Max Davidson

December 14, 2018

12-14-2018

The Game Awards 2018 

With over 26 million people streaming The Game Awards, the awards also has become an event with reveals.  Such reveals include Smash Bros Ultimate will gain Persona 5’s Protagonist, Mortal Kombat 11 announced, and …

December 7, 2018

What Reviewers Are Saying About the New Videogame Battlefield 5

One consistent theme for reviewers of Battlefield 5 was that the game was not quite ready for prime time.…

December 7, 2018

Fortnite Getting Creative Mode

Fortnite has a new free creative mode that lets players make, share, and play in their own islands.  Epic announced that creative mode will launch on December 13.…

December 7, 2018

The Game Awards 2018: All the Announcements and Trailers

This week’s Game Awards 2018 not only celebrated the best games released this year but was chalk full of news and exciting announcements.…

December 7, 2018

Epic Launches Digital Games Store with 88 Percent Revenue Going to Developers

Epic Games, developer of titles like Fortnite, the first Gears of War trilogy, and Unreal Tournament, has announced the creation of a new digital PC store that hopes to compete with Steam by offering an unprecedented 88% revenue split for …

December 7, 2018

12-07-2018

What Reviewers Are Saying About the New Videogame Battlefield 5

One consistent theme for reviewers of Battlefield 5 was that the game was not quite ready for prime time.  Particular problematic areas noted included a sometimes-buggy medical system and some …

November 30, 2018

Nintendo’s New Content Guidelines Make It Easier for YouTube Creators To Get Paid

Just ahead of Super Smash Brothers Ultimate launch, Nintendo is lifting some of its restrictions over how YouTube creators can monetize gameplay and livestream content with a new set of guidelines for creators announced on November 28th.…

November 30, 2018

Red Dead Online’s Early Hours Are Full of Violence, Beauty, and Annoying Griefers

During the earliest moments of Red Dead Online, the multiplayer spinoff of Red Dead Redemption 2, you could almost mistake it for a traditional single-player experience.…

November 30, 2018

Bethesda Game Studios Deceptive Trade Practices Investigation

Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Bethesda Game Studios for releasing a heavily-glitched game, Fallout 76, and refusing to issue refunds for PC purchasers of the game who found it to be unplayable because of its technical problems.…

November 30, 2018

ESA Supports Loot Boxes as FTC Begins Investigations

The Federal Trade Commission, an independent regulatory agency within the United States government, agreed to begin investigating the subject of whether video game loot boxes could be or should be classified as gambling…

November 30, 2018

11-30-2018

Nintendo’s New Content Guidelines Make It Easier for YouTube Creators To Get Paid

Just ahead of Super Smash Brothers Ultimate launch, Nintendo is lifting some of its restrictions over how YouTube creators can monetize gameplay and livestream content with a …

November 21, 2018

Fortnite’s $1 Million Winter Tournament is Open to Everyone 

On November 20th, developer Epic announced its “Winter Royale” competition, an open tournament with a $1 million prize pool that will start later this month.…

November 21, 2018

Overwatch Viewer is a Game Changer for Esports

In February 2019, Season 2 of the Overwatch League will be broadcast on ESPN and Disney, making the popular esport accessible to a wider audience.…

November 21, 2018

Battlefield V Released 

Battlefield V is complicated, sweeping, and enjoyable to play. Its narrative highlights World War II’s lesser known fronts, and its competitive multiplayer is fast-paced and action-focused.

November 21, 2018

Fallout 76 Review: “Just as Worn as the World it Depicts, Without Any of the Warmth”

Although there are glimmers of the old Fallout twinkle, like tongue-in-cheek quests about the old-world bureaucracy and genuinely moving backstories about the impact of automation on the working class, Fallout 76 lacks the heart and dynamism of previous installations in …

November 21, 2018

11-21-2018

Fortnite’s $1 Million Winter Tournament is Open to Everyone 

On November 20th, developer Epic announced its “Winter Royale” competition, an open tournament with a $1 million prize pool that will start later this month. It’s an expansion of …

November 16, 2018

11-16-2018

Fortnite’s Frantic Food Fight is Its Best Mode Yet 

On November 15, a new LTM team battle mode debut on Fortnite called food fight. Leveraging the game’s fiction and the dislike between …

November 16, 2018

Fortnite’s Frantic Food Fight is Its Best Mode Yet 

On November 15, a new LTM team battle mode debut on Fortnite called food fight. Leveraging the game’s fiction and the dislike between fast food chains Durr Burger and Pizza Pit, food fight is best described as war, frantic …

November 16, 2018

Valve Gives $20,000 to Guy who Found Exploit for Seemingly Limitless Free Steam Games 

A security researcher discovered a bug within Steam’s infrastructure that could’ve allowed the user access to generate many keys for any game.…

November 16, 2018

Ex-EA Design Boss, Patrick Soderlund, Starts New Studio with Nexon’s Backing 

Patrick Soderlund, the former chief design officer for Electronic Arts and former head of Battlefield studio DICE, has founded and is the chief executive of a new studio which has backing from Nexon. 

November 16, 2018

Sony Is Skipping E3 2019

Sony is skipping next year’s E3, ditching its traditional booth and press conference in a move that will have a significant negative impact on the video game industry’s annual trade show.…

November 9, 2018

Blizzcon’s Announcements Overshadowed by Diablo: Immortal Mobile Only Fan Backlash

The announcement of Diablo: Immortal disappointed fans who represent a primarily PC player base, love the lore, and enjoy the immersive experience of high-quality graphics.

November 9, 2018

Taiwanese Grandpa Shows the Best Way to Play Pokémon Go is with 11 Phones

A 70-year-old man in Taiwan has gone viral for playing Pokémon Go with 11 phones attached to his bicycle.

November 9, 2018

PUBG Now Free on Xbox with PS4 Version Rumored for Next Month

Microsoft has made Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) free to download and play.

November 9, 2018

Final Fantasy 15 DLC Canceled, Director Hajime Tabata Leaves

Three of the four planned episodes have been canceled.

November 9, 2018

2018-11-09

Blizzcon’s Announcements Overshadowed by Diablo: Immortal Mobile Only Fan Backlash

The announcement of Diablo: Immortal disappointed fans who represent a primarily PC player base, love the lore, and enjoy the immersive experience of high-quality graphics. Players also expressed concerns over

November 2, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 Players Find Cursed Road that Always Sets Horses on Fire

In Red Dead Redemption 2, there’s a specific patch of land that has invisible fire on it.…

November 2, 2018

BlizzCon Runs Nov 2nd-3rd

Highlights of BlizzCon include multiple video releases of Blizzard’s franchise games.…

November 2, 2018

Quick, the Fallout 76 Beta Currently has Two More Time Slots To Go

Bethesda has scheduled Nov 3 and 4th for B.E.T.A. (Break-It-Early Testing Application).  So far, reviews have been predominately positive.…

November 2, 2018

 No Man’s Sky Underwater Update Adds Sea Monsters and Submarines

“The Abyss”, released on Oct 29th, expands the game’s already vast but sometimes empty alien oceans, and also continues to flesh out No Man’s Sky’s growing horror elements.…

November 2, 2018

2018-11-02

Red Dead Redemption 2 Players Find Cursed Road that Always Sets Horses on Fire

In Red Dead Redemption 2, there’s a specific patch of land that has invisible fire on it. The AI characters have no idea it’s there, and …

October 26, 2018

eSports Sector Receives Major Investments: Nike Signs its First eSport Ambassador and Investments Made by Drake and Michael Jordan. 

For the first time ever, sportswear company Nike signed its first esports ambassador, a 21-year-old League of Legends star named Jian ‘Uzi’ Zihao.…

October 26, 2018

League of Legends Catches Cheaters by Making Bots Fight Each Other 

According to Riot, there are three primary types of cheaters In League of Legends: scripters, who automate actions; boosters, who acquire highly ranked accounts; and botters, who use programs to help them level up.…

October 26, 2018

Battlefield 5’s Battle Royale Mode Will Arrive at Least 4 months After the Game Launches 

Everybody’s coming to the battle royale party, but it looks Battlefield 5 will arrive fashionably late. An update on the game’s official website detailing the first three “chapters” of the Tides of War campaign has confirmed that Firestorm mode, …

October 26, 2018

Epic Would Really Like You to Stop Calling the New Fortnite Monsters ‘Zombies’ 

They look like zombies but are officially known as “Cube Monsters”.…

October 26, 2018

2018-10-26

eSports Sector Receives Major Investments: Nike Signs its First eSport Ambassador and Investments Made by Drake and Michael Jordan 

For the first time ever, sportswear company Nike signed its first esports ambassador, a 21-year-old League of …

October 19, 2018

Grand Theft Auto And Red Dead Redemption Developer Joins Microsoft’s Newest Studio

On Microsoft’s E3 stage, the gaming giant announced the founding of a new internal first-party studio called The Initiative, which was created to make prestige games for Microsoft’s platforms.…

October 19, 2018

The Best Horror Video Games to Play on Halloween

The horror genre is incredibly varied. Slashers, psychological thrillers and creature features all have their own clichés and tropes.…

October 19, 2018

2018-10-19

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Focuses on Multiplayer Action

Black Ops 4 ditched the single player campaign that has been a hallmark of the series. Instead, the game focuses entirely on multiplayer action, including a mode called “Blackout,” which …

October 19, 2018

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Focuses on Multiplayer Action

Black Ops 4 ditched the single player campaign that has been a hallmark of the series…

October 19, 2018

The Only Way to Get This Video Game Achievement Is to Not Play It for 5 Years

A special achievement in ‘The Stanley Parable’ has lain dormant for five years, just waiting for players to finally earn it.…

October 12, 2018

2018-10-12

Why Bullet Penetration is Important in Battlefield 5

“Destruction – big and small – is a Battlefield specialty,” says DICE; “and this goes for cover, too, be it wooden doors, concrete walls, fences, vegetation, or the new Fortifications. But how …

October 12, 2018

Why Bullet Penetration is Important in Battlefield 5

“Destruction – big and small – is a Battlefield specialty,” says DICE; “and this goes for cover, too, be it wooden doors, concrete walls, fences, vegetation, or the new Fortifications.…

October 12, 2018

Fortnite’s Skull Trooper Mania Shows how Epic Makes Big Money Selling Skins

Over the last year, Fortnite players have built mythologies around its skins, with each costume implying something specific about its owner. 

October 12, 2018

Halloween 2018’s Best In-Game Updates and Events

Many announcements and video trailers outline the upcoming Halloween festivities.  Dauntless’s The Dark Harvest Returns is returning to Ramsgate.…

October 12, 2018

Black Ops 4’s day-one Patch is 50 GB

With the news that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s disc wouldn’t function without a day-one update, gamers took note that a 50 GB download would be required.…

October 5, 2018

Harry Potter RPG Footage Apparently Leaks Online

Video footage of an unannounced game set in the Harry Potter universe has leaked online.

October 5, 2018

2018-10-05

Blizzard Co-founder Mike Morhaime Stepping Down After 27 Years

Mike Morhaime, co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment and the studio’s longtime president, has stepped down from his position effective immediately. While Morhaime will stay on as a strategic adviser, World of Warcraft …

October 5, 2018

Minecraft is Getting a Dungeon-crawling Spinoff Next Year

Developer Mojang revealed a new dungeon-crawler set in the blocky universe.…

October 5, 2018

Blizzard Co-founder Mike Morhaime Stepping Down After 27 Years

Mike Morhaime, co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment and the studio’s longtime president, has stepped down from his position effective immediately.

October 5, 2018

Bungie Files Trademark For New Project

Let the speculation begin. Bungie has filed a trademark for something called “Matter.”…

September 28, 2018

2018-9-28

Fortnight Cross-play on PS4 ushers in a new era of the console wars

Console players everywhere are celebrating the news that Sony will soon allow players to link up with people on Xbox, Switch, and mobile platforms.
This functionality has …

September 21, 2018

Fortnite had Over 78 Million Players in August, its Biggest Month Yet

With Fortnite Season 6 and the one-year anniversary of Battle Royale coming up next week, Fortnite just had its biggest month to-date.…

September 21, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2’s Online Mode is Coming in November

Red Dead Redemption 2 is scheduled to be released next month and will feature a robust single-player mode.…

September 21, 2018

Halo Infinite Will Not Have Paid Loot Boxes

Halo Infinite is likely to have microtransactions, but don’t expect it to feature paid-for loot boxes. …

September 21, 2018

YouTube Launches New Gaming Hub to Promote Creators Better than Failed App Did

Gaming is one of the most popular video categories on YouTube, which can make discovering certain games or creators slightly more difficult.…

September 21, 2018

2018-9-21

Red Dead Redemption 2’s Online Mode is Coming in November

Red Dead Redemption 2 is scheduled to be released next month and will feature a robust single-player mode. However, until this week little was known about when the much-anticipated online

September 14, 2018

The Nintendo Switch Online Service is Launching on September 18th

Users will be able to download a seven-day trial from the Switch store before committing to a subscription.…

September 14, 2018

Free Kingdom Hearts VR Experience Coming to PS VR This Holiday

Square Enix and Disney have announced Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience for PlayStation VR! Kingdom Hearts fans can relive some of their favorite memories from the storied franchise with this immersive experience.…

September 14, 2018

Epic Games Announce the Fall Skirmish, 6 Weeks of Competitive Fortnite

Epic Games is wasting no time gearing up for the next competition on Fortnight.…

September 14, 2018

European Parliament Passes Controversial Copyright Bill that Could Drastically Impact the Internet

As large platforms, such as YouTube, implement more stringently filters for content, gamers who watch and produce videos may be affected.…

September 14, 2018

2018-9-14

The Nintendo Switch Online Service is Launching on September 18th

Nintendo’s new Switch online service is launching on September 18th.  Users will be able to download a seven-day trial from the Switch store before committing to a …

September 7, 2018

2018-9-07

Spider-Man on PS4 Remixes Comic Book Lore for a Fresh Superhero Story

This week Marvel released Spider-Man on the PlayStation 4.  Reviews have been generally positive with a Metacritic Metascore of 87 and a User Score of 8.4.  Developer Insomniac …

September 7, 2018

Spider-Man on PS4 Remixes Comic Book Lore for a Fresh Superhero Story

This week Marvel released Spider-Man on the PlayStation 4.…

September 7, 2018

Civilization VI is Coming to the Nintendo Switch

2K has announced that Civilization VI is coming to the Nintendo Switch console and is due to launch on November 16th of this year.…

September 7, 2018

Eve Online Developer to be Acquired by Creators of Black Desert Online

CCP Games, creators of the famously complex spacefaring game Eve Online, will soon be acquired by Pearl Abyss.…

September 7, 2018

Xbox One’s Cortana Has a New Virtual Friend

Microsoft has announced Xbox Skill, which lets you control your Xbox One console with voice commands through other devices.…

August 31, 2018

Active Shooter at Madden Tournament Killed Two Gamers and Himself in Florida

A competitor in a Madden NFL 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, opened fire during the event on Sunday afternoon, killing two people before taking his own life.…

August 31, 2018

Nintendo’s New Mobile RPG is Coming to the US and Japan Next Month

Dragalia Lost, a mobile action RPG from Nintendo and in collaboration with Cygames, will be released on September 27th in Japan, Hong Kong, Macau as well as the U.S. and Taiwan.…

August 31, 2018

Destiny 2: Forsaken

Bungie revealed a new ViDoc and the planned roadmap of DLC content that will come to Destiny 2 after Forsaken has arrived.…

August 31, 2018

Airports Open Virtual-Reality Lounges to Occupy Delayed Travelers

Delayed airline travelers are now getting the opportunity to pass the time playing video games in new on-premise gaming lounges at U.S. airports.…

August 31, 2018

2018-8-31

Active Shooter at Madden Tournament Killed Two Gamers and Himself in Florida

A competitor in a Madden NFL 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, opened fire during the event on Sunday afternoon, killing two people before taking his own life.  In …

August 24, 2018

The Largest Purse Prize in Esports

The prize pool for Dota 2’s International tournament has surpassed last year’s $24.7 million pool, remaining the largest pool prize in esports.…

August 24, 2018

Gamescom 2018 Underway in Cologne, Germany

Hundreds of thousands of attendees join leading gaming company exhibitors including Microsoft, Bethesda Softworks, Epic Games, Blizzard Entertainment and Electronic Arts.…

August 24, 2018

PC Release Boosts Monster Hunter World Past 10 Million Units Shipped

With the release of a new version on PC in early August, Monster Hunter World has now shipped more than 10 million units.…

August 24, 2018

2018-08-24

The Largest Purse Prize in Esports

 The prize pool for Dota 2’s International tournament has surpassed last year’s $24.7 million pool, remaining the largest pool prize in esports.  This is the sixth year in a row that Dota 2’s community …

August 17, 2018

Notable YouTube Videos

Battlefield 5’s official Gamescom’s trailer dropped yesterday on YouTube and passed the one million view mark on day one.…

August 17, 2018

Discord Subscription Service Nitro Will Start Selling Games

Nitro subscribers will also get a free library of games with their subscription, including First on Discord games that are temporarily exclusive to Discord, typically for 90 days.…

August 17, 2018

EA Chief Design Officer, Patrick Söderlund To Depart after Two Decades

Patrick Söderlund will leave the publisher later this year to pursue ventures elsewhere.…

August 17, 2018

8/17/2018

Diablo 3 is Officially Coming to Nintendo Switch

Breaking a 15 year hiatus from releasing games on a Nintendo console, Blizzard Entertainment officially confirmed today that Diablo 3: Eternal Collection is coming to the Switch Nintendo console later this year. …

August 17, 2018

Diablo 3 is Officially Coming to Nintendo Switch

Breaking a 15 year hiatus from releasing games on a Nintendo console, Blizzard Entertainment officially confirmed today that Diablo 3: Eternal Collection is coming to the Switch Nintendo console later this year.…

August 10, 2018

5 Highlights of the New FIX PUBG Initiative

PUBG is getting a major overhaul to help reinvigorate the game.  Bugs, performance problems, and quality-of-life issues have been limiting PUBG’s true potential.…

August 10, 2018

Nintendo Direct: Super Smash Bros for Switch Details Revealed and Everything Else You Need To Know

Nintendo has revealed new details about Super Smash Bros for Switch.…

August 10, 2018

Full Quakecon 2018 Schedule: Doom Eternal, Fallout 76, And More

QuakeCon 2018 takes place August 9-12.…

August 10, 2018

8/10/2018

5 Highlights of the New FIX PUBG Initiative

PUBG is getting a major overhaul to help reinvigorate the game.  Bugs, performance problems, and quality-of-life issues have been limiting PUBG’s true potential.  The initiative targeted five major categories for improvement:  Fewer …

August 10, 2018

The Fallout 76 beta Contains the Full Game and no NDA

Since the beta won’t be under a non-disclosure agreement, participants (anyone who pre-orders Fallout 76 to gain access) can share screens and videos of bugs and glitches during the “Break it Early Test Application.”…

August 3, 2018

The Latest Battle of Azeroth Short Angered Fans

A new Warbringers video shows the long-awaited Burning of Teldrassil, and some members of the community don’t like the direction the game seems to be taking…

August 3, 2018

Google’s Console Division Hired PlayStation VR Maker Richard Marks

Google’s games console division hired virtual reality leader Richard Marks, whose previous work includes nineteen years at Sony including designing PlayStation VR’s hardware.…

August 3, 2018

Ubisoft Clamps Down on Rainbow Six Siege Cheaters

Last week Ubisoft took action and placed nearly 1300 players on probation for the use of various hacks which enable all kinds of cheating, from XP boosting to allowing bombs to be defused from any location on the map.…

August 3, 2018

$1 Million Dollars Awarded to First Overwatch League Champions

The London Spitfire became the first ever Overwatch League champions by dominating the Philadelphia Fusion last Friday and Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brookly.…

August 3, 2018

8/03/2018

$1 Million Dollars Awarded to First Overwatch League Champions

The London Spitfire became the first ever Overwatch League champions by dominating the Philadelphia Fusion last Friday and Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.  In addition to the championship trophy, …

July 27, 2018

Overwatch Free Weekend

Between July 26-30, anyone with a Blizzard account (or a newly created account) will be able to download and play Overwatch on PC for free. PS4 and Xbox One owners are not included.…

July 27, 2018

Nintendo’s Stance on ROM Versions Creates Controversy 

Nintendo filed lawsuits against two popular ROM websites while selling a game on their official Nintendo website that matches a version Nintendo deemed illegal.…

July 27, 2018

7/27/2018

Record Number of Valve Accounts Banned

 Last week the Valve Anti-Cheat System banned nearly 100,000 accounts on Steam.  A record setting number.

It is unclear what spurred this high level of enforcement action, but there is speculation that a revolt …

July 27, 2018

Record Number of Valve Accounts Banned

Last week the Valve Anti-Cheat System banned nearly 100,000 accounts on Steam. A record setting number.…

July 27, 2018

Microsoft is Making a Streaming Machine at a Much Lower Price than Xbox

Microsoft’s Xbox team intends to invest in the streaming-only future of interactive entertainment, according to a report from Thurrot.…

July 20, 2018

Blizzard Releases Hotfixes for Troublesome WoW Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.0

Blizzard has released several hotfixes for the World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth patch 8.0 that was released earlier this week.…

July 20, 2018

Xbox Ultimate Game Sales

Xbox is following the Amazon Prime Day sale with its own sales event.…

July 20, 2018

Epic Unreal Marketplace Passes on More Money to Creators

Epic is passing along more marketplace sales to Unreal Engine developers.…

July 20, 2018

High Volume of Games on Switch eShop

With an anticipated volume of 20-30 new games being released each week, there is a growing sense that the Switch eShop is oversaturated.…

July 20, 2018

07/20/2018

Blizzard Releases Hotfixes for Troublesome WoW Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.0

Blizzard has released several hotfixes for the World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth patch 8.0 that was released earlier this week.  The 8.0 pre-patch for World of Warcraft was …

July 13, 2018

This Week’s Odds and Ends

Yesterday saw the release of Fortnite Season 5 followed by a crash of their servers due to the huge response.…

July 13, 2018

Google to Enter Gaming Market?

There is interesting speculation by Market Realist and industry site Kotaku that Google may enter the estimated $41 billion Gaming market.…

July 13, 2018

Amazon’s Twitch Platform Gives Away Games During Prime Day Sale Event

As part of Amazon’s Prime Day Sale Event in mid-July, Twitch is giving away games.   More than fifteen titles are free to download.  To incentivize users to repeatedly return to the site, Twitch is releasing games over rolling times periods …

July 13, 2018

Pokémon: Game Release, Plush Toys and Controllers

Nintendo released a trailer for Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! well ahead of the the November 16th release date.  While fans will not be able to purchase the game for more than 3 months, just …

July 13, 2018

7/13/2018

Pokémon: Game Release, Plush Toys and Controllers

Nintendo released a trailer for Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! well ahead of the the November 16th release date.  While fans will not be able to purchase the …

July 6, 2018

7/6/2018

Xbox One Fast Start July Update

The Xbox One system July update cuts the wait time in half by enabling players to start playing once essential files have been downloaded and less essential files required for the full game download …

June 29, 2018

6/29/2018

Overwatch Introduced the Endorsement System

Blizzard’s latest Overwatch patch, released June 26th, introduced an Endorsement system that enables players to acknowledge other players for having a positive impact on their gaming experience.  The Endorsement system is user generated feedback …

June 29, 2018

Sony: No Fortnite Crossplay – Maybe

In an update to our previously reported story regarding the lack of crossplay on other consoles for Fortnite players with profiles created on PS4, it appears that Sony may revisit that policy.   A high level company representative reported they heard

June 29, 2018

E3 Roundup: Investor Mojo

Gamers were not the only audience keenly focused on the announcements and highlights from last week’s E3.  Among the millions paying attention to the event were stock investors who took note of the activities and rewarded several stocks of …

June 29, 2018

Australia’s Investigations May Lead to the Regulation of Loot Boxes

The Parliament of Australia’s website expressed concern that loot boxes are a way of prying more money off of their players.   Australia’s Senate passed a motion to investigate the use of loot boxes in videogames. The Environment and Communications References …

June 29, 2018

Overwatch Introduced the Endorsement System

Blizzard’s latest Overwatch patch, released June 26th, introduced an Endorsement system that enables players to acknowledge other players for having a positive impact on their gaming experience.  The Endorsement system is user generated feedback to reflect teammates who are …

June 22, 2018

6/22/2018

Burnout Developer Announces Two New Games

Three Fields Entertainment, led by two former Criterion founders, announced two new racing games. The first is a sequel, Danger Zone 2, arriving in July. Set on freeways across the world, players will race …

June 22, 2018

Burnout Developer Announces Two New Games

Three Fields Entertainment, led by two former Criterion founders, announced two new racing games.…

June 22, 2018

Bethesda Sues WB Over Fallout Shelter Knock-Off

Bethesda has filed suit against Warner Bros. and Behavior Interactive due to similarities between Bethesda’s Fallout Shelter and WB’s Westworld game, both designed by Behavior Interactive.…

June 22, 2018

Minecraft Cross-play Comes to the Switch

This week the Better Together update arrived on Switch, allowing players on Switch to play Minecraft with players on Xbox, PC, and Mobile devices.…

June 22, 2018

No VR on XBox

Mike Nichols, Minecraft’s chief marketing officer of gaming, announced that they have no plans to bring VR to Xbox.…

June 15, 2018

E3 Roundup

There is so much news from E3 it is hard to talk about it all.…

June 15, 2018

Netflix to be Latest Minecraft Platform

Netflix announced this week that it’s next foray into gaming will be with Minecraft: Story Mode by Telltale Games.…

June 15, 2018

Sony: No Fortnite Crossplay

Fortnite is the latest crossplay title for consoles, joining Minecraft and Rocket League, so long as those consoles are Switch and Xbox.…

June 15, 2018

6/15/2108

Netflix announced this week that it’s next foray into gaming will be with Minecraft: Story Mode by Telltale Games. Minecraft experimented with “choose your own adventure” style gaming earlier this year with a game
June 15, 2018

Microsoft Studios Grows by Five

Lots of news from E3, but the top story from the conference has to be Xbox’s acquisition of five new gaming studios.10…

June 8, 2018

Overwatch to Add Looking For Group Functionality

Overwatch will soon allow players to queue up based on role, Blizzard announced this week.…

June 8, 2018

Valve Declares Hands Off Policy

Developer and publisher Valve announced this week their latest policy for content curation in the wake of a game about school shootings being released on  their platform.…

June 8, 2018

Facebook Launching Initiative Aimed At New Streamers

Facebook’s latest gaming initiative, Level Up, is designed to help game streamers new to their platform.…

June 8, 2018

Game to Offer Blockchain Currency Rewards

Dungeon Defender 2 will be the first game to offer player rewards based upon Blockchain, developer Trendy Entertainment announced this week.…

June 8, 2018

6/8/2018

Developer and publisher Valve announced this week their latest policy for content curation in the wake of a game about school shootings being released on  their platform. The content sales and delivery platform announced they
June 1, 2018

PlayerUnknown’s Battleground Sues Fortnite

PUBG Corp has filed suit against Epic Studios’ Fortnite for copyright infringement, court documents reveal.…

June 1, 2018

6/1/2018

Roblox is following in Minecraft’s shoes and launching it’s own Education initiative, the company released this week. Roblox is one of the many simple graphics crafting games released in the wake of Minecraft’s success, catering heavily
June 1, 2018

Announcement  Roundup: Fallout 76, Assassins Creed Odyssey, and Fortnite: Switch

Big announcements and leaks in the lead-up to E3 landed this week.…

June 1, 2018

Roblox Launching Education Initiative

Roblox is following in Minecraft’s shoes and launching it’s own Education initiative, the company released this week.…

June 1, 2018

Pokemon Title Announced for the Switch

Pokemon is heading to the Switch, with some help from Pokemon Go.…

May 25, 2018

Runescape Shuts Down

Runescape Classic, many gamers’ first MMORPG, is finally shutting down.…

May 25, 2018

Resident Evil 7 Steaming to Switch

In an interesting move, the latest Resident Evil game, Resident Evil 7, will be getting a switch release through streaming only.…

May 25, 2018

Ubisoft Personal Gaming Assistant App Released in US

Ubisoft has released its personal gaming assistant, Sam, in beta in the US.…

May 25, 2018

Battlefield 5 Returns to WWII

In a move sure to excite longtime fans of the series, Battlefield 5 will return to the franchise’s roots, with DICE’s latest entry returning to WWII to relive the glory days of the franchise.…

May 25, 2018

5/25/2018

Battlefield 5 Returns to WWII

In a move sure to excite longtime fans of the series, Battlefield 5 will return to the franchise’s roots, with DICE’s latest entry returning to WWII to relive the glory days of the franchise. Details …

May 18, 2018

Rainbow Six Seige Details Operation Para Bellum

Details emerge surrounding the next big update for R6, Operation Para Bellum.…

May 18, 2018

Xbox Adaptive Controller Released, Sets New Standard for Accessibility

Microsoft has released information on their Adaptive Controller, specially designed for those with physical impairments.…

May 18, 2018

Sea of Thieves’ Hungering Deep Update Trailer Released

The first content update for Microsoft’s Sea of Thieves is coming May 29th, and titled The Hungering Deep.…

May 18, 2018

Black Ops 4 Details Emerge

The big news this week surrounds Call of Duty: Back Ops 4, the latest in Treyarch’s series for publisher Activision.…

May 18, 2018

5/18/2018

Black Ops 4 Details Emerge

The big news this week surrounds Call of Duty: Back Ops 4, the latest in Treyarch’s series for publisher Activision. Previously there have been rumors that Black Ops 4 would not have a single-layer mode …

May 11, 2018

Infinity Gauntlet Mode Brings Thanos To Fortnite

The biggest gaming news this week has been Thanos’ addition to Fortnite.…

May 11, 2018

5/11/2018

Infinity Gauntlet Mode Brings Thanos To Fortnite

The biggest gaming news this week has been Thanos’ addition to Fortnite. Epic Games’  already popular free to play battle royal game teamed up with Marvel Studios to bring Thanos, villain of Avengers: …

May 11, 2018

Steam to Allow Streaming To Mobile

Valve announced this week that Steam will soon support streaming of games to mobile devices.…

May 11, 2018

DOTA 2 To Add Battle Royal Mode

Valve is set to add a new game mode to its popular MOBA title DOTA 2 soon.…

May 11, 2018

Switch To Get Cloud Saves, Online Play With Classic NES Titles

Nintendo has announced Nintendo Switch Online services, launching this September.…

May 4, 2018

Update Aquatic the Last for Legacy Consoles

Minecraft has announced that Update Aquatic, the next update to Minecraft, will be the last update for last-gen systems, including Wii U, PS3, and Xbox 360.…

May 4, 2018

May the 4th be with GOG

As part of their comprehensive Star Wars sale, video game distributor GOG has released a port of Star Wars Episode 1: Racer for Windows 7,8, and 10.…

May 4, 2018

5/30/2018

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Patch Now in Beta

ConcernedApe, developer of the indie hit Stardew Valley has released a public beta of the long-awaited multiplayer patch for said game. The multiplayer patch, patch 1.3, has been anxiously awaited by fans for …

May 4, 2018

PUBG Pauses Item Trading

Upon finding third-party sites selling virtual items for real money, utilizing PUBG’s personal trading feature, PUBG Corp. decided to turn off personal trading entirely while they search for a solution.…

May 4, 2018

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Patch Now in Beta

ConcernedApe, developer of the indie hit Stardew Valley has released a public beta of the long-awaited multiplayer patch for said game.…

April 27, 2018

Dragalia Lost, New IP From Nintendo, Announced for Mobile Release

Nintendo is partnering with Cygames to develop a new role-playing game, Dragalia Lost, for the mobile platform.…

April 27, 2018

Belgium Declares Loot Boxes Illegal

The Belgium Gaming Commission determined that FIFA 18, Overwatch, and CS: GO lootboxes are subject to Belgian gaming law, which outlaws such games of chance.…

April 27, 2018

Fan Unrest at New Harry Potter Mobile Title’s Monetization Scheme

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery released early this week, and so far fans are feeling frustrated at the game’s microtransactions.…

April 27, 2018

Unauthorized Halo Mod Told To ‘Pause’ By Microsoft

Developers of a fan-made mod for the unreleased Halo Online game were contacted by Microsoft and asked to ‘pause’ in their development this week.…

April 27, 2018

4/27/2018

Unauthorized Halo Mod Told To ‘Pause’ By Microsoft

Developers of a fan-made mod for the unreleased Halo Online game were contacted by Microsoft and asked to ‘pause’ in their development this week. The mod, ElDewrito, allowed players to play the …

April 20, 2018

Alexa to Help Players with COD: WWII

This week Activision rolled out a Beta of an Alexa skill that will help players with Call of Duty: WWII.…

April 20, 2018

Rumors say Black Ops IIII Will Have No Single-Player Mode

If you believe the rumors, Black Ops IIII will have no campaign mode, the first in its series to launch with only Multiplayer.…

April 20, 2018

Dutch Gaming Authority Cracks Down on Lootboxes

The Dutch Gaming Authority, the Dutch organization responsible for regulating games of chance, performed a 10-game lootbox study.…

April 20, 2018

eSports Competition Comes to High School

Soon, high school students will be able to represent their schools in MOBA, fighting, and sports video games.…

April 20, 2018

4/20/2018

Alexa to Help Players with COD: WWII

This week Activision rolled out a Beta of an Alexa skill that will help players with Call of Duty: WWII. The skill uses machine learning and natural language processing to analyze a player’s …

April 13, 2018

Boss Key Productions Announces Battle Royale Game Radical Heights

Boss Key, who recently announced they were stopping development on LawBreakers, announced and released their latest game, an entry into the competitive Battle Royale market.…

April 13, 2018

Popular Game Monitor Steam Spy to Shut Down

Steam Spy, a website which used Steam API to track game ownership and usage statistics, has announced it will no longer update.…

April 13, 2018

PUBG Newest Event: War

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has released their newest event mode, a 10 v. 10 v. 10 deathmatch mode named War.…

April 13, 2018

Dogfights Come To COD: WWII

The War Machine, the second DLC pack for COD: WWII, released this week on PS4.…

April 13, 2018

4/13/2018

Boss Key Productions Announces Battle Royale Game Radical Heights
Boss Key, who recently announced they were stopping development on LawBreakers, announced and released their latest game, an entry into the competitive Battle Royale market. Named Radical Heights, the …

April 6, 2018

Spyro Reignited Trilogy Announced

The long-rumored Spyro Reignited Trilogy has finally been announced by Activision, to hit preorder on September 21st.…

April 6, 2018

Inaugural NBA 2K League Draft

On April 4th, 17 of the NBA’s 30 franchises participated in the NBA 2K League Draft.…

April 6, 2018

LawBreakers Support Pulled, Citing Lack Of Players

Boss Key Studios announced Thursday that they are cutting future support for their FPS title LawBreakers.…

April 6, 2018

New Overwatch Event ‘Retribution’ Announced For April 10-30

Overwatch announced its latest PvE event, titled Retribution, this week.…

April 6, 2018

4/6/2018

LawBreakers Support Pulled, Citing Lack Of Players

Boss Key Studios announced Thursday that they are cutting future support for their FPS title LawBreakers. LawBreakers was created by Cliff Bleszinski, creator of such titles as Jazz Jackrabbit, Unreal, and Gears of

March 30, 2018

Far Cry 5 Released This Week

Far Cry 5 from Ubisoft released on Tuesday this week to mostly positive reviews30, with the game praised for its story and beautiful landscapes.…

March 30, 2018

Minecraft and Ms. Pac Man Up For Hall Of Fame Status

On Tuesday The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY announced the candidates for the World Video Game Hall of Fame.…

March 30, 2018

Blizzard Announces Selection For Overwatch World Cup

Blizzard has announced its selection criteria for their Overwatch World Cup in 2018.…

March 30, 2018

Weapon Skins Come to PUBG

Following suit with games like CS:GO and Team Fortress 2, PUBG has introduced weapon skins as aesthetic customizations.…

March 30, 2018

3/30/2018

Blizzard Announces Selection For Overwatch World Cup

Blizzard has announced its selection criteria for their Overwatch World Cup in 2018. Countries will need to fall in the top 20 countries by average rating of their top 150 players to participate. …

March 23, 2018

PUBG Offers New Event Mode

PUBG is getting an “Event Move,” described as “a periodically changing preset Custom Game where [the developers] will be trying new things and experimenting with different game parameters.”…

March 23, 2018

3/23/18

Battlefront 2 Unlocks All Heroes, Adds Loot Crates

Star Wars Battlefront 2 made news last year when fans were upset by what they saw as unfair prices for microtransaction content, which resulted in Battlefront 2‘s publisher Electronic Arts (EA) …

March 23, 2018

Sea of Thieves Launches

Rare’s Sea of Thieves officially released this Tuesday on Xbox One and Windows.…

March 23, 2018

Battlefront 2 Unlocks All Heroes, Adds Loot Crates

Star Wars Battlefront 2 released a patch Tuesday to reintroduce loot crates and makes free all heroes currently available in the game.…

March 23, 2018

Game Developers Talk of Unionizing

Game Workers Unite met with game developers at this year’s Game Developers Conference to discuss the pros of Unionizing.…

March 16, 2018

Microsoft Forms New Cloud Gaming Division

Microsoft has announced the assembly of a new cloud gaming division, to be led by Kareem Choudry.…

March 16, 2018

Details Surface For Valve’s Newest Game: Artifact

Valve has released details on their newest game, Artifact, their first since DOTA 2 in 2013.…

March 16, 2018

Fortnite Battle Royale on Mobile

On Monday, Fortnite Battle Royale released an invite event on iOS.…

March 16, 2018

Hearthstone’s Newest Expansion Announced: The Witchwood

Blizzard announced the latest expansion to their popular digital CCG game, Hearthstone, titled The Witchwood, full of supernatural goodness.…

March 16, 2018

3/16/18

Fortnite Battle Royale on Mobile

On Monday, Fortnite Battle Royale released in an invite event on iOS. The Fortnite Team confirmed that Android would also get a mobile version in the coming months, including (opt-in) cross play between the PC, …

March 9, 2018

Black Ops 4 Confirmed

Rumors have been swirling for weeks, but on Thursday, Treyarch released the first official teaser for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

March 9, 2018

3/9/18

Far Cry 5 Arcade Announced

Developers at Ubisoft announced a new game-mode coming to Far Cry 5 earlier this week in the form of Arcade. In this mode, players will have access to solo/co-op adventures and PvP maps created by …

March 9, 2018

Rainbow Six Takes Aim at Hate Speech

This week, the developers of Rainbow Six Siege detailed early plans to deal with one of the game’s major problems, chat toxicity.…

March 9, 2018

Ubisoft Announces the Division 2

While it had long been rumored that teams at Ubisoft were working on The Division 2, it was made official today with the reveal of the game’s new logo.…

March 9, 2018

Far Cry 5 Arcade Announced

Developers at Ubisoft announced a new game-mode coming to Far Cry 5 earlier this week in the form of Arcade.…

March 2, 2018

Harry Potter Mobile Game Gets Gameplay Trailer

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery has received its first official gameplay trailer.…

March 2, 2018

3/2/18

Overwatch Details New Hero

Earlier this week, Overwatch announced the 27th hero to enter their roster in the form of the support/tank hybrid, Brigitte. Her kit focuses on melee attacks, healing allies, and a mix of stunning/knocking back enemies. For …

March 2, 2018

Battlefield V Rumored to Be WWII

The rumors that the Battlefield series will be returning to World War II gained some strength this week.…

March 2, 2018

Overwatch Details New Hero

Earlier this week, Overwatch announced the 27th hero to enter their roster in the form of the support/tank hybrid, Brigitte.…

March 2, 2018

Detroit Become Human Launches May 25th

Quantic Dream have announced the release date for their highly anticipated Detroit Become Human.

February 23, 2018

2/23/18

Free Update for Super Mario Odyssey

Super Mario Odyssey received an update earlier this week enabling the game’s new balloon-based modes. After downloading the update, Luigi will pop up in the game’s worlds with balloon stands where players can start …

February 23, 2018

Hunt Showdown Launches in Early Access

Crytek, the developers of the Crysis series have just launched their next game into early access.…

February 23, 2018

Fortnite v3.0.0 Patch Notes Released

Fortnite is about to launch its third season of play, and with it, a host of new cosmetic rewards, game upgrades, and even a new weapon are coming.…

February 23, 2018

Free Update for Super Mario Odyssey

Super Mario Odyssey received an update earlier this week enabling the game’s new balloon-based modes.…

February 23, 2018

Next Battlefield to Be Playable at EA Play

While there aren’t many rumors about the next entry in the Battlefield franchise, we do know that it is going to be playable at EA Play 2018.…

February 16, 2018

Mafia 3 Developer Hit by Layoffs

While it is unclear the scale of the layoffs, Hangar 13, developers of Mafia 3 laid off a “significant portion” of their staff Thursday.…

February 16, 2018

Spyro Remaster Trilogy Rumored 2018 Release 

While nothing has been officially confirmed, it has been rumored by multiple sources that a Spyro trilogy remaster will be making its way to PS4 later this year.…

February 16, 2018

Rainbow Six Siege Reveals New Operators

Ubisoft has released a short trailer showcasing the two operators coming in the game’s newest expansion, Operation Chimera.…

February 16, 2018

2/16/18

Rainbow Six Siege Reveals New Operators

Ubisoft has released a short trailer showcasing the two operators coming in the game’s newest expansion, Operation Chimera. The trailer does not reveal much about the operator’s abilities, other than they deal with chemical …

February 16, 2018

Sea of Thieves Running Scale Test

For Xbox Insiders and Sea of Thieves closed beta players, Rare is giving another chance to play the game this upcoming weekend to stress test their servers.…

February 9, 2018

Black Ops 4 Coming 2018

Multiple sources have confirmed that Treyarch is working on Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 for release in late 2018.…

February 9, 2018

Redeem Nintendo Coins for Purchases

Beginning in March, players will be able to spend Nintendo coins on their digital purchases.…

February 9, 2018

Kerbal Space Program Announces Expansion

Kerbal Space Program(KSP), the indie hit from Squad, announced its first expansion this week.…

February 9, 2018

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Come to Injustice

Later this month, Injustice 2 will be releasing its latest expansion pack, bringing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the game.…

February 9, 2018

2/9/18

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Come to Injustice

Later this month, Injustice 2 will be releasing its latest expansion pack, bringing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the game. Each of the turtles will be playable with their own unique move-set …

February 2, 2018

2/2/18

Red Dead Redemption Delayed to October

Rockstar’s next title, Red Dead Redemption 2, now has an official release date of October 26th, 2018. This is a delay from the initially expected Spring 2018 release date. Rockstar apologized to fans …

February 2, 2018

Mario Kart Tour Announced

During a financial results briefing earlier this week, Nintendo announced Mario Kart Tour will be released before the end of the next fiscal year.…

February 2, 2018

Microsoft Acquires Playfab

Earlier this week, Microsoft acquired Playfab, a startup aimed at making the mobile game development process quicker and easier.…

February 2, 2018

Red Dead Redemption Delayed to October

Rockstar’s next title, Red Dead Redemption 2, now has an official release date of October 26th, 2018.…

February 2, 2018

Rainbow Six Siege Outbreak Event Detailed

Ubisoft has pulled the curtain off of Rainbow Six: Siege’s  first event of their year 3 content in the form of a new mode, Outbreak.…

February 1, 2018

Anthem Delayed

BioWare’s new franchise, Anthem has been delayed until 2019.…

January 26, 2018

Monster Hunter World and Celeste Release

Two games that have been receiving rave reviews are now available.…

January 26, 2018

Changes Coming to Rainbow Six Siege

Earlier this week, Microsoft made a big step in supporting Game Pass by announcing several first party titles that would be available with Games Pass from launch.…

January 26, 2018

Microsoft Expands Games Pass Program

Earlier this week, Microsoft made a big step in supporting Game Pass by announcing several first party titles that would be available with Games Pass from launch.…

January 26, 2018

1/26/18

Microsoft Expands Games Pass Program

When Games Pass launched in June of last year, it consisted of mostly older titles or games that had been previously featured as free in the Games-With-Gold program. Earlier this week, Microsoft made a big …

January 19, 2018

Rumors of a New Fable Game

Eurogamer reported on Wednesday that they learned through an anonymous source that there was a new title in the Fable franchise currently being developed at Playground.…

January 19, 2018

1/12/18

Nintendo Labo Announced

On Wednesday, Nintendo held its second direct in two weeks, announcing a new set of add-ons for the Switch called Nintendo Labo. These add-ons come in the form of small construction sets, made mostly from cardboard, that …

January 19, 2018

Blizzard Announces Overwatch Map Release Date

The Blizzard World map for Overwatch announced at Blizzcon 2017 has been given an official release data of January 23rd.…

January 19, 2018

Fortnite Battle Royale Map Updated

The team at Epic Games has released another update to Fortnite’s popular battle Royale map, significantly increasing its size and adding several new themed areas.…

January 19, 2018

Nintendo Labo Announced

Nintendo held its second direct in two weeks, announcing a new set of add-ons for the Switch called Nintendo Labo.…

January 12, 2018

1/12/18

Mad Catz Back With New Gear

After filing for bankruptcy in March of last year, the future of off-brand gaming peripheral company, Mad Catz was uncertain. Now, they’ve announcced a new line of gaming peripherals aimed specifically at the PC …

January 12, 2018

Total War: Three Kingdoms Announced

Earlier this week, the team behind the Total War franchise announced that the next entry in the series.…

January 12, 2018

Nintendo Holds Mini-Direct

On Thursday, Nintendo held a “Mini-Direct” announcing future titles and updates.…

January 12, 2018

Sea of Thieves Closed Beta in January

After spending over six months in closed alpha, Sea of Thieves will be opening its first beta to a select few.…

January 12, 2018

Mad Catz Back With New Gear

After filing for bankruptcy last year, MadCatz is back with some brand new PC gaming peripherals.…

January 5, 2018

Sumo Digital Acquires CCP New Castle

CCP’s New Castle branch, known for working on Eve Online, and Eve: Valkyrie has been acquired by Sumo Digital.…

January 5, 2018

Microsoft Discontinues Kinect Adapter

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that it would halt the production on the Kinect adapter.…

January 5, 2018

1/5/18

Sumo Digital Acquires CCP New Castle

CCP’s New Castle branch, known for working on Eve Online, and Eve: Valkyrie has been acquired by Sumo Digital, the studio currently working on Crackdown 3 and Dead Island 2. So far there …

January 5, 2018

Winners of the Steam Awards Announced

This year during their Winter Sale, Valve announced their first ever user-voted Steam Awards.…

January 5, 2018

Lawbreakers Developers Blame PUBG for Poor Performance

In an earnings call earlier this week, publisher Nexon cited the incredibly successful release as a reason behind the poor performance of their recent arena shooter, Lawbreakers.

December 15, 2017

PUBG Releases on Xbox One

The popular PC shooter has made its way to Xbox!…

December 15, 2017

Predator Joins Ghost Recon Wildlands

Wednesday, Ghost Recon: Wildlands announced a special free DLC pack that will be bringing Predator to the game.…

December 15, 2017

Overwatch Winter Wonderland Event Begins

Tis the season for seasonal events, and as with last year, Overwatch is bringing back its Winter Wonderland, with a few new changes.…

December 15, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Finn & Phasma Will be Free

Tying in with the release of Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi, Star Wars: Battlefront 2 released two new maps on Thursday, along with a host of other content themed around the movie.…

December 15, 2017

12/15

Overwatch Winter Wonderland Event Begins

Tis the season for seasonal events, and as with last year, Overwatch is bringing back its Winter Wonderland, with a few new changes. First off, there’s a new brawl mode coming to the arcade in …

December 8, 2017

PUBG Reveals New Map

After months of teases, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds has fully revealed their new desert map, Miramar.…

December 8, 2017

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Released

Destiny 2 released its first expansion this week, Curse of Osiris.…

December 8, 2017

Call of Duty – Winter Siege

Call of Duty World War II will be receiving a free seasonal update in the form of Winter Siege.…

December 8, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront 2 The Last Jedi Season 

Despite setbacks regarding the game’s progression system and microtransactions, Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be receiving a free content update to coincide with the release of The Last Jedi.…

December 8, 2017

12/8

Star Wars Battlefront 2 The Last Jedi Season 

Despite setbacks regarding the game’s progression system and microtransactions, Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be receiving a free content update to coincide with the release of The Last Jedi. Players will be …

December 1, 2017

3 Billion Dollar Loss for EA Shareholders

After a rough start for EA’s new shooter, Star Wars Battlefront 2 EA’s stock has dropped 8.5% month to date.…

December 1, 2017

Elder Scrolls: Legends – Return to Clockwork City Released

The Elder Scrolls: Legends (ESL) has released its latest expansion pack in the form of a new campaign centering around the legendary Clockwork City.…

December 1, 2017

12/1

Animal Crossing Passes 15 Million Downloads

Nintendo’s newest mobile game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a hit, reaching over 15 million downloads in under a week after releasing. This makes the game the second most successful launch for Nintendo, just …

December 1, 2017

Animal Crossing Passes 15 Million Downloads

Nintendo’s newest mobile game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a hit, reaching over 15 million downloads in under a week after releasing.…

December 1, 2017

Destiny 2 Outlines Upcoming Changes

Destiny 2 has begun moving toward a more open style of communication with players, beginning with “The State of Destiny 2”.…

November 24, 2017

Belgian Gaming Commission Rules on Lootboxes

Last week the Belgian Gaming Commission began an investigation into what they considered to be the predatory behavior of video game companies and in-game loot boxes.…

November 24, 2017

11/24

Rainbow Six Siege Releases Operation White Noise

Rainbow Six Siege has detailed their final expansion for the Year 2 collection in the form of Operation White Noise. Players will be getting access to three new operators in the form of …

November 24, 2017

Rainbow Six Siege Details Operation White Noise

Rainbow Six Siege has detailed their final expansion for the Year 2 collection in the form of Operation White Noise.…

November 24, 2017

Marvel Heroes Players Demand Refunds

After Gazillion announced last week that Marvel Heroes would be shutting down, many players are demanding refunds for recently purchased content on the title.…

November 24, 2017

Tencent Acquires Rights to PUBG in China

Chinese investment conglomerate, Tencent, acquired the rights to distribute the popular survival game, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds(PUBG), in China.…

November 17, 2017

Gamestop Pauses Power Pass Program

The Power Pass program was only online for a few days when Gamestop decided to pause it, due to unforeseen issues with distribution and stock.…

November 17, 2017

Minecon Earth 2017 is This Weekend

This weekend, Minecraft will be hosting Minecraft Earth a streaming event with viewing locations/gatherings spread across the world in an attempt to make it easier for players to attend.…

November 17, 2017

Disney Shuts Down Marvel Heroes

Wednesday, Disney announced that they would be ending their partnership with Gazillion and as a result that the Marvel Heroes Games would be shut down.…

November 17, 2017

EA Battlefront Release Recap

It’s been a week of changes in regard to EA’s Star Wars Battlefront 2 with angry players taking to the internet to combat the game’s monetization tactics.…

November 17, 2017

11/17

EA Battlefront Release Recap

It’s been a week of changes in regard to EA’s Star Wars Battlefront 2 with angry players taking to the internet to combat the game’s monetization tactics. For those who haven’t been following, here’s a quick …

November 10, 2017

11/10

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Announced

Following the development of their incredibly successful augmented reality mobile game, Niantic Labs has announced officially that their next title will be Harry Potter: Wizards Unite(HWPU). Details on the game so far are scarce, but …

November 10, 2017

Runic Games and Motiga Shut Down

Two Seattle studios were shut down this week by publisher, Perfect World.…

November 10, 2017

Blizzcon Recap

We recap the six biggest news pieces from Blizzcon 2017.…

November 10, 2017

TellTale Games Announces Layoffs

TellTale Games announced Tuesday that they would be laying off 25% of their staff.…

November 10, 2017

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Announced

Following the development of their incredibly successful augmented reality mobile game, Niantic Labs has announced officially that their next title will be Harry Potter: Wizards Unite(HWPU).

November 3, 2017

Blizzcon Begins

Blizzard’s annual convention kicks off at 10:30 today with the pre-show for the opening ceremonies.…

November 3, 2017

EA Changes Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes

Following negative feedback in the Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta about the loot box system, EA has made several changes.…

November 3, 2017

11/03

EA Changes Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes

Following negative feedback in the Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta about the loot box system, EA has made several changes. The main complaint during the beta was players saying that the loot-box …

November 3, 2017

Spiderman PS4 – New Trailer

Spiderman PS4 may not be coming out until 2018, but Insomniac games revealed another in-game trailer for the title at Paris Games Week.…

November 3, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Becomes Fastest Selling Mario Title

Super Mario Odyssey has become the fastest selling Mario game of all time.…

October 30, 2017

LA Noire 4K – New Trailer

Earlier this year, Rockstar announced that they will be re-releasing LA Noire, the critically acclaimed detective game, in 4K on November 14th on modern consoles.…

October 30, 2017

Rainbow Six Siege Mid Season Reinforcements

It’s midway through the competitive season for Rainbow Six Siege and that means it’s time for Ubisoft’s mid-season reinforcements.…

October 30, 2017

Nintendo Announces Animal Crossing Mobile

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp was announced earlier this week at a Nintendo direct and will be arriving on mobile devices sometime in late November.…

October 30, 2017

Microsoft Stops Kinect Production

After its seven year run, Microsoft has officially stopped production on its motion gaming device, Kinect.…

October 30, 2017

10/27

Microsoft Stops Kinect Production

After its seven year run, Microsoft has officially stopped production on its motion gaming device, Kinect. Throughout the years Microsoft has slowly been de-emphasizing Kinect by no longer including it in console bundles to reduce price …