A Very Sweary Essay About George R.R. Martin Is Nominated For A Hugo Award

An essay titled “George R.R. Martin Can Fuck Off Into the Sun” has been nominated for a Hugo Award—and unlike most rageblogs about him, it isn’t actually about how he’s taking his sweet time with A Song of Ice and Fire, or the backlash to the Game of Thrones finale. Incidentally, the blog post in […]

Nier Replicant Will Have A Surprise For "Fans Of Dad Nier"

Fans of Papa Nier will have something to look forward to in Nier: Replicant according to a PCGamesN interview with producer Yosuke Saito. The interview talks about a lot of the content that will be featured in Replicant, but one of the bigger reveals comes with the promise of “something for fans of Dad Nier”. For […]

Nier Replicant Includes A "Heartrendingly Sad But Unbelievably Powerful New Boss"

A recent interview has revealed that cut content from the original Nier will be added to Nier Replicant, including a new boss fight. In an interview with PCGamesN, Nier producer Yosuke Saito talked about his experience revisiting the original game after the release of Nier Automata. He also revealed that the team wanted to include […]

Wanderhome is a Redwall-inspired RPG that arms players with dialogue, not daggers

“You wield the blade that must never be drawn.” This is the first line in playbook for The Veteran, one of 15 classes in the highly-anticipated new tabletop RPG, Wanderhome. Created by independent designer Jay Dragon, on the surface it’s a pastoral fantasy perfect for adventurers who want to dangle their furry toes in the […]

COD: Warzone – How To Become A Zombie

The ability to play as a zombie in Call Of Duty: Warzone is back, after last appearing during the Halloween Zombie Royale event. Players can once again leap around Verdansk and hunt other players. Here’s everything you need to know to turn into a zombie in Warzone. How To Become Infected To turn into a zombie, players […]

The DeanBeat: A Big Bang week for the metaverse

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. The metaverse had a couple of Big Bangs this week that should put it on everyone’s radar. First, Epic Games raised $1 billion at a $28.7 billion valuation. That is $11.4 billion more valuable than Epic Games was just nine months […]

A team debrief ahead of the 2021 Overwatch League season

The 2021 Overwatch League season is starting up soon. Here is a debrief of the big moves and changes that teams have made over the off-season. Alongside Eastern division specialist Bonnie Qu, we will give you a rundown of the rosters, a player to watch and a small description of the changes that these teams […]

Humble Bundle Gives You A Bunch Of D&D Comics For $1

Humble and IDW Publishing have teamed up to bring you the New and Classic Dungeons & Dragons Humble Comics Bundle, which offers a massive selection of D&D graphic novels worth up to $332. As is always the case with a Humble Bundle, you pay what you want. You do have to pay the minimum amount […]

Powder Raises $14M Series A Led by Serena – The Esports Observer

French tech startup Unique Entertainment Expérience, which is doing business as Powder, announced that it has secured a $14M USD Series A financing round led by Paris-based venture capital firm Serena. Further investors include General Catalyst, Slow Ventures, Alven Capital, Banque publique d’investissement (Bpifrance) through its fund Digital Venture, Secocha Ventures, Turner Novak, and Kevin Hartz.  The startup, which was co-founded in 2018 by Stanislas Coppin (CEO), […]