Gamers Christmas wish? Bud Light video game console chills beers
(Copyright 2020 by CNN Newsource - All rights reserved.) A video game console that chills beer -- its an obvious sign 2020 is making a turnaround. Bud Light has debuted this 3-in-1 gaming device called BL6. It’s a video game console with two koozies and a projector built in so you can game wherever you’d like. It features six games including Tekken 7, Soul Calibur VI, and RBI Baseball 20.
Bach comes to Tokyo as cheerleader for next year's Olympics
TOKYO – The IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers have been shouting the message for months now, that despite the continuing pandemic, the Games will open on July 23, 2021. Bach was also asked last week whether he was going to Tokyo to talk about contingencies for canceling the Olympics. Bach is travelling on a private charter and will meet new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday morning. An hour later he’s with Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, and then holds a media conference with Tokyo organizing committee President Yoshiro Mori, another former prime minister. The IOC president has has called Tokyo the best prepared Olympics in history, a point he's likely to repeat.
Xbox Series X coming in November while Halo Infinite delayed to 2021
X-box Series X will be here in time for the holidays. Microsoft's gaming arm announced the next-generation console will be out in November. But fans will have to wait a bit longer for "Halo Infinite." The shooting game has been delayed to 2021 because of challenges, including COVID-19. The Halo franchise has been synonymous with the Xbox brand and this new game could have an affect on sales.
Why your kids are revved up about the Fortnite update
A long-awaited update for Fortnite looks like it is finally getting the green light. After a few delays, regular cars is going to be added to Fortnite by Epic Games on Wednesday, according to Engadget. While Fortnite’s map has had bikes, hoverboards, planes and shopping carts, cars have been absent until now. Epic Games was forced to delay the update due to technical problems, leading to weeks of speculation over when the update will arrive. Here’s the trailer video for the “Joyride” update:
PlayStation offering free PS4 game downloads during coronavirus pandemic
Published: April 15, 2020, 9:01 am Updated: April 15, 2020, 9:07 amSony is helping people “play at home” while they’re staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic. The company announced that it is offering PlayStation 4 games for free. Players can get “Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection,” which includes three games featuring treasure-hunting hero Nathan Drake. As part of the initiative, Sony is also donating $10 million to support independent game developers during these difficult times. To keep up with the latest news on the pandemic, subscribe to News 6′s coronavirus newsletter or go to ClickOrlando.com/coronavirus.
Mattel replaces red, blue cards in new UNO Nonpartisan deck
Mattel Games has introduced a new game called UNO Nonpartisan, which features slight variations from the original. A study by YouGov found that 40% of people admit that opposite political views and voting patterns are problematic within families. UNO wants families to take a break from political discussions when playing the game. The biggest difference from the original UNO is all red and blue cards have been removed so there’s “no taking sides.” The colors have been replaced by orange and purple. UNO Nonpartisan (Credit: Mattel)There’s also a new veto card that can be played to force political talk to stop and keep the focus on fun.