Activision has cut ties with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019’s Ghost voice actor Jeff Leach after a video montage was released showing him using sexist and misogynistic insults and language. Leach also voiced Ghost in Warzone.
On the wall in Mike Lawton’s classroom rests a cardboard cut-out of a Black man. It’s not Martin Luther King Jr. or any other famous Black figure from history—it’s a mage—dark skinned and powerful-looking as a spell shoots from his fingertips. It’s Teferi, one of Magic: The Gathering’s most powerful main characters known as Planeswalkers, and he’s Lawton’s students’ favorite.
Arkane’s Deathloop has been delayed to September 14, the studio announced on Twitter this morning. The game was originally set to release May 21.“We’ll be using this extra time to accomplish our goal: create a fun, stylish, and mind-bending player experience,” the studio wrote. “We apologize for the extended wait and thank you all for your passion and excitement.”In a video attached to the announcement, game director Dinga Bakaba and art director Sebastien Mitton call the delay a “very hard decision” and explain that “we need to do everything we can to ensure the health and safety of everyone at…
Ever Given, the massive container ship that captivated the world after blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal for more than a week, is free as of 3:05 p.m. local time, but the ridiculous incident will live on forever in Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Genshin Impact was a landmark game for 2020, and for global awareness of Chinese-developed video games. Its impressive graphics, compelling fantasy world, and charming characters impressed and attracted millions of players.
As promised, Polish developer Techland put out a video today updating the world on the state of zombie parkour thriller Dying Light 2. and it’s an extremely concise look at one of the most toxic cycles underlying the video game industry. In the first half of the roughly three-minute video, various Techland developers read expletive-filled comments from fans demanding the release of the game or at least proof that it still exists. “FUCK THIS BULLSHIT!!! Release dying light 2 or give a fucking demo GOD DAMNIT,” reads one of the messages.Then the second half of the video begins with one…
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom may be one of the most improbable video games of all time, a licensed project that turned out to be both a great game and a worthwhile challenge for the speedrunning community. But the absurdity doesn’t stop there: SpongeBob speedrunners recently discovered that smudging their Xbox discs could result in much better times, though the tactic may be rendered obsolete in the near future.
Destiny 2 fireteams are usually capped at six, but players have recently discovered a glitch to bump up the size and are using the exploit to take on game’s raids in massive groups.
Yesterday, Blizzard released a collection of the studio’s classic games. But the studio also gave a warning to those looking to stream one of the games, Rock n’ Roll Racing on Twitch: Turn off the music. All of it.
Eleven will be the final character to join the Street Fighter V roster, according to new details accidentally sent to Twitch users by the streaming platform itself.
Update (1:06 p.m. ET, 02/11/2021): During today’s winter update steam, Capcom clarified that Eleven will be a bonus character in Street Fighter V rather than the last addition to its final season. We’ve updated the headline to reflect this.
Twitch streamer RTGame (meatspace name: Daniel) had a dream: to kill every NPC in a single Hitman level. But while you can find dozens of videos on YouTube of people doing the same thing, Daniel’s plan was a bit more explosive, chiefly because he intended to take out everyone at the same time. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned.