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Facebook Messenger Instant Games update brings bots, turn-based gameplay

Facebook Messenger Instant Games update brings bots, turn-based gameplay Among them was the expansion of Instant Games — social gaming experiences that take place directly within chat.On Tuesday, Facebook announced it had begun rolling out the new-and-improved Instant Games alongside a new version of Zynga’s Words With Friends made specifically for the service.

Switch Games That Aren’t Zelda: Jackbox Party Pack 3

Switch Games That Aren’t Zelda: Jackbox Party Pack 3 If you have a Nintendo Switch, chances are you also have The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.These days one of our go-to favorites isn’t something obvious like Street Fighter or Mario Kart, but the collections of wonderful virtual party games that are the Jackbox Party Packs.

The Titles That Inspired The Witcher Developers

The Titles That Inspired The Witcher Developers Long before they raised millions of eyebrows with The Witcher series, the team at CD Projekt RED was busy playing other studios' role-playing games, and clearly some of them left lasting (inspirational) impressions.And we hear about some of those very titles in that quizzes some of the key designers on their favorite games.

Game developers and fans to come together at this year’s E3 Coliseum

Game developers and fans to come together at this year’s E3 Coliseum The Entertainment Software Association is going all-in on the concept with the E3 Coliseum, presenting it as a stage for publishers and developers to show off their latest games, interact with fans, and even take questions from both attendees and those watching around the world.Taking place at The Novo in Los Angeles on June 13 and 14, the E3 Coliseum is “a spectacular main stage that brings video game fans closer to their favorite games and creators,” according to the ESA.

‘Titanfall Assault’ is the series’ second attempt at a mobile game

‘Titanfall Assault’ is the series’ second attempt at a mobile game Thus far, the franchise hasn’t had any luck transitioning to mobile platforms, but Respawn Entertainment, Nexon, and Particle City are giving it another go with Titanfall Assault.The Titanfall series’ signature gritty art style appears to be kept mostly intact in Titanfall Assault, with environments still generally looking like their console and PC counterparts.

Chinese games market to hit $35bn by 2021 - Niko Partners

Chinese games market to hit $35bn by 2021 - Niko Partners The firm estimates that the business will be worth $35bn, primarily from mobile games, which will overtake PC to become 58% of the market.As for the poor old console market, this will only account for 1.

Hands-On: The New Nintendo 2DS XL is the Coolest Handheld I Don’t Want

Hands-On: The New Nintendo 2DS XL is the Coolest Handheld I Don’t Want At the press event for the recently announced New Nintendo 2DS XL, Nintendo acknowledged the weirdness of releasing a device like this at a time like this.I may be ready to move on from dual-screen Nintendo devices, but if you can’t say goodbye yet, the New Nintendo 2DS XL is a very cool handheld.

The Community Spotlight - 05/20/2017

The Community Spotlight - 05/20/2017 Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and as always I, @zombiepie, am honored to be your host this week.Post your Gamertag or PSN ID over here in order to join one of our Giant Bomb Injustice 2 community guilds!

Google's AlphaGo Defeats World's Top Human Go Player

Google's AlphaGo Defeats World's Top Human Go Player After defeating several of the top players in the world, the “AlphaGo” AI has now bested Ke Jie, the current Go world champion.It’s possible for a moderately powerful computer to brute force all possible moves.

The Community Spotlight - 06/03/2017

The Community Spotlight - 06/03/2017 Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am honored to be your host this week.Be that as it may, be aware the Giant Bomb staff are in the process of moving their equipment.

CD Projekt Red: Hackers Are Ransoming Stolen Game Data

CD Projekt Red: Hackers Are Ransoming Stolen Game Data Polish game developer CD Projekt Red has built up a rabid fan base thanks to its work on The Witcher games, most recently the widely praised The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.Apparently someone figured that hype was worth something to CD Projekt Red.

A bunch of cool indie games are coming to the super-powerful Xbox One X

A bunch of cool indie games are coming to the super-powerful Xbox One X Especially indie games.You play as one of the crew members aboard the Lunar Transfer Station Tacoma as you uncover mysterious out in space.

Xbox One S is coming this November -- here's what you need to know before you pre-order

Xbox One S is coming this November -- here's what you need to know before you pre-order The Xbox One X chip’s four shaders — double that of the Xbox One — benefit from the high clock speed.Over at Windows Central, you can see comparisons of games running on Xbox One versus games running on Xbox One X on a 1080p display.

'Assassin's Creed Origins' revealed with Xbox One X support

'Assassin's Creed Origins' revealed with Xbox One X support Eurogamer recently reported that the next Assassin’s Creed game, code-named “Empire,” will be officially titled Assassin’s Creed Origins.The leaked game image also includes a reference to Khenut, the Queen of Egypt who ruled alongside Unas around 2,400 B.

Some original Xbox games will soon work on Xbox One

Some original Xbox games will soon work on Xbox One In recent weeks, there’s been some debate about the popularity of the Xbox One’s backward compatibility functionality — after a report was published that indicated not many users took advantage of the feature.During today’s conference at E3 2017, Xbox head Phil Spencer confirmed that the company’s engineers are hard at work bringing original Xbox games to the Xbox One.

Minecraft's New 4K Textures Don't Even Look Like Minecraft

Minecraft's New 4K Textures Don't Even Look Like Minecraft With Microsoft at the helm, Minecraft has added new features and come to more platforms, but it hasn’t looked any different until now.This unifies most versions of Minecraft under the same game engine, known as Bedrock.

The Community Spotlight - 06/17/2017

The Community Spotlight - 06/17/2017 Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and after a brief E3-induced hiatus I, @zombiepie, am honored to be your host.With E3 2017 only recently shuttering down, the format this week will be slightly different.

The Steam Summer Sale Starts Thursday, June 22

The Steam Summer Sale Starts Thursday, June 22 The Steam Summer Sale is starting Thursday, and that means big sales on games.The summer sale has been going on longer—the winter sales only started in 2015.