The heads of the three dominating gaming companies took the stage together to open the 2018 Game Awards on Thursday evening.
Reggie Fils-Aimé of Nintendo, Shawn Layden of Sony Interactive Entertainment, and Phil Spencer of Microsoft opened the ceremony after an introduction from the host of the evening, Geoff Keighley.
The moment was an iconic one, as the competing companies’ leaders ceremoniously started the show together— a fitting choice for The Game Awards 2018 with its numerous announcements and world premiere trailers.
Microids and PlayMagic LTD are bringing a remake of the cult classic cel-shaded shooter “XIII” to consoles and PC this November. The game’s first teaser trailer debuted on Thursday (April 18), showing off a small tidbit of what players can expect from the revitalized series. The game will follow “Thirteen,” a soldier who’s lost his [...]
“EVE Online” developer CCP Games is investigating its own ban of a real-world politician from the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, it revealed in a statement on its website Wednesday. “Last week, on Apr. 8, 2019, we announced the permanent banning of Brisc Rubal and their ejection from the Council of Stellar Management,” CCP Games [...]
“Cuphead” arrives on Nintendo Switch this week. By all accounts, it appears to be a near-perfect port. And that’s what worries me. Though absolute parity across every gaming platform does not technically exist, it sure feels like it does. And though much is gained by the relative ease of producing exact replicas of hit games [...]
“Fortnite” is back on top in Twitch viewership, yet Ninja didn’t hold the title of most watched streamer in the past few months, according to a report released Thursday from StreamElements. The State of the Stream report from StreamElements detailed the first quarter of 2019 in Twitch and YouTube video game streaming stats. “Fortnite” saw [...]
Season eight’s week-six challenges are live in “Fortnite,” and that means new ways to earn Battle Stars and experience. By collecting more Battle Stars and upping their tier, up to a season maximum of 100, players can earn limited-time rewards like cosmetic outfits and XP boosts. (Collecting 10 Battle Stars will unlock one additional tier.) [...]
“The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series,” a comprehensive bundle featuring all four seasons of the narratively-driven zombie game, is now available to pre-order for Skybound Insiders on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, developer Skybound Games announced Thursday. Pre-orders will open for the rest of the public starting Friday and running until May 31. [...]
Konami revealed the final four games in the first “Castlevania Anniversary Collection,” which contains eight titles pulled from the popular series. The latest titles to be revealed include “Castlevania: The Adventure,” “Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest,” “Castlevania Bloodlines,” and “Kid Dracula.” The full collection contains eight titles, including “Castlevania,” “Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge,” “Castlevania III: Dracula’s [...]