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EA have shut down Visceral Games, and will reboot their Star Wars title

EA have shut down Visceral Games. The studio had most recently been responsible for Battlefield Hardline, and was perhaps best known for creating Dead Space. Visceral Games had been working on an untitled Star Wars game with Amy Hennig, formerly the creative director of the Uncharted franchise. According to EA’s official statement, this game is moving to the hands of a team from “across EA Worldwide Studios,” led by a core group from EA Vancouver. …

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Why aren’t there more “Mature” games for Nintendo Switch?

Enlarge / Remember when this game was supposedly a sign of a less squeaky-clean image for Nintendo? Since removing the blood in the original Mortal Kombat on the Super NES, Nintendo has earned its image as the family-friendly alternative to the more sex-and-violence-soaked console competition. New reporting from The Wall Street Journal suggests Nintendo is working to change that with the Switch, but any such effort is going to be an uphill climb that could …

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Black Friday Xbox One Deals – Best Prices on Xbox One X, Xbox One S, and Xbox One Games

The Xbox One S will likely be one of the most discounted consoles during Black Friday week, so be prepared for some amazing Xbox One S bundles. While only releasing on November 7, you might see the odd Xbox One X bundle too, plus there will be loads of discounted Xbox One games to consider buying. Here are the best Xbox One Black Friday deals. For a complete round-up of the best Black Friday deals, …

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Xbox One X games update – Studio Wildcard has the BEST NEWS for ARK Survival Evolved fans | Gaming | Entertainment

Ark Survival Evolved developer Studio Wildcard has great news for Xbox One X customers. With the Xbox One X release date just a few weeks away, Studio Wildcard has detailed the changes coming to Ark Survival Evolved. The most exciting new change is that ARK Survival Evolved will feature two graphics modes on Xbox One X, as well as HDR support. Studio Wildcard explains: “The first is a Detailed Graphics version with 1440p resolution and Truesky (which …

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Sony To Publish Nintendo Switch And PC Games Under New Label

A division of Sony is to publish video games for, among other consoles, Switch, the company has announced. Sony Music Entertainment has launched a new publishing label called Unties, whose upcoming projects include a game, titled Tiny Metal, that’s coming to Nintendo’s hybrid console as well as PC and PS4. Unties has so far revealed three more projects: one for PS4 and two listed for “PC / TBA,” hinting they could come to other platforms …

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Here are the most-anticipated Xbox One games launching this week

Every week numerous games launch on Xbox One and Windows 10 but which ones really stand out? Here are some of the biggest and most-anticipated titles launching across Microsoft’s platforms this coming week. While the week is also packed with the release of smaller games like The Jackbox Party Pack 4, “AAA” titles like South Park: The Fractured But Whole are generating the most hype. With that in mind, here are all the biggest games …

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Games with Gold October 2017 UPDATE – More Xbox One and 360 games become available | Gaming | Entertainment

Games with Gold subscribers have seen the October 2017 line-up get a revamp today with more free games for Xbox One and Xbox 360 going live. Medal of Honor: Airborne for the Xbox 360 and The Turing Test for Xbox One have just gone live for Games with Gold members. The latest additions to the Games with Gold October 2017 line-up replace Xbox One title Oxenfree and Xbox 360 title Rayman 3 HD. Xbox 360 …

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New Nintendo Switch games boost as Xbox One cross-play project is revealed | Gaming | Entertainment

New Nintendo Switch games are in development which will benefit from cross-play with other gaming devices. While some hardware creators like Sony have ruled out PS4 gamers playing with Switch and Xbox owners, the same rule doesn’t apply for everyone else. We already know that Rocket League will benefit from the feature and there’s some big reasons behind why it’s such a help to the Switch. While other consoles have been out for quite sometime, …

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DevGAMM Minsk 2017 | PC Games Insider

Date & Times: Thursday, November 16th – 17th 2017 9am to 11pm Location: Minsk , Belarus Region: Europe Expected Size: 3000 – 1000 Ticket Cost: 150 USD Target Audience: Developers, Indie Developers Event Type: Conference Featured Platforms: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows, Console, Handheld Console, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality DevGAMM is one of the biggest conference for game …

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MANTIS BURN RACING® CONFIRMS 60FPS AND CROSS-PLAY ON NINTENDO SWITCH™ | Games industry press releases

p>VooFoo Studios is delighted to confirm that their acclaimed top-down racing game, Mantis Burn Racing®, will run at 60fps on Nintendo Switch™ – in both TV mode and Handheld mode. Built using VooFoo Studios’ own propriety game and physics engine, Mantis Burn Racing® is a visually stunning, action-packed top-down racing game that combines real-world ‘fun’ physics with intuitive controls in highly competitive ‘one-more-go’ style races. “We’ve been spending a lot of time getting to grips …

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Rainway Streaming App Might Bring Cuphead, PC Games To The Switch

The Rainway streaming app, an upcoming app that claims it will allow people to play PC games via streaming to the Nintendo Switch, has apparently been teasing footage of Cuphead over the last few days, though the game is currently exclusively for the Xbox One and the PC systems only. One of the multiple flaws in PC gaming is that many games require a certain standard of hardware to be able to play games, and …

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Video games had to evolve for tabletop gaming appeal to be understood, says Dan Harmon

Dan Harmon is best known for creating series like Rick and Morty and Community, but one of his biggest passions is Dungeons & Dragons; so much so that he created an entire series dedicated to playing it with his friends. HarmonQuest, which began on NBC’s streaming service, Seeso, before moving to VRV for its second season, follows Harmon and his friend, Spencer Crittenden, as they play Dungeons & Dragons with different celebrities. Each episode includes …

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Hardcore Gaming 101 Seeks Funding For Obscure Japanese Games Book

Share. Cataloguing “101 rare, weird and important Japanese video games.” By Chloi Rad Hardcore Gaming 101, the website dedicated to long-forgotten retro games, cult classics, and everything weird, underrated, and obscure in the world of video games, is seeking funding for a book on “101 rare, weird and important Japanese video games.” Called Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Japanese Video Game Obscurities, the book will serve as a catalogue of rare, lost, mostly exclusive gaming gems …

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This nifty utility compacts your games without a performance hit

Windows 10 includes tools to help you use less drive space, one of which is a compression utility called Compact. Normally you would access this through the command line. Now there is an open-source graphical interface available called Compact GUI that makes the built-in utility much easier to use, and less daunting to inexperienced users. CompactGUI is available on Github. Several users on Reddit claim it is working wonders on their game libraries, essentially working …

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Only Two Of the Current Top 10 Most-Downloaded Games On Switch Were Made By Nintendo

Indie games are selling phenomenally on the Switch’s eShop—better even than Nintendo’s games. That Stardew Valley is the current best seller on the Switch eShop shouldn’t surprise anyone. Switch owners have been clamoring for the game since it was announced that it would launch on the platform last year. What is more interesting is that the top ten eShop games are mostly indie titles. Only one of those, Golf Story, is a Switch exclusive. Seven …

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