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Check out the Thimbleweed Park price, launch times

<b>The Thimbleweed Park price couldn’t really be anything else, could it?</b><p>The Monkey Island series is a very quotable game, the most famous of which …

Adventure Games

The new Xbox One dashboard and guide is out today

<b>The updated Xbox One dashboard is rolling out today.</b><p>Microsoft have announced that the much-anticipated update to the Xbox One dashboard is rolling …

Nintendo eShop releases for 30th March 2017

<b>Here’s the full rundown of this week’s Nintendo eShop games for the Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.</b><p>This week Sumo Digital’s <i>Snake Pass</i> slithers onto Nintendo …

Nintendo

Snake Pass is out now on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

<b>Sumo Digital’s Snake Pass slithers onto PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC today.</b><p>Physics-based platformer, <i>Snake Pass</i>, follows Noodle the …

PlayStation

Watch the Prey 'Weapons and Powers' video

<b>Excited for the Prey reboot? Then you’re going to want to watch this ‘Weapons and Powers’ video.</b><p>This time last year, Bethesda were getting ready to …

PlayStation

Rumour has it, Call of Duty: WW2 is going back to the series' roots

<b>Can you really blame Activision for Call of Duty: WW2, following the Infinite Warfare backlash?</b><p><i>Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare</i> was not popular. Even …

PlayStation

Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series release date announced

<b>Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy series begins next month.</b><p>The first episode of <i>Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Serie</i>s – we’ll say the …

PlayStation

Ready Player One movie to get Vive VR content

<b>Warner Bros and HTC Vive announce Ready Player One partnership.</b><p>HTC Vive has been confirmed as the exclusive VR partner for Steven Spielberg’s …

Virtual Reality

The Week in Video Games – 03/26/17

<b>Here’s our weekly round-up of the best video games news from Thumbsticks and elsewhere on the information superhighway.</b><p>It was a pretty quiet week for …

Nintendo

Xbox One releases for 27-31 March, 2017

<b>Here’s the full rundown of games coming to the Xbox One Games Store between 27–31 March, 2017.</b><p>There are twelve games heading to the Xbox One Games …

Xbox

PlayStation Store releases for 28 March, 2017

<b>Here’s the rundown of games coming to the PlayStation Store from Tuesday March 28, 2017.</b><p>It’s a whopper of a week on the PlayStation Store, with 22 …

Out of the Park Baseball 18 is out now

<b>Out of the Park Baseball 18 is now available worldwide on PC, Mac and Linux.</b><p><i>Out of the Park Baseball 18</i> is released on today and brings new …

The big Nindies Celebration Sale hits the Nintendo eShop

<b>The Nindies Celebration Sale brings some big discounts to the Ninendo eShop.</b><p>It’s not often that the you see decent sales on the Nintendo eShop, but …

Nintendo

Reminder: Splatoon 2 Global Testfire times and dates

<b>The Splatoon 2 online multiplayer Global Testfire Event starts today, here are the times you need to know.</b><p><i>Splatoon 2</i> is one of the highlights of the …

Nintendo

Xbox Games With Gold for April 2017 revealed

<b>Here are the four titles coming to Xbox Games With Gold in April 2017.</b><p>Microsoft has revealed the Xbox Live Games With Gold lineup for April 2017, and …

Xbox

iam8bit announce Owlboy vinyl soundtrack and super-cute plushie

<b>Get the Owlboy soundtrack on vinyl, and a Boguin plushie that is too cute by far.</b><p>The days of video game manuals and beautiful box art may be long …

Music

Has Nintendo fixed the Joy-Con sync issue?

<b>It looks like Nintendo might have quietly rolled out a fix to stop the problem of de-syncing Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers.</b><p>In an article on …

Nintendo eShop releases for 23rd March 2017

<b>Here’s the full lineup of games released this week on the Nintendo eShop for the Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.</b><p>This week sees the arrival of three …

Nintendo

The Pokémon GO Global Water Festival starts today

<b>The Global Water Festival in-game event comes to Pokémon GO today.</b><p>Water-way to have a good time. Niantic and The Pokémon Company have announced that …

Pokémon

Tech-Noir Tactics Game 'All Walls Must Fall' launches on Kickstarter

<b>Indie developer, inbetweengames, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its tech-noir tactics game – All Walls Must Fall.</b><p>Recently here at …

Gaming

Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble confirmed for Europe and Russia

<b>Level 5’s Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble gets a European release date for Android and iOS.</b><p><i>Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble</i> will launch in Europe and Russia on …

Nintendo

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadow of Valentia release date announced

<b>The snappily titled Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia comes to 3DS in May.</b><p>It’s all about the Switch right now, but the little 3DS still has …

Nintendo

Introducing the Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series

<b>Microsoft announce the new Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series range.</b><p>Remember the days when it used to be Nintendo who would churn out special …

Xbox

Brenda and John Romero to keynote Develop:Brighton

<b>Develop:Brighton organisers have announced that industry legends Brenda and John Romero will be this year’s keynote speakers.</b><p>Brenda Romero has worked …

Game Development

The new Dead Rising 4 DLC features an undead Frank

<b>Capcom reveal new details for the first Dead Rising 4 DLC expansions.</b><p><i>Dead Rising 4</i> may have been a flawed game but it’s good to see that the series …

PlayStation

Get Mass Effect Andromeda free if you buy an Xbox One this week

<b>You can pick up Mass Effect Andromeda for free if you buy an Xbox One this week.</b><p>Well, here’s a nice deal to start the week. Until March 25, you can …

Xbox

The Week in Videogames - 03/19/17

<b>Here’s our pick of the week’s best news stories from the world of videogames.</b><p>If you spent all week in a game cave playing <i>Zelda</i> or <i>Horizon</i> – as you …

PlayStation

Xbox One releases for 20-24 March, 2017

<b>Details of the games coming to the Xbox One Games Store between 20 –24 March, 2017.</b><p>There are six games coming to the Xbox One games store this week. …

Xbox

PlayStation Store releases for 21 March, 2017

<b>Here’s the lineup of games coming to the PlayStation Store from Tuesday March 21, 2017.</b><p>There’s a bumper week ahead with 15 games coming to the …