40 Years Ago: ‘Donkey Kong’ Saves Nintendo From Failure

40 Years Ago: ‘Donkey Kong’ Saves Nintendo From Failure

On July 9, 1981, Nintendo released Donkey Kong, the arcade game that saved the company. By this time Nintendo had been around nearly 100 years, though the company’s work had evolved greatly over time. It started as a playing-card company, later getting into such varied productions as instant rice and taxi services. In 1969, it ventured into an industry that would prove fruitful: electronic video games. For the next decade, Nintendo

Here are the 7 biggest games from Sony’s State of Play event

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Sony showed off a lot of PlayStation games during its latest State of Play event, including more details about the remastered version of Death Stranding and an extended gameplay preview of PS5 exclusive Deathloop. We’ve rounded up some information about seven of the biggest games from the event. And if you want to watch the State of Play in full. MOSS: BOOK II Sony debuted a trailer for Moss: Book II, which is in

This new cheat could ruin competitive console gaming for the rest of us

This new cheat could ruin competitive console gaming for the rest of us

A new cheating method is circulating online that uses machine learning to decide moves in multiplayer console games in real-time, Eurogamer reports. The cheat is concerning because console games have historically been safe from these sorts of modifications. In a video on Twitter, a player is seen using the cheat in Call of Duty: Warzone. We see them moving around and sniping competitors at a rapid pace. The player must aim in the general

Sony pulls PS5 ad after fans spot an embarrassing error.

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It seems the video game giants have been having a hard time with ads lately. Earlier this week Nintendo was ridiculed for its ridiculous Switch OLED model ad, and now Sony is being mocked for its latest PS5 ad. You’d think the company that made the PlayStation 5 would know the top of the console from the bottom, but it seems not. In a new video posted to Twitter this

FIFA 22 Icons List Leak: Huge New Names Coming To Ultimate Team Revealed

FIFA 22 Icons List Leak: Huge New Names Coming To Ultimate Team Revealed

According to some leaks on social media, at least five new Icons could be coming to FIFA 22 with some huge names on show. In the last few years, new Icons have been added to the game – such as David Beckham arriving in a shock Christmas update – and with FIFA 21 seemingly getting stale, fans are now looking ahead to who will be added in the next installment.

Ubisoft made an early regarding Assasins Creed, here’s what you need to know

Ubisoft made an early regarding Assasins Creed, here's what you need to know

Following a report earlier today, Ubisoft has officially confirmed the existence of Assassin’s Creed Infinity, which is reportedly a giant live-service game platform that will feature multiple settings. While those reported details were not explicitly confirmed, some of them were implied, and it has been officially confirmed by the company that the Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Quebec teams will work together on the project. It’s also worth noting that Assassin’s Creed Infinity is

‘Battlefield 2042’ co-developer changes name, working on the original game

Battlefield 6 to get a new name

EA’s DICE LA studio, the co-developer of Battlefield 2042, has been renamed Ripple Effect and reinforces that it is working on an unannounced project. In a blog post, the developer stated: “We’re currently working on a player-inspired experience for Battlefield 2042 and starting work on a yet-to-be-announced project.” The unannounced game mode for Battlefield 2042 that Ripple Effect is working on is going to be revealed at EA Play Live on July 22. Battlefield leaker Tom Henderson,

Apex legends to get a new arena map next week

Apex legends to get a new arena map next week

Apex Legends’ Genesis throwback is coming to a close. But Respawn’s battle royale is barely taking a second to catch its breath before kicking off a fresh three-week-long Thrillseeker’s event, bringing with it a brand new bespoke map for the game’s 3v3 Arenas mode.Kicking off immediately after Genesis closes on July 13, thrillseekers introduce Overflow to the Arenas map pool. While the mode has consistently added new stages over the

League of Legends’ newest champion can bring allies back from the dead

League of Legends’ newest champion can bring allies back from the dead

Akshan is League of Legends’ newest champion, and he can do something no one else in the game can: bring allies back from the dead. The new champion is part of the Sentinels of Light event, Riot Games’ first multigame event. Akshan is a ranged champion with a grappling hook, but the most interesting part of his kit is the passive on his W. When an enemy champion kills one of

POKEMON GO IS STILL IN THE RUN AND IS DOING WELL

POKEMON GO IS STILL IN THE RUN AND IS DOING WELL

Even though Pokémon Go is turning five years old this week, it’s still going strong with upcoming events, some notable fans, and what appears to be a whole lot of profit. It looks like Niantic’s Pokémon Go brought in over $5 billion since its launch in July of 2016, averaging around a billion dollars per year, according to Sensor Tower analytics. The game started as a viral sensation but has had staying power over