The most exciting news, however, is that Anthem is to not include the use of loot boxes. Though there will be monetization in the form of cosmetic and vanity items, Bioware said that there will be no game advantages available through real-world money. As EA’s focus in recent years has been on the support of loot boxes, this is a refreshing update.
These announcements came after Brännvall acknowledged last year’s loot box controversy, which prompted a large overhaul of the progression system. As the Design Director said himself, “Clearly, we didn’t get it quite right.”
The best six days of video games is back, Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles starts Tuesday but first, we get treated to publishers and game developers taking part in high budget stage productions clamoring to find a spot on consumers wishlists and tweets. What was once known as Media Monday is now an entire […]
The Electronic Software Association and Red Bull Media have launched We Are, an initiative designed to connect women with diverse backgrounds in the video games industry, to educate on the impact of women in the gaming industry and inspire even more to pursue their career goals. We Are will also launch with a booth at E3 2018 […]
Starting this past Thursday, the mobile Marvel fighting game Contest of Champions added long overdue spotlight character, Domino. Neena Thurman a.k.a. Domino is the lucky result of an unlucky government weapons program designed to breed the perfect weapon. After escaping a top-secret facility with her mother, she honed her Mutant ability to manipulate probabilities and […]
One of the most anticipated games of 2018 based on a comics property is Overkill’s The Walking Dead. The four-player co-op survival video game puts players in the shoes of one of four original characters. Your group will need to fight the dead to keep from being ripped apart and just like the comics, the living will […]
Though the announcement to test-sell comics may come as a surprise to many, in some ways it does make sense as the company has had some past-experience when it comes to printed media. Up until 2004, bookseller Barnes & Noble had control of Gamestop, after which the latter became its own company.
Every year during Electronic Entertainment Expo, the best video game art works are on display inside the Los Angeles Convention Center. From concept art to works that didn’t make it into the game, the best artists who work in video games get to tell the stroy of their game using one image. The Entertainment Software […]
Between television and comics, The Walking Dead seems to never end. That’s why it’s bittersweet to know the saga of Clementine is coming to an end. Arguably one of the best characters in TWD’s universe; not created by Kirkman, players of Telltale Games The Walking Dead seasons have been with her journey growing from innocent girl […]
In two weeks the gaming industry and its ravenous fans gather in Los Angeles for E3. Thousands of people get hands-on with some of gaming’s most anticipated titles before the entire world. While playing video games is the trade show’s staple, in recent years E3 has put together incredible talks featuring some of film and […]