It’s true, Rocket League is entering The Upside Down, just in time for Halloween. This crossover with Netflix’s award-winning Original Series, Stranger Things, will invade Haunted Hallows, and The Mind Flayer is preparing to make this a truly haunting event starting Monday, October 14th. Players able to make it out of Farmstead with full control of their Battle-Car, will earn Candy Corn to be used in the Haunted Hallows Event Store. Read more for a trailer and additional information.
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Sony Interactive Entertainment filed a utility patent with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) with the title ‘Data processing’ that was recently published on October 3rd. The patent sketches depict a virtual reality headset with a built-in camera and motion detection, which will most likely be the PS VR2. Both this VR headset and the PlayStation 5 are expected to launch during this time next year. Read more for the patent sketch and additional information.
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Sony officially confirmed that its next-generation video game console, the PlayStation 5, will launch during the holiday 2020 season. Aside from the totally redesigned console, the classic controller is also getting some upgrades, with one of them being haptic feedback via adaptive triggers, which have been incorporated into the trigger buttons (L2/R2). This means crashing into a wall in a racing game is going to feel different than tackling someone on the football field. The company even said that you’ll “get a sense for a variety of textures when running through fields of grass or plodding through mud.” Read more for additional pictures and information.
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The Nintendo Wii was released on November 19, 2006, and was pitted against Microsoft’s Xbox 360 as well as Sony’s PlayStation 3. The company stated that its console targeted a broader demographic than that of its competition, but things didn’t go as planned, especially since there wasn’t a portable version of the console. GmanModz decided to change that by creating the Wiiboy Rev 3. Read more for a hands-on video demonstration, additional pictures and information.
The Terminator T-800 was first revealed in a gameplay trailer in August, but now NetherRealm studios has released an all-new early access gameplay video showing two fatalities. Despite the model looking like Arnold Schwarzenegger, as he did provide the facial capture for the character, he does not voice the character. That’s right, Schwarzenegger handpicked Chris Cox to voice his character. Read more for the videos and additional information.
Marvel’s Iron Man VR is officially hitting PlayStation VR on February 28, 2020, complete with a new suit for Tony Stark designed by Adi Granov. As for the story, the team went through many iterations, and decided on the idea that hacker villain Ghost should be Marvel’s Iron Man VR’s headlining antagonist. Why? He’s an all-time classic Iron Man super Villain, starting from the character’s first appearance in Iron Man #219, this formidable adversary continues to challenge him throughout multiple arcs, such as Inevitable and Unholy Ghost. Read more for the story trailer and additional information.
Remember Dejarik, also known as holochess, from Star Wars? If not, it’s basically a popular two-player game in which teams of holographic creatures battled each other on a circular board. The Tilt Five Holographic Game System aims to recreate this experience. It basically runs off Windows or Android devices, and consists of a game board, AR glasses and a wand controller. Read more for a video and the link on how you can get one.
Activision, in collaboration with Tencent, has just released Call of Duty: Mobile in all countries where Google Play and the iOS App Store are supported. This game brings the first-person action experience that fans are familiar with to the small screen for the first time ever, complete with fan-favorite maps, modes, weapons and characters from across Call of Duty, including the Modern Warfare and Black Ops series. Read more for a gameplay video and additional information.
First released on the Nintendo 64 in August 1997, GoldenEye 007 is a first-person shooter developed by Rare and based on the 1995 James Bond film with the same name. The single-player campaign has players assuming the role of British Secret Intelligence Service agent James Bond as he fights to prevent a criminal syndicate from using a satellite weapon against London to cause a global financial meltdown. However, the game is best known for its split-screen multiplayer mode where up to four players can compete in different types of deathmatches. Read more for a video of a fan-made remake called GoldenEye 007.
Microsoft announced today at Minecon 2019 that their augmented-reality mobile game Minecraft Earth is set to be launched in early access during October. Right now, the closed beta is only availability in a few large cities, including Mexico City, London, Seattle, Stockholm and Tokyo. For those who’ve never heard of this title, the AR game is centered around building structures, gathering resources, crafting and exploration. You augmented reality structures in collaboration with other players, gather resources using in the in-game map, and access “Adventures” (puzzles, tasks, virtual locations with entities to defeat). Read more for a video and additional information.