Mathew Olson is a writer formerly of Digg, where he blogged and reported about all things under the umbrella of internet culture (including games, of course). He lives in New York, grew up under rain clouds and the influence of numerous games studios in the Pacific Northwest, and will talk your ear off about Half-Life mods, Talking Heads or Twin Peaks if you let him.
A new map and a new way to get around are coming to the Apex Games.
If Astro's Playroom isn't up your alley, how about a trip to Snaktooth Island?
Travis Touchdown is really making himself at home on Nintendo's latest device.
Better visuals, higher resolutions, and bigger multiplayer sessions are coming at launch.
Enhance and Resonair are expanding upon Tetris Effect with new co-op and competitive modes, but the biggest draw might end up being a 1989 throwback.
If Facebook wants to become a serious gaming fixture, the least it could do is not squander its VR credibility.
On top of the delay, it'll also be launching as a free title through PlayStation Plus.
Hopefully it'll run better at launch than the Switch version did.
This is cool for Bautista but… maybe a bit weird for long-time Gears actor DiMaggio?
Spencer says he thinks we're "going to see lower priced hardware" in the Xbox ecosystem in the future.
The start of Season 7 will mark Apex's Steam debut.
Updating Westwood's 1997 classic is a bit harder than expected without the source code.
Nintendo's experiments with AR and Toys-to-Life games don't pay off in full here, but there's still some fun to be had.
Former video host Isadora Basile says she thinks the abuse made her "too much of a problem" for Microsoft to handle.
Sony's initial slate of supported entertainment apps has one big addition, Apple TV.
It might not be a total overhaul, but it's a spit-shine at the very least.
A press release jokes that it could also be the other way around, but let's keep this publisher/developer relationship simple.
To avoid a Modern Warfare problem, Fortnite's new update is like ripping off a band-aid.
It doesn't sound like ads are necessarily going away, but 2K promises the issue "will be fixed in future episodes."
Titanfall mechanics... intensifying...
There's a free demo out now if you're down to try out Google's streaming service.
The founders of Frost Giant hope to make an RTS that'll resonate with a wide audience.
120 FPS modes and 4K on Series X are coming soon.
The Mojave has never looked better. Well, besides before the war.
There's a bit more of Pikmin 3 in that demo than intended, it seems.
Ubisoft's popular multiplayer shooter could potentially be a big get for streaming.
The Grim Fandango, Full Throttle, and Day of the Tentacle remasters will all arrive on Xbox in a few weeks.
Play Peter's game (not the remaster), and maybe you can nab a tiny Miles.
The Analogue Duo will run "nearly every" NEC format, but the Pocket will get in on some TurboGrafx/PC Engine fun too.
Listings for those older platforms will vanish from Sony's desktop and mobile storefronts.
Yup, a game with player retention issues and a widely criticized collection both did quite well.
The new season pass will also add a Director's Cut next year.
Bungie will introduce Destiny 2's next-gen improvements about a month after Beyond Light.
On the new consoles, it may actually be quite easy to notice the tweaks coming to 2K21.
It's basically always Halloween in the Nullwhere.
Please, Derek, please do something about the moles and arrow traps.
It looks like Miles and Peter are working together when an old foe makes a break for it.
A new job listing hints at the nature of Ken Levine's next "outrageous and ridiculous" title.
You can either do 4K at 30 FPS or notch down the resolution for 60 FPS gameplay.
If you're still all-in for those plastic instruments, backward compatibility is coming day one.
After "Journey's End" comes the actual ending, credits and all.
It's a long-overdue workaround for Modern Warfare's gigantic file size.
We used to do this on electronics more, and we should start doing it again.
The Rockstar posse adds another team to its ranks.
The Quest 2 now requires a Facebook account, but holding out without one on older gear might be doable.
Plus, faster load times and save transfers are confirmed.
Studio head Scot Amos wants to focus on the future, not today's low player counts.
Yup, that sure is a blue Halo guy.
By Apple's own rules, using xCloud streaming tech by way of a browser would be just fine.
Beyond that, players can expect the same features already on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.
Just ahead of the next-gen console launch, AMD is introducing its new Zen 3 CPUs for PCs.
A box with a big fan and that much power likely won't run cold, but it shouldn't be blazing hot either.
We'll get an in-depth look at what V will go vroom-vroom in.
We caught up with Tj Hughes to see what fresh surprises his playful food game has in store on PS5.
Europa's got the goods, apparently.
You'll be able to gauge your progress across all games in more of a fine-grain way.
That's hundreds of people out of a job at an office that predates the merger.
Meet Claire, Chris, Leon, Jill, and Wesker all over again.
If you're partial to the English dub, you'll be treated to a new version of the "Dame da ne" song.
Like being able to use scans of your ears, better built-in TV audio may come later for PS5.
Want a 3080 now? How about just waiting until next year?
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The sequel has seemed like an iffy proposition since Starbreeze's reconstruction woes, but work is apparently forging ahead.
Ahead of its return to leading the series, Criterion revisits its first Need For Speed with the help of Stellar Entertainment.
The game is ready to be put on discs, but CD Projekt's work is likely far from over.
You know what that game needs? Siege warfare.
The cheapest option in Nvidia's new line of GPUs needs a bit more production time.
"We need this extra time to ensure that Shadowlands lives up to its full potential," Blizzard says.
Developer Hosni Auji tells us about the sim for the frequent flier set.
You, too, can spend your points on a Tom Nook tote.
A new event and limited-time mode will accompany the battle royale's cross-play rollout.
It's about GRD-damn time.
Bryan Intihar and Yuri Lowenthal have their own thoughts on Peter Parker's new look.
Treyarch shows off the new version of its undead adventure and promises it'll continue to grow over time.
You can imagine the reaction from folks who are mad about Super Mario 3D All-Stars.
The remastered 2017 Spidey won't, but Miles is a different matter.
Get your free Switch fitness title while you still can.
On launch day for Series X and Series S, Ultimate is getting a boatload of EA titles.
We finally have a release date for the second add-on as well as some new details.
The future Xbox is planning for is not one where the Series X leads straight to the cloud.
We know how this story ends, but it looks like it'll be quite the journey regardless.
Hoist a pitchfork, grab some pills, and go to town on those zombies.
Yup, down the road you'll be able to go spelunking on PC with your PS4 friends.
French paper Libération reports that Ubisoft let the now-retired Ancel run things his way despite years of studio strife.
Bungie's making some player customization tweaks with the next expansion.
Pumpkins, vampire-pale skin, and everyone's favorite Halloween czar are on the way.
It'll be the first Bethesda game there post-Microsoft acquisition, but PC players need to wait.
The trust-eroding streaming sensation will live on, just not by way of a new release.
The advisory board also includes Kiki Wolfkill, Sam Lake, and more.
For more storage capable of next-gen loading speeds, you'll be paying a premium.
It could be a misdirect, but why fake people out on the week Microsoft bought Bethesda?
Ahead of Frictional's return to the series, the older Amnesias are going the way of Doom.
Geoff Keighley's big year-end show will be broadcast from LA, London, and Tokyo.
Hello Games has found a way to expand its universe without, y'know, starting it over.
Those bids in the tens of thousands of dollars? They may be meant to oust the scalpers.
"Outbreak Day" isn't a thing anymore, by the by.
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