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Zelda Fan Game Decides To Change Course After Nintendo Issues Takedown – Kotaku

Sunday, April 30, 2017

It was only a matter of time before Breath of the NES caught the eye of Nintendo and got pegged with a takedown notice. According to its creator, however, the game will live on. Advertisement Winter Drake, the developer who once sought to bring to life the vision for a top-down version of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild rendered in the style of the original NES game…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Sunday, April 30, 2017

THE HIGHS  Tom Senior: Home again‘Oh another twee game about walking around a sad house’ I thought as I started up What Remains of Edith Finch for the first time. For five minutes the game stuck to type. The narrator spoke evocatively of old memories and family secrets. Cold sunlight fell artfully through leafy branches. There were violins. It was familiar. But then I looked up and saw the house…

Xbox Scorpio price reveal, games news and release date details – Express.co.uk

Sunday, April 30, 2017

A new Xbox Scorpio game has been confirmed for the console that will run in native 4K display. World of Tanks is a popular title on Xbox One, PC and PS4 and will also be available to play on the Xbox Scorpio. During a recent Q&A with fans, the development team behind the popular MMO revealed that the game will fully support the new console. “We plan to fully support…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Sunday, April 30, 2017

THE HIGHS  Tom Senior: Home again‘Oh another twee game about walking around a sad house’ I thought as I started up What Remains of Edith Finch for the first time. For five minutes the game stuck to type. The narrator spoke evocatively of old memories and family secrets. Cold sunlight fell artfully through leafy branches. There were violins. It was familiar. But then I looked up and saw the house…

Microsoft Should Copy The Nintendo Switch And Make An ‘Xbox Surface’ – Forbes

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Credit: Nintendo Now just imagine this screen with ‘Halo’ or ‘Dark Souls.’ Microsoft needs to fight back against the juggernaut that is the PlayStation 4. After all, the Xbox One is playing second fiddle and has been for some time. One way the Xbox team is planning to do that is by releasing “the most powerful console ever” in the Xbox Scorpio this holiday season, though we still don’t know…

(Image; Nintendo) – A.V. Club (blog)

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Nintendo’s 2DS has always felt like a weird compromise of a system, a slightly sheepish acknowledgement that the titular third-dimensionsality of the company’s current handheld, the 3DS, was more of a gimmick than anything else. Now, the console developer is doubling down on its duo-dimensional budget system, announcing The New Nintendo 2DS XL. As its name suggests, the system is the non-3D version of the upgraded New Nintendo 3DS XL,…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Sunday, April 30, 2017

THE HIGHS  Tom Senior: Home again‘Oh another twee game about walking around a sad house’ I thought as I started up What Remains of Edith Finch for the first time. For five minutes the game stuck to type. The narrator spoke evocatively of old memories and family secrets. Cold sunlight fell artfully through leafy branches. There were violins. It was familiar. But then I looked up and saw the house…

Microsoft Should Copy The Nintendo Switch And Make An ‘Xbox Surface’ – Forbes

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Credit: Nintendo Now just imagine this screen with ‘Halo’ or ‘Dark Souls.’ Microsoft needs to fight back against the juggernaut that is the PlayStation 4. After all, the Xbox One is playing second fiddle and has been for some time. One way the Xbox team is planning to do that is by releasing “the most powerful console ever” in the Xbox Scorpio this holiday season, though we still don’t know…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Sunday, April 30, 2017

THE HIGHS  Tom Senior: Home again‘Oh another twee game about walking around a sad house’ I thought as I started up What Remains of Edith Finch for the first time. For five minutes the game stuck to type. The narrator spoke evocatively of old memories and family secrets. Cold sunlight fell artfully through leafy branches. There were violins. It was familiar. But then I looked up and saw the house…

I Took My Nintendo Switch To A Bar, And I Was Surprised By What Happened – Forbes

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Credit: Dave Thier The Nintendo Switch, at a real-world bar. A thought crossed my mind as the hour wound toward the happy on a sunny Friday afternoon. I had expressed a certain sentiment many times in articles here at Forbes about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and the Nintendo Switch. It goes something like this: “You can do things with this that you could never do with a console before, like…

The New Nintendo 2DS XL Is A 3DS Killer, Not A Threat To The Switch – Forbes

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Credit: Nintendo The 2DS is a 3DS killer. The Nintendo 2DS XL is brilliant, beautiful, and does something I didn’t think was possible just a couple days ago: It effectively kills off the 3DS, rendering it completely and totally irrelevant. Good riddance. I certainly didn’t expect the killer to come out of the blue like this, but I’m sure happy it did. The 3D on the 3DS were never flattering….

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Saturday, April 29, 2017

THE HIGHS  Tom Senior: Home again‘Oh another twee game about walking around a sad house’ I thought as I started up What Remains of Edith Finch for the first time. For five minutes the game stuck to type. The narrator spoke evocatively of old memories and family secrets. Cold sunlight fell artfully through leafy branches. There were violins. It was familiar. But then I looked up and saw the house…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Saturday, April 29, 2017

THE HIGHS  Tom Senior: Home again‘Oh another twee game about walking around a sad house’ I thought as I started up What Remains of Edith Finch for the first time. For five minutes the game stuck to type. The narrator spoke evocatively of old memories and family secrets. Cold sunlight fell artfully through leafy branches. There were violins. It was familiar. But then I looked up and saw the house…

Video game releases for May 2017 – Polygon

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Here are some of the big video game releases for the month of May 2017. Be sure to check out the list we put together of our most anticipated games of 2017 and subscribe to Polygon’s YouTube channel for tons of gaming videos. Also, here are the free games you get with your Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus subscriptions this month. For your movies and TV fix, here’s what is coming to your favorite streaming…

Microsoft Should Copy Nintendo And Make An Xbox Switch – Forbes

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Credit: Nintendo Now just imagine this screen with ‘Halo’ or ‘Dark Souls.’ Microsoft needs to fight back against the juggernaut that is the PlayStation 4. After all, the Xbox One is playing second fiddle and has been for some time. One way the Xbox team is planning to do that is by releasing “the most powerful console ever” in the Xbox Scorpio this holiday season, though we still don’t know…

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming – PC Gamer

Saturday, April 29, 2017

THE HIGHS  Tom Senior: Home again‘Oh another twee game about walking around a sad house’ I thought as I started up What Remains of Edith Finch for the first time. For five minutes the game stuck to type. The narrator spoke evocatively of old memories and family secrets. Cold sunlight fell artfully through leafy branches. There were violins. It was familiar. But then I looked up and saw the house…

The best PC games of 2017… so far – TechRadar

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Blimey! We’re not even halfway through the year and we’ve already had a veritable smorgasbord of gaming delicacies served to us in 2017. And it’s not one genre or tier dominating the scene either, with everything from classic franchises revived as first-person horrors to polished real-time strategy titles making big waves in videogames. So long before the half-point in the year, TechRadar brings together the best games the medium has…

PC Gaming Weekly: Why we think PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is special – VentureBeat

Saturday, April 29, 2017

One of the hottest games on Steam right now shows why the PC platform is so ideal for experimenting with different forms of gameplay. GamesBeat has become enamored with PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. This is a battle royale game, where a group of up to 100 players find themselves jumping out of an airplane and onto an island full of weapons, vehicles … and bloodthirsty gamers. Your goal is to outlast everyone…

Entry-Level PC Gaming Market Report – Second Half 2016 to 2019 – Research and Markets – Yahoo Finance

Saturday, April 29, 2017

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “The Entry-Level PC Gaming Market – Second Half 2016” report to their offering. Comprised of pre and DIY built gaming computers, upgrades, and accessories such as input devices and audio/communication systems, the market exceeded $30 billion in 2016 and is forecast to grow at a 6% CAGR through 2019. Due of an entrenched PC gaming culture, large population, and…

Major New PC Games Worth Playing this Month – May 2017 Edition – Geek Snack

Saturday, April 29, 2017

With all the great PC games already launched earlier this year, it’s hard to believe that 2017 still has plenty to offer in terms of new releases. And yet, that does indeed seem to be the case. As expected, things are slowing down a bit as we approach E3 but don’t worry because there will be a good number of new games to play throughout May. Most of the titles we’re going…