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.
On top of confirming Crypto, Respawn wants to make its battle royale more competitive than ever.
Gotham's grittiest and goofiest are free for a limited time on Epic Games Store.
Write down the launch date, then hide all your pencils.
It's got everything: Warm sand, clear water, and a suspicious-looking bald man named 47.
Just come out and play already, dude.
Gaider and fellow co-founder Liam Esler previously worked together at Beamdog.
She may have met the expansion's true Hive villain already.
In the immortal words of CJ: here we go again.
Two different Nintendo approaches to free-to-play are going to #linkandbuild.
Sega and Sports Interactive are estimating plastic savings totalling 20 metric tons.
Some iOS 13 beta participants can play games that don't even have official release dates yet.
Game Pass has changed the calculus.
At least you'll know if you're landing next to an Apex Predator.
Games you've purchased aren't going away, but Discord is getting out of the games subscription biz.
Despite criticism over microtransactions in the previous two games, CoD might be bringing back random-roll drops.
We might get our first details on Season 3 during this $500,000 invitational.
Hope you don't already sleep with the lights on.
Your character's genitalia are locked to the body type you choose.
Sega had a lot to share about the game at TGS.
The short, free game serves as a playable music video for a song by Team Shachi.
It wouldn't be seen as an odd situation if 2K provided a clear answer as to why it happened.
The snail is nearly at the goal.
The Mastermind can place enemies, traps, and take direct control of zombies.
Nintendo's new fitness product is an adventure game first, with fitness challenges and minigames on the side.
Dress up and get down to more fighting.
Say hello to the Don, President Shinra, and more.
Come for the gameplay, stay for SHODAN mocking you.
If Tetris can have one, why not Civ?
Respawn's free-to-play battle royale is getting retail-exclusive skins.
Expect a new slew of world record times very soon.
It's available on the PS4 now.
Viewers would see your camera feed piped out alongside game footage straight from Google's data centers.
One way Doom 64 differs from the original is that it's never officially been ported.
It seems more like a plain old bug than an unfinished feature.
Hey Project Resistance, you got your Left 4 Dead in my RE2!
If your hands get stiff while playing your Switch in handheld mode, maybe Joy-Cons like these could help.
You'll be able to ditch those GBA-to-GameCube link cables early next year.
PC backers will have a two week window to ask for their money back.
The game's publisher is "not discussing other platforms at this stage."
You'll need to wait until 2020 for those online lightsaber duels.
Blizzard is also "excited" about cross-play, but you shouldn't expect it any time soon.
It'll be the first time Rogue has made it to a Nintendo platform.
Don't tell your SNES Classic.
Team up to fight bosses with your friends.
Is it for Splinter Cell? Assassin's Creed? The Rabbids?
I thought we were catching Trout, not Lemming.
Blizzard's quest to get more people playing instead of waiting continues.
A blend of new ideas and throwback inspiration will set Yakuza 7 apart.
They're recruiting developers to complete the mode.
No word if that includes Metal Gear, Silent Hill, or something else entirely.
Kinda makes us wish mo-cap suit Tony was a secret costume.
Out with the old, make room for the new.
The spin-off platformer has a new trailer and a launch date.
It starts at 3 p.m. PT, and we'll be all over it.
Also, creative mode gets prefabs for a prison and a toilet factory.
The game's TGS 2019 demo has voice acting, a combat sequence, and optional voyeurism.
The game's creator Hideaki Itsuno won't say if he'll revisit it after Devil May Cry 5.
It tells a very personal story involving Wraith and the Titanfall... multiverse?
Are we in for a Shodown?
If it helps, you can gaze lovingly at Keanu's back.
Reggie will be the first Leader in Residence at the university's Dyson business school.
To catch users is its real test; to retain them is its cause.
Blackbird Interactive is helming a sequel to the 3D space RTS classics.
On September 3, Respawn's battle royale is giving love to its portal professional.
The Switch exclusive rhythm game just got confirmed for the West.
But we'll be hearing about an update to the game's map screen "soon."
Less than a month 'til goose-ageddon.
At the character creator level you're being granted more options, not less.
Seasons will come and go, as will premium progression tracks and rewards.
It might still be hours before you get into the realm of your choice.
More ammo and less sponginess should hopefully improve your co-op Nazi slaying.
That's counting Ooblets, which was recently the focus of anti-Epic Games Store scorn.
You only have a few more weeks to survive without it.
Is this the hacker who downed the Repulsor, and our next Legend?
Remedy's latest is impressing players across all platforms, but on the lower-end things start to look like a slideshow.
That shovel's going to get a workout for its intended purpose, beginning with a demo at PAX West.
The suit also points to games that allegedly infringe on Pokemon and other franchises.
The full version of Boreal Blade is also compatible with the game's free demo.
Exclusive loot packs may make a comeback, but only in one of three event types.
The two companies are said to differ significantly when it comes to in-app purchases.
Would this try-before-you-buy fan suggestion juice skin sales or save players their V-Bucks?
More zombies and heavy decisions than you can shake a machete at.
The open-source project's new update also adds support for iOS and Android touchscreen light gun emulation.
The developer says there's no Darkness lingering in this break-up.