Live game streaming is a big business, and Corsair wants in. The PC peripheral maker has reached a deal to acquire Elgato Gaming, the team behind Elgato's capture cards, Stream Deck and green screen -- three of the most helpful tools for broadcasters on services like Twitch, Mixer and YouTube. Elgato's smart home business will carry on by itself under the Eve Systems badge.
Pokémon Quest, a free-to-start RPG, was released for the Nintendo Switch back in May. Now, the game is available for both iOS and Android devices as well. You can download it from the App Store or the Google Play Store today, depending on your device.
Very few people would add The Lion's Song in their Nintendo Switch wish list, but those who would now only have to wait a few more days. The critically acclaimed point-and-click adventure title by Austrian indie developer Mipumi Games is set in a sepia-toned early 20th century version of the company's native country. It features four episodes, each about a different character with creative and brilliant minds. One of them is a musician working on her composition before a big performance, another is an artist who sees the layers of someone's personality, while the other is a female mathematician who was turned down by a renowned math group due to her gender.
The Play of the Game highlight at the end of Overwatch is arguably one of the best bits of the game. Now, nearly two years after starting the application process, Blizzard finally has a patent for it. Submitted in December 2016 and granted just two weeks ago, the patent describes the algorithm behind the feature, which lead designer Jeff Kaplan described last year as being "about 70 percent of where we want Play of the Game to be."
If you have the Nintendo Labo cardboard Variety Kit and a copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, then you can play the game in a new way. Build yourself the Toy-Con Motorbike controller, and you can use it as a steering wheel. It should work whether you're playing on the TV or with your Switch inserted directly into the controller and, assuming you have enough kits and Joy-Cons, can be used by up to four players at once. We already thought the game was basically perfect, but if what you really needed was a motorcycle-style pair of handlebars, then this is exactly the upgrade you were looking for.
This week The Expanse comes to an end -- but only on Syfy, since Amazon has agreed to continue the series. Desus & Mero are also wrapping up their run with Viceland before moving over to Showtime, while Netflix is ready to present season two of G.L.O.W. and the first season of its VR-infused thriller Kiss Me First. Ubisoft's The Crew 2 comes out this week, while NieR: Automata debuts on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch owners can choose from Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, de Blob, Inside, Limbo and more. Look after the break to check out each day's highlights, including trailers and let us know what you think (or what we missed).