BioWare veteran and Anthem lead designer Corey Gaspur passes away

One of BioWare’s lead designers, Corey Gaspur, has passed away. RIP Corey Gaspur. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and colleague Corey Gaspur,” … Continue reading BioWare veteran and Anthem lead designer Corey Gaspur passes away

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Dragon Ball FighterZ adds Krillin and Piccolo

Dragon Ball FighterZ adds Krillin and Piccolo Plus, control chibi characters in the online mode. Krillin and Piccolo are playable characters in Dragon Ball FighterZ, the latest issue of V-Jump … Continue reading Dragon Ball FighterZ adds Krillin and Piccolo

Kingdom Hearts III has less Disney worlds than Kingdom Hearts II; Final Fantasy VII Remake further along in some areas

Kingdom Hearts III has less Disney worlds than Kingdom Hearts II; Final Fantasy VII Remake further along in some areas No news on Final Fantasy VII Remake as it shifts … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts III has less Disney worlds than Kingdom Hearts II; Final Fantasy VII Remake further along in some areas

PS4 Update 4.72 Out Now, Here’s What It Does (Not Much)

PlayStation 4‘s latest system update is available to download now, but don’t expect it to do too much. According to Sony, firmware update 4.72 “improves the quality of the system … Continue reading PS4 Update 4.72 Out Now, Here’s What It Does (Not Much)

Introducing the Limited Edition Destiny 2 PS4 Pro Bundle

The beta for Destiny 2 kicks off very soon (July 18, to be exact), but we’re starting the celebration a bit early with the reveal of our Limited Edition Destiny … Continue reading Introducing the Limited Edition Destiny 2 PS4 Pro Bundle

PlayStation VR gets a killer game with a high-quality port of Arizona Sunshine

The hard work was worth it The fact that Arizona Sunshine works at all on the PlayStation VR is a feat in and of itself. It’s a complex, full VR … Continue reading PlayStation VR gets a killer game with a high-quality port of Arizona Sunshine

Hardware Review: SFANS Adapter For Switch: The World’s First Truly Portable Dock

The portability concept of the Switch is something which needs no explanation; even your average person on the street can see that taking your game with you on the road … Continue reading Hardware Review: SFANS Adapter For Switch: The World’s First Truly Portable Dock

Platinum might be teasing a set of Bayonetta Switch ports

A seemingly innocuous tweet has turned into a frenzy of speculation. So it’s a day, on the internet. What happened? Well Platinum put up this image on Twitter, which showcases the designs … Continue reading Platinum might be teasing a set of Bayonetta Switch ports

Ubisoft storms E3 with a vital reminder that video games are human and fun

Selling video games to people who like video games should not be hard. Often, though, it seems like the hardest thing in the world – especially at E3, where even … Continue reading Ubisoft storms E3 with a vital reminder that video games are human and fun

Blog: Five Kickstarter trailer takeaways from Blasphemous

Here’s five trailer takeaways from ‘Blasphemous‘ — especially for those making a Kickstarter video game trailer: Video via M. Joshua Cauller [Transcript:] Blasphemous just launched [on Kickstarter] not even two weeks ago and it’s already tripled its … Continue reading Blog: Five Kickstarter trailer takeaways from Blasphemous

Pokemon Ultra Sun And Pokemon Ultra Moon Announced For Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo has announced Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon, new versions of the two Pokemon titles released for 3DS in November 2016. The announcement was made during a special … Continue reading Pokemon Ultra Sun And Pokemon Ultra Moon Announced For Nintendo 3DS

Payday designer announces GTFO, a “4-player hardcore co-op action horror FPS”

Overkill co-founder, and the Payday series’ lead designer, Ulf Andersson has announced a new game: GTFO. That’s, er, that’s the name of the game, not a rude instruction, and you … Continue reading Payday designer announces GTFO, a “4-player hardcore co-op action horror FPS”

Report: Life is Strange prequel leaked

Chloe and Rachel could be the stars A prequel to Life is Strange, the episodic adventure game about a teenage girl who discovers she can rewind time, appears to be … Continue reading Report: Life is Strange prequel leaked

A Nier: Automata Anime Seems Like A Good Idea

[Image: Shiika Sadamasa] If this fan-made sequence is anything to go on, then a Nier: Automata anime could be a very good idea. YouTuber Shiika Sadamasa uploaded this 2B sword … Continue reading A Nier: Automata Anime Seems Like A Good Idea

PS Plus: Free Games for June 2017

Greetings, PlayStation Nation! The PS Plus lineup for June is in, and we have some excellent games to share. This month, we’ve got Killing Floor 2 and Life is Strange. … Continue reading PS Plus: Free Games for June 2017

No industry for old men (or women)

The futurologist Rohit Talwar has predicted that many of today’s ten and eleven-year-olds will live to be 120, and that many of them may still be employed at 100. Even … Continue reading No industry for old men (or women)

PlayStation 3 production finally shut down

Sony has manufactured its final PlayStation 3. The news has been a while coming – in fact, it’s almost a surprise PS3 has lasted this long. PS3’s trusty 500GB model … Continue reading PlayStation 3 production finally shut down

Ouch, Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy VII remake to launch ‘in the next three years or so’

Due by 2020 Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda has some bad news for people expecting a surprise 2017 first chapter release of Final Fantasy VII Remake — a slide during … Continue reading Ouch, Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy VII remake to launch ‘in the next three years or so’

Far Cry 5 introduces airplanes, muscle cars and far-right fanatics

Far Cry 5 will introduce airplanes to the open world shooter series for the first time – as well as an attempt to satirise the rise of the far-right with … Continue reading Far Cry 5 introduces airplanes, muscle cars and far-right fanatics

Capcom is bringing Monster Hunter XX to Nintendo Switch

First things first It may not be your exact “Monster Hunter on Nintendo Switch” dream scenario, but Capcom is heading in that general direction. The company has announced Monster Hunter … Continue reading Capcom is bringing Monster Hunter XX to Nintendo Switch

Overwatch’s Anniversary event skins are way harder to get than usual

Want those sweet new skins from the Overwatch Anniversary event? Good luck — you’re really gonna need it. Although the game’s limited-time event items are always somewhat difficult to unlock … Continue reading Overwatch’s Anniversary event skins are way harder to get than usual

What is your most played fighting game right now?

Is it…Guilty Gear? It’s a golden age for fighting games right now. Not only are retro titles popping up like daisies all over the place (including the Switch), but we’re … Continue reading What is your most played fighting game right now?

Here it is: Vanquish on Steam

Unlocked resolutions and framerates One of Platinum’s most beloved titles just made its PC debut. 2010’s Vanquish just released on Steam mere minutes ago. We’ll wait for those who need to … Continue reading Here it is: Vanquish on Steam

Overwatch: 3 New Maps Revealed

Several Overwatch Twitter accounts have uploaded a new video, revealing that the game will add at least 3 new maps as part of its Anniversary celebration event – and they … Continue reading Overwatch: 3 New Maps Revealed

Vive launching a new VR headset that doesn’t need a PC or phone

HTC Vive has announced a new standalone virtual reality headset for 2017 that will operate without a PC or inserted phone. In other words, the machinery is inside the headset. … Continue reading Vive launching a new VR headset that doesn’t need a PC or phone

Rumor has it that Microsoft is trying to salvage Scalebound

The trademark has been renewed If you forgot (or are hearing it for the first time), the Microsoft and Platinum collaboration Scalebound was canceled several months ago. I mean, some of … Continue reading Rumor has it that Microsoft is trying to salvage Scalebound

Facebook doubles down on eSports with ESL partnership

Leading eSports company ESL has signed a deal that will see it bring exclusive content to Facebook.   The partnership highlights Facebook’s growing interest in the competitive gaming space, with the … Continue reading Facebook doubles down on eSports with ESL partnership

Another Life is Strange game is in the works

  The acclaimed adventure game returns Dontnod Entertainment is working on a follow-up to Life is Strange, its popular episodic adventure game from 2015. The development team announced the project … Continue reading Another Life is Strange game is in the works

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope announced for PS4, Switch, and PC

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope announced for PS4, Switch, and PC Switch and PC versions playable at E3 2017. Natsume and Rising Star Games have announced Harvest Moon: Light of … Continue reading Harvest Moon: Light of Hope announced for PS4, Switch, and PC

New Assassin’s Creed Game Confirmed To Launch By March 2018

After lots of rumors and a few leaks, Ubisoft has confirmed a new Assassin’s Creed will be out during the current fiscal year, which runs through March 31, 2018. The … Continue reading New Assassin’s Creed Game Confirmed To Launch By March 2018

Solidus Snake Voice Actor John Cygan Dies

[Image: Metal Gear Wikia] Best known for his video game and TV work, John Cygan has passed away. He was 63. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cygan had long been … Continue reading Solidus Snake Voice Actor John Cygan Dies

Ed is the next Street Fighter 5 DLC character

Video via Game Clips And Tips Yesterday the next Street Fighter 5 DLC character has leaked. A listing on the PlayStation Store (via NeoGAF) revealed Ed as the next DLC character … Continue reading Ed is the next Street Fighter 5 DLC character

Most players won’t finish your game – and that’s not a bad thing

Most players won’t play to the end of your game. That’s not a tragedy — that’s a feature of video games’ design landscape. Ubisoft creative director Jason VandenBerghe explains, in … Continue reading Most players won’t finish your game – and that’s not a bad thing

All three Dark Souls games have been turned into movies by a YouTube fan channel

If you’re looking for a YouTube video that explains all the tiniest aspects of Dark Souls lore, there’s a bottomless pit of content creators with PhDs in Miyazaki Studies ready … Continue reading All three Dark Souls games have been turned into movies by a YouTube fan channel

This week is your chance to try Quake Champions

An open ‘tech test’ begins on Friday Quake Champions has been off doing its thing with a closed beta test. Maybe you signed up. Maybe you didn’t. Maybe you wanted … Continue reading This week is your chance to try Quake Champions

Tekken 7 Getting PS4 Bundles In Europe

The upcoming multiplatform fighting game Tekken 7 is getting a PS4 Pro bundle in Europe. PlayStation France has announced a new system bundle that comes with the souped-up PS4 (1 … Continue reading Tekken 7 Getting PS4 Bundles In Europe

YouTubers Say They Can’t Make Money Covering Call of Duty: WWII

Call of Duty: WWII Since March, YouTubers have watched their revenue plummet as advertisers bleed out of the platform. Some videos containing violence, real or fictional, are considered “inappropriate for … Continue reading YouTubers Say They Can’t Make Money Covering Call of Duty: WWII

PAX Unplugged registration opens today

$25 for a one-day badge, $60 for a three-day badge The PAX empire is growing. The sixth show in the PAX canon, PAX Unplugged is debuting this year in Philadelphia, … Continue reading PAX Unplugged registration opens today

Sony’s E3 2017 Press Conference Dated

Sony has begun sending out invites to the press for its E3 press briefing, confirming the event’s time and date. The PlayStation E3 Media Showcase, as it’s officially called, will … Continue reading Sony’s E3 2017 Press Conference Dated

Sci-fi exploration game Exo One looks like a total trip

Boy have I got a gif to show you Exo One is the type of game that’s better seen than explained. It makes total sense, then, that the first line … Continue reading Sci-fi exploration game Exo One looks like a total trip

GTA Online: Update Offers Biker Bonuses and More

Via IGN This page contains information on the ongoing weekly updates and events for GTA Online.   GTA 5 and Grand Theft Auto Online regularly roll out special rewards and … Continue reading GTA Online: Update Offers Biker Bonuses and More

Team Ninja introduces your new adversary in next week’s Nioh DLC, Dragon of the North

We are anxious to showcase our upcoming DLC: Dragon of the North onto PlayStation Store. I’m sure many of you samurai have been hungry for more adventure and challenge to … Continue reading Team Ninja introduces your new adversary in next week’s Nioh DLC, Dragon of the North

Darksiders 3 leaked with screenshots and details

Darksiders 3 has leaked on Amazon (thanks, Gematsu). The listing reveals the hack and slash adventure game alongside a raft of screenshots and gameplay details. There’s what looks like a … Continue reading Darksiders 3 leaked with screenshots and details

The worst launches in PC gaming history

A lot can go wrong on launch day. MMO developers can misjudge the number of people who want to connect and find their servers swamped. Online authentication can cause traffic … Continue reading The worst launches in PC gaming history

Capcom teases “major title” due out before March 31, 2018

  Capcom expects to sell two million copies of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Capcom plans to launch a “major title” before March 31, 2018, Capcom listed in its strategies and … Continue reading Capcom teases “major title” due out before March 31, 2018

Nintendo Game And Hardware Designer Genyo Takeda Is Retiring 

[Image: Game Watch Impress] Genyo Takeda has worked on some of Nintendo’s most iconic games, consoles, and tech. As of this June, the 68 year-old is stepping down. Hired in … Continue reading Nintendo Game And Hardware Designer Genyo Takeda Is Retiring 

Nintendo Switch Sells 2.74 Million Units in Under a Month

Breath of the Wild on Switch has sold 20,000 more units than the Switch itself.   Nintendo has announced that its new Switch console sold 2.74 million units worldwide in … Continue reading Nintendo Switch Sells 2.74 Million Units in Under a Month

Get D.Va’s New Overwatch Skin By Playing Heroes Of The Storm

Heroes of the Storm today received a major update, and as part of its launch, Blizzard has revealed new content for both it and Overwatch. The fantastic cinematic video above … Continue reading Get D.Va’s New Overwatch Skin By Playing Heroes Of The Storm

A three-year-old Elite Dangerous mystery is finally unravelling

Elite Dangerous players have taken a significant step in solving a mystery that has befuddled its most rabid secret-hunters ever since the game came out. The Formidine Rift mystery, as … Continue reading A three-year-old Elite Dangerous mystery is finally unravelling

Fire Emblem Echoes Shows How The Original Game Art Has Changed

[Image: FEエコーズまとめ] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is a remake of 1992 title Fire Emblem Gaiden. Let’s see how the new 3DS version compares to the Famicom one. Advertisement … Continue reading Fire Emblem Echoes Shows How The Original Game Art Has Changed

Capcom Pro Tour 2017 Kicks Off With New Street Fighter V DLC

The 2017 Season of the Capcom Pro Tour is off to an incredible start this year with unbelievable events, heated rivalries, and some of the most intense Street Fighter V … Continue reading Capcom Pro Tour 2017 Kicks Off With New Street Fighter V DLC

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Launches Without Multiplayer

Share. Announced on release day. CI Games has announced that its newest title, Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 will launch without any of the planned multiplayer aspects. In a statement to … Continue reading Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Launches Without Multiplayer

Now Available on Steam – Halo Wars: Definitive Edition

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is Now Available on Steam! Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is an enhanced version of the real-time strategy classic, Halo Wars, updated to run natively on PC. … Continue reading Now Available on Steam – Halo Wars: Definitive Edition

5 ways PS VR shooter Farpoint shakes up the FPS genre

The way you play first-person shooters in virtual reality is about to change in just a few short weeks – all thanks to a powerful combination of PlayStation VR, the … Continue reading 5 ways PS VR shooter Farpoint shakes up the FPS genre

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap review

Somewhere in an alternate universe, Wonder Boy 3: The Dragon’s Trap is mentioned in the same breath as Mega Man 2 and The Legend of Zelda as one of the … Continue reading Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap review

Blog: It’s not impossible to get a job in the game industry (it’s not easy, either)

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its … Continue reading Blog: It’s not impossible to get a job in the game industry (it’s not easy, either)

7 memorable boss fights that every developer should study

They’re a core pillar of game design, but boss fights are hard to do well. Indeed, many designers stumble on one aspect or another when crafting their big encounters — … Continue reading 7 memorable boss fights that every developer should study

Warriors All-Stars coming west for PS4, PC on August 29 in North America, September 1 in Europe

Warriors All-Stars coming west for PS4, PC on August 29 in North America, September 1 in Europe Koei Tecmo drops PS Vita version for western release. Crossover action game Musou … Continue reading Warriors All-Stars coming west for PS4, PC on August 29 in North America, September 1 in Europe

The Switch Can Be A Good Gaming Tablet, Too

Video via Kotaku | http://ift.tt/2p2YIpH You don’t need Joy-Cons or a plastic dock to have fun with the Switch. Lately I’ve been playing a whole lot of Voez, a rhythm game that shows … Continue reading The Switch Can Be A Good Gaming Tablet, Too

Injustice 2 ‘Your Battles Your Way’ trailer

Injustice 2 ‘Your Battles Your Way’ trailer A look at the fighting game’s Gear System. Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios have released a new trailer for Injustice 2 introducing the … Continue reading Injustice 2 ‘Your Battles Your Way’ trailer

Zelda player builds flying contraption, glides across entire map

Video via mety333 A The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild player has figured out a way to glide across the entire land of Hyrule in one amazing descent. Unlike … Continue reading Zelda player builds flying contraption, glides across entire map

Game sales on Twitch are now live, offering free “Twitch Crate” rewards and more

Twitch has announced that the ability to buy games directly through its platform, a new feature that was first revealed back in February, is now live. The option will enable … Continue reading Game sales on Twitch are now live, offering free “Twitch Crate” rewards and more

Here’s a big gaming April Fools 2017 roundup

I’m so glad April Fool’s was on Saturday this year. When it’s during the work week, I’m trying to frantically decide what’s real and what’s not, but when just about … Continue reading Here’s a big gaming April Fools 2017 roundup

Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 launches May 25 in Japan 

Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 will launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC in Japan on May 25, the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reveals. TPC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation … Continue reading Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 launches May 25 in Japan