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What Is Going To Happen In The Esports Industry In 2017?

Posted on 01/17 21:02 in Deals | 0

Revenue, monetization and retention were unsurprisingly key themes of the day but surprisingly esports received more interest than VR.(IDRA) believes mistakes made in 2016 may haunt them; "The consumer and recreational drone industry is growing extremely fast, but we in the race industry made some mistakes in 2016.

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The Wii U's Best Feature Isn't Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Posted on 01/17 20:45 in Deals | 0

Maybe not right away, but over time the Wii U ended up boasting some of the best games of the past few years.There are still games I wish had been ported to the Wii U because that second screen would have been so incredibly helpful.

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Escape The Startup Is A Terrifying Twist On Silicon Valley Culture

Posted on 01/17 20:13 in Deals | 0

Not so in the Escape Room Geek challenge, where startup employees are physically trapped in a room, with one hour to find the hidden investment check, or bye-bye unicorn status.Last year, Olmosi updated his geek room to add more drama — now players have to avoid explosives laid by their coked up boss.

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After Suicide Squad's Failure, Is DC Giving 'Gotham' And 'Arrow' More Leeway Now?

Posted on 01/17 18:33 in Deals | 0

I think that after the failure of Suicide Squad, that DC might be loosening the restrictions they’ve placed on DC TV in order for them to use some of their major characters once again.(Spoilers for DC TV shows follow) To recap, in the run-up to Suicide Squad, DC went on a killing spree of TV characters that were about to appear in the film with A-list actors taking the roles.

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'Malicious Fallen' Is Looking Gorgeous On PS4

Posted on 01/17 18:31 in Deals | 0

The good news is that it is now coming to the PS4.It tends to help other companies on games, with one of its major partners being none other than Platinum Games.

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'WWE 2K17' Future Stars DLC: Everything You Need To Know About Latest Content Release

Posted on 01/17 18:01 in Deals | 0

On Tuesday, January 17, 2K released it's WWE Future Stars DLC on all available platforms.Season Pass subscribers can download it for no additional charge, but those who are purchasing the DLC as a one-off must pay $8.

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Nintendo Needs To Hold Nothing Back With Its Virtual Console Releases On The Switch

Posted on 01/17 18:00 in Deals | 0

The Virtual Console is Nintendo’s official emulation service that allows you to buy classic games from old Nintendo systems and play them on current hardware.Compared to platforms like Steam as well as smartphone apps, the Virtual Console games have always been somewhat overpriced.

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'Pokémon GO' Just Nerfed Egg Hatching Rather Significantly

Posted on 01/17 17:12 in Deals | 0

When you play Pokémon GO, even if you’re standing still, you will often see your character move around, usually slightly, but sometimes they’ll just around pretty significantly.Given that Pokémon GO tracks egg hatching and buddy distance through GPS, not a pedometer, these small GPS drift shifts can actually add up over time and give players distance even when they’re standing still.

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The Switch's Video Sharing Is A Chance For Nintendo To Get Right With YouTubers

Posted on 01/17 16:42 in Deals | 0

The Nintendo Switch has a wide variety of features that were shown off in Nintendo’s press conference from virtual ice cube-holding Joy-Cons to the core functionality of flipping between home console and portable.Things can get downright wacky with Nintendo’s video philosophy.

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Meural: Tapping The World's Art Galleries From Your Wall

Posted on 01/17 15:38 in Deals | 0

There are many galleries to choose from, and you can also display your own digital images.You can also control the screen’s brightness level.

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AR and VR Were Everywhere At CES

Posted on 01/17 10:17 in Deals | 0

At CES 2017 augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) were everywhere.There were demos in many of the booths, and CES had devoted a segment of the South Hall to AR, VR, and gaming.

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'Ultra Street Fighter II' Is Precisely The Kind Of Game That The Nintendo Switch Needs

Posted on 01/16 19:02 in Deals | 0

The original Street Fighter II was a genre defining fighting game and one that not only re-shaped the arcades across the world but also invaded living rooms on the original SNES.It’s this legacy that Ultra Street Fighter II taps into and from what I played of it at the recent Nintendo Switch event in Tokyo, the game is very good indeed.

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The Switch And Wii U Versions Of 'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Are Graphically Very Similar

Posted on 01/16 18:30 in Deals | 0

Now that we have confirmed footage of the Nintendo Switch version of Zelda: Breath of the Wild widely available, it was inevitable that someone would compare it to the Wii U release.Released on both the GameCube and Wii, Twilight Princess looked practically identical across both platforms.

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The Joy-Cons Are The Real Reason Why The Nintendo Switch Will Succeed

Posted on 01/16 18:01 in Deals | 0

After going to the Nintendo Switch event in Tokyo, I’ve had some time to mull over what I think makes the console stand out from its competition.Over a decade ago now, I originally thought the PSP would succeed over the Nintendo DS.

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Is Sony's PSVR Doomed Heading Into 2017?

Posted on 01/16 17:16 in Deals | 0

But as we head into 2017, even if Sony was predicting a slow start for PSVR, it’s hard to know exactly what happens now.Googling “upcoming PSVR games” yields outdated lists and no official results from Sony.

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The Hidden Costs Of The Nintendo Switch Keep Adding Up

Posted on 01/16 16:16 in Deals | 0

Among the issues I may have with the Nintendo Switch, I’ve been a pretty ardent defender of its $300 price point from the start.But with that said, the more we learn about the Switch, the more Nintendo is stretching that price.

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Office New Year's Resolutions You've Already Broken: Paying Attention In Meetings

Posted on 01/16 12:03 in Deals | 0

The secret keeping New Year's resolutions , experts tell us, is to not set our goals too high -- and even the smallest change in habits can make a big difference in our on-the-job success.Indeed, one survey found 40% of Americans make New Year's Resolutions, yet only 8% keep them.

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Tech Giants Borrow From 'Pokémon GO' For Chinese New Year Inspiration

Posted on 01/16 05:00 in Deals | 0

For centuries, people across Asia have celebrated Chinese New Year by handing out red envelopes, or hongbao, containing cash as a token of good luck.Not to be outdone, Tencent promised 300 million yuan($43 million), according to the company’s Vice President Yin Yu.

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Is The Nintendo Switch A Link Between Worlds Or Another Wii U?

Posted on 01/15 21:27 in Deals | 0

That's really the core concept behind the Nintendo Switch.Much of the heavy-lifting is done with the Switch's new Joy-Con controllers.

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How To Fix Pokémon GO's Annoying iOS Audio Dampening Bug

Posted on 01/15 18:20 in Deals | 0

A few updates ago, Niantic introduced a bug into Pokémon GO that’s one of the more irritating in the game’s history, and this game has had a lot of annoying bugs.If you’re like me, you have probably muted Pokémon GO’s repetitive music by this point and maybe even the sound effects too, and usually walk around while playing your own music or audio.

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