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VR Game Apex Construct Gets Sales Boost From People Mistaking It For Apex Legends

In a bizarre yet bountiful case of mistaken identity, developer Fast Travel games revealed that its VR title Apex Construct has received a big boost in sales…because people keep mistaking it for the popular battle royale Apex Legends. Yikes. Fast Travel’s communications manager Andreas Juliusson took to the Construct’s subreddit to talk about the situation. Juliussion implies the studio is amused [...]

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Anthem's Quickplay Option Loading Under-Leveled Players Into The Final Mission

Anthem, Bioware’s first live service game, has had its fair share of problems since the VIP demo back in January with players experiencing glitches, unable to load the game, and various other problems. Those issues were mostly solved with the second demo. However, Origins Premier PC players who are getting their hands on the full version of Anthem [...]

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McFarlane Toys Has Figures For Doom, Fortnite, Mortal Kombat, And More On The Way

The 2019 Toy Fair is under way in New York today and per usual, that means some video game-related figures are being revealed. This year, it’s quite a number of them and they’re all on the way from McFarlane Toys. The manufacturer revealed today that figurines from Doom, Fortnite, Mortal Kombat, Elder Scrolls, Call of Duty, [...]

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Negan Goes To Bat In Tekken 7 This Month

Batter up. Negan was revealed a while back to be one of Tekken 7′s DLC characters but it wasn’t until today we got a date. The Walking Dead favorite will be available on February 28 for those who have the fighter pass. You can watch him (and fellow DLC fighter Julia) in action here: Click here [...]

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Ubisoft Lays Out All The Big Changes Coming To Rainbow Six Siege This Year

We recently called Rainbow Six Siege “the king of the comeback” in our list of games improved the most by free updates and boy has that game earned the title thanks to consistent updates and constant communication with its community. Year four of Ubisoft’s support looms on the horizon for Siege and the publisher’s put [...]

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Reader Discussion – When Is A Silent Protagonist A Good Idea?

The debate has gone on for years, and yet it never seems like the industry can decide on whether your player character should have an active role in the story they’re a part of, or keep to themselves like the good player avatar they are. As more games trend toward having their main characters speak [...]

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AFL-CIO Treasurer Urges Game Developers To Unionize

As companies like Activision continue to make record profits as they lay off large portions of their staff, the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations is calling for game developers to unionize. AFL-CIO treasurer Liz Shuler has written a letter, published on Kotaku, detailing an argument for why an industry facing overworked conditions, sudden [...]

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SNK Heroines Heads To Steam Next Week

Tag-team fighter/dress-up game most of its characters look uncomfortable to be a part of SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy will be heading to Steam next week. The game will head to the PC platform on February 21, SNK announced the news at this year’s Evo Japan. Though no trailer for the game is officially available online [...]

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Hasbro Announces Overwatch Ultimates Toy Line

Following up on its tease earlier this week, Hasbro has announced a line of Overwatch-themed action figures, unveiling the first line featuring nine characters who aren’t Roadhog. The trailer of the line is short and sweet except for not including Roadhog, giving each of the figures in the line a quick once-over. The characters in [...]

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Dota Auto Chess Is The Fourth Most Popular Game On Steam, Reaches Over Four Million Players

Dota Auto Chess, a custom game inside Dota 2, continues experiencing enormous success, garnering a playerbase much larger than most games on Steam. The game recently surpassed a brand-new milestone: 300,000 concurrent players, and is currently sitting at over four million total subscribers. This is a sign of the mod’s continued growth, as only last month [...]

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