Fallout 4 Breaks Records, GAMES Upsets some Fans, Nintendo Direct on Thursday, Video Game Museum Next Month

Fallout 4 Breaks Records, GAMES Upsets some Fans, Nintendo Direct on Thursday, Video Game Museum Next Month
November 10, 2015 TheHollidayInn
In Game Glance

Fallout 4 is a Record Breaking Game on Steam

Fallout 4 has definitely become more successful than its counterpart app, Fallout Shelter. The game has only just released and has already broke a record on steam for having the most concurrent players on Steam, counting up to 440,000 at its peak. This knocks previous title holder Grand Theft Auto 5 down to second place.

 

Fallout 4 sets new record for concurrent players on Steam

Retailer GAMES Has Upset Some Fallout 4 Fans

One of today’s most shared stories comes from some dissatisfied customers of UK retailer Game. The company had mistakenly cancelled pre-orders of the Pip-Boy edition of Fallout 5. GAME notified a large number of customers that there order was cancelled, stating that there was an error with Bank/Paypal cancellations. This is the second time something like this has happened with GAME (the first being Mario Maker pre-orders). As angry customers took to social media, GAME responded stating that they will fulfill the orders.

“We would ask that if you have not been able to replace your order by phone yet, don’t worry your order is still reserved and being held for you in our distribution centre. We want to assure you that we are working through your requests and will get to your order as soon as we possibly can to ensure you receive your Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition.”

Fallout 4 Fans Furious as Cancellation Farce Continues

Nintendo Will Host Direct This Thursday

Direct, is a Nintendo presentation that details the future of Nintendo’s consoles like Wii U and 3DS. Since the untimely death of president Satoru Iwata, Nintendo has not hosted one of these events. Today, Nintendo announced that the first event will be held this Thursday, November 12 at 2 p.m. Pacific / 5 p.m. Eastern on the Nintendo website or Twitch. Get ready for some exciting news from Nintendo.

 

Nintendo Announces First Direct Under New Leadership

The National Video Game Museum Opens Next Month

Next month, Frisco, Texas will house the Video Game History Meseum, previously a traveling exhibit.  The museum hosts over 100,000 games, consoles and artifacts from gaming history and has the sole mission of documenting the gaming experience. The exhibit features many arcade machines, a timeline of consoles, a 15-foot working Pong console and many other interesting game items. Be sure to check out the museum’s website for more details.

The National Video Game Museum Opens In Texas Next Month

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