Brian Renadette

Cyberpunk 2077 Tweets, Apologizes for, Transphobic Joke

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.

Stellaris is Coming to Consoles

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.

Steam Accidentally Leaks Steam.tv

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.

Adult Games Still Struggling with Steam

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.

Battlefield 5 Teases Battle Royale Mode in New Trailer

EA has released a new trailer for the hit first person shooter series Battlefield 5. The new trailer shows off a variety of gameplay shots, and gives us a teaser of what the battle royale mode will look like.

Europa Universalis IV Goes to India in Dharma Expansion

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 Wants Elder Scrolls: Legends to Have Full Cross-Play

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.

Let It Die Arrives on PC This Fall

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.

Germany Relaxes Nazi Imagery Ban on Video Games

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 Announces Multiple Diablo Projects in the Works

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.

Relive Some Classics with The Bard’s Tale Trilogy Next Week

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 Manager 2019 Releases November; Removing Manager Man

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’.