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Diablo III director: 'Creating a carbon copy of the D2 Necromancer would be cheating'

Just this weekend, I asked if a character and a special event were enough to carry Diablo III throughout 2017. You guys had an array of opinions, some positive ("good on Blizzard for supporting the game"), and some negative ("charging ...   read

 
 
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Blizzard admits mistakes were made with World of Warcraft's last expansion, is looking ahead with Legion

For Blizzard, World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor was a learning experience. Subscribers dropped off at a record pace, mostly because the team didn't support it nearly as much as past expansions, a mistake they're not keen to repeat for ...   read

 
 
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Heroes of the Storm devs happy with Brawls so far, will 'keep making them indefinitely'

Heroes of the Storm is in a good spot, relatively speaking. It's probably the smallest Blizzard game, and came into the MOBA market pretty late after League of Legends already had a massive foothold, but it's doing well enough for...   read

 
 
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11 bit's next game, Frostpunk, is only steampunk because it perfectly fits the world

"This isn't This War of Mine 2.0. How can you even make a sequel to such a depressing game? No." That's 11 bit Studios senior writer Pawel Miechowski talking a little about the developer's next game, Frostpunk. This War of Mine was a c...   read

 
 
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More footage for Sonic Mania emerges

I'm not overly familiar with Kinda Funny Games, but they uploaded a 26 minute video of Sonic Mania that shows off a new zone along with Tails and Knuckles. I'm really happy to see that both characters look similar to their classic counterpa...   read

 
 
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Nomura on future titles: PS4 Pro support for Kingdom Hearts, no ATB in FFVII Remake

Tetsuya Nomura, aka my childhood hero for helping develop Final Fantasy X, is the director of Kingdom Hearts 2.8, Kingdom Hearts III, and the Final Fantasy VII Remake, and is a character designer for World of Final Fantasy. I...   read

 
 
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Talking about the future with Suda51

With The Silver Case finally being released outside of Japan, I figured it was never to early to look ahead and see what Goichi Suda's thoughts on the future were in a short one-on-one interview with the gaming icon at Tokyo ...   read

 
 
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Triple-A development is not worth it, according to Amy Hennig

Amy Hennig, the director for the Uncharted series (among others), was recently interviewed by Idle Thumbs about her time working in triple-A game development. According to her, the process is becoming too big for its own good. "The whole ti...   read

 
 
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Hidetaka Miyazaki feels 'unworthy' of Dark Souls/Zelda comparisons

A lot of gamers have noticed a striking amount of similarities between The Legend of Zelda and the Dark Souls games. Aside from being 3D action adventures titles, the combat mechanics seem to be fashioned around a similar type of gameplay, ...   read

 
 
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Super Mega Baseball 2 revealed as Metalhead Software goes for back-to-back home runs

One of the best sports titles in recent memory is getting a sequel. The indies are taking the field again as Metalhead Software announces Super Mega Baseball 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One), a follow-up to Super Mega Baseball. There's a lot that...   read

 
 
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Minecraft dev would 'love' to see an Uncharted collaboration

As I sat down to speak with Rog Carpenter, Executive Producer for Minecraft's console branch, I wanted to know one thing immediately -- now that they're under Microsoft's umbrella, how open is the team to working with other publishers?...   read

 
 
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Vince DiCola talks Transformers movie, foray into video games

Odds are you've heard of Vince DiCola. Whether it's his work on the 1986 flop-turned-cult hit Transformers movie (that was just remastered in 4K last month) or his recent contributions to the world of video games, he's a recognizable f...   read

 
 
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20-year-old Japanese Mario 64 interview finally gets translated

I find it hard to believe that 20 years have passed since the release of Super Mario 64. I was only eight years old and I remember being completely blown away with the graphics. The 3D was so new, utilized so well, and it gave me such a sen...   read

 
 
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Capcom explains different actor for Frank in Dead Rising 4

Savvy fans will have noticed that Frank West's voice has changed in Dead Rising 4. Longstanding actor, T.J. Rotolo, was not asked to return for the role and many fans were puzzled. Capcom has now let out some details about its plans with De...   read

 
 
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Pokemon president talks about NX, Go

In news that should surprise no one, Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara confirmed in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that yes, there will be Pokémon games on the Nintendo NX. Without revealing any...   read

 
 
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All first-party Microsoft games will run at native 4K on the Scorpio

I'm kind of getting tired of hearing about 4K resolution, but it looks like the Xbox Scorpio will be rendering games natively in the new format. Shannon Loftis, publishing manager for Microsoft Studios, mentioned to USA Today, "any games we...   read

 
 
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Digital Homicide is seeking legal representation against Valve

When we reported on Digital Homicide filing a lawsuit against Steam users, I didn't think much of it. I honestly just thought they were making a vain attempt to stay relevant. After being removed from Steam, however, it seems like Digi Hom ...   read

 
 
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There's a gaming cruise?! Gacucon sets sail this January

There's a gaming cruise? Of course there is, don't you think there should be? After all, there's EDM cruises, clothing-optional cruises, psychic cruises, disturbing Cruises, and finally now there's a proper gaming cruise. Essentially,...   read

 
 
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Before he was Suda51, he was 'just some guy' working tirelessly on The Silver Case

The Silver Case feels like a recovered piece of gaming history. Not only had I never played the game due to its Japan-only 1999 release for PlayStation, I hadn't even heard of it until recently, despite the fact that it was Grasshopper Manu...   read

 
 
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Ken Levine reflects on studio turmoil in a new BioShock interview

Love him or hate him, Ken Levine has been responsible for some of the greatest games ever made. Thief: The Dark Project, System Shock 2, and BioShock are all on his resume, something most developers would kill to have been a part of. Turns ...   read

 
 
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Rez Infinite's Area X made creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi cry 'many times'

If there's one game that'll push me into buying a PlayStation VR this October, it is Rez Infinite. Tetsuya Mizuguchi's musical on-rails shooter holds that much power over me. It's incomparable. While I haven't yet seen first hand how Rez ha...   read

 
 
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Infinity Ward's new take on Call of Duty's zombies won't have the shadow of Treyarch looming over it

Zombies in an Infinity Ward game? I was skeptical. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare had one of the worst reveals in recent history, but it's only gone up from there. People seemed to be jazzed about the unveiling of the multiplayer eleme...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered to get 'ongoing support through the spring'

Activision has been pretty quiet about the Modern Warfare Remastered re-release, and it's pretty clear why -- they were saving some reveals for the XP event. I had the chance to speak to developer Raven Software's Dave Pellas and ...   read

 
 
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Destiny: Rise of Iron's raid won't be as technical as King's Fall

Destiny players have gone through three raids now. Crota's End is generally considered the weakest, but there's ongoing debate about which is better between the first raid, Vault of Glass, and the most recent one, King's Fall. One thing the...   read

 
 
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Epic Games is committed to appeasing both hardcore and...less hardcore players with Paragon

The MOBA space is getting crowded. So much so, that some studios are even downsizing. But others are flourishing, making bank every day, and new games are popping up all the time. Epic Games' Paragon is still a ways away from its full ...   read

 
 


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