Category Archives: Games

Mario/Rabbids Crossover RPG Art Reportedly Leaks

[ad_1] Share. The Ubisoft/Nintendo crossover is reportedly set for an August release. By Sam Stewart A new promotional image for the rumored Mario/Rabbids crossover RPG coming to Nintendo Switch has reportedly leaked, seeming to reinforce previously leaked details about the supposed title. Comic Book’s WWG has debuted what it says is reportedly key art for Mario… Read More »

Endless Space 2 Review – IGN

[ad_1] Share. A beautiful 4X game that stays in close orbit of tradition. By Leif Johnson I first realized Endless Space 2 would be a game I’d enjoy upon discovering that one of its main factions is a race of treants called the Unfallen. They approach the grand 4X strategy adventure of exploring, expanding, exploiting,… Read More »

Firewatch Writer, Artist Working on Rick and Morty Comic Book

[ad_1] Share. From the forests of Wyoming to the multiverse. By Alex Gilyadov Two members of the Firewatch team have revealed a new collaboration — a Rick and Morty comic book. Firewatch co-director and writer Sean Vanaman revealed on Twitter that he and Firewatch designer Olly Moss have worked on the 29th issue of the ongoing… Read More »

The Strange History of the Uncharted Movie

[ad_1] Share. Nathan Drake’s Hollywood dreams live on. By Jesse Schedeen Most fans of the Uncharted franchise are probably taking a “I’ll believe it when I see it” approach to the long-gestating film adaptation. First announced way back in 2009, the Uncharted movie has been trapped in development hell ever since, frequently gaining and losing… Read More »

June Free Xbox Games With Gold Announced

[ad_1] Share. Watch Dogs, Assassin’s Creed III, and more are part of the Xbox Gold program. By Jonathon Dornbush June’s line-up of free Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for Gold subscribers has been announced. The full lineup, plus when they’ll be available, is: Announced back in 2014, SpeedRunners is a multiplayer side-scrolling racing game… Read More »

Valve Hires Kerbal Space Program Team

[ad_1] Share. “… We will have more news about what they are doing soon.” By Evan Campbell The Kerbal Space Program team is now a part of Valve. As a guest on the Game Dev Unchained podcast, ex-Valve employee Roger Lundeen mentioned that his former company hired the Kerbal Space Program team around five or… Read More »

Metal Gear Survive – Road to E3 2017

[ad_1] Share. Controversy aside, Metal Gear Survive is the next installment in one of the most popular franchises in the world. Will Konami deliver at E3? By Max Scoville It’s that time of year again: E3 2017 is just on the horizon. From June 10-15, we’ll be covering the biggest games and hardware announcements of… Read More »

Cult Game El Shaddai to Get Spiritual Sequel

[ad_1] Share. No word on a release outside Japan at this time. By Jordan Sirani game director Takeyasu Sawaki and Kadokawa Games have announced The Lost Child, a spiritual sequel to 2011’s El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron. The game – which swaps the first’s precision brawling to become a turn-based RPG – is due out in… Read More »

Hitman Developer, Io Interactive Announces Layoffs

[ad_1] Share. “We had to make some changes to our studio”. By Joe Skrebels Hitman developer, Io Interactive has announced layoffs, following its enforced split with publisher/owner Square Enix. Announced in a short statement on Twitter (below), the details are vague, simply saying that “we’re sad that great talent and good friends will be leaving… Read More »

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2: First Hands-On Preview

[ad_1] Share. A Marvel-ous character roster. By Ryan McCaffrey The Lego video games by British developer Traveller’s Tales are, consistently, a near-cosmic impossibility. Most if not all of them have managed to be appealing to both kids and adults simultaneously, charming and/or funny, packed with good gameplay, and based off of a big and established… Read More »

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Remaster Coming for PS4 and Xbox One

[ad_1] Share. Happy birthday to us By Hope Corrigan In celebration of its 5th anniversary, Dragon’s Dogma‘s  Dark Arisen edition is being ported to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. A tweet from Japanese magazine Famitsu revealed the return of Capcom’s popular action RPG to console following a relaunch last year on PC. The port is slated… Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed to Spring 2018

[ad_1] Share. Rockstar Games delayed the Red Dead sequel from its planned fall release. By Jonathon Dornbush Rockstar Games has announced that its upcoming sequel Red Dead Redemption 2 will now be released for the PS4 and Xbox One in the spring of 2018. Originally revealed to be releasing in the fall of 2017, Rockstar… Read More »

Dragon Age: BioWare Writer Says New Game Being Developed

[ad_1] Share. EA: “… We have no new information to share regarding Dragon Age at this time.” By Evan Campbell A new Dragon Age game is in the works, according to BioWare writer Alexis Kennedy. Speaking with Eurogamer, Kennedy talked about his remote role with the RPG developer and what it’s like working on such a… Read More »

13 Grand Theft Auto 5 Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

[ad_1] Share. A closer look at GTA5’s coolest references, trivia, and Easter Eggs. By Mark Medina If you love finding secrets in video games, then look no further than 2013’s Grand Theft Auto 5. Whether it’s movie references, video game Easter Eggs, or just neat production secrets, there’s no shortage of things to discover or… Read More »

Destiny 2 Drops Divisive Grimoire Cards

[ad_1] Share. “We want people to be able to find the lore,” says Bungie’s world lead. By Jordan Sirani Destiny 2 is doing away with Grimoire Cards, the in-game collectibles that provided a deeper look into the lore of Destiny’s universe. Many players found the cards problematic, as they weren’t accessible in game; they could… Read More »

The Angry Birds Movie 2 Announced

[ad_1] Share. No word yet on returning cast members. By Alex Gilyadov The Angry Birds Movie 2 is officially in the works, Rovio Entertainment announced today. Columbia Pictures and Rovio Entertainment will release the sequel in theaters on September 20, 2019, the 10th anniversary of the release of the original Angry Birds mobile game. Plot details… Read More »

Crackdown 3 – Road to E3 2017

[ad_1] Share. Microsoft needs to make a big splash with its upcoming open-world game. By Destin Legarie It’s that time of year again: E3 2017 is just on the horizon. From June 10-15, we’ll be covering the biggest games and hardware announcements of 2017 and beyond. While you can check out our continually-updated Games of E3… Read More »

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Early Access Review

[ad_1] Share. A shooter that’s as invested in creating a smart, nuanced survival experience as it is fun, action-packed combat. By Chloi Rad Even though PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is still in Early Access, it’s already a groundbreaking online shooter. Each game starts the same way, but its remarkable ability to feel like a fresh new adventure… Read More »

World of Warcraft Gold Can Be Used to Buy Destiny 2

[ad_1] Share. Time to get grinding. By Matt Porter Activision has announced that Destiny 2 will be available on PC exclusively from the Blizzard Launcher, which likely means you’ll be able to buy it using World of Warcraft Tokens. Back in February, the rules were changed on WoW Tokens, which could only previously be redeemed… Read More »

Middle-earth: Shadow of War First Hands-on Impressions

[ad_1] Share. Once more unto the breach, dear friends. By Brandin Tyrrel We spent a lot of time talking about Shadow of War last month. We covered everything from the return of Monolith’s Nemesis System, to the new enemies, skills, and gear during our Shadow of War IGN First, and so much more. And even… Read More »

Video Game Documentary, King of Kong Is Being Adapted Into a Musical

[ad_1] Share. Learn the words to Museum of Your Heart, stat. By Joe Skrebels 10 years after its release, acclaimed video game documentary The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters is being adapted into a stage musical by original director Seth Gordon. The movie – which focused on the real-life acrimony between two competitive… Read More »

Grasshopper Is Remastering The Silver Case Sequel The 25th Ward

[ad_1] Share. PC version of The Silver Case remaster will get the PS4 bonus chapters on May 30. By Alex Osborn Grasshopper Manufacture is remastering The 25th Ward, Goichi Suda announced at BitSummit. The remaster, titled The 25th Ward: The Silver Case, is a sequel to The Silver Case, which was recently remastered for PC… Read More »

Bayonetta, Nier: Automata Developer PlatinumGames Teases New IP

[ad_1] Share. The project will involve a new director. By Alex Osborn PlatinumGames is working on a new IP, studio producer Atsushi Inaba teased during a keynote at BitSummit. While Inaba-san remained tight-lipped on the project, describing it as a “formless” IP, he did confirm that a new director will be involved in the game.… Read More »

Darksiders 3: Ask the Developers Anything – IGN First

[ad_1] Share. What do you want to know about Darksiders 3? By Alanah Pearce We’ve been covering Darksiders 3 all month long as part of IGN First, and to close things out we’d like to offer you a chance to ask the developers at Gunfire Games your burning questions about the apocalyptic action-adventure sequel. For… Read More »

Splatoon Manga Coming to the West

[ad_1] By Hope Corrigan The Splatoon manga series, which debuted in Japan in 2015, will be getting a western release later this year. Pokemon, Dragon Ball, and Sailor Moon publisher, VIZ Media acquired the publishing rights for the Splatoon mana and is set to launch in print form in late 2017, after the release of… Read More »