Nintendo CEO Believes One Major Mobile Hit Could Expand Business

Shuntaro Furukawa, the incoming CEO for Nintendo starting in June, wants Nintendo to expand further into the mobile business and believes one major hit could get them that foothold. In an interview with Japanese newspaper Nikkei, Furukawa explained that Nintendo has not quite gotten deep into the mobile business, a …

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Overwatch Rialto Map Now Live

  Overwatch's newest map, Rialto, is now live for players to jump, fly, and shoot around in. The new map is based on, as you guessed it, the Rialto area of Venice, Italy. There's not much time to take a tour of the grand canal in Overwatch, though, as the …

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Five Big Takeaways From The Red Dead Redemption II Info Drop

Today, IGN and The Telegraph dropped the most comprehensive overviews yet of Rockstar Games' next open-world western, Red Dead Redemption II. The blitz of coverage is definitely worth checking out yourself, but we also wanted to surface our biggest takeaways after wrangling up the written and video features.  Another Generational Leap In …

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Life Is Strange Comic Continues Story Beyond One Of The Endings

Spoiler Warning: This article includes major spoilers for Dontnod's Life is Strange. If you haven't finished the episodic adventure, don't read any further! Dontnod's Life is Strange ended with a difficult choice, and fans have long debated which option is the better conclusion. An upcoming comic from Titan Comics, titled …

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Suspends Personal Item Trading

Trading items from PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds outside of Steam marketplace has been temporarily halted, PUBG Corp. announced today. Item trading in Battlegrounds can be done two ways, with an option for listing the item on the Steam marketplace and one for trading ostensibly between friends called Personal Trading. PUBG Corp. announced …

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GI Show – Red Dead, Tomb Raider, God Of War Game Club

Game Informer's Ben Hanson, Leo Vader, Javy Gwaltney, and Matt Bertz break down the latest Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer. Elise Favis joins the podcast to talk about her time playing Eidos-Montreal's Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Brian Shea talks about his six hours with State of Decay 2 …

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Pikachu Was Designed To Be A Squirrel, Not A Mouse

In the Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun, former Game Freak designer Atsuko Nishida explained the origins of one of the most recognized mascots around the world that she designed. People have noticed that, over time, Pikachu has definitely thinned out from his original chubby incarnation to one that more closely resembles …

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