Issue #208

NEWS Link to heading

Blizzard Just Released a Big Heroes of the Storm Patch and Now the Community Is Daring to Dream

Half-Life is turning 25, and Valve threw it a huge party with a free update

The Last of Us Part 2 PS5 remaster unveiled with trailer, release date

The Walking Dead Destinies is here, and it’s not looking good

Fortnite Is Already Walking Back Its Controversial Age-Restricted Update

Wonder Woman is “not being designed as a live service game”

Lo and behold, Bungie’s bad choices have resulted in Destiny 2’s worst player numbers – ever

Co-op horror game Lethal Company is Steam’s latest viral hit as it overtakes Ark, Rust and Dead by Daylight

Ahead of GTA 6, Rockstar is getting rid of the Social Club

Cyberpunk 2077 Ultimate Edition revealed by CDPR, has all content

Epic Games Reveals Fortnite’s Next Live Event, The Big Bang

Diablo 4 is free to try on Steam for the next week

‘Today is the end of Steam’: Argentina and Turkey floored by new Steam price hikes as high as 2900%

Xbox Series X and S Sales Have Collapsed in Europe

PUBG is getting an extraction shooter spinoff next year

REVIEWS Link to heading

Hogwarts Legacy – Nintendo Switch Performance

Modern Warfare 3 MP And Zombies

Flashback 2

American Arcadia

Divinity Original Sin: The Board Game

Bluey: The Videogame

FEATURES Link to heading

Has 2023 been a good year for new games? | This Week in Business

15 years on, Left 4 Dead still rules the genre it created

Classic Zelda has never felt as big as the Oracle games

Cities: Skylines 2’s troubled launch, and why simulation games are freaking hard

Steam Deck OLED doesn’t just look better than LCD, it plays better too

The best games that are fun for the whole family

Xbox Game Pass needs a delivery from Santa Clause

Video game company layoffs are creating an industry crisis

Admit It, You Don’t Understand Skill-Based Matchmaking (And Neither Do I)

Stardew Valley Expanded exceeded its creator’s wildest dreams

It’s 2023 and my PC should be a better console

Xbox One Laid The Groundwork For Microsoft’s Preservation Focus

Best Nintendo Switch games for grown-ups

The PlayStation Portal Just Isn’t Good Enough

10 years later, the Xbox One vision everyone rejected has become a reality, and I couldn’t be happier

Steam stumbles on regional pricing | Opinion

DISCUSSIONS Link to heading

Whats the worst city from any game to live in?

So, question: What’s the DUMBEST game reveal you’ve ever seen?

VIDEOS Link to heading

Half-Life: 25th Anniversary Documentary

Hogwarts Legacy - Nintendo Switch Review - Massive Downgrades… But Does It Work?


FUNNY Link to heading


What are some games that do this?

DEV / DESIGN Link to heading

A case for building your own tech | Opinion

GameMaker, the engine behind Undertale and Hotline Miami, is now free