TumbleSeed devs are making the game easier as quickly as possible

TumbleSeedaeiowu Greg Wohlwend, part of the small team of developers that created TumbleSeed, says the game is too hard and that he’s working to fix it. In a series of tweets yesterday he admitted “that’s our fault, at least in part, and we are trying to find out if there’s anything we can do to […]

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Death Stranding skipping E3 2017 (update)

Kojima Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Hideo Kojima/Twitter Death Stranding, the first game from Hideo Kojima’s new studio Kojima Productions, will not make an appearance at E3 2017, he announced today. “Apologies to our fans, Death Stranding will not be @ E3 as we are fully focused on development,” Kojima said in a tweet this morning. […]

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First hint of Nintendo’s theme park shows work may soon be underway

L.C.A. Studios/Twitter We’ve gotten our first tease of Super Nintendo World, Nintendo’s upcoming amusement park attraction. Visitors to Universal Studios Japan, where the first one will live, have caught a glimpse of a themed stage apparently set for an imminent groundbreaking ceremony. A tweet from an account that tracks developments at Universal Studios Japan shows […]

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Sniper Elite makers journey into mystery with Strange Brigade

Strange Brigade, a period-piece adventure from Rebellion, makers of the Sniper Elite franchise, is “coming soon,” to PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One, says the studio. Rebellion announced the game this morning with the trailer above. It's set in the 1930s and employs the cliffhanger motifs of serial adventure movies around that time. The […]

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Evil Controller makes a slightly less evil controller for pro-gamers

EVIL Shift ControllerEvil Evil Controller, the company behind modded, and some would say cheat-enabled. controllers, is coming out with a new Xbox One gamepad designed with the pro-gamer in mind. First and foremost, that means that while the Evil Shift Controller supports on-the-fly button remapping, it doesn’t include software macro support. That means it won’t […]

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Arms Review – Punching Up

Many Nintendo fans remember the Punch-Out franchise fondly. The rudimentary exploration of boxing's sweet science challenged players to find the best strategy against each opponent and capitalize upon weaknesses to rise up the ranks and eventually claim the championship. Arms explores similar mechanics while pushing the concept far into the realm of the absurd in […]

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Introducing three new esports sites

A family resemblance Cory Schmitz / Emily Haasch I’ve long been frustrated by the traditional gaming press’s inability to best serve many of our industry’s largest audiences. Some games have such large fandoms that the generalist nature of publications like Polygon means we’re simply incapable of getting as far into the weeds as the audience […]

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Minecraft: Story Mode returns for a second season in July

Telltale Games Minecraft: Story Mode, the episodic adventure game based on Mojang’s Minecraft, will continue with a second season next month, developer Telltale Games announced today. The season premiere, “Hero in Residence,” will begin rolling out July 11. It will be available digitally on Android, iOS, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One that […]

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Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night Makes A Bloody Good First Impression

At a recent event, I had the chance to play through the opening of Koji Igarashi's Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, a spiritual successor to Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Though the demo wasn't that long–15 minutes at the most–it did deliver much of the same feeling I had when I originally played Symphony of […]

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Overwatch is getting double XP this weekend

Overwatch Anniversary dancesBlizzard Entertainment Blizzard Entertainment is giving Overwatch players a chance to earn loot boxes twice as fast beginning later this week. All players who log in from June 8-12 can earn double the experience while playing Overwatch on PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One, the company announced today. Overwatch’s double XP weekend […]

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