Mobile Slot Machine Game Coin Master Surpasses $2 Billion In Revenue

Coin Master, developed by Moon Active, has officially seen more than $2 billion in lifetime player spending. Much of its growth was accelerated by global lockdowns, as the title earned nearly $550 million in 2020 alone. First released in 2015, the casual title saw its best-ever month last December when it earned $118 million – […]

The Pokémon Trading Card Game just keeps selling out

Movies, concerts, and travelling have yet to return to our daily lives, but Pokémon is holding strong during the current pandemic. Opening a pack of Pokémon cards and shifting past the commons in search of a new shiny holographic rare offers a special type of dopamine rush that goes back to 1999, the year the […]

Mobile Game PUBG: New State Coming To Android And iOS Later This Year

A new mobile PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) game for iOS and Android called PUBG: New State is on the way. On Thursday, PUBG Studios announced the new battle royale title, which flashes forward to 2051, with a short trailer that features gun fights, car chases and loads of new technology. PUBG: New State picks up years after the current PUBG […]

This Week’s Indie Game Releases (February 21-27)

It’s time to say goodbye to the final full week of February, but not before closing out the month by highlighting some solid indie titles that are launching before March rolls around. Here are our picks for this week in indie games, February 21-27. Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos – February 23 (PC, Switch) Rogue […]

Texas Game Studios Temporarily Close Due To Blackouts

In Texas, a record-breaking winter storm has led to blackouts across the Lone Star state. As millions of Texans struggle to stay warm as well as obtain access to food and water, a number of major game studios in the state have temporarily closed down. In statements to Kotaku, EA, Aspyr Media, Certain Affinity, and […]

Diablo 2: The First Game That Made Me Wonder About Age Restrictions

Growing up as a gamer in the early ’90s could be considered a worry-free time, without any restrictions. The first gaming system I remember playing was the SNES. It was the stuff childhoods were made of! In the summer, there was nobody to stop me from making a potato of myself via a day’s worth […]

Kids Who Game Are At Lower Risk For Depression, Study Shows

There are a number of studies that show that children who regularly play video games suffer from fewer mental health disorders like anxiety and depression. A new study, published in Psychological Medicine, found that particularly during the pandemic, video games appear to be an important social platform for young people. Lead author, PhD student Aaron […]

Sick Of Video Game Toxicity? Try Virtual Photography

Contrary to what seems to be the popular belief, I think most people who play video games are alright. I get to talk to loads of people who develop games, act for games, play games, write about games, and they’re all lovely folk. But don’t get me wrong: gaming as a whole can be incredibly […]

Gun Game Coming To Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Something that has been missing from Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s multiplayer since launch is the beloved and iconic Gun Game. In prior titles, this was a mode in which you climbed a ladder of weapons through kills until you hit the last and won. It’s coming back in season 2. It’s a […]

This Week’s Indie Game Releases (February 14-20)

Just because we’re in the shortest month of the year doesn’t mean that the indie game scene is lacking in solid titles to choose from. Quite the contrary. In fact, the first title on this week’s list launched on Sunday, kicking off an impressive week for indie game releases with plenty to keep you busy. Here […]