Super Smash Bros Ultimate review – the fighting game with everything

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars. Nintendo Switch; Sora/Bandai Namco/NintendoWildly disparate heroes from Nintendo history – from Mario and Pikachu to Street Fighter II’s Ryu – meet for matches of thrilling, barely controlled chaos An electric, bombastic presentation … Super Läs mer…

Tell us: what was your favourite game of 2018?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Best culture 2018 Games As we publish the Guardian’s top 20 video games of 2018, we want to hear what you’ve been playing Red Dead Redemption 2 screenshot – gunfight Photograph: Rockstar The year in video games has truly brought something for everyone, whether Läs mer…

The 20 best video games of 2018

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The 20 best video games of 2018 Top titles … clockwise from top left, God of War, Florence, Iconoclasts, Red Dead Redemption, Pillars of Eternity From outlaws in turn-of-the-century America to a young woman falling tenderly in love and Norse gods going to war Läs mer…

The 11 best games on PlayStation VR

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games From immersive shooters to psychedelic Tetris and gothic fairytales, here are the virtual reality games you should be picking up PlayStation VR – Press publicity image Photograph: Publicity image Tetris Effect The familiar game of high-speed block organisation, but enveloped in psychedelic visuals Läs mer…

Zelda: Ocarina of Time at 20 – melancholy masterpiece changed games forever

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Legend of Zelda It had everything: swordfights with lizards, magical tennis, shrieking mummies, a whole world to explore – plus a rousing score you could play along to. This joyful/scary chapter in Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda has inspired designers ever since Dark story Läs mer…

Fortnite's new Creative mode: a game-changer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fortnite In its latest seasonal update, the 200m-selling blockbuster allows players to create their own islands and share them with friends – the response is likely to be huge Intuitive and collaborative … Fortnite Creative mode. Photograph: Epic Games Every three months something gigantic Läs mer…

Man's alleged assault of pregnant partner livestreamed to online gaming site

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sydney Sydney man arrested after unintentionally streaming alleged attack, which fellow gamers reported to police A man who has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his partner was allegedly playing Fortnite and flew into a rage when asked to come out of his gaming room Läs mer…

Are video games a blindspot in the cultural resistance to Trump?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games The video games industry might not be as centralised nor as left-leaning as Hollywood, but developers are still using the medium to resist Trumpian politics Sinking feline … Trump’s Pussy Grabber. Photograph: GOP Arcade Trump’s election ushered in a political winter doomed to Läs mer…

The video games that are good for your children

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Quirky and egalitarian, Toca Boca’s games are a world away from the usual half-hearted or exploitative kids’ apps. We meet the Scandinavian company taking child’s play seriously ‘Play is valued very highly in Sweden’ … A playtesting session at the Toca Boca studio Läs mer…

Brooklyn rapper sues makers of Fortnite over claims video game stole his moves

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fortnite Rapper 2 Milly says the dance known on Fortnite as ‘Swipe It’ is taken from his ‘Milly Rock’ Chance the Rapper and actor Donald Faison have also complained about the game Fortnite, a fight-to-the-finish video game, quickly became one of the most popular Läs mer…

Fortnite to enter Minecraft territory with new Creative mode

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fortnite Creative mode, to launch on 6 December, will let gamers construct and play in their own environments without fear of attack Fable of the reconstruction … Fortnite Creative mode. Photograph: Epic Games The hit video game Fortnite is to get a Creative mode, Läs mer…

Video games becoming more popular among teenage girls – survey

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Girls’ participation in esports outpacing that of boys, study of 5,000 children finds Girls might be playing more games but they are still more likely to list reading, swimming and dancing as their favourite leisure activities. Photograph: Getty Images Video games are increasingly Läs mer…

PlayStation Classic review – Sony's nostalgia trip misses the magic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Retro games 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. It looks nice, it’s easy to use and the games are fun to revisit, but the functionality is bare-bones – and all the swagger is gone Recalling a crucial era of game development Läs mer…

Return of the Obra Dinn review – arduous but captivating

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Simon Parkin on games Games It’s just you and an awful lot of paperwork in Lucas Pope’s exquisitely realised seafaring mystery Return of the Obra Dinn. Photograph: PR When the Obra Dinn, a sizable merchant ship believed to be lost at sea, drifts into Läs mer…

No-deal Brexit would 'devastate' UK gaming industry, says report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Authors claim hard Brexit or no deal threatens videogaming’s status as British success story Grand Theft Auto 5 generated £1bn in revenue in less than a week, claims the founder of Games Workshop, Ian Livingstone. Photograph: Rockstar A hard or no-deal Brexit threatens Läs mer…