The Nintendo Switch has been around for a while now. While Nintendo did give the console a bit of an upgrade with a larger battery, for the most part the console remains unchanged. It still uses the same chipset it did back in the day, the same display, the same amount of RAM, and so on.
If you like the idea of being able to play games in your home on any computer, then you might be interested to learn that Valve has released the Steam Link app on macOS. This will allow macOS users to connect to another local computer and stream games from that computer onto their Mac.
One of the appealing aspects of NVIDIA’s GeForce Now streaming service is that it was priced at $5 a month. This made it pretty affordable, but now it looks like if you did not sign up before, you’ll have to pay a higher price of $10 a month which will be applicable to all new subscribers moving forwards.
For the past few years, we have been hearing rumors that Nintendo could be working on a new version of the Switch. Each time we hear that rumor, Nintendo comes back and denies it, leading us to wonder if we will ever see an upgraded version of the console, especially with Sony and Microsoft having launched their next-gen consoles.
There are many things that can affect the latency of our internet connection and the subsequent download speeds. It could be that there is a technical issue with the ISP, or maybe the server you’re connected to is having some difficulties, or there are too many people using the internet at the same time.
When developers develop and release the final version of a game to the public, it isn’t necessarily the best version of the game. It is basically the version that they feel is the most stable, stable enough for public use. This is why there are usually updates after a release in which bugs are fixed and various optimizations are introduced.
There is a reason why there are certain accessories that are marketed towards gamers. This includes things like monitors with fast refresh rates and response times, keyboards and mice with minimal input lag, and so on. This is because for some gamers, that split-second reaction could spell victory or defeat.
With Microsoft acquiring Bethesda, many are undoubtedly wondering what this could mean for the future of Bethesda games. Could it all be made an exclusive to Microsoft’s Windows and Xbox platforms? Turns out the answer is kind of yes and no. During a Bethesda and Xbox roundtable event, Xbox boss Phil Spencer laid out the company’s plans for the future.
We imagine that escaping from prison is hard, which is why you would think that someone who escaped from jail would try harder to not get caught. However, that wasn’t the case with Clint Butler who was serving a 17-year sentence for robbery and firearm based offenses. Butler had escaped from Spring Hill Prison in Buckinghamshire back in November last year, but his escape did not last long.
If you have been playing Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs: Legion, then you might have heard that the company plans on introducing an online multiplayer mode for the game. The good news is that multiplayer for consoles is in the works and should be released soon, but unfortunately for PC gamers, you’ll have to wait.
If you truly want the most feature-rich experience of a browser, then you probably need to use the one on your computer. This is because even on mobile, certain features available on desktop aren’t supported, like extensions, for example. This gets progressively worse on other devices such as consoles, in which browsers are there for the basic stuff.
A few years ago, some of you might recall that Valve announced and eventually launched the Artifact game. For those who are unfamiliar, Artifact is a card-based video game that is also loosely based on Dota 2. The game was initially met with favorable reviews, but eventually the cost of playing the game was simply too much for players.
Amazon’s Twitch platform tends to focus more on PC games and is usually streamed for longer periods of time. However, mobile games can be just as popular which is why Amazon has since announced its new short-form gameplay footage app for mobile devices called GameOn.
There are many gaming mice on the market today. Some focus on speed, some focus on ergonomics, and some focus on giving players with access to as many buttons as possible. If you’re looking for more functionality rather than speed or feel, then Lexip’s Np93 Alpha could be of interest to you.
While Nintendo has denied that they have plans to launch an updated Switch model, it would make sense if they did. After all, there are new entrants to the console market in the form of the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, and it would be smart of Nintendo to keep the attention on themselves by launching an updated console.
While Google Stadia does not have an official app on iOS devices yet, it doesn’t mean that iPhone and iPad users are left out of the loop. If you own an iPhone or iPad and want to play Stadia, here’s what you need to do.
Due to the fact that games contain a lot of textures and elements, streaming them would require you to have a pretty decent internet connection as the transfer of data might be quite large. This is why for the most part, game streaming services tend to stream at lower resolutions to help ensure a smoother experience.
Right now, the Sony PS5 has a storage issue where due to the size of the games, gamers pretty much can only store a few games at a time before they run out of space. To make matters worse, there is currently no M.2 NVMe drives that Sony has whitelisted that supports the PS5, which leaves players in a bit of a bind.
When it comes to gaming related peripherals and accessories, HyperX is one of the brands that we’re sure you’ve come across. Now assuming that everything goes according to plan and regulators give their stamp of approval, HyperX could soon be owned by computer maker HP, giving the company a foothold in the gaming accessory market.
The initial release of BioWare’s Anthem did not go as well as the company would have liked. However, in 2020, they announced that they would be trying to rectify the problems by giving the game a redesign and overhaul. If you were hoping to see this game launched anytime soon, you should probably give up.