Issue #073

NEWS

Dungeons & Dragons New Open-World RPG Is Being Developed

Valve ends development on Artifact 2.0

Ghost of Tsushima devs to be honored as tourism ambassadors for real-life island

Ethereum mining limiters could come as standard on future Nvidia GeForce GPUs

Watch Dogs Legion multiplayer is delayed indefinitely on PC

Six Days In Fallujah Publisher Says The Game Is “Inseparable From Politics”

Rust launches this spring for PlayStation and Xbox

Here’s a preview of Warframe’s biggest update in eight years

Germany looking into making games with loot boxes 18+

Microsoft’s ZeniMax Acquisition Officially Complete, Bethesda Now a Part of Xbox

NBA star banned from Twitch and dropped by sponsors after use of antisemitic slur while playing Call of Duty: Warzone

Humble Bundle raised $30M for 224 charities in 2020

EA Investigating Claims An Employee Has Been Selling Rare Items

20 Bethesda games will be available on Xbox Game Pass including Oblivion, Morrowind, The Evil Within, Prey, more

REVIEWS

HellSign

Stronghold: Warlords

Mavix M9 Gaming Chair

Loop Hero

Gnosia

FEATURES

Three months in, Game Pass is Microsoft’s ace in the hole | Opinion

Will JRPGs ever let go of grinding?

Beyond Control: What’s next for Remedy?

These Are the Best Video Games of the Past Decade

How Games Make It Fun To Be The Villain

I Hired An Apex Legends Coach Via Metafy And Became A Better Player In 4 Weeks

The joy of talking utter nonsense during team games

I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Stop Playing Genshin Impact

Valheim’s biggest secret? Trusting the player

Doctors are finally taking esports injuries seriously

Neopets is reckoning with black market pet trading

Why Did It Take Ten Years For Left 4 Dead To Become A Genre?

Apex Legends is killing it with new content, and shows no sign of slowing down

Why game developers hate doors

What do Stadia’s struggles mean for game streaming?

What Is Blaseball? Developers Answer as Game Enters New Era

DISCUSSIONS

It seems like many of the things people don’t like about older games are exactly the things I love about them.

Microsoft confirms its Bethesda acquisition is complete and ‘some games’ will be exclusive

VIDEOS

Monster Hunter Rise - Rampage Trailer

The Elder Scrolls Online: Flames of Ambition Gameplay Trailer

The Evolution of Unreal Engine (1996-2021)

It Takes Two – Official “We’re Better Together” Trailer

MotoGP™21 First Gameplay

FUNNY

How Else Would We Know It’s A Desert?

Instant Karma

DEV / DESIGN

Leading a game writer’s room

6 Game UI You Should Study

How to get a job as a games writer