Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X delivered a genuinely exciting tribal council for Episode 6, given the different directions the result could have taken. As it turns out, there was a major flip that essentially changed the game at the Takali Tribe. Get the results here:
Bethesda made a diplomatic change in the way they address early access to review copies of their titles following the release of Doom earlier this year. For their upcoming games, they revealed that there won't be early review copies and they explained why they're changing how they handle...
Blizzard has announced major changes for its 2017 Hearthstone Championship Tour. This series of competitions is the esports component for the digital card game leader. Notably, the prize pool will double next year from $1 million to $2 million. Show More Summary
ANFIELD, Liverpool — Jurgen Klopp made 11 changes to his Liverpool side, yet the outcome for the EFL Cup fourth-round tie against Tottenham Hotspur was very much the same. That is, very much the same as the Premier League game at Anfield...Show More Summary
It’s only a midweek, bye-week practice for a team that has lost three games in a row and slipped below.500. The coach has made it clear that there will be no change at the sport’s most important position. Yet all eyes — and no doubt a phalanx of cameras — will be on rookie quarterback Jared Goff...
Bethesda has announced a change to its policies regarding media and reviews. Skyrim: Special Edition won’t be given to press in advance of release, Bethesda has announced. In fact, neither will Dishonored 2 – or any other Bethesda game going forward. The publisher will now be mailing out code to arrive with media outlets one […]
Earlier today, Bethesda's Global Content Lead Gary Steinman issued a statement through their website about a change in how the company will handle media reviews moving forward. Bethesda will no longer provide copies of its games to reviewers any sooner than one day before the general release. Show More Summary
Overwatch designer Scott Mercer published a lengthy forum post detailing changes coming to the game's third season of competitive play. Most changes have to do with off-season duration and skills. Season 2 will end on November 24 and make way for Season 3 one week later on December 1. Show More Summary
Bethesda is the latest publisher to change to its media policy. Today the company announced that going forward, it will provide review copies to outlets such as Shacknews only one day before release. As members of the media, we wanted...Show More Summary
Time to load up World of Warcraft: Legion and start patching your game, if you haven’t already. The first major content update since the release of Legion, Return to Karazhan contains new raids, PvP changes, new stories and more adventures for your Blood Elf, because those are the best elves. For the Horde! Since the […]
Watch Dogs 2 makes a number of changes from the previous game in the series. However, it was the change of the game's location that had the biggest impact on everything else.
The world of video game consoles is changing. The days of each company releasing a console every 5-7 years are seemingly over, with Microsoft and Sony both adapting a more smartphone-like system of incremental upgrades as the generation goes on (if there is even a “generation” as we know it). Show More Summary
Popping in and out of cover has been a hallmark of the Gears of War franchise since the first game came out in 2006. It hasn't changed much because it didn't need to. What's always been an issue though is how thin the game sounds -- a shortcoming of the underlying tech, Unreal Engine, powering it. Show More Summary
Season 2 of Elite Dangerous has been warping along nicely, with the latest Horizons expansion The Guardians dropping today. The update is massive, not only adding new features, but also making a massive number of changes to the game. The...Show More Summary
The development of innovative technology — from virtual reality headsets to space exploration to solar-powered roadways — is no longer the province of companies with big R&D budgets or venture capitalists with deep pockets. Many of today’s tech entrepreneurs don’t stand on the shoulders of giants — they surf a crowd of people to find success. Show More Summary
Nintendo will be hosting a Monster Hunter-focused Nintendo Direct presentation later this week for Japan. Don't get your hopes up, though — it won't include any Switch-related news. Still, the close proximity of Switch's reveal and the...Show More Summary
It was the second game of the 2015 season, the University of Alabama football team was hosting Middle Tennessee at Bryant-Denny Stadium and everyone in the stands near engineering student Jared Cassity thought he was crazy. A Crimson...Show More Summary
In case you hadn't heard, AT&T announced Saturday that it intends to purchase Time Warner, Inc. for $85.4 billion. The deal is far from final, and if approved, wouldn't take place until sometime in 2017. It's an absolutely enormous merger,...Show More Summary
"You don't try and undermine that and say you're going to change the rules of the game"
Yes, we're reviewing Corpse Party. We already did it back on the PSP. Not much has changed since then, but sometimes a game is so interesting and so unlike anything else on the market that it deserves a second look. Read more...