The Cancer Support Community of Arizona provides an interesting article explaining how video gaming is helping to support the mental health of young adults undergoing cancer treatment. Studies report gaming to create discernible improvements in mood and depression levels along with carrying a host of other positive benefits.
Resident Evil 4’s modern remake is out and generating positive buzz across gaming media. Polygon investigates the history of the game, and the lasting impression it left on the gaming industry. The overwhelming successes of God of War, Dead Space, and The Last of Us owe much to the groundbreaking designs showcased in the game’s 2005 release.
Bungie and the Destiny 2 community have been mourning the loss of actor Lance Reddick, the voice of Commander Zavala in the Destiny franchise, since his passing earlier this month. Bungie has indicated, “For now, we will honor his presence through his performances yet to come in the game, and in the memories that will last us a lifetime.”
As development enters its final stages on the new entry in the Dragon Age franchise, Bioware is bringing in some familiar talent to help with production and polishing on Dragon Age: Dreadwolf. Former Bioware Executive Producer, Mark Darrah, is returning in a consulting role, while the development team for Mass Effect has also agreed to lend a hand.