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Pillars of Eternity – First Impressions

March 26, 2015, 1:03 pm | article | 0 comment(s)

Playing Baldur’s Gate was one of the foundational experiences of my young gaming life. Along with its Infinity Engine cousins, Fallout and Planescape: Torment, it proved that great fantasy and science fiction was not confined

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SMITE Going On One-Year Sale, AMA, Prior To Xbox One Launch

March 25, 2015, 11:50 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

It's a big week for Hi-Rez as they celebrate SMITE's one year anniversary with a sale, and AMA. The game has grown rapidly given its age, with 7 million active players today. If you'd like to

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EA Sports Explains FIFA Ultimate Team's Pricing Blowing Off Cheaters

March 25, 2015, 11:38 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

EA Sports has revealed that the new FIFA Ultimate Team pricing is intended to discourage cheaters and coin hoarders. This follows the removal of trade offers and the temporary outage for the Market itself. Now,

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Battlefield Hardline DRM Snoops Into Your Hardware

March 25, 2015, 11:21 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Fans found out that Battlefield Hardline's DRM invades your privacy, by monitoring your PC hardware. If you change your PC hardware five times, the game will lock on you for 24 hours. While it seems that

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Steam Calls Discovery Update A Success

March 25, 2015, 10:20 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Steam has revealed to devs that they have found that the discovery update they made to their frontpage is a success. They tout success for the curator system, discovery queue, and how it has reflected on

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The Evil Within DLC The Consequence Ends Juli's Tale April 21

March 25, 2015, 12:44 am | news | 0 comment(s)

The Evil Within DLC The Consequence is coming this April 21, bringing with it the conclusion to Juli Kidman's story. Zenimax has shared this brief trailer, which they describe as a brief teaser of the madness Kidman

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Rumor: Could Bloodborne Come To PC? The Fans Want It

March 25, 2015, 12:31 am | news | 0 comment(s)

So, a bevy of weird rumors and news tidbits came up on Bloodborne's release, compelling us to consider the possibility the game could come to PC. So, first things first, Amazon France has a

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Payday 2 Will Be Supported For 2 More Years

March 24, 2015, 11:58 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Overkill has promised that they will be supporting Payday 2 for two more years. Here's the statement from Overkill: We've seen many of your comments already. At OVERKILL, we are still celebrating. If you've been

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H1Z1 Hits Over One Million On Early Access

March 24, 2015, 11:41 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Daybreak's head John Smedley has announced that H1Z1 has sold over one million on Early Access. We have sold over 1M copies of H1Z1 on Steam!— John Smedley (@j_smedley) March 24, 2015

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Twitch Got Hacked; Flex Your Fingers And Secure Your Accounts

March 24, 2015, 12:08 am | news | 0 comment(s)

Twitch has revealed that their account system have been hacked, and has cautioned users to secure their accounts. Unfortunately, Twitch confirmed some accounts have already been compromised, with hackers getting access to data such

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Nightfall Joins The Square Enix Collective

March 23, 2015, 11:56 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Nightfall, the interesting horror game set in the Philippines, has signed up with the Square Enix Collective. Zeenoh is now asking for signatures on SE Collective prior to their crowdfund proper. You can check out their

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From Software Teasing Upcoming PC Game Livestream - Dark Souls 2 Scholar Of The First Sin

March 23, 2015, 11:36 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

From Software is teasing a livestream for their big upcoming PC game. Of course, I'm referring to multiplatform Dark Souls 2 Scholar Of The First Sin. If you don't have the game yet this is the

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Rainbow Six Siege Alpha Gameplay Emerges

March 23, 2015, 11:26 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Some new alpha gameplay of Rainbow Six Siege has emerged, and it is looking good so far. This alpha footage is set in a plane, and as you can see it can be very intense and

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Daybreak Changes Mind About H1Z1 Subscription For Battle Royale

March 20, 2015, 11:42 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Following feedback from fans, Daybreak has decided to delay plans to add subscription to H1Z1's Battle Royale mode. This is the statement direct from Daybreak head John Smedley: We've listened to your feedback. It came

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Kojima And Konami Reassure Fans They Still Work Together (Only) On MGS5

March 20, 2015, 11:26 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Konami and Hideo Kojima have released a joint statement basically affirming they continue to work together on MGS5. This is Konami's statement: Thank you for your continued patronage of Konami products and services. The latest

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Codemasters Grinds Their Racing Games To A Halt For An Overlord Tease

March 20, 2015, 11:13 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Codemasters is more well known for their racing titles, but have one noteworthy non-racing title on their docket. Today, Codemasters shared these teases for a possible new Overlord game. Evil always finds a way.—

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Vive Will Be Even More Expensive Than Regular VR (Says HTC)

March 20, 2015, 10:53 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

As if VR wasn't expensive enough! HTC has revealed that their upcoming Valve Vive headset will be more expensive than other headsets in the market. HTC marketing head Jeff Gattis said this in a recent

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Dessert First: When Games Mistake Backstory for Narrative

March 20, 2015, 11:09 am | article | 2 comment(s)

Not all games are vehicles for stories, nor need they be. Games like Sim City, Minecraft, or Tetris are hardly worse-off for lacking a compelling narrative. But as a small minority of games have shown,

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LucasArts Rarities (No More) Land On GOGcom

March 19, 2015, 11:19 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

LucasFilm Games and Disney have dropped a batch of LucasArts rarities to GOGcom. If you have been hoping to see these games come up for years, your chance is finally here, to get them DRM-free

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EA Confirms Star Wars Battlefront's Appearance In Star Wars Celebration

March 19, 2015, 11:04 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

EA has confirmed that Star Wars Battlefront will be part of the Star Wars Celebration event. The event will be held in Anaheim, CA from April 16-19. EA remains mum on the details, but it's likely

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Rumor: Valve Hooked Up With HTC For Vive VR After Oculus Went Quiet

March 19, 2015, 10:36 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

There seems to be reason to believe Valve did a 180 on Oculus support and released the Vive after Oculus VR went silent. This should not be a surprise to folks who closely followed the situation

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Legacy of the Void Beta Previewed, The Game is Now Slower

March 19, 2015, 10:02 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Blizzard has shared a preview for the upcoming beta for Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void, revealing that the game has been made slower. Here's that excerpt regarding the game speed in the beta: If

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Kojima Might Be Leaving Konami (But Konami Doesn't Want To Talk About It)

March 19, 2015, 9:47 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Evidence has been mounting that famed developer Hideo Kojima is leaving Konami. Unfortunately, we can't tell for sure, as Konami has put communications block on Kojima and his staff. Konami has put out these statements: Konami Digital

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Carmageddon Reincarnation Releases April 23, Watch The Launch Trailer Here

March 19, 2015, 1:20 am | news | 0 comment(s)

Stainless Games has revealed that Carmageddon Reincarnation will release on April 23. This includes the classic Carmageddon games, 16 chapter career mode, 50 events, 24 vehicles, 9 maps, 36 routes, 80 power ups, and 6 event

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This Screenshot Of The Witcher 3 Is In Full 4K

March 19, 2015, 1:15 am | news | 0 comment(s)

CD Projekt RED shared a single screenshot of The Witcher 3 at 4K. To be honest, it pretty much speaks for itself. You can click through the Imgur link below to see it at full resolution.

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Etherium Enters Closed Multiplayer Beta

March 19, 2015, 1:08 am | news | 0 comment(s)

Etherium is now in closed multiplayer beta on Steam. The game is a sci fi themed RTS which boasts a dynamic weather system. Between three factions, single player, conquest mode, online multiplayer, and more, there's a

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Riot Games - League Of Legends Will Be Great On Windows And Mac Only (For Now)

March 19, 2015, 12:43 am | news | 0 comment(s)

Riot Games social media person Erik Reynolds has gone on record that League of Legends is Windows and Mac only for now. @plsburydoughboy RE: W10 - Dev teams are committed to ensuring that

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Veteran Dev Jeff Minter Claims Atari Bullying Him From Bringing TxK To PC/Oculus

March 19, 2015, 12:28 am | news | 0 comment(s)

Jeff Minter, developer of Tempest 2000, has revealed that Atari is using his own game against him, to stop him from distributing TxK. Minter has shared the details on this pastebin, but as a

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Is The New Nvidia Shield A (Literal) Game Changer?

March 18, 2015, 11:32 pm | article | 0 comment(s)

At first glance, you may not be impressed with the new NVIDIA Shield. It looks just like every other micro-console on the market. Perhaps a little slicker in the design, but even these are a

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Pollen - Mindfield Games' Entry Into Virtual Reality

March 18, 2015, 5:21 pm | article | 0 comment(s)

Over the course of PAX East last week I had the opportunity to experience the Oculus Rift alongside the game Pollen by Mindfield Games at their booth.  Mindfield Games is a relatively new indie studio

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