Report: EA Cancels Open-World Star Wars Game

The unnamed Star Wars game that was rebooted in 2017 alongside the closure of EA’s Visceral studio has seemingly once again been cancelled, according to a report from Kotaku. The open world game was intended to be EA’s next big Star Wars project, but seemingly was unable to come together. When Visceral closed, EA moved … Read moreReport: EA Cancels Open-World Star Wars Game

Artist Reimagines Persona 5 As Gameboy Advance Game

Lots of Persona fans around the world are clinging to the hope that Persona 5 comes to Switch. But what if it came to another Nintendo console. Yeah. That’s right. You know the one: the Gameboy Advance!  Artist Sea Handler has imagined such a scenario and we get to reap the benefits of it. Check out all … Read moreArtist Reimagines Persona 5 As Gameboy Advance Game

Netflix’s The Dragon Prince Returns This February

Created by Aaron Ehasz (known for being head writer and director of Avatar: The Last Airbender), The Dragon Prince‘s season two is to release on Netflix as of February 15.  The Dragon Prince is about a fantasy world where conflict has broken out between humans and elves. Young Prince Ezran and his companions attempt to resolve this conflict by … Read moreNetflix’s The Dragon Prince Returns This February

Community Solves Destiny 2 Puzzle After Bungie Releases Hint Missing From The Game

Bungie has revealed that one of the reasons the recent Niobe Labs puzzle that had been stumping player recently was far too difficult because it was actually missing a clue the developer meant to include in the game. The puzzle, which was eventually decoupled from the content it was meant to unlock because the community … Read moreCommunity Solves Destiny 2 Puzzle After Bungie Releases Hint Missing From The Game

Fallout 76 Developer Room Discovered Containing Every Item In The Game

It doesn’t seem like Fallout 76 will ever catch a break, as even something as simple as patching out an exploit to stop item duplication is just a precursor to another shoe dropping. From a story posted by Eurogamer, it appears that there are other ways to get items in the game: by finding the … Read moreFallout 76 Developer Room Discovered Containing Every Item In The Game

Red Dead Redemption II’s PS4 Exclusives Are Now Available On Xbox One

Sony securing the Red Dead Redemption II marketing deal likely did a lot for the PlayStation 4’s good fortunes this past year. Part of that deal included exclusive content, which means content that isn’t on Xbox One, to entice people to buy the game on the PS4. Whether or not anyone actually bought Red Dead … Read moreRed Dead Redemption II’s PS4 Exclusives Are Now Available On Xbox One

Bungie Nixes Destiny 2 Puzzle Because It Was Too Hard

Destiny 2’s Black Armory expansion was meant to hit a major milestone this week with its final forge, the Bergusia Forge. To commemorate this release, Bungie set up a complicated and circuitous puzzle in-game in a location called the Nicobe Labs. The idea was that players would investigate the area in teams, solve the puzzle, … Read moreBungie Nixes Destiny 2 Puzzle Because It Was Too Hard

Nintendo Reveals Switch Online’s January Games, The Legend Of Zelda II And Blaster Master

Nintendo’s paid online for Switch comes with NES games added to the library every month, but January is the first month that Nintendo had not already announced the games yet. Thus, today’s announcement of The Legend of Zelda II: Adventure of Link and Blaster Master are the first unrevealed NES games since the paid online … Read moreNintendo Reveals Switch Online’s January Games, The Legend Of Zelda II And Blaster Master

Nintendo President Thinks Company Could Move Beyond Consoles

It’s been a weird decade for Nintendo. After the massive success of the Wii and DS, the Japanese giant saw themselves crouched in a defensive position, admitting they overcharged for the Nintendo 3DS and having to cut the price dramatically. The Wii U shook confidence both in and within the company, becoming one of Nintendo’s … Read moreNintendo President Thinks Company Could Move Beyond Consoles

This Regal-Looking Conker’s Bad Fur Day Statue Is Available For Pre-Order

First 4 Figures recently revealed a new collectible featuring the iconic troublesome squirrel Conker atop a large throne, and it looks amazing with its impeccable detail. Conker sits on this throne with a glass (or goblet) of milk in one hand, a sour expression on his face, and a tilted crown on his head. The statue’s height is 16.5 inches, … Read moreThis Regal-Looking Conker’s Bad Fur Day Statue Is Available For Pre-Order

Reader Discussion – Do You Obsess Over Grades In Games?

By the skin of your teeth, you made it. You cut through those demons like butter, rotated those blocks in the just the right order, or snuck through the enemy defenses. You got the job done. Then you see the results screen. You got a “D” for a grade, or a bronze medal. We want … Read moreReader Discussion – Do You Obsess Over Grades In Games?

Massive Dark Souls Fan Mod Remixes Entire Game

Ever since Dark Souls became popular on PC, fans have modded it, from fixing the PC port to making enemies so strikingly aggressive that they come looking for you the second they load into the world. A brand new fan mod changes the game dramatically, remixing it in such a way that the PC community … Read moreMassive Dark Souls Fan Mod Remixes Entire Game

Overwatch Pro Ellie Steps Down From Team Amidst Harassment And Doxxing Threats

There’s a lot of drama in professional Overwatch, but harassment and potential threats of doxxing causing one player to have to step down from her team is not the drama anyone expected. Ellie, a player for Overwatch’s minor league, Overwatch Contenders, has quit the team Second Wind after weeks of harassment accusing her of not being … Read moreOverwatch Pro Ellie Steps Down From Team Amidst Harassment And Doxxing Threats

A Conversation With Sega’s Localization Team On Censorship, Consistency, And Comedy

Earlier in 2019, we got a chance to sit down with some members of Sega’s fantastic localization team. Sam Mullen, localization director at Sega/Atlus, and localization producer Andrew Davis joined us for a roundtable conversation about the ins and outs of localizing games like Yakuza and Persona. Rather than a traditional interview, Mullen and Davis mostly … Read moreA Conversation With Sega’s Localization Team On Censorship, Consistency, And Comedy

Why Street Fighter’s Greatest Legend Isn’t Going Down Without A Fight

Introduction This article was originally published in issue 307 of Game Informer magazine. Daigo Umehara isn’t sure he recalls the moment that made him famous. “I don’t even know if I remember it, or I know it because I’ve seen the video so many times,” he tells me. In that video, Umehara is up against … Read moreWhy Street Fighter’s Greatest Legend Isn’t Going Down Without A Fight

Activision Blizzard Is Trying To Fire Its Chief Financial Officer

In an SEC filing today, Activision Blizzard announced that it was terminating the contract of Spencer Neumann, chief financial officer “for cause unrelated to the Company’s financial reporting or disclosure controls and procedures.” The company has put him on paid leave and put the onus on Neumann to demonstrate why he should still be employed. In the meantime, … Read moreActivision Blizzard Is Trying To Fire Its Chief Financial Officer

Game Informer’s Top Scoring Reviews Of 2018

Each year, the Game Informer staff reviews a ton of games. Despite hundreds of games coming across our desks each year, only a select few are able to obtain special commendations reserved for the highest scoring titles. Games that earn an 8.5 or 8.75 obtain a Game Informer Silver award, while a score ranging from … Read moreGame Informer’s Top Scoring Reviews Of 2018

Fallout 3 Has A Few Easter Eggs You Can Only See By Moving Out Of Bounds

Click to watch embedded video Bethesda games are known for three things: Expansive worlds, glitches, and Easter eggs. Youtuber Shesez’s latest episode of Boundary Break higlights the latter in Fallout 3, as he moves outside of the game’s normal boundaries to find some cool Easter eggs and secrets. Some of the cool things Shesez is … Read moreFallout 3 Has A Few Easter Eggs You Can Only See By Moving Out Of Bounds

Replay – Vexx

Click here to watch embedded video Vexx is a beloved platformer of yesteryear developed by Acclaim Studios Austin for PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube. Designed for the “hardcore” gaming audience, Vexx offered difficulty platforming and combat challenges with little in terms of checkpoints or safety nets. Most runs had to be nearly flawless if progress … Read moreReplay – Vexx

Game Informer’s 2018 Goku Of The Year Award

It’s that time again. As we look back on the year that was 2018, it’s time we all reflect on how great it was for gaming. But things can get contentious as we finally get down to brass tacks and argue over the most important category of all: the GOTY. That’s right: Goku of the Year. … Read moreGame Informer’s 2018 Goku Of The Year Award