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The Sad Story Of Steve, The Pet Deathclaw Whose Life Was Cut Short By Fallout 76 Bugs The Sad Story Of Steve, The Pet Deathclaw Whose Life Was Cut Short By Fallout 76 Bugs

Mikael Hertell really wanted a pet Deathclaw. He wanted one so bad he spent hours searching through Fallout 76’s broken wilds in search of one he could tame. He named it Steve. Steve was a good boy. Some might say a very good boy. That is, until Hertell went to sleep, woke up the next day and found Steve dead, killed…

This Weekend's Rocket League Tournament Will Set The Stage For The World Championship This Weekend's Rocket League Tournament Will Set The Stage For The World Championship

With a $100,000 prize pool at stake, this weekend’s big Rocket League tournament in Dallas will give some of the game’s biggest teams one last chance to test one another before next month’s World Championship.

Google's DeepMind AI Takes Down Human Players In Quake III's Capture The Flag Mode Google's DeepMind AI Takes Down Human Players In Quake III's Capture The Flag Mode

Google’s DeepMind AI lab has been hard at work creating programs to take on human players across a variety of games these last few years. In 2016 its AlphaGo beat the best Go player in the world. Earlier this year, its Alpha Star defeated two middle-tier pros at StarCraft II. Now it’s learning to win at multiplayer…

That set of classic D&D-inspired role-playing games that includes Baldur’s Gate, Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale, and others, is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch on September 24. Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition will arrive later on December 3. Planescape: Torment? Portable? On Switch? What times we live in.

Rick Fox will be staying with esports organization Echo Fox after all. Last month he threatened to leave over threats and racist remarks by a fellow investor, but recently said on his new podcast that he’s staying put, and going to work to have the other shareholder removed instead.

Microsoft will have 14 games from its internal studios to show at this year’s E3. That’s according to a new tweet by the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer. Microsoft has been busy acquiring a bunch of new game studios recently. It sounds like we’ll finally get to hear what they’re working on.

Google Now Requires App Makers To Disclose Loot Box Odds Google Now Requires App Makers To Disclose Loot Box Odds

Google rolled out a new Play Store policy requiring game makers to show players what the chances are of getting any items that might be contained in a paid random-chance scenario.

BioWare Shares New Details About Anthem’s Upcoming Cataclysm Event BioWare Shares New Details About Anthem’s Upcoming Cataclysm Event

During a developer live stream today, BioWare gave Anthem players their first look at the game’s upcoming Cataclysm event, a limited-time end-game activity that will take place in an entirely new environment.

Conan Unconquered Is A Real Time Strategy Game Without Any Fresh Ideas Of Its Own Conan Unconquered Is A Real Time Strategy Game Without Any Fresh Ideas Of Its Own

If you were to ask Conan Unconquered, “What is best in life?” it might say back “To effectively manage your resources, build big walls, and hear the lamentations of your enemies when they see there’s another wall right behind the first big wall.”

Fire Piranha Plant will be the latest character added to Mario Tennis Aces. Players can earn it by competing in tournaments throughout June before the character becomes available to everyone starting in July. That month, Mario Tennis will also see Dry Bowser added to the lineup.

Crank Gaming Handheld's Creators Trying To Make Amends For Poorly Worded Email Crank Gaming Handheld's Creators Trying To Make Amends For Poorly Worded Email

On May 22, app developer and game publisher Panic announced a new gaming handheld called Playdate that quickly became a mini-sensation online. Playdate is also the name used by a small, yearly indie showcase for experimental games, the 2019 edition of which took place just a few days later. The back-and-forth over the…

During a live stream today 343 Industries showed off gameplay from the Halo: Reach remaster coming to The Master Chief Collection running on PC. It looks clean and responsive, despite the poor streaming quality! The studio also confirmed the game’s first testing phase for Xbox Insiders will begin in June after E3.

Odds Of Beating A Particularly Devious Mario Maker Level Are 1 In 7.5 Million Odds Of Beating A Particularly Devious Mario Maker Level Are 1 In 7.5 Million

There have been over two million attempts to beat a Mario Maker level called Lucky Draw, and seemingly all of them have failed because, well, they just haven’t gotten lucky enough yet.

Anthem Gets New Update After Weeks Of Radio Silence Anthem Gets New Update After Weeks Of Radio Silence

After weeks of saying almost nothing about the multiplayer space shooter Anthem, BioWare has announced a new update, a public test server for PC players, and that new details about its end-game Cataclysm event, originally promised for launch in May, will be arriving tomorrow during a developer livestream.

Watch Someone Destroy Beat Saber With A Hand Mixer

Beat Saber is a virtual reality rhythm game where you chop red and blue blocks with correspondingly colored lightsabers. It requires a lot of coordination and precise movements. Or you could do what one player did and just strap your VR controllers to a handheld cake mixer.

Super Mario Maker 2 Won’t Let You Play Online With Friends Super Mario Maker 2 Won’t Let You Play Online With Friends

Nintendo showed off Super Mario Maker 2’s new four-player competitive and co-op online modes earlier this month, and the company has now confirmed that players will only be able to matchmake online with random people, not their friends.

198X is an arcade nostalgia piece due out June 20 on Ps4 and PC. We covered the game when it was Kickstarted last May, and the finish version will feature homages to several different genres of arcade game with a single narrative connecting each of them.

The first Star Ocean game is coming to PS4 and Switch. Square Enix announced Star Ocean First Departure R on Twitter today, which definitely sounds like either a remake or remaster of the 2008 PSP game, which was itself a remake of the original SNES JRPG which never released in the US. 

Dauntless Struggled With Online Issues In Its First Week, But Things Are Finally Improving Dauntless Struggled With Online Issues In Its First Week, But Things Are Finally Improving

Dauntless, an online multiplayer game inspired by Monster Hunter that officially released earlier this week, has been slammed with matchmaking issues and server problems in its opening days, but its developers say things will get better.

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates

Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense, which relied in part on their past enthusiasm for the Ouya.

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