Issue #019

NEWS Link to heading

Coronavirus has affected the production schedule for Valve Index, fewer units to be made available

Microsoft Flight Simulator Will Include ‘All Airports on Earth’

Crytek and the Star Citizen devs have agreed to settle their lawsuit

A year after it was pulled from Steam, Taiwanese horror game Devotion preserved at Harvard University

CD Projekt has become Europe’s second-biggest videogame company

Activision Subpoenas Reddit to Expose Modern Warfare Leaker

Microsoft Dives Into Detail With Xbox Series X New Specs And Features

Sony Patent Hints that PS5 Controller Will Detect Sweat, Heart-Rate, and More

You can finally play that massive Harry Potter RPG in Minecraft

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Talks Future Of Gaming, Including Streaming, Monetization, Consoles, And More

Xbox Games with Gold for March revealed

Temtem’s roadmap includes ranked matchmaking, player housing, more

The Creator Of The World’s Most Famous Cheat Code Has Died

March’s Free PS Plus Games: Shadow of the Colossus and Sonic Forces

Yet Another Free Stardew Valley Update Is in Development

REVIEWS Link to heading

The Suicide Of Rachel Foster

Tony Stewart’s Sprint Car Racing

Warface (Switch)

Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem

Luna: The Shadow Dust

Rune Factory 4

Corruption 2029

Lair Of The Clockwork God


FEATURES Link to heading

Adapting to the evolution of esports

The Evolution of Animal Conservation in Games, from Zoo Tycoon to Planet Zoo

The endless duel between WoW raids and the mods that break them

As anger over the Epic Store subsides, what’s next?

Metro Redux on Switch: the making of an ‘impossible’ port

Comparing Two Big ARPGs: Wolcen and Path of Exile

‘Anthem’ Came Out A Year Ago, It Feels Like Five

Civilization 6 modders are losing interest over its uncertain future

The next chapter of Indigenous representation in video games

The Esports Empire You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Ori and the Will of the Wisps’ sublime platforming sets a new bar for metroidvanias

Tracing the inspiration behind Half-Life: Alyx, from The Mist to Firewatch

DISCUSSIONS Link to heading

Does anyone struggle with “classics” that are just too outdated to be fun?

GOG updates refund policy, allowing refunds up to 30 days after purchase, even if you’ve played the game

VIDEOS Link to heading

Chivalry 2 gameplay and hands-on impressions

11 Minutes Of Streets Of Rage 4 Co-op Gameplay

Baldur’s Gate 3 Opening Cinematic

Baldur’s Gate 3 - Official First LIVE Gameplay Demo | PAX East 2020

FUNNY Link to heading

11 PM Already!

Death Stranding on PC

DEV / DESIGN Link to heading

Year 3: My full time indie developer life

Steam sales case study: ‘Academia: School Simulator’