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'Just Build lol' Might Not Be Fortnite's Winning Strat Much Longer 'Just Build lol' Might Not Be Fortnite's Winning Strat Much Longer

There are a hell of a lot of ways to win a Fortnite game, but the most reliable strat has gotten a little too reliable, says publisher Epic Games. In a blog post yesterday, Epic explained that they’ll be shaking things up a little, so players will need to get a little more resourceful.

People Keep Trying To Win Fortnite Without Weapons People Keep Trying To Win Fortnite Without Weapons

Winning a game of Fortnite is impressive on its own. Winning a game of Fortnite with no weapons is bonkers.

Battle Passes Are So Hot Right Now Battle Passes Are So Hot Right Now

Pay-to-win games are garbage. Loot boxes are passe. Cosmetics are cute, but not a great incentive to keep playing. Game publishers have cycled through a bevy of monetization gimmicks aimed at keeping gamers putting cash into their games, some more successful than others. Now, more and more of them seem to be…

All The Games Cecilia Played At E3 2018 All The Games Cecilia Played At E3 2018

This was the first E3 I’ve attended IRL, and I spent most of it interviewing producers of games like Splatoon 2, Jump Force and SoulCalibur 6. Between learning tidbits about whether Splatoon 2’s squid kids eat squid and why SoulCalibur 6’s women still look like pin-ups, I managed to play a few upcoming games that I’m…

Fortnite just got Stink Bombs, super-rare grenades that deal five damage every half-second anyone is in the stink cloud. We don’t know yet whether they’ll pass our sniff test—they’re hard to find—but we hope we won’t get hurt in the process! 

Splatoon 2 Producer Explains Nintendo's Approach To Deleting Shitposts Splatoon 2 Producer Explains Nintendo's Approach To Deleting Shitposts

Splatoon 2’s face is all inky rainbows and cutesy cephalopods. It would be an adorable, idyllic wonderland, if not for the fact that controlling all of those snuggable urchins are real-life humans, who are often bad.

At E3, SoulCalibur's Objectified Women Felt Like A Relic Of The Past At E3, SoulCalibur's Objectified Women Felt Like A Relic Of The Past

In SoulCalibur 6, Ivy Valentine will be as she always was: wrapped in stringy cloth, balloon-breasted, mostly naked. She wields a snake sword that extends into a whip, a dominatrix’s weapon that’s helped land her in innumerable knock-off porn videos and pin-up images. As one the Soul series’ most recognizable…

Today, the World Health Organization added “gaming disorder” to its classification of diseases. It’s apparently recognized by an impaired control over gaming, an allegedly addictive behavior. Psychologists have led a backlash against the classification, arguing that it could stigmatize gamers based on controversial…

Pokémon Go Will Finally Get A 'Friends' Feature And Trading Pokémon Go Will Finally Get A 'Friends' Feature And Trading

Two years after release, publisher Niantic finally announced that trading and friends lists will be coming to Pokémon Go.

What do Squid Kids Eat? Splatoon’s Producer Explains What do Squid Kids Eat? Splatoon’s Producer Explains

Splatoon 2 is a game about squid-kids waging war with neon ink. It’s not an easy one to explain to grandma. And it takes place in a freaky world that raises a lot of questions—What did squid kids evolve from? How do they get so much ink in those little ink guns? Where are these kids’ parents?

Jump Force Is An Anime Fighting Game For Beginners Jump Force Is An Anime Fighting Game For Beginners

When Bandai Namco revealed Jump Force, a crossover fighting game pitting Dragon Ball villain Frieza against Naruto himself, manga fans went berserk.

Smash Bros. Pros Are Finally Feeling The Love From Nintendo Smash Bros. Pros Are Finally Feeling The Love From Nintendo

LOS ANGELES—Paper streamers fluttered down on Smash champion Gonzalo “Zero” Barrios in the red light of a former burlesque theater in downtown Los Angeles. Barrios, the world’s best Super Smash Bros. Wii U player, winked at the camera and flashed a peace sign.

Everything We Know About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Everything We Know About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. has traditionally cast a wide net across a divided audience who demand contradictory things from the blockbuster platform fighter. For its party-game fan contingent, Smash rains down Bob-ombs and Party Balls. For its fiercely competitive fan contingent, it flattens stages and removes platforms. In…

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Will Star Every Character From Every Smash Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Will Star Every Character From Every Smash

The upcoming Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch will be called Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and, miraculously, include “absolutely every Super Smash Bros. fighter ever… whether they were original, DLC or only appeared once in the past,” said game director Masahiro Sakurai today. It will be out December 7, 2018.

Dark Souls Streamer Did A No-Hit Run To Inspire Other Women Dark Souls Streamer Did A No-Hit Run To Inspire Other Women

1,200 hours, eight months, and innumerable vape hits after Dark Souls III streamer Suzie first attempted a no-hit run of the infamously difficult game, she lit her final bonfire last week. Suzie says she’s the first woman to record herself playing through Dark Souls III without getting hit. She pulled off the feat to…

Control is a new action-adventure game from Remedy Entertainment for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. In it, the player becomes the director of a secretive, New York-based agency after a supernatural threat invades. It will be out in 2019.

Just Cause 4 Announced—Officially This Time Just Cause 4 Announced—Officially This Time

Sure, a Steam ad already leaked it, but Microsoft today officially announced Just Cause 4. This iteration of the open world action game features in-air helicopter collisions, a powerful private army and a huge, man-eating tornado. It will be out on Xbox One, PS4 and PC December 4, 2018.

Sadistic boss fight game Cuphead is getting DLC in 2019, Microsoft announced today. It’s called “The Delicious Last Course” and in it, a new character named Ms. Chalice will be playable.

I Hope They Don't Bring Back Smash 4's Stupidest Mode I Hope They Don't Bring Back Smash 4's Stupidest Mode

On the eve of a new Super Smash Bros. game, it’s time to reflect on the sins of past Smashes. We can quibble over whether Bayonetta should have been in Smash 4. We can beef about Super Smash Bros. Brawl’s infuriating tripping mechanic. Or we could explore some less-trod Smash territory, something so idiosyncratic and…

Fantasy Flight Games Announces Android: Netrunner Is Ending Fantasy Flight Games Announces Android: Netrunner Is Ending

After six years, publisher Fantasy Flight Games announced today that Android: Netrunner, one of the all-time best card games, is ending.

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