Red Dead Online Encourages Players to Turn Over a New Leaf with a Free Honor Reset

We’ve all heard the phrase “new year, new you”. Well, Red Dead Online is taking it literally. In their latest event, players will get a reward for a free Honor Reset, meaning players can get rid of their good or bad reputation and start over afresh. There are also discounts on changing a character’s appearance. …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Playlist Updates Move to Thursdays, New Playlists Coming This Week

Call of Duty multiplayer playlist updates have historically taken place on Tuesdays, but starting this week, Treyarch is shifting playlist updates for Black Ops Cold War to Thursdays. The next playlist update will happen on January 7th, bringing a few new playlists for the weekend. With this change to Black Ops Cold War playlist updates, …

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Microsoft Plans To Fix Disconnecting Xbox Series X Controller Issues

The Xbox Series X is, undoubtedly, a powerful console. With high resolution graphics, impressive performance speed (quick resume turned out to be as awesome as Microsoft claimed), and extremely short load times, players can get into the action at a faster rate while enjoying a newfound level of detail and immersion. However, the Series X …

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The Sinking City Returning To Digital Storefronts After Publisher Dispute

You might remember The Sinking City, a Lovecraftian horror game that launched in June 2019 to middling reviews (read ours here). The game was delisted in August 2020 due to a nasty contract dispute between developer Frogwares and publisher BigBen Interactive/Nacon. After months of litigation, the French court has ruled in favor of Nacon, and …

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Take Your Seat Commander: Spacebase Startopia Beta Touches Down Today on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

The extra-terrestrial extravaganza Spacebase Startopia has deployed a surprise beta in Xbox Game Preview.  Starting today, slip on your oversized space boots and take control of a three-tiered donut-shaped space station, managing the needs of alien visitors and residents across a fully voiced single-player campaign.  [embedded content] Hire and house a diverse range of E.T.’s to keep your space base up to snuff, and ensure your visitors mention …

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Guide: Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games And Accessories For January And February 2021

Nintendo Happy New Year everyone! With 2020 finally in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to look ahead to the upcoming video game releases in the first weeks of this fresh new year. Over the holidays we took a look at 30 upcoming Switch games we’re looking forward to, but below we’ve rounded up the biggest …

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Nintendo is buying Luigi’s Mansion 3 studio Next Level Games

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 5 January 2021 17:57 GMT This is the first studio acquisition that the platform holder has made since 2007.Japanese games giant Nintendo is acquiring the developer that made Luigi’s Mansion 3, Next Level Games. In a release on its investor page, Nintendo said that the deal is expected to be finished …

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Would You Put These Bizarre Funko Pops on Your Shelf?

Graphic: Gabe Carey, Giovanni Colantonio Top Pick: Mr. Monopoly in Jail | $11 | Amazon As someone who doesn’t pay any attention to Funko Pops, I’m always a little concerned by the staggering amount of products the company has. The seemingly infinite line of collectibles spans multiple decades of media, turning some of our favorite nerd …

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“I am wooooounded”: A jaunty stroll through the official Frasier cookbook

The author and his cat, standing in for EddiePhoto: John Carruthers As a low-attention-span indoor kid, I had two great loves growing up. The first was American football—the Bears specifically, even though they sucked. In fact, despite my regular-degular height and Doug-Jones-in-Hellboy physique, I figured that one day I’d become a professional football player. A …

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Nintendo has purchased Next Level Games the team behind Luigi’s Mansion 3

Nintendo has announced this morning that they have purchased Canadian partner Next Level Games. The team were behind Luigi’s Mansion 3, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Super Mario Strikers and more. It seemed inevitable given the success of their games, particularly Luigi’s Mansion 3 for the Switch. Congratulations to both Nintendo and Next Level Games! Via …

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Pokemon Go Egg Chart: 2km, 5km, 7km, 10km and new 12km strange eggs hatch list

One of the most reliable ways to get your hands on new Pokemon in Pokemon Go is through egg hatching. But what Pokemon can you expect from each type of eggs? Unlike over in the main Nintendo console based Pokemon games, you don’t have to breed Pokemon to get your hands on Pokemon eggs. In …

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Have You Played… Hitman 2?

Hitman with his killing stick Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. Obviously, it’s wonderful when you plan out airtight approaches and execute them without breaking a sweat, but that isn’t true joy. Hitman happiness is found in plan B, when you have …

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Video: This Newly Discovered Sephiroth Glitch Completely Breaks Every Single Final Smash Attack

A new glitch has seemingly been discovered in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and it’s linked to the DLC fighter Sephiroth. Under the right conditions, the one-winged angel from Final Fantasy VII can essentially break other characters’ Final Smash – drastically lowering the damage of the normally devastating move and altering the visual effects from time …

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NA: Nintendo recently delisted over 250 DSiWare games from the 3DS eShop

It would appear as though Nintendo has pulled the plug on quite a few DSiWare games that were available on the 3DS‘s eShop. The games taken down from the digital storefront only seem to apply for North America, but this could soon change if the European and Japanese eShop’s follow the same trend. It’s reported …

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IKEA Has ‘Meme-ishly Oversized’ Gaming Console Models to Help With Your Furniture Choices

One of the complaints about the PlayStation 5 is the sheer size of the console. I personally stand the console at the side of my television because it won’t fit in the units underneath it. Not to worry, though; help is at hand. Furniture giant IKEA has come up with a plan, as noticed by …

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The Last Guardian, Shadow of the Colossus Dev Teases its Next Game

GenDESIGN, a studio made up of Team ICO veterans responsible for ICO, Shadow of the Colossus, and The Last Guardian, is teasing its next game in a holiday card image on its site. GenDESIGN’s main page features the stylized 2021 image above, with four games making up each number. The first three are 2001’s ICO, …

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