Freetoplay

Free Steam Game To Keep Forever--But Hurry

When it comes to getting free games, no platform is better served than PC. While all platforms these days are home to free-to-play games like Fortnite, it's mainly PC gamers who regularly get to scoop up free copies of games that normally cost money. Such is the case right now with The Tiny Bang …

Jigsaw Puzzles

New 'StarCraft' Comic Revealed, First Look at 'Soldiers'

<i>StarCraft</i> continues to be an incredibly beloved franchise from the team over at Blizzard. With an immersive universe filled with lore and engaging …

Starcraft

Kongregate’s Kartridge downloadable PC game store opens on November 1

Kongregate has announced it will launch a community-driven downloadable PC games platform dubbed Kartridge starting on November 1.<p>Kartridge has been in closed beta testing for a while, and it is aimed at helping game developers of all sizes succeed by getting their games noticed and shared with no …

PC Gaming

Arena Of Valor Is Now Live For All Nintendo Switch Players

After months of waiting, you can now jump into <b>Arena of Valor</b> for Nintendo Switch.<p>The free-to-play MOBA game launches today on Nintendo eShop in …

Nintendo Switch

Chasing glory in Hearthstone (and getting beaten by kids instead)

Hong Kong took home a gold medal in Hearthstone at the Asian Games in Jakarta last month. In honor of that, we played Hearthstone online last Friday …

Technology (China)

Free-to-play Warface grabs 1.3M registered players in one week on PS4

<b>Newsbrief:</b> Crytek’s free-to-play game <i>Warface</i> debuted on the PlayStation 4 last week, grabbing the attention of at least 1.3 million PlayStation 4 …

PlayStation 4

Daybreak Games shuffles dev team, reimagines H1Z1 as Z1 Battle Royale

H1Z1 is about to undergo some changes. First and foremost, it will emerge from said changes as Z1 Battle Royale, which has also resulted in the …

PlayStation 4

Wonder Gravity official trailer

Sega has released a new trailer for <i>Wonder Gravity: Pino and the Gravity Users</i>, its upcoming smartphone adventure RPG from developer f4samurai.<p>The …

Microtransactions

MOBAs Are Still Bad, Even Arena of Valor on Nintendo Switch

One of my personal favorite pieces of writing over at Geek.com sister site PCMag.com is my review of <i>Heroes of the Storm</i>, Blizzard’s attempt to give …

Nintendo Switch

Xaviant: The Culling Tanked Because "We Didn't Know How To Listen"

Xaviant knew that it messed up big-time with The Culling and its sequel, The Culling 2. The first game fell into a nosedive a few months after launch …

Customers

Wanna feel old? Ultima Online launched 21 years ago today | Massively Overpowered

<i>Ultima Online</i> is officially old enough to drink. It’s older than I was when I first started playing it all those years ago!<p>Yep, the game that coined …

Castles

The biggest games in the world wouldn't exist without modders

Scan the landscape of PC gaming and what do you see? Fortnite, obviously, as far as the eye can see, and PUBG, and lots (and lots) of other battle …

Gaming

MapleStory 2 answers questions about the head start and monetization | Massively Overpowered

With only a couple of weeks to go before <i>MapleStory 2</i> makes its big debut in the west, it is all hands on deck at Nexon. The studio’s cheerful devs …

Revelation Online’s New Sulan Expansion Revamps The Game

Big changes hit Revelation Online today. With the release of the New Sulan update, NetEase and My.com have made significant changes to the …

MMOGs

PAYDAY: Crime War hands-on: A solid online shooter hobbled by poor controls and uneven matchmaking

Article Contents<p>PAYDAY: Crime War is a new first-person shooter for Android that recently entered into a closed beta on September 10th, and it runs …

Android News

SoulWorker's Latest Update Includes Fresh Content For Hardcore Players

Today, developer Gameforge dropped a new update for its anime-themed free-to-play game SoulWorker. The update includes plenty of new content, …

MMOGs

PUBG Mobile Star Challenge esports event will give out $600,000

Tencent and PUBG Corp. announced details today for a tournament for the mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Star Challenge will be a global event featuring teams of professional gamers, internet personalities, and celebrities. Teams will be competing for a prize pool of $600,000, and …

PUBG

Nintendo Switch Online Launch Date Not Set In South Korea Yet

Nintendo Switch Online, Nintendo’s first paid subscription for online play, was released in most regions worldwide last week.<p>Without a subscription, …

Nintendo Switch

Realm Royale Removed Classes To Simplify Design, But Players Aren't Happy

There are a lot of battle royale games out there. So anything a game can do to stand out from the crowd is a plus. Fortnite: Battle Royale has its …

List-Worthy

Nielsen Acquires Digital Games Market Intelligence Provider, SuperData Research

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen Holdings plc NLSN, -0.33% announced it has completed its acquisition of SuperData Research, a leading …

Streaming Media

Top New Game Releases On Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week -- September 24-30

Make choices in Life Is Strange 2 and make goals in FIFA 19.<p>by on<p>The last episode of New Releases for September has a lot of variety. Sequels like Life Is Strange 2 and Valkyria Chronicles 4 are here to take series fans on new adventures, and sports junkies can get their fix with FIFA 19. …

Nintendo Switch

Final Fantasy VIII is Getting a Crossover Event with Mobius Final Fantasy

<i>Final Fantasy VIII</i> is getting a crossover event with <i>Mobius Final Fantasy</i>, the mobile and PC free-to-play game. There is no release date yet, but it …

Crunchyroll is getting into mobile gaming

Crunchyroll has a ton of anime TV shows — licensed shows from Japan and its own original productions — on its streaming platform. Now, the Otter …

Mobile Gaming

TGS 2018: Hands-On with 'Devil Stone', a New Offline, Traditional, JRPG-Style Game

Friends, with the state of the market being what it is on mobile, I no longer even carry the slightest hope of running into a new paid offline RPG …

Tokyo Game Show

Battlerite Royale gets new trailer ahead of Early Access launch this week

Battlerite Royale, the standalone battle royale spin-off of excellent MOBA brawler Battlerite, is gliding into Early Access on Wednesday, and to mark …

Gaming

Rumor: Popular MOBA 'SMITE' May Be Joining the Nintendo Switch Ranks

Rumor: SMITE Could Be Making Its Way to the Nintendo Switch<p>SMITE first released four and half years ago for the PC, followed by a console release one …

Nintendo Switch

The Hidden Gems Of TGS 2018

TGS always has the obvious hitters, from Square Enix’s Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts to Capcom’s Resident Evil and Monster Hunter. But that …

Final Fantasy

Stillfront Group acquires Imperia Online for €10m

The Stillfront Group has acquired Bulgarian games studio Imperia Online for €10 million ($11.8 million), enabling the group to expand its portfolio …

Gaming Industry

What did you play last week?

I don't know what Andy Chalk played last week, but I do know that he did it with sweat-free grip thanks to GAMER GOO, a product I am glad exists so I …

Gaming

MMO Week in Review: World of Warcraft’s bribes are just too good | Massively Overpowered

World of Warcraft guild Method nets world-first Mythic Uldir clear, Blizzard introduces $75 mount-and-subscription bundle - Just over one week after …

Guild Wars