The rise of a team like the undefeated Immortals might explain why some League of Legends fans feel that the pro game is getting boring. On Saturday night, Immortals crushed a gutsy, tied-for-second Counter Logic Gaming team with ruthless discipline and skill… and showed why discipline is so hard to love.
One of the most requested additions to the Xbox One’s backwards compatibility list, Red Dead Redemption is now available for download and play. Folks just need to own the game digitally and find someone already following the game. Don’t worry, I know a guy.
Unsung Story is never gonna happen, huh? After an endless string of broken promises involving the game they Kickstarted for over $660,000, the developers at Playdek said in an update today that they need to focus on other projects “for the financial strength of the company” and that they hope to get back to…
Marvel put together an awesome re-imagining of Avengers heroes and villains as college students. They recruited top notch voice talent like Alison Brie, Colton Haynes and John Cena. All that design work and talent for a glorified Simpson: Tapped Out clone.
I used to be the slowest XCOM player on Earth. Then XCOM 2 happened.
“We named the newborn Mewtwo” concludes the diary entry from the original Pokemon games, though it might just be a clever ploy by a highly intelligent clone in order to score annual cake. I’m not arguing with him.
STAT | $794 million - The staggering size of Magic Leap’s latest investment round. The augmented reality company has yet to even announce a commercial product, but is already valued at $4.5 billion.
Shadowrun: Hong Kong just got a free six-hour expansion. Shadowrun: Hong Kong - Extended Edition augments the cyberpunk tactical RPG with a bonus campaign, dev commentary, and numerous tiny improvements. If you already own Shadowrun: Hong Kong, it’s completely free. Nice one, Harebrained Schemes.
Grappling hooks and dinosaurs, a match made in video game heaven. My inner 12 year-old, once deceased from overexposure to the dual radiations of responsibility and YouTube comments, lives once more.
Female nudity mods, Fallout 4 already has covered. Male nudity mods are a whole other story, though.
You can save at any time in XCOM 2, and you can name your saves. This is, unquestionably, a good thing.
In a single moment, you can see G2 Esports’ Counter-Strike squad realize they’re going to lose.
This is Bro Fist Simulator, a game about the subtle art of the bro fist. Just remember: always close your fingers on contact.
Another week on the books! Another weekend looms! Let’s play some video games.
Rise of the Tomb Raider has gotten its first PC patch. The patch fixes some bugs, adds a bunch of small graphics tweaks and optimizations, and remedies Endurance Mode stuttering, among other things. Full patch notes here.
Thought there wasn’t gonna be another big Steam sale for a bit? Think again. The Steam Lunar New Year sale just kicked off, and it runs until Feb 12th. You can discover new games through a cute themed text adventure. Or you can buy nothing at all if your wallet—like mine—is still tired from the last sale.
Online zombie game H1Z1, one of the many survival games that’s been on Steam Early Access for what feels like decades now, is splitting into two games later this month, developer Daybreak said today.
We already knew XCOM 2 wouldn’t support traditional game pads, like the Xbox 360 controller, but it will work with the Steam Controller. They’ll tweak the way it works over time, and consider this an “initial implementation.” Gotta admit, I’m still bummed I can’t play XCOM 2 on my big TV!
Unlike the Japanese version of Fire Emblem Fates, you won’t be able to “pet” your fellow soldiers, Pokemon Amie style. But that’s OK. You still get something!
The Wii U itself is terrific. Great console. But whatever you do, do not buy the 8GB version. This week’s Smash Bros. patch and DLC provided a reminder that its lack of storage space stinks.