00h01 16  janvier
Upcoming Games Starring Protagonists Of Color
Marcus Stewart
As a black man with a lifelong obsession with games, I’ve either heard or been asked this question many times in my life: What games let you play as black characters? My answer is usually pretty short. Anyone paid attention knows that games have predominantly featured white protagonists for decades...
23h02 15  janvier
Dota 2 and League of Legends News Roundup - Shout Esports Episode 6
Alex Stadnik
Click here to watch embedded media Welcome back to another episode of Shout eSports. On this week’s episode, host Jess Brohard breaks down some of the biggest news in the world of competitive video games including looks into the esports scenes for Dota 2 and League of Legends. Later in the...
22h41 15  janvier
The Last Of Us TV Series Lands Its New Director
Liana Ruppert
Chernobyl’s Johan Renck was initially slated to direct the upcoming The Last of Us TV adaptation for HBO, but scheduling conflicts forced a change of plans. Now a new filmmaker has been nabbed to direct the upcoming project with Beanpole’s Kantemir Balagov stepping up to the plate as director. ...
20h45 15  janvier
Games To Play While You Wait For Elden Ring
Daniel Tack
Oh, Elden Ring It has been ages since the first announcement of this collaboration between From Software and George R.R. Martin. We have waited patiently for gameplay or any significant news about the project, but with the video game world still adapting to working amid a global pandemic, we’re...
20h22 15  janvier
New Elden Ring Concept Art Revealed, Then Taken Down
Liana Ruppert
Click here to watch embedded media We don’t know when we’re going to get official new Elden Ring details, nor do we know when we’ll finally get a new trailer, but at least we have something to ooh and aah over with some new concept art. One artist tied to the highly anticipated game recently...
18h18 15  janvier
Replay - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Part 2
Alex Stadnik
Click to watch embedded media On last week’s fun episode of Replay, we started our journey in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, one of the most influential modern RPGs to ever grace consoles, PC, and almost every other gaming device known to man. The start of our tale featuring the khajiit only known...
17h50 15  janvier
Bungie’s Original Halo Site Goes Offline Next Month For Good
Liana Ruppert
It’s the end of an era. Bungie first brought the Halo vision to life, laying the groundwork for an iconic Xbox staple that has continued to evolve long after it moved into the hands of 343 Industries. While Bungie hasn’t been involved in years with the series, the original Halo website has...
17h21 15  janvier
Mortal Kombat Movie Debuts First Images And New Story Details
Marcus Stewart
Mortal Kombat by Warner Bros. makes its long-awaited debut this April, and Entertainment Weekly has a new piece sharing story details and exclusive photos from the film. The new images give fans a look at some of their favorite kombatants in all their cinematic glory. The article runs through the...
16h32 15  janvier
New Persona 5 Strikers Gameplay Trailer Goes All-Out
Liana Ruppert
Persona 5 Strikers is just a month away and fans can’t wait to get their hands on the Musou-esque combat that awaits. With the launch on the horizon, Altus just dropped a brand new All-Out trailer to enjoy and the gameplay shared definitely lives up to the name of the video. Persona 5 Strikers...
16h06 15  janvier
Hitman 3 Releases On Nintendo Switch Later This Month Via Cloud
Liana Ruppert
Hitman 3 is almost here and to celebrate, IO Interactive has just confirmed when fans can get their hands on the Nintendo Switch version of the highly anticipated title. For those wanting to take the assassination simulation on the go, the Switch experience will be dropping later this month but...
15h00 15  janvier
How The Action-Packed Persona 5 Strikers Appeals To Fans Of The RPG Series
Brian Shea
Publisher: Atlus Developer: Atlus, Omega Force Release: February 23, 2021 ...
15h00 15  janvier
New Gameplay Today - Persona 5 Strikers
Alex Van Aken
Click here to watch embedded media Persona 5 Strikers, the latest installment in Atlus’ popular JRPG series, explodes onto the scene with a returning cast of beloved characters and new hack-and-slash mechanics made popular by the Koei Tecmo Warriors franchise. Joker and crew are joined by a new...
00h42 15  janvier
How To Quickly Max Out Your Character In Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game - Complete Edition
Alex Stadnik
Click here to watch embedded media Tired of getting your butt kicked by those blonde-haired jerks and fire breathing dragon plushies in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game Complete Edition? In today’s tip video, we’re going to show you how to max out your character during the first level and...
22h30 14  janvier
Six Games I Can’t Wait To Play This Year
Andrew Reiner
Coming off of a year that delivered two console launches, I would expect 2021’s release slate to be loaded with games for current- and last-gen machines, but with the world in the middle of a pandemic, we need to temper our expectations as to what is achievable. The schedule is currently light on...
21h55 14  janvier
Returnal’s New Trailer Spotlights Its Sci-Fi Weaponry And Combat
Marcus Stewart
Click here to watch embedded media A new trailer for Returnal gives us a look at some of the unique weapons players will use to survive its hostile alien world. With the game only a couple of months away, this marks the first time players have gotten a deep dive into its combat. Returnal blends...
21h24 14  janvier
Free Rainbow Six Siege and Ghost Recon Breakpoint Crossover Event Coming Soon
Jason Guisao
Two Ubisoft games - Rainbow Six Siege and Ghost Recon Breakpoint - are coming together for a free, end-of-the-month crossover event. Titled Operation Amber Sky, the new event includes nine new campaign missions in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint. A poisonous gas called Amber Ruin threatens the peace, so...
21h11 14  janvier
Portal 2 Players Team Up To Create An Impressive New Campaign
Liana Ruppert
Since Portal 3 doesn’t seem to be in the near future for Valve, the desire for any sort of a continuation of the sci-fi franchise featuring a homicidal A.I. reigns free and unbridled. For that reason, this fan-driven Portal 2 project is the perfect excuse to dive back into the world of cakes that...
20h39 14  janvier
Star Wars: Squadrons Is Free-To-Play On Xbox For A Limited Time Alongside Two Other Titles
Liana Ruppert
News broke yesterday that the Star Wars franchise is expanding beyond the previous EA exclusivity, beginning with Ubisoft taking its shot at a galaxy far, far away with a new open-world adventure. With Star Wars games being a hot topic, Xbox is offering players a chance to check out Motive Studio’s...
20h13 14  janvier
GI Show - Star Wars, Indiana Jones, And An Interview With Night School Studio
Ben Reeves
Click here to watch embedded media On this week’s episode of The Game Informer Show, we discuss a handful of the games we’ve been playing recently, including Red Dead Redemption II, Little Nightmares II, Sonic Mania, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game. We’re joined by the co-founders of...
19h40 14  janvier
Super Nintendo World’s Debut Is Delayed Again Following Osaka State Of Emergency
Jason Guisao
Super Nintendo World’s opening next month has been delayed. Universal Studios Japan announced that the new theme park was slated for a February 4 debut, but because of Osaka’s state of emergency status, everyone will have to wait for a new opening date. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time the...
19h32 14  janvier
Riders Republic Delayed To Later This Year
Marcus Stewart
Riders Republic, Ubisoft’s wacky extreme sports game, has been delayed. The title was originally slated to launch February 25 but will now arrive at an undetermined date later this year. Ubisoft’s tweet explains the reason for the delay is to simply allow more time to give the game some more TLC...
18h22 14  janvier
Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Firebase Z Zombies Map Revealed
Liana Ruppert
A new zombie experience comes to Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War with Firebase Z. Firebase Z is the latest map to arrive for the Zombies mode of the shooter, continuing the Dark Aether narrative into season two. Black Ops Cold War Zombies will be getting the new Firebase Z map on February 4,...
18h00 14  janvier
Axiom Verge Is Getting A Free Content Update
Joe Juba
Almost six years after its original release, new content is on the way for the original Axiom Verge. The 2D, Metroid-inspired indie game from developer Thomas Happ came out back in 2015 and earned acclaim for its clever gameplay and retro aesthetic. Now, with Axiom Verge 2 on the horizon, Happ has...
18h00 14  janvier
Musician Performs Mournful Song About PS5 Shortages
Marcus Stewart
The PlayStation 5 has been nigh impossible to come by, and it’s left many gamers in an emotional state. Each announcement of a new restock fills us with hope only to have that light extinguished in a matter of minutes or even seconds thanks to how quickly the systems get snatched up (thanks in no...
17h35 14  janvier
New Outriders Trailer Revealed Alongside PC Launch Options
Liana Ruppert
Outriders is just a few months away and to celebrate, Square Enix and People Can Fly have shared a new trailer showing off how the shooter performs on PC. The studio also shared a few of the ways the team is ensuring the game works the way it is intended on PC and what sort of options players can...
17h32 14  janvier
Resident Evil Village Gameplay And ’More Resident Evil News’ Coming Next Week
Brian Shea
Resident Evil Village was first revealed last June as a new-gen title, but despite it coming sometime in 2021, we still haven’t seen significant gameplay or learned too many details about the title. That all changes next week, as publisher Capcom has announced the Resident Evil Showcase, which will...
16h00 14  janvier
New Gameplay Today - Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights
Alex Van Aken
Click here to watch embedded media Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights is an upcoming 2D action RPG set within the destroyed Kingdom of End. Escorted by the spirit of a brave knight, the game’s protagonist Lily uncovers the mysteries of her destroyed kingdom, during which she’ll explore ruined...
14h00 14  janvier
Live-Action The Medium Cinematic Trailer Is A Tantalizing Teaser Of The Horror To Come
Liana Ruppert
Bloober Team knows a thing or two about weaving an incredible horror tale, and that streak continues with the upcoming psychological thriller, The Medium. To celebrate the upcoming launch of this titillating horror adventure, the studio behind the title just revealed a new live-action trailer that...
13h15 14  janvier
New Pokémon Snap Release Date Revealed In New Trailer
Liana Ruppert
Nintendo confirmed that a new Pokémon Snap was on the way back in June of last year and now we’ve got a new trailer showing off the photography-driven adventure alongside a confirmed release date. New Pokémon Snap will arrive on Nintendo Switch on April 30 and will bring back the fun-loving photo...
22h27 13  janvier
CD Projekt Red Co-Founder Explains What Went Wrong With Cyberpunk 2077
Liana Ruppert
The Cyberpunk 2077 launch was riddled with issues beyond simple glitches. From the intentional misleading nature of hiding console versions of the game from reviewers to downright game-breaking bugs and a whole slew of marketing issues, the once-sterling reputation of CD Projekt Red took a massive...
20h58 13  janvier
Two New Hidden Areas Found Following Recent Destiny 2: Beyond Light Reset
Liana Ruppert
It’s a new week, which means another reset for Destiny 2: Beyond Light. With each reset comes new changes and progression towards upcoming seasons and fresh content. It also usually comes with some kind of nerf for Warlocks, but this week we’ve got something even more exciting: new quest areas to...
20h51 13  janvier
Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Gets Classic Mode And Kingdom: Two Crowns Crossover Tomorrow
Marcus Stewart
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’s next big updates arrive tomorrow. The spiritual successor to Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is getting its long-awaited Classic Mode as well as a big crossover event with Kingdom: Two Crowns. Classic Mode is geared towards old-school Castlevania fans by...
20h17 13  janvier
Skystone Games Announces Two New Adventures With Boundary And The Last Friend
Liana Ruppert
Skystone Games is a new publisher that was founded by industry veterans David Brevik and Bill Wang. To spearhead the company’s goals going into 2021, Skystone has revealed two new games coming down the pipeline, which include a competitive shooter and a new tower defense adventure. The first game...
18h53 13  janvier
Bethesda Delays Elder Scrolls Online’s Gates Of Oblivion Event Away From U.S. Inauguration Day
Marcus Stewart
Bethesda teased Gate of Oblivion, the upcoming expansion to The Elder Scrolls Online during last month’s Game Awards with a full reveal promised for January 21. According to Eurogamer, though, the publisher has pushed back that reveal by a few days to avoid brushing up too close against...
17h32 13  janvier
Hogwarts Legacy Delayed Until 2022
Liana Ruppert
Click here to watch embedded media Last year, Sony unveiled a new Harry Potter game called Hogwarts Legacy during its PlayStation 5 showcase. The open-world action RPG was originally slated for a 2021 launch, but the studios attached to this magical adventure have announced the decision to push...
16h58 13  janvier
Little Nightmares II Gets A New Trailer, Playable Demo, Custom Switch Giveaway, And More
Marcus Stewart
Bandai Namco is rolling out the red carpet for Little Nightmares II in a big way ahead of its February 11 launch. The publisher has unveiled a bunch of branded goodies and events centered around its release, including hardware giveaways, a comic, and more. First and foremost is a new trailer that...
16h34 13  janvier
Katy Perry Headlines Pokémon 25 Year Celebration Event
Liana Ruppert
The Pokémon Company International is celebrating 25 years of the beloved franchise in a big way with a newly announced collaboration with pop singer Katy Perry. The global music celebration called P25 Music will feature Perry alongside other rising artists to ring in those gotta catch ’em all ...
15h21 13  janvier
Lucasfilm Games Will Continue Working With EA In The Star Wars Universe Following Ubisoft Reveal
Liana Ruppert
News broke this morning that Ubisoft and Massive Entertainment are teaming up with Lucasfilm to create a new Star Wars experience for players to fall in love with. The reveal also means the end of the exclusivity deal that EA has currently regarding the Star Wars IP, leaving some fans wondering...
14h38 13  janvier
New Star Wars Game Coming From Ubisoft And Lucasfilm Games
Jason Guisao
Today, Ubisoft announced a partnership with the newly established Lucasfilm Games to create a narrative-focused, open-world Star Wars adventure. This has been a particularly busy week for Lucasfilm Games as the new Star Wars banner was first revealed on Monday. Yesterday, Bethesda and Machine...
11h01 13  janvier
Why Scott Pilgrim Is Still One Of The Best 2D Brawlers
Joe Juba
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game - Complete Edition is available this week, brought back to life by Ubisoft after the original version (which released in 2010) was delisted from digital storefronts several years back. In its absence, a kind of mythology has risen up around this 2D brawler,...
11h01 13  janvier
New Gameplay Today - Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game - Complete Edition
Alex Stadnik
Click here to watch embedded media On August 10, 2010, Ubisoft released what Game Informer called the best modern brawler since Castle Crashers. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game dazzled fans with a magical blend of gorgeous pixel art, challenging-yet-engaging combat, and one of the best...
07h20 13  janvier
Hellpoint Arrives On Nintendo Switch This February
Daniel Tack
Can’t get enough Dark Souls? Dying for news on Elden Ring? Looking for Souls-style action on the Switch? Well, action RPG Hellpoint is on its way to the Nintendo platform soon, scheduled to release on February 25. TinyBuild has revealed a new trailer to showcase some gameplay for the release, which...
21h25 12  janvier
Trails Of Cold Steel IV Coming To Nintendo Switch This April
Daniel Tack
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV has been available on PlayStation since last October, but now it’s coming to the Nintendo Switch That’s right, you can take all of your favorite heroes on the go this April. NIS America revealed the new platform launch date today with a tweet and a...
20h45 12  janvier
DC Universe Online 10 Year Anniversary Offers Players Free In-Game Gifts
Liana Ruppert
DC Universe Online is celebrating 10 years of its incredible MMORPG experience by gifting players with a few in-game freebies. Earlier this week, Dimensional Ink Games revealed how the studio is giving back to the gamers that have enjoyed the DC Universe experience, starting with an offer of over ...
20h20 12  janvier
New Agent Yoru Arrives In Valorant Episode 2 - New Gameplay Today Live
Alex Van Aken
Click to watch embedded media Valorant Episode 2 Act 1 launches today, and with it arrives the dimension-hopping agent named Yoru. On top of adding another duelist to the game’s character roster, Valorant brings changes to staple agents like Brimstone and Omen; but regardless of which character...
19h57 12  janvier
Overwatch’s New Kanezaka Challenge Is Now Live
Marcus Stewart
Click here to watch embedded media Blizzard announced a new free-for-all map, Kanezaka, will hit Overwatch’s deathmatch mode today. As we previously reported, the new map takes place outside the walls of Hanamura castle, giving players a chance to explore and compete within the surrounding village...
19h24 12  janvier
Warcraft Director Shares Fully Written Full Throttle Movie Script
Liana Ruppert
Is a Full Throttle movie happening? No. Is there a full script for it anyway? Yup. Warcraft director Duncan Jones decided to use his in-quarantine time during the COVID-19 pandemic to draft an entire script for a non-existent Full Throttle film. The script’s faithfulness to the game is making it...
19h13 12  janvier
Mundaun Brings Pencil-Drawn Horror To Consoles And PC In March
Marcus Stewart
Mundaun is a striking horror adventure game announced last summer from Hidden Fields, a one-man studio run by developer Michel Ziegler. A press release bills the game as a lovingly hand penciled horror tale, since it sports eye-catching pencil-sketched art that gives the survival horror adventure...
18h45 12  janvier
Arcade1Up Announces New Cabinets For X-Men, Dragon’s Lair, Killer Instinct, And More
Brian Shea
Arcade1Up is a company that lets you bring the arcade action you remember (or maybe only heard about, depending on your age) into the comfort of your own house, and it recently announced several new cabinets to add to your collection. From one of the most beloved co-op beat-’em-ups of the ’90s to...
17h00 12  janvier
Dead Cells’ Fatal Falls DLC Launches This Month
Marcus Stewart
Click here to watch embedded media Dead Cells was one of 2018’s best games (and our favorite roguelike), and it has a big DLC arriving in just a couple of weeks. Fatal Falls launches January 26 for consoles and PC, and injects the already stellar experience with deadly new enemies, additional...