Issue #027

NEWS

Riot Is Cutting The Bloody Imagery In Valorant From Esports To Keep The Sponsors Happy

Sony Patents Robotic Gaming Companion That Reacts To Your Emotions

Shadow Arena: making a battle royale from Black Desert Online

Newzoo: Shooter games are growing during coronavirus, but esports forecast takes a dip

Microsoft Executive Bill Stillwell Thinks They Have a “Better Console” Than Sony

Ubisoft is making a movie about boomers playing esports

Riot offers hackers up to $100,000 to find Valorant anti-cheat exploits

This standing desk houses not one, but two gaming PCs

The Real Reason Nintendo Switch Is Out Of Stock Everywhere

Call Of Duty: Warzone Will Introduce Fortnite-Style Events

Games Done Quick speedrunners raised $400,000 for coronavirus relief

ESports Boxing Club: New Boxing Game In Development

Desperados 3 and its “gorgeous gunslinger” arrive this June

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the best-selling game of 2020 so far

CS:GO and TF2 source code leaks, Valve says there’s no reason for alarm

Prison Architect is getting another free expansion in May

REVIEWS

Fallout 76: Wastelanders

Trials Of Mana

Moving Out

XCOM: Chimera Squad

Cloudpunk

MotoGP 20

FEATURES

The storm chaser of Red Dead Redemption 2

The best games developed by a single person

For the first time, I’m having fun with Fallout 76

Playing Valorant reminded me how much I miss CS:GO

In Doom Eternal, you must go with the flow

Industries of Titan is a promising foundation for a new breed of city builder

Does The Xbox Lockhart ‘Series S’ Exist Or Not?

Minecraft’s RTX beta is a look into gaming’s beautifully surreal future 28

How can the trophies system evolve for the PlayStation 5?

The legacy of fy_iceworld, Counter-Strike’s divisive and hugely popular custom map

15 Years of Guild Wars: “It was built for the long haul”

Burnt out by abuse over a game he didn’t make, the creator of Jalopy is trying to move on

One of 2020’s most unique games takes place inside the minimap

Fortnite’s Travis Scott Concert Was A Stunning Spectacle And A Glimpse At The Metaverse

Torchlight 3: The big interview

DISCUSSIONS

Why are we paying for cloud save if it isn’t featured in major games like Animal Crossing?

VIDEOS

SnowRunner - United We Drive Trailer

Xbox One X Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition Bundle

Doom Eternal Developers React to 27 Minute Speedrun

The Complete Resident Evil Timeline Explained

FUNNY

Your PC’s is doomed

This is not the way

DEV / DESIGN

Prioritising Accessibility Considerations