A Version Of Valve’s Portal Is Kinda Running On The Nintendo 64

Valve’s Portal, released in 2007 (!), is one of the last games you’d expect to see the humble little N64 being able to manage, and yet here we are in 2022, seeing it manage it quite nicely. Programmer James Lambert has been working on a Portal demake for Nintendo’s system for a little while now, … Read more

Netflix Resident Evil Trailer & Showrunner Interview/Explainer

They’ve got some red on them.Screenshot: Netflix You’ve played the games, you’ve seen the movies, and now Netflix is bringing you a whole new version of Resident Evil unlike any you’ve seen before. The first teaser trailer for the mysterious, highly anticipated show was just released and io9 talked to the showrunner, Andrew Dabb, all … Read more

Gotham Knights video game only coming to next-gen consoles

Gotham KnightsScreenshot: WB Montreal After seven years of no Batman gamesWB Games Montreal has finally released 13-minutes of footage from a new one. Without Batman. And without a version for Xbox One or a PS4. The upcoming Bat-family game, Gotham Knights, will only be available on PC, PS5, and Xbox X / S despite previous … Read more

You Can Now (Try And) Play The Leaked 2001 Duke Nukem Forever Build

Image: Duke Nukem Forever You know how yesterday we wrote about that 2001 build of the infamous Duke Nukem Foreverand how it was supposed to be released to the public in June? Yeah, by “June”, they meant “the day after”, because it’s now available to download and try out. Everything present in the 4chan leak … Read more

Mass Effect 4 Merch Has Fans Talking About Shepard’s Return

Screenshot: EA If there’s one thing Mass Effect‘s Commander Shepard has earned, it’s some goddamned rest. Over the past 24 hours, flavor text for a promotional product, as spotted by a YouTubersent fans into a tizzy of speculation that the galactic hero would be returning in some sort of new adventure. But the fan-favorite role-playing … Read more

EA Is Once Again Developing A Lord Of The Rings Video Game

Image: EA I know licensing is not the sexiest topic, but when it comes to certain properties — like Star Wars and major sports — it plays a super important role in what games we get to play and who makes them. Which is my way of explaining why I’m writing about the surprise announcement … Read more

FFXIV Mod Drama May Prompt Official HUD Upgrades, Director Says

Screenshot: Square Enix As part of a larger blog reiterating the Final Fantasy XIV team disapproval of mods following their prevalence in a high-profile raid event, producer and director Naoki Yoshida promised to improve the massively popular game’s HUD to match the functionality of these unofficial tools. “We believe that people use [mods] to expand … Read more

Left 4 Dead Almost Did Not Have Zombies Because Of Gabe Newell

Photo: Olly Curtis / Future Publishing (Getty Images) Quick, without thinking too much, describe Left 4 Dead in only a few words. You probably came up with something like “a co-op zombie shooter.” Or perhaps “an online co-op FPS zombies game from Valve.” Point is, zombies would almost certainly be in there. Even so, back … Read more

40K Game Developers Criticized Over Ridiculous Twitch Drops

Screenshot: Complex Games Complex Games, the developers of the new Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhuntershave issued a statement apologizing to players after running a campaign where certain in-game items were only available to those who sat through some Twitch streams. Via PC Gamerwhile Complex probably thought they were running a fairly standard (by 2022 … Read more

40K Game Developers Criticized Over Ridiculous Twitch Drops

Screenshot: Complex Games Complex Games, the developers of the new Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhuntershave issued a statement apologizing to players after running a campaign where certain in-game items were only available to those who sat through some Twitch streams. Via PC Gamerwhile Complex probably thought they were running a fairly standard (by 2022 … Read more