Connect with us

Gaming

Amiibo: Classic Mario Figure Now Up On GameStop, Bowser Jr. To Be Available Online Again Soon

blank

Published

on

Amiibo

Multiple amiibo figures have been released the past month in North America and some of them have become hard to find, especially the store exclusive ones. If you’re still looking for some of these figures and don’t want to spend more than the regular price for them, you will be happy to know that one of them can currently be purchased online for its regular price.

The 30th Anniversary Classic Mario figure is now available for purchase on GameStop. The figure has been released to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original Super Mario Bros. and it’s a must-have for all long time fans of the Italian plumber. The figure might go sold-out soon so make sure to purchase one if you haven’t been able to do so in the past month.

Some good news is also in today for those who haven’t been able to purchase the Bowser Jr. amiibo, which has been released in North America as a Toys’R’Us exclusive last month. A few hours ago a Bowser Jr. amiibo placeholder has surfaced on the official Toys’R’Us website, meaning that the figure will become available for purchase online soon. As demand is pretty high, we suggest you keep checking the website as often as possible.

This week it’s going to be a good one for Amiibo collectors who haven’t been able to pick up older figures that have been released in North America as store exclusive figures earlier this year. Last week we have reported that the Shulk, Lucario and Greninja figures are now available for purchase outside GameStop and Toys’R’Us stores, something that should make them easier to purchase than before.

News on upcoming amiibo figures and restocks of older figures are constantly coming in. We will keep you updated on the Nintendo successful figures as soon as more comes in on them so stay tuned for all the latest news.

As a long time gamer, Francesco has survived more zombie invasions, meteor strikes, magic spells than he can count. He still keeps fighting today to bring hope into countless gaming worlds. Or destruction, depending on his mood. Writing about video games was only the natural step for such a dangerous life.

Gaming

EA and Square Enix Encounter Leap Year Issues

blank

Published

on

blank

For individuals who may not recall, the Year 2000 Problem, commonly referred to as the Y2K scare, was a thrilling period of chaos experienced in the late 90s. There was widespread concern about a potential catastrophic computing disaster due to discrepancies in dating systems. Today, we had the opportunity to experience some unexpected events as EA and Square Enix faced technical difficulties due to the leap year, causing their games to be temporarily unplayable.

Players of EA’s Sports WRC encountered a problem on the 29th where they couldn’t start the game because of a timezone glitch. The issue was promptly fixed, but users had to adjust their system settings for the next day to play. Meanwhile, Square Enix is facing challenges, with the problem only impacting Nintendo players and not PlayStation users. The Theatrythm Final Bar Line failing to start up ruined the release of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.

https://x.com/EAHelp/status/1763192737300390238?s=20

https://x.com/Regulus_Tera/status/1763042465622130905?s=20

It seems like these problems have been addressed based on our observations, highlighting how minor details can surprise you unexpectedly. Were there any scheduling conflicts related to the leap year? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.

 

Continue Reading

Gaming

New Heavy Armor Appears to be on the Way with Helldivers 2 Mech Gameplay Leaks

blank

Published

on

blank

In Helldivers 2, players will find themselves in need of additional firepower to spread freedom across the galaxy. Arrowhead Game Studios announced that armored mechs will be included in the game for free shortly after its release. Leaked gameplay footage on social media suggests that heavy armor support is on its way.

IGN showcased a few clips, with the first one being shared by Redditor fozzye18, featuring a Helldiver piloting a mech equipped with what appears to be twin-linked autocannons. It’s important to note that in another clip shared by Redditor Klyka, we witness a mech equipped with a gatling gun and rockets, hinting at the possibility of various strategy versions for these machines.

A clip from TikTok ponders the possibility of a different outcome at the famous Malevelon Creek, where the Helldivers community faced a significant defeat against the Socialist Automatons.

Mechs… enjoy
byu/fozzye18 inHelldivers

More mech….enjoy
byu/Klyka inHelldivers

Any idea when these much-needed mechs will make their way to the battlefield? What armament configurations would you prefer to see? Feel free to suggest a flamethrower-armed melee assault variant in the comments. segment provided

 

Continue Reading

Gaming

Test Drive Unlimited: Solar Crown will mandate an internet connection on the PS5

blank

Published

on

blank

To fully experience Nacon’s upcoming social racer Test Drive Unlimited: Solar Crown, an Internet connection is required. The new trailer reveals the off-road areas of Hong Kong Island, highlighting the diverse experiences offered in the upcoming game. It also emphasizes the MMO features that have been integral to the franchise.

“While driving, there are always other players surrounding you, which brings the city to life,” a press release discloses. “In Test Drive Unlimited, players can immerse themselves in the world of cars through interactions at dealerships and workshops, discussing future purchases, dream cars, and customization options.”

Undoubtedly, there is a trade-off with the need for a constant online connection to support various social features such as leaderboards, races, inventories, moderation, live events, anti-cheat measures, and the overall game experience. You need an Internet connection to play Test Drive Unlimited: Solar Crown.

As expected for an online-focused game, players will need to rely on Nacon’s servers and PSN.

Nevertheless, it appears that the racing game is making significant progress. In a recent development update, the team highlighted their ongoing efforts to enhance the particle effects for off-road gameplay. They are currently facing challenges in recreating the expansive dust clouds seen in their WRC games within a shared-world sandbox environment. “We are currently in the process of integrating and optimizing these effects,” it concedes. “It is a crucial aspect of off-road immersion, yet it also demands a lot of resources and performance.”

It appears that the game is nearing its final stages. The team is taking their time to guarantee that Test Drive Unlimited: Solar Crown provides a seamless, stable, and enjoyable experience for players. It has been brought to our attention that we need to ensure the game meets your expectations before release. We are currently focused on improving various aspects, such as enhancing server stability and optimizing the game’s performance.

Continue Reading

Trending