The gaming industry loves sequels. Publishers capitalize on a game's success by funding one, or sometimes multiple, follow-ups. In many cases, these sequels are very similar to the original game. However, every so often, a sequel barely resembles the game that came before it.
Valve has implemented a new feature for Steam: the ability for developers to ban gamers from their games. The new measure puts a lot of the control of user behavior and restrictions solely in the hands of those who run the game.
League of Legends debuted a new way to customize characters called Chroma Packs today. Some players are really annoyed by it.
Overkill's The Walking Dead has had its release platforms confirmed. The new shooter will be released on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and for PC in 2016. The new game has been kept under wraps for quite some time and Overkill Software is playing it awfully close to the chest regarding the game's content.
The whole world has Star Wars fever these days, so it makes sense that Zen Studios would release its latest table set in a galaxy far, far away for Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX 2. This latest Star Wars table is themed after the popular Rebels animated series, perfectly capturing the show’s fast-paced action and sense of adventure.
Watch Dogs could already be a lot further into development than you may have imagined. New information has revealed that Watch Dogs 2 is already a thing... well, according to a recent update on a Ubisoft employee's Linkedin page.
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, standalone expansion pack to Wolfenstein: The New Order, will be arriving in just a few days. Today publisher Bethesda provided some important last-minute details about the game's launch.
A new bug that curious gamers found in Bloodborne has enabled them to play the game in an all new way thanks to the new camera angle they haphazardly discovered while messing around in an area where they weren't supposed to be.
The fifth and final wing of Hearthstone: Blackrock Mountain will debut today on all platforms. The wing, entitled Hidden Laboratory, provides four more boss fights for players to tackle.
New reports are filing in that PS4 units loaded with Silent Hills are being sold on eBay for up to $1,000. Why? Because Konami is pulling the Silent Hills P.T. demo from the digital marketplace and because the game that was in development by Hideo Kojima has been canned.
The Strong World Video Game Hall of Fame has announced finalists for the 2015 induction, narrowing down the list of nominees to a mere 15 games being considered for inclusion in the prestigious lineup. Including everything from Doom to Angry Birds, this year's list of potential hall-of-famers runs the gamut and should provide good fodder for some interesting debates.
With the launch of Destiny's House of Wolves expansion only a couple of weeks away, more and more details for the update are rolling out. There's going to be a trio of new multiplayer maps for crucible showdowns, for instance, with gamers on PlayStation consoles getting an extra map to duke it out in.
Warner Bros Entertainment and Monolith Productions' highly successful action-RPG, Middle-Earth Shadow of Mordor, will be receiving a Game of the Year edition... better known in the core communities as a GOTY edition and it's coming May 5th.
One of the major end-game activities for Destiny's new expansion pack House of Wolves is the PvP event Trials of Osiris. Today Bungie revealed how these weekend Crucible competitions will work.