Issue #171

NEWS Link to heading

Paradox Announcement Show 2023: Everything Announced

Warframe’s ambitious The Duviri Paradox expansion arrives in April

Ubisoft is “working on a strategic reorganisation of its European business”

A first-person mode may be on the way to Fortnite

‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’ Just Won Anime Of The Year

The Witcher remake studio is also making an isometric RPG with turn-based combat

A Counter-Strike 2 beta could be out as early as “this month”

Austrian court rules that FIFA loot boxes violate gambling laws

The Olympics is putting on an esports event without any actual esports games

League of Legends’ new champion, Milio, is a plucky kid with fire blobs

Former Sims studio head is now making a competing game called Life By You

Congresswoman Criticizes Gaming Companies For Increases In Digital Extremism

PlayStation 5 Update Adds Discord Voice Chat Today

Xbox Game Pass games for March revealed

Dota 2’s new ghostly gunslinger hero is live

‘Hogwarts Legacy’ Is Europe’s Biggest Non-FIFA Launch Ever

For the first time in World of Warcraft’s history, Horde and Alliance players will be able to join the same guild

REVIEWS Link to heading

Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania

FEATURES Link to heading

There Will Never Be Another Game Like Bully

How content warnings became invaluable in modern games

Will we see mid-generation console refreshes again? | This Week in Business

Hunt: Showdown is 5 years old, and it’s still the most interesting FPS in gaming

What’s going on with the ‘fake’ mobile game ads on TikTok?

How Sony is blending games, movies and VR into the same ecosystem | Jake Zim interview

SimCity launched a decade ago, and it was so disastrous it killed the series

When It Comes To Open World Games, Size Doesn’t Matter

Why Embark Is Making The Finals, Another First-Person Shooter In A Sea Of FPS Games

Tim Schafer Opens Up About Life With Xbox, Building Better Work Cultures, and What’s Next

The cinematic BioWare-style RPG is dead, it just doesn’t know it yet

I am begging you to stop adding loot to games that don’t need it

Two decades later, the cross-media dream is a reality | Opinion

DISCUSSIONS Link to heading

The absolute dumpster fire state of Escape from Tarkov at the moment is why I will never buy a game outside of Steam and GOG

I cannot fathom how Dragon Age Inquisition won Game of the Year

VIDEOS Link to heading

Diablo IV - Beta Live Action Trailer | PS5 & PS4 Games

Remnant 2: Gunslinger Class Revealed – IGN First

Starfield: Official Launch Date Announcement

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum - Story Trailer

FUNNY Link to heading

Loot Hoarder

This is why I hate video games. They appeal to the male fantasy.

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Epic rolls out self-publishing tool for developers on the Epic Games Store