Clever game design can take advantage of even the most limited resources. Celestial Hacker Girl Jessica is a marble-rolling game set in abstract space, which is made using mostly Unity assets. For some people, that might be infuriating, but sitting down to play it shows off what smart level design can do for a game.
Overwatch’s hero roster keeps changing—all in the name of perfection that’s ultimately unattainable. Or at least, it would be, if one fan hadn’t cracked the code. One word: Torbjorn.
The makers of soothing production line game Opus Magnum are back with a new one called EXAPUNKS. This time instead of programming chemical processes you’ll be creating computer viruses and hacking into all manner of devices. It hits Early Access on Steam August 21.
Online criminals are reportedly laundering hundreds of thousands of dollars using blockbuster mobile games like Clash of Clans, Clash Royale and Marvel Contest of Champions, according to a new report by German cybersecurity firm Kromtech.
It’s nice to see that Nintendo has the ability to laugh at itself a little.
Remember opening up your first copy of Secret Of Mana? Those memories are probably quite different, depending on if you lived in Japan, North America, or Europe.
Last week, Splatoon 2 players noticed something strange about the leaderboard for competitive play. The top four names on the list spelled out “Please add anti cheat,” courtesy of a hacker with a simple request. This hacker later told players that this wasn’t just a joke. He wanted to send a message to Nintendo about…
Yesterday, I checked out a handful of upcoming PlayStation games and finally got to play Days Gone. Zombie apocalypses seem a dime a dozen these days, and while the setting and characters felt generic, the teeming zombie hordes are some of the most terrifying I’ve ever faced.
The Culling 2 released last week and, right away, it tanked. After a week of negative reviews and its online player-base dropping into the single digits, The Culling 2’s creators at Xaviant Games have pulled the plug. According to the studio’s YouTube video announcement today, anyone who purchased the $20 game across…
I’ve always been curious about hunting sims, mostly because I want to vicariously wander around the woods. I’m excited to check a recent one that just got ported to the Switch, but right now I can’t decide which character to pick.
“I really only know about what people are saying online,” Nintendo producer Kensuke Tanabe recently told me over e-mail while discussing how people were responding to his newest game. “What I see personally is that many people are not aware that this game has been released, and I want more people to play this game.”
As someone who is both a journalist and gamer, I enjoy tossing myself into the hell pits of online shit cans and sorting through the garbage for meaning. Over the last week, that pit has consisted of “egirls only,” “hot egirls only 18+,” “only hot girls 420,” “[Name redacted’s] feminist island 2/2/2 girls only,” and…
The entertaining (and surprisingly touching) Madden story mode will return for Madden 19, EA said today, promising that this new version of Longshot will offer “more control over Devin Wade and Colt Cruise’s football quest.”
Sega Master System: a visual compendium is an upcoming coffee table book from Bitmap Books, the same team behind the incredible Super Famicom box art collection.
André Lima Araújo is a comics artist from Portugal who has worked on series like Black Panther and Generation Gone, which he co-created.
World of Warcraft has finally gotten with the times. You can now play the game and all but one of its expansion packs just by paying the monthly $15 fee.
Ever since FTL first came out, I’ve been wanting a game just like it, only with more stuff to do. Crying Suns is out here trying to do just that.
Some data mining of Fortnite’s code has discovered that Epic is testing the idea of customising the appearance of the game’s golf karts.
Earlier this year, Ubisoft said it would be implementing stricter moderation in Rainbow Six Siege to find and sanction players using hate speech. Recently, players have started noticing an uptick in bans being issued and have been discussing it on the game’s subreddit. A few even took to Twitter to complain.
Merciless martial arts brawler Absolver is getting a free expansion in September. The game’s developers announced today that it’ll include a new mode called Downfall, an additional combat style Faejin, more equipment, and a meta competition between players online whereby they can win prestige for their particular…