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Bears, Beets, Banners, and Blocks among additions in Minecraft Console Update Today

The next update for Minecraft on console releases today on Xbox and Wii U, and tomorrow on other platforms.  Below are the details directly from Mojang!   https://youtu.be/tUbqBo03nuw https://mojang.com/2016/10/console-update-banners-blocks-beets-bears/ "It’s here! Rolling out across consoles today and tomorrow: an update that brings polar bears young and old, customisable banners, beetroots…
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Yooka Laylee Getting a Physical Release

Playtonic Games, the developer of one of our most anticipated games in Yooka Laylee, announced today that it would be getting a physical release.  They also confirmed that backers of the initial project on Kickstarter would be able to upgrade to the physical release as well.  This of course is…
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Ghost Recon Wildlands : Stealth Takedown Mission

Ubisoft released a new look at Ghost Recon Wildlands today, a 12 minute video of a stealth takedown mission.  Have a look! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c04lMAseWw8   Our Take Wildlands looks intriguing.  We're cautiously excited to see more knowing the scope of these games can sometimes lead to disappointment.
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Microsoft Adding More Features into Preview Today

Xbox's Major Nelson announced today that the long awaited Arena feature is being added for Preview members today along with an additional surprise : a unique sound for unlocking a rare achievement. His Tweet can be found here along with a sample of the new achievement style: https://twitter.com/majornelson/status/782973753609158656  Our Take…
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Neil Druckmann Enjoying Gears of War

Neil Druckmann tweeted last night a picture of himself playing Gears of War 4.  Apparently Rod Ferguson decided to provide him an early copy! https://twitter.com/neil_druckmann/status/782403647648903168 Our Take Here at SG, we love this.  More and more it seems that major players in the industry are highlighting the fact that they…
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Amazon Announces Twitch Prime

Today, Amazon announced that due to their recent acquisition of Twitch, Prime members will now also receive benefits on the streaming site. Starting today Amazon Prime members get ad-free viewing on Twitch plus exclusive deals on such free skins, characters, and possibly even free games. In addition to monthly perks,…
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Titanfall 2 Campaign Trailer Debuts

Many have been anxiously waiting to see the campaign for TF2 given the development team's pedigree.  Without further ado: https://youtu.be/VqeMjHmL9eg   Our Take As expected, the trailer highlights the bond between a pilot and his titan which is something Respawn has spoken about many times now.  It certainly looks as…
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Gears of War 4 Prologue Shown

The first 20 minutes of Gears of War 4, the prologue, was shown off by Microsoft and The Coalition today.  For those wanting to avoid all spoilers, we would avoid watching the video. Here is the link directly to the announcement.  Enjoy! http://news.xbox.com/2016/09/28/gears-4-prologue-footage/ Our Take Most of us here have gone…
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Playstation Experience 2016 Announced

The Playstation Experience is back again this year and will be hitting Anaheim California on December 3rd and 4th.  Sony has mentioned PS4 Pros running on 4K TVs, PS VR, the Playstation Showcase, developer panels, and more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksOfMqceRMM   From Sony:  http://blog.us.playstation.com/2016/09/27/playstation-experience-2016-hits-anaheim-ca-this-december/ Capcom Cup will also be returning to PlayStation…
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Battlefield 1 Campaign Trailer Debuts

Today DICE unleashed the BF1 single player trailer on us!  As always it looks intense. https://youtu.be/C-vAxVh8ins   Our Take If there's one area Battlefield 1 doesn't lack in, it's excitement.  The campaign trailer certainly looks to continue that theme and for the first time in quite a while, we're actively…
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