Epic removes ‘overpowered’ Infinity Blade from ‘Fortnite’

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Epic removes ‘overpowered’ Infinity Blade from ‘Fortnite’ Epic Games Fortnite fans got a taste of the game’s mythic items this week with the Infinity Blade (as in Epic’s games of the same name). Only one such sword was available in a match,…

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Discord will let anyone sell games on its platform

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Discord will let anyone sell games on its platform Discord In an effort to usurp Steam’s position as the one-stop shop for gamers, Discord announced that it will open up its game store for all developers in 2019. Game makers who choose…

‘Shattered State’ is a VR political thriller designed for the Netflix crowd

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‘Shattered State’ is a VR political thriller designed for the Netflix crowd Supermassive Games is best known, at least in recent times, for the story-driven horror title Until Dawn, which spawned both a sequel and a prequel in subsequent years. Other than…

Kartridge is a curated game store, now with more Indie Megabooth

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Kartridge is a curated game store, now with more Indie Megabooth With the surprise launch of the Epic Games Store last week, followed by scores of news articles and tweets proclaiming war between Steam and Epic, it might be shocking to hear…

Epic gives developers Fortnite’s cross-platform tools for free

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Epic gives developers Fortnite’s cross-platform tools for free Fortnite Fresh off the launch of its Steam rival, Epic Games isn’t done shaking up the industry. Next up, it’s giving away the toolkit that helped turn Fortnite into the year’s biggest success story….

The Epic Games Store is the best thing that could happen to Steam

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The Epic Games Store is the best thing that could happen to Steam By the time The Game Awards cameras switched off on December 6th, after three hours of sternum-pounding concerts, raucous celebration and heartfelt speeches, the video game landscape had changed…

The Morning After: ‘The mother of all demos’

The Morning After: ‘The mother of all demos’

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The Morning After: ‘The mother of all demos’ Portlandia Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Besides our usual suggestions of new TV shows, movies and games to watch this week, we’ve got a 50-year-old video that you really should see. Also, the…

‘Infinity Blade’ will live on inside ‘Fortnite’

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‘Infinity Blade’ will live on inside ‘Fortnite’ For any studio, stopping development on a game is never fun. Just ask Epic Games, which just announced that it will no longer dedicate any more resources to its Infinity Blade trilogy because it couldn’t…

Epic pulls its ‘Infinity Blade’ mobile games from the App Store

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Epic pulls its ‘Infinity Blade’ mobile games from the App Store Epic Games Ever since being introduced as Project Sword alongside iOS 4.1 back in 2010, the Infinity Blade games have shown the kind of graphics and action that are possible on…

Indie game ‘Celeste’ is getting a limited a physical release

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Indie game ‘Celeste’ is getting a limited a physical release Limited Run Games One of the downsides of digital media is never getting the satisfaction of holding your favorite title in hand. That will change for fans of indie platformer Celeste. Limited…

8BitDo adapter adds wireless controller support to PlayStation Classic

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8BitDo adapter adds wireless controller support to PlayStation Classic 8BitDo The PlayStation Classic, Sony’s retro console that includes 20 PS1 games, arrived last week, and for those of us who prefer to play a little further away from the TV than wired…

John Romero gifts ‘Doom’ 18 new levels for its 25th birthday

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John Romero gifts ‘Doom’ 18 new levels for its 25th birthday Romero Games Ready to feel ancient? The original Doom is 25 years old — and co-creator John Romero wants to make sure you know it. He’s preparing an add-on for the…

‘Street Fighter V’ will display in-game ads starting December 11th

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‘Street Fighter V’ will display in-game ads starting December 11th Capcom Fighting game fans are used to seeing ads in tournaments, but now they’re infiltrating the games themselves. Capcom is introducing “sponsored content” to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition on December 11th…

‘Anthem’ demo will be open to everyone on February 1st

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‘Anthem’ demo will be open to everyone on February 1st BioWare/EA No, you won’t have to plunk down some cash to play the Anthem demo before the game’s February 22nd debut. BioWare and EA have announced that the sneak peek on February…

‘Fortnite’ launched ‘The Block’ live in-game during The Game Awards

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‘Fortnite’ launched ‘The Block’ live in-game during The Game Awards Epic Games We’ve seen Fortnite host live in-game happenings before, but this one was timed to occur with an event in the real world, specifically tonight’s The Game Awards 2018. Epic premiered…