Nintendo finally gave players some highly-anticipated January news in a new Nintendo Direct Mini. The latest Direct announces various new games and downloadable content (DLC) for the Nintendo Switch, and more. Press the right arrow to learn about 15 exciting new games and announcements from Nintendo Direct.
Unlike most awards shows, the biggest appeal of The Game Awards isn’t the accolades themselves: it’s the multitude of new trailers and reveals that accompany them. (If you’re curious, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild brought home the game of the year award this year.) The 2017 edition of the show, which took place this evening, is no different. Its two hour-long-plus runtime included announcements that covered everything from a new map for PUBG to an actual motorcycle in Breath of the Wild. But if you weren’t able to catch it all, we’ve got you covered. Here’s all of the important news to catch up on.
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Amazon held a surprise Alexa-focused event earlier this week where it showed off a lineup of new Echo speakers and Echo-related devices. Amazon also unveiled a new Fire TV to compete with Apple’s recently announced 4K TV. Press the right arrow to view the biggest product announcements from Amazon’s latest press event.
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If you were smart, you didn’t watch the entire thing live in the middle of a workday. We did the hard work for you. Watch all of the big updates from Apple’s iPhone X event in a supercut video that’s condensed into less than five minutes. Just for you.
Sony’s E3 presentation may not have had a lot in the form of new announcements, with most of the trailers and news offering new clips and extended looks on already revealed games.
That said, there were some interesting notes and a few surprises. We’ve rounded up the most important ones here.
The Lost Legacy is the first Uncharted game to not star Nathan Drake, but our new heroes — Uncharted 2 treasure hunter Chloe Frazer and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End mercenary Nadine Ross — don’t seem to be straying too far from the series’ roots. This time? They’re after the tusk of Ganesh, which is presumably some kind of ancient treasure.