Everything we know about the New Nintendo 2DS XL

Apr 28 4:42pm Gaming–Digital Trends
The New Nintendo 2DS XL, a new revision of the budget 3DS hardware, will feature hardware upgrades to match the New Nintendo 3DS XL. Here is everything we know about it so far, including its pricing and release date. The post Everything we know about the New Nintendo 2DS XL appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Persona 5 fusion guide: How to fuse the best personas (and why you should bother)

Apr 28 4:14pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Persona fusion in Persona 5 doesn't have to be a daunting process. Follow this guide to learn how to make the most of it, whether you're trying to please the twin wardens or just fuse the best personas. The post ‘Persona 5’ fusion guide: How to fuse the best personas (and why you should bother) appeared first on Digital Trends.
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I cant take Call of Duty: WWII seriously as long as it has zombies in it

Apr 28 3:57pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Call of Duty: WWII undermines its severe take on the horrors of war by bringing back “Zombies” mode. The post I can’t take ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ seriously as long as it has zombies in it appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Nintendo Launching 2DS XL This Summer

Apr 28 3:57pm Cinema Blend Games
Nintendo isn't done with their portable systems. In fact, following on the launch of the New 2DS, they now have a New 3DS XL set to launch this summer from brick and mortar retailers and online e-tailers. There are a number of new features present to help convince people to keep gaming on...
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Wilsons Heart (Oculus Rift): Our First Take

Apr 28 3:51pm Gaming–Digital Trends
“Wilson’s Heart’ is a 1940s black-and-white movie of a video game that makes great use of Oculus Rift and Touch controls to immerse you in campy dread The post Wilson’s Heart (Oculus Rift): Our First Take appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Phil Spencer Thinks Xbox Game Pass Could Benefit One Particular Type Of Game

Apr 28 3:39pm Cinema Blend Games
The upcoming Xbox Game Pass is potentially going to drastically change the digital landscape of how people consume Xbox games on Microsoft's home consoles. In particular, though, Xbox head honcho Phil Spencer thinks that a certain kind of game genre could benefit most from the Xbox Game...
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Xbox One Project Scorpio: Everything We Know

Apr 28 2:52pm Cinema Blend Games
Microsoft's newest project in their long-running Xbox experiment is a mid-generation refresh known as Project Scorpio. Some gamers are excited, some gamers are leery and some gamers are curious. Here, we'll break down everything that we know so far about the Xbox Project Scorpio.
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Iam8bit is putting together an epic Persona 5 soundtrack vinyl box set

Apr 28 2:36pm Gaming–Digital Trends
The nerdy art company Iam8bit is doing two separate versions of the Persona 5 soundtrack on vinyl, one with four LPs and one with six. The deluxe edition, as it's called, will be particularly all-encompassing. The post Iam8bit is putting together an epic ‘Persona 5’ soundtrack vinyl box set appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Nintendo debuts Helix, a flubber-like, lab-created Arms character

Apr 28 1:55pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Helix is a very different take on the Arms brawler, combining bizarre movements with some unique abilities and attacks, in a very mobile, very malleable body, which should be a real challenge for all combatants. The post Nintendo debuts Helix, a flubber-like, lab-created ‘Arms’ character appeared first on Digital Trends.
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After Nintendo Switch, does the 3DS have a future?

Apr 28 1:09pm Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Not really, if history is any guide...
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Ubisoft reveals the pair of heroes coming to For Honor in season 2

Apr 28 12:27pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Ubisoft has announced that season two of For Honor's Faction War will begin on May 16. Season pass holders will have access to a new Samurai Assassin and Hybrid Knight that day, while base players will have to wait till May 23. The post Ubisoft reveals the pair of heroes coming to ‘For Honor’ in season 2 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Minimum PC specs for Prey reboot revealed and they aint too bad

Apr 28 12:02pm Gaming–Digital Trends
The new recommended and minimum specifications for Arkane Studios' Prey have been released, giving us our first idea of what sort of PC you'll need to run the promising new take on the franchise. The post Minimum PC specs for ‘Prey’ reboot revealed — and they ain’t too bad appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Acer Predator X27: 4K, HDR, and 144Hz G-Sync for the ultimate gaming monitor

Apr 28 8:59am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
There's no price or release date just yet, but expect it to be very expensive.
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Nintendo 2DS XL: A handheld for gamers who cant afford a Switch

Apr 28 8:49am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Console ditches 3D but keeps processing power and clamshell design of New 3DS XL.
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Battlefield One Update Adds Platoons And A Lot More

Apr 27 11:09pm Cinema Blend Games
DICE's most recent spring update for Battlefield 1 adds a ton of new content for the game. The update is absolutely massive, and it's bound to make die-hard fans happy.
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Atlus Apologizes For Threatening Persona 5 Streamers, Revises Policy

Apr 27 11:02pm Cinema Blend Games
Game streaming is a topic filled with legal and moral sharks. The latest whirlpool in the debate centers on Persona 5, with the developer offering some pretty harsh guidelines and penalties. They're singing a different shanty these days, however, relaxing their concerns on the matter...
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Nintendo announces the New 2DS XL is coming this summer

Apr 27 10:58pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Nintendo announced it will release the New 2DS XL, a brand new addition to the 3DS family that combines features from the New 3DS XL and the original 2DS. It launches this summer at a price that's right in the middle. The post Nintendo announces the “New 2DS XL” is coming this summer appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Bethesda Releases All The Specs You Need To Know Ahead Of Prey's Launch

Apr 27 10:47pm Cinema Blend Games
All the spec requirements have been released for Arkane Studios' upcoming release of Prey for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The spec requirements aren't just for PC, you'll also have to meet a few minimum requirements on home console as well.
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The Real Reason Console Cross-Play Isn't Happening, According To One Developer

Apr 27 10:37pm Cinema Blend Games
It's a concept many folks have dreamed about for a long, long time; PlayStation and Xbox playing nice together across platforms for multiplayer games. One developer has finally explained what's stopping this from happening.
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For Honor Is Adding Two New Heroes

Apr 27 9:59pm Cinema Blend Games
Ubisoft promised that they would have a slew of new heroes added to For Honor throughout its run on the marketplace. Well, they've just unveiled the new characters that will be joining the ranks of the game soon.
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The rumored GeForce GT 1030 was caught on film with its GP108 chip exposed

Apr 27 7:52pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Talk of a GeForce GT 1030 card from Nvidia surfaced earlier this week, but now there is a photo revealing the card's GP108 graphics chip. Nvidia is targeting the sub-$100 graphics card market now dominated by two AMD solutions. The post The rumored GeForce GT 1030 was caught on film with its GP108 chip exposed appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Acer equips its gaming arsenal with a 4K HDR monitor and student-savvy laptops

Apr 27 5:35pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Despite the back-to-school theme, Acer isn't forgetting the PC gaming crowd in its lineup of devices arriving late this summer. The new batch includes one Nitro 5 laptop, two Predator-branded laptops, and a Predator desktop with HDR support. The post Acer equips its gaming arsenal with a 4K HDR monitor and student-savvy laptops appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Snag a Sony PlayStation 4 Slim with 500 GB storage for only $265 on Amazon

Apr 27 5:23pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Right now you can score one of the most popular gaming systems at a great price. This Sony PlayStation 4 Slim with 500 GB storage normally retails for $300 but is currently discounted to just $264 on Amazon, saving you $35 or 12 percent. The post Snag a Sony PlayStation 4 Slim with 500 GB storage for only $265 on Amazon appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe review

Apr 27 3:45pm Gaming–Digital Trends
'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' may not be a brand new game, but it’s still one of the best experiences on the Switch yet. The post ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Acer goes crazy with Triton 700, Helios 300 gaming laptops, and a 4K HDR gaming monitor

Apr 27 2:46pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Despite the back-to-school theme, Acer isn't forgetting the PC gaming crowd in its lineup of devices arriving late this summer. The new batch includes one Nitro 5 laptop, two Predator-branded laptops, and a Predator desktop with HDR support. The post Acer goes crazy with Triton 700, Helios 300 gaming laptops, and a 4K HDR gaming monitor appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Was Ubers CEO really the second-best Wii Sports tennis player?

Apr 27 1:45pm Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Short answer: Yes, with an if... Long answer: No, with a but... ...
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Street Fighter 5's Newest Stage Has Already Been Pulled. Here's Why

Apr 27 1:36pm Cinema Blend Games
If you were excited to jump onto Street Fighter V and grab the latest arena, Thailand Temple Hideout, you might want to pump the breaks. It turns out that Capcom has pulled the stage temporarily due to a cultural boo-boo.
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AMD Radeon Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.4 adds support for Dawn of War III

Apr 27 1:22pm Gaming–Digital Trends
The latest set of Radeon Crimson ReLive Edition drivers from AMD introduces support for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, alongside a host of fixes to known issues and other nagging bugs. The post AMD Radeon Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.4 adds support for ‘Dawn of War III’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Atlus apologizes, loosens streaming restrictions for Persona 5

Apr 27 11:34am Gaming–Digital Trends
After receiving backlash for overbearing streaming guidelines on Persona 5, Atlus has loosened the restrictions considerably, and issued an apology for its tone. Now players can stream up until the final portion of the game. The post Atlus apologizes, loosens streaming restrictions for ‘Persona 5’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Call of Duty: WWII: Everything we know so far

Apr 27 11:23am Gaming–Digital Trends
'Call of Duty: WWII' takes the series back to when and where it began. Here is everything we know about the game so far, including its setting, story, and competitive multiplayer modes. The post ‘Call of Duty: WWII’: Everything we know so far appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Razers new Lancehead gaming mice touted as the worlds most precise

Apr 27 11:15am Gaming–Digital Trends
The Razer Lancehead wireless and Tournament Edition wired gaming mice incorporate some cutting-edge technology to go along with classic Razer styling, including the world's most precise 16,000DPI laser. The post Razer’s new Lancehead gaming mice touted as the world’s most precise appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Genyo Takeda, creator of the N64 controller, to retire from Nintendo in June

Apr 27 11:03am Gaming–Digital Trends
After 46 years with the company and a host of achievements, Nintendo Technology Fellow and inventor of the N64 analog controller Genyo Takeda has announced that he plans to retire this June. The post Genyo Takeda, creator of the N64 controller, to retire from Nintendo in June appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Here's everything to expect at Acer's 2017 press conference, and how to watch it

Apr 27 10:21am Gaming–Digital Trends
Acer's 2017 press event is nearly upon us, and we're expecting news about Chromebooks, VR, laptops, gaming-focused desktops, monitors, and more. Here's how to watch it, and what to expect. The post Here's everything to expect at Acer's 2017 press conference, and how to watch it appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Under Leaves is one of the most relaxing games on the App Store right now

Apr 27 9:15am Gaming–Digital Trends
'Under Leaves,' a charming visual search game inspired by nature and watercolor paintings, encourages you to unwind by exploring the world and meeting its most precious creatures. The post ‘Under Leaves’ is one of the most relaxing games on the App Store right now appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Nintendo plans to ship 10 million Switch consoles in the next year

Apr 27 8:58am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Projections come after better-than-expected launch month for new system.
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PlayStation Plus Reveals Free Games For May

Apr 26 9:36pm Cinema Blend Games
The month's PlayStation Plus offerings will take you from the bottom of the ocean to the furthest reaches of space, with six games rotating in across three platforms to bolster your Instant Game Collection.
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Everything We Know About Call Of Duty: WWII

Apr 26 9:21pm Cinema Blend Games
As has been hinted at, then teased and finally revealed, Call of Duty is returning to World War II. While Activision hasn't pulled back the curtain completely on their next epic FPS war game, we know a heck of a lot more today than we knew a mere 24 hours ago.
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The Creators Of Burnout Are Making A Spiritual Sequel

Apr 26 8:46pm Cinema Blend Games
If you were a fan of Criterion Games back when they were one of the premier development studios working on the Burnout series during the sixth generation of gaming, then you'll be pleased to know that the original creators of Burnout are working on a spiritual successor to the...
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AMD updates latest Ryzen drivers with new power plan to boost performance

Apr 26 7:28pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Anyone looking to optimize a Ryzen-based system is likely keeping up with the latest driver and software updates. With those people in mind, AMD released its latest AMD Ryzen chipset drivers with an eye on improving performance. The post AMD updates latest Ryzen drivers with new power plan to boost performance appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Early Nintendo programmer worked without a keyboard

Apr 26 6:00pm Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Sakurai programmed the Game Boy classic with a trackball and a Famicom Twin.
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Bad News For The Last Of Final Fantasy 14's PS3 Players

Apr 26 5:36pm Cinema Blend Games
There is bad news inbound for the last-gen system and Square Enix's popular MMORPG. Read on to get the details.
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Project Cars 2 is on the way, with much-improved tire physics

Apr 26 5:30pm Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
The new game should be more accurate and accessible as a result.
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Everything we know about Call of Duty: WWII

Apr 26 5:29pm Gaming–Digital Trends
'Call of Duty: WWII' takes the series back to when and where it began. Here is everything we know about the game so far, including its setting, story, and competitive multiplayer modes. The post Everything we know about ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Replacing your console with a gaming PC is a brilliant, idiotic idea

Apr 26 5:15pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Console-like computers have become easy to find. They promise better performance and a game library no console can hope to match. Still, there’s more to the story, and plenty of reason to second-guess the purchase. The post Replacing your console with a gaming PC is a brilliant, idiotic idea appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Dive into Abzu, Mays other free PlayStation Plus games for PS4, PS3, Vita

Apr 26 5:14pm Gaming–Digital Trends
For less than the price of a new game, PS Plus offers a full year of free titles for the PS4, PS3, and Vita. Starting May 2, users will be able to download some great games including Tales From the Borderlands The post Dive into ‘Abzu,’ May’s other free PlayStation Plus games for PS4, PS3, Vita appeared first on Digital Trends.
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The Call Of Duty: WWII Trailer Is Intense And Thrilling

Apr 26 5:13pm Cinema Blend Games
Activision and Sledgehammer games released the official Call of Duty: WWII trailer for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The trailer covers the new game's campaign mode, some of the gameplay and a few of the characters you'll meet along the way.
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Double Fine's Broken Age May Finally Be Coming To Xbox One

Apr 26 3:58pm Cinema Blend Games
One of the early Kickstarter success stories from many years ago was Double Fine's Broken Age. The game garnered millions of dollars in backer funds, and eventually managed to release on home consoles, mobile devices and PC. Except, it didn't launch on Xbox One. Well, the Xbox conundrum...
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343 Admits They Screwed Up With Halo 5's Story

Apr 26 3:56pm Cinema Blend Games
343 Industries has acknowledged that they bungled the story with Halo 5: Guardians. They burnt the cake. They fried the pizza for too long. They cut the custard too deep. I think you get the picture. Well, they plan on fixing the story for the next outing and putting the focus back on...
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One Of The Most Controversial Games Ever Made Is Getting A Re-Release

Apr 26 3:52pm Cinema Blend Games
If you've ever wanted to play your way through a cheesy, early-90s horror movie but missed out on the FMV craze of the era, you're in luck. It turns out one of the most notorious games of the genre, Night Trap, is making its triumphant return on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
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Forza Horizon 3 is getting the Hot Wheels treatment in its new expansion

Apr 26 1:49pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Microsoft announced that the second Forza Horizon 3 expansion will feature Hot Wheels. You can race and perform stunts with 10 new cars across six connected islands. And yes, you can modify tracks to create ridiculous jumps. The post ‘Forza Horizon 3’ is getting the Hot Wheels treatment in its new expansion appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Tech demo shows Scorpios superior graphics at both 4K and 1080p

Apr 26 1:45pm Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
The much more powerful GPU enables better textures, better models, and better anti-aliasing.
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Aukey KM-G3 review

Apr 26 1:37pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Aukey's KM-G3 mechanical keyboard is an attractive, affordable solution for general users and PC gamers alike, but does it offer the most bang for your buck? The post Aukey KM-G3 review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Id Softwares CTO promotes the benefits of using AMDs new Ryzen CPUs

Apr 26 1:25pm Gaming–Digital Trends
AMD uploaded a two-minute clip featuring Id Software CTO Robert Duffy. He talks about the benefits of the new Ryzen desktop CPUs, stating that any PC game will benefit from the processing headroom provided by AMD's desktop chips. The post Id Software’s CTO promotes the benefits of using AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs appeared first on Digital Trends.
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