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Google Stadia is Out Today and Reportedly a 'Monumental Flop'

It's time for "good news, bad news."

For Google, today is a bit of a mixed bag. The good news for them is that they just soft launched their first dedicated gaming platform, Stadia. The bad news is that it's reportedly a "monumental flop."

Today, those who purchased the $130 Founder's Edition of Stadia are probably awaiting its delivery. The physical contents largely consisting of a unique Stadia controller and a Chromecast Ultra. Though you had to plunk down $130 for this, there was actually no guarantee that you would get...
 

Hey, Valve Just Announced a New Half-Life Game

Half-Life: Alyx is a flagship VR game from Valve.

It's taken 12 years, but Valve has finally announced a new Half-Life title. The studio formerly known for developing hats has just announced a "flagship VR" title called Half-Life: Alyx.

The company has billed it as a "flagship VR" game. It's reportedly prequel to at least Half-Life 2 and will be VR exclusive. We will have more information on this when the main reveal comes this Thursday, November 21. ...
 

Review: Journey for Elysium (PC VR)

A short trip to the afterlife.

For the past several months now, we have offered up glimpses of the story-driven VR adventure title Journey for Elysium. We saw a game that had a unique visual style, the promise of a story that would take us all to an afterlife, a world filled with architecture inspired by Greek mythology, and mind-bending puzzles to solve. The unique visual style was certainly eye catching, but I often wondered if the rest of the game would be able to hold up to this aesthetically pleasing presentation.

With the release of Journey...
 

Desert Bus for Hope 2019 Charity Event Underway

Better late than never.

We're just a few days late in sharing this news with you, but when it comes to charity: Better late than never, right?

The latest annual charity drive (get it?) that is Desert Bus for Hope is well underway. A group of people have already spent three days driving across the desert, in real time, in an effort to raise money for charity. In three days and 6 hours, the crew has already raised over $388,400 for the Child's Play charity. The team is still going strong after all this time.

For those that don't know,...
 

Google Stadia Launch Games are Lacking

Stadia comes out of the gate already limping.

With the soft launch of Google Stadia rapidly approaching, it seems like we're beyond due for a look at the platform's launch lineup. Hell, we're probably beyond due for a look at the Stadia UI and full featureset, but that is another matter entirely.

Today, Google revealed a list of 12 games that will serve as the launch titles for when Stadia has a soft launch on November 19. For $130, you were able to get in on the ground floor of the launch of Stadia with the Founder's Edition. These kits have...
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  • Shawn Ashmore Gets His Own Man of Medan Developer Diary

    Shawn Ashmore Gets His Own Man of Medan Developer Diary

    Lay it on me, Iceman.

    A new developer diary is out today for The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan. The game, currently in development from Supermassive Games, the studio behind Until Dawn, includes a big cast of characters, some of which should be familiar faces to a lot of movie fans out there.

    This includes Shawn Ashmore, the actor known for his roles in the X-Men films and Quantum Break, the video game from Remedy. Ashmore's first developer diary is out today for Man of Medan. He takes us behind-the-scenes with a look at the motion-capture...
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  • The Blackout Club Launches on July 30

    The Blackout Club Launches on July 30

    Goodbye Early Access, hello 1.0 release.

    Those looking for one of the more unique co-op experiences around should be happy to hear that The Blackout Club will get its full 1.0 release on July 30. On this date, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One owners will get to dive into a cooperative stealth game.

    You and your friends assume the role of a group of kids trying to find their missing friend. Explore the town of Redacre, avoid the watchful eye of the adults, complete tasks, and discover some spooky truths about what is going on. If you already played...
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  • Code Vein Boss Showcase Video

    Code Vein Boss Showcase Video

    My, what big teeth you have.

    A new video for Bandai Namco's Code Vein was released today from the studio. This latest shows off one of the many bosses you will encounter during your action and/or adventure filled trip through the game. The video showcases The Successor of the Ribcage, a wolf-like creature that has hard hitting elemental attacks. He also utilizes some deadly chains to whip you, and not in the fun way.

    Bandai Namco says that Code Vein is on track for its release on September 27, 2019. The kind of anime aesthetic meets Dark Sou...
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  • Types of Slot Games

    Types of Slot Games


    Slot machines or slot games have been around for many years both offline and more recently online. They are by far the most popular game in any casino, due to the very low cost for playing, and the ability to stop playing at any time.

    There’s an infinite amount of slot games available, so covering all of them would be literally impossible. However, we can categorize them into various types, based on a number of different factors. Here are some of the most common categories for types of slot games.


    Denominations
    This is one...
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  • Dr. Disrespect Unbanned from Twitch Just Two Weeks After Livestreaming in Bathroom

    Twitch rule enforcement continues to be a joke.

    Twitch has lifted the suspension on Dr. Disrespect after just two weeks into the already tame one month ban that was initially imposed on the streamer. The ban was initially handed out hours after the two-timer and his camera crew filmed a minor using a public restroom during a live E3 2019 stream.

    It was the first day of E3 when multiple thousands of viewers witnessed the incident. Guy "Dr. Disrespect" Beahm was filmed entering a restroom at the LA Convention Center where E3 is held....
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  • PUBG Corp Snags Former Dead Space Creator Glen Schofield

    PUBG Corp Snags Former Dead Space Creator Glen Schofield

    Set to lead new studio.

    PUBG Corp, the development studio behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is working on spreading its wings. The company launched a new California based studio, Striking Distance, and with it has come a somewhat unexpected new hire.

    Leading Striking Distance as the new CEO is industry veteran Glen Schofield. Schofield is best known for having co-founded Sledgehammer Games, one of the studios that currently works on the Call of Duty franchise. He was also the executive producer and creator of the Dead Space franchise. At Visceral...
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  • Sony Reveals the PlayStation Plus Games for July 2019

    Sony Reveals the PlayStation Plus Games for July 2019

    Such... value.

    Sony just revealed their "free" PlayStation Plus offerings for July 2019. As has been common for the past few months now, there will be just two games offered for the month, both of which are for the PlayStation 4.

    First up, we have Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 for you football fans out there. If you like soccer, you'll probably also like this one. Next is Horizon Chase Turbo, a "love-letter to the iconic racers of the arcade's golden age."

    So far, the reaction to these planned offerings for July are...
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  • Black Mesa Xen Chapter Finally (Kind of) Playable

    Black Mesa Xen Chapter Finally (Kind of) Playable

    11 years and counting.

    The Black Mesa team has finally released a playable taste of the Xen levels that they have been working on for however long now. Actually, Black Mesa has been in development since 2008 after being announced in 2005. So, depending on how you look at it, it's been in some sort of development phase for anywhere between 11 and 14 years now.

    The mod version of Black Mesa did come out back in 2012. It wasn't until 2015 that an Early Access release of the game was released. It's still considered as an Early Access release because...
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  • Missing YouTube Personality, Etika, Found Dead

    Missing YouTube Personality, Etika, Found Dead


    Earlier today, the New York Police Department confirmed that they found the body of Desmond "Etika" Amofah. Etika, as he is widely known by countless fans and multiple gaming communities, was reported missing six days ago. Over the weekend, a handful of Etika's personal belongings were found on the Manhattan Bridge.

    Prior to that, Etika had uploaded a near eight-minute long video to YouTube in which he talked about suicide. The video prompted concern from his fans believing that Etika was going to hurt himself, or worse. It was shortly after...
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  • New Endgame Dungeon Released for Conan Exiles

    New Endgame Dungeon Released for Conan Exiles

    The new content is free.

    Funcom released a free update for Conan Exiles today that adds in an all-new dungeon, new items, revamped areas, and provides some balancing tweaks. This update is out now for the PC, but the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One releases will be along "soon."

    This new dungeon is called The Warmaker's Sanctuary and it allegedly includes "some of the toughest foes to date" in addition to a battle against The Warmaker's Champion. This marks the fourth dungeon released for the game since it launched a year ago now....
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  • Monster Jam Steel Titans Available Now

    Monster Jam Steel Titans Available Now

    Monster trucks are always en vogue.

    A new game focusing on those larger than life vehicles called monster trucks was just released today from Feld Entertainment. Monster Jam Steel Titans is out for the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, delivering a well-rounded experience with the trucks, drivers, stunts, and locations that you know and love from the real world Monster Jam.

    The PC version is $29.99 (USD) while consoles start at $39.99. ...
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