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Bethesda Exec Pete Hines: ‘We're Not Trying To Stop Anybody From Selling Used Games’

Pete Hines has now set the record straight. Bethesda isn’t preventing anyone from reselling games, it just wants some sellers to stop calling used games as ‘new.’

Culture August 13, 2018

Ruby Rose Deletes Twitter Account After ‘Batwoman’ Casting Controversy

Following backlash over her being cast as Batwoman, Ruby Rose has officially quit Twitter. Many users questioned her acting skills, her ethnicity, and even her sexuality.

Culture August 13, 2018

How To Get ‘Fortnite’ On Android If You Don’t Have A Samsung Phone

Non-Samsung device owners can finally get a chance to play 'Fortnite' on Android. Epic Games has opened up a beta program for those interested, but players will need to wait a bit before actually playing.

Culture August 13, 2018

Will 'The Elder Scrolls: Legends' Be The Game That Pushes Sony To Enable PlayStation 4 Cross-Play?

Digital card game 'The Elder Scrolls: Legends' is coming to consoles later this year. However, apparently, that only includes the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, due to Sony's stance against enabling cross-platform play on the PlayStation 4.

Culture August 13, 2018

Popular 'Fortnite' Streamer Ninja Doesn't Play With Female Gamers: Is His Explanation Valid?

Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins does not stream with female gamers, a comment that may appear sexist if taken without context. The popular "Fortnite" streamer, however, explained the reason for his decision.

Culture August 13, 2018

Fallout 76 Trolls, Beware: Griefers Will Be Hunted By Other Players

'Fallout 76' game director Todd Howard explained at QuakeCon 2018 how the game will deal with griefers or players who will make the experience worse for others. More details on the next 'Fallout' game were also revealed.

Culture August 12, 2018

Quake Champions Goes From Steam Early Access To Free-To-Play

Bethesda unveiled at QuakeCon 2018 that 'Quake Champions' will be free-to-play forever. Here is what gamers will get as free-to-play players, and if they purchase the Champions Pack that is currently on sale.

Culture August 12, 2018

Paul Rudd To Play 2 Paul Rudds On Upcoming Netflix Comedy Series ‘Living With Yourself’

Paul Rudd has a new show coming to Netflix called ‘Living With Yourself.’ It appears to be about dissatisfied people being forced to live with another version of themselves as part of a new treatment program.

Culture August 11, 2018

Is Bethesda Trying To Stop People From Selling Used Games?

Reselling games is a common practice among gamers, and many of them do it to earn enough money for another game. However, Bethesda might be cracking down on online resellers, claiming the practice is unlawful.

Culture August 12, 2018

Doom Eternal Coming To PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One — And Nintendo Switch

Bethesda Softworks has announced that Doom Eternal will be coming to Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The reboot will be ported to Switch by Panic Button, the developer that was also responsible for 'Doom' and 'Wolfenstein II.'

Culture August 12, 2018

Hidden Virtual Reality Mode On Nintendo Switch Revealed, But Don’t Get Excited Yet

Ever since the Nintendo Switch was released, fans have been asking Nintendo about whether it’ll support virtual reality in the future. As it turns out, it just might.

Culture August 11, 2018

Overwatch Summer Games 2018 Rolls Out 9 New Skins And Brings Back Lucioball

The 'Overwatch' Summer Games 2018 event is back, and it will run until Aug. 30. Players will be able to acquire nine skins and enjoy Lucioball in a brand new arena.

Culture August 10, 2018

God Of War New Game+ Release Date Revealed: Here's What The Free Update Will Offer

'God of War' will soon get a New Game+ mode for players who want to relive the latest entry in the franchise. Players will be able to carry over everything from their previous playthrough and face tougher enemies.

Culture August 11, 2018

Ubisoft To Launch 'Child Of Light' And 'Valiant Hearts' On Nintendo Switch This Year, But Not 'Steep'

Ubisoft confirmed that RPG platformer 'Child of Light' and plot-driven 'Valiant Hearts: The Great War' will launch on the Nintendo Switch this year. Open-world extreme snow sports game 'Steep,' however, is no longer happening for the hybrid console.

Culture August 10, 2018

Sony Celebrates 500 Million PlayStations Sold With Limited Edition 2 TB PS4 — Only 50,000 Units Available

Sony has unveiled a limited edition PS4 Pro variant with 2 TB of storage and a gorgeous translucent blue casing. It comes with a color-matched DualShock 4 controller and a special serial number.

Culture August 9, 2018

Nintendo Announces ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Limited Edition Bundle, Comes With A GameCube Controller

Nintendo has revealed a 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Limited Edition bundle that will come with a GameCube controller and an adapter for the Switch. Pricing details have yet to be revealed, but the bundle itself comes out Dec. 7.

Culture August 9, 2018

Academy Adds New Oscar Category For ‘Best Popular Film’ And Twitter Is Not Having It

The Academy Awards just announced a new category that aims to celebrate and recognize the most popular films. However, critics call it a ploy to shut out blockbusters from the big categories.

Culture August 9, 2018

Blizzard Working On Multiple 'Diablo' Projects: Excited For BlizzCon 2018?

Blizzard is currently working on multiple 'Diablo' projects, according to community manager Brandy Camel. There were no announcements at E3 2018 though, which may mean that the upcoming BlizzCon 2018 will be packed.

Culture August 9, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Subscription Will Not Be Required For Free-To-Play Games Like 'Fortnite'

Eagle-eyed gamers spotted a missing disclaimer on free-to-play Nintendo Switch games, including the massively popular 'Fortnite,' on the Nintendo eShop. This likely means that the titles will not need a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, once the service launches next month.

Culture August 8, 2018

Ruby Rose Will Play Batwoman, The First Openly Lesbian Superhero On TV

Ruby Rose is going to portray the first openly lesbian superhero on TV. DC Comics has confirmed that Rose is set to play Batwoman in an upcoming Arrowverse crossover event.

Culture August 7, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' For Android APK Now Available But Not Yet Playable: Here's What We Found Out From It

The leaked APK of 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android provided more information about the highly anticipated game. Apparently, it will not only be exclusive to the Galaxy Note 9, and that it will be available through a certain app store.

Culture August 8, 2018

Fallout 76 Beta Will Include The Full Game, But It Won't Be On Steam

The 'Fallout 76' beta FAQ revealed that testers will already gain access to the full game. The FAQ also revealed that, for the first time in a decade for the series, 'Fallout 76' will not be offered on Steam.

Culture August 7, 2018

Supergirl Movie Reportedly In Development, ‘Cloverfield Paradox’ Writer Attached To Write

Warner Bros. and DC are developing a movie based on ‘Supergirl.’ No casting information yet, but the film will reportedly be written by Oren Uziel.

Culture August 7, 2018

Pokémon GO PVP Release Date Confirmed: Here's When The Feature Will Arrive

Niantic Labs is planning to roll out player vs. player battles to 'Pokémon GO' soon, after another long-awaited feature, Pokémon trading, was recently added. What will the 'Pokémon GO' PVP mode be like?

Culture August 7, 2018

Dota 2 Pro Players Lose Badly To OpenAI: Preview For The International?

The OpenAI Five, a team composed of artificial intelligence-powered bots, dominated against a human team with professional 'Dota 2' players. Up next for the bots are the best 'Dota 2' players in the world at The International.

Culture August 7, 2018

How To Properly Pronounce NES, According To Nintendo Itself

Nintendo is officially ending the whole NES pronunciation debate. The correct way to pronounce NES, according to the company, is ‘Ness,’ just like the character from ‘Earthbound.’

Culture August 5, 2018

Patrick Stewart To Reprise His Iconic Role In New ‘Star Trek’ Series

Captain Jean-Luc Picard is officially coming back. Patrick Stewart has just announced that he’s going to return to one of his most iconic roles in a new ‘Star Trek’ TV series.

Culture August 6, 2018

'Artifact' Release Date, Price Unveiled: 1st New Valve Game In 5 Years Combines 'Dota 2' And 'Magic: The Gathering'

Valve revealed the 'Artifact' release date and price on Steam, hyping up the digital card game. It has been described as a combination of 'Dota 2' and 'Magic: The Gathering,' but how does it compare to 'Hearthstone?'

Culture August 4, 2018

New Overwatch League Teams Confirmed For Atlanta And Guangzhou, Bringing Total To 14

Overwatch League season two will launch with at least 14 teams, as Atlanta and Guangzhou were confirmed as new host cities. More teams are expected to join the ambitious eSports league by next year.

Culture August 3, 2018

Fortnite Trainers Paid Up To $20 Per Hour By Parents To Help Their Kids Get Better

Some parents are reportedly paying up to $20 per hour to give their kids 'Fortnite' tutorials. Players who need extra cash might want to try becoming 'Fortnite' trainers, despite baffling outcry against the practice.

Culture August 3, 2018

James Gunn Unlikely To Be Hired Back As ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’ Director Despite Cast Support

Disney will not hire James Gunn back as the director of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ even with the support of cast members. Gunn was fired after a series of offensive tweets nearly a decade old resurfaced.

Culture August 2, 2018

NES Classic Edition Outsold PlayStation 4 And Xbox One In June: Report

The NES Classic Edition was the best-selling console in June, topping all the major home consoles in the market. 'Mario Tennis Aces' was the best-selling game in the same period.

Culture August 2, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' For Android Will Not Be Downloaded Through Google Play Store: Here's Why That's A Bad Idea

The 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android release date is coming soon, after being a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 exclusive for 30 days. However, the app will not be downloaded through the Google Play Store, which might be a bad idea.

Culture August 2, 2018

Free PlayStation Plus Games For August 2018: Open-World 'Mafia III' And Survival Horror 'Dead By Daylight' For PlayStation 4

PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to download eight free games for August 2018. Headlining the month are the open-world crime drama 'Mafia III' and the multiplayer survival horror game 'Dead by Daylight' for the PlayStation 4.

Culture August 2, 2018

Nintendo Has Sold Nearly 20 Million Switch Units: What It Needs To Do For The Next 20 Million

The Nintendo Switch has sold nearly 20 million units worldwide. However, Nintendo needs to think about the console’s future beyond ‘Pokémon’ and ‘Smash Bros. Ultimate.’

Culture July 31, 2018

24 Might Get A Prequel Series: The Jack Bauer Origin Story Reportedly In The Works At Fox

Fox is rumored to be developing a prequel series to '24,' with the original creators involved. It will be an ongoing series instead of a limited one and is poised to explore the Jack Bauer origin story.

Culture July 31, 2018

London Spitfire Takes Home 1st Overwatch League Championship In Sold Out Barclays Center

The London Spitfire have emerged as the first Overwatch League champions, beating the Philadelphia Fusion in two sets. The Grand Finals were held in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, with the home team New York Excelsior watching from the sidelines.

Culture July 30, 2018

Magic: The Gathering Card Sold For $87,672 On eBay: What Made The Piece Of Cardboard So Expensive?

Black Lotus, a card from the Alpha set of the 'Magic: The Gathering' trading card game, was sold in an eBay auction for $87,672. What made the piece of cardboard reach such an exorbitant price?

Culture July 30, 2018

Pokémon GO Rumored To Have Big ‘Gen 4’ Evolution Event Soon

A Reddit user who once leaked details about the the 'Pokémon GO' Water Festival is now alleging that an Evolution Event is on the horizon. The event will apparently kick off the addition of Gen 4 monsters.

Culture July 30, 2018

Stranger Things Season 3 Delayed To 2019, But Netflix Says It’ll Be Worth The Wait

It’s official: there will be no ‘Stranger Things’ this year, but the upcoming season will be bigger and better than the previous one, and it’s supposedly going to be worth the wait.

Culture July 29, 2018

Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Will Still Be In ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

The 'Star Wars: Episode IX' cast sees some familiar faces and new ones as well. Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher are reprising their roles as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia, respectively, and Billy Dee Williams is returning as Lando Calrissian.

Culture July 28, 2018

New Nintendo Labo Kit Announced: Check Out These Car, Plane, And Submarine Toy-Cons

Nintendo just showcased a bunch of new Toy-Cons that’ll be part of the forthcoming Vehicle Kit for Nintendo Labo. At $70, players get a car, an airplane, and a submarine, plus a promising new game to try them all on.

Culture July 27, 2018

Only 1 ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel Series Moving Forward, For Now: Here’s What It’s About

Only one out of the several ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoff projects in development will be moving forward, the network’s programming head has confirmed. The pilot comes from Jane Goldman, who worked on ‘X-Men: First Class’ and the ‘Kingsman’ films.

Culture July 26, 2018

Free Xbox Games With Gold For August 2018: 'For Honor' On Xbox One, 'Dead Space 3' On Xbox 360

For August 2018, the free Xbox Games with Gold for the Xbox One are 'For Honor' and 'Forza Horizon 2.' For the Xbox 360, they are 'Dead Space 3' and 'Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two.'

Culture July 27, 2018

PUBG Mobile Update 0.7.0 Adds Fast-Paced War Mode And Clan System

The new 'PUBG Mobile' update adds War Mode and a clan system to the Battle Royale game. Version 0.7.0 comes just a month after version 0.6.0, showing that Tencent and PUBG Corp. are serious about keeping players engaged and interested.

Culture July 26, 2018

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