Ubisoft Avoids Vivendi Takeover

Ubisoft Avoids Vivendi Takeover

The saga of multimedia conglomerate Vivendi's encroaching influence over Ubisoft has only grown over the past two years. In the end, it was announced today that Vivendi will be backing away by relinquishing its 27.3 percent stake

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Billiards Gets Weird In Quirky Indie Pool Panic

Billiards Gets Weird In Quirky Indie Pool Panic

Let's be honest – most billiard video games are as exciting and vibrant as the bedraggled green felt of a dive-bar pool table. In the real world, pool is one of the best parlor games, but something is

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Breaking Down Game Informer’s 350+ Covers By The Numbers

Breaking Down Game Informer’s 350+ Covers By The Numbers

We are currently celebrating our 300th issue, but thanks to myriad alternate covers, we have actually printed just over 350 different images on the front of our magazine. Here are just some of the patterns and oddities

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Every Game And Release Date Announced In Today’s Nindies Showcase

Every Game And Release Date Announced In Today’s Nindies Showcase

Nintendo in Nindies Showcase today announced 16 games from indie developers are coming to the Switch throughout 2018. Seven of the titles are either launching first on Switch or are platform exclusive. The following is a list of

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Capcom Pro Tour Brings New Costumes, Stage To Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Capcom Pro Tour Brings New Costumes, Stage To Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

To commemorate the Capcom Pro Tour 2018, Capcom announced that they will be releasing DLC that adds new character skins for Akuma and Sakura as well as a brand new stage used for the CPT. Along with

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Will Wright’s New Game Delves Into Your Memories

Will Wright’s New Game Delves Into Your Memories

SimCity/Sims creator and all-around genius Will Wright is working on a new Unity-based mobile title with developers Gallium Artists, and he wants you to get involved. The title is called Proxi, and Wright says it will manifest players'

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Broly And Bardock Coming To Dragon Ball FighterZ Next Week

Broly And Bardock Coming To Dragon Ball FighterZ Next Week

Last month, Bandai Namco teased that Broly and Bardock were coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ, but now we have an actual for the DLC duo. What are you doing next week? More precisely, the characters are

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New GTA Online Racing Mode Kicks Off Season Of New Content

New GTA Online Racing Mode Kicks Off Season Of New Content

Rockstar Games has started the GTA Online: Southern San Andreas Super Sport Series, a season of new content featuring two new racing modes, Adversary modes, five cars, and more. Hotring Circuit is styled after stock car racing, with

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PSA: PUBG Now Available On iOS And Android

PSA: PUBG Now Available On iOS And Android

The massively popular Player Unknown'sBattlegrounds is now available on both iOS and Android. BlueHole announced the game's release on its Twitter account a few hours ago: The true Battle Royale experience is now on your phone. PUBG

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Beautiful Fan Art Pays Tribute To The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Beautiful Fan Art Pays Tribute To The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Infinity War shall be upon us soon, and with it, fan hype is rising quickly. Artist Kode LGX paid tribute to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with this incredible looking homage to The Last Supper. Like  Da Vinci's The

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Atari Pulls The Curtain Back On New Console That Bridges The Old With The New

Atari Pulls The Curtain Back On New Console That Bridges The Old With The New

Much like Bubsy's puzzling return from obscurity with Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back, there's been an air of great confusion surrounding Atari's unexpected resurgence to penetrate the video game market with a new console. A

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Should You Play Assassin’s Creed Origins: Curse Of The Pharaohs?

I’ve been extremely impressed with Ubisoft’s commitment to consistent new content drops for Assassin’s Creed Origins. After releasing a lengthy core game back in October, we’ve seen several smaller events, as well as a story ex...

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Fornite Is Already The Second Highest Grossing Game On iOS

Fornite Is Already The Second Highest Grossing Game On iOS

Fortnite on mobile has only started releasing invites to early access, but it's already a huge success. Along with topping the App Store's chart as the top free game, Fortnite has already hit the number two

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The Sports Desk – EA Examines Madden Ultimate Team

The Sports Desk – EA Examines Madden Ultimate Team

The football season may be over, but Madden's Ultimate Team mode is still going strong with new solos, programs, and cards. Given that we're in the official football offseason, however, I thought now would be a good

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New Gameplay Today – God Of War

New Gameplay Today – God Of War

Sony Santa Monica invited us over to its studio last week, where we got to play about three hours of the upcoming God of War. Join us for today's episode of NGT, where Joe Juba and I

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Fortnite Streamer Makes Over $500,000 A Month

Fortnite Streamer Makes Over $500,000 A Month

Streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins has joined the millionaire club, emerging as one of the most prominent streaming personalities in a sea crowded with them. Ninja made news last week for shattering Twitch viewership records by streaming

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A Method to the Metal

Greetings, adventurers! Luxpheras here,...

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A Method to the Metal

Greetings, adventurers! Luxpheras here,...

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Speedrunner Clears Hitman 2 In Under Four Minutes

Speedrunner Clears Hitman 2 In Under Four Minutes

For anyone who grew tired of all the waiting in Hitman , we've got a speedrun for you. Speedrunner inkblowout utilized a save glitch in Hitman 2: Silent Assassin to set the record for the any-percentage category

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Hitman, The Division Alumni Come Together To Create New Studio Sharkmob

Hitman, The Division Alumni Come Together To Create New Studio Sharkmob

Fredrik Rundqvist, a producer on The Division, has broken away from Ubisoft Massive to form his own studio with other notable talent including developers who worked on Hitman. The company is called Sharkmob and is working on

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Watch Us Loot And Plunder In Our Sea Of Thieves Livestream

Watch Us Loot And Plunder In Our Sea Of Thieves Livestream

Rare's open world pirate adventure, Sea Of Thieves, officially launches tomorrow, but the servers are live, so no one is going to stop us from treasure hunting. Come back at 3pm CST to see how Andrew Reiner, Ben

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Epic Games Releases All Paragon Assets For Free

Epic Games Releases All Paragon Assets For Free

The untimely demise of MOBAs like Gigantic and Paragon are telltale signs of how unpredictable video game industry trends can be. In regard to the latter, Epic Games went a step further by refunding PC and

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Historians Take On Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Historians Take On Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

History Respawned is a YouTube channel that discusses the real-world history of popular stories in all mediums. Sometimes they even taken on video games, like Assassin's Creed and Papers, Please. This week they're chatting about Wolfenstein II:

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Reader’s Choice Top 300 Games Of All Time

Reader’s Choice Top 300 Games Of All Time

For the 300th issue of Game Informer magazine, we crafted a list of the top 300 games of all time. Despite all the arguing and life-long interpersonal grudges that resulted from the discussions, we had a

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This Week In Gaming – Sea of Thieves, Ni No Kuni 2, A Way Out

This Week In Gaming – Sea of Thieves, Ni No Kuni 2, A Way Out

Each Monday, come here for a rundown of all this week's big events that we know about, from game releases, to betas, to recapping the biggest continuing news stories from the previous week. If there's anything we

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Amazon Tech Enables Real-World Prizes In Games

Amazon Tech Enables Real-World Prizes In Games

Amazon has announced the GameOn applications programming interface (API) for developers that lets studios award in-game and real-world prizes fulfilled by Amazon. Amazon envisions the developer tool ultimately being used by players to create in-game competitions (including leaderboards

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