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Jun
17

The Wins & Fails of E3 2017

Another E3 has come and gone and now all of the developers and publishers have packed up from the LA Convention Centre for another year. After a week of impressions, live streaming videos and major announcements – what games & […]

Jun
12

Ubisoft’s Skull & Bones Takes PvP Action To The High Seas

Ubisoft announced a brand new IP at their E3 press conference this afternoon, the swashbuckling multiplayer title Skull & Bones. Players try to work their way up the pirate food chain to amass riches across multiple trade routes on the […]

Jun
12

ARK Survival Evolved Launching This August With Two Special Editions

Studio Wildcard will be bringing the prehistoric survival game ARK: Survival Evolved out of the Early Access age with the release of the retail version on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on August 8th. ARK on personal computers will be available […]

Jun
11

State of Decay 2 Brings Post Apocalyptic Scares Next Spring

State of Decay 2’s trailer asks us the hard questions about surviving in an urban post apocalyptic hell-scape like:  “who do you decide to save?” and “do you kill a friend or do everything you can to save them?”. Player […]

Jun
11

Sea of Thieves Gets 9 Minute Demo @ E3 2017, Coming Out Spring 2018

We’ve known about Rare’s Sea of Thieves for quite some time now but now we know approximately when it will come out – Spring 2017. Rare’s colorful pirate world comes to life in an 8-minute gameplay trailer showcasing a team […]

Jun
11

Assassin’s Creed Origins Coming October 27th

Rumors about the Assassin’s Creed franchise making the trip to ancient Egypt with a pair of Assassin’s Creed: Origins videos unveiled at Microsoft’s E3 press conference this morning.  Players will witness the birth of the order of Assassins featuring the […]

Jun
11

Need For Speed Payback Aims To Be The Grand Theft Auto of Racing Games

It’s an overused and clichéd shorthand to call any game the ‘GTA of [X]’ or the ‘Grand Theft Auto but [Y]’ yet after watching two different demonstrations of Need For Speed Payback that is exactly the direct comparison I find […]

Jun
11

New Kingdom Hearts III Trailer Still Lacks Release Date

Square Enix released a brand new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III almost a full four years after it was originally revealed at E3 2013. My original headline about the game’s announcement so many years ago told readers that “no you’re […]

Jun
10

Search Your Feelings, You Know Star Wars Battlefront II Gameplay Looks Impressive

EA dedicated a very lengthy section of their four hour livestream this afternoon to DICE’s sequel to 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront reboot. This included an on-stage presentation and featurette about the group of skilled players who helped provide input to […]

Jun
08

SEGA and Atlus Bringing 9 Games To E3 2017

SEGA Europe and Atlus USA have announced that the two companies will have a combined presence of 9 titles coming to the E3 2017 Expo in Los Angeles next week. If you’re a fan of the Yakuza franchise you’ve got […]

Jun
05

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited | Review

The Elder Scrolls series has always provided players with more content than your average roleplaying game, let alone other open world titles. Some players swear by them as the pinnacle of immersive interactive entertainment and when Zenimax Online Studios brought […]

Jun
02

Overwatch’s Next Map Sends Players To The Moon

Overwatch’s next new map for both competitive and quick play will take Blizzard’s heroes to the moon with the upcoming addition of the Horizon Lunar Colony. This new map, lore wise, gives us a sense of where the game’s giant […]

May
24

Xbox Game Pass Takes On PlayStation Now To Become The Netflix of Gaming

Microsoft has announced that Xbox Games Pass, its’ monthly subscription based games library service will launch today for Xbox Live Gold Members and will be available to the general Xbox Live population regardless of subscription status on June 1st. Xbox […]

May
17

Sonic Forces Allows Players To Make Their Own Character

SEGA announced today that they will be making every early 2000s Sonic fan’s dream come true by allowing the creation of custom characters who will fight alongside the blue blur in the upcoming Sonic Forces.  These new characters will use […]

Apr
07

New Xbox ‘Project Scorpio’ Details Revealed

The first confirmed details for Xbox’s’ next iterative console, codenamed Scoprio, since its surprise E3 2016 reveal have surfaced. As expected, the fine reporters at Digital Foundry took a trip to Redmond and got a first-hand look under the hood […]