Production of Nintendo 3DS Officially Ends Today
washi, 17 September 2020, 19:05
After nine years and more than 75 million copies sold, Nintendo officially ceased the production of 3DS models. This information appeared on the Japanese website of the company.
2020 As Seen by Minecraft Players
Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 15:11
One of Minecraft fans has created a video presenting the most important events of 2020 - from the conflict between Iran and the USA, through the pandemic, to the launch of the rocket flying a mission to Mars.
Minecraft - New Patch Enables Lanterns to Glow Under Water
Dameredet, 23 July 2020, 13:26
The Snapshot 20w30a update has introduced some small but useful changes to Minecraft. Among other things, from now on we can put lanterns under water.
Minecraft - Mystery of Title Screen Finally Solved
Bart Swiatek, 20 July 2020, 14:05
Members of [email protected], a research group that solves various mysteries related to Minecraft, have found the so-called seed from which the original title screen of Mojang Studios' game comes.
Minecraft - Fortune of World's Richest Man Depicted in the Game
Bart Swiatek, 14 July 2020, 13:05
A video posted on Reddit shows how much money Amazon's CEO - Jeff Bezos - has at his disposal compared to an ordinary man. Minecraft was used for the presentation.
Minecraft - Crazy Puzzle With Positive Message
Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 21:05
One Minecraft players decided to create an elaborate structure, reminiscent of dominoes composed of different elements of the game world.
Minecraft 1.16 Enables Us to Set Level of Graphics to Fabulous
Milosz Szubert, 05 June 2020, 17:17
The first so-called pre-release of 1.16 update for Minecraft: Java Edition has launched. It enables us, among other things, to test a new graphics setting called Fabulous, which is intended to improve the visibility of various phenomena through transparent objects.
Minecraft Sales Exceeded 200 Million Copies
Agnes Adamus, 18 May 2020, 19:43
Microsoft boasted of the sales of Minecraft. According to the data provided, the game has sold more than 200 million copies and 126 million people play in it every month.
Minecraft Player Builds an Amazing City on Giant's Head
Bart Swiatek, 15 May 2020, 14:40
One Reddit user created an unusual location in Minecraft - a city called Dystopian Mindset, which looks like it was built on the head of a giant.
Hackers May Have Gained Data From 160,000 Nintendo Accounts
Jacob Blazewicz, 24 April 2020, 18:14
Nintendo has commented on unauthorised logins to Nintendo Account. According to the company, hackers may have used data related to about 160,000 Nintendo Network accounts.
Watch Timelapses of Several Minecraft Masterpieces Made by Players
Milosz Szubert, 15 April 2020, 15:29
Minecraft is still alive and kicking. New timelapses, i.e. videos that present the process of creating spectacular structures at an accelerated pace, are regularly released online.
Minecraft 2 May Never be Made
Jacob Blazewicz, 10 April 2020, 17:30
Mojang AB raised the issue of potential sequel of Minecraft. The creators stated in an interview with Game Informer that they prefer to focus on using the franchise to create games from other genres.
Minecraft - Beautiful Landscapes Created by Players
Bart Swiatek, 03 April 2020, 16:44
Players can create truly extraordinary things in Minecraft. Most often, ambitious, three-dimensional constructions and worlds attract attention, but also single scenes and pictures, which are often surprisingly realistic, have some undisputable charm to them. Some users demand changes in the game engine from developers, which would give them even more possibilities.
Terraria Sells 30 Million Copies, Mobile Versions Outnumber Consoles
Czarus, 01 April 2020, 13:05
Terraria has sold 30 million copies and the meter is still ticking. Sandbox from Re-Logic has been quite successful. On this occasion, the developers have decided to launch a special offer.
Gaming Becomes Main Entertainment in Time of Coronavirus
Peter Doron, 18 March 2020, 12:31
Gamers are playing like there's no tomorrow during the quarantine - US web traffic related to this form of entertainment has increased by up to 75%. Streaming platforms are also more popular.
Minecraft Gets Nether Update, New Rare Resource was Added
Bart Swiatek, 07 February 2020, 17:33
A new resource has appeared in Minecraft, known as Netherite. It was introduced in the Nether update - a snapshot patch that introduces a lot of changes in the Nether dimension.
In 2019 79% of Japanese Console Market Belonged to Nintendo
Adrian Werner, 09 January 2020, 14:33
Thanks to Famitsu, we have learned the scale of Nintendo's domination on the Japanese market. As many as 76% of the consoles sold last year were models from the Switch family.
Priest Sets up a Minecraft Server to Fight Caustic Behavior
Bart Swiatek, 02 December 2019, 11:13
Jesuit Robert Ballecer decided to create his own Minecraft server, located in the Vatican. The aim is to combat toxic behavior and to enable the establishment of bonds that can eventually be transferred to the real world.
Call of Duty and The Outer Worlds Dominate US Sales - NPD report
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 November 2019, 21:07
The NPD analytical group published a report on the American gaming market in October. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and The Outer Worlds had an outstanding launch, and the shooter from Activision is already the best-selling production of 2019.
Minecraft Going Strong - Over 110 Million Players Every month
Adrian Werner, 16 September 2019, 11:18
Microsoft has announced that more than 112 million people play Minecraft every month. That's an increase of several dozen millions since last year.
Minecraft is Second Biggest Hit of August in the USA
Adrian Werner, 14 September 2019, 21:55
According to the NPD group's ranking, in August the US market was conquered by Madden NFL 20 and Minecraft. The strategy game Age of Wonders: Planetfall also made a very successful debut. On the other hand, Nintendo Switch was the best among consoles.
Detective Pikachu and Pokemon Masters Sequel Announced
Adrian Werner, 29 May 2019, 19:31
Pokemon Masters and the continuation of the adventure game Detective Pikachu have been announced. Pokemon HOME and Pokemon Sleep are also planned. All these novelties were revealed at a conference organised by The Pokemon Company in Tokyo.
Notch Won't Participate in the 10th Anniversary of His Game
Agnes Adamus, 29 April 2019, 22:44
Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator of the iconic Minecraft, will not take part in the celebration of the 10th anniversary of his work, as informed by Microsoft's press spokesman. The decision was dictated by the controversial views of the Swede.
Village & Pillage - Major Update to Minecraft
Bart Swiatek, 26 April 2019, 11:17
In recent days, Minecraft has received Village & Pillage, a major update that changed many aspects aspects of the gameplay and added a lot of new things to Mojang AB's title. A new NPC faction, crossbows, and pandas have been added to the game.
Bowser Takes Over Nintendo of America
Bart Swiatek, 22 February 2019, 14:19
On April 15, Reggie Fils-Aime will resign as the CEO of Nintendo of America. His duties will be taken over by Doug Bowser, currently the company's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Kingdom Hearts 3 and Switch Dominate US Market in January
Adrian Werner, 21 February 2019, 14:46
In January, the US gaming market was dominated by Kingdom Hearts III and the Nintendo Switch console. Also, the survival horror Resident Evil 2 fared very well.
Last Two Shovel Knight Expansions Delayed and Other News
Milosz Szubert, 19 February 2019, 16:42
Today's collection of short news: the last two expansions for Shovel Knight, as well as the SIGIL mega mod from Johna Romero are delayed, Steam info corner gets a new layout.
God of War with twelve D.I.C.E. Awards nominations
Adrian Werner, 11 January 2019, 13:41
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Group has announced a shortlist for the D.I.C.E. Awards. God of War and Marvel's Spider-Man were among the titles with the most nominations.
Red Dead Redemption 2 mows down competition – Metacritic's 2018 best of
Milosz Szubert, 04 January 2019, 18:46
Metacritic has traditionally compiled lists of highest-rated games of the past year. They feature Red Dead Redemption 2 and Nintendo Switch, which boasts the highest number of titles with an average rating above 90/100.
The Most Anticipated Games of 2019
Adrian Werner, 26 December 2018, 13:45
Today we have prepared a list of the most anticipated video games in 2019. Many big titles are in the works and we have high hopes that developers will deliver.
The most popular games on GamePressure in 2018
Adrian Werner, 25 December 2018, 17:26
In the second part of this year’s summary we discuss the most popular games of 2018 in general, regardless of their release date.
The hottest releases of 2018 - summary by GamePressure
Adrian Werner, 24 December 2018, 14:39
We invite you to read our brief summary of video games industry concerning this year. In the first news series we discuss the most popular premieres of 2018.
Nintendo Switch sets new sale records in US
Bart Swiatek, 29 November 2018, 14:33
During the five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday, Nintendo beat several sales records in the US. The main driving force was, of course, the Nintendo Switch hybrid console.
Specter Knight will be the protagonist of the next Shovel Knight campaign
Meehow, 23 June 2016, 11:35
Specter Knight will make a return in the third free campaign for Shovel Knight, an arcade platformer game by Yacht Club Games.