Issue #216

NEWS Link to heading

Palworld is so big it had to call “emergency meeting” with Epic Games

Prison Architect 2 adds a new dimension to the beloved management game

Promising Diablo 4 rival readies for launch, so here’s what to expect

Want to get good at fighting games? There’s a university course for that now

Counter-Strike Players Spent Nearly $1 Billion On Cases Last Year

Dragon’s Dogma 2’s director didn’t want his game to rely on fast travel: ‘Travel is boring? That’s not true. It’s only an issue because your game is boring’

Riot lays off 530 staff, Riot Forge shutting down

PlayStation’s future is on PC, mobile and cloud but not subscriptions says Sony boss

Death Stranding is Coming to Iphone 15 Pro Next Week

AMD Fluid Motion Frames finally goes official, driver-based frame generation for any DX11/12 game

Blizzard announces new era of Overwatch esports with Saudi-funded partnership

Palworld gets a new roadmap, with PvP and Raid Bosses in the works

Pokémon Company to investigate potential IP rights infringement amid Palworld debate

Microsoft lays of 1,900 staff from its video game division

REVIEWS Link to heading

Another Code: Recollection

Tekken 8

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Super

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth

Framework 16

Stargate: Timekeepers

Lenovo Legion Go

Enshrouded - Early Access

FEATURES Link to heading

Best Surprise of 2023

Games industry leaders braced ‘for up to two years of pain’

WWE 2K24 interview – The American Nightmare and 40 years of WrestleMania

Piracy, preservation, and the devs who don’t mind if you have to pirate their game

An arms race for games industry tax breaks

Even after Fortnite, there’s still something essential about the MMOFPS

Palworld’s success is partially born from Pokémon fans’ discontent

Palworld: Is It Fair to Call It a Pokémon Rip-Off?

Most Anticipated Game of 2024

Co-op survival RPG Enshrouded: forgiving survival systems in a surprisingly massive open world

How can Nintendo Switch 2 surpass its predecessor? | Opinion

Meet the amateur developer who’s found success in ’the worst videogame of all time’

The miracle of Palworld isn’t its popularity, it’s that it exists at all

DISCUSSIONS Link to heading

Name a game that was short but so good

Best openings in video games

I really dislike “You’re the The Chosen One” type of stories in games, and I much prefer an underdog type of story.

VIDEOS Link to heading

Bandle Tale: A League of Legends Story | A Day in the Life | Official Pre-Order Trailer

Helldivers 2 - “A United Stand” Galactic War Trailer | PS5 & PC Games

Expeditions: A MudRunner Game - Gameplay Overview Trailer

Persona 3 Reload - Everything To Know

FUNNY Link to heading

Just Palworld things

Lifelong question

DEV / DESIGN Link to heading

How to get into games without making games