Thanksgiving games feature good, bad and ugly fantasy picks

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – NOVEMBER 08: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans looks to pass the ball during the first half against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on November 08, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images) The 2020 coronavirus version of NFL Thanksgiving Day games feature some “good” (Houston…Continue Reading

Match-3 games are playable spam, but they soothe my anxious brain

Losing myself in the childish candy abyss of match-3 phone games is a bad habit I’ll never give up. Image: Shutterstock By Alexis Nedd2020-11-24 00:00:00 UTC Welcome to No Shame November! This week we’re diving into the pop culture we love that society tells us we shouldn’t. In NBC’s fantastic afterlife comedy The Good Place, chronic…Continue Reading

The best GBA games of all time

Believe it or not, there was a time when the Game Boy Advance was the handheld gaming system to buy. Nintendo brought back popular franchises from its storied past — including perennial hits such as Zelda, Donkey Kong, and Mario — in an attempt to build a portable, 32-bit powerhouse. And it worked. The best…Continue Reading

Top 5 Games of the Week

Hello again! It’s been while. How’ve you been? Keeping well I hope. We’ve been away in the land of Zoom and conferences and Twitch. But now we’re back, and we’re jonesing for new mobile games to play. Which is handy, coz there’s 5 of them in the video. As always, we’re not counting games from…Continue Reading

Physicality Games Cancels Its Exclusive Pre-Orders For Switch, Will Refund All Customers

“We offer a sincere apology” by Liam Doolan 5 hours agoThe Switch era has seen the rise of a bunch of different physical video game distributors. One company, known as Physicality Games, entered the market around a year ago. Unfortunately, the dream of offering “exclusive” pre-order physical releases for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 is…Continue Reading

Xbox Game Pass for PC gets even better next month with tons of free EA games

RIP your data cap, especially if you’re a fan of sports games and the Battlefield series. Mark Hachman / IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Microsoft’s Game Pass for PC may be the best deal in gaming, and we’ve previously listed five reasons…Continue Reading

Tencent Games’ Honor of Kings Partners With Luxury Brand Burberry

(Source: Tencent Games) Tencent Games has signed a partnership deal with British luxury brand Burberry to integrate and promote the company in its popular mobile game, Honor of Kings. The two companies will work together to integrate the brand into the game and promote it to its young “fashion-forward” demographic in China.  Mars Hou, vice…Continue Reading

Here’s How Fast Games Load On The Xbox Series X And S

Photo: MicrosoftMuch ado has been made about the guts of the Xbox Series X and S, two new next-gen consoles Microsoft will release next week. It’s all “velocity architecture” this and “teraflops” that—technical stuff Microsoft says will cut loading times dramatically. But lingo and lofty promises are secondary to the one thing that matters most:…Continue Reading