Unlocking new in-game challenges is nice and all, but where are the Amiibo that unlock new musical numbers? They’re Callie and Marie, Splatoon’s Squid Sisters, and they’ll be hitting stores on July 8.
QUOTE | “The challenge is that the roadmap for a successful Nintendo console is unclear.”—EEDAR analyst Patrick Walker, suggesting that Mario, Zelda and the like won’t be enough of a unique selling point to move the NX on their own.
Counter-Strike is one of the biggest competitive shooters on Earth, so of course, would-be cheaters flock to it like thieves to an Uncharted 4 delivery truck.
One of the great things about multiplayer games is how effectively you can communicate with people, even when you don’t speak each other’s language. You can race over sand dunes together in Journey. You can clear bounties in Destiny. Or take the moment the clip above.
I’ve been fending off the diabolical Mario Maker creations by Giant Bomb editor Dan Ryckert for months now. Our rivalry has always taken place over the Internet, however. At PAX East, it was a face-to-face showdown.
It’s almost May, which means it’s time for your annual dose of leaks and teases leading up to the yearly Call of Duty reveal. As of today, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's Nuketown map has a teaser for this year’s game, which isn’t announced yet but will be called Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.
It’s the end of the week. And the end of the month! That’s a lot of endings, which hopefully paves the way for an equal number of beginnings. Time to begin… some games!
Great Cascade is an open world game where characters remember and react to your decisions. It’s not like in, say, Mass Effect or The Witcher, where things are scripted. Everybody has their own traits, memories, and goals, all of which are randomized. It’s on Steam Greenlight right now, and it looks really cool.
Total War: Warhammer had previously locked an entire race, the Chaos Warriors, behind pre-order DLC, but the developer has since reversed its position. Now, the Chaos Warriors will be free for anyone who pre-orders or buys the game—until a week after release. It’s a good compromise.
Astroneer is an open-world game about exploring some of the coolest-looking low-polygon planets you’ve ever seen. It turned heads at PAX East in Boston, where we spoke to the game’s ex-AAA developers at System Era and secured some direct feed footage. Enjoy what may be the best-looking gaming footage you see today.
Tom Clancy’s The Division has been having a rough go of it lately, with cheaters and exploiters toppling its endgame balance and leaving legit players feeling burned. In a new post on the company blog, Ubisoft Massive has outlined new detection methods and increased punishments for cheaters and exploiters alike.
It’s a well known fact that VR gives some people motion sickness. So what did the creators of Garry’s Mod and Rust decide to do? Build a rollercoaster game and name it after vomiting, obviously.
Roman Bondarenko is an artist working at Plarium, a studio that makes “hardcore” social games.
DC Universe Online is available for Xbox One today. The superhero MMO launched five years ago on the PS3 and PC; today’s debut marks the first time that it’s been playable on a Xbox platform.
In early March, Microsoft announced plans to cancel Fable Legends and put forth a “proposed closure” of the iconic studio Lionhead. Today, it’s official: Lionhead is no more.
I have never played a game like Offworld Trading Company.
Duskwood, a World of Warcraft zone almost all Alliance players visit while leveling, got the Unreal Engine treatment by Daniel L, who’s slowly recreating all the classic Eastern Kingdoms zones.
Xbox France had three of these consoles made up as a promo for The Latest Comic Book Movie™. You can’t buy them, but you can look at them and wonder why we can’t at least get that controller.
Hey, remember that unfinished Neo Geo fighting game that was discovered lurking on an arcade board? And how nobody knew what the hell it was? The man behind the game has been found, and he’s been able to reveal all kinds of stuff about it.