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Want to join the Xbox Game Pass for PC beta? Get your first 3 months for only $1.

TL;DR: A three-month introductory subscription to the Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) normally costs $14.99, but for a limited time, you can join for just $1. Often described as the Netflix for video games, the Xbox Game Pass is a subscription service that offers access to a gigantic library of titles, all free to play and download.  If you’ve always been a PC gamer, that might be news to you: Up until very recently, the service was only available on Xbox One consoles. It was only just last May…

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Waiting for Final Fantasy 7? Try Suikoden 2 – the best Game of Thrones meets Pokemon RPG you’ll ever play

We’re face-to-face with a ginormous two-headed snake, and, truth be told, I’m shitting myself. After fumbling our way through the Sindar Ruins to its deepest and darkest aperture, we’re within touching distance of Alex’s elusive treasure. I suspected we’d face stiffer opposition than the perfunctory waves of Nightmares, Creepers and Fire Salamanders en route to the inner sanctum, but I worry this slithering, squad-devouring Double Head is a boss fight too far. Bang. A devastating Bite Attack takes out two of my comrades. Bang. A blast of Frozen Energy fells…

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Platinum Games wishes to self-publish the Bayonetta games

Platinum Games has repeatedly mentioned that they wish to own their IPs and it seems that the Bayonetta games are the next on their list. The company’s head Atsushi Inaba says that Platinum Games has a desired interest in self publishing the Bayonetta video game series. With their recent investment from Chinese behemoth Tencent it […] Read more: mynintendonews.com

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Random: Activision Turns Crash Bandicoot Into An Endless Runner For Mobile

With the help of the Candy Crush dev.   Adapting major video game characters to mobile devices is all the rage nowadays. Sega’s been doing it for many years with Sonic and even Mario has had quite a few mobile games, so it’s no surprise to hear Activision is now extending the reach of its own video game mascot Crash Bandicoot. Read the full article on nintendolife.com Read more: nintendolife.com

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How to Play Your Steam Games on iOS and tvOS

You can now download the Steam Link app for iOS and tvOS, allowing you to play Steam games on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV. Which is good news for anyone with a collection of Steam games and a desire to play them in bed. Which is surely everyone, right? Apple Previously Rejected Steam Link In May 2018, Valve released the Steam Link app for Android. The company also tried to release the Steam Link app on iOS, but Apple rejected it because of alleged “business conflicts”. Valve appealed the…

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Activision Blizzard planning remasters and reimagined titles this year

Activision Blizzard have a number of high profile video games under their belt and some of the classics are being remastered and reimagined. The news came from the company’s recent earnings call and should prove to ignite some excitement. There’s no word as to which titles are being remastered or reimagined, but as soon as […] Read more: mynintendonews.com

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EXCLUSIVE: Check out this video of the new Hellboy statue

Dark Horse Comics has announced a new Hellboy statue based on the Mantic Games miniature, standing approximately 9 inches tall on a hellscape terrain base approximately 7.5 inches wide. For those who don’t remember, here’s what we here at The Beat wrote about the game when it shattered its Kickstarter goal in less than 24 hours: Hellboy: The Board Game is a one- to four-player game that follows the BPRD as they protect the world from Rasputin and a host of monsters. The original goal for the game included 99 unpainted miniatures – four…

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Redbox launches an ad-supported streaming TV service

This week, DVD kiosk company Redbox quietly launched an ad-supported online video streaming service. It’s still in a limited release, but you can check it out right now in your web browser or through the Redbox Android and iOS mobile apps. Free Live TV’s layout is similar to other ad-supported live TV services like Xumo. It offers specific channels like Film Rise and The Pet Collective as well as general categories like Comedy, Epic Viral Videos, and Celebrity & Entertainment News. These include curated movies and TV shows like Forensic…

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