Metroid, Final Fantasy, and Zelda, all mapped out like your neighborhood metro.
Summer has just begun, but Microsoft is already thinking of back-to-school season, offering students a free Xbox One with the purchase of a Surface Pro 4 in a deal that runs from now until mid-August. The offer is good only through the Microsoft Store. Users must add both a $899 Surface Pro 4 and a $299 Xbox One to their cart; the Xbox One's price will be taken off at checkout.
The annual E3 gaming show is the gaming equivalent of the State of the Union address. Each of the companies recap the year that was, and — more importantly — offer a look at what's to come. For Nintendo, the show was largely a placeholder — the company showed off its new Zelda game, but deferred details on its next-gen NX console until later this year (both are coming in 2017). But for Microsoft and Sony, we got a fairly detailed look at how the next year is shaping up for both rival gaming platforms.
Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has decided to hold back on the release of Batman: Return to Arkham. The title was announced in mid-May, a remaster of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It was scheduled for release on July 29
<p>With Legion only a couple months away, I wanted to get a WoW community up and running here on Snapzu. To that end, I’ve been allowed to claim the <a href="/t/WorldOfWarcraft" target="_blank">/t/WorldOfWarcraft</a> tribe, and I’m starting renovations. My goal for this community is to have a place for players of all skill levels, and play styles, to come and share tips, strategies, and just hang out. </p>
<p>The standard Snapzu rules apply.</p>
It’s a comic about video game phrases. The Black Forest cake references portal. Panel 1 references Starcraft. Panel 2 references Fallout. Panel 3 references Baldur’s Gate. Panel 4 references Pokemon.
You can learn a lot from video games. Especially the way some RPG games build their open sandbox worlds. This experiment I'm calling grid worldbuilding.
For the first time, a generation of writers for whom gaming was part of their everyday lives are now old enough to reflect on that childhood identity.
UniWar is a multi-platform free mobile game (with in-app purchase that don't influence your chances to win) with a multiplayer feature (also free). It's a turn based strategy game, similar to Advanced War (on Game Boy and its successors), Battle for Wesnoth, etc.