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Games

SSB Ultimate: World of Light

SSB Ultimate: World of Light
$60  Buy Link Comment

Nintendo shares this awesome trailer for World of Light, the single-player campaign for Kirby Smash, er – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The Smash Bros. contestants get decimated, and evil doppelgangers of them have been made. It’s up to you to free the characters.

Aaron Grooves on Pac-Man

Aaron Grooves on Pac-Man

Musician AaronGrooves puts a seriously shiney new coat of paint onto the theme music from the 1980s arcade game Pac-Man, playing the classic 8-bit tune on xylophone, drums, ukulele, cowbell, and a loop machine.

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Project Hospital

Project Hospital
$23  Buy Link Comment

Two-Point Hospital just came out, but if you’re looking for a more serious and detailed hospital simulation game, Project Hospital might be for you. It features a campaign mode, a challenge mode, as well as a sandbox mode for endless play.

Love Hultén Pixel Vision 2.0

Love Hultén Pixel Vision 2.0
~$400  Buy Comment

Love Hultén’s Pixel Vision 2.0 is a much smaller and thinner portable retro console than the original one he released back in 2015. Available in a one piece or clamshell design, it can store over 10,000 games and plays SNES, Megadrive, Game Boy games and more.

How Video Games Affect Us

How Video Games Affect Us

There are lots of different schools of thought on how playing video games can both positively and negatively affect our brains and bodies. WIRED spent some time trying to separate myth and opinion from hard science and data in this fascinating report on the subject.

Switcher.gg

Switcher.gg

Having trouble finding someone to game with on the Nintendo Switch? Switcher.gg can solve that. It’s a website that connects Switch players. Enter the games you own and whether you want to play locally or online. You can also share your friend code and Discord tag.

Dunkey Halloween Special

Dunkey Halloween Special

(PG-13: Language) Videogamedunkey’s game for Halloween isn’t some bug-ridden nonsense or some crap filled with microtransactions. Nope. It’s an actual horror game called Visage. It’s clearly an homage to Magna Carta for the PS2.

God of War: Midgard Mishaps

God of War: Midgard Mishaps

(SPOILERS, PG-13: Language) God of War on the PS4 is a wonderful achievement for Sony Santa Monica Studios. But the game wasn’t always that brilliant. Sony shares some of the funny glitches the developer came across while making the game. Be sure to stick around until the end.

World War 3

World War 3

Currently on Early Access, World War 3 is a multiplayer military FPS for Windows. Its focus is on providing realistic battlegrounds, weapons, strategies and offering players tons of customization options for weapons, skins, camos, vehicles, gear and more.

Spyro Reignited Trilogy (Trailer)

Spyro Reignited Trilogy (Trailer)
$40  Buy Link Comment

The young and adventurous purple dragon is back, and he’s all scaled up. Spyro Reignited Trilogy for PS4 and Xbox One includes Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage! and Spyro: Year of the Dragon, all with new 1080p graphics and improved controls. Drops 11/13/18.

Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia

Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia
$26  Buy Link Comment

Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia covers the first 17 games in the series, from the original Super Mario Bros. to Super Mario 3D World. It contains information about major and minor characters, spinoff games and more. There’s also a limited edition.

SteelSeries Rival 650 Wireless Mouse

SteelSeries Rival 650 Wireless Mouse
$120  Buy Link Comment

SteelSeries’ premium wireless gaming mouse promises a response time of just 1ms for lag-free gaming. It also has a built-in sensor that allows the mouse to counteract the unwanted movement when you lift the mouse. It gets 10 hours of use from just a 15 min charge.

Why Gamers Use WASD to Move

Why Gamers Use WASD to Move

The WASD keys are to PC gaming what the A,B, Select and Start are to video game consoles. Vox reveals that this keyboard mapping for moving is all thanks to one man – former Quake pro player Dennis “Thresh” Fong. Now that’s a hell of a legacy.

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Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem

Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem
$20  Buy Link Comment

Currently on Early Access, Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem is an isometric action RPG for Windows. It’s focused on player freedom and tons of loot. Instead of classes, players draw from three resources to use skills. Gameplay takes place in an open world.

The Satire of Red Dead Redemption

The Satire of Red Dead Redemption

(PG-13: Language) Wisecrack looks at the original Red Dead Redemption, and how its setting and supporting characters paint a complex picture of the Wild West and America, instead of simply being a tale of good guys vs. bad guys.

Project Warlock

Project Warlock
$12  Buy Link Comment

Project Warlock is heavily inspired by the old school first person shooters such as Doom, Hexen and Wolfenstein. It’s filled with 60 levels filled with narrow corridors, demons and tons of weapons to unlock. Your character’s stats and spellcasting also improve.

Dunkey: Black Ops 4

Dunkey: Black Ops 4

(PG-13: Language) Videogamedunkey seems to be having a lot of fun with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. What with the taser Roombas, the dogs, the sniping, the dual machine gunning, and the shielding. But not the assault rifling. Black Ops!

Return of the Obra Dinn

Return of the Obra Dinn
$20  Buy Link Comment

From Lucas Pope, creator of Papers, Please, comes another unique game. Return of the Obra Dinn is a first-person whodunit adventure rendered in the style of 1-bit graphics. You play an insurance agent investigating a cargo ship that returned without its crew.

Deal: Retro Game Console

Deal: Retro Game Console
$50  Buy Comment

Relive your gaming glory days with a Retro Entertainment Console. This entertainment system takes its design cues from the NES Classic and is pre-loaded with over 500 games so you can fall deep into a black hole of 8-bit gaming nostalgia. (Note: Games are remakes)

Core Development Bundle

Core Development Bundle
$39  Buy Comment

In this 10-course bundle, you’ll learn full-stack web development, iOS and Android development, Unity game development, machine learning, and much more so you’ll have a diversified skill set that will impress employers. Get it today in The Awesomer Shop

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Freakersneaks Jordan IV Game Boy

Freakersneaks Jordan IV Game Boy

Freakersneaks made limited-edition Air Jordan IVs themed after the Game Boy and one of its classic games, Super Mario Land. The sneakers feature a pressable d-pad and buttons on the heel, and a Game Boy cartridge as the tag. They cost a crazy $1,350, but still sold out.

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales
$30  Buy Link Comment

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales is an RPG spinoff of The Witcher franchise, with the Gwent card game at its heart. The game takes place before the first game in the series and is about the Queen of Lyria and Rivia fighting the invading Nilfgaardians. Drops 10/23/18.

California Games: 30 Years Later

California Games: 30 Years Later

If you never played the 1980s computer game California Games, load up a copy today. French creative studio ELMØ decided to reimagine the game for the 21st century, amping up the intensity to 11 for today’s crowd with extra zombies, gore, and garbage.

CoD: Black Ops 4: Blackout

CoD: Black Ops 4: Blackout
$60  Buy Link Comment

In our latest look at Call of Duty: Black Ops 4‘s battle royale mode, we get another glance at the largest CoD map ever made. Players will scavenge and battle over land, air and sea. Blackout will also have an area where you can fight waves of undead.

Stardew Valley for iOS

Stardew Valley for iOS

Pelican Town will soon be in your pocket. The charming and addictive farming sim Stardew Valley is coming to iOS devices on 10/24/18. It’s the full game – minus multiplayer – optimized for touch controls. An Android version will follow.

Fast Travel in Real Life

Fast Travel in Real Life

Getting from place to place in video game worlds can be a drag. Hence the inclusion of overview maps and teleportation to zip your character over long distances quickly. Nukazooka envisions same tech applied to the real world. We’d just use it to skip traffic jams.

FR Legends for iOS

FR Legends for iOS

FR Legends is tearing up the iOS App Store with its blend of easy to learn mechanics and comprehensive customization. The free-to-play game lets you participate in drift battles, then use your earning to pick up upgrades such as engines and body kits.

Microsoft Project xCloud

Microsoft Project xCloud

Microsoft’s Project xCloud is an upcoming video game streaming service that will allow people to play Xbox One games on their PC, tablets or phones. It will work with the Xbox One controller and supports streaming via 4G connections. Public tests will begin in 2019.

Super Mario Orchestra

Super Mario Orchestra

The 8-Bit Big Band breathes new life into the soundtrack from the NES classic Super Mario Bros., with an energetic performance of the theme music from the game’s first two worlds by a full orchestra and a chorus providing vocal accompaniment.

Razer Sila Gaming Router

Razer Sila Gaming Router
$250  Buy Comment

Gamers, stop struggling with your router’s settings. Razer’s Sila router is optimized for gaming with its one-click gaming mode. It can also identify connected consoles and let you prioritize traffic to that console. You can also use up to three Sila units as a mesh network.

Alienware m15 Gaming Laptop

Alienware m15 Gaming Laptop

Goodbye chunky Alienware laptops. The upcoming m15 has a 15.6″ screen yet looks more like a 13″ laptop thanks to its thin side bezels. It comes in 1080p or 4K variants, has 8th Gen Intel CPUs and maxes out with a GTX 1070 GPU. Drops 10/25/18 starting at $1299.

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