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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds guide – House of Gales

Monday, 25 November 2013 00:13 GMT By Staff

Part five of our complete Zelda: A Link Between Worlds guide, House of Gales.

House of Gales

Lake Hylia

Empty Bottle #2

If you venture to the east side of the House of Gales in Lake Hylia, you’ll stumble upon a letter in the bottle. The note is from a fellowman stuck on the mountain beyond the Tower of Hera, and he desires some premium milk. Luckily, you’ll be heading that way after completing the House of Gales. In the meantime, you get to keep the bottle.

Gone with the Wind

Swim to the House of Gales at the X mark on your map. The entrance is shut, but you’ll notice the Tornado Rod symbol on the pedestals nearby. Equip the Tornado Rod and use it to blow off the tiles on the floor, revealing a switch. Step on the switch to open the gate, then step inside the House of Gales.

House of Gales – 1F

The Entrance

As you enter the House of Gales, destroy the set of barrels in front of you to discover another floor switch. Stepping on it triggers two wind fans on the left and right side of the hall. It seems you can’t reach the upper ledge ahead of you. Stand in front of either fan and use your Tornado Rod – this will launch Link up in the air and land him on the higher ledge.

Critter Party

The second-central hall on 1F is large and infested with rats and Keese. You cannot access the second level of this room yet. Swipe all your foes with your sword and head north. You will see two unlit torches in the north section; light them both with your lamp to reveal a chest containing a Red Rupee. Afterwards, hop down the ledge in upper-right corner and proceed into the northeast room.

Slimy Group

Numerous slime foes guard this hall. There are also two wind fans blowing that can knock you into the pit in this room, but you can turn them off by hitting the crystal switch. Defeat the enemies here to spawn a chest that carries some monster guts. When finished, return to the previous chamber to your left.

Paper Link

Back in the central hall, merge into the eastern wall and work your way to the southeast section. There, you’ll discover a crystal switch. Triggering it will lower the ledge to the right of you, but you still won’t be able to reach it. Ascend the stairs in the central area and make your way to the south portion of the hall (near the entrance). Then, move east and merge into the wall. Doing so will allow you to crossover and reach the passage in the southeast corner.

Ghost Rider

The following chamber has you pitted against some flaming skull heads. Use your Tornado Rod to blow off their fire, and then strike them with your sword. Defeating them reveals a chest; open it to claim the small key. When finished, backtrack to the previous room, merge into the southern wall and unlock the door in the southwestern corner.

Collect the Compass

Electrical Baris enemies guard this hall. To dismiss them easily, stun them with your Tornado Rod. A chest can be seen nearby, but it’s on higher ground. Merge into the moving platform to your left from its side and ride it until it lines up with the ledge carrying the chest. Morph out of the wall and open the chest to obtain the compass.

Now that you’ve got the compass, merge into the wall nearby and make your way to the northeastern ledge. From there, wait until the other movable cube approaches you, and then merge into it to cross over to the left side. Ascend the stairs there to reach the higher level.

Get some air

When you reach the higher level of this hall, move south and use the moving blocks to crossover to the east side. A floor switch can be found in the northeast section. Step on it to activate a wind fan from the southern wall. The fan doesn’t serve a purpose yet, but will become useful later. In the meantime, exit the hall via the passage next to the floor switch.

Gimme’ a Boost

You end up on the higher level of the central hall. Take care of the Bari roaming aboutand then activate the floor switch nearby. Doing so will trigger another fan from the southern wall. Stand in front of the fan’s wind and use the Tornado Rod to send Link flying to the central catwalk to the north.

If you desire, head into the northwestern room. A bunch of rats roam the hall, but they can easily be defeated. Exit from the southern passage to return to the moving block chamber. Merge into the western wall here and move all the way down to the southwestern ledge holding a chest. Open it to claim a Silver Rupee!

Afterward, merge into the southern wall next to the chest and proceed to the eastern ledge. Remember that fan you activated earlier? Equip your Tornado Rod in front of the wind and blow your way to the northern platform. The door nearby leads you back to the central hall on 1F.

Back in the central hall (on the upper level), walk to the end of the catwalk to the right and merge into the eastern wall. Then move south to land on the southern ledge. Here, nail the crystal switch to activate a large fan in the corridor’s north section. Approach the large fan and jump into it – you get a free ride to the second floor of the dungeon!

House of Gales – 2F

Spike Lee

Now on the second floor, go south to encounter a spiked pillar rolling before you. To get around it, you’ll need to use the Tornado Rod and hover over the trap (wait for it to roll towards you). When clear, descend the stairs to the south and destroy the barrels in the southwest corner. A floor switch rests underneath them. Step on it to drop a small key – which, unfortunately – lands on a higher board. You can easily snag the key with the boomerang using a diagonal-shot from the stairs. If you don’t have it, check the section below.

Way to the Key

Enter the southeast passage to arrive in the large east chamber of 2F. This is another important area that contains another giant fan which you’ll need to revisit. For now, slash the baddies here and ascend the staircase. Head through the passage to arrive on the higher part of the previous hall. Merge into the lower-right wall and go south until you reach the beam carrying the key.

The Big Key

Head back to the large east hall (through the southeast passage just below the beam) and exit via the south door. This takes you to an outside balcony of the dungeon on 2F’s southeast section. Two levers can be seen on the wall. Pull the right one to reveal a large chest to the west of you.

The other level has a firewall that emerges. To put out the fire, simply deploy the Tornado Rod, but be careful: the flames will reappear after some time. Upon doing this, two Armos statues ambush you. Stun them with your Tornado Rod and stab them with your sword!

Approach the large chest and open it to claim the big key. Remember, these ones open the boss’s lair! Once you acquire the big key, numerous flames emerge in front of you, and two more Armos attack. Like before, use your sword and Tornado Rod to get out of this mess!

Ring of Fire

Make your way back to the central hall of 2F. Remember where you collected the small key on the beam? There’s a locked door on the south wall of this corridor; unlock it now that you’ve got the key. This leads you back to the outside balcony, but on an higher catwalk. Drop down to the left-side balcony to discover four more levers; three on the lower level, and another on the higher catwalk next to the locked door.

Begin by pulling the first two levers. Both will spawn some enemies, but it should be a breeze to dismiss them. After, approach the third lever to the west next to the circle of fire. Pull the lever to have a small platform move above you. To reach the moving platform, use your Tornado Rod and pounce upward as it comes your way. Then ride the platform to the locked door to the west.

Pull the lever next to the locked door to spawn a couple slime foes. Defeat them, then merge into the wall to the left of the locked door and move along to the west side of the building. Another catwalk will be discovered here with a floor switch. Step on the switch to have a small key appear in that ring of fire near the levers on the balcony. Return there, blow out the fire with your Tornado Rod and then claim the small key.

Mini-boss!

Now that you’ve acquired another small key, you can unlock the door on the western balcony (remember to use your Tornado Rod to reach the platform and ride to the higher catwalk). Inside, you’ll battle two large snake-like creatures. These monsters are covered in fire and leave trails of lava behind them that can damage you. Your Tornado Rod is the key to win – it will remove the beasts’ fire and allow you to inflict damage with your sword. To avoid damage, merge into the walls since they can’t touch you. Each one takes roughly 7-8 sword hits to bring down.

After you defeat the enemies, a warp point emerges and the east door unlocks. Warp if you’d like to save your progress, then return to this room and enter the eastern passage.

So Many Switches

The eastern path lands you back in the central hall of 2F in its lower section. The wind can knock you off the ledge, so stick left, descend the stairs and enter the passage in the upper-left hand corner. This leads you to the northwest cavity. Numerous floor switches are scattered around the room. This is tricky – you need to hit them in a certain order to get across. Each switch carries you by the fans onto the following ledge if done properly. Follow these quick steps below:

-Ledge 1: Step on the left switch
-Ledge 2: Step on the left (northern) switch
-Ledge 3: Step on the northern switch

Succeeding in this puzzle lands you on the northeast ledge. Exit the hall from the nearby path to arrive in the north section of 2F’s central hall.

Too Windy

Jog north and fend off the Keese lurking the hall. Run up the stairs and make your way to the east side to discover a floor switch. Trigger it to turn off the fans in the central hall. Then descend to the southern ledge below the switch and merge into the wall. Move west (underneath the fans) to reach the central stairwell. Ascend them, go east and then enter the northeast passage.

Eye See You

The northeast chamber is guarded by a green Eyegore (those who played A Link to the Past should be in tears at this moment). These baddies are vulnerable when they open their eyes as you approach them. The green ones are easy and will go down after three or four hits.
Once he’s dealt with, drop down to the lower ledge from the north side and hit the floor switch to get the cage platform moving above you. Equip your Tornado Rod and pounce up to the platform. As you ride it south, hit the crystal switch along the way to activate the large fan in the room. That’s your path to the 3F – pounce into it and take a ride!

House of Gales – 3F

Slippery Snake

You arrive on 3F’s east chamber. Dismiss the enemies here and then merge into the eastern wall. Slip to the southern staircase, and then exit the hall via the southwest door. This brings you to the south central hall of 3F. Defeat the Eyegore presence, and ignore the locked door for now. Equip your lamp and ignite the two unlit torches to unlock the west door. Head through.

Ghost Rider Part 2

The eastern hall of 3F is guarded by several flame skulls. This can be tough, but don’t be afraid to merge into the blocks if needed; you can snag a power potion on the central platform. Use your Tornado Rod to dismantle their flame shields and get some hits in. Concentrate on one of them at a time. When they’re dealt with, a chest will appear on the southern ledge, and the northeast door opens. The chest is unreachable right now, so exit from the only accessible door in the northwest corner.

The Last Key

The passage leads you to the room prior to the boss chamber. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to get there just yet, so merge into the wall and crossover to the east side of the hall. Then exit the room from the eastern door. You are now back in the east chamber on its north section, and can access the chest resting here. Open it up for the final small key for this dungeon!

The Last Room

Now you need to return to the locked door in the central hall. Merge into the wall next to the key chest you just opened and move to the south end of this room. Then ascend the stairs and exit via the left to arrive back to the central hall. (If you want, you can head to the western chamber now and collect a Purple Rupee from the chest.) When ready, unlock the northern door to reach the last room.
Two moving platforms lead to the boss’s door, but you’ll need to pounce to the northern platform first. Wait until the platforms move south, then use your Tornado Rod and good timing to boost over to the upper platform. Be careful of the Bari floating ahead; it can knock you off. If you’ve got the boomerang, we suggest using it here. Otherwise, slash it with your sword as you approach it while its electricity is deactivated.

BOSS! Margomill

This eyeball creature’s body is constructed of spinning wheels. It moves fast, and can knock you off the edges around the hall. At the beginning of this fight, Margomill has only one layer of spinning wheels, and his eye is exposed. Approach the beast and deploy your Tornado Rod – you’ll stun him and land on the top layer of its body. Slash away at the eyeball before the monster retreats (there are plenty of hits you can nail here).

After inflicting damage to the beast, he’ll construct additional layers of wheels to his body and shield his eye. At this point, you’ll need to destroy each wheel layer with your sword to expose the eye again. Use caution and swipe it in the center section of the room to avoid falling off the edges. Once you expose the eye again, repeat the previous technique and stun it with the Tornado Rod. Repeat this process for the third and final phase to win the battle.

Need some Wisdom

When the battle concludes, grab the full Heart Container, then examine the glowing object that appears before you. The object is the one and only Pendant of Wisdom. Now we’re getting smarter by the minute!

Don’t get lost! Head back for the rest of our Zelda: A Link Between Worlds guide.

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  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon pic.twitter.com/mU1WfkSrQV — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

    Say goodbye to The Sims 4 unique take on fatherhood, as The Sims Gurus confirm that male pregnancies are no more. The Sims 4 players have been reporting high numbers of alien abductions, leaving their male characters with sore bottoms and a bellyful of alien baby. Kotaku reports that not everyone was getting their knickers […]

  • Black Mesa countdown probably points to Half-life remake release date

    Half-life remake Black Mesa may have a release date at last. Black Mesa is a Source Engine remake of the original Half-life, which like everything related to Half-life feels like it’s taking forever to come out. The first part launched in September 2012, and it looks like we might have a release date for the […]

  • Spector puts down rumours of troubled Epic Mickey development

    Epic Mickey seemed like a surprising follow-up project from the man who made Deus Ex, but Warren Spector has put down rumours of a difficult relationship with Disney. Epic Mickey displays several qualities found in Spector’s other games and which he has always espoused in interviews – heck, this is the man whose dream it […]

  • Ubisoft makes good on Child of Light promise with free eBook

    Child of Light fans can check out a gorgeous new illustrated book set in the world of Lumeria. Earlier this month, creator Patrick Plourde confirmed that there were more Child of Light projects on the way. As we expected from the cagey wording, at least the first of these projects isn’t a game: it’s an […]

  • Half-life episode from Junction Point would have featured a magnet gun

    Half-life seems to be on near permanent hold, but at least we can glean some insight into what might once have been. Junction Point’s cancelled Half-life game came up in Warren Spector’s Reddit AMA overnight. Commenting that he isn’t sure whether he’ll get into legal trouble for discussing the project, Spector gave a few comments […]

  • Destiny: exclusive shader, emblem on offer with Nepal benefit shirt

    Destiny developer Bungie has asked Guardians to offer their aid, and they’ve already responded in troves. A new Destiny shirt added to the Bungie Store is the object of a fundraising drive to provide aid in Nepal following a devastating earthquake this week. Bungie popped the pretty stylish shirt on sale earlier today, offering an […]

  • What does the creator of Deus Ex think of Human Revolution and Mankind Divided?

    Deus Ex creator Warren Spector seems pretty positive about the direction the sci-fi series has followed under Square Enix’s hand. Deus Ex was created by Spector and his team at Ion Storm, and remained with Eidos after the developer shuttered. When Square Enix purchased the British publisher, it put new studio Eidos Montreal to work […]

  • Protest Goat secures future for Elite Dangerous destruction derbies

    One of the stranger and more beautiful stories to manifest in the gaming world this week, I think. Elite: Dangerous has given birth to an unintended, emergent style of gameplay; a destruction derby like affair where players gather in no combat areas to both race and gleefully smash into each other until a victor limps […]

  • Destiny’s stunning landscapes captured in panoramas

    Destiny has some beautiful environments, which screenshots don’t necessarily do justice to. Walking around Destiny exclaiming over the lighting effects and the tiny animated details is the best way to experience Bungie’s tremendous achievements, but these panorama images stitched together from in-game screenshots are a good second. Click to see them fullsize. Redditor CenturyEagle made […]

  • Star Wars Disney Infinity re-release on the cards – rumour

    Star Wars is a no-brainer for Disney Infinity, and at long last it looks like it’s happening. A Star Wars re-release called Disney Infinity 3.0 has reportedly leaked from German retailers. We have to lable this one a rumour as we haven’t seen the original source, but the story was originally reported by DisKingdom, which […]

  • Award-winning mobile indie Monument Valley out now on Windows Phone

    Windows Phone’s game selection can be a bit restrictive, but has expanded delightfully today: Monument Valley is now available. Monument Valley is one of those gorgeous, mind-bending puzzlers the indie scene produces on the regular, winning awards and consuming everyone’s lives for weeks on end. Developed by Ustwo Games, with beautiful, understated art from Ken […]

  • Old-school EverQuest servers safe from legal troubles thanks to Daybreak agreement

    EverQuest rights holder Daybreak Game Company given its blessing to the wonderful Project 1999. EverQuest: Project 1999 is one of those lovely ideas that it are all too often crushed by the realities of the games industry. An entirely fan-managed affair, it provides an emulated version of the classic EverQuest experience, which is no longer […]

  • Free Dragon Age short stories fill us in on Corypheus’s followers

    Dragon Age: Inquisition developer BioWare invites you to learn more about the lore and characters that make up its beautiful role-playing setting. Dragon Age is set in Thedas, a world still only partially revealed by the three core games to date. BioWare puts a heck of a lot of work into its worldbuilding, employing a […]

  • Remember that gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo? It now utilizes DirectX 12

    Remember the gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo Square Enix showed off three years ago? The firm showed it again at Microsoft’s Build Conference, this time utilizing DirectX 12. The Witch Chapter 0 [cry] real-time tech demo was created from research Square conducted using real-time CG technology and DX12 in collaboration with Microsoft and Nvidia. The […]

  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones sneaks onto GOG and Steam services

    Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones can now be purchased through GOG and Steam. On both services it will run you £12.99/€14.99/$14.99. Links here and here. The game features: Fully explorable ‘Metroidvania’ style overworld, laying siege to a diabolical cloning facility with varied and detailed environments. A variety of special equipment to unlock new […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Ascendance has arrived on PC, PlayStation consoles

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players on PC and PlayStation consoles can now download the Ascendance DLC. The second content pack contains the OHM weapon, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the second entry in the Exo Zombies saga, Infection. Four new maps are also included: Perplex, Site 244, Climate, and Chop Shop. Ascendance was […]

  • Latest Xbox 360 system update is live, now supports 2TB hard drives

    Xbox 360 now supports 2TB hard drives via the latest system update for the console. Support for the drives was announced earlier this month and has been available for preview members. “In addition we will also no longer reserve space in advance on your hard drive,” said the firm. “If you are using 16GB of […]

  • Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee launches tomorrow

    Playtonic Games has announced the Kickstarter campaign for its spiritual successor to the Banjo Kazooie series, Yooka-Laylee, will launch tomorrow. The title of the game was announced today along with the Kickstarter date. Formerly known as Project Ukulele, the 3D platformer is said to be “between the size of Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie,” and stars Yooka […]

  • Console version of Mistwalker’s Terra Battle is in development

    Now that Mistwalker’s Terra Battle has surpassed 2 million downloads on mobile, the developer is now working on a console version of the tactical RPG. As part of the original Download Starter campaign, the 2 million milestone means the company will begin development on Terra Battle’s console version with details to be announced at a […]

  • Prison break game The Escapists is heading to PlayStation 4 from May 29

    The Escapists, Mouldy Toof’s prison break game originally released as a timed console exclusive Xbox One, has a release date for PlayStation 4. For those unfamiliar with the title, which is also a PC release, it tasks players’ time management skills as they do a bit of digging and crafting, and other prison-type stuff as […]

  • Dead Island 2 delayed into 2016 to ensure series is “taken to the next level”

    Dead Island 2 has been delayed into 2016 by Yager in order to ensure the sequel “takes Dead Island to the next level.” According to a tweet from the developer, it set “big goal” for the game, and in order to deliver what fans expect, the team needs more time to reach development goals. “We […]

  • Project Cars: here’s a list of all available cars at launch

    Project Cars will contain many, many cars and if we are counting correctly, there will be 74 total at launch. The standard edition contains 65 total, and when factoring the free car as well as the Modified and Limited Edition cars packs, you can add an additional nine cars to the mix. Comb through the […]

  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2 will soon feature support for competitive matchmaking, which Valve says is a “high priority” project for it at the moment. According to a report from TeamFortress.tv, which visited Valve headquarters recently, Valve is looking into the possibility of 6v6 or 9v9 matches 9v9, a possible quick play option and it is also […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch fixes garage, Job crashes – full notes here

    Rockstar has pushed out a 353 MB patch for GTA 5 on PC The patch fixes a number of annoying bugs related to vehicles and garages, some deathmatch issues and purchase errors. It should also fix various freezing and crashing bugs, as well as a little issue with Steam. Time will tell if the patch […]

  • Fire Emblem If will come in White Kingdom and Black Kingdom versions with amiibo support

    We’ve finally got some juicy details on the next Fire Emblem game, but the most interesting aspect is that there will be two versions of the game. According to Siliconera, who translated an interview between Intelligent Systems and 4Gamer, there will a White Kingdom and a Black Kingdom version that offer different aspects of the […]

  • Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess heads west with “Golden Toilet” pre-order bonus

    Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess will debut on western PlayStation 4 systems this summer, Koei Tecmo has announced. It is also coming to PS3 and Vita. The game was produced by Keisuke Kikuchi of Fatal Frame fame and takes up where Deception 4: Blood Ties left off allowing players to relive Laegrinna’s pursuit to free […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario demo, Paper Mario, more

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo of Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, Paper Mario on Virtual Console, and amiibo Tap. The full update is below. eShop update amiibo Tap – free – Wii U Star Wars Pinball DLC – Wii U Paper Mario – Wii U […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC port handed off to Nixxes

    The PC port of the new Deus Ex has been handed over to Netherlands based studio, Nixxes software. After the initial reveal trailer at the beginning of April, we’ve only had a few morsels in the way of additional news. The most intriguing tidbit to date has got to be the fact that you’ll be […]

  • First-ever PC Gaming Show to take place at E3 2015 in June

    PC gaming will finally have its very own E3 press conference this year, thanks to PC Gamer and AMD. The PC Gaming Show will take place on June 16 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and it will be livestreamed on Twitch. PC Gamer said speakers at the presentation will include representatives from Blizzard, […]

  • Majora’s Mask light available now on Club Nintendo for 6000 stars

    Club Nintendo shuts up shop on September 30 and members are being encouraged to spend accumulated stars before then. And what better to spend them on, than this adorable Majora’s Mask light? If you’re a member based in Europe you can nab it for 6000 stars. If you’re in Australia or New Zealand, it’ll only […]

  • Unity support announced for HoloLens, will work with Windows universal apps

    Microsoft is partnering with game engine developers Unity in order to make HoloLens compatible with apps and games which use the cross-platform engine. The partnership was announced yesterday during its Build Developer Conference. Universal apps for Windows 10 systems will also be available on Xbox One later this year, suggesting possible HoloLens functionality with the […]

  • Splatoon Nintendo Direct airs Thursday, May 7

    A Nintendo Direct focused on Splatoon, the Wii U multiplayer title, on May 7. It will kick off at 7am PDT/10am EDT/3pm UK and it can be watched via the Nintendo Direct website. You can also have a look at the game through Nintendo’s Twitch channel. The last game-specific presentation took place last week and […]

  • GTA 5 PC: clean up the streets as a member of the San Andreas PD with this new mod

    Remember the awesome mods for GTA 4 and San Andreas that let you run amok online as a member of the po-po? Well, dust off your taser and load up your gun, because it’s coming to GTA 5. The new mod for GTA 5 is currently in alpha and can be downloaded at palmbeachgames.com. You […]

  • Indie shoot ‘em up Project Root comes to Xbox One, PS4 and PSVita

    Project Root is a self-proclaimed rejig of the shoot ‘em up genre that was released on PC last year, and it’s finally coming to consoles. Combining free-roaming elements with the usual business of shooting things, Project Root was released this week for Xbox One, PS4 and the PSVita.