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Nintendo Switch will require paid service for online play, voice chat and more

Posted on 01/14 20:45 in More | 0

Most games will require a paid online service subscription from Nintendo in order to play online.Monthly game download: Subscribers will get to download and play a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) or Super Nintendo Entertainment System (Super NES) game (with newly-added online play) for free for a month.

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Brainstorming online soccer ball control -

Posted on 01/14 21:01 in More | 0

I'm developing an online soccer MOBA where upwards of ten players will be jockeying for a soccer ball.This journal is a brain dump to help me get a handle on the mechanics of managing a soccer ball in an online soccer game using Unity3D and the Photon network engine.

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Nintendo Really Is Using A Phone App For The Switch's Voice Chat

Posted on 01/15 17:44 in Deals | 0

The confusion has been about whether the grouping/voice chat app is just an added component of the service, or whether the app effectively is the service.But past this, the idea that you would have to voice chat through Nintendo’s app alone on your phone seems nothing short of ridiculous.

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Field of Heroes online soccer MOBA prototype released -

Posted on 01/21 14:18 in More | 0

After just over three months of working on it in my free time, I just released an online multiplayer soccer MOBA on itch.I got the idea for Field of Heroes back in 2014 when I was tinkering with the Unreal Editor.

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Never Played Online Games? Try These 7 to Get Started Off Right.

Posted on 01/27 16:07 in More | 0

Let's face it -- online games can be intimidating to someone who hasn't played them before.A good introductory game should be accessible to new players and straightforward to play from the start.

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'The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind' Brings Vvardenfell, PVP Battlegrounds and The Warden Class

Posted on 01/31 20:28 in Deals | 0

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind has just been announced as one of the biggest updates to the game yet.The new update to The Elder Scrolls Online will come out June 6th to PC, PlayStation 4, Mac and Xbox One.

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Nintendo Reveals The Cost Of The Switch's Online Service, And It's Very Cheap

Posted on 02/01 18:56 in Deals | 0

This wasn’t addressed in Nintendo’s recent earnings report, but today in a new interview with Nikkei, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima answered a question that has been on everyone’s minds for months now: How much will the paid online service for the Switch cost?Instead, once the free trial period expires this fall, Kimishima says that the Switch’s service will cost between 2-3,000 yen, which is about $17 to $26.

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Nintendo Switch Online Service now has a ballpark annual cost

Posted on 02/02 09:49 in More | 0

Nintendo Switch Online Service will cost users in Japan between 2,000 and 3,000 yen, which in US dollars is between $17.The information was translated by analyst Dr.

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Why This Founder Thinks She Can Make A Good Educational Kid's Game

Posted on 02/02 16:50 in Deals | 0

One module of the game, Tyto Ecology, is available for sale and has generated $140,000 of revenue to date.She says, "We aren't just creating a video game, we're creating a learning and inspiration platform.

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Red Dead 2 won't compete for players with GTA 5, says Take-Two

Posted on 02/08 13:43 in More | 0

He continued: "On Red Dead, I'm fond of saying entertainment is an unusual animal.And that entertainment properties don't really compete with other entertainment properties and that you never need entertainment.

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Don't Overlook Avorion If You're Looking for a Space Sandbox

Posted on 02/09 14:00 in More | 0

Since Minecraft became successful, many games have tried to create crafting experiences that replicate the same success.Recently many games have managed to thrive using this concept, including Astroneer and Starbound, but another strong contestant has arrived in the market -- Avorion.

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The More Nintendo Talks About The Switch's Online Service The Less I Understand It

Posted on 02/13 17:21 in Deals | 0

A few days ago there was a Telegraph interview with Nintendo’s Yoshiaki Koizumi who was asked about the online service.“So the online service is very important to Nintendo’s strategy, the most important thing for us is making the experience that much more fun for players,” he said.

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China Online Game Billionaire Nears World's 50 Top Richest

Posted on 02/19 14:50 in Deals | 0

The mainland is close to landing another entrepreneur in the ranks of the world’s top 50 richest after online game company NetEase reported a big increase in profit last week.The 14% leap in NetEase’s Nasdaq-traded stock price on Thursday left its chairman William Ding with a fortune worth $17.

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G-bits' Lu Hongyan Becomes China's Latest Online Game Billionaire

Posted on 03/11 13:30 in Deals | 0

A rally in the shares of G-bits Network Technology (Xiamen) has turned chairman Lu Hongyan into China’s latest online game billionaire.94 yuan on Friday and have gained more than 500% since the company went public on Jan.

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Super Bomberman R Update 1.2 promises to greatly reduce control issues during online battles

Posted on 03/17 11:39 in More | 0

Super Bomberman R Update 1.2 is now available, promising significant improvements to control issues experienced by players during online battles, Konami has announced.

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New Quake Champions trailer looks Doom-y, makes me want a new single player Quake

Posted on 03/22 17:10 in More | 0

So there’s a new Quake Champions trailer, showcasing the Burial Chamber map.There’s a great sense of just how fast Quake Champions is going to play in this trailer.

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cast 04/01/2014

Posted on 03/24 16:04 in More | 0

Illness befalls the Giant Bomb office and Vinny, Drew, and Jeff must soldier on to discuss Facebook's purchase of the Oculus Rift, Diablo III's new adventure mode, Elder Scrolls Online, the budding conflict between Liverpool and Manchester by way of Japan, Leland Yee's rocket launcher business, The Last of Us on PS4, and more!

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'Rocket League' Coming To Nintendo Switch Should Not Even Be A Debate

Posted on 03/29 16:32 in Deals | 0

IGN recently spoke to Psyonix Studios' Vice President Jeremy Dunham about the possibility of the hugely popular Rocket League coming to the Nintendo Switch.So we’re still in that evaluation phase.

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