Games, eSports, culture.

Published: 18 hours agoNew

Battlefield Hardline delayed

DICE & EA have announced a delay to Battlefield Hardline. VP Karl Magnus Troedsson says: “The more we thought about these ideas, the more we knew we had to get them into the game you will all be playing. However, there was only one …

Published: 20 hours ago

CliffyB: “If you want the highest-end experience, you go to a high-end PC”

Cliff Blezinski has been doing a bunch of press lately to promote his next title as an ex-Epic employee. With that, PC Gamer have a good interview covering several topics. One of which (in fact, the opener) is around PC gaming & where it’s …

Published: 3 days ago

Darude – Sandstorm at TI4′s afterparty

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Published: 4 days ago

QZ: “EA shares up 65% this year as investors bet it’s weathering disruption”[link]

Really interesting article from QZ that outlines the financial gains EA have made by it’s recent new CEO, who is shaping the company up to be more cost effective (e.g. having studios work together on games, and distributing engines like Frostbyte to other teams). …

Published: 4 days ago

Beyond Sky

The upcoming release of a certain game intrigued me, myself having noted that it bore a striking resemblance to the things I loved about fantasy and games from when I was much younger. No Man’s Sky and at the point of writing this, the …

Published: 7 days ago

Dreamhack Valencia hype video

You know what? This is amazing.

Published: 7 days ago

Adding funds to PSN is a nightmare

When I bought the PS4 originally, I also bought Destiny. I then cancelled that order & pre-ordered the software version on PSN. But, there were not enough funds in my account to play the beta this week (which is my self-diagnosed reason as to …

Published: 1 week ago

Microsoft to cut 18,000 staff

“The first step to building the right organization for our ambitions is to realign our workforce,” Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wrote in an email to staff. “With this in mind, we will begin to reduce the size of our overall workforce by up to …

Published: 1 week ago

Erik Johnson (Valve) says an International-styled tournament for CS:GO may happen

Currently the massive bazillion-dollar event for DOTA2, The International, is ongoing. This is by far the largest eSports event around, with a prize pool that beats out “real sport” pools akin to Wimbledon. But Valve’s second-most played Steam game is CSGO, and for a …

Published: 2 weeks ago

TF2: Nations Cup – Ireland vs Iceland