Neowin News Feed for: News Posts by Sophia Wood https://www.neowin.net/ Neowin News Feed for: News Posts by Sophia Wood en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net A new Trailer for The Last of Us Part II is coming tomorrow https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-trailer-for-the-last-of-us-part-ii-is-coming-tomorrow/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/05/1588692095_last_of_us_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Naughty Dog announced that it will release a new trailer for The Last of Us Part II tomorrow, May 6, at 7am PT. The announcement was released through a teaser on Naughty Dog&#039;s Twitter account. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-trailer-for-the-last-of-us-part-ii-is-coming-tomorrow">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Tue, 05 May 2020 15:48:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-trailer-for-the-last-of-us-part-ii-is-coming-tomorrow The Pixels Podcast Episode #18 - Xbox Series X Games and Nintendo Direct canceled https://www.neowin.net/news/the-pixels-podcast-episode-18---xbox-series-x-games-and-nintendo-direct-canceled/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/05/1588605237_pixelspodcast_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>On the week&#039;s episode we&#039;re joined João Carrasqueira from Neowin. Your hosts discuss The Last of Us Part II spoilers, the upcoming Assassin&#039;s Creed game Valhalla, and the Super Mario Maker 2 update. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/the-pixels-podcast-episode-18---xbox-series-x-games-and-nintendo-direct-canceled">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Mon, 04 May 2020 12:52:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/the-pixels-podcast-episode-18---xbox-series-x-games-and-nintendo-direct-canceled Nintendo announces June 19 release for Burnout Paradise Remastered https://www.neowin.net/news/nintendo-announces-june-19-release-for-burnout-paradise-remastered/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/03/1585237403_bopr_1920x1080_screen2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Today, Nintendo of America announced Burnout Paradise Remastered will be released on June 19. The Switch version will give fans of the game a chance to play on the go for the first time. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/nintendo-announces-june-19-release-for-burnout-paradise-remastered">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Thu, 30 Apr 2020 15:12:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/nintendo-announces-june-19-release-for-burnout-paradise-remastered Epic now requires two-factor authorization to claim free games https://www.neowin.net/news/epic-now-requires-two-factor-authorization-to-claim-free-games/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/03/1585310932_epic_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Epic has announced that users will be periodically required to use two-factor authorization to be eligible for free games. As of now, it is expected to only be necessary until May 21. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/epic-now-requires-two-factor-authorization-to-claim-free-games">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Tue, 28 Apr 2020 22:08:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/epic-now-requires-two-factor-authorization-to-claim-free-games Deadly Premonitions 2: A Blessing in Disguise launches on July 10 https://www.neowin.net/news/deadly-premonitions-2-a-blessing-in-disguise-launches-on-july-10/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1588084343_deadly_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Deadly Premonitions 2: A Blessing in Disguise is expected to be released on July 10 worldwide. Exclusive to Nintendo Switch, the prices are set at $49.99 for both digital and physical copies. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/deadly-premonitions-2-a-blessing-in-disguise-launches-on-july-10">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Tue, 28 Apr 2020 14:42:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/deadly-premonitions-2-a-blessing-in-disguise-launches-on-july-10 Remote raids are now live in the Pokémon GO app https://www.neowin.net/news/remote-raids-are-now-live-in-the-pokmon-go-app/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1588018650_pokemon_go_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Starting today, remote raids are now live in Pokémon GO.  Trainers over level 5 can join any Raid Battle they see on the Nearby screen with a Remote Raid Pass, available in the in-game store. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/remote-raids-are-now-live-in-the-pokmon-go-app">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Mon, 27 Apr 2020 21:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/remote-raids-are-now-live-in-the-pokmon-go-app XCOM 2 can be played for free for a limited time https://www.neowin.net/news/xcom-2-can-be-played-for-free-for-a-limited-time/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1587678743_xcom2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>As part of 2K&#039;s Give Back Project, XCOM 2 is available for free for a limited time. The full game will be available until 11:59 PM PT April 29 on Xbox One and on Steam until 9:59 AM PT April 30. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/xcom-2-can-be-played-for-free-for-a-limited-time">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Thu, 23 Apr 2020 23:40:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/xcom-2-can-be-played-for-free-for-a-limited-time Users can now create their own watchlists using Google search https://www.neowin.net/news/users-can-now-create-their-own-watchlists-using-google-search/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1587624429_google_5_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google has added a new &quot;Watchlist&quot; button to its Google app. Users can now add movies under their streaming service subscriptions to their Watchlist to keep track of movies or TV shows. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/users-can-now-create-their-own-watchlists-using-google-search">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Thu, 23 Apr 2020 14:02:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/users-can-now-create-their-own-watchlists-using-google-search Xbox players can donate their reward points to 2 additional charities https://www.neowin.net/news/xbox-players-can-donate-their-reward-points-to-2-additional-charities/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1586807919_dashhome1pptoh_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Launching today in the US, Xbox players can now donate their Microsoft reward points to the United Nations Foundation and GlobalGiving in addition to the CDC. They will continue their 1:1 donations. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/xbox-players-can-donate-their-reward-points-to-2-additional-charities">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Wed, 22 Apr 2020 19:34:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/xbox-players-can-donate-their-reward-points-to-2-additional-charities Monstrum will be coming to consoles on May 22 https://www.neowin.net/news/monstrum-will-be-coming-to-consoles-on-may-22/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1587566854_mon_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Five years after its initial PC release, survival horror game Monstrum will be coming to Xbox One, the Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4. Digital copies will be available on May 22 <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/monstrum-will-be-coming-to-consoles-on-may-22">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Wed, 22 Apr 2020 15:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/monstrum-will-be-coming-to-consoles-on-may-22 Star Wars Episode 1: Racer has an official release date https://www.neowin.net/news/star-wars-episode-1-racer-has-an-official-release-date/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1587060704_race_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Following last month&#039;s announcement, Star Wars Episode 1: Racer is officially set to be released on May 12th to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Upgrades will include modernized controls. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/star-wars-episode-1-racer-has-an-official-release-date">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Thu, 16 Apr 2020 18:30:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/star-wars-episode-1-racer-has-an-official-release-date Instagram is supporting small businesses with new stickers https://www.neowin.net/news/instagram-is-supporting-small-businesses-with-new-stickers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/04/1523889894_instragrampromo2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Instagram has partnered with the restaurant ordering platform ChowNow to allow users to access gift cards, online food orders, and Facebook fundraisers through stickers on their app. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/instagram-is-supporting-small-businesses-with-new-stickers">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Wed, 15 Apr 2020 20:02:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/instagram-is-supporting-small-businesses-with-new-stickers Pokémon GO players can now join raids without leaving their homes https://www.neowin.net/news/pokmon-go-players-can-now-join-raids-without-leaving-their-homes/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/02/1487161724_pokemon_go_spring_update_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In their latest effort to keep players at home, Niantic announces Remote Raid Passes to allow Pokémon GO Trainers to join nearby raids without leaving the house during the pandemic. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/pokmon-go-players-can-now-join-raids-without-leaving-their-homes">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Wed, 15 Apr 2020 16:06:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pokmon-go-players-can-now-join-raids-without-leaving-their-homes The Dark Pictures' next game Little Hope released a new trailer https://www.neowin.net/news/the-dark-pictures-next-game-little-hope-released-a-new-trailer/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1586881716_little_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Dark Pictures released a new trailer Little Hope as well as a 2020 release date for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. Little Hope follows Man of Medan as the second game in their anthology. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/the-dark-pictures-next-game-little-hope-released-a-new-trailer">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Tue, 14 Apr 2020 19:30:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/the-dark-pictures-next-game-little-hope-released-a-new-trailer Bananas confirmed to be coming to Stardew Valley in the next update https://www.neowin.net/news/bananas-confirmed-to-be-coming-to-stardew-valley-in-the-next-update/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1586399342_ban_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The winner of Stardew Valley&#039;s recent fruit poll has been revealed. Banana trees will be included in the 1.5 update. However, predicted dates and update content remain unconfirmed. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/bananas-confirmed-to-be-coming-to-stardew-valley-in-the-next-update">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Thu, 09 Apr 2020 07:40:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/bananas-confirmed-to-be-coming-to-stardew-valley-in-the-next-update New Streets of Rage 4 trailer reveals retro characters, but still no release date https://www.neowin.net/news/new-streets-of-rage-4-trailer-reveals-retro-characters-but-still-no-release-date/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/08/1535386692_screen_shot_2018-08-27_at_9.02.01_am_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Streets of Rage 4 will have something to offer fans nostalgic for the older versions of the game series. The new trailer reveals unlockable characters, switchable soundtrack, and more. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/new-streets-of-rage-4-trailer-reveals-retro-characters-but-still-no-release-date">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/new-streets-of-rage-4-trailer-reveals-retro-characters-but-still-no-release-date Newly released Borderlands 3 mini game helps the scientific community https://www.neowin.net/news/newly-released-borderlands-3-mini-game-helps-the-scientific-community/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1586303535_borderlandssci_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Borderlands III has released a new mini game that will benefit the scientific community. By analyzing game play, scientists are able to train their AI models to identify similar DNA strains. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/newly-released-borderlands-3-mini-game-helps-the-scientific-community">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:56:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/newly-released-borderlands-3-mini-game-helps-the-scientific-community Microsoft offers parental support during pandemic https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-offers-parental-support-during-pandemic/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585909467_microsoft_5_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has offered benefits to those families trying to balance work with looking after their children at home during the coronavirus pandemic, including paid leave and flexible time off. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-offers-parental-support-during-pandemic">Read more...</a> Sophiaew@live.com (Sophia Wood) Tue, 07 Apr 2020 18:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-offers-parental-support-during-pandemic