Ubisoft has confirmed they have been handling Giancarlo Esposito's mystery game role as the main villain of Far Cry 6, following a leak ahead of Sunday's Forward showcase. In a tweet, the studio responded with a brief reveal of Anton Castillo, played by Esposito in all of his motion-captured glory. The leak also confirmed the […]
Xbox is reportedly telling third party developers they can't force players to pay for next gen upgrades and undermine their Series X's Smart Delivery system. According to Video Games Chronicle, insiders connected to Microsoft stated they were encouraging other studios to stick with a free upgrade system instead of charging current gen customers through DLC. […]
The upcoming Shadowlands expansion for World of Warcraft will finally be letting players change their genders and cosmetics without a $15 fee. In an interview with Eurogamer, Executive Producer John Hight stated players are free to change anything they want from their character by visiting any in-game barber. A familiar paywall seen be players will […]
The U.S. Army is getting into eSports as a new recruitment method, but soldiers streaming games such as Modern Warfare are also being trolled by viewers asking about war crimes. According to VICE, the effort was quickly targeted by users after noticing Twitch's guidelines didn't include mentioning war crimes. This quickly resulted in a U.S. […]
The Superhot Team are set to release the third installment of their slow-motion puzzle FPS, titled Mind Control Delete. Originally planned as an expansion to their original game and VR sequel, the third game eventually became a full fledged title with over 12 to 15 hours of developer-crafted levels for players to shoot, dodge and […]
For those willing to throw the desire for outright explanations to the wind and dip their toes into atmosphere as a living metaphor for real fears, Relic is a well made haunt that creates a phantom sense of creepy crawlies.
Hamilton as a production may have flaws, but this adaptation is a great way to experience it, and I hope more plays follow suit.
The Sims is coming to TV with a game show called The Sims Spark'd, taking a familiar brand of wacky house living into a limited reality series. In a release, the series will involve 12 familiar contestants from online backgrounds. Like the games, each person would have a particular "specialty" to help make it through […]
Ubisoft is offering Watch Dogs 2 for free to audiences tuning into their upcoming Forward showcase, showing off the latest gameplay details behind Assassin's Creed: Valhalla and Hyper Scape while announcing a few new surprises. The sequel is a fully-free-to-keep deal, with viewers only having to log into their UPlay accounts while Ubisoft Forward happens […]
Fortnite player and streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins was spotted back on YouTube's Gaming platform by audiences as he was joined by "TimTheTatman" and "DrLupo" for a series of Squad matches. Though unconfirmed, the appearance suggested he was close to settling with an online streaming platform after an exclusive contract with Microsoft ended last month. This […]
Modern Warfare and Modern Warfare Warzone have taken off the "OK" gesture from their games without an explanation by developers at Infinity Ward. The emote was originally one of many players could use with their left hand during online matches while it could even be shown in trickshots. According to Eurogamer, the OK emote was […]
2K has announced its remake of the original Mafia game is being delayed to September 25, 2020, almost a month away from the initial August 28, 2020 launch. In a tweet earlier this week, the game's release would be set back from the worldwide coronavirus pandemic which made the third person crime epic "increasingly challenging" […]
New Discord users will be finding the chat platform a bit more accessible for non-gaming activities. Its effort to rebrand the app includes moving away from its original roots as an online space for gamers and companies, stating "it wasn't just about video games anymore." In an earlier post late June 2020, the company announced […]
Rockstar Games is reportedly working on a brand new VR game with open-world elements and AAA production similar to Grand Theft Auto and L.A. Noire. In a LinkedIn post, Australian developer Video Games Deluxe stated positions were opening up at Rockstar's VR team in Sydney. These would include senior programmers, VR engine designers and animators […]
A first trailer for Shadow Warrior 3 was posted by Devolver Digital and Flying Hog ahead of its summer showcase, with series staple Lo Wang returning with a thud. The teaser showed Wang on his way to the studio's real showcase event. Wang also broke the fourth wall to reveal new gameplay features, including refined […]
Ubisoft has dismissed a number of staff accused of harassment and sexual misconduct following the company's launch of an investigation in late June 2020. A statement to Games Industry revealed the resignations include higher level staff, including editorial VP Maxime Béland who was accused of multiple abuse allegations. Ubisoft's VP of creative services Tommy François […]
EVO 2020 has been cancelled following allegations made against its co-founder, Joey ‘MrWizard’ Cuellar.
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has disclosed an internal letter for change following multiple allegations of workplace harassment and misconduct. Guillemot stated "we are not looking for a quick fix" to address Ubisoft's toxic behavior among staff, while outlining a few steps to bring a structural change to the company across all of its branches worldwide. […]
My Friend Pedro is one of the sticky-note ideas coming to life by John Wick creator Derek Kolstad, who previously wanted to adapt the 2.5D shooting game into a series. In a release, the game would be handled as "an R-rated half hour dramedy" written and executive produced by Kolstad. It would also be made […]
Post-apocalyptic RPG series Fallout will be getting an adaptation from Kilter Films, who are producing a show with Amazon Studios. In an announcement from Bethesda, Fallout's universe will be the basis for an original story while Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are serving as producers. Bethesda will also be directly involved through their Softworks and […]