Gaming News for April 2021
Leigh Milner has the gaming news for April 2021.
Leigh - The biggest conference in gaming… E3… is going ahead this year… after it was cancelled in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Electronic Entertainment Expo is usually a place for publishers to announce their newest games… this time it’s going online… and it’s free for everyone to attend. Nintendo, Xbox, Konami and Ubisoft are just some of the developers that have agreed to participate.
Timesplitters 2 is a Playstation 2 classic, and fans have been asking for a remastered version for years. Well, the wait is over… recently one game developer managed to hide a playable version of Timesplitters 2... in Homefront: The Revolution… on an in-game arcade machine. The only problem is that he’d forgotten the unlock code. Luckily an old friend of his remembered, and due to the power of the internet, you can now find it with a quick Google! Happy splitting!
An unopened copy of Nintendo's Super Mario Brothers has broken the record for the most expensive videogame ever sold. The platform game - for the NES console - was bought in 1986 and then forgotten in a desk drawer. It sold at auction in Dallas for over 660 thousand dollars. That’s a lot of gold coins.
And this amused us this month… a game we’re reviewing later on in the podcast Crash Bandicoot: On The Run was released… and then immediately had an update on the App store. If you read the update description, it said it was because of “fixes for Crashes”