The World Health Organization caused a stir last year when it decided to list gaming addiction as a disorder. The move attracted criticism from various industry bodies including E3 organizer, Entertainment Software Association, UK Interactive Entertainment, and the Interactive Software Federation of Europe. WHO defended its decision, arguing that the classification followed its comprehensive rules and procedures.
By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 12 January 2019 18:06 GMT Treyarch has announced console players can expect the new loot UI to release next week for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Blackout. The update will also come with two limited-time modes. The Black Ops 4 Blackout stash UI on consoles is rather limited at
Daybreak Game Company is celebrating the 8th birthday of its MMO, DC Universe Online, which first released in January 2011 on the PlayStation 3 and PC. To mark the occasion, all players will receive a free CR210 Character Advance. The character advance comes with the new House of El 2019 gear suit, an Artifact Starter Pack, an
Ed Boon, Director of Mortal Kombat 11, has revealed the official cover art for the upcoming fighting game via Twitter. Not surprisingly, the cover features a familiar character, Scorpion, who has appeared in all of the Mortal Kombat games since its initial release in 1992. The cover also features the series’ famous dragon logo in the
Thanks to a datamine, details on The Last Word have escaped ahead of The Draw’s release for Destiny 2. The Last Word is coming back in Destiny 2, as you know, and a few details on how to obtain the exotic have surfaced thanks to a datamine. Over on reddit, Ginsor has posted information on
It looks like Sonic and friends are ringing in the new year with a little beach vacation. Sega has revealed the newest track for its upcoming Team Sonic Racing, and the Blue Blur’s crew is trading in asphalt for sand. True to its name, Ocean View is a picturesque tropical destination. However, the goal here isn’t
Nominees for the 22nd Annual D.I.C.E. Awards have gone live. 56 games are being recognized across 23 different categories. God of War leads the charge, as Kratos’ return has received a whopping 12 nominations. Marvel’s Spider-Man follows close behind with 11 nominations. Red Dead Redemption 2 also has an impressive eight nominations to its name.
[embedded content] War Tech Fighters will be coming to the PS4 in Q2 2019, giving you a chance to partake in epic space battles in a sci-fi action game packed with mechs mech. War Tech Fighters will send you to space with a fully customizable mech, giving you literally thousands of options to choose from. Drakkar
After lots of anticipation, the latest addition to the Kingdom Hearts series, Kingdom Hearts III is finally here. On January 29, 2019, follow Sora and his friends as they try to stop the Heartless, an evil force, from taking over the universe. As with any fan favorite game, there are preorder bonuses and some cool merchandise
It has been about a year since the release of Suicide Guy, and Chubby Pixel has brought the next chapter in the series to the PlayStation 4. Suicide Guy: Sleepin’ Deeply again tasks you with you escaping a twisted dream world, by any means necessary. The first-person puzzle game will have you scratching your brain figuring out solutions
[embedded content]Bandai Namco finally shared details about the multiplayer modes that will be available in in Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown. If you’re only into the single-player stuff, don’t worry, as you’re going to have plenty of content to chew on. The more competitive among you are in for a treat. You can check out
[embedded content] Metro Exodus is a project five years in the making. To celebrate the title’s imminent release, 4A Games will be releasing a three-part ‘Making of’ series. The first part, entitled “Spartans,” has launched on YouTube. During the first half of episode one, many of the studio’s leads are introduced. The video’s second half
By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 10 January 2019 17:10 GMT The first entry in a three-part documentary series on the making of Metro Exodus available for viewing. Deep Silver and 4A Games today released the first in a three-part video series on the making of Metro Exodus, and you can watch it right here. The series
[embedded content] The newest indie multiplayer party game from Sudden Event Studios and Whitehorn Digital is BOMBFEST and it will, “blow you away.” At least, that’s what the announcement trailer above claims. BOMBFEST will have you battling with up to three friends as you attempt to knock them off the stage using bombs. The last person standing
By Lauren Aitken, Thursday, 10 January 2019 17:02 GMT More details have been released ahead of Ace Combat 7’s release on January 18. Ace Combat 7 will have a full campaign in standard mode as well as Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, an all-new Battle Royale mode and exclusive missions for the PSVR. The latest trailer shows
Bandai Namco announced that it will be revealing a new Gundam game very soon. On January 21, 2019 around 4 am CST, Bandai Namco plans to reveal the new Gundam game with a teaser trailer. We do not yet know whether this will be a mobile game or a console game. There is a catch,
By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 10 January 2019 16:30 GMT Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster and Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age will be released for Switch and Xbox One in April. Switch and Xbox One users can add a release dates to their calendars for Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster and Final Fantasy 12: The
By Lauren Aitken, Thursday, 10 January 2019 15:08 GMT You’ll need to run around the map to find some Chilly Gnomes this week, so here’s where to find them. One of the Free Challenges this week involves searching Chilly Gnomes. Like the Supply Llamas, you’ll need to interact with the Gnomes for a few seconds
By Staff, Thursday, 10 January 2019 15:05 GMT Renowned more for its jiggle physics than fighting in recent years, Dead or Alive 6 is the first main branch entry into the series for a good while. Here’s a full roster list of every character revealed so far. This looks to be a more serious fighter
By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 10 January 2019 15:00 GMT A new mode called Gun Rush goes live for Red Dead Online today. Gun Rush is a new 32-player mode for Red Dead Online which tasks you with gathering weapons and ammunition while the play area shrinks. It is playable in Free-for-all and Team variations, and
The Korea Economic Daily newspaper (via Reuters) has reported that the founder of South Korean company, Nexon, is planning to sell his controlling stake worth $9 billion in holding firm NXC Corp. Potential buyers of Kim Jung-ju’s share reportedly include Chinese company Tencent and publishing giant Electronic Arts. Founded in Seoul and headquartered in Tokyo, Nexon
We recently reported that LEGO The Lord of the Rings and LEGO The Hobbit were removed from all digital storefronts without a warning. As noted by Eurogamer, the games were delisted around January 1, 2019, suggesting that a licensing agreement may have expired. In the absence of an official statement from Warner Bros., we were hoping
Final Fantasy XV director, Hajime Tabata, took everyone by surprise towards the end of 2018 when he announced that he was leaving Square Enix to open his own studio, JP Games. As a result of his departure, the game’s remaining DLC (except Episode Ardyn) was cancelled. In a New Year’s letter, Tabata thanked fans for their
By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 5 January 2019 16:58 GMT During the G-Fusion Tour 2018 in Xiamen, Shenmue 3 director Yu Suzuki dropped new details on the game. Shenmue 3 will be a much larger game than previous entries in the series as it will take multiple weeks to complete. This is according to a talk
By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 5 January 2019 15:35 GMT The Anthem VIP demo is just a couple of weeks away, and you can get a taste of what to expect in this alpha gameplay video. IGN has released a video featuring 15 minutes of Anthem gameplay showing the Lost Arcanist mission from start to finish.
In a recent video released on IGN, we got a look at some new gameplay for the upcoming online multiplayer RPG, Anthem. The video makes it clear that this is alpha footage and is not 100% indicative of the final product. However, it is nearing release, so this Anthem gameplay footage is pretty close to
This morning, we reported that Erik Wolpaw, known for his work on Valve’s most popular games (Half-Life and Portal), is back with the company. After departing in 2017, Wolpaw’s name flooded headlines when he was spotted in the credits for Artifact and Gabe Newell confirmed that he was back with the company. As it turns out, Wolpaw
More information is coming out on Nippon Ichi’s upcoming RPG Destiny Connect. One of the characters featured in the generation-spanning story is the time-traveling robot Isaac. He’s key to saving a town stuck in time, but he’s also got some tricks up his sleeve. In addition, we’ve learned about new characters you’ll encounter on your journey.
Not much about it is publicly known, but The Last of Us Part II is confirmed to feature a multiplayer component, similar to its predecessor. Now, thanks to a Naughty Dog job posting on LinkedIn, more light has been shed about what to expect from the sequel’s multiplayer suite. Namely, characters will be customizable. Additionally,
The PlayStation Gear Store had its comeback in the works for months now, teasing that “something awesome” would arrive soon. It’s here now and hitting the ground running with a PlayStation blue bomber jacket made in collaboration with Insert Coin, a video game inspired clothing company known for its subtle and sleek designs. This jacket is