Fortnite Season 8’s battle pass has arrived, and it features a surprise mythic at the end: Carnage, the extraterrestrial symbiote from Spider-Man. For those who hate waiting, Epic Games also added symbiote weapons to the battle royale game that can be discovered. Before we get started, keep in mind that since the symbiotes are Mythic weapons, they occupy one item slot in a player’s inventory when picked up, but immediately grants the wearer zero gravity jumps as well as the ability to re-deploy a glider during any high jump. Read more for two videos showing exactly where to find everything.
Halo’s Warthog, also known as the M12 Force Application Vehicle (M12-FAV), is essentially fast attack vehicle serving as the United Nations Space Command Armed Forces’ primary joint light tactical ground vehicle. There have been several attempts at creating a replica, but most just lacked the power necessary to back up its looks, that is unless…you’re talking about the one built by Ken Block, along with his Hoonigan team. Yes, this is the same vehicle you see in the move “Free Guy”. Read more for a video and additional information.
Gaming finger sleeves are actually a thing, and used by many professional mobile gamers. Why? It’s made from a high-sensitivity silver fiber designed to enhance both aim and control. Razer has just unveiled their own, and their breathable 0.8mm thick sleeves keep your fingers cool while gaming, thanks to highly conductive silver fiber. They are crafted with nylon and spandex for elasticity as well as the ability to adapt to all finger sizes. Read more for another picture and additional information.
Always wanted Bluetooth audio support for the Nintendo Switch? Well, simply turn on your console and install the new Version 13.0.0 firmware update. That’s right, not only can you pair headphones, but other audio devices as well, like speakers, without requiring an external dongle. Unfortunately, Bluetooth microphones are not yet supported, but on the other hand, up to two wireless controllers can be connected to the Switch when using Bluetooth. Read more for a video showing it in-action.
The Nintendo GameCube was first released in Japan on September 14, 2001, and it celebrates its 20th anniversary today. This was Nintendo’s sixth-generation of home video game consoles and successor to the Nintendo 64. It went head to head with the Sony’s PlayStation 2 and Microsoft’s Xbox at the time, with the GameCube controller standing out the most as well as extensive software library. Read more to see how one gamer created a custom portable version that can be taken anywhere.
For those who don’t know, National Video Games Day is celebrated on September 12th annually, and this might confuse some people as there is also a National Video Game Day that occurs in July. This particular celebration is just a day for gamers to enjoy and share their love of video games with others from around the world. One person who is most certainly sharing their love for video games today is Linda Guillory, an electrical engineer from Richardson, Texas (USA). Read more to see her massive collection of gaming consoles.
Super Mario Party may be considered one of the best party games for the Nintendo Switch, but WarioWare: Get it Together may be taking that crown. In this title, the player controls Wario and friends inside their own chaotic microgames, or over 200 quick to be more specific, in Story mode. For even more microgames, simply complete them to unlock the others. Multiplayer mode lets you partner up with a friend on the same console, use local wireless for Story mode or be pit against three players locally in Variety Pack. Read more for two videos, including an early video review.
Sure, this new Microsoft Windows 11 commercial might be showcasing its Xbox Game Pass and the upcoming Halo Infinite more so than the operating system, but it’s definitely worth a watch.It begins with a woman exploring Windows 11 and then pressing a Game Pass icon before being teleported to a desert of sorts where Halo’s Master Chief pulls up in a Warthog to take on a Covenant Banshee, ready to blow things up. Read more for the video and additional information.
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Remember Nintendo Labo? The kits that turned multiple sheets of cardboard into various types of controllers for the Switch? Well, one gamer from Japan decided to take the concept to the next level. He took the Labo Drive Kit and built an entire arcade cabinet around it to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Sure, the marquee might show Mario Kart DX Arcade GP, but we all know that title was never released on home consoles. Read more to see how he built it and for some gameplay.
With 2,064-pieces and priced at $169.99 USD, the LEGO Super Mario 64 Question Block (71395) set launches 25-years after the iconic Nintendo game. The question block opens up to reveal several familiar scenes, including Peach’s Castle, Bob-omb Battlefield, Cool, Cool Mountain and Lethal Lava Trouble. That’s not all, it also includes exclusive microfigures of iconic characters, such as Mario and Princess Peach, that can be placed directly in the scenes. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.