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  • By Legolas_Katarn, in Articles,


    What the Prey reboot could have been, Demo Day 2017, Pathfinder CRPG announced with Chris Avellone involvement, an ode to the shotgun, Noclip starts sessions series with an interview with Theresa Duringer, Life Is Strange sequel, Destiny 2 livestream and info, Extra Credits on the reasons why games might be shipped with bugs, writing the next Dragon Age, how a man born without eyes plays video games, the failure of ‘Play Your Way’ games, TW Warhammer reveals Lizardmen roster, more games heading to the Switch, difficulty of trying to tell stories outside your own experience, the overused narrative style of Call of Duty WWII, the history of RPGs, Shadow of War impressions, streamers role-playing GTA cops, veteran developers reveal childhood creations, and more.
     
     
    Gaming News (Announcements, release dates, previews, interviews, expansions, DLC, updates, company news, new tech, mods)
     
    Striking voice actors say some game companies are agreeing to royalties

     
    Destiny 2 - Official Gameplay Reveal Trailer
    Destiny 2: Bungie Devs Explain New Story and Gameplay
    Destiny 2 - Cinematic Trailer #2
    Destiny 2 will be available exclusively through Blizzard's launcher
    'Destiny 2' Game Director Luke Smith: "We Want to Unhide the Fun of 'Destiny'"
    Destiny 2 Gameplay Premiere
    Hands-on with the PC version of Destiny 2: Campaign, Strikes and PvP
    Hands On With Destiny 2 On PC
    Destiny 2 won’t have dedicated servers
    Bungie's World Director On 'Destiny 2' Patrols, Adventures, and Dungeons
    Destiny 2 Shows Bungie Is Listening To Fans, In Its Own Way
    Destiny 2 isn't 60FPS on consoles because the PS4 Pro can't even run it
    Destiny 2 Gameplay Premiere – The Worlds of Destiny 2
    Watch a full strike mission from Destiny 2
    You can find videos of others playing the game as each of the game's classes.
     
    Playing the next wave of student games at Demo Day 2017, USC's mini E3
     
    Tekken 7 Official No Glory for Heroes Story Trailer
     
    Pathfinder: Kingmaker bringing tabletop RPG to PC

     
    South Park: The Fractured But Whole Will Be Out In October
     
    Total War WARHAMMER 2 - Introducing... Temple Guard
    Total War: WARHAMMER 2 - Lizardmen Roster Reveal
     
    Sunless Skies hangs closed alpha signup sheet

     
    Writing the next Dragon Age
    New Dragon Age game in development, BioWare writer says
    Is Bioware's Next Game 'Dragon Age Tactics'?
     
    RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2 IS NOW COMING SPRING 2018

     
    One Piece: Unlimited World Red - Deluxe Edition - | PC, PS4, Switch
     
    Focus Home Interactive announces E3 2017 lineup

     
    Days Gone Will Make An Appearance At E3 2017, "In A Big Way", Release Date Announcement?

     
    Mighty Gunvolt Burst coming to Nintendo Switch in June
     
    Bloodstained, Kickstarted in 2015, is only '20 to 30 percent' done

     
    Grasshopper returns to The Silver Case with 25th Ward remake
     
    How Darksiders 3 Has Evolved - IGN First
    Darksiders 3 reveals new concept art—gallery
    Darksiders 3 Developers Play the Original Game, 7 Years Later - IGN First
    Playing Darksiders 2 With the Level Designer of Darksiders 3 - IGN First
     
    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Coming To PS4 And Xbox One
     
    Owlboy, Nine Parchments, YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, and more indies announced for Switch

     
    Level-5 working on Switch game(s)

     
    Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Switch launches this fall in the west, DLC ‘DB Super Pack 4’ launches June

     
    First look at rumored Mario and Rabbids crossover RPG art leaks
     
    Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 ‘Baiken’ character trailer
     
    Dead Alliance - Exclusive Announcement Trailer
     
    Robot exploder Nex Machina blasting onto PC in June
     
    Crash-u-like: Danger Zone exploding out May 30th
     
    FAR CRY 5 TEASERS CONFIRM AMERICAN SETTING, FULL REVEAL THIS WEEK
     
    Bandai Namco's Get Even postponed in light of Manchester attack

     
    At The Gates is a 4X game that learns from RimWorld and Spelunky

     
    2K could be working on a new Bioshock or Borderlands game

     
    Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap gets a PC release date
     
    Spot Luke Skywalker as 'Star Wars Battlefront II' Team Talk Story
     
    The Walking Dead: A New Frontier episode 5 out later this month

     
    Tennis returns to consoles with Tennis World Tour next year

     
    Cat Quest coming to PS4, PC this summer
     
    Bayonetta Developer PlatinumGames Teases a Mysterious New IP

     
    Warframe devs announce Keystone, a new F2P FPS

     
    ARMS Direct 5.17.2017
     
    Splatoon 2 - Single Player Trailer - Nintendo Switch
     
    Disgaea 5 Complete - Game Overview Trailer - Nintendo Switch
     
    El Shaddai Creator Announces New RPG For PS4 And PS Vita
     
    Fear Effect Sedna has a free demo
     
    Watch Latest Chaotic Trailer for 'Lawbreakers' as it's Announced for PlayStation
    PS4 Version Of LawBreakers Confirmed, PC Cross-Play Ruled Out Because It's "Dumb"
    Cliff Bleszinski on 'Lawbreakers', 'Overwatch' and Feeling Like a Disney Princess
     
    Steel Division: Normandy 44 - The Art of Making History
    Steel Division: Normandy 44 - Inhouse multiplayer on Carpiquet
    PDXCON 2017: Steel Division - Clash of Titans
     
    Even If You Hate Early Access, 'Dead Cells' Is Worth Playing Now

     
    PES 2018 release date set, PC version 'to the standard of leading console iterations'
     
    Scalebound might not be cancelled after all

     
    New Crowfall videos reveal graphical upgrades and character changes
     
    A special message from DONTNOD Entertainment
     
    Middle-earth: Shadow of War - Open World Gameplay Trailer
    In Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, fortress assaults feel like the battle of Helm’s Deep
    MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF WAR FIRST HANDS-ON IMPRESSIONS
    Middle-earth: Shadow Of War - New Fort Assault Gameplay
    Shadow Of War Dev On Creating Mordor Sequel: "If We Fail, We're Doomed"
    Q&A: Monolith Creative Lead on the Updated Nemesis System in 'Shadow of War'
     
    Quake Champions 1v1 duel mode showcased in new trailer
    Quake Champions comics will reveal the characters' 'bloody backgrounds'
     
    Wild West Online gets funding, will sidestep Kickstarter and include female characters from outset

     
    A pair of new Endless Space 2 trailers examine 'Exploitation' and 'Extermination'
    Endless Space 2 - Developer Diary - First Contact
     
    Dreadnought enters open beta, so here's a cool trailer of brawling spaceships
     
    Gwent open beta begins next Wednesday

     
    Torment: Tides of Numenera update adds a new companion and the 'Voluminous Codex'

     
    Rainbow Six Siege is getting better servers and improved tech
     
    Battlefield 1 DLC Adds Female Soldiers

     
    War is changing in Crusader Kings 2

     
    Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia ‘Season Pass’ trailer
     
    Rocket League will retire old Crates in next major update

     
    Next PUBG update adds a new sniper rifle, sick motorcycle stunts
     
    Overwatch Anniversary event kicks off May 23
    Jeff Kaplan answers your questions in an AMA-style 'Overwatch support' video
    Overwatch Director Says Balancing D.Va Was His 'Low Point' Of The Year
    Overwatch anniversary event will introduce three new Arena maps
    Blizzard Says Overwatch Wasn't Meant To Be Political, But It's Not That Simple
    Overwatch director wants more story for Symmetra and Pharah
    5 Secrets about Overwatch's Support Heroes by Jeff Kaplan (Feat. Unseen Development Footage)
    Developer Update | Happy First Anniversary! | Overwatch
     
    Stellaris developer Paradox Interactive opens new mobile studio

    PDXCON 2017: Hearts of Iron - Making a World War Even Bigger
     
    PSN Now Has 70M Monthly Active Users; PS Plus Hits 26.4M Members

     
    Splatoon 2 Hardware Announced For Japan And Europe

     
    Microsoft's Project Scorpio console will also debut in China this year

     
    itch.io: "Open marketplaces can work"
     
    Jury To Decide Whether Valve Actually Owns Dota 2

     
    Negative World Of Tanks Video Gets Taken Down After Developer Threatens Copyright Claim

    Statement on SirFoch Incident
     
    YoYo Games wants to inspire young game devs with GameMaker education package

     
    Gearbox invites 16 graduates to create new unannounced VR game

     
    Why Did a Chinese Peroxide Company Pay $1 Billion for a Talking Cat?

    SONY PLAYSTATION IN CHINA – TWO YEARS IN
     
    Revenue up at Take-Two as key franchises deliver

     
    Hitman studio IO Interactive cuts down on staff
     
    Valve hires members of the Kerbal Space Program team

     
    RuneScape developer to bring SpatialOS tech to next project

     
    GoldenEye Source mod teases new maps, music, weapon effects
     
    Players are Turning Battlegrounds Into a Zombie Nightmare
     
    If Overwatch Was A Turn-Based Tactics Game
     
    The Modder Who's Finally Translating 'Dragon Quest' into Arabic

     
    Esports News
     
    The Weekend In Esports: League of Legends' Mid-Season Invitational, Greninja Saga, And More

     
    Staffordshire University to Offer Esports Business Degree

     
    Facebook and ESL Partner for 5,500 Hours of Live Esports Tournament Coverage

     
    Pro Overwatch Gets An Official Minor League

    Developmental League for Overwatch Announced, $100,000 in Prizes for Finalists
     
    17 NBA Teams Are Investing In 2K Esports, But There Might Not Be A Scene

     
    Reigning League Champs SKT Scrape Past Challengers To Win Mid-Season Invitational

     
    FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Decided On 90th-Minute Set Piece

     
    Smash Pro Wins Tournament Just In Time To Make His Flight
     
    Rainbow Six Siege Invitational: The Rising Scene
     
    Crowdfunding News
     
    GaymerX East 2017! November 4th & 5th #GXEast17
     
    'Project Rap Rabbit' Shows How Not to Launch a Kickstarter in 2017

     
    Content I found interesting this week (interviews, reviews, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, criticism, etc)
     
    An ode to the shotgun

     
    Old Leaked Design Documents Show What Prey Could've Been

    Prey modders uncover cognizant Disc Rifle cut from game in files
     
    Veteran game developers reveal their childhood creations

     
    The Pitfalls of Trying to Tell Stories Outside Your Own Experience

     
    'Call of Duty: WWII' Seems Like Yet Another Hollywood Take on World War II

     
    Why 'System Shock' Matters

     
    Japan's Biggest Indie Game Event Hits Kyoto

     
    Searching for Faith During a 'Night in the Woods'

    Night in the Woods and the Lies of Nostalgia
     
    The history of RPGs

     
    7 Japanese RPGs game developers should study

     
    “Prey and the Failure of ‘Play Your Way’ Games,” by Jess Joho

     
    A report from GaymerX Australia

     
    IS THIS SNOWY TRANSLATION REALLY LITERAL?
     
    This Video Proves That Death is Everyone's Fault
     
    Fighting games are getting simpler, and that’s a good thing

    Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite and the chase for fighting game accessibility
     
    How 'Persona 5' Embraces the Devil on Your Shoulder

     
    Video games are creating smarter animals

     
    Britsoft Focus: Bak to the Future

     
    Fumito Ueda: “For me, it's not important to tell the details of the story”

     
    Vienna Game Developers Are Using The City's Coffeehouse Culture To Create A New Kind Of Arcade

     
    The Bootleg Amiibo Business Is Booming, Thanks To Nintendo

     
    How Kona's devs used the Canada Media Fund, and why they won't use it again

     
    VIRTUAL REALITY & ACCESSIBILITY: INTERVIEW WITH HANNAH GILLIS

     
    Unraveling VR's Potential (Theresa Duringer) - Noclip Sessions
     
    How a single dev turned a side project into a successful sailing sim

     
    toco toco ep. 52: Kazutoshi Iida, Game Creator
     
    How A Man Born Without Eyes Plays Video Games
     
    How Going Underwater Changed Game Music | Game Score Fanfare
     
    An Ode to the Cannery Level from What Remains of Edith Finch
     
    Are Save Slots DEAD?: The Art of Saving Your Game
     
    The Conflicted Combat of Darksiders 2
     
    The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword's dungeon design | Boss Keys
     
    Why Do We Ship Buggy Games? - A Look Behind the Scenes - Extra Credits
     
    Do Games Still Need Experience? // HeavyEyed
     
    Matt Chat 376: Tim Lang on How to Be a Level Designer
     
    Things I found entertaining throughout the week relating to video games, game communities, or game companies
     
    The Hottest New Twitch Streamer Is Role-Playing As A GTA Online Cop
     
    Nintendo Fans Are Losing It Over Twinelle, Arms' New Character
     
    Shovel Souls
     
    Things I Missed From Previous Weeks
     
    Wonder Boy: Omar Cornut Is Building His Own Miracle World

     
    The rapidly changing landscape of accessibility for blind gamers

     

    By RuneX, in Frontpage,


    AJSA Xbox One Weekly Event Schedule [May 23rd to May 27th]
    How Can I Join An Xbox One Event? - For new members/first time event participants, I highly encourage you to add all the hosts as your friend on Xbox Live (Gamertags are listed for every host below). You can also join the AJSA Xbox Club and add hosts/members there.
    All Xbox Live event parties are open and participants can join freely without restriction. Communication is done primarily in the Xbox Live Party system. We accept and make adjustments for people who are shy in large groups and/or for people who have no mics.
    If you do not have the host as a friend, please message the host for an invite to the game/party during the event and then exchange friend requests upon entry to the party. Most, if not all, event parties will be visible to all Xbox Club members. Look under "Looking for Group" at the start/during an event to view the event party and join up.
    If you would like to give advance notice to the host that you would like to play, you are free to do so. Otherwise keep note of the event start times and join the host's Xbox Live party to begin. If you have any questions, please contact me directly at "RuneX" on the forums or on Xbox Live at "AScapeRunePlaya".
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    Destiny - Xbox One Event - Tues. May 23rd, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)

    This Destiny event is scheduled for Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 at 7:00pm EST with hosts MasterfulJoe101 and RuneX. Don't forget on Tuesday to check out the weekly activity list on Bungie.Net for an overview of the featured game modes this week.
    During this event we'll doing various squad activities that will involve strikes (that includes Nightfall), missions, quests, and completing daily challenges associated with the Age of Triumph. If you've been looking to rank up your and/or have been seeking an organized Destiny group this is a perfect opportunity for you to meet up and play with other like-minded members.
    This gathering is perfect for you to knock out your weekly bounties and quests with friends/members. Please Note: Destiny DLC is NOT required to participate in this event. Members who don't have Rise of Iron/Age of Triumph or any other expansion are still welcome and we'll adjust in-game squads accordingly.
    Interested in joining the AJSA Xbox One in-game clan for Destiny? Click below:
    https://www.bungie.net/en/Clan/GroupMembers/234936
    Contact our Destiny Sergeant on Xbox One, MasterfulJoe101 on Xbox Live, if you have any questions/require assistance about this upcoming event.
    Event Summary:
    Time: May 23rd, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)
    Hosts: Blast_Master115 [Gamertag: MasterfulJoe101] & RuneX [Gamertag: AScapeRunePlaya]
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    GTA Online - Xbox One Event - Thurs. May 25th, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)

    We're gearing up for another action-packed night in Los Santos. Join up and play with members of the Angry Grand Theft Army on Xbox One this Thursday night for our weekly GTA Online event.
    Participants of all skill levels are welcome to play with fellow AJSA members in a night of racing, missions, custom matches and chaos in the city of Los Santos and Blaine County.
    Participants are highly encouraged to join the Xbox Live Party of the host "RuneX" during the event. If the party is full, please message him so room can be made for you. You can add the host to your friends list if you yet to do so and/or you can message them in advance to let him know you'd like to play.
    Join the "Angry Grand Theft Army" GTA V Crew today! Link to join below:
    https://socialclub.rockstargames.com/crew/angrygrandtheftarmy
    Event Summary:
    Time: May 25th, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)
    Host: RuneX [Gamertag: AScapeRunePlaya]
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    Battlefield 1 - Xbox One Event - Fri. May 26th, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)

    After the 'War on All Fronts' community event, the Angry Army on Xbox return to Battlefield 1 this Friday night. We're moving out on this coming Friday at 7:00pm EST with host RuneX.
    Squad up with your fellow AJSA members as we move together into this latest entry in the Battlefield series. Participants are highly encouraged to join the Xbox Live Party of the host "AScapeRunePlaya" during the event. If the party is full, please message him so room can be made for you. You can message the host before the event to give advance notice of your attendance.
    Squad Leaders will be designated by the hosts to help run the event smoothly and to assist the host in accommodating all players. We'll be playing game modes like Conquest and Rush throughout the evening. Additionally thanks to the introduction of 'Premium Parties', we'll be able to take members into DLC servers even if they don't have Premium or any of the expansions.
    To learn more about the AJSA Xbox One Battlefield group, click here.
    Event Summary:
    Time: May 26th, 2017 @7:00pm EST (12:00am GMT)
    Host: RuneX [Gamertag: AScapeRunePlaya]
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    Overwatch - Xbox One Event - Sat. May 27th, 2017 @6:30pm EST (11:30pm GMT)

    ! Overwatch One Year Event Anniversary !
    The AJSA Xbox One Overwatch Year One Event Anniversary is here! Thank you all for your support for Overwatch. It has been a year (how time flies!) since we began our support for Overwatch here the Xbox One Division. Our first event we had was on May 27th, 2016! Check out our first Overwatch event notice on Xbox One
    Thanks to the many "Angry Heros" who have gathered nearly every Saturday across night over the past year, Overwatch has grown to be an Xbox Division community favorite. To commemorate the anniversary we are holding a special celebration this Saturday night, May 27th, 2017 at 6:30pm EST hosted by Officer WookieJedi.
    We have many surprises and fun custom games in store for this event. On top of that, Overwatch will be free to play this weekend! All interested AJSA Xbox One members are invited to participate! Overwatch Free Weekend details here.
    Event Summary:
    Time: May 27th, 2017 @6:30pm EST (11:30pm GMT)
    Host: AJSAWookieJedi [Gamertag: AJSAWookieJedi]
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    Stay Connected With the Xbox One AJSA Community
    Sign Up To Receive Event Notifications On Your Xbox - http://angryjoeshow.com/ajsa/forums/topic/37805-ajsa-xbox-one-message-system-sign-up-to-receive-event-notifications/
    Xbox Section of the Forum - http://angryjoeshow.com/ajsa/forums/forum/32-xbox-one/
    Join the AJSA Club on Xbox One - http://angryjoeshow.com/ajsa/forums/topic/37127-ajsa-xbox-one-club-how-do-i-join/
    Want More AJSA-Wide Community Content?
    AJSA Twitter - https://twitter.com/AJSAgaming
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    By Brandykins1982, in Frontpage,


    It’s been a busy month personally, but never fear, I did not forget to write the bi-weekly Stream Team Article (obviously, because I'm posting it now)!
     
    Another member of the Stream Team has become a Twitch Affiliate! Go congratulate Jaysons_Rage, who is now the sixth AJSA Stream Team member to become a Twitch Affiliate, and make it rain bits!  
     
    The_Tons0Fun is celebrating 2 years of being a Twitch Partner. On Saturday, May 27th, from 2PM Eastern/1PM Central - 12AM Eastern/11PM Central. He’ll play games...and giveaways...and play games.  go over to https://www.twitch.tv/the_tons0fun and celebrate with him!
     
    And remember, we are looking for new faces for the AJSA Stream Team! The first step, and the only step in the process for the time being, is to join the Angry Joe Show Army community on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/communities/angryjoeshowarmy when you stream. We keep a close eye on who streams in the AJSA Twitch Community, so if we feel you are a good fit for the team, you will hear from us!
     
    See you all in two weeks!
     

    By Conan, in Frontpage,


    Behold the Angry Army, Warriors of the Inner Sphere!
    Mission: This is a casual drop mission. We will group up and proceed with Quick Drops for the duration of the Event. This is an open event, all are invited.
    Enemy: Each other or public pilots.
    Terrain: To be determined.
    Time: 2pm EDT, 05/20/2017. Duration: 2 hours
    Location: AJSA Discord-> MWO Dropship 1
    Command/Signal:  Leadership TBD. RSVP by commenting below. Questions may be asked here as well. Please come ready to use your mic and communicate respectfully/effectively.
     
    See you there.
    NO GUTS, NO GALAXY.

    By WITHASTICK, in Frontpage,


    Game Nights Warframe (5/20/17), Hosted by DoctorPainMD.
    Spots are limited and time is short, sign-up on the Events posted on the PlayStation 4 Community.

    Game Nights are weekly PlayStation 4 community events where members gather every Saturday to play games together. These games can span from; newly released Triple-A games, old popular games, indie games, free-to-play games, and even PS Plus monthly line-up games that support multiplayer features. Now Game Nights uses the PlayStation Events feature combine with the Community page feature. Simply join the AJSA Community page, and every Wednesday get a notification from the Events feature. This notification alerts you to sign-up for the next Game Nights event. No matter what game it is we’re sure you’ll find something to enjoy. So come join the mayhem, make new friends, laugh all night, destroy the world or destroy each other!

    How To Join Game Nights
    Make sure you’re apart of the AJSA’s PlayStation 4 Community Page. Click here to learn more about Community Pages.
    Each host will create an Event for Game Nights on the PlayStation 4 through the Community Page. Accept and join one of the host created Game Nights Events.
    Please DO NOT join more than one of the host created Events.
    Look for and remember Game Nights date and start time for your region/country below.
    On the day and start time of Game Nights the Event feature will auto-create a party chat and auto-invite everyone who signed-up to it.

    Regional/Country Start Times
    Universal Time Coordinated
    10:00 PM UTC
    North America Times
    6:00 PM ET
    5:00 PM CT
    4:00 PM MT
    3:00 PM PT
    United Kingdom/Ireland Times
    11:00 PM GMT

    *Game Nights are ever changing and are open to change. Always stay up-to-date in case a Game Nights event changes.*

    By Legolas_Katarn, in Articles,


    A look at the secret networks, esports scene, piracy, devs, and gaming history of Cuba. Square Enix splits with Hitman creators, Microsoft unveils VR controllers, Paradox Interactive Conference announcements, Mass Effect on hiatus and BioWare Montreal made a support studio, why games music needs to emancipate itself from Hollywood, Phantom Dust update released for free, how the Madden makers produced the puzzle platformer Henry Hatsworth, why Youtubers are losing ad money, Alan Wake removed from digital stores, how Inside's levels were designed, the history of Super Mario RPG, Nier Automata's uplifting existentialism, Vanquish coming to PC this month, why Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 is important, the legacy and ports of Quake II, and more.
     
    Gaming News (Announcements, release dates, previews, interviews, expansions, DLC, updates, company news, new tech, mods)
     
    The E3 2017 Press Conference Schedule

    All 15,000 'fan passes' to E3 have been sold
     
    Steam Trading Cards will now only be offered with "legitimate games"

     
    Microsoft's unveils VR motion controllers for mixed reality headsets
     
    Square Enix Splits With Hitman Creators IO Interactive

    That's extremely unfortunate, not just as it would likely stop development of Season 2, but it was both an excellent model of post release free content and was included in if not at the top most of the GOTY lists I saw sites doing for 2016.
    The Hitman Series Has A Long History Of Excellence
    Rumor: Io Interactive will retain Hitman rights, second season is still on the way
     
    Sources: BioWare Montreal Scaled Down, Mass Effect Put On Ice For Now

    Today’s Mass Effect: Andromeda patch focuses on multiplayer tweaks, cinematics
     
    Hate elves? Watch a T-Rex eat one in Total War: Warhammer II's Lizardmen trailer
     
    Paradox will be publishing Battletech, adding their weight to the crowdfunded $2.7 million
    Beta Date! Gameplay Video! New Partnership! Exclamation Points!!!
    HBS BattleTech Q&A Livesream May 10, 2017
    PDXCON 2017: BattleTech Feature Stream
    PDXCON 2017: BattleTech 1 v 1 Skirmish
     
    Phantom Dust re-release hits Xbox One, PC tomorrow for free
     
    Strategy & Cylons: Battlestar Galactica – Deadlock
     
    Form is a VR puzzle game that’s all in the mind
     
    Harvest Moon: Light of Hope is coming to Steam

     
    The new Endless Space 2 trailer examines the risks and rewards of expansion
     
    Children of Zodiarcs is the next Square Enix Collective game, release date set
     
    Online fighting game Absolver gets a release date
     
    Sundered ‘Resist’ trailer
     
    See hordes of zombies eat buckets of lead in the Black Ops 3: Zombies Chronicles trailer
     
    You Can Make Your Own Shitty Sonic Character In 'Sonic Forces'
     
    Sonic Mania’s latest trailer puts Knuckles back in Flying Battery Zone
     
    Prison Architect: Mobile - Coming this Spring!
     
    Dreadnought gets PS4 co-op mode, where you’ll die without teamwork
     
    Halo 6 won't be shown at E3 2017

     
    Binding of Isaac dev teases unannounced project

     
    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 KONK!ing to November
     
    Cowboy builders: Constructor demo erected wonky

     
    Nintendo Developing ‘The Legend of Zelda’ Smartphone Game

     
    El Shaddai director teases “major” announcement within two weeks

     
    Warren Spector’s sure System Shock 3 will stand out from the pack

     
    Ace Combat 7 delayed to 2018

     
    Sega planning “revival of major IPs”

     
    Madden 18 Official Teaser Trailer
     
    The 3 Things You Need To Know From Ubisoft's Earnings Call

    So much for the "Spaghetti" Western, and here I was really looking forward to Ubisoft handing the series off to an Italian studio with a low budget.
     
    Drifting Lands is a shmup with gear and loot, out in June
     
    Immortal Planet footage shows the constant cycle of kill, sleep, level up, repeat
     
    Ska's Charlie Murder, and The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile hit PC
     
    The robotic roguelike Botlike has players toppling a totalitarian regime as a surly warbot
     
    Tropico devs Haemimont Games working on Surviving Mars, a city-building game set in space
    PDXCON 2017: Surviving Mars Interview
     
    Fire Emblem Echoes - Two Heroes (Nintendo 3DS)
    Four Hours In, I'm Enjoying The Challenge Of Fire Emblem Echoes
    Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Pre-Review Thoughts: Coming to Grips With a Very Different Kind of Fire Emblem
    45 Minutes of Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Gameplay (Celica's Story! Livestream Archive)
     
    Ever Oasis field introduction trailer
     
    Tokyo 42’s multiplayer trailer shows off neon-soaked social stealth and fast-paced shootouts
     
    The next Dynasty Warriors is going open-world

     
    14 minutes of Oceanhorn 2 gameplay
     
    Wild West Online revealed: The Red Dead-like MMO 'built from the ground up' for PC

     
    Thief movie producers say a new Thief game is in the works

     
    Visor is a Quake Champion who can see through walls
     
    Vanquish PC Port Coming out Later This Month
     
    Payday 2 is getting a free VR mode
    Payday 2 getting Ultimate Edition, all future DLC to be free updates
    Payday 2 Makers Donate DLC Profits To Help Big YouTubers Fight Legal Battle
     
    Dead by Daylight adds an esports pro and a sadistic doctor in its Spark of Madness DLC
     
    Overwatch anniversary event, Game of the Year edition could be on the way
    Jeff Kaplan reveals the Overwatch Balance Triangle - Here’s A Thing
    “I've been thinking a lot about jetpack cat” - Blizzard’s Michael Chu holds Overwatch AMA
     
    Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood trailer reveals theme song and new in-game action
     
    Rainbow Six Siege delays Season Two content to focus on fixes

    Rainbow Six Siege's Alexandre Remy and Xavier Marquis on Operation Health and 10 more years of content
    Fix Glaz, then worry about Operation Health, say Rainbow Six Siege community
     
    Europa Universalis IV to get Third Rome expansion this year, focused on Russia
     
    Paragon’s new support hero Phase can throw allies a literal lifeline
     
    Diablo 3: 7 Minutes of Necromancer Gameplay (1080p 60fps)
     
    Shinobi and Centurion come to For Honor in season two: Shadow and Might
     
    Wildlands has new mens to shoots in Fallen Ghosts DLC

     
    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets two new maps - fight in a desert city or Adriatic island

    Battlegrounds patch tackles 'lag switch' cheaters by freezing them in place
     
    Crusader Kings 2 expanding eastward

     
    New Prey patch fixes corrupted save files, infinite material creation and more

     
    Obituary: Arcana Heart developer Tohru Sakurai
     
    Metal Gear's Solidus Snake Voice Actor Passes Away At 63
     
    Civ V lead designer Jon Shafer starts "brand new team" at Paradox Interactive

     
    Dan Ayoub leaves 343 Industries
     
    It’s Ridiculous That Nier: Automata Still Hasn't Been Patched On PC

     
    With a legal win against Oculus, ZeniMax turns to a new target: Samsung's Gear VR

     
    PDXCON 2017: Press Conference
    PDXCON 2017: Creating Games For An Equally Creative Community
    PDXCON 2017: Game Design with Jon Shafer and Henrik Fåhreus
    PDXCON 2017: Ideas are Useless! Pitch your game to Paradox!
    PDXCON 2017: Voices? Where?! The Delusional Mind of an Audio Director
    PDXCON 2017: Europa Universalis - Around the world in 400 years
    Why didn't Tyranny sell? Paradox on Obsidian's RPG "everyone was hoping would do better"
    Paradox know "people want a Bloodlines sequel," will make one "when the time is right"
    Stellaris may get Doomsday weapons and "galactic UN", not a "deep economic system"
     
    Job Simulator studio Owlchemy Labs acquired by Google

     
    Alan Wake vanishes from stores next week

     
    Why YouTubers are losing so much ad money (and how they can survive the crunch)

     
    Half-Life 2: VR mod promises full Rift, Vive, and motion controller support
     
    The Modder Slowly Translating 'Stardew Valley' into a Language Most Games Ignore

     
    Esports News
     
    The Weekend In Esports: League Of Legends, Madden 17, And The Gwent Challenger Finals

     
    Riot Games Updates on Crowdfunding Effort for Mid-Season Invitational, $1.4 Million Raised So Far

     
    Blizzard Responds To Controversial Rumors Of $20 Million Overwatch League Buy-In Fee

     
    Tencent wants to build an esports-themed park in China

     
    Hearthstone pros are not happy about having to play qualifiers in Buffalo Wild Wings
     
    Vici Gaming just voted to fire three-time LoL world champion Bengi from their team

     
    G2's Lifecoach is crowned champion at the first Gwent Challenger event

     
    What Street Fighter Pros Think Of Ultra Street Fighter II For The Switch

     
    Street Fighter Pro Brings Down The Champ At Compete Event

     
    The Wildest Matches From Compete's Street Fighter Pro Challenge
     
    Nearly Half of Esports Viewers Don’t Play the Games They Watch, Newzoo Analysis Finds

     
    Crowdfunding News
     
    Kynseed - A Whimsical Sandbox RPG Adventure
     
    See the 'PaRappa the Rapper' and 'Gitaroo-Man' Mashup 'Project Rap Rabbit'
    Project Rap Rabbit (working title)
     
    Forsaken Castle
     
    Sons of the Void | Space dungeon crawler with RPG elements
     
    World of Nyms - Action Adventure and RPG indie videogame
     
    Content I found interesting this week (interviews, reviews, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, criticism, etc)
     
    SNET: Cuba's Underground Internet & The Rise of Competitive Gaming
    Cuba: Where underground arcades, secret networks and piracy are a way of life
     
    How the Madden Makers Produced the Magical Puzzle Platformer ‘Henry Hatsworth’

     
    Meet the dad who quit his job to run a Minecraft server for autistic kids

     
    Valve is not your friend, and Steam is not healthy for gaming

     
    One Player Is Holding a 12-Year Video Game Secret Hostage

     
    WonderGirl and an alternative approach to non-linear platformers

     
    Romance in Video Games Can Sometimes Be Best Expressed Through Words Alone

     
    GX Australia: The celebration and the call to action

     
    The Horrifying Sound of Death in Games

     
    'Prey' Holds a Mirror to Silicon Valley's Dark Soul
     
    People Are Reminiscing About A PS1 JRPG That Didn't Exist

     
    I Paid Women To Play Overwatch With Me, And It Was Fantastic

    If it helped me to avoid Twitch streamers whining about people other than them getting money for playing games I'd pay. Similar to this old story.
     
    Game Dev Insight: A Chat with BioWare Cinematics Lead Tal Peleg

     
    'Final Fantasy XV' Is Surprisingly Good at Teaching Photography

     
    How Inside’s levels were designed

     
    Derivière: “Games music needs to emancipate itself from Hollywood”

     
    Prey designer Ricardo Bare explains why diverse characters matter

     
    NATHAN DRAKE IS CRASH BANDICOOT: UNCHARTED 4 AND ACCEPTANCE

     
    How to play video games after having a baby

     
    “VR shooters are the lowest common denominator - we need to move on”

     
    DIMENSIONS OF IDENTITY IN GAMESA REVIEW OF GAMING AT THE EDGE BY ADRIENNE SHAW

     
    Sony's Richard Marks Talks What Works, What's Next for PSVR

     
    Ed Boon on 'Injustice 2' and the Secret to Making a Great Superhero Fighting Game

     
    The Weird and Wonderful Video Game Debuts of Every 'Injustice 2' Hero

     
    Nier: Automata's Uplifting Existentialism (Story Discussion)
     
    Why Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 Was (and Still is) Important
     
    DF Retro: Quake II - The Legacy and its Ports!
     
    The History of Super Mario RPG | Gaming Historian
     
    An Interview With Princess Zelda's Voice Actor For Breath Of The Wild
     
    What makes Dead Cells' reveal trailer damn-near-perfect?
     
    You Need To Play Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment
     
    Things I found entertaining throughout the week relating to video games, game communities, or game companies
     
    Overwatch emotes reenacted by this guy's dad are amazing
     
    Someone has remade the entirety of Terminator 2 in GTA 5
     
    Half Life Scientist
     
    Things I Missed From Previous Weeks
     
    The true legacy of the Atari 2600