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Capcom releases ‘Mega Man‘ classics cartridges

As promised, Capcom‘s Mega Man 2 and Mega Man X playable game cartridges are available now from iam8bit‘s online store for 100 each. Meaning if you put in a pre-order for either -- or both -- back in May, they‘ll be making their way to you stat. Source: iam8bit

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Sony will cease PS Vita production in Japan next year

At the 2018 Tokyo Game Show, Sony has announced the birth of a new product and what could possibly be the final nail in the coffin for another. Sony Interactive Entertainment SVP Hiroyuki Oda has revealed that the company will cease PS Vita‘s production in Japan sometime in 2019. Further, he said the electronics/gaming giant has no plans to create a successor, echoing Shuhei Yoshida‘s revelation way back in 2015 that Sony doe

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Destiny 2: Forsaken‘s Gambit mode is open to everyone this weekend

With the base Destiny 2 free for PS Plus members through the month of September, Bungie is determined to sell newcomers on Forsaken -- and that means giving players a taste of what they‘re missing. The developer is making Forsaken‘s Gambit multiplayer mode available to everyone between September 21st and September 23rd. It might be worth a look, especially if you‘re not usually fond of human-versus-human combat.

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Samsung‘s 1,800 Odyssey Z gaming laptop is on sale in the US

Samsung‘s Notebook Odyssey Z gaming laptop is now available in the US. The laptop, which features a slim design, a keyboard pushed to the lower portion of the tray and a right-side touchpad, comes in just one configuration that includes a 15.6-inch display, an Intel i7 hexa-core processor, 16GB of DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD. "Today‘s games are more intense, immersive and graphic-rich than ever before, and gamers need technology

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‘PUBG‘ could be en route to PlayStation 4 this year

Since 2017, PlayerUnknown‘s Battlegrounds has been exclusive to PC and Xbox. That could be changing. The battle royale game may appear on PlayStation 4 soon if a Korean ratings board slip-up (spotted by Eurogamer) is to be believed. Each time I‘ve spoken with PUBG Corp over the past year, whoever I‘ve talked to said that a PlayStation 4 version wasn‘t in the cards because the team wanted to get the Xbox version up

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Sega‘s Mega Drive Mini won‘t arrive until 2019

The retro console craze kicked off by Nintendo‘s NES and SNES classic systems, with Sony‘s miniature PS1 inbound, has proven bountiful for nostalgic gamers keen to relive their 8- to 32-bit glory days. But Sega‘s plans to join the rose-tinted celebrations with its own Mega Drive Mini has hit a speed bump. Slated for release in Japan this year, the iconic console is now being delayed until 2019, the company announced on

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The Morning After: PlayStation Classic and iPhone XS

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Sony picks up a strategy from Nintendo, and we have our first impressions of the iPhone XS family. It‘s Wednesday, so update your old iPhone without fear and take a look at an awe-inspiring early image taken by NASA‘s TESS spacecraft.

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The massive ‘Gwent‘ overhaul comes home October 23rd

Netflix casting its Geralt for the upcoming show based on The Witcher isn‘t the only reason fans of the fantasy franchise have to be excited. Developer CD Projekt Red has announced a release date for spin-off digital card-game, Gwent: October 23rd on the DRM-free GOG store. Come the end of next month, the game will finally exit beta (after debuting in June 2016) and when it does, it‘ll arrive with its revamped single-player c

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Rare delays ‘Sea of Thieves‘ DLC at the last minute

You might want to rethink your plans if you expected to swashbuckle your way through Sea of Thieves‘ "Forsaken Shores" DLC this week. Rare has pushed back the release from September 19th (just over a day away as of this writing) to September 27th. A weekend playtesting session discovered a "complex" memory glitch that led to crashes for many players, and it‘s going to take a while to both fix the bug and test it with volunt

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North Koreans have been hiding their identities to evade sanctions

The US Department of the Treasury recently warned IT companies and individuals that individuals from North Korea are using fake online information in order to win employment for technology projects. These individuals often hide behind businesses that are nominally Chinese owned, but often are completely controlled and managed by North Koreans. The Treasury Department specifically identified two guilty companies, China Silver Star and Vo

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‘Fortnite‘ on Switch won‘t require an online subscription

When Nintendo set a launch date for its Switch Online service, there was an overriding question for many gamers: would you have to pay to play every game online, especially free-to-play hits like Fortnite? The answer is a resounding "yes." The company has posted a Switch Online FAQ that mentions "some games," including Fortnite, won‘t require the subscription plan when it goes live on September 18th. There‘s no mention of the

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