Author: David Quigley

Rocket League team working on cross-platform parties

Psyonix has revealed what to expect in the upcoming Autumn Update for Rocket League. A new seasonal farmhouse map, new cosmetics, transparent goalposts, LAN support, and a move to totally standardized maps. Personally, that last point is hugely disappointing. However, after this update is out in the wild, Psyonix is moving towards cross-platform parties. Rocket League creative director Corey Davis told Destructoid of the plans. In October, a Steam beta test will roll out allowing users to add players from Steam into a PsyNet friend list. Eventually, PsyNet will be available on other platforms, allowing players across to jump...

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NES Classic returning to store shelves

If you’re still trying to scalp your new-in-box mint condition NES Classic, you better do it quickly. Though it won’t happen until 2018, Nintendo has announced they will now ship the NES Classic next year. This follows the earlier declaration that production was stopped in early 2017. A press release states “More information about the timing of the return of NES Classic Edition will be announced in the future.” Were you able to snag an NES Classic from the first run? Buy one on eBay at an inflated price? Let us know in the...

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Battlefront Season Pass free for limited time

Star Wars Battlefront 2 launches later this year, but if you act fast you can grab the Season Pass for 2015’s Battlefront for free to help you deal with the wait. The pass containing all DLC is free right now, on all platforms. The Xbox version requires Xbox Live Gold. PlayStation 4 Xbox One Origin There’s no official word yet on how long this will last, so go get it...

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Indie dev says Nintendo is working on achievement system

This past weekend the Nintendo Switch subreddit hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) with the team behind Lichtspeer. One Redditor asked about the potential for an online ranking system, which prompted the developer to seemingly confirm Nintendo’s intent to add an achievement or trophy system to the Switch. “Nintendo doesn’t have an official support for Achievements and Leaderboards, like Sony or Microsoft but we know that they’re working on it.,” according to the developer. You can check out the Lichtspeer trailer below, and pick it up on the Nintendo...

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