Weekly News

Blog | PS5

3rd July 2022

15:58
PS5

Halo Infinites campaign coop playtest kicks off July 11

Last month 343 Industries confirmed that a playtest would take place for Halo Infinite's campaign co-op, and now a date is set in stone. Those that are lucky enough to take part in the playtest will be able to drop in with their friends starting the week of July 11, as announced in a Halo Waypoint blog post.In the blog post, lead software engineer Isaac Bender and lead world designer John Mulkey sat down to talk about the features in the co-op mode. One of the big things is that every player will retain their progress whether in solo or co-op play. Read more

Original Source

3rd July 2022

13:50
PS5

EA shows off the very not ready Skate 4 and invites you to playtest it

Skate 4 definitely isn't ready yet, but EA has now put out a trailer showing in-development gameplay, as well as inviting people to sign up to playtest the game.EA would very much like you to know that it is definitely, absolutely, for sure "still working on it," it being Skate 4, which they showed a bit of in a recent trailer. The trailer opens with a tongue-in-cheek warning that the gameplay being shown off is "pre-pre-pre-alpha" and when you take a look yourself, you can see what they mean by that.Whether pre-pre-pre-alpha is the technical term or not, mostly the game world of Skate 4 is made…

Original Source

3rd July 2022

11:52
PS5

Stray claws its way into the top spot on Steam wishlists taking over The Day Before

Stray has taken over The Day Before as the most wishlisted game on Steam, following on from controversy involving the latter using unpaid volunteers.Early last month, BlueTwelve Studio announced that there was finally a release date for the highly anticipated cyberpunk cat game. And as reported by PCGamesN, highly anticipated really isn't an understatement, as Stray recently hit the most wishlisted spot on Steam.Stray wasn't particularly far behind anyway, only sitting in second place prior to this week, but now it's essentially the most popular upcoming PC title. We can't exactly blame anyone…

Original Source

1st July 2022

15:53
PS5

Sonic Adventure is still the gold standard for 3D Sonic games

Sonic’s transition to 3D has always been tricky. That 2D to 3D lane change has continued to dog the hedgehog’s releases even into the modern generations (isn't that right, Sonic Forces?) whereas former rival Mario kept soaring beyond galaxies, getting more comfortable with each release.For Sonic, these transitional woes were the case even at the beginning; while Super Mario 64 arrived fully formed and revolutionised 3D gaming, the Blue Blur had false starts. The cancellation of Sonic Xtreme on Sega Saturn, and what was basically a 3D tech demo inside the compilation release Sonic Jam…

Original Source

1st July 2022

12:14
PS5

The Sims 4 announces first expansion pack in nearly a year High School Years

More content for The Sims 4 is always welcomed by fans, and the latest expansion pack, High School Years, is no exception. High School Years will be taking us and our sims back to school as of July 28, and teenage sims will finally be in receipt of a real education!The High School Years expansion pack follows the Werewolves Game Pack released in June, but is the first expansion pack to be added to The Sims 4 in nearly a year. The last expansion players could purchase is Cottage Living, which released back in July 2021.Needless to say, there's plenty to be excited about with this expansion, with…

Original Source