The latest “Call of Duty” game is a smash-hit success, and is projected to be the best-selling video game of 2019. With millions of players testing the limits of the new game, some bugs were bound to emerge – and the latest one discovered by a player is fatal. An […]
Microsoft’sXbox Live service enables tens of millions of people around the world to play games online with each other. Just like every online community with any form of communication, Xbox Live requires heavy moderation due to people being jerks to each other. Microsoft updated its Xbox Live policies this week […]
The latest “Mortal Kombat” game has an amazing Easter egg players have already discovered. The secret is only triggered when an online opponent quits during play. The result is a characteristically bloody exit, called a “Quitality.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. There are few more iconic phrases in […]
In 2019, teens are spending more money than ever on video games. Only food and clothing rank higher on expenditures by teens, according to a survey of teens from Piper Jaffray released on Monday. Despite “Fortnite” being a free option, the game may actually be expanding the market for video […]
In a surprise move, a huge new game from EA was announced and launched on the same day. Since “Apex Legends” launched on February 4, more than 25 million people have played it. It’s a surprise hit! There are lots of explanations for the sudden popularity of “Apex,” but one […]
The huge new game “Apex Legends” is off to a big start. With so many players, there’s an endless sea of competition to take on. How to win? Outfit yourself with the best possible weapons! In “Apex Legends,” it’s you and two squadmates against 57 other people. Everyone wants to […]
The first major new game of 2019 from the studio behind “Mass Effect” and “Dragon Age” is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in February. The game is named “Anthem,” and it sounds a lot like EA’s version of the massively popular Activision game “Destiny.” The first chance […]
Valve Software is one of the most-respected game developers in the business, having created the “Half-Life,” “Portal,” and “Left 4 Dead” franchises. The company’s first game in years arrived in late 2018 – a collectible card game named “Artifact,” developed by “Magic: The Gathering” creator Richard Garfield. Though the game […]
Nintendo just dropped a major re-release on the Nintendo Switch with “New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe.” The game originally launched on Nintendo’s failed Wii U, but is getting new life on Nintendo’s Switch as a repackaged “Deluxe” edition which includes a bunch of extra stuff. Having spent several hours […]
Nintendo’s biggest game of 2018 is available now: “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” is the latest entry in the long-running fighting-game series and the first instalment on Nintendo’s Switch. The new game is already being heralded as the best in the series, and it’s deserved; the game is excellent. “Super Smash […]
Nintendo’s about to launch its first ever paid online service, Nintendo Switch Online, for $US20/year. The new service is required to play various Switch games online, including “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe” and “Splatoon 2.” “Fortnite” is apparently excluded – a major exception to a huge shift in playing Nintendo games […]
Microsoft and Sony directly compete in the video-game market, where the PlayStation 4 has a commanding lead over the Xbox One in hardware sales numbers. Since last year, Microsoft has been pushing the concept of “cross-platform” play: the ability to play games like “Minecraft,” “Fortnite,” and more with friends on […]
“Fortnite” is the biggest game in the world, available on every platform. On most platforms where the game is available, you can play cross-platform with friends on other consoles. In the case of PlayStation 4, Sony limits “Fortnite” players in two ways that are making players angry. It’s the latest […]
“Super Mario” is an anomaly compared with most modern video games. Not the character – video games are rife with cartoonish characters – but the franchise. Nintendo is a rare exception in the modern era, as it keeps its blockbuster franchises locked to its platforms. Other than that, most video […]
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