The ESA Announces New Official Dates For E3 2021

The ESA Announces New Official Dates For E3 2021

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has apparently decided to set up new dates for E3 2021 after this year's event was canceled. The organization themselves haven't posted anything themselves, but GameIndustry.biz are reporting that they shared news with their partners on Friday night that they are simply now looking ahead to next year's event. What's […]

E3 2020 Has Been Canceled Due To Coronavirus Concerns

E3 2020 Has Been Canceled Due To Coronavirus Concerns

We pretty much knew it was only a matter of time. The ESA confirmed this morning that E3 2020 has officially been canceled over coronavirus concerns. Up until a week ago, the organization let people know they were closely monitoring the situation. Now it appears with Los Angeles in a state of emergency, the United […]

Devolver Digital Freaks Out Everyone Over E3 Cancellation Rumor

Devolver Digital Freaks Out Everyone Over E3 Cancellation Rumor

Usually, we don't write about events being canceled until we get an official word, but Devolver Digital put us in a bit of a position tonight. The company basically broke gaming Twitter this evening with the notice that E3 2020 is probably going to be canceled in the morning. The firestorm on Twitter you might […]

GhostWire: Tokyo Is Currently Scheduled For E3 2020

"GhostWire: Tokyo" Is Currently Scheduled For E3 2020

Provided that E3 2020 doesn't get canceled from the coronavirus, we know for certain at least one game that will be there is GhostWire: Tokyo. We're not gonna lie, we almost forgot this game was still happening. This is primarily due to two things. One, Bethesda has kept leaks about the game under control for […]

The ESA Responds To Iam8Bit Resigning From E3 2020

The ESA Responds To Iam8Bit Resigning From E3 2020

Last week we reported on how iam8bit resigned from E3 2020 as the creative directors of the event. This week, the ESA has responded to that decision. According to Video Games Chronicle, the organization provided a statement on the matter, showing that they are moving forward with the event despite the loss of their input. […]

Iam8bit Announces Theyve Resigned From E3 2020

Iam8bit Announces They've Resigned From E3 2020

Another interesting pullout from E3 2020, but this one has nothing to do with the coronavirus as iam8bit has resigned from the event. The company made the announcement on their Twitter account just a short time ago. It reads, "It's with mixed emotions that @iam8bit has decided to resign as Creative Directors of what was to […]

The ESA Says Theyre Watching Coronavirus Situation Very Closely

The ESA Says They're Watching Coronavirus Situation "Very Closely"

In all this coronavirus talk, you might be wondering what's happening with E3 2020. Apparently, the ESA has an eye on what's happening. A bit of news from Game Informer, as they briefly chatted with the organization after GDC 2020 was postponed. The company sent a response which basically sounds like they're going to still […]

The ESA Responds To Sony Not Attending E3 2020

The ESA Responds To Sony Not Attending E3 2020

After today's announcements that Sony won't be at E3 2020, and they'll be doing their own thing in New York City, the ESA has responded. The company posted a response on their own website, keeping their opinion and outlook on the situation short and to the point. "E3 is a signature event celebrating the video […]

COSPLAY 9-1-1: 5 Things This Cosplayer Needs You to Know Before NYCC [OPINION]

COSPLAY 9-1-1: 5 Things This Cosplayer Needs You to Know Before NYCC [OPINION]

Hi there! This is your friendly neighborhood cosplay kid here, Always Adriel Cosplay. I'm not in the game so much anymore, but before I was a world-renowned television commentator/reviewer for Bleeding Cool? I was super active in it not so long ago and still hold costuming, conventions, and the culture close to my heart. For […]

Pokemon Sword and Shield is New But Familiar

"Pokemon Sword and Shield" is New But Familiar

Pokemon Sword and Shield introduces the new Dynamax mechanic, which will help shake-up the base game meta. Like Mega evolutions, Dynamax can absolutely turn the tide of a battle in your favor. However, unlike the Mega evolutions, Dynamax is significantly less over-powered as you only get the supped-up version of your pokemon for three turns. […]

Luigis Mansion 3 is Everything You Expect it to Be

"Luigi's Mansion 3" is Everything You Expect it to Be

The Luigi's Mansion series exists solely to answer the question "do you want to bust ghosts with a goo-tastic duplicate of yourself?" and Luigi's Mansion 3 is no exception. Naturally, the answer to that question is always an enthusiastic yes. Unless you don't have a soul, in which case you aren't playing Nintendo games anyway. […]

New Super Luckys Tale is Living its Best Life on the Switch

"New Super Lucky's Tale" is Living its Best Life on the Switch

New Super Lucky's Tale is just like the original, only better, and on the Switch. It includes various tweaks to existing content as well as some new content. It's also on a new platform, and really, the Nintendo Switch is the ideal venue for Super Lucky's Tale. The game always looked and felt like it […]

Journey to the Savage Planet is Cuter Than it Should Be

"Journey to the Savage Planet" is Cuter Than it Should Be

505 Games and Typhoon Studios' Journey to the Savage Planet is a sci-fi exploration game with a side of survival and narrative elements. The game drops the player on the titular savage planet, with the goal to explore. Players can find pieces of information about the planet's history by uncovering and interacting with the local […]

Volta-X is GungHo Americas First Internally Developed Game

"Volta-X" is GungHo America's First Internally Developed Game

GungHo America has, so far, been relegated to providing support for GungHo's existing games on the world-wide market. However, the company now has its own internal development team. Their first project is the Switch title Volta-X, which is a combination battle-bot combat game with a side of resource management. Battles, at least for the moment, […]

Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory is SOCOM Meets We Happy Few

"Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory" is "SOCOM" Meets "We Happy Few"

Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory is a digital adaptation of a classic tabletop game, so naturally, it's a bit of a SOCOM-style tactical RPG. The player needs to work their way up in the world of rampant propaganda and medicated happiness. The game follows the source material when it comes to the color-coded class tiers, over-the-top […]

12 Minutes is Less Hitman More Escape Room

"12 Minutes" is Less "Hitman", More Escape Room

12 Minutes is an Annapurna Interactive title that requires to player to play the same day over and over in order to solve a mystery. It's Groundhog Day in a microcosm. As you'd expect of a game with a hard reset timer, the point is to keep playing until you have enough clues to stop […]

Conan Chop Chop is Exactly What Youd Expect

"Conan Chop Chop" is Exactly What You'd Expect

Despite getting its start as an April Fool's joke, Conan Chop Chop was one of the most entertaining games available for demo at E3 this year. The game is a rogue-lite hack and slash with a brutal difficulty curve and multi-player co-op. The simplistic level designs, Cyanide & Happiness style characters, and spastic animations do […]

Werewolf: the Apocalypse Feels Stale and Underwhelming

"Werewolf: the Apocalypse" Feels Stale and Underwhelming

BigBen's Werewolf: the Apocalypse is still in very, very early development. Which means the E3 demo from this year is pretty much nothing like the game that will release. However, some of the key elements shown off in the hands-off demo session for the game will absolutely pull through to the final product. Many of […]

Bless Unleashed has Improved Significantly but is Still Familiar

"Bless Unleashed" has Improved Significantly, but is Still Familiar

The console version of Bless, titled Bless Unleashed, is very very different from it's PC cousin. The game is designed to be an action MMORPG that doesn't adhere to the usual four-man party structure. Rather, the game's content should all be solo-able by any class. The demo build of the game available at E3 just […]