Star Wars Battlefront 2 season pass remarks cause a stir

EA DICE/Electronic Arts Star Wars Battlefront 2 got its official reveal yesterday, and then Mashable jolted gamers awake when it reported comments from an EA DICE developer that suggested the game would not sell a season pass of premium DLC. This is the latest red-line promise in a game’s hype cycle that rallies gamers to […]

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One of American Gods’ most interesting characters underwent a big change

Starz Bryan Fuller’s adaptation of American Gods remains pretty faithful to the original text it’s based on, but one of the more notable changes is how in-tune Technical Boy is with, well, technology. Unlike the version of Technical Boy (Bruce Langley) that appears in author Neil Gaiman’s book, Fuller’s vision of Technical Boy puts him […]

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Nier: Automata DLC lets players dress like original Nier characters, fight Square Enix CEO

Square Enix and PlatinumGames will release an add-on for Nier: Automata next month that adds new costumes, three new battle colosseums and the option to fight the presidents of Square Enix and PlatinumGames. Nier: Automata’s “3C3C1D119440927” downloadable content includes costumes for androids 2B, 9S and A2 that reference the original Japanese release, Nier: Replicant. 2B […]

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An interview with a Humanoid

Nick Meyer chats with Bina48Humanoid There is something undeniably unsettling about a machine designed to replicate the looks, movements and sometimes even conversations of a human. As robotics technology continues to refine the ability to replicate fine motor movements and artificial intelligence veraciously soaks up human experience through the likes of Facebook, Siri and Google, […]

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How A Fighting Game Documentary Survived 9/11 And Became A Cult Favorite

This article was originally published in issue 289 of Game Informer. On the day Peter Kang’s years-long passion project went up in flames, it wasn’t his biggest concern. Two commercial airliners had just collided with the World Trade Center in New York, and while the morning news was inundated with coverage of the Sept. 11, […]

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How Super Smash Bros. Melee Has Stood The Test Of Time

No other game in the fighting-game community has managed to stay relevant for as long as Super Smash Bros. Melee. With a 16-year lifespan and a community that puts it above all else, Super Smash Bros. Melee continues to evolve without ever receiving a single patch. A closer look at the community reveals what sets […]

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