For better or worse, Overwatch helped to popularise the modern loot box system, and while players have increasingly pushed back against that type of monetization, it hasn’t stopped Blizzard’s hero shooter from raking in the cash. Overwatch has now made over $1 billion from in-game purchases alone, the sixth IP in Activision Blizzard’s library to do so.
Day: July 24, 2019
Even following more gameplay footage released in May, upcoming action adventure game Death Stranding is still a bit of an enigma. However, we do know that it’ll feature an incredibly lifelike rendering of Norman Reedus, Lovecraftian monsters to fight, and BB pods. You know, that apparatus strapped to Reedus’ character Sam in the trailers containing an actual baby. The item is pretty unusual – and it seems that some United States customs officers agree. Game director Hideo Kojima was recently stopped at a US airport for carrying a BB pod prop.
It looks like the new game from indie adventure game Journey’s devs is heading to PC. Thatgamecompany has announced that there will be news coming about a PC release of Sky: Children of the Light, its newest title just launched on iOS – and hopefully we won’t have too long to wait.
A former Siemens contractor has pledged guilty in federal court Friday to secretly planting code in automated spreadsheets he had created for the company over a decade ago that deliberately crashes the program every few years.
Follows months of mounting pressure, recent surge of mainstream media articles. ARS T...