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It’s hard to deny how successful Take 2 is as a publisher- the company owns 2K Games, the folks behind the popular Civilization, XCOM, Borderlands, Bioshock, and 2K Sports games, but more importantly, also owns Rockstar, the company that brings us Red Dead and GTA, the latter of which includes the highest selling game of all time among its ranks. What I am trying to say is, they’re really, ...read more
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I love Fortnite, I really do, but I have to admit I dread the end game in every battle royale game. See, getting to the end game isn’t that difficult if you know what you’re doing, but once you’re there, it becomes a bit of a shit show. The strategies all seem to rely exclusively on spamming two things, both in support of one another: build towers, then spam rocket launchers from on there. ...read more
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Gears 5 is still a ways off, but developer the Coalition already has a couple of ambitious goals in mind. The Gears 5 demo shown at E3 2018 last week looked a touch better than Gears of War 4, but it certainly didn’t show a massive upgrade over its predecessor. The reason has to do with developer the Coalition’s goal this time: 60fps. Speaking to Wired, studio head Rod Fergusson said ...read more
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One of the biggest surprises to come out of last week’s pre-E3 Microsoft press conference was the news about the four studios that it had acquired, along with a fifth, The Initiative, that it created. Some of the studios weren’t a surprise, like Playground Games, who have been working on Forza Horizon for years; and Undead Labs, the team behind State of Decay and its sequel. But then we ...read more
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At one point, Microsoft was thinking that virtual reality was a good idea, even going as far as to team up with Oculus at one point for unique Xbox experiences with it. But lately, it hasn’t really given that much attention to the technology. And it’s about to be lessened even further. While speaking with GamesIndustry International, Microsoft chief marketing officer of gaming Mike Nichols ...read more
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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is the gift that keeps on giving. Just when you think post-launch content drops are done, Bandai Namco says "hold my beer" (or any other liquid substance, if that's your preference). The official Bandai Namco US Twitter account took to their social media platform to reveal that the third Extra Pack will be on its way. "Get ready for the awesome power of Super Baby ...read more
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According to a report, the new Westworld mobile title has nicked code from Fallout Shelter, and Bethesda is suing to have it removed from the marketplace. Bethesda has claimes the new Westworld mobile title from Warner Bros. uses coding contained in Fallout Shelter. TMZ reports it has documents in hand stating Bethesda is suing Warner over the game, and wants it pulled from the ...read more
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Rockstar has been quiet on whether Red Dead Redemption 2 will be coming to PC or not. Luckily for us, a developer has accidentally let it slip on LinkedIn. The developer, who we will keep nameless, previously worked on GTA V and L.A. Noire as a programmer. We’ve looked into them to verify this. Their LinkedIn profile also lists Red Dead Redemption 2, and the platforms they worked on: PS4, ...read more
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The Gears of War franchise had an incredible time during the Xbox showcase at E3 2018 with not only a new narrative focusing on Kait, but even an adorable Pop Vinyl version of our favourite soldiers! But it's not just chibi-sized versions of our favourite characters getting a revamp, but the name of the series itself as well.
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Quick bit of news: Shadowrun Returns Deluxe is available through the Humble Store for free. If you head over to the Humble Store and sign up for its newsletter, you will be gifted with a key for Shadowrun Returns: Deluxe Edition. Along with the base game, it includes the Anthology and soundtrack. The turn-based, tactical RPG from Harebrained Schemes is a very good game, in our opinion. ...read more
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