A number of Best Buy customers who purchased copies of Ubisoft’s Starlink: Battle for Atlas starter kit for Nintendo Switch received boxes containing everything but the actual game. The publisher says it is investigating.
That’s one way to wake up, I guess.
In last night’s StarLadder i-League Dota Invitational, reigning TI7 champs Team Liquid fell for an early ruse that led to first blood and more for their opponent, Mineski.
The 2018 StarCraft II season got off to an early start today with the European qualifiers for WCS Leipzig. Early might have been too early though, as 30 minutes into the matches, admins had to rebuild the tournament’s bracket.
Earlier this month NIS America pledged to re-localize Japanese RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana after fans complained about the game’s shoddy translation. They’re also fixing the French on the Vita cover art, which currently begins, “I am sorry I have to leave you, but I must buy a hat.”
Recently launched in Founder’s Access, Tree of Savior is an anime style massively multiplayer action role-playing game whose video capture hot key is the same as Steam’s screenshot key. The accidental video that resulted was too lovely to trash.
Pillars of Eternity is a lovely CRPG, but it's a lovely CRPG from Obsidian Entertainment, a developer that's be known to miss the odd bug or two. Like the one that strips your character's permanent buffs and abilities if you double-click equipment in your inventory.
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Origin is updating the hell out of this guy's copy of Dragon Age: Inquisition. Hopefully Redditor theadventuringpanda will let us all know how the next game is once it's done.
They call it Super Smash Bros. for a reason, ya know. Or is it pronounced Super Smash Brothers? I've never been crystal clear on that. Anyways, let RandyRaichu's mistake be a lesson to anyone who doesn't think friendly fire can be a thing in Smash.
One would think a series with its roots firmly planted in the seminal transhumanist science fiction of the 20th century would be a bit more respectful of the whole book-reading thing. Alas.
Disney Infinity is not a Skylanders clone, but that doesn't mean the Disney title wasn't inspired by Activision's toy-meets-game success story. Heck, three Skylanders toys even showed up for this Disney Infinity "Designing the Figures" video. Update — The video has been removed from the Disney Infinity YouTube…
In the war between MMO developers and shady players looking to exploit the system, the innocent often get caught in the crossfire. Such was the case yesterday, when somewhere under 150 honest, hard-playing Star Wars: The Old Republic players had their accounts banned from play. BioWare is sorry, you guys.
Ah, the dangers of Google image search. On Feb. 26, Denmark's TV2 needed an over-the-shoulder shot for a report on the conflict in Syria, and some production assistant gave the control room a screengrab from the original Assassin's Creed (which features Damascus prominently) Apparently it's this one, from the game's…
Today is becoming something of a comedy of errors as far as game discs are concerned, it seems.
Some PC players of Call of Duty: Black Ops II report that disc 2 of their recently-purchased game is the wrong sequel entirely.
This weekend, Electronic Arts accidentally gave away thousands of free games thanks to a discount coupon, rewarded to anyone who filled out their marketing survey, that would take $20 off any purchase of more than $20. Some crafty gamers figured out that they could use the coupon more than once, and they walked away…
Multiple images leaking out last night show NBA 2K13 featuring Oklahoma City's new alternate jerseys—with the team nickname misspelled as THUDNER.
Best Buy got a little too enthusiastic with its promotional copy for Madden NFL 13, promising features such as "slow-motion chain kills," pickpocketing unsuspecting victims, and a new pursuit system involving a canoe. Truly, this is how you innovate in the sports genre.
The next Madden will have all the usual features: tackling, audibles, hot routes, in-depth playbooks, canoe pursuits, and slow-motion chain kills.