Exclusive: Here’s a first look at the Gears of War General RAAM origin story comic

Gears of War is still a powerhouse of a series. The latest iteration, Gears of War 4, was released not too long ago in 2016, and just got a massive 4K overhaul for the Xbox One X. It’s also spawned a board game from Fantasy Flight, novels, a potential film, and comic books. The latter …

New skins, sprays and icons coming to Overwatch next week

As reported yesterday, new map “Blizzard World” will be going live in Overwatch next week. Alongside the new venue, some funky new skins, sprays and other cosmetic junk is also coming to the online arena-shooter. The new legendary-class skins are in keeping with Blizzard World’s theme of the studio’s catalogue, allow some of Overwatch’s heroes …

Raph Koster on the cost of games–and it’s not pretty.

Raph Koster, author of A Theory of Fun and game designer extraordinaire has published a deep dive on the cost of games over time. With a lot of data (although Raph is the first to admit that his data is patchy and he would welcome additional data and analysis), he argues that games continue to …

Dark Souls Remastered will not feature cross-platform multiplayer

With cross-network play starting to become a standard in gaming, I could definitely see how many people were assuming Dark Souls Remastered might include the option. While Sony would rather flip off the world, Nintendo and Microsoft have already played nice together with Rocket League and Minecraft, so why not Dark Souls? Sadly, that won’t …