The Collapse Of Visceral’s Ambitious Star Wars Game

The Collapse Of Visceral’s Ambitious Star Wars Game

It seemed like a surefire hit: a Star Wars take on Uncharted, published by Electronic Arts and developed by the longrunning studio Visceral Games. But nothing is sure in the video game industry, and on October 17, 2017, when employees of Visceral were told that the company would be closing, some who had worked for the studio found themselves unsurprised. In many people’s eyes, doom was inevitable.

Oops, Activision Forgot About The Streisand Effect

Oops, Activision Forgot About The Streisand Effect

I can’t fully express how little I care about Call of Duty: Warzone or any leaks thereof. What I do love, however, is giant gaming conglomerates making fools of themselves, and Activision Blizzard really stepped in it this morning when it used draconian copyright law to try to cover up…

Shark RPG Maneater Gets Fresh DLC This Winter

Shark RPG Maneater Gets Fresh DLC This Winter

Chris Parnell reprises his role as investigative journalist Trip Westhaven and players reprise their role as Big Honkin’ Shark in Maneater: Truth Quest, a fresh batch of conspiracy-driven downloadable content coming to PlayStations, Xboxen, and PC this winter.

How The Technology In Black Panther Could Create An Amazing Car

How The Technology In Black Panther Could Create An Amazing Car

Like most people who saw Black Panther, I thought the views of Wakanda, a wildly-advanced and fictional East-African country, were some of the most compelling and exciting parts of the movie. Of course, seeing Wakanda brought up a lot of questions: What’s the deal with those sand-like 3D display systems…

Different Millionaire Fights Refrigerator

Different Millionaire Fights Refrigerator

Sometimes, you just decide that you’ve gotta fix something, and you’re not going to rest until you’ve won a battle of wits and wills against a piece of plastic. Most of the time, though, you don’t have 80,000 people watching you do it.

The Elder Scrolls Online Gets Its Next-Gen Glow Up June 8

The Elder Scrolls Online Gets Its Next-Gen Glow Up June 8

The Elder Scrolls Online is a good-looking game, but playing it on console locked at 30 frames per second hurts my heart. Healing is coming, however, with the June 8 release of The Elder Scrolls Online – Console Enhanced, an upgraded version for Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 that…

The Latest Big No Man’s Sky Update Adds Seasonal Expeditions

The Latest Big No Man’s Sky Update Adds Seasonal Expeditions

Wandering aimlessly through procedurally-generated space is fun, but some pilots want a more guided experience. Today’s “Expeditions” update for No Man’s Sky adds a new seasonal game mode that has players starting off on the same planet for pre-plotted adventures across the universe.

Absolutely Not, Apple

Absolutely Not, Apple

Today in things that absolutely no one asked for: a patent for a potential iPhone design that looks like a cheese grater. You know, like on the cursed Mac Pro tower? That, but on your phone.

Monster Hunter Rise Is Tough To Get Into As A Newcomer

Monster Hunter Rise Is Tough To Get Into As A Newcomer

Don’t beat yourself up if you can’t get into Monster Hunter Rise. Fans of the kaiju-killing series are legion, and this latest entry, out last week for Nintendo Switch, is arguably the buzziest game in the world right now. But it sure doesn’t make things easy for newcomers.

A Lot Of Stuff Is Coming To Black Ops Cold War This Week

A Lot Of Stuff Is Coming To Black Ops Cold War This Week

Call of Duty’s Season Two Reloaded mid-season update is bringing some much-needed changes to Black Ops Cold War. Season Two started on February 25 with a focus on zombies-themed content, including the fun addition of the Zombies “Outbreak” mode. Now we’re already at the halfway point, and the latest update…