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Fortnite: How to Find Carnage and Venom Symbiotes

Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 8 brings with it another alien menace in the form of Marvel’s Carnage and Venom. These two symbiotes have recently crashed landed on the island and are ripe for the pickings. What Are Symbiotes? The Symbiotes (called Klyntar on their home planet) are extraterrestrial lifeforms that are able to bond to individuals, regardless of species, in order to form a new shared entity. They are parasitic in nature, though they don’t…

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Call of Duty: Warzone Hardware Bans Are Seemingly Being Carried Over to Vanguard

Activision Blizzard is currently facing serious ongoing allegations of harassment and mistreatment of marginalized workers. To learn more, please visit our timeline as well as our in-depth report on the subject. If you have ever cheated in Call of Duty: Warzone and were subsequently banned as a result, it looks like you won't be able to play the next Call of Duty game, Vanguard. Spotted first by Eurogamer, several images have appeared online, including cheating…

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The latest take on Dark Souls brings us a bird demon in human skin, various large doors wuchang fallen feathers

As evidenced by how games like Naraka: Bladepoint and the upcoming Black Myth: Wu Kong have found success with western audiences, there's a recent hunger for Chinese-made action games. Add another one to the list to keep an eye on: Wuchang: Fallen Feathers is a new Soulslike action RPG set in a fantasy version of a fallen Ming Dynasty. Check out the gameplay trailer above for an 18-minute look at characters, combat, and one gruesome…

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THQ Nordic 10th Anniversary: Every New Game Announced

THQ Nordic celebrated its 10th anniversary today with a livestream event with tons of new game announcements. THQ Nordic revealed eight new games currently in development at its many, many game development studios. During the 30-minute show, THQ Nordic revealed multiple games ranging from remasters to surprise sequels. Some games, like Destroy All Humans! 2 Reprobed were leaked ahead of schedule, but there were still plenty of surprises left. Check out all the games THQ…

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Outcast is finally getting a proper sequel Outcast 2

When THQ Nordic acquired the rights to the cult-classic open-world action adventure Outcast in 1999, we wondered if we would finally be able to look forward to a full-fledged sequel. Today we got our answer, with the official announcement of Outcast 2: A New Beginning. Set twenty years after the events of the original, Outcast 2 will bring back Cutter Slade for a new (but not entirely different) adventure on the alien world of Adelpha.…

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Jagged Alliance 3 announced, please let it not suck The mercenaries of Jagged Alliance 3

The original Jagged Alliance was a vintage 1990s turn-based tactics game about putting together a dream team of mercenaries from a catalogue like you were browsing Amazon for killers. Each of the 60 chatty mercs had a history, and while they'd all help you take back the island of Metavira sector by sector, they didn't all get along. Rivalries flared up, some demanded raises, quit if you fired their friends, or ignored orders if you…

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Play Age of Empires 4 Early in a Technical Stress Test Today

Age of Empires 4 is holding a Technical Stress Test starting today, and it will be open to everyone through Steam and the Xbox Insider Hub in Microsoft Store. The test will go from Friday, September 17 at 10 a.m. PT through Monday, September 20 at 10 a.m. PT, according to a news post on the Age of Empires website. The four civilizations available in the beta are the English, the Chinese, the Holy Roman…

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Valheim’s food rebalance has already been rebalanced Valheim foods

Valheim's big Hearth and Home update arrived yesterday, giving players the long-promised rebalance to the food system. Meals were changed to mostly focus on primarily boosting stamina or health instead of giving considerable buffs to both as they used to.  For instance, serpent stew, which used to buff both stamina and health by 80 points, was changed so it only buffed stamina by 5 points. That was a massive adjustment to one of the game's…

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Titanfall 2 Was Abandoned By EA, And Then Things Got Weird

The 32nd page of an exhaustive PDF document called "Operation Red Tape'' is christened with the headline, "Discussing throwing 'leads' about Jeanue to an IGN journalist." It was uploaded by the team behind the website SaveTitanfall.com on August 6 as the definitive conclusion on one of the strangest stories in video games. Who was killing Titanfall? Who is Jeanue? Why hasn't Respawn done anything to stop it? I had been trying to answer those questions…

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Sonic Co-Creator Has Gone Indie After Balan Wonderworld

Sonic the Hedgehog co-creator Yuji Naka has taken a move towards the realm of indie games following this year's disappointing release of Balan Wonderworld. As translated by VGC, Naka, who turns 56 today (September 17), tweeted thanking fans for their birthday wishes before going on to announce that he's working on a small indie mobile game developed using Unity. “I’ve recently started learning how to program again, and I’m working on a simple game for…

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