Injustice 2 adds Firestorm to lineup

The Injustice 2 roster just got a little hotter with the addition of Firestorm, the 27th character confirmed for NetherRealm Studios’ DC Universe fighter. A new trailer for Firestorm shows what the Nuclear Man is capable of in battle: plenty of fireball and flame-based attacks, naturally. It appears that Firestorm will also be capable of […]

Read More

Ryuji Yamazaki snakes his way into King of Fighters XIV

Plenty of the King of Fighters XIV fans (myself included) were chomping at the bit for a possible Yamazaki roster addition as soon as DLC characters were announced, and with Whip confirmed as the first character, luckily Yamazaki was announced soon after. It might just be my overall Yama-bias, but he's looking like a really […]

Read More

Fire Emblem Heroes is changing in big ways next month

Intelligent Systems/Nintendo Nintendo’s shaking up mobile role-playing game Fire Emblem Heroes in a ton of ways starting next month with the introduction of new battle features, rule sets and hardcore events to come. The most exciting update coming in April is two new ways to battle. Defense — which requires clearing the map in a […]

Read More

Street Fighter V getting a balance update in April

Street Fighter V may have had its problems at launch, but it's been slowly evolving the past year to a pretty entertaining fighter. It's still got a ways to go, unfortunately, but Capcom's been paying attention. Even if Cammy is still getting buffed. Regardless. a new balance patch is coming for Season 2 toward the […]

Read More

Injustice 2 says it isn’t pay-to-win, but it will happily take your money

NetherRealm Studios Injustice 2 will have a premium in-game currency that players will be able to purchase with real-world cash. Called Source Crystals, a forum administrator for NetherRealm Studios says they will be transferable for cosmetic items and for faster leveling. “Source Crystals can be purchased using real money but aren’t required to progress or […]

Read More

A Deeper Look At Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’s Unlikely Duo

In Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, a standalone game set about year after the events of Uncharted 4, a new duo of thieves are in the spotlight: Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross. How did the two come to know each other, and why did Naughty Dog choose to pair them up? We spoke to Naughty Dog, […]

Read More

Never Played Shenmue II? Watch Us Play The First 18 Hours

Last year, over the course of four months, we played through Shenmue for the Dreamcast in its entirety. It was an experimental video series, with an undefined schedule that allowed us to take in all the feedback for each episode by reading and responding to comments in (almost) real time. The experiment was a success! […]

Read More

Your Guide To Becoming A Professional Gamer

This feature originally appeared in issue 287 of Game Informer magazine. eSports may not captivate the world the way traditional sports do, but they’re getting there. According to games and interactive media research firm SuperData, the eSports industry generated $892.4 million of revenue in 2016. Last year’s competitive season was littered with multi-million dollar prize […]

Read More

Destiny’s next update revives weekly Nightfall strike’s XP boost

Bungie/Twitch Destiny’s weekly Nightfall strike hasn’t been the same since Destiny: The Taken King, but the most important reward from the activity is finally returning in the game’s final update, developer Bungie announced today during a Twitch livestream. Age of Triumph is the final major content update between now and the expected launch of Destiny’s […]

Read More