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.
"We are absolutely not working on anything L4D related now," says Valve.
Well, at least one Marvel game will come out that month.
Time to see if the cuss-filled crime story holds up.
C'mon Guardian, stop playing around in that foliage.
29 games for a minimum donation of $25.
Google expects "more than ten" timed exclusives over the next six months.
Sony has yet to comment on the matter.
Want to work in games? The Academy can help.
Artyom's braved the wastes to find a new home on a Nintendo system.
Warm up those finger guns.
At least one streamer's been on the case for 24 hours.
New year, new patch, new blade.
Digital Foundry goes deep on id Tech 6's RTX features.
It's quite a departure from the regular Pokemon anime.
The man got a Halloween costume first, so this sort of feels appropriate.
Don't get lost in the Corridors of Time, Guardian.
In a new Polygon feature, some key Kinect architects reflect on the doomed peripheral.
Time to sharpen your knives and warm up those fryers.
Square Enix is giving the team "a few extra weeks to apply final polish to the game."
"It's brought a lot of players to the game who would not have known about it otherwise."
Headcrab zombies are going to be really gross in VR.
The event raised over $3.13 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation.
The problem is related to Games For Window Live.
According to Matt Booty, Halo: Infinite won't be the only cross-gen Xbox exclusive.
Metacritic users and PlayStation blog readers are all about giraffes.
It took a while to get from concept to Cal Kestis.
Wedbush's Michael Pachter believes Sony will sit out E3 again.
In 2019, Niantic finally outdid Pokemon Go's wild debut.
Confirmation received: Art Deco is a thing in the Titanfall universe.
A break down of what the Sword and Shield expansions mean for collectors.
The update also adds 60 FPS support, quick saves, and more.
Journey to the Isle of Armor, Crown Tundra, and more.
IO's best-known Elusive Target mission is back for another round.
Plus, a ninja and a goose round out the Game of the Year category.
Unless you're an influencer, this logo certainly has more likes than you.
Double Trouble will drop first on PC, Switch, and Xbox One next month.
The PS5's new logo isn't groundbreaking, but there's value in sticking to what works.
To celebrate, Nintendo's letting creators upload up to 100 courses each.
Since Bungie owns the IP, decisions on how to expand Destiny's lore is up to them.
Phil Spencer's new avatar is also his good luck charm.
We hope so too, Ito.
There's no telling if this would be a new design or another low-key revision.
Treyarch's David Vonderhaar isn't eager to bring back jetpacks after Black Ops 3.
Sony also confirms the new PS4 Back Button attachment isn't designed for the next controller.
Nod your head to this earworm, oh player of CD.
Featuring Valve's original F-Stop prototype, Exposure will show off the Portal prequel we never got.
Hey! I'm pretty new here. These are some games I liked this year.
Also, going out of bounds in P.T. is actually terrifying.
Tyler "TannicAlloy" Whittaker's creations in Media Molecule's Dreams are like Labo but cooler—and he has advice for anyone who wants to follow his lead.
"It’s all a bit silly, but no more so than 'Game of Thrones' ever was."
The live event had more than a preview clip from the movie.
Plus, players on PC might get a Halo: CE test flight next month.
NetEase removed Özil from PES 2020 after he spoke out about the internment of Uighur Muslims.
Plus, a Dungeon Mode that's closer to classic Crypt of the NecroDancer gameplay.
It's all multiplayer content, but clearly four Disco Luigis are better than one.
It's out today, but Gearbox is only targeting version parity in early 2020.
More details on the VCS emerge as we approach its "early 2020" targeted release.
The apps are free from now until the end of the year.
Thanks to ScummVM and GOG, Ray McCoy is back on the case.
The new CEO of Telltale says the sequel is starting fresh.
We talk GTA Online's new games-within-a-game with Rockstar Games' online producer.
Keiji Yamagishi puts his spin on a track from Card of Darkness.
Plus, more details on its new controller.
Sizzle reels for everything from upcoming DLC to the next Xbox.
The game's looking as sharp as Jin's blade.
Still no word on where she's headed next.
The whole reveal trailer was captured in-engine.
Hope you're ready to get lost in some ruins, and then smushed.
Team up for duos and squads action on one couch and one console.
On the plus side, it'll have transferable saves across all platforms.
The puzzle-battle royale hybrid just got friendlier.
Ben Judd is stepping back from the publisher he helped found, as well as his "other industry endeavors."
Bethesda says "hell yes" to bringing Final Doom to consoles.
The bar for Master Sword mastery is really, really high.
Tom Happ's been working on a follow-up to his Metroidvania for 4 years.
The Switch gets one last shot of indie news for 2019.
It's coming straight to Game Pass, too.
We'll see more at The Game Awards.
With its early access period essentially over, Dreams now has a release date.
It's an early one, so you might want to set an alarm.
Tomorrow, Minecraft completes its console cross-play journey.
Cloud Chamber will spend the "next several years" on the revival.
"We want to be honest about what happened."
At least Wake Island is coming next week?
C'mon Sucker Punch, show us Tsushima.
Sharp Xenomorph chompers, no jagged edges.
The name didn't stick, but the title screen makes its own statement.
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