Google is set to unveil its take on the future of gaming at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco next week. Little is known about Google’s plans, with speculation ranging from a cloud gaming service to a full-fledged game console. However, patents filed by the company, code snippets, and other clues suggest that the service may be closely tied to another key Google product: its Chromecast streaming adapter.
Day: March 15, 2019
Review bombs have been a problem across online media for some time, as users frequently campaign to drop ratings for games, movies, and other products for reasons unrelated to the quality of the thing itself. It’s been a particular issue on Steam, and Valve has made some small changes to how the user review system works in an effort to combat the practice.
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Indie developer Yacht Club Games announced took to Resetera and announced that they will be attending PAX East 2019 and will indeed be showing off a new game.
Independent developer and publisher Rebellion announced that two Sniper Elite titles are heading towards the Nintendo Switch — Sniper Elite V2 and Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition.
Among the issues the Anthem community has raised about the game, loot is perhaps the most pressing. A recent patch was intended to fix endgame loot drops, but didn’t fully address the problems and created some new ones of its own. BioWare has more substantial changes in mind for how loot works, but for now, high-difficulty drops are getting boosted broadly.
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Bandai Namco took to Twitter today to announce their first DLC character for the recently released Anime-based fighting title, Jump Force. In addition, they also released a roadmap for the game.
Dota Auto Chess has flirted around the idea of ranked play, but limitations on Dota 2 custom games mean that it can’t use its in-game ranks for matchmaking. Various Discord servers and the like have given players a way to meet up and play with others of similar skill levels, but a fan-made site aims to automate the matchmaking process.
Fallout 76 suffered from a lot of issues at launch, and continued to until Bethesda released a series of continuous updates to address reported issues. This didn’t distract the studio from working on the game’s first major content expansion, Wild Appalachia.