Insomniac Games announced this week that Spider-Man: Miles Morales will be a standalone game rather than expansion. This upcoming action-adventure game developed is set to be a launch title on the PlayStation 5. It follows up on the The City That Never Sleeps DLC, where Miles Morales is bitten by a genetically-enhanced spider and gains more powers than Peter Parker, along with a black / red Spider-Man suit. Read more for a first look video and additional information.
Microsoft teamed up with Meteoblue to offer gamers realistic and accurate weather in the upcoming release of Flight Simulator 2020. Meteoblue divided Earth into 250 million boxes, and the wind speed, temperature, humidity, pressure and other factors, are measured within each box. The model model also includes 60 separate atmospheric layers that reach all the way up into the stratosphere, so you’ll experience various conditions as you climb or descend for a landing. Read more for two videos and additional information.
KFC Gaming is apparently a thing now, and they’ve just unveiled the KFConsole. This is the same Kentucky Fried Chicken fast food chain you grew up with, but they’ve pivoted to eSports, or so the internet thinks. However, it may be just a promotion for their KFC Esports Performance Burger. Whatever the case may be, this KFConsole is set to launch o November 11th, 2020. Read more for the trailer and additional information.
Launching July 17 for the Nintendo Switch, this new trailer for Paper Mario: The Origami King showcases his new paper techniques on his journey to untie the massive streamers binding the castle and take down King Olly. You’ll lead the character through vast regions full of surprises, complete with underground sewers, raging rapids, an ancient ruin, a ninja-filled mansion and even a vibrant desert oasis. Read more for the video, additional screenshots and information.
Demon’s Souls is an action role-playing game developed by From Software for the PlayStation 3 and originally released in October 2009. Today, the developer announced a remake coming to the Sony PlayStation 5. For those who’ve never played the original, players assume the role of a hero brought to Boletaria to kill its fallen king Allant and pacify the Old One. You navigate five different worlds from a hub called the Nexus. Read more for a trailer, screenshots and additional information.
Finally, after months of speculation and several dev kit leaks, we get to see the official PlayStation 5 console. To be more specific, there will be two versions of the PS5 released at launch: a standard model with a Blu-Ray disc reader, and then the Digital Edition, which will not come with any disc reader. Both versions appear to come with one DualSense controller, which has adaptive triggers that can change the resistance to the player as necessary. Read more for two videos, including one of the entire 2-hour livestream event.
Insomniac Games is bringing their action platformer franchise to the all-new Sony PS5. Introducing Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, which shows the famous duo hopping between dimensions using portals, showcasing the console’s power. This game was built from the ground up on the PlayStation 5 platform and makes use of the DualSense controller’s feedback. Read more for the trailer and additional information.
Don’t have the room for an Arcade1UP cabinet, but have a Nintendo Switch? You might want to check out the Switch Fighter. Just slide your console into this mini arcade cabinet and then pair the controller via Bluetooth for output as well as charging when in docking mode. If you prefer vertical shooters, Switch Fighter also has a special mode that lets you enjoy those titles. Read more for a video and additional information.
Arcade1UP has just revealed an all-new X-Men vs. Street Fighter arcade cabinet, and it faithfully replicates the original machine found all over the world back in the late 90s. This cabinet also includes X-Men: Children of the Atom, Marvel vs Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes, and X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse. It goes on sale this fall, priced at $399. Read more for a video and additional information.
Photo credit: Love Hulten
Sweden-based designer Love Hulten unveils his latest creation, and it’s a sleek coffee table with what appears to be arcade stick handles sticking out. Why? Pull those handles out to reveal two full-sized wireless arcade controls. They may not be compatible with every game console, but it does use a signal box to connect wirelessly to a television set. Read more for a video and additional pictures.