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Gearbox Pokes Fun At Aliens: Colonial Marines AI Bug

A few days ago, it was discovered that fixing a typo in the INI file for Aliens: Colonial Marines, Gearbox's incredibly maligned first-person shooter, actually fixed some of the enemy AI. We tested it. Even after knowing what it does, we were flabbergasted it actually works. Somehow, someway, a spelling mistake made the game worse. Even more surprising, it wasn't...

Ubisoft Games On PC Outsold Xbox Last Quarter

Ubisoft revealed in a first quarter sales report that its games on PC outsold their Xbox One counterparts last quarter. Ubisoft's quarterly sales report noted that PC games contributed to 24% of its overall sales, with Xbox One games coming in just shy of that at 22%. For reference, that amounts to a 3% gain in PC sales and no increase or...

Spyro Reignited Trilogy: Ripto’s Rage First Look Gameplay

Ahead of Spyro's San Diego Comic-Con 2018 showing, IGN has an exclusive look at gameplay from the Ripto's Rage remake featured in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Check out the video above for a full five-minute playthrough of the "Colossus" level from Ripto's Rage. The playthrough includes the level's opening cutscene, the reimagined take on the classic score, and a look...

Developers Weigh In On Octopath Traveler’s Partial Spoken Dialogue

I'm currently on a role-playing game kick. My time is divided between Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, which I'm approximately 60 hours into, and Octopath Traveler, which I just began a day ago. The two games couldn't be more different in tone, story, or gameplay, but I'm finding both are jarring for the same odd reason: only a...

Octopath Traveler Walkthrough, Guide, and Maps

Hand-crafted treasure maps and everything else you need to make your way through Octopath Traveler.Powered by WPeMatico

YouTube Channel Game Maker’s Toolkit Debuts Series About Accessibility

Game Maker's Toolkit, a YouTube channel by games writer Mark Brown, takes deep dives on certain aspects of gaming from level design to music. He explains in detail what works about, say, a dungeon in Zelda and sometimes what doesn't. Now Brown has launched a new series on the channel, Designing for Disability. In the inaugural episode, Brown covers how...

Hitman’s Marrakesh Level Is Going To Be Free Tomorrow

As Hitman 2 gets closer to release, IO Interactive is making sure players familiarize themselves with the game's first season. A free Summer DLC pack is releasing tomorrow and the third episode Marrakesh is coming along with it. Tomorrow the HITMAN: Summer Pack arrives. Giving you access to download Episode 3: Marrakesh. It's FREE to download for a limited time...

How Cyberpunk 2077 Benefits From Its Tabletop Origins

“Steal from the best, but admit you did it.” As a veteran designer for both tabletop and digital games, this is the advice that Cyberpunk creator Mike Pondsmith offered new game designers during a recent interview with IGN. He expounded, saying that “You’re not going to invent it all yourself - you’re going to learn from other people.” While this...

Kong: Skull Island Director Wants To Take On Metroid After Metal Gear Solid

Jordan Vogt-Roberts talked a little bit today about the creation of the Metal Gear Solid movie, which he intends to direct, but he already has his eyes toward another video game franchise: Metroid. In an interview with IGN, Voght-Roberts talked about wanting to do the sci-fi franchise justice and his ideas for what the movie could be. “I have a pitch...

Nintendo Labo Contest Winners Include Zelda Piano And An Accordion

Back in April, Nintendo announced a contest for people to take their newly-purchased Labo kits and decorate them in interesting and creative ways. In the three categories Nintendo set (Best Decorated Toy-Con, Best Toy-Con Mod Using Toy-Con Garage, and Best Original Invention Using Toy-Con Garage), three winners were chosen in each category, so we'll show off a few right...

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