The Politics of Esports and Blizzard’s Blitzchung Debacle

There tends to be very little politics involved in video game culture, but after Blizzard harshly punished an esports player for supporting Hong Kong protestors, it shook the entire gaming industry to its core.  Ng Wai Chung, a competitive Hearthstone player from Hong Kong, who goes by the name “Blitzchung,” called for the liberation ofContinue reading “The Politics of Esports and Blizzard’s Blitzchung Debacle”

Nintendo reveals a brand new exercise RPG titled, ‘Ring Fit Adventure’

Nintendo is being weird again, and their cryptic video which released a couple of weeks ago depicting groups of people playing with a strange ring-like controller has finally been revealed as Ring Fit Adventure.  This game will mark another attempt for Nintendo at creating a fitness game, with the first significant success being Wii FitContinue reading “Nintendo reveals a brand new exercise RPG titled, ‘Ring Fit Adventure’”

A Hat in Time for the Nintendo Switch Finally Gets a Release Date

A Hat in Time, the adorable 3D platformer, which initially released back in 2017, has finally gotten a confirmed release date for the upcoming Nintendo Switch version.  The Switch version was originally announced back in 2018, and now has a confirmed release date of October 18th, 2019. The developer, Gears for Breakfast, created A HatContinue reading “A Hat in Time for the Nintendo Switch Finally Gets a Release Date”

Logitech G Announces New Logitech G915 Wireless Keyboard

Earlier today, Logitech G announced their newest computer peripheral in their 900 series lineup. For those unfamiliar, the 900 series of products that Logitech G offers are their top of the line, performance models that are typically more premium compared to the rest of their lineup. It’s been several years since the last 900-line keyboardContinue reading “Logitech G Announces New Logitech G915 Wireless Keyboard”

Dragon Quest’s Hero Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nearly two months after Nintendo revealed the Hero from the Dragon Quest series would be joining the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster at E3 2019, he has finally joined the fight. On Tuesday, July 30, Nintendo revealed that the heavily rumored fighter would be joining the battle by the end of the day when MasahiroContinue reading “Dragon Quest’s Hero Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate”

Sony Changes July 2019 Playstation Plus Games Lineup

In a very last minute change, Sony has changed the free games offering for Playstation Plus subscribers from the previously announced lineup. Initially, Sony was all set to offer two games for the July 2019 offering the games that were originally set to be free for users were Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 and Horizon Turbo Chase. Without any priorContinue reading “Sony Changes July 2019 Playstation Plus Games Lineup”

Someone has recreated ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ in ‘LittleBigPlanet 3’

Fans are really enjoying Super Mario Maker 2 so far. Being able to create and play thousands of different Mario levels is a dream come true for so many people.  Unfortunately, not everyone has a Nintendo Switch to get in on the action, but thanks to user ClapTrap9, people with a PlayStation 3 or 4 canContinue reading “Someone has recreated ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ in ‘LittleBigPlanet 3’”

Remedy Entertainment Acquire Alan Wake Publishing Rights

Remedy Entertainment have acquired the publishing rights of Alan Wake from Microsoft. Remedy are currently working on Control which releases this August. Despite previously being aligned with Microsoft, Remedy revealed their upcoming game Control on the PlayStation stage at E3 2018. In an exclusive interview with Eurogamer, a Remedy spokesperson hinted that Alan Wake couldContinue reading “Remedy Entertainment Acquire Alan Wake Publishing Rights”

Everything Announced in Nintendo’s E3 2019 Direct

As the last company to give a presentation at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), all eyes were on Nintendo to deliver a stellar presentation.  Before the show, Nintendo revealed that their direct would focus only on software for the Nintendo Switch.  Sorry, 3DS! Fans were treated to several surprises and well as received moreContinue reading “Everything Announced in Nintendo’s E3 2019 Direct”

Spiritfarer Gives a Charming Perspective on Dying and Letting Go

Thunder Lotus Games describes their upcoming game as “a cozy management game about dying.” In Spiritfarer, you will play as Stella the ferry master of spirits and she is joined by her friendly little cat named Daffodil. You will create and manage your ferry to explore the seas and come across spirits that need yourContinue reading “Spiritfarer Gives a Charming Perspective on Dying and Letting Go”

What You Need to Know About Character Selection in Watch Dogs Legion

It is pretty overwhelming knowing that you can play as anyone in the entire city of London in Watch Dogs Legion. To begin with, you will not have a main playable protagonist, you will play as any of the NPCs in the game. All NPCs can become playable characters once they have been recruited toContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Character Selection in Watch Dogs Legion”

Square’s Avengers Reveal Offers Only Glimpse

As Square Enix’s E3 conference drew closer and closer to an end, anticipation built for one of the most easily foreseen projects in the industry to finally be announced: Crystal Dynamic’s Avengers game. After a swath of RPGs, remake announcements (including a long overdue Final Fantasy VII Remake demo), and the surprise shooter Outrider fromContinue reading “Square’s Avengers Reveal Offers Only Glimpse”