Video Games

Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dies At 81

Ted Dabney, one of the co-founders of Atari passed away recently at the age of 81, according to a Facebook post. Late last year, Dabney was diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

Video Games May 29, 2018

Active Shooter, A School Shooting Video Game, Faces Backlash For Obvious Reasons

'Active Shooter' functions as a school shooting simulator, drawing immense controversy after the series of school shootings this year. The game, which is facing massive backlash, is set to launch on Steam on June 6.

Video Games May 28, 2018

You’ll Have To Wait Until 2019 For ‘The Wolf Among Us 2’

Don’t hold your breath for ‘The Wolf Among Us 2’ this year. Telltale Games just announced that it’s been delayed and will likely be released next year instead.

Video Games May 28, 2018

Fortnite Made $296 Million In April, On Pace To Hit $3.5 Billion In 2018

Monthly revenues made by 'Fortnite Battle Royale' continue to impress Epic Games. Gaming industry analysts are confident that the shooter will meet the $3.5 billion mark soon within the year.

Video Games May 28, 2018

Zombie Survival Game ‘State Of Decay 2’ Crosses 1 Million Players, But There’s More Work To Do

With over a million players logged in a combined gameplay time of 6 million hours, Microsoft and Undead Labs’s 'State of Decay 2' is a success. Even still, the game has several kinks that need ironing out.

Video Games May 27, 2018

'Detroit: Become Human' Review Roundup: Does This Game Really Understand Civil Rights?

Critics have now expressed their thoughts on David Cage’s latest outing, "Detroit: Become Human." The verdict? Its gameplay shows promise, but the execution of its themes falls flat.

Video Games May 26, 2018

Microsoft Rolls Out First Xbox 360 Update In Over 2 Years

Microsoft rolled out the first Xbox 360 system update in over two years. The Xbox One backward compatibility feature may have made most gamers forget about the Xbox 360, but Microsoft is not yet willing to let go.

Video Games May 27, 2018

PlayStation Classic Edition Coming Soon? Sony Still Thinking About It

Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO John Kodera said that there are internal discussions about a PlayStation Classic Edition. While the PlayStation retro console was not confirmed, the door remains open for it to one day become reality.

Video Games May 26, 2018

Dark Souls Remastered Just Launched - And It Already Has A Hacker

Hackers already invaded 'Dark Souls: Remastered' a day after launch, doing destructive actions and being an overall menace. The problems persisted since the first 'Dark Souls' game six years ago.

Video Games May 26, 2018

This Special Nintendo 3DS Explains That Obscure Joke From ‘Rick And Morty’ — Yours For $1,000

You can now buy a limited edition Legend of Zelda Nintendo 3DS XL from Justin Roiland for $1,000. Nerds, heads up: it comes with a ‘Rick and Morty’ illustration drawn by Roiland himself.

Video Games May 26, 2018

Ubisoft's AI-Powered Chatbot Designed To Help Gamers Rolls Out Worldwide

Ubisoft just released its AI gaming assistant outside Canada. Named Sam, the chatbot can answer questions, respond to commands, and even analyze the players' data to provide content and tips.

Video Games May 25, 2018

'Battlefield V' Returns To World War II With Gameplay Based On Real-World Combat

Electronic Arts has officially unveiled 'Battlefield V,' which brings players back to World War II. How will developer DICE differentiate the game from other first-person shooters, and what are the preorder bonuses?

Video Games May 24, 2018

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle's Donkey Kong DLC Adds Rabbid Cranky, New Island To Explore, And More

The 'Donkey Kong Adventure' DLC trailer just dropped along with the more details about the new world and characters. According to Ubisoft, it will add 10 hours more playtime to 'Mario + Rabbids.'

Video Games May 24, 2018

You Can Buy A Nintendo Switch Without A Dock For A Cheaper Price — But Only In Japan

In Japan, Nintendo is now selling a Switch without a dock for a cheaper price, but you don’t get the AC adapter and other accessories. Here’s why it wouldn’t be wise to sell this bundle in the United States.

Video Games May 23, 2018

Overwatch Anniversary Event 2018 Now Online: Here Are All The New Skins

The 'Overwatch' Anniversary Event 2018 is now online, offering players new skins, dance emotes, and a Deathmatch map. Out of the 11 new 'Overwatch' skins in this year's version of the event, which one is your favorite?

Video Games May 23, 2018

Yup, There Might Be A Nintendo 64 Classic Edition Coming Soon: Here’s Proof

Nintendo 64 Classic Edition might be coming soon, if a recently filed trademark is anything to go by. But even so, Nintendo still needs to solve its Virtual Console problem.

Video Games May 23, 2018

PlayStation 4 Life Cycle Enters Final Phase: Is The PlayStation 5 Coming Soon?

The PlayStation 4 life cycle is entering its final phase, according to Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO John Kodera. Does this mean that the PlayStation 5 release date is drawing closer?

Video Games May 23, 2018

Fortnite Jetpacks Finally Available: Here's How They Work And When To Use Them

Jetpacks in 'Fortnite' are finally available, three months after the originally promised February launch date. Here's how to use the 'Fortnite' jetpacks as well as the best time to use them for both regular and skilled players.

Video Games May 22, 2018

Epic Is Investing $100M To Drive Interest For 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' Esports Tournaments

Epic is investing $100 million to make 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' a player in the esports arena. It will be offering that amount of prize money in tournaments throughout the year.

Video Games May 21, 2018

Generation 1 Pokémon To Receive Generation 7 Alola Forms In ‘Pokémon GO’ Update

‘Pokémon GO’ announced that it would be giving a makeover to several creatures in upcoming releases of the popular video game app. Several Pokémon from the Alola Region are expected to make their debut.

Video Games May 21, 2018

Leak Reveals All The 'Overwatch' Anniversary Event Skins

'Overwatch's' Anniversary Event is almost here, but a leak prematurely revealed the 11 new anniversary skins. A bug in the servers in Taiwan allowed a few players into the event ahead of time, who then shared their findings to the world.

Video Games May 21, 2018

GameBoy 'Neon Advance': How This Modder Gives Life To Broken Nintendo DS Systems

A hardware modder found a beautiful solution to bring back a broken Nintendo DS to working condition. Dubbed the Neon Advance, the project took a different approach to GameBoy Macro mods.

Video Games May 22, 2018

Crusaders Kings The Board Game Funded On Kickstarter: Here's What To Expect

Paradox Interactive confirmed that 'Crusader Kings' will get a tabletop version. The crowdfunding campaign is available on Kickstarter with an estimated delivery date set in November 2018.

Video Games May 22, 2018

Resident Evil 7 Coming To Nintendo Switch Via Streaming: What The Heck, Capcom?

Get ready for ‘Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Cloud Version’ on the Nintendo Switch, a streaming-only version of 2017’s 'Resident Evil 7.' To play this game, you’d need a stable internet connection at all times.

Video Games May 21, 2018

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Brings Classic Disney Characters, ‘Toy Story' In Gameplay Teaser

Square Enix debuted exclusive gameplay from the highly anticipated 'Kingdom Hearts 3.' The game trailer featured several familiar characters and worlds, plus it marked the debut of several Pixar characters.

Video Games May 18, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' Android Release Date Set For Summer: New Features On The Way Too

'Fortnite Mobile' will finally launch on Android this summer, but Epic Games did not provide a specific release date. The developer also revealed new features and improvements for the mobile game, including voice chat.

Video Games May 18, 2018

New 'Halo' Game Unveiled: Sorry, It's Not 'Halo 6'

Microsoft and 343 Industries have unveiled 'Halo: Fireteam Raven,' a new game in the 'Halo' franchise. It is not 'Halo 6,' but that does not necessarily mean that the highly anticipated title will not be announced soon.

Video Games May 18, 2018

Deadpool 2 Review Roundup: Marvel’s Foul-Mouthed Hero Returns For A Worthy, Still R-Rated Follow-Up

Reviews for ‘Deadpool 2’ are mostly positive, with critics praising the lewd superhero and the film’s successful attempts to upend the typical superhero movie formula. Deadpool 2 comes out May 18.

Video Games May 17, 2018

Sea Of Thieves Update Lets You Form A Crew With Only Your Friends

Rare released a 'Sea of Thieves' update that added one of the most requested feature: having a private crew. Players now have the option to form an open crew with random people or a friends-only crew.

Video Games May 20, 2018

PlayStation Vita Physical Games Will End Production In 2019: Death Of PS Vita Draws Near

Sony will soon end production of PlayStation Vita physical games, but digital distribution will remain. Fans of the portable console, however, should start saying their goodbyes, as the death of the PlayStation Vita draws near.

Video Games May 16, 2018

'Pokémon' On Nintendo Switch Rumors Heat Up: 'Pokémon Yellow' Remakes, 'Pokémon GO' Connection, 2018 Launch

New 'Pokémon' for Nintendo Switch leaks are heating up the rumor mills. According to the latest leaks, the next 'Pokémon' games will be remakes of 'Pokémon Yellow,' and that they will somehow be connected to the 'Pokémon GO' mobile app.

Video Games May 15, 2018

Fortnite Gaming Tips: Where Can You Find Rubber Duckies?

Now that Fortnite season 4 was officially launched, a new list of weekly challenges is up for grabs. There are 10 rubber duckies scattered around the map, and this guide will show players where to find them.

Video Games May 19, 2018

Radical Heights Won't Be Around Long As Dev Boss Key Productions Closes Up Shop

Boss Key Productions announced the end of its three-year life. According to co-founder Cliff Bleszinski, both the studio's titles 'Lawbreakers' and 'Radical Heights' failed to gain enough traction.

Video Games May 20, 2018

Fortnite Players Keep Taking Their Complaints To 'Epic Loot Games' Instead Of Epic Games

Confused 'Fortnite' players kept taking out their frustrations and voicing their complaints to a hobby shop instead of the game developer. The confusion stemmed from Epic Loot Games being so close to the name of Epic Games.

Video Games May 16, 2018

Nintendo Will Release A Famicom Mini Loaded With Manga Games, But Only In Japan

A Weekly Shonen Jump edition of the Famicom Mini is headed to Japan on July 7. Interested customers from America will have to ship it, though, as Nintendo doesn’t seem to be planning on a stateside rollout.

Video Games May 16, 2018

'Rage 2' Official Teaser Confirms The Game: Bethesda Promises Another Teaser On May 15

Following recent leaks, Bethesda confirmed that 'Rage 2' is in the works and it even dropped a teaser. The company will release another teaser on May 15, showing the gameplay.

Video Games May 14, 2018

Confirmed: 'Rocket League' Cross-Platform Play Is Coming This Summer

Pysonix just revealed its plans for 'Rocket League' for this summer. One of the highlights is the cross-platform party support and the Rocket Pass system that will let users earn rewards.

Video Games May 15, 2018

Blizzard Prohibits 'Overwatch' Team Fusion University From Wearing Their 'FU' Jerseys Onstage

Blizzard banned Fusion University's jersey, leaving the team to wear a black shirt during matches. Apparently, the team's initials FU on the shirts rubbed Blizzard the wrong way.

Video Games May 14, 2018

NES Classic Edition Returns On June 29: Is This Why There's No Nintendo Switch Virtual Console?

The NES Classic Edition will be back in stores on June 29. Nintendo kept its promise to restock the retro console, but is this part of the reason why there will be no Nintendo Switch Virtual Console?

Video Games May 14, 2018

Bayonetta Creators Reportedly Working On A New Game That Will Redefine The Action Genre

Platinum Games has something else in the pipeline besides 'Bayonetta 3.' The studio is working on a new title that it claims will change the way we think about the action genre.

Video Games May 14, 2018

Final Fantasy VII Remake Release Date Confirmed, But Fans Won't Like It

The 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' release date was confirmed by producer Yoshinori Kitase and development head Naoki Hamaguchi. Fans may be disappointed with the launch window, but there remains a silver lining that might make the game worth the wait.

Video Games May 13, 2018

'Destiny 2' Puzzle Leads To Real-World Treasure Hunt: What Was The Prize?

A mysterious symbol in the 'Destiny 2' DLC 'Warmind' sparked a real-world treasure hunt. The easter egg was amazing, but it will take more than than to bring 'Destiny 2' players back to the game.

Video Games May 13, 2018

'Bloodstained: Curse Of The Moon' 8-Bit Rolls Out This Month

During BitSummit 2018, Inti Creates announced the upcoming release of 'Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon' for several platforms. The 8-bit retro-style game is apparently an added bonus since the developer met its Kickstarter stretch goals.

Video Games May 13, 2018

Microsoft Enables Digital Game Gifting For PC, Xbox One Titles: Here's How To Start Sending Them

Microsoft has expanded its game gifting option. Users can now send games and content for the PC and Xbox One as gifts to friends and family on the Microsoft Store.

Video Games May 11, 2018

Sony E3 2018 Showcase To Focus On PlayStation 4 Exclusives: Sorry, No PlayStation 5

Sony's keynote address at E3 2018 will focus on four PlayStation 4 exclusives, namely 'Death Stranding,' 'Ghost of Tsushima,' 'Spider-Man,' and 'The Last of Us Part II.' Sony will not announce new hardware at the event.

Video Games May 12, 2018

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