Maxis Changes The Sims 4’s Insane Trait To Erratic Following Criticism

Maxis Changes The Sims 4’s Insane Trait To Erratic Following Criticism

Since 2009 with The Sims 3, Maxis has been using a trait named "Insane" for a behavior modifier for Sims in the games of the same name. The behavior involved giving Sims unprompted and seemingly random mood swings,

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First Look At Tom Hardy As Venom Appears In Leaked Footage

First Look At Tom Hardy As Venom Appears In Leaked Footage

While the last Venom trailer for Sony's new Spider-Man universe movie ended without showing the titular symbiote at all, it seems like a new trailer has a look at everyone's favorite anti-hero. Footage today, which appears to be

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Miramar Map Coming To Xbox One Battlegrounds Test Servers Tomorrow

Miramar Map Coming To Xbox One Battlegrounds Test Servers Tomorrow

Players hoping for some map variety for the Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds can start testing the game soon.. Owners of the game will notice a Test Server build of Battlegrounds available to download starting at midnight

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Starcraft II Premium Fan-Made Maps On The Way

Starcraft II Premium Fan-Made Maps On The Way

It's been roughly nine years since Blizzard announced the map marketplace for Starcraft II and the next update will finally make good on the initial promise. Patch 4.3 adds the ability to buy and sell maps to Starcraft

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Agony Avoids Adults Only Rating By Shifting Content To Optional Patch

Agony Avoids Adults Only Rating By Shifting Content To Optional Patch

Agony, a kickstarted survival horror game, has adjusted some of its content to avoid a higher rating while offering a patch to restore that content on PC. The game has a number of violent kills that the ESRB,

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New Gameplay Today โ€“ Frostpunk

New Gameplay Today โ€“ Frostpunk

Frostpunk is another grim strategy game from the makers of This War of Mine, 11 Bit Studios. This time around, you're not struggling to keep a community going as a war rages on around you. Instead, you

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Frostpunk Review โ€“ย A Frigid, Unrelenting Survival Success

I rule a city in crisis. The next ice age is coming, and people will die as the blizzard worsens. With supplies diminishing and hope fading, discontent sets in and people are talking about my ouster. Backed into a corner,

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The Swords Of Ditto Launch Trailer Is Cute As Heck

The Swords of Ditto, a game that combines old-school Zelda inspirations with modern roguelike-lite mentalities, is out tomorrow, so its launch trailer is here today! You can check out the trailer below with its cute animation explaining the basic conc...

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The Sports Desk – This Isn’t The End Of Pro Evolution Soccer

The Sports Desk – This Isn’t The End Of Pro Evolution Soccer

Konami recently announced it is ending its 10-year licensing relationship with UEFA's Champions League – a loss for the company's Pro Evolution Soccer versus its license-rich, rival franchise FIFA. On the surface this may seem like a big

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New Gameplay Today โ€“ 39 Days To Mars

New Gameplay Today โ€“ 39 Days To Mars

All right. Let's get weird! In today's NGT episode, Matt Miller and Leo Vader team up in the co-op game 39 Days to Mars, which features a pair of weirdos and their convoluted, puzzle-filled lives. Their goal?

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Ranking Every Far Cry Game

Ranking Every Far Cry Game

Go to exotic locations. Embrace the countryside. Behold the beautiful wildlife. Kill a lot of people. These are the pillars of Ubisoft's beloved open-world shooter series Far Cry, and now that our editors have had enough time

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The Easter Eggs And References Of Spider-Man

The Easter Eggs And References Of Spider-Man

Spider-Man is going to be full of references to his long history and past Spider-Man stories. Some references and Easter eggs will be obvious, but others will be more subtle. We've talked about a number of these

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Summer Games Done Quick 2018 Schedule Released

Summer Games Done Quick 2018 Schedule Released

The programming schedule for Summer Games Done Quick, the annual speedrunning event that runs through games quickly for charity, has been released. This year, the event begins with Banjo-Tooie on Sunday, June 24 and ends with Final Fantasy

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Zamasu Confirmed As DLC For Dragon Ball FighterZ

Zamasu Confirmed As DLC For Dragon Ball FighterZ

Following an earlier report that the next Dragon Ball FighterZ character would be Merged Zamasu, Bandai Namco has confirmed the alternate-future villain will be arriving as simply Zamasu. The Dragon Ball Super character was the primary

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Report: Quantic Dream Suing French Media Over Articles About Toxic Work Conditions

Report: Quantic Dream Suing French Media Over Articles About Toxic Work Conditions

Quantic Dream, the developer behind the upcoming Detroit: Become Human, was accused earlier this year of toxic work conditions at its studio that included homophobic, sexist, and racist behavior. These reports came to light through a series of

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Demo For Detroit: Become Human Drops Tomorrow

After giving the press extensive hands-on time with the game (you can read our thoughts here), fans are also getting the chance to play Detroit: Become Human. Starting tomorrow, April 24, a demo will be available on the PlayStation 4.

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We Played Two Hours Of Detroit: Become Human, Here Are Our Thoughts

We Played Two Hours Of Detroit: Become Human, Here Are Our Thoughts

Director David Cage and his team at Quantic Dream like to take risks, not all of which have paid off. In a way, it’s encouraging to see a team constantly push the boundaries of interactive storytelling, but

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Journey Into Hell This May With Horror Game Agony

Journey Into Hell This May With Horror Game Agony

Agony, an upcoming first-person horror game set in hell, is releasing next month. You make your way through the frightening underworld with the use of special abilities that allow you to control other beings and possess demons as

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PlayStation Commercial Spoofs God Of War By Replacing Characters With Dogs

PlayStation Commercial Spoofs God Of War By Replacing Characters With Dogs

With God of War having just come out, PlayStation's been releasing a number of videos about it. One of these is a European commercial that is a funny little spoof. The advertisement shows a marketing team for Sony who

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Nintendo Is Selling Labo Replacement Parts

Nintendo Is Selling Labo Replacement Parts

We're still putting together our full thoughts on Nintendo Labo, but so far, senior editor Kyle Hilliard says he's enjoying his time with the DIY cardboard/software hybrid. Because there are quite a few small cardboard pieces, though,

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Watch These Stuntmen Recreate The Action From Assassin’s Creed, God Of War, And More

Watch These Stuntmen Recreate The Action From Assassin’s Creed, God Of War, And More

Motion capture, stuntmen, and choreography are often required to create the elaborate, realistic combat sequences we see in modern video games. These action-packed moments can be pretty neat in-game. Have you ever wondered what they look like in

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To Leave Is An Experimental Game About A Young Boy With Mental Illness

To Leave Is An Experimental Game About A Young Boy With Mental Illness

To Leave is an upcoming game from Ecuadorian studio Freaky Creations. It's the studio's first title and has been in development for six years. To Leave tells the tale of Harm, a young man battling mental illness who

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Netflix’s The Witcher TV Series To Have Eight Episodes, Likely Premiering In 2020

Netflix’s The Witcher TV Series To Have Eight Episodes, Likely Premiering In 2020

Last year, it was announced that a Netflix adaptation of The Witcher series is in the works. Little detail was given at the time, but recently show writer Lauren S. Hissrich (who has written for Netflix's

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Update: Housemarque Announces Multiplayer Action Game Stormdivers

Update: Housemarque Announces Multiplayer Action Game Stormdivers

Update: Developer Housemarque has given out a couple more details about its newly announced Stormdivers title. In an email the company says, Our newest title will still remain in a slight shroud of mystery, but we can say

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Join Our GI Game Club For God Of War

Join Our GI Game Club For God Of War

Every once in a while on The Game Informer Show podcast, we get the urge to dive in as deep as possible on a game and wring the experience for every interesting discussion to be had

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Replay โ€“ Disruptor

Replay โ€“ Disruptor

Our month of Spider-Man coverage continues with a look at Insomniac Games' first title, Disruptor. This early PlayStation 1 shooter didn't make much of an impact in an industry dominated by Doom and Duke Nukem, but showed

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