Issue #229

NEWS Link to heading

Helldivers 2 CEO says after success, the goal now is simple—‘make this the best live game you’ve ever played’

After the Fallout show’s success, Diablo boss says the ARPG “could translate very well” to TV: “I definitely think it could work”

Fallout is so popular its biggest mod site is crashing due to demand

Blizzard “won’t stop experimenting” despite WoW Plunderstom backlash

Billie Eilish Is Headlining Fortnite Festival Season 3

Valheim’s ‘most challenging biome yet’ is now available for public testing

Blizzard ‘remixed’ one of the best WoW expansions with new items and boosted XP and it starts next month

Pre-registrations for Genshin Impact, Honkai Star Rail developer’s next game open

Ex Elder Scrolls devs are making a huge spiritual sequel to Daggerfall

Grand Theft Auto 5 actor ‘shot some stuff’ with Rockstar for a ‘James Bond Trevor’ expansion that never happened

Steam just changed its refund policy, but it shouldn’t affect you too much – unless you were gaming the system

Klei’s new co-op brawler makes a strong first impression in early access

Nintendo Issues Takedown Against Garry’s Mod After 18 Years

BlizzCon 2024 isn’t happening

Escape from Tarkov’s community goes up in flames over the most expensive edition’s pricing and content changes

REVIEWS Link to heading

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes

Tales of Kenzera: Zau

Asus ROG Carnyx

TopSpin 2K25

Stellar Blade Review

Manor Lords - Early Access

Sand Land

FEATURES Link to heading

Star Wars Outlaws Preview

Meet The Guy Who Spent $90K On One Of The Rarest Copies Of Castlevania In The World

Feature: Meet Four Developers Making Brand-New Game Boy Titles In 2024

The Big Fallout Interview: Todd Howard and Jonathan Nolan Answer Our Burning Questions About Season 1

“We never really thought anyone was going to make a Playdate game”

The original Fallout is the perfect antidote to Fallout fever

How much of Elden Ring did George R.R. Martin write?

Why Nintendo wouldn’t let Samus be in Fortnite

‘We know that we have a lot of work to do on new player acquisition,’ Blizzard discusses the World of Warcraft new player experience, and plans to improve it

Lars Wingefors on why Embracer is going away, and what happens next

Fallout 76 Is Getting Something Rare: A Second Chance At A First Impression

Frostpunk 2 Will Test Your Political Prowess

What do you want from Fallout 5? We asked some Fallout community staples what they need from the next game in Bethesda’s series

Supercell to release Squad Busters, 1st new game in over 5 years

DISCUSSIONS Link to heading

Which GOTY winner would win “Game of the Decade” if they had to compete in the same category?

What’s your dream game that will probably never happen?

VIDEOS Link to heading

V Rising - Ruins of Mortium Gameplay Trailer

Tales of the Shire - Official Announcement Trailer - PEGI

Valheim: Ashlands Gameplay Trailer

Version 4.6 “Two Worlds Aflame, the Crimson Night Fades” Trailer | Genshin Impact

Harold Halibut is too good to be a 90s throwback

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl — Not a Paradise Trailer

FUNNY Link to heading


DEV / DESIGN Link to heading

Funding challenges in the era of evidence-based investing

How accessible are game engines, and how much is still to be done?