Starbreeze sell System Shock 3 rights to OtherSide

Troubled publisher Starbreeze won’t be associated with the upcoming System Shock 3 anymore, as they’ve sold the rights to the game back to developers OtherSide Entertainment. The publisher have announced that “Starbreeze fully expects to be reimbursed for costs the company has had in connection with the development of the game”. Both companies have had […]

Apex Legends eclipsed Fortnite on Twitch in its first week

Apex Legends trounced Fortnite on Twitch in its launch week, clocking up 11 million more hours watched. After a stealth launch a week ago, Respawn has had a successful first week with its new battle royale title, both in terms of player count, and viewership on Twitch. The latter is of particular note, as Fortnite […]

Free Games of the Week | The love of friendship!

Hello friends, welcome to February in our little column. Now, depending on how you feel about… that holiday, we can all agree that there is one very important day in February. Perhaps some of you think it’s a needless expression of “feelings,” or maybe some of you think it’s a practice in consumerism, but I […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 and XCOM 2 have one crucial thing in common

Urdnot Wrex, Clementine, Elizabeth, Claptrap, HK-47: these video game companions all conjure up distinct memories for the people who met them and played alongside them. Those close-shaves, those funny moments, those last minute saves. These complex pieces of code have transcended their unreality by tapping into our emotions from the very primal to the deeply […]

Anthem launch trailer arrives a couple weeks early

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 8 February 2019 20:13 GMT February 22 is getting close, so EA has decided to drop the Anthem launch trailer early. If you are a subscriber to EA Access or Origin Access, then the Anthem launch trailer didn’t drop super early. You’ll get to play the game before everyone else come […]

World War Z trailer highlights action-packed PvPvZ action

While Brad Pitt’s World War Z sequel looks like it’s hit a roadblock, the upcoming video game based on the popular zombie movie seems to be coming along nicely, if a new trailer is anything to go by. This latest footage courtesy of Saber Interactive highlights some of the Player vs Player vs Zombies antics […]

Media Create software sales (1/28/19 – 2/3/19) – Top 50

This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows: 01./01. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III # (Square Enix) {2019.01.25} (¥8.800) – 91.019 / 701.096 (-85%)02./02. [PS4] Resident Evil 2 # (Capcom) {2019.01.25} (¥7.800) – 51.339 / 304.186 (-80%)03./03. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} (¥5.980) – 45.879 / 358.748 (-21%)04./04. [NSW] Super Smash […]