The Threat Of The PlayStation Influenced Panzer Dragoon’s Development

Back in 1994, Sega and Sony both released new video game consoles in Japan. However, it was no secret that Sony’s PlayStation out-powered Sega’s Saturn in many ways. Even among Sega’s internal development teams, the PlayStation was a hot topic, and many development teams were worried Sony was going to eat Sega’s lunch. During a … Read moreThe Threat Of The PlayStation Influenced Panzer Dragoon’s Development

Our First Reactions Towards Google’s Stadia Announcement

Click here to watch embedded media Google shook up the game industry with the announcement of Stadia, the company’s aggressive push into game streaming announced at GDC 2019. There’s a lot of information and speculation to process, so watch the video above to see Ben Hanson, Imran Khan, Matt Bertz, and editor-in-chief Andy McNamara share … Read moreOur First Reactions Towards Google’s Stadia Announcement

Why PlayerUnknown Is Leaving PUBG Behind

Click here to watch embedded media Recently, PUBG Corps. announced that PlayerUnknown himself Brendan Greene will be leaving development of the battle royale and starting up a new division within the company called PUBG Special Projects. While at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, we sat down with Greene to talk about his decision and … Read moreWhy PlayerUnknown Is Leaving PUBG Behind

Video Shows Secrets Behind The Camera In The Simpsons Hit & Run

Click to watch embedded media YouTube channel Boundary Break, which looks at hidden secrets that are behind the camera or out-of-bounds in video games, is back with another fascinating episode. These videos are not only entertaining, but also insightful when it comes to game development, giving us a peek behind the scenes as to how games … Read moreVideo Shows Secrets Behind The Camera In The Simpsons Hit & Run

Valve To Investigate Epic Game Store’s Use Of Steam Files

Looks like things might be getting even more tense between Valve and Epic’s storefronts. After the controversial incident where Epic Games secured a deal that made Metro Exodus a PC exclusive for its store, months after it had been available on Steam, a new kerfuffle has arisen between the two giants. Keen-eyed Reddit users noticed … Read moreValve To Investigate Epic Game Store’s Use Of Steam Files

Replay – Braid

Click here to watch embedded media Back in 2008, a gorgeous puzzle game from designer Jonathan Blow became a hit on Xbox Live Arcade, and helped draw mainstream attention to even more innovative titles being made by small independent developers. That game was Braid. Though it deserves credit for helping to fuel an indie renaissance, don’t let … Read moreReplay – Braid

Fortnite Now Separates Crossplay Pools So Switch Only Matches With Mobile

In the latest patch notes for Fortnite, among a number of changes and bug fixes were added, but a rather large change was made to the way matchmaking between consoles works that might not please some players. For the first time, crossplay is being separated into different silos, with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC … Read moreFortnite Now Separates Crossplay Pools So Switch Only Matches With Mobile

Dwarf Fortress Coming To Steam With Actual Graphics

You might have only heard of Dwarf Fortress for its reputation as an inscrutable piece of gaming lore that is as difficult to play as it is to understand on a basic level. Its fans are the most dedicated in the world, creating worlds out of play sessions and entire lives out of its emergent … Read moreDwarf Fortress Coming To Steam With Actual Graphics

One Piece: World Seeker’s Launch Trailer Opens Up A World Of Pirates

Publisher: Bandai Namco Developer: Ganbarion Release: March 15, 2019 Rating: Rating Pending Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC One Piece: World Seeker is only a few days away from release, giving players eager for Bandai Namco’s next big anime game the chance to take Strawhat pirate Luffy into the open world for the first time. … Read moreOne Piece: World Seeker’s Launch Trailer Opens Up A World Of Pirates

Netflix Working On A Dragon’s Dogma Anime Adaptation

In a recent press release, Netflix announced that it is working on an anime adaptation of Dragon’s Dogma. The streaming service is partnering with animation studio Sublimation to bring the project to life. Hardly any other details are mentioned, so we don’t know when this releases or what the voice cast will look like. Still, … Read moreNetflix Working On A Dragon’s Dogma Anime Adaptation

Four Fantastic Adventure Games You May Have Missed

The adventure game genre is rife with storytelling and puzzles, and we’ve recently discovered some gems that may have flown under your radar. If you’re looking for something different but altogether engaging, these smaller-scale games that came out in the last year can help scratch that itch. Unforeseen Incidents Release: May 24, 2018 Platform: PC, Mac … Read moreFour Fantastic Adventure Games You May Have Missed

Respawn Has Banned Over 355,000 PC Apex Legends Cheaters Since Launch

When a game is as enormously popular as Apex Legends currently is, there’s bound to be a lot of cheaters in the ranks looking to get one over on legit players. Thankfully, developer Respawn Entertainment has come out strong against those who’d sully their victories, and plans to make things even harder on them soon. … Read moreRespawn Has Banned Over 355,000 PC Apex Legends Cheaters Since Launch

Report: Richard Garfield Leaves Valve, Artifact Team Downsized

The other day, Valve announced layoffs within the company of about thirteen people. Rumors began swirling about why and what this could possibly affect, but the common sentiment was that Valve was eliminating hardware jobs as it pulled back from items like the Steam Link. it appears now that the layoffs may have involved the … Read moreReport: Richard Garfield Leaves Valve, Artifact Team Downsized

8 Takeaways After Finishing Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s First DLC Arc

Now that the third and final episode of Legacy of the First Blade has released, players finally have a complete picture of this expanded content and what it adds to the main story. Instead of shrugging my shoulders and saying “We’ll see how it turns out,” I can now offer some conclusive thoughts on the ups … Read more8 Takeaways After Finishing Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s First DLC Arc

Apex Legends Art Team Releases Lots Of Concept Art

Apex Legends has been big with players who are seeking a little bit more character than the battle royale genre has offered so far, though no small part of that has been due to Respawn’s trademark world and art design. Whether you dig the style or not, you have to admit Respawn has strong skills … Read moreApex Legends Art Team Releases Lots Of Concept Art

Judgment Releasing June 21 Digitally, A Few Days Later For Physical

Judgment, the upcoming somewhat spiritual spinoff to Sega’s Yakuza series, is Sega’s next big attempt to grow the Yakuza base in the west. The game looks similar to Yakuza, but has a fresh coat of paint with new characters and a new story, only really taking place in the same area as the Yakuza games. We won’t … Read moreJudgment Releasing June 21 Digitally, A Few Days Later For Physical

First Gwent Expansion Crimson Curse Revealed

Gwent has had quite a path from its Witcher 3 minigame routes to now being a pretty core part of CD Projekt Red’s development resources, so it makes sense that expansions would be coming sooner or later. Today, we got our first look at one of those upcoming expansions, titled Crimson Curse, and it appears … Read moreFirst Gwent Expansion Crimson Curse Revealed

Play Your Cards Right In SteamWorld Quest: Hand Of Gilgamech

Publisher: Thunderful Developer: Image & Form Games Release: 2019 Rating: Rating Pending Platform: Switch The SteamWorld universe is ever-expanding. The series’ first entry, SteamWorld Tower Defense, displayed real-time strategy mechanics, while SteamWorld Heist explored turned-based strategy from a side-scroller perspective, and the SteamWorld Dig series combined mining/crafting with Metroid-like exploration. Image & Form Games’ latest … Read morePlay Your Cards Right In SteamWorld Quest: Hand Of Gilgamech

Rumor: Witcher 3 Director Now Design Director On Cyberpunk 2077

It looks like Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, director of The Witcher 3 and its expansions, is now the design director for Cyberpunk 2077 and has also become developer CD Projekt Red’s vice president of game development, according to a recent LinkedIn profile update. Tomaszkiewicz looks to have updated his LinkedIn profile to say that, as of February of this year, … Read moreRumor: Witcher 3 Director Now Design Director On Cyberpunk 2077

Nintendo Releases Stats About Their Employment

In a recent recruitment page update released by Nintendo and translated by Niko Partners analyst Daniel Ahmad, Nintendo shared some demographics for employees on the Japanese side of Nintendo. This doesn’t include, say, Nintendo Software Technologies in Redmond, any of Nintendo of America, Retro Game Studios, etc. Still, it’s an interesting look into who makes … Read moreNintendo Releases Stats About Their Employment