GPS Episode 22: Tacoma, Splatoon 2, Upcoming Games, and More

Episode 22 of our gaming podcast, The Gamer Professionals Show (GPS) is now live! We’ve spent some time playing Splatoon 2 and Tacoma this week, and we’re ramping up for what looks to be a pretty busy August. It continues to be pretty slow on the news front, but we’ve got a few stories to discuss. InContinue reading “GPS Episode 22: Tacoma, Splatoon 2, Upcoming Games, and More”

Rocket League Set for Holiday 2017 Release on Nintendo Switch

Nintendo announced Rocket League on the Switch at their E3 direct this year. It features exclusive cars, arenas, and cross-play. The Switch version will also come jam-packed with all prior Rocket League combat. Customizable items such as Mario and Luigi hats will also be available on the Switch version. Rocket League has been rumored to be coming out for Switch,Continue reading “Rocket League Set for Holiday 2017 Release on Nintendo Switch”

New Rocket League Update v1.34 Announced

Psyonix have just announced a new update for their high adrenaline balls-to-the-wall (literally) vehicular kickabout game Rocket League. The update, creatively titled “v1.34”, will come to fans on May 10 at 3pm PDT. That’s 6pm EDT, 12am CEDT on May 11 if you’re in Europe, and 9am AEST if you’re in Oceania. The Rocket League update adds ‘NeoContinue reading “New Rocket League Update v1.34 Announced”

NRG Esports Partners with Washington D.C.

This Friday, Events D.C., the authority for all sporting events and conventions held within Washington D.C., announced their sponsorship of top esports organization NRG Esports. NRG currently has a significant roster of esports athletes, competing in a variety of games, from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Super Smash Bros. Max Brown, the chairman of Events D.C.,Continue reading “NRG Esports Partners with Washington D.C.”

Epic Games Founder to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC

Organizers of the 17th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the industry’s top games, studios and developers, will recognize Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of ZZT, Unreal and Unreal Engine, with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Sweeney will be honored at the Game Developers Choice AwardsContinue reading “Epic Games Founder to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC”

Jinx and Psyonix Launch Rocket League Apparel

Jinx Inc. (stylized J!NX) and independent video game developer and publisher Psyonix have released a new line of licensed apparel today. It is based on the wildly-popular indie game Rocket League. “Rocket League is a huge favorite for the team here at J!NX – we’ve even held our own company-wide 2v2 tournament just for bragging rights.Continue reading “Jinx and Psyonix Launch Rocket League Apparel”

UGC’s Smash Brothers Tournament Starts Dec. 2

The largest tournament prize-pool in Super Smash Brothers history will be up for grabs this weekend in St. Louis. The Ultimate Gaming Championship, one of the fastest growing eSports tournament brands in the country, will be hosting the UGC Smash Open December 2-4 at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. “This tournament will be the largest eSportsContinue reading “UGC’s Smash Brothers Tournament Starts Dec. 2”

Rocket League Conquers the Bottom of the Ocean

Rocket League is getting a new free update this October, according to the official website. “Inspired by the seven seas, the creatures beneath the waves, and the machines we use to study both, AquaDome is the first standard Arena we’ve released since Utopia Coliseum. Expect to see AquaDome on every Rocket League playlist, including Competitive, whenContinue reading “Rocket League Conquers the Bottom of the Ocean”

Rocket League Adds Cross-Platform Play For PC and Xbox One

Earlier this year the developers of Rocket League, Psyonix, announced they would bring cross-platform capabilities for the Xbox One and PC. They have now released a patch to add this feature to these platforms. The developers listened to the community when they asked for this feature as originally PS4 and PC players already had thisContinue reading “Rocket League Adds Cross-Platform Play For PC and Xbox One”

Microsoft Invites Sony to Unite PSN with Xbox Live, Sony is Unsure

On Monday, Microsoft announced that they will natively support cross-platform play between Xbox One, Windows 10 and any other online gaming networks. This, of course, includes Playstation Network. This could potentially put an end to “console wars” and solve the segregation problem between the two online multiplayer network juggernauts. Sony responded a day later toContinue reading “Microsoft Invites Sony to Unite PSN with Xbox Live, Sony is Unsure”

Rocket League to Add Batmobile in March

The hugely successful Rocket League continues its frequent DLC updates with the new playable Batmobile in March. The trailer gives us a taste of the Batmobile from the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice film in action. The new download pack will also include three new antenna flags for Batman, Superman, and Wonder WomanContinue reading “Rocket League to Add Batmobile in March”

Reflecting on The Game Awards 2015

2015 has been absolutely incredible for AAA games and indie games alike.  The gaming community have been completely overwhelmed and backlogged with the rapid-fire succession of new game releases.  It is certainly an amazing time to be a gamer.  Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards 2015 is a celebration, a reflection, and a look into theContinue reading “Reflecting on The Game Awards 2015”