Our pals over at Vooks posted up a bit of a classic EB Games snafu earlier today, revealing a bunch of Nintendo Switch accessories well and truly ahead of when they were likely allowed to. Most of it is standard stuff, but an image featuring a USB-C cable has many pondering if this is how Switch will be charged and would be a massive first for Nintendo to standardise parts of their hardware.
After being shutdown earlier in the year, vanilla WoW PvP and PvE servers 'Nostalrius' will return December 17. The news comes after a recent stress-test that saw an impressive 10,000 concurrent players role-playing like it was the year 2004. After the recent shutdown a large vocal community displayed their support for Nostalrius, so much so that the team were invited over to Blizzard HQ where they spent considerable time talking to the veteran developer.
Announced over the weekend, thanks to a new extended gameplay trailer, both Morrigan and Captain America have been added to the Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite roster. Two staple characters that you probably could have guessed would be included, but it's nice to know. The Marvel vs. Capcom games have a long history of extensive characters to choose from, and with six announced so far expect to see a lot more reveals in the lead up to its 2017 release.
Given that it was only released a short while ago, Sony has already taken the lion's share of the Virtual Reality (VR) market thanks to the release of the PlayStation VR headset. According to a new report over at Venture Beat, thanks to the 40-50 million PlayStation 4's out in the wild, PSVR has already managed to obtain 30% of the VR market. With the Oculus Rift coming in second with 11%, and the HTV Vive trailing both Google and Samsung with 6%.
As promised, we've put together our epic longform feature after lengthy and excellent interviews with both Phil Spencer and Aaron Greenberg, talking about the future of the industry, VR, "mixed-reality", Project Scorpio, HoloLens and both gentleman being happy to have Nintendo games on an Xbox platform.
Over the weekend Sony held its annual PlayStation Experience event, also known as PSX. And it certainly didn't disappoint, with the announcement of not one but two new games from Naughty Dog -- The Last of Us Part II and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. But that was only the tip of the iceberg, as a number of games on the horizon either got shiny new trailers or were announced at the show. Click through for some of the video highlights.
This year has definitely seen its fair share of remakes, remasters, and HD re-releases. Not that we're complaining, as gaming has reached that age and point where with the improved visual fidelity of today it makes sense to revisit classics from generations past. And at the PlayStation Experience event over the weekend we got to see just that, with new and improved versions of WipeOut, Full Throttle, and Crash Bandicoot all making an appearance.
Day 2 of the Boston Major has wrapped up and some fantastic games were played! Head over to our "How to Watch" Post to find out details on how to watch it live — but for now just read on as we take you through the day that was.
So, has the beginning of December become a sort of unofficial E3 sequel? Because over the past few days we've had a number of new game announcements and first looks. And just when we thought that was it comes word that Piranha Games are working on MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries, a new entry in the long-running mech combat series. And it's a single-player game, making it the first traditional MechWarrior title in 15 years!
With the announcement of The Last of Us Part II, and now Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, it looks like Naughty Dog is showing no signs of slowing down since the release of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End earlier this year. And much like with anything Naughty Dog the announcement trailer/demo for the standalone Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is a masterclass in pacing, intuitive camera pans, and technical wizardry.