Friday, November 27

Video Games

Apps & Games, News, PlayStation 5, Video Games, Xbox Series X

Ubisoft Updates Assassin’s Creed Valhalla to Hit a Constant Frame Rate of 60fps on Xbox Series X, PS5

An upcoming update of Assassin's Creed Valhalla will allow the game to run at 60fps on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. Released Thursday November 26th, the new 'update 1.0.4' adds a 'Performance Mode' to Valhalla. This setting allows the game's 4K resolution to dynamically adapt to maintain a constant frame rate of 60 fps. The 'Quality Mode', on the other hand, maxes out the resolution in 4K while maintaining 30fps. Digital Foundry recently discovered that Assassin's Creed Valhalla sometimes it drops below 60 fps when running on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. In the case of Series X, frame rate issues occur much more frequently. Ubisoft says the update will also fix screen tearing issues with the Xbox Series X / S version o...
Editorials, Features, PlayStation 5, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Video Games

Spider-Man: Miles Morales fights for inclusion in games

When I was a child, my father and I would often watch VHS tapes from the 90s X Men Serie. He loved mutants and how they faced adversities similar to the ones he faced in his life. My father moved to Canada from Jamaica when he was 13 years old, and when he was a young black man in Toronto, he encountered a lot of racism. Like many of the X-Men mutants, my father faced discrimination based on his appearance. As a result of the influence of my father, I have always liked superheroes, and the one that I have seen the most adaptations in my life is Spider-Man. Since 1967, there have been a number of different Spider-Man TV shows, and while I haven't seen all of them, I have seen a lot of them. Growing up, I was fascinated by superheroes, but the vast majority of them, especially in anim...
Apps & Games, News, red dead online, Rockstar Games, Video Games

Red Dead Online launches as a standalone game on December 1

Rockstar Games is about to launch Red Dead Online, the online component of Red Dead Redemption 2, as a standalone game. The game launches on December 1 for $ 4.99 USD (approximately $ 6.49 CAD), depending on Rockstar Games. The developer notes that this is a launch-only price and that the cost will increase to $ 19.99 USD (approximately $ 25.99 CAD) on February 15. This version of the game will be released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, but the new Xbox Series X / S and PlayStation 5 consoles can access Red Dead Online through backward compatibility. Rockstar will also sell a version of the game through the online version called Red Dead Redemption 2: Story Mode, although it is not clear how much it will cost. This is useful ...
Apps & Games, News, Phil Spencer, Video Games, Xbox Series X

Microsoft could turn the Xbox platform into a smart TV app in a year

Phil Spencer, the director of all things Xbox at Microsoft, says an Xbox smart TV app designed to stream games could arrive "in the next 12 months." In an extensive interview about The edgeit is Decoder Podcast, Spencer was specifically asked what is preventing Microsoft from releasing an Xbox Game Streaming app (formerly called xCloud) for high-end smart TVs. Spencer surprisingly said that this is something that is actually on the company's roadmap. "I think you'll see it in the next 12 months," Spencer said. "I don't think anything will stop us from doing that." While it's still unclear when this will happen, it would make sense for this streaming app to make its way to Xbox consoles as well. Beyond saying that an Xbox TV app...
December 2020, How-to's, Resources, Video Games, xbox, Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Live Gold, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X

Here are the free games coming to Xbox Games with Gold in December 2020

Every month, Microsoft offers four Xbox games at no additional cost to those subscribing to its Xbox Live Gold service. Now, the company has confirmed that the December free games lineup will consist of the following:The Raven Remastered ($ 29.99 CAD) - Available December 1-31 (Xbox One) Bleeding 2 ($ 14.99 CAD) - Available December 16 - January 15 (Xbox One) Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell ($ 14.99 CAD) - Available December 1-15 (Xbox One) Piled up ($ 14.99 CAD) - Available December 16-31 (Xbox 360 game backward compatible)It is important to note that, in addition to Xbox One, all these games can be played on the new Microsoft consoles, Xbox Series X and S, through backward compatibility. Also, most of the free Xbox games with N...
Apps & Games, Lara Croft, News, Tomb Raider Reloaded, Video Games

Lara Croft returns to mobile with Tomb Raider Reloaded

It's been a while since there was a new Lara Croft mobile title, despite Square Enix Montreal Laura Croft Go being extremely well received. In fact, the last time Lara appeared in a video game was in 2018. Shadow of The Tomb Raider, developed by Eidos-Montreal. Now, Square Enix has released a short preview for Tomb Raider Reloaded, an upcoming mobile entry in the iconic franchise developed by Emerald City games. The game looks much cuter than other entries in the franchise, with Lara adopting a cartoon art style.Emerald City Games is best known for developing titles for mobile devices. GI Joe: War Against Cobra. Little is known about the Tomb Raider Reloaded so far, but Square Enix describes it as a "free action arcade game." H...
Computers, Deals, dell, News, Video Games

Dell’s Black Friday Deals Include Aurora R10, Alienware 27-Inch Monitor, and More

Dell has revealed its Black Friday deals. The company offers significant discounts on several devices, including its popular Aurora R10 gaming PC, Alienware 27-inch monitor, Dell G5 gaming laptop, and more. All of these offers are available now and will run until December 7. Below is a complete list of Various Dell offerings. Aurora R10 (AMD) R7 / 16/2 + 512/3080 / 1000w - $ 2,299.99 (normally $ 3,399.99)Alienware 27 Monitor (AW2720HF) - $ 529 (normally $ 809.99) Dell G5 Desktop i7 | 16 | 1 + 512 | 1660S - $ 1,399.99 (normally $ 1,899.99)Dell G5 15 i7 Gaming Laptop | Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 | 15.6 inch FHD | 512GB SSD - $ 1,849.99 (normally $ 2,338.99)New Inspiron 15 7000 11th gen i5 | 15.6-inch FHD | 512 SSD | Intel® Ir...
Apps & Games, News, playstation, sony, Video Games

Sony Releases Fix for PlayStation 5 Download Queue Error

Sony has released a fix for the PlayStation 5 download queue error that first appeared earlier this week. The bug caused games to get stuck in a queue and stop downloading. the Ask PlayStation (@AskPlayStation) The Twitter account describes that after downloading the company's latest system update, booting the PS5 into safe mode and rebuilding the database fixes the problem. To boot into safe mode, turn off the console completely and hold the power button for seven seconds until you hear two beeps.If you have had trouble downloading games with "Queued for download" or "View details" messages on PS5, update your system software to the latest version, start your PS5 in safe mode, and then rebuild the database. See "PS5: Safe Mode ...
Apps & Games, News, Video Games, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X

Xbox Series X Controller Support Coming to Apple’s iPhone and iPad

Microsoft says it is working with Apple to make the Xbox Series X and Series S gamepad work with the iPhone and iPad. As it is now, the drivers are not officially compatible with iOS 14 or iPadOS 14. "Microsoft and Apple are working together to bring Xbox Series X controller support to customers in a future update," a quote from Apple reads. game controller support page. Last year, Microsoft and Apple worked together to bring Xbox One controller support to the iPhone and iPad. Most recently, along with the release of iOS 14, Microsoft added iPhone / iPad support for the Xbox Elite Series 2 Gamepad and Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller. It's unclear how long it will take for Xbox Series X and S gamepad support to reach Apple dev...
PlayStation 5, Syrup Community, SyrupCast, Video Games, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X

SyrupCast 227: Xbox Series X vs. PlayStation 5

In this week's packed episode of SyrupCast, Patrick O'Rourke Y Brad Bennett are united by Dean daley Y Brad Shankar to talk about Xbox Series X / S and PlayStation 5. Now that both consoles are available, the podcast team talks about the strengths and weaknesses of each system. On the Xbox Series X / S side, the team delves into why the S Series is potentially a great video game console despite only being capable of 1440p, applauds Microsoft's emphasis on backward compatibility, and talks about the great value that Game Pass Ultimate offers. . Beyond its solid release lineup, one of the main advantages of the PlayStation 5 is that it features an impressive new controller called DualSense. The DualSense includes 'adaptive trigge...
Alto's Adventure, Alto's Odyssey, Apps & Games, News, Nintendo Switch, Switch, Video Games

The Alto collection is available to pre-order on Switch

Canada co-developed endless runner titles, Alto's adventure Y Alto's Odyssey, are now available for pre-order on Nintendo Switch. the Alto Collection, featuring both titles, is available on the eShop for $ 9.44, though it typically costs $ 12.59. The game officially launches on November 26.Alto's adventure released on iOS in February 2015, while Alto's Odyssey released on iOS back in February 2018. Since then, both games made it to Android and received many positive reviews and awards for mobile games. The collection is now available for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Both games in the Alto series are also available on iOS Y Android.
Apps & Games, Google, Google Stadia, News, Video Games

Google Stadia comes to iOS through a progressive web application

Google has confirmed that it is bringing its Stadia game streaming service to iOS. This will be in the form of a progressive web application (PWA), according to Google. This way, iOS users will be able to download a "bookmark" on their home page that offers access to Stadia. Otherwise the user experience will work just like in androidsays Google. No specific release date was provided for the Stadia PWA app on iOS, and a Google spokesperson simply pointed out that MobileSyrup which will arrive "in a few weeks" from November 19, the first anniversary of Stadia. In any case, this is a notable addition for Stadia, given that its mobile functionality has been limited to Android devices in its first year. Apple has notoriously strict A...