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Voice actor strike has ended, EA buys Titanfall developer Respawn, Battlefront 2 rumor control and backlash, ESRB and console manufacturers are making it more difficult for indie games to sell physical copies, sexual harassment allegations at IGN prompt employees to stop working, Kirk McKeand interviews pioneer of performance capture Tom Keegan, Telltale layoffs result of poor management and severe crunch time, indie studio accidentally releases game from early access, what will the industry look like in five years, all Take-Two games will have microtransactions from now on, the mods that lead to successful indie studios, history of loot boxes, creator discusses the catharsis and philosophy of Wolfenstein 2, Day of the Devs, Deadpool being pulled from Steam again, IO Interactive on newfound independence, Games As Lit on game criticism and apologetics, the end of Miiverse, 2017 Game Awards, Raycevick on saving the world...1000 times later, and more. Gaming News (Announcements, previews, release dates, interviews and writing on upcoming games, DLC and game updates, company and developer news, country news, tech, mods) The Video Game Voice-Actor's Strike Is Over IGN Staff Walk Out After Former Employee's Sexual Harassment Claims Why your favorite indie game may not get a boxed edition Miiverse draws to an end with a very sweet thank-you mosaic Xbox One owners can now send games as digital gifts Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Horizon Zero Dawn dominate Game Awards nominees Walking in an indie wonderland Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology launches February 13 in the Americas, February 16 in Europe 5 new things in Guacamelee 2 (new gameplay) AI animals have 'lives, goals and quests of their own' in this ambitious sandbox action game Hunt: Showdown will be playable in closed alpha 'this winter' Monster Hunter: World Shows Off Several Mantles, Houses, And Pets Raise A Group Of Powerful Heroes As You Battle Through Roguelike Stoneshard Star Wars Battlefront 2 pre-review EA's Responds to Star Wars Loot Box Rant! - [Angry Interview] EA DICE talks Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot crates and changes Star Wars Battlefront 2 hero costs reduced by 75 percent after widespread complaints Being Upset at a Game Developer Doesn't Give You an Excuse to Harass Them Where's Our Star Wars Battlefront II Review? Battlefront 2’s The Last Jedi season lets you fight for your favorite side Watch Star Wars Battlefront 2's opening three missions right now No, EA haven’t removed the refund button from Star Wars Battlefront 2 Seven: the Days Long Gone is a CRPG by ex-Witcher devs, and it releases in three weeks Sky: 6 Minutes of Journey Creator's New Game - IGN First Report: Capcom Developing New Ace Attorney for Switch, Plus Compilations A new Planescape game might be in development at Beamdog LA Noire: The VR Case Files has been delayed An exclusive look at Surviving Mars' inventive, intricate resource system PUBG creator Bluehole reveals new MMORPG Ascent: Infinite Realm The supernatural RPG Vampyr won't have DLC Hunting system in battle royale game The Darwin Project lets you track enemy footprints Train tycoon sim Railway Empire on track for January arrival Thrones of Britannia is the first Total War Saga spin-off An indie studio released their game from Early Access by mistake and they can't go back Project Hospital is the prescription for your Theme Hospital nostalgia Next Samurai Warriors Is In The Works But Wont Release Until 2019 Or Later Sleep Tight is a base defense shooter about fighting the monsters under your bed OK K.O.! looks like a cartoon and plays like an arcade classic Dev diary shows how Star Citizen's alpha 3.0 will make space travel more 'Hollywood' English Version Of Chinese Paladin: Sword And Fairy 6 To Release On November 15 Throwback JRPG Lost Sphear won’t be “solely about nostalgia” Metal Gear Survive's UI and 'Iris Energy' shown in new combat gameplay The Game Paradise: CruisinMix launches early 2018 in the west Serve coffee, meet ghosts, and play with knives in Necrobarista ‘RPGvania’ Super Daryl Deluxe announced for PS4, PC Atelier Lydie & Suelle ‘Field’ gameplay Pro gaming simulator Esports Life will have real teams including PSG Here’s your first look at Rainbow Six Siege’s Mok Myeok Tower map Rainbow Six Siege's next operator is a hacker named Dokkaebi Rainbow Six Siege’s White Noise will go live after the upcoming free weekend Here’s when you can play Wolfenstein 2’s three DLC packs Final Fantasy’s Noctis joins the Tekken 7 roster next year Injustice 2 - Fighter Pack 3 Trailer PUBG’s latest test build reveals a draft of the new desert map PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds cheats think they're being matched with other cheaters Save your daughter from the horrors of war in This War of Mine's new Stories DLC Stardew Valley multiplayer is 'coming along great,' Eric Barone wants you to look at his cabin Stardew Valley creator teases new content that will 'affect single-player' Ark: Aberration's new movement systems light up the subterranean gloom Total War: Rome 2's new Empire Divided DLC adds ten new factions, comes with free patch Deadpool game being pulled from Steam again More than 6,000 games released on Steam this year, almost as many as in the 10 years to 2015 Blizzard's Mike Morhaime Talks Loot Boxes, Battle.net, Mobile, And More Every Take-Two game will have microtransactions from now on "The future of Mass Effect is really bright," say BioWare on 10th anniversary CD Projekt know that Witcher fans won’t forgive them if they abandon the franchise Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford is “very much against predatory monetization schemes” More third-party publishers 'aggressively' ramp up Nintendo Switch support More Hitman, more control: IO Interactive on its newfound independence Telltale’s layoffs were the result of “churn and burn” development EA Is Buying Titanfall Developer Respawn For Over $400 Million Electronic Arts' CEO Imagines a Year Without a New Madden Game EA: Live services plus subscriptions equals "uncapped" monetisation Bandai Namco want to double in size through new IPs and more PC games Warner Bros. Opens Label Intended Specifically For Harry Potter Games Ex-Quantic Dream dev opens new narrative studio in London GameStop aborts the launch of its unlimited game rental program AbleGamers is offering sponsorships to three Train Jam-curious developers The 'Free' CS:GO Skin Industry Is Booming, Following Gambling Crackdown Industry rallies behind charity for children affected by war Good news, everyone - Painkiller is no longer “damaging to young people” Fan-Made Prologue Of The First Witcher Game Looks Amazing Esports News The Weekend In Esports: Rocket League World Championships Rocket League Finals End In Nail-Biting Overtime This Rocket League series between Cloud9 and G2 Esports was amazing Low Attendance Forces Smash Bros Organizer To Sell His House For Tournament Funds Overwatch Team Fires Manager After Woman Says He Sexually Assaulted Her Overwatch Star Posts Smug Video About Being Mature, Has His Horny DMs Leaked One Day Later Overwatch and League of Legends veteran, Dennis 'INTERNETHULK' Hawelka, has died Korean Esports Association Staffers Arrested In Embezzlement Investigation Crowdfunding News (not sharing everything I find, just ones that look interesting, have known talent behind them, and a chance to succeed) Blue Omen Operation - A Stylish and Hot-Blooded RPG TRÜBERBROOK – A Nerd Saves the World Content I found interesting this week (interviews, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, documentaries, criticism, etc) What will the game industry look like in five years? Meet the pioneer behind Wolfenstein 2 and Star Wars Battlefront 2's cinematics 1997 vs 2007 vs 2017: how is videogame character design evolving? Part two 1997 vs 2007 vs 2017: how is videogame character design evolving? Part three How Unreal Tournament mods created a wave of successful indie studios How Loot Boxes Led to Never-Ending Games (And Always-Paying Players) Video Game Publishers Have Come Up With Fun New Ways To Say 'Microtransaction' Warren Spector discusses his cancelled Half-Life 2 Ravenholm Episode Starbreeze's Jason Bourne game would have been a first-person adventure set in Europe Pulling back the curtain on Overwatch's development process Now you see me: Representation as innovation Funomena: A holistic guide to VR development What it's like to launch a twin-stick shooter on Steam in 2017 'I can't stand broken systems': Game dev Elizabeth Sampat on being a 'Loudmouth' The Challenge Of Designing Two Of Persona 5's Best Characters The surprising Islamic beauty of 'Engare' Sabotage And Stealth Make For Call Of Duty: WWII's Best Mission The Best Moment in 'Wolfenstein: The New Colossus' is a Total Mind Fuck Audio Design Deep Dive: Scoring Wolfenstein II with the Baschet sonic sculptures The Catharsis and Philosophy of 'Wolfenstein II' Buckets-of-Blood Gaming Open-world games are broken, and Nintendo spent 2017 trying to fix them It’s So Beautiful: Music and Spirituality in the Wind Waker The War of the Worlds, as told by videogames Brianna Lei's Butterfly Soup is a triumph for queer storytelling The Lo-Fi Flaws That Define Our Favorite Old Games What it's like to date a popular videogame streamer One Of The Most Famous Faces On Twitch Refuses To Let The Haters Win Saving the World... 1000 Times Later Games as Lit. 101 - "Keep Politics Out of Games" The Design Behind Super Mario Odyssey | Game Maker's Toolkit Wolfenstein: The New Colossus (Review/Analysis) - Humanity Through Absurdity Review & Story Discussion: Wolfenstein: The New Colossus (Spoilers!) Hob Critique - It's Like Zelda Games You Might Not Have Tried #13 - Find New Games - Extra Credits Obscure: Dark Aura, the Cancelled Survival Horror for Nintendo DS | Unseen64 Ft. Colton West Justice League's Cancelled Video Game - Unseen64 Everything I Said Was Wrong: Why Indie Is Different Now Things I found entertaining throughout the week relating to video games, game communities, or game companies Blizzard takes a shot at EA's Battlefront 2 troubles with savage StarCraft subtweets IGN vs Gamespot Battlefront 2 Hard Game Things I Missed From Previous Weeks How Assassin's Creed Origins Captures the Politics, Colonialism, and Betrayal of the Real Ancient Egypt The History of Sunsoft – Part IV: The Golden Age Part 2 Gone Home Co-Creator Steve Gaynor - IGN Unfiltered #24
The Story of 'BMX XXX', how Ubisoft recreated ancient Egypt, Nintendo World Championship 2017, Indiecade 2017, the Japanese entrepreneur using an RPG to help fight depression, NIS America to redo Ys VIII translation, future content for Divinity Original Sin 2, developers on what game difficulty means and what goes into cutscene creation, the leaves of Star Wars Battlefront, first gameplay footage of Psychonauts 2, preview of Mechwarrior 5, how developers can add accessibility while on a budget, how game designers protect players from themselves, what happens to your Steam account when you die, and more. Gaming News (Announcements, previews, release dates, interviews and writing on upcoming games, DLC and game updates, company and developer news, country news, tech, mods) NSS: Five Favorite Experiences of INDIECADE 2017. Five Cool Games From Indiecade 2017 7 Little Details Worth Noticing in Assassin's Creed: Origins Assassin's Creed: Origins trailer reveals the 'Birth of the Brotherhood' Assassin's Creed Origins: how Ubisoft painstakingly recreated ancient Egypt Loot is one of the best additions in Assassin's Creed: Origins A view from the director's chair of Assassin's Creed: Origins Assassin’s Creed Origins DLC lets you battle Egyptian gods, giant scorpions You can't spend real money on Assassin's Creed Origins' lootboxes Game About Being An Asshole Goose Looks Hilarious Indie Dev Is Refreshingly Honest In Explaining Delay: Too Many Good Games Where the Water Tastes Like Wine turns American folk tales into a road trip Frostpunk Is A City-Builder Where You Can Eat The Dead NIS America Is Redoing Ys VIII's Shoddy Localization Psychonauts 2 // First Playable JURASSIC WORLD EVOLUTION! - FIRST LOOK IN GAME FOOTAGE! The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 coming west in 2018 MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries hands-on: the series goes back to its roots Extinction - First Official Gameplay Trailer Wolfenstein II's Wheelchair Segment Has a Surprising Inspiration "It's disturbing that Wolfenstein can be considered a controversial political statement" Dust: An Elysian Tail creator reveals Metal Gear Solid-inspired Switch game Emotional Fugitive Detector is a Voight-Kampff test you want to lose Star Control creators working on direct sequel to Star Control 2 BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle seven-minute gameplay video Gintama Rumble debut trailer, details PES 2018 partners with Arsenal and shows what it's capable of LOST SPHEAR - 15 Minutes of New Gameplay from Tokyo RPG Factory's Next Game Phalanstery is a cyberpunk point-and-click adventure Yomawari: Midnight Shadows ‘Exploring in the Dark’ trailer Machinarium maker’s next game is a zany departure for the adventure genre CCP confirms Eve Online-inspired multiplayer shooter Project Nova still in development God Eater 3 Gets Its First Trailer A Case of Distrust is an adventure game made of silhouettes set in 1920s San Francisco I Can't Get Enough Of Star Wars Battlefront II's Leaves 5 Things We Learned From the Star Wars Battlefront II Public Beta The good and bad of the Star Wars: Battlefront 2 beta Inbetween Games' debut is a tribute to Berlin's diversity OneShot is a bizarre adventure game full of fourth-wall-breaking moments What You Need to Know About Code Vein First Look - Code Vein English Gameplay - Kotaku UK Defeating Code Vein's Queen's Knight Boss - English Build Pokémon’s Ultra Beasts get stranger in Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Abandon Ship has you sailing inside a picture frame Sledgehammer pledges to tackle cheaters in Call of Duty: WWII Massive Call of Duty WW2 leak spoils loot crates, Nazi Zombies, maps, camos, weapons and pretty much everything else Swery remains committed to cat RPG The Good Life, whether or not it’s funded Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition coming in 2018 Injustice 2 is bringing Atom to the fight Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite’s Black Panther and Sigma trailer unveiled Arms version 3.2 update trailer Swen Vincke on the future of Divinity: Original Sin 2, and the pros and cons of open development Divinity: Original Sin 2 has 'at least one big surprise' for players in coming months Hitman's October content schedule teases big announcement EVE Online Free Players Are About To Get A Lot More Stuff Blizzard is planning Overwatch League-specific in-game items Enter The Gungeon meets Payday 2 with crossover items Counter-Strike: Global Offensive revamping Dust2 Elite Dangerous is getting Squadrons, large groups of players that share a massive mobile base Everspace has a new expansion with space flamethrowers and a totally metal trailer JonTron is still in A Hat in Time, but not without controversy All proceeds from sale of Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice tomorrow will go to UK mental health charity Telltale's Batman uses photo of assassinated Russian ambassador Ubisoft to buy back 4m shares as it fends off Vivendi takeover Warframe developers Digital Extremes are expanding to a new studio in Toronto Sweeney: Fortnite engine improvements will benefit more than battle royale bandwagon Life after Agents of Mayhem: Where now for Volition? OpenCritic joins the loot box backlash SpecialEffect celebrates ten years of life changing work Final Fantasy: Back from the brink of disaster Esports News Watch the Nintendo World Championships 2017 here The Weekend In Esports: Worlds Group Stage And Overwatch Play-Offs Overwatch’s Most Popular Player Talks Overwatch League (And Bastion) Street Fighter Pro's Secret Weapon: A Tape Measure Activision Blizzard is ready to deliver on Overwatch League hype Overwatch Team Finishes First Season Back In North America Undefeated World’s Best Smash 4 Player Lost Twice This Weekend To Upstart Players Player Sets Single-Game Save Record in 'Rocket League.' Team Still Loses Why 'Rocket League' Killed All Its Weird Maps Hulu is getting four new esports shows Crowdfunding News (not sharing everything I find, just ones that look interesting, have known talent behind them, and a chance to succeed) Relic Hunters Legend - Online Cooperative Shooter/Looter/RPG Content I found interesting this week (interviews, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, documentaries, criticism, etc) 'It Made Absolutely No Sense:' The Story of 'BMX XXX' Where Video Game Conventions Draw 300,000: Not in the U.S. Working Overtime to Kill You: Crunch Doesn't Work Making Fallout: New Vegas was a battle against time and impolite NPCs Getting the message right in Another Lost Phone Why one Japanese entrepreneur is using an RPG to help fight depression 'Shadow of War' and 'Forza 7' Are Poisoning the Concept of Loot Boxes The Nintendo Switch indie gold rush Westwood's Blade Runner is an all-time classic in danger of being forgotten How the Blade Runner game ensured players never knew who to trust In Oblige, life in 1970s Hong Kong is menial and controlled with a typewriter How A Surprisingly Insightful 'Oblivion' Quest Tackled Police Abuse Daytona USA: why the best arcade racing game ever just won't go away Game Design Deep Dive: Managing randomization, frustration in Everspace Classic Postmortem: XCOM: Enemy Unknown, which turns 5 today Accessibility on a budget The creators of Battle Chasers: Nightwar on comics, RPGs, and almost being Chaotic Evil How Sony's biggest failure led to an indie renaissance How 2D RTS Forts sold 120,000 copies completely under the radar What's up with all these niche 'hardcore realism' games from Eastern Europe? The eight best advances in gaming during the last decade What Game Difficulty Means Click for thread. Class Specific Cutscenes Click for thread. Remembering The Witcher 1 & 2 - Noclip Documentary Designing The World of The Witcher 3 - Noclip Documentary The Quests of Wild Hunt - Witcher Documentary The Problem with Power Fantasies - We're Not Always Right - Extra Credits How Game Designers Protect Players From Themselves | Game Maker's Toolkit Analyzing The Sax Solo From Dolphin Shoals A Hat In Time: Spiritual Successor to Original IP - Good Game Design Gaming Beyond the Iron Curtain: East Germany Learn what secrets and oddities exist beyond the frame of Silent Hill 2 Deus Ex 3: Insurrection (Cancelled Ion Storm Sequels) | Unseen64 Ft. Bransfield What happens to your Steam account when you die? - Here's A Thing Secrets of Fallout: How an Abandoned Sequel Led to New Vegas - IGN Expert Mode (Ep. 4) Happy Inside the Box: The Art of Old Man's Journey Been There, Done That: Industry Vets Share Experiences and Advice The Evolution of Rodeo in Titanfall 2 Things I Missed From Previous Week Now Ubi’s opened the door, can we have our “Skip Boss Fight” button? Cuphead Is a Nostalgia I Can Finally Understand Overwatch: From Cancelled Project to Game of the Year - IGN Expert Mode (Ep. 3)
Gamescom trailers and gameplay, Epic had to reinvent Paragon twice to save it, Kojima thanks Konami, Noclip interviews the developers of Thumper, how Mario Odyssey was shaped by Mario Sunshine, no single player DLC for Mass Effect Andromeda, the spirit of flash gaming, Age of Empires 4 announced, Writing on Games looks at how the mechanics tell a deeper story in Hellblade while HeavyEyed and Eurogamer look at mental health portrayal in games, digital version of popular board game Scythe coming to Steam, Shenmue 3 releases a trailer, how the cancelled Playstation version of Madden 96' changed Football games, theme park building game based on Jurassic World annouced, the AI of Bioshock Infinite's Elizabeth, Kickstarter opens doors to Japanese creators, Mount and Blade 2 multiplayer, FFXV coming to PC with mod support, and more. Gaming News (Announcements, previews, release dates, interviews and writing on upcoming games, DLC, game updates, company and developer news, country news, mods) Watch EA’s Gamescom 2017 press briefing here Xbox at Gamescom: Watch it live here Blizzard at Gamescom: Watch the livestream here Gamescom 2017 showfloor tour Yakuza 6 lets you cradle babies and take selfies Nightmarchers is a supernatural RPG-shooter set in post-apocalypse Oahu Total War: Warhammer 2 - Skaven Reveal Trailer 26 minutes of Skaven Campaign Gameplay - Total War: Warhammer 2 Skaven Gameplay Total War: Warhammer 2 race guide - who's in, who might be coming Pinball FX 3 Is All About Cross-Platform Competition Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord Gamescom 2017 Captain Mode Mount & Blade 2 release date won't be revealed at Gamescom and this is why THQ Nordic announces Black Mirror—a Gothic horror reboot about 'madness and psychological distress' Stealing The Chosen Assassin's Weapons In XCOM 2 War Of The Chosen Gameplay XCOM 2 War of the Chosen is getting a challenge mode with global leaderboards Meet The Evil Within 2’s tortured/torturous artist Monster Hunter: World trailers show off a gorgeous environment and new creatures Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition Announced For PC, Releases In Early 2018 Final Fantasy XV will get mod support, says director Darkwood, the top-down horror game, rolls out with a creepy new gameplay trailer Absolver will add more modes and moves after launch Absolver hands-on: a fun and complex fighting system in a sad, sad world Why Square Enix Collective is resurrecting Fear Effect Far Cry 5 extended gameplay video shows fishing, shooting and ramming Assassin's Creed Origins' game director breaks down combat changes Assassin’s Creed Origins: Gamescom 2017 Cinematic Trailer | Ubisoft [US] Assassin’s Creed Origins: Gamescom 2017 Game of Power Trailer | Ubisoft [US] Assassin's Creed: Origins hands-on — bigger, livelier, and taking notes from The Witcher 3 NBA 2K ratings: How they are determined and why players care so much about them Victorian-era city-building arrives in Anno 1800, announced via Twitter photo Exogenesis "More Characters" Trailer @ AnimeFest 2017 The Crew 2: Gamescom 2017 Fast Fav Multi-Vehicle Gameplay | Trailer | Ubisoft [US] The Amazing Eternals is a new FPS by the Warframe studio The Good Life debut trailer features cats, a killer, and strange English villagers New Star Wars Battlefront 2 Trailer Shows Off Dazzling Space Battles Star Wars Battlefront 2 video shows off 24-player Starfighter Assault battle Kingdom Come Deliverance Gameplay Demo - IGN Live: Gamescom 2017 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle - Rabbid Peach Character Spotlight Trailer Call of Duty: WWII's social hub, Headquarters, revealed in new trailer 15 Minutes of Call of Duty: WW2's War Mode (Operation Breakout) on PS4 Pro COMING SOON: PHANTOM DOCTRINE Space opera strategy game Ancient Frontier out 21 Sept Raiden V: Director’s Cut launches October 5 in the west Ni No Kuni 2 has a 48-year-old character to help older players connect with the story Ni no Kuni 2 is aimed at Western fans, and it’s better for it Ni No Kuni 2 dev teases the original game on PC BattleTech - Gamescom 2017 Age of Empires IV announced Age of Empires Definitive Edition set for October, AoE 2 and 3 remasters are coming too You can weaponise your own puke in Sea of Thieves PC and Xbox One cross-play confirmed for Sea of Thieves Biomutant is an open-world RPG with mutant critters Five Things You Need To Know About This Wonderfully Weird Game How 'We Happy Few' plans to avoid the pitfalls of 'No Man's Sky' Project Cars 2's Gamescom trailer shows off the game's many, many cars Gwent's campaign is 15 hours long, and features as much dialogue as Hearts of Stone It would be "extremely hard" for Gwent to get "anywhere near" Hearthstone's playercount Ace Combat 7’s Gamescom 2017 Trailer Shows Its Drama And Plenty of Dogfight Action Cuphead is going to be replayable with a new game+ mode Cuphead - New Co-Op Details - Gamescom 2017 The Next Naruto Game Lets Players Make Their Own Damn Ninja Dragon Ball FighterZ Makes Even Expected Characters Look Excellent Paradox's new space city builder Surviving Mars got a new trailer at Gamescom Life is Strange: Before the Storm launch trailer gets angry Writers on Life is Strange: Before the Storm are as young as 20 'Shenmue III' Explores the Uncanny Valley in First Teaser Trailer Attack on Titan 2 - Announcement Trailer Tabletop classic Ogre is coming to Steam this fall Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire teases barfing pirates and animancy cats Iron Harvest : Teaser Trailer 4K (PC,PS4 Pro, Xbox One) Cult favourite board game Scythe is coming to Steam Watch Talion ride dragons and battle Balrog in latest Shadow of War trailer We fought the Balrog in Shadow of War Fire Emblem Warriors launches October 20 in Europe, Gamescom 2017 trailer A new Ruiner trailer reveals a September release date Techland are publishing a co-op Hotline Miami where you fight the Four Horsemen 505 Games to Publish Underworld Ascendant Forest adventure Fe coming to PC and consoles in early 2018 Q&A: Bloodstained creator's keys to making a great 'Igavania' game Thomas Was Alone creator launches Subsurface Circular Action-survival game Praey for the Gods adds Breath of the Wild-style climbing Jurassic World Evolution Is A Theme Park Building Game Coming In 2018 Empyre: Lords of the Sea Gates opens up on 4 Oct Shenmue 3 secures publishing deal with Saints Row outfit Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash launches September 26 in North America Archaica: The Path Of Light shines lasers into September The debut trailer for Planet of the Apes: Lost Frontier shows primates under pressure Why do we care about Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier? Exclusive Reveal Of A New Mode In Pokémon Ultra Sun And Moon Pokémon Ultra Sun/Moon - New Details Revealed Bandai Namco's 'mysterious' #Projekt1514 is a new Sword Art Online game, coming to PC Watch peasants throw poop in a new Kingdom Come: Deliverance story trailer First-person roguelike City of Brass releases on Early Access next month Children of Morta is coming next year, so here's a new gameplay trailer Fishing never looked more badass than in this video game trailer See Wild West Online's treasure hunting and beautiful yet lonely world in action Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite’s launch roster, gameplay modes detailed New Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite trailer shows Jedah and Ghost Rider in action Spintires: MudRunner is absolutely filthy and due out in October Killing Floor: Incursion - Gameplay Launch Trailer See a full level of sci-fi action game Echo being played Crackdown 3 delayed to 2018 SNK developing “many new fighting games,” unsure on DLC and updates for The King of Fighters XIV Rainbow Six Siege’s Operation Blood Orchid delayed We speak to Ubisoft about the impact of Operation Health and Rainbow Six Siege's remarkable community Bioware Confirms That Single-Player Updates For Mass Effect: Andromeda Are Over The three pieces of DLC that would have saved Mass Effect: Andromeda The Sims 4 is getting customizable dogs and cats, at long last Kel'Thuzad is coming to Heroes of the Storm Junkertown is the newest Overwatch map Blizzard will now notify you if the player you reported in Overwatch was punished D.Va is getting a big nerf on the next Overwatch PTR, but also a new ability Jeff Kaplan offers "a direct apology to the entire country of Australia" for a sign in Overwatch Junkertown - New Overwatch Map Gameplay PUBG kills can now be instantly recorded with Nvidia ShadowPlay New 'Horizon: Zero Dawn' Mode Makes Combat Easy, So You Can Enjoy The Story ReCore: Definitive Edition and free expansion due out next week Battlefield 1 getting new 5v5 competitive mode, Incursions Cities: Skylines expansion will add electric cars and eco-friendly buildings Cities: Skylines Adds Music Festivals Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare release date set for September Hideo Kojima Thanks Konami Level-5 wants another Dark Cloud as much as you do 'LittleBigPlanet' Studio Head Discusses What's to Come For 'Dreams' "Don't treat your players like they're stupid" Valve will 'continue granting free keys to help partners' but with some provisos Valve engineer comments on restrictions to high-volume Steam key requests Microsoft Announces 'Project Scorpio' Edition Xbox One X How Those Most Affected Feel About Twitch's Lax Moderation TotalBiscuit on Dealing with the Hate On our TotalBiscuit Article ‘I want nothing to do with these people’: PewDiePie condemns neo-Nazis in new video Nothing to do with them, except when he shares their podcasts, or tweets them, or lies about his media coverage with them, or lies in his actual statement as he made jokes during and then complained about people not understanding them after. Esports News The Weekend In Esports: Overwatch Contenders Starts For Real England Wins FIFA Interactive World Cup For First Time In 12 Years Super Smash Bros. Combo Contest Was Full Of Incredible Trick Plays Players Have Learned To Fear Raichu At This Year's Pokémon Championships Japan Wins One of the Closest Pokémon Championships In History Overwatch's Best Korean Team Loses To Underdogs' Daring Doomfist Gambit Overwatch Pros Melt Before The Zarya-Doomfist Double-Ult Pro Overwatch Had A Weekend Of Upsets Overwatch Pro Leaves Wedding Reception, Wins Big Match, Goes Back To Reception League Pro Steals Show With Massive Triple Kill NFL Signs On To Co-Organize, Overhaul Madden 18 Championships Gwent Gets An $850,000 Tournament Series The F1 2017 Game Is Getting Its Own eSports World Championship INTERVIEW: Steve Ford, Twitch VP of Sales – “Every Aspect of Esports is Subject to Finesse, Adjustment, or Change” Nine Tips For Women (And Anyone Else) Attending Their First Fighting Game Tournament After Cancer Diagnosis, Dota 2 Commentator Returns To The Game Between Chemo Sessions Crowdfunding News (not sharing everything I find, just ones that look interesting, have known talent behind them, and a chance to succeed) Kickstarter expanding to welcome Japanese creators this September Content I found interesting this week (interviews, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, documentaries, criticism, etc) How 'Super Mario Odyssey' Was Shaped by One of Mario's Biggest Flops The asterisk on Madden’s annual release legacy Do games have enough respect for your spare time? Why the spirit of Flash gaming must never die Bloodborne, Transhumanism and Cosmic Cyberpunk Horizon Zero Dawn, Joss Whedon and the Problem with "Strong Female Characters" Epic had to kill Paragon twice to save it PRACTICAL GUIDE ON FIRST PERSON LEVEL DESIGN The trouble with Zerglings: How Blizzard updated a classic (while keeping it the same) War In EVE Online Is The Best, And Also The Worst Mad Max and the open world game as character study Father creates games for visually impaired after daughter loses sight Grimoire: Heralds of the Winged Exemplar How Sonic Mania's devs made the old new (and good) again The People Who Never Gave up on Sonic: A Deep Dive Into the Most Curious (and Passionate) Fandom on the Internet What happens when you turn a game into a concert? A Chinese Video Game Rakes In Cash — and Draws Young Rule Breakers Mastering feature creep while changing the world State of the Art: The Long Dark’s aurora How death influences Alexis Kennedy's writing on Dragon Age 4 and other games Video game music systems at GDC 2017: tools and tips for composers Zlatan Ibrahimović: "I want to make a difference in the video game world" Madden 18's New Story Mode Is Actually Pretty Touching The 'Madden NFL 18' Story Mode Is Better Than It Has Any Right To Be Tune in to 'Waypoint Presents' Tonight on Disney XD The case against cover systems in modern shooters 20XX Is A Procedural Mega Man X And It Feels Perfect Designing Thumper - Noclip Sessions The Lamb of Columbia | The AI of BioShock Infinite's Elizabeth Game AI - Funtelligence - Extra Credits Game Boy Accessories - Angry Video Game Nerd The Konami Code | Gaming Historian Late Night Ponderings: Burning Down Your Comfort Zone With Pyre Hellblade's Mechanics Tell a Deeper Story Than You Might Think Mental Health in Video Games // HeavyEyed How Hellblade nails mental health - Low Batteries The Fantastic Action of Hollow Knight The Rise and Fall of Medal of Honor Jalopy: Car as Companion Resident Evil's Japanese Exclusive Roots: Sweet Home (NES) - Region Locked Feat. Dazz Ubisoft Montreal DiversityTuesdays DOOM: Behind the Music A Q&A Session For New Game Writers Things I found entertaining throughout the week relating to video games, game communities, or game companies We cooked Zzoup from Sunless Sea Things I Missed From Previous Week Paradox: Pricing is difficult "when the world is constantly changing" Why Hard Work Gets You Nowhere in Assassin's Creed Real-Life Geography and Culture Bring Liveability to the World of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Pyre and Responsibility | PostMesmeric
The making of Final Fantasy 12, critiques and comparisons of the 3D Mario games, Battlefront 2 hero leak and beta, Game Score Fanfare on the story in the score of Journey, hbomberguy looks at cases of Youtube plagiarism and at how his own Bloodoborne video was ripped off, Icewind Dale 2 source code missing, best runs from SGDQ, why everyone still loves Sega, Total War Saga, Warframe gets an open world area, why a gamer was duct-taped to a ceiling, Writing on Games on how The New Order is about more than just killing Nazis, oral history of NBA Jam, Doomfist added to Overwatch, Extra Credits on getting started as a freelance game journalist, Joseph Anderson finds the villain of Edith Finch, Steam UI overhaul, BAFTA Young Game Designers and Games For Change awards, and more. Gaming News (Announcements, previews, release dates, interviews and writing on upcoming games, DLC, game updates, company and developer news, country news, mods) Steam UI overhaul incoming, Valve presentation confirms More than 40,000 Steam users were banned the day after the Summer Sale Total War Saga is a spin-off series that will 'follow-on from previous games' Sea of Thieves teases its terrifying and mesmerizing storm system Destiny 2 will have locked loadouts and public event timers Destiny 2: Tour of the New Social Space "The Farm" - IGN First Destiny 2: A Tour of the New Crucible Map Endless Vale - IGN First Destiny 2: A Tour of the New Control and Its Changes - IGN First 5 Minutes of Destiny 2 Sentinel Titan Gameplay on Endless Vale - IGN First 4 Minutes of Destiny 2 Void Warlock Gameplay on Endless Vale - IGN First Destiny 2: Creating the Story of a Lightless World - IGN First Star Citizen shows off procedural planets with unique weather and atmospheres Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy Official Trailer Kentucky Route Zero continues string of weird videos, promises 'busy summer yet' Star Wars Battlefront 2 leak hints at hero roster Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer beta is coming in October Agents of Mayhem - Magnum Sized Action XCOM 2 Expansion - Inside Look: The Skirmisher XCOM 2: War of the Chosen - Inside Look: The Warlock How Assassin's Creed Origins Is Recreating Egypt's Greatest Wonders Ubisoft’s Quest To Make Assassin’s Creed Origins’ World Their Most Dynamic Difficulties with the CryEngine may kill TimeSplitters Rewind Hell Let Loose reveal trailer promises 100-player WW2 battles David Cage's Message Is That David Cage Is a Bad Writer Sonic Forces recruits Hoobastank for its perfectly on-brand theme song Super Mario Odyssey ditches the ‘game over’ screen completely Touring Super Mario Odyssey's New Donk City You Can Import Your Old Shadow of Mordor Nemesis Into The Sequel I can bring back the one guy who killed me while I was glitched into a wall. Middle-earth: Shadow Of War Voice Cast And SDCC Panel Announced 23 Minutes of Monster Hunter World Single-Player Gameplay Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux second trailer Watch a Phoenix rain fire on warrior lizards in new Total War: Warhammer II gameplay Mineko's Night Market is a gorgeous adventure inspired by Japanese folklore Splatoon 2 is getting a multiplayer demo on July 15 Splatoon 2 Looks Noticeably Richer In Head-To-Head Comparison With The First Game Splatoon's Creepy Boss Sounds Are Back In The Sequel Blue Reflection looks a bit Sailor Moon and a lot Persona Redeemer, the top-down brawler about a murderer-turned-monk, will be out in August Fallen Legion moved up to July 18 in the Americas Here’s when we’ll get to break out of The Escapists 2 Warframe is getting an open world, MMO-like area, here's everything you need to know Get a flavour of Fortnite with this cinematic short Vampire ’em up Dead of Night looks specdracula City of Brass is a BioShock-inspired Arabian Nights-meets-Indiana Jones rogue-lite The Bard's Tale 4 first look: Reinventing the dungeon crawler Nobody Can Find The Source Code For Icewind Dale II Shakedown: Hawaii full reveal trailer, PS4 and PS Vita physical editions announced An Open World Game About Building The Best Workshop Wild West Online showcases bounties, saloons, forested base-camps Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth ‘New Features’ trailer Growbot gets a new trailer, looks as charming as ever Barbaric First-Look Gameplay: Its Like Diablo + a Roguelike Tikipod’s twin-stick shooter Iron Crypticle out next week Watch 23 minutes of West of Loathing in 37 seconds Fire Emblem Warriors trailer adds magic and axes to the fray Studio Wildcard doubles Ark price “to ensure retail parity” Dean Hall criticizes Ark's price increase as "****ing OUTRAGEOUS" Project Cars 2 reveals all 180 of its fully-licensed vehicles Project Cars 2 reveals all 60 'live' tracks and 139 layouts PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 'guaranteed' to leave Early Access by October PUBG announces weekly Facebook livestream series to 'bring fan base closer to development team' Doomfist, the legendary Overwatch bad guy, is now live on the PTR Overwatch update reduces loot crate duplicates, adds improved Highlight features Jeff Kaplan says Overwatch is balanced, and he likes the "dive meta" just fine Doomfist's rocket punch is the target of one of Overwatch's quickest nerfs Blizzard may have just leaked the location of World of Warcraft's next expansion Hearthstone's Next Expansion Is All About The Lich King Hearthstone update suggests 'Appear Offline' mode is finally on its way Mass Effect: Andromeda teases Batarians and a new 'Platinum' Apex mission difficulty Mass Effect Andromeda’s latest patch sheds DRM Crypt of the NecroDancer's prequel DLC is coming out of Early Access on July 12 Conan Exiles update adds climbing mechanics The Elder Scrolls Online’s Horns of the Reach DLC is out next month Hitman outlines monthly roadmap, appears to hint at continued episodic release format Mafia III's DLC Wraps Up With A Cult-Fueled Adventure Horizon Zero Dawn adds New Game Plus mode and ‘Ultra Hard’ difficulty Rainbow Six Siege's loot boxes start rolling out today Sony’s shutting down The Tomorrow Children How THQ Nordic will build a successful brand out of a failed one Paradox offers free games to compensate for bungled price increase Firewatch fan ordered a fake novel from an in-game prop, so the studio made him one Ubisoft's Jason VandenBerghe joins ArenaNet Fallout 4 under fire for ‘repugnant’ ads as ‘The Wanderer’ singer files suit Psyonix: "We see Rocket League as a platform, not as a franchise" Duelyst developer partners with Bandai Namco Nintendo dismisses idea of entering resurgent PC market You can now play God of War III and Killzone Shadow Fall on PC Riot Games sues mobile game developer for producing alleged League of Legends knockoffs Sega embraces "grassroots" games-as-a-service Crecente out! A Bunch of Dicks Ruined This Wonderfully Creepy Indie Game Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD is being removed from Steam Summer Games Done Quick 2017 is over, having raised over $1.7 million for charity One Titanfall 2 developer shared secrets of how enemies spawn to help out speedrunners The Best Speedruns From SGDQ 2017 Games Done Quick Is a Modern Day Olympics The BAFTA Young Game Designers Awards 2017 14th Annual Games for Change Award Finalists Announced You can get a two thousand dollar scholarship just by writing about Minecraft ‘Mario Maker’ Player Has Spent 1,500 Hours Trying to Beat His Own Level Mega Maker is a neat looking, unofficial Mega Man level editor A mod that promises to be the "definitive Deus Ex experience" just released its final version Top Fallout 4 and Skyrim modders weigh in on Bethesda's Creation Club This Japanese XCOM-like mecha strategy game has been translated to English after 23 years Esports News The Weekend In Esports: ESL One Cologne, Dota 2, And ARMS Plan your next weekend now, as the Evo 2017 schedule is out Angela Merkel’s Party Offers Support for Esports Matcherino Raises $1.5 Million Investment for Tournament Crowdfunding Platform For Honor Gains ‘Hero Series’ Esports Tournament Following Ubisoft and ESL Partnership University of California Irvine will soon offer Overwatch scholarships ESPN reports Blizzard has six Overwatch League teams lined up The Coolest Techniques From Arms' First Major Tournament An Australian Quake Player with 200+ ping beat out the competition to qualify for US tournament Top Pro Dominates Tournament With Street Fighter V’s Newest Character Crowdfunding News (not sharing everything I find, just ones that look interesting, have known talent behind them, and a chance to succeed) FANTASY STRIKE ARCANA HEART 3 LOVE MAX SIX STARS!!!!!! | 2D fighting game Dress to kill Content I found interesting this week (interviews, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, documentaries, criticism, etc) The making of Final Fantasy 12 Final Fantasy XII Is Way Better Than I Remembered Final Fantasy XII’s New Fast-Forward Feature Is A Godsend NBA Jam Oral History Blue Sky Thinking: Why Everybody Still Loves Sega Why former Sega president Bernie Stolar is still proud of the Dreamcast 10 Years Ago, I Almost Got Someone Fired While Reporting a Story Why PUBG’s rickety deathtraps are among the best vehicles in gaming Five Years Later, 'Spec Ops: The Line' Still Hates Military Bullshit Ghosts of Neoliberalism | The Signal From Tölva Why people are still making NES games Austin Wintory on composing Absolver, a game about 'friendship through fighting' Composer and director of Rakuen on crafting an evocative soundtrack My 5-year-old has learned more from playing video games than from watching ‘Sesame Street’ Despite a Cold Shoulder at E3, Sony Isn't Turning Its Back on Indies Designing each of the 50 weapons in Dead Cells to feel distinctive Opinion: A requiem for Mass Effect: Andromeda Discover the Creators: Yoko Taro’s Favorite PS4 Games The history and future of Fire Pro Wrestling, as told by Tomoyuki Matsumoto How A Designer Accidentally Opened Every Door In The Witcher 3 Naughty Dog What developers are saying about the design of Nintendo's Arms Japanese game translations honored in new book Spinning beats with Yuzo Koshiro Convince This Giant Eyeball Of Your Own Self-Worth A New Game That Captures The Cringe Of Middle School Romance Nina Freeman’s Games Really Get Millennial Romance Killer Goat Man Chases You In This Puzzle Based Visual Novel Here's Three Stories About YouTube Plagiarism 3D Mario Games: Critique and Comparison Journey: The Story in the Score | Game Score Fanfare Superposition: The Genre of Life is Strange The Villain of Edith Finch Wolfenstein: The New Order Is About More Than Defeating the Nazis 4 Good Game Design INNOVATIONS of 2017 Miyamoto REALLY Likes Pikmin | Mini Mortem [SSFF] Level up Screens: Design by Division How To Write A Song From The Mega Man 2 Soundtrack Getting Started as a Game Journalist - Practice, Prepare, and Pitch - Extra Credits One Million Subs - Thank YOU for Supporting Extra Credits! The 2017 Failure Workshop The Sound of No Man's Sky Crush the Norm: Diversity Rules (At King) A Study of Creature Animation in Film and Games You Look Smashing: The Procedural Art Direction of We Happy Few Things I found entertaining throughout the week relating to video games, game communities, or game companies 15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling Devs Conspire With Twitch Viewers To Troll Clustertruck Speedrun Platinum's Hideki Kamiya Just "Confirmed" Okami 2, Viewtiful Joe 3 Ubisoft Removes Fourth Of July Fireworks From Watch Dogs 2 After 'Noise Complaints' 50 Battlegrounds Players Band Together To Test The Game's Limits Watch a 'SUPERHOT VR' Speedrunner Demolish the Game In 8 Minutes Things I Missed From Previous Weeks Metro Exodus and the developer that won’t stop fighting Kotaro Uchikoshi VS Kazutaka Kodaka: Adventure Game Courtroom Battle
112 new things in XCOM 2 War of the Chosen, final parts of Noclip's FFXIV documentary and of Brian Fargo's interview with IGN Unfiltered, Persona's symbolism and connections to Jungian psychology, Chris Bratt on video game voice acting and the actor that didn't know that he was a major character in Fallout 4, Cuphead devs rebuilt the game after 2015's E3, Battlefront 2's progression and loot systems, origins and ideology of cyberpunk and cyberspace, Star Fox 2 developers celebrate the game getting a release, Five Nights at Freddy's 6 announced and cancelled, Arkane founder Raphael Colantonio talks about why he's leaving the industry, Errant Signal on why 0451 show up in so many immersive sims and their frequent themes, Level-5's Akihiro Hino on learning from Ghibli, and more. Gaming News (Announcements, previews, release dates, interviews and writing on upcoming games, DLC, game updates, company and developer news, country news, mods) Twitch will now allow its Affiliates to offer subscriptions 112 new things in XCOM 2: War of the Chosen (Yes, seriously) Every rat in A Plague Tale: Innocence will behave like 'a filthy little individual creature' Where the Water Tastes Like Wine Lets You Travel and Share Stories | E3 2017 Indie Mix Charting the Folkways of America in Videogame Form Here’s the epic Battlestar Galactica strategy game you always wanted Black the Fall and Eastern Europe's Communist Past Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite Aims To Prevent Endless Combos How the 'Life Is Strange' Prequel Is Giving Queer Fans More Choices Star Wars Battlefront 2 outlines how its crates and crafting systems work Star Wars Battlefront 2 - FIRST LOOK! Legendary Cards and Star Card Customization! New Gameplay! Keep in mind that, while the linked article is PCGamer, the above videos are made by a Star Wars fan channel, and they are sponsored (as they disclose in the video) fanboys. Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot boxes spark pay-to-win fears Call of Duty: WW2's supply drops aren't pay-to-win The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel for PC launches in July Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire - Backer Update 36 - Deep Dive into the E3 Video Fumito Ueda submitted a proposal of changes for the Shadow of the Colossus PS4 remake FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch plays surprisingly well StarCraft: Remastered will release this August for $15 StarCraft Remastered devs unveil price, explain how much is being rebuilt How Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord simulates its huge medieval battles Kingdom Come: Deliverance's Hard Medieval Living In Kingdom Come: Deliverance I threw fists, dice, and very nearly poo Cuphead devs entirely rebuilt the game after E3 2015 Cuphead won’t be coming to PlayStation 4 Inside dev Dino Patti reveals more about new game Somerville and why he left Playdead Evil Genius 2 in development at Rebellion Answering Assassin's Creed Origins' Lingering Questions A Stealth Game Where You Can Control The Elements 15 minutes of English Chaos;Child gameplay A new Code Vein trailer shows off a little cave spelunking alongside your murdering Run a cursed zoo in The Eldritch Zookeeper Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly And Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk Headed To North America in 2018 Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] coming to North America in late 2017 7 Minutes of Destructive Dragon Ball FighterZ Gameplay Aztez, a 2D beat-em-up strategy game set in ancient Mexico, is coming in August Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana ‘Mysteries of the Isle’ trailer Gundam Versus launches September 29 in the Americas Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Heads Westward In Early 2018 For PS4, Xbox One, And PC 7’scarlet coming to North America in 2018 Bad Apple Wars launches September 29 in North America Code: Realize ~Bouquet of Rainbows~ coming to North America in 2018 Horror Exploration Game Creeping Terror Headed Westward In Fall 2017 For PC And 3DS Five Nights at Freddy's creator to "step back" from popular series Five Nights at Freddy's 6 fans excited for release now that it's cancelled Nights of Azure 2 launches for PS4, Switch, and PC on October 24 in North America, October 27 in Europe Destiny 2's weapons and armor won't have random rolls Destiny 2 starts the ‘housekeeping’ phase for clan migration Two other studios will help Bungie make Destiny 2's live content Swords of Ditto gets an extended gameplay video Walden, the Henry David Thoreau survival game, comes out on July 4 Drive Girls coming to North America on August 11 Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time coming to the Americas for PS4, PC in early 2018 Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns launches October 13 in Europe Tropico 6 preview: Building bridges to keep everybody happy — whether they like it or not SG/ZH School Girl/Zombie Hunter coming to North America in late 2017 Rain World expansion will usher in difficulty options and multiplayer BioWare kiboshes Mass Effect: Andromeda DLC cancellation rumor Sources: Mass Effect: Andromeda Will Not Get Single-Player DLC How internet trolls became Mass Effect fans' public enemy number one Watch Dogs 2 update adds four player co-op next week StarCraft's Stukov is in Heroes of the Storm - here are his skins, sprays, and more The next Hearthstone expansion will be announced next week Oh no, Doomfist works for the bad guys in Overwatch Playerunknown's Battlegrounds studio wants to add cross-play between PC and Xbox One Battlegrounds Cracks Down On Thousands Of Cheaters How PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds went from scrappy mod to one of the games of 2017 Here's how PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' new desert map looks G2A sellers will have to publicly list their names and address from July Steam Paradox Interactive acquires Triumph Studios RP prices are increasing by 20% in League of Legends in the UK because of Brexit Rust has lost over $4 million in refunds, but its developer doesn’t mind Valve received more than 205,000 refund requests yesterday The Star Fox 2 team is so pumped to see the game come out Q&A: Inside the 22-years-late release of Star Fox 2 Inside 'Star Fox 2', the Stellar SNES Sequel That Sadly Never Was Dangen Entertainment, a new Osaka-based publisher, wants to support new indies of all kinds What's Phil Harrison up to these days? Leaving Arkane: The pressure of "making impossible things" IGDA executive director Kate Edwards steps down BioWare's Dragon Age team is currently 'hiring a lot of people', says creative director Glixel's San Francisco office closed, team laid off 'Achievement Spam' Games Are Causing Controversy On Steam Sony Pulls 'Easiest PS4 Platinum Trophy' Game From Store China extends lead as the world's biggest video game market Riot Games Owner Tencent Imposes Online Gaming Limit for Minors 40 indie games to be featured in Smithsonian American Art Museum event Women-only gaming event cancelled because of angry internet men Indie game leader Rami Ismail condemns harassment that shut down Spanish women’s gaming event Fan-Made Halo Game Is Legal And Development Can Continue, 343 Industries Confirms Beyond Skyrim - Bruma mod is enormous and out now This mod for Diablo 2 steals the best ideas from Path of Exile and makes it feel new again A prototype of an abandoned SNES Rayman game is playable on PC Esports News The Weekend In Esports: Pokémon Championships And Overwatch Contenders Layoffs as ESL restructures Thai Ministry Denies National Esport Players from Competing in 2017 AIMAG Super League Gaming Closes $15 Million Funding, Investors Include Nickelodeon, DMG and aXiomatic INTERVIEW: “ReDeYe” on Talent Management and the Rise of South African Esports A year on from launch, Overwatch is a struggling eSport Evil Geniuses disband their Overwatch team after just two months This Year's Dota 2 International Will Be The First Without A Defending Champion Valve is eliminating the Dota 2 Majors for the 2017-18 season 15-Year-Old's Reaction To Winning Her First Street Fighter V Tournament Is Everything What Do Esports Players Do After They're Done With Esports? Inside The Growing Coaching Industry Supporting League Of Legends Teams Meet Brandon 'Seagull' Larned, the World's Most Famous 'Overwatch' Player Female Esports Pros Hope To Close The Gender Gap Crowdfunding News (not sharing everything I find, just ones that look interesting, have known talent behind them, and a chance to succeed) KNIGHTOUT Fight Knight blends dungeon-crawler exploration with first-person fisticuffs The Music of Pathfinder: Kingmaker by Inon Zur Octavia: Tough Cookie Content I found interesting this week (interviews, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, documentaries, criticism, etc) The Cyberspace we Forgot | Neuromancer A Post-Modern Ideology Delivery System on Cyberpunk and the function of Genre Level-5's Akihiro Hino on the Success of 'Layton' and Learning from Ghibli PlayStation Vita's Rebirth as a Boutique Platform This Game's Secret Door Has Been A Mystery For 12 Years. Now, It's Solved. The making of Prey's Gloo Cannon Prey was originally going to let players fly through Talos 1 Fumito Ueda How Identity Politics Nearly Destroyed, But Then United a Small, Online Community Why Does Everyone Hate Mercy? How Wolfenstein is a tribute to Free Love and the spirit of the Sixties Gaming For All: How The industry Is Striving To Accommodate Disabled Gamers World of Warcraft's Lesbian Couple Is A Promising Step For Azeroth Robert Yang's The Tearoom appeals to censors by swapping cocks for glocks Bad Translation Comes Close To Ruining Cult Classic Princess Maker 3 Mia Khalifa Dove Straight Into Twitch and She Isn't Looking Back Dan Abnett: “Story should be the spine of your game” So I wrote a letter to Jeff Kaplan, and today in the mail I got a response back… Alan Wake's Closed Off Open World Enhances Its Twin Peaks-Style Weirdness 'Persona 5' Can't Champion Marginalized Underdogs Without Queer Characters Why Ditching Procedurally Generated Dungeons Makes Persona Better ‘The Town of Light’ Leverages Reality to Portray Survival Horror Why Are There So Many Games About Cops This Year? Project To Curate A Thousand Small Indie Games Is Finally Complete Assassination Plot Discovered By Video Game Forum Dev rescues '80s text adventure source code by baking tapes in an oven At BitSummit, Castlevania creator gets hands-on with some of the games he inspired FINAL FANTASY XIV Documentary Part #3 - "The New World" Persona 5 and Jungian Psychology - Masks, Major Arcana, and Meaning - Extra Credits 0451 Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver | Forgotten Gems Embracing F.E.A.R. [SPOILERS] The voice actor who didn't know he was in Fallout 4 - Here's A Thing Delay The Game | Feature Creep By Tarmack Pushing the SNES to its Limits: Wonder Project J - Region Locked Feat. Greg (Gameplay & Analysis) Brian Fargo on Wasteland 3 and InXile's Future (IGN Unfiltered #20, Episode 3) toco toco Season Finale: Tetsuya Mizuguchi, Game Creator Seven Years in Alpha: The Thumper Postmortem The Design of Time: Understanding Human Attention and Economies of Engagement Things I found entertaining throughout the week relating to video games, game communities, or game companies Commercials Xbox fan with highest Gamerscore goes on honeymoon, loses top spot after 11 years IX is the best one Hardest Besiege Levels Things I Missed From Previous Weeks How Did They Do That - Crash Bandicoot's Cartoony Animation