Fall Guys Goes Free-To-Play, Servers Immediately Crash

Fall Guys Goes Free-To-Play, Servers Immediately Crash

Image: Mediatonic Oops, they did it again. Fall GuysMediatonic’s bubbly platformer royale, released on Xbox and Switch yesterday as part of a big free-to-play overhaul. The game’s servers immediately combusted, with reports of connectivity woes continuing more than 24 hours later. First released for PlayStation and PC in August 2020, Fall Guys was one of … Read more

Crypto Investor’s Vision For The Future Of Games Sparks Mockery

Crypto Investor's Vision For The Future Of Games Sparks Mockery

For some, it’s a vision of utopia. For a thousand more, it’s unmistakably a dystopia. But it’s really just a speculative LinkedIn post about the potential future of “blockchain” gaming, which has gone viral across multiple social media platforms when folks started mocking what they see as its offensively absurd predictions. The main character of … Read more

Fortnite Pro’s Racist Video Of Gun Armory Condemned Online

Fortnite Pro's Racist Video Of Gun Armory Condemned Online

An esports pro has been lambasted after a video surfaced online in which an individual, who is allegedly Fortnite Champion Series Grand Final contender Sin, shows off a fully stocked weapons closet and states, in the year 2022, that the stockpile of firearms is “just in case there’s ever a zombie apocalypse or an*gger outbreak.” … Read more

Lawsuit Claiming Steam Gives Valve Too Much Power Moves Forward

Lawsuit Claiming Steam Gives Valve Too Much Power Moves Forward

Picture: Valve A US district judge has decided that an antitrust lawsuit against Valve over how it operates and uses the Steam platform can move forward. The company suing Valve, Wolfire Games, alleviates that the Half Life and Portal developer uses its digital storefront and its huge amount of control over the PC gaming market … Read more

Fortnite Sued Over Dance Emote By Choreographer To Bieber, J.Lo

Fortnite Sued Over Dance Emote By Choreographer To Bieber, J.Lo

Picture: Hecht Partners LLP On March 29, lawyers representing choreographer Kyle Hanagami sued Epic Games for copyright infringement over the “It’s Complicated” dance emote in Fortnite. The in-game emote begins with movements which Hanagami’s lawyers allege are lifted from copyrighted dance moves created by the choreographer. The lawsuit was filed in the Central District of … Read more

Hackers Steal $540 Million in Crypto From ‘Axie Infinity’ Game

Hackers Steal $540 Million in Crypto From 'Axie Infinity' Game

A cryptocurrency startup that operates a popular online game called “Axie Infinity” said Tuesday that hackers stole more than $500 million worth of cryptocurrency. “Axie Infinity” publisher Sky Mavis Ltd. said on March 23, hackers infiltrated a part of its Ronin Network, which the game runs on. The infiltrators got access to accounts holding cryptocurrencies … Read more

Cyberpunk 2077 Studio Promises It Won’t Crunch On Witcher 4

Cyberpunk 2077 Studio Promises It Won't Crunch On Witcher 4

Picture: CD Project Red Yesterday CD Projekt Red announced a “new saga in The Witcher franchise.” As part of a new multi-year collaboration with Epic Games focused on open-world design, the game will be made in Unreal Engine 5 rather than the studio’s own REDengine. It won’t be The Witcher 4, but that’s what people … Read more

Cyberpunk 2077 Studio Promises It Won’t Crunch On Witcher 4

Cyberpunk 2077 Studio Promises It Won't Crunch On Witcher 4

Picture: CD Project Red Yesterday CD Projekt Red announced a “new saga in The Witcher franchise.” As part of a new multi-year collaboration with Epic Games focused on open-world design, the game will be made in Unreal Engine 5 rather than the studio’s own REDengine. It won’t be The Witcher 4, but that’s what people … Read more

Microsoft, Activision, Netflix, Epic All Suspend Russian Sales

Microsoft, Activision, Netflix, Epic All Suspend Russian Sales

Photo: Kutay Tanir (Getty Images) This weekend, Activision Blizzard, Microsoft and Epic Games announced that they were suspending their services in Russia, due to the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. They join big names like Netflix, EA Games and CDPR in essentially boycotting the country over its illegal war. Addressing Activision employees, but also made public … Read more