Like most of us here at GiN, Todd will be watching all the major E3 Expo press conferences with a careful eye. Given the state of the market, and what happened last year, who will most wow their fans this time around? Bethesda? Sony? EA? Microsoft? Ubisoft? Nintendo? It’s time!
News that Microsoft was working on a controller to help disabled people enjoy videogames should have been met with universal praise and support, and joy that more people could experience our beloved pastime. Unfortunately, the reality was a bit different.
News that Nintendo will finally create an online service for their Nintendo Switch has got Todd, along with millions of Nintendo fans, pretty excited. Todd breaks down some of the greatest announced features, alongside a couple that may need a little work.
We all know the trend where certain games are moving to an all-multiplayer format, like PUBG and Fortnite, without any single player content. That’s fine, but rumors that the next Call of Duty wont have a single player campaign may be too much for one super-fan.
For years, everyone believed that gamer Billy Mitchell earned the first one million point score on Donkey Kong, but a deeper investigation into the matter has uncovered a more sinister truth. Mitchell’s Twin Galaxies score has been voided, and the gamer banned from further score submissions for life.
Avast ye mates! Todd gets in touch with his inner swashbuckler with Sea of Thieves this week, despite the haters saying that the game is sparse and incomplete. But two million early adapting pirates can’t be wrong about a game they now love, can they?
There have been a very few limited windows in the game industry when true platform crossplay almost happened. But you might have to go back to 56K modems to find them. Really, console crossplay’s time has come, so why is someone dragging it’s feet?
Todd has a long history with Konami, going all the way back to the heady NES days of their classic, double bowtie logo. He relates his longtime love of the company this week, and laments the fact their recent behavior, and somewhat despicable actions, have forced him to permanently part ways.
The evolving Xbox Game Pass service is now offering many first-run, new games for unlimited play, for just the $10 monthly fee. This is giving Todd access to new games like Sea of Thieves and classics like Mad Max. Retailers however, my go to war over it.
It’s that time again! Todd loads up Madden NFL and predicts the winner of Super Bowl LII. Will the Patriots once again win everything, or will the Eagles show that they are the team of the future? Grab some snacks and settle in for a real nail biter of a game.