Eric Van Allen

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Eric is a writer and Texan. He's a former contributor to sites including Compete, Polygon, Waypoint, and the Washington Post. He loves competitive games, live music, and travel.

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Console Players Finally Beat The Division 2's Raid, But Ubisoft Says Tweaks Could Be Coming

If you want to beat the raid, you should probably set aside a day.

Sony to Create Films And Shows Based on PlayStation Catalog of Games

PlayStation Productions will work to bring Sony properties into new media.

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Console Players Finally Beat The Division 2's Raid, But Ubisoft Says Tweaks Could Be Coming

If you want to beat the raid, you should probably set aside a day.

Sony to Create Films And Shows Based on PlayStation Catalog of Games

PlayStation Productions will work to bring Sony properties into new media.

Report: Treyarch Takes Over Call of Duty 2020, Will Be Reworked Into A New Black Ops Game

It will reportedly be a Cold War-era game, with a single-player mode this time.

Some Red Dead Online Players Can't Play Poker Due To Regional Gambling Regulations

Forced to watch everyone else have all the fun at the poker table.

Why The Division 2 Console Players are Struggling So Much to Complete the New Operation Dark Hours Raid

Controllers seem to be holding raiders back from finishing the fight.

Riot Games Won't Change Current Employee Arbitration Clause Despite Walkout

In spite of employee discontent, Riot won't change its current employees' contracts.

Minecraft Earth Will Have Monetization to "Customize and Enhance the Player Experience," but No Loot Boxes

The developers are trying to avoid "pain points" for incoming builders.

EA Play's E3 2019 Streams are Being Delayed

This should free up your Friday a bit.

Ubisoft's The Division 2 Servers Buckle Under Release Of New Raid

Some folks are getting in, but many are watching a wait message.

Steam Link is Finally on iOS After Being Denied Due to 'Business Conflicts'

Stream your Steam games to your iOS devices.

Necrobarista is an Introspective Game About a Supernatural Coffee Shop Coming to PC This August

Spend your last day in a quaint coffee shop at the edge of mortality.

Epic Games Store Sale Starts Today With Huge Cuts and a $10 Epic Subsidy

Epic is providing an extra discount at no cost to the developers.

When and Where to Watch Today's Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo Direct

We're gonna learn how to make a Mario, too.

Ubisoft Is Planning Ahead For 2020 With Three Unannounced Titles And More Content Drops

Breakpoint plus three new games and a steady drizzle of ongoing content additions.

Skull & Bones Won't Be At E3 Following New Delay

A pirate's life will have to wait for the time being.

Nintendo Switch Surpasses PlayStation 4 Sales in Japan But Lags Behind DS and 3DS

But it still has some room for growth compared to its handheld siblings.

Valve's Dota Underlords Trademark Sparks Spin-Off Speculation

Something new is probably coming at this year's International.

Studio Istolia Is Closed And Project Prelude Rune Canceled, Square Enix Confirms

Staff will reportedly be assigned to other projects within Square Enix.

Red Dead Online is Officially Out of Beta, Rockstar Confirms

Today's update brings the Western experience into a new frontier.

Saints Row: The Third is a Technical Mess on Switch, But a Patch is Incoming

Deep Silver is working to polish up the port of this open-world gem.

Red Dead Online Update Adds More Missions, Less Griefing, And Poker

Finally, a way to fend off all those darn cowpokes and their lassos.

A Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo Direct Is Coming Tomorrow

A short surprise just ahead of the big dance.

Samurai Shodown Release Date Confirmed Alongside Free Season Pass for Early Adopters

SNK is offering the first season of fighters to anyone who joins the fight right away.

Square Enix's Studio Istolia Is Quietly Disappearing, Leaving Project Prelude Rune's Fate Uncertain

Just after losing its headliner, the studio's online presence has evaporated.

WWE 2K Developer Wants To Develop Its Own Rival Wrestling Game

To encourage innovation, Yuke's wants to create its own competition.

Outer Wilds Will Launch As Timed Epic Exclusive, And Backers Don't Seem Happy

The Fig-funded space exploration sim won't be coming to Steam right away.