Day: July 31, 2018

Riot Explained: Who Is the Marvel Villain in the Venom Movie?

July 31, 2018

Here’s everything you need to know about the villain in this fall’s Venom movie, Riot, a.k.a. Carlton Drake (played by Riz Ahmed).

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Video: The state and future of board games

July 31, 2018

In this GDC 2018 talk, board game and tabletop game developers discuss the continued growth, development and diversity of board games in the last year. …

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Steam user count has decreased 17 percent since January

July 31, 2018

Steam is currently seeing a big decline in the number of people playing games (and even having Steam open on their computers) since January of this year. …

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The Sinclair ZX Vega+ is finally being shipped to Indiegogo backers

July 31, 2018

A version of the Sinclair ZX Vega+ console dubbed the ‘Blankety Blank’ has started to ship to backers, but it seems they aren’t impressed with the product. …

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League of Legends Reveals New Game Mode, and It’s Not Battle Royale

July 31, 2018

Nexus Blitz will be the first Experimental Mode to test out new ways to play.

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No, Kingdom Hearts 3’s Play Length Has Not Been Confirmed

July 31, 2018

Despite reports this week, Kingdom Hearts 3’s play time is not set in stone.

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Get a job: Velan Studios is hiring a Lead Technical Artist

July 31, 2018

Velan Studios is looking for a technical artist to help drive the visual direction of its game by defining and developing the pipeline, tools, shaders, and other technical art components necessary. …

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Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection Contains All Destiny 2 Expansions

July 31, 2018

The Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection includes the base game and all expansions, including Forsaken, in one package.

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Valve adds safeguards to Steam to address concerns over fake item scams

July 31, 2018

Just one day after removing a game from Steam for, among other things, facilitating Steam trading scams, Valve has introduced new features to protect users from similar scams. …

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SimCity 2000 remake removed by EA for using copyrighted assets

July 31, 2018

Electronic Arts filed a DMCA takedown request against the fan-created version of Sim City 2000, titled OpenSC2K, after pointing out the developer behind the remake used stolen art assets. …

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Don’t Miss: The ridiculous open-world humor of Saints Row 4

July 31, 2018

In this 2013 interview, Gamasutra sat down with devs from Volition to talk about the philosophy of Saints Row 4’s humor, love of characters, and player empowerment. …

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Switch sales lead Nintendo’s first quarter while 3DS and mobile income stagnate

July 31, 2018

Sales of both 3DS software and hardware decreased year-over-year, while income generated by Nintendo’s mobile game library increased by less than one percent. …

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Nintendo has sold nearly 20M Switch systems and 87M Switch games

July 31, 2018

Nintendo says 19.67 million systems have been sold, with roughly 1.8 million of those purchases falling during the three month quarter spanning April 2018 to June 2018. …

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Fortnite 5.10 Update Will Add a New Mode and Two Guns

July 31, 2018

Fortntie is getting the new Fly Explosives mode, a new sniper rifle, and nerfed Guided Missiles tomorrow.

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Overcooked 2: IGN Plays Live Today at 1pm PT

July 31, 2018

Get an early look at Overcooked 2 as we check out some four-player action on Nintendo Switch!

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Stanford will share insight into mixed reality’s medical uses at XRDC

July 31, 2018

Dr. Brian Hargreaves teaches mixed reality and serves as co-director of the university’s Incubator for Medical Mixed and Extended Reality, and this October he’ll be sharing what he’s learned at XRDC! …

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Darksiders 3 Developers Show Off Environmental Puzzles

July 31, 2018

Gunfire Games design director John Pearl and lead level designer Richard Vorodi walk you through a section of Darksiders 3, showing off the environmental puzzles you’ll encounter.

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GTA Online: New DJ Residency, Launch of Los Santos Underground Radio, and More

July 31, 2018

This week on GTA Online, look for new resident DJs Tale of Us now available for hire, Los Santos Underground Radio officially goes live, and much more.

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Worldwide PlayStation 4 shipments have topped 80 million

July 31, 2018

Sony’s latest financials have revealed the PlayStation 4 has shipped over 80 million units globally since launching back in November 2013.  …

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Nintendo Switch Has Now Sold Just Under 20 Million Units

July 31, 2018

Super Mario Odyssey continues to be the Nintendo Switch’s best-selling title.

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