Landmark Team Shifts Focus to EverQuest Next

It’s been four months since we’ve wondered about the current state of EverQuest Next in our “Games Gone Missing – where are they now?” video feature. Yesterday, the game’s senior producer Terry “Fairan” Michaels gave us the latest update in a Producer’s Letter posted to Landmark‘s official site. Landmark, a standalone game that lets players create their own buildings with …

Wii U Exclusive Looks a Lot Like F-Zero, Check Out the First Screenshots

German developer Shin’en Multimedia has released the first set of screenshots for its upcoming futuristic racer exclusive to the Wii U, Fast Racing Neo. < p dir=”ltr”>The game’s official site lists a 2015 release date, and on Twitter the developer said we should expect more details at E3, which kicks off June 16. As you can see in the screenshots …

Want to Go to E3? You Might Get an Invite From Your Favorite Game Company

E3 is the biggest event of the year for the gaming industry, but it’s always been a trade show closed to the public. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the organization that puts on E3, is starting to change that this year. ESA’s senior vice president of consumer and industry affairs Rich Taylor told Polygon that the organization gave 4,000 to …

Monster Hunter X Announced for 3DS, Watch the Trailer

Capcom announced Monster Hunter X for the 3DS during a Nintendo Direct presentation in Japan today. As you can see in the trailer below, Monster Hunter X, which stands for “cross,” seems much like latest entry in the Monster Hunter Series, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, which was released for 3DS in February. It looks like Monster Hunter X will feature …

Wii U-Exclusive From Tekken Director Project Treasure Gets New Trailer

Bandai Namco has released a new gameplay trailer for its upcoming, free-to-play Wii U-exclusive Project Treasure today. It only gives us a brief glimpse, but the short trailer shown during a Nintendo Direct presentation in Japan today makes it look like a four-player cooperative third-person action game, where players raid ancient tombs for treasure. Most of the action takes place …

New Chibi Robo! Platformer Announced for 3DS, and There’s a Chibi Amiibo too

A new Chibi Robo! game is coming to the 3DS, Nintendo announced today during a Nintendo Direct presentation in Japan. If you’re not familiar with the series, previous Chibi Robo games let you play as the tiny, titular robot, who goes around completing menial tasks to make your owners, the Sanderson family, happy. The new Chibi-Robo! for 3DS looks a …

Presidential Hopeful Ted Cruz Says He Loves Video Games

It’s important to know where presidential candidates stand on issues that matter to you most, what are some of their favorite games? Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz, for example, recently said that he loves playing mobile games like Candy Crush Saga and Plants vs. Zombies. He’d play console games too, but he’s worried he’ll get hooked. Image credit: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via …

Watch Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon’s First Gameplay Trailer

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have revealed the first gameplay trailer for Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon, the next entry in the turn-based Pokemon spinoff series for 3DS. Judging by the trailer, Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon looks very much like previous games in the series, with players exploring randomly generated dungeons as a team composed out of 20 playable pokemon. Super …

Ubisoft Retires All-Female Pro Gamer Team Frag Dolls

Ubisoft has retired Frag Dolls, its all-female professional gamer team, 11 years after it was founded, the Frag Dolls have announced. “The Frag Dolls team – after almost 11 years, 22 team members, and who-knows-how-many games played together – is finally being retired,” Frag Doll Morgan “Rhoulette FD” Romine, who retired from her role as Team Captain of the Frag …

Man Says Wii Burned His House Down

Fire investigators in Colorado Springs think that a Wii console is the likely cause of a fire inside a RV home this week, local NBC news channel KOAA 5 reports. The homeowner Trevor Pellegrin told KOAA 5 that he was not at home when the fire started. Pellegrin said that the fire also had nothing to do with the Wii …

Watch Room-Scale SteamVR Zombie Apocalypse Game Arizona Sunshine

One of the few games announced for the HTC Vive headset, which uses Steam’s virtual reality technology, is the zombie apocalypse-themed Arizona Sunshine, developer Vertigo Games has announced. “Arizona Sunshine is a VR shooter built and optimized for room-scale VR from the ground up,” Vertigo Games said. “Step into the midst of a zombie apocalypse as if you were really …

Free Gauntlet Update Will Make It What Devs Originally Envisioned

Arrowhead Game Studios is working on a big, free update to its Gauntlet reboot which will significantly improve the original release, the developer has said. “In truth, we were never fully satisfied with how Gauntlet turned out,” Arrowhead’s game director Emil Englund said in a post to Arrowhead’s official site. “So, rather than just fixing little things here and there, …

Crossy Road Developer Is Making a New Pac-Man

Bandai Namco Studios Vancouver and Crossy Road developer Hipster Whale are working on a new Pac-Man mobile game called Pac-Man 256, the companies have announced. The game is named after the infamous 256 glitch. When players reached that level in the original Pac-Man arcade machine, half the screen turned into a garbled mess of random characters. Hipster Whale and Bandai …

Tekken 7’s New Yoshimitsu Design Looks Like an Octopus

Bandai Namco has released a trailer for another Tekken 7 fighter, Yoshimitsu, who’s looking creepier than ever. Yoshimitsu has received a lot of significant redesigns over the years, and he has a new look for Tekken 7 as well. It looks like he still has the same core move set, with his signature pogo stick-like hopping on the tip of …

Facebook Hints That Oculus Rift Isn’t Shipping This Year

The clues are piling up that the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will not launch in retail by the end of the year. Speaking on Facebook’s most recent quarterly earning call, the company’s chief financial officer David Wehner said that it has not announced any specific plans for shipment volumes in 2015 related to Oculus. “Oculus is very much in …

Watch Tekken 7’s Newest Hulking Fighter Gigas in Action

Bandai Namco has released a trailer for another Tekken 7 fighter who’s a completely new addition to the fighting game series. Gigas, as you can see in the trailer below, is a hulking monstrosity, with tubes bolted on to his body. He looks a lot like the Batman villain Bane, especially as he appear in the Batman Arkham games. Gigas …

This Is What a Final Fantasy XIV Fighting Game Would Look Like

Square Enix has created a gameplay video for a Street Fighter-style Final Fantasy XIV fighting game called Ultimate Fight Final Fantasy XIV. But don’t get your hopes up. It’s not real. The mock gameplay video was created by Final Fantasy XIV main scenario writer Kazutoyo Maehiro in his spare time just for fun, it seems. Square Enix also released a …