Frictional Games Announces a New Amnesia Title

Frictional Games, the Swedish independent developer known for the horror games Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Soma, has announced that it is working on a new entry in the Amnesia franchise. Set for release later this year the new title, Amnesia: Rebirth, is the third…

Reggie Fils-Aimé Joins Struggling GameStop

Reggie Fils-Aimé, the former President of Nintendo of America and an iconic piece of the Iwata era of Nintendo, has joined the board of directors of the struggling video game retailer GameStop. The announcement was made on Monday via a news release on the company’s…

Three Years Later, my Opinion on the Nintendo Switch

Remembering back to the reveal of the Nintendo Switch in late 2016, I was less than optimistic. In truth, I was downright negative. As a huge Nintendo fan, I’ve experienced many ups and downs with the company over the years. I’ve seen the highs of…

PC Engine Mini Delayed Due to Coronavirus

Originally scheduled to launch on 19th March, Konami has confirmed that the PC Engine Mini and its variants, the TurboGrafx-16 Mini in North America and the PC Engine CoreGrafx Mini in Europe, have been delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak. In an official statement Konami…

New Star Wars Game Leaked by Dataminers.

A new, unannounced Star Wars game has been revealed, although not from official sources. While the publisher, Electronic Arts, has yet to confirm the existence of the project, data miners have dug up evidence of its existence when running their software on the PlayStation Network…

Larian Showcases First Footage of Baldur’s Gate III

Belgian video game company Larian Studios has finally showcased the first footage of the all-new third instalment in the Baldur’s Gate franchise at PAX East 2020, and so far it has proven divisive. Based on the fifth edition ruleset of Dungeons & Dragons, it looks…

James’s Essential JRPGs – EarthBound

Developer: Ape Incorporated and HAL Laboratory Publisher: Nintendo Format: Super Nintendo Entertainment System For many years Nintendo seemed to care little about EarthBound fans in the west. Originally released for the Super Nintendo in North America in 1995, EarthBound was a quirky RPG set in…

GDC 2020 Postponed Due to Coronavirus

The Game Developers Conference has announced that this year’s event has been postponed until the summer due to the threat of coronavirus. Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Facebook and several other companies had already announced they were pulling out of the event, so the postponement shouldn’t come…

GOG Updates its Refund Policy and it’s Great News for Users

GOG.com has updated its refund policy, and keeping in line with the mantra of the service it’s another huge pro-consumer success. Unlike other services, most notably Steam, GOG will now allow users to seek a refund whether they’ve downloaded the game or not, and regardless…

Platinum Games and Director Hideki Kamiya Announce Project G.G.

[UPDATE] Since publication, Platinum Games as confirmed via its Platinum4 website that its new Tokyo studio is the third part of its Platinum4 project. At the beginning of the February, Platinum Games launched a teaser site for Platinum4, which was followed by the announcement that…

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