Global Gaming News for 13 Jan 2019
Bungie has revealed that one of the reasons the recent Niobe Labs puzzle that had been stumping player recently was far too difficult because it was actually missing a clue the developer meant to... include in the game. The puzzle, which was eventually decoupled from the content it was meant to unlock because the community couldn't solve it, involved teams of players working together to decode hints, follow their instructions, and move on to the next "level" of the puzzle. "Unfortunately, a string on Level 7 was improperly removed which would have provided additional information," the company said on its forums yesterday. "In lieu of this missing piece of the puzzle, we are providing the clue below to help players on their quest to complete Niobe Labs once and for all." Shortly after the hint...
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and FIFA 19 were the best-selling games on the PlayStation Store during 2018 in North America and Europe, respectively. Sony has provided a list of the best-selling titles on... the PlayStation Store for 2018. The charts for Europe and North America aren't very different, but the European end provides […] The post Black Ops 4 and FIFA 19 top-selling PS4 titles on the PS Store in 2018 appeared first on VG247.
You might think you're smart but so far no one has beaten Maze Rescue. It's an underground game with deceptive challenges making even the smartest players question their sanity.
It looks like a hefty list of SNES games could be on the way to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers. Nintendo Switch Online launched at the tail end of last year and as well as offering players cloud... saves, the service grants access to a number of NES games with upgraded graphics. However, a dataminer has […] The post Nintendo Switch Online could be adding SNES games according to dataminers appeared first on VG247.
Fallout 76 seems to be the controversial game that just keeps on giving.
A cautionary tale concerning knockoff video game consoles has surfaced in Tennessee, where one woman is reporting she found phallic images in one of the games intended for children.
Red Candle Games, the Taiwanese studio behind horror game Detention, are releasing their next title soon on Steam. Titled Devotion, this psychological horror game has you explore a 1980s Taiwanese... apartment complex that "gradually shifts into a hellish nightmare." The story has religious ties, and depicts a family of three that has made various different vows based on their beliefs. As you explore their abandoned home, you solve puzzles and attempt to uncover what happened to them.
Battlefield 5’s Company Coin issue is being resolved with DICE promising to “retroactively award” players affected by the bug. There’s been an issue with one of the currencies in Battlefield 5... that has prevented players who have attained the max Career Rank of 50 to continue earning it. DICE has since issued an apology with […] The post Battlefield 5 bug that stopped level 50 players earning Company Coin is getting fixed appeared first on VG247.
When you play Fortnite as a duo or squad, communication is key. According to the Better Business Bureau, that's a lesson parent company Epic Games might need to re-learn.
Although 2018 had fewer of them than the previous year, adventure games continued to excel by bringing us interesting ways to tell stories, like Florence's compelling take on romance. From exploring... the depths of the sea on a foreign planet to debating the meaning of happiness in a cyberpunk world, this past year's adventure games were memorable. Here are the best ones from 2018. Best Narrative: The Red Strings Club This existentialist tale takes place in a far-flung cyberpunk future, and puts you in the shoes of a bartender. However, this is no ordinary bartender - he can manipulate the emotions of those who consume his drinks. The Red Strings Club is filled with fascinating minigames, often revolving around squeezing information out of others in creative ways and making morally-grey...
Awesome Games Done Quick closed its 2019 event raising a total of $2.39 million for Prevent Cancer Foundation.
Aquaman is the first D.C. movie to cross $1 billion since The Dark Knight Rises.
Update v7.20 will see an improvement to wall building. Fortnite’s update v7.20 is going to roll out a change that will solve issues players are having when building a wall, specifically when it... “builds partially below, or is obstructed by, the ground”. Design lead, Eric Williamson, announced on Reddit that wall placement will be improved […] The post Fortnite players will have an easier time building walls after update v7.20 appeared first on VG247.
We found out late last year that new, difficult levels were coming to the platformer Celeste in the form of DLC. However, details were sparse. Now, thanks to a tweet from creator Matt Thorson, we have... a better idea of what to expect from the additional content. Thorson confirmed that it won't be available in time for the game's first anniversary (January 25), so we can expect it to drop sometime after that. It will be one continuous chapter, and it won't have any B-Sides or strawberries. Instead, you can expect some new items and mechanics, though Thorson didn't specify what these will be. Best of all, the DLC will be free on all platforms. Some Celeste DLC Chapter details: -It won't be ready for the anniversary on Jan 25th, sorry! -It's all one continuous chapter, no B-Side -It's after...
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Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ), the annual speedrunning event that raises funds for charity, raised over $2.3 million this year for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. The official final tally came in at... midnight last night, with its official numbers at an incredible $2,394,668. This beats its previous record from last year, where the event raised $2.2 million. This year's week-long event took place from January 6 to 13, where speedrunners raced through titles like Bloodborne, Hollow Knight, Cuphead, and more. The grand total for #AGDQ2019: $2,394,668. Thank you to everyone for supporting this event. We honestly couldn't have done it without you. -- Games Done Quick (@GamesDoneQuick) January 13, 2019 The organizers are already looking towards their next speedrunning event, Summer Games Done...
Fallout 76 players are risking bans to pilfer unreleased items from a newly discovered developer room. Bethesda has another Fallout 76 fire on its hands with the revelation that players are accessing... a hidden developer room and filling their boots with unreleased weapons and items. In an effort to stomp out these efforts, the publisher […] The post Fallout 76 players are having a field day in the newly discovered developer room appeared first on VG247.
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