Watch 30 minutes of Scorched-slaying, abandoned-mineshaft delving Fallout 76 gameplay right here

Calling all Mountain mamas: West Virginia’s brand of post-apocalyptic survival is very almost here. We’ve got 30 minutes of Fallout 76 ready for your eyeballs, so just glance above to see Bethesda’s latest foray into semi-MMO gameplay in action. There’s everything from character creation to taking on the nasties lurking underground in an abandoned mine, as well as some good…

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“We can’t lose Andrew Lincoln and Clementine in the same year”: Robert Kirkman himself steps in to help finish Telltale’s The Walking Dead

The saga of Telltale and its hottest property continues in the wake of the studio’s unexpected closure last month, in which over 250 employees were laid off without warning or severance pay, cancelling all of its upcoming projects in the process with the exception of Minecraft: Story Mode’s Netflix port.  At an NYCC 2018 panel on Saturday, creator of The…

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“JESUS PLEASE KICK ME IN THE FACE LIKE THAT” – The Walking Dead season 9 is here and everyone’s obsessed with Jesus

The Walking Dead season 9 premiere was quite a rollercoaster ride but, this being the internet, no one was really all that bothered with big deaths, Maggie’s changing mood, and even a marriage proposal. No, everyone just loves that boy Jesus. From his fresh new ‘do to his can-do attitude regarding kicking the Walkers into next week, he was all…

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8 things to watch out for this week

1. The Walking Dead returns with a fresh coat of paint (and promises of greater things) for season 9 Eight years after Frank Darabont’s incredible first season debuted on TV, and The Walking Dead – AMC’s hit zombie show based on the Skybound comic books of the same name – has come a very long way. More specifically, it’s come…

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If a game starts badly, should you stick with it?

There are some situations where it’s best to start slow – learning lion taming, for instance. But in these busy times, can a game really justify a rocky beginning? We’ve all had those recommendations from friends that start with “if you can just make it past the first three hours, then it’s amazing,” as if we’re immortal beings on a…

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“All forms of entertainment are competition” – FF14 director talks fighting for players’ time

Final Fantasy 14 originally launched in 2010 to by and large negative reviews. Extensively rebuilt based on player feedback, Square Enix’s floundering MMORPG relaunched in 2013 as Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn. Five years on and this new take on the world of Eorzea is not only worth playing, but still going strong largely thanks to the supervision of…

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