Apple’s App Store Antitrust Questions Could Be Applied To Other Gaming & Tech Companies, Analyst Says

Questions lawmakers made about Apple’s App Store on Wednesday could just as easily have applied to several other gaming and tech companies around the world. One firm, in particular, that should be sweating is Steam, according to Engadget‘s Jessica Conditt. The inquiries about Apple’s practices were posed during a congressional investigation into some of the […]

Remaster Of Blizzard Classic ‘Diablo II’ Rumored To Be Releasing In 2020

One of the seminal titles of PC gaming in the early 2000s appears to be getting a face-lift and a new lease on life in the form of a modern remaster. Diablo II — Blizzard‘s classic hack-and-slash, action RPG — is rumored to be returning later this year with a proverbial new coat of paint […]

‘Fortnite’ Slated To Get Even More Deadpool Content

One of the more unusual team-ups in the console gaming world this year has been the partnership between Fortnite and Deadpool. Sure, there have been other Marvel characters to appear in the game, but most have come and gone and were tied to movie promotions. While a Deadpool 3 movie is in the works, this […]

‘Outer Wilds’ Coming To Online Gaming Platform Steam On June 18

For those who are finding themselves at home for the next few weeks, one silver lining to coronavirus-imposed social distancing seems to be that gaming, in all its different forms, is on the upswing. On Tuesday morning, fans of PC gaming got a bit of good news when it was announced that the much acclaimed […]

These Steam Black Friday Deals Cannot Be Beat

Steam has long been heralded as the biggest player in the digital distribution game, and their seasonal sales are the talk of PC gaming communities the world over. Now, as Black Friday and Cyber Monday loom on the horizon, Valve’s storefront promises more than a few tantalizing offers for gamers looking to nab the Steam […]

Valve Ventures Into VR With ‘Half-Life: Alyx’

Valve stunned fans today with an announcement on their official Twitter account, one mentioning a new Half-Life game. The last game in the series was released 12 years ago, and fans have been awaiting an update, with some abandoning hope altogether. The newest title, Half-Life: Alyx, is part of a separate flagship VR trilogy promised […]

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ PC Version Leaked By Former Rockstar Leeds Employee

The PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 has been leaked by one of Rockstar’s former employees. Fans of the Western-themed video game have been waiting for a PC version and were disappointed when the game developer did not release one for the original game. This time, however, RDR2 fans are getting exactly what they […]

E3 2018: ‘Destiny 2: Forsaken’ Expansion Trailer Darkly Murders Cayde-6

Destiny 2 fans have been asking for a darker tone for the game, and Bungie may have just delivered with the new Forsaken story trailer shown during the PlayStation E3 conference Monday evening. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC gamers will have their attachment to Cayde-6 tested, and Bungie is already talking about it. The […]

E3 2018: ‘The Division 2’ Getting 8-Player Raids, Plus Three Free DLC Episodes In Year One

Ubisoft rolled out more details at its E3 2018 press conference about The Division 2, which is set to hit the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC next year. The shared world shooter from Ubisoft Massive is building off the 2016 release with the promise of a bigger game world, an upgraded end-game progression system, […]

E3 2018: ‘Beyond Good & Evil 2’ Invites Fans To Contribute Art And Music While Jade Makes A Surprise Entrance

Ubisoft brought Beyond Good & Evil 2 to its E3 2018 press conference Monday as expected. However, Senior Producer Guillaume Brunier and writer Gabrielle Shrager still managed to surprise the audience by inviting artists and musicians to contribute their creations to the game with the help of Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his HitRecord venture. A new […]

E3 2018: ‘Fallout 76’ Revealed To Be A ‘Soft-Core’ Online Survival Game That You Can Play Solo This Year

Bethesda Game Studios finally unveiled Fallout 76 during the Bethesda E3 Showcase Sunday evening. The highly anticipated next entry in the series is taking a slightly divergent path as Studio Head Todd Howard revealed it as an online multiplayer title where dozens of players share a world. Better yet, it is coming out this November […]

All The ‘Anthem’ Information From EA Play: Javelins, Combo Attacks, No Loot Boxes, Release Date, And More

Electronic Arts put Anthem at the forefront of its EA Play pre-E3 conference Saturday. The upcoming BioWare shared world shooter was used to tease the audience in the opening and get them to sit through to the end. The game appears to have delivered on expectations with a giant load of information for PlayStation 4, […]

‘Battlefield V’ Will Join The Battle Royale Club After Launch

Battlefield V is joining the collection of games with a Battle Royale mode. DICE confirmed the inclusion of the game mode during the pre-E3 EA Play livestream Saturday. PUBG and then Fortnite have popularized the mode into the mainstream and now Battlefield joins Call of Duty as one of the AAA titles jumping on the […]

‘Destiny 2: Forsaken’ Annual Pass Has Bungie Balancing On Pinhead With Content Changes

Bungie took a little time Thursday to expand on the Annual Pass content coming following the release of Destiny 2: Forsaken, announced earlier this week. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players have been excited about the promise of the expansion’s release in September, while still voicing concern over the post-launch content and monetization plan. […]

‘The Walking Dead: The Final Season’ Announced As Clementine Shares Some Depressing Rules

Telltale’s The Walking Dead series will come to a close later this year. The studio announced The Walking Dead: The Final Season is coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC this August followed by a Nintendo Switch release later this year to conclude Clementine’s journey through Robert Kirkman’s zombie apocalypse. The fourth and […]

‘Destiny 2’ Faction Rallies Overhaul Explained: How To Earn Faction Tokens Quickly

Faction Rallies returned Tuesday in Destiny 2 with all new mechanics for how Guardians earn Faction Tokens along with all new rewards. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players will need to make the most of the new Renown system to be able to earn the Exotic Weapon Catalyst and other rewards as quickly. How […]

‘Destiny 2: Forsaken’ Expansion Looks Like It Will Deliver Overhaul ‘Destiny’ Fans Expected

Bungie has much riding on Destiny 2’s first big yearly expansion, dubbed Forsaken, due out in September. The studio revealed the opening pieces of its plan to overhaul the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC online shooter this fall with new content, a new game mode, plus many much-requested new features to address lingering issues. […]

‘Destiny’ Studio Bungie Receives $100 Million Investment From Chinese Company NetEase To Create New Worlds

Bungie is branching out into new worlds beyond Destiny. The studio announced a partnership with Chinese online gaming company NetEase on Friday to the tune of $100 million to self-publish a new gaming franchise. “For over twenty-five years, through Marathon, Myth, Oni, Halo, and Destiny, we’ve created fantastic places where players have gathered to become […]

BioWare Details ‘Anthem’ EA Play Plans Ahead Of E3, Shares Brief Teaser Trailer

Electronic Arts revealed a little information Friday about what it plans to show off its upcoming action-RPG title, Anthem, ahead of E3 next Saturday. Very little has been shown of the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC title thus far so fans are eager to see how things are developing. A brief six-second teaser trailer […]

‘Destiny 2’ Year 2 Reveal And Faction Rallies Overhaul Coming Next Week

Destiny 2 gamers have been eagerly anticipating what Bungie has in store in terms of both content and major changes for Year 2 of the online shooter. The studio announced a livestream reveal Thursday along with a significant Faction Rallies overhaul that will hopefully make the event more meaningful with bigger rewards. The Destiny 2 […]

‘Fallout 76’ Announced By Bethesda After 24 Hours Of Teasing, May Be Online Title

Bethesda Softworks began teasing a new Fallout game Tuesday on Twitch, which resulted in over 140,000 people watching a “Please Stand By” screen for nearly 24 hours. The studio finally made the official announcement for Fallout 76 today via a teaser trailer and the promise of more details to come at E3 next week. The […]

‘Destiny 2’ Update Delivers Exotic Armor Changes But Faction Rallies And PTR Test Server Not Available Yet

Destiny 2 received the 1.2.1 update Tuesday across the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC but Guardians should not expect Faction Rallies or the Crucible Labs PTR-like playlist to be available yet. Instead, a handful of Exotic Armor updates, a new Exotic weapon Catalyst, plus various fixes to activities are now live. Faction Rallies have […]

‘PUBG’ Files Lawsuit Against ‘Fortnite’ In South Korea Over Copyright Infringement

The battle between Battle Royale mainstays Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is heading from consoles and PCs to the courtroom. Korean developer PUBG Corp filed a copyright lawsuit earlier this year against Epic Games alleging Fortnite: Battle Royale has copied aspects The Korea Times reports that PUBG Corp filed the copyright infringement lawsuit against Epic Games […]

Cody Battles His Way To ‘Street Fighter V’ As Capcom Promotes ‘Final Fight’ Character

Long-beloved Final Fight character Cody is making his second appearance in the Street Fighter franchise in June. Capcom teased the fighter for Street Fighter V Season 3 Saturday with a letter from Mike Haggar before officially confirming his addition to the PlayStation 4 and PC fighting game on Sunday. Cody will be joining the Street […]

The Most Despised ‘Destiny 2’ Strike Is Being Removed Next Week

Destiny 2 players know all too well the feeling of selecting the Heroic Strike playlist and finding themselves at the start of the Exodus Crash Strike and watching as the Guardians they have been paired up leave. The Strike is easily the most reviled single activity in the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC shooter […]

‘Destiny 2’ Escalation Protocol Feedback May Spawn Larger Fireteams In The Future

Escalation Protocol has managed to be a bright spot and sore point for Destiny 2 at the same time. On one hand, the end-game public event has proven to be an incredibly enticing challenge to players. On the other hand, the limitations of three-player fireteams have left PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players calling […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ 4.2 Update Arrives With Jetpacks And Two Limited Time Modes

Fortnite: Battle Royale was updated Tuesday morning with the new item promised by Epic Games: the jetpack. The item is joined by a double dose of limited time modes for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile players to try out, one of which features the jetpack. Update 4.2 is now available in Fortnite: Battle […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Blasting Off With Jet Packs Tuesday

Fortnite: Battle Royale players will have a new way to get around the map via an update scheduled for Tuesday morning. Epic Games is finally delivering the previously delayed jetpacks to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile shooter. Epic Games announced via Twitter and an in-game announcement that Jetpacks are coming in the […]

‘Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Battle Royale Confirmed, ‘PUBG’ Says, ‘Welcome To The Club’

Rumors of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 ditching a single-player campaign were confirmed Thursday during the shooter’s live reveal at the Jet Center in Los Angeles, California. Treyarch is opting to focus solely on multiplayer for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC outing via an expanded PVP and Zombies experience plus an all-new […]

‘Destiny 2’: Crucible Labs And Exotic Armor Updates Coming End Of May, New Event And More In July

Destiny 2: Warmind and its accompanying changes were released barely a week ago and Bungie already has more significant updates planned for release in May. The studio shared a refreshed development roadmap for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC shooter Wednesday and revealed further updates are coming this month plus more exciting changes planned […]

‘Battlefield V’ Reveal Coming Next Week, But All Eyes Will Be On EA And Loot Boxes

Electronic Arts set an official date and time Wednesday for the reveal of Battlefield V. Details on the follow-up to Battlefield 1 are unknown at this time, but PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC gamers will be intently watching the reveal not just for the setting and gameplay but also to get some feeling as […]

‘League Of Legends’ Bringing ‘Clash’ In-Game Tournament Mode To All Players

League of Legends is bringing the tournament experience in-game with an all-new mode called Clash. The hugely popular MOBA is giving PC gamers a chance to team up with friends and compete through multiple brackets to earn in-game rewards. The Clash tournament mode is set up to run for three days every two weeks. Players […]

‘Rage 2’ Is A Colorful Punk Spin On The Post-Apocalypse From The ‘Just Cause’ Developer

Bethesda Softworks made Rage 2 official Monday followed by the release of a gameplay trailer today. The sequel to the open-world shooter is coming with some major changes for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, starting with a more colorful and punk rock-inspired tone. The first Rage was released on last-gen consoles in 2011 […]

‘Destiny 2: Warmind’: How To Get the Sleeper Simulant Exotic Fusion Rifle

Destiny 2: Warmind marks the return of Guardians grinding out multi-step quests to receive powerful weapons. The Sleeper Simulant Exotic Fusion Rifle is the prime example of this as it sends PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players who have purchased the expansion through a series of difficult tasks. The end result is worth the […]

‘Destiny 2: Warmind’ Is A Huge Step Forward But Issues Still Remain

The Destiny 2: Warmind expansion had much to live up to following the disappointment of Curse of Osiris. Bungie and partner studio largely meet those expectations via updates to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC shooter’s sandbox and quality of life, plus a more compelling play space. However, the studio also fell into some […]

‘Anthem’ Confirmed For March 2019, EA Access Could Include Title As It ‘Evolves Quickly’

The release of BioWare’s Anthem has officially been narrowed down from the first quarter of 2019 to March of next year. Electronic Arts made that revelation during its year-end fiscal earnings call Thursday and hinted its Origin/EA Access subscription service may see the game included at launch. Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen confirmed Anthem will […]

‘Destiny 2: Warmind’ Update Drops Ton Of Changes, Patch Notes Released

Bungie released the Destiny 2: Warmind expansion to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC Tuesday and update 1.2.0 along with it. This latest patch brings a slew of changes to the game that addresses the multitude of issues and complaints Guardians have been hammering over the past several months. The Warmind expansion takes players […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Goes Live With Thanos And Infinity Gauntlet Event

The mashup between Fortnite: Battle Royale and Avengers: Infinity War arrived Tuesday. Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet now have their own limited time event in the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and iOS shooter with the chance for players to transform into the Mad Titan and destroy the opposition. The Fortnite: Battle Royale 4.1 update […]

Marvel’s Thanos Is Invading ‘Fornite: Battle Royale’ With A Limited Time Mode

Thanos, the biggest movie villain of 2018, is crashing the Fortnite: Battle Royale party with his own limited time event. The immensely popular multiplayer shooter for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and iOS is running with a crossover event where players battle to wield the Infinity Gauntlet and transform into the Mad Titan from […]

‘Conan Exiles’ Servers Getting Wiped Today In Preparation For Official Launch

Funcom is taking the Conan Exiles official servers offline for much of the day Monday and into Tuesday in preparation for the open-world survival game’s official launch. Additionally, the existing Xbox One and PC official servers will be completely wiped to give all players are a fresh and fair start in the Exiled Lands. All […]

How ‘Destiny 2: Warmind’ Escalation Protocol Rewards Work

Destiny 2: Warmind is bringing a new end-game activity to the public play space on Mars called Escalation Protocol. Details on how the event works have been covered in the past, but Bungie has now clarified how the reward structure works for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players. Escalation Protocol is a new Horde-like […]

Activision Inspired By Innovative ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Success

Fortnite: Battle Royale‘s juggernaut-like success hasn’t had much impact on Activision-Blizzard, financially at least. The mega-publisher of games like Call of Duty, Overwatch, Destiny, World of Warcraft, and other titles reported another record quarter with $1.97 billion in revenue Thursday during a conference call. Still, the success of Epic Games multiplayer shooter hasn’t escaped notice […]

Bungie Previews ‘Destiny 2: Warmind’ Changes, Like Heroic Strikes With Rotating Modifiers

Destiny 2: Warmind launches next week and will represent a significant shift in how the game plays on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Bungie provided a preview of some of those changes on Thursday with the promise of the full slate of details to drop alongside the Warmind expansion release next week. The […]

‘Conan Exiles’ Trailers Pit Conan Against IKEA Furniture Instructions, Robot Vacuum Cleaner

Funcom began the promotional push for the official Conan Exiles release in just a few days with a series of live-action videos that flips the script and asks how Conan would live in our world. The barbaric character from Robert E. Howard faces new challenges such as assembling IKEA furniture and dealing with a demonic […]

Final ‘Destiny 2’ Iron Banner Of Season 2 Drops As Bungie Gears Up For ‘Warmind’ Release

The final Iron Banner of Destiny 2 Season 2 arrived Tuesday as Bungie is gearing up for the start of Season 3 and the release of the Warmind expansion next week. The studio is sharing more lore narrative about the venture to Mars and plans on releasing another free digital comic soon for fans on […]

‘State Of Decay 2’ Opens Technical Beta And Releases Gameplay Launch Trailer

Undead Labs is gearing up for the release of State of Decay 2 later this month with two interesting bits of news for Xbox One and PC gamers. A gameplay launch trailer has been released that shows how the game is more than just a simple zombie bashing title, though there is plenty of that. […]

‘Fortnite’ Season 4 Brings Major Changes To ‘Battle Royale’ Map Plus A Gravity Defying New Mechanic

Fortnite: Battle Royale has been teasing an incoming meteor impact for a couple of weeks now. Impact finally arrived Tuesday with the start of Season 4, and it brings significant changes to the multiplayer shooter’s map, which introduces a new mechanic that makes players even more mobile. Players have speculated where the meteor would crash […]

‘Shadow Of The Tomb Raider’ Debut Trailer Sees Lara Croft Go Dutch Against The Mayan Apocalypse

The next Lara Croft adventure, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, was officially revealed Friday via a new trailer showing the heroine taking on a Mayan apocalypse. The upcoming PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC action-adventure title from Square Enix will arrive in September and is meant to be the final chapter in the character’s rebooted […]

Bungie Explains Exotic Masterwork Weapons For ‘Destiny 2: Warmind’

Bungie did not really touch on the addition of Exotic Masterwork weapons during the Destiny 2: Warmind reveal stream Tuesday. The studio rectified that Thursday with a deep dive explanation of the new mechanic that will send PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC Guardians on a hunt to make their favorite Exotic Weapons even more […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Becomes Top Free-To-Play Console Game, Epic Drops Heroic Hint For Season 4

Fortnite: Battle Royale has quickly proven that being first to market does not always translate into big sales. Epic Games’ spin on the 100-player last man standing has officially become the largest free-to-play console game of all time, according to market intelligence firm SuperData, and is racking up impressive numbers on the PC and iOS […]