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  • Temtem, the Pokémon-inspired MMO, should be a full-fledged anime

    Temtem, the Pokémon-inspired MMO, should be a full-fledged anime

    Today, monster-collecting MMO Temtem is out in early access, and to celebrate, the developers have released footage of the anime intro that greets players at the start of the game. It’s fantastic. I could totally see this as an actual show. Given the genre, that’s a huge compliment. Often, one of the biggest pitfalls endured […]

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  • Half-Life and Half-Life 2 are free to play on Steam

    Half-Life and Half-Life 2 are free to play on Steam

    Valve’s classic narrative shooter series Half-Life is now free on Steam, and will stay free for the next two months. With the launch of virtual reality shooter Half-Life: Alyx set for March, Valve is opening up the 2004 digital remaster of 1998’s Half-Life for free, as well as DLC missions Opposing Force and Blue Shift. […]

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  • Mega Man Zero ZX Legacy Collection Gets a PS4 Release Date

    Mega Man Zero ZX Legacy Collection

    Capcom is bringing us even more Mega Man action, this time with Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection. This package contains games from the Mega Man Zero and ZX series, continuing the recent surge of Mega Man re-releases. It will launch for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on February 25, 2020. A new trailer for […]

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  • Xbox Insider Release Notes – Beta Ring (2002.200114-2000)

    Xbox Insider Release Notes - Beta Ring (2002.200114-2000)

    Hey Beta ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2:00 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 2002 Xbox One system update (build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_200218363.9109.200114-2000). Keep reading for more details. System Update Details: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_200218363.9109.200114-2000 Available: 2:00 p.m. PT […]

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  • Little Town Hero PS4 Release Date in Japan Later This Spring

    Little Town Hero PS4

    Game Freak developed Little Town Hero is no longer a Switch exclusive and will be making its way to PlayStation 4 consoles later this spring. It originally launched for the Nintendo handheld hybrid in October 2019, but will now be expanding its reach when it heads to Japanese PS4s on April 23, 2020. A Western […]

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  • Crossing the border in Life is Strange 2 versus real life

    Crossing the border in Life is Strange 2 versus real life

    Everything over the last 15 hours has led to this point: my brother and me, standing before a wall. The wall. I wasn’t sure we’d make it here. We are, after all, two kids who hiked our way down to the border, only a few dollars to our name. The odds, and more importantly the […]

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  • 5 Tips to Start Your Adventure in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

    5 Tips to Start Your Adventure in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

    If you’re reading this, you’re probably about to step into the shoes of a legendary hero and experience the iconic story of Dragon Ball Z in the all-new action RPG, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot! Goku’s adventures are known and loved by many, but for some it could very well be a first-time dive into this […]

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  • How Doom Eternal Aims to Be a Bigger, Better Sequel – PlayStation.Blog

    How Doom Eternal Aims to Be a Bigger, Better Sequel – PlayStation.Blog

    The way Doom Eternal’s executive producer Marty Stratton tells it, the game is “speed chess,” “a page turner,” and “junk food with nutritional value.” These catchy, metaphorical zingers pepper the opening talk he gives to an assembled crowd ahead of a preview tour hands-on. While those comparisons are delivered with a smile, Stratton feels justified […]

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  • Nintendo Downloads – January 23, 2020

    Nintendo Downloads - January 23, 2020

    Ride on, shooting stars. Though I’m still lost in the idolasphere, there’s still plenty of games to deal with this week. Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha, a compilation of four shooters from Japan, is the headliner from NIS America, while Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath and retro brawler 198X (actually an 8-4 joint) are the big ones in […]

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  • A History of Keanu Reeves in Video Games

    A History of Keanu Reeves in Video Games

    The Keanu Reeves renaissance (Keanussance?) is upon us, and we are here for it. Keanu has been kicking butt in action movies for decades now but it seems like he’s more ubiquitous than ever these days. Outside of your John Wicks, he’s popped up in Toy Story 4 as Duke Caboom (Canada’s greatest daredevil and […]

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  • Dying Light 2 Delayed With No New Release Date

    Dying Light 2 Delayed With No New Release Date

    Developer Techland has announced that it has delayed the launch of Dying Light 2 . The zombie survival game was originally due to release Spring 2020, and Techland has offered no indication as to when it now plans to release the game. Hey Survivors! Here’s the Dying Light 2 Development Update. pic.twitter.com/CKMkAe2eD7 — Dying Light […]

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  • Nintendo Switch Patent Reveals Touch Pen Attachment for Joy-Cons

    Nintendo Switch Patent Reveals Touch Pen Attachment for Joy-Cons

    A new patent has been published for an official touch pen attachment that would work with the Nintendo Switch’s Nintendo Switch – Gray Joy-Con – HAC 001 (Discontinued by Manufacturer) $316.95on Amazon Joy-Cons. The US Patent office revealed the patent, filed by Nintendo on June 4, 2019 and published on January 16, 2020, with a […]

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  • Joe Biden Calls Silicon Valley Game Developers ‘Little Creeps’

    Joe Biden Calls Silicon Valley Game Developers 'Little Creeps'

    Joe Biden, the former vice president and 2020 candidate for President of the United States, has shared some harsh thoughts on Silicon Valley game developers, as reported in a wide-reaching interview with The New York Times.When asked about the Obama administration’s legacy on Silicon Valley regulation, Biden talks about meeting with leaders in Silicon Valley […]

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  • Apex Legends Player Takes Over Airport TV to Play Ranked Match

    Apex Legends Player Takes Over Airport TV to Play Ranked Match

    An actual apex legend plugged his PlayStation 4 into a TV at Portland International Airport on Thursday to play Apex Legends.According to Oregon Live (via Kotaku), the man commandeered a TV that was displaying a map of the airport. Security officials walked over and asked the traveler to stop playing. Kama Simonds from Port of […]

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  • England’s Top Mental Health Nurse Says Games Push Kids Into Gambling Habits

    England's Top Mental Health Nurse Says Games Push Kids Into Gambling Habits

    England’s top mental health nurse wants game publishers to restrict microtransaction sales to children because of its possible relation to gambling.Claire Murdoch, National Health Service England’s mental health director, released a report that calls for “fair and realistic spending limits” on loot boxes and for gaming publishers to give consumers a “percentage chance they have […]

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  • This Week on Xbox: January 17, 2020

    This Week on Xbox: January 17, 2020

    We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you […]

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  • Sci-Fi Twin-Stick Shooter Hovership Havoc is Available Now on Xbox One

    Sci-Fi Twin-Stick Shooter Hovership Havoc is Available Now on Xbox One

    As developer and designer,I started working on Hovership Havoc almost four years ago. It was originally just a mini-game in a much larger project I was working on at the time. I decided to scale things down and focus on one of my mini-games which was a top-down space shooter. I was playing a lot […]

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  • Xbox Insider Release Notes – Alpha Ring (2002.200114-2000)

    Xbox Insider Release Notes - Alpha Ring (2002.200114-2000)

    Hey Alpha ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2:00 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 2002 Xbox One system update (build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_200218363.9109.200114-2000). Keep reading for more details. System Update Details: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_200218363.9109.200114-2000 Available: 2:00 p.m. PT […]

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  • Xbox Insider Release Notes – Alpha Skip Ahead Ring (2004.200116-0000)

    Xbox Insider Release Notes - Alpha Skip Ahead Ring (2004.200116-0000)

    Hey Alpha Skip-Ahead ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 2004 Xbox One system update (build: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200419041.1410.200116-0000). Keep reading for more details. System Update Details: OS version released: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200419041.1410.200116-0000 Available: 2 p.m. […]

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  • Second Fighters Pass For Super Smash Bros Ultimate Announced – News

    Second Fighters Pass For Super Smash Bros Ultimate Announced - News

    And then we all crowdfund Sakurai’s one year sabbatical. Fighters Pass 1 may be complete, but now we have a second pass. During the Smash presentation, the second fighter’s pass for Super Smash Bros Ultimate was announced. It will contain six fighters, with the pass expected to be complete by December 31, 2021. The pass […]

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  • Not Tonight Enters On 31 January – News

    Not Tonight Enters On 31 January - News

    Yes, the date *is* intentional. The post-Brexit adventure game Not Tonight will arrive on the most appropriate day. No More Robots’s dystopian adventure game Not Tonight will release on Switch on the 31st of January, as first reported on Nintendo’s game list and confirmed by the developer. The US price will be $24.99, while the […]

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  • iPhone – Fetching Furballs (by Daniel Noorduin) | TouchArcade

    iPhone - Fetching Furballs (by Daniel Noorduin) | TouchArcade

    Details A challenging physics-action game with unique controls to master. In Fetching Furballs you explore a colorful alien world, solve physics puzzles and rescue furry one-eyed creatures. You will have to outsmart evil robots and use precision and timing to earn achievements and survive intense boss battles. All with a beautiful soundtrack composed by Ingmar […]

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  • Universal – Felix The Reaper – Puzzle To Make Mortals Die | TouchArcade

    Felix The ReaperReleases on iPad and iPhone in an improved version within a few month.We add three additional game mechanics and many entirely re-designed levels in comparison to the game, that has been out on PC, Mac and consoles since October. Will follow up to this post in this thread with Beta test signup Behind […]

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  • Over the Alps (by Stave Studios)

    Link: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/over-the-alps/id1473114012 var objAppUserData = null; function getAppUserData(intAppId) { if (objAppUserData) return objAppUserData; var xhttp = new XMLHttpRequest(); xhttp.onreadystatechange = function() { if (this.readyState == 4 && this.status == 200) { objAppUserData = JSON.parse(this.responseText); populateAppUserData(); } } xhttp.open(“GET”, “https://toucharcade.com/games/AppUserDataAjax.php/?appid=” + intAppId, true); xhttp.send(); } getAppUserData(1473114012); function populateAppUserData() { var elemButtonWatch = document.getElementById(“elemAppUserData_watch”); if (objAppUserData.userid) { […]

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  • 2020 Video Game Release Schedule

    If you’re wondering what games are coming up in 2020, we’ve put them all in one convenient location. This list will be continually updated to act as a living, breathing schedule as new dates are announced, titles are delayed, and big reveals happen. This should help you plan out your next several months in gaming […]

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  • Mosaic Available For Preorder On Switch, Launching January 23 – News

    Mosaic Available For Preorder On Switch, Launching January 23 - News

    A cold depressing game for a cold depressing season. The next Raw Fury game is a bleak adventure, and it’s a short time out. The newest title from Krillbite Studio (Among the Sleep), Mosaic, will come out from Raw Fury on January 23. It can be preloaded now on the eShop for US$19.99 or equivalent. […]

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  • Instagram offers access to DMs on the web

    The strategy is in line with Facebook’s broader goal of a more private experience with a greater focus on messaging than in the past. It ultimately hopes to offer unified messaging across its core plaforms (Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp). If web DMs are widely available in earnest, they could be very helpful for everyone from […]

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  • Translation gadgets in 2020 are nearly as good as Babel fish

    Brooklyn-based Waverly Labs has been making translation earpieces since its founding in 2014. The company released its first device, the Pilot, in 2016 and followed that up this past November with the Ambassador — an over-ear device designed for travelers. The Ambassador detects and automatically translates any spoken word it hears within 8 feet. Well, […]

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  • Sam Foster Sound | Experienced Game Composer for Hire

    Sam Foster Sound | Experienced Game Composer for Hire

    I am Sam Foster, a freelance game composer looking for work! I've scored many indie games and films. For more info (demo reels, contact info, credits, etc.), visit: www.samanthafoster.net If you're interested in custom music, contact me via email or on my site's online contact form. Alternatively, I have a royalty-free music pack available as […]

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  • Lyft forms yet another group to address passenger safety

    Lyft and its competitor Uber have both faced criticism for failing to effectively address sexual assault and harassment claims. Lyft has publicly acknowledged that its response has fallen short, and the company now faces a lawsuit, which accuses Lyft of failing to protect its female passengers. It’s unclear how many sexual assault claims Lyft has […]

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  • ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ game is delayed until September 4th

    However much the delay helps, it’s ill-timed. The Black Widow movie is set to premiere in major markets on May 1st — this would’ve been an ideal tie-in. September isn’t too late to remind people of the movie (we wouldn’t be surprised if it was reaching digital services this fall), but it’s clearly past summer […]

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  • Novation launches a Pro version of its popular Launchpad grid controller

    For Ableton Live users, the Launchpad Pro has integration features like dedicated controls for launching clips or scenes, duplicating elements, transport and quantising which should make workflow smoother. There’s also a Capture MIDI function “for recovering those happy accidents,” as well as modes to help keep notes in tune and a chord mode for perfecting […]

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  • Microsoft is patching a major Windows 10 flaw discovered by the NSA

    In the past, the NSA might have kept the security hole to itself, using it to spy on adversaries. The best examples of that are WannaCry and EternalBlue, Windows 10 vulnerabilities discovered and exploited by the NSA for years. The agency developed hacking tools to exploit those holes, but unfortunately some of them were uncovered […]

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  • MattR Illustration | TouchArcade – iPhone, iPad, Android Games Forum

    MattR Illustration My name is Matthew Ryan and I am an Illustrator that lives to create exciting characters and worlds for others to enjoy. I love to work alongside people who are passionate about their projects, giving me a huge boost and inspiring me to create exciting, dynamic artwork that compliments their vision. I put […]

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  • Why Sony is skipping E3 (again)

    E3 is still an exciting show with an unmatched selection of press conferences and video game reveals. But it’s an expensive place to exhibit, which is partly why so many companies have moved their events to a location outside the Los Angeles Convention Center. EA’s sprawling Play event, for instance, takes place at the Hollywood […]

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  • Heathrow Airport installs anti-drone system that can locate UAV pilots

    The one-of-a-kind “Counter Drone” system was designed for Heathrow Airport by Operational Solutions Ltd, with help from manufacturers like Aveillant. In addition to detecting and tracking unauthorized drones, the system will locate the drone pilots, who can face up to five years in prison for flying in a UK Flight Restriction Zone without permission. According […]

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  • Square Enix delays ‘Final Fantasy VII Remake’ until April 10th

    “We are making this tough decision in order to give ourselves a few extra weeks to apply final polish to the game and to deliver you with the best possible experience,” game producer Yoshinori Kitase said in a statement. “I, on behalf of the whole team, want to apologize to everyone, as I know this […]

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  • Epic Games Store will keep offering free games throughout 2020

    Clearly this would not be an endeavour undertaken by a company in trouble, and as Epic’s latest stats show, it’s positively thriving. The Epic Games Store now has 108 million PC customers, spending a total of $680 million — evidently its more generous revenue sharing and developer support has gone down well , and of […]

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  • Australia Bushfires Are ‘Obliterating’ Aboriginal Culture

    The deadly, ongoing bushfires in Australia have been burning for months. Around Christmas, however, the glittering orange flames grew closer to the community of East Gippsland in eastern Victoria, home to more than 46,000 people. Alice Pepper, an indigenous community organizer with the Gunaikurnai people, among them. Her people are the traditional owners of this […]

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  • Study finds Grindr, OKCupid and Tinder sharing sensitive data

    The report also accused ad tech companies of generally serving as go-betweens, particularly Twitter’s MoPub. It’s used as a “mediator” for Grindr’s personal data, the Consumer Council said, passing it along to companies like AT&T’s AppNexus and OpenX. They, in turn, reserve rights to share that info to a wide variety of companies. MoPub lists […]

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  • Bloodborne Modders Restore Cut Boss Version Of Fiery Mage

    Bloodborne Modders Restore Cut Boss Version Of Fiery Mage

    Bloodborne players have faced the Loran Cleric before, but not like this. A beast-like mage who can summon fire at will, the Loran Cleric is an enemy type only found in Bloodborne’s randomly generated Chalice Dungeons. However, modders recently found references to the creature lurking elsewhere in the game’s files, leading them to a more […]

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