Sony Confirms Shut Down Of PS3, PS Vita, PSP Stores This July
Earlier last week, it was reported that Sony could be looking to shut down the stores for its PS3, PS Vita, and PSP consoles. Given how old those consoles are and with Sony already focusing their efforts and resources into the PS5, the report didn’t really come as that big of a surprise, but for those wondering if it’s true, yes, it is.
Latest Dota 2 Update Makes The Game More Beginner Friendly
Competitive games like Dota 2 can be intimidating to new players, especially when they play with other players who might not be so understanding or forgiving towards beginners and newbies. This in turn could ruin the experience for beginners who might stop playing the game, or based on past experiences might not even attempt the game at all.
If Your PS4’s Clock Battery Dies, So Does Your Console
Nothing lasts forever, at least for the most part, and we usually expect that with our electronic devices due to wear and tear. However, if you own the PS4, it seems that inside the console there is a ticking “time bomb” in the form of the console’s clock battery, where if the battery dies, so does your console.
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Now Available On iOS And Android
Gamers might have been a little bit bummed to hear that Square Enix has decided to cancel the mobile reboot of Final Fantasy XI. However, there is some good news. No, the game isn’t being uncancelled, but if you want to play a Final Fantasy game on your smartphone, you might be interested in checking out the remastered version of Final Fantasy VIII.
Rocket League Will Be Coming To Mobile Devices
If you love playing Rocket League and thought that it might be a game that would be awesome to play on mobile, you’re in luck. The folks over at Psyonix have since announced Rocket League Sideswipe. This is a mobile version of Rocket League that has been designed from ground up and is optimized for mobile gameplay.
Microsoft Testing Allowing Free Online Gameplay For Free-To-Play Games
With Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo, if you want to play online games with your friends, you would need to subscribe to their online gaming service. This means additional fees that gamers have to pay. However, the good news is that Microsoft could change it by removing the requirement to pay for their online services.
Final Fantasy XI Mobile Reboot Has Been Cancelled
A few years ago, it was reported that Square Enix was looking to reboot Final Fantasy XI for mobile. Given how popular the Final Fantasy franchise is, there is no doubt that many gamers were excited at the prospect of being able to play the game on their mobile phones. Unfortunately, that dream has come to an end.
Qualcomm Reportedly Planning Its Own Version Of The Nintendo Switch
Qualcomm is a company many of us are familiar with when it comes to mobile chipsets, but it seems that the company could be planning on moving into other product categories. According to a report from Android Police, they have heard from their sources that apparently Qualcomm wants to design its own gaming console.
MSI Stealth 15M Review (i7-11375H+RTX3060)
The MSI Stealth 15M is a 15-inch ultralight gaming laptop similar to Intel’s concept presented at CES 2021. Gaming laptops come in all shapes and forms, but, indeed, they are rarely slim and light. The MSI Stealth 15M pushes the boundaries for gaming performance / Lbs, a metric that can be key for some users.
Sony PS3, PS Vita, PSP Stores Could Be Shutting Down This Year
Right now Sony’s main focus is on the PS5, and to a certain extent the PS4, but at the same time, we totally understand if there are gamers who might still be holding onto their older consoles like the PS3, PS Vita, and the PSP. Unfortunately for these gamers, you might soon lose access to the store for games.
Nintendo Switch Upgrade Could Feature OLED Display, New NVIDIA Chipset
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.
Valve’s Steam Link Now Available On macOS
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.
NVIDIA’s GeForce Now Will Cost $10 For New Subscribers
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.
New Nintendo Switch Expected To Launch By March 2022
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.
Xbox Testing ‘Suspend’ Feature That Will Boost Download Speeds
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.
GTA Online Update Will Introduce Faster Loading Times
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.
Overwatch’s Next Update Should Help Reduce Latency
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.
Future Bethesda Games Could Be Exclusive To The Xbox Game Pass
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.
Man Escapes Prison, Gets Caught After Going Out To Buy Call Of Duty
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.
Watch Dogs: Legion PC Multiplayer Has Been Delayed Indefinitely
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.