Angry Birds Takes On Esports With New Competitive iOS App

Angry Birds is coming to the esports scene with a new title aimed at competitive play. Dubbed Angry Birds Champions, Games Industry reports the new game will allow players to pay an entry fee to enter competitions for the chance at winning a cash prize. Typically, the fee is under $1 and winners are credited around $4 for their victory. …

Super Mario Odyssey Balloon World Update Out This Week

It looks as though the Super Mario Odyssey Balloon World update is coming to Switch this week. The Nintendo Australia website momentarily showed a listing saying the new free update would be available for download this Friday, February 23. IGN has reached out to Nintendo for comment on this information. Announced last month for a February release, the update boasts …

Modders turn Nintendo Switch into a full-fledged Linux tablet

For all of its Nintendo customizations, the Switch is ultimately a tablet running a garden variety NVIDIA Tegra processor — and that means it can potentially handle the same software as other mobile devices. To prove that point, the fail0verflow team has shown a Switch running an honest-to-goodness Linux distribution. The touchscreen, networking and accelerated 3D graphics are all functioning, …

Play ‘Doom’ with motion controls on Nintendo Switch

Doom‘s arrival on the Nintendo Switch back in November was something of a surprise, given the limitations of the platform, but it’s quickly captured the hearts of many a gamer. Now, developer Bethesda has improved the gameplay experience even more. Polygon notes that a patch released today enables motion controls for the game. Via: Polygon Source: Bethesda Author:  Source: Engadget

The ESA says preserving old online games isn’t ‘necessary’

The video game industry as a whole does a poor job of preserving its history — especially when it comes to online games. The Entertainment Software Association — responsible for E3; counts Electronic Arts, Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and Ubisoft as members — is petitioning the US Copyright Office to not make DMCA exemptions for abandoned online multiplayer games. It’s an …

It’s Time: Cast Your Votes for the SXSW 2018 Gaming Awards

Partner Content by SXSW The SXSW Gaming Awards 2018 will take place on March 17 and your assistance is cordially requested. That’s because at SXSW Gaming, all award winners are determined by an elite body of, well, you. The SXSW Gaming Awards are by the gamers, for the gamers, and the time to vote is now. Between the Nintendo Switch, …

Ikaried Away to Oblivion on a Dreamboat Boat

Right. So my feed got randomly fed with this Narcissa Wright interview w/ Liz Ryerson who I’ve mainly known for her coverage of that old-skool Doom mapping. It runs through the keypoints of the history of speedrunning, touching on high score runs, which is an interesting sideline at least whenever you get a bonus for being fast. 100% completion tend …

Daily Deals: Save on PS VR Bundles, Nintendo Switch Dock on Sale

Welcome to IGN’s Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Like me on Facebook and follow me on Twitter to get the latest deals. Continue reading… Author:  Source: IGN.com

Atari will use cryptocurrency to bolster its online gambling business

In its latest bid for relevance, Atari is glomming onto the cryptocurrency craze. The company is hoping to bolster its gambling business in Europe with Atari Token, according to Bloomberg. “Our aim is to take strategic positions with a limited cash risk, in order to best create value with the assets and Atari brand,” CEO Frederic Chesnais noted in a …

Daily Deals: Lowest Price Ever on Nintendo Pro Controller

Welcome to IGN’s Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Like me on Facebook and follow me on Twitter to get the latest deals. Continue reading… Author:  Source: IGN.com

How to Watch the 2018 DICE Awards

The 21st annual DICE Awards will air during the DICE Summit on February 21 and 22, and IGN is the exclusive streaming home to the show. < p dir=”ltr”>The awards will celebrate the best of the best from the memorable year in gaming that was 2017. Horizon Zero Dawn leads this year’s nominees with ten nods, followed by The Legend …

Analogue Super Nt Review

The Analogue NT does one thing really well: It allows you to play actual Super Nintendo games – not ROMS – on a modern television. Sure, with the right adapters you could probably hook up your beloved, beat-up SNES to your current HDTV, but colors wash out, strange bars appear at the edges, ugly lines mess up the picture, and …

Video game records are broken. Can anyone fix them?

After a period of relative quiet, Twin Galaxies recently found itself thrust into the spotlight. The arbiter for video-game recordkeeping played an intrinsic role in disputing two long-standing achievements hosted on its forums: Todd Rogers’ unbeatable Dragster time and Billy Mitchell’s Donkey Kong high score. Both records have had their share of challenges over the decades, but before users on …

De Blob Remastered for Nintendo Switch Announced

The remastered version of 3D platformer de Blob is coming to Nintendo Switch this year. Publisher THQ Nordic announced on Twitter it will work together with port-specialist studio BlitWorks to bring the game to Nintendo’s popular system, although a specific release date has not been announced. THQ Nordic is pleased to announce that the remastered version of #deBlob will be coming …

Out This Week – Nintendo Switch eShop Releases: Feb 12 – Feb 18

A new week of Switch games is upon us! So IGN has gathered a list of the latest eShop releases of the week for Nintendo Switch and 3DS in North America. Bayonetta 1 & 2 – $29.99 / $49.99 Bayonetta is a butt-kicking, havoc-wreaking witch who wields sweet weapons like pistols, whips, hammers, flamethrowers, and poison bows. But it’s not …