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Why. Does. Your. Breath. Smell. Like. Birdseed?

New Frontier updates former Wild West Online players on its relationship to Free Reign Entertainment

Ah, those delirious moments when every new set of answers about the state of a game's publisher just leads to a new set of...
Yes, you should feel sad.

New Frontier launches on Steam with the publisher that supposedly was not connected to the game

Oh boy. Oh, boy. So you all remember Wild West Online, right? Survival sandbox that launched in much the same way that having...
Welcome to priority town.

Overwatch’s next hero is not Sojourn, but a lot of people wish she were

You all remember how people were a little bit miffed about the introduction of Wrecking Ball/Hammond into the Overwatch lineup, right? To summarize very...
Going under.

Two weeks after Activision Blizzard’s layoffs, its stock price is barely higher than before the layoffs

You all remember when Activision Blizzard laid off 800 employees on a year that was, on balance, a very good year for...

The UK’s Fortnite Live event is another convention giving you a free hour in the ball pit; Epic Games takes organizers to court

Let's be real, the disaster of Fortnite Live in the UK is not on par with DashCon or Fyre Festival. There will not be...
No, you don't get to be awful here.

Roblox appears to have banned PewDiePie’s name

You probably already know of Felix Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie. If you don't... well, PewDiePie exists, he shrieks a lot while playing video...
Who's your daddy? People will ask. Be sure you know.

Final Fantasy XIV fans assemble the community tier list… for daddies

It's the day before the second Final Fantasy XIV fan festival ahead of Shadowbringers, which means that the community is hard at work. Is the...

Facebook lawsuit reveals ‘friendly fraud’ tactics it employed against underage online gamers

For many of us, Facebook use is something we do grudgingly -- we're never quite liking the social platform, but we're also unable to...
I thought about this a lot.

Artifact continues to lose players at an aggressive rate

We're just about two months into the life cycle of Valve's aggressively non-free-to-play card game Artifact, and the game continues to lose players with a...

After telling Blizzard to cut spending, Activision pays $15 million bonus to new CFO

Hey, do y'all remember a little bit back when Activision told Blizzard that it had to start cutting back on
Plays well with others.

Overwatch publishes a ban list for Korea as the fandom reportedly harasses a female player out of the Contenders [Updated]

The first female member of an Overwatch Contenders team is now also the first female player to leave an Overwatch Contenders team. Ellie had...
It brewing

Ashes of Creation: Apocalypse is down until specialized test weekend in January

We hope you had fun playing what was evidently the initial testing period of Ashes of Creation: Apocalypse. It was a good testing...
In my grasp.

Riot suspends COO for gross sexual jokes involving farting and touching subordinates’ genitalia

More bad news coming out of Riot Games this week. Kotaku reports that Riot employees have been told COO Scott Gelb is being...
Who Mourns For Self-Declared Adonis?

Cliff Bleszinski states he’s never making another game

If you had been hoping to see what Cliff Bleszinski (Cliffy B to those who don't like typing out surnames) was going to do...

SCUM introduces genital customization, hilarity ensues

It's a wild time to be alive, friends. The latest update to Gamepires's open-world survival game SCUM was full of new features,...
All according to keikaku or something

Surprise! Shroud of the Avatar is now officially free-to-play

Have you taken advantage of the fact that Shroud of the Avatar has gone free-to-play yet? Or are you staring at that with...
oh, wait, you're serious

Ubisoft claims that it ‘cannot be openly political’ in The Division

Gosh, this is one heck of a sentiment. Ubisoft's COO, Alf Condelius, recently spoke at the Sweden Game Conference and claimed that it...
awesome show great job

Valve’s Artifact will feature no moderation and no cards earned through play

Oh boy. If you've avoided hearing about Valve's upcoming digital card game, Artifact, you might want to take a look at the latest...
Your game still has loads of cultural issues, though, let's just lay that on the line.

Riot and Tencent appear to be on unpleasant terms with one another

Some fans are still probably a bit miffed that Riot Games (maker of League of Legends and that's all) teased them...
Go punkin' when you get the blues

Epic’s Tim Sweeney argues that Fortnite won’t be on the play store because of openness

Did you think that Fortnite's announced decision to avoid the Google Play store was just about money? Just because, you know, that...