9 News

Composer Bear McCreary Reflects on Scoring the God of War E3 Demo Live; “The Challenge was Terrifying and Thrilling”

In a night that was filled with spectacle, one of the most stunning displays of the night at Sony's E3 2016 press conference was the use of a live orchestra to not only kick off the show, ...Read More

on June 28, 2016 5:38 PM
26 News

July’s Games With Gold Offers The Banner Saga 2, Rainbow Six: Vegas 2, and More

As one of the added incentives for Xbox Live membership, Xbox Live Gold members will be treated to new games as part of the Games With Gold program, with July's offerings including a little something for everyone ...Read More

on June 28, 2016 11:40 AM
0 News

Titanfall, Resident Evil 6, and More Get Discounted in This Week’s Deals With Gold

The weeks after E3 have quieted down a bit in terms of new game releases, but luckily there's still plenty of opportunity to get into a new game with the latest discounts through Xbox Live's Deals With ...Read More

on June 28, 2016 11:30 AM
10 News

Sony Ending Support for Ustream on PS4 in August

Since its debut in 2013, the PS4 has offered users the option to stream their gameplay through several services such as Twitch, YouTube, and Dailymotion, though one of the console's first options, Ustream, will be ending support ...Read More

on June 28, 2016 10:44 AM
105 Reviews

Umbrella Corps Review — Dead On Arrival

Since its original debut 20 years ago, it's not hyperbolic to say that Resident Evil -- a series once heralded for defining the survival-horror genre -- has suffered a bit of an identity crisis in recent times. ...Read More

on June 27, 2016 4:30 PM
10 News

Xbox France Giveaway Features Limited Edition Game of Thrones-Inspired Xbox One Console

For loyal fans of HBO's massively popular series Game of Thrones looking for a little something after the conclusion of the show's sixth season last night, Xbox France is offering a prize that's truly fit for the ...Read More

on June 27, 2016 11:21 AM
0 News

Rock Band 4 Adds The Killers and Toto in This Week’s New DLC Songs

After its initial launch late last year, the long-awaited Rock Band 4 brought us back to the time of plastic guitars and (pretending) to be rock gods, with the game's latest DLC tracks having been revealed for ...Read More

on June 27, 2016 10:57 AM
2 News

No Man’s Sky Composer 65daysofstatic Announces Tour; “Largest Tour Ever for a Video Game Soundtrack”

With the upcoming release of the highly-anticipated No Man's Sky now slated for August, one of the ways that the game will immerse players in its infinite universe is through its haunting, ethereal score, with the game's ...Read More

on June 27, 2016 10:27 AM
6 News

Games for Change 2016 Award Winners Announced; Life is Strange Takes Top Prize

Each year in New York City, the annual Games for Change Festival brings together the best and brightest in the gaming community for a different outlook on games as a medium that can inspire change and education ...Read More

on June 24, 2016 3:24 PM
6 News

Telltale Games’ Batman Series to Release All Episodes by the End of 2016

Coming off a busy year with games like Tales from the Borderlands and Minecraft: Story Mode, developer Telltale Games is readying its next adventure with this summer's Batman: The Telltale Series, and with new information revealing that ...Read More

on June 24, 2016 3:10 PM
1 News

Firaxis Games Announces CivilizationEDU to Bring Strategy and City-Building to Schools Next Year

For years, the Civilization series has brought a deep level of strategy and management to players with the goal of building a vast empire and taking over others, with the game's more historical aspects now being applied ...Read More

on June 24, 2016 10:11 AM
2 News

Civilization VI Looks Epic With 12 Minutes of Gameplay Narrated by Sean Bean

Strategy gamers and world conquerers in training have much to look forward to with this fall's release of the long-awaited Civilization VI, with a new gameplay video released to give an in-depth look at the game in ...Read More

on June 23, 2016 9:58 AM
18 News

Sonic Team Confirms Development of New Sonic Game for 25th Anniversary

With SEGA's iconic Sonic the Hedgehog celebrating his 25th Anniversary, it shouldn't come as a surprise that it does seem developer Sonic Team has some sort of surprise in store for the Blue Blur's big milestone, as ...Read More

on June 23, 2016 9:20 AM
0 News

Virtual Reality Developers Conference Arrives in San Francisco This November

As 2016 has heralded "the year of visual reality" for many, the Virtual Reality Developers Conference will converge this fall to bring together the VR community and its developers to continue to advance the promising field. ...Read More

on June 23, 2016 9:09 AM
4 Podcasts

ShockCast: Episode 10 – Games Missing in Action at E3

Where have all the (E3) games gone?

In this week's installment of the ShockCast, Lou and Giuseppe take on the games that were missing-in-action at E3 2016, covering everything from Red Dead Redemption 2Beyond Good & ...Read More

on June 23, 2016 8:49 AM
0 News

Hotline Miami 2’s Level Editor Leaves Beta, Now Available on PC/Mac/Linux

Originally released last year, the violent and bloody sequel Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number brought with it the conclusion to the story from the original Hotline Miami, and now has brought the public release of its long-awaited ...Read More

on June 22, 2016 1:36 PM
34 Editorials

Dads of War: How Fatherhood is Moving Kratos and Marcus’ Stories to Exciting New Directions

For over a decade, gamers have gotten to know God of War's Kratos as a vengeful demigod on a rampant journey of destruction and revenge. Likewise, Gears of War's Marcus Fenix has led the charge for humanity's ...Read More

on June 22, 2016 1:07 PM
8 News

Criterion Games Cancels “Beyond Cars” Extreme Sports Project; Focusing on Star Wars and New IP

From its original debut at E3 2014, Burnout developer Criterion Games had been at work on a new title (referred to as "Beyond Cars") that would incorporate a wide mix of extreme sports vehicle action from dirt ...Read More

on June 22, 2016 10:40 AM
2 News

Playdead Studios Offers LIMBO for Free on Steam; Available Today Only

With the impending release of their upcoming title Inside, developer Playdead was most well-known for their acclaimed, dark platformer LIMBO and its unique visuals, with the studio now offering a chance for players to experience the game ...Read More

on June 22, 2016 10:10 AM
12 News

PlayStation Store Offers Plenty of 2K Games and Square Enix Classics in New Sales

Sony offered plenty to look forward to in the months (and years) ahead with last week's E3 2016 press conference, but for those living in the present, the PlayStation Store also has plenty to offer with a ...Read More

on June 21, 2016 12:17 PM
1 News

Homefront: The Revolution, King’s Quest, and More Get Discounted in This Week’s Deals With Gold

It's the calm after the storm that was E3 2016 with the show having ended last week, and while you may be waiting for many of the show's biggest games to release within the next year (or ...Read More

on June 21, 2016 11:52 AM
5 News

Clash of Clans Developer Supercell Acquired by Tencent for $8.6 Billion

For several years, Supercell's runaway hit Clash of Clans has been one of the dominant forces in the mobile games market, with the studio having now been acquired with a large sum from China's Tencent Holding Limited ...Read More

on June 21, 2016 11:28 AM
9 News

DOOM’s Free Single-Player Demo Extended for Limited Time

During last week's presentation by Bethesda Softworks at E3 2016, the company revealed one nice surprise that night for those looking to jump in to the studio's revival of DOOM in the form of a free single-player ...Read More

on June 21, 2016 11:10 AM
11 News

Behind-the-Scenes Documentary Series’ First Episode Looks at the Early Days of Mighty No. 9

Since the debut of its Kickstarter campaign in 2013, the Mega Man spiritual successor Mighty No. 9 has had a long journey from its crowdfunding days to its now impending release this week, while players can get ...Read More

on June 20, 2016 12:16 PM
20 News

Hideo Kojima Shares on Death Stranding; Says Reveal Trailer is “Representative” of Final Game

As one of the biggest surprises to come from E3 2016, Sony's press conference brought with it the return of acclaimed creator Hideo Kojima as he gave a first glimpse at his upcoming game Death Stranding, while ...Read More

on June 20, 2016 11:58 AM
3 News

Civilization VI Gives a Look at Unstacking Cities and America in New Videos

For many strategy game players, their free time is about to get a lot shorter with the upcoming release of Civilization VI this fall, with a new pair of videos giving a closer look inside the new ...Read More

on June 20, 2016 10:56 AM
6 News

Blizzard’s Jeff Kaplan Talks Overwatch Competitive Play in New Developer’s Update Video

Overwatch launched last month to great critical and commercial success, along with a player-base that's already exceeded over 10 million players. However, the team at Blizzard Entertainment are already looking to the future with new updates on ...Read More

on June 20, 2016 10:20 AM
8 News

Blizzard Entertainment’s Jeff Kaplan Hints at New Heroes, Maps, and More Future Content for Overwatch

Since its release last month, Blizzard Entertainment's first-person team-based shooter Overwatch has captured the hearts and minds (and playtime) of gamers around the globe, with the studio having given a few more details to share what may ...Read More

on June 17, 2016 1:35 PM
47 News

Dead Rising 4 Will Be Timed-Exclusive for Xbox One/Windows 10 PC; Coming in December

With this week's reveals at E3 2016, one of Microsoft's big announcements was the return of Frank West for the upcoming Dead Rising 4, which Microsoft has also confirmed that the title will be timed-exclusive to Microsoft ...Read More

on June 17, 2016 11:38 AM
12 News

Killing Floor 2 Featured in Steam’s Free Game Weekend

After a bustling and busy E3 week, there's nothing more relaxing than settling down with a good game to occupy your time - luckily, Steam has one title to help keep you busy this weekend with a ...Read More

on June 17, 2016 11:24 AM