Bluehole has released another weekly patch in their ongoing trek to full release. In a developer blog post, they detailed bug fixes and performance optimizations, as well as planned fixes to the game’s servers. While incredibly popular on steam (selling over 2 million copies in under 3 months) the 100-player MMO battle royale game has been held back by various glitches and near game-breaking bugs. Among these are considerable frame rate drops, and load-in issues that range from textures to entire buildings failing to load completely upon the player reaching the ground. Continue reading Week 10 Patch Lands in Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds
Yesterday, the trailer for Iron Galaxy’s early 2018 release, Extinction, went live. The two minutes of fully cinematic action feature a hero (presumably the protagonist) fending off a horde of humanoid bat-monsters inside a primitive city, before turning his attention to a colossus laying waste to the settlement. Continue reading Iron Galaxy announces Extinction, a hack-and-slash titan-fest
Today the ARMS Global Testpunch makes its triumphant return. Last week saw the game receive tons of praise from those that got their hands on it, myself included. After the first Testpunch, ARMS shot to the top of the Amazon video game software sales charts, and it should do even better after this round: Twintelle has been added to the roster due to fan demand. Continue reading ARMS Global Testpunch returns, now with Twintelle
It’s been a while since Nintendo revealed the Switch would have an online subscription fee. While fans have not been pleased with this announcement, we all knew it was inevitable, as it’s the direction the entire console industry has gone. Fortunately, Nintendo has finally provided some details, and it looks to be way better than expected. Continue reading Nintendo Switch paid online detailed and delayed
Square Enix recently announced they had shifted the development of Final Fantasy VII Remake from CyberConnect2 to an in-house team headed by Naoki Hamaguchi, main programmer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, and the project lead for Mobius Final Fantasy. According to Hamaguchi: Continue reading Final Fantasy VII Remake is going to be a disaster, isn’t it?
Indivisible is a side-scrolling 2D platformer-RPG by Lab Zero Games, the creators of the impeccable Skullgirls fighting games. It draws heavy inspiration from Valkyrie Profile and the Metroidvania subgenre. Indivisible was originally scheduled for a release on PS4, XB1, and PC, but now you can add the Nintendo Switch to that list. Continue reading Lab Zero Games is bringing Indivisible to Nintendo Switch
The opening of Prey feels like it’s been pulled from a Christopher Nolan movie. You’re given the choice between a female or a male Morgan Yu, Asian-American engineer and all round technological prodigy, and inside the first ten minutes, the game begins seeing how much it can get away with. Even from its early developmental stages, Prey has been heavily anticipated, and although it’s now almost a month old, it’s still worth a look. Continue reading Prey review: Delightfully chilling