The block-building game Minecraft is known for its incredibly rudimentary object textures. But game modder hodiltoN decided the game was due for an upgrade, and created a series of realistic textures for the game, which look especially nice when lit with using the SEUS PTGI shaders.
After four long years, it’s finally here. Another teaser, that is. Seriously though, the Final Fantasy VII Remake is looking very good. This new clip gives us a peek at the revamped battle system, as well as the gorgeous designs for Cloud, Aerith and Barret.
John Wick Hex is a turn-based tactical action game that will challenge players to emulate the badass gun-fu style of Keanu Reeves’ iconic character. It features an original story, and unlockable weapons and suits. Coming to consoles, PC, and MacOS via the Epic Games Store.
Artist Ditty Laser Designs creates cool works of art for fans of arcade games. Their Etsy shop offers small laser-etched wood panels featuring imagery from classics like Space Invaders, Dig Dug, and Donkey Kong. They also make a series of fun laser-cut Pokémon cards.
(PG-13: Language) Hitboxes are invisible but defined areas that are often used in video games to detect a collision. They are mostly used in attack animations in fighting games and shooters. The Score esports shares how getting hitboxes wrong can rig or ruin a game.
The New BittBoy is a retro handheld video game system that lets you play NES, Game Boy and Game Boy Color games (and isn’t loaded up with sketchy pirated ROMs). It loads games from a microSD card, supports save states and has a 2.4″ IPS screen with adjustable brightness. It’s $10 off the original price in The Awesomer Shop.
Not to be confused with The Outer Worlds, Outer Wilds is a first-person adventure-mystery game set in an alien solar system. You will figure out why you and your fellow space crew are stuck not only in the remote location, but on a time loop. Coming to Windows and Xbox One in 2019.
Jordan Coelho and Josselin Bey assembled a team of 14 Montréal artists to contribute to this collaborative animation, in which each person was asked to imagine a pinball machine using their aesthetic. The result is visual and auditory magic. Also, we really want a PaRappa the Rapper machine now.
Etsy seller PurpleWires takes ordinary coffee tables and makes them extraordinary coffee tables. Choose from tables which light up with rainbow colored animations, or even let you play Tetris or Snake. Our only concern is shipping the furniture all the way from Ukraine.
Valve’s Index headset packs dual 1440×1600 RGB LCD screens with a 120Hz refresh rate, the latter being a first for virtual reality headsets. Its controllers have buttons, thumbsticks, force sensors and finger tracking. It works with two to four base stations for a large play area.
This gameplay video for Borderlands 3 starts with a leisurely tour through some of the game’s varied locales, then ramps up to showcase the colorful and deadly enemies, and the weapons and vehicles you’ll have to survive. There’s even a squirt gun that cools down your other gun.
A Plague Tale: Innocence is a survival game set in 14th century France. You play as two children who are hunted by The Inquisition for mysterious reasons. The kids must escape through areas filled with plague-bearing rats. Coming to Windows, Xbox One and PS4 on 5/15/19.
Bloodborne: The Board Game is a card-based tactical game for 1 to 4 players. It features all of the enemies and weapons from the video game, and prioritizes skill over randomness or luck. It comes with 4 campaigns, and the Kickstarter edition comes with a bonus campaign.
Build your own Nintendo Game Boy games without writing code. GB Studio is a free, easy-to-use visual editor lets you load in graphics and audio files, create levels and logic, then export it all as a ROM playable on Windows, MacOS, Linux, in a web browser, or even an actual Game Boy.
From the developer behind the Titanfall series and Apex Legends comes Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. It’s an action adventure game where you play as padawan Cal Kestis, one of the few survivors of Episode III’s Order 66. Drops 11/15/19 for Windows, Xbox One and PS4.