Patent shows Activision uses Matchmaking to coerce players into Microtransaction

Recently, more and more games have begun adding microtransaction items in AAA games. Games such as MiddleEarth: Shadow of Mordor, Forza Motorsport 7, and Star Wars Battlefront 2 are recent Activision Blizzard games that contain loot boxes. Most prizes within usually have cosmetic items that don't influence the game but their multiplayer games such as … Continue reading Patent shows Activision uses Matchmaking to coerce players into Microtransaction

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SWERY’s The Good Life moved to Kickstarter: More Publicity, more problems

Swery has unfortunately not made his goal on Fig for The Good Life. The game was able to reach 45% of its goal of $1.5 million but that isn't stopping Swery. He has now moved his game to Kickstarter. He states how his statements in regards to The Good Life caused a lot of confusion … Continue reading SWERY’s The Good Life moved to Kickstarter: More Publicity, more problems

Bethesda stands firm against Wolfenstein Protest

Recently, Bethesda has been marketing Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus as an anti-Nazi game. It falls in line with the theme of BJ Blazkowicz overthrowing the Nazi Regime in an alternate timeline America in 2014 where The New World Order (Nazis) have taken over the United States. Wolfenstein as a series has always been about fighting … Continue reading Bethesda stands firm against Wolfenstein Protest

Swery pushes forward on Cat RPG: The Good Life

Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro refuses to back down despite his low support on crowdfunding his new Cat RPG: The Good Life. The game is planned to be a combination of murder mystery, pet simulator and role-playing game. The project currently sits at 19% of its crowdfunding goal on Fig. Their set goal is $1,500,000. As of … Continue reading Swery pushes forward on Cat RPG: The Good Life

SNES Classic is actually just an NES Classic

Nintendo has recently hit an upswing in public opinion. The Nintendo Switch has been doing well and brand new games are coming to the system. Both hardcore and casual players are experiencing a new golden year for Nintendo. However, hardware has never been their strong suit. Low stock number, constant demand, and slow restocking have … Continue reading SNES Classic is actually just an NES Classic

Video Game Voice Actor Strike: What is it?

The 340-day strike for The Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has reached an end. A tentative agreement has been made between the voice actors and 11 Video game companies: Activision, Electronic Arts, Take-Two Interactive and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and more. The strike began on October 21st, 2016. SAG-AFTRA was … Continue reading Video Game Voice Actor Strike: What is it?

TGS 2017 Trailers: Left Alive and more

Left Alive: A new intellectual property (IP) from Square-Enix. The details and directing staff have hyped up many fans of Mech games. Set in Novo Slava, Russia in the future, humanity has apparently not learned about allowing something to live or die. The trailer doesn't show much but there are actual gameplay and in-game cutscenes. … Continue reading TGS 2017 Trailers: Left Alive and more