Hit the Ice in NHL 21 with EA Play

It’s time to recognize greatness as NHL 21 comes to EA Play on April 12. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members, you get EA Play at no additional cost so you can experience the exciting new gameplay, modes, and features of NHL 21 as soon as the puck drops! With innovative moves and massive improvements on both sides of the puck, players have more options than ever before to take control of the game and impose their playstyle on opponents. A brand new Be A Pro experience gives you the chance…

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CPU and GPU shortages look worse, but some issues may improve soon

Image credit: Christian Wiediger on Unsplash. While a lot of people are likely over the news of CPU and GPU shortages affecting Nvidia and AMD products, we do encourage you stay informed about how the situation continues to change. Some are probably fed up and willing to just pay whatever at this point, but others would like to see MSRP-priced products on shelves. The truth is we’re still a good ways off from that, but there are a lot of factors in play that will continue to influence availability. Fortunately,…

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Rob McElhenney’s Apple TV+ game dev comedy Mythic Quest returns this week • Eurogamer.net

And Season 2 gets first trailer ahead of May release. Mythic Quest, the game development comedy from It’s Always Sunny in Philideliphia’s Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day, returns to Apple TV+ this Friday, 16th April, with a standalone special, ahead of a full second season in May. Mythic Quest, if you didn’t catch the first season, is a workplace comedy charting the misadventures of the staff at a fictional game development studio working on the massively popular MMO of the title. McElhenney stars as creative director Ian Grimm, alongside the likes…

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Mini-Views Featuring ‘Lost Words’ and ‘Trails of Cold Steel IV’, Plus Today’s New Releases and Sales – TouchArcade

Hello gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for April 12th, 2021. In today’s article, we’ve got a little slice of news to check out before heading into a pair of Mini-Views for some recent releases. We then check out today’s new releases, and I’ll be frank with you, friends: it’s not a pretty bunch. Not even a little. But we summarize them anyway, because that’s what we do around here. Speaking of things we do around here, we’ve also got the lists of incoming and outgoing sales for…

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World of Warcraft Horde vs Alliance

Even though World of Warcraft comes with amazing Role-Playing Game (RPG) mechanics and great lore, other elements make it unique. In WoW, when you create your first character, there’s a particular requirement in between. Indeed, behind each available race, you get to pick their faction. Hence you get the opportunity to choose out of either faction; Alliance or Horde. Even though it may seem unimportant at first, it makes the overall journey different. To help you make your decision between the two our Horde vs Alliance comparison is to give…

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NVIDIA Launches Omniverse Summer 2021, CloudXR Expands to Support iOS – VRFocus

NVIDIA’s GPU’s tend to be the most popular when it comes to PC virtual reality (VR) gaming but the company also supports the industry through a range of other initiatives. Today, as part of the company’s GTC 2021 conference CEO Jensen Huang announced the upcoming general availability of NVIDIA Omniverse as well as expanding CloudXR‘s support to Apple devices. CloudXR was launched by NVIDIA last year to facilitate the streaming of immersive XR experiences over 5G and WiFi. With its latest version, CloudXR 2.1 adds support for iOS devices, streaming…

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Sonic Colors Remastered likely in the works for PS4, Xbox One and Switch

By Dom Peppiatt12 April 2021 19:10 GMT It looks like Sega is potentially remastering the 2010 Wii and DS game, Sonic Colors, to be released on PS4, Xbox One and Switch. According to the German voiceover studio, iksample, a Sonic Colors Remastered project was in the works in the latter part of 2020 – though the webpage that initially leaked the info has since been taken down (thanks, Gematsu). As if that wasn’t proof enough that Sega has something Sonic Colors-related going on behind the scenes, we later saw French retailer SoGamely list…

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Nintendo to focus on creating new IPs | Pocket Gamer.biz

Nintendo will double down on its efforts to create new original IPs. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, via VGC, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa explained that the Japanese games giant is keen to create new experiences for its player base. “With the expansion of time spent at home, the range of ‘entertainment’ as an object of consumption is expanding,” said Furukawa. “Games are not a necessity of life. In order for customers to choose games in their finite time, they have to be interesting. Competition is tough, and I am…

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DarkZero Esports Announces RESPAWN Products as Gaming Furniture Partner – The Esports Observer

Rainbow Six Siege–focused esports organization DarkZero Esports has signed a one-year partnership deal with RESPAWN Products, which will become the organization’s gaming furniture provider. In addition to giveaways and content collaboration, RESPAWN has become the provider of desks and chairs for DarkZero’s 8,000 sq. ft. facility in Las Vegas. The facility houses the organization’s training and practice space, player rooms, and content creation. DarkZero relocated from Houston when Ubisoft began to establish Las Vegas as the central hub for North American R6. According to DarkZero Head of Partnerships Tommy Padula,…

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Outriders: Best Pyromancer Build

You’ve taken your first step in the adventure that is Outriders by selecting your class. Not only that, but you chose the Pyromancer, a class that specializes in setting groups of enemies ablaze or immobilizing them in coats of ash. The only problem is, you don’t know what Outriders’ best Pyromancer build requires. Well, worry not. We’ve taken some time to experiment with the abilities, gear loadouts, and mods related to the class to figure out the best way to maximize its efficiency. Best Pyromancer Build in Outriders As it…

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