There's always been some tension between gamers and the critics covering their hobby. The past two weeks have been especially hostile. The term being used to sum up this conflict is "#GamerGate," currently trending on Twitter.
Usually the announcement of a new piece of hardware is a cause for celebration in the gaming world. With the New Nintendo 3DS models being announced this week, however, I can't help but feel some pretty extreme apprehension about Nintendo's future. This new piece of hardware makes very little sense.
Tecmo Koei and Team Ninja have announced that they will be porting a version of Dead or Alive 5 to the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One in spring of 2015.
Minecraft has basically released for every major platform except for Nintendo's platforms. A lot of gamers felt as if the game would be a perfect fit for the Wii U or even the 3DS, but the game has never appeared on either of Nintendo's current offerings. The reason? It may have something to do with the install base and the update process.
Rumors have been swirling that the PS4, Xbox One and PC versions of GTA 5 won't be out until 2015. This weekend Rockstar finally responded to the gossip.
Beamdog is remaking another classic PC RPG. Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition will improve on the original version of the game with new content as well as tech improvements.
New footage for the upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection has gone live at this year's PAX Prime in Seattle, Washington. The video is only two-and-a-half-minutes long but it gives gamers a very, very, very brief glimpse at the gameplay of Halo 3 as part of the Master Chief Collection for the Xbox One.
Diablo 3's first Season is underway. Players must create characters from scratch and brave the long, grueling road to level 70. Wait, never mind, they're already 70.
There's a new update available for the Xbox One that brings a smorgasbord of new features to the third-generation console from Microsoft. The update adds the ability to stream media from USB 2.0 and 3.0 compatible devices as well as some updates to the party options.
With PAX Prime in full swing, the folks over in the PlayStation camp have decided that now would be a good time to announce quite a few new title coming to the PS3, PS4 and Vita. Get ready for Dust: An Elysian Tail, Nidhogg, Salt and Sanctuary, Alone with You and a blast from the past, Metal Slug 3.
When Heavenly Sword originally launched for the PlayStation 3, critics and fans alike praised the game for its amazing motion capture and voice work, particularly that of the main heroine, Nariko. With Fringe star Anna Torv breathing life into the role, it's little wonder that the actress was brought back in to play the fiery warrior yet again, this time for the Heavenly Sword animated feature.
Minecraft's Xbox One release is almost at hand. Developer 4J Studios revealed on Friday that they sent the building game's port off to Microsoft for certification.
Hackers take down PSN and Xbox Live while Assassin's Creed Unity has been delayed by two whole weeks. More on those and other stories in this August 30th, 2014 edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap.
There's a rumor going around that Activision could purchase GTA 5 publisher Take-Two Interactive. An analyst in favor of the move explained why it's a good deal for Activision.
A new video (well technically videos, but they're combined into one) have become available courtesy of a live-stream from this year's PAX Prime in Melbourne, Australia. The video features a battle between Scorpion and Sub-Zero (a classic rivalry no doubt) and a jungle bout between Raiden and Kano, showing off Kano's impressive new amateur-wrestling move-set.