If you’re interested in which games will be hitting our Nintendo Switches, PCs, Playstations, and XBoxes, you’ve come to the right place. This is what we have to look forward to as soon as we ring out the dark year of 2020 and welcome in the new!
Mobile apps are a part of everyday life. We can’t get up without our sleep tracker alarm going off as we enter a light phase of sleep. We can’t get started with our day without checking our calendars and to do lists. We can’t even fall asleep without our meditation app helping us to release the chaos of the day.
And never mind the checking of social media, chatting to friends in messenger apps and ordering takeout through a delivery service.
For one reason or another, family and friends find themselves separated by distance, which makes spending an evening together playing classic board games almost impossible. We say ‘almost’ because a few of the retro games that have entertained players for decades are available as apps with multi-player functionality.
Google made big waves when they announced their Stadia project: an all-in-one gaming platform that would allow users to make use of Google’s high internet speeds in an attempt to usher in a new age of online streaming.
Rumours were abundant in the months before its release, but the final project left much to be desired for many gamers. Despite this, others have praised Stadia, and have called it the future of gaming, even if it needs some serious refinement and improvement.
It seems like only just yesterday that Super Mario was the game everyone was talking about. To be fair, everyone is still talking about the moustached plumber, given that his games still manage to be incredible. Though, the video game industry is a now a multi-billion dollar affair, complete with its own industry wide award ceremony.
MMOs have been a staple of video games since World of Warcraft revolutionised the gaming landscape. It offered dedicated players an entire world to explore, complete with thousands of other players to adventure with. Many other MMO games have attempted to recapture the same popularity, but have largely failed. Will anything finally dethrone World of Warcraft?
On September the 19th Apple will once again be throwing it hat into the ring. Only this time, the brand won’t be releasing another smartphone; they’ll be entering the gaming arena.
Apple Arcade is set to offer iOS gamers in more than 50 countries the chance to enjoy an arcade-style gaming subscription experience on their Apple device for just $4.99 a month.
While SnapChat may have cornered the market initially, recently another app has been grabbing people’s attention. FaceApp is an app that uses filters to make you look older/like a Hollywood celeb/blonder/like a hipster/younger, or just about anything else you can imagine, and it’s gone viral.
The problem is, it seems like privacy is a concern, and that anyone who uses the app is essentially signing away the rights to their image. Plus, the apps creators are using the app to harvest metadata from all the pictures loaded.
Anyone who has ever played Monopoly will know that the board game really can bring about the worst in people. Even the most mild mannered and polite family members are suddenly out to rob you blind, send you to jail or charge you over the odds for landing on your space that’s got a hotel, when all they’ve got is one of the cheapest properties on the block. Read more about Monopoly Introduces New AI Game …
It seems like the console wars have been going on for eternity. Nintendo versus Sega, Microsoft versus Sony, or, alternatively, PC versus everything else. A war that that will never end, many have assumed, with fan boys and mega-corporations destined to face off for as long as the gaming industry stays strong. On the otherRead more about Will Consoles Become Extinct?[…]