While the majority of mobile games can be played perfectly fine using the onscreen controls, there are some games that might benefit from using an external game controller. However, this in turn raises some issues in which gamers will need to spend extra money on a separate accessory.
When it comes to storytelling in games, Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us does a pretty fantastic job of doing just that. However, if you’ve been curious as to what the story might be like had it been made as a TV show or movie, you’ll be interested to learn that HBO has recently ordered a TV series based on the franchise.
Apple’s computers have typically never really been known for their gaming capabilities. While they do play games just fine, Mac users probably can’t really expect to run games at the same higher level settings that PC gamers can, so the question is, with the new M1 chips that ditches Intel and AMD, how will Apple’s computers handle games?
While Apple has relaxed its rules regarding game streaming services on its iOS devices, it is still somewhat restrictive as it would require companies to individually submit the games that would be playable through the service. The idea is that Apple wants to ensure that the games meets its own set of rules and regulations.
Due to Apple’s initial restrictions surrounding game streaming services, platforms like Google’s Stadia are currently not available on iOS. However, there is some good news because Google has announced that they will be bringing Stadia streaming onto iOS devices through a progressive web app.
When it comes to gaming mice, there are some who prefer their mice to be heavy because they feel that a heavier mouse provides them with a greater degree of control and precision. Others prefer a more lightweight design because it might be easier to carry with them and it is also “faster” in the sense that users can quickly move it about.
Microsoft’s Xbox Series X is off to a good start, at least as far as demand is concerned. If all the reviews have gotten you convinced and you want to get your hands on the console, you might want to move quick. This is because Microsoft expects that the console will face shortages at least until April 2021.
While Macs aren’t exactly known for gaming, some developers do choose to create Mac versions of their games in addition to Windows. Blizzard is one those developers where the company has been known to create Mac versions of their games alongside Windows, and not just as an afterthought.
While Google Stadia is a game streaming service, it should be noted that it is not like Netflix where you pay a monthly fee and get access to unlimited games. Instead, gamers will have to buy the games they want to pay before they are able to stream it, although the upside is that there is a free tier for Stadia.
While it is tempting to rush out and get the latest gadget, sometimes it might be better to wait. This is because as much testing and prototyping a company does, it’s hard to predict how a device behaves when it gets put into the hands of thousands of users who are doing all kinds of things with them, some of which might result in unintended consequences.
Putting aside any potential privacy concerns regarding saving items into the cloud, cloud storage and syncing is actually a pretty amazing tool. This is because it allows you to access content from anywhere on any device, and typically speaking, companies tend to invest in robust hardware with 24/7 support, meaning that your storage should be pretty secure.
We all know how frustrating it can be when you buy a new game only to have the servers crash or suffer from instability issues, thus making the game unable to be played. However, in the case of Microsoft’s brand new Xbox Series X, it’s not really the games that are the issue, but the console itself.
Despite Sony’s best attempts, the PS5 was too hyped where initial stocks ran out in a very short amount of time. This means that gamers who failed to secure themselves a unit will have to wait until new units are back in stock, but some people are betting that there are gamers out there who probably can’t wait.
While developers have been relying on microtransactions in games to help them generate more revenue, the model has come under fire in the recent years where some feel that this is a “bad” model as it encourages unnecessary or even impulsive spending. This is something that EA is hoping to address in a recent update to FIFA 21.