A Bunch Of Amazing Games Are In Annapurna PS4 Box Sets, Out Today

Annapurna Interactive has built a reputation for smart and varied games during its years of existence, often challenging conventions of what a game can be, and how interactive entertainment can remain engaging, even while tackling unusual or surprising subject matter. That penchant for unique games is on display in the publisher’s new physical-release PlayStation 4 […]

Six Days In Fallujah Creator Isn’t Interested In ‘Political Commentary’

Anyone holding out hope that Six Days in Fallujah, the resurrected military shooter about the 2004 Fallujah massacre, would tackle its subject matter with any kind of care should give up now. According to the game’s creator Peter Tamte, he and his team aren’t interested in political commentary about the event and are looking to […]

AI Weekly: Techno-utopianism in the workplace and the threat of excessive automation

Every so often, VentureBeat writes a story about something that needs to go away. A few years back, my colleague Blair Hanley Frank argued that AI systems like Einstein, Sensei, and Watson must go because corporations tend to overpromise results for their products and services. I’ve also taken runs at charlatan AI and white supremacy. This […]

Why Sonic’s 30th Anniversary Is Technically This Month, Not June

Sonic’s official 30th anniversary is June 23, but the blue hedgehog actually made his very first appearance in a video game four months before that. A lot of landmark anniversaries will be celebrated in 2021. The Legend of Zelda turns 35, Pokemon is gearing up for its 25th anniversary, and Crash Bandicoot also celebrates 25 […]

10 Remakes I Want To Happen

This week, we got a closer look at Mass Effect Legendary Edition. For years, BioWare’s amazing trilogy has been at the top of my list of games I want to see retouched with modern technology. Granted, it is more of a remaster, but the enhancements and adjustments seem like enough to make a new playthrough […]

Street Fighter League UYU JB interview – How the team came to be

During week 14 of Street Fighter League, the absolute standout was Team UYU’s JB and his incredible Rashid performance. We got to talk to JB about joining UYU and his experiences during this season of Street Fighter League.   DES: What brought you to Team UYU? How did your involvement in season 3 of Street […]

Guardian Games Set To Return In Destiny 2: Season Of The Chosen

Season 13 of Destiny 2 will be called Season of the Chosen and will see the return of the Cabal. Empress Caiatl, daughter of Calus and leader of the Cabal, wants to form an alliance with humanity to eliminate the Hive threat once and for all. But when she demands the Guardian’s subservience it causes […]