Whenever I’ve interviewed a games industry executive over the past few months, I’ve asked them what single thing will revolutionise video games in the next five years.
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The $US15 "Survival" expansion to 2016's second most-intense emotional rollercoaster, The Division, seems to be a very good addition to the game. Emphasis on "seems to be," because I can only extend so much praise to a clever but brutal game mode that keeps killing me.
The lengthy notes detailing the changes in The Division's big 1.4 patch last month did not mention the removal of a computer-controlled character who sobbed incessantly. But 1.4 removed her from the Ubisoft game, by popular request.
Earlier today, one of the largest No Man's Sky community hubs temporarily shut down, causing a small communal panic before the subreddit was reopened under new moderation. Though brief, this incident was the latest episode in an ongoing saga of fan drama surrounding the title.
The process of engaging in some BDSM in the seemingly squeaky-clean video game Overwatch is simple. Equip the angelic healer Mercy with her Imp skin, spray-paint an arrow on the wall, and crouch beneath it. If you're lucky, a tank will walk up to you and emote "understood." You'll serve them dutifully and wait for the private message after the match.
In just under half an hour, Sony is expected to officially lift the lid on what the PlayStation Neo looks like at their PlayStation Meeting in New York. The slim revision for the baseline model of the PS4 should also make an appearance, and it'd be a surprise if there wasn't a healthy amount of discussion about life after PlayStation VR as well.
But what precisely will Neo look like? How much will it cost? We're about to find out.