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Half-Life and Portal writer leaves Valve

Posted on 05/02 13:15 in More | 0

Chet Faliszek, a man with writing credits that include both Half-Life episodes and the two Portal games, has left Valve after 12 years at the studio, as announced via GI.biz.

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I'm Trying To Get Into 'Heroes of the Storm' 2.0, But I Just Can't

Posted on 05/02 17:22 in Deals | 0

There are probably at least two dozen new heroes added to the game since I last played, in addition to a number of new maps.0 is a game that hasn’t fundamentally changed all that much, despite the new branding and new heroes.

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THQ Nordic announce Darksiders 3 coming in 2018

Posted on 05/02 18:27 in More | 0

It's official.After the earlier leak, THQ Nordic and Gunfire Games have announced Darksiders 3 is coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One in 2018.

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Brutally Honest Podcast 24: Get Trapped!

Posted on 05/02 19:10 in More | 0

In the dark age of 201X, who could ever have imagined that Night Trap would be getting a new release?We sure didn’t, but here it comes!

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Atlus Thanks Western Fans For Playing Persona 5

Posted on 05/05 01:24 in More | 0

Atlus, the developer of Persona 5, has released a special thank you to fans in the wake of the game's hugely successful release in North America and Europe.The game's long-time director, Katsura Hashino, penned the following special message: As a developer, I’m very happy to hear that Persona 5 is being played by so many people overseas.

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Nintendo Switch Sales Figures Revealed

Posted on 05/05 01:25 in More | 0

In a recent Q&A on Nintendo's Japanese website, President Tatsumi Kimishima revealed sales figures for the Nintendo Switch, as well as other interesting information.7 million units, thus exceeding the launch sales of the Wii U in the same time frame.

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'Phoenix Point' Surpasses Crowdfunding Goal And Is Looking Like 'X-COM' On Steroids

Posted on 05/05 03:24 in Deals | 0

Julian Gollop, director, designer, programmer and artist for the first X-COM, is heading a team making Phoenix Point, an X-COM style game that recently met its initial crowdfunding goal on Fig.Firaxis Games' reboot of the series, XCOM: Enemy Unknown and its sequel XCOM 2 have both won or been nominated for multiple best-in-class and game-of-the-year awards.

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Gifting on Steam is now only available at purchase

Posted on 05/05 09:27 in More | 0

The Steam Blog has announced new changes to the gifting procedure.Now, if you want to buy a game and send it as a gift, you can only do so at purchase.

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Mobile Game Reviews: Let's Talk Dash Titans -

Posted on 05/05 09:28 in More | 0

In this daily blog-series I talk about and debate the best mobile games that I come by.Be sure to share your favorite mobile game with the rest of us in the comments below!

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With The Xbox One Dying In Japan, What Hope Is There For The Scorpio?

Posted on 05/08 19:00 in Deals | 0

[/caption] If you have been following the Japanese gaming charts at all, you will have noticed that the Xbox One has not been doing well at all.What with the upcoming Scorpio on the way, what hope is there for this new console in Japan?

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5 Changes Ubisoft Needs To Make In 'Assassin's Creed: Origins'

Posted on 05/10 14:01 in Deals | 0

It's being developed by the team that worked on Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, which was excellent.Perhaps Ubisoft's decision to give the franchise a hiatus, however brief, means that big changes are afoot.

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The Nintendo Switch Is Becoming Too Beloved For Third Parties To Ignore

Posted on 05/12 18:02 in Deals | 0

At this point in its life cycle, the Nintendo Switch is essentially the Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson of video game consoles.Recently, EA spoke about the Switch during its earnings call, becoming essentially more like Ubisoft in their view of Nintendo’s future prospects.

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If 'Breath Of The Wild' Is Not The Best 'Zelda' Game, What Is? Here Are My Top Five

Posted on 05/13 18:01 in Deals | 0

A wonderful mashup between the original Japanese boxart for 'Super Mario Land' on the Game Boy and 'Breath of the Wild' by Wil Overton.In previous Zelda games, items in difficult to reach places required a number of power ups to reach.

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'The Legend Of Zelda' Is Reportedly Coming To Smartphones But Where Is 'Mario Kart'?

Posted on 05/15 18:31 in Deals | 0

In a new report from The Wall Street Journal, it seems that the next smartphone title from the Nintendo and DeNA partnership after Animal Crossing will be a new The Legend of Zelda game.What with Animal Crossing already delayed until the end of this year, the report claims that this new Zelda game will come out after that.

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Sega Is Planning To Resurrect Some Of Its Older Franchises, Here's Hoping That Includes 'Virtual On'

Posted on 05/15 19:30 in Deals | 0

In amongst that was the news that the company plans to bring some of its older franchises back to life.It seems that Sega will move its attention away from device centric releases to focus on its own intellectual properties instead.

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Video Game Are Good For Your Brain [Infographic]

Posted on 05/16 12:00 in Deals | 0

In the first experiment, a group of gamers was given a questionnaire to find out more about their gaming habits.These test results were then compared to the test results of a group of non-gamers to see if there was any difference.

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'Seasons After Fall': What Does The Fox Say? Metroidvania

Posted on 05/17 07:48 in Deals | 0

Sadly, the closest I’ll probably ever come to legitimate control over Earth’s tilt is Seasons After Fall, a gorgeous little puzzle-platformer by small indie studio Swing Swing Submarine.The setup for Seasons After Fall is full of whimsy, and if I’m being frank, slightly nonsensical.

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I Just Can't Get Excited About 'The Witcher' As A Live-Action Netflix Series

Posted on 05/18 13:01 in Deals | 0

News broke today that The Witcher series is being adapted into a Netflix original series.Note: I've reached out to CD Projekt RED about 'The Witcher' trademark.

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Sega Of Japan Unveils Its 'Amazing Sega' Branding But It Needs Awesome New Games To Back That Up

Posted on 05/19 18:01 in Deals | 0

In a new video featuring Toshihiro Nagoshi, Sega of Japan has unveiled it’s new “Amazing Sega” branding but is that enough to really turns things around for the company.The only good thing about this is that Sega is at least examining what it does on some kind of qualitative level.

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How The Switch Makes A Portable PlayStation 4 Likely

Posted on 05/22 16:58 in Deals | 0

The success of the Switch, groundwork of the Vita and stage in the PlayStation 4's life-cycle means a new portable PlayStation 4 device would make a lot of sense.It is a perfect time for PlayStation to return to its Vita or PSP concept with a way to play PlayStation 4 games on the go.

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