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HEVN free two-hour demo teases intriguing, contemplative sci-fi exploration

Having now spent a couple of hours stalking the lonely corridors of its abandoned Naic space station I can affirm my initial impressions. HEVN is a slow burner, but I'm now keen to see where it steers its story from here on. HEVN's opening half hour establishes Mar's routine as he explores his working, social and living quarters in turn. Around the 45 minute mark, I made my way into a maintenance shaft which is where HEVN really starts to open up. From what I've played so far, it's a considered

By | 2017-06-26T09:50:45+00:00 June 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Mad Catz shuts down after months of financial woes

Mad Catz, Inc. has filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy in the United States. Chapter 7 bankruptcy differs from chapter 11 bankruptcy in a major way: It means that Mad Catz does not currently intend to reorganize, filing instead for liquidation and vacating its board of directors and officers. Best-known for its gaming hardware and peripherals, Mad Catz’s exit from the industry follows several months of financial trouble. Poor Rock Band 4 sales in late 2015 rocked Mad Catz, after it hedged its bets by

By | 2017-03-30T17:00:00+00:00 March 30th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Steam’s anime library gets better, thanks to Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll has partnered with Steam to distribute titles from its anime catalogue on the platform. Debuting alongside this weekend’s anime-themed sale, Crunchyroll’s streaming selection on Steam includes some of the genre’s biggest recent hits. Unlike typical show downloads, Crunchyroll’s streaming shows are ready to watch as soon as they’re paid for. Expanded language options is on the docket for Steam and Crunchyroll, according to the anime service. The shows that Crunchyroll brings to Steam

By | 2017-03-30T17:00:00+00:00 March 30th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Hearthstone: Journey to Un’Goro launches next week

Journey to Un’Goro, the fifth full-size expansion for Hearthstone, was announced just over a month ago. In addition to a ton of fresh cards, Journey to Un’Goro is bringing a few new mechanics to Hearthstone. That priest quest awards Amara, Warden of Hope, a five-mana minion with eight health and eight attack who sets the player’s health to 40 upon being played. In addition to Journey to Un’Goro going live, April 6 will mark the beginning of what Blizzard calls the “Year of the Mammoth” in Hearth

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Final Fantasy 14: Daddy of Light is heading to Netflix

Final Fantasy 14: Daddy of Light, a live-action, Japanese TV drama featuring Square Enix’s multiplayer online game, is coming West. Netflix picked up the show for international audiences, and Daddy of Light is expected to premiere worldwide this fall. Daddy of Light isn’t called that apropos of nothing, though: The show is about a father and son who bond over Final Fantasy 14. There seems to be a solid mix of gameplay and human drama included in the show, with actual Final Fantasy 14 characters

By | 2017-03-30T17:00:00+00:00 March 30th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Legion showrunner addresses Professor X rumors for next season

After finally acknowledging Professor Charles Xavier in Legion, the question over whether or not the leader of the X-Men might appear in the show has resurfaced. Although Legion made it adamantly clear that Xavier was David Haller’s father in the ninth episode, the finale saw David rid himself of the Shadow King. “If we wanted to have Professor X, whether that’s Patrick Stewart or James McAvoy, that's a conversation that needs to take place. There's certainly main universes in which Professor X

By | 2017-03-30T17:00:00+00:00 March 30th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Diego Maradona alleges Konami put him in PES 2017 without permission

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona is threatening to sue Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 publisher Konami, alleging that the company used his likeness in the game without obtaining his consent. “I heard yesterday that the Japanese company Konami uses my image for its game PES 2017,” Maradona said in a note posted March 30 on his official Facebook page. These legends are available in MyClub, the franchise mode in PES 2017. “[PES 2017] used in an illegal way the figure and name of Maradona,” said Mo

By | 2017-03-30T17:00:00+00:00 March 30th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Final Fantasy 14: Daddy of Light is heading to Netflix

Final Fantasy 14: Daddy of Light, a live-action, Japanese TV drama featuring Square Enix’s multiplayer online game, is coming West. Netflix picked up the show for international audiences, and Daddy of Light is expected to premiere worldwide this fall. Daddy of Light isn’t called that apropos of nothing, though: The show is about a father and son who bond over Final Fantasy 14. There seems to be a solid mix of gameplay and human drama included in the show, with actual Final Fantasy 14 characters

By | 2017-03-30T17:00:00+00:00 March 30th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Oculus needs to decide what kind of company it wants to be

Sony’s PlayStation VR platform is the best-selling tethered headset to date, having sold 915,000 units in four months. “I think that trend will continue.”Google has also released its own high-quality mobile VR platform, called Daydream, further adding powerful competition in the VR ecosystem. Oculus has the Gear VR platform, but it’s also partnered with Samsung, which limits the headset’s reach to owners of Samsung phones. Many Rift users may opt to buy their games on Steam, especially since Viv

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