Gaming

Announcing the Grand Opening of The Diamond Casino and Resort in GTA Online on Xbox One

Today marks the grand opening of The Diamond Casino and Resort in GTA Online, a sprawling entertainment and luxury living complex conveniently located in Vinewood and open to all citizens of Southern San Andreas. At the heart and soul of The Diamond is your enjoyment, whether you’re meeting with friends for an array of activities or finding peace of mind in your personal Penthouse Spa, The Diamond is here to spoil you. Come play. Come party. Come experience. Play Around The Casino floor abounds with activities for any taste. Play against the house, try your hand at Roulette, Blackjack, and Three Card Poker or pull up a seat to Slot Machines dishing out an array of special prizes including exclusive clothing. Gather at Inside Track for a Single Event or participate in the Main Event where y...

Creating a Sea of Solitude

When people are too lonely, they become monsters… in Sea of Solitude, which is part of the EA Originals program, you accompany a young, lonely woman on her very personal journey across the Sea of Loneliness, a beautiful world where nothing is as it seems. When Sea of Solitude launched on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC this past July, Designer and CEO of Jo-Mei Games Cornelia Geppert provided us some insights into the world and development process of the game and its connection between gaming and mental health, and why the game is an absolute must-play on Xbox One. An Emotional Journey Kay, your playable character, meets a multitude of beautiful and frightening monsters on her adventurous journey and each one of them tells the story of their own loneliness. As Kay confronts these scary fi...

K.I.T.T. from “Knight Rider” Speeds into Rocket League on Xbox One

Summer is heating up and Rocket League‘s ’80s-themed event Radical Summer is keeping the party going in its third phase: a celebration of ’80s Television. Leading that celebration is none other than the iconic Knight Industries Two Thousand (more popularly known as K.I.T.T.) from the hit ’80s show “Knight Rider.” The Knight Rider Car Pack DLC is available now on the Microsoft Store and it includes the K.I.T.T Battle-Car, K.I.T.T Wheels, and Gullwing Topper. Sorry, self-driving capabilities not included. K.I.T.T isn’t the only thing repping this totally tubular decade. Enjoy ’80s-themed, in-game items throughout Radical Summer, which is live through August 12. Earn Cassettes from playing Online Matches, which can be redeemed in the Event Store for in-game...

K.I.T.T. from “Knight Rider” Speeds into Rocket League on Xbox One

Summer is heating up and Rocket League‘s ’80s-themed event Radical Summer is keeping the party going in its third phase: a celebration of ’80s Television. Leading that celebration is none other than the iconic Knight Industries Two Thousand (more popularly known as K.I.T.T.) from the hit ’80s show “Knight Rider.” The Knight Rider Car Pack DLC is available now on the Microsoft Store and it includes the K.I.T.T Battle-Car, K.I.T.T Wheels, and Gullwing Topper. Sorry, self-driving capabilities not included. K.I.T.T isn’t the only thing repping this totally tubular decade. Enjoy ’80s-themed, in-game items throughout Radical Summer, which is live through August 12. Earn Cassettes from playing Online Matches, which can be redeemed in the Event Store for in-game...

Actress Stefanie Joosten Joins Spacelords as the Martian Priestess of Pain, Sööma

Keeping an online free-to-play game as Spacelords ongoing and fresh for the community is a tremendously complex proposition. MercurySteam’s previous games, including Clive Barker’s Jericho and the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow saga, were productions with definite launch dates, and once those titles were shipped, you simply started thinking on the next thing. Live was simpler back then! Working on an online coop title like Spacelords has completely changed how the whole studio operates. Given its free-to-play business model, the game’s ever growing community expects to receive fresh, high-quality content regularly, in the form of new weapons, skins and characters. This represents an intricate challenge: not only that new content needs to be appealing, fun to play, and visually stunning, it m...

Actress Stefanie Joosten Joins Spacelords as the Martian Priestess of Pain, Sööma

Keeping an online free-to-play game as Spacelords ongoing and fresh for the community is a tremendously complex proposition. MercurySteam’s previous games, including Clive Barker’s Jericho and the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow saga, were productions with definite launch dates, and once those titles were shipped, you simply started thinking on the next thing. Live was simpler back then! Working on an online coop title like Spacelords has completely changed how the whole studio operates. Given its free-to-play business model, the game’s ever growing community expects to receive fresh, high-quality content regularly, in the form of new weapons, skins and characters. This represents an intricate challenge: not only that new content needs to be appealing, fun to play, and visually stunning, it m...

July 22nd : New Preview Alpha Ring 1908 Update (1908.190719-1520)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring will begin receiving the latest 1908 Xbox One system update (Build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1908\18362.6044.190719-1520).     DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1908\18362.6044.190719-1520 Available: 2:00PM PDT 7/22/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 7/23/19   Fixes:   System Various stability fixes to the system.   Known Issues:   Community Some users are experiencing and issue where the Dashboard reloads completely when navigating to the Community tab.   Audio Users who have Dolby Atmos enabled and console display settings set to 120hz with 36 bits per pixel (12-bit) are experiencing loss of Dolby Atmos audio in some situations. Workaround: Disable 120hz or set Video Fidelity t...

July 22nd : New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring 1910 Update (1910.190718-1955)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest 1910 Xbox One system update (Build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_19H2HOLD_1910\18363.7036.190718-1955).     DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_19H2HOLD_1910\18363.7036.190718-1955 Available: 2:00PM PDT 7/22/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 7/23/19   Fixes:   System Various stability fixes to the system.   Known Issues:   Audio Users who have Dolby Atmos enabled and console display settings set to 120hz with 36 bits per pixel (12-bit) are experiencing loss of Dolby Atmos audio in some situations. Workaround: Disable 120hz or set Video Fidelity to 30 bits per pixel (10-bit) or lower.   Profile Color Sometimes users may encounter the incorrect...

Gears of War Extended Universe Showcased at San Diego Comic-Con

This weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, Gears of War fans got a deep look to the game’s lore. It all began with Gears of War: Extended Universe panel which featuring developers behind the games, books, novels, and comics of the much beloved Gears universe. Moderated by The Coalition’s Bonnie Jean Mah, panelists Rod Fergusson (Studio Head, The Coalition), Arthur Gies (Writer, Gears of War: Retrospective), Jason M. Hough (Writer, Gears of War: Ascendance), Chase Marotz (Editor, IDW Publishing), and Steve Saffel (Senior Acquisitions Editor, Titan Publishing) detailed the development of the Gears story through their past and present titles, and discussed the brand new content that’s coming fans’ way over the next couple months. Watch the complete Gears of War: Extended Universe panel on YouTube. ...

Random: Watch A Parakeet Faithfully Recreate The Switch’s Home Menu Sounds

Bleep bleep, bleep bloop. Here’s a random story if ever there was one: a parakeet has managed to faithfully recreate all of the little bleeps and bloops that can be heard while navigating the Nintendo Switch home menu. And it’s utterly fantastic. Not content with copying mainstream phrases like ‘who’s a pretty boy, then?’, this parakeet has proudly stated its allegiance to the gaming community by talking in – what we like to call – Switch language. If you listen carefully, you might recognise all the familiar jingles from the system’s home menu – such as opening up your profile and checking your friends list – and even the sound made when scrolling through your games at high speed. Read the full article on nintendolife.com

FIFA 20 Gets Official Gameplay Trailer

Scope out some of the new gameplay features being added to EA’s upcoming FIFA 20. With this release, players will be able to utilize more control over Decisive Moments. The ability to pick your target and time it right from the spot has been added, along with the ability to add curl, dip, or knuckle to free kicks. This new aiming mechanic will help give players more creativity from dead balls. Strafe dribbling, Active Touch Tackling with new animations, and Composed Finishing have also been included, along with new ball physics. See these changes in action below: FIFA 20 – Official Gameplay Trailer | PS4 The game will come out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on September 27. Source: YouTube Latest Gaming News Posted 2 hours ago by Casey Scheldin News FIFA 20 ...

Fortnite ditches the other 98 combatants for a one-on-one mech-kaiju clash

Fortnite Battle Royale has once again laid down its weapons for a brief time. At least, its human inhabitants did, the better to watch a clash between a kaiju from the depths and a tacked together robot, each bent on destroying the other. These kinds of events have apparently become such a draw for players invested in the weird world surrounding Epic’s battle royale that they mind spoilers, so, watch out! Spoilers! (more…)