Games

Leaders from Twitter, Big Pixel Studios, Game Advisor, Loveshark and Doppio join the Future Games Summit’s 2019 programme

FGS19 is a two-day conference being held on November 25th and 26th for C-level, decision makers and leaders in the games industry

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Ain’t no party like an Xbox party – Aaron Greenberg clarifies exclusivity stance and explains why the upcoming X019 is coming to London

With Gears 5 released on Steam, plus Ori and the Blind Forest coming to Switch, Aaron Greenberg, GM of games marketing, clarifies Xbox’s first-party strategy and fills us in on the thinking behind its upcoming London celebration, X019

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Blizzard ‘very very’ interested in Overwatch film or episodic series

Blizzard is ‘very, very’ interested in creating an Overwatch film or episodic series, according to Jeff Kaplan. Kaplan spoke to Game Reactor at the Fun & Series Game Festival in Spain, and revealed that he was a fan of the idea: “These are things that we’re very, very interested in." …

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Overwatch’s Best Esports Game awards show a divide between esports and mainstream gaming

Esports Pro was a judge for The Game Awards. We’re not trying to throw shade. Last night, or very early in the morning if you’re a bleary-eyed London dweller, Overwatch snatched a win at The Game Awards for Best Esports Game. Back in November, it also grabbed a Golden Joysticks …

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Kevin Chou joins Critical Force board

Kevin Chou has joined the board at Critical Force, the company that developers the mobile first-person shooter Critical Force. It’s a coup for the developers. Chou is the founder and CEO of the Korean Silicon Valley Esports (KSV) organisation. Don’t know them? You soon will as KSV has acquired the …

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Immortals to finish ECS Season 4 0-18, forfeiting the rest of the CS:GO league

Immortals will forfeit their ECS season four matches, after they were unable to field an eligible roster from their registered lineup. This means the team will finish ECS season four with a win/lose of 18-0, and next season will have to compete in the promotion league next season to try …

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PUBG test server update nerfs water, adds two new weapons, various tweaks and extra damaging crotch-punches

A new Battlegrounds update is hitting the test server today, and this time the 48-hour window into PUBG’s 1.0 future brings with new weapons, the end of water’s bulletproof reign of terror and many more changes. Let’s go through it, starting with those new guns. You can read along at …

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