Six years later, NBA 2K still won't let EA Sports live down the NBA Elite 'Jesus' glitch

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Six years later, NBA 2K still won't let EA Sports live down the NBA Elite 'Jesus' glitch

Strike a T-pose with your teammates in NBA 2K17

Six years after the "Jesus Bynum" Glitch canceled EA Sports' NBA game, NBA 2K's makers still won't let anyone forget.

Pictured (courtesy of Steve Noah and Operation Sports) is a "squad intro" in NBA 2K17 — one of several broadcast-style cinematics that players may choose for their team. Users can see it in the menu options of the NBA 2K17: The Prelude demo that became available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 at the end of the week.

Overwatch 'high-bandwidth' update is live for PC, here's what it does

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Overwatch 'high-bandwidth' update is live for PC, here's what it does

Blizzard exploring how to bring it to consoles

Overwatch has just rolled out its "high bandwidth" update for the game's PC version, promising higher quality online play that still keeps players with weaker connections in the game.

In the video above, Overwatch's lead engineer Tim Ford and senior engineer Philip Orwig lay out the changes and what they will mean for players. It's a highly technical discussion, but basically, PC users will see the game run a lot more smoothly and with fewer surprises attributable to netcode.

'Tecmo Super Bowl 2017' returns with this year's rosters, and Tecmo Madison is back, too

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'Tecmo Super Bowl 2017' returns with this year's rosters, and Tecmo Madison is back, too

The world championship of Tecmo Super Bowl returns in April

The modders of TecmoBowl.org have released their silver anniversary edition of Tecmo Super Bowl, an update to the game using all the players and teams of the NFL, celebrating the 25th birthday of one of the greatest console video games of all time.

Tecmo Super Bowl 2017 is available now and is playable on any NES emulator. New features updated from last year's version include adjustable quarter lengths, in-game playbook editing and halftime stats.

Destiny's newest patch prepares for Rise of Iron

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Destiny's newest patch prepares for Rise of Iron

Destiny's latest patch is out, tuning weapons and making changes in preparation for the highly anticipated Rise of Iron expansion.

Seven exotic weapons received a range of (mostly) buffs as just about every weapon classification received some kind of adjustment, Bungie wrote in a note on Thursday. Also, eight perks were given a "refresh" through some new bonuses based on months of player feedback and telemetry. Of note, the magazine perks now give range bonuses.

"The changes in 2.4.0 will go hand in hand with the weapon ecosystem of Rise of Iron," Bungie wrote. "These changes will alter the Destiny Sandbox, update the player experience, and prepare the world of the game for the next story we are about to tell."

Sony boss: PS4 Pro is going after the PC audience

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Sony boss: PS4 Pro is going after the PC audience

Andrew House says the company wants to keep players from ditching consoles

As more people move to Windows PC as their gaming platform of choice, Sony hopes that its new, souped up PlayStation 4 will keep them from jumping ship. In an interview with the Guardian, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Andrew House said that the PlayStation 4 Pro was born from a desire to emulate the PC experience on console.

"There's a dip mid-console lifecycle where the players who want the very best graphical experience will start to migrate to PC, because that's obviously where it's to be had," House told the publication. "We wanted to keep those people within our eco-system by giving them the very best and very highest [performance quality]."

Will any PS4 games support HDR when the feature launches next week?

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Will any PS4 games support HDR when the feature launches next week?

Sony seems to have surprised developers

Sony announced during its PlayStation Meeting this week that it will add support for high dynamic range (HDR) color to every PlayStation 4 next week with a system software update. That’s all well and good, assuming that the feature works as promised — we’re still awaiting technical details from Sony, since it doesn’t seem like the original PS4’s HDMI port would be compatible with HDR video.

But what good is HDR support if there aren’t actually any games to show it off?

Koji Igarashi’s Bloodstained delayed to 2018

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Koji Igarashi’s Bloodstained delayed to 2018

The Metroidvania game is being pushed back a year

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, the upcoming Metroidvania-style game from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night assistant director Koji Igarashi, has been delayed to the first half of 2018. The release date was originally set for March 2017.

In an update on the game’s YouTube channel, Igarashi stated "Things have been progressing with development for Bloodstained, but between our current production setup and release deadline, I’ve realized that at this rate, the game may not end up meeting my quality standards."

Why developers love HDR more than anything else in the PS4 Pro

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Why developers love HDR more than anything else in the PS4 Pro

Bright light, bright light

Fluffy clouds.

Standing in the darkened backstage area turned PS4 Pro arcade of the PlayStation Theater earlier this week, I quietly watched Shuhei Yoshida listen to a Naughty Dog developer talk excitedly about a television screen half-filled with powdery white clouds.

The extraordinary Tetris story is a parable about genius and deception

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The extraordinary Tetris story is a parable about genius and deception

A new graphic novel tells a rip-roaring tale of one of history’s greatest games.

If you're looking for a story that perfectly captures the founding of the video game business, you could do a lot worse than Tetris: The Games People Play by Box Brown.

This likable graphic novel covers the story of Tetris' development and its rise to global phenomenon. But it also tells the tale of a fast-growing business that, in the rush for profits, was all too ready to trample its best talents underfoot.