Category: Video Games

This Game Lets You Explore the “Exclusion Zone” of Chernobyl

On Saturday, April 26, 1986, one of the most dangerous man-made disasters occurred when there was a nuclear blast in reactor number 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Powerplant. The accident released billions of radioactive materials in the air that made the place inhabitable for any form of life. Known as the “Exclusion Zone”, the powerplant […]

Ubisofts Hello Spring Sale offers games up to 80 percent off

Ubisoft’s Hello Spring Sale offers games up to 80 percent off

The Ubisoft Store’s Hello Spring Sale offers games up to 80 percent off. Ubisoft’s sale is available until March 25th, 2020, and offers discounts on the developer’s hit games like Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege.  It’s important to note that you need a Ubisoft account to purchase games and that there’s […]

Google Stadia app teardown points to free trials, YouTube streaming coming soon

Google may finally launch its free tier of its Stadia streaming service, according to a recent teardown of the Stadia APK by 9to5 Google. As 9to5 notes, the APK mentions the ability to create a free Stadia account, which will also seemingly give people one month of the 4K/60fps-supported Stadia Pro subscription. Stadia Pro, which costs $11.99 CAD/month […]

You’ll never guess what the most popular Pokémon is 

The Pokémon Company and Google have finally revealed the results of a survey that aimed to discover what the world’s most popular Pokémon is, and the results may surprise you. A few weeks ago Google asked people to vote for their favourite Pokémon in every generation, and now it’s shared the winners in a YouTube […]

Microsoft confirms Xbox Series X features 12 teraflop GPU

We finally know more about what Microsoft’s Xbox Series X is packing under the hood. Microsoft has confirmed that its next-generation video game console is set to feature 12 teraflops of GPU performance. To put this in perspective, this means the Series X features twice the speed of the Xbox One X and is eight […]

PlayStation’s Essential Picks sale offers games for up to 75 percent off

Sony’s Essential Picks sale is back. The sale offers hit games like The Witcher 3, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Grand Theft Auto V, Far Cry 5 and The Last of Us Remastered. This is a two-week sale and is available until March 4th. Here are some of the notable games below in Canadian pricing: Star Wars Jedi: […]

EA says PS5 and Xbox Series X ‘will blow people’s minds’

Often, as new console releases approach, even third-party developers attempt to build-up hype surrounding next-gen systems. In the latest of what is likely set to be a series of ‘hawt takes’ from various developers over the next few months, during the company’s recent earnings call, EA’s CFO Blake Jorgensen called the PlayStation 5 (PS5) and […]

Apple TV+’s Mythic Quest is an admirable attempt to mock video game culture

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, Apple TV+’s latest original TV series, feels like a modern take on 2006’s now extremely dated video game tester, stoner comedy Grandma’s Boy, combined with the social commentary and wit of HBO’s Silicon Valley. This is great, given that the video game industry is in dire need of a TV show […]

Brad Shankar’s favourite things of 2019

In many ways, 2019 was a big year for me. Most notably, I got to go on some incredible work trips to the likes of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Electronics Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles and Gamescom in Germany. As a kid who grew up reading about these events in Game Informer magazine, […]

Puzzle game Lego Builder’s Journey is the latest title to hit Apple Arcade

Apple continues to add new games to Apple Arcade in quick succession. The latest title to hit the video game subscription platform is Lego Builder’s Journey, a puzzle adventure game that features the iconic brick toy. While little is known about Lego Builder’s Journey, a description says that it features “meditative music,” tasks players with […]