Top Of The Table – Assault Of The Giants

Wizards of the Coast has been active recently in spreading its Dungeons & Dragons storylines and characters into mediums outside of its iconic role-playing game. That willingness to share creative control with partners has led to a stellar new board game from designer Andrew Parks and the folks at WizKids. Assault of the Giants is […]

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PETA takes aim at Nintendo for 1-2-Switch’s milking minigame

Nintendo The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals organization is picking a fight with Nintendo this week, and Switch launch title 1-2-Switch is to blame. After Nintendo garnered some press for challenging a real-life cow farm to a showdown in the collection’s milking minigame, PETA’s president took the developer to task for “sugarcoating the […]

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Oculus needs to decide what kind of company it wants to be

Oculus/Facebook What did Facebook buy for $2 billion? The acquisition was rushed, according to testimony heard during the ZeniMax lawsuit, leaving little time for due diligence or a detailed look at the VR industry as a whole. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg thought Oculus was far ahead of the competition. Facebook may not have seen this […]

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Mad Catz Interactive Files For Bankruptcy

Mad Catz Interactive Files For Bankruptcy Fight-stick manufacturer and Rock Band 4 publisher Mad Catz Interactive has filed for bankruptcy protections under Canada's Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, with its subsidiary Mad Catz Inc. seeking chapter 7 bankruptcy relief in the United States. All of the company's directors and officers resigned yesterday. “Regrettably and notwithstanding that […]

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild patch improves frame rates

Nintendo via Polygon Nintendo has released a patch for Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that has been reported to dramatically increase frame rates when the game is played in docked mode, a situation that used to hurt performance as the hardware and software struggles with the jump in resolution. The patch notes for […]

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Games companies turn to outsourcers for low-cost workers

Streamline Studios The United States, and most especially California, has birthed dozens of dominant tech companies, including games companies that generate jobs, taxes (at least those they can't dodge) and the soft power of global cultural dominance. But if you're the sort of person who takes a pride in such things — who prefers to […]

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Surviving In Our Underwear In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Join Daniel Tack and Kyle Hilliard as they explore the new battle on the block, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, in this video feature! In this Hunger Games or Battle Royale-esque title, you parachute down to an island along with 99 other enthusiastic survivalists hoping to be the last one standing after all the pistols, rifles, crowbars, and […]

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