Players in Ubisoft’s third-person shooter The Division will no longer be able to camp near a certain spawn point and easily shoot down other players. That’s thanks to a new patch that removes the so-called “Coward’s Corner” just over a year after the camping spot began pissing people off.
An April story about Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey stated that the VR pioneer donated to the President’s inauguration through companies named after things from Chrono Trigger. Our previous assertion they were “shell companies” was disputed by Luckey last night on Twitter. We’ve updated the post accordingly.
We expected the improved photo mode to be the best thing about PS4 hit Horizon Zero Dawn’s new 1.13 patch. It is.
A note to readers: Our recent story about a supposed group of transgender gamers being denied entry into an esports tournament was based on a hoax. Please see the original, updated story for more. We apologize for the mistake.
At an event in a New York City hotel meeting room engineered by Nintendo to hype the July launch of the New 2DSXL, we played one of the new games also coming out that month: Hey! Pikmin. And we were left wondering, hey, why not also have these games run on Nintendo’s portable Switch?
Video game sequels often fix the problems of their predecessors thanks to, among other things, the iterative advancements of technology. That’s on top of the fact that making creative work in the gaming medium is still an exercise in being an artistic pioneer. So you at least hope that the people making sequels know…
The final installment in feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian’s look at the depiction of women in video games ran today, focusing on how games depict women (and men) as sidekicks. The 11-minute episode concludes two eight-episode seasons of possibly the most controversial series of cultural criticism about games in the…
Imagine, for a moment, that Activision announced this year’s Call of Duty last year, back when they were also announcing last year’s, too. Madness, you might think, but is it any less mad than what actually happened?
EA’s Star Wars Battlefront II may not have a season pass, at least not one that relegates new maps to people who pay extra. “We don’t have a season pass,” the game’s creative director told Mashable. “We don’t want to segment our community.” Mashable says EA asked them to not report that, suggesting it was premature.