Overwatch Gets a New Hero

Yesterday, Blizzard revealed the first additional character for its wildly successful multiplayer shooter, Overwatch. Ana – the mother of Overwatch‘s Pharah – is a support sniper. Her abilities allow the player to provide healing for her team from a distance while still dealing significant damage to her enemies. As shown off in her reveal trailer, Ana’s sniper rifle is able to damage enemies and heal her teammates without … Continue reading Overwatch Gets a New Hero

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

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

(UPDATE: It’s Real) BioShock Remastered Collection May be Imminent

Update (6/30/16, 10:00am): Well, it looks like the announcement was indeed imminent. BioShock: The Collection has been announced for release on September 13, 2016. The games have been visually remastered and will run at 1080p/60fps on PS4 and XB1. The remastered versions of BioShock and BioShock 2 will also be coming to PC with updated visuals. All three games will include all of the single-player DLC packs … Continue reading (UPDATE: It’s Real) BioShock Remastered Collection May be Imminent

Kazunori Yamauchi: PS3 was a “Nightmare”

During E3, GameSpot had a chance to interview Kazunori Yamauchi of Gran Turismo fame about the upcoming Gran Turismo Sport. While much of the interview revolved around the much anticipated sequel and how it will incorporate eSports and tournament play, Yamauchi’s standout quote was actually in reference to the PlayStation 3. The age of the PS3 for us was sort of a nightmare. We really had to deal with … Continue reading Kazunori Yamauchi: PS3 was a “Nightmare”

Miyamoto: Nintendo Strategically Remaining Quiet on NX

While Microsoft and Sony are publicly readying plans to iterate on their consoles, Nintendo has been quiet about its upcoming NX console. Over the past few months, all kinds of rumors about the NX have been circulating. We’ve heard that the console will be anywhere from XBOX One to Project Scropio’s in terms of power, that it will mark the return of cartridge-based systems, and even that the … Continue reading Miyamoto: Nintendo Strategically Remaining Quiet on NX