Games Inbox: Cutting the price of video games, VGMusic downloads, and Breath Of The Wild GOAT

I’ve been quietly thinking about this for the last two years, but Paul Conry’s Inbox letter on Monday has tipped me over the edge and I cannot hold my tongue any longer. Congratulations, by the way, to Paul on his recent 100% achievement on beating Zelda: Breath Of The Wild. I can’t claim to have been a truly lifelong gamer; always been interested in the medium and played games since the days of the Acorn Electron, then the Amiga A500, then PC a bit (mostly Championship/Football Manager if I’m honest),…

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EA announces FIFA 20 partnership with Liverpool

EA Sports has announced a partnership with Champions League winners Liverpool ahead of the worldwide 27 September release of FIFA 20. Borderlands 3 will not have cross-play at launch confirms Gearbox The multi-year deal with the European champions follows the news that EA has lost the licence for Italian giants Juventus to rivals Konami, for their upcoming release of eFootball PES2020. However, in announcing a partnership with Liverpool, EA has snagged one of Konami’s main attractions and a licence they had held since 2016. Now, with Liverpool the reigning European…

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New Super Monkey Ball game revealed for consoles and PC

Tabegoro! Super Monkey Ball – he seems happy to be back (pic: Famitsu) Sega is reviving Super Monkey Ball for its first new game in years, although it’s not quite as new as fans would’ve hoped for… Ubisoft dev wants to know if you’d play a single-player The Division spin-off It’s been seven years since there was a new Super Monkey Ball game on consoles and much longer than that since the franchise’s heyday on the GameCube. But after a listing on the Taiwanese rating board hinted that a new…

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2019 Tuesday deals for video games and consoles

Day two has begun The second and final day of Amazon Prime’s sale is here and you can get a PS4 Pro and Red Dead Redemption II for just £300. Amazon Prime Day has proven so popular that this year it’s taking place over two days and we’re now on day two: Tuesday, 16 July. The sale covers almost everything that Amazon sells and that always includes plenty of video games, console bundles, and accessories. Some of them are lightning deals, that only last a few hours, while some will…

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Borderlands 3 will not have cross-play at launch confirms Gearbox

Borderlands 3 – the barriers are staying up Today’s new Borderlands 3 reveal is not about cross-play, but developer Gearbox claims they are still ‘committed’ to the feature. Games review: Sairento VR offers a ninja virtual reality Borderlands 3 is not going to usher in a new age of cross-play as standard, despite Gearbox implying they would champion the feature. Many fans had begun to assume that today’s ‘A celebration of togetherness’ reveal would be all about cross-play, but it’s now been revealed that’s not the case. Gearbox boss Randy…

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Games Inbox: Best video game generation, Dragon Quest Builders 2 love, and Destiny 2 defence

Is this as good as gaming’s ever been? The Morning Inbox pits Zelda: Breath Of The Wild vs. Super Mario Odyssey, as one reader explains why he’s switched from PS4 to Xbox One. To join in with the discussions yourself email [email protected] Greatest generation Crazy that you can get a PlayStation 4 with three of its best games for less than £220 now. Maybe it’s only for two days on Amazon but whatever it was before I’m sure it’s not much of a discount (Amazon Prime Day always seems like…

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Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble review – Advance Wars alternative

Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble (NS) – imitation is the most sincere form of flattery The sequel to last year’s promising turn-based strategy takes on WarGroove in the battle to be the ultimate Advance Wars clone. Watch first Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer footage – full reveal in August The fact that there hasn’t been a new Advance Wars game for over a decade is never far from our thoughts when we come to review a new strategy game, but at the moment it almost seems like we’re being…

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Games Inbox: Most anticipated video game, Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, and PlayStation Classic for £16

I’ve finally done it! Almost two and a half years after it’s release and after over 290 hours of play time, I’ve now completed (what most to consider to be) 100% of The Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild! Having completed all 120 shrines, finishing all the side quests, finding and upgrading all of the equipment, seeing all of the memories, unlocking the elusive 100% of the map and yes; even finding all 900 koroks, I can happily say I feel I’ve rinsed the game of all of it’s…

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Ubisoft dev wants to know if you’d play a single-player The Division spin-off

The Division 2 – do you want to see a Last Of Us style spin-off? An unlikely tweet has been the catalyst to an online discussion on whether fans want a story-based Division spin-off. Watch first Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer footage – full reveal in August If Ubisoft do decide to make a single-player, story-based version of The Division then, oddly, you’ll have the level director of Lego Star Wars to thank. Seemingly out of the blue, TT Games’ Tim Spencer tweeted his idea of a game ‘focusing…

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Third week at UK number one for Super Mario Maker 2 – Games charts 13 July

1 (1) Super Mario Maker 2 (NS)2 (2) Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (PS4/NS/XO)3 (3) F1 2019 (PS4/XO/PC)4 (4) Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)5 (-) Dragon Quest Builders 2 (NS/PS4)6 (6) Grand Theft Auto V (PS4/XO/PS3/360/PC)7 (10)Mortal Kombat 11 (PS4/XO/NS)8 (5) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (NS)9 (8) Red Dead Redemption II (PS4/XO)10(11)FIFA 19 (PS4/NS/XO/360/PS3) Ukie Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track Source

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