Technology

Taking a brief lesson in game design from Nintendo

The premise is exquisite: a peek beyond the gates of that curiously nondescript Kyoto office block that Nintendo calls home to see how the magic is made; not so much getting a golden ticket for the factory tour and more about getting a step-by-step guide from Wonka himself on the process, so you might see […]

Technology

Pokémon Go Fest 2021 tickets cost just £5, a third of last year’s entry fee

Pokémon Go has detailed Go Fest 2021, its massive summer event weekend, which will offer an eye-catching array of creatures to capture for a particularly eye-opening price. This year, tickets for the two-day affair cost just £5 (or $5), a third of 2020’s fee. Once again, there will be no physical event, and all players […]

Technology

There’s loads of interesting info in Sony’s PlayStation investor relations document

There’s a lot more to Sony’s PlayStation investor relations document than confirmation Uncharted 4 is coming to PC. The document, published as part of Sony’s 2021 investor relations day, focuses on the company’s Game & Network Services Segment. It’s penned by PlayStation boss Jim Ryan, and includes a number of interesting bits of information that […]

Technology

Creative Assembly wraps up work on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Creative Assembly has wrapped up work on Total War: Three Kingdoms. The 1.7.1 patch, which goes live today, marks the end of the British studio’s post-launch support for the popular strategy game, which saw seven DLC releases over the course of two years. The development team has transitioned onto another project based on the Romance […]

Technology

Randy Pitchford says Borderlands 3 PlayStation crossplay blocked

Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford has said PlayStation cross-platform support has been cut from an upcoming Borderlands 3 patch – though without explaining why. In a tweet sent this afternoon, Pitchford said that while a Borderlands 3 update had been prepared for release “that includes full crossplay support across all platforms”, PlayStation will ultimately not be […]

Technology

Raven nerfs Call of Duty: Warzone’s “Big Bertha” meta

Raven has stepped in to nerf Call of Duty: Warzone’s “Big Bertha” meta. Today’s update reduces the cargo truck spawn rates for the battle royale’s solo mode to five (static) from a range of 16 to 20. As Eurogamer reported earlier this month, Call of Duty: Warzone players have been using the 6×6 cargo truck […]

Technology

Aragami 2 unfolds release date

Stealthy undead swordsman sequel Aragami 2 launches for Playtation, PC and Xbox on 17th September, developer Lince Works has announced. Our first look at polished Aragami 2 gameplay lies in the new trailer below, which shows a new threat for the Rashomon Valley and various ninja-inspired fights. The original Aragami sold 700k copies and helped […]