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I’ve played a lot of games in my lifetimes. I say ‘lifetimes’ because I have lived many different lives, all of which have been incredibly uneventful and have mostly revolved around playing different games. Read more...
Epic just injected Fornite with a bunch of Unreal Engine 5's newest graphics tech.
The old-time shooter features three separate campaigns for predators, aliens, and squishy little humans.
It's time to marathon Marathon.
Charlie and Ebony aren't just window dressing, they are minor participants in mankind's war against evil.
Making video games is very hard. It can take years of work to ship even a small game. One aspect that can take up a particularly large amount of time and resources is building a custom engine, which is why many devs utilize Unreal, Unity, or another pre-existing engine to help
The year is 1994. You’re playing SimCity 2000 and you’re thinking, man, wouldn’t it be amazing if I could somehow get down into the game and walk these streets. Read more...
One of the big reasons Fortnite became one of the biggest games on the planet is because it could run on anything , from phones to tired laptops to hand-me-down desktops. That’s created an expectation that the game is graphically basic, but as we head into 2023 the
ZeniMax Workers United represents more than 300 QA workers at ZeniMax Media and its studios, including Bethesda Softworks.
I've already spent way too much money on assorted gaming keyboards, this has to end.
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In the spirit of Christmas and the ruthless pursuit of meme stock shareholder value , GameStop carried out its latest round of layoffs on Monday ahead of its new earnings report, which is due out later this week. The cuts reportedly hit staff working on the company’s crypto
Free-to-play shooter Overwatch 2 is launching Season 2 tomorrow and with it a brand new tank character, Ramattra . And like last time, you can either buy the premium battle pass to unlock the new hero instantly or you can grind the free path to eventually gain access to him.
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Fuser , the DJ game from original Guitar Hero creator and Rock Band studio Harmonix, is shutting down its live service content and ceasing sales. This comes just two years after the music-mixing game launched—and it’s honestly a big bummer. Read more...
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Dwarf Fortress ’ reputation precedes it. Likely the most intensely detailed simulation game ever devised, its strategic depths, which grow deeper each new update, are rivaled only by the modestness of its text-based visuals. But now, 16 years after its debut, a new Steam (and
The price increase will apply to PC games as well as Xbox console releases.
Dreamlight Valley has started handing out redeemable in-game reward codes but the reward itself is still a mystery.
Another union is being formed, this time by QA workers at ZeniMax Studios.
The gaming industry’s recent wave of labor organizing just exploded. Roughly 300 quality assurance staff at ZeniMax , which includes developers across Bethesda and other studios on games like Starfield and Elder Scrolls Online , announced today that they will unionize with the
Chinese authorities recovered over 200 CPUs and nine iPhones from a woman's 'belly.'
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I am a proud Scaramouche hater. When he was first introduced, I couldn’t stand his obnoxious taunts, his weird coat-shorts combination, or his embarrassing bowl cut. I’ve since warmed to his now more-compelling backstory, but there are fans out there who have been waiting for
CD Projekt has an "unconventional" plan to keep Gwent going after active development ends.
Starting next year, Microsoft will raise the price of its first-party games from $60 to $70, joining other publishers and video game companies who are doing the same. Welcome to the era of the $70 game , folks. Read more...
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For many Destiny 2 players, Season of the Plunder was a season of burnout, and it's only going to get worse
Players have grown tired of Bungie's seasonal template.
The open world game looks serene and adorable until tanks, machine guns, and cat-prisons appear. Also a penguin gets crushed by a dinosaur.
Getting a bunch of chooms together for some co-op fun was this close to being a reality for Cyberpunk 2077 .
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As the other roles grow, supports fall behind.
Season's 2's new tank will be a little easier to get for free.
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Microsoft joins other publishers in making its first-party titles priced for $70 at launch.
The loss of multiplayer director Tom French marks another departure for Halo Infinite developer 343 Industries.
2022 was a good year for shooter fans. While the launch of a new shooter title (FPS or otherwise) is pretty common every year, the variety we received in 2022 was fantastic. From massive, online battle royales to smaller, quirky indie shooters and everything in between, this
Following last week's allegations from Smash World Tour, Panda Global announced it would undergo an internal restructuring.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor , the sequel to EA’s only great Star Wars game throughout its entire 10-year exclusivity deal with Disney, looks like it will come out on March 16, 2023. That’s according to a recent Steam page leak ahead of the 2022 Game Awards marketing blitz later
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A new quest and Henry Cavill's armor are the highlights, but there are tons of little fixes and improvements, too.
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A newly-reported split within the Federal Trade Commission could result in the approval of Microsoft's proposed Activision Blizzard merger.