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  • Fornite heading to the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 as timed exclusive

    If you want to be among the first to play Fornite on Android, you might have to buy a Samsung Galaxy Note 9, according to reports. 9to5Google suggests that the phone, which is due to launch next month, will be the exclusive carrier of Fortnite on Android for at least 30 days after its launch. After this, the game will be available for other Android devices. Furthermore, continuing Samsung's love of launching their devices with big-name player in attendance, XDA Developers reports that pro-gamer Ninja may be in attendance at the launch event. Samsung has confirmed none of this to the publications, but...

  • Fallout Miami gets its first official trailer

    The Fallout 4 mod community is still going strong, this even as the latest game in the franchise is just a few months away. The latest candidate is Fallout Miami. A stark departure to the survival-heavy Frost, Miami brings the feel of Fallout 4 to the southeastern American city. While the mod is still deep in development with no signs of release, the team behind it released its first official trailer on Tuesday. Styled in a similar vein to Bethesda's official game trailers, the nearly three-minute clip showcases a world littered with palm tress, neon signs and ghouls on a beach wearing floatees....

  • Ana buffed, Mercy nerfed as Overwatch’s supports receive PTR changes

    Overwatch's supports are once again the latest candidates for nerfs and buffs on the game's test servers. According to Blizzard developer Geoff Goodman, Ana, Brigitte, Lucio, Mercy and Moira will all receive buffs or nerfs on the PTR servers this week. Most notably is Ana. The healing sniper's ultimate Nano Boost will receive a massive buff, instantly healing the recipient by 300HP. "This new change allows Ana to use her ultimate as a clutch save on a dying teammate, or even use it in combination with her Biotic Grenade for a huge instant heal on even the biggest of tank health pools," Goodman...

  • Award winning Alto’s Odyssey coming to Android for free

    Next week the award-winning game Alto’s Odyssey will be released on Android for free. A tweet by the game’s official Twitter account confirmed that the app will launch on Google Play next Thursday, 26 July. Alto's Odyssey is a sequel to the popular 2015 game Alto’s Adventure, and was released on iOS five months ago. It won an Apple Design Award in June. Now, Android users will be able to play the game for free, while iPhone users will still have to purchase the app at $4.99 (around R66.45). Often described as “beautiful”, this endless adventure game takes you on a scenic journey...

  • Trailer: No Man’s Sky ‘NEXT’ is the game’s biggest update yet

    Nearly two years after its initial launch, No Man's Sky is getting its much-anticipated multiplayer update. Appropriately named "NEXT" the update will add a number of gameplay and visual overhauls to the game. Gamers can now team up, be joined by randos, build colonies together or grief other players. (Finally, Hello Games' director Sean Murray's promises have come true). No Man's Sky NEXT is coming July 24th. New screenshots and lots more info here:https://t.co/eeDwxMC0Mm pic.twitter.com/kml14gQEqw — Sean Murray (@NoMansSky) July 17, 2018 The base building mechanic is a pretty dramatic change, adding the ability to build shelters on any planet and adds a...

  • 5 simple Android games for your boring daily commute

    A long bus ride? Train delayed again? That queue to the taxi moving so slowly you feel like you’re going backwards? Never fear when your app store is near. Here’s a list of five simple and compact Android games you can play on your phone when you need to kill some time on that long, boring journey. Infinity Loop Download size: 12.25MB In this game you match up various shapes and lines to create patterns and loops. The developer, Infinity Games, describes the process as “zen” and is meant to be stress free. There’s definitely a quiet, easy going feel to this app that...

  • Dear 2000s kids, have you played these 3 classic games?

    There’s probably nothing more nostalgic than seeing one of those old fashioned, box-like, gray computers and instantly being reminded of the childhood you spent battling aliens, shooting down bad guys and rescuing precious artifacts to your heart’s content. For me, some of the most memorable classic PC games were all from the 90s, even though I was only born halfway through the era. But what about those of you born after 1999? Have you played some of these classic titles? Duke Nukem 3D It’s the story line everyone loves -- aliens are taking over Earth and only one man can stop them....

  • The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit review

    The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit is a short and charming but often sombre narrative game by DONTNOD Entertainment (the creators behind the original Life is Strange) that acts as a stand-alone prequel to the upcoming Life is Strange 2. The game takes place on a lazy Saturday morning at a snow-covered Beaver Creek home, a small fictional town in Oregon (the same US state all previous Life is Strange games were located) where we follow ten-year-old protagonist Chris and his adventures as Captain Spirit, a superhero alter-ego of his own creation that aids him in facing his often harsh...

  • This is the gaming news you missed this June

    After multiple reconnaissance missions, back-alley bribes, and a string of other unmentionable activities, we’ve managed to acquire all gaming intelligence that took place within the month of June 2018. The list that follows contains all information our Lord Editor has deemed fit for public consumption. If you feel there is something that needs to be addressed or lacking from this list, please let us know in the comments section below and we’ll be sure to deal with you… I mean, your issue. Original creator Dave Jones leaves Crackdown 3 Development Dave Jones, the creator behind the Crackdown franchise, has left Crackdown 3’s...

  • Everything we know about The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit

    The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit is a stand-alone adventure developed by Life is Strange creators DONTNOD Entertainment, set for release as a free title on PC, PS4, and Xbox One on 25 June. Set in the Life is Strange universe, this roughly two hour narrative game follows young protagonist Chris and his adventures as Captain Spirit, a fictional superhero of his own creation that helps him battle his sometimes harsh reality. The game was recently announced at E3 2018’s Microsoft press conference (where it also managed to snag the Best of Show award), with some extra information dropped in the...