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Overwatch loses a multiplayer feature because of player misuse (details here)

 ▪  Overwatch has shed one of its multiplayer options because of its impact on matchmaking according to the game’s director. The “Avoid This Player” option was jettisoned from the PC version of the game according to a post Jeff Kaplan made…

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Horde mode maps don’t work like before in Gears of War 4

 ▪    Twenty-four multiplayer maps will become playable over the first year Gears of War 4 is out, and you’ll be able to play Horde mode on all of them. The Coalition’s employing a new strategy for releasing the maps. Instead…

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Why Destiny: Rise of Iron won’t be on last-gen systems

 ▪    Destiny‘s Rise of Iron expansion won’t be available on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 because the majority of Destiny fans are already playing next-gen systems, according to game director Christopher Barrett. When asked to explain why the next expansion…

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Capcom: Resident Evil 7 will change before release

 ▪    The demo for Resident Evil 7 isn’t content that will appear in the main game, director Koushi Nakanishi has revealed. “The teaser demo is a bespoke experience that isn’t just a slice of gameplay from the main game,” Nakanishi…

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Spider-Man marks the beginning of something epic for Marvel video games

 ▪  The upcoming Spider-Man video game from Ratchet & Clank developer Insomniac Games is only the beginning of Marvel’s plan to make “truly epic games,” according to Marvel’s vice president of games, Jay Ong. The ambitious plan starts with the PlayStation 4…

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Microsoft is bringing TWO Halo Wars games to Xbox One and PC

 ▪    Microsoft announced that anyone who purchases the Ultimate Edition of Halo Wars 2 will receive the Definitive Edition of the original Halo Wars for both Xbox One and PC. The enhanced version of Halo Wars will include improved graphics…

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Microsoft powers up new Xbox One controller with Bluetooth

 ▪    While the newly reworked Xbox One controller boasts many impressive features, the best — by far — is the ability to connect to your Bluetooth devices without the need of a dongle. That’s right gamers, you now will be able…

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Four ways Titanfall 2 improves on the original

 ▪  Respawn Entertainment’s sophomore trip to the Titanfall universe promises more of everything that made the original game a hit with gamers. After spending time with its aptly-named sequel, Titanfall 2, several specific features stand out: Clash of the Titans For a…

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Battlefield 1’s initial multiplayer combatants revealed

 ▪  Battlefield 1 recently announced the factions appearing in the game’s multiplayer mode. Missing, however, are two giant players in World War I: the French and the Russians. In MP: British, German, Austro-Hungarian, Italian, Ottoman, and American. https://t.co/pDtTY14sU7 ó Battlefield (@Battlefield)…

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One big change God of War will NOT be making

 ▪  The recently announced God of War may seem like a reboot, but, according to Cory Barlog, Sony Santa Monica’s creative director, the game is actually connected to the rest of the series and takes place after the events of God of War…

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