Latest Video Game News

After denying rumors about a new console for months, Nintendo announced the Switch Lite, a smaller handheld console that although it looks like a Switch, cannot be docked to a TV. It will play all existing Switch games and comes out in September with a list price of $199.99.

Donkey Kong 3 and Wrecking Crew will be added to Nintendo Online in July, along with a new feature that will allow all games to be rewinded during game play to help you get through the tough bits.

Smash hit Cuphead will be getting a TV show on Netflix called The Cuphead Show. No release date as of yet.

Ready to play some Gears 5 ahead of it’s September launch? If you’ve pre-purchased or are a Game Pass member, then you can play the open multiplayer beta starting on the 19th of this month.

And finally, Game Pass is getting a “Play Later” feature, which lets you add games to a separate list so you can keep track of games that you, well, want to play later!

What Video Games We’re Playing

Adam: Beat Saber: Kyle’s Mom is a Big Fat B*$%#

Cliff: Outer Wilds, Spec Ops: The Line

Dylan: Don’t Starve, WoW, Mario Maker, DQB2 Demo, Enter the Gungeon


Vinny: With the announcement of the Cuphead Animated Netflix show coming, what other video game property would you like to see made into an Animated Show?

Josh: Being summer, what are your top summer release games of all time?

JoeColeslaw: Most controversial moment in video games that made an impact in your lives?

Eddie: We just past the half way mark for 2019. Are you happy with what we got in the last 6 months ? What will be the stand out game that will finish out the year ?

Operator Jack: Gday! Question for you guys this week. I you had to pick four characters from any video games for a dangerous mission who would you pick? My four would be John Mullins from Soldier of fortune, Glaz from rainbow 6 siege, Trevor from GTA v and JC Denton from Deus Ex.

Mansocks: What is your favorite metal band?

Cheap and Free Video Games

Game Pass:

  • Dead Rising 4
  • Shadow of War
  • Blazing Chrome
  • My Time at Portia
  • Unavowed
  • Undertale
  • Time Spinner
  • Lego City Undercover

Small Bites

  • Dr. Mario World first impressions

Every week the Byte Me Podcast dips into the games you should be playing! Featuring news and reviews for PC, console and mobile games, along with fun discussions about games from the classics to new releases. Perfect for casual gamers or for casual gamers that want to be a little more hardcore, join Byte Me and find your next favorite game!

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