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Looking for the elusive console? You have come to the right place

(The Independent)

Update June 24: The PS5 is in stock at Game and for BT Broadband customers at BT Shop. It is also in stock at Hughes, Studio, Base and The game collection. Read on for more information.

Since its launch in 2020, the PlayStation 5 has been notoriously hard to get. Supply chain issues resulting from the global pandemic have crippled production of Sony’s latest games console.

Fortunately, the situation has improved in recent months. The PS5 was pretty much in stock throughout May, with Game leading the way. We’ve had nearly 108 restocks during the month – the most we’ve seen since Sony released the console. And as we approach the end of June, the month so far has continued this momentum, with Game, EE and the BT Shop and several independent retailers being in stock for much of the past few weeks.

That said, buying a console on its own is always harder than picking up a bundle, with standalone consoles selling out in the blink of an eye, while digital consoles (bundles included) have been non-existent. But we’re here to help, whether you’re looking for a bundle or the standalone PS5 Disc and PS5 Digital Edition consoles.

Still looking for the elusive PlayStation 5? Our aim is to guarantee you a next-gen machine, as well as providing details on the best games and accessories to grab with your new console, as well as the latest game reviews.

If you want to know which online retailers will be restocking first, keep scrolling to get updates as they come.

Read more:

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Check US PS5 retailer stock below:

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Paramount Plus PS5: now available on your console

Paramount Plus is finally available in the UK. This coincides with the release of several platform-exclusive big-money shows, including star trek: Picard, Star Trek: Discovery and the link to the live video game Halo. You’ll also be able to watch classic MTV and Comedy Central shows like Beavis and Butthead and South Park.

Paramount Plus is available on the PlayStation Store in the UK, so head over there if you want to get it on your console. Interested in a free trial? Read our Paramount Plus guide below.

Alex LeeJune 24, 2022 10:40 a.m.

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USA: GameStop will restock the PS5 today in stores nationwide

US PS5 hunters, restocking is finally starting to resume. After dropping at PS Direct yesterday afternoon (US time), those who couldn’t get one will be able to pick up a console at GameStop at select stores today.

To purchase the bundle, you must be a PowerUp Rewards Pro member, and the retailer will only sell the console as part of a bundle. Crafty customers bought one of GameStop’s expensive bundles and then returned the extras.

Alex LeeJune 24, 2022 10:10 a.m.

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The game (essentially) also offers the cheapest PS5 bundle available

OK, if you want to get technical about it, it’s a dime more expensive than BT’s bundle, but buying Game’s bundle is a million times easier – you don’t have to be a BT customer Broadband or a Game Reward Elite customer or whatever. You can just click that nice “Buy Now” button without any problem.

Plus, you have more options. The retailer is currently selling the PS5 console with Horizon Forbidden West and either a midnight black or white dualsense controller (£549.98, Game.co.uk).

Alex LeeJune 24, 2022 9:45 a.m.

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The cheapest PS5 bundle available today is at the BT Shop

So it looks like the cheapest PS5 bundle from BT Shop, which contained a Forbidden Horizon West The download code is now sold out, but the retailer still has another bundle on the way, and it’s still the cheapest – fair.

The retailer is currently selling a disc-edition PS5 console with an additional white dualsense controller and a copy of Forbidden Horizon West (£549.97, Bt.com).

If you’re not a BT Broadband customer (you have to be one to buy the console), then it’s only cheaper than Game’s cheapest penny pack. But an economy is an economy.

Alex LeeJune 24, 2022 9:25 a.m.

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PS5 inventory tracking, enable

Hello PS5 hunters and happy Friday. Welcome back to The IndependentThe PS5 restock liveblog, where we’ve made it our mission to ensure that everyone has a PS5 console (with the best deal).

Currently, the PS5 is in stock at six different retailers. You can currently buy a PS5 from Game, BT Shop, Hughes, Studio, Base, and The Game Collection, but as always, all consoles are bundled with games and accessories, driving up the price. Looking for something cheaper or a standalone console? Stick around, we’ll be here all day to bring you the latest news.

Alex LeeJune 24, 2022 8:58 a.m.

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PlayStation inventory tracking, signing

Well, that’s all for us for another day, we hope you managed to get yourself a PlayStation 5 using our timely tips and expert advice. Oh, that sound you hear? It is the gentle tapping of our own back.

Before you go, please take advantage of this sort of recap digestive. The PS5 is in stock at Game (check a few similar bundles if the one you want isn’t available) and for BT customers in the BT Store. It is also in stock at Hughes, Studio and The Game Collection.

Still waiting for a single-player console with no frills or accessories? So join us tomorrow when we resume the search again.

Steve HogartyJune 23, 2022 5:22 p.m.

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Sign up to buy a PS5 directly from PS Direct

Gamers in the UK can register their interest for a chance to purchase a PS5 direct from PS Direct, Sony’s official storefront for consoles and accessories. If you’re chosen, you’ll get early access to buy the console before anyone else.

All you need is the email address associated with your PSN account and away you go. Invitations are usually sent out at 9:30 a.m. All remaining consoles are made available to everyone else around 11am.

Steve HogartyJune 23, 2022 4:29 p.m.

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When will Amazon restock the PS5?

Amazon restocked the PS5 as recently as Tuesday, so we don’t expect to see more consoles anytime soon. There’s still a chance we’ll get another drop before all the Amazon Prime Day fun kicks off on July 12.

The first Amazon Prime Day deals are here

When is Amazon Prime Day 2022 in the UK? What is that? How does it compare to Black Friday? Here’s everything you need to know, including the best early deals

We don’t expect to see any discounts on the console, but we recommend adding the PS5 to your wishlist now so you can easily check when it’s in stock.

Steve HogartyJune 23, 2022 3:25 p.m.

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Do I need an additional dualsense controller?

They’re sold out now, but bundles like ShopTo and Game usually come with an extra dualsense controller in the box, but do you really need one?

Local multiplayer is obviously the main reason to get your hands on a second pad. This is essential if you hope to play two-player games such as It takes two one of our favorite PS5 games.

But even if you’re only playing with yourself, it’s handy to have a second controller that can be swapped out and charged when the battery starts to drain.

In our review we said, “It’s the natural next step for a PlayStation controller and arguably the best thing about the console. A second is an essential addition for everyone but the most antisocial player.

Steve HogartyJune 23, 2022 2:27 p.m.

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The PS5 is in stock at Game

The game has replenished its PS5 bundles.

The cheapest PS5 bundle comes with Forbidden Horizon West and an additional controller for £579.98.

Steve HogartyJune 23, 2022 1:49 p.m.

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Guy Builds a Working Xbox Series X Over Six Feet Tall https://vietcong-game.net/guy-builds-a-working-xbox-series-x-over-six-feet-tall/ Wed, 22 Jun 2022 01:30:00 +0000 https://vietcong-game.net/guy-builds-a-working-xbox-series-x-over-six-feet-tall/ What is a series now? A guy builds a tiny PS5 so someone else has to go out and build a huge Xbox Series X? (Of course not, it’s just weird that we have two things like this in one week!) Michael Pick, aka The Casual Engineerwas inspired by Microsoft’s own attempts turn Xbox Series […]]]>

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What is a series now? A guy builds a tiny PS5 so someone else has to go out and build a huge Xbox Series X?

(Of course not, it’s just weird that we have two things like this in one week!)

Michael Pick, aka The Casual Engineerwas inspired by Microsoft’s own attempts turn Xbox Series X into a fridge, but equally frustrated that the larger novelty console no longer actually functions as a console. So he set out to do something even bigger, and this time, to build something that was still a working video game console.

The result? This massive Xbox Series X that measures over 2m (6’5″) tall and 1m (3′) wide. And OK, even if it took less hardware wizardry than shrink a PS5 into a case that was only an inch widethere is still an impressive level of craftsmanship and detail in this build.

First, it works, you can plug it into TV and play Halo on it, no worries (the huge wooden frame actually holds a regular retail unit inside). But Pick also went to the trouble of fleshing out the (now huge) details of the console, like building replicas of all the correct ports and labels to go on the back of the console, which look very cool in their puffy waist.

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For what it’s worth the build is now the Guinness World Record holder for “The Greatest Xbox Console” (which is a light expandable as it’s really just a frame for a regular Xbox, but whatever). And if you’ve come this far without watching it all and wondering what happens to such an absolute unit, the good news is that it was donated to a YMCA in Atlanta so the kids could play on it. a console table that takes up a hilariously excessive amount of space in the room.

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PS2’s Jak & Daxter is ‘ported’ to PC by fans https://vietcong-game.net/ps2s-jak-daxter-is-ported-to-pc-by-fans/ Sun, 19 Jun 2022 23:45:00 +0000 https://vietcong-game.net/ps2s-jak-daxter-is-ported-to-pc-by-fans/ Image: The naughty dog Over the past few years, we’ve started to see something beautiful happen: fans of classic console games are taking old code and creating native PC versions of games that never saw an official release. We’ve seen it with some Nintendo gamesbut now we’re also seeing it with a PlayStation platform game. […]]]>
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Over the past few years, we’ve started to see something beautiful happen: fans of classic console games are taking old code and creating native PC versions of games that never saw an official release. We’ve seen it with some Nintendo gamesbut now we’re also seeing it with a PlayStation platform game.

It’s not porting in the cross-platform sense we’re used to, nor emulation. This involves recompiling the entire game code base so that Jak and Daxter: The Legacy of the Forerunnersreleased on PS2 in 2001, now runs as a native application on PC.

The project, which is now about 80% complete, is amazing shitbecause it turns out Jack and Daxter was “written in BUT, a custom Lisp language developed by Naughty Dog”, which means that the small team working on it must “decompile the original game code into human-readable BUT code” and then “develop our own compiler for AIM and recompile game code for x86-64”.

Interestingly, this isn’t a direct port either, as mostly a few small changes have been made to the game, mainly in terms of the options available to players:

We’ve added a plethora of options to the game’s settings (and removed some that didn’t make sense) so you can have a more up-to-date experience, or a closer PS2-like experience if you so choose. As you wish! There’s also a bunch of extra goodies and extra secrets to uncover. However, we aim to keep the core gameplay (controls, physics, behaviors, etc.) the same, so if you find any issues or differences with that, please let us know.

Some of these “more up-to-date” options include better subtitle controls, custom resolutions, and camera controls, but in terms of general gameplay, they’ve also made the orbs “easier to see.”

Although the project is not 100% complete, it is downloadable (and beatable, it’s just that there may be bugs) from the project’s github site. Here are some images of the project running in 4K at 60FPS:

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Console gaming: a cadence of two generations https://vietcong-game.net/console-gaming-a-cadence-of-two-generations/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 03:26:07 +0000 https://vietcong-game.net/console-gaming-a-cadence-of-two-generations/ There really is nothing quite like picking up a new console early in its lifespan and feeling the excitement and potential that comes with it. The smell of unboxing new gear and the sound of hearing it start up for the first time inspires awe at the stories, characters and adventures that await. Whereas at […]]]>

There really is nothing quite like picking up a new console early in its lifespan and feeling the excitement and potential that comes with it. The smell of unboxing new gear and the sound of hearing it start up for the first time inspires awe at the stories, characters and adventures that await. Whereas at that point, each generation feels completely fresh and new, like nothing could ever match what you’re about to experience. However, this sentiment is only really true about half the time.

Although there were two full generations of consoles before, modern video games didn’t really take shape until the third generation with the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Sega Master System. Since then, the industry has settled into a two-generation cycle of alternating revolutionary and evolutionary changes that continues to this day.

Since the release of the NES, the industry has settled into a reliable two-generation cadence. Odd generations are the ones that introduce a revolutionary new feature and build an entire console around it, while even generations take the previous generation’s revolutionary feature and refine and polish it to a mirror shine. This has been happening for almost 40 years and while some manufacturers are slightly more aggressive and ahead of the curve, others are consistently more conservative playing catch up technology early in the cycle.

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The catalyst cycle of the current model was entirely based on two-dimensional play. Yes, two-dimensional gaming existed before the NES and the Sega Master System, but the extent to which these systems pushed 2D gaming was unprecedented. Side-scrolling games like Super Mario Bros.., metroid, Castlevania, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, mega man, duck talesand Dual Dragon became the new standard during the third generation. Two-dimensional side-scrolling technology opened up a whole new potential for adventure through rich and complex worlds that took the medium of video games to new heights.

But regardless of all the advancements made in Gen 3, the experience was still clunky and limited by the technology these games were tested on. There was still work to do.

Enter the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Genesis and with them the fourth generation. It was during the fourth generation that the developers had already experimented with two-dimensional gameplay concepts and had the knowledge of what worked and didn’t work. As a result of this experimentation carried out during the third generation, the fourth generation took off and it was then that the game in two dimensions would reach its peak.

games like Super Mario World, A link to the past, Super Metroid, Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2, 3, & Joinsthe donkey kong country trilogy, streets of angerand NHL ’94 would elevate the entire gaming medium in ways previously thought impossible. 16-bit consoles allowed developers to make sprite images that were only dreams a few years ago during Gen 3. The increase in processing power has enabled smooth and fast gameplay, for much more intense and visceral experiences. The fourth generation was truly two-dimensional gaming at its finest.

Game consoles of the fourth generation of systems

But like any other technology, gaming would not remain stagnant. Even at the end of the fourth generation, the third dimension was already on the horizon in the minds of developers and the public. And that coveted third dimension would arrive with Sony’s PlayStation, Segas’ Saturn and eventually Nintendo 64. As the 3D cycle of consoles would bring audiences some of the best games of all time like Super Mario 64, Starfox 64, Crash Bandicoot, Solid metal gear, Spyro the Dragonand Banjo Kazooie there was one notable downside.

At the start of the second progression cycle, Generation Five was the first time players experienced a new ability at the expense of average game quality. The developers’ two generations of experience developing 2D games gave late fourth-generation titles a significantly higher quality than the early 3D era, but that didn’t last long.

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By the start of Generation Six, developers had learned the basics of designing games in 3D space, and hardware technology had changed to better allow players to navigate these environments. Being an even generation, the sixth generation of consoles was all about refinement and polish, and the most impactful part of that polish came from the addition of a second analog stick to almost every controller.

While PlayStation’s DualAnalog and DualShock controllers had provided developers with the second stick by the end of the fifth generation, the potential of this stick would not be realized or normalized until the sixth generation. Halo: Advanced Combat launched in November 2001 and set the standard for first-person shooter controls on consoles that still remains in place today. games like Halo, Burst cell, Solid Metal Gear 2, Metroid Primeand Super Mario Sun would continue to prove that the developers had finally mastered designing games in 3D space and had reached the previous quality standards set at the end of the fourth generation.

And again, the cycle would start again. But unlike the previous cycle, the new cycle that began with the seventh generation of consoles on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 would not introduce a new dimension, but rather would be built from the ground up to be experienced online. While an online connection was available during the sixth generation with Xbox Live, it wasn’t until the seventh generation that this online experience would be central to everything the gamer did on their console.

And basically, for a few years during Gen Seven, it seemed like every single-player primarily game released had completely superfluous online multiplayer for the express purpose of not appearing late. games like Bioshock 2, The last of us, Uncharted 3, Convicted 2, Dead space 2, Mass Effect 3, Max pay 3, and many more were amazing single-player experiences that for some reason spent development resources on multiplayer modes that only a small fraction of the public actually played. It would take until the start of the eighth generation of consoles for developers and publishers to move away from traditional games with multiplayer nailed down to fully realize the potential of their persistent internet connection.

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In late 2014, Activision will release Bungie’s first non-Halo game since 2001, Fate. We didn’t know that Fate would, to some extent, truly live up to its namesake by introducing the world to the concept of a game-as-a-service-like experience that would go on to shape the perception of the eighth generation. While PC games like World of Warcraft had been doing this for years, the idea of ​​bringing this to console was what would bring said concept into the mainstream. Fateand in a lesser extent Titanfall, would do the world a favor by distinctly separating the ideas of a single-player and multiplayer experience while standardizing multiplayer-only games. It was during the latter half of the online gaming era that subscriptions for online access and benefits moved from premium add-ons to standard practice. Developers would be able to harness the power of the internet to create the beginnings of what non-gamers are just beginning to discover as the “metaverse.”

And so we find ourselves at the beginning of the ninth generation of consoles and with it the beginning of a new cycle of innovation. While it’s undeniably still early in the generation and even earlier relative to the cyclical model, it looks like the next game-changing change that players will benefit from is the introduction and explicit depiction of ecosystems.

Just as they were with Xbox Live, Microsoft is, once again, slightly ahead of the curve after introducing Game Pass in 2017, and just like the online era, Sony has taken a more conservative approach with the launch of the new PlayStation Plus service. this summer. But despite their extremely deliberate departure from the traditional hardware arms race after the sixth generation, Nintendo was actually ahead of its competitors when it came to cultivating its own ecosystem. As it stands, the crown jewel of Nintendo’s ecosystem is its catalog of retro games, and that catalog is a direct successor to the Nintendo eShop that debuted on the Wii. While the Wii and all of Nintendo’s subsequent home and handheld consoles have offered online play, it’s the Wii Shop Channel and the ability to legally purchase retro games digitally and take that library of games to the next generation that served as the seed of the ecosystem. -console cycle based on which we are now.

Game Pass, PlayStation Plus, and Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass are all methods of the big three vying for customer monthly subscription dollars. These programs, combined with Microsoft’s Xbox All Access program, allowing gamers access to the Xbox ecosystem at the lowest barrier of entry ever, made the coming cycle that would later be considered the era of ecosystems a very exciting time to watch.

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For nearly 40 years, the two-generation cycle has had a lot to offer consumers. Audiences can see and experience the early days of new technology while their minds are brimming with potential. This potential is then only realized in the next generation. But as each of the big three pushes players to dive deeper and deeper into their own respective ecosystems, this cycle could be one that disrupts generations of legacy hardware so much that an entirely new model is needed. Ecosystems could spell the end of the traditional hardware cadence of generational consoles.

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Rumor: More Persona games could be coming to consoles https://vietcong-game.net/rumor-more-persona-games-could-be-coming-to-consoles/ Sun, 12 Jun 2022 13:00:00 +0000 https://vietcong-game.net/rumor-more-persona-games-could-be-coming-to-consoles/ There’s a new insider on social media, and while we tend to watch them through frowning here at Push Squareit is undeniable that The golden snitch knows what’s going on. Not only did they flee the whole by Sony State of play earlier in the month, but they also revealed the exact release date for […]]]>

There’s a new insider on social media, and while we tend to watch them through frowning here at Push Squareit is undeniable that The golden snitch knows what’s going on. Not only did they flee the whole by Sony State of play earlier in the month, but they also revealed the exact release date for The Last of Us: Part I.

The tipster last tweet anything but confirms that Something is happening with the Persona series, then. “P3R5ON4,” they said earlier today. Now, it doesn’t take a genius to figure out what’s being teased here: Persona 3 FES, Persona 4 Golden, and Persona 5 Royal are presumably coming to more platforms. Given the timing and previous PlayStation exclusivity, we’ll take a chance and assume they’ll be announced for Xbox platforms.

However, PlayStation gamers might also be interested, as Persona 3 FES has never been playable on PS5 or PS4 – and despite Atlus Persona 4 Golden’s port to PC a few years ago, it’s still limited to PS Vita. too. We presume, if new console ports do indeed arrive, they’ll also launch on PlayStation – but you never know these days, huh? We are not going to lie, we would have find ports of all three Personas dancing fun games after this tease.

Perhaps interestingly, Persona 5 was recently pulled from the PS Plus collectionsuggesting that there is some movement occurring with the series. We’ll of course keep an eye on the anime open and let you know what’s really going on later today.

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Severed Steel Set for release on all consoles https://vietcong-game.net/severed-steel-set-for-release-on-all-consoles/ Fri, 10 Jun 2022 19:19:21 +0000 https://vietcong-game.net/severed-steel-set-for-release-on-all-consoles/ Severed Steel is coming to PlayStation, Switch, and Xbox in July. Physical editions confirmed. Console release dates are announced along with a new trailer for Greylock Studio’s sleek motion shooter. Hyperkinetic FPS Severed Steel will launch on consoles in July, independent publisher Digerati is delighted to confirm. The stylish single-player shooter will arrive on July […]]]>

Severed Steel is coming to PlayStation, Switch, and Xbox in July. Physical editions confirmed. Console release dates are announced along with a new trailer for Greylock Studio’s sleek motion shooter.

Hyperkinetic FPS Severed Steel will launch on consoles in July, independent publisher Digerati is delighted to confirm. The stylish single-player shooter will arrive on July 20 for PS4 and PS5, July 21 for Nintendo Switch, and July 22, 2022 for Xbox One and Series X|S. It will be priced at $24.99 and will be available with a 10% introductory discount for a limited time.

The console versions will include all of the base game content currently featured in the PC version: Campaign, Firefight, and New Game+ modes, 42 levels, 27 weapons, 5 arm cannons, and 22 game modification mutators.

The game’s extended level editor, which is a feature of the PC version, will not be included in the console editions, although a selection of user-created levels will be added as bonus levels to the PS5 versions and Xbox Series.

In addition to confirming console release dates for the digital version, Digerati can also announce that it has partnered with Merge Games to launch Severed Steel in physical edition. Available this summer, the game will be available in a box on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Series X|S for $34.99 / €34.99 / £29.99.

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Which is better: friendships or interrupting conversations? https://vietcong-game.net/which-is-better-friendships-or-interrupting-conversations/ Wed, 08 Jun 2022 20:54:06 +0000 https://vietcong-game.net/which-is-better-friendships-or-interrupting-conversations/ With your help, I’m on a mission to answer the biggest question: what’s the best thing in video games? With a completely logical head-to-head between two things every week, we’ll soon find out the next best thing. Last time you decided that controlled crits were better than random crits. It was a mistake to compare […]]]>

Last time you decided that controlled crits were better than random crits. It was a mistake to compare similar things, but we tried, and I managed to do very expensive graphics. Then a whole bunch of things happened that disrupted that process for several weeks, and… I come back partially inspired by all that mess that broke the plan. Tell me, which is better: friendships or interrupting conversations?

Friendships

I like when people are friends. Oh sure, romance is still popular (you’ve all decided that’s even better than de_dust2) and mega budget games have lately been seduced by the redeeming family responsibilities of mortal fathers, but it’s the friendships that I want the most. Give me people who love and care enough to hang out, chat, have fun, and be there for each other just because they want to be.

It’s good to have friends.

Friends come in all forms. A voice in our ear. A wandering person in our world. Text in our inbox. A companion at our side in battle. And we’re just friends, and that’s nice. My favorite moment in all of Mass Effect is taking a break during ME3’s War to shoot bottles (and breeze) with Garrus, two buddies nearing the end of a mad dash. I also like when adversaries become dear friends, like The Narrator in The Stanley Parable (I’m thinking in particular of the novelty of the Ultra Deluxe Edition) or GLaDOS in Portal 2. I don’t need friendships to be followed with statistics, it’s just nice when people are friends. I’ve been playing Watch Dogs 2 lately, and it’s nice to see those idiot Hackers having fun. And I’ll say it: yes, I’m even here for Daikatana’s frustratingly mocked error line, “Can’t leave without my homie Superfly.” Of course, Hiro can’t leave without Superfly Johnson; they are friends.

Interrupt conversations

Hey, shut up. No stopping. I’m finished. This conversation is over. And not in the sense that we’re all done with what we were saying and now I’m choosing to make this silence permanent, I mean LA LA LA HEY, I’M TALKING NOW. Actual interruption is rare in video games but still a joy.

Normally I wouldn’t give an example beyond PC games, but Capcom are monsters, so I have no choice. The best interrupts are in Asura’s Wrath, a 2012 console game about jackass demigods, where you can cut short monologue cutscenes from multiple bosses by telling them to be quiet and punching them in the face. He is perfect. Mass Effect also has fewer hits. Oxenfree’s interruptions give conversation a lively flow. And while Fallout 4 isn’t my bag, I was pleased to find that jumping through dialogue is reflected in the world by our character urging people with uh huhs and banter, with special lines for when you’re drunk. Interruptions are exciting steps in making video game dialogue more natural, but dear reader, you should have shouted SHUT UP and hit me by now.


But what is better?

Interrupts may be rare now, but if we finally decide they’re the best thing in video games, then almost every game will surely include them in the future, because why wouldn’t you want the best thing? Maybe it’s a little too intense. Maybe I’ll settle for nice friendships. They are good.

Pick your winner, vote below, make your point in the comments, and then we’ll meet again next week to see which thing wins out and keep the big contest going.

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Console gaming revenue increases | App Developer Magazine https://vietcong-game.net/console-gaming-revenue-increases-app-developer-magazine/ Thu, 02 Jun 2022 14:04:59 +0000 https://vietcong-game.net/console-gaming-revenue-increases-app-developer-magazine/ The current year will be good for most people connected to the console games industry. According to figures presented here by SafeBettingSites.com, console gaming is expected to grow 8.4% year-on-year in 2022. Thus, the console gaming segment is expected to experience the largest growth spurt of the entire gaming industry. game in 2022. Console games […]]]>

The current year will be good for most people connected to the console games industry. According to figures presented here by SafeBettingSites.com, console gaming is expected to grow 8.4% year-on-year in 2022. Thus, the console gaming segment is expected to experience the largest growth spurt of the entire gaming industry. game in 2022.

Console games will bring in $58.6 billion in 2022

According to the Newzoo report, smartphone games are expected to continue to be the main source of income for video game developers. However, console games will experience the most significant improvement in revenue among all gaming segments.

In 2022, console games are expected to generate $58.6 billion in revenue, an impressive 8.4% year-over-year improvement. By comparison, smartphone games are expected to bring in $91.4 billion, but only with a 5.7% annual gain.

Expected console gaming growth is even more impressive due to ongoing supply chain issues. The new generation of consoles, primarily PlayStation 5, are not readily available in most markets, depriving a considerable share of gamers from owning these consoles.

Console gaming revenue growth in 2022

The growth in console games this year is said to be due to the release of some highly anticipated games, a growing next-gen base, and Sony’s soon-to-be-launched PlayStation Plus plans.

In terms of market share, mobile games are expected to generate 45% of all gaming revenue in 2022. By comparison, console gaming revenue is expected to account for 28.8% of all revenue.

The tablet gaming segment is expected to improve only slightly with annual growth of 1.2%. It is expected to be worth $12.1 billion in 2022, or 6% of the overall market.

Downloaded or boxed PC games make up the third largest share of the gaming industry. In 2022, this gaming segment is estimated to generate $38.7 billion in revenue. This amount would constitute 19% of the entire market. Downloaded/boxed PC games would see a decent growth of 3.2%.

The report’s projected revenue for PC browser games makes for exciting reading. This report further confirms the ever-decreasing popularity of these games. PC browser game revenue is expected to decline massively by 16.9% in 2022. Overall PC browser game revenue is expected to be $2.3 billion this year, only 1% of the overall market.

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Gamevice turns iPads into portable game consoles https://vietcong-game.net/gamevice-turns-ipads-into-portable-game-consoles/ Tue, 31 May 2022 13:59:50 +0000 https://vietcong-game.net/gamevice-turns-ipads-into-portable-game-consoles/ Gamevice on Tuesday presented a new game controller it designed for iPad, in addition to a version for iOS already on the market. The device, called Gamevice for iPad, fits around your tablet‌ making it work like a portable game console. This post contains affiliate links. cult of mac may earn a commission when you […]]]>

Gamevice on Tuesday presented a new game controller it designed for iPad, in addition to a version for iOS already on the market.

The device, called Gamevice for iPad, fits around your tablet‌ making it work like a portable game console.

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Gamevice for iPad turns your tablet into a portable game console

According to Gamevice, the new ‌iPad‌ version of the controller is compatible with fifth through ninth generation ‌iPads‌, iPad Air 2 and ‌iPad Air‌ 3, 9.7-inch iPad Pro and 10.5-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ (iPads with Lightning ports, in other words).

The company said the controller works well for cloud gaming through Apple Arcade, Xbox Game Pass, GeForce Now, Stadia, and other systems.

“Play the latest native mobile games from Apple Arcade and the App Store, including Apex Legends Mobile, Call of duty mobile, Genshin Impact, Minecraft and many more,” said Gamevice.

And naturally, it also works with the recently updated Gamevice Live app. The app helps gamers find games that work well with the controller.

In addition to the ‌iPad‌ controller, Gamevice also introduced a new version of the iOS controller. It works with all current generation iPhones and Android smartphones. This of course includes the entire iPhone 13 range.

You can purchase the Gamevice for ‌iPad‌ from the Gamevice website or Amazon for $99.95. The new Gamevice for iOS is available for $79.95.

Or buy: Gamevice or Amazon

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Random: yes, it really is a working cardboard Game Boy Advance SP https://vietcong-game.net/random-yes-it-really-is-a-working-cardboard-game-boy-advance-sp/ Fri, 27 May 2022 09:30:00 +0000 https://vietcong-game.net/random-yes-it-really-is-a-working-cardboard-game-boy-advance-sp/ Image: Peter Knetter If we are biased, then the Game Boy Advance SP is the best model in the Game Boy Advance series. It’s sleek, stylish, available in many different editions, and you can put stickers on the back cover! Oh, and the backlight was cool too, we guess. But do you know what we […]]]>
Image: Peter Knetter

If we are biased, then the Game Boy Advance SP is the best model in the Game Boy Advance series. It’s sleek, stylish, available in many different editions, and you can put stickers on the back cover! Oh, and the backlight was cool too, we guess.

But do you know what we were missing in the GBA SP series? One in cardboard. This is where YouTuber Peter Knetter comes in. Peter is known for his “YouTube In” series, where he creates content on older computer operating systems or consoles, but he’s also created life-size Pokémon, the Kirby car, and verified tons of game products. weird and wonderful video.

Fans have been creating custom Nintendo systems for years — some glow-in-the-dark, some even turn their flip phones into DS — but a cardboard GBA SP seems to be pretty cumbersome. And Peter uses tenacity and stubbornness to get the job done.

Creating the system looks like a pretty tedious process, as Peter first has to disassemble the SP to get all the innards that make the thing work. Then he uses the shell to trace the new cover for his recyclable system, including drilling holes for the speakers, pause button, backlight switch, and more.

For this to fully work, the SP obviously needs to bend, so Peter glues lots of small pieces of cardboard together to create some sort of sturdy tube and drives a dowel rod into it. Alright, it’s not cardboard, but we’ll let it go.

Once the system is assembled, Peter turns the system on – and it makes this happy little sound. He also plays a bit of Tony Hawk Underground on his little cut-out system, and it’s quite successful. The little frayed cardboard edges, janky buttons, and the fact that it’s a bit bigger than a real GBA SP only add to the charm. Color impressed us! Although we’re disappointed, Peter is giving up on decorating his new system – you could have put a Triforce on it!

This isn’t the first time Peter has created a custom game console, either. Earlier this year, Peter turned an old Boombox into a Wii with a screen attached! And last year he created a wooden Switch Lite – and it looks like something you’d find in a British country mansion – as well as transforming a Hello Kitty CD player into a GameCube. We’re glad he didn’t bend over making this new addition to his wonderful and unique collection of consoles!

You can watch the full video of how Peter makes this cardboard creation below! And be sure to check out his channel for all of his other creations.

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