Adam Bankhurst

Adam has been writing about and playing video games for as long as he can remember. He is an aficionado of all things Chipotle, Disney, and Hibachi related and is the founder of Extra Life Columbus. He truly believes there is nothing better than playing games and healing kids! His favorite games include Final Fantasy VII, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Mass Effect 2, and Super Mario World.

Switch and 3DS Nintendo Direct Arriving This Wednesday

Nintendo has just announced that another Nintendo Direct will be arriving in just two short days. On Wednesday, September 13th at 3pm PT/6 PM ET, a Nintendo Direct will arrive that will focus on the Switch and 3DS titles headed to us in the next few months. Possibly most exciting is that Nintendo’s website states we will be getting a “in-depth look at Super Mario Odyssey.” ItR...[Read More]

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Hits One Million Simultaneous Players

Just yesterday, we posted that PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTELGROUNDS, or PUBG, had just reached the 10 million units sold milestone, and today they are at it again. The news has just broke that there were over one million simultaneous Steam players battling it out for that sweet, sweet chicken dinner.

First Month Roadmap For Destiny 2 Reveals Raid Launch And Return Of Xur

Destiny 2 has been out for a couple days now and while Guardians around the world are working together to take down Dominus Ghaul and the Red Legion, Bungie has been busy planning what’s next and has recently released a month-in-advance overview of what us Guardians can look forward to in the coming days and weeks.

Destiny 2’s Live-Action Launch Trailer, New Legends Will Rise, Has Arrived

Activision, Bungie, 72andSunny, RSA Films, and Framestore have all combined to create a live-action trailer for the global launch of Destiny 2 happening next week. This two minute trailer, titled New Legends Will Rise, depicts Cayde-6 rallying three Guardians into battle to defend Earth against the invading Red Legion, the main conflict of Destiny 2 that we know of so far. This trailer was directe...[Read More]

Raikou, Entei, and Suicune Have Arrived In Pokémon GO

Niantic and The Pokémon Company have just revealed that, starting today, three more legendary Pokémon are out in the wild, just waiting to be battled and caught in Pokémon GO. Electric-type Raikou, Fire-type Entei, and Water-type Suicune will now appear in Raid Battles around the world for a limited time.

Sonic Forces Release Date And Physical Bonus Edition Announced

Sonic Forces, the next entry in this the long running franchise after the fantastic Sonic Mania, will be headed to North America and Europe on November 7th, 2017 for $39.99. In addition, Pre-orders are now open for the physical Bonus Edition, which include a Sonic Forces controller skin, four art cards, and the SEGA/Atlus DLC for in-game cosmetic items which will allow you to customize your own he...[Read More]

Shovel Knight: King of Cards Arriving In Early 2018

During Nintendo’s Nindies Summer Showcase earlier today, Yacht Club Games revealed the final campaign for 2014’s Shovel Knight, Shovel Knight: King of Cards. This new expansion will feature four new worlds and 30 courses and looks to tell the backstory of how King Knight, with his signature bash attack and spinning strike, ascended the throne. In addition, there will be a new mode that...[Read More]

Newest Trailer Confirms Steamworld Dig 2 Will Arrive This September

Among many other reveals, the Nintendo Nindies Showcase gave us a brand new trailer for SteamWorld Dig 2 and, most importantly, a release date. SteamWorld Dig 2 will be headed to the Nintendo Switch on September 21st for $19.99. A few days later, though not specified exactly, the game will be available on Steam and PlayStation 4. Developer Image & Form Games, on a post announcing more informat...[Read More]

Newest Middle-earth: Shadow Of War Video Reveals The Marauder Tribe

The newest Middle-earth: Shadow of War Video showcases the Marauder Tribe, which is a faction of Orcs who “specialize in pillaging and feasting on whatever they conquer, leaving only splinters and bones behind.” According to the video, which you can see below, The Marauder Tribe, above all else, value Grog, Guts, and Glory.

Harmonix Reveals Super Beat Sports For Nintendo Switch

Harmonix, the creator of Rock Band, announced that it will be bringing Super Beat Sports, a new collection of musical mini-games, to the Nintendo Switch. Described as a sports game “with a musical twist”, the game is actually modeled after the Apple TV game from 2015, also by Harmonix, called Beat Sports. The Switch version will include console-exclusive “content and features....[Read More]

Fire Emblem Heroes Choose Your Legends Broadcast Reveals Winners And Special Heroes

When Fire Emblem Heroes’ was gearing up for release earlier this year, an online poll was created by the developers to see which of the many Fire Emblem characters were the favorites, with a promise of special costumed versions of these winning heroes arriving in the future. Well, the future is now, and we finally know who won and what these special costumes look like.

Kobe Bryant And Kevin Garnett Joining NBA 2K18 As Guest Commentators

The commentary for NBA 2K18 just got a little more star-power as Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett are both joining 2K18 as guest commentators. This feature was introduced last year with Chris Webber, Steve Smith, Brent Barry, and Doris Burke, and this year brings two players that some may consider to be the best to ever play the game of basketball. Kobe and Kevin will independently join the main anal...[Read More]

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