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Days Gone hands-on videos — Surviving in a brutal world

Days Gone hands-on videos — Surviving in a brutal world

Days Gone has been a long time coming, and it's a long game. I've finally finished it and wanted to share some videos of what it was like.
Days Gone review — A great game that loses itself in the wilderness of bugs

Days Gone review — A great game that loses itself in the wilderness of bugs

Days Gone is a great game with a gate story. Fighting the zombie hordes is fun. But it has a very large number of bugs for a Triple-A game.
The DeanBeat: Building visionary triple-A game studios that last

The DeanBeat: Building visionary triple-A game studios that last

Top game developers like Ted Price spoke about how they have tried to create game studios that are built to last over the long term.
How George Fan created the wacky Plants vs. Zombies a decade ago

How George Fan created the wacky Plants vs. Zombies a decade ago

George Fan led a small team that created Plants vs. Zombies a decade ago. It is still a valuable franchise today, and he talked about it with GamesBeat.
The RetroBeat: Capcom’s Phoenix Wright remains the best thing in adventure gaming

The RetroBeat: Capcom’s Phoenix Wright remains the best thing in adventure gaming

Playing through the original Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney again reminded me just how special, fun, and likable this franchise is
Fortnite now has John Wick’s Continental Hotel

Fortnite now has John Wick’s Continental Hotel

Lionsgate and Epic Games have integrated John Wick into the world of Fortnite with new locations including the Continental Hotel.
EA Access comes to PlayStation 4 nearly 5 years after debuting on Xbox One

EA Access comes to PlayStation 4 nearly 5 years after debuting on Xbox One

Electronic Arts said today it's adding the PlayStation 4 to its EA Access subscription program. It'll cost $5 a month (or $30 a year) and starts in July.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is keeping fans engaged better than WWII did

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is keeping fans engaged better than WWII did

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is doing a better job of keeping players than its predecessor, WWII, according to Activision Blizzard's Q1 financial report.
Activision Blizzard beats its Q1 earnings expectations

Activision Blizzard beats its Q1 earnings expectations

Activision Blizzard revealed its earnings for the first quarter of 2019, a period that ended on March 31.
World War Z’s post-launch road map will add missions, modes, and more

World War Z’s post-launch road map will add missions, modes, and more

Saber Interactive has revealed a road map of content coming to World War Z.
Earthworm Jim’s original team is reuniting for new installment on Intellivision Amico

Earthworm Jim’s original team is reuniting for new installment on Intellivision Amico

The original Earthworm Jim team is reuniting to work on a new installment for the franchise, and it will be an exclusive for the Intellivision Amico.
‘Days Gone’ Makes Smart Use of Unreal Engine 4 on PS4

‘Days Gone’ Makes Smart Use of Unreal Engine 4 on PS4

This ambitious open world zombie biker game is finally on store shelves, and the critical reactions are all over the road. The post ‘Days Gone’ Makes Smart Use of Unreal Engine 4 on PS4 appeared first
Report: 20 Million PC Gamers Could Switch to Consoles by 2022

Report: 20 Million PC Gamers Could Switch to Consoles by 2022

A new report claims 20M PC gamers could move away from the platform within the next three years. The post Report: 20 Million PC Gamers Could Switch to Consoles by 2022 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
PlayStation 4 sales near 100 million milestone as Sony readies for PS5 transition

PlayStation 4 sales near 100 million milestone as Sony readies for PS5 transition

Sony released its financial results for the fiscal year 2018, revealing that PlayStation 4 sales are now at 96.8 mill as of March 31.
Mortal Kombat 11 Slices Its Way Into Our Hearts, Grinds to a Halt

Mortal Kombat 11 Slices Its Way Into Our Hearts, Grinds to a Halt

The team behind the Mortal Kombat series has been cranking out well-liked fighters on the regular for nearly 30 years now, and Mortal Kombat 11 might be their best game to date with the exception of
Overwatch’s new Workshop will let players make their own game modes

Overwatch’s new Workshop will let players make their own game modes

Blizzard announced Workshop for Overwatch today, a new feature will let players create their own game modes.
Vince Zampella wants to improve Apex Legends’ communication with players

Vince Zampella wants to improve Apex Legends’ communication with players

Apex Legends is doing great, but communication has slowed between the developer and players as Respawn figures things out.
March 2019 NPD: Kingdom Hearts III becomes the series’ best-seller in U.S.

March 2019 NPD: Kingdom Hearts III becomes the series’ best-seller in U.S.

Kingdom Hearts III is now the franchise's best-selling entry in the U.S., according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group.
Slay the Spire’s blend of roguelike and deck-builder hits PS4 on May 21

Slay the Spire’s blend of roguelike and deck-builder hits PS4 on May 21

Developer Mega Crit and publisher Humble Bundle announced today that the indie game Slay the Spire is coming to PlayStation 4 on May 21.
Days Gone: Video capture from our first play session with the PS4 exclusive

Days Gone: Video capture from our first play session with the PS4 exclusive

Sony's big exclusive, Days Gone, debuts on the PlayStation 4 on April 26. We have a video clip from an early part of the game.