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  • Temtem, the Pokémon-inspired MMO, should be a full-fledged anime

    Temtem, the Pokémon-inspired MMO, should be a full-fledged anime

    Today, monster-collecting MMO Temtem is out in early access, and to celebrate, the developers have released footage of the anime intro that greets players at the start of the game. It’s fantastic. I could totally see this as an actual show. Given the genre, that’s a huge compliment. Often, one of the biggest pitfalls endured […]

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  • Half-Life and Half-Life 2 are free to play on Steam

    Half-Life and Half-Life 2 are free to play on Steam

    Valve’s classic narrative shooter series Half-Life is now free on Steam, and will stay free for the next two months. With the launch of virtual reality shooter Half-Life: Alyx set for March, Valve is opening up the 2004 digital remaster of 1998’s Half-Life for free, as well as DLC missions Opposing Force and Blue Shift. […]

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  • Mega Man Zero ZX Legacy Collection Gets a PS4 Release Date

    Mega Man Zero ZX Legacy Collection

    Capcom is bringing us even more Mega Man action, this time with Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection. This package contains games from the Mega Man Zero and ZX series, continuing the recent surge of Mega Man re-releases. It will launch for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on February 25, 2020. A new trailer for […]

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  • Xbox Insider Release Notes – Beta Ring (2002.200114-2000)

    Xbox Insider Release Notes - Beta Ring (2002.200114-2000)

    Hey Beta ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2:00 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 2002 Xbox One system update (build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_200218363.9109.200114-2000). Keep reading for more details. System Update Details: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_200218363.9109.200114-2000 Available: 2:00 p.m. PT […]

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  • Little Town Hero PS4 Release Date in Japan Later This Spring

    Little Town Hero PS4

    Game Freak developed Little Town Hero is no longer a Switch exclusive and will be making its way to PlayStation 4 consoles later this spring. It originally launched for the Nintendo handheld hybrid in October 2019, but will now be expanding its reach when it heads to Japanese PS4s on April 23, 2020. A Western […]

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  • Crossing the border in Life is Strange 2 versus real life

    Crossing the border in Life is Strange 2 versus real life

    Everything over the last 15 hours has led to this point: my brother and me, standing before a wall. The wall. I wasn’t sure we’d make it here. We are, after all, two kids who hiked our way down to the border, only a few dollars to our name. The odds, and more importantly the […]

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  • 5 Tips to Start Your Adventure in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

    5 Tips to Start Your Adventure in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

    If you’re reading this, you’re probably about to step into the shoes of a legendary hero and experience the iconic story of Dragon Ball Z in the all-new action RPG, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot! Goku’s adventures are known and loved by many, but for some it could very well be a first-time dive into this […]

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  • How Doom Eternal Aims to Be a Bigger, Better Sequel – PlayStation.Blog

    How Doom Eternal Aims to Be a Bigger, Better Sequel – PlayStation.Blog

    The way Doom Eternal’s executive producer Marty Stratton tells it, the game is “speed chess,” “a page turner,” and “junk food with nutritional value.” These catchy, metaphorical zingers pepper the opening talk he gives to an assembled crowd ahead of a preview tour hands-on. While those comparisons are delivered with a smile, Stratton feels justified […]

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  • Nintendo Downloads – January 23, 2020

    Nintendo Downloads - January 23, 2020

    Ride on, shooting stars. Though I’m still lost in the idolasphere, there’s still plenty of games to deal with this week. Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha, a compilation of four shooters from Japan, is the headliner from NIS America, while Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath and retro brawler 198X (actually an 8-4 joint) are the big ones in […]

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  • A History of Keanu Reeves in Video Games

    A History of Keanu Reeves in Video Games

    The Keanu Reeves renaissance (Keanussance?) is upon us, and we are here for it. Keanu has been kicking butt in action movies for decades now but it seems like he’s more ubiquitous than ever these days. Outside of your John Wicks, he’s popped up in Toy Story 4 as Duke Caboom (Canada’s greatest daredevil and […]

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  • Dying Light 2 Delayed With No New Release Date

    Dying Light 2 Delayed With No New Release Date

    Developer Techland has announced that it has delayed the launch of Dying Light 2 . The zombie survival game was originally due to release Spring 2020, and Techland has offered no indication as to when it now plans to release the game. Hey Survivors! Here’s the Dying Light 2 Development Update. pic.twitter.com/CKMkAe2eD7 — Dying Light […]

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  • Nintendo Switch Patent Reveals Touch Pen Attachment for Joy-Cons

    Nintendo Switch Patent Reveals Touch Pen Attachment for Joy-Cons

    A new patent has been published for an official touch pen attachment that would work with the Nintendo Switch’s Nintendo Switch – Gray Joy-Con – HAC 001 (Discontinued by Manufacturer) $316.95on Amazon Joy-Cons. The US Patent office revealed the patent, filed by Nintendo on June 4, 2019 and published on January 16, 2020, with a […]

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  • Joe Biden Calls Silicon Valley Game Developers ‘Little Creeps’

    Joe Biden Calls Silicon Valley Game Developers 'Little Creeps'

    Joe Biden, the former vice president and 2020 candidate for President of the United States, has shared some harsh thoughts on Silicon Valley game developers, as reported in a wide-reaching interview with The New York Times.When asked about the Obama administration’s legacy on Silicon Valley regulation, Biden talks about meeting with leaders in Silicon Valley […]

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  • Apex Legends Player Takes Over Airport TV to Play Ranked Match

    Apex Legends Player Takes Over Airport TV to Play Ranked Match

    An actual apex legend plugged his PlayStation 4 into a TV at Portland International Airport on Thursday to play Apex Legends.According to Oregon Live (via Kotaku), the man commandeered a TV that was displaying a map of the airport. Security officials walked over and asked the traveler to stop playing. Kama Simonds from Port of […]

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  • England’s Top Mental Health Nurse Says Games Push Kids Into Gambling Habits

    England's Top Mental Health Nurse Says Games Push Kids Into Gambling Habits

    England’s top mental health nurse wants game publishers to restrict microtransaction sales to children because of its possible relation to gambling.Claire Murdoch, National Health Service England’s mental health director, released a report that calls for “fair and realistic spending limits” on loot boxes and for gaming publishers to give consumers a “percentage chance they have […]

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