In Gaming

Hori’s Official Mario Kart Racing Wheel Is The Stuff Of Dreams.

Imagine using it to play Mario Kart Tour.   Hori, known for their game accessories and peripherals, is making officially licensed Mario Kart racing wheels for the Nintendo Switch. There will be two different versions, one looking a bit more on the ‘casual and kiddy’ side, while the other one looks more geared towards hardcore racing sim fans.     Maybe it’s just a coincidence, but this comes after the…

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare Creates Its First Backlash With Exclusivity.

Well…that didn’t take long.   Despite the positive reception that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, the series’ reboot, was accumulating thanks to a successful beta, Activision decided to chuck all of that goodwill out of the window with an exclusivity deal with Sony. (-‸ლ)   Sony and Activision have announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s Survival mode is going to be exclusive to the PS4 for one whole year…

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The ‘Fallout 76’ Controversy Timeline – Fall 2019 Edition.

The Never-Ending and Chronological Saga of Fallout 76.   In light of the recent Fallout 76 helmet situation, I think it’s about time someone made this list, so I decided ‘why not me’. Someone on Reddit did attempt making something like this before, but it is no longer being updated.   [May  2018] Announcement of Fallout 76.      Bethesda announces Fallout 76, but the rumours surrounding it being an…

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Reviews

The Goals of Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay’s Enemies Make No Sense.

Otherwise, it was a great movie.   This is a bit different from what I usually write here on Bethania Arts. In case some of you don’t know, it’s not often I watch movies. My passion is gaming so my free time goes there. But when I do watch movies, I tend to watch those of the superhero genre, especially the ones of the DC Animated Universe.   I’m not…

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My Journal

Saying Goodbye To Kik Messenger.

You won’t be forgotten, ol’ friend.   The news broke that the instant messaging app Kik is shutting down due a “legal battle against the US Securities and Exchange Commission over its digital currency offering”, as Telegraph’s ‘Natasha Bernal’ puts it.   This came as a complete surprise to me and it’s almost heartbreaking to see the app that I have so much personal history with is going to disappear.…

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French Court Pressures Valve To Allow The Resale Of Digital Games, But It Could Hurt Indie Devs.

The consumer benefits, but will it be worth it?   Last week, the news broke that the High Court of Paris ruled that Valve has to allow European customers to freely resell the digital games they bought on the Steam store, a benefit that is usually exclusive to physical media. The ruling is a result of the European Union Law for digital goods stipulating that they can be resold without…

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You Can Pre-Load ‘Destiny 2’ Right Now On Steam For Next Week.

Oof, but that file size though ( ̄  ̄|||).     After game developer Bungie celebrated splitting ways with Activision, they were able to procure the Destiny IP and have now taken to essentially ‘re-publish’ the game on their own terms on the Steam PC gaming platform. This is something that was much needed after Destiny 2’s tumultuous post-launch with the whole XP throttling controversy back in 2017.   Now going forward…

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KFC’s Colonel Sanders Dating Sim Is Here And I Still Can’t Believe It Exists.

And it’s free!   I came across the ‘I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator‘ steam page by developer ‘Psyop’ earlier this month and the first thing I thought of was “it’s a fan-made parody game”.   Oh boy, was I wrong. I scrolled down the steam page and saw this:   “Officially created by KFC. No, really”.   I lost my freaking mind. I had…

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