Enhanced Editions, Remasters, Ultimate Editions and every other name under the sun has been dreamed up to say, “hey, we’re releasing a new version of this classic game.” And now, a stalwart sci-fi video game is getting that treatment. Nightdive Studios, the same group behind the remade version of the original System Shock 2 that
Last Friday, a 40-year-old man was arrested after threatening an arson attack upon Square Enix, provoked by frustration with one of the publisher’s mobile games (translation via Siliconera). Kenichi Hiratsuka, a Japanese man who apparently played Square Enix mobile titles consistently, was upset over money having been spent on the game, and decided to e-mail
Last weekend, Fortnite World Cup champion Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf was swatted while streaming the battle royale game live on Twitch. The teenager was playing with two other pros, Timothy ‘Bizzle’ Miller and Danny ‘Dubs’ Walsh. Swatting involves finding out where someone lives, and then calling a local police department with some kind of vague but violent threat.
Cardfight!! Vanguard is a relative newcomer to the card game scene, having been released in 2014. But that hasn’t slowed down its progress at all. The whole franchise is incredibly popular, having swollen from a minor entry into the card game scene into a titanic entity with multiple video games, anime spinoffs and merchandising. And
Fortnite is an incredibly popular game, and as the game only continues to grow in reach and value, the incentive for black-market activities within the game grows as well. Account hacking is a pretty major endeavor for scammers in any game, and that’s doubly true for the most popular battle royale title. That means that
One of the worlds biggest streamers, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, has been hit with more problems as he looks toward the future. The streamer recently made a deal with Microsoft to stream exclusively on Mixer. Out of this deal, he immediately put his channel into an inactive state, hiding his content on the service. Apparently, Twitch
In a rather unexpected and interesting move, Valve has decided to flex its muscle, now requiring approval from its own moderation team before Steam Workshop items are approved. But don't freak out yet, it's only certain games that are affected by this policy shift, so far.