Steam is getting a fresh new look for 2019

One week after announcing Steam Link Anywhere, Valve has announced a set of sweeping updates to its Steam Store.  These new updates include improved game pages and a revamped game library section that shows your friends’ activity, your recently played games and any new updates to the games in your collection. GDC also brought us […]

Mixer’s death means the Xbox Series X could have Facebook Gaming

Microsoft dropped a bombshell announcement today in the middle of Apple’s WWDC 2020 event: the company will shut down Mixer in July and redirect all traffic to Facebook Gaming.  In an interview with The Verge, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer says the move is going to help gamers get more of what they want to see […]

Bill Gates leaves Microsoft board of directors, signaling the end of an era

Bill Gates announced on Friday that he’ll depart Microsoft’s board of directors some 12 years after he stepped back from his role as acting CEO to join the board.  The move isn’t exactly sudden – Gates has been dedicating more and more of his time to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – but it […]

Microsoft ‘still considering’ a $60 xCloud streaming console

Although not much has been said about it publicly, Microsoft is still considering a cheap new micro-console that could stream games from its xCloud service, according to a new set of rumors from people who are familiar with Microsoft’s plans.  The console would be an alternative to the much-pricier Project Scarlett that’s due out in […]

Forget Rocket League, Roller Champions is the new best PVP sports game

You have to give Rocket League a lot of credit – it pioneered a new wave of action sports games. Riding that wave is Roller Champions, a new free-to-play game from Ubisoft that blends the best of Rocket League with roller derby and it’s outstanding. The basic premise of the game is that two teams of […]

Here’s what happens when you lose connection to Google Stadia

There have been a lot of promises made about game-streaming in the last month, but not a ton of information about worst-case scenarios. Something neither Microsoft’s Project xCloud or Google Stadia have really talked about yet is what happens when you lose connection.  The good news, according to a Stadia spokesperson, is that the game […]

In Cyberpunk 2077, Keanu Reeves is the key to immortality

Cyberpunk 2077 has always been a game full of surprises. From its initial debut, to the trailer that showed completely destructible environments, to Microsoft’s press conference that had Keanu Reeves on-stage to talk about the game  – Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the strangest, most interesting games we’ve seen in the last few years.  And it’s […]