It looks like Oculus is making a more aggressive push now that VR as well as VR capable gaming PC technology has matured significantly over the past few years.
Following the permanent $200 price cut earlier this year which brought the Oculus Rift + Touch Controller bundle price to a much more palatable $598, Oculus is further discounting the Oculus Rift Bundle to $399 for the next few weeks.
If you’ve been on the fence about an Oculus Rift, now may finally be time to take the plunge. The Oculus Rift Bundle (Oculus Rift + Touch Controller) with the updated pricing is now available at Amazon and Best Buy.
Die hard Starcraft fans will be happy to know that Blizzard has recently announced that Starcraft Remastered will be available starting August 14.
The remastered edition of Starcraft will bring significant graphics to the game, supporting resolutions up to 4K so you no longer have to play Starcraft at a pitiful 640×480 on your brand spankin’ new 35-inch, 200Hz, G-Sync monitor. Other enhancements include upgraded audio/sound, a new matchmaking and leaderboard system, and cloud saving for campaign, hotkeys, and replays.
Starcraft: Remastered will include both the original Starcraft and the Starcraft: Brood War expansion and can now be pre-ordered for [...]
Last week, the GTA V modding community was in an major uproar after popular modding tool OpenIV was shut down by GTA V publishers Take-Two and Rockstar Games.
Shortly following the shutdown, the GTA V modding community voiced their feedback on GTA V through multiple outlets, chief among them GTA V’s review page on Steam which went from positive to mixed within a matter of hours with tens of thousands of recent reviews showing overwhelmingly negative.
Realizing the monumental screw-up that had occurred, Rockstar and Take-Two reversed their decision on banning mods and updated their online knowledge-base to say, “Rockstar Games believes in reasonable [...]
For retro gamers who loved Nintendo’s re-release of the NES Classic last year, Nintendo is back again, this time with a re-release of the SNES Classic. Earlier this morning Nintendo of America’s Twitter let this bombshell out!
Super Mario World, Earthbound, Star Fox 2 + 18 more games? Now you’re playing with super power! #SNESClassic launches 9/29. pic.twitter.com/BPPGjpskPT
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) June 26, 2017
According to Nintendo, the SNES Classic will retail on September 29th for a retail price of $79.99 and it includes such classic games like:Contra III: Alien Wars Donkey Kong [...]
Ready your wallets, boys and girls. Paypal has just confirmed that the annual Steam Summer Sale 2017 will start on June 22.
The leak came from the Paypal UK Twitter feed. It has also announced that in addition to the sale pricing, PayPal customers in the UK will get an extra £5 off on a single purchase over £2o.
It’s official. The #SteamSummerSale starts 22/06 at 6pm BST and PayPal customers get an extra £5 off *terms apply. https://t.co/PdXnlKZ6qh pic.twitter.com/hobxCz3TBm
— PayPal UK (@PayPalUK) June 20, 2017
Steam’s annual Summer and Winter Sales are your best at scoring triple-A title games at the best [...]
Rockstar Games and its publisher Take-Two is under fire from massive community backlash after shutting down several 3rd party modding tools for its popular open world action game, GTA V.
While Rockstar Games didn’t completely remove modding support, they recently issued a cease-and-desist notices to the developers of OpenIV, the biggest modding tool for GTA V, as well as several others. In the letters, Take-Two claimed that the software “allow third parties to defeat security features of its software and modify that software in violation Take-Two rights”. Until the legal fiasco is sorted out, OpenIV was forced to comply with the demands of [...]
Gamers looking to upgrade their rigs after all the eye-watering E3 announcements will be happy to know that Nvidia is including a free copy of Destiny 2 with the purchase of any GTX 1080 and GTX 1080 Ti. The bundle deal extends to laptops equipped with GTX 1080 as well.
Also included with the bundle is access to the early beta which starts on July 18 for PS4 players and August for PC players.
The game will be released on PS4 on September 6. The PC version is slated to arrive in October.
For fans of of school style games, the awesome team at tinyBuild & Bread team have recently announced that the alpha build for Phantom Trigger is now available on PC.
Phantom Trigger is an “8-bit” style throwback to the days of yesteryear. There has been a good number of game developers going the approach of old school style and if you are a fan, this game holds some promise. This neon slasher is a fun button masher with a few puzzle elements mixed in for an enjoyable mix of game play.
You can check the game for yourself now by visiting the official site to download the alpha build.
A teaser reveals that FarCry 5 will take place in Montana.
The 41 second clip shows an eerily quiet, vast landscape laced with danger. Screams can be heard from the distance as well as gunshots, and dead bodies seem to populate the river. An unconventional way to ring church bells can also be seen.
The live-action teaser shows a variety of climates the player can expect to find themselves in. More details of the game will be revealed on May 26.
In an earlier tweet, Blizzard has confirmed that Destiny 2 will be exclusively distributed through Battlenet, Blizzard’s online gaming service.
This move came as a surprise: Blizzard’s Battlenet platform has historically been reserved for only Blizzard titles. But considering Activision, the publisher for Destiny and Destiny 2, is a sister company to Blizzard, the decision to leverage the platform isn’t too much of a shock.
According to Blizzard, it was tasked with handling Destiny 2’s social and networking aspect. The game will leverage Blizzard’s global network and online social functionality.
Blizzard’s Battlenet [...]