NBA 2K22 makes being a selfish jerk a worthwhile career choice

Football or baseball, Formula 1 or soccer, you can count on me to be a nice guy. It’s how I’d prefer to think of myself, after all. In the role-playing choices offered by franchises like MLB The Show, or in the narratives of Madden NFL’s Longshot or FIFA’s The Journey, I’ve always taken the high […]

Advance Wars 1 + 2 Are Being Remastered For Switch, Arriving In December

During today’s Nintendo E3 Direct, Intelligent Systems’ long-dormant  Advance Wars series returned, not with a new entry, but a remastered collection that brings back the first two entries in the series for Switch. Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp is slated to release on December 3 with pre-orders available now. Advance Wars is a turn-based tactical […]

Far Cry 6 Not Being "Political" Receives A Mixed, Confused Reception Online

Yesterday, we reported that Ubisoft doesn’t want to make a “political statement” with Far Cry 6, despite taking inspiration from real-world Cuban guerrilla fighters. This generated a lot of buzz online, as many wondered how it’s possible to keep a game apolitical when drawing upon real-life political events and imagery. Speaking to TheGamer narrative director Navid […]

Square Enix Being Considered By Several Buyers, Says Report

According to a report from Bloomberg Japan, video game publisher Square Enix is garnering some interest from a few potential buyers. While the report comes from bankers who are apparently “familiar with the matter,” we can’t confirm the legitimacy of it just yet. Details, at this point, are fairly scant. Still, the company is no […]

Nier: Automata Is Being Review Bombed On Steam Because Of The Game Pass Version

Nier: Automata is considered one of the best games of the last generation. It’s twisted narrative, engaging gameplay, and amazing soundtrack are adored by players across the world. But it seems that the Steam version of the game has been getting review bombed after the game’s launch on Game Pass and the Windows Store on […]

More Bethesda Games Are Being Added To Xbox Game Pass Later This Week

The acquisition of ZeniMax Media is official, which means studios like Bethesda, id Software, Arkane, and Machine Games are all now under the Xbox umbrella. While Microsoft didn’t have a full-on showcase, the company did write up a quick message to gamers about what’s next. In addition to the confirmation that some (not all) titles […]

Valve being sued for keeping game prices high on other platforms

Five individuals have filed a lawsuit against Valve, accusing the company of abusing Steam’s market power and hindering innovation. Last month, Valve came under fire from the EU Commission for geo-blocking games on its Steam platform and now the company is facing a second lawsuit for allegedly making developers and publishers enter a Most Favoured […]

Sorry, not sorry for being the best: Ranking K/DA's greatest hits

How does ALL OUT hold up against their earlier releases? Everyone’s favorite video game girl group, K/DA, has come back with a bang with the release of their first EP ALL OUT. After bursting into the scene in 2018 with the hit single “POP/STARS,” K/DA cemented their position in the hearts of League of Legends […]

Nintendo Is Being Sued By A 10-Year-Old Boy Over Joy-Con Drift Issues

Nintendo’s Joy-Con drift issues never seem to go away. Stepping into the spotlight this time is a mother-son duo that have encountered the defect on their own Switch console and have put forth a lawsuit against the massive gaming company. The lawsuit was filed by Luz Sanchez and her son – identified as M.S in […]

Oculus Avatars Being Replacd With New Facebook Avatars

Facebook plans to improve its Horizon & Venues avatars and roll them into a new Avatars SDK to replace Oculus Avatars. There’s no timeline on when that will happen. For now, Facebook is just showing a single image preview of this new avatar system: It’s apparently an evolution of the current Facebook VR avatars used […]