Issue #095

NEWS

Call of Duty: Warzone’s first ever exclusive perks arrive with Season 5

Epic has sunk $500M into the Epic Games Store, doesn’t expect to make a profit until 2027

Get Your Gorgeous Hands On A Gorgeous Hand-Drawn Game Guide With This New Kickstarter

Valve is creating a Steam Deck API for devs to quickly optimise games

Titanfall Hackers Revealed to Be Behind Current Apex Legends Issues

After more than a decade, development of Kerbal Space Program has come to an end

A Copy Of Super Mario Bros. For NES Just Smashed World Records, AGAIN

AMD is crushing Intel in desktop CPU sales at several popular retailers

Humankind will launch straight into Xbox Game Pass on PC

Twitch Will Now Tell Suspended Users What They Did Wrong

Dr Disrespect is starting his own game development studio

7 Mobile Games Now Make Over $100 Million Every Month

The GTA Remastered Trilogy Appears To Be Real, And Coming To Switch

Frostpunk 2 is a city-building sequel set 30 years after the first game

Diablo 4 director, lead level designer, and WoW designer depart Blizzard

REVIEWS

The Ascent Co-Op

Free Guy

Button City

Carrier Command 2

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT

Axiom Verge 2

FEATURES

Back 4 Blood beta impressions: A template for potential co-op greatness

Bobby Kotick in the bigger picture | This Week in Business

How to get the best streaming setup

Psychonauts 2 interview — Double Fine nears the finish line

Blizzard Turned Game Developers Into Rock Stars. Misbehavior Followed

At Blizzard, groping, free-flowing booze and fear of retaliation tainted ‘magical’ workplace

Persona 4 and how a game becomes an all-time favorite

Lost designs: how Y2K aesthetics shaped so much of our world

The Ascent dev on PC Game Pass parity, the game’s critical reception, and the damn run button

AIO vs. air cooling your gaming PC

CDPR’s ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Eternal Silence Is Just Bizarre At This Point

Eight months later, I barely use any of PS5’s new user interface features

Activision Blizzard’s QA Department Seems Like A Hellhole

Amazon Drops ‘Draconian’ Policy on Making Games After Work Hours

DISCUSSIONS

What’s your favorite multiplayer map?

Which Video game franchise should be revived?

VIDEOS

Fortnite X Ariana Grande Rift Tour Concert Gameplay

Turbo Kid - Official Trailer - Kickstarter Coming Soon!

Tales Of Arise Preview

FIFA 22 Ultimate Team | Trailer Oficial

Forza Horizon 5 - NEW 4K Gameplay

Battlefield 2042 | Exodus Short Film

I tried Steam Deck early and it’s AWESOME!

FUNNY

The worst kind of fire

Defusing the bomb in front of his crying eyes.

DEV / DESIGN

Steam Next Fest Resulted In Over 400% Faster Wishlisting For Indie Games

Steam demo showcases: officially good for sales!