By almost any measure, the year 2016 was a good one for gamers. We ended up with multiple titles in every genre. There was almost certainly something for everyone this year, from casual titles to hardcore adventures and RPGs, detailed simulations to lighthearted puzzle-based games – and everything in-between. All of the consoles, the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and WiiU, released good original content, and many games went cross-platform. PC gaming also continued to rise in popularity, with less expensive systems providing the power to play all but the most high-end offerings. And the indie scene could not be healthier, … Continue reading Announcing the 2016 GiN Game of the Year Awards
Nintendo pulled out all the stops to show off its newest console, the Nintendo Switch. With a solid lineup of games like Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey, plus lots of innovative ways to play at home or on the road, the Switch is looking pretty good.
Our photo section takes a look at some of the best cosplay costumes from DragonCon 2016.
Every year DragonCon somehow steps up its game, and 2016 was no exception. Being the 30th year of the convention made this year even more special, and everyone seemed to be having a wonderful time at this very unique event.
This year the Baltimore Comic-Con featured some very impressive celebrity guests, artists and panels. But one thing our reporters couldn’t help but notice was that the real stars of the show were the attendees and their fantastic cosplay costumes. Check them out!
Activision put on quite a show in LA to show off all of their plans for Call of Duty including Infinite Warfare, Modern Warfare Remastered, Zombies in Spaceland and Black Ops III multiplayer maps. There was also the Call of Duty World Championships and more military exercises than in basic training.
The Baltimore Comic-Con has grown from a startup show to become one of the premiere Con destinations on the East Coast. This year was no exception as big name stars, professional artists and cosplay fans mingled happy for three fun-filled days.
GiN’s own Chella Ramanan is hosting a panel discussion at The European Women in Games Conference at Greenwich University, London. Check out her panel and the entire expo that showcases the talent that exists in the European Game Industries.
For the first time in history, the Call of Duty World League Championships came down to a finale that pitted a US team, Team EnVyUs, versus a European one, Splyce. With a stadium full of fans cheering them on, these two teams did battle in a match that came down to the wire. GiN was there to bring you the finale of the massive battle.
Breaking News from the Call of Duty World Championships. Favored to win, Optic Gaming falls on day three! OpTic underperformed during the bracket rounds, winning two of four matches and losing their last match to Cloud9 3-2. Going into the finals, it’s anyone’s game. Who will take the top prize?