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A single hacker is stopping Titanfall 1’s last few players from finishing games

The original Titanfall has nine players worldwide on PC at time of writing, according to this tracking site. But those numbers may not be due entirely to the fact that it’s nearly five years old and has a sequel. It seems there’s a single hacker who is griefing Titanfall’s small number of dedicated players by running a script that kicks them back to the desktop, preventing them from finishing games. read more

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Canada’s so polite in Civ 6 that it won’t even declare war if you nuke it

Canada joined the roster of Civilization VI nations in the Gathering Storm expansion, and true to cultural stereotypes, the country’s abilities involve being very nice. More specifically, the leader Wilfrid Laurier’s Four Faces of Peace ability prevents it from being targeted by surprise wars, or declaring them. Unfortunately, it does not protect Canada from getting nuked. read more

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Marvel’s Spider-Man Dev Wasn’t Sure About the Right Amount of Humour Needed to Balance the Storyline’s Tone

Marvel’s Spider-Man was definitely one of the best exclusive titles to release in a long time, delivering an absolute spot-on superhero experience, and capturing the web-slinger’s witty one-liners and sense of humour in the most inappropriate moments perfectly. read more

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Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet reportedly prepares for mass layoffs

ArenaNet, the developer of Guild Wars 2, is planning for mass layoffs, according to a new report. The company has made no official comment about these plans, but an internal email from the CEO of ArenaNet owner NCSoft suggests that a major cost-cutting effort across the company is underway. Which in more human terms means a lot of developers are likely about to lose their jobs. read more