– Hello Games’ Sean Murray says his studio’s Twitter and email account have been hacked, after the studio account tweeted this morning that the space exploration game No Man’s Sky was “a mistake.”
– It’s been relatively quiet on the perma-permadeath front for the last year, and not because everybody died. The small team behind Upsilon Circuit, at least, tried to make waves with an Indiegogo crowdfunding drive earlier this year, but it didn’t pan out.
– While console players are enjoying the crisp, detailed 1080p textures that Skyrim Special Edition has to offer, PC players are disappointed by what seems to be another useless, bug-ridden addition to their Steam game libraries.
– In a new blog post, Bethesda announces that review copies for its upcoming games won’t be sent to media outlets until the day before release.
– On October 21, Tokyo Comic Con instituted a ban on male crossplay. The ban ignited controversy on foreign websites (including this one), especially since no such ban was instituted for female crossplay.
– Despite an initial huge bump in players following a shift to a free-to-play model this summer, multiplayer shooter Evolve will no longer be supported by its developer, effective immediately. However, the game’s servers will remain online “for the foreseeable future.”
– Square Enix producer Noriyoshi Fujimoto stated in an interview with gaming news website MCV UK on October 14 that Square Enix is “committed to bringing more Dragon Quest titles in the West as [the company believes] it truly has potential to succeed even better.”
– Are you still playing Pokemon Go? Get back into it with extra candies and experience points! Read the article here!
– Looking over the series of patents Nintendo filed in the lead up to the October reveal of the Switch seems to give us some indication of what those secrets are. Read the article here!
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