Why Uncharted’s Female Leads Are Important

In contemporary entertainment, women are often relegated to a handful of specific roles, usually in service to other characters or the plot itself. They’re the love interests, damsels, prizes to be won, token “badasses” who are just as competent, but rarely exceed the skill of their male counterparts. Leading roles are rarely given to women, and when they are, it’s usually in limited numbers.

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Darkwood creators upload the full game to The Pirate Bay so everyone can play it

Your daily selection of the best gaming news! According to PC Gamer   The top-down horror game Darkwood is one of the creepiest things I’ve played in a long time, … Continue reading Darkwood creators upload the full game to The Pirate Bay so everyone can play it

Gran Turismo is getting its own limited edition PlayStation 4

Your daily selection of the best gaming news! According to Eurogamer.net Four years into the PlayStation 4’s life, one of Sony’s biggest series is finally landing on the console – … Continue reading Gran Turismo is getting its own limited edition PlayStation 4

The Next Naruto Game Lets Players Make Their Own Damn Ninja

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Strikers might be a weird online multiplayer battle arena game instead of a traditional fighter, but it does one thing those other Naruto games don’t. It lets players make their own ninja. You can never have too many.

Agents of Mayhem Review

Your daily selection of the best gaming news! According to Giant Bomb’s Site Mashup By ratcheting up the over-the-top elements with each entry in the Saints Row franchise, Volition wrote … Continue reading Agents of Mayhem Review

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition announced for smartphones

Your daily selection of the best gaming news! According to Gematsu Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition announced for smartphones Retells the story of Final Fantasy XV through 10 episodes. Square … Continue reading Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition announced for smartphones

Overwatch Pro Leaves Wedding Reception, Wins Big Match, Goes Back To Reception

Your daily selection of the best gaming news! According to Kotaku   Image credit: Joonas Alakurtti. Over the weekend, Overwatch pro Joonas “Zappis” Alakurtti had a decision to make: attend … Continue reading Overwatch Pro Leaves Wedding Reception, Wins Big Match, Goes Back To Reception

No SNES Classics left? Have a SNES-themed 3DS XL instead

Nintendo’s new retro console, the SNES Classic, will come with a Rewind feature that allows you to go back in time when you screw up. It’s too bad you can’t use it to jump back to 4am and pre-order an SNES Classic.

Dragon Ball FighterZ Closed Beta Registration Open Now

The closed beta runs the weekend of September 16-17. Xbox One players who’d like a chance to participate in the test can sign up through the Xbox Insider program; PS4 players can register by visiting Bandai Namco’s website and following the steps listed there.

Don’t Miss: 6 examples of UI design that every game developer should study

Your daily selection of the best gaming news! According to Gamasutra News One of the most under-appreciated but most important elements of modern game development, HUD and UI design determines how … Continue reading Don’t Miss: 6 examples of UI design that every game developer should study

Matterfall’s Must-Try Augmented Loadouts, as Recommended by Housemarque

PlayStation people! Tommi Hartikainen here, game director of Matterfall. Everyone at Housemarque is very excited that you are finally able to get your hands on our latest game this week, and I’m taking this opportunity to tell you a bit more of some of my favourite augmentations, which are some secondary weapons and passive abilities that will help you to survive.

Enhanced for PS4 Pro: F1 2017, Agents of Mayhem and Sine Mora EX

PS4 Pro users can look to amp-up the chaos a few notches further with a suite of technical improvements that will make Seoul’s ‘City of Tomorrow’ truly stand out.

The Division Update Adds Global Events, Loot Boxes, And More

Players can unlock wearable patches by completing tasks of varying difficult. You can also re-customize your character’s face, meaning you can finally ditch that crappy haircut you picked when you first made your character.

Pokémon Go players are finding a new shiny Pokémon out in the wild

Niantic first unleashed the shiny-colored variant of Pikachu into the wild over the weekend, during Japan’s Pikachu Outbreak event.

‘Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition’ Gets New Characters Evil Ryu, Guy and Gouken in Update This Week

These three new characters that are joining the fray in Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition come as no surprise, as Capcom released a teaser trailer in the build-up to the game’s release depicting six greyed out slots for fighters that were to be added down the line.

Gearbox is working on a first-person shooter mixed with a collectible card game

Gearbox Software’s next revealed project isn’t any of the usual suspects. It’s not Borderlands and it’s not Duke Nukem and it’s not Brothers in Arms. Instead, it’s a secret something-or-other that’s currently codenamed “Project 1v1.”

Hellblade May Erase Your Save If You Die Too Many Times [UPDATE]

When you first start Hellblade, a new game from Ninja Theory (Enslaved, DmC) that’s out today on PC and PS4, you are greeted with an ominous warning: Die too much and you’ll lose your save file.

Behold Overwatch’s scantily clad Summer Games skins

Blizzard revealed the new beach-based costumes on Overwatch’s official site. There’s also quite a few shots of them in action in the Summer Games trailer below:

Atari announces Tempest 4000, Jeff Minter involved

Bringing Jeff Minter back on to head Tempest 4000 is a really solid fucking start, and that’s exactly what is happening right in time for a holiday release on PC and current-gen consoles.

Climb a Magical Tower in VR Puzzler Light Tracer, Out This September

Light Tracer combines platform-style movement with clever puzzles — and a unique style of game control. It launches on PS VR this September.

For Honor Free Weekend Coming For PS Plus Members August 10-13

From August 10-13 PlayStation Plus members will be able to download and play For Honor for free on PS4. Free! This is the full game, mind you — the whole kit and caboodle.

Dell rings in school year with discounted gaming laptops

Dell is offering up goodies at a discount. Among the more interesting products is its Inspiron 15 7000 line with gaming grade GPUs tucked inside.