Next Sonic Game Releasing in 2017

A new Sonic game has been confirmed to be coming out next year by the head of the Sonic Team, Takashi Iizuka. The Sonic Team had already announced that another game was in development, but it wasn’t known how far away it was until now. No specific release date was given, only that it will be comingContinue reading “Next Sonic Game Releasing in 2017”

Mighty No. 9 Illuminates Issues with Crowdfunding

It’s not hard to guess that this post was inspired by Mighty No. 9‘s uninspired release. I happen to be one of the people who backed this game on Kickstarter, and I am disappointed in it, to say the least. Even the developers seemed unhappy with it in their recent livestream. They talked about the negative feedbackContinue reading “Mighty No. 9 Illuminates Issues with Crowdfunding”

Why Do Difficulty Levels Exist?

Deciding what difficulty to play a game on is one of the most arbitrary choices you make when playing a game. I’m sure everyone has loaded up countless games and faced a screen that asks if you want to play on “Normal ” or “Hard”. What does that mean? You could play on hard for genres you’reContinue reading “Why Do Difficulty Levels Exist?”

Jeff Kaplan Describes Overwatch’s Competitive Mode

In a recent video, Jeff Kaplan, the game director of Overwatch, gave some details about Overwatch’s upcoming competitive revamp. The new competitive mode is coming sometime around the end of this month, although he didn’t give an exact date for it. One season will be two and a half months, with about a two-week breakContinue reading “Jeff Kaplan Describes Overwatch’s Competitive Mode”

Ubisoft Announces Division Expansion

An expansion for The Division was just announced known as “Survival”. They released a trailer for it during the press conference. It appears to focus on attempting to survive a winter with little food and resources. Survival will be DLC for The Division, not a standalone game. The Division is available now, while Survival comes out in September of 2016.

Ubisoft Announces Just Dance 2017

Just Dance 2017 is coming to the Nintendo NX, Xbox One, Wii U, and Playstation 4. No songs for it have been announced yet, but “Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen was playing during the announcement, so that song could be in the game. It will presumably be coming out later this year, if theContinue reading “Ubisoft Announces Just Dance 2017”

Arma 3: Apex Release Date Revealed

Arma 3: Apex will be released on July 11, 2016. It is available for pre-order on Steam right now. It requires that you already own Arma 3 in order to play. If you already own Arma 3, you can also play a sneak preview build of part of the game now. Arma 3: Apex is developed byContinue reading “Arma 3: Apex Release Date Revealed”

Superhot Announced for Oculus Touch

Superhot is coming to the Oculus VR platform. It has integration with Oculus Touch, allowing it to detect every movement your hands make. Superhot is a first person shooter where time only moves when your character moves. In VR, you can look around and see the position of all the bullets around you in order toContinue reading “Superhot Announced for Oculus Touch”

New Map Announced for Lawbreakers

A new map was shown off for the upcoming game Lawbreakers at the PC Gaming Show today. The map is called Promenade. Cliff Blezinski came on stage to talk about specific mechanics of the game, such as the low gravity movement throughout the maps. The game is going into closed alpha on June 18, lettingContinue reading “New Map Announced for Lawbreakers”

Microsoft Announces Project Scorpio

Microsoft announced their most powerful console yet at E3, Project Scorpio. It has 4K video resolution while gaming and supposedly the highest quality pixels ever seen in a console. It has much more processing power than the current Xbox One at 6 Teraflops. It will be compatible with all Xbox 360 and Xbox One games, andContinue reading “Microsoft Announces Project Scorpio”