Thousands of For Honor players are threatening to boycott the very flawed fighting game they nevertheless love. Today, Ubisoft addressed some of the most frequent complaints, but not everyone is satisfied just yet.
Earlier this morning, two top-five Super Smash Bros. Melee players, Adam “Armada” Lindgren and Jason “Mew2King” Zimmerman, and a well-known Fox player named Danny “UUAA” Diaz got together to do Smash taunts, IRL, for charity. The results are amazing and adorable.
Today, Heroes of the Storm announced some big changes to its progression system.
The Xbox One’s new UI just dropped. It emphasizes streaming games with the just-released Beam app, discovery and sharing over navigating to apps you already use regularly. It’s also a little faster.
It was inevitable: For Honor players have determined which of its heroes is overpowered and must be banished. In a game so dependent on balance, For Honor’s Peacekeeper won’t jibe at an upcoming Major League Gaming tournament.
Rivals of Aether, out today, wants to become every newbie’s first platform fighter. Rather than relegating that throne to Smash Bros., Rivals of Aether guts the iconic Nintendo game while retaining the skeleton of its famous playstyle. In a genre monopolized by an established AAA game, Rivals succeeds at nearly…
If you, like me, are an evil dungeon master, you will love Dungeons & Dragons adventure Dead in Thay’s map. If you are a mascochistic D&D player who loves getting trapped in fiery pits with ferocious liches, you will also love it.
Last weekend’s Super Smash Bros. 4 tournament, one of the most anticipated yet, was a wrestling-style rivalry match between two crews led by two Smash titans. Drawing over 50,000 viewers, Civil War was a DIY event from the ground up. It’s the kind of event that could only exist around a gaming community left to its…
Getting into Dungeons & Dragons can be intimidating. You need maybe three or four other nerds to play with, some pricey tomes full of numbers and tables, ample free time and several dice with as many as 20 sides. It’s a lot to fathom, and even more to set up. How will you find D&D-curious friends? How will you…
18 years after Super Smash Bros’ initial release, a slew of indie games are challenging its dominance of the platform fighting genre.
Netflix just showed off its trailer for the live-action adaptation of horror anime Death Note. Slated for release later this year, the film is directed by Adam Wingard.
If you’re still waiting for Lapras to land in your Pokémon Go PokeDex, it might be your lucky day. Pokémon Go announced its new Water Festival event today, which will increase select water spawns globally.
Yesterday, Dungeons & Dragons announced they’ll be translating and localizing all major 5th edition rules books into French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Polish and Portuguese. Over two years post-release, it was about time!
Xbox just announced a new controller: the special edition Recon Tech wireless controller, to be released next month.
Hyper Light Drifter is backbreaking, but never needlessly so. The dash-and-slash action RPG is in equal parts elegantly designed and punishing, posing the fairest challenge I’ve ever encountered in a game. A year post-release, Hyper Light Drifter’s clean (and ball-busting) gameplay still has me addicted to the…
Beloved anime One-Punch Man is now on Netflix. Praise be to the anime gods.
It turns out that 2017 isn’t only the year of self-driving cars and robots that rap; now, we have virtual anime girl YouTubers.
Opening Overwatch loot boxes or Halo 5 REQ packs adds a special drama to a gaming session. The crate shakes. A jingle chimes. Lights peek out from the cracks. It swells with potential. Game developers make subtle design decisions that stoke the hope that keeps players opening mystery boxes, crates and packs. And not…