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Indie Game Spotlight: Story Platformer Even the Ocean

Even the Ocean is a story platformer about Aliph, a power plant technician for Whiteforge City. After a routine maintenance trip goes sideways, she finds herself working directly with the mayor of Whiteforge, Mayor Biggs. to protect the city against…

Overwatch Takes Home Top Prize at Game Awards 2016

The Game Awards 2016, which is the yearly streamed award show honored all things gaming related, including Esports, has honored many games this year, both large studio and indie games. In order to be considered for the award, the game…

Pokémon Sun and Moon Becomes Fastest Selling Nintendo Game in Americas

Pokémon Sun and Moon, the latest titles in Nintendo’s Pokémon franchise, have now become Nintendo’s fastest selling video game in the Americas. In a press release, Nintendo says that the titles sold a combined 3.7 million units. Pokémon X and…

New Overwatch Map Oasis Has Deadly Traffic

Overwatch has just released their newest map, Oasis, to the PTR, and there’s some pretty unique features to this one. For one, cars drive around the edge of one of the three areas in Oasis. Can they kill you?…

Nintendo Attractions Coming to Universal Parks in Japan, Orlando and Hollywood

Nintendo released a small teaser trailer for their new attractions that will be coming to Universal Theme Parks in Japan, Orlando and Hollywood. The video doesn’t say much, besides the fact that they are excited to bring their Nintendo…

No Man’s Sky Releases Huge Free Update With New Game Modes and Fixes

No Man’s Sky has just released a major update for the game, in what the developers say will be the first of many free updates to come. It’s called the Foundation Update and it includes base building, new game modes,…

Twitch Chat Study Confirms Female Streamers Often Face Objectification

A group of researchers from the Indiana University Network Science Institute analyzed more than 70 million chat messages posted to 200 female streamers’ channels and 200 male streamers’ channels on Twitch. They were specifically looking to see if chat messages…

151 Games Bundled To Raise Money For ACLU and Planned Parenthood

Itch.io has gathered together 151 games including Gone Home, Proteus, and Catlateral Damage, and packaged them together in a bundle, called A Good Bundle, that will benefit the ACLU and Planned Parenthood. Unlike many bundles which let you pay…

Desert Bus for Hope’s 10th Annual Charity Gaming Marathon Breaks Record

Desert Bus For Hope, which is an organization that streams to raise money for the charity Child’s Play, broke their previous fundraising record and raised an amazing $693,880.29. Every year the team gets together to stream the game Desert…

Australian College Announces $500K in Gaming and Film Scholarships, Half of the Slots Saved for…

CG Spectrum College in Melbourne, Australia has just announced that they will have a half a million dollars worth of scholarships to give to applicants for their gaming and film related majors. Students who apply will be able to…

CATastrophe Bundle Is Here To Fulfill Your Cat Game Needs

Bundle Stars is currently selling a CATastrophe Bundle full of 11 cat-themed Steam games. The site promises that this “fur-nomenal” lineup of games are all about 96% off retail price and all of the games have at least an…

Star Wars Clue Has You Attempting To Escape A 3D Death Star

Have you ever said to yourself, “Self, I love Clue, but I just wish it was more Star Wars-y.” Well Hasbro heard your thoughts and they have delivered. There is now a Clue: Star Wars Edition. Unlike the original…

Ubisoft Patching Out Particularly Explicit Genitalia in Watch Dogs 2 After Player Banned for Sharing…

Ubisoft is speaking up after a player got banned for sharing a screenshot of an NPC’s genitalia using the PlayStation Network. The screenshot showed a dead woman on the sidewalk with her crotch visible. There was never any secret…

10th Annual Desert Bus For Hope Gaming Charity Marathon Gets Driving

The 10th annual Desert Bus for Hope charity gaming marathon is underway. It consists of people volunteering to play Desert Bus, an incredibly monotonous video game, for hours and hours and hours, all in support of raising money for…

Gamers for Planned Parenthood Organizes 24-Hour Charity Stream on Inauguration Day

As the date of Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20 as President of the United States, many people are feeling helpless, afraid and despondent. They fear for their rights and for the future of America, including the potentially devastating possibility…

Dungeons & Dragons Inducted into National Toy Hall of Fame

The Strong Museum of Play announced their 2016 inductees for the National Toy Hall of Fame, and Dungeons & Dragons made the list alongside Fisher-Price Little People and swing. Dungeons & Dragons was published way back in 1974, as…

War Child Charity Teams Up with Game Developers For Armistice Day Fundraiser

War Child, a UK charity that  supports children affected by conflicts, is teaming up multiple developers to raise money for their first ever Armistice Day Fundraiser. The whole idea is to encourage peaceful gameplay and to help children who…

Horror RPG Bluebeard’s Bride Has Players Embody Different Aspects of The Bride

Bluebeard’s Bride, which is currently on Kickstarter, is a new horror pen and paper RPG based on the creepy fairy tale from which the game takes its name. Players take on the different aspects of the bride’s psyche as…

Neko Atsume Soon To Be A Live Action Film

The Japanese cat collecting game called Neko Atsume will now be made into a live-action film. The iOS and Android game’s main mechanic was purchasing gifts and expanding your yard to try to attract more cats. According to Siliconera, the…

Pokémon Go’s Update Brings Good and Bad Changes

Pokémon Go’s latest update is tweaking some of the bonuses that you get in the game in regards to gyms and catching Pokémon. Niantic detailed the changes in a post about the patch. Basically, trainers will get a bonus for…

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