Blizzard Engineer Poses Blacklist for Gamergate, backpedals

Blizzard Engineer Poses Blacklist for Gamergate, backpedals

Yesterday, Matt Schnee, a web engineer for Blizzard Entertainment, suggested an employment blacklist for supporters of GamerGate. I wonder if we can somehow turn the #ggautoblocker list into an employment blacklist, like a credit report or criminal background check… — Terrible Ideas! (@Rischerion) November 17, 2014 Unfortunately for Schnee, this suggestion was met with the expected amount of outrage.  Supporters, and even some opponents of GamerGate quickly pointed out the […]

Super Smash Bros. Pre-loads Now Available

Super Smash Bros. Pre-loads Now Available

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, easily one of the most highly-anticipated titles of 2014 can now be pre-loaded.  Gamers looking forward to playing Super Smash Bros. on release day should be excited by the fact that they won’t have to wait to download the entire game before jumping into the action. Super Smash Bros. can be preordered through Nintendo’s website, or purchased directly through Nintendo’s e-shop on your Wii […]

New Amiibo Figures Posted on Nintendo’s Japanese Website

New Amiibo Figures Posted on Nintendo’s Japanese Website

Nintendo is adding more characters to their planned collectible toy line, Amiibo.  Amiibo was first announced back in June at Nintendo’s E3 Nintendo Direct event.  That announcement can be viewed right here: For the uninitiated, the Amiibo toy line is Nintendo’s take on games like Skylanders and Disney Infinity.  Gamers can buy a physical toy that will store data about their character on it, which can then be accessed through […]

Aonuma: Development of Majora’s Mask 3D began in 2011

Aonuma: Development of Majora’s Mask 3D began in 2011

Nintendo made a lot of people happy this week with the announcement of The Legend of Zelda:  Majora’s Mask 3D, the long-requested remake of the popular N64 entry in the Zelda franchise.  We learned about this remake in this week’s Nintendo Direct, and you can watch the trailer right here: When Nintendo released the almost-universally beloved Ocarina of Time on 3DS in 2011, they opened the possibility that Majora’s Mask […]

Stardock Wants Your Ship Designs for Galactic Civilizations 3

Stardock Wants Your Ship Designs for Galactic Civilizations 3

Yesterday, Stardock Entertainment announced their Ship Designer Contest, in which fans of the series can design the ship of their dreams and be entered to win $1000 and the privilege of seeing a fully realized version of their design in Galactic Civilizations 3.  Details on the contest can be viewed at this post on Stardock’s website, but here’s the timeline of events for those interested: November 5-16: Submissions are open. November […]

New Splatoon Trailer Offers a Glimpse at Single Player

New Splatoon Trailer Offers a Glimpse at Single Player

Splatoon, Nintendo’s colorful, creative take on the arena third-person shooter genre, was showcased alongside Captain Toad:  Treasure Tracker, Majora’s Mask 3DS, and others in today’s Nintendo Direct.  While Captain Toad and Majora’s Mask present new takes on old series, Splatoon is a brand new IP, originally announced at this year’s E3.   The trailer gave us a glimpse of some single-player gameplay, showing that the game is not a solely multiplayer […]

A Deconstruction of the Petition against Hatred

A Deconstruction of the Petition against Hatred

DISCLAIMER:  This is purely an opinion piece.  My views are not necessarily shared by the other authors here at Gamer Headlines. Last month, Destructive Creations released the trailer below for their upcoming game, Hatred.  Hatred has been billed as an isometric mass murder simulator, and the trailer made a lot of the Internet uncomfortable for what should be obvious reasons.  Warning to the faint of heart, this trailer contains graphic violence: […]

Civilization Beyond Earth Purchase will Include Its Soundtrack

Civilization Beyond Earth Purchase will Include Its Soundtrack

There’s just one more day until the next game in Firaxis’s wildly popular strategy series, Civilization, releases.  Civilization Beyond Earth will be available on October 24th, and Firaxis has been building anticipation for their title since the beginning of October by livestreaming the game on the company’s Twitch.tv channel.  Today, strategists got another reason to look forward to the game. Earlier today, David Hinkle, a Community Manager at Firaxis, announced that […]

Gamergate Raises $10,000 for Charity in Less Than a Day

Gamergate Raises $10,000 for Charity in Less Than a Day

The opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect those of Gamer Headlines as a whole. Gamer Headlines is a free press site made up of many authors from all around the world with different opinions and beliefs. Gamergate is easily one of the most polarizing topics currently being discussed on the Internet.  The movement began roughly two months ago, and has been pushing game journalists to begin disclosing […]

Dragon Age Inquisition Trailer – The Hero of Thedas

Dragon Age Inquisition Trailer – The Hero of Thedas

Dragon Age Inquisition has a lot of gamers excited to return to Thedas this year.  The next game in Bioware’s choice-driven fantasy RPG series puts players in the role of the Inquisitor, a character tailored to the player’s preferences, as they travel across the countries of Ferelden and Orlais.  Check out Dragon Age Inquisition’s ‘The Hero of Thedas’ trailer right here: This trailer mainly focuses on the Inquisitor’s exploits as […]