Daily Archives: 01/03/2017

Fallout 4 Hacking Minigame Appears On CNN

Mainstream media tends to focus on violence and sex in video gaming, but Fallout 4 made a recent appearance on CNN in a different context: As an image used to illustrate hacking. The news outlet used a screen of the

Science-Fiction Weekly – Rogue One Changes, Darth Vader, Power Rangers: Mega Battle

My holiday break consisted mostly of game playing and friends asking me if I wanted to go see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story again. I ended up seeing it a second time and was able to study it more,

Rime Resurfaces For Multiple Platforms

Rime is a puzzle/adventure game that was first announced in 2013, but details on the title have been slim since then. Now the former PS4-exclusive title has resurfaced with the news that players on Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch

Tomb Raider's Lead Writer Leaves Franchise

Rhianna Pratchett, one of the minds behind the rebooted Tomb Raider and its sequel, is leaving the series behind for new adventures. The announcement came today on Twitter and Tumblr, which confirmed that Crystal Dynamics and Pratchett would be parting

Overwatch's Newest Map, Oasis, Is Now Live

After being tested out in the PC version’s Public Test Realm for weeks, the newest map for Overwatch, titled Oasis, is now live for all players on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. The map, which features several palm trees and

Starbound Developer Teases Turn-Based Strategy Game

After the success of the its space-faring title Starbound, Chucklefish Games has already begun working on its next project, which looks to take equal influence from Nintendo’s Fire Emblem and Advance Wars series. We first saw the project (which currently

Kingpin Actor Hints At Character's Return To Marvel Netflix Shows

Vincent D’Onofrio’s Wilson Fisk was a big part of Marvel’s Daredevil series on Netflix in its first season. Since then, however, we haven’t seen too much of the character; he’s only popped up briefly here and there. However, D’Onofiro has hinted

Planet Coaster Dev Suing Atari

Frontier Development, the studio that worked on RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 and other titles for Atari, and which has also created Elite: Dangerous (above), is suing old publisher partner Atari for that company’s allegedly not paying Frontier $2.2 million in royalties.

Ex-Crytek Studio Becomes Independent Developer

Crytek recently downsized, shedding five studios. One of them, Crytek Black Sea in Bulgaria, has been reborn as an independent studio now named Black Sea Games. That’s the studio’s original name, before it was purchased by Crytek in 2008.  The

Top Digital Card Games of 2016

The world of digital trading card games sees plenty of entries each year, so there are many options to pick from. 2016 had many options to pick from – whether they were released in prior years, or in some form