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September 11, 2017

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September 11, 2017

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September 11, 2017

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September 12, 2017

Notable Releases:

Destiny 2 – PS4/Xbox One
Knack 2 – PS4…

September 12, 2017

Rainbow Six Releases Patch 3.0

Rainbow Six Siege may have started small, but its playerbase and content have both grown significantly since its launch two years ago. Tuesday, update 3.0 was launched, ending Ubisoft’s two month Operation Health campaign which was dedicated to fixing technical …

September 12, 2017

Sea of Thieves Tech Shared With PUBG

Sea of Thieves has some of the best looking water rendering in gaming, and at the moment Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, Microsoft’s newest title acquisition does not. Throughout its early access the focus has been more on the gun play and …

September 12, 2017

Rockstar Announces LA Noir Remaster

LA Noire was Rockstar’s hard-boiled detective game set in 1940s Los Angeles that released just over six years ago now. Today they announced a VR version coming to Vive, 4K remasters for Xbox One and Playstation 4, and a version …

September 12, 2017

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September 26, 2017

Phil Spencer Receives Promotion

On Tuesday, it was announced that Microsoft’s Games division will no longer report directly to the Windows Devices Group (WDG), and instead the head, Phil Spencer will report directly to Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella. It is unclear how this will
September 26, 2017

PUBG Breaks Steam User Record

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds has been dominating the Steam charts for weeks now, and has just passed another incredible milestone, setting the all-time record for concurrent users. Previously held by Dota 2 at 1,291,328 users, PUBG has surpassed this figure with
September 26, 2017

Fortnite Releases Free Battle Royale Mode

In the wake of PUBG’s success, it’s unsurprising to see others moving into their genre space. Fortnite, a recently released survival-crafting game with a cartoonish art style and sarcastic humor, has announced that they will be allowing everyone to play
September 26, 2017

Xbox Duke Recreated for Modern Gamers

The original Xbox controller, affectionately known as “The Duke” had fallen into the realm of the past… Until today. A fan of the original has created a controller for modern consoles and Windows 10 PCs that pays homage to the
September 26, 2017

Four Halo Titles Become Backwards Compatible

The Xbox One backwards compatibility list continues to grow, with the catalogue expanding today to include four halo titles. Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, and Halo 4 are now all playable on Xbox One. This is
September 26, 2017

Game Releases This Week

Divinity: Original Sin 2 http://store.steampowered.com/app/435150/Divinity_Original_Sin_2/  [PC]– A top-down RPG clearly inspired by Dungeons and Dragons where every choice matters. Reviews have been overwhelmingly positive so far.
Pokken Tournament DX  http://www.metacritic.com/game/switch/pokken-tournament-dx  [Switch] – A Pokémon fighting game, enough said. Reviews are
September 29, 2017

Notable Releases

Cuphead [Xbox One/Windows 10 PC] – A hand-drawn bullet-hell platformer hybrid made to look like old cartoons.

Total War: Warhammer II [PC] – A strategy and tactics game set in the Warhammer universe with very positive early reviews

Hob [PC]

September 29, 2017

More Atari Box Specs Revealed

The curtain has been pulled back a bit more on Atari’s new home console, and it looks to be a bit different than most fans were expecting. While it will play a selection of classic Atari games, the box is …

September 29, 2017

Skyrim Survival Mode Announced

Bethesda announced a new addition to Skyrim in the form of a more brutal survival mode. In this new mode players will have to manage hunger, thirst, warmth and a host of other traits that have become characteristic of the …

September 29, 2017

Battlefront 2 Listened to Fans

Earlier this week, Star Wars Battlefront 2 released a trailer highlighting all of the ways it was different from its predecessor, and in the process also demonstrating how the devs listened to criticism. The trailer, voiced over by John Boyega …

October 13, 2017

Notable Releases

Evil Within 2 – A horror game sequel to the popular Evil Within from Bethesda

Middle Earth: Shadow of War – The follow-up to Monolith’s successful Lord of the Rings RPG, focusing around the alliance of a ring wraith and …

October 13, 2017

Fortnite Sues Cheaters for Copyright Infringement

Fortnite has been battling cheaters and exploiters in its new Battle Royale mode since launch, but it appears things have just taken a more serious turn. Using one of the strongest tools at their disposal, Epic Games has filed a

October 13, 2017

ESRB Says Loot Boxes Cannot be Classified as Gambling

Loot boxes have been a hot topic this week with players taking to social media and forums to express their distrust with the mechanic’s inclusion in Middle Earth: Shadow of War, Forza Motorsport 7, and Star Wars Battlefront 2. …

October 13, 2017

Iconic Counterstrike Map Gets Overhauled

For those who play Counterstrike Global Offensive, or any entry in the series, the Dust map series has become a fast icon. Dust 2, CSGO’s version of the map has just received a major visual overhaul, with both cosmetic …

October 13, 2017

Gamestop Assassin’s Creed Pre-Order Ad Causes Stir

Gamestop’s latest advertisement for Assassin’s Creed Origins pre-orders has taken things too far in the eyes of many gamers. The advertisement essentially tells players that a bonus mission that will be in the game at launch is blocked unless they …

October 13, 2017

CEO and President of Riot Shift Roles

CEO, Brandon Beck and President, Marc Merrill of Riot Games announced in a blog post that they will be stepping down from their respective leadership roles to work on a new project. The pair will be focusing more on game …

October 20, 2017

Notable Releases

South Park: The Fractured But Whole [All Platforms] – An open-world 2D RPG from the creators of South Park, and the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Stick of Truth.

The Evil Within 2 [All Platforms] – The sequel to …

October 20, 2017

Evil Within 2 Sells a Quarter of the Original

Despite very positive reviews, it appears that the Evil Within 2 sales are not quite living up to those of its predecessor. The early UK launch numbers showed it debuting at third place behind Fifa 1and Middle Earth:

October 20, 2017

IGN Acquires Humble Bundle

Last Friday, IGN acquired the pay-what-you-want Humble Bundle shop. Humble Bundle said that they chose to join the IGN family as they felt IGN understood their vision, and shared their passion for games. Many are concerned that this merger might …

October 20, 2017

Team Fortress 2 Jungle Inferno Update

Team Fortress 2 has been out for over 10 years now, but Valve has shown this week that they’re not done providing new content for the game. The Inferno update takes players to the abandoned remains of what once …

October 20, 2017

Activision Reveals Patented Matchmaking Tricks

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Activision revealed that they had an exploratory patent for videogame matchmaking  (placing players in multiplayer games) that would push players to monetize more. The method involved selecting matches for players that would make them …

October 27, 2017

Visceral Studios Shut Down

Earlier this week, Executive Vice President of Electronic Arts, Patrick Söderlund announced that Visceral Studios would be closing, and the development of their action-adventure game set in the Star Wars universe would be moving to EA Vancouver. Reasons for this …

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

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

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

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.…

November 3, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey Becomes Fastest Selling Mario Title

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

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

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

Blizzcon Begins

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

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 10, 2017

TellTale Games Announces Layoffs

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

November 10, 2017

Blizzcon Recap

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

November 10, 2017

Runic Games and Motiga Shut Down

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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.…

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”.…

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

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

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 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

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

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Released

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

December 8, 2017

PUBG Reveals New Map

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

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

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

PUBG Releases on Xbox One

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

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.

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

Microsoft Discontinues Kinect Adapter

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

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 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 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

Nintendo Holds Mini-Direct

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

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 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 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

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

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 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

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

Monster Hunter World and Celeste Release

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

February 1, 2018

Anthem Delayed

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

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 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

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

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 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

Kerbal Space Program Announces Expansion

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

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

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 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 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

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

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 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 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

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

Hunt Showdown Launches in Early Access

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

March 2, 2018

Detroit Become Human Launches May 25th

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

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

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

Harry Potter Mobile Game Gets Gameplay Trailer

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

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 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

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

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 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

Fortnite Battle Royale on Mobile

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

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

Microsoft Forms New Cloud Gaming Division

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

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 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

Sea of Thieves Launches

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

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 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

Blizzard Announces Selection For Overwatch World Cup

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

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

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.…

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

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

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

Spyro Reignited Trilogy Announced

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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.…

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.…

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

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

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 11, 2018

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

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

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

Steam to Allow Streaming To Mobile

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

May 11, 2018

Infinity Gauntlet Mode Brings Thanos To Fortnite

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

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

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

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

Rainbow Six Seige Details Operation Para Bellum

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

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

Ubisoft Personal Gaming Assistant App Released in US

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

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

Runescape Shuts Down

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

June 1, 2018

Pokemon Title Announced for the Switch

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

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

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

PlayerUnknown’s Battleground Sues Fortnite

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

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

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

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

Overwatch to Add Looking For Group Functionality

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

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 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

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

E3 Roundup

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

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 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

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

Burnout Developer Announces Two New Games

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Epic Unreal Marketplace Passes on More Money to Creators

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

July 20, 2018

Xbox Ultimate Game Sales

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

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 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 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

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

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.…

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

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

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

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 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 10, 2018

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

QuakeCon 2018 takes place August 9-12.…

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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.…

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.…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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.…

October 5, 2018

Bungie Files Trademark For New Project

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

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

Minecraft is Getting a Dungeon-crawling Spinoff Next Year

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

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 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 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

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

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 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 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 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

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 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

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

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

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.…

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

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

BlizzCon Runs Nov 2nd-3rd

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

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 9, 2018

Final Fantasy 15 DLC Canceled, Director Hajime Tabata Leaves

Three of the four planned episodes have been canceled.

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

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

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 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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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.…

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

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

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

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 18, 2018

Epic Will Let Other Game Developers Use Fortnite’s Cross-platform Tools for Free 

Epic Games announced this week it’s opening up the underlying software infrastructure and tools used to run its cross-platform hit Fortnite to other game developers for free.…

December 18, 2018

Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland Event is Now Live 

It’s that time of year again — Blizzard Entertainment has activated its annual Winter Wonderland event in Overwatch thru Jan 2, 2019.…

December 18, 2018

South Korea Criminalizes ‘boosting’ with New Law 

Boosting — basically one person playing on another’s account to rank them up — is going to be a criminal offense in South Korea with some stiff punishments awaiting the booster.  

December 18, 2018

The Game Awards 2018 

With over 26 million people streaming The Game Awards, the awards also has become an event with reveals.…

December 21, 2018

Fortnite Keeps Stealing Dances – and No One knows if It’s Illegal

Epic Games’ Fortnite is the biggest game on the planet right now, but one of its biggest sources of revenue — the ubiquitous dance “emotes”…

December 21, 2018

Ezio Auditore And Others Join For Honor

Ubisoft has revealed that it is in fact Ezio Auditore, famed assassin from the Assassin’s Creed 2 trilogy, is one of many Assassins Creed characters coming to For Honor for an Animus crossover event…

December 21, 2018

Halo Infinite Early Access Details Emerge in Developer Livestream

Fans will get the chance to play the game before its official release and even help influence the development process. 

December 21, 2018

Valve’s Artifact Gets Surprise First Patch, with More to Come

Artifact, Valve’s Dota-based card game, has finally received its first balance patch.…

December 28, 2018

PS4 PlayStation Plus Games for January 2019 Announced

PS4 owners can pick up Steep, an extreme sports game from Ubisoft that lets you ski, snowboard, and glide in a wing suit to go from a mountain’s snowy peaks to its powdery base.…

December 28, 2018

The UK Chart Christmas No.1 is Red Dead Redemption 2  

The final update of the UK’s high-street retailer charts is now live and, as predicted, Rockstar’s epic western adventure Red Dead Redemption 2 is this year’s Christmas number one.…

December 28, 2018

The Walking Dead: The Final Season Will Be Exclusive to the Epic Games Store, But Only for New Buyers

Following the abrupt closure of Telltale Games and the subsequent resurrection of its Walking Dead series by Skybound Games, the third episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season is now scheduled to release on January 15, 2019.…

December 28, 2018

Sims Creator Will Wright Teaches Game Design Via MasterClass

Famed game developer Will Wright is teaching a massive class on games…

January 4, 2019

Marvel License for Their First Game  

Second Dinner is a team that’s made up of ex-Blizzard employees, all of whom worked on Hearthstone — including Hearthstone’s former director Ben Brode.…

January 4, 2019

Bunch Looks to Score with Video Chat for Mobile Games

Bunch is a group video chat app that makes it easy for people to socialize while playing games on their smartphones.…

January 4, 2019

South Korean Mobile Gaming Giant Nexon is Going Up for Sale

South Korean mobile game publisher Nexon has suddenly announced that it is preparing to put itself on the market.…

January 4, 2019

Japan Bans Graymarket Key Reselling

Japan is cracking down on unauthorized key reselling. This new legislature significantly impacts companies like the Hong Kong-based G2A who acts as the middleman for people looking to sell spare game keys.…

January 11, 2019

New Gameplay Today – Red Dead Online’s Battle Royale Mode

Red Dead Online has gotten its first big update for the year, which adds the new Gun Rush mode to the game. While the name might not be immediately familiar, all you need to know is that it’s basically battle …

January 11, 2019

Blizzard Quietly Confirms Another LGBTQ Overwatch Hero

In a new short story titled “Bastet,” Blizzard Entertainment confirms that Soldier: 76 (aka Jack Morrison) is the second LGBTQ character in the Overwatch universe.…

January 11, 2019

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Talks about AMD Partnership for “Future Platforms” at CES 2019

During AMD’s CES 2019 keynote, Xbox boss Phil Spencer went on stage to talk about the continued partnership between the two companies.…

January 11, 2019

Bungie Splits with Activision and Takes Over Destiny Publishing

In an abrupt announcement with long-lasting ramifications, Bungie and Activision have announced that the two companies have split, with Bungie retaining ownership of the Destiny IP and full publishing rights to the game.…

January 18, 2019

The Division 2 ‘Private Beta’ Will Begin in February 

 A ‘private’ beta for Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 will begin on February 7, Ubisoft has announced, over a month ahead of the official launch planned for 15 March.…

January 18, 2019

Amazon May Be Going After Cloud Gaming, but Microsoft Has a Big Head Start 

Amazon, Microsoft and Google are in the midst of an intense battle to win business from companies moving their workloads to the cloud.…

January 18, 2019

Fortnite Flaw Could Allow Hackers to Access Credit Card Information, Listen to Conversations: Security Report 

Epic Games admitted Wednesday that a flaw in the game’s log-in system could have allowed hackers to impersonate real players and purchase in-game currency using the credit cards on file.…

January 18, 2019

New Overwatch Skins Coming with Lunar New Year 2019 Event 

Overwatch is once again ringing in the new lunar calendar with an in-game event.…

January 25, 2019

Overwatch’s New Skins nd Lunar New Year 2019 Update Now Live

The “Year of the Pig” will last through February 8, and Blizzard has been slowly showing off the new skins we’ll see starting with this event.…

January 25, 2019

Fallout 76 Reveals Details of the New PvP Game Mode: Survival

Fallout 76 is getting a new game mode geared toward more competitive players seeking a challenge, Bethesda said in a blog post.…

January 25, 2019

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Adds Respawn Gimmick to Blackout Battle Royale

Treyarch Games are currently experimenting with a new gimmick that would allow respawning, of sorts, in Black Ops 4’s excitingBlackout mode.…

January 25, 2019

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Will Alter DLC Scenes and Dialogue After All

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s “Shadow Heritage” expansion will get changes to its story and cinematics after all, following a controversy

February 1, 2019

GameStop Cancels Kingdom Hearts 3 Special Edition PS4 Pre-Orders, Infuriating Fans

GameStop canceled an unknown number of pre-orders for a special edition Kingdom Hearts 3 PlayStation 4 Pro because it sold too many of them.…

February 1, 2019

Xbox One Error Made System Unusable

Xbox One players reported that their system is freezing or getting a black screen upon boot, and others are having difficulty accessing their saved games. …

February 1, 2019

NetEase Acquires Minority Stake in Quantic Dream

Chinese company NetEase has purchased a minority stake in Detroit: Become Human developer Quantic Dreams, infusing it with funds while allowing it to remain independent. …

February 1, 2019

Metro Exodus Leaves Steam for an Exclusive One Year Availability in Epic Store

Metro Exodus by THQ will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store for the first year of its availability, and will then come back to Steam and other storefronts in 2020. …

February 8, 2019

2K Opens New Studio Led by Sledgehammer Games Co-Founder

2K Games is expanding with a new studio to be headed by Michael Condrey, the former director at Visceral Games and co-founder of Sledgehammer Games.…

February 8, 2019

Microsoft Wants to Bring Xbox Live Cross-Platform Gaming to Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, and More

At GDC 2019, Microsoft is set to debut a new cross-platform development platform with the goal of bringing Xbox Live support to games on Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, in addition to PC and Xbox consoles.…

February 8, 2019

Machinima Officially Closed; 81 Lose Jobs

The former multi-channel network, Machinima, which became a gamer-culture landmark with the emergence of YouTube more than a decade ago, dismissed 81 employees.…

February 8, 2019

Apex Legends Hits One Million Players in Less Than a Day

EA and Respawn revealed Apex Legends, a free-to-play squad-based battle royale of teams of three set in the Titanfall universe.…

February 15, 2019

Sony Shuffles PlayStation Execs to Increase Focus on PlayStation Network 

Sony is shaking up its management structure for its PlayStation business, a move that signals increased emphasis on the company’s PlayStation Network.…

February 15, 2019

Apex Legends Hits 25 Million Players by the End of Its First Week 

As we reported last week, Apex reached 1 million players in its first 24 hours.  Within the first week, it’s reached 25 million players with 2 million concurrent players.  One week ago, EA and Respawn unveiled a new contender in …

February 15, 2019

Nintendo Direct Announcements: Switch News & Games Revealed 

Nintendo’s February 2019 Direct presentation on Wednesday has wrapped up and delivered some solid new information on a handful of games including the upcoming Fire EmblemThree Houses game for Nintendo Switch.…

February 15, 2019

Sony Explains Why It Will Be Skipping E3 This Year 

When Sony announced it would be skipping E3 2019, the industry took note because Sony hadn’t missed a single E3 in the conference’s 24-year history.…

February 22, 2019

Overwatch’s Paris Map Now Live for All Players

Blizzard has announced that the newest map for Overwatch is now live for all players, having ventured from the public test realm onto every other server.…

February 22, 2019

Loot Boxes Sneak into Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Under a New Name

Activision and Treyarch began a season’s worth of new content for their military shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.…

February 22, 2019

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé to Retire, Succeeded by Doug Bowser 

When Reggie Fils-Aimé took the stage at Nintendo’s E3 2004 press conference to announce that he was there to “kick a** and take names,” he instantly became a household name himself.…

February 22, 2019

Google Unveiling Their Gaming Plans Next Month at Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) 

The Google announcement is taking place in San Francisco during the beginning of the Game Developer’s Conference (GDC), a gathering of game developers from around the world.…

March 1, 2019

BioWare Announces Some Fixes For Anthem’s Broken Loot System 

In the midst of mounting frustration with Anthem’s end-game loot grind, BioWare has announced three main changes.

March 1, 2019

A New Open-World Multiplayer Dune Game is Coming from Funcom 

Developer Funcom is working with Legendary Studios to develop a new open-world, multiplayer title based on the Dune series. 

March 1, 2019

Fortnite Now Has a Ping System, Just like Apex Legends 

Since Respawn Entertainment released Apex Legendsbattle royale fans have been abuzz about the game’s thoughtful communication options.

March 1, 2019

Overkill’s The Walking Dead Failed to Meet Quality Standards, Contract with Rights Owner Terminated 

A new Walking Dead game from Payday developer Starbreeze Studios, Overkill’s The Walking Dead, released back in November was a major disappointment.

March 8, 2019

Regulator Approves 95 New Video Games, Including from Tencent, NetEase

China’s content regulator said it has approved the monetization of 95 new video games, including titles from Tencent Holdings Ltd and NetEase Inc.…

March 8, 2019

Valve: Rape Day Will Not Be Released on Steam 

Valve says it will not allow Rape Day, a visual novel that would have let players “verbally harass, kill people, and rape women” in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, on Steam.…

March 8, 2019

PlayStation 4 Firmware 6.50 Officially Brings Remote Play To iOS 

The days of paying for a premium app to remote play PlayStation 4 games on iPhones and iPads is over.

March 8, 2019

EA and BioWare Announced an Upcoming Patch for Anthem Crashing PS4s

BioWare says it has identified the issues in Anthem that were causing players’ PlayStation 4 systems to crash 

March 15, 2019

Anthem Players Are Protesting Recent Loot Drop Changes with Weeklong Blackout

Anthem players are vowing to log out of the polarizing online game this week, as a stand against recent loot drop changes.…

March 15, 2019

Fortnite Dance Lawsuits Dismissed after New Supreme Court Ruling

The creators will have to wait for copyrights on their dances for the suits to move forward.…

March 15, 2019

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Confirmed for PC

During the latest episode of Inside Xbox, Microsoft dropped a bombshell amid the wait for the latest Halo game — Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming to PC, and the entire collection itself is adding Halo: Reach. 

March 15, 2019

Jade Raymond Joins Google, Seemingly as the Vice President of its Gaming Initiative

Jade Raymond is starting a new chapter of her career, and she’s doing it alongside one of the new major players in the gaming space.…

March 22, 2019

Google Stadia is the New Streaming Gaming Platform from Google

Google announced Stadia, a new cloud-based gaming platform, at its GDC 2019 keynote Tuesday morning.…

March 22, 2019

Call of Duty: Mobile Revealed for Android and iOS

Activision and Tencent are bringing Call of Duty to mobile devices in the West with Call of Duty: Mobile, a free-to-play game that will draw inspiration from the Black Ops and Modern Warfare franchises.…

March 22, 2019

All the News from Nintendo Direct Spring Nindies Showcase

In the midst of GDC 2019, Nintendo held a live streamed a spring showcase for indie titles coming to the Nintendo Switch, which started with Cuphead (coming in April) and ended with a wild mash-up of Crypt of the Necromancer …

March 22, 2019

God of War Wins Game of the Year at Game Developers Choice Awards

The 19th annual Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony was held Wednesday night at the 2019 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.…

March 29, 2019

Apex Legends Earns Over $92 Million in Its First Month

Research firm SuperData reports Apex Legends has raked in over $92 million in its first month, with most of the spending coming from its console users.…

March 29, 2019

After Drug Use Scandal, Sega’s Judgment Sells Through Most Of Its Stock

A few weeks ago, when Judgment actor Pierre Taki got arrested for use of cocaine after a drug test, Sega reacted quickly by pulling the game from shelves and PSN.

March 29, 2019

Kaz Hirai to Retire from Sony

Sony Corporation chairman Kazuo “Kaz” Hirai, the former head of the company’s PlayStation business, is retiring.…

March 29, 2019

Bethesda Confirms a Bunch of Games are Coming to Steam, including Rage 2 and Fallout 76

As large publishers like Ubisoft declare their allegiance for the Epic Games Store, others like Bethesda have announced they’re sticking by Steam.

April 5, 2019

Bungie Confirms that Destiny’s PvP Mode is Here to Stay

After a speculative piece from Forbes, and key departures from the development team at Bungie, there was player concern that the studio might leave the Crucible behind in the next entry.…

April 5, 2019

Valve Index Details Leak on Steam Store

Over the weekend, Valve unveiled the first official teaser for its first-party virtual reality headset.

April 5, 2019

Esports Organizations Are Betting on the Untested Apex Legends

Apex Legends has had a wildly successful launch. While it’s unquestionably a successful battle royale and a free-to-play smash for Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts, that doesn’t necessarily translate into longer-term staying power.…

April 5, 2019

Epic Games CEO Clarifies Position about Store Exclusivity

A few weeks back, Epic Games’ Steve Allison spoke to PCWorld about the exclusive deals it was striking with publishers to get games on its platform.…

April 12, 2019

Fortnite Added Reboot Vans Which Work Exactly Like Apex Legends’ Respawns

After months of rumors and accidental appearances of what looked like respawn-enabling vehicles in replay mode, Epic Games has finally revealed the new Reboot Vans in its latest Dev Update. 

April 12, 2019

Overwatch Storm Rising Runs from April 16 to May 6

The Overwatch Archives event included a trailer video which released the first glimpses of the new Havana map and Talon council member Maximilien.

April 12, 2019

Bungie to Issue Destiny 2 Fix That Blocks Xbox One And PC Players From Equipping PS4-Exclusive Weapon

Players on the Xbox One and PC purchased an S4-exclusive Wavesplitter in the 45-minute window between the patch going live and Bungie resetting Xur for the week. 

April 12, 2019

God of War Reigns at BAFTA Game Awards

God of War – the soft reboot of the long-running action series – took home five awards during the British Academy Game Awards show Thursday. 

April 19, 2019

The Division 2: The Kotaku Review

After the initial post-launch hype died down, players of The Division 2 realized the game had a few problematic bugs.…

April 19, 2019

Water walking coming to World of Warcraft mounts in 8.2: Rise of Azshara

Blizzard revealed its plans for WoW’s 8.2 patch in a new stream.…

April 19, 2019

God’s Trigger review: co-op Hotline Miami-style chaos is a delight

God’s Trigger brings something new to the increasingly crowded genre of top-down, quick attempt shoot-’em-ups.…

April 19, 2019

15 game streaming services you can try before Google Stadia arrives

Game streaming could very well become a commonplace event in the gaming world over the next years.…

April 26, 2019

Fortnite’s second Avengers crossover launches today – The Verge

Fortnite’s v8.50 patch arrived Thursday, and as expected it delivered the game’s second Avengers tie-in to coincide with the release of Avengers: Endgame.…

April 26, 2019

Epic says it will stop store exclusives if Steam offers a better cut

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says that the company will end the practice of securing exclusive game releases for its store if Valve, the company behind Steam, matches Epic’s revenue share for developers and publishers.…

April 26, 2019

Overwatch Workshop will let players to script custom modes, heroes – Polygon

In a developer update posted Wednesday, game director Jeff Kaplan shared details on the upcoming Workshop mode.…

April 26, 2019

BioWare delays Anthem features, including its Cataclysm event

BioWare said on Tuesday that it’s delaying major features for Anthem, including the limited-time Cataclysm event that was expected in May, as it prioritizes other fixes, like bugs, stability, and “game flow.”…

May 3, 2019

Dragon Age 4 becomes BioWare’s next big focus, as Anthem loses its lead creators

Anthem, believe it or not, is meant to have a 10 year life cycle of post-launch content.…

May 10, 2019

Square Enix is expanding its Montreal divisions, creating 100 new jobs

Square Enix has announced plans to expand it’s biggest non-Japan divisions, namely Square Enix Montreal and Eidos Montreal.…

May 10, 2019

Epic just bought the Rocket League studio, here’s what it means for the Steam version

Epic announced, it’s buying Rocket League creator Psyonix.…

May 10, 2019

The Elder Scrolls: Blades is now playable for everybody on iOS and Android

The Elder Scrolls: Blades became available in its pre-release state in March of this year.…

May 10, 2019

How Fortnite’s success led to months of intense crunch at Epic Games

In a dozen interviews conducted by Polygon over a period of several months, current and former employees say they regularly worked in excess of 70-hour weeks, with some reporting 100-hour weeks.…

May 10, 2019

Crash Team Racing Shows Off Its Vehicle Customization Options

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled game will be launched officially on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch on June 21.…

May 10, 2019

Exclusive New Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Heroes Revealed

Two newly announced heroes are joining the Marvel Alliance team as playable characters: Hawkeye and Ms. Marvel.…

May 10, 2019

Important World of Warcraft character returns in patch 8.2

In the most recent update to the public test realm, World of Warcraft is bringing in Thrall, an old character the players have not seen since 2016.…

May 10, 2019

John Wick’s choreographed action is being turned into a strategy game

Publisher Good Shepherd announced a new strategy game, John Wick Hex.…

May 17, 2019

Borderlands 3, Developer Announcements

Borderlands 3 has announced a myriad of changes from previous installments in the series as well as some new features. Major changes include the addition of skills to each character and expanded travel abilities. Some of the minor changes included …

May 17, 2019

World of Warcraft: Rise of Azshara

The second content update for Battle for Azeroth focuses on the next chapter in the story of Naga Queen Azshara, complete with two new maps accompanied by three unique factions. New endgame content includes an eight-boss raid, a new Operation, …

May 17, 2019

Rage 2: Explosive and Uninspired

Rage 2 launched earlier this week, an effective soft reboot on the series, sharing little in terms of story with its predecessor. What the game lacks in story characters and world building, it makes up for in combat; gunplay is …

May 17, 2019

Red Dead Online out of Beta

Rockstar launched a substantial update for Red Dead Online, new content in this patch includes poker tables, ponchos, a new revolver, some new missions and changes to the player aggression system, officially taking the game out of Beta. Most taverns …

May 24, 2019

Microsoft and Sony finally playing Co-Op mode

Microsoft and Sony have announced a new business partnership. Following Sony’s admittance that their cloud gaming and AI services are not as advanced as they should be, the two companies announced they would both be using Microsoft’s Azure cloud network …

May 24, 2019

Mechstone

Coming June 3rd, Hearthstone will be launching its latest update called “Rise of the Mechs.” Included in this update are a new legendary card called SN1P-SN4P, buffs to many cards throughout the game, and a new arena draft rotation. Any …

May 24, 2019

Overwatch Anniversary 2019

Overwatch’s anniversary event for Summer 2019 will be running from May 21-June 11. This year’s event comes with three new sprays, eleven skins and access to many previous arcade modes and cosmetics of earlier events. Heroes who get new skins …

May 24, 2019

Fallout Appalachia

Fallout 76’s newest patch, Wild Appalachia launched May 22nd, complete with a new gameplay event and various bug fixes. This patch’s event is its primary focus; titled “Project Paradise” this event adds a storyline, a new area and lots of …

May 31, 2019

Loot Box Bill “Riddled With Inaccuracies,” Says ESA

US Senate is reviewing a bill, which would ban loot box systems from video games. The wording of the bill, however, has drawn significant criticism as it contains numerous “inaccuracies” and fails to represent “how video games work” which would …

May 31, 2019

Splitgate is like Portal, but a competitive shooter

Splitgate is a new free-to-play first-person shooter developed by 1074 Games. Splitgate feels like a return to the Quake era games with its fast-paced gameplay and explosive action using an entertaining mix of gunplay and portal system that lets players …

May 31, 2019

Death Stranding Release Date For PS4 Revealed In New Gameplay Trailer

Renown creator Hideo Kojima’s newest title, Death Stranding, has finally received a solid release date. Sony has announced this new title will become available on the PS4 on November 8th, 2019 as well as releasing an extensive look into the …

May 31, 2019

EA reveals the streaming schedule for EA Play 2019

EA has announced they will be hosting a stream on June 8th, running for three hours staring at 12:15 pm ET/9:15 am PT, to show off six games. This year’s lineup will cover Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Apex Legends, …

June 11, 2019

Destiny 2 getting cross-saves and launching on Google Stadia

Destiny 2 will soon allow players to link accounts between PC Xbox and Google’s new Stadia streaming service to play on the same save, PS4 is still unconfirmed on inclusion.…

June 11, 2019

PS5 Leaks: The Latest Alleged PS5 Specs List Leaves Out a Major Component

Sony will reportedly not be making an appearance at E3 2019, opting instead to make various announcements around the same time frame.…

June 11, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield announcements

A new Nintendo Direct update has confirmed the next installments in the Pokemon game series will release on November 15th.…

June 11, 2019

Fortnite World Cup delayed

The Fortnite World Cup qualifiers have only two weeks left before the competition kicks off, one for solo players and one for duos.…

June 14, 2019

Gears of War 5 launch date

Microsoft announced that Gears 5 will release on September 10th for Xbox One and PC at their E3 Press Conference.…

June 14, 2019

Borderlands 3 on Stadia

Google revealed tons of information about their new Stadia platform at their direct in this years’ E3 conference, including over 30 games to be included at launch for Stadia; one of which is the upcoming title Borderlands 3.…

June 14, 2019

Cyberpunk 2077 release announced

CD Projekt Red’s next big game, Cyberpunk 2077 had two big reveals at E3 this year: release date and the inclusion of Keanu Reeves.…

June 14, 2019

Breath of the Wild 2

Nintendo waited until the end of their E3 2019 Direct to announce that Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be getting a sequel.…

June 21, 2019

Bungie overhauls Destiny 2’s Eververse store

Bungie announces an overhaul for Destiny 2’s cosmetic Eververse store before the Armor 2.0 system to launch with Shadowkeep, Destiny 2’s newest expansion.…

June 21, 2019

Mordhau

Mordhau is a new first-person medieval combat game featuring strategic gameplay and a complex melee combat system.…

June 21, 2019

Epics new free Space Pirate game

The Epic Store has recently begun giving away games for free, cycling titles weekly.…

June 21, 2019

Harry Potter furthers the magic of augmented reality

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is an upcoming game from Niantic using the augmented reality system from Pokémon Go, bringing magical creatures and items into the real world.…

June 28, 2019

Black Ops 4 patch 1.19

Black Ops 4 patch 1.19 goes live June 25th with its patch notes, including many changes to map rotation and weapon balances across the game’s multiplayer aspects.…

June 28, 2019

New changes coming to Hearthstone Classic

Blizzard announced that Hearthstone would receive some changes to its classic card sets in a blog post.…

June 28, 2019

Big Fish announces new Toy Story mobile game

Big Fish Games Inc. announced the worldwide release of Toy Story Drop!, a new casual mobile game, taking place in the Toy Story Universe.…

June 28, 2019

Epic Games CEO says exclusives are the solution to PC market status quo

Late last year Epic Games pushed its online store into the PC games marketplace scene, with promises of higher cuts to developers than Steam and securing exclusive release rights to some titles.…

July 5, 2019

Epic Games announces they will cover refunds for Shenmue III

After announcements of Shenmue III being an Epic Store exclusive, PC backers reacted with some backlash over their disappointment at not being able to play through Steam.…

July 5, 2019

Saviors of Uldum card reveals – Gamespot

Hearthstone’s latest expansion, Saviors of Uldum, launches August 6th and will continue the Rise of Shadows storyline.…

July 5, 2019

Rainbow Six Siege, a Western

Rainbow Six Siege is a modern, team-based FPS with an arsenal of weapons and gadgets at the player’s disposal; Siege’s new event, however, brings to the game a Western Showdown.…

July 5, 2019

EA access coming to PS4

EA announces that EA Access is coming to PS4 on July 24th, giving PlayStation players access to the giant EA library Xbox players have had access to for years.…

July 12, 2019

Amazon is developing a Lord of the Rings MMO

Amazon has announced its new partnership with Leyou on a new Lord of the Rings free-to-play MMO game.…

July 12, 2019

The Division 2 Finally Adding Raid Matchmaking

Division 2 devs have listened to player requests and have added a group finding feature for raids, taking away the need to manually search for a group.…

July 12, 2019

Bans coming for Rainbow Six Siege chat cheaters

Some players on Rainbow Six Siege recently discovered a new exploit allowing them to force other players’ games to lag or even crash, giving the exploiter a definite advantage.…

July 12, 2019

Nintendo Switch Lite is smaller, cheaper and handheld-only

On September 20th Nintendo is releasing the Nintendo Switch Lite, a handheld only version of the switch with no detachable controllers.…

July 19, 2019

Borderlands 3 Cross-play not available at launch

Borderlands 3 will not support cross-play between platforms at launch, but developer Gearbox is “committed” to bring it about at a later date.…

July 19, 2019

Madden 20 top position rankings

Madden NFL 20 releases August 2nd, and EA has recently provided fans with a preview of player ratings.…

July 19, 2019

Overwatch’s Summer Games return

Overwatch’s annual Summer Games event returned this week, running from July 16th to August 5th.…

July 19, 2019

Deathgarden: Bloodharvest new game modes

Deathgarden: Bloodharvest’s core gameplay is practically a 1V5 arena shooter, relying on player’s continued interest and involvement to stay up.…

July 26, 2019

Developer Defiant is ceasing development but not closing down games – PCGamesN

Developer Defiant has announced that it will no longer be developing new games, but will instead continue to service existing games.…

July 26, 2019

Overwatch’s new scientist hero can control black holes – The Verge

Overwatch’s 31st hero is a Dutch astrophysicist known as Sigma.…

July 26, 2019

Origin PC ‘s-console system – The Verge

In commemoration of a decade in gaming, Origin PC has released a massive new gaming PC.…

July 26, 2019

GTA Online’s overdue troll fix – Polygon

Since 2015 players of GTA Online have faced problems with trolls performing an exploit known as passive popping.…

August 2, 2019

Battlefront II July calendar

July has seen a focus on Clone Wars content for the community quests. Since July 11th players have been able to play as various heroes from the Clone Wars Era to unlock victory poses and voice lines. With only a …

August 2, 2019

Fortnite world cup champion wins a huge prize

Over the six rounds played at the inaugural Fortnite World Cup, 16-year-old champion Kyle “Bugha” Geirsdorf won a total of $3 million. Champion Bugha came out with over a 20-point lead on the second-place contestant. Although Bugha won in a …

August 2, 2019

Overwatch queue system gets significant changes

Blizzard’s Overwatch team has devised a new way to encourage teamwork and cooperation between players in games. The game has always allowed players to choose which hero they want to play as they build their teams roster. In many cases, …

August 2, 2019

Original Doom Trilogy coming back

The original doom trilogy; Doom, Doom 2, and Doom 3 has arrived for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and mobile devices. Doom has been available for some time on various platforms, but now the three installments of the first trilogy are …

August 9, 2019

Rocket league to remove paid loot boxes – GameSpot

Following Rocket League’s acquisition by Epic Games in May 2019, developer Psyonix has many plans moving forward; highly notable among them is the removal of all paid loot boxes or “randomized crates.”

August 9, 2019

FIFA 20 Career Mode gets many changes – GameSpot

After seeing no change in the Career mode in FIFA games for almost two years, FIFA 20 is expected to bring in a dynamic press conference, player potential changes, and much more.

August 9, 2019

ESA to begin new loot box policies – Polygon

Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony have come together to announce they will be implementing a new system for loot boxes in video games.…

August 9, 2019

Streamer Ninja hits 1 million subscribers on new platform five days after leaving Twitch – The Verge

Ninja left Twitch, and after a mere five days after starting on Mixer, a Microsoft-owned platform, he has one million active subscribers.…

August 16, 2019

Diablo 3 announces more season themes and legendary powers – GameSpot

Blizzard developers announce that the themed seasons in Diablo 3 have been an excellent success for the game and will be continuing in the future.…

August 16, 2019

Players of Apex Legends upset over new cosmetic prices – Polygon

Apex Legends’ latest, limited-time event, Iron Crown, brings a bunch of exclusive cosmetics made available only during the event.…

August 16, 2019

No Man’s Sky next update brings large multiplayer and survival aspects – PC Gamer

No Man’s Sky Beyond, the next big update for No Man’s Sky, has teased many new features for players.…

August 16, 2019

Overwatch role queue and new hero live – GameSpot

Overwatch’s latest update has brought the new hero Sigma to the public servers and initiated the roll queue system, which changes how players pick out characters before the match.…

August 23, 2019

Steam coming to China – GameSpot

Valve has partnered with Perfect World to bring the Steam Marketplace to China.…

August 23, 2019

New content coming to Battlefront 2- GameSpot

Dice has revealed a roadmap for the next few content updates in Battlefield 2, including tweaks, rebalances and altogether new content.…

August 23, 2019

Sony acquires Insomniac Games – Polygon

Sony is buying Insomniac Games; this purchase marks the end of Insomniac’s development of PlayStation exclusives, which results in a broader audience for their games.…

August 23, 2019

Why Overwatch League teams sign players that are too young to play– Polygon

Many teams in the Overwatch League chose to sign players that are too young to play in season matches this season, and will likely continue to do so.…

August 30, 2019

Fortnite Borderlands event – Engadget

Fortnite’s latest update added a Borderlands inspired area as part of the Rift Zone event.…

August 30, 2019

Blizzard adds more servers to WoW Classic to improve stability – GameSpot

Just before the official launch of WoW Classic Blizzard announced a few changes to improve stability for players and reduce queue times.…

August 30, 2019

Telltale Games getting revived – Polygon

Telltale Games, shut down in 2018, created a lack of heavily story-driven games on the market.…

August 30, 2019

Control, a strange take on the shooter genre – PC Gamer

Control is a third-person shooter game, the latest production from Remedy Entertainment.…

September 6, 2019

Hearthstone’s next solo-adventure to launch September 17 – Polygon

Hearthstone’s, Saviors of Uldum, has already introduced new cards and mechanics to the game as well as a new solo campaign “Tombs of Terror,” to release on September 17.…

September 6, 2019

Overwatch Allegedly coming to Nintendo Switch – The Verge

Nintendo revealed that Overwatch would be coming to Switch on October 15 during a Nintendo Direct.…

September 6, 2019

Cyberpunk multiplayer under development – Polygon

Cyberpunk 2077 is CD Projekt Red’s latest upcoming title and is set to be a massive single-player experience.…

September 6, 2019

Gears 5 critic overview – GameSpot

Gears 5 will be bringing some significant changes to the Gears franchise, including more open level areas and a more RPG-like player progression system.…

September 13, 2019

EA launches cloud streaming service test- The Verge

EA has announced a closed technical test for their new game streaming service titled Project Atlas.…

September 13, 2019

R6Siege, Ember Rise now live – GameSpot

Rainbow 6 Siege’s next big update, Ember Rise, starts rolling out today; coming to PS4, PC, and Xbox in order.…

September 13, 2019

Why a backpack is causing fan outrage – Polygon

Character differentiation, using appearance, is highly prized among WoW players.…

September 13, 2019

Sea of Thieves launches Smugglers Fortune and ads pets – Polygon

Sea of Thieves’ latest monthly update, Smugglers Fortune, goes live today bringing new content.…

September 20, 2019

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint open beta – GameSpot

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint launches in October, but for those who can’t wait, Ubisoft has announced an open beta running from September 26-29th for PC, Xbox, and PS4.…

September 20, 2019

Fornite to host Batman event – Polygon

Data mined from a set of six images, originating from Fortnite files, is pointing to Batman-themed content coming to Fortnite.…

September 20, 2019

Overwatch’s Lego event – Polygon

Blizzard has released a new short event for Overwatch to keep players engaged between the Summer Games and Halloween seasonal events.…

September 20, 2019

Battlefront 2 explores new planet – GameSpot

On September 25th, Battlefront 2 will be getting a new multiplayer map on planet Felucia.…

September 27, 2019

Respawn revives Medal of Honor with VR – GameSpot

Respawn Entertainment has announced the development of Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond as a new first-person shooter utilizing the Oculus Rift.…

September 27, 2019

Overwatch’s latest patch tweaks almost half of the game’s heroes – Polygon

Patch 1.41, released on Overwatch’s test servers on August 24th, brings numerous tweaks to 13 of the game’s 31 heroes.…

September 27, 2019

Word of Warcraft ends its most controversial storyline – Polygon

Battle for Azeroth has been World of Warcraft’s most ambitious story yet, with patch 8.2.5 bringing the climax of the expansion’s conflict.…

September 27, 2019

Xbox’s online game streaming service goes live in October – Polygon

Microsoft’s new online game streaming service for the Xbox One, named Project xCloud, is hosting a public preview test in October.…

October 4, 2019

PlayStation changes outlook on cloud gaming – Wired

Since 2014, Sony’s PlayStation Now service has been slowly growing in library size and global coverage.…

October 4, 2019

Genji and Symmetra have new skins for Blizzcon – Polygon

Each year Blizzard gives away in-game goodies to players who buy BlizzCon tickets, generally one to three items per main title.…

October 4, 2019

Destiny 2 changes with free-to-play switch –Polygon

Destiny 2 has had a hectic week, between Bungie’s split from Activision and the switch from the Battlenet Launcher to Steam.…

October 4, 2019

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint early impressions– GameSpot

After 6 hours of playtime in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, gameplay, and story have proven very satisfying.…

October 11, 2019

PS5 announcements – GameSpot

Sony has officially announced their next generation of the console: PlayStation 5; to be released around Holiday 2020.…

October 11, 2019

Blizzard band Hearthstone streamer for political speech – The Verge

Blizzard has banned a Hearthstone player, ‘Blitzchung’, from participating in tournaments for a year over a controversial political statement shared during a live stream.…

October 11, 2019

Visions of N’Zoth will wrap up Battle for Azeroth’s story – Polygon

World of Warcraft’s next patch, titled Visions of N’Zoth, will bring an end to the Battle for Azeroth expansion.…

October 11, 2019

Square Enix’s Avengers – The Verge

Square Enix has been making an Avengers game for a long time now, but with a prior demo that got scrapped, many fans have been skeptical of the title.…

October 18, 2019

Google Stadia launching November 19th – the Verge

Google Stadia is finally launching on November 19th, with at least 31 games playable at launch and more coming in the future.

October 18, 2019

League of Legends coming to console and mobile – GameSpot

Riot games announced that League of Legends is coming to console and mobile platforms in 2020 under the title “League of Legends: Wild Rift.”

October 18, 2019

Overwatch Halloween event 2020 – Polygon


Overwatch’s annual Halloween event has come again, running from October 15th to November 4th this year.

October 18, 2019

Analogue Pocket coming 2020 – GameSpot

Analogue has made a name for themselves releasing high-quality old school consoles, and in 2020 they seek to expand their repertoire into the mobile gaming market.

October 25, 2019

Rainbow Six Siege’s gruesome Halloween event – GameSpot

Rainbow Six Siege’s Halloween event this year is called Doktor’s Curse, and it runs from Oct. 23rd to Nov. 6th.…

October 25, 2019

Borderlands 3 Bloody Harvest event shows off new content and loot – Polygon

Borderlands 3’s Halloween-themed event, named Bloody Harvest, starts later this week.

October 25, 2019

The Outer Worlds review – GameSpot

The Outer Worlds, by Obsidian Entertainment, plays just like a Fallout game, although it does so in the best way possible.

October 25, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare release schedule – GameSpot

Activision posted an outline to their new Call of Duty’s release times.…

November 1, 2019

Fortnite adds a battle royale raid boss – Polygon

Fortnite has been a host to many events that mix up the standard battle royale formula, and for this year’s Halloween event, Epic Games have added a massive raid boss-type enemy to the game.

November 1, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s massively successful launch – Polygon

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare broke $600 million in sales during its first three days after launch, making it the best-selling Call of Duty game this generation.

November 1, 2019

Apex Legends launches Duos mode – The Verge

Starting November 5th, Apex Legends is getting a limited-time duos game mode.

November 1, 2019

EA has not canceled Titanfall 3, but prefers to focus on Apex Legends for now – GameSpot

EA has recently confirmed that while no Titanfall game is currently in development, the series is not forgotten and will one day see another entry.

November 8, 2019

Everything on WoW: Shadowlands, so far – PCGamer

Word of Warcraft’s next expansion, titled “Shadowlands,” was announced during Blizzcon 2019.…

November 8, 2019

Overwatch 2- The Verge

Three years after its release, Blizzard announces their team shooter, Overwatch, will be getting a sequel.…

November 8, 2019

Why Diablo 4 went dark – Polygon

Diablo 4 was the most exciting announcement at BlizzCon 2019; not just because it meant the Diablo series would be moving forward, but because it confirmed that Diablo would be returning to its pervasively dark style.…

November 8, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2’s PC release has ridiculous spec requirements – Polygon

Red Dead Redemption 2’s PC launch has been full of crashes and performance problems, with even high-end hardware struggling to keep up.…

November 15, 2019

Rockstar apologizes for Red Dead Redemption 2’s problematic launch – The Verge

Rockstar has issued a general apology to players over the performance issues that riddled Red Dead Redemption 2’s PC launch.…

November 15, 2019

Overwatch: Mercy’s Recall Challenge – Polygon

Overwatch has started another challenge event, named “Mercy’s Recall Challenge,” which runs from Nov. 12 to Dec. 2. Much like previous challenges, players can win matches to win free rewards, including a player icon, sprays, and a new legendary skin …

November 15, 2019

Hearthstone Battlegrounds brings auto-battles to the card game – GameSpot

Hearthstone has been steadily receiving updates for a long time now, but at this point, much of the new content caters towards the existing player base.…

November 15, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Stability and nerf patch – GameSpot

Infinity Ward has released a new patch Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Update, which addresses many stability and performance issues, as well as minor changes to the problematic 725 Shotgun.…

November 22, 2019

Elective mode confirmed for Diablo 4 – Polygon

A recent post on the Diablo 3 website revealed Blizzard’s plans to work with the community to gauge what players want to see in Diablo 4.…

November 22, 2019

Rainbow Six Siege Money Heist event – GameSpot

This weekend brings two significant events for Rainbow Six Siege: another free to play window and a new gameplay event, a tie-in for the Netflix series Money Heist.…

November 22, 2019

Borderlands 3’s first campaign DLC launches December 2019 – Polygon

Borderlands 3’s first campaign DLC, titled “Moxie’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot” launches December 19th.…

November 22, 2019

Star Wars: Fallen Order review – GameSpot

Star Wars: Fallen Order is one of the rare Star Wars games that works beyond the façade of the Star Wars title by expanding upon existing lore while maintaining core themes from the series.…

November 29, 2019

Epic Games puts newer games on sale – The Verge

Epic is offering a few games for discounted rates for Black Friday, up to 75% off new releases and older titles.…

November 29, 2019

Blizzard’s Black Friday sale – Polygon

Blizzard has put almost every one of their games on sale for Black Friday.…

November 29, 2019

Apex Legends increases level cap, adding new rewards –GameSpot

Apex Legends’ next content update, launching December 3rd, increases the player’s level cap and changes the game’s progression system.…

November 29, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare announces first season, teasing a Battle Pass – Polygon

December 3rd will bring the first seasonal content to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Almost all of this content will be free to all players, making it the biggest free update in Call of Duty history.…

December 6, 2019

Microsoft still planning a cheaper, less powerful next-gen console – Kotaku

Microsoft announced Project Scarlet back in June, claiming to be setting the bar for console power, speed, and performance; we know now that they are also working on a second, smaller, and less expensive console at the same time.…

December 6, 2019

Halo: Reach immediately jumps to Steams most-played list after launch – The Verge

Halo: Reach launched initially on Xbox 360 about a decade ago now, yet with the recent PC release still stands as a great game, now with various deeper setting customizations.…

December 6, 2019

Diablo 4 drops Ancient Legendaries for new, more complex item systems – Polygon

Blizzard announced in another blog post that it would be excluding the Ancient Legendary system from Diablo 4, in favor of a more flexible and complex item system.
December 6, 2019

BB-8 coming as playable hero to Battlefront 2 – GameSpot

Dice has announced a new update to Battlefront II in conjunction with the theatrical release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on December 20th.…

December 13, 2019

Sea of Thieves adds a replayable tutorial section – Polygon

Sea of Thieves now lets players partake in a “Maiden Voyage,” which serves as a tutorial displaying all of the game’s important mechanics.…

December 13, 2019

Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2019 – Polygon

Overwatch’s annual winter holiday event, Winter Wonderland, is now live, running December 10th to January 2nd.…

December 13, 2019

Resident Evil 3 remake to launch April 3rd 2020 – The Verge

Still riding the success of Resident Evil 2’s re-release earlier this year, Capcom has officially announced a remake for Resident Evil 3 for modern hardware.…

December 13, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare revives popular gameplay mode – GameSpot

Infinity Ward just released a new multiplayer update for Modern Warfare, which rotates in-game modes, including the popular Infected mode; this latest update also adds a new map for the ground war mode and brings some additions to Hardcore mode.…

December 20, 2019

WoW: Battle for Azeroth’s final content patch is coming in January- Polygon

Visions of N’Zoth, WoW’s last content patch, is set to launch on Jan 14th.…

December 20, 2019

Google buys Typhoon Studios – Polygon

Google has acquired developer Typhoon Studios in its effort to grow its internal development program.…

December 20, 2019

Sekiro wins game of the year 2019 – GameSpot

Sikero: Shadows Die Twice was a standout game this year. Few games manage to provide players with such a thrilling and tense experience without falling into familiar tropes.…

December 20, 2019

Latest CoD: Modern Warfare update ads CoD4 maps and more – GameSpot

Modern Warfare’s latest update is a pretty big package bringing a good deal of balancing changes, bug fixes, and content to the game.…

January 6, 2020

Respawn Boss takes control over Dice LA Studio – GameSpot

Vince Zampella, the co-founder of Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, is to be head of EA DICE’s LA studio.…

January 6, 2020

Biggest Game Release Dates: Jan 2020 – GameSpot

2019 had many great games release, but 2020 is already shaping up to be another great year for gaming, between Sony and Microsoft announcing their next-gen consoles, and a plethora of highly anticipated games coming out.…

January 6, 2020

Amazon hosts huge end of year sale – GameSpot

This year Amazon has replaced its Christmas sale with a massive end-of-year sale, spanning from electronics to gaming.…

January 6, 2020

Modern Warfare brings back Grind – Polygon

Grind, a popular objective-based, run-and-gun, co-operative game mode, has made its way to Modern Warfare (2019).…

January 10, 2020

Sea of Thieves, highly successful – GameSpot

Sea of Thieves is just getting started and is already the most successful new IP on Xbox.…

January 10, 2020

Modern Warfare has a 24/7 Shipment playlist – Polygon

Shipment is famed as one of Call of Duty’s smallest maps, putting players so close together they could barely move without running into each other.…

January 10, 2020

Blizzard and ESL partner for game tournaments – Polygon

ESL has entered an agreement with Blizzard Entertainment to host tournaments for StarCraft 2 and Warcraft 3: Reforged.…

January 10, 2020

Escape from Tarkov’s rocky successes – Polygon

In the last week of 2019, Escape From Tarkov (EFT)became the most-watched title on Twitch.

January 17, 2020

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate receiving six new DLC characters -GameSpot

Smash Bros. Ultimate’s last Fighters Pass character is Byleth from Fire Emblem, but the game still has new DLC plans moving forward.…

January 17, 2020

WoW’s last Battle for Azeroth update – VentureBeat

World of Warcraft’s last major patch, 8.3, before the next expansion launches this week.…

January 17, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege gets esports related event map – Polygon

Siege will be getting a new map, and battle passes in celebration of The Six Invitational competitive Esports tournament.…

January 17, 2020

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne having PC save file problems – Polygon

Iceborne released for PC last week on Steam, and some players have reported problems with their save data.…

January 24, 2020

Temtem, the Pokémon inspired hit – Polygon

Temtem, the new MMO inspired by the popular collection RPG Pokémon, launched this week.…

January 24, 2020

Dying Light 2 delayed indefinitely – GameSpot

Techland has announced that Dying Light 2 has been delayed.…

January 24, 2020

Doom Eternal’s chaotic beginning – GameSpot

id Software has run wild with Doom Eternal; making a destructive, unforgiving, and adrenaline-filled experience.…

January 24, 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 needs more work time – Polygon

CD Projekt Red’s chief executive admitted in an investor call that the development teams for Cyberpunk 2077 still have a significant amount of work before launch.…

January 31, 2020

The Outer Worlds coming to Switch – The Verge

Obsidian has announced that The Outer Worlds will be launching on Switch March 6th.…

January 31, 2020

Modern warfare map rotation update and crossbow nerf – Polygon

This week’s rotation update for Modern Warfare brings back Shipment 24/7 and introduces significant balancing changes to weapons.…

January 31, 2020

BB-8 delayed for Battlefront 2 – GameSpot

Dice announced on the Battlefront forum that the BB-8 update is being delayed last-minute for bug fixes.…

January 31, 2020

Blizzard claims right to any custom game modes in Warcraft III – GameSpot

Warcraft III: Reforged is out now, and Blizzard wants to lay claims to any custom games players make.…

February 7, 2020

PS5’s website now live, but is devoid of new information – GameSpot

PS5’s official website is now live, but it does not offer any new information besides a newsletter promising upcoming announcements.…

February 7, 2020

Amazon and Google said to be Xbox’s real competitors this year – Polygon

Microsoft’s head of gaming, Phil Spencer, has stated that he doesn’t view Sony or Nintendo as their primary competition moving forward.…

February 7, 2020

Rockstar’s VP of creativity leaving the company- GameSpot

Dan Houser, the creative lead on Rockstar’s GTA and Red Dead Redemption titles, will be leaving the company.…

February 7, 2020

Warcraft III: Reforged review- Polygon

Development teams on Warcraft III: Reforged tried taking a combined approach of giving the game a current era paint-job and remaking the game using the original as a base, and so far, it has been a rough ride.…

February 14, 2020

First details on Riots “Project A” – Polygon

Riot Games first unveiled a set of games in development in October last year, but now have started showing some of them off to a select few.…

February 14, 2020

Division 2 returns to New York – GameSpot

The original Division took a while to flesh out its gameplay mechanics, something that Division 2 did much faster and smoother. With a post-game storyline involving tons of content, Division 2 stands as an all-around improvement from the first installment.…

February 14, 2020

CoD: Season 2 – GameSpot

Neither Activision nor Infinity Ward has said anything about a possible battle royale mode in CoD Modern Warfare for Season 2; however, the trailer looks to imply the mode is coming.…

February 14, 2020

BioWare officially redesigning Anthem – Polygon

Anthem has had a troubled life since its launch, with the consistently unhappy player base and stale content.…

February 21, 2020

No Man’s Sky introduces living ships you can hatch – GameSpot

2020’s first update for No Man’s Sky is titled The Living Ship, which allows players to fly sentient organic ships.…

February 21, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege year 5, Season 1: Void Edge – Polygon

Rainbow Six Siege will soon start its fifth year of content, though the precise date is still unknown.…

February 21, 2020

World War Z developer joins THQ Nordic – GameSPot

Embracer Group, the company behind THQ Nordic and Deep Silver, has grown again with the acquisition of Saber Interactive.…

February 21, 2020

Nvidia GeForce Now loses Activision over a misunderstanding – Polygon

Nvidia is saying their GeForce Now service has lost over 20 Activision and Blizzard titles because of a misunderstanding.…

February 28, 2020

Bethesda pulls out of GeForce Now – The Verge

Nvidia’s GeForce Now continues its rough start as Bethesda now pulls out of the service.…

February 28, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege considering moving to Free to Play – GameSpot

According to game director Leroy Athanassoff, the development team for Rainbow Six Siege is considering moving to a free to play platform.…

February 28, 2020

Overwatch Mardi Gras event – GameSpot

From February 25th to March 9th Overwatch is running an event that gives Ashe a new Mardi Gras themed skin.…

February 28, 2020

Microsoft announces free upgrades to Xbox Series X for some games – Polygon

Microsoft has reinforced their Xbox Games Pass by announcing that all first-party games for the foreseeable future will be included in games pass on launch day.…

March 6, 2020

Destiny 2, Season of the Worthy – GameSpot

Destiny 2’s next big update, Season of the Worthy, is set to launch March 10th.…

March 6, 2020

Valve Showcases movement and combat for Half-Life: Alyx – The Verge

Valve’s highly popular Half-Life series’ next installation, Alyx, just got some significant news released.…

March 6, 2020

Halo: CE now available on PC for MCC – GameSpot

Halo: Combat Evolved is now live for the PC release of the Master Chief Collection.…

March 6, 2020

Valorant, Riot’s new idea – Polygon

LoL fans have been joking for years that Riot should make a new game that stands alone from LoL, and Riot has finally, formally, announced just that with Valorant.…

March 13, 2020

CoD: Warzone update – GameSpot

There has been much talk about Activision giving CoD: Modern Warfare a battle royale mode, but they have just announced CoD: Warzone; a standalone game solely for battle royale.…

March 13, 2020

Destiny 2 Season of the Worthy nerfs and patch notes – Polygon

Destiny 2’s Season of the Worthy is now live, bringing a myriad of nerfs, rebalances and the return of the Trials of Osiris.…

March 13, 2020

E3 2020 currently canceled – GameSpot

ESA has confirmed that E3 2020 will be officially canceled over concerns over the Covid-19 outbreak, as public health could be affected by the event.…

March 13, 2020

Pokémon Go Safari Zone event postponed for quarantine – Polygon

Niantic is delaying the Pokemon Go Safari Zone event scheduled in St. Louis to later this month for health concerns over the spread of Covid-19.…

March 20, 2020

League of Legends and EA suspend all esports – Polygon

Riot Games and Electronic Arts have suspended all esports activities due to the coronavirus outbreak.…

March 20, 2020

Hearthstone gets a new class – Polygon

Hearthstone’s latest expansion, Ashes of Outland, is adding a new class to the game for the first time since launch.…

March 20, 2020

PS5 specs revealed – GameSpot

Sony released the full specs for their upcoming PS5 console during a GDC Livestream.…

March 20, 2020

Overwatch’s next Hero: Echo – GameSpot

Blizzard has just released the identity and trailer for Overwatch’s next hero, Echo.…

March 27, 2020

Nintendo Switch is selling fast – Polygon

Considering the quarantine measures currently in place, there is a large demand building up for gaming consoles.…

March 27, 2020

Epic Launches Publishing Label – The Verge

Epic Games is building a publishing model for the development of games with partners such as Remedy Entertainment, Playdead, and Gen Design.…

March 27, 2020

Xbox One and PC’s Bleeding Edge is Out Now – Gamespot

Bleeding Edge, a game developed by Microsoft’s Xbox studio, Ninja Theory, was a new addition to Xbox Games Pass in March.…

March 27, 2020

Ultimate Alliance 3’s Fantastic Four – Kotaku

The first two installments of content for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 created new multiplayer game modes and challenges.…

April 10, 2020

Sea of Thieves’ next update brings more faction focus – Polygon

Sea of Thieves’ current faction serves as the game’s backbone, as it provides access to quests, rewards, and cosmetics.…

April 10, 2020

COD: Modern Warfare Season 3 – GameSpot

Season 3 is now live for CoD: Modern Warfare, bringing new content to the game and its battle royale spin-off.…

April 10, 2020

Overwatch: Echo goes live next week – GameSpot

Echo is launched for Overwatch next week, marking the last hero release until the launch of Overwatch 2.…

April 10, 2020

WoW: Shadowlands is reviving tons of old abilities – Polygon

One of the fans’ biggest complaints about Battle for Azeroth is that classes felt too stripped down and simplified, leading to widespread frustration.…

April 17, 2020

Why Riot has no plans for a Valorant E-sport league – Polygon

For the time being, developer Riot will be letting third party organizations set up e-sport tournaments for Valornat, instead of doing it themselves.…

April 17, 2020

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini – The Verge

The TurboGrafx initially launched back in 1989, between the NES and SNES, and failed to attain the popularity of Nintendo and Sega consoles.…

April 17, 2020

CoD: Warzone already at 50 Milion players – Polygon

CoD: Warzone has launched about a month ago and has already achieved outstanding popularity.…

April 17, 2020

Nvidia offers the best performance for Minecraft and CoD: Modern Warfare 2 remastered – GameSpot

Nvidia’s latest game ready driver just released and it’s made in anticipation to support Minecraft’s new RTX beta and Modern Warfare 2 Remastered.…

April 24, 2020

Valorant’s first major patch – Polygon

Valorant has been in closed beta for two weeks now, and Riot has released its first official patch.…

April 24, 2020

Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters Play Each Other – GameSpot

Infinity Ward has released a new patch for CoD: Warzone to combat cheaters and exploiters.…

April 24, 2020

World of Warcraft’s new Rogue-like dungeon – Polygon

Blizzard announced at BlizzCon 2019 Torghast, Tower of the Dammed, an end-game content for the Shadowlands expansion, with a rogue-like twist.…

April 24, 2020

People are spending much more on games during quarantine – GameSpot

The NPD Group has revealed new statistics from the video game industry, showing a 35% increase in sales during March from previous years.…

May 1, 2020

Party royale – Fortnite’s promise as a true social space – The Verge

For a while, it seemed like the game has lost some of the steam it gained last September.…

May 1, 2020

Apex Legends will debut Loba and Season Quests – gamesradar

Apex Legends season 5 has been pushed back one week, with a new launch date rescheduled for May 12th.…

May 1, 2020

Microsoft’s Dedication to PC Gaming – The Verge

While Microsoft has been providing the operating system used by the majority of PC gamers, its presence in PC gaming space has been virtually nonexistent.…

May 1, 2020

First Assassin’s Creed Gameplay Coming Next Week – Gamespot

Ubisoft announced the game in action debut for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla scheduled for next week.…

May 8, 2020

New Game from Amazon coming May 20th – Polygon

Amazon Game Studios has been working on a new shooter called Crucible since back in 2016.…

May 8, 2020

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla to launch as Epic Games Store exclusive- GameSpot

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla will be launching later this year for current and next-gen consoles and PC.…

May 8, 2020

Fortnite hits 350 Million Players – The Verge

Epic’s Fortnite has reportedly reached 350 Million registered players this week.…

May 15, 2020

Fortnite will be a launch title for PS5 and Xbox Series X – GameSpot

Epic Games has announced that Fortnite will be a launch title for both the upcoming PS5 and Xbox Series X.…

May 15, 2020

PS5 tech demo – GameSpot

Alongside the unveiling of the Unreal Engine 5, Epic Games has released a tech demo to showcase the engine’s capabilities.…

May 15, 2020

PS5 Still on track for Holiday 2020 release – Polygon

Sony has announced that their PS5 is still on track for it’s planned Holiday 2020 release.…

May 15, 2020

Valorant team bans over 8,000 cheaters in its closed beta – Polygon

Riot’s new competitive shooter, Valorant, is still in closed beta.…

May 22, 2020

Overwatch Anniversary event 2020 – Polygon

Overwatch’s Anniversary event is now live on all platforms and will run through June 9th.…

May 22, 2020

Apex Legends’ PvE event – Polygon

Apex Legends’ latest seasonal update brings a PvE story questline.…

May 22, 2020

Amazon’s new free-to-play Shooter – The Verge

Amazon game studios released its first big-budget title this week, titled Crucible.…

May 22, 2020

Diablo 3 patch 2.6.9 coming to PTR – GameSpot

Starting Thursday, March 21st, Diablo 3’s next big update will start its PTR testing period.…

May 29, 2020

Call of Duty: Warzone, the grenade launcher – Polygon

Players have recently found out that an exceedingly rare weapon, the MGL-32 grenade launcher, has an extraordinarily small chance to spawn in a game, but offers enough firepower to kill an entire squad in a few shots.…

May 29, 2020

E3 2020 Replacement Schedule – GameSpot

This year marks the first in 20 years that the annual game expo, E3, will not be held in June.…

May 29, 2020

BlizzCon 2020 canceled – Polygon

Blizzard has announced that after careful consideration, they will be canceling Blizzcon for 2020.…

May 29, 2020

Minecraft: Dungeons – GameSpot

When Minecraft first released, it was a fantastic new concept for games, with its early access style and open-ended gameplay.…

June 4, 2020

Valorant’s new agent looks very similar to Overwatch’s Sombra – GameSpot

Developer Riot Games have shown off their first post-launch character for their new team shooter Valorant, named Reyna.…

June 4, 2020

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 4 postponed – Polygon

Infinity Ward has announced that they are pushing back the launch dates for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 4 and Call of Duty: Mobile Season 7.…

June 4, 2020

Big Upcoming Video Game titles of Summer 2020 – Polygon

Summer 2020 promises to be an unusually busy time this year…

June 4, 2020

Sony delays PS5 reveal event – GameSpot

Sony has now postponed the reveal event indefinitely, stating that they would like “more important voices” heard over them.…

June 12, 2020

PS5 design revealed – GameSpot

Sony’s PS5 reveal event showcased the technical aspects of the upcoming console, but wouldn’t be complete without showing the physical device.…

June 12, 2020

CoD: Modern Warfare Season 4 starting this week – GameSpot

The next season of content for Call of Duty Modern Warfare and Warzone has launched.…

June 12, 2020

Overwatch’s Competitive mode losing Hero Pools – Polygon

Blizzard is removing Hero pools from Overwatch’s competitive play modes.…

June 12, 2020

No Man’s Sky getting Crossplay – Polygon

No Man’s Sky is all about exploration.…

June 19, 2020

Valorant will get Ranked mode soon – GameStop

Although at launch the game only had standard mode and spike rush mode, Riot announced that the ranked game mode would launch sometime next week.…

June 19, 2020

Hearthstone’s new solo adventure – Polygon

Blizzard has been running a “Felfire Festival” in Hearthstone this summer.…

June 19, 2020

Sea of Thieves, Haunted Shores Update – Polygon

Rare’s sandbox pirate game, Sea of Thieves, has a new update.…

June 19, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege: Steel Wave – GameSpot

Rainbow Six Siege’s next season is now live.…

June 26, 2020

Nvidia now supports DirectX 12 Ultimate and Windows 10 GPU scheduling feature – The Verge

Nvidia’s latest driver update adds support for Microsoft’s DirectX 12 Ultimate and the latest GPU scheduling feature on Windows 10.…

June 26, 2020

Borderlands 3: Bounty of Blood – GameSpot

Borderlands 3’s third campaign expansion releases June 25.…

June 26, 2020

Fortnite is hosting a Christopher Nolan movie night – Polygon

One month after Fornite premiered a trailer for the upcoming film Tenet, from Christopher Nolan, players will be able to watch a full-length feature in-game from the same director.…

June 26, 2020

Apex Legends Switch release and Cross-Play announcement – GameSpot

Respawn is officially bringing Apex Legends to Switch this fall.…

July 3, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege Y5S2.1 bringing match cancelation – Gamespot

Rainbow Six Siege is introducing a new feature for ranked/competitive play in the latest seasonal update, match cancelation.…

July 3, 2020

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare/Warzone – Polygon

Call of Duty: Warzone just got another patch, and this one is bringing nerfs to some of the most popular weapons in the game, along with the usual tweaks.…

July 3, 2020

Valorant plans to release six new agents a year – Polygon

Even though Valorant launched a few weeks ago, developers are looking forward to developing the game.…

July 3, 2020

The Last of Us II getting an online mode in place of DLC – Gamespot

The Last of Us II has seen huge success in sales already, and developers have announced they have no plans to follow up with any story DLC.…

July 10, 2020

Valorant’s upcoming Ultra Edition brings crazy cosmetics – Polygon

Riot has announced a new line of skins for Valorant.…

July 10, 2020

Halo 3 coming to PC on July 14th – Polygon

The third part of the Original Halo trilogy will be available on PC on July 14th.…

July 10, 2020

Word of Warcraft: Shadowlands Event – Gamespot

Blizzard has announced a series of new content for World of Warcraft via Livestream.…

July 10, 2020

Amazon working on Fallout TV Series – Comicbook

The creators of Westward have partnered with Amazon to create a live-action TV series based on the Fallout series.…

July 17, 2020

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – Polygon

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla feels like a real open-world game.…

July 17, 2020

Overwatch, Sigma’s Maestro Challenge – GameSpot

Overwatch’s latest event, titled Sigma’s Maestro Challenge, is running from July 14th to 27th.…

July 17, 2020

Scholomance Academy Comes to Hearthstone – Polygon

The next expansion for Hearthstone is bringing us back to a familiar place in World of Warcraft’s history, Scholomance.…

July 17, 2020

Apex Legends teases new hero and map – GameSpot

Season 5 of Apex Legends has brought a large amount of story to the world.…

July 24, 2020

Valorant’s latest patch might make Viper worthwhile – Polygon

Valorant’s latest patch has dropped, and Riot is still trying to make Viper a viable character.…

July 24, 2020

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 5 – GameSpot

Infinity Ward is releasing teasers about Modern Warfare and Warzone, and although light on details, the information may include a possible release date.…

July 24, 2020

Fortnite patch 13.30 – GameSpot

Fortnite’s latest patch has launched, introducing changes to the Battle Royale.…

July 24, 2020

Star Wars: The Old Republic available on Steam – Polygon

Bioware’s long-running MMO has made its way to Steam.…

July 31, 2020

Sea of Thieves ads a flamethrower – Polygon

With the July 29th update to Sea of Thieves, titled Ashen Winds, players can take on the new Ashen Lords and equip various new cosmetics and items.…

July 31, 2020

New Fable announced for Xbox Series X – GameSpot

After years of speculation on another Fable game, Microsoft has announced that Playground Games will be developing the next installment for Xbox Series X and Windows 10.…

July 31, 2020

Halo Infinite – TechRadar

After initial teasing back in 2018, Halo Infinite has finally come to the foreground for Xbox.…

July 31, 2020

Valorant, Killjoy reveal – Polygon

Valorant’s latest agent, Killjoy, has been revealed.…

August 7, 2020

Overwatch Summer Games 2020 – Polygon

Overwatch’s annual summer games have started and will run from August 4th to August 26th.…

August 7, 2020

Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5 – Polygon

The next season for Modern Warfare and Warzone has arrived.…

August 7, 2020

The next year’s Call of Duty – PCGamer

We know very little about the next Call of Duty besides that it is in development.…

August 7, 2020

Marvel’s Avengers Beta – GameSpot

We know that the upcoming Avengers game is going to have a strong single-player campaign with new RPG elements.…

August 14, 2020

Xbox Series X and PS5 prices still unconfirmed – GameSpot

The next generation of Xbox will release in less than three months, with the upcoming PlayStation coming not long after.…

August 14, 2020

Epic Games Sues Apple over Fortnite dispute – GameSpot

Fortnite developer Epic Games announced a permanent price cut on V-bucks, the games’ real-money currency.…

August 14, 2020

Infinity Ward working to fix Warzone Nightmare bug in Call of Duty – Polygon

Infinity Ward tweeted Thursday that it was working on an “express fix” to an interesting bug in Call of Duty: Warzone.…

August 14, 2020

Rockstar is rolling back a disastrous patch for Red Dead Online – Polygon

A recent patch in RDO has caused the entire map world to destabilize and become unplayable for many console players, so terribly, that Rockstar has decided to roll the game back to an earlier version before the patch.…

August 21, 2020

Riot knew Killjoy’s abilities would concern players – Polygon

Automated turrets are always one of the most controversial parts of multiplayer shooters; whether they are too strong or too weak, they are usually a point of contention among players.…

August 21, 2020

GamesCon 2020 – GameSpot

As the European equivalent to E3, Gamescon is one of the industries’ most prominent events.…

August 21, 2020

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War officially announced – GameSpot

A teaser for the new Call of Duty has finally arrived, promising a world-wide reveal next week.…

August 21, 2020

WoW Shadowlands hosts the games strangest forest yet – Polygon

Ardenweald, one of the new zones for the Shadowlands and home to the Night Fae, one of the covenants players can join.…

August 28, 2020

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 – GameSpot

The next season for Fortnite chapter 2, Nexus War, has launched hosting a new battle pass and a Marvel theme.…

August 28, 2020

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War reveal event – GameSpot

A new mode in Call of Duty Warzone, titled Know Your History, serves as an official announcement for the upcoming Black Ops installment…

August 28, 2020

High Elves are coming in Shadowlands – Polygon

There are many kinds of elves in the universe of World of Warcraft, two of which serve as the main races players can choose for their character and the other two as the allied races that can be unlocked.…

August 28, 2020

Fall Guys is now the most downloaded game in PS Plus history – Polygon

Fall Guys has only been out for a few weeks, but it’s already solidified itself as the most downloaded game ever on PS Plus.…

September 4, 2020

Marvel’s Avengers early reviews – Gamespot

After spending some time in Marvel’s Avengers, one of the most common perceptions is that too much of the beta’s focus is on the opening sequence.…

September 4, 2020

Thrall Mom’s new job – Polygon

The second installment for World of Warcraft: Afterlife is an animated short series promoting the upcoming Shadowlands expansion.…

September 4, 2020

Fortnite’s Black Panther statue – Polygon

Epic Games has added a new feature to Marvel Island in Fortnite, Panther’s Prowl.…

September 4, 2020

Halo MCC cross-play only for Xbox One and PC – Gamespot

343 has confirmed that cross-play will be a part of the future update to Halo: The Master Chief Collection.…

September 11, 2020

Details on the next generation of Xbox – Polygon

Microsoft unveiled the next generation of Xbox at E3 back in 2019, and this year they confirmed a secondary version of the new console would release alongside the main title November 10th.…

September 11, 2020

Ubisoft’s Gods and Monster name change and release Date – Polygon

Ubisoft announced Gods and Monsters back in 2019; now, the game returns with a new name, Immortals Fenyx Rising.…

September 11, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege Operation Shadow Legacy now live – GameSpot

Operation Shadow Legacy is the newest seasonal update for Rainbow Six Siege.…

September 11, 2020

Call of Duty: Black ops Cold War multiplayer ship-to-ship battle – The Verge

The new multiplayer trailer for Call of Duty: Black ops Cold War has arrived and features many interesting concepts.…

September 18, 2020

Some PS5 games will be more expensive than usual – Polygon

With the new generation of tech, Sony brings their next generation of PlayStation and their next generation of pricing.…

September 18, 2020

PS5 price and release date – GameSpot

With the PlayStation 5 reveal event and information streams, Sony kept a price point and release date for their new system a secret.…

September 18, 2020

AMD’s RX 6000 line – Polygon

AMD has shown off the new RX6000 graphics card series ahead of October 28th.…

September 18, 2020

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War campaign trailer and Alpha dates – GameSpot

During the September PlayStation 5 showcase, Raven Software shared an extended look at the campaign for the upcoming Call of Duty.…

September 25, 2020

BlizzConline – Polygon

Recently, Blizzard announced BlizzConline, their formal replacement for BlizzCon 2020, airing on February 19th, 2021.…

September 25, 2020

Dreamhaven – VentureBeat

Blizzard Entertainment co-founder, Mike Morhaime, has started a new game company, called Dreamhaven, along with two new studios, Moonshot and Secret Door.…

September 25, 2020

Many people mistakenly order an Xbox One X instead of an Xbox Series X – Polygon

Many people have struggled to pre-order the Xbox Series X due to the confusion caused by the similarity of Xbox One X and Xbox Series X console names.…

October 2, 2020

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 6 – GameSpot

Season 6 for Modern Warfare is now live, coming out with a series of changes along with a future content teaser.…

October 2, 2020

New Valorant nerfs and buffs – Polygon

Valorant patch 1.09 brings a nerf to Operator along with some weapon tweaks and changes to other Agents.…

October 2, 2020

Call of Duty: Black ops Cold War Zombies – Polygon

The newest upcoming Call of Duty game, Black ops Cold War, will see the return of the fan-favorite Zombies mode.…

October 9, 2020

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 6 – GameSpot

Season 6 for Modern Warfare is now live, coming out with a series of changes along with a future content teaser.…

October 9, 2020

Apex Legends cross-play Beta – The Verge

Developer Respawn announced that cross-play is coming out next week alongside a new event.…

October 9, 2020

New Valorant nerfs and buffs – Polygon

Valorant patch 1.09 brings a nerf to Operator along with some weapon tweaks and changes to other Agents.…

October 9, 2020

Call of Duty: Black ops Cold War Zombies – Polygon

The newest upcoming Call of Duty game, Black ops Cold War, will see the return of the fan-favorite Zombies mode.…

October 16, 2020

The ghost game taking Twitch by storm – Polygon

Phantasmaphobia is a new co-op game that puts players in a haunted setting to hunt the spirits dwelling within.…

October 16, 2020

Overwatch Halloween 2020 event – PCGamer

Overwatch’s annual Halloween event has returned for three weeks this October, bringing new cosmetic items and the return of Junkenstein’s revenge.…

October 16, 2020

Genshin Impact – GameSpot

The term “Free-to-Play” probably calls a specific kind of game to mind, mobile games, micro-transaction heavy games, time-wasters, etc.…

October 16, 2020

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands pre-patch – Polygon

The pre-patch for Shadowlands is here, despite the expansion itself being delayed with no clear release date.…

October 23, 2020

World of Warcraft Shadowlands breaking down the new player barrier – Polygon

The next expansion to World of Warcraft focuses on fixing and rebuilding old features such as leveling rework and revamped character customization features that now allow for substantially more options.…

October 23, 2020

Fortnitemares 2020 – Polygon

This year’s Fortnite Halloween event is titled Fortnitemares 2020: Midas’ Revenge and brings haunts back to Fortnite island.…

October 23, 2020

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – GameSpot

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla comes out in less than a month.…

October 23, 2020

Hearthstone’s Darkmoon Faire event – GameSpot

Blizzard’s card game, Hearthstone, is receiving a new expansion soon. Titled…

October 30, 2020

World of Warcraft Shadowlands now launching in November – GameSpot

WoW Shadowlands was scheduled to release on October 27th but got delayed until November 23rd.…

October 30, 2020

Rainbow Six Siege’s Halloween event 2020 – Polygon

Rainbow Six Siege has a new holiday event for Halloween 2020.…

October 30, 2020

Sea of Thieves’ Halloween season – Polygon

Sea of Thieves’ new update, Fate of the Damned, changes some of the game’s atmosphere and lore.…

October 30, 2020

Far Cry 6, Cyberpunk 2077 delayed, Elder Scrolls 6 on Xbox – GameSpot

Ubisoft announced that two major upcoming releases are delayed until next year.…

November 6, 2020

Borderlands 3 Ultimate Edition – GameSpot

Borderlands 3 is getting new content with season 2.…

November 6, 2020

Apex Legends, Horizon – Polygon

Apex Legends’ newest Legend is no surprise for the community, though we now have both gameplay and arrival date for Horizon.…

November 6, 2020

Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access Review – GameSpot

Baldur’s Gate 3 is a messy and buggy game at the moment.…

November 6, 2020

World of Warcraft turns 16 – Polygon

World of Warcraft is celebrating its 16th birthday this month.…

November 13, 2020

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – GameSpot

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla takes aspects from numerous earlier games in the series and improves the new open-world style.…

November 13, 2020

Why WoW fans are excited about a new boss – Polygon

World of Warcraft fans are excited about the inclusion of a new World Boss.…

November 13, 2020

Spider Man: Miles Morales – GameSpot

Spider Man: Miles Morales feels like a continuation to The City That Never Sleeps, complete with the option to watch a re-cap on Miles’ character from the 2018 game and its DLC.…

November 13, 2020

Fortnite offers free Disney Plus – Polygon

Epic Games and Disney are teaming up again for a marketing deal. During this promotion, any player who spends real money in Fortnite, including purchasing V-Bucks, will receive a 2-month subscription offer to Disney Plus.…

November 20, 2020

Demon Souls Remake – GameSpot

The remake of Demon Souls is a wonderful experience and a remarkable showpiece for the PlayStation 5.…

November 20, 2020

Shadowlands will make World of Warcraft more accessible – GameSpot

World of Warcraft, having originally launched in 2004, has years of history and content under its belt, and as such, can easily seem like a daunting task for new players.…

November 20, 2020

James Bond game from the developers of Hit Man – Polygon

Hitman developer IO Interactive announces Project 007, a new James Bond game that tells the British Secret Service operative’s origin.…

November 20, 2020

CoD Black Ops Cold War’s MP5 gets nerfed – Polygon

The MP5 SMG has absolutely dominated in Cold War’s multiplayer during its first week.…

December 4, 2020

Fortnite Season 5 – GameSpot

Fortnite Season 5 has started, and the Zero Point has been exposed.…

December 4, 2020

World of Warcraft’s new boss makes players pedestrian – Polygon

To keep game play more interesting, Blizzard had to curtail some of the toys and abilities accumulated in the game over the years.…

December 4, 2020

Sea of Thieves Seasons and Battle Pass – GameSpot

Rare announces a battle pass system coming to Sea of Thieves in 2021 with season one starting in January.…

December 4, 2020

Madden NFL 21 comes early, with bugs – Polygon

Pre-order owners of Madden NFL 21 can download the game a day early but can only play using offline mode.…

December 11, 2020

6-Year-Old Call of Duty player banned – Polygon

RowdyRogan, a 6-year-old Call of Duty player, has grown very popular in the last year…

December 11, 2020

Halo Infinite coming Fall 2021 – GameSpot

Developer 343 Industries confirms that Halo Infinite is expected to release Fall of 2021.…

December 11, 2020

Destiny 2, The Dawning – Polygon

Destiny 2’s annual holiday event, The Dawning, is upon us once more.…

December 11, 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 – GameSpot

Cyberpunk 2077 has officially launched.…

December 18, 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 Launch cost $1 Billion – GameSpot

Technical issues with the launch of Cyberpunk 2077 dealt a significant blow to CD Projekt Red’s stock value.…

December 22, 2020

Warzone temporarily losing the attack helicopter – Polygon

Less than a day after the new season for Warzone launched, players find a game-breaking glitch with the attack helicopter.…

December 22, 2020

Fortnite borrows from Facebook’s playbook– Polygon

Fortnite has a new game mode, and not a uniquely new idea for one either.…

December 22, 2020

CoD: Black Ops Cold War Season 1 launches – GameSpot

Season 1 for CoD Cold War started this week, bringing new game modes, cosmetics, battle pass and more.…

January 8, 2021

Fallout 76 inventory improvements – Polygon

Bethesda is looking to make some quality-of-life improvements to Fallout 76 to kick of the new year.…

January 8, 2021

Fortnite Stormwing returns – GameSpot

Fortnite’s Holiday event brought back the X-4 Stormwing planes, and despite the event ending, some of the planes still sit around the map.…

January 8, 2021

Call of Duty Warzone latest nerf may not be strong enough – Polygon

Over the past few weeks, Warzone’s arsenal has distinct favorites among players.…

January 8, 2021

Roblox raised $520 Million in funding – GameSpot

In its most recent funding round, Roblox has raised $520 million.…

January 15, 2021

Rainbow Six Siege and Ghost Recon Breakpoint Crossover – Polygon

Ghost Recon has a history of crossing over with various Ubisoft titles, and the next update to Breakpoint brings operators from Rainbow Six Siege.…

January 15, 2021

CoD: Black Ops Cold War, Firebase Z – Polygon

Black Ops Cold War Zombies’ first DLC map is right around the corner.…

January 15, 2021

New Star Wars game in development by Division 2 team – GameSpot

Ubisoft announced their partnership with Lucasfilm Games on a new Star Wars game following the end of EA’s exclusivity deal.…

January 15, 2021

Activision Blizzard employees donated $1.6Million to charity – GameSpot

Activision Blizzard announced that their holiday charity campaign was very successful with more than 8,000 employees collecting over $1.6Mil in donations to charities.…

January 22, 2021

Terminator coming to Fortnite – GameStop

Epic Games teases the next crossover characters for Fortnite with a tag line of “a ruthless machine and a protector of the future.”…

January 22, 2021

Cyperpunk multiplayer leak – GameSpot

Data miners found references to the game’s upcoming multiplayer.…

January 22, 2021

World of Warcraft’s Zombie Mommy – Polygon

For World of Warcraft players, the name Calia Menethil has grown familiar.…

January 22, 2021

Resident Village – Polygon

Capcom’s first premier of Resident Evil Village gameplay gave a glimpse at the direct sequel to Biohazard.…

January 29, 2021

Sea of Thieves’ new battle pass system – Polygon

Sea of Thieves’ new battle pass schedule goes live on January 28th.…

January 29, 2021

Hitman 3 – GameSpot

Hitman 3, at first glance, seems to be no different from the other entries in the series.…

January 29, 2021

Cyberpunk 2077 needs hotfix to correct bugs from previous patches – Polygon

A hotfix for Cyberpunk 2077 rolled out this Thursday to correct a game-breaking bug introduced by last Friday’s patch 1.1.…

January 29, 2021

White House monitoring GameStop stock – GameSpot

The White House is monitoring the recently volatile stock price of GameStop.…

February 5, 2021

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War has new maps – Polygon

We are few months into season one for Cold War, and Treyarch brings out a mid-season content update.…

February 5, 2021

Gearbox Software acquired by Embracer Group – GameSpot

The Swedish company, Embracer Group, recently purchased American developer Gearbox Software in a sale valued at around $1.3 Million.…

February 5, 2021

Overwatch Lunar New Year 2020 – GameSpot

Overwatch is once again celebrating Chinese New Year, this year being the year of the Ox.…

February 5, 2021

Valorant patch messes with accuracy – Polygon

Valorant gets another change likely to upset players.…

February 12, 2021

BlizzCon schedule hints at big news – Polygon

Blizzard released the schedule for this year’s online-only BlizzCon.…

February 12, 2021

An old and controversial game is finally releasing – Polygon

Six Days in Fallujah, a controversial shooter set in the Iraq War, is finally set to release.…

February 12, 2021

World of Warcraft Mythic upgrades – Polygon

Update 9.0.5 for World of Warcraft should be launching around March time-frame.…

February 12, 2021

Kingdom Hearts coming to PC – Polygon

Square Enix is partnering with Epic Games to bring the Kingdom hearts series to PC.…

February 19, 2021

Valorant, nerfs and new game mode – Polygon

In Valorant’s new game mode, Escalation, players’ weapons and abilities decrease throughout the course of the game with the ultimate goal of attaining the highest kill score using the least powerful weapons.…

February 19, 2021

CoD Warzone’s Season 2 adds more modes and mysteries – GameSpot

With the launch of Season 2 for Warzone, changes arrive including new areas to explore. In…

February 19, 2021

Sea of Thieves just got a massive update – GameSpot

Sea of Thieves is doing well, with January 2021 being the game’s biggest month in terms of player activity.…

February 19, 2021

Blizzard leak reveals news ahead of Blizzcon – Polygon

While Blizzard Entertainment prepares for their virtual Blizzcon replacement, their press site briefs players on The Burning Crusade expansion.…

February 26, 2021

Diablo 4: How The Rogue Class, PvP, And Open World Work – GameSpot

While Diablo 4 will not be coming out in 2021, BlizzConline revealed some new details about what to expect.…

February 26, 2021

PS5 and Xbox Series X Component Shortages to be Investigated, Biden Says – GameRant

Sony and Microsoft, among others, have joined together seeking help from administration as they ran out of semiconductor components necessary to complete PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles.…

February 26, 2021

Overwatch 2: Everything we know about the unconventional sequel – PC Gamer

Overwatch is getting some exciting updates to the game, as additional details came out during BlizzCon 2021.…

February 26, 2021

Digital Gaming Market Research Report 2021 Elaborate Analysis With Growth Forecast To 2028 – MarketWatch

The increased use of Smartphones and tablets for gaming fuels growth in the digital gaming market, expected to grow 20% in the