Crown and Council Mojang Free

The creators of Minecraft just released a new game and it’s completely free

By on April 25, 2016 at 3:58 PM.

The creators of Minecraft just released a new game and it’s completely free

Without any warning whatsoever, the developer behind Minecraft released a new game on Steam over the weekend called Crown and CouncilCrown and Council is a strategy game from Mojang “about conquering land and obliterating rival monarchs,” built from the ground up by Mojang employee Henrik Pettersson.

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Will Sony Make a PS5

Sony executive hints that there might never be a PlayStation 5

By on April 21, 2016 at 3:33 PM.

Sony executive hints that there might never be a PlayStation 5

We’re only a few years into the latest generation of gaming consoles, but that hasn’t stopped gamers from speculating about future hardware. Even as the PS4 and Xbox One continue to fly off store shelves, analysts and consumers alike have begun to assume that these could be the last standalone home consoles.

Adding fuel to the fire, one Sony executive seemed to imply to a developer not only that the PlayStation 5 wasn’t in production, but that there might not be a PS5 at all.

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Xbox One Controller PC

This $25 adapter lets you use your Xbox One controller with any PC

By on April 21, 2016 at 1:33 PM.

This $25 adapter lets you use your Xbox One controller with any PC

If you’re a PC gamer and you’re looking to ditch your no-name controller for what is probably the best dedicated video game controller of all time, we’ve got just the thing. The Microsoft Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows is a simple, dirt-cheap device that plugs into your USB port and lets you use your Xbox One controller with your Windows computer. More →

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Star Fox Zero review

Star Fox Zero review: Nintendo’s golden age returns to the Wii U

Star Fox Zero review: Nintendo’s golden age returns to the Wii U

By on April 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM.

In 2016, the most common selling point for a game is a near-limitless amount of content. Whether it’s the expansive maps of The Witcher 3 and Grand Theft Auto V, the addictive level progression system of Call of Duty or the user-generated world of Super Mario Maker, gamers expect to get their money’s worth.

But in 1997, we didn’t need 80-hour stories and prestige modes to bring us back to a game over and over again. All we needed was great gameplay, and that’s exactly what Star Fox 64 offered every Nintendo 64 owner two decades ago.

Nearly 20 years later, Nintendo is trying to recapture the magic.

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PS4K Specs Price Release Date

New report details PS4K specs, price and potential for exclusive games

By on April 19, 2016 at 9:15 PM.

New report details PS4K specs, price and potential for exclusive games

About a month ago, rumors of an upgraded PlayStation 4 console began to spread across the internet. The new model, dubbed PS4.5 or PS4K by fans, is expected to support 4K resolution, but little else had been revealed until Giant Bomb was able to confirm several huge details with multiple sources this week.

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Counter-Strike 1.6 Android Port

One of the most popular PC games of all time now runs on Android phones

By on April 18, 2016 at 6:25 PM.

One of the most popular PC games of all time now runs on Android phones

The average mobile game is never going to compare to a $60 console game, but as smartphones become increasingly powerful, the idea of bringing full-fledged gaming experiences to mobile platforms becomes more and more plausible.

To that end, mobile developer Alibek Omarev has rewritten the client for popular PC FPS Counter-Strike 1.6 to run on Android devices.

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Super Mario Bros. World Record

The latest Super Mario Bros. world record run shouldn’t have been possible

By on April 14, 2016 at 11:15 PM.

The latest Super Mario Bros. world record run shouldn’t have been possible

There’s a reasonable chance that no one will ever beat the new world record run of Super Mario Bros. This week, a speedrunner who goes by the name Darbian managed to finish an “any percent” run of the NES classic in 4:57.260.

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Dark Souls 3 You Died GIFs

The funniest ways players have died so far in ‘Dark Souls 3’

By on April 14, 2016 at 9:00 PM.

The funniest ways players have died so far in ‘Dark Souls 3’

Dark Souls 3 released earlier this week and it’s already killed a lot of gamers‘ characters countless times. If you’ve ever played Dark Souls, you know the game is best known for its absolutely punishing difficulty that challenges even the most seasoned RPG fans. In fact, as you’ll see in the following GIFs, you can often die in Dark Souls 3 even if you technically don’t make a mistake. Sometimes, it seems, the game will just flat-out kill you for fun. More →

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Flappy Bird E-Cigarette Video

Yep, some guy really installed Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette

By on April 13, 2016 at 9:00 PM.

Yep, some guy really installed Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette

I haven’t thought about Flappy Bird for a long time, and with good reason. It just wasn’t that great of a game despite the fact that the Internet became briefly obsessed with it more than two years ago. That said, I do appreciate games that are so simple that you can port them to just about anything… including e-cigarettes. A mad genius named Balázs Bank really managed to port Flappy Bird to his VTC Mini E-Cigarette and he’s got video to prove it. More →

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Punch-Out!! Secrets NES

29 years later, gamers are still finding secrets in NES classic Punch-Out!!

By on April 11, 2016 at 11:15 PM.

29 years later, gamers are still finding secrets in NES classic Punch-Out!!

One of the most impressive traits of the gaming community is its drive to push the limits of its favorite games. Gamers are constantly breaking speed running records and accomplishing seemingly impossible tricks, and every once in a while, even discovering secrets that have been hidden for decades.

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Titanfall 2 Teaser Trailer

‘Titanfall 2’ is coming to PS4 and Xbox One, and the first trailer was just released

By on April 11, 2016 at 1:16 PM.

‘Titanfall 2’ is coming to PS4 and Xbox One, and the first trailer was just released

One of the most anticipated first-person shooters of the current console generation is officially getting a sequel. On Monday, EA published a teaser trailer for Titanfall 2 on its YouTube channel, confirming that the game exists. More →

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Game Boy Zero Custom Mod

Raspberry Pi mod turns classic Game Boy into a perfect handheld emulator

By on April 9, 2016 at 10:45 AM.

Raspberry Pi mod turns classic Game Boy into a perfect handheld emulator

There are few things that warm a nerd’s heart quite like a great console mod, which is why we felt we had no choice but to share this impressive project from YouTube user wermy. Dubbed “Game Boy Zero,” this RetroPie handheld was built with an original DMG-01 Game Boy body and a Raspberry Pi Zero computer.

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