Issue #104

NEWS

Yakuza creator Toshihiro Nagoshi confirms departure from Sega

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy, A Remastered Collection Of GTA 3, Vice City, And San Andreas, Launches This Year

Diablo 4 Design Lead, Joe Shely, Promoted To Game Director

Sony Considering Manufacturing It’s Own Chips Amidst Shortage

Microsoft considering changed approach to right-to-repair

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Is Not Fully Open World, Pokemon Company Confirms

More Classified Military Documents Leaked in War Thunder

Intel won’t limit crypto mining performance on upcoming Arc gaming GPUs

Netflix Wants To Make A ‘Squid Game’ Video Game

AMD confirms Ryzen CPU refresh with 3D V-Cache early in 2022

EA Can Continue Using Football Player Likenesses After FIFPRO Agreement Extended

Ubisoft Postpones Ghost Recon Frontline’s Closed Test

Call of Duty: Warzone Will Get a Kernel-Level Anti-Cheat Called Ricochet

FIFA Is Asking EA To Pay $1 Billion For Naming Rights To Football Series - Report

REVIEWS

Bonfire Peaks

The Eternal Cylinder

FIFA 22

Cruis’n Blast

EPOS H6Pro - Headset

Back 4 Blood

FEATURES

To get big Twitch payouts, you have to be among the top 0.01% of streamers

Amazon could be Valve’s only serious challenger | Opinion

EA says it needs to work on “real solutions” for FIFA players who lose control of their spending

Twitch’s security problems started long before this week’s hack

How Horror Can Enhance Non-Horror Games For The Better

Anime For Gamers

Forza Horizon 5 leans into realism, and is more drivable as a result

Game Informer’s Holiday Buying Guide 2021

China’s Impact On The Gaming Industry Is Going To Be Massive

Paradox staff criticise “culture of silence” which let man with reputation for harassment hold senior role for years

The video game review process is broken. It’s bad for readers, writers and games.

Final Fantasy 14: Endwalker Preview - Prepare For The End Of An Era

A Decade Later, ‘Alan Wake Remastered’ Remains a Gripping Thriller

Developers explain why 4 is the magic multiplayer number

DISCUSSIONS

What games have you bought more than once, and why?

I find it weird that Activision and Rockstar are pushing their crap launchers in late 2021.

VIDEOS

Fireside Chat: Jim Ryan, Sony Interactive Entertainment

Forza Horizon 5 Preview

Saints Row: Exclusive First Look At The World of Santo Ileso

Hearthstone Mercenaries | New Gameplay Today

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker | New Gameplay Today

Battlefield 2042 | Hazard Zone Official Trailer

FUNNY

Yes, yes, yes, uh oh, uh oh, noooooo!

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DEV / DESIGN

Do Steam’s pre-launch wishlists and post-launch sales line up meaningfully?