Tetris 99 update adds new team battle mode

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Tetris 99 update adds new team battle mode

Nintendo Switch exclusive Tetris 99 has an update ready to hard drop - and it contains a new team battle mode.

This four-team mode is about being the last side standing. Choose a colour before the match begins and then work together to pick off rival squads. If anyone on your team wins, you win!

The game's 10th in-game event goes live tomorrow and makes use of the new mode. The top 999 players will win 999 Gold Points to spend on the Switch eShop.

Let's try and explain everything in Pokémon Go's enormous Christmas event

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Let's try and explain everything in Pokémon Go's enormous Christmas event

Pokémon Go is getting a Christmas event - and it's a big one.

From Christmas Eve until New Year's Day, the game will transform with new costumed creatures, winter spawns, raids, egg hatches, avatar items, field research and Shadow Pokémon. Phew!

For those looking to fill their Pokédex in a little more, the polar bear-like Cubchoo will be released into the wild, while the snowflake-like Cryogonal will spawn from Glacial lures.

Local Co-op for Halo on PC: answers at last

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Local Co-op for Halo on PC: answers at last

Ever since the Master Chief Collection was announced for PC back in March, fans have been clamouring for the Xbox version’s classic split screen local co-op to be included in the PC port. But so far, it seems they’ve had no luck. In a Reddit AMA at the time, 343 Industries’ community director Brian “ske7ch” […]

Someone should make a game about: clouds

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Someone should make a game about: clouds

Hello, and welcome to our new series which picks out interesting things that we'd love someone to make a game about.

This isn't a chance for us to pretend we're game designers, more an opportunity to celebrate the range of subjects games can tackle and the sorts of things that seem filled with glorious gamey promise.

Check out our 'Someone should make a game about' archive for all our pieces so far.

Have You Played… Unseen Diplomacy?

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Have You Played… Unseen Diplomacy?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. Do you want to feel like James Bond? I bet you want to feel like James Bond. The James Bond who spends all his time crawling through vents and blocking laser beams with key cards. Here, […]

Have You Played… Unseen Diplomacy?

about X hours ago from
Have You Played… Unseen Diplomacy?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. Do you want to feel like James Bond? I bet you want to feel like James Bond. The James Bond who spends all his time crawling through vents and blocking laser beams with key cards. Here, […]