Remember when KFC said they were going to make a dating simulator? Remember when we all thought it was an early April Fools’ joke? Well, not only was KFC completely serious, and not only did they release it as planned, but it seems like they may start a whole new type of game genre; the fast food publisher kind. As it turns out, now Wendy’s is doing the same thing, releasing a role playing video game under their own moniker.
With a few exceptions, it seems like video games are starting to follow one collective trend; the gap between franchise installments is getting longer and longer. It seems that we have to wait several years now between games in almost any series, and that includes ones we usually don’t associate with such things, like shooters. Destiny 2 came out back in 2017; that’s not terribly old, but with Bungie revealing a five year roadmap of sorts for the game, starting October 1st, it seems that a Destiny 3 is well and truly a far off prospect.
For those of you who don’t know yet, Google Stadia is a project by the titular company to bring video games to the next...
The most recently announced Star Wars game from EA has a lot of hype going for it, especially since it is an especially rare breed of Star Wars game, what with the first-person flying and all. That said, this title was revealed very recently, so not many people knew much about it. Now though, we have some more info to share with the expectant masses regarding everything we know about Star Wars: Squadrons at this exact moment.
Originally, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands was scheduled to release on October 27th, a date that is now past. However, much to the chagrin of numerous excited gamers, the game was delayed in order to “add more polish” and ensure that it was as good as it could be before release. Thankfully, the delay is a matter of weeks, not months, like many other 2020 releases. We know now that World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will be available on November 23rd.
Everyone in the know about gaming and streaming has likely already heard about Tyler Blevins and his big defection to Microsoft’s Mixer. The streamer, more commonly referred to as Ninja, recently quit Amazon’s Twitch to exclusively stream with Mixer, a bold and daring move that was met with almost immediate success. He’s already garnered over one million active subscribers within a week of the change.
Huge cuts made within GameStop Corporation have affected approximately 14% of the associate base at the company’s headquarters, as well as many of its subsidiaries, such as Game Informer. GameStop Corporation is the parent company of both video game retail chain GameStop and video game magazine Game Informer. Recently, they laid off over 120 of their employees, which constitutes the aforementioned 14% of their associate base at both their headquarters and some of their other offices.
More and more brands are stepping up to reduce their carbon footprint, including retail giants like Apple and Amazon. Best Buy announced June 19 that after reducing its carbon emissions by more than 50 percent, it would further this goal by helping its consumers reduce their carbon footprint. Best Buy set a goal of reducing consumer emissions by 20 percent and save more than $5 billion in utility costs by 2030 the retail tech giant announced at the Circularity19 conference in Minneapolis.
Students just getting into college have already declared their majors, but it’s not uncommon for them to change their minds more than once during their course of study.Some change due to the outlook of their chosen profession, whether they can make money or if they place they want to live even offers a career path for them. “The Occupational Outlook Handbook” puts out the top 100 jobs each year that are not only growing in their hiring capacity but the expected salary and wages someone can expect to earn. Here’s the top 10 fastest growing occupations as listed by “The Occupational Outlook Handbook.”
Despite the fact that Bungie has just revealed a five year plan for Destiny 2 with their Shadowkeep expansion, it seems that the company...
With the last bit of DLC coming soon the extremely popular retro game Celeste, the game’s developer, Matt Thorson, has confirmed that no plans currently exist regarding a sequel. In his own words, “We don’t really want to make a sequel to Celeste. Maybe in the future, we’ll change our minds, but right now we don’t know how we’d do a sequel justice. And, besides, we’re way more interested in making something new for our next release.”
The chicken sensation that impacted communities across the nation, the Popeyes chicken sandwich is bringing with it a future full of excitement, as well as some unforeseen problems. New York Post reporter Michael Hollan recently published an article warning lovers of the exclusive and elusive chicken sandwich that the unexpected popularity of the meal may have recently caused a minor, however highly surprising, shortage of smaller chickens that were the primary source of meat for the meal. Hollan reported after picking up the initial story from Bloomberg News that “the shortage of these smaller chickens played a role in Popeyes struggles to keep their sandwiches in stock.”
This year has been rough on a great many retailers. Over 7,000 stores in the US are slated to be shut down this year, which is more than all the stores closed down in 2018. In fact, we’re well on our way to the greatest number of annual closings ever.
eBay is finally moving forward with their plan to potentially sell the ticket exchange company StubHub. eBay made this statement to CNBC’s David Faber. Sources say that eBay is seriously considering the sale, due to the fact that many companies are interested in buying StubHub. Upon the news, eBay’s shares rose by about 2.8%, along with the tear the stocks have been on for most of this year, rallying more than 45%. It’s even outperforming the S&P 500, which is up 19% this year...
Back on Aug. 25, Target CEO Brian Cornell and Chairman of Disney Parks Bob Chapek announced the partnership at the D23 Expo in Anaheim,...
Good shows are hard to come by, but Netflix usually manages to deliver on quite a few of them. That’s why it’s good news whenever one of those great shows gets renewed for another season. Castlevania is in that boat, with the excellent Netflix original being renewed for a fourth season. This announcement was made on Netflix’s official Twitter account, accompanied by a scene from season 3.
While Fortnite is one of the most popular battle royale style games now, PUBG, or Player’s Unknown Battle Grounds, was the game that started the whole craze in the first place. That said, some people thought that PUBG had been knocked from its pedestal indefinitely, but it turns out that PUBG Lite has topped the free game charts on the Google Playstore. Perhaps it is the shift it made to mobile that helped it maintain some of its popularity and strength.
Nothing beats free. Games are an expensive investment, with the only cheap ones generally being unimpressive. But right now two more PC games are free in the Epic Games Store; action fighting game For Honor and Mystery Thriller Alan Wake, both offering action and suspense in different ways.
Unfortunately, there’s no denying that Ghost Recon: Breakpoint has had a pretty rough launch. With many high impact bugs and glitches, not to mention the micro transaction system and even the design of the overall map and gameplay, it has received a lot of criticism from both players and game critics. Never a good thing to happen on a game’s launch, but at least Ubisoft has revealed that they do have plans to improve the game both in the short run and the long haul, as revealed in a comprehensive blog post in which they addressed all of the problems they openly admit to. Supposedly, their plan includes post-launch content, a change to the in-game economy, more customization options, and the addition of AI teammates.
Game Pass is constantly adding new games to its repertoire, though some get removed every once in a while. As for May though, Game Pass is getting a pretty solid number of games added to the list, with both Red Dead Redemption 2 and DayZ already available.