Earlier this month, Twitch temporarily suspended a channel called Patriots’ Soapbox. The channel is not enormous, generally pulling 20-50 concurrent viewers over the course of its 24/7 talk show-style streams, sometimes spiking into the 100 range. But Patriots’ Soapbox is notorious: Some credit the organisation behind it, which has bases…
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is getting pumpkin patches, Halloween costumes, and a trick-or-treat event as part of its fall update starting September 30.
Cloud Gaming with Xbox Game Pass, originally called Project xCloud back when the streaming service was in preview, launched last week on Sept. 15. It’s another game streaming service like GeForce Now, Stadia, and Shadow that lets you play video games over Wi-Fi or a mobile connection. No downloads or installs…
So now that a 24GB graphics card has actually gotten into the hands of reviewers, how well does that 8K gaming claim stack up?
Grab Tekken 7, Red Dead Redemption 2 and more for an epic price in the latest PlayStation sales.
Hey, Flight Simulator is out, and Squadrons is on the way. What better time to be playing games that require expensive dedicated peripherals! Only the economy sucks and you’ll never use those flight sticks for anything else, so maybe try this cool mod that’ll do kinda the same thing, only…
Miles Morales: Spider-Man is set to bring all sorts of new characters and next-gen gaming elements to Insomniac’s Spider-Man franchise in a way that makes Miles’ early days as a hero feel distinct from Peter Parker’s path in the previous game. But the thing about Miles Morales that’s likely to…
A strange skyscraper filled with lots of enemies and an always-changing floor layout is the star of the new Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 update, which also kicks off the game’s third season.
Super Mario 3D All-Stars is pretty dang good, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways in which its games differ from the originals. Super Mario Sunshine, for instance, features a handful of new bugs, including one that lets players skip one of its more boring levels seemingly at random.
Sega is in talks to adapt the Yakuza games into a movie, according to a new report by Variety. What could go wrong?
The Xbox Series S isn’t out yet, but in Japan, it’s already getting a price cut.
It won’t come as a surprise just how much work went into The Last of Us 2’s characters. But you might appreciate knowing just how far Naughty Dog went to get the eyes — just the eyes — right.
Brahim Bensehoul is an artist who has worked on games like League of Legends.
Playside Studios doesn’t frequently come up in conversations of Australia’s biggest developers — gamers generally tend to think of Hollow Knight’s Team Cherry, EA’s Firemonkeys, Wargaming Sydney, the Untitled Goose Game developers, or other games they recognise. But Playside Studios is about to become a whole lot bigger, with Playside preparing for an IPO later this year.
This, officially, is what the inside of a Fall Guy looks like. Bird bones and nightmare eyes. I wish I’d never seen it.
Worried about space in the Xbox Series S or Xbox Series X? Well, from today you can grab an Xbox Series expansion drive — but it’ll cost you almost the full price of the console.
If you looked at Nvidia’s RTX 3080 GPU and thought, “That’s nice, but I’d really prefer something with more than 10GB of RAM,” then you’ll enjoy knowing that a RTX 3080 20GB model is coming.
When players log onto Destiny 2 this week they’ll be asked to go investigate some lost Golden Age tech on Mars as part of a special tribute to Matt Helsom, an artist at Vicarious Visions who passed away last year.
Blizzard co-founder and bass guitarist Mike Morhaime stepped down from his position as company president in 2018. Now’s he’s back with a whole new game company, Dreamhaven, overseeing two new game development studios packed with former Blizzard talent.
This month, Studio Ghibli launched galleries for some of its most famous films — a total of four hundred high-quality screenshots.
While working with a licensed property like The Avengers means you don’t need to imagine everything from scratch, there’s still a ton of work that went into designing and fleshing out the setting for Crystal Dynamics’ latest game.
In great news for Aussie gamers, Project xCloud could be arriving on our shores in 2021.
Art of Rally is what happens when you take driving — usually depicted in video games as a very loud and busy thing — and strip it back to everything except its most beautiful basics.
Six months ago, life as we knew it changed. The covid-19 pandemic rippled through every corner of society. Millions were infected. Thousands died. Municipalities across the globe issued shelter-in-place orders. Overnight, social distancing turned from a polite suggestion into a mandatory directive.
As of this writing, I am sure that everyone who wanted a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series S or X has gotten their preorder taken care of no problem. Now we wait for that massive influx of next-gen November games, along with a bunch of older games enhanced by next-generation…
I love Hades It’s a great roguelike, has a cleverly-crafted story, and is stuffed with beautiful art and design. But what I like most about it is its commitment to diversity among its characters.
The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time is widely considered not just one of the greatest games in the Zelda series, but one of the best games of all time. The 1998 Nintendo 64 game felt vast. It’s story was epic. It made controlling a character in 3D space…
In most games, roadside villages are respites — hard-earned rests for weary travellers. In Pendragon, a narrative-driven turn-based strategy game about the fall of Camelot that just came out on PC, they are a wakeup call.
“Destroy mines, yessss?”
Bots and scalpers swarmed the living hell out of Nvidia’s RTX 3080 inventory last week, forcing the $US300 billion company to apologise. The lack of supply led some to question whether the RTX 3080 was a paper launch. But the company has responded with a full FAQ, saying the demand…
Grab bargains on the latest indies, LEGO and Just Dance to add to your pile of shame.
For almost eight years, an incredibly NSFW game called Peach’s Untold Tales has been available to play. But it’s only this month that Nintendo’s lawyers moved on the game, issuing a DMCA notice against it on Github.
Ron Cobb, the legendary production designer whose ideas helped define movies like Alien, its sequel Aliens, Conan the Barbarian, Back to the Future and The Last Starfighter, has died at the age of 83.