Issue #177

NEWS Link to heading

Bungie Continues Anti-Cheating Crack Down as It Targets Third-Party Peripherals

Steam Profile Helped Investigators Uncover US Military Leaker

Diablo 4: Blizzard Is Making a Ton of Changes Based on Player Feedback

Call of Duty Warzone Players Are Complaining About the Introduction of ‘Pay to Win’ Content

Nintendo Escalates War On Popular Zelda YouTuber Behind Multiplayer Breath Of The Wild Mod

Hogwarts Legacy Launch Sales Were 256% Higher Than Expected

ConcernedApe Is Taking A Break From Haunted Chocolatier For A Stardew Valley Update

Sega buys Angry Birds maker Rovio for £625m

Nexon are suing Dark And Darker developers over copyright infringement

Netflix nabs ex-Halo, Destiny creative director to lead new game franchise

Hogwarts Legacy’s biggest omission, Quidditch, gets a new stand-alone game

Pokémon Go developer announces Monster Hunter Now

Microsoft announces April’s next wave of Xbox Game Pass games

The devs behind Moonlighter have just released their League Of Legends spin-off RPG

Nintendo Indie World Showcase April 2023: Everything Announced

Blizzard asks Diablo 4 fans to ‘come slam our servers’ in May

REVIEWS Link to heading

Dead Island 2

The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story

God Of Rock

FEATURES Link to heading

How does Zynga hunt for whales? | This Week in Business

‘Everspace 2’ Is a Space Shooter That Feels at Home Beneath the Earth

Why Discord is at the heart of a major US intelligence leak

Gone in a Split/Second

The story of Rockstar’s logo is a glimpse at the chaos of its early days

Remembering Diablo’s Biggest Mistake, The Auction House

Gamification is broken

2022 was notably a year of growth in the industry, not decline

Hi Fi Rush struck a chord with its Game Pass stealth drop – here’s how Tango Gameworks made music matter

How AI Can Improve Accessibility in Gaming

How AI Is Being Used to Create the Ultimate Choose Your Own Adventure Game

The lead researcher behind those Sims-like ‘generative agents’ on the future of AI NPCs

Live service keeps killing modestly successful multiplayer games, and it doesn’t have to be this way

The most controversial PC games of all time

XDefiant Delivers The CoD Experience Many Have Been Asking For

DISCUSSIONS Link to heading

PC Gamer - Live service keeps killing modestly successful multiplayer games

What’s your “just 5 min - oh it’s been 2h already” game?

VIDEOS Link to heading

Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores - Launch Trailer | PS5 Games

Farworld Pioneers - Announcement Trailer | PS5 & PS4 Games

XDefiant: Game Overview | Deep Dive Trailer

Park Beyond – Gameplay Trailer

Unrecord - Official Early Gameplay Trailer

FUNNY Link to heading

They’re so used to it

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