Fallout 76: what you need to know about one of the biggest games of the year

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Fallout 76: what you need to know about one of the biggest games of the year Bethesda’s Todd Howard explains why the post-apocalypse simulator Fallout is becoming an online multiplayer, and why he is just as scared of it as the players Suit Läs mer…

From Fortnite to Love Island: how the ‘fight to the death’ defines our times

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fortnite From books and films to TV shows and video games, the last-man-standing trope is massively popular. Is it a reflection of our dog-eat-dog free-market ideology? Let the battle begin … (from left) Fortnite, Hunger Games, Battle Royale and Love Island. Photograph: Guardian Design Läs mer…

'I punched him so hard he cried': inside the Street Fighter movie

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games ‘I punched him so hard he cried’: inside the Street Fighter movie In 1993, writer/director Steven de Souza battled a military coup, an ever-growing cast list and a self-destructing Jean-Claude Van Damme – and came out with a profitable picture ‘With hindsight, Street Läs mer…

‘One winner played on the toilet’: inside HQ Trivia, the hit quiz app

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Quiz and trivia games Behind the scenes at the addictive live quizshow, where everyone’s a contestant and you play on your phone HQ Trivia presenters Scott Rogowsky and Sharon Carpenter Which king was married to Eleanor of Aquitaine? In November 2000, 14 million people Läs mer…

Brick by brick: how Lego embraced video games

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Lego The Incredibles is the latest video game to help introduce the brand to a new generation of children – one 3D block at a time Lego Video Game Guy minifigure. Composite: Lego For some parents, the idea of kids sitting down in Läs mer…

How Minecraft is helping kids fall in love with books

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Books How Minecraft is helping kids fall in love with books Ever wanted to explore Treasure Island or pretend to be Robinson Crusoe? Minecraft is now being used to create an ‘immersive experience’ to engage reluctant readers – we see how it plays out Läs mer…

Meet the people bringing Japanese video games to life in English

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Interview Patrick Lum Tokyo-based translation firm 8-4’s mission is to reduce cultural gaps between countries, and infuse games with local personality Dub masters … language experts Hiroko Minamoto (left) and John Ricciardi in the 8-4 office in Shibuya, Tokyo. Photograph: Patrick Lum for Läs mer…

The Crew 2 review – racing simulator takes the long and grinding road

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games 2 / 5 stars 2 out of 5 stars. PS4, Xbox One, PC; Ivory Tower/UbisoftIn this road-trip fantasy, you can drag-race in Vegas, cruise through Manhattan and divebomb off Mount Rushmore. So why isn’t it more fun? Preposterous feats … The Crew 2. Läs mer…

Hack, spy, swing an election: Orwell game sums up life in a tech dystopia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games The terrifying extent of online government surveillance is laid bare in the Orwell game series. How complicit will you be when put in control? Friend or foe? A screenshot from Orwell: Ignorance is Strength. Photograph: Osmotic Studios In March this year, it was Läs mer…

The Nintendo NES Classic Is Finally Back in Stock. Here’s How You Can Get One

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nintendo’s much-sought NES Classic Edition is finally back in stock. Fans eager to get their hands on the NES Classic are now in luck as the popular product is once again in stores and available online. But those hoping to get the popular product Läs mer…

Halo video game franchise to become live-action TV series

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Television Premium cable network Showtime announced the series, which will hope to avoid the fate of previous flawed adaptation attempts Fans cue to get a glimpse of Halo in 2014. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters Blockbusting video game Halo is to be adapted into a 10-part Läs mer…

Can video games be addictive? Chips with Everything podcast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In June 2018, the World Health Organization released its latest version of the ICD-11. Among the new mental health disorders? Gaming disorder Photograph: VOISIN/PHANIE/REX/Shutterstock Subscribe via Apple Podcasts Download MP3 Podcast feed URL Subscribe and review: Acast, Apple, Spotify, SoundCloud, AudioBoom, Mixcloud. Join the Läs mer…

PUBG drops Fortnite game lawsuit without explanation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fortnite Maker of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds withdraws copyright lawsuit against Fortnite creator Epic Games, barely weeks after it was revealed Hugely popular … the packed Fortnite stand at the E3 video game conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images A Läs mer…

'I don't like the stress of dying': the game for people who don't want to fight

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Interview Keza MacDonald #SelfCare packs a ‘tend and befriend’ strategy to appeal to players who find combat titles a turn-off. Its designers, Brie Code and Eve Thomas, make the case for staying in bed all day Don’t want to get out of bed? Läs mer…

The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit review – poignant pipe dreams

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. PS4, Xbox One, PC; Dontnod/Square EnixThis small-scale game, in which you play a child roaming his house, shows how imagination makes the mundane magical The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit PS4 screenshot Photograph: Dontnod Läs mer…