The game that would fire-up whenever you turned on a Sega Master System without a cartridge plugged in (and sometimes even when there wars), Alex Kidd in Miracle World, is getting the remaster treatment. Announced as part of IGN's Summer of Gaming event, Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX presents the 8-bit original with a shiny new coat of paint.
With the recent release of Streets of Rage 4 there's another arcade-style action game out in the wild called Huntdown. A Metal Slug meets Contra stroll through the sorts of crime-filled streets you found on dusty vertical-hold challenge VHS copies of Robocop, The Terminator, and Escape From New York.
And what that means is that come June 16, "Title Update 10" will be sneaking its way into your The Division 2 storage area, updating the game across a number of fronts both in order to address a number of issues and requirements, while also prepping the game for Season 2 of Warlords of New York, which releases June 23 bringing with it new endgame content and hotly anticipated Second Raid.
As part of a new Inside Xbox interview, Technical Director at Codemasters David Springate has offered some development insights on optimising the cross-gen Dirt 5 for Xbox Series X hardware. Stating that, "being able to play it with options for 120fps on Xbox Series X is incredible".
Yeah, we thought we might have been able to grab you with that headline too. I mean, who doesn't want to at least see a skinless fire-breathing distant galactic cousin of our very own T-Rex? Frankly, I don't want to live in a world where such things can't be seen. Or shot at. And looted from.
And so, with that in mind, Borderlands 3: Bounty of Blood is looking to be just what the space palaeontologist ordered.
You might not realise how much you need to update your webcam, especially if you're using a baked-in cam from a laptop or the like. But in a world of iso and WFH, where you're reaching out to friends, loved ones and required acquaintances (that is, bosses and colleagues and such), having a top-notch webcam might be all that stands between you and a WFH promotion. Enter Razer's Kiyo Broadcasting Camera which helps with the above, and is also a great entry tool for would-streamers.
Recently we reviewed the powerful AMD Ryzen 3800X, and we did so not by simply putting it on a desk and staring at it - we of course paired with the right kind of motherboard. That board? The equally impressive MSI MEG X570 Unify.
It's almost like they *don't* need the players, what with the millions and millions of operatives running around in Ubisoft's reimagined first-person tower defense competitive romp, but they're enticing newcomers anyway, announcing another free to play weekend for Rainbow Six Siege kicking off this weekend from June 11.
With the funky looking bit of external storage available in Australia exclusively via eBay. The drive, which models the look and feel of the limited edition Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox One X console, will no doubt also become something of a rare collector's item very soon. With 2TB of capacity it's local pricing comes in at AU $139.00.
In addition the latest expansion announcement in the form of Destiny 2: Beyond Light comes word from Bungie that the game is headed to next-gen consoles. Good news is that for players who pick up the expansion for Destiny 2 in September, this content will transfer across to both the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 for free.
In that the image appearing over at Chiphell is said to be from an early test run of the upcoming Founders Edition or internal versions of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics cards. A card that has yet to be officially announced, nor has this image been confirmed as legit. It also hasn't been revealed to be a fake either, so it's worth taking a look at.
Red Bull has brought its League of Legends solo tourney, aptly titled "Solo Q, to Aussie shores with qualifying for a spot in the finals kicking off on the 19th of June. Eager participants can register their interest here, with the qualifiers running from June 19 through to July 5th. Regional finals will take place on July 11 to determine who will represent the green and gold in the World Finals.
As part of the racer's final update, with the team at Criterion Game moving on to develop the next Need for Speed game presumably for next-gen consoles the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Released last year (our full review) Need For Speed Heat presented the latest entry in the long-running series. One where the hook was race by day, get chased at night.
Back in the 1990s Westwood Studios was one of those names associated with high-profile PC releases, most notably the CD-ROM era RTS classics of the Command & Conquer franchise. Command & Conquer Remastered Collection brings the original and Red Alert into the 4K era and does so in a style that would make even Kane take note.