Rocket League to Implement New Loot System

Last week, Reddit user TheSgtPunishment posted leaked assets from Rocket League that appeared to show a loot crate and key, possibly similar to the types of systems used for cosmetic items in Overwatch and Destiny. While the game has a wide variety of cosmetic items available in game, there are currently only a select few licensed items – including cars from Back to the Future and Batman vs. Superman – that must … Continue reading Rocket League to Implement New Loot System

Pokémon Go is Taking Over the World

Last week, Nintendo made a huge splash in the mobile gaming market with the launch of Pokémon Go, a free-to-play take on becoming the very best like no one ever was. The game has a simple concept: walk around your neighborhood to move your character on the game’s map in search of Pokémon, items, and gym battles. To me, the craziest thing about Pokémon Go isn’t how quickly … Continue reading Pokémon Go is Taking Over the World

No Man’s Sky Has Gone Gold

It’s been a rough couple of months for No Man’s Sky. On May 25th, Kotaku reported that the much anticipated space exploration game had been delayed from June 21st into “at least July or August.” Later that week, the delay was confirmed, leading to a number of death threats for the Jason Schreier – the Kotaku reporter who broke the story – and Sean Murray – … Continue reading No Man’s Sky Has Gone Gold

Evolve Moves Towards Free-to-Play Model

After an incredible series of previews leading up to launch, Evolve released to somewhat mixed reviews and a bit of controversy surrounding the game’s DLC plan. From there, the title was often critiqued as a free-to-play game with a $60 price tag by gamers frustrated with the amount of DLC that Turtle Rock was pushing out alongside the game (over $130 of DLC at launch). After nearly … Continue reading Evolve Moves Towards Free-to-Play Model

Nintendo May be Developing a Smartphone Controller

In an interview with Polygon, Nintendo’s General Manager of Entertainment Planning and Development – Shinya Takashi – may be hinting an an upcoming smartphone controller to be used with Nintendo’s future mobile offerings. Physical controllers for smart device applications are available in the market and it is possible that we may also develop something new by ourselves. Takashi’s comments come just before Nintendo is to … Continue reading Nintendo May be Developing a Smartphone Controller

Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero has been Overlooked

In an E3 interview with GameInformer, Shigeru Miyamoto was asked which game he feels hasn’t gotten quite enough love. Here was his response… I think personally Star Fox is a really fun game if you sit down and play it. I think, for example, an elementary school kid who plays it without any preconceived notions, I think it would be really fun for them. I … Continue reading Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero has been Overlooked

Rumor Roundup: PlayStation Neo

After Sony confirmed Neo’s existence just before E3, the company then chose to keep quiet about the new console throughout the expo. Since then however, rumors have been swirling while Sony has tried to clarify its motivation behind iterating within the console cycle for the first time. Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal published an analyst quote surmising a September announcement for the Neo, along with the possible announcement of … Continue reading Rumor Roundup: PlayStation Neo