New We Happy Few Trailer offers a confusing lesson in happiness

In anticipation of its launch next month, Compulsion Games has released a lengthy new trailer for We Happy Few, which provides more details on its newly designed structure. Last up is Ollie Starkey, a Scottish former soldier reminiscent of Groundskeeper Willie having a particularly bad day. The three characters are clearly built around different play-styles, with Ollie favouring aggression and Sally emphasising stealth, while Arthur sits somewhere in between. The second half of the video demonst

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Cooperative alien-blaster Earthfall lands with a launch trailer

There’s even GTFO lurking in the shadows of Q4, quietly hoping to be the Aliens game that Colonial Marines certainly wasn’t. Right now though, there’s Earthfall, a high-intensity co-op shooter which switches out shambling zombies for scuttling aliens. There’s a launch trailer below which, frankly, doesn’t do the best job of selling the game. But if you’re up for some more cooperative gunplay, you can pick up Earthfall right now on Steam for £24. Developers Holospark also have plans to support th

By | 2018-07-15T14:04:04+00:00 July 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Destiny 2: Spire of Stars Raid Lair Beat By Deaf Fireteam

Destiny raids are known as some of the most challenging experiences that Bungie’s shooter can offer. In essence, it doesn’t get harder than a Destiny raid. But when there is a will there is a way, as a Destiny 2 clan comprised of all deaf players has completed the Spire of Stars raid lair. Although the Destiny 2 clan didn’t use microphones they dad have a source of communication. Even with perfect communication, Spire of Stars can be a challenge for raid teams but the fact that a team of all dea

By | 2018-07-15T03:00:15+00:00 July 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Destiny 2 Nerfing Three Heroic Strike Modifiers

Bungie revealed on their site that some of Desitny 2‘s heroic strike modifiers would be getting a bit of a nerf on July 17th. Bungie stated it felt the debuffs caused by these modifiers almost negate any bonuses players would get from their power level, stats, and armor mods. Blackout, which increases enemy melee damage, has been changed for some enemies. There will still be an increase to melee damage but now players won’t have to worry about being one-shotted by most enemy’s melee attack. Whil

By | 2018-07-15T02:28:12+00:00 July 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 35 greatest NES games, part 2

Super Mario Bros. has been dissected by fans, referenced in other games and even deconstructed by Nintendo itself for Super Mario Maker. As two different renditions of the same masterpiece, they both stand among the best NES games ever made. Super Mario Bros. 3(Nintendo, 1990)Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka defined the potential of the NES in its early days with Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda. Super Mario Bros. 3 took our hero back to his roots after the oddball outing of Super Ma

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Why Cyberpunk 2077 Uses First Person Gameplay

Although Cyberpunk 2077‘s release date could still be a few years away, it still hasn’t stopped fans from wanting to learn as much as possible about the forthcoming action role-playing game from CD Projekt Red. Thankfully, the studio recently decided to explain further why the project uses first-person gameplay. According to Cyberpunk 2077 Quest Designer Patrick Mills, the main reason as to why CD Projekt Red wanted to utilize first-person for the action-RPG is due to the perspective’s ability t

By | 2018-07-14T14:23:53+00:00 July 14th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How football is turning to videogames to stay relevant

Manchester City and West Ham United already have esports players on their books and this has got people speculating that an esports Premier League is about to happen. Broadcasters have learned from computer games and adopted some of their style in how they approach the filming of a football match and the analysis that follows. TechRadar spoke to Roger Brosel, Head of Content and Programming, at La Liga - the Spanish football league - back in March about its approach to broadcasting football and

By | 2018-07-14T11:01:48+00:00 July 14th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pokemon Let’s Go: Here Are the Exclusive Pokemon

Ever since the original release of Pokemon Red and Blue, it’s been a tradition for Pokemon games to have version-exclusive Pokemon. That tradition will continue with the upcoming Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee, which will have at least three exclusive Pokemon species each (not counting evolved forms). When taking evolved forms into account, this means that each version of Pokemon Let’s Go will have seven exclusive Pokemon. After all, Pokemon Red and Blue had six exclusive Pokemon sp

By | 2018-07-14T10:39:24+00:00 July 14th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pokemon GO Adds New Alolan And Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO players have a lot to do this weekend, even if they are not at Go Fest in Chicago. In addition to the reappearance of Lugia, Niantic has also released some new shiny Pokemon and at least two new Alolan variants. The slow rollout of all of the Alolan Pokemon continues this weekend with the appearance of Geodude and Diglett in the wild. These new Pokemon GO Alolan options each have evolutions, so there are actually more than two new Alolan monsters available today. Here’s a look at the

By | 2018-07-14T10:08:13+00:00 July 14th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wimbledon 2018: How IBM Watson is serving up the best viewer experience

The computing giant has been working with Wimbledon and the AELTC since 1990, and is now using its world-famous Watson AI technology to make the championships much more exciting for viewers around the world. "It's about getting the data quality right...there's a real trust element in terms of the data we're providing,” Sam Seddon, IBM Wimbledon client and programme executive, who heads up the team at the All-England Club. Last year saw the AI platform used to help create highlights for the first

By | 2018-07-14T10:00:19+00:00 July 14th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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