Month: February 2020

We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you
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A new episode of Nintendo’s Nintendo Power podcast was released earlier today. In episode 25, Animal Crossing New Horizons is the topic of discussion. In the video’s description, “Chris Slate talks with Bill Hutchens and Kristen Copeland from Nintendo Treehouse, and Anthony Foster from the social media team at Nintendo of America about all the
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This year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco has been postponed, the organisers announced tonight. GDC 2020 was was due to run March 16-20 in San Francisco with hundreds of sessions and tens of thousands attending. The organisers say it is postponed, not cancelled, and they “fully intend to host a GDC event later in
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The Game Developers Conference, which was set to take place March 16 to 20 in San Francisco, Calif. has been postponed by its organizers Informa due to concerns surrounding the global spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. The conference, which started in 1988, draws attendance from an international pool of developers, publishers, press, and more. You
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As health concerns over the spreading coronavirus outbreak continue, even more companies are joining the list of GDC cancellations. Activision, Blizzard, and Gearbox have all recently announced that they will not be attending GDC 2020, as well as Amazon and Iron Galaxy’s cancellations earlier today. They all join Microsoft, Unity, Epic Games, EA, Sony, Facebook/Oculus,
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Set forth on a journey into an abandoned world in Separation, a meditative new adventure created by solo developer Recluse Industries. Featuring an ambient soundtrack and a desolate world to explore, the game should take players around two hours to complete… though you’re welcome to stay as long as you’d like. For a full list
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This weekend, Relative Games invites you to playtest CounterAttack, a new side scrolling space shooter (shmup) coming to Xbox One! Earth is under attack! The Automations, humanity’s own creation, have rebelled. They will stop at nothing short of the complete destruction of their former masters. There is but one hope, the Experimental Space Fighter program.
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Last week, we sent you on a virtual vacation to show off gaming locations you’d love to travel to. From crystal clear lakes to towering cityscapes, you shared your favorite gaming travel spots using #PS4share and #PSBlog. Here’s where to catch a ticket to next: fabianhazuki would like to settle into a quiet visit to
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While the engrossing Super Smash Bros Ultimate may have taken its limelight, Ubisoft is putting up a good fight with its fighter, Brawlhalla. The company recently announced that Lara Croft from the Tomb Raider franchise will be joining the battle as part of a new event taking place in-game. Check out the treasure hunter in action,
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1971 Project Helios is a turn-based strategy game coming to PS4 in Q2 2020, which combines modern warfare military tactics and close combat. Firearms and vehicles are scarce, conflicts and hostilities have no end, and the freezing cold annihilates both friends and foes caught in its path. An Earth gripped by a new ice age
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Of all the genres of video games out there, fighting games are easily among the most difficult to develop. Requiring precise inputs, satisfying combos, pixel-perfect hitboxes, a distinct tone and, above all else, balance, creating a fighting game is no small feat. It is because of this that I do not envy the team at
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Plague Inc. is a game that pushes players to try to annihilate all life with an evolving pathogen. The game was released on mobile devices in 2012 and has been played by more than 130 million people, but has recently been pulled from China’s digital stores during the coronavirus outbreak. Ndemic Creations, the studio behind
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You know that feeling just before the guests arrive at your epic house party? You’ve spent hours polishing the place, changing outfits half a dozen times (“does this cape go with my mood and my complexion?”) cutting perfectly cube-shaped pieces of cake, and digging through your floordrobe for the first time in years (“look, there
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