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 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

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?

SNES Classic Edition “dramatically increases” production. NES Classic Edition is coming back!

If you've been looking on eBay or bidding sites for a SNES Classic Edition, save your wallet and your mental stress. Nintendo has confirmed to continuously release the SNES Classic for 2018. The original plan was to stop production in 2017 but Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo America, has stated that production for the SNES … Continue reading SNES Classic Edition “dramatically increases” production. NES Classic Edition is coming back!

Final Fantasy X Assassin’s Creed and the Future of Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV: Assassin's Festival Announced today, Final Fantasy XV will receive free DLC that fuses its game play with the Assassin's Creed series. From August 31st to January 31st, 2018 the DLC area will be free. It is actually an alternative reality plot line in Lestallum and entirely different game play mechanics, story, and … Continue reading Final Fantasy X Assassin’s Creed and the Future of Final Fantasy XV

Super NES Classic Pre-orders are out and Everyone hates Nintendo

I can't believe I was able to pre-order a SNES Classic last night. I literally ran to grab my wallet. If you haven't heard, the Super Nintendo Classic's Pre-orders are finally out. They are sold out everywhere. I am attaching links below of where you can purchase them. GameStop has recently been stocking them. If … Continue reading Super NES Classic Pre-orders are out and Everyone hates Nintendo

Yoko Taro saves Platinum Games

Yoko Taro, director of NieR, has been announced as the saviour of Platinum games (Bayonetta, Vanquish, Metal Gear: Rising). NieR Automata released early 2017 and received mass praise. It sold extremely well despite the competition against Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Horizon Zero Dawn, and Persona 5. It sold 1 million units and … Continue reading Yoko Taro saves Platinum Games