Daily Archives: 02/14/2017

Street Fighter's Ken Kicks His Way To His Own Pop Culture Shock Ultra Statue

The Street Fighter series is turning 30 this year, and to celebrate, Pop Culture Shock is giving one of the series’ mainstay characters his own high-end statue. Ken Masters, who often appears alongside face of the franchise Ryu, is depicted

GoldenEye And Overwatch Collide In Fan-Made Video

Overwatch is currently one of the most popular shooters on the market, but for many, their love of the genre started with GoldenEye 007 on Nintendo 64. YouTube user Noilleber has brought the games, which are separated by nearly two decades,

Battlefield 1 Winter Update Adds Server Rentals And Higher Class Rank Caps

Battlefield 1’s first major expansion, They Shall Not Pass, doesn’t launch until March, but DICE is setting the stage today with their latest title update to the popular World War I shooter. The Winter Update, as it is called, adds

The Strong Museum Of Play Launches Women In Games Initiative

As the home of the International Center for the History of Electronic Gaming (ICHEG) and the World Video Game Hall of Fame, The Strong is already known as a leader in documenting the history and evolution of electronic gaming. With

Latest Path of Exile Expansion Is the Biggest Yet

Since its original launch back in 2013, Path of Exile has continued to grow its community. Just this past year, the Diablo-inspired action/RPG increased its hours played by 44-percent year-over-year, with more than one million monthly players in December 2016

Science-Fiction Weekly – Ghost In The Shell, Star Trek, Secret Empire, The Last Jedi

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 scored a perfect 100 in its first test screening – the highest of any Marvel movie to date. Both The Avengers and Iron Man 3 scored in the high 90s. Deadpool also pulled in

A 2D Zelda On The Switch Is “Definitely A Possibility”

Nintendo’s new Switch console falls somewhere between a traditional console and a portable gaming device. While Nintendo hasn’t stated whether their handheld-focused teams will shift focus to the Switch, many have speculated that that is the case. During an interview

Take A Look At Kidrobot's South Park: The Fractured But Whole Blind Box Figure Line

We’ve been anticipating South Park: The Fractured But Whole ever since its reveal, but the RPG from Ubisoft and the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, has received multiple delays. The most recent news is that it

Overwatch Characters Spread The Love On Valentine's Day Through Cute Twitter Cards

Throughout the industry, developers are celebrating Valentine’s Day through in-game events. From Pokémon Go to GTA Online, players are able to take advantage of special bonuses and timed items centered on Valentine’s Day. Overwatch is just now exiting its most

How Pro Gamers Deal With Peaking And Life After eSports

In this month’s issue of Game Informer we dove into the world of eSports, detailing how players, teams, and sponsors work with each other to make sure people who excel at games like Street Fighter, Halo, and more can make