Daily Archives: December 27, 2017

Up to 30% off physical third-party Switch games

Up to 30% off physical third-party Switch games Cached Page below :Company: gameidealist, Activity: gameidealist, Date: 2017-12-28  Authors: oscar leeKeywords: news, games, gameidealist, companies, games, physical, 30, thirdparty, switchCompany: gameidealist, Activity: gameidealist, Date: 2017-12-28  Authors: oscar leeKeywords: news, games, gameidealist, companies, games, physical, 30, thirdparty, switch

By | 2017-12-27T20:52:06+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Gaming Disorder’ proposed as an addiction by the World Health Organization

"Gaming Disorder" may soon be classified as an addictive behavior by the World Health Organization, which listed it alongside gambling disorder in a beta draft of its International Classification of Diseases for 2018. "Disorders due to addictive behaviors include gambling disorder and gaming disorder, which may involve both online and offline behavior." This does not mean that gaming disorder is a done deal: The caveats note that the draft is not final, is updated on a daily basis, and is not ye

By | 2017-12-27T16:42:23+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

SpongeBob speedrunner offers up $100 for game-changing tricks

SpongeBob SquarePants: Revenge of the Flying Dutchman may not ring a bell for anyone but the most hardcore fans of the Nickelodeon cartoon. “I decided to offer a bounty for the two strats for a couple different reasons,” Cosmeme told Polygon. Uncovering these solutions wouldn’t just benefit Cosmeme and his fellow SpongeBob fans who are constantly trying to break a game that he admits isn’t all that good, he explained. It would also help to promote Revenge of the Flying Dutchman as a speedrun for

By | 2017-12-27T16:00:00+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You can expect fewer phones from HTC in 2018 and beyond

It's been quite a year for HTC, what with price drops for the HTC Vive, the launch of the HTC U11 flagship phone, and the sale of a big chunk of its smartphone operations to Google. Perhaps unsurprisingly, given that Google sale, we're going to see fewer HTC phones in 2018 according to reports. The first will be the HTC U11 Plus, which we already know a lot about, except when it's actually going to go on sale. Turn it up to 12The second phone launch HTC has pencilled in for next year is of cours

By | 2017-12-27T16:00:00+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Netflix’s Bright shines a light on divide between critics, audiences on Rotten Tomatoes

The value of a Rotten Tomatoes score is once again a hot topic, thanks to a widening divide between how critics view a movie and how audiences see it. The latest movie to experience a noticeable difference from critics and fans is also one of Rotten Tomatoes’ biggest divides: Netflix’s Bright. Rotten Tomatoes’ method of data collection isn’t viewed in the same light. Dive into the actual audience reviews left on Rotten Tomatoes for any of the aforementioned films and there’s a consistent message

By | 2017-12-27T16:00:00+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Smash Bros. 4 mod tries to recreate that Melee feel

The developers of 4XM, a mod previously known as Super Smash Bros. Melee HD, are trying to recreate the beloved gameplay of Super Smash Bros. for GameCube in its Wii U sequel. As seen in the trailer for the beta release of the mod, and similar to the popular Project M mod, the goal of Super Smash Bros. Melee HD is to make Super Smash Bros. for Wii U play like Melee. That means Melee-style techniques like wave dashing, L-canceling, dash dancing, jump canceling, regrabs and Smash directional influ

By | 2017-12-27T16:00:00+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Smash Bros. 4 mod tries to recreate that Melee feel

The developers of 4XM, a mod previously known as Super Smash Bros. Melee HD, are trying to recreate the beloved gameplay of Super Smash Bros. for GameCube in its Wii U sequel. As seen in the trailer for the beta release of the mod, and similar to the popular Project M mod, the goal of Super Smash Bros. Melee HD is to make Super Smash Bros. for Wii U play like Melee. That means Melee-style techniques like wave dashing, L-canceling, dash dancing, jump canceling, regrabs and Smash directional influ

By | 2017-12-27T16:00:00+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

World Health Organization moves closer to recognizing ‘gaming disorder’

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made another step forward in formalizing the concept of video game addiction. Draft language published earlier this week would add an official description for “gaming disorder” to the WHO’s diagnostic manual for the first time. The behaviour pattern is of sufficient severity to result in significant impairment in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other important areas of functioning. The pattern of gaming behaviour may be continuous or

By | 2017-12-27T16:00:00+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

World Health Organization moves closer to recognizing ‘gaming disorder’

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made another step forward in formalizing the concept of video game addiction. Draft language published earlier this week would add an official description for “gaming disorder” to the WHO’s diagnostic manual for the first time. The behaviour pattern is of sufficient severity to result in significant impairment in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other important areas of functioning. The pattern of gaming behaviour may be continuous or

By | 2017-12-27T16:00:00+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nintendo Switch eShop’s final 2017 update goes out with a whimper

This week’s Nintendo Switch eShop update — the last one of the year — is a bit disappointing compared to recent weeks. Most notable this week is the release of SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition, an updated version of the fan-favorite, turn-based strategy game. This marks SteamWorld Heist’s Switch debut, two years after it first won acclaim on Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo’s pumping up some of last week’s late-breaking releases, including Arcade Archives VS. Super Mario Bros., an $8 re-release of the a

By | 2017-12-27T16:00:00+00:00 December 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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