Minecraft Legends Confirmed for Nintendo Switch

A lot of exciting game announcements were made in June 2022, and one of them was the reveal of Mojang's new action-strategy video game, Minecraft Legends. The game's announcement trailer was first revealed during the recent 2022 Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase, and more information about the title was made…

Dr Disrespect Teases Line of Gamer Shoes

It seems like every week YouTube streamer Dr Disrespect finds his way into the gaming news, and it is not hard to understand why. The six-foot eight-inch gaming personality is making a name for himself not only by playing games but also by making them. In addition to his AAA…

Polish High Schools Adding This War of Mine to Curriculum

Storytelling in video games, whether environmental, character-based, narrative arc, or otherwise, has always been a strength of the industry, and This War of Mine is no different, containing a historical narrative focusing on the civilian experience of war. It is for this reason that Polish High Schools have decided to…

Super Bomberman R 2 Announced for Switch Next Year

Nintendo recently hosted the Nintendo Direct Mini 2022 Showcase that showed off various video games that gamers can look forward to releasing on the Nintendo Switch. One of the games announced during Nintendo Direct Mini is Super Bomberman R 2, which will release in 2023. Super Bomberman R 2 is…

Ghostwire: Tokyo Releases Tanabata Update

Bethesda and Tango Gameworks released Ghostwire: Tokyo in March to mostly positive reviews. The game follows a young man named Akito and his spirit partner KK as they work together to save Tokyo from a supernatural threat. While many reviews criticized Ghostwire: Tokyo's pacing, they praised its characters, world-building, and…

Kenny Omega Confirms AEW Fight Forever’s Publisher

Details surrounding All Elite Wrestling's first pro wrestling video game, AEW Fight Forever, have been shared sparingly, despite a tentative release date still in 2022. What information has been shared tends to be done so accidentally through backstage interviews, livestreams, and leaks, as AEW Fight Forever had yet to secure…

Dragon Quest Treasures Trailer Confirms Release Date

Square Enix reveals the trailer for the spin-off title, Dragon Quest Treasures, at the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partners Showcase, finally showing off some detailed gameplay footage and providing more information about the story. Though not a full-blown Dragon Quest game, Dragon Quest Treasures still looks to be a massive adventure…

Star Ocean 6 Trailer Reveals Release Date

In October 2021, Square Enix announced that a new Star Ocean game was in development at tri-Ace. Star Ocean: The Divine Force will be the latest main series release in the decades-old JRPG franchise, the sixth main series title overall. The plan was always to deliver Star Ocean: The Divine…

NFT Sales Have Plummeted

The blockchain has garnered the attention of countless cryptocurrency and NFT collectors since being brought to the stock market in recent years, with many people earning or losing money on the stock depending on timing. According to new data, NFT sales have plummeted like in the past, alongside the fall…

Twitch Bans GreekGodx

Popular streamers have come and gone from the Twitch platform over the years in an effort to bolster their careers with jumps to YouTube, but some call the Amazon streaming giant their permanent home. One prominent Twitch streamer known as Dimitri "GreekGodx" Antonatos has remained on the platform for a…

Fortnite Leak Reveals Next Major Map Change

Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 started with a surprisingly calm opening. The map changed between seasons, but it took weeks before the new Vibin' questline gave the battle royale a direction for future map progression. Now the Zero Point is back to its old tricks and the Reality Tree is…

Demon Slayer Reveals Tengen Uzui DLC

The first official DLC for Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles was shown off in a new trailer by Sega and Aniplex. A new character will be joining the fray first, and he's definitely a fan-favorite. Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles is a 3D fighting game based off of the globally…

New Atari Collection Launching With Over 90 Games

It’s been fifty years since Atari was founded, and, through the many ups and downs, the brand has managed to maintain at least some kind of relevance in the fast-paced and ever-evolving video game industry. Despite releasing the Atari VCS console in 2021, Atari’s most recognizable contributions to the industry…

FCC Commissioner Wants to Ban TikTok

Since TikTok's release in 2016, the social media platform has courted controversy in equal amounts to its increasing popularity. TikTok videos and livestreams are shared across the world, with over a billion viewers of the platform's content each month. Yet as those numbers continue to increase, so do the warnings…

Pokemon Unite Leaks 2 More Pokemon for the Roster

Pokemon Unite's continually growing roster has featured plenty of fan favorites from throughout the franchise's storied history. The MOBA from TiMi Studios has introduced several starter Pokemon with Delphox coming as the most recent, as well as multiple Eeveelutions and even a handful of Legendaries. With the game adding new…

The Sims 4 Has a Last of Us Easter Egg

After months of rumors, Sony and Naughty Dog confirmed The Last of Us Part 1 at the Summer Game Fest. It’ll be launching on PS5 in September, also releasing later on for PC, and it allows players to experience the story of Joel and Ellie once again with several upgraded…

Lost Ark is Getting Witcher 3 DLC

For an MMORPG that has existed for nearly three years, Lost Ark has been fairly consistent in bringing new content to keep its players attached. While the game has just been made available to western players earlier this year, Lost Ark has actually been a big hit in South Korea…

This Might Be the Most Powerful Handheld PC

Though its market segment certainly did exist for a good long while before the Steam Deck made its way onto the market, the niche has now proliferated to an unprecedented level. New competitors to Valve's handheld gaming PC are coming at a brisk pace, and though the Deck remains one…

Yu Suzuki Avoids Shenmue 4, 110 Industries Rumors

Not too many people had heard of 110 Industries when the publisher took to the stage at last year's Tokyo Game Show, though the man who they chose to kick off their 40-minute presentation needed no introduction. Legendary game developer Yu Suzuki's involvement with the company’s showcase led to muted…

Scorn Leak Reveals Creepy Design for Main Character

To some, it feels like approximately forever since Ebb Software first announced its biopunk survival horror game Scorn. Inspired by the works of H. R. Giger and surrealist Zdzisław Beksiński, the game and first trailer were revealed nearly eight years ago in 2014. After an unsuccessful Kickstarter campaign, Ebb Software…

Skyrim Mod Adds a Hot Dog Stand to Solitude

The concept of eating and drinking is not typically something that concerns most players of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim or any open-world RPG. It obviously injects some realism into the world, but unless fans are playing in Survival Mode which came with the Anniversary Edition of Skyrim, food and…

Spellbreak Battle Royale Game is Shutting Down

While the basic premise of everyone vs. everyone goes back a far way, the success of PUBG: Battlegrounds and Fortnite: Battle Royale set the course for the modern battle royale genre. Their success triggered a wave of competitors over the following years. This includes 2020’s Spellbreak, a free-to-play battle royale…

Ash Ketchum is Finally Coming Back to Pokemon Games

The Pokemon anime has been going strong alongside the popular games since shortly after the initial titles were released in 1996, and both the games and anime continue in tandem today. One Pokemon fan has noted that Ash Ketchum's lengthy run of being excluded from Pokemon video games is coming…

Halo Infinite Explains Why Desync Issues Aren’t Fixed Yet

Among the issues being noticed by Halo Infinite fans are some desync problems causing unregistered hits and frustrated Spartans, but the desync continues despite occurring with some regularity. 343 Industries has detailed one key reason why Halo Infinite isn't fixed yet and players still come across these desync troubles today.…

PS Plus Premium Adds New Game Trial

The new PlayStation Plus tiers are now available worldwide and users can choose from three options – Essential, Extra, and Premium. Sony converted all existing subscriptions to the Essential tier and PS Plus members can upgrade to the higher tiers by paying the price difference between the two. While Essential…

Rumor: Bayonetta 3 Release Date Potentially Leaks Online

Nintendo has been incredibly forthcoming as of late, releasing Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s second trailer, hosting a Nintendo Direct focused on Xenoblade Chronicles 3, and doing a second showcase on third-party titles. Despite this, there are still several Nintendo games fans want to see more of, including Bayonetta 3. Bayonetta…

Pac-Man World is Getting Remastered

Pac-Man has grown into one of gaming's most iconic franchises since the titular character first stormed into arcades in the early 1980s. Throughout the 40-plus years since Pac-Man's arcade debut, the character has found himself in countless video games, animated series, and even in the Comic-Con Character Museum's Hall of…

Pokemon GO Developer Niantic is Making an NBA Game

Established in 2010, mobile game developer Niantic is best known for releasing the outrageously popular Pokemon GO in 2015. In addition, the studio announced an upcoming AR game called Peridot in April, with a full release coming later this year. However, the Android and iOS developer isn’t content with one…

Pokemon GO Reveals July 2022 Community Day Pokemon

Pokemon GO’s Community Day is a time-honored tradition in the game, where Niantic highlights a specific Pokemon, increases the possibility of getting shinies, and gives evolutions of the featured Pokemon a special, sometimes meta-defining move. Past Pokemon GO Community Days have featured starters, pseudo legendaries, and other fan-favorite Pokemon. The…

Portal: Companion Collection Surprise-Launched

Tuesday's Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase brought with it plenty of major reveals between old games being brought to the Switch and new adventures set to arrive in the coming months. Classic franchises like Mega Man Battle Network and Pac-Man World were confirmed to be coming to the console and Atlus…

Return to Monkey Island Gameplay Revealed

Back in April, one of the most unlikely video game sequels in recent years was announced in the form of an April Fool's joke. Return to Monkey Island was first teased by series creator Ron Gilbert on April 1st before its official announcement on April 3rd, and was revealed to…

Fortnite Hotfix Adds Ripsaw Launcher Week and More

Fortnite, despite being on the cusp of five years old, remains one of the most widely played video games to this day. This is because in addition to its core gameplay, Fortnite is constantly spicing things up through things like new items and in-game limited-time events, with today kicking off…

Pokemon Fan Has an Idea to Shake Up the Elite 4

As the years have gone by, many staples found in Pokemon games have largely stayed the same. While there have been slight changes throughout the generations, fans have come to expect the same formula for mainline games in the series. Pokemon has many traditions, elements that gamers assume will be…

Jak and Daxter Gets Unofficial PC Port

Naughty Dog's Jax and Daxter first released onto the PS2 in 2001, and it is remembered fondly by many gamers to this day. While it spawned a couple of sequels and a few spin-offs that took the game into a grittier direction, the first game is celebrated as a quintessential…

Some Apex Legends Players Want Valkyrie’s Ultimate Nerfed

While there are many reasons players enjoy Apex Legends, one factor contributing to its popularity is the number of playable characters available. Since the launch of the battle royale, Respawn Entertainment has continued to add Legends to the game. For example, Season 13 introduced Newcastle. Despite new characters continuing to…

Pokemon Fan Makes Impressive Lechonk Rug

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is following series tradition and will be introducing a number of new creatures for players to capture and train. It is unknown how many pocket monsters will be added in the new games, as previous generations have added different amounts of new creatures to the Pokedex.…

Halo Infinite Forge Mode Gameplay Leaks Online

Prior to Halo Infinite's launch in 2021, 343 Industries confirmed that its first-person shooter would arrive without a game mode that has played a key role in the franchise's success through the years. That mode is the Forge, which allows Halo players to create custom game experiences like the now-beloved…

Call of Duty: Warzone Teases The Return of Zombies

Call of Duty: Warzone has had many interesting events throughout its history, though one of the most memorable saw Zombies appearing in Verdansk. If a recent Call of Duty: Warzone teaser is to be believed, something similar could soon be happening soon. Considering that Godzilla and Kong just appeared in…

Rockstar Energy is Planning Starfield-Themed Drinks

This past week, Xbox and Bethesda unveiled the first thorough look at Starfield, the massive upcoming sci-fi RPG. Taking up a significant portion of the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022 event, it's clear that Starfield is being positioned as Xbox's biggest upcoming release. It's perhaps no surprise then that…

Starfield NPC Name Revealed

As expected, Starfield was a major component to Microsoft's recent June showcase, capping off a show already packed with trailers, news, and gameplay. While the Starfield delay no doubt still stings, fans were at least given tons of new details to hopefully tide them over. In fact, Todd Howard confirmed…

Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition Reveals Release Date

In 2020, Nightdive Studios, developer of the upcoming System Shock remake, announced an ambitious remastering project for the cult classic 1997 PC adventure game Blade Runner. The project was intended to bring the beloved Westwood Studios title that pioneered many mechanics and elements used in later 3D adventure games to…

Star Wars Author Working on Dark Souls Novel

The Dark Souls trilogy is one of the most influential franchises in gaming's modern history. From Software's trio of action RPGs have led to all manner of successors, all included under the now ubiquitous umbrella term "Souls-like." Yet despite its popularity and influence, Dark Souls itself hasn't led to a…

Pokemon Fan Makes Smoliv Martinis

Nintendo and Game Freak first revealed Pokemon Scarlet and Violet back in February, and since then, more Pokemon were confirmed in a trailer that debuted in June. Recently, one Pokemon fan has created unique martinis in celebration of one of the new Pokemon shown off in the second trailer for…

Epic Games Store Update Adds New Features

The Epic Games Store is a continuous source of discussion in the PC gaming community. Epic Games is developing and adding requested features to the Epic Games Store, including one that competitor Steam already has. Every week, the Epic Games Store is refreshed with new releases and a rotating lineup…

Pokemon GO Ends Support for Android 6 Devices

Generations come and go, especially with mobile devices, and the software that runs them. Pokemon GO the mobile Pokemon game is now ending support for any Android devices still running Android 6, following a new game update. Pokemon GO has been a long-standing game in the franchise, beginning in 2016…

Skyrim Player Uses Netch Jelly to Survive Fall

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim is among the most celebrated games of all time, enjoying massive critical and commercial success. Despite coming out more than a decade ago, Skyrim remains one of the leading games as it made its way back into the top 20 best-selling games in May. As…

Genshin Impact Reveals Kuki Shinobu Character Demo

Genshin Impact's gacha-based system brings a new set of limited characters with each new version of the game. A couple of weeks ago the game's official social media accounts have revealed the two characters that are scheduled to arrive in update 2.7. After a three-week delay, the game finally introduced…

Steelrising Beta Happening in August

There are quite a few video games that present an alternate version of real events to play through. Some of the most well known are the Fallout franchise, which takes place in a United States dealing with the aftermath of a nuclear attack in 2077; the later entries of the…

Original Pokemon Snap Coming to Nintendo Switch Online

The original Pokemon Snap was an oddly intriguing game for many fans of the classic franchise. Rather than catching Pokemon in Pokeballs, the player was tasked with capturing them through pictures. While the player is allowed to throw bait at Pokemon and play music to change their behaviors, somewhat similarly…

Steam Summer Sale Starts Next Week

It's no secret to anyone who plays games on PC that Steam is the absolute head honcho of the industry, maintaining a significant slice of the market. There are, of course, alternative gaming storefronts such as GOG and Epic Games Store, but it's Valve's client that dominates. Aside from being…

SpaceX Employees Draft Letter Criticizing Elon Musk

SpaceX is one of Elon Musk's companies that has played a part in vaulting him into the public consciousness and his Billionaire status. The company's innovative approach to launching, landing, and reusing the first stage of a rocket booster is a cost-effective way for government agencies and private companies to…

Capcom Finally Announces Dragon’s Dogma 2

2022's E3-but-not-E3 season has been packed full of events and game announcements, but one fanbase has remained patient through it all. Dragon's Dogma fans waited patiently through PlayStation and Xbox's big game showcases with no announcement. They waited through Capcom's own event as Resident Evil was showcased extensively, but no…

Elden Ring Confirms More Updates Are on the Way

Since Elden Ring’s launch, FromSoftware has been busy releasing several key updates for the game. Many of these balance weapons, summons, and bosses more, even if this is a mostly single-player game. The rationale behind some of them, like the Mimic Nerf Tear, was to encourage players to explore other…

Overwatch 2 Details Changes Coming to Competitive Play

Activision Blizzard continues to reveal details about the upcoming Overwatch 2 free-to-play PvP and paid PvE. Among the countless changes to Overwatch with Overwatch 2 is a big revamp coming to competitive play to ensure players are facing off against others in the same skill level. The Overwatch 2 reveal…

Overwatch 2 Beta Sign-Ups Are Now Live

Activision Blizzard first confirmed Overwatch 2 back in 2019, and since then, Overwatch fans have been anticipating the changes coming with the upcoming sequel. Fans of the original game and new players alike will be able to sign up for the Overwatch 2 beta now, as the sign-ups are already…

Xbox Cloud Gaming and Game Pass Exist in the MCU

The MCU is nothing short of a cultural phenomenon, with which Marvel rebooted its reputation and began a long road toward theatrical dominance. Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame may have brought the Infinity Saga of the MCU to an end, but it seems the new phase isn’t just looking at…

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Releases Update 1.0.3.5d

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands has just released a new hotfix that targets a handful of bugs and kicks off a new limited-time weekly Mini-Event. Tiny Tina's Wonderlands players will also be facing an all-new Featured Run in the Chaos Chamber now that the leaderboards have been reset for the week. Tiny…

Overwatch 2 is Getting Rid of Loot Boxes

The original Overwatch game had a unique monetization model at the time of its release. All the new Overwatch heroes and maps would be released completely free of charge, with players having the option to acquire additional cosmetics through loot boxes. Loot boxes weren't all that controversial at the time,…

Pokemon Fan Makes Bionicle Version of Exeggutor

It's a well established fact that the Pokemon fanbase are not just some of the most fiercely dedicated of any video game or franchise fandom, but also some of the most artistically creative. Pokemon fans are constantly making headlines for creating artwork through unconventional means, including one fan who has…

Genshin Impact 2.7: Second Weapon Banner Revealed

Genshin Impact weapons play a huge role in the game considering that they have the greatest impact on a character's strength on the battlefield. Each new update brings one or two new weapons to the game with the popular bow Aqua Simulacra being the most recent addition. Every Genshin Impact…

Redfall Co-Op Has Big Downside

Arkane Studios has built a reputation for making high-quality first-person shooter experiences, from 2012's Dishonored to 2021's Deathloop. Because of Arkane's solid track record, expectations are high for Redfall, a new co-op shooter where players explore the titular town of Redfall, Massachusetts, fighting an assortment of vampires and cultists. What's…

Pokemon Fan Designs Mecha Sylveon

The Pokemon world is filled with hundreds of cute creatures to collect and send to the battlefield. Those Pokemon are divided into 18 different types that dictate their moves, strengths and weaknesses. While some fans tend to create their own Pokemon, others use their imagination in recreating the existing ones…

AEW Fight Forever Will Add Some Wrestlers as DLC

Development continues on All Elite Wrestling's upcoming pro wrestling game AEW Fight Forever. Much remains mysterious about AEW Fight Forever, however, and updates on the game are delivered haphazardly. In the latest example, AEW owner Tony Khan gave an update on AEW Fight Forever, answering questions regarding a much-discussed topic…

GameStop Will Have PS5 Bundles In-Store Tomorrow

It’s strange to think that, five months away from its two-year anniversary, there are still supply issues when it comes to the PS5. The pandemic, the chip shortage, and all of that are well-known by this point, but for many who want the PS5, it’s still a frustrating point. There…

League of Legends Reveals New Champion Bel’Veth

League of Legends has grown from a single, successful MOBA into a broader cross-media universe. Yet even as League of Legends spins off multiple games, TV shows, and more, Riot continues to robustly support the original game with new content. The latest addition to League of Legends has just been…

Classic Elder Scrolls Title Gets Free Remake

The Elder Scrolls franchise has developed significantly since its first title back in 1994 with The Elder Scrolls: Arena. While all the games have kept the open-world RPG core of The Elder Scrolls, there have been significant shifts in the franchise's entries to match the improvements in gaming technology. With…

Apex Legends Mobile Season 1 Update Adds Loba

The last few weeks have been packed with content for fans of Apex Legends to check out. While the base game for consoles and PC launched Season 13 last month, a mobile version of the title was recently released as well. Since its launch, over 23 million players have downloaded…

Capcom Planning Closed Network Test for Exoprimal

During Capcom's recent June gaming showcase, it featured several games from its major franchises. That included several titles from the Resident Evil series, as well as Street Fighter 6. Just as prominent in the show, however, was a showcase of Exoprimal, Capcom's upcoming co-op multiplayer game based on an entirely…

Gunfire Reborn Xbox Game Pass Release Date Announced

Gunfire Reborn is an excellent example of an indie game capitalizing on early limited success to become a fast-growing and increasingly popular game. Gunfire Reborn first launched in November 2021 exclusively on PC. The four-player co-op first-person shooter found instant success, providing the resources for developer Duoyi Network to bring…

Lollipop Chainsaw is Making a Comeback

Lollipop Chainsaw is mostly remembered for putting a unique spin on the zombie apocalypse. The brainchild of auteur Japanese developer Suda51 and American film director James Gunn, Grasshopper Manufacture’s hack-and-slash action game stars 18-year-old cheerleader Juliet Starling as she battles the zombie horde with her pink, heart-patterned chainsaw. Despite its…

Pokemon Fan Designs Regional Variant for Relicanth

With upcoming main series titles Pokemon Scarlet and Violet on the horizon, Pokemon fans have begun to speculate about the new and returning creatures which might be making an appearance in the games. In particular, fans are wondering whether regional forms of Pokemon will return, a question which has not…

Hogwarts Legacy Seemingly Confirms Fast-Travel Theory

Hogwarts Legacy’s State of Play presentation featured a lot of in-game content and activities that players can expect to partake in. Hidden clues and context about certain monuments or interactibles in the environment may not be disclosed until the game releases, however, and there is surely a lot to explore…

Internet Explorer is Officially Dead

Internet Explorer has become synonymous with the early days of the world-wide-web. While other browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and even Microsoft's own Edge have overtaken IE in the years since its dominance over the internet space, many users have fond memories of Internet Explorer. As such, many longtime internet users…

Final Fantasy 14 Begins Free Login Campaign

With the success of Shadowbringers and Endwalker, Final Fantasy 14 has solidified its position as a one of the most successful MMORPGs on the market right now. Now, Final Fantasy 14 is offering a Free Login Campaign to entice some inactive players to come back and see what the game…

PS Plus Free Game Trials Let Players Earn Trophies

This week, Sony launched its revamp of its PlayStation Plus service, offering three subscription tiers and a stockpile of new games ready to play for early adopters of the service. Among its catalog of first and third-party titles, PlayStation Plus also offers limited-time trials of new games, all of which…

Halo Infinite Changes Offensive Juneteenth Nameplate

Halo Infinite is a live-service title complete with seasonal roadmaps, events, updates, and more, and last night it released an update that has sparked a huge controversy. In short, it released a new Halo Infinite nameplate in honor of Juneteenth, or June 19, which adopts the Pan-African flag depicting black,…

Sony Reportedly Working on PS5 Pro Controller

For many, it may seem odd that November will mark the two-year anniversary of the PS5. This console generation has been one marked by delays, supply issues, and development troubles, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hopefully, it’ll all pick up soon enough though, and according to one report, it seems…

Starfield Will Have DLC Expansions, Mod Support

This past week Microsoft put the spotlight on Starfield, Bethesda's upcoming open-universe RPG. Not only did Starfield receive the prime position at this year's Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, but Bethesda's Todd Howard has been set loose to talk about a variety of Starfield-related subjects. One of those subjects is…

Valheim Player Builds Sanctum Sanctorum in Swamp

There are a variety of different biomes in Valheim’s sandbox world that players have to get accustomed to while working their way through the game. Each has its own aesthetic and unique benefits and players have spent the time since the release of the game making creations to fit each…

Elden Ring Update 1.05 Makes Secret Quality of Life Change

FromSoftware's Elden Ring released to widespread critical acclaim, with critics praising its open world, stunning graphics, intense boss fights, and improvements on the Dark Souls formula. Even though Elden Ring is one of the highest-rated games of all time, FromSoftware has continued improving the experience through updates, with update 1.05…

Xbox Game Pass is Losing 5 Games Today

During the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, Microsoft made a number of announcements about its Xbox Game Pass subscription service, confirming a variety of titles that will be joining the lineup this year and in 2023. There should be no shortage of new games for Xbox Game Pass subscribers to…

Elden Ring is Back on Top of Sales Charts

Elden Ring released in February 2022 and quickly went on to become the developer FromSoftware’s best-selling game to date. Before its release, Elden Ring already had a huge dedicated following from FromSoftware’s previous Dark Souls series, to which Elden Ring is a kind of spiritual successor. But the games marketing…

Nvidia Delays Release of GTX 1630

It's fairly common practice for the tech industry to delay the launch of a product, and more often than not, there's a legitimate reason. The same can't really be said for everyone, as Intel's Arc desktop graphics cards may not arrive until Q4, which is a yawning gulf away from…

DayZ Update Adds Fireworks and Other Explosives

When discussing punishing or brutal games, many will automatically think of FromSoftware titles like Dark Souls and immediately overlook the online survival game DayZ. Not only is the latter difficult, but the fact that it has an impressively large open world map, though not quite on par with the likes…

Skyrim Fan 3D Prints Quest Marker for Their Door

Getting around in a massive world like that of The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim can be a difficult task all on its own. That's part of what makes quest markers such an utterly valuable system to include. While some players prefer the challenge of playing without them, most Skyrim players have…

STALKER 2 Video Shows the Game’s Opening Sequence

The Ukrainian developer GSC Game World announced STALKER 2: Heart of Chornobyl over a decade ago. Unfortunately, the game’s development went down a long and rocky road before developers finally revealed its gameplay trailer during E3 2021. While the war in Ukraine forced yet another delay, STALKER 2: Heart of…

Amouranth Responds to Criticism Over Rising Gas Prices

Twitch star Kaitlyn "Amouranth" Siragusa might still be best known for her online streaming presence, but she's also become quite the investor over the last few months. However, the personality recently had to address criticisms over her investments in gas stations and 7-Eleven stores. Amouranth has previously explained why she…

Elden Ring Player Makes Muscle Man from Regular Show

In the months since it was first released, Elden Ring has left a tremendous impact on many in the gaming community. Being FromSoftware's very first attempt at an open-world game, for many players, Elden Ring has delivered an extremely memorable experience within a very short timeframe. Though, one facet of…

Sonic Frontiers Combat Inspired by the Movie

The last 20 years have seen more and more video games making their way to movie and television screens, with studios trying to translate aspects of games like Halo, Mortal Kombat, and Uncharted with varying success. It's rare, though, for the inspiration to go the other way and see development…

Pokemon Fan Removes Machamp’s Extra Arms

With all the hype surrounding the upcoming release of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, fans of the popular Pokemon franchise expect that the number of Pokemon could exceed 1,000 in the foreseeable future. Despite the fact that hundreds of Pokemon are added with each new game, players still remain faithful to…

Elden Ring Update Makes Important Map Change

FromSoftware’s smash-hit RPG Elden Ring continues to evolve through consistent patchwork and quality of life improvements. In the latest Elden Ring update, FromSoftware has made an important change to the game's map by adding a new marker at a story-crucial area that many players could easily miss. This week, Elden…

Genshin Impact Player Manages To Push Wei Into The Chasm

HoYoverse's action-RPG Genshin Impact is filled with breathtaking landscapes in which dangerous monsters await to cross swords with one of the main characters. Among those fearless beasts, there are a couple of unique enemies that are more friendly than the others. The Unusual Hilichurl Wei is a Genshin Impact Easter…

Valheim is Coming to Xbox Game Pass

This year's Summer Game Fest continues to rage on and developers are making large announcements, including the arrival of 2021's biggest survival game to PC and Xbox Game Pass. Iron Gate AB has confirmed that Valheim will be arriving on PC and Xbox Game Pass in early 2023 during the…

Elden Ring Update Makes Important Quality of Life Upgrade

FromSoftware has released many significant updates for Elden Ring since its launch in February. These patches consisted of balance changes, updated questlines, bug fixes, and other improvements to key aspects of Elden Ring. They also added new features and quality-of-life improvements to the game. Update 1.05 for Elden Ring was…

Pokemon Fans Miss Pidgey

With the ninth generation of Pokemon games on the horizon, it's often easy to overlook some of the earliest Pokemon introductions to the franchise. The new Pokemon Scarlet and Violet will be released by the end of 2023, but very little is known about how many new additions to the…

Resident Evil 7 Free PS5 Upgrade Comes with a Catch

Capcom’s recent showcase gave fans exciting new looks at current and upcoming games. It showed off new information on Exoprimal, confirmed a Dragon’s Dogma anniversary showcase, and took a deep dive into all things Resident Evil. New footage for the Resident Evil 4 Remake was shown, Resident Evil Village’s Winters…

Nvidia RTX 40-Series May Have Been Delayed

Things are hotting up on the graphics card front. With AMD looking to launch its RDNA 3 this October at the earliest, Nvidia has a vested interest in making sure it can outshine the competition with its Ada Lovelace. It looks as though the release windows for each are just…

Dragon’s Dogma Presentation Happening Later This Week

Dragon's Dogma is one of Capcom's lesser known, but still beloved open-world action RPGs that has been published. The developer is celebrating the game reaching momentous milestone, with a website celebrating Dragon's Dogma's 10th anniversary, which went live on the release day of the game in North America, May 22.…

PS1 Games on PS Plus Are Superior Versions

Summer is heating up for gamers this year, as plenty of showcases and games are releasing this season. Not only that, Sony has launched its latest revamp of its proprietary subscription service, PlayStation Plus. These new tiers for PS Plus launched recently across PS4 and PS5 platforms for fans in…

New PS Plus Tiers Are Now Live on PS4 and PS5

The summer of 2022 is already shaping up to be a busy one in the world of video games with many different developers and companies revealing different announcements and hosting showcases. In the midst of all of that, PlayStation's new tiers for PlayStation Plus go live today, June 13. The…

Sekiro Mod Adds Final Fantasy 7’s Sephiroth to the Game

One of the greatest benefits of PC gaming comes from the creative mods the community produces, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a game rife with modding opportunities. One Sekiro player modded his game to switch out the eponymous player character with Sephiroth, the infamous katana-wielding antagonist from Final Fantasy…

System Shock Remake Shows Gameplay in Latest Trailer

Nightdive Studios have earned a reputation for producing stellar remakes and remasters of semi-niche titles form the 1990s. From a modernization of Id’s seminal Quake to a fine-tuning of the relatively obscure Shadow Man in the form of 2021’s Shadow Man Remastered, the indie outfit has done an exemplary job…

Pokemon Violet Box Art Gets Gen 1 Makeover

Pokemon fan art can take on many forms. While some fan artists design new evolutions for older Pokemon or create their own fan-made Pokemon, others decide to give the newer monsters from Pokemon Scarlet and Violet a retro makeover. Introduced in the latest trailer for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, Miraidon…

Starfield Protagonist Won’t Be a Voiced Character

At the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, Bethesda finally pulled the curtain back on its incredibly ambitious open world sci-fi RPG Starfield, showing off gameplay for the first time and confirming various features that fans have to look forward to come launch next year. There's quite a bit of buzz…

Ark 2 Trailer Sets Up the Story

While over a year has passed since Ark 2 was first announced, the sequel to the popular survival game has been kept largely under wraps. The only previous trailer for the highly-anticipated Ark: Survival Evolved sequel came alongside the game's December 2020 announcement with no new information since then. Now,…

PS Plus Extra and Premium Are Losing a Major Game

The new PlayStation Plus tiers launch today in the Americas. The revamped PS Plus service is already available to subscribers in Asia and Japan, but the library of games has a few notable differences. In addition to the extended lineup of the Premium tier, members in Japan have access to…

Humankind Rated for Nintendo Switch

Humankind had some big news during the Summer Game Fest in that the game that is currently only on PC is coming to consoles. However, while the announcement earlier this month detailed the arrival of Humankind on the Xbox and PlayStation consoles, it appears that it's also coming to the…

Custom Xbox Controller Adds PlayStation Face Buttons

The feud between Xbox fans and PlayStation fans has been ongoing, but most prefer to coexist peacefully. Once a creative fan made a custom Xbox Series X controller with the face buttons usually seen on a PlayStation controller. Traditionally, Xbox controllers have the following face buttons: X on the left,…

Ravenlok is a Stylish New Game from the Echo Generation Devs

It has barely been a year since indie game company Cococucumber released its turn-based adventure title Echo Generation. Critically acclaimed by organizations such as the Canadian Indie Game Awards, Echo Generation is known for its unique storytelling, gameplay, and iconic art style. Now, Cococucumer has announced that a new title…

Xbox Live is Down Again [UPDATE]

Update 6/13: Xbox Live services were restored to their full functionality very early this morning. No reason has been given for the outages. Original story follows. This weekend has been a rollercoaster ride for Xbox fans. On one hand, fans were treated to the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, which…

Pokemon Magnets Combine Squirtle and TMNT

Though Pokemon as a franchise is known for being limited by Nintendo's copyright policies, the franchise has had its fair share of partnerships over the years. For example, Pokemon is partnered with Niantic on Pokemon GO, as well as partnered with Legendary Studios for cooperation on movie titles. With a…

Pokemon Fan Has Interesting New Poke Ball Idea

For a long time, Pokemon was what could be described as a "cookie cutter" franchise; that is to say, the shows and games followed their established formula to an almost perfect "T" due to their constant success. Comparable to modern Call of Duty titles, Pokemon did not change very much…

Obsidian Entertainment Announces New Game Pentiment

The game director of Fallout: New Vegas and Pillars of Eternity has been teasing a new project at Obsidian Entertainment for some time. Obsidian Entertainment is known to be currently working on both Avowed, a first-person fantasy RPG, and Grounded, a multiplayer sandbox survival game, so expectations were high. Needless…

Sega Wants to Continue Sonic Adventure Series

After years since the previous official entry, the next chapter in the Sonic the Hedgehog series is finally on its way. As Sonic Frontiers development goes on, Sonic Team's creative officer reflects on the lessons taken from previous games in the series. Taking on a very different structure from previous…

LIMBO Creator Announces New Game Cocoon

Of the numerous influential titles that helped to bring independent game development studios to the forefront of the gaming community, LIMBO left a tremendous impact that in many ways helped level the playing field for indie developers. Since that time, LIMBO has remained prevalent in the hearts and minds of…

Hideo Kojima and Xbox Collaboration Confirmed

Rumors have been swirling that Xbox had partnered with Hideo Kojima for a new exclusive game release for well over a year. It was difficult to take the rumor seriously, however, considering the mountain of rumors that always surround Kojima. As of the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022, that…

Fallout 76 Details Pitt Expansion

Since releasing in 2018, Fallout 76 has seen players explore every corner of the post-apocalyptic Appalachians in hopes of surviving the threats of all kinds, whether it be monsters or other humans. The next major expansion, though, looks to be taking players away from this slice of West Virginia to…

Chilling Diablo 4 Trailer Reveals 5th and Final Class

The Diablo franchise isn't necessarily in the best place right now. Diablo Immortal has been downloaded over 10 million times merely days after its launch, but it's also been hugely controversial thanks to its microtransactions and aggressive monetization. Diablo fans are left worrying that the upcoming Diablo 4 will have…

Skyrim Fan Makes Tiny Alchemy Table Out of Clay

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim is a land filled with magic. Whether imbuing artifacts with formidable abilities or training the destructive capabilities of fire, frost, and shock spells, players have a wide range of miraculous powers at their fingertips. One of Skyrim’s less prominent arcane arts, however, is the alchemical…

Xbox Live is Down [UPDATE]

Update 6/11: Microsoft has confirmed that all Xbox Live services have been restored. Original story follows. Microsoft's Xbox Live service is typically fairly reliable, but it seems to have been having more trouble than usual as of late. Back in May, there were numerous Xbox Live problems over the course…

Twitch Bans and Unbans Asmongold

It's been a very eventful month for Twitch streamer Asmongold. His live coverage of the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial led to his channel becoming the most-watched on Twitch. Just weeks later and now Asmongold has been banned by Twitch in what's certain to be viewed as a completely…

Street Fighter 6 Will Have Rollback Netcode and Crossplay

It's not a particularly big surprise to see that Capcom's recently announced Street Fighter 6 is generating plenty of excitement between genre aficionados. The game looks to be a significant step up from its predecessor, judging by the available pre-release footage, and some announced features could be real game-changers for…

TikTok Star Cooper Noriega Dies at Age 19

Popular TikTok star and social media personality Cooper Noriega has died unexpectedly at the age of only 19. Noriega had been actively posting content in recent days, with fans and fellow TikTok stars left reeling at the sudden news. Over the last few years, Noriega had amassed around 2 million…

Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase Length Confirmed

The Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase is approaching this weekend with an abundance of game announcements. Marketing for the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase is ramping up, revealing a key detail for viewers around the world. In the absence of E3, the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase will provide updates…

Dragon Age is Getting a Netflix Show This Year

BioWare fans recently learned that the official title of DA4 is Dragon Age: Dreadwolf, but that came with the reveal that it would still be some time before fans learn more. Fans are eagerly anticipating the next title, but many want BioWare to take all the time it needs to…

Green Hell VR is Available Now on Steam

Back in April, Green Hell VR was released on the Oculus Quest 2. It was wildly successful, topping the Oculus Store’s best-seller list and getting tons of positive feedback from fans. VR adaptation is not an easy process, requiring developers to often build everything from the ground up, and that…

TheActMan YouTube Channel Demonetized

Perhaps the most unbelievable thing about the YouTube feud between TheActMan and QuantumTV is that it all started from an Elden Ring review. Now, the drama has escalated beyond its back-and-forth dynamic, leading to doxing, potential for legal action, and a series of YouTube videos by TheActMan detailing everything going…

Pokemon Fans Discover a ‘Turo’ in Pokemon Colosseum

Nintendo and Game Freak have released two trailers for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet so far and Pokemon fans are already creating unique fan art and anticipating unconfirmed returning Pokemon from previous games. One Pokemon fan has discovered a Pokemon Trainer in Pokemon Colosseum that shares the unique name of one…

Xbox Launches Massive ‘Deals Unlocked’ Sale

The Xbox & Bethesda Gaming Showcase 2022 event is just two days away, and expectations are high that Xbox will feature a variety of exciting games for release in late 2022 and 2023. Before the Xbox and Bethesda show arrives, however, the celebration is starting a bit early. Xbox's annual…

Elden Ring is Getting an Official Strategy Guide

In the months since the launch of Elden Ring, players have discovered a lot of hidden details within the game. During the first several days of Elden Ring's release, the discovery of these secrets was mostly diegetic, given the lack of information about Elden Ring posted online. While plenty of…

Exploit In PS5, PS4, PS3 System Software Found

Two whole generations of PlayStation consoles plus a possible third are about to be opened up to massive software modding potential. A major exploit revealed today uses a bug in how the system handles Blu-Ray discs to open the door to custom code. Sony has historically been very protective of…

Netflix Confirms Tie-In Games for Various Shows

During day five of its Geeked Week, popular streaming service Netflix confirmed that tie-in games are being developed for various shows. Netflix has teased delving into the gaming industry with multiple shows focusing on franchises like Castlevania and The Witcher, but it is looking to get into the entertainment medium…

Some Xbox Gamers Are Getting Free Store Credit

There’s a reason Microsoft has been in the console business for over 20 years. From Xbox Game Pass, the monthly subscription service, to the Xbox Design Lab, where players can create their own custom controllers, Microsoft is seen as a player-focused company. With regular competitions and giveaways, Microsoft is no…

Phasmophobia Update Adds 3 New Ghosts and More

Phasmophobia is still proving itself popular among those looking for online scares to experience with others, especially in the streaming community. Being one of Steam's highest rated games, Kinetic has a vested interest in keeping its cooperative ghost hunting IP in good shape. One of the most vital aspects is…

Valheim Player Builds Giant Wooden Rocket Ship in Game

While building systems in survival games are traditionally used for bases and making life easier, veteran players take them to new heights. Since the release of Valheim, long-time players have done just that with this game’s mechanics and created some incredible builds. In the latest example of this, one player…

Pokemon Fan Builds Nanoblock Groudon

Pokemon fans are constantly proving their artistic prowess by regularly posting artworks of their favorite characters through a wide variety of mediums. One of the most recent examples of this is one Pokemon fan who made a Nanoblock version of the legendary Pokemon Groudon. The Ground-type legendary Groudon was first…

AEW Sign Demands 60 FPS Bloodborne

Despite being released back in 2015, Bloodborne is a game that many feel would benefit from an upgrade. Now, one Bloodborne fan has taken their hopes for this new version of the game to an AEW event, showing off a sign that asks for 60 FPS. This is far from…

Cult of the Lamb Release Date Announced

Announced at Gamescom in August 2021, the Devolver Digital published dungeon-crawling, base-building roguelike Cult of the Lamb immediately gained attention for its unique mix of cute with horror. Players take on the role of a possessed lamb who has been rescued by a stranger and must as a result begin…

Warhammer 40K: Darktide Gets First Gameplay Reveal

Warhammer 40K: Darktide is the latest co-op horde action game from Vermintide and Vermintide 2 developer Fatshark. The upcoming game has seen multiple delays, as initially Darktide was set to release in 2021. However, due to development issues and constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the game was pushed to…

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Releases Update 1.0.3.5c

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands has just received a new update, following a rather large patch that was issued earlier in May. Accompanying this hotfix update is the continuation of last week's Weekly Event, while the update has made numerous changes to a variety of weapons throughout TIny Tina's Wonderlands. Released in…

Super Smash Bros. Exists in the MCU

There's a lot about the Marvel Cinematic Universe that's based on and identical to real-life. Locations, people, and events that have occurred in the real world are often also present in the MCU, but not always. However, it seems that one beloved video game from the real world does indeed…

The Callisto Protocol Has PS5 Exclusive Features

Legendary developer Glen Schofield is perhaps best known for his work on the landmark survival-horror franchise Dead Space, and so it's no surprise that hype is high for his next game, The Callisto Protocol. The Callisto Protocol looks to be a spiritual successor of sorts to the Dead Space franchise,…

Summer Game Fest Will Be In-Person Event for 2023

Few people in the video game industry continue to be as influential as Geoff Keighley, whether it is bringing industry powerhouses together for the annual Game Awards show or his notable, longtime friendship with Hideo Kojima. It continues in 2022 with the third Summer Game Fest, which has become the…

Diablo 2 Resurrected Update Focused on Improving Lobbies

Though it may have had a rocky launch, Diablo 2: Resurrected ended up becoming the most accomplished of Blizzard Entertainment's modern remasters. Having partnered with Vicarious Visions, the project ended up successfully bringing the genre-defining Diablo 2 into the present. However, there has always been one aspect of the game…