Borderlands 3 will use Denuvo

Borderlands 3 will use Denuvo

The release of Borderlands 3 is impending, and its PC deployment has brought along no shortage of controversy. It’ll be a timed exclusive to the Epic Games store, and now we know Borderlands 3 will make use of that most derided DRM solution: Denuvo anti-tamper. In a recent set of...

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Epic wants Fortnite to feel like “anyone can win,” so the mech will remain overpowered

Epic wants Fortnite to feel like “anyone can win,” so the mech will remain overpowered

Fortnite’s mechs have been a controversial addition to the game, just as many previous vehicles and powerful items have been. While the BRUTE got a slight nerf recently, it’s still powerful enough to give casual players who chance upon it an edge against against even the pros – and Epic...

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Train Sim World 2020 Arrives Today on Xbox One with Free Update for All Train Sim World Players

Train Sim World 2020 Arrives Today on Xbox One with Free Update for All Train Sim World Players

Winning is a slippery concept, something seen everywhere in today’s gaming culture. Gone are the days when everything was about getting the fastest time or the highest accuracy; to any one of us winning could mean something different – collecting all the achievements, perfecting a flawless run or something as...

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Demon Pit is a Savage Arena Shooter and Homage to Classic FPS Games of the 90s

Demon Pit is a Savage Arena Shooter and Homage to Classic FPS Games of the 90s

Demon Pit is a fast-paced FPS arena shooter, inspired by the genre classics of the 1990s. The gameplay design work and graphics were done by Paul Conway, and I (Sam Redfern) did all the programming. Although we’ve been friends for several years, due to the vibrant local developer community here...

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Anthem’s lead producer leaves after eight years with BioWare

Anthem’s lead producer leaves after eight years with BioWare

Ben Irving has announced that he’s stepping down from his role at BioWare to work at another game company. Irving had been with BioWare for over eight years, and served as lead producer on Star Wars: The Old Republic starting in 2015, before he moved onto Anthem in April 2017....

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Destiny 2’s new power floor will instantly boost every player and item to 750

Destiny 2’s new power floor will instantly boost every player and item to 750

Part of the mission statement behind Destiny 2’s impending soft relaunch is that players shouldn’t have barriers to enjoying the same content their friends are playing. To that end, Bungie plans to seriously level the playing field when it comes to power progression. When the Shadowkeep release date hits, a...

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The Dota 2 International stream is deleting mentions of Tiananmen Square

The Dota 2 International stream is deleting mentions of Tiananmen Square

The Twitch stream for Valve’s Dota 2 Internationals is removing mentions of Tiananmen Square, and hitting those who do mention it with a two-minute timeout from chat. The square in Beijing was made infamous in 1989 after the Chinese government’s violent suppression of student-led protests there, which resulted in hundreds...

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The Monty Python Sisyphus simulator returns with a level creator in Rock of Ages 3

The Monty Python Sisyphus simulator returns with a level creator in Rock of Ages 3

Rock of Ages remains one of the most bizarrely endearing games to come out of the indie scene, and it’s been successful enough to now justify two sequels. Yes, a third title in the series is rolling our way in Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break, and as the...

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Epic store cloud saves have launched, and playtime tracking “is right around the corner”

Epic store cloud saves have launched, and playtime tracking “is right around the corner”

As you’ve probably heard – repeatedly, unceasingly, for the past several months – the Epic Games store does not have all the features that Steam offers. Plenty of those features are on the store’s update roadmap, but a lot of them were quietly delayed not long ago. But now, those...

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Despite fan demand, the Halo Wars 2 devs are “unable to commit” to more support

Despite fan demand, the Halo Wars 2 devs are “unable to commit” to more support

A 2,300 fan strong petition has failed to change the mind of 343 Industries, which says it’s “unable to commit” to further Halo Wars 2 support at this time. Among players’ requests were a PC-focused UI design, a Steam release, and balance changes. Perhaps more reasonably, fans asked for a...

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