Twitch trials new monetisation option

Twitch has initiated a beta programme for a new form of monetisation designed to benefit streamers and developers. In a blog post, the streaming platform revealed that it will add support for...

JackHammer To Receive Alpha 2.0 Test

Green Man Gaming Publishing have announced that JackHammer, the competitive robot FPS developed by Mission Ctrl Studios, will receive a second Alpha Test period starting on April 30th. New features are planned...
The Witcher

New details revealed about Netflix’s The Witcher TV series

In a series of tweets last Friday, Lauren A. Hissrich, the writer and showrunner of the planned TV series adaptation of The Witcher on Netflix has revealed more details about the...

Sony and Rovio confirm a second Angry Birds movie

Developer Rovio Entertainment and Sony Pictures have confirmed they are making a second Angry Birds movie.  It is scheduled to hit cinemas on September 20, 2019, and confirmed cast members include Jason Sudeikis,...

Valve acquires Firewatch developer Campo Santo

Valve has acquired Campo Santo, developer of the award-winning 2016 game Firewatch. In a post on Campo Santo’s blog, the company said: “The twelve of us at Campo Santo have agreed to join...

Dutch government loot box study concludes four games contravene law

Four out of ten games containing loot boxes examined by the Dutch Gaming Authority have been found to contravene the Netherlands’ Betting and Gaming Act, and Dutch authorities have called on...

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr delayed

The release date of Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr has been pushed back a couple of weeks until June 5 2018.  Developer Neocore Games announced the delay yesterday. It said: “Unfortunately we have...

ESL One to return to New York this September

E-sports company ESL has announced that its ESL One New York Counter-Strike: GO tournament will return this September.  ESL One New York will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, between 29...

PUBG: Savage map to get cave system, free period starts on Xbox One

PUBG’s newest map, Codename: Savage, will soon get an underground cave system, into which players will be able to parachute directly. In a blog post on Steam, developer PUBG Corp said: “You’ve...

Ubisoft releases details of E3 2018 press conference

Ubisoft has announced that its E3 2018 press conference will take place on Monday June 11 at 9pm UK time. The annual event, which the giant French publisher customarily previews its biggest blockbusters for...

BattleTech gender pronouns generates trolling backlash

A trolling storm has been generated by mech game BattleTech’s use of non-gender-specific pronouns in its character creation system. With depressing predictability, developer Harebrained Schemes’ decision to allow players to describe its...
The Witcher

New details revealed about Netflix’s The Witcher TV series

In a series of tweets last Friday, Lauren A. Hissrich, the writer and showrunner of the planned TV series adaptation of The Witcher on Netflix has revealed more details about the...

Dutch government loot box study concludes four games contravene law

Four out of ten games containing loot boxes examined by the Dutch Gaming Authority have been found to contravene the Netherlands’ Betting and Gaming Act, and Dutch authorities have called on...

Twitch trials new monetisation option

Twitch has initiated a beta programme for a new form of monetisation designed to benefit streamers and developers. In a blog post, the streaming platform revealed that it will add support for...

PUBG: Savage map to get cave system, free period starts on Xbox One

PUBG’s newest map, Codename: Savage, will soon get an underground cave system, into which players will be able to parachute directly. In a blog post on Steam, developer PUBG Corp said: “You’ve...

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr delayed

The release date of Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr has been pushed back a couple of weeks until June 5 2018.  Developer Neocore Games announced the delay yesterday. It said: “Unfortunately we have...

Ubisoft releases details of E3 2018 press conference

Ubisoft has announced that its E3 2018 press conference will take place on Monday June 11 at 9pm UK time. The annual event, which the giant French publisher customarily previews its biggest blockbusters for...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 may ditch single-player campaign

According to the Polygon website, this year’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be the first Call of Duty game not to  have a single-player campaign. Polygon cited: “Sources who asked...

New Battle Royale game ‘Europa’ from Tencent

Tencent, the Chinese publisher of League of Legends and now PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, have released a trailer for their upcoming battle royale game Europa. Set for 2018, the game comes with interesting features...

Valve acquires Firewatch developer Campo Santo

Valve has acquired Campo Santo, developer of the award-winning 2016 game Firewatch. In a post on Campo Santo’s blog, the company said: “The twelve of us at Campo Santo have agreed to join...