Wednesday, 15 Jul 2020

Games

Oculus 'Designing for Hands': Best Practices for Quest Hand-tracking

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address Hand-tracking on Quest rolled out as an experimental feature in late 2019, but Oculus is letting it gestate before it will accept third-party […]

This Outer Wilds/The Outer Worlds Logo Swap Confuses Matters

In early 2019, Annapurna Interactive released Outer Wilds, an action-adventure game about exploring a strange solar system. Months later, Obsidian Entertainment came out with The Outer Worlds, an action RPG about exploring a strange solar system. Both had mechanics that played with time, were released with Epic Games Store exclusivity, were featured on GameSpot’s best […]

When Does C.J. Visit In Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Like Flick, the chipper C.J. is one of the many special visitors who will periodically stop by your island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Whereas Flick will buy your bugs and craft bug models for you, C.J. is all about seasports, and he’ll purchase any fish you’re willing to sell at a higher price than […]

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Summer Update Explained

July 3 marked the first wave of Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ summer update, and with it came a whole bunch of new features, including swimming and diving, a new category of critter to find, new visitor interactions, and a new DIY recipe set. Here’s everything new to Animal Crossing and how to get started. Swimming […]

Best Nintendo Switch Grip Cases For Comfortable Handheld Play

Few consoles are as versatile as the Nintendo Switch–it’s a portable gaming console you can hook up to your TV or take on the go. But if you play the Switch in handheld mode a lot, you know it’s not always the best portable gaming experience. With its small buttons and lack of a rubber […]

Rocket Arena Out Now: Price and Mythic Edition Details (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

EA showed off its new multiplayer shooter, Rocket Arena, in last month’s EA Play presentation; now, you can dive in for yourself. Rocket Arena is out today on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, featuring a cartoonish art style and 3v3 competitive matches where you play as distinct heroes, similar to Overwatch. However, it’s also akin […]

Save $100+ On These Excellent Noise-Canceling Headphones (Today Only)

When the world gets a little too loud, sometimes you just want to throw on a pair of headphones, crank up the volume to your favorite album, close your eyes, and drift away. Having a good pair of noise-canceling headphones can make all the difference when you’re faced with loud neighbors, a crying child on […]

New Animal Crossing Seasonal Item Now Available For A Limited Time

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ first summer content update is now live, and it’s added swimming, mermaid furniture, and sea creatures to the game. That’s not all that’s new right now, however; Nintendo has also added another limited-time seasonal item, bamboo grass. The item is listed in the Seasonal tab of the Nook Shopping catalog and […]

PUBG’s newest season will give Sanhok a fresh coat of paint

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is back for another season of new content. This new content includes a reworked version of the Sanhok map complete with new locations, updates of players’ favorite spots, and a few new surprises. Sanhok is one of PUBG’s oldest maps. It was the third battle royale map released for the game — nearly […]