Todd’s life exists in little, labeled cardboard boxes at the moment, but that will all change pretty soon. In the meantime, he’s got time to go back over some games like Ark: Survival Evolved that had been giving him problems. And then there is that whole new XCOM DLC to tackle…
Dean Takahashi posted a video of himself playing Cuphead badly and the internet lost it. Chella looks at the obsession with games being hard and gamers having to ‘get good’ as another form of gatekeeping.
It’s getting close to the time when gamers need to decide if they want to pick up Destiny 2 at launch, engage in some type of pre-order deal making, or simply wait and see if the game is everything that is promised. Todd knows what he is doing. Do you?
Too many 30-hour games just use filler to distract the player. Chella examines the benefits of shorter video games and the need for developers to respect the player’s time.
Potentially opening up a new type of gaming, the Las Vegas MGM Grand Hotel and Casino and Zero Latency are creating a new VR zombie shooting experience. Players wear VR headsets while a virtual city populated by malicious undead are rendered all around. Players can walk anywhere within the 2,000-square-foot arena, trying to outsmart and outshoot the walking dead.
News that Crackdown 3 for the Xbox One, and the new Xbox X, would be delayed was met with disappointment from Todd. But, it’s not the end of the world, and with any luck, the Xbox X will still have some good launch titles.
Georgia State University is joining the increasing number of colleges supporting student involvement in eSports. The university will immediately begin to recruit and promote collegiate teams for multiplayer videogame competitions across the country.
Chella’s surprised by the amount of great games coming out this August. If you’ve been caught napping, have no fear because here are the must play August games of 2017.
Todd loves watching his fellow gamers’ shows on YouTube and Twitch, as well as working for GiN’s own social media channels. Today, he salutes those that deserve special mention. Raise a glass for the greatest gamers!
Daybreak Games revealed the first major details for this October’s third annual H1Z1 Invitational at Twitch’s TwitchCon 2017. This year’s extravaganza raises the stakes with three unique tournaments of the massive arena shooter H1Z1: King of the Kill with a combined prize pool of $500,000.