(PG-13: Language) Ever since it was possible to discern faces in video games, celebs have been showing up as either themselves or as characters. But not every in-game appearance makes sense, as AlltimeGaming points out. That creepy Burger King product placement, eesh.
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The latest trailer for post-historic adventure RPG Horizon Zero Dawn is a collection of cinematic clips from the game. An outcast since birth, heroine Aloy learned to hunt the Machines, but she will soon find out that these creatures are much more than meets the eye.
The IdeaCentre AIO Y910 is a 27″ gaming PC with a considerate design. It’s an all-in-one, but you can upgrade its RAM, storage and desktop-class GPU. It also has an HDMI input so you can use it as a monitor, extending its life even when its CPU becomes obsolete.
Retro video game fans will love this clock which displays animated pixel art from the classic arcade game. Its 512 individual LEDs show the time along with pixel-perfect art of Pac-Man and his ghostly nemeses. Officially licensed by Bandai Namco. Measures 7.8″w x 4.2″h x 2″d.
A beautiful and mostly lighthearted two-part anime featuring Gravity Rush heroines Kat and Raven. Overture takes place between Gravity Rush and its upcoming sequel. If you’re not familiar with the series, all you need to know is that Kat and Raven can manipulate gravity.
Engineers Jose Julio and Juan Pedro Calderon Negueroles show off their open source robot kit and companion Android app which uses the phone’s camera to detect the trajectory of the puck and move the robot’s arm quick enough to give most human players a run for their money.
Currently in Early Access for HTC Vive, Magic Hour is a virtual reality photography game. It arms you with a realistic virtual SLR – VSLR? – and puts you in a tranquil island with lots of interesting subjects to shoot. More locations and equipment are planned, as well as challenges and multiplayer.
(Gore) It’s Evolve, but with Jason Voorhees and stupid campers. Play as Jason or his potential victims in this asymmetrical multiplayer game. As the prey, you can try to hide and wait out the night, escape the camp or take on Jason. Drops 2017 for Windows, Xbox One and PS4.
Nintendo’s endless runner is as polished and innovative as other Mario games. Super Mario Run simple tap and hold mechanic is fresh and fun. It also has asynchronous multiplayer and a kingdom-building minigame. The initial stages are free, but it’s $10 to play the full game.
The NES Classic Edition’s controllers have inexplicably short cables. That’s why 8Bitdo came up with the Retro Receiver, a Bluetooth adapter and wireless NES-style controller for the tiny console. The adapter also works with the Wii Mote, Wii U Pro, PS3 & PS4 controllers.
(PG-13: Language) If you’ve not played the BioShock series by now, do so before watching exurb1a’s video, which explores the many horrible decisions made by Ryan, Comstock and their cronies, resulting in some of the most f***ed up places we’ve ever visited in a game.
One of the hottest gifts this year is the miniature remake of the NES, but we’re thinking of investing our cash in this versatile palm-sized console instead. It works with a variety of retro game emulators and USB controllers, has an HDMI output, and works as a 4K media player.