Issue #071

NEWS

Someone beat Hades using a pomegranate

Hideo Kojima Has A Book Coming Out In English

BlizzCon 2021 Announcements and Reveals, From World of Warcraft to Diablo

PS5 DualSense teardown reveals potential causes of controller drift

Taxi Chaos brings back the long-lost taxi genre

New Twisted Metal TV Show Announced With Deadpool Writers Producing

Epic Games settles Fortnite loot box lawsuit with V-bucks

More PlayStation exclusives are coming to PC, starting with Days Gone this spring

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 is coming to PS5, Xbox Series X, and Nintendo Switch

Xbox Live Gold free games for March 2021 announced

Nvidia hints that further cryptocurrency mining blocks could be incoming

Surprise, Stardew Valley is a board game now

Sony State of Play: Everything Announced at the PlayStation News Event

Sony is giving out Ratchet & Clank in March as part of ‘a series of free games’

REVIEWS

Blue Fire

Samsung Odyssey G9

Ghosts ‘n Goblins

Persona 5 Strikers

Old School RuneScape

Bravely Default 2

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060

Taxi Chaos

FEATURES

Microsoft’s accessibility guidelines are a great start – but we can go further | Opinion

Nintendo delivered a strong Direct, but fan impatience grows | Opinion

Why is Diablo 2 so special? We ask the fans remaking the classic ARPG

Games need more roles for players with disabilities

My 30-year quest to beat Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

How a small portable fighter forever changed gaming’s biggest rivalries

Here’s why (and how) we’ll see gaming’s influence span across industries, regions, and more in 2021

A Brief History of Video Game Regulation

Watch Dogs Legion Online Co-Op Hands-On Preview

Monster Hunter Rise: The Final Preview - IGN First

Report: Techland Is Bleeding Talent Due To Autocratic Management, Bad Feedback, And Lack Of Direction

Outriders Interview | “Shooters don’t have to have a stupid story”

How Diablo 4’s Open World Design Is Making Sanctuary a Place Worth Saving

Diablo is resurrecting both Blizzard’s past and its future

Electronic Arts Removes Multiplayer Mode From Dragon Age Game in Big Pivot

DISCUSSIONS

What Was Your Best-Ever Year For Gaming?

Anthem Update: we’ve made the difficult decision to stop our new development work on Anthem (aka Anthem NEXT)

VIDEOS

Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story | Trailer

MODI: Son of Thor - Trailer (Dreams Game)

It Takes Two – Official Gameplay Trailer

OUTBREAK Trailer | Season Two | Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War

Call Of Duty Should Be Afraid Of Battlefield Again

FUNNY

Always reload after every kill

My favorite dark souls mod

DEV / DESIGN

Year 4: My full time indie developer life

Simdjson – Parsing Gigabytes of JSON per Second