Tag: category-/Games/Computer & Video Games

Red Matter’s Oculus Quest sales eclipse its Rift sales in just 1 week

Sales of Red Matter on Oculus Quest have already surpassed the game’s lifetime sales on Rift, according to the developer Vertical Robot. The Rift version of the game launched 15 months ago. It currently has 172 ratings on the Rift store, averaging 4.4 stars. The Quest version is now at the No. 1 spot on the […]

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Nintendo continues to dominate TV ahead of triple-A season

Nintendo maintains its hot streak when it comes to the gaming industry’s recent TV ad impressions. the company’s commercials account for over 64% of the sector’s impressions across 30 days, with Rockstar Games in second place with 20% of industry impressions. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the always-on TV ad measurement and attribution company, to bring […]

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Oculus’ VP Jason Rubin isn’t fretting over Sony’s acquisition of Insomniac

Earlier this week Sony acquired Insomniac Games, one of the Oculus VR‘s most important development partners. It could be seen as a blow to the lineup of exclusive games for the Rift and Quest, as Sony has PlayStation VR on the PlayStation 4 console. Oculus, however, seems to disagree. Taking to Twitter, Oculus VP of Special Gaming […]

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Persona franchise surpasses 10 million copies sold

It has taken nearly a quarter of a century, but the Persona series has hit 10 million copies sold. That includes all games in the series: the main Persona role-playing adventures as well as spinoffs like dungeon-crawler Persona Q2. Developer Atlus revealed this milestone in a blog post on its official Japanese Persona website today. […]

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The RetroBeat: World of Illusion is a Genesis co-op treasure

I’m still playing a lot of the Sega Genesis Mini. Sadly, most of you will have to wait until the retro console’s official release date on September before you can enjoy its library of 42 games. But I’m having a great time going back to a lot of my childhood favorites. World of Illusion is […]

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Leiting Games launches dungeon crawler Overdungeon on Steam

Chinese game publisher Leiting Games has announced the full version of the rogue-like dungeon crawler Overdungeon from Pocket Pair is now available on the PC via Steam. Shenzhen, China-based Overdungeon said the game made by a former Nintendo developer blends the replayability of a rogue-like dungeon crawler with the frenzied fights from real-time strategy games, […]

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Jam City unveils Frozen Adventures mobile game coming in November

Mobile game publisher Jam City unveiled its match-3 puzzle game Frozen Adventures, which is debuting in November in anticipation of the launch of the Disney Frozen 2 film. The original Frozen animated film released in 2013 generated $1.2 billion at the box office, and Frozen 2 is expected to be a blockbuster when it debuts […]

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Fortnite team nerfs BRUTE mech to bring back more variety

I hate and fear change. This is why bi-pedal walking tanks frighten me. They change the calculus of war in real life and, more importantly, in the battle royale shooter Fortnite. Developer Epic Games has heard our concerns, however, and it has cut the legs out from underneath the mech known as BRUTE. Epic introduced […]

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Baby Rage unveils plans for crossplay VR-PC shooter game Extreme Tactical Executioners

Baby Rage, a game studio based in Santa California, has launched a new virtual reality game called Extreme Tactical Executions (xTx). By itself, that’s not unusual. But this game was designed from the first day for both VR and the PC, with crossplay possible between players on the two platforms. Santa Monica, California-based Baby Rage […]

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Black Desert brings its MMO action to PS4

PlayStation 4 owners have a new massively multiplayer online role-playing game option. Pearl Abyss announced today that Black Desert is now available on the PS4. Black Desert touts sandbox-based gameplay and aim-based action (most MMOs have players casting spells simply by clicking on enemies, with little to no aim required). It’s also one of the […]

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Razer teams with Tencent on cloud gaming standards, reports 30% revenue growth in first half

Razer always wants to be on the edge of gaming, and so it has teamed up with Tencent Cloud to define standards for cloud gaming. Under the deal, the partners will help cloud gaming grow by coming together on gaming hardware and software standards. Cloud gaming could grow to 124.7 million users by 2022, according […]

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DrLupo signs multi-year streaming and esports contract with Rekt Global

Popular Twitch game streamer Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo has signed a multi-year contract with esports company Rekt Global. DrLupo has more than 7 million followers on Twitch, and he is also captain of RektGlobal’s Rogue Fortnite team. Recently named one of Time’s 25 most influential people on the Internet, DrLupo is not only well-known for his […]

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Here’s The Witcher 3 running in handheld mode on Switch

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is going to stink on Nintendo Switch. At least, I think that’s what a lot of people assume. But the evidence is beginning to mount that the game may not stink at all. The Switcher 3 (as the kids are calling it) is looking like one of the most impressive […]

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Mattel unveils Hot Wheels: Infinite Loop iOS racing game

Mattel is launching its iOS-based racing game, Hot Wheels: Infinite Loop in an attempt to takes its famous toy brands into digital gaming. The move is the latest example of how Mattel is serious about taking its toy brands like the 51-year-old Hot Wheels and moving them into the digital space, including games, said Andrew […]

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Ubisoft: It’s a ‘good moment’ to invest in new properties

Ubisoft has a knack for getting ahead of major trends in the gaming industry. The publisher embraced live-service games, and that has paid off with hits like Rainbow Six: Siege. But the company is also wants to avoid settling into a rut. To accomplish that, it’s planning to shake things up by creating some new […]

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds adds dynamic weather

Update 4.2 is now live for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on PC. This patch introduces a number of player-requested features, but the big addition is the dynamic weather system. “The season continues with update 4.2, now available on the live server — and a storm is raging on the Battlegrounds,” reads a blog post from developer The […]

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Updated Nintendo Switch uses 40% less energy

Nintendo is launching the Switch Lite on September 20, but it has already released an updated version of the original model that you can buy now. So what improvements is this stealthy upgrade hiding? Well, as Nintendo promised, it all comes down to battery life. And the company was able to achieve that by creating […]

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Contra: Rogue Corps gets weird competitive multiplayer mode

Contra: Rogue Corps is Konami’s latest entry in the long-running run-‘n-gun shooter series, and this time the studio is including a competitive multiplayer mode as well. Carnage League is a four-on-four sport that Konami debuted in a new, incomprehensible trailer. I’ve watched the Carnage League video like six times to figure out what is going […]

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