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A new NPG Group report is out that looked at video game spending in June 2020. The report found that spending in June was the highest that has ben recorded since 2010. It's not surprising that people are spending big money on gaming in the U.S. as many around the nation are still unable to [fully] return to work due to the coronavirus pandemic. NPD shows that in June, Americans spent $6.6 billion on hardware, software, and accessories, which is the highest total so far this year. Despite the pandemic, video game sales have boomed in 2020 with dramatically higher spending. Through June 2020, overall spending on games and hardware was up 19% year-over-year. Comparing June 2020 to June 2019, spending... Read more...
No great video game would be complete without a memorable soundtrack and the highly anticipated The Last of Us Part II will be no exception. The Last of Us Part II will feature Pearl Jam’s song “Future Days.” The song will be used several times throughout the game to highlight the relationship between Joel and Ellie. Pearl Jam’s “Future Days” was initially released as part of their 2013 album Lightning Bolt. The lyrics focus on a deep, personal relationship. The chorus of the song says, “I believe/ And I believe 'cause I can see/ Our future days/ Days of you and me.” Developers Naughty Dog have argued that this song is important to the narrative... Read more...
There is still another month to go before Sony releases The Last Of Us Part II, the highly anticipated sequel that takes place five years after Ellie and Joel made a dangerous trek across the post-pandemic US and settled in Jackson, Wyoming. Leading up to the launch, Sony finds itself in a fight of its own—to suppress spoilers from a massive leak. It's safe to keep reading because we will refrain from showing any plot reveals or other spoilers contained in the leak. However, we will say that the massive leak contained screenshots and videos, revealing various cutscenes, gameplay, and other elements (like the menus). At the time of this writing, developer Naughty Dog has not commented on... Read more...
Are we having fun yet? E3 has not been a disappointment, with many of the big names coming out and announcing new games, products, and services. Count Sony among them. Fans of The Last of Us will be interested to know that developer Naughty Dog is working on a sequel for the PlayStation 4 console, and Sony showed off a gameplay trailer that lasted nearly 12 minutes long. Whether you are familiar with the original game or not, it's worth checking out. The trailer is primarily focused on Ellie, who is again played by actress and singer Ashley Johnson. It begins innocently enough with Ellie attending a party. She shares a kiss with another female on the dance floor, who tells Ellie everyone in attendance... Read more...