Issue #081

NEWS

Hitman developer reportedly developing fantasy IP for Xbox

CD Projekt Bosses Set To Receive Big Bonuses Despite Cyberpunk 2077 Launch Problems

Riot will record Valorant voice chat to fight toxicity

Xbox FPS Boost feature gets massive update, nearly 100 games now supported

Konami won’t attend E3 2021 but is “in deep development” on a number of projects

Microsoft Leaked Internal Review Calls The Last of Us 2 “Significantly Ahead” of Anything on Console & PC

Dragon Quest Builders 2, Red Dead Online, Outlast 2 and more coming to Xbox Game Pass this month

PlayStation invests in Discord and plans integration with PSN in 2022

Here’s what Epic Games Store paid for those ‘free’ games

Sledgehammer’s new Call of Duty confirmed for autumn 2021

Blizzard is losing millions of players across all of its games

CS:GO Now Offers Subscription Service, And Some Fans Aren’t Happy About It

Xbox Has Never Turned a Profit On Any Of Its Devices

Nintendo Announces Game Builder Garage, A Switch Title That Lets You Create Games

Ubisoft announces new free-to-play game, The Division Heartland

REVIEWS

Silicon Dreams

Quantum League

Resident Evil Village

FEATURES

Sony’s plan to compete with Xbox: Stay the course | Opinion

Beautiful games: Peter Moore on the intersection between sports and video games | GI Live Online

Papers, Please Turned Me Into A Tool Of The State Faster Than I’d Like To Admit

Six Days in Fallujah: Modern Censorship - Article

The 10 Most Famous Video Game Quotes Of All Time

Bringing the arcade home with Arcade Paradise

Apple v. Epic Games opening statements highlight tech antitrust arguments

Xbox: Democratising game development is important for society

‘Mass Effect 2: Overlord’ Should Have Stayed in 2010

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 is the most fun I’ve ever had sniping

Why Returnal Is Already My Game Of The Year

How EVE Online Players Saved Real-World Scientists 330 Years of Research on COVID-19

Star Wars Galaxies was an MMO that almost changed the world

How Diablo 2 Is Changing on Its Path to Resurrection… While Staying True to Its Roots

What’s the future of Neopets?

DISCUSSIONS

Developers should focus more on the physics and animation, rather than the graphics.

Epic Games spent more than $1 billion on launch exclusives

VIDEOS

Wreckfest - PlayStation 5 Feature Trailer

Hot Wheels Unleashed™ Skyscraper Unveil

Hood: Outlaws & Legends - Official Commented Gameplay

37 Minutes of Resident Evil Village PC Demo Gameplay

The Evolution Of Star Wars Games

Biomutant — New Gameplay Today (4K)

FUNNY

Nature’s Medkit

Pay to win be like:

DEV / DESIGN

Classic Postmortem: BioWare’s Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic