Issue #047

NEWS

Twitch Sings Is Shutting Down On January 1

Multiple ‘CS:GO’ Coaches Caught Cheating; ESIC Opens Inquiry

Epic calls on court to stop Apple’s “retaliation” against the Fortnite maker

EA responds to fan backlash to in-game ads in UFC 4

Minecon Live 2020 is now called Minecraft Live, and it’s happening in October

Fnatic CEO Says ‘Esports Is Growing Exponentially’

Programmer Has Made 1993’s Doom Playable on a Pregnancy Test

CD Projekt Red Clarifies Cyberpunk 2077 Microtransactions Confusion

Netflix CEO says it “could make sense” to get into videogaming

Nintendo Reveals Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, A New Zelda Set 100 Years Before Breath Of The Wild

Colin Kaepernick Is Coming Back To Madden With Signature Black Power Celebration

EA Play added to Xbox Game Pass at no extra cost

Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X Launch November 10

ESL One Rio ‘CS:GO’ Major Canceled Because Of Covid-19

GameStop Has Closed Nearly 400 Stores This Year

Here’s a recap of everything that happened during September’s Ubisoft Forward stream

REVIEWS

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning

Marvel’s Avengers

Star Renegades

Paradise Killer

FEATURES

I miss Bomberman and I really didn’t expect that

Marvel’s Avengers shows how a “beta” can be a pitfall | Opinion

All you need to know about Nubia’s powerhouse gaming phone, the RedMagic 5S

What’s wrong with the games industry, and how to fix it

22 years later, Half-Life’s influence is still being felt

Nvidia’s RTX 3070 is one of the most exciting graphics cards ever made

The gaming archaeologist and his quest for a Neo Geo holy grail

The PC Gamer Top 100

Revisiting ‘Kingdoms of Amalur’ Makes Gaming’s MMO Fate Seem Inevitable

From Pong to Civilization: How I made “one more turn” work on consoles

Paradox Interactive’s QA staff allege poor treatment, low pay, and mismanaged layoffs

The best free PC games in 2020

Amazon imagines a genre-blended New World for MMOs

The daredevil who discovered GTA Online’s most famous stunt

Darewise: “We have a social responsibility” to provide alternatives to game violence

DISCUSSIONS

CD PROJEKT RED Rejects $69.99 Pricing for Next-Gen Versions of Cyberpunk 2077

Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X Launch November 10, Starting at $24.99 a Month with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and EA Play

VIDEOS

War Mongrels - First Gameplay

Bionicle: Quest for Mata Nui - Trailer (Fan Made Open-World RPG Game)

Crash Bandicoot 4 – Tawna Gameplay Reveal | PlayStation Underground

7 Games That Were Something Else Entirely

Immortals, Fenyx Rising 17 Minutes Of Gameplay

FUNNY

[Fall Guys] Some groups are easier to trick than others

Why I always keep a stack of food in RPGs

DEV / DESIGN

Deaf Accessibility in Video Games