Category: Gaming News

Remastered ‘Super Mario’ Games Coming to the Nintendo Switch for 35th Anniversary

Nintendo has huge plans for the upcoming 35th anniversary for Super Mario, and fans may want to sit down for this one. According to British gaming website Video Game Chronicle, Nintendo will celebrate Super Mario’s 35th anniversary by releasing remastered versions of “most” of its Super Mario games. A second report from Eurogamer then mentioned that ...

New ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ DLC Character From ARMS Announced

The latest Nintendo Direct mini video reveals a new DLC character for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate video game. This new character will come from ARMS, another game published by Nintendo. There are no details about which character from ARMS will be playable in the next DLC, but the given release date for the new ...

E3 2020 Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Crisis

It’s official: E3 2020 has been cancelled. Today, the Entertainment Software Association has announced that it’s 2020 E3 event will not happen dude to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. “After careful consultation with our member companies regarding the health and safety of everyone in our industry…we have made the difficult decision to cancel E3 2020,” the ...

Activision Files DMCA Subpoena Against Reddit to Identify ‘Call of Duty’ Leaker

Activision, the publisher behind the Call of Duty franchise, has filed a Digital Millennium Copyright Act subpoena against Reddit in order to identify the “alleged infringers” who leaked information about an upcoming Call of Duty title on its site. The company is requesting that Reddit provide the information for the user who leaked its content ...

Xbox’s Phil Spencer Says Amazon and Google are the Main Competitors Now

In a world as technological as ours, it’s surprising that big tech firms are only now getting into the must lucrative entertainment industry. But, better late than never, as Amazon, Google, and more are starting to carve out their own market share, flipping the industry on its head. As major gaming companies prepare for heated ...

‘Byleth’ Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as DLC Character

Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct revealed that the next character will be Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Byleth is the protagonist in the latest Fire Emblem game and was in charge of teaching and recruiting students while leading battles. The character was playable in both a male and female form, and it looks like both of ...

Microsoft Officially Unveils Next-Gen Console: Xbox Series X

The Game Awards 2019 have arrived and they did not disappoint. All eyes were on Microsoft to unveil something big, and boy did they ever. Tonight, Microsoft officially unveiled the first look at its highly anticipated next-gen console, the Xbox Series X. Rather than design a traditional flat-lying, low-profile design of most consoles, Microsoft showcased ...

EA Access Subscription and EA Games are Officially Coming to Steam

Don’t adjust your glasses or eye sight, you read that title correctly. Today, EA and Valve announced that they have partnered to put EA games into the hands of the players on Steam. Starting next spring, EA Access will officially become a part of the Steam platform. EA Access is the first and only gaming ...

Naughty Dog Delays ‘The Last of Us Part II’ to Spring 2020

A few weeks ago, Naughty Dog unveiled its first full trailer for The Last of Us Part II, finally announcing that the game was going to be released in February 2020. Now, Naughty Dog has confirmed that they decided to push back the game’s release date, in an attempt to put final touch ups on the ...

Naughty Dog Confirms No Multiplayer for ‘The Last of Us Part II’

Contrary to the flurry of rumors that have been a mainstay online for the last year, Naughty Dog has officially confirmed that The Last Of Us Part II will NOT have a multiplayer function. The news comes from Naughty Dog Lead Game Designer Emilia Schatz, who confirmed the lack of multiplayer in an interview with ...

Sony Acquires ‘Spider-Man PS4’ Developer Insomniac Games

Sony has officially purchased independent game developer Insomniac Games, best known for last year’s Spider-Man for PS4. Insomniac will become an exclusive PlayStation developer, Sony says. The California-based studio was founded in 1994, and has worked with Sony on some of its biggest titles such as Ratchet & Clank and Resistance. Insomniac has also worked with other big game ...

Ubisoft Announces “FAM Series:” ‘Rainbow Six’ Community Events Across Canada

Esports has gone mainstream. As one of the fastest growing industries globally, esports is on the rise in Canada. Newzoo reports that the year 2019 marks a major milestone for the global esports market, which will for the first time exceed the billion-dollar revenue mark (up 26.7% from 2018) and that the global esports audience ...