Author: David Quigley

PlayStation Plus and Games With Gold for August 2017

Next month’s batch of games available to subscribers of PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold have been announced. PlayStation Plus members can look forward to Just Cause 3 and Assassin’s Creed: Freedom Cry on PS4, Super Motherload and Snake Ball on PS3, and Downwell and Level 22 on PS Vita. Downwell is also available on PS4 via crossbuy. Over on the Xbox side of things, subscribers can download Slime Rancher all month long on Xbox One, and Trials Fusion from August 16 through 31. Xbox 360 games include Red Faction: Armageddon and...

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Review: Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two, Episode One

After eight episodes following Jesse and his friends becoming the new Order of the Stone, Telltale is bringing a second season with five more. The first, Hero In Residence, picks up some time after Season One. The friends don’t see each other as often as they’d like, having individual responsibilities in their own towns. Jesse is again the protagonist and leader of Beacontown. Before jumping in, you’re given the option to import your save or quickly build your own backstory if you missed Season One. Or in my case, if you can’t get the import tool to recognize that...

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Nintendo Switch’s online service launching July 21

Prepare to look up and share your arbitrary friend codes, Nintendo Switch Online launches July 21. For the remainder of the year, it will be free for everybody. The paid service launches in 2018. The various perks of the service have been previously reported, including online gameplay, voice chat via an app on a separately owned device, and monthly game downloads. The app’s first compatible game will be Splatoon 2, and will give access to “SplatNet 2,” home to online battle stats, your gear, and...

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Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 has its first trailer

The second season of Minecraft: Story Mode debuts on July 11. Jesse and Petra appear to be the primary returning characters, and will be joined by new allies on their next adventure. Story Mode – Season Two will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. The PC version is set for a 12:01am Pacific Time launch, while other versions will become available as their respective stores update. There is no official word on a Nintendo Switch version, but Season One is on the way. Presumably, if it sells well, the Switch will receive the...

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