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2 Jan 2021

Gamer Escape Interview with the Developers of Paradise Lost

Set to release in 2021, Paradise Lost looks like an intriguing mix of first-person exploration, puzzle-solving, and philosophical rumination. In this alternate-history, you play as a young boy named Szymon as you explore an abandoned Nazi bunker in post-nuclear Poland. As you learn of the mysteries of this bunker and why it was abandoned, you
24 Nov 2020

Fallout 76’s Steel Dawn Update Will Release Early After Accidental Rollout

Bethesda is releasing Fallout 76‘s Steel Dawn update today, November 24th – a week earlier than was previously announced.  In a move symbolic of the game’s all-too-common problems with functionality, the update was accidentally launched earlier today for Xbox players. This put players’ clients “out of date” and even caused the game to be uninstalled if
31 Oct 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 and Crunch: We Now Must Experience the Game

“How should we experience a game we know others have suffered to make?” With the news that Cyberpunk 2077 is getting delayed yet again until December 10th, I’m asking myself this question. I’m asking because the game’s developer, CD Projekt Red, has extended its enforcement of mandatory overtime, or “crunch” as it’s known in the
22 Sep 2020

Playism Game Show Hands-on: Mighty Goose

At yesterday evening’s Playism Game Show, developer Blastmode showed off a new trailer for one of their upcoming games. We had the opportunity to go hands-on with a demo. This game, this indie goose game, has a title, and it leans into it.
21 Sep 2020

Microsoft Will Acquire Bethesda Game Studios

In what will surely be one of the largest acquisitions in gaming history, Microsoft announced on September 21, 2020 that it intends to purchase ZeniMax Media for 7.5 billion dollars. Home to Bethesda Game Studios, ZeniMax Media is also the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, id Software, ZeniMax Online Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha
15 Sep 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft’s xCloud

The open beta of Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service released today, September 15th 2020, in 22 countries. xCloud allows you play over 150 games on your phone or tablet. Since the service began its beta testing in November 2019 (AKA before the dark times), there have been many developments leading to its release. Here’s an
9 Sep 2020

On the Anniversary of the Original PlayStation, Sony Still Quiet on Backward Compatibility

Today is the 25th anniversary of the North American release of the original PlayStation console, which introduced us to game series such as Tomb Raider, Resident Evil, and Crash Bandicoot. Many games included in these series and others are beloved by many players today, inspiring reboots, remasters, and re-releases. Many of them can also be
18 Aug 2020

Everything Announced in Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase

Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase, broadcast earlier this morning, was packed full of games, many of which will be released today. Some of these games will also be on sale in the Nintendo e-Shop. You can check out the entire broadcast above, and read-on for the full breakdown! Here’s absolutely everything announced: HADES The showcase started
3 Aug 2020

The Frontier Grind Continues in Red Dead Online’s New Update

If you’re still playing Red Dead Online amidst the general uncertainty of 2020, you’ve probably been itching to hear about the new Naturalist update. The last update, for the Moonshiner role, was a long while ago—seven months. But it’s clear that with this update, released July 28th, Red Dead Online is still tied to the