Batman Day (September 21st) is almost here and to celebrate the Dark Knight’s 80 years as the World’s Greatest Detective, DC and Warner Bros. are lighting up the night skies by projecting the iconic Bat-Signal, as well as producing fan celebrations, in major cities around the world. However, a crossover event is also set to happen very soon in Fortnite. Read more for leaked gameplay footage and additional information.
Set for release on October 1st, Activision’s Call of Duty: Mobile will bring the same first-person action experience, complete with fan-favorite maps, modes, weapons and characters from across the franchise, into one complete mobile package for Android / iOS devices. There’s a Battle Royale mode where up to 100 combatants will fight for survival in a map designed exclusively for the mobile title featuring locations from across the Call of Duty franchise in solos, duos or four-person teams. You can battle across land, sea / air with vehicles including an ATV, helicopter, as well as a tactical raft. Read more for a gameplay video and additional information.
SNK Corp. has officially announced the NEO GEO Arcade Stick Pro and it may look like yet another unique fighting stick, but this controller actually comes with 20 fighting games pre-installed (Samurai Showdown, Fatal Fury, etc.). It draws inspiration from the NEO GEO CD’s controller design, but blown up to fighting stick size, measuring in at 430mm × 215mm × 125mm. Users can switch between two modes: Arcade Stick Mode and Console Mode. Read more for a video with additional information.
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RΛZΞR’s products are generally aims at gamers, and include smartphones, laptops, tablets, computer mice, audio devices, keyboards, mouse mats, and game pads, but it was only a matter of time before the company created their very own gaming handheld. A patent published on August 1, 2019 in the WIPO database (World Intellectual Property Office) may give us a first look at such a device. Read more for the patent, additional pictures and information.
Nintendo Switch fans have one more reason to play the console, and this time, it’s to get in shape. That’s right, Ring Fit Adventure is an adventure game in which players attach the Joy-Con controllers from their Nintendo Switch system to the included accessories – one to the Ring-Con and one to the Leg Strap. You attach the Leg Strap to the upper left leg, while the Ring-Con is held in both hands. The latter is a flexible electronic device that provides resistance, and features a sensor that detects exertion and reacts to changes. Read more for a video and additional information.
Apple Arcade was officially announced at the press event today and will be available through the App Store on Thursday, September 19 with the release of iOS 13. At just $4.99 per month, users will get unlimited access to the entire catalog of over 100 new, exclusive games, all playable across iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV. Not sure if you want to commit? Apple is offering a one-month free trial, and you definitely won’t find the games on any other mobile platform or subscription service. Read more for a video and additional information.
Arcade1Up’s Street Fighter 3-in-1 Home Arcade includes Street Fighter ll Champion Edition, Street Fighter ll The New Challengers, Street Fighter ll Turbo, all for $187.50 shipped, today only, originally $299.99. Featuring an upgraded 17″ LCD display, classic joysticks, commercial-grade construction, and even the original arcade cabinet artwork. Product page. Read more for a video review and additional information.
The SEGA Dreamcast was officially released on September 9, 1999 in North America, and was the first in the sixth generation of video game consoles, preceding Sony’s PlayStation 2, Nintendo’s GameCube and Microsoft’s Xbox. Unfortunately, it was also SEGA’s final home console, marking the end of the company’s 18 illustrious years in making game consoles. Many considered it ahead of its time when SEGA discontinued it on March 31, 2001 after selling 9.13 million Dreamcast units worldwide. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Nintendo Switch fans rejoice! There may be new Joy-Cons coming, and they’re bendable, according to a recently published design patent. Published on August 29, 2019, these controllers work like its predecessors, but there’s an added hinge so players can partially bend the upper part backwards for a more ergonomic feel and making them perfect for longer gaming sessions. Read more for a video additional pictures and information.
Gamers already know that DOOM is considered to be one of the first FPS games with 3D graphics, third-dimension spatiality, networked multiplayer gameplay, and support for player-created modifications. Since its release on December 10, 1993, over 10-million copies of DOOM games have been sold, thus spawning numerous sequels, expansion packs, two films, and now, officially licensed Bone Vodka. Read more for another picture an additional information.