking. The port was remarkable when it first launched last year, despite its undeniably blurry presentation compared to versions of the game
When I see a game that seems to be chasing the coattails of another, it’s hit or miss whether I’ll be put off or captaining the ship. Here we have Population Zero that, when you watch the trailer down below, you’ll immediately get the No Man’s Sky environment design vibes mixed with the base-building and
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 21 February 2020 20:17 GMT Devolver Digital will release Reikon Games’ action-shooter Ruiner on Switch. News of Ruiner coming to Switch was announced today on the game’s official Twitter account. A release date other than soon, written in binary at that, was not provided. YOU CAN NEVER ESCAPE. RUINER IS COMING
In contrast to reality, you can be whoever you want and do whatever you want in a video game — even in a case, when it’s not necessarily socially accepted or even legal to perform a given action. Keeping that thought deep in our minds, we wanted to make a game where player can get
Late last month, magazine scans surfaced with a sneak peek at Spawn’s Mortal Kombat 11 design in action figure form. Of course, being a magazine scan, the image itself was rather blurry, obscuring many of the figure’s details. Now it’s official, however, thanks to photos shared by Spawn creator and McFarlane Toys CEO, Todd McFarlane.
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 21 February 2020 19:29 GMT Square Enix announced its plans for Pax East today and later updated its schedule, noting it has scaled back due to coronavirus. According to the company, it will no longer host the Final Fantasy 14 panel session, opting instead for a livestream from it’s Japan offices.
Sony and Facebook have cancelled their appearances at the Game Developers Conference this year, both citing concerns about the new coronavirus. The yearly conference for game industry workers is typically a source of new information each year, with presentations about the development of influential games and interviews with studio members. Both Sony and Facebook are
The latest company to join Sony in pulling its PAX East 2020 attendance is Square Enix. Though, it will not be completely skipping the show in its entirety. Instead, the Japanese company has pulled many of its Final Fantasy XIV-related events from the show, due to concerns over COVID-19 (colloquially referred to as coronavirus). Specifically, the
Hey Alpha Skip-Ahead and Alpha ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 2004 Xbox One system update (build: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200419041.1625.200220-0000). Keep reading for more details. System Update Details: OS version released: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200419041.1625.200220-0000 Available:
As of December 2019, Tekken 7 has surpassed 5 million copies sold worldwide. The seventh entry in the fighting game series released for consoles and PC in 2017 and has been supported extensively by publisher/developer Bandai Namco since then. The Tekken series as a whole has reached 49 million units sold since the first game