Gaming

Hulu is Nintendo’s first video streaming app for the Switch

Hulu is Nintendo’s first video streaming app for the Switch

Nintendo has released a list of the new releases for its Switch console eShop available today, and North Americans will be able to download Hulu, according to the list. The app should go live with the rest of the eShop updates when the store refreshes its content, which usually happens at 12 PM ET. The […]

First Minute Capital joins $5.8M seed for AR treasure hunt game Snatch

First Minute Capital joins $5.8M seed for AR treasure hunt game Snatch

Pokemon Go is a game that spawns cute monsters for players to try to catch. But the massive popularity of the augmented reality title, which saw hoards of humans roaming parks and piers seeking elusive Pokemon last year at the height of the craze, is also spawning plenty of wannabie AR mobile gaming smash hits. […]

StarCraft II will be free to play starting November 14

StarCraft II will be free to play starting November 14

It was only in April that Blizzard made the original StarCraft free to play, and now the company has done the same for its sequel. StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, which is certainly the most-played real-time strategy game ever made, will be free for anyone to play starting on November 14. Of course there’s a […]

Super Mario Odyssey is the US’s fastest-selling Mario of all time

Super Mario Odyssey is the US’s fastest-selling Mario of all time

Nintendo’s having a good year, and it looks like the latest Mario is set to make it even better. Super Mario Odyssey is the fastest-selling Mario ever, in the U.S. at least, breezing past a million sales in under five days here and selling more than 2 million worldwide — and counting. This should come […]

Microsoft launches a revamped version of Mixer into beta

Microsoft launches a revamped version of Mixer into beta

Microsoft today announced the launch of a new beta version of its mobile gameplay streaming app, Mixer, for both iOS and Android. The company says the new app features an entirely different codebase that will allow it to roll out updates more quickly, and includes a number of changes focused on improving the core user […]

EVE Valkyrie developer CCP Games goes cold on VR

EVE Valkyrie developer CCP Games goes cold on VR

In another sign of scales majorly falling off of eyes where VR is concerned, games developer CCP Games — which made a big early bet on virtual reality gaming — is pulling the plug on two of its studios that had been working on VR titles. The news was reported earlier by GamesIndustry.biz which obtained the […]

GameStop is launching a game rental subscription called PowerPass

GameStop is launching a game rental subscription called PowerPass

GameStop, the video game store that has fallen from grace in the era of digital downloads, will start offering a subscription rental program, according to Mashable. Over the past decade, it’s become incredibly easy to get your hands on a new video game without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Alongside Steam, both Sony […]

Sorry SNES Classic: Analogue’s Super Nt is the ultimate Super Nintendo

Sorry SNES Classic: Analogue’s Super Nt is the ultimate Super Nintendo

You may or may not have scored an SNES Classic from Nintendo, but either way, you don’t have the true retro gaming fan’s SNES reboot – yet. That’s because it’s not out yet, and it’s not even made by Nintendo: It’s the Super Nt, the next reference quality console recreation from Analogue, the same gadget maker […]