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CEO of Sunless Sea studio quits

CEO of Sunless Sea studio quits

The CEO and co-founder of Sunless Sea creator Failbetter Games is leaving the company.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 26th 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Has No Man's Sky been delayed?

Has No Man's Sky been delayed?

Much-hyped space exploration outing No Man’s Sky has been pushed back by as much as two months, rumours suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 10:04AM in News
New Xbox 50% more powerful than PS4 Neo, report claims

New Xbox 50% more powerful than PS4 Neo, report claims

More details about Microsoft upgraded Xbox One have emerged online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 9:42AM in News

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Overwatch

Overwatch Sponsorship: The Great eSports Gamble

The release of the first new Blizzard IP in 17 years has made many fans, players, and teams excited for the next surefire esports title in 2016. The early adopters ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 26th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
CS:GO

FalleN on defeating Renegades 16-0 at ELEAGUE

Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo is the AWPer and in-game leader for Luminosity Gaming, and one of the most skilled and admired players in Counter-Strike. Following LG's 2-0 win over Renegades, FalleN ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 26th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
CS:GO

ELEAGUE first impressions: Counter-Strike turned up to 11

Turner Sports' much heralded ELEAGUE, the first traditionally televised Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition, finally debuted last night.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 26th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
Overwatch

How Blizzard turned me into a salesperson for Overwatch

Let me be clear about something up front: I don't really care if you buy Overwatch. This story isn't about using my influence to try to get a large number ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 26th 2016 at 9:00AM in News

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League of Legends

Junior year: Faker's achievements vs. LeBron, Messi and more

Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok has no equal in the world of League of Legends. Crowned king of his profession as a rookie, the 20-year-old megastar has done nothing but grow his ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 26th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
Nacon

Nacon is creating an eSports focused gamepad

Peripheral maker Nacon’s latest product is a gamepad for the PC, which is being targeted at the eSports market.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 25th 2016 at 9:36PM in News
ELEAGUE

TyLoo to miss ELEAGUE due to denial of visas

Chinese Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team TyLoo will not be attending ELEAGUE as the team has failed to secure US visas for its players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 25th 2016 at 6:03PM in News
WESA

FaZe Clan leaves WESA just weeks after the organisation was revealed

After speculation last week, FaZe Clan has announced that it will no longer be a part of the WESA organisation.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 25th 2016 at 5:11PM in News

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Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

1,850 jobs are to be cut as part of Microsoft’s ending of its $7.2bn Nokia adventure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 4:25PM in News
Xbox rumours: Xbox Slim in 2016; upgraded Xbox in 2017; Xbox streaming device for E3

Xbox rumours: Xbox Slim in 2016; upgraded Xbox in 2017; Xbox streaming device for E3

A pair of Xbox rumours have emerged suggesting that we’re on the cusp of an influx of new Xbox hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 4:22PM in News
PES 2017 reveal scheduled for this month

PES 2017 reveal scheduled for this month

Konami has released the first details of PES 2017, which is due out this August.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 2:33PM in News
Dyack resurrects Shadow of the Eternals (and criticises the press) once again

Dyack resurrects Shadow of the Eternals (and criticises the press) once again

A game long ago dubbed as the spiritual successor to GameCube outing Eternal Darkness is amazingly on the verge of yet another comeback.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 2:05PM in News

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Paradox pulls Stellaris mod that removed game's racial diversity

Paradox pulls Stellaris mod that removed game's racial diversity

The makers of PC strategy title Stellaris have taken action against a mod that appeared to push a white supremacist agenda.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 11:56AM in News
Ron Gilbert: 'Disney, please sell me the Monkey Island IP'

Ron Gilbert: 'Disney, please sell me the Monkey Island IP'

The creator of Monkey Island Ron Gilbert has publicly asked Disney for the rights to some of his gaming IP.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 25th 2016 at 10:53AM in News
Sony reckons it can sell 20m PS4s this financial year

Sony reckons it can sell 20m PS4s this financial year

PS4 exceeded even Sony’s own expectations last year, but the platform holder has predicted that the machine will do even better next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
IGN on the power of specialist media

IGN on the power of specialist media

IGN won the Media Team prize at the MCV Awards last March.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 25th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
Valve sued over alleged transgender discrimination

Valve sued over alleged transgender discrimination

Dota 2, Half-Life and Portal creator Valve has been struck with a $3.1 million lawsuit from a former staff member who claims she was discriminated against for being transgender.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 25th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Kojima's new studio inspired by Media Molecule

Kojima's new studio inspired by Media Molecule

As well and hunting down a new game engine, Hideo Kojima’s recent world studio tour has also provided the inspiration for the new-look Kojima Productions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2016 at 3:37PM in News
Focus Home Interactive expects sci-fi video game saturation

Focus Home Interactive expects sci-fi video game saturation

Focus Home Interactive’s boss Cédric Lagarrigue believes that sci-fi games will flood the market over the next two to three years.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 24th 2016 at 3:30PM in News
Payne, Livingstone and Yusuf named GamesAid patrons

Payne, Livingstone and Yusuf named GamesAid patrons

Andy Payne, Ian Livingstone and Imran Yusuf are the first three patrons of GamesAid.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 24th 2016 at 3:12PM in News
OpTic Gaming

OpTic Gaming's CEO speaks on Turtle Beach, the Call of Duty World League and his team's future

OpTic Gaming is one of the biggest names in console eSports.

The OpTic Call of Duty team has always been one of the best in the world, and recent expansions ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 24th 2016 at 3:00PM in News