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As we approach All Hallows’ Eve, Fortnite Battle Royale only seems to be getting spookier. Even with a new multiplayer season centered around a haunted castle, invisibility-granting Shadow Stones, and “corrupted areas,” Epic Games appears to be upping the ante with an upcoming event straight-up called “Fortnitemares.” While Epic hasn’t revealed specific details on Fortnitemares
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For the first day of the Portland Retro Gaming Expo only the Arcade side of the convention floor was open to the public, containing tons of old consoles, arcade cabinets, and pinball tables. Those walking in will first come across tables set up in a giant H with everything from Apple II to Dreamcast and
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Emotion, expression, and feeling aren’t particularly the main points of focus when we talk about video games. Maybe a well-produced and motion captured cutscene produced tears, a tense multiplayer round without respawning caused sweaty palms gripping the controller, or an NPC or announcer made a quip that earned a chuckle. When I played Wandersong, I
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While anyone who casually follows and plays Fortnite is likely used to seeing news of tournaments with professionals, new in-game tournaments will allow anyone to join the fray. Initially leaked by accident on October 11, Epic Games officially made the announcement today on their blog that In-Game Tournaments for Fortnite are beginning tomorrow, October 16. The
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Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order’s Cities: Skylines is still going really strong over 3 years after launch receiving new expansions every few months, selling over 5 million copies on PC alone and hitting every current-gen console. Today, the aforementioned developer and publisher duo unveiled the last expansion, Cities: Skylines – Industries, which will actually be
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Game streaming is slowly but surely becoming more prevalent within the gaming industry. In addition to already existing services like PlayStation Now, Google recently began to test the waters for their own service, Project Stream, with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Today, Microsoft also revealed that they would be entering the fray with Project xCloud. Project xCloud
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Last weekend at Minecon Earth, Microsoft and Mojang announced Minecraft: Dungeons, a dungeon crawling spin-off to one of the most successful games of all time. Minecraft enjoys around 91 million active monthly users right now and doesn’t show any signs of stopping. That being said, Business Insider still asked Microsoft’s Head of Minecraft Helen Chiang
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Sony made the completely unexpected announcement that Fortnite would have cross-platform play and progression with PlayStation 4 and competing consoles Xbox One and Nintendo Switch—now, Epic Games is getting into the nitty-gritty, promising the feature of account merging for this November. The feature is important to many who own multiple consoles; initially, those who had
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After collaborating on titles like Rugby 18 and the upcoming Warhammer: Chaosbane, British publisher Bigben Interactive announced today that it has acquired French developer Eko Software. Outside of the two aforementioned titles, Eko Software is also known for the successful How to Survive series, which in Bigben’s eyes helped to make them a “multi-million seller.”
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Cloud9 have made some alterations to its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team this week, seeing Fnatic’s Robin “Flusha” Ronnquist joining its ranks. In a blog post on the team’s official site, Cloud9 welcomed the veteran player who’s been making waves on the ever-evolving Counter-Strike: Global Offensive eSports scene since 2012; one year before Cloud9 was founded.
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During the Nindies Spring 2018 Presentation, Klei Entertainment unveiled Mark of the Ninja: Remastered, a remaster of the critically acclaimed 2012 stealth game. While not much has been heard about it since then, another trailer was released today, revealing that Mark of the Ninja: Remastered will be released on October 9. Additionally, this trailer also
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Before a holiday season that will surely call for family and friend gatherings, The Jackbox Party Pack 5 will finally be available for all on essentially every single current home platform. Containing five games that utilize mobile phones as controllers, the pack will release on PlayStation 4 a day earlier than on other platforms. This
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Developer Dark Blue Games shared a trailer at EGX 2018 for Infected Shelter, a post-apocalyptic rogue-lite game that is due out next year. As a cross between Dead Cells and Castle Crashers, it is a game that attempts to take a lighthearted yet bloody look at the end of the world. Infected Shelter finds players as a member of a group of survivors
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From its titles like The Walking Dead series, The Wolf Among Us, Tales from the Borderlands, and more, Telltale Games defined itself as the home for engaging storytelling and characters, though as previous reports seem to have confirmed, the studio has unfortunately revealed that it will be closing down in the near future. Following reports earlier today of
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