Gaming

EA Unveils 2016 Roster for Star Wars Battlefront Season Pass

From travelling to the infamous Death Star to Jabba the Hutt’s residence, Electronic Arts has provided details on what players can expect for their money from the Star Wars Battlefront Season Pass this year. Writing on the official blog, senior producer on Battlefront Sigurlina Ingvarsdottir said the game’s Season Pass won’t be the only one to receive new content, with ... Read More »

Michael Jackson Worked on Sonic 3 Music, Confirm Fellow Contributors

Whether the late Michael Jackson played any part in the soundtrack for Sonic the Hedgehog 3 has remained a topic of contention and debate in the video gaming community over the years. A new report confirms the King of Pop did indeed contribute to the Sega game back in 1993 after an impromptu decision to visit the company’s secret studio ... Read More »

Quantum Break for PC Rated in Brazil – Then Goes Missing

Quantum Break, an upcoming third-person shooter that revolves around a hero capable of time manipulation, has been handed the rating of “16+” in Brazil for the PC despite having never been announced for the system. The Xbox One exclusive is scheduled for release on April 5 this year, and has yet to be rated by the American-based Entertainment Software Rating ... Read More »

Why Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook Have Their Eyes Set on the Chinese Game of Go

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has shared a link to a research paper that shows off the company’s progress in creating a bot that can move lightning fast, and still be as good as previous systems at playing Go. Go is a Chinese game where two players place stones alternatively on a 19×19 grid, to capture more territory over the opponent. ... Read More »

Sony Moves PlayStation Business to Silicon Valley

Sony announced Tuesday it is moving its PlayStation business to Silicon Valley and consolidating its game console offerings under one roof. The Japanese entertainment and consumer electronics giant said that as of April, its PlayStation hardware, software and online businesses will be unified in a new company called Sony Interactive Entertainment. The freshly formed company will bring together Sony Computer ... Read More »

PC Games Outsold Mobile Games in 2015

It appears that PC digital game sales fared better than mobile gaming in 2015. According to market research firm Superdata, PC downloadable games earned over $32 billion (roughly Rs. 2,17,585 crores) annually, well above the $25.1 billion (around Rs. 1,69,989 crores) generated by mobile games. And this isn’t all. Although mobile gaming appears to be a bigger focal point for ... Read More »

EA Ditches E3 for Its Own Fan-Focused Event

Electronic Arts has decided to move away from the video gaming industry’s biggest annual event – the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) held in Los Angeles in June – in favour of its own fan-focused event called “EA Play”, the company announced on Wednesday. E3 has traditionally only been open to industry insiders and members of the press, and EA is ... Read More »

Bungie Responds to Destiny Matchmaking Issues With a Lag-Based Trial

The developer behind Destiny – Bungie – has received flak since the unmentioned update to its matchmaking system since the launch of Destiny: The Taken King expansion back in September, and on Monday the company said it’s taking steps to address those issues and its corresponding handling of the same. “In light of recent feedback from the community, it’s very ... Read More »

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan Gets a Trailer

It seems Activision is unwilling to give up on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles despite its terrible history with the franchise. Partnering with Japan-based Platinum Games, the company announced on Wednesday a new direction for New York City’s green-coloured crime fighters in a half-shell. Titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan, the game will be designed as a third-person action ... Read More »

Five Nights at Freddy’s World Pulled from Steam, to Be Free on GameJolt

In a post-Batman: Arkham Knight world it appears that PC game developers are taking responsibility for poorly made releases. Scott Crawthon, the creator of Five Nights at Freddy’s World – a role-playing game (RPG) based on the cult horror series on Steam, has removed it from Steam and is refunding every purchase due to poor reviews. “Hi everyone, I wanted ... Read More »