How Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater changed gaming … and skating

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Skateboarding has always ebbed and flowed in popularity, according to pro skateboarders Rodney Mullen and Chad Muska. “We’ve watched this rollercoaster ride and, each decade, there’s usually a huge Läs mer…

Oculus Quest 2 VR headset review: the virtual escape from Covid-19 we need?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Oculus Quest 2 is Facebook’s second iteration of its popular standalone virtual reality headset. It is more powerful, has a better screen and is cheaper, ready to be Läs mer…

Sony to announce PlayStation 5 release date and price – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tonight’s PlayStation 5 livestream begins at 9pm BST (1pm PDT) and will announce a price and release date for the new video games console – and perhaps some new Läs mer…

Game plan: the complete beginners' guide to gaming – from buying a console to exploring new worlds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; With much of the world stuck indoors in 2020, video games have been experiencing a boom – in fact we are spending more time, and more money, on gaming Läs mer…

Super Mario at 35: Mario's makers on Nintendo's most enduring mascot

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Super Mario at 35: Mario’s makers on Nintendo’s most enduring mascot The joyful jumping plumber has been on every Nintendo console and inspired a generation of players. Shigeru Läs mer…

Tell Me Why game review: a poetic exploration of memory against a stunning Alaskan landscape

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Dontnod’s latest game is a thoughtful, atmospheric narrative adventure – and with its trans lead character, a defining moment for the industry Dontnod’s new game, Tell Me Why, Läs mer…

Apple One services bundle could be launched within days

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple is preparing a new bundle of all its subscription products called Apple One, according to a leak in the source code of one of its apps. The bundle, Läs mer…

Sid Meier's Memoir review – Civilization creator is all about fun

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Autobiography and memoir This enjoyable, if light, autobiography by one of the first auteurs of video games focuses on the games over the man behind them Accidental auteur … Läs mer…

Stormzy’s game face: grime artist goes digital for latest hit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stormzy Rapper films music video for latest single set entirely inside a video game Stormzy, the game version. He stars as himself in the game Watch Dogs: Legion. Photograph: Läs mer…

Microsoft confirms price and launch date for Xbox Series X

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Next-generation console will go on sale in November alongside the lower-priced Xbox Series S Xbox Series S and Series X. Photograph: Microsoft Microsoft has confirmed that its Xbox Läs mer…

Hotshot Racing review – the 90s arcade racing game reimagined

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Scorching blue skies, snaking roads, crudely animated spectators: Hotshot Racing really knows its arcade racing staples. This exercise in pure, unapologetic nostalgia is a loving tribute to early 1990s Läs mer…

Fortnite could face year-long Apple ban, says Epic Games

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fortnite could be banned from iPhones and other Apple devices for a year, the game’s developer, Epic Games, has revealed, as the court battle between the two companies continues. Läs mer…

Microsoft's 'smallest ever' Xbox Series S to sell at budget £249

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox will come in two flavours, the company confirmed today, with the stripped-back Xbox Series S joining the previously announced Xbox Series X this November. Unexpectedly revealed Läs mer…

The 20 greatest home computers – ranked!

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games The 20 greatest home computers – ranked! They seemed like the future … and here we are. We remember the key PC machines that inspired a generation of Läs mer…

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 review – step into Y2K skating subculture

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Skateboarding has often been misunderstood and misrepresented. To a degree, that’s part of its appeal. To skate is to exist out of step with traffic and pedestrians, moving through Läs mer…

Nintendo announces new games for Mario's 35th anniversary

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nintendo Classics from across the decades will be remastered for Switch console as well as real-life Mario Kart Home Circuit Much-loved old games will be revamped for the Super Läs mer…

Wasteland 3 review: time to make the post-apocalypse great again?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac; inXile Entertainment Colorado is a cold and violent den of outlaws in this Läs mer…

Animal Crossing: Biden campaign offers virtual yard signs in Nintendo game

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joe Biden Move is part of effort to make virtual inroads with voters at a time when many traditional campaign events are considered unsafe Joe Biden’s campaign has introduced Läs mer…

Fall Guys: Fortnite meets It's a Knockout in UK video game hit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Eschewing viciousness and weapons for knockabout fun, Mediatonic created a monster Fall Guys’ designer called it ‘good, wholesome British comedy’. Photograph: Devolver Fat little jelly beans playing a Läs mer…

High Score review – history of video games fails to top the leaderboard

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; TV review Television & radio 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. The Netflix doc focuses on artists, designers and star players, with enough lively pixel animations Läs mer…

The fall guys: why big multiplayer games almost always collapse at launch

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On 4 August, British game studio Mediatonic launched a colourful and self-consciously silly game entitled Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, in which 60 players compete in zany challenges straight out Läs mer…

No Straight Roads review – a musical journey riddled with potholes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Musical adventure No Straight Roads certainly got my foot tapping, albeit more due to frustration than the game’s admittedly catchy tunes. Set in the music-obsessed metropolis of Vinyl City, Läs mer…

Microsoft joins court battle between Apple and Fortnite maker Epic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Microsoft has joined the court battle between Apple and Epic Games, filing a legal brief supporting the Fortnite developer’s right to carry on developing software for Mac and iOS Läs mer…