The Last Of Us TV Series Lands Its New Director

Chernobyl’s Johan Renck was initially slated to direct the upcoming The Last of Us TV adaptation for HBO, but scheduling conflicts forced a change of plans. Now a new filmmaker has been nabbed to direct the upcoming project with Beanpole’s Kantemir Balagov stepping up to the plate as director.  The new director choice has been revealed via The …

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Phasmophobia’s worst objective is getting removed, thank goodness

Yes, I know official spooks month is long past now. Yes, I am still playing Phasmophobia. The co-op ghost hunting simulation is just too much fun to mess around in with pals. The more familiar we’ve gotten with the game though, the clearer it is that there is one ghost hunting objective that is the …

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Returnal’s New Trailer Spotlights Its Sci-Fi Weaponry And Combat

A new trailer for Returnal gives us a look at some of the unique weapons players will use to survive its hostile alien world. With the game only a couple of months away, this marks the first time players have gotten a deep dive into its combat.  Returnal blends third-person action with a roguelike structure. …

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Free Rainbow Six Siege and Ghost Recon Breakpoint Crossover Event Coming Soon

Two Ubisoft games - Rainbow Six Siege and Ghost Recon Breakpoint – are coming together for a free, end-of-the-month crossover event. Titled “Operation Amber Sky,” the new event includes nine new campaign missions in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint. A poisonous gas called Amber Ruin threatens the peace, so players will be tasked with finding an antidote. The gameplay …

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Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor’s servers are no more

Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor has lost some of its online features as a result of what publishers Warner Brothers say are “changes with our network”. Among the features no longer available in the third-person orc stabber are the Nemesis Forge and Vendetta missions. Mordor is a six year-old game, but it’s always a shame when …

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Live-Action The Medium Cinematic Trailer Is A Tantalizing Teaser Of The Horror To Come

Bloober Team knows a thing or two about weaving an incredible horror tale, and that streak continues with the upcoming psychological thriller, The Medium. To celebrate the upcoming launch of this titillating horror adventure, the studio behind the title just revealed a new live-action trailer that offers an eerie new look at the mystery behind it …

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Have You Played… Rage 2?

Get ready to die Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. I have often related how, whilst covering E3 2018 from the UK, I was watching Bethesda’s live show at some ungodly hour in the morning, having not slept for some days because …

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CD Projekt Red Co-Founder Explains What Went Wrong With Cyberpunk 2077

The Cyberpunk 2077 launch was riddled with issues beyond simple glitches. From the intentional misleading nature of hiding console versions of the game from reviewers to downright game-breaking bugs and a whole slew of marketing issues, the once-sterling reputation of CD Projekt Red took a massive hit following release. Following the delisting of the game from …

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Trails Of Cold Steel IV Coming To Nintendo Switch This April

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV has been available on PlayStation since last October, but now it’s coming to the Nintendo Switch! That’s right, you can take all of your favorite heroes on the go this April. NIS America revealed the new platform launch date today with a tweet and a trailer. …

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Razer’s Project Hazel face mask has big Metro 2033 energy

Back at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Razer began converting some of their manufacturing facilities to make face masks for frontline workers. So far, they’ve donated over a million face masks worldwide to hospitals, governments and other healthcare organisations, but now Razer are putting their own spin on this now vital part of our …

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Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games Get New Release Windows

With a new generation upon us and the holiday releases behind us, many gamers are now looking ahead to what comes next. PlayStation 5 owners are wondering when anticipated games like Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Project Athia, and Kena: Bridge of Spirits will be releasing.   The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is usually more …

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Archipel are making the best videogame documentaries on YouTube

Most videogame documentaries look like early ’00s webcomics. There’s usually a couch, some talking heads, maybe the occasional establishing shot of a building, to let you know that the couch is inside a building. Archipel is something else entirely. A YouTube channel dedicated to creating documentaries about Japanese artists and creators, it has raised the …

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You can now “play” this cancelled Tomb Raider remake

Tomb Raider: 10th Anniversary Edition was a remake of the original Tomb Raider under development for the PSP by series creators Core Design. The project was cancelled in 2006 and re-skinned as an Indiana Jones game, which was also cancelled. Now, thanks to the Internet Archive and some Tomb Raider super fans, you can play …

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Planetary Annihilation: Titans is still being updated after five years, under new management

One of Valve’s yearly, player-voted Steam Awards is called the “Labor Of Love” award. It’s designed to reward a developer that has been continually updating a game for years. Naturally, the award goes to games with big, satisfied communities with lots of players to vote, and in 2020 the award went to Valve’s own Counter-Strike: …

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Dying Light 2 says exciting news is coming soon despite departure of narrative designer

Dying Light 2 didn’t have much in the way of news to share throughout 2020, but it seems Techland are hoping to change that for 2021. In January 2020, they announced a delay without naming a new release window for their next zombie romp and have been rather quiet since. Although narrative designer Paweł Selinger has …

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Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game – Complete Edition Has Physical Copies On The Way

Limited Run Games has announced a, well, limited run of physical copies for Scott Pilgrim vs the World: The Game – Complete Edition, answering the prayers of many fans clamoring for retail copies. Pre-orders begin January 15 at 10 a.m. ET and run for six weeks, ending February 28th at 11:59 a.m. ET.  The standard …

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Borderlands Movie Will Begin Filming In Budapest Soon

Eli Roth’s Borderlands movie is preparing to go all-in production-wise under the Lionsgate helm. With reports circulating heavily of comedian Kevin Hart’s involvement, cautious interest in how this will turn out has been high. With COVID-19 lockdown restrictions continuing into 2021, a lot of aspects of the entertainment industry, particularly with movies, have come under question, …

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Brad Venable, Prominent Video Game And Anime Voice Actor, Passes Away

Brad Venable, a prominent voice actor who played Griffon/Nightmare in Devil May Cry 5, has passed away at age 43. According to IGN, no cause of death has been given at the time of publishing.  Venable’s lengthy voice acting credits included Final Fantasy VII Remake, 2020’s Demon’s Souls remake, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, …

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