Tags : Arms

PC

Microphones are the new gaming status symbol

r/Battlestations, you will notice a new omnipresent trend: massive, studio-ready microphones perched on everyone's desks, as if the owners are about to either record a podcast or play 10 hours of Apex Legends for a live audience. Mics are everywhere. They are now a stylistic orthodoxy, like wearing a pocket square to a wedding. There […]Read More

PC

How the hero shooter took over competitive FPS design

Overwatch 2 is preparing for launch. But it's taking off in an entirely different landscape to its predecessor, one filled with games that took what the original Overwatch did and ran with it. We now live in a world where Battlefield, Quake and even Counter-Strike sport distinct characters, either replacing or supplementing previously nameless stock […]Read More

Xbox

Mercenaries of Fortune Arrives June 22 in Call of Duty:

Summary Deploy to Fortune’s Keep, a new Warzone Resurgence map featuring stunning vistas and undiscovered riches. Fight aboard the USS Texas 1945 Multiplayer map, and cycle through every weapon to secure victory in Blueprint Gun Game. Trudge through the swamps of Shi No Numa in the return of classic round-based play. Enough is never enough. […]Read More

PC

Yes, Sonic Frontiers is as bad as it looks, but

closest thing to an E3 convention that happened this year, there was one game that came up in conversation more than anything else at the show: Sonic Frontiers, Sega's answer to the question “what the heck do we do with Sonic now?” After walking away from the 30-minute Sonic demo playable at Play Days, most […]Read More

PC

Scorn Emerges From The Dark For New Trailer

Ebb Software showed a new trailer for Scorn at today’s Xbox Games Showcase, and the first-person horror adventure continues to look just as disturbing as ever. Drawing clear lines of inspiration from the famous artist, H.R. Giger, Scorn features some of the same disconcerting imagery that is a part of the art from movies like […]Read More

Xbox

Get up Close and Personal with the Callisto Protocol

The first rule of creating an unforgettable horror game is that there are no rules.  As a developer it’s all about going with your gut.This is a guiding principal at Striking Distance Studios. We sweat the small stuff to deliver hand crafted scares that blend atmosphere, tension, brutality, humanity, and helplessness.  We call it “Horror Engineering.” […]Read More

PC

The Depp-Heard trial was a new low point for Twitch

xQc's channel. Enough people to fill the largest stadium in the United States, all gathered to watch a former Overwatch pro react to a celebrity defamation case.  As Heard's lawyer makes a closing argument he describes key details in the case, at one point describing an alleged sexual assault by Depp. xQc isn't impressed. His […]Read More