The official Twitter account for CD Projekt Red’s upcoming game Cyberpunk 2077 attracted controversy yesterday. A now-deleted Tweet sent out two days ago made a joke that is generally considered transphobic.
Parodox Interactive’s sci-fi 4X grand strategy game Stellaris will soon be braving a new frontier. With the help of Tantalus Media, the game will be seeing an official release onto consoles sometime in the future.
Last Friday, Valve accidentally gave people a sneak peak at a new project they have in the works. This project, called ‘Steam.tv’, is a streaming service that is likely going to be a competitor to Twitch.
Two months ago, Steam made some drastic changes to their marketplace. Adult-oriented visual novels, despite not having to worry about being pulled, still seem to be getting the short end of the stick as Valve says it could take months to start the approval process on those kinds of games.
Europa Universalis 4, another one of Paradox’s long-running 4X games, is going to India with their newest expansion. Titled ‘Dharma,’ this new expansion reworks the Indian provinces and is based off of the conflict between Indian ruling classes and encroaching European powers.
Bethesda’s VP of marketing spoke recently about their plans for the console version of The Elder Scrolls: Legends. They want the strategy card game to have full cross-play on every system, a statement which puts pressure on Sony.
Grasshopper Manufacture, the Japanese studio behind Killer 7 and No More Heroes, is porting one of their titles to Steam. Let It Die, the free-to-play hack and slash game for the PlayStation 4, will soon be coming to Steam.
Video games in Germany have long faced a blanket ban on the usage of Nazi imagery. However, a recent press release means that games will now be able to use such imagery on a case-by-case basis.
Blizzard has just released a big announcement from their community manager. According to the video, the company has ‘multiple Diablo projects in the works,’ some of which we may see later this year.
The Bard’s Tale 4, the latest official entry in the old-school RPG series, is launching September 18. However, inXile is showing that they haven’t forgotten their roots with the release of The Bard’s Tale Trilogy, a remaster of the Interplay-produced DOS-era trilogy..
Football/Soccer fans will be pleased to hear the newest rendition of the Football Manager series will release this November. However, this new entry comes with the disappearance of long-time unofficial series mascot ‘Manager Man’.