Nintendo has now shifted 89.04m Switch consoles worldwide as of 30th June, though sales have slowed compared to this time last year. Shipments of the main Switch console actually increased year-on-year, though a fall for the Switch Lite model offset that, leading to an overall decrease for the last quarter of 21.7 percent. In its latest earnings briefing, Nintendo pointed to last year's sales boom "substantially driven" by Animal Crossing: New Horizons as providing tough comparisons. A further 45.28m Switch games have been sold, including 2.07m copies of New Pokémon Snap, 1.34m copies of Mario Golf: Super Rush and 1.04m copies of Miitopia. Sales of evergreen games such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Animal Crossing continued to tick upwards, to 37.08m and 33.89m copies respectively. Just last week, Nintendo finally promised further updates to Animal Crossing: New Horizons were on the way, after months of silence on the subject. Nintendo Switch is now just 12m sales behind the … [Read more...] about Nintendo Switch sales slow year-on-year, as console nears 90m
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Electronic Arts have confirmed in its latest earnings call that it has plans to develop and invest in developer Respawn Entertainment's Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, turning it into a new franchise for the publisher while it continues to invest in other games such as BioWare's Mass Effect series. "Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order coming to the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 was also a moment for new and returning players to jump into that amazing game," EA CEO and Director Andrew Wilson said to investors during the conference call. "We're continuing to invest in both of these franchises as well as more of our amazing IP." Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order represented a change of strategy for EA when it was first released, as the company's first effort since it gained the Star Wars IP license in the 2010s was to develop the multiplayer-focused games Star Wars Battlefront and Battlefront II . In comparison, Fallen Order was a more traditional single-player adventure that wasn't packed … [Read more...] about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order — EA Confirms It Will Continue To Invest In The Series
With a PlayStation Plus subscription you can download two games for free every month. These games could be PlayStation Classics or new games that you might have missed. Previous PS Plus titles include What Remains of Edith Finch, Shadow of the Colossus and Goat Simulator. We'll update this page every month, so that you don't miss out any exciting titles. There are also new Xbox Game Pass games and Xbox Live Gold games every month. On this page: What are the PS Plus games in August? How to download PS Plus games How to do remote downloads for PS Plus games How long can you keep a PS Plus game? Previous games on PS Plus What are the PS Plus games in August? Here the games that are available on PS Plus in August: PS5 and PS4: Hunter's Arena: Legends Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Tennis World Tour 2 All three games will be available from PS Plus from Monday, 2nd August to Monday, 6th September. PS5 owners now have … [Read more...] about PlayStation Plus games for August: What are the PS Plus games this month?
Father's Day can be one of the hardest holidays to shop for--after all, what do you get the man who has everything? This year, as we're finally able to start seeing friends and family again, the holiday is even more meaningful. Father's Day 2020 is Sunday, June 20 . Fortunately, if your dad or husband is into games, there's practically an endless list of games-related products he'd probably enjoy across PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, VR, and more. Feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the choices out there? We've got you covered--here are some of the best gift ideas for gamer dads this Father's Day, including consoles, accessories, merchandise, tabletop games, and more. Whether your dad is a hardcore retro gamer, looking to get into gaming, or wants to play something for the whole family, our gift guide has something for him. Quick look: Best Father's Day gift ideas Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. -- $45 Lego Nintendo Entertainment System -- $230 … [Read more...] about Father’s Day 2021: Gaming And Tech Gift Ideas For The Dad In Your Life
Embracer Group - the parent company of THQ Nordic, Saber Interactive, Koch Media and Gearbox - has added another eight studios to its bulging collection. Notably, this includes Duke Nukem studio 3D Realms, which currently has six new projects in the works. It, alongside support studio and fellow Danish outfit Slipgate Ironworks, will be folded into Saber. Lost in Harmony and 11-11 Memories Retold developer DigixArt will be folded into Koch Media, meanwhile. Its next project is the promising-looking procedural roadtrip game Road 96 . VR studio Force Field, as well as its subsidiary Vertigo Games, will also become part of Koch Media and continue to work on VR projects. Embracer's Coffee Stain Studios will gain Easy Trigger, developer of the fun, pulpy 2D shooter Huntdown and Deep Rock Galactic developer Ghost Ship Games. It sounds like there's more Huntdown in the works, too. And finally, Embracer has also acquired CrazyLabs, developer of mobile game Super Stylist, and … [Read more...] about Embracer Group gobbles eight more developers, including 3D Realms