Ubisoft’s Big Pirate Game Stuck In Dev Hell Gets Delayed Again

image: Ubisoft Ubisoft faces another massive delay. Earlier this year it what Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora. Now it’s Skull and Bonesthe Assassin’s Creed publisher’s only major case blockbuster. Previously set to come out in November, two sources familiar with the game’s development now tell kotaku it’s been delayed again. Ubisoft confirmed as much shortly after … Read more

One Of The Biggest Reasons To Play Destiny 2 Is Bugged Now

image: Bungie/Kotaku There have been a fair number of complaints about destiny 2‘s Season of Plunder, but for the most part I’ve been having a blast. So it’s a major bummer that one of the main reasons to play right now appears bugged for the second week in a row. An upgrade that’s key to … Read more

Apex Legends Devs Are Sick Of Players Harassing Them

Respawn Entertainment took to Twitter this week with a statement condemning the “increased harassment” its employees have faced over the variety of issues plaguing the popular battle royale shooter Apex Legends. In the statement, Respawn said that while it “loves hearing feedback” from the community, attacking developers isn’t healthy constructive criticism. The studio continued saying … Read more

Destiny 2 Nixes Season 18 Challenge Because It Took Too Long

image: Bungie destiny 2‘s Season of Plunder has been a surprisingly enjoyable romp through space pirate fantasy so far, but it hasn’t been without its issues. The biggest one yet materialized this week when a new story quest required players to kill 50 champions before they could progress. Bungie decided to auto-complete the challenge for … Read more

Lightfall’s Exotic Rifle Worth The $100 Premium?

Quicksilver Storm is an exotic auto rifle available to certain Lightfall pre orders.image: Bungie Bungie’s loot shooter destiny 2 will grow once more come February 28, the day its anticipated new Lightfall expansion is slated to launch. But with the “Deluxe” edition launching at the heady price of $100, one naturally wonders if any of … Read more

Blizzard Announces Free Kiriko Amidst Battle Pass Controversy

image: blizzard Blizzard just announced that the new (and widely leaked) ninja character Kiriko will be free for all Overwatch 2 players who already own a copy of the original over watch. While that seems like cause to celebrate, the controversial, free-to-play sequel’s move to lock access to most future characters behind a battle pass … Read more

Soulslikes Need Easy Mode And Steelrising Proves It

image: Spiders / Nacon The opening moments of Steelrising felt surprisingly doable and fun for a soulslike, a genre of game that often starts out with tough challenges and a “go figure it out” kinda vibe. But once I hit the second map, I encountered an enemy that made me reach for the game’s “Assist … Read more

Bungie Promises End To Vaulting, No Destiny 3 For A Long Time

image: Bungie destiny 2‘s most controversial practice is no more. Bungie confirmed during its 2022 showcase today that no more of the loot shooter’s content will be vaulted. That announcement comes after lots of fan complaints in recent years as huge portions of the game were removed to make room for new expansions. Beginning with … Read more

Apex Legends Casuals Think Pros Are Ruining The Game

Apex Legends kicked off its fourthteenth season, hunted, this month. The latest content update adds a bunch of stuff to the game, including another playable character, tweaks to the OG Kings Canyon map, and a level cap increase. While this should be—and likely is—an exciting time for players of Respawn Entertainment’s battle royale shooter, the … Read more

Harassed Destiny 2 Dev Drops Mic With Arc 3.0 Ability Reveal

image: Bungie Bungie revealed its massive Arc 3.0 rework of destiny 2‘s lightning abilities today, and while the rundown includes a number of changes that are sure to make fans happy, one of its biggest surprises calls back to one of the game’s darker community moments earlier this year. Fortunately, the developer on the receiving … Read more