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New games: Aquamarine revives ‘70s comic art in a sci-fi adventure

One problem with mainstream science fiction is that it all winds up looking more or less the same. Drawing from the same set of big-name influences, new sci-fi films and games all wear their influences on their sleeves – Star Wars looms large, naturally, as do Halo and Doom. read more

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Here are the eight qualifying teams for BlizzCon’s Overwatch World Cup Finals

The world of Overwatch esports isn’t all about the Overwatch League and DJ Khaled: it’s also about the Overwatch World Cup. And the final group phase has now finished, meaning the full list of BlizzCon finals qualifiers is out, and the draw has been completed, meaning we know who’s matched against who for the quarter finals. read more

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The Culling developer: “I don’t think battle royale gets big without streamers”

There are a lot of factors that go into a game genre becoming a success, and the game of the moment is the battle royale. Whether you call it a game mode or its own genre, battle royales are still enjoying a ton of success, and lots of developers want to get in on the action. One of the people behind The Culling, which was the first stand-alone battle royale game, says the big factor that’s gone into the popularity of battle royales is streamers. read more