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Risk of Rain 2 Announced

Share. Hopoo Games offer a first look at Risk of Rain’s ambitious sequel By Sam Stewart The popular action-platformer Risk of Rain is getting a sequel, titled Risk of Rain 2. Developer Hopoo Games took to their Tumblr page today to make the announcement, saying that while the game has been in development for about six months, they just couldn’t keep their lips sealed any longer. Early look at Risk of Rain 2, via Hopoo …

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Okami Amaterasu Life-Size Bust Releasing in 2018

Share. Now available for pre-order. By Alex Osborn First 4 Figures has revealed a new Okami Amaterasu Life-Size Bust, which will release sometime early next year. The stunning figure stands 26.5 inches tall, complete with a hand-numbered base and card of authenticity. Check out the gallery below for a detailed look at the Exclusive $725 edition, which features LEDs that illuminate the flames surrounding Amaterasu. In addition to the Exclusive edition, which you can pre-order here, …

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Rime Seeks to Manipulate Your Mind, and Your Mood

Share. We spent an hour of hands-on time with the new puzzle-adventure from Tequila Works. By Tristan Ogilvie Take a puzzle-filled island setting, a plucky young fox companion, and an illusive cloaked figure watching over you at all times, and you have Rime. This gorgeous adventure that takes its gameplay and storytelling cues from the likes of Ico and The Last Guardian is almost upon us, and after getting hands-on with a full hour of …

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Afterwords – Yooka-Laylee – Features

Yooka-Laylee was developed by a group of industry veterans with decades of experience creating platformers on consoles like SNES and Nintendo 64. With games like Donkey Kong Country and Banjo-Kazooie on the developers’ résumés, fans had high expectations when the new studio started a Kickstarter campaign for a project promising to revisit the glory days of the 3D platformer genre. After a successful Kickstarter campaign and a lengthy development cycle, Yooka-Laylee launched to polarizing results. …

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Injustice 2 Championship Series Offers $600,000 Prize Pool

Share. Pro and amateur players in North America, Europe, and Latin America have a chance to win big prizes. By Jose Otero Earlier today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced the Injustice 2 Championship Series, a global esports program which will offer a $600,000 prize pool for competitors who pick up the sequel to NetherRealms Studios’ fighting game based in the DC comics universe. The championship series is a joint partnership between GameStop, Electronic Sports League, …

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Here’s How To Get Prey’s Secret Ending – Features

Prey has a number of endings that depend on how you interact with the people you come across on Talos-1.  Those endings all occur in the finale of the game. However, it’s also got a secret ending you can get early on. If you want to know how to do it (and see it) and don’t mind SPOILERS, read below. Once you reach Psychtronics, you’ll be contacted by an AI named December, who wants to …

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The Sports Desk – The Madden NFL 18 Wishlist – Features

The countdown to Madden NFL 18 has already begun, but we don’t know yet what the title is like. What areas are developer EA Tiburon focusing on? Will there be a story mode now that the series is moving over to DICE’s Frostbite engine (which was used in FIFA’s The Journey last year)? Will Madden Ultimate Team continue to loom large? We shall find answers to some of these questions and more at E3 next …

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Quake Champions Open Tech Test Announced

Share. Mark your calendar for May 12 to 21. By Evan Campbell Bethesda will open up Quake Champions to everyone for a limited time. As part of the large-scale tech test, Bethesda is keeping Ouake Champions live from May 12 to 21. It’s a notable departure from the closed beta, as anyone can get a code and the game won’t just be available during weekends. In addition, Quake Champions will feature a new Sacrifice mode …

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Prey PC Players Reporting Crashes, Save Issues, and Other Problems

Share. Publisher Bethesda Softworks is “actively working” to provide an update to the problems. By Jonathon Dornbush A few days after its release. a number of users, including IGN’s reviews editor, have reported encountering game-breaking save issues and other problems in Arkane Studios’ Prey. IGN’s Dan Stapleton, who posted his Prey review in progress last week, encountered a bug 30 hours into the game that has corrupted his last few saves. Those saves either crash …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: Nintendo Switch news confirms importance of console’s gaming strategy | Gaming | Entertainment

When the Nintendo Switch was announced, some fans and analysts were disappointed by the dearth of launch titles being provided. It was explained later that Nintendo were changing their gaming strategy from the Wii U, having seen sales slump just months into the new console’s launch. The Japanese games giant opted instead to drip-feed marjo games over several months for the Nintendo Switch, hoping to create enough launches throughout the year to keep sales robust. …

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First Official Xbox Project Scorpio Headset Announced

Share. The wireless device will also work with other Xbox One systems and PCs. By Evan Campbell We might not know what the Xbox Project Scorpio looks like, but we do know what the first official headset for the upgraded console looks like. Meet the officially licensed LS35X wireless gaming headset from LucidSound. Coming out this holiday season, the company claims the device pairs up with Project Scorpio like an Xbox One controller, meaning no …

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The Tomb Raiders: How Nightdive Studios Brought Back System Shock – Features

The recently released Prey is heavily inspired by System Shock, a series that’s making a comeback after years of laying dormant, with both a remake and third entry on the way. This is the story of how a small company is responsible for bringing back a classic from the dead. This feature originally appeared in issue 281 of Game Informer. In 1994, a Cambridge-based developer named Looking Glass Technologies released System Shock, perhaps one of the most influential …

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Street Fighter 5’s Next DLC Character Is Ed

Share. Release date yet to be announced. By Alex Osborn Capcom has revealed that Ed will be the third fighter to join Street Fighter V’s roster for Season 2. According to Capcom’s announcement, Ed will be playable for all of those participating in the next Capcom Fighters Network (CFN) Beta, which runs from May 11-14. The character’s official release date will be announced at some point in the future. Check out the trailer below for a …

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Out This Week: NBA Playgrounds, Birthdays the Beginning, LocoRoco Remastered

Share. The spiritual successor to NBA Jam arrives alongside the next creation from the maker of Harvest Moon. By Lucas M. Thomas With so many new games and movies coming out, it can be hard to keep up. Lucky for you, IGN is here to help with a weekly round-up of the biggest releases each and every week. Check out the latest releases for this week, and be sure to come back next Monday for …

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First Screenshots of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – Zombies Chronicles DLC Released

By Joe Skrebels After a leak, and a formal announcement, the upcoming Zombies Chronicles DLC – which collects together 8 classic Zombies outings by mode creator Treyarch – has released a first screenshot for each remastered map. You can see the shots – which comprise maps from World at War, Black Ops and Black Ops 2 – below. It’s safe to say they’re looking a little spiffier than they used to: Zombies Chronicles is designed …

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