Author Archives: Eric Abent

Eric Abent is the Gaming Editor of SlashGear. He is an avid gamer himself - very passionate about gaming and its community. Eric has been writing on SlashGear since 2012.

Shadow Warrior 3 announced with gameplay reveal right around the corner

Shadow Warrior 3 announced with gameplay reveal right around the corner

It seems that fans of the Shadow Warrior series have a big weekend ahead of them. Devolver Digital and Flying Wild Hog have officially announced Shadow Warrior 3, debuting a new teaser trailer alongside the announcement. While the teaser trailer doesn't show us any gameplay, we won't have to wait long before we see that either.

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Leaked Pixel 5 renders leave us with questions

Leaked Pixel 5 renders leave us with questions

The Pixel 5 has been the subject of leaks for months now, and today, we're seeing a new set of leaked renders of the device. The renders show off the Pixel 5 from pretty much every angle, perhaps most importantly showing off the square camera array that's expected to be on the back. However, as these renders have gained attention, there are some who are expressing doubt in their legitimacy.

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8bitdo SN30 Pro controller gets Xbox One treatment for Project xCloud

8bitdo SN30 Pro controller gets Xbox One treatment for Project xCloud

The SN30 Pro is perhaps 8bitdo's most popular controller design, and today, the company announced that it's getting something of an Xbox One makeover. Officially dubbed the "SN30 Pro for Xbox," what this controller lacks in title creativity it makes up for in functionality. First and foremost, it seems that this controller is being made primarily for Project xCloud users, because it comes with a gaming clip that can adjust between 49mm and 86mm to fit a range of smartphones.

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Uber buys Postmates: Here’s why

Uber buys Postmates: Here’s why

With the COVID-19 pandemic, we've seen a large uptick in demand for home delivery. For weeks, restaurants in many regions of the country were limited to take out and delivery orders, and if coronavirus cases keep increasing in the US, they may be limited to those options once more. Services like Uber Eats, Postmates, and Door Dash have been in high demand in recent weeks, and soon, two of those companies will be joining forces.

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Hamilton alone makes Disney+ worth it

Hamilton alone makes Disney+ worth it

Assuming you haven't been living under a rock for the past three weeks, then you likely know that Hamilton is now live on Disney+. Hamilton is one of those benchmark Broadway musicals, like Phantom of the Opera or Wicked, that changed the game and generated insane amounts of hype when it first premiered. And like those two shows, it's going to be a long, long time before we see Hamilton close on Broadway or stop touring.

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Minecraft is so big it’s getting a breakfast cereal

Minecraft is so big it’s getting a breakfast cereal

When it comes to video games, few have become so big that they get their own breakfast cereal. The fairly short list includes franchises like Angry Birds, Super Mario, and Overwatch, but it won't be long before we see Minecraft join them. Kellogg's has announced that it's making a breakfast cereal themed around Minecraft, and that can only mean one thing: Green, Creeper-colored marshmallows.

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NBA 2K21 will cost more on next-gen consoles – and you’ll have to pay to upgrade

NBA 2K21 will cost more on next-gen consoles – and you’ll have to pay to upgrade

With the end of the current console generation fast approaching, there are plenty of people wondering how publishers and developers will handle cross-generation games. On Xbox Series X, we'll see Smart Delivery, a feature that lets customers buy a game on either Xbox One or Xbox Series X and own it on the other platform, but Microsoft isn't forcing publishers to participate in that program. One publisher who clearly won't be participating in Smart Delivery is 2K Games with NBA 2K21.

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Ubisoft’s Hyper Scape battle royale official: How to get into the technical test

Ubisoft’s Hyper Scape battle royale official: How to get into the technical test

Just as the leaks and teases foretold, today Ubisoft revealed Hyper Scape, a new FPS battle royale game that aims to tap into the success of Fortnite, PUBG, and Apex Legends. The game isn't live for all just yet, but Ubisoft is running a technical test for Hyper Scape throughout the next week. In order to get into the technical test, you'll need to watch Twitch streamers who are playing Hyper Scape with drops enabled.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons just hit a very unexpected milestone

Animal Crossing: New Horizons just hit a very unexpected milestone

It's no secret that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been a big success for Nintendo. Not only is New Horizons the latest game in a long-running and much-loved series, but it also landed right around the time that many countries around the world were going into lock down and people were looking for things to help them pass the time. Today, we're learning that the game proved very popular in Japan - so much so that New Horizons wound up selling more boxed copies than every other Switch game that came before it.

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Video game loot boxes now in the UK crosshairs

Video game loot boxes now in the UK crosshairs

Loot boxes have been in the news a lot in recent years, as the controversial form of in-game monetization has come under fire from pretty much all sides. For a lot of people, EA's Star Wars: Battlefront 2 seemed to be the tipping point when it launched at the tail end of 2017 with overreaching loot boxes, prompting multiple governments around the world to take a closer look at loot boxes following the outcry from players.

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Fallout 76 leads a huge month for Xbox Game Pass

Fallout 76 leads a huge month for Xbox Game Pass

If you're subscribed to Xbox Game Pass, you've got some big titles heading your way this month. Two of the four titles are exclusive to the console version of Game Pass, while one is exclusive to the PC version. The final game is coming to both console and PC, and it's definitely the most recognizable one of the bunch: Fallout 76.

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Microsoft has a ton of Xbox One demos lined up for Summer Game Fest

Microsoft has a ton of Xbox One demos lined up for Summer Game Fest

With E3 2020 cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Summer Game Fest was created to fill the void. Of course, a digital event like Summer Game Fest can't really replicate the full experience of a show like E3, but it looks like Microsoft is going to try hard to do just that anyway. The company has announced that next month, it'll serve up demos for more than 60 games that are on the way to Xbox One as part of Summer Game Fest.

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