Clone Drone in the Danger Zone: A Quick Look

Clone Drone in the Danger Zone: A Quick Look

British Humor and Robots with Swords Indie games have undoubtedly evolved quite a lot in the past decade. What once was considered a mere shot in the dark at creating something with limited resources in an otherwise vast sea of AAA and third-party games, has now become this (some of the times) beautiful norm in the gaming industry, mostly due to platforms like itch.io that facilitate the distribution of such games. A great example of […]

GameTrailers Closing Down After 13 Years

GameTrailers Closing Down After 13 Years

After 13 long years of debuting trailers and various original shows, GameTrailers is officially shutting down. The news came via their Twitter account, which was quickly followed by numerous replies from industry figures showing their respects to the company. After 13 years, GameTrailers is closing down today. Thank you for your continued support over the years. It has been an adventure. — GameTrailers (@GameTrailers) February 9, 2016 This comes a year after the company was […]

Leslie Benzies Leaves Rockstar After 15 Years

Leslie Benzies Leaves Rockstar After 15 Years

Leslie Benzies, lead developer and president of Rockstar North Studios, has left the company. According to Kotaku, Leslie, who had been on a “sabbatical” position for the past months with Rockstar, is officially not working with them anymore. The news were confirmed when Rockstar stated:  “Leslie Benzies went on sabbatical on September 1, 2014 and has decided not to return to work for the company.“, followed by a quick thank you note that said: “We are […]

Hideo Kojima Joins the AIAS Hall of Fame

Hideo Kojima Joins the AIAS Hall of Fame

Konami’s treatment of Hideo Kojima over the past year has long since become the stuff of legend.  The company made one move after another to effectively chain the Metal Gear mastermind to the ground, even in the final moments of their relationship.  It culminated in Kojima being denied the chance to even receive a reward he had rightly earned, which only made Konami burn whatever bridges it had left.  Fortunately, […]

Hideo Kojima Has Officially Left Konami And Is Now Starting a New Studio

Hideo Kojima Has Officially Left Konami And Is Now Starting a New Studio

Update: It’s official – Kojima Productions is the name of Hideo Kojima’s new studio, and it will be developing games exclusively to PlayStation 4. You can find the announcement video below, showing Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House alongside the man himself: Original story: In a relationship clouded by public uncertainty and speculations, Hideo Kojima and Konami might have finally parted ways. This was reported by Japanese newspaper Nikkei earlier today, with the article […]

The Biggest Gaming Letdowns of 2015

The Biggest Gaming Letdowns of 2015

What a year it has been for gaming, with some of the best titles ever – Halo 5, Fallout 4, The Witcher 3, Metal Gear Solid V, Just Cause 3, and Super Mario Maker – all hitting the shelves, it’s safe to say that 2015 will be remembered fondly. Nevertheless, there’s always bound to be a skyscraper of stinkers cluttering-up an otherwise beautiful gaming skyline, and 2015 seems to have […]

Final Fantasy VII PS4 Trophies Revealed!

Final Fantasy VII PS4 Trophies Revealed!

Let’s not get too excited ladies and gentlemen…  Just to save any confusion, I must first establish that we are discussing the PlayStation 4 port of the PC version of Final Fantasy VII and not the in-development remake announced earlier in the year, however this still makes for interesting news considering we haven’t seen any trophies for this game with previous console ports. A website that goes by the name of Exophase […]

Black Friday PlayStation Sales Cause PSN Issues

Black Friday PlayStation Sales Cause PSN Issues

We all know Black Friday well, hundreds of people queue up for hours in the middle of the night waiting to pick up the hottest deals available on the high street and this year Sony products are no exception to the rule, with substantial amounts of PlayStation 4 consoles (as well as other Sony products) being sent out for a reduced price worldwide. In some ways this is fantastic for […]

Yoshida: PC and Mac to get PS4 Stream Service

Yoshida: PC and Mac to get PS4 Stream Service

Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed plans to bring Sony’s Remote Play PS4 Stream Service to PC and Mac. The Sony Worldwide Studios chief revealed the news via his official Twitter account: Some people asked if we plan to provide Remote Play function to PC, and yes, we are indeed working on an official application for PC/Mac. 😀 — Shuhei Yoshida (@yosp) November 27, 2015 Currently only available on PS Vita, the […]