Tag: Gaming

Mario Kart Tour’s $4.99 monthly subscription fee is out of touch with reality

Mario Kart Tour is Nintendo’s take on the Mario Kart franchise for mobile phones, and it’s out now as a free release on both iOS and Android devices. But some of the game’s features, including an entire racing class, are locked behind a subscription fee.

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Fifa 20 Review

FIFA 20 is an end-of-cycle iteration that can still legitimately claim to be different and better than its predecessors.

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Some Pokémon Go spawn points have vanished

One of the latest Pokémon Go updates seems to have gotten rid of a bulk of Pokémon spawn points in the game. It seems that while some points were added, a lot of them were removed from players’ usual routes. Niantic has not made any announcements regarding spawn point changes.

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The Last of Us II is counting days

After several months after its announcement on the E3 ceremony, the Last of Us finally has a release date.

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Respawn is making a new Medal of Honor game for VR

EA’s classic first-person shooter franchise Medal of Honor is coming back as a virtual reality game for Oculus Rift. Called Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, it’s due out in 2020. The game is being developed by Respawn, the Electronic Arts-owned maker of highly regarded shooters like the Titanfall series and Apex Legends.

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The Last of Us Part 2 set for February 2020 launch

Nearly three years after it was announced, The Last of Us Part 2 finally has a concrete release date. Naughty Dog and Sony will launch the highly anticipated sequel Feb. 21, 2020, on PlayStation 4, the companies announced Tuesday during the September episode of State of Play.

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PlayStation 5 will consume less power in effort to combat climate change

The video game industry is banding together to combat climate change, with Sony Interactive Entertainment committing to lowering the power consumption of its next-generation PlayStation — at least while it’s in suspend mode — in an effort save more electricity.

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Epic’s overhauling Fortnite’s matchmaking, adding bots

In a new update post on its website, Epic Games announced changes to Fortnite’s skill-based matchmaking and the introduction of bots.

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Nintendo Switch Lite Review

Before I dig into the Nintendo Switch Lite, Nintendo’s lovely portable-only revision of its original hybrid hardware, I’d like to answer the question that seems to follow this release like a buzzy little mosquito: Why does the Switch Lite even exist? The Switch is … the Switch! It can be used at home or on the go! Why take away key features when the universal strategy in the tech world is to add, add, add — usually while raising the price?

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Batman’s Fortnite crossover is official, underway now

Well, the Batman crossover event for Fortnite Battle Royaleis now official. That means Tilted Town is now Gotham City and a “Caped Crusader Pack” of cosmetics and weapons will be available until Oct. 6.

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