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The Future of Microsoft's Xbox One Console May Involve Keyboards

The line between video game consoles and personal computer is blurring yet again.<p>Microsoft revealed this week that people would soon be able to …

Licensing issue leads to 90-percent discount on popular video game

If you’ve ever felt the slightest inkling to own a copy of video game <i>Alan Wake</i>, buy it tomorrow — it’ll be your last chance.<p>Remedy, the developer behind <i>Alan Wake</i>, <i>Quantum Break</i>, and the first two <i>Max Payne</i> games, announced today it can no longer sell <i>Alan Wake.</i> After May 15, it will no longer have …

Xbox One

Why Portrayals of Moms in Video Games Are So Messed Up

In video games like "Red Dead Redemption," "Heavy Rain," and "The Last of Us," multidimensional father figures are abundant. But where are the playable mothers?<p>I'm in a dark shaft and I'm crawling through shards of broken glass. I bleed heavily with every excruciating inch forward, and if I make …

Paradox Interactive & Haemimont Games Announce Surviving Mars

Paradox Interactive & Haemimont Games Announce Surviving Mars<p>/ May 14, 2017 at 10:40 AM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>Paradox Interactive & Haemimont Games …

Lost in Space

343 Is Teasing A Microsoft E3 'Halo' Announcement That Isn't 'Halo 6'

I’m frankly a little surprised we haven’t started hearing more E3 leaks yet, but everyone seems to be playing everything pretty close to their chest for the show which kicks off in a month. But one little tidbit has purposefully dropped about the Microsoft event, thanks to someone from 343 …

Cyberpunk 2077: CD Projekt Red to show RPG at E3 2018 | Trusted Reviews

Following The Witcher 3’s huge success, CD Projekt Red is set to launch a brand-new IP: <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i>. The internet lost its mind back in January …

Nvidia's Volta GPU: Why Gamers Should Care

Nvidia just took the wraps off of Volta: a new GPU architecture that the company is calling the most powerful graphics tech in the world. And while …

The beloved 'Mass Effect' series is reportedly 'on ice' in the wake of the latest entry's whiff

The "Mass Effect" series is, in many ways, the "Star Wars" of video games. It's a beloved franchise that pits good against evil, in varying shades of gray, all in the confines of infinite space.<p>It's got space ships, and space travel, and space aliens. It's got a "one-of-a-kind" hero, played by you, …

Steam Summer Sale 2017 Dates & Times Possibly Leak In Valve Email To PC Game Devs

Steam Summer Sale 2017 is fast approaching according to a new email leak posted by PC Aficionado. As noted in an alleged correspondence between Vale …

Nexon CEO Owen Mahoney wants the game industry to lose its Hollywood envy

Nexon CEO Owen Mahoney spoke passionately about creativity and inspiration at our recent GamesBeat Summit 2017 event. In a fireside chat with me, Mahoney said he wants the game industry to lose its “Hollywood envy.”<p>He thinks games are the coolest medium in part because you can create your own story …

How's Sega Doing? Key Takeaways From Its Latest Earnings Report

Sega Sammy has reported the results of its most recent fiscal year, which came to a close on March 31, 2017.<p>These reports remain a sore spot for Phantasy Star Online fans, as Sega notes that Phantasy Star Online 2 sales "remained robust" four years after its initial release (and one year after its …

How This UK Startup Will Use Half A Billion Dollars To Build 'Worlds' For A.I. To Evolve

Building a smart city isn’t easy. Government planners who want to transform their congested metropolises have to do more than set up a few thousand extra sensors and plug them into some clever software.<p>They need to build a simulation of their city, complete with virtual moving cars and “living” …

Artificial Intelligence

Longtime Halo Dev Dan Ayoub Leaves 343 Industries

Ayoub will join Microsoft's Mixed Reality team instead.<p>343 Industries' Dan Ayoub has left the company to work for a different division within …

Ubisoft to spend next three months fixing Rainbow Six Siege's tech issues

Ubisoft has said it will spend the next three months working on fixing Rainbow Six Siege's tech issues amid growing unrest from its community of …

Despite the certainty of takedowns, fan developers still pursue Nintendo’s works

It might be time to set down guidelines, argues copyright lawyer<p>As soon as the first screenshot of it was shared, it seemed like "Breath of the NES" was doomed.<p>Made by WinterDrake, the nom de plume of a 20-year-old college student in Massachusetts, the game approximates a prototype shown at Game …

Retrogaming

Activision Blizzard Financials Released, Overwatch Is a $1Bn Franchise

Activision Blizzard Financials Released, Overwatch Is a $1Bn Franchise<p>/ May 7, 2017 at 8:30 AM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>Activision Blizzard has released …

Activision Blizzard

More Evidence Points to 'Star Wars Battlefront II' PSVR Content in the Works

Although not yet officially announced, evidence is mounting for PlayStation VR content coming to <i>Star Wars Battlefront II.</i><p>Last month we reported on …

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS To Have Skin Crate Economy After Release

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS To Have Skin Crate Economy After Release<p>/ May 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>The <i>Battle Royale</i> inspired …

Gaming Industry

New Nintendo 2DS XL makes a great system even better

The subtle tweaks that make it worth picking up<p>In five years, the Nintendo 3DS has been redesigned six times.<p>Unlike the Nintendo DS, or the Game Boy Advance before it, the original 3DS didn’t beg for a do-over. But if Nintendo saw enough imperfections in that initial form factor to bring us to this …

Retrogaming

Square begins offering its users prepaid debit cards

These days, more and more payment methods are going digital. But while we live in a world with Apple Pay, Paypal, and other similar apps and …

Microsoft 'Confirms' Plans For Its New Surface Phone

Once more Microsoft is teasing its new Surface Phone hardware. Previously CEO Satya Nadella declared that 2017 would see Microsoft launch the ultimate mobile device: “We will continue to be in the phone market not as defined by today’s market leaders, but by what it is that we can uniquely do in …

Don’t Expect Sony to Launch PlayStation 5 Until 2019

Reports from multiple sources claim that Sony is preparing to release the PlayStation 5 in the second half of 2018 to challenge the Microsoft Xbox …

Grand Theft Auto

Citi lists Netflix, Tesla as potential takeover targets for Apple

(Reuters) - Citigroup listed seven companies as potential takeover targets for Apple Inc (AAPL.O), including Netflix (NFLX.O), Walt Disney (DIS.N) and Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), as a way to put its cash hoard of more than $250 billion to work.<p>With over 90 percent of its cash sitting overseas, a one-time …

Massive Video Games That Failed Miserably In 2017

Plenty of huge games and surprise successes and just as many high-profile failures or games that didn’t quite hit the mark.<p>LEGO Worlds<p>Following up</i> …

Halo Wars

Red Dead Redemption 2 Could be Getting a Live-Action Trailer

A New Kind of Trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 Would Be Wild<p>We’re faced with a bit of a Rockstar drought. Last year, we got the reveal of <i>Red Dead</i> …

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Update: Steve Burton Involved, Doing Voice Acting For Cloud Strife « GamingBolt.com: Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog

The fact that Cloud Strife would no longer be a silent protagonist in the upcoming <i>Final Fantasy VII Remake</i> was met with polarized responses from fans …

Electronic Arts Stock Up 500% Over Last 5 Years: What's Next?

Over the last five years, the <b>S&P 500 Index</b> is up about 70%. This return is no match for <b>Electronic Arts</b>' (NASDAQ: EA) roughly 500% return over the same time period,but what can investors expect for the next five years? Will the stock continue to be a home run for shareholders?<p>We'll review how the …

Report: AC Origins Info Leaked, Will Feature Open World

New Assassin’s Creed Origins Report Surfaces, Claims It Features Open World and Two Protagonists<p>May 7, 2017Written by Zarmena Khan<p>Yesterday, we …