NEWS 17 Jun 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Thanks, but No Thanks: Two Worlds II Microtransactions

The latest patch for Two Worlds II brings the first major update in six years, adding... microtransactions! As if that weren't enough, the patch also removed console commands that could be seen as cheating (godmode, instant kill, etc.), though the developer is reportedly adding console commands back in, how nice of them. These microtransactions range from…
NEWS 13 Jun 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

E3: PC Gaming Show 2017

With Intel supplanting AMD as the lead sponsor for PC Gamer's conference, hosted by Sean “Day9” Plott as he returns for the third installment of the PC Gaming Show at E3. A whole list of games, some new reveals and a few surprises all make for a good conference, and this year's PC centric event…
NEWS 11 Jun 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

E3: EA Conference 2017

There's a glorious time of year, every June, when the collective gaming press descends upon Los Angeles. A time for discovery, where the latest and greatest in the world of gaming will be picked apart, from exciting announcements to amazing reveals... most of the time. Right, let's get into it, shall we? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wi0Uq7QmKm4 Anthem The first…
NEWS 06 Jun 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Lovecraftian Adventure “Conarium” Creeps in Toda…

The third game from Turkish developer Zoetrope, Conarium, releases today on Steam. Inspired by the mythos behind H.P. Lovecraft's brain-twisting fantasy, Conarium follows four scientists as they attempt to push the limits of human nature and existence. Largely inspired by and set after Lovecraft's short story, “At the Mountains of Madness”, Zoetrope is no stranger…
NEWS 01 Jun 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

The Depths Await in Rezrog, Now Available

Kasedo Games' tabletop-inspired roguelike is out now for all PC platforms. With procedurally-generated dungeons and an emphasis on tactical turn-based combat, Rezrog wears its tabletop inspirations on its sleeve. With a world that's become overrun with monsters and the forces of evil, you are set on the task of rounding up heroes worthy and resilient…
NEWS 01 Jun 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Vietnam Awaits: Rising Storm 2 Released

Tripwire Interactive's sequel to 2013's Rising Storm, aptly titled “Rising Storm 2” was successfully launched on Steam. Moving away from the chaos and mud of the Pacific Theater in World War 2, Rising Storm 2: Vietnam places us squarely within another quagmire in the East Pacific: the Vietnam War. With an all-new arsenal, updated graphics, bullet…
NEWS 26 May 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

The Monarch Reigns Over Titanfall 2

The latest free update for Titanfall 2 is titled 'Monarch Reigns', and it's coming this Tuesday. The newest update brings the first new Titan to Titanfall 2 since release last fall, a remastered map, two new Prime Titans, a new execution, and new cosmetics available for purchase. The big news about the new Titan, Monarch,…
NEWS 25 May 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Vanquish Is Rocket-Sliding Into Your Neighborhood Today

PlatinumGames' ludicrously fast third-person shooter Vanquish releases today on PC for the first time ever. Revealed roughly two weeks ago and teased well before that, Vanquish brought several innovations to a stale genre upon its original release in 2010, and now, PC players can get in on the action, and boy, does Vanquish deliver action in…
NEWS 24 May 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Overwatch’s Anniversary Event Now Live

One day short of the one-year anniversary of Blizzard's smash-hit, Overwatch's anniversary event has gone live! Bringing with it new cosmetics, featured arcade game modes, new arena maps, and more. One year and 30 million unique players later, Blizzard is celebrating the players and characters of Overwatch with some seriously gorgeous new skins, dance emotes for every…
NEWS 24 May 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Mirage: Arcane Warfare Now Available

Torn Banner Studios' sword-and-sorcery-beheading multiplayer game, Mirage: Arcane Warfare, has seen its official release, now on Steam. With an Open Beta available for those who pre-ordered the game, and its extensive updates that it brought, Torn Banner is hoping to capitalize on the runaway success that Chivalry: Medieval Warfare has seen since its release in 2012.…
NEWS 24 May 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

The War Comes in Gwent’s Public Beta

The collectible card game spawned from CD Projekt Red's The Witcher 3 enters its Public Beta development phase. Originally announced last June, Gwent places you in command of an army, as you raise forces for three different fronts: Melee, Ranged and Siege weapons. By placing cards to summon units, as well as use magical spells or…
ANNOUNCEMENT 20 May 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Life Is Strange 2 Is in the Works

Makers of the outstanding Life is Strange, and the ironically forgotten Remember Me, French developers DONTNOD Entertainment announced that they are working on the sequel to Life is Strange. Coming via YouTube video (above) and further elaborated on by a Tumblr post, DONTNOD reveals that over 3 million copies have been sold so far, and…
NEWS 16 May 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Phantom Dust Free-to-Play Relaunches Today Supporting Cross-…

A surprise announcement from Aaron Greenberg, head of Xbox Games Marketing, revealed that action/strategy game Phantom Dust will be released sometime today. With a lengthy development cycle for the remaster of the 2004 original, Phantom Dust was canceled at least once before, leading to the bankruptcy of one Darkside Studios. The second remaster was revealed…
ANNOUNCEMENT 10 May 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

NBA Playgrounds Comes to Our Court

Arcade-style basketball makes a return in NBA Playgrounds, available now on PC and modern consoles. Developed by Saber Interactive, makers of Timeshift, Inversion, and other interesting titles. NBA Playgrounds looks to channel the pick-up fun of NBA Jam and NBA Street by including a whole host of famous players, retired and active. Sporting gigantic heads, slick…