Gaming

Far Cry 5’s campaign is playable entirely in co-op (update)

But what’s in the season pass?<p>Two <i>Far Cry 5</i> players will be able to team up and take on the game’s campaign in cooperative play, publisher Ubisoft announced today.<p>It will be possible to play through the entire campaign in online, not local, co-op. It’s unclear if both partners will be playing as the …

Ubisoft

Far Cry 5 coming February 2018, watch the debut trailer

Launching on PC, PS4 and Xbox One<p><i>Far Cry 5</i> is scheduled to launch Feb. 27, 2018. In a press release issued today, Ubisoft said the game would arrive simultaneously for PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. The publisher also revealed some of the first details of the game, which pits players …

Ubisoft

E3 2017 has already begun, and you can enjoy it from your laptop

E3 is bigger than the Los Angeles Convention Center<p>Allow me to push my glasses up the bridge of the nose and murmur that, <i>technically</i>, the annual video game conference E3 begins June 13th, when the games industry, press, and (for the first time) paying members of the public will file into the loud …

E3

Most Challenging And Difficult RPG Video Games Of All Time

Role Playing Video Games is one of the most popular and oldest genres in gaming. RPG videos games have come a long way and the genre is still unique …

Game Development

Daily Deals: Save £20 When You Spend £150 or More on Gaming and Technology at Tesco

Help us get to 5000 likes! Like our pages on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest deals straight to your news feed and also to find exclusive codes …

Gears of War

PS Plus June 2017 Free Games: Here's what to expect next month

PlayStation Plus subscribers are getting a hefty dose of awesome with June's upcoming game offering to the tune of an engrossing adventure game and …

'Far Cry 5' Is About Living Under Fear in America

The game will put the player up against a Montana based cult and militia that has plenty of real world analogues.<p>Pressure.<p>Dan Hay, creative director and executive producer of <i>Far Cry 5</i>, is standing in front of a TV displaying the word pressure, written out in all caps. PRESSURE. He's telling a room …

Ubisoft

The Nintendo Switch game we’ve been dying for was finally just released

Look… Breath of the Wild is an amazing game. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe offers unlimited fun. But it we’re being honest, there’s only so long that two hot …

Nintendo Switch

Overwatch Loot Box Game Possibly Getting Switched up Due to Upset Fans

May 26, 2017<p>Share This<p>The Overwatch Loot Box Game Is Possibly Getting Switched up Due to Upset Fans<p>Although the <i>Overwatch</i> Anniversary content is …

Overwatch

Far Cry 5 Is A Game About Resisting An American Militia, Will Be Out In February

Teased in the spring slot that Ubisoft usually reserves for announcing and hyping <i>Assassin’s Creed</i> games, the new <i>Far Cry</i> is getting a push by the …

Assassin's Creed

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy hands-on: This is one wacky remaster

Crash Bandicoot helped Sony cement the popularity of the original Sony PlayStation. And now the marsupial is coming back in a remastered version for the Sony PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro, dubbed The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. I got some hands-on time with the third game in the trilogy, …

Vanquish on PC may be harder than you remember because of this bug

Dying a lot? Try playing the game at a lower framerate<p><i>Vanquish</i> wasn’t considered an easy game in 2013, when it first launched on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This month’s Windows PC port, according to some players, is even more difficult. It’s not because of rebalanced gameplay — it’s because …

SEGA

The Most Hilarious Video Game Easter Eggs Of All Time

<b>VIDEO GAMES</b> are not complete without Easter eggs. Every Developer tries to implement Easter eggs that are just for fun or just a reference to pop …

Grand Theft Auto

‘Street Fighter 2’ brings an old racist trope to Nintendo Switch — brown-skinned villains

<i>Street Fighter 2</i> launches on Friday for Nintendo Switch, bringing the classic fighting franchise to the company's latest hardware. The release also …

Racism

Virtuos Games spinoff Lusionsoft nets $1.8M to delve into VR

Lusionsoft, an new spinoff venture from game development contractor Virtuos Games, has netted $1.8M to create high-quality virtual and augmented …

Game Design

Dead Space 2 Proves That Linear Games Can Be Amazing

I need a break from open-world games. While I’ve had a blast with <i>Breath of the Wild</i>, <i>Horizon: Zero Dawn</i>, and <i>Ghost Recon: Wildlands,</i> I’ve been craving …

An In-Depth Look at the Increasingly Popular Fascination With Fidget Spinners and Gadgets

<i>PBS Idea Channel</i> host Mike Rugnetta examines the popularity of fidget spinners and gadgets, specifically defining the origins of the work, the …

Gaming Consoles

From the Dawn of D&D to the Board Game Boom: One Man’s Thirty Years of Gaming at L.A.’s Strategicon

Eric M. Aldrich has seen a lot of gaming on the tabletops of Los Angeles over the past three decades. Growing up in Long Beach during the 1970s, he …

Board Games

Why I'm Obviously Waiting To Play 'Rime' On The Nintendo Switch

As a games journalist, I’m really supposed to be playing games at release or ideally, before release. It’s the way of things: not only is release when people tend to be most interested in a game, but it’s also the time when there’s the opportunity to actually tell people about it before they buy …

Nintendo Switch

Far Cry 5 is Basically a Nightmare Version of The Dukes of Hazzard

Ubisoft has released the first details about the upcoming <i>Far Cry 5</i>. Previous entries have taken players to remote and exotic places, but this time, …

Geek

Rockstar shares details of upcoming "Gunrunning" update for 'GTA Online'

Rockstar Games has shared the first details and screenshots for Gunrunning, a massive new update headed to GTA Online next month. As with earlier …

Grand Theft Auto

The NCSOFT CEO Kindly Bought All His Employees a Nintendo Switch

Wouldn't it be great to have a boss like NCSOFT's Kim Taek-Jin? Recently he announced to all his employees that he is going to treat them all to a …

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Video game news round-up: Far Cry 5 revealed, Red Dead Redemption 2 delayed and GTA 5 sales

Your weekly pick of the biggest gaming stories from the past seven days.<p>Here is your round-up of the biggest video games news stories from the past …

Red Dead Redemption

PS4 Deals This Week: Injustice 2, Dead Or Alive Xtreme 3 Fortune At Sweet Low Prices

May 26, 2017<p>Share This<p>PS4 Deals: Big Savings on Injustice 2, Dead Or Alive Xtreme 3 Fortune, Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition<p>The weekend is …

NieR: Automata Sold "Significantly Above" Plans; Square Enix has "Aggressive" Plans for the West

Today Square Enix released the transcripts of the latest quarterly conference for investors, providing some interesting information about its …

Final Fantasy

How Games Can Change People's Perceptions of the World

<b>By Lindsay Grace, American University School of Communication</b><p>In 1904, Lizzie Magie patented “The Landlord’s Game,” a board game about property …

Game Design

Instant Analysis: Take-Two Interactive Delays Release of Red Dead Redemption 2

What happened?<p>Video gamers who are fond of Western-themed titles will have to wait a little longer for the latest big-ticket one. <b>Take-Two Interactive</b>'s (NASDAQ: TTWO) Rockstar Games announced that the release of <i>Red Dead Redemption 2</i>, the highly anticipated sequel to its popular Western game, has …

Red Dead Redemption

'Kingdom Hearts 3' Release Date: 'KH 3' and 'Final Fantasy 7 Remake' expected by 2020

<i>Kingdom Hearts</i> fans looking to see <i>Kingdom Hearts 3</i> out in a timely fashion will likely be pretty disappointed by the latest news about the series' …

Final Fantasy

Ubisoft drops five Far Cry 5 trailers, reveals release date

The new trailers — yes, <i>trailers</i> — for <i>Far Cry 5</i> hit YouTube today, giving more details about the series’ first American entry.<p>Three of the five trailers focus on in-game characters, who give vague portents of conflict with an encroaching religious army. Another trailer shows the countryside and …

Ubisoft

There’s already an Arms fan game — and its creator wants Nintendo to see it

That was fast<p><i>Arms</i> isn’t out until June 16, but it’s already got an active fandom. If you need proof, here it is: Someone’s already gone ahead and made a 2D remake of it, called <i>Arms2d</i>.<p>“While Nintendo's game is a complex over-the-shoulder fighting game, my simple fan project is a free-for-all Super …

Game Development