Epic Games Founder to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC

Organizers of the 17th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the industry’s top games, studios and developers, will recognize Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of ZZT, Unreal and Unreal Engine, with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Sweeney will be honored at the Game Developers Choice AwardsContinue reading “Epic Games Founder to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC”

Will Gears of War 4 Refresh the Multiplayer?

The Gears of War series is an immensely popular and competitive third-person shooter. Aside from the gripping and exciting single-player campaign, Gears is probably one of the most popular competitive multiplayer games on Xbox. That being said, the series has released a total of four games so far, with the fifth being released by MicrosoftContinue reading “Will Gears of War 4 Refresh the Multiplayer?”

Gears of War 4 New Launch Trailer

Microsoft have revealed the Gears of War 4 launch trailer. The trailer starts with the all too familiar gravelly voice of Marcus Fenix setting the scene. It’s been 25 years since the events of Gears of War 3, and in that time some sense of normality has returned to the world. Marcus has a son, JD, who he almostContinue reading “Gears of War 4 New Launch Trailer”

Gears of War 3 ‘Duck Hunt’ Easter Egg Found 5 Years After Initial Release

Usually after some time, a game’s plethora of hidden Easter Eggs have been revealed, noted and filed away for future generations to marvel at. There are times though when a particularly well-buried treat is never discovered until many years after the game’s initial release, sometimes decades. This is even more unusual when the game in question is a triple A,Continue reading “Gears of War 3 ‘Duck Hunt’ Easter Egg Found 5 Years After Initial Release”

Revealed this E3: Gears of War 4

Gears of War introduces the next in a chain of non stop slaughter, Gears of War 4. With amazing new graphics, enhanced gameplay, and with the ability to crossplay, GoW 4 will hopefuly offer a lot more to the series. With gnarly action jam packed into the display we were given, the intense violence that we allContinue reading “Revealed this E3: Gears of War 4”

General Raam Added to Killer Instinct Roster

Microsoft announced during their press conference that General Raam from Gears of War would be the newest addition to the Killer Instinct cast of characters. He will be released with the rest of the season 3 characters. The exact release date has not been announced yet. Killer Instinct originally came out on November 22, 2013.

Epic Change For Epic Games

Change is in the air for Epic Games. Current and former members of the studio report that fans should expect more titles like Paragon and Fortnite, as opposed to expensive campaign driven games like Gears of War that made Epic Games famous. “The economics of those games forces developers to work with major publishers toContinue reading “Epic Change For Epic Games”

Lawbreakers Will Release this Year

Lawbreakers is a fast paced action shooter from the makers of Gears of War. After five years Cliff Bleszinski plans to move on from Gears. This isn’t terrible news as he plans to make Lawbreakers with just as much, if not more, devotion. The goal with Lawbreakers is to evolve what is already in place. WeContinue reading “Lawbreakers Will Release this Year”

Gears of War 4 Beta Begins

Good news for anyone that had a copy of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition of PC or Xbox One before April 11th. The Gears of War 4 beta begins for you today! You may not receive your code today if you bought it recently rather than when the Ultimate Edition first came out, but it willContinue reading “Gears of War 4 Beta Begins”

Gears of War 4 Release Date Announced

Gears of War 4 finally has a release date set for October 11th, 2016. The release date was announced by Microsoft and was accompanied by a display of the covert art for the game which was shown off by Entertainment Weekly. Everyone who has played Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on PC or Xbox One will beContinue reading “Gears of War 4 Release Date Announced”

The Online Gaming Community is Toxic

Now, before you freak out, this is not referring to the gaming community in general; in fact, the majority of the gaming community is absolutely delightful. What this is referring to though is the toxicity and disgusting practices that go on while playing games with other players through online services on home consoles. Much of thisContinue reading “The Online Gaming Community is Toxic”