I recently spoke with Derek Kirtzic, designer at NetherRealm about Injustice 2. We spoke about Injustice 2, Mortal Kombat and what the future holds for the studio. Kirtzic told me that NetherRealm is committed to supporting Injustice 2 into the future. The developer has already seen incredible numbers of players and player retention in Injustice 2. Kirtzic explained how NetherRealm wanted to keep that […]
The planned third Destiny 2 “Curse of Osiris” stream has been cancelled. Posting on the Bungie forums earlier today, David “DeeJ” Dague announced the cancellation and the reasons why. Destiny 2 has had a rough couple of weeks with fan and player backlash going into overdrive. Users on Reddit discovered that an XP cooldown was in effect […]
Call of Duty: WWII’s microtransactions, Call of Duty Points, have gone live today. The points are available through the PlayStation Store and Xbox Games Store. Interestingly, the cost of some Call of Duty Points are cheaper on PS4 than Xbox One. Call of Duty Points can be used to purchase “Rare Supply Drops for use in Multiplayer game mode and […]
The closure of Visceral games was an economic decision said EA’s Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen. Speaking at the Credit Suisse 21st Annual Technology conference in Arizona, Jorgensen also spoke about player’s appetites and making money on games. Visceral has reduced in size in recent years according to Jorgensen and was below EA’s expectations for […]
Square Enix producer Shinji Hashimoto has announced that Final Fantasy is going to have a “big year” in 2018. Speaking in an exclusive interview on YouTube, Hashimoto said “Next year will be the 31st year, and our teams are busy working on new titles.” Hashimoto added that the teams were getting ready for a big year of Final Fantasy in […]
A petition on Change.org asking Disney to revoke EA’s licensing agreement for Star Wars is picking up steam. Originally posted just prior to the release of Star Wars: Battlefront II, the petition now has 31,000 signatures. Posted by John Hunt of London, UK the petition includes a long, laundry list of grievances with EA. Hunt writes that “EA […]
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice developer Ninja Theory revealed that the game had outsold their expectations. Posting on Twitter, Ninja Theory announced that Hellblade had sold 500,000 copies in three months. That figure means that the title has already generated a profit ahead of schedule and expectations. In its final development diary, Ninja Theory staff discuss the development, […]
SEGA has announced that the next instalment in the Valkyria Chronicles saga will be coming to Switch in 2018. Valkyria Chronicles 4 will be available for Switch, PS4 and Xbox One in 2018 featuring all the hallmarks of the series. Set in 1935 EC, Europa is in tatters following the Second Europan War. The Atlantic Federation is battling the […]
George Fan, a former employee of PopCap and EA, wrote on Twitter this week seemingly confirming a widely believed rumour. The rumour began when another developer, Edmund McMillen (creator of Super Meat Boy), spoke of Fan’s firing on the Roundtable Live! podcast. You can watch McMillen’s statement in the video below (starting at 41-minutes) in which he claims […]
The Xbox Games with Gold games for December 2017 have been announced, The last free games for Xbox Live Gold for 2017 see two Xbox One titles and two Xbox 360 titles. On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members will be able to download Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide between December 1 through 31. From […]
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