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Steam Survey Shows More Than Half of Playerbase Uses Windows 10

Microsoft has been trying to push Windows 10 for quite some time now in hopes that it eventually becomes the main Windows OS that people use. This marketing has applied to gamers as well with their recent push of the Windows Store as well as the Xbox Play Anywhere campaign. Show More Summary

Arkane Studios Promises “Flawless” PC Launch for Prey

Dishonored 2 is widely considered to be a good game. More than good even, it’s a great game that received critical acclaim and even won PC Gamer’s Game of the Year award for 2016. But there’s no denying that the game ran poorly on the PC at launch. Show More Summary

Developers Tease Call of Duty 2017 Setting

Is Sledgehammer Games teasing the setting for Call of Duty 2017? Fans seem to think so as the developer behind Modern Warfare 3 and Infinite Warfare tweeted out a cryptic video during the new year. It's officially 2017! Some call it the zodiac year of the Hammer. Show More Summary

Square Enix Talks About Why Dragon Quest Isn’t Popular in the West, Blames Art Style

Square Enix has two major franchises in Japan — Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. Now the former has become a household name even outside of the country. Many consider it as one of the most famous RPG franchises in the world. The latter on the other hand, perhaps not so much. Show More Summary

Leaks Report that Breath of the Wild Will Be a Switch Launch Title

Laura Kate Dale, one of the major sources of leaks regarding the Nintendo Switch, has announced that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will launch alongside the new console. Dale says it will come out in March of this year, at least for North America. Show More Summary

Mass Effect Andromeda: Producers Explain Switch Port Dilemma

Mass Effect Andromeda producer Michael Gamble finally talks about the game’s inclusion (or removal?) from the lineup of Nintendo Switch games. This is after the highly-anticipated game’s teasing and the reveal of Nintendo’s upcoming console. Show More Summary

HTC Clarifies Vive 2 Release Date Details

The Vive 2 appears to be one of the most awaited VR consoles this year. It is said to be released to the public soon.  However, there are some updates on its supposed release date. It appears HTC has finally denied rumors that it may...Show More Summary

GTA Online: NEW Game Mode, New Bike in DLC

Rockstar Games is not starting the year without a surprise. This year, GTA Online will not only have a new game mode but an awesome bike as well! The newest update for the game will introduce a new motorcycle and a new Vehicle Vendetta mode that allows players to collect vehicle powerups. Show More Summary

Final Fantasy 15: Updates, DLC Incoming – Details

Final Fantasy fans, you’re in for a treat. Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata is reportedly going to give a ton of add-ons for fans this 2017. This is after fans have waited for around 10 years for the development of the next installment of the much-beloved franchise. Show More Summary

Two Factor Authentication: Protect Your Accounts on PSN, Xbox Live, Origin, UPlay

Every online game account is sacred for gamers. The popularity of online gaming has made a lot of users dependent on their gaming accounts. However, this also meant they are vulnerable to malicious personnel actions and even hackers....Show More Summary

Unreal Engine 4 Games Coming to the Nintendo Switch

Epic Games Japan representative Takayuki Kawasaki comments that a lot of titles using the Unreal Engine are coming to the Nintendo Switch. In a report by Nintendo Everything, Kawasaki mentions in an interview that the Nintendo Switch supports the Unreal Engine. Show More Summary

Top 12 PC Sellers of 2016 According to Steam

To commemorate the new year, Valve released a list of their top 100 best selling games of 2016. They separated the list of a hundred into four different tiers — Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. Today we’ll look at the Platinum-tier titles, which are the Top 12 PC sellers on their platform. Show More Summary

GRID, Dirt 3, and F1 2013 Removed from Steam Store

Codemasters’ racing games Dirt 3, GRID, and F1 2013 for the PC are now all gone from the Steam store. So far there’s no word from Steam why these games are suddenly missing. A post from PC Gamer states that GOG also removed GRID from their store because of expiring licenses. Show More Summary

Valve Invites Indie Developer to Work at Their Office

Valve has invited Onward developer Dante Buckley to continue working on their game at Valve headquarters in Seattle. According to Dante’s post on the matter, Valve invited him to work on Onward in their office this January. Interestingly enough, this isn’t the first indie developer that Valve asked to come over to Seattle. Show More Summary

Overwatch Wins Several Game of the Year Awards; One of the Best Games of 2016

Was 2016 the year of Overwatch? That seems to be the case with the several “Game of the Year” awards it has received now that the year has ended. First released in May of 2016, Overwatch was a game that never went under the radar. It...Show More Summary

Marvel vs Capcom Infinite to Get Late 2017 Launch

Capcom producer Tomoaki Ayano finally reveals a more specific release window for the upcoming Marvel vs Capcom Infinite game. This would indicate that the much-awaited title from the series will be released in late 2017. This gives an...Show More Summary

5 Video Game Movies to Look Forward to in 2017!

The new year is turning into a spicy year with a lot of new entrants from all over pop culture. Here are some of the expected video game movies of 2017. Players could still be the least bit hopeful for 2017’s lineup of video game movies. Show More Summary

Devil May Cry Director Announces New Game This 2017!

Devil May Cry director Hideako Itsuno, who was also responsible for Power Stone and Dragon’s Dogma, will have a new game! Just what will it be? Capcom is already making waves with the big Marvel vs Capcom Infinite announcement. However, Itsuno has made a historic announcement once again with this new project. Show More Summary

Nintendo Switch May Opt Out Current Gen Ports, Implications

It seems the Nintendo Switch may have a few setbacks before its full release. The console may not have the power to handle current-gen games. This startling news came after former Ubisoft rendering lead Sebastian Aaltonen shared some insight on the Switch. Show More Summary

PlayStation VR: Sony Unveils PSVR Stand; Price, Details

Sony teams up with a UK-based gaming merch company in order to make premium stands for the PlayStation VR. Let’s show off with style! Good reviews of the PlayStation VR so far proves that Sony was able to bring VR to the mainstream.Show More Summary

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