Issue #125

NEWS

Genshin Impact version 2.6 announcement recap

Lost Ark devs address growing concerns of pay-to-win gameplay

Itch.io Raises Over $6 Million For Ukraine

Highest-Grossing Video Game Movies Of All Time

Ubisoft plans to use cloud computing to make its game worlds even bigger

New World 2022 roadmap revealed

Warzone’s Rebirth Island is getting a “facelift” next week

Many Lord Of The Rings Online Expansions Are Now Free

Tekken: Bloodlines is a new animated show coming to Netflix later this year

One of the Final Witcher 3 Easter Eggs Has Been Found After Nearly Seven Years

Jade Raymond and Hermen Hulst on why Sony is buying Haven Studios

New Witcher Game In Development, Will Use Unreal Engine 5

The Nintendo Switch Now Lets You Organize Your Games In Folders

Mass Effect director Casey Hudson developing “all-new science-fiction universe”

EA has “suspended” Diego Maradona from FIFA 22

REVIEWS

Ghostwire: Tokyo

Shredders

Rune Factory 5

Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands

FEATURES

Despite its beautiful Ori games, Moon Studios is called an ‘oppressive’ place to work

Are licensed games actually getting better? | This Week in Business

Even in subscriptions, Nintendo is playing its own game | Opinion

One month with the Steam Deck: what’s changed and what I’ve learnt

Indie Developers Detail Abuse In The Industry

‘Gran Turismo 7’ Shows Why Sony Needs Bungie’s Help With Live Services

How Valve’s Long-Standing Embrace of Linux Is Helping Games Run Better

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is a fan-pleasing if familiar tale

The Best Video Games Of All Time, According To Metacritic

Lost Ark developers talk Diablo comparisons, console ports, and why it took so damn long to come West

How Live Action And Player Choice Are Being Used To Create Something Unique In Hush: Crane

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Beginners Guide With Beaulo

Older PlayStation games heading to PC is a win for accessibility

DISCUSSIONS

My 1 hour with GTA V Online has to be one of the worst gaming experiences I ever had

Ever since I have a full-time job, I’m changing into more of a console gamer

VIDEOS

Ghostwire: Tokyo - 10 Minutes of PC Gameplay (Full Ray Tracing Enabled)

Forspoken: Exclusive Enemy Gameplay (4K)

13 EXTREMELY COOL Details in The Last of Us Part II

FUNNY

My broken controller would agree to this.

99x Elixirs, gone, forgotten

DEV / DESIGN

Five essential things to listen out for in game audio

How (and why) games can adopt the TV writers’ room approach to craft their stories | GDC 2022