Destiny: What’s Xur Selling This Week? The exotic weapon merchant is back with new weapons for sale.


2 New Gears of War 4 Xbox One S Bundles Announced

Microsoft has unveiled two new Gears of War 4 Xbox One S bundles ahead of the shooter’s October 11 release.

The first includes Gears of War 4 and a 1 TB white console, according to Xbox Wire. This standard bundle will be available worldwide October 11 for $350 USD.

The second, “special edition” bundle features a 500 GB “deep blue” console and will only be available in the US and Australia for $300 USD. This bundle, exclusive to Microsoft Stores and GameStop (EB Games for Australian shoppers), hits stores November 1.

The deep blue Xbox One S Gears 4 bundle. Image via Xbox

Continue reading…

LEGO Ship Sets Guinness Record for World’s Largest

A Danish shipping company has built the world’s biggest ship made of LEGO bricks. As reported by Brothers Brick, DFDS built the giant plastic vessel, dubbed Jubilee Seaways, with over 1,000,000 individual LEGO bricks.

According to the DFDS blog, the ship was constructed to celebrate the company’s 150th anniversary. Modeled after one of DFDS’ real-life ferries, over 7,000 employees worked on the construction by assembling thousands of bricks made of 45 individual LEGO pieces.

Continue reading…

Paladins: Champions of the Realm Coming to PS4, Xbox One

Hi-Rez Studios’ team-based shooter Paladins: Champions of the Realm is getting a closed beta on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Just like on PC and Mac, Paladins will continue to be free on consoles. If you’re on PS4, you can sign up for the beta here. Xbox One players can sign up here.

“From day one of development, Paladins was designed with console in mind,” the developer wrote on its website. “We’ve enlisted some big-name console gamers to make sure the control scheme feels just right.”

Continue reading…

NES Classic Is Budget-Priced NES-talgia…With a Catch

Nintendo’s new mini-console, called the NES Classic, is an ‘80s-themed throwback for anyone who wants to play 30 of the best video games made for the original Nintendo Entertainment System. It packs in truckloads of mostly-excellent classic games, including hits like Super Mario Bros. 3, The Legend of Zelda, and Castlevania. Overall, it’s an impressively lightweight system that outputs significantly better software emulation compared to Nintendo’s current offerings. And it’s available at a budget-friendly $59.99 USD, but there is one catch: The decision to use wired controllers, and not modify the iconic look of the NES, makes the user-end experience slightly clunky.

Continue reading…

7 Things Resident Evil 7 Needs to Do to Win Me Over

Resident Evil 7 is just a few months away, and we still don’t know what it actually looks like.

Capcom says the Beginning Hour demo is a “tone piece” designed to match the final “feel” of Resident Evil 7, and not an actual gameplay preview. The recent Lantern demo, available exclusively at conventions and private press appointments, is a section straight out of the game, but rather than give us a look at the “core” gameplay of Resident Evil 7, it pulls from one of the found footage sequences that Capcom has confirmed will be a recurring element.

Continue reading…